Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Miami Beach Cultural Arts Events April 27 - May 3, 2017

Cultural Arts Events April 27 - May 3, 2017
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Food Truck & Music Festival
@ North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Food Trucks: 5 - 10 p.m.
6:15: Fantasy Theater Factory
7:45: Nautilus Middle School
The award-winning Nautilus Jazz Band, under the direction of legendary bandleader Mr. Modia, are promising a great show! They include in their repertoire everything from Sinatra tunes to Bruno Mars. Fantasy Theater Factory will present its spring puppet feature: Dudley Saves The Earth. On Ocean Terrace, check out performers from the Front Yard Theater Collective.  
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SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi®
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Wednesday, April 26, 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: REIGN OF FIRE directed by Rob Bowman. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi® encourages you to bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.

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The Biennale of Moving Images 
@ Faena Hotel, 3400 Collins Avenue
Continues through April 30, 2017

The first time that it has been presented in the United States, the
Biennale of Moving Images is a one-of-a-kind hybrid event bringing together visual artists, film directors, and performers.
The exhibition is joint production between Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, Alan Faena and Faena Art under the artistic direction of Andrea Bellini and Ximena Caminos in collaboration with Cecilia Alemani, Caroline Bourgeois, and Elvira Dyangani Ose.
A selection of highlights from the Biennale will be presented across the Faena District, set in non-traditional spaces and accompanied by an open-air screening program as well as special features in the Faena Hotel screening room.

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Spam Allstars: Trans-Oceanic
@ North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
Saturday, April 29, 7:00 p.m.

"Perhaps one of the city's most influential and long-lasting sounds, Spam Allstars is finally bringing some new beats to our booties...[Trans-Oceanic is] ...every bit as awesome as they already are." - Prism Creators of Culture

Spam Allstars have a new album, Trans-Oceanic, and they are celebrating its release with a live show at the Bandshell. Check out the band, and grab a copy in person! DJ Le Spam will spin throughout the evening too.

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New Work
@ New World Symphony, 500 17 Street
Saturday, April 29, 7:30 p.m.

Ride the leading edge and celebrate the innovation and creativity of today's most talented artists and composers in this evening exclusively dedicated to new work. Celebrating National Poetry Month, noted poet Roger Reeves, joined by several Fellows, presents a new choreopoem: JOAN, or The Light Came in the Name of the Voices. John Supko infuses his broken on the wheel of night for viola and electronics with a "brooding, nocturnal" vibe. Oscar Bettison, whose music has been hailed as "brimming with unconventional lyricism and a menacing beauty," reimagines his Lights in Ashes in a new version for chamber orchestra.MTT leads the world premiere of his vibrant stage production for the "musical poems" of Niccolò Castiglioni's Inverno In-ver.

@ O-Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71 Street
Sunday April 30, 1:00 p.m.

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@ Miami Beach Cinematheque
1130 Washington Avenue
Multiple screenings April 29 - May 3, 2017 
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Tigertail Productions presents: FIRE
@ Various Miami Beach Locations
April 1 - 30, 2017

FIRE is a month filled with site-specific events and new performance throughout Miami at theaters and unexpected locations. Along with stone tools, the controlled use of fire is the most significant technology in human evolution. It warms our homes, cooks our food, and fuels our passions. Events in FIRE dismantle labels and provide opportunities for audiences and Miami artists of all media to explore a dialogue between artist and participant.
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O, Miami Poetry Festival
@ Various Miami Beach Locations
April 1 - 30, 2017

O, Miami builds community through literature. We produce a poetry festival, a publishing imprint, a poets-in-schools residency, and other programs that democratize access to literature and re-think the role of the literary arts in American society. Our largest event is our annual poetry festival, also named "O, Miami." The mission of the festival is for every single person in Miami-Dade County to encounter a poem during the month of April.
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Capture your Miami:
Project 305 is an opportunity for Miamians to tell the of life in the Magic City by capturing recorded sights and sounds. The final crowdsourced piece, a video and symphonic work, will be premiered as a WALLCAST Concert by the New World Symphony in Soundscape Park in October of 2017. Don't miss out on this chance to share your Miami story. Learn more and submit your clips by May 12 at

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 $14 million in grants to 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. For more events visit:

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