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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.
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) Directed by Mike Newell. The SoundScape Cinema Series ispresented 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 Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is based in the world-renowned historic South Beach neighborhood with additional films screened at locations throughout Miami-Dade County. MGLFF's mission is to inspire, entertain and educate the public, encourage a sense of community through international and culturally diverse film, video and other media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.
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)
TO THE WONDER
Friday, May 3, 7:00 p.m. and 9:10 p.m.
Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 5, 4:45 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 9:10 p.m.
Monday, May 6 - Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 p.m. and 9:10 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue www.mbcinema.com To The Wonder boldly and lyrically explores the complexities of love in all its forms. Parisian single mother Marina (Olga Kurylenko) and Midwestern tourist Neil (Ben Affleck) fall madly in love in France and relocate to Oklahoma with Marina's young daughter to start a life together. Also stars Javier Bardem) and Rachel McAdams.
A Night with the Florida Grand Opera featuring Four Arias* FREE
Friday, May 3, 7:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue 305.535.2622www.wolfsonian.org
The Wolfsonian-FIU co-presents an evening with The Florida Grand Opera featuring four arias. Songs will reflect well-known female characters from Nixon in China, Carmen, La Traviata, and Der Rosenkavalier. This event serves as an introduction to the exhibition Women in Motion: Fitness, Sport, and Female Figureopening May 17.
Richard Strauss: Revelry and Romance (WALLCAST™ Concert) FREE
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.
Saturday, May 4, 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.
A Day to Remember is an American rock band from Ocala, Florida. Founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs, the band has released four studio albums, 15 singles and 11 music videos. They are mainly known for their unusual amalgamation of metalcore and pop punk as a musical style.
Jeffrey, a gay actor/waiter, has sworn off sex after too many bouts with his partners about what is "safe" and what is not. In gay New York, though, sex is not something you can avoid. Jeffrey finds the pursuit of love and just plain old physical gratification to be the number one preoccupation of his times - and the source of plenty of hilarity.
Kick Off for Jewish American Heritage Month: Jews & Entertainment, with Professor Stephen Whitfield and Marcia Jo ZerivitzFREE
Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
Initiated by the Museum, this year's Jewish American Heritage Month theme focuses on American Jews in Entertainment. Enlightening presentations by Professor Stephen Whitfield of Brandies University and Marcia Jo Zerivitz, founding executive director of the Museum will explore how just two percent of the population has had such a huge impact upon the nation's popular culture.
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.
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: Sunset Boulevard FREE
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: Sunset Boulevard (1950) Directed by Billy Wilder. Presented in partnership with Miami Beach Cinemathequecelebrating the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Miami Beach Film Society screening of SUNSET BOULEVARD on the side of the Marlin Hotel! 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.
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.
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. The exhibition continues through August 11, 2013.
Bat Mitzvah Comes Of Age
Continues through September 15, 2013
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
On Saturday morning, March 18, 1922 - two years after American women received the right to vote - Judith Kaplan, daughter of Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, became the first American girl to mark her bat mitzvah during a public worship service. In the decades that followed, many other girls and women became the "first" in their communities, helping to reshape American Judaism.
Untitled ([construction of good)] Ongoing
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave 305.531.1001 www.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.
Egyptian Gallery OngoingBass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue 305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
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.