City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs= September 26 - October 2, 2013
City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=
September 26 - October 2, 2013
The Miami Beach Cultural Affairs Program, with guidance from the Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council, develops, coordinates and promotes the performing and visual arts groups in Miami Beach. To date, Cultural Affairs has awarded over $10 million in grants to approximately 130 diverse not-for-profit arts groups, which contribute so richly to the artistic landscape of the City, proving that the Council plays an integral leadership role in supporting, promoting and advocating the unique and extensive scope of cultural offerings in Miami Beach.
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Miami Beach's North Shore Park Bandshell & Ocean Terrace will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the typical, characteristic Latin flavor of the North Beach area welcoming the Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest featuring Marlow Rosado y la Riqueña!
The mission of this program is to stimulate creativity and provide an opportunity for discussions about art and life. Each week features a different program or activity for the class. For more Info: www.bassmuseum.org or call 305.673.7530. Members and Miami Beach Residents: free. Non-members: $8 (cost of museum admission)
Since 2006, nearly 1,000 camioneta drivers and fare-collectors have been murdered for either refusing or being unable to pay the extortion money demanded by local Guatemalan gangs. La Camioneta follows one such bus on its transformative journey. (In Spanish and English with English subtitles).
Italian Film Festival Screening: L'Estate di Martino FREE
Murielle and Mounir love each other passionately. Ever since he was a boy, the young man has been living with Doctor Pinget who provides him with a comfortable life. When Mounir and Murielle decide to marry and have children, the couple's dependence on the doctor becomes excessive. (In French with English subtitles).
Brought to life with exquisite detail and rich cinematography by Bradford Young, the gritty landscape of 1970s Texas Hill Country is the backdrop for this mood-drenched collision of love and crime. After his pregnant wife (Rooney Mara) makes one false move during a bloody shootout, a bank robber (Casey Affleck) faces a 25-year sentence that destroys his dreams of a family life.
Tea is a film essay documenting artist Mario Garcia Torres's journey to One Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, a hotel opened in 1971 by Italian conceptual artist Alighiero Boetti (b. 1940- d. 1994). The hotel closed due to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. Garcia Torres considers his relationship to Boetti's work and life through a subjective blurring of time and geography.
The Miami Design Preservation League has joined forces with the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau to bring you this ninety-minute guided walking tour. Reservations are not required. Tickets are $20. MDPL and MDGLCC members may participate at no charge.
Saturday, September 28, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Gad Elmaleh is a Moroccan and French stand-up comedian and actor. His latest show is called Papa est en haut (Dad is upstairs). He has starred in several feature films, including Coco, Hors de prix,La Doublure and
I-95 South brings together seven emerging artists based in Miami and New York, two diverse and culturally rich metropolitan cities. The exhibition asserts the importance of place and how that influences medium, technique, narrative and iconography.Together, they have reinvented the "canvas," developed new languages and reinterpreted their heritages.
Joshua Gersen, conductor. PROJECT Trio, instrumental ensemble.In the season's first Concerts for Kids, Conducting Fellow Joshua Gersen leads the orchestra in brief works selected with children in mind. This popular series features lively performances and interactive commentary from the stage. Come early to meet the Fellows and try out the instruments at the Instrument Petting Zoo!
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: JAAP BLONK
October 1-5, 2013
Art Center/South Florida, 800/810/924 Lincoln Road
Subtropics.org has organized a week-long residency with composer, performer and poet, Jaap Blonk. During his residency Jaap will create an 8-channel piece for the Listening Gallery entitled "¿Oíste?" ("Have You Heard?") inspired by the notions of gossip and eavesdropping. It will feature many different half-understandable utterances and other vocal sounds that might make people stand still wanting to listen more closely.
Please check the website for event dates, times and exact locations.
