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Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival and Adaptive Studios will team up on Tuesday, June 5 for a special screening of the first two episodes of GROWN at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami, followed by a panel and Q&A session and a reception. GROWN creators and stars Edson Jean and Joshua Jean-Baptiste, New World School of the Arts college theater alumni will be in attendance.
(September 6 – October 18) The Secret Life of Cities by Carlos Estévez is an experiment with different kinds of handmade paper that Carlos found in local art supply stores. The city as a source of inspiration. On view until October 18.
(September 9 – October 19): Returning Paths. Faculty Art Exhibition. Featuring: Luisa Basnuevo, Carol K. Brown, Oliver Casse, Hans Evers, Antonio Fernandez, Carlos Gallostra, Reinier Gamboa, Jenny Gifford, Kathleen Hudspeth, Donald Lambert, Maria Martinez-Cañas, Rosario Martinez-Cañas, Juana Meneses, Carlene Muñoz, Aramis O’Reilly, Annette Piskel, Alisa Pitchenik-Charles, Louise Romeo, Yasmine Samimy, Nabila Santa-Cristo, Lauren Shapiro, Fred Snitzer, and Carol Todaro.
Artist Daniel Fila, Mikhaile Solomon, Director of Prizm Art Fair, and muralist Diana Contreras, moderated by artist and Professor Dr. Jacek J. Kolasisnki, in conversation about the role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa. Speakers will talk about the many ways art can connect with a community by impacting the physical, economic, social and cultural elements of society. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.
Join PAMM for this unmissable event! The Third Horizon Film Festival is coming to PAMM, with a never-before-seen visual journey that displays Jamaican culture conceptually. Experience an illusionary exploration of the land and people with beautiful artistic footage by renowned director Khalik Allah. Kick off the film festival weekend with music by DJ Juls, AfroPop sensation, and culture Thursday.
Because they are installing a New Screen!!! On October 1st through 4th the Cinema will be closed for its installation. Measuring 12 x 33 feet and boasting a 2.76:1 aspect ratio, it will accommodate Ultra Panavision 70 films. These extra-wide titles also require the use of a special lens on our Century JJ 70mm projectors. The Cinema has received the screen and lens through a generous donation from Magna-Tech Electronic Co.
One Time Screening Only, Today. October 1st, at 6:30 pm. AIDA (SALZBURG FESTIVAL). Music: Giuseppe Verdi. Directed by: Shirin Neshat. Cast: Anna Netrebko, Francesco Meli, Roberto Tagliavini, Ekaterina Semenchuk. France, Austria / 2018 / 160 min + One Interval / Opera in Four Acts. In Italian with English Subtitles. Part of the 2018 World Stages Fall Season at MDC’s Tower Theater.
In the history of the Salzburg Festival, Verdi’s popular opera Aida was performed only once, in 1979, staged and conducted by Herbert von Karajan. For its return, the Salzburg Festival assembled a superb artistic team, making this production the most sought after and over-booked in the Festival’s history. The supreme cast was led by Anna Netrebko in the title role, directed by Iranian-born New York-based visual artist Shirin Neshat and conducted by the world’s finest Verdi conductor, Riccardo Muti.
YoungArts Alumni Jasmine Wahi presents Education as the Practice of Freedom, a powerful and sensitive exhibition addressing modern education and the necessity of contemporary thought processes, forward-thinking and transgressive education for the next generations. Using a variety of media, Wahi pushes for progression with her artistic voice.
Join HistoryMiami for a members-only meet up at the Lost Boy Historic Bar. Meet new and old members for happy hour, where you can enjoy one free drink on the house and the rest of the drinks half-price until 8. If you’re not already a member, make sure to join to be invited to exclusive events and get discounts on museum specials.
Brazilian artist Ivan Grilo has a need to un-walk places where history has passed through, and to reconstruct its traces in a different way, with images or words. Join the artist Friday, October 25 and Saturday 26, to have a conversation with curators and then walk to find poems and love letters at nine selected historic buildings of Mana Contemporary in Downtown Miami, under the curatorship of Adriana Herrera.
Join the Coral Gables Art Cinema for this fascinating film experience! With a modern interpretation of Suspiria (by Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino), revisit Dario Argento’s masterpiece in an amazing restoration that enhances the cinematography and unique score by rock band Goblin. The story follows a ballet dancer who transfers to a prestigious German dance school only to discover malice and mystery. Watch this harrowing thriller today.
Tonight, Nov. 1st, 7 pm at cce (1490 Biscayne Blvd.) opens All Women (Fulanas and Menganas) : 15 Latina artists from different generations and visual arts disciplines. Connected by inquiring into the feminine as a theme. Elisabetta Balasso, Marta maria Perez Bravo, and Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez, among others.The show is part of Out of Catalogue, an annual multicultural event produced by Funcionarte.
Today Thursday at 3 pm: Join NSU Art Museum/ Ft. Lauderdale for a fascinating intellectual conversation about “Growing Up with the Impressionist: The Diary of Julie Manet”, the journal of the daughter of two renowned impressionists who gives insight into the midst of the art world at the time. Learn about the French painters, including Renoir, Degas, Monet, and Sisley, as well the 1896 state visit of Tsar Nicholas II and the Dreyfus Affair, which was then raging in France, while partaking in conversations with fellow art and book lovers.
35th Miami Book Fair. Don’t get lost, download the guide here! https://www.miamibookfair.com/downloadable-guide/
The Street Fair is from November 16 to 18, but the conversations with artists start with Laura Esquivel, in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation to English on Sunday, November 11 at 4 pm (Auditorium, Building 1, 2nd Floor). Free Parking available at 500 NE 2nd Ave. (enter the garage on BE 5th St. Bet 1st and 2nd Ave, tell the guard you are coming to the fair, he will smile and let you in!
