Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Miami Beach Cultural Arts Events Mary 11 - May 17, 2017

Cultural Arts Events May 11 - May 17, 2017
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SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi®
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Wednesday, May 10, 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: MOTHER'S DAY directed by Garry Marshall. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi® encourages you to bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass!

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I Teresa Carreno Int'l Master Piano Competition
@ Colony Theatre Miami Beach, 1040 Lincoln Road
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Teresa Carreno International Master Piano Competition Finals with 3 pianists from around the world, performing a piano concerto with symphony orchestra and award ceremony. Directed by maestro Dean Whiteside. Young virtuso violinist Eric Silberger will join the orchestra as concertino.

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Dance Band Night: Batuke Samba Funk
@ North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
Thursday, May 11, 7:00 p.m.

7:00 - 8:00 PM Happy Hour and Dance lesson from Brazil Dances
8:00 PM Live band: Batuke Samba Funk

Batuke Samba Funk has quickly become one of South Florida's favorite party bands in the last few years. The group mixes rhythms from Brazilian samba and with classic 70s American funk. They have performed with top Brazilian artists like Vanessa da Mata, and also James Brown's legendary sax player Pee Wee Ellis. Their irresistible groove-fueled sound is influenced by top Brazilian and US funk.
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Miami International Piano Festival: Discovery Series
@ Colony Theatre Miami Beach, 1040 Lincoln Road
May 11 - 14, 2017

Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Miami International Piano Festival as we reach a major landmark in our inspiring journey.
The 2016-2017 Season offers an extraordinary program that continues to reflect the fundamental mission of the Festival. To discover emerging pianists whose artistry, individuality, and voice can enlighten the next generation of musicians.

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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

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Music in Beautiful Spaces: The Latin Americans
@ Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr.
Sunday, May 14, 6:00 p.m.
@ Betsy Hotel South Beach, 1434 Collins Avenue
Tuesday, May 16, 8:00 p.m.

Born in Cuba, Al Torrente came to this country at age eleven and grew up in Miami, playing in bands as a guitar and trumpet player. Three-time Grammy nominated American composer Miguel del Aguila was born 1957 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Osvaldo Golijov grew up in an Eastern European Jewish household in La Plata, Argentina.

@ O-Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71 Street
Opens Friday, May 12, 2017

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@ Miami Beach Cinematheque
1130 Washington Avenue
Multiple screenings May 13 - 17, 2017 
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Films on the Beach Festival
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
May 2017

Are you a teenager (for real or in your mind) with a rebellious soul afraid of growing up? Or a father desperate to understand his melancholy girl? Or just nostalgic about your first kiss?
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in partnership with Miami Beach Arts in the Parks, are pleased to present the 4th edition of the French film festival Films on the Beach, dedicated this year to French Teen Spirit.

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The Colors of Miami Beach: Part 2 
@ Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
May - August, 2017

This exhibit showcases the work of three gay men whose work is inspired by the colors and colorful lifestyles in Miami Beach. Leonard Horowitz is credited with creating the color palette that led to South Beach's revival. In addition to his design work he also produced art that reflected his love of Miami Beach. The two other artists in the show are Decio Sales-Filho and Will McGaul, who are both inspired by Miami Beach in their work.

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: