Thursday, August 22, 2013

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=August 22 - August 28, 2013

The City of Miami Beach provides this information to you as a courtesy. The inclusion of this information does not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any event. Although reasonable efforts are made to ensure the information is correct at the time of distribution, information is subject to change. The City of Miami Beach cannot be held liable for exchange of monies, ticket transactions or cancellations with the individual event producers/venues.
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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17th Brazilian Film Festival of Miami
Continues through August 24, 2013
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
For 17 consecutive years the Brazilian Film Festival has brought together the latest Brazilian audiovisual productions. Comedies, dramas, and lots of action will fill the screens of the Colony Theatre. The special program CINEFOOT at the Miami Beach Cinemetheque will feature films paying tribute to Brazil's greatest passion: Soccer.
Thursday, August 22, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
From Oscar-winning writer and director Sofia Coppola, The Bling Ring tells the story of a group of teenagers who burglarize celebrities' homes in Los Angeles. Tracking their targets' whereabouts online, they break in and steal their designer clothes and possessions. Inspired by actual events.
Thursday, August 22, 7:30 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
The critically acclaimed film tells the dramatic story of the decades-long struggle by Maria Altmann, a Viennese Jew, to recover five Gustav Klimt original paintings stolen from her family by the Nazis in 1938. This David and Goliath saga chronicles Maria's early life in glittering fin-de-siècle Vienna, her dramatic escape from Nazi terror, and her courageous fight to recover the five Klimts against all odds.
FILM with a BITE
Friday, August 23, 7:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
Designed meal prepared by The Naked Bite @ 7pm. Screening of Food Design @ 8pm. Join us for a portable dining experience and film screening. Food Design reveals how form, color, smell, consistency, the sounds made during eating, manufacturing techniques, history, and stories all influence food design. $25 Wolfsonian members; $30 non-members; $10 film only. RSVP required by August or 305.535.2644.
Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 28, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Driven by striking performances from Rudd and Hirsch, Prince Avalanche is an offbeat comedy about two men painting traffic lines on a desolate country highway that's been ravaged by wildfire. Against this dramatic setting, beautifully shot by frequent Green collaborator Tim Orr, the men bicker and joke with each other, eventually developing an unlikely friendship.
Museum Tours
Saturday, August 24, 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).
IDEA@thebass Family Day FREE
Sunday, August 25, 2:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
These creative afternoons are full of exciting activities for the whole family: art projects, scavenger hunts, preschool art station and free prizes! This month: Wire Sculptures.
Food Truck & Music Festival FREE
Wednesday, August 28, 5:00 p.m.
North Shore Park Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
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. The food and music fest will feature the popular mobile food trucks, free entertainment and participation by area restaurants.
Art Deco Inspired FREE
Continues through August 31, 2013
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
The Art Deco era spans the time period between the two World Wars.  During that time all genres of art were influenced by the frivolity of the 1920s, the austerity of the 1930s and drive of the 1940s. Art Deco Inspired will showcase several local artists who have been inspired by our local historic Art Deco. Visitors will see how a historic style has influenced contemporary artists.
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.
I-95 South FREE
Continues through September 29, 2013
ArtCenter South Florida, 800/810/924 Lincoln Road
I-95 South brings together seven emerging artists based in Miami and New York, two diverse and culturally rich metropolitan cities. The exhibition asserts the importance of place and how that influences medium, technique, narrative and iconography.Together, they have reinvented the "canvas," developed new languages and reinterpreted their heritages.
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.
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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