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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 $9 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.
Miami Beach's North Shore Park Bandshell & Ocean Terrace will dress in the typical, characteristic Latin flavor of the North Beach area to welcome the Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest on Wednesday nights this fall. Tonight's festival will feature the popular mobile food trucks, live music from DJ Oren Nizri, Jei and Amuka, and participation by area restaurants.
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: My Fair LadyFREE
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week:My Fair Lady (1964) Directed by George Cukor. The SoundScape Cinema Series is presented generously by the Marilyn and Edward Gadinsky Charitable Foundation and 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.
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: Life of Pi FREE
Special Thursday night screening:Life of Pi (2012) Directed by Ang Lee. The SoundScape Cinema Series is presented generously by the Marilyn and Edward Gadinsky Charitable Foundation and 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.
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)
71 FRAGMENTS OF A CHRONOLOGY OF CHANCE
Thursday, March 28, 9:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue www.mbcinema.com
A meticulous depiction of the numbing and normalizing effects of television, Michael Haneke's 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994) "is the most intelligent and powerful study by cinema" (Maximilian Le Cain, Senses of Cinema) of the 20th century's quintessential medium. (In German with English subtitiles).
Bandshell Movie Night: The Bourne Identity FREE Friday, March 29, 7:00 p.m. North Shore Park Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue www.miamibeachparks.com Come out and enjoy a movie under the stars at our new North Shore Park Band Shell... FREE! Movie and start times are subject to change.
Songs of Spring with the South Beach Chamber Ensemble
This world premiere evening-length work will include work created individually and collaboratively by Directors Salterini and Baumgarten celebrating the renewal of spring as the concert falls during the sacred week of Passover and Easter. $35 General $30 Advanced $15 Students and Seniors.
CAESAR MUST DIE
Friday, March 29 through Wednesday, April 3
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
The theater in Rome's Rebibbia Prison. A performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar has just ended amidst much applause. SIX MONTHS EARLIER: The warden and a theater director speak to the inmates about a new project, the staging of Julius Caesar in the prison. (In Italian with English subtitles.) Please check web site for show times.
Saturday, March 30, 2:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Have you ever wanted to know more about the Garden's role in the history of Miami Beach, or what the heck that tree with the spines is out by the gate entrance? Guided tours are back! We have knowledgeable docents ready to show you just how much is really packed into our 2.6 acres, every Saturday at 2 p.m. Tours generally last 30 minutes with a suggested $5 donation.
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 on the fourth Saturday of each month. Tour departs from MDPL's Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive at 10th Street. Reservations are not required. Tickets are $20. MDPL and MDGLCC members may participate at no charge.
Matthias Pintscher, conductor. Joshua Roman, cello. Matthias Pintscher's extraordinary talents are on display as both conductor and composer as he teams up with dynamic young cellist Joshua Roman for this second contemporary music concert of the season.
Japanese Spring Festival FREE
Sunday, March 31, 10:00 a.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
This free family event celebrates the culture that inspired our Japanese Garden. Come taste traditional Japanese cuisine, learn calligraphy, Origami, make kites and fans, and release your own "koi" fish into the pond! We are currently awaiting confirmation of a bonsai display and demo, courtesy of Glenn Hilton, former president of the Bonsai Society of Miami. Check www.mbgarden.org for updates!
Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection
This exhibition explores a selection of "artists' postcards" from 1907 to 1919 made by the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshop), a cooperative for artists and artisans founded in 1903 by two members of the Vienna Secession, architect Josef Hoffmann and designer Koloman Moser.
MDPL's Spring Lecture Series- Architects on Architects: Today's Architects and the Historic Architects Who Influenced Them FREE
Join us for an entertaining and provocative series by Steven Machat, Attorney/Producer, who shares a lifetime of first hand working knowledge and experience on how to live and make a living in the entertainment world. Mr. Machat will also share his personal experiences in working with many celebrities over his long career, from Genesis, Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel, to Leonard Cohen and Phil Spector. Cost - $50 per session / $450 for the series (when purchased in advance).
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: Quantum of Solace FREE
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: Quantum of Solace (2008) Directed by Marc Forster. The SoundScape Cinema Series is presented generously by the Marilyn and Edward Gadinsky Charitable Foundation and 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.
Not what do you see, but do you see - this question is at the core of Describing Labor, an exhibition by contemporary artist Esther Shalev-Gerz for The Wolfsonian-FIU. Through video, audio, photography, and text, Shalev-Gerz's installation gives voice to these otherwise silent figures so that we might achieve a new awareness of the human endeavor that gives shape to our daily realities.
Self-described chronicler and storyteller Inez Hollander's portrait series Miami Mosaic documents the Miami of today: a community teeming in diversity. Through Hollander's use of bold and vibrant primary colors and strong, unrelenting brush strokes, she captures the emotions of her subjects, enabling the viewer to see not only the many faces of Miami as a whole, but also the individuals themselves.
Picasso to Koons: The Artist as Jeweler
Continues through July 21, 2013
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue 305.673.7530www.bassmuseum.org
The exhibition of some 200 works by 135 artists is an intimate, often whimsical side of some of the greatest artists of recent times, each offering a singular vision of adornment. The exceptional and little-known works of wearable sculpture will reward viewers with new insights into the creative wellsprings of such artistic giants as Georges Braque, Max Ernst, Lucio Fontana, Louise Nevelson, Anthony Caro, Yoko Ono, and Anish Kapoor.
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 305.532.9336 www.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.