Join the Miami Dade Public Library System for some education and fun with the family! The specialized program will include a tour by Frost Museum curator Amy Galpin, who will discuss Forget What is Not Worth Remembering, a fantastic exhibition of books created by librarian, artist, and community culture activist Margarita Cano. From traditional bound books to cigar boxes, tennis balls, and everything in between this exhibition of both Cano’s artist books and the MDPLS/Vasari Collection of artist books will turn the metaphorical pages of what art can be into a fairy tale with a happy ending!
Today at 4pm, in Savor – Ft. Lauderdale: Mariana Monteagudo is a renowned Venezuelan plastic artist currently residing in Florida. The film details the creative process of her new series “Uncanny”, and the inspirations behind her intriguing, eerie and culturally hybrid doll sculptures. The creations are made of repurposed materials that were originally waste. In the film, topics like capitalism, immigration, maternity, contemporary art, terror and the repurposing of objects are explored. Producer: The Lunch Box Studio / Cinematographer-Editor: Elaine Minionis / Featuring: Mariana Monteagudo, Mary Ann Cohen, Rochi Llaneza / Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening Reception of Second Life by Venezuelan artist Mario Villaroel this Tuesday, December 18, 7 pm, at 1548 Brickell Ave (The Hive at Brickell). A Ninoska Huerta new Pop Op on view until January 15, 2019. Intervened Cellos & Violins!
Artist Jamali’s next gallery visit is scheduled for February 6, 1 – 8 pm. Meet the internationally renowned, Pakistan-born artist, Jamali, and enjoy his new pieces: Love is in the Air. He developed his unique style of “Mystical Expressionism” long-ago in response to a vision.
Thursday, February 14gh; 3-5pm; NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale
Join the NSU Art Museum for their monthly Cafe Society book club meeting in which they will be discussing Prousts Duchess– a novel about the romantic look into the turn of the century Paris and the lives of three women that lived in the midst of it. Haven’t read the book yet? Join the book club to be a part of next month’s meeting, or buy the book at the museum store.
Saturday, March 2nd; 2-3pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami to view an exhibition on Nathan Benn, a color photographer whose work took him on a journey across Florida for National Geographic. Attend to receive an enlightening vision on documentative photography and a look into South Florida, as well a copy of Peculiar Paradise, Nathan Benn’s book.
Meet Jamali at his space in Brickell City Centre on Friday, April 12th (noon – 9 pm) and Saturday, April 13th same hours (noon to 9pm). Enjoy his new works, his Spring Exhibition: Art with “Sole” Jamali is one of the most collected living artists in the world today. His greatest historic contribution to contemporary art is his innovative technique, Fresco Tempera.
Sunday, April 14th; 1-4pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami and historian Dr. Martin Dunn for Black Miami in the Twentieth Century, a tour in which visitors will be able to learn and reflect upon the important role of African Americans in the development of Miami and Florida as you hear their stories of struggle and triumph. The museum currently has a photography exhibition on display featuring photos from Dunn’s personal book on the subject.
Friday, April 19th; 11-1pm; Perez Art Museum Miami
Join PAMM for the newest exhibition and book signing with Beatriz Gonzalez. Beatriz Gonzalez, renowned Colombian artist, will be present at the museum to chat with guests and fans of her book–Diario Del Guernica. Gonzalez fascinates readers as she reinvents Picasso’s famous piece in her own way, while documenting her personal process in a diary-like narrative. Don’t forget to check out the exhibition: A Retrospective.
Where the Oceans Meet, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. An international group of forty artists and collectives participate in the exhibition curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal. The panel discussion with two artists in the exhibition–Zins-Browne and Daniel Boyd—and two of its curators—Asad Raza and Rina Carvajal—will be held at 3 p.m., followed by Zins-Browne’s The Chaos Opera at 4 p.m.
Where the Oceans Meet will be on view thru Sept. 29.
Saturday, June 1st; 4pm; The Ice Palace
Join the students of Design and Architecture Senior High at the Ice Palace in Miami Fashion Week for their debut in a professional fashion show. This show is completely student-run and coordinated and presents innovative designs that reflect upon the style of this new generation.
Saturday, June 29th; 10-12pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami and resident historian Dr. George for a walking tour of Brickell Avenue while listening to stories of William and Mary Brickell, who developed the area to what it is today.
Join the Coral Gables Arts Cinema for a pre-Independence Day film extravaganza directed by Denys Arcand “The Fall of the American Empire”. This film is witty and critical in its depiction of modern capitalistic society, and takes on the powerful themes of the predominance of money and morals in outrageous cinematic sequence. This film is in French with English subtitles and is rated R.
Wednesday July 31st; 7:30-9:30pm; MOAD @ MDC
Join the Museum of Art and Design for a reading with Les Standiford, FIU professor and novelist, on the impact of the beauty of a location on creative writing. The series takes 8 local writers who maintain Miami as the inspiration behind their poetry and narratives, with all its diversity, culture and beauty. These talks are held at Soya and Pomodoro restaurant in Downtown Miami, not at the Freedom Tower museum location.
The nation’s largest and finest literary gathering will celebrate its 36th anniversary Nov. 17 – 24, 2019, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. The nation’s leading weeklong literary festival featuring more than 500 authors. Tens of thousands of people descend on Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami for six nights of readings and discussions with notable authors from around the world, topped off by the beloved three-day Street Fair.
Six Words – Stories art exhibition explores succinct story-telling through typography. Opening reception: Thursday, September 19, 6 – 9 at the New World Gallery (NWSA, 25 NE 2nd St.). Under the guidance of NWSA graphic design professor Rosario Martinez-Cañas, 13 New World School of the Arts college students and alumni open to the season’s scheduled exhibitions, all free and open to the public.