11th annual CINEMA ITALY:THE MISSING PIECEMona Lisa, Her Thief, The True Story
THE THEFT On August 21, 1911, the Mona Lisa disappeared from her place on the wall in the Salon Carré in the Louvre. THE THIEF In December 1913, an Italian workman, Vincenzo Peruggia, brought the painting to Florence, Italy. The recovery of the painting caused a bigger sensation than its theft. THE TRUTH In 1976, filmmaker Joe Medeiros learned about the theft of the Mona Lisa and so began a 35-year-long obsession with Peruggia and his motive for stealing the painting.
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: The Great Gatsby
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: The Great Gatsby (2013) Directed by Baz Luhrman; starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.The SoundScape Cinema Series is held at the new Miami Beach SoundScape ExoStage, corner of 17 Street and Washington Avenue. Bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.
Paul Donald: Solo Exhibition FREE
Continues through October 4, 2013
Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), 420 Lincoln Road, Suite 420
Paul Donald has built a wooden bridge but plinths of various sizes positioned near the entrance of the gallery obscure a full view as well as block physical entry into the gallery. On top of the plinths are monitors on which footage of the artist building the bridge is looped. Donald re-directs our attention away from an artwork as a disembodied pure form in which neither the labor of the artist nor the viewer is important to artistic value.
The Bass Museum of Art is proud to present a solo exhibition by London-based artist Mat Collishaw. An artist whose wide-ranging practice includes sculpture, photography, and new media, Collishaw explores dark and subversive subject matter, often dealing with issues that are morally and politically charged.
Eve Sussman | Rufus Corporation is a presentation of the video artist's recent projects. This exhibition will present two major video installations, including an entirely new exploration of her noted film The Rape of the Sabine Women.
Chapungu artists--Fresh out of Fairchild FREE
Continues through November 16, 2013
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Nayda Collazo-Llorens will be installing 2D textual art along the meandering concrete pathways in the Garden. The text is based on thoughts and memories--both real and imagined--collected from Miami Beach locals and visitors. An opening reception will be held June 28, 5-7 p.m.
Untitled ([construction of good)] Ongoing
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave 305.531.1001www.wolfsonian.org The Wolfsonian-FIU presents a new site-specific exhibit, Untitled ([construction of good)] by artist Bhakti Baxter in The Wolfsonian Bridge Tender House beginning November 29th. The installation will take place in the steel structure created in the Art Deco style outside of the museum entrance. The focus of the exhibit will be on the construction of good for mankind, focusing on how the meanings of things are perpetually shaped by their human and historical contexts.
The Bass Museum of Art invites visitors to experience the ancient world at the only Egyptian Gallery in Florida. The gallery offers a unique opportunity to learn about one of the world's oldest and most mysterious civilizations from its surviving objects, including an Egyptian sarcophagus and mummy.
Watercolors-English and American Ongoing
World Erotic Art Museum, 1205 Washington Avenue 305.532.9336www.weam.com The extraordinary persona of Sylvie Jones, the famed London artist who has also written such popular children's books as "Who's in the Tub," will be on view. Tickets are $15 with no one under 18 admitted.
Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from the Wolfsonian Collection
The permanent collection of the Bass Museum of Art spans more than five hundred years and four continents, including works from Renaissance and Baroque paintings; Rococo court painting and English portraiture; painting and sculpture of North America and much more.
MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida
OngoingJewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Avenue
Jazid is proud to be the longest-running nightclub on Miami Beach with live music every night of the week. Jazid's diverse music includes a multi-cultural mix of Latin and American jazz, funk, cumbia, reggae, rock, and more.
Join us Upstairs at the Van Dyke, the perfect place to enjoy live music, lounge and socialize.
Free Fridays at the Wolf FREE Fridays, 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave. 305.535.1001 www.wolfsonian.org FREE gallery admission with the support of The Miami Herald. Tours begin at 6:00 p.m. with innovative programming at 7:00 pm.
Guided, Private and Self-Guided Tours of the Art Deco Historic District OngoingArt Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive 305.672.2014 www.mdpl.org All tours take approximately 90 minutes. Prices vary.