Wednesday, October 2, 2013

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs= October

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=October 3 - October 9, 2013
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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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Wednesday, October 2, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
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 FREE SoundScape Cinema Series is presented generously by the Marilyn and Edward Gadinsky Charitable Foundation. Tonight's film is co-sponsored by Shake Shack, grilling fresh Shack Burgers ($6) and whipping up custards ($6) in the park. All proceeds donated back to the SoundScape Cinema Series. Bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.
Celebrate Orgullo FREE
Saturday, October 5, 12:00 p.m.
12th Street and Ocean Drive
Free and open to the public, Celebrate Orgullo® will feature music, dance, refreshments, vendor booths, and more!  A portion of proceeds from the sale of food and beverages will benefit the LGBT Youth Scholarship Fund.


October 1-5, 2013

Art Center/South Florida, 800/810/924 Lincoln Road 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.
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Art Club for Adults
Thursdays, October 3, 1:30 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
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: or call 305.673.7530. Members and Miami Beach Residents: free. Non-members: $8 (cost of museum admission)
Thursday, October 3, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
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.
"Best of Cannes" OUR CHILDREN
Thursday, October 3, 9:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
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).
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.
Mystery on the Menu: An Invitation to Murder
Friday, October 4, 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 6, 11:00 a.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
A one-woman interactive murder mystery featuring Barbara Fox and several members of the audience who will receive parts to read during the night is coming to the Garden! $21/Person, price includes soft drinks, cheese and chocolate for the first performance, and juice and croissants for the latter.
The Fillmore Miami Beach Hispanic Heritage Month Concert Series
Friday, October 4: Julieta Venegas
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Service fee will be waived for tickets purchased at the box office, as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.
Friday, October 4, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 5 - Sunday, October 6, 5:00 p.m. and7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Once a rising star in the '70's New York art scene, 80-year-old "boxing" painter Ushio Shinohara is prepping for his latest show, hoping to reinvigorate his career. His wife and de facto assistant, Noriko, seeks her own recognition through her "Cutie" illustrations, which depict their chaotic 40-year marriage. CUTIE AND THE BOXER captures two lives united by a dedication to art-making for a touching meditation on the eternal themes of love and sacrifice. (In Japanese and English with English subtitles)
Beats after Sunset
Friday, October 4, 8:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
The first Friday of every month on the terrace. Guest Dj and complimentary specialty cocktails (21+) Members: Free. Non-members: $10 (cost of museum admission)
Friday, October 4, 8:00 p.m. (Dinner at 7:00 p.m.*)
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
Join us for an Italian dining experience prepared by Chef Jeremiah in our Dynamo Café, followed by the screening of Si Puo Fare. Humorous and touching film about an out-of-work Milanese trade unionist managing a cooperative of former mentally challenged adults. The film is free, does not require an RSVP, and includes a glass of wine or prosecco. Dinner: $35 Wolfsonian members; $40 non-members. RSVP required by September 30 at or 305.535.2645.
"Best of Sundance" BLUE CAPRICE
Friday, October 4 - Sunday, October 6, 8:50 p.m.
Wednesday, October 9, 8:50 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Inspired by true events, Blue Caprice investigates the notorious and horrific Beltway sniper attacks, from the point of view of the two perpetrators, whose distorted father/son relationship distorted their long and bloody journey across America.
North Shore National Register District Tour
Saturday, October 5, 9:30 a.m.
SE Corner of 73 Street and Collins Avenue
The tour will use the buildings and streetscape to tell three stories: 1. how the area has been preserved and what needs to be done to continue its preservation; 2. how the designs used in the area came to be; and, 3. the history of the area that provides context for stories 1 & 2. Cost: $20.
Museum Tours
Saturday, October 5, 2:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
Docent led tours of the museum exhibitions. For more Info: www.bassmuseum.orgor call 305.673.7530 Members and Miami Beach Residents: free. Non-members: $8 (cost of museum admission).
Studio Crawl FREE
Saturday, October 5, 7:00 p.m.
ArtCenter South Florida, 800/810/924 Lincoln Road
ArtCenter's Studio Crawl, held every first Saturday of the month, invites visitors to wander throughout the ArtCenter's two buildings, exchange with our artists in their studios and view our current exhibitions.
A Gershwin Opening
Saturday, October 5, 7:30 p.m. (WALLCAST™ concert)
Sunday, October 6, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor. Yuja Wang, piano. Bongos, claves and maracas resonate in Gershwin's vibrantly percussive Cuban Overture, and the young, prodigiously talented pianist Yuja Wang tackles one of the composer's more traditional works, the Piano Concerto in F major. Filmmaker Tal Rosner, whose video art was a highlight of the New World Center's grand opening, returns with a newly commissioned video made for Britten's Four Sea Interludes.
Saturday, October 5, 8:00 p.m.
Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road
Government officials offer a struggling man a million dollars to use his body for experimental projects after he dies. After losing his job, the man accepts the offer. He desperately signs the contract. As the story unfolds, he learns that a date and time was already set for his death.
Andy Pita's LAFFGASM 2.0
Saturday, October 5, 9:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Andres Gabriel Pita (Andy Pita) well known as "Pita", is a Latin Urban Pop singer, songwriter, and actor. Born in Miami, FL to Cuban-American parents; Pita, an entertainer since birth, always enjoyed being the center of attention by impersonating the comedic antics of his favorite actor and comedian Jim Carrey.
Miami Beach Teen Club's CMB Players Present: GREASE THE MUSICAL
Sunday, October 6, 6:00 p.m.
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
'The Miami Beach Teen Club's CMB Players presents Grease The Musical. A 1950's based story of Sandy a good school girl and Danny Zuko a bad boy and how their High School romance unfolds. The Miami Beach Teen Club is a City organization that focuses on Gang and Drug prevention.
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: The Poseidon Adventure FREE
Wednesday, October 9, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: The Poseidon Adventure (1972) Directed by Ronald Neame; starring Gene Hackman, Shelley Winters and Ernest Borgnine. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series is presented generously by the Marilyn and Edward Gadinsky CharitableFoundation. Bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.
Mat Collishaw
Continues through October 13, 2013
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
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.
Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibit
Continues through October 31
Miami Beach City Hall Gallery, Fourth floor
1700 Convention Center Drive
Curated by ArtCenter South Florida
Eve Sussman | Rufus Corporation
Continues through November 3, 2013
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
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
These monolithic stone sculptures are carved by the Shona people of Zimbabwe. The pieces express human ecology at its core, and will be on display throughout the Garden.
Pleasure, Fear and the Pursuit of Happiness FREE
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)]
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
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.
Egyptian Gallery
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
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
World Erotic Art Museum, 1205 Washington Avenue
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
Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
The nearly 300 works on display, 1885 to 1945,  provide insight into the ways design has influenced and adapted to the modern world.
Artcenter/South Florida Artists-In-Residence Ongoing
 Artcenter/South Florida, 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road
ArtCenter/South Florida ("ACSF") announces the arrival of four new Artists-in-Residence and welcomes visitors to their working studios. 
Selections from the Collection
Bass Museum of Art2100 Collins Avenue
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 Florida301 Washington Avenue
More than 500 photos and artifacts that depict the Jewish experience in Florida since 1763. The exhibit includes three films and a timeline wall of Jewish history.
Nightly -- Varying Times
1342 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.
Van Dyke Cafe
Live Jazz Nightly
846 Lincoln Road
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.
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
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
All tours take approximately 90 minutes. Prices vary.
Art Deco Bike and Segway Tours
Bike and Roll, 210 Tenth Street
$39 adults/$29 kids and students.

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