City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs= August 29 - September 4, 2013
City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=
August 29 - September 4, 2013
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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Food Truck & Music Festival FREE
Wednesday, August 28, 5:00 p.m.
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 by Lanzallamas and participation by area restaurants.
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.
Closing Panel and Reception: <body>matter: the body queered, queerness embodied FREEFriday, August 30, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), 420 Lincoln Road, Suite 420
Florida International University (FIU) professors discuss exhibition of artwork exploring gender and sexuality. Panelists include Dr. Steven Blevins, Assistant Professor, English; Dr. Ferial Maya Boutaghou, Assistant Professor, Modern Languages and Women's Studies; and Dr. Alpesh Kantilal Patel, Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art and Theory. Moderated by curator Ian Honoré. Exhibition produced by former FIU Postdoctoral Fellow in Counseling Dr. Tyler Wasson.
Part II of Ulrich Seidl's Paradise Trilogy- PARADISE: FAITH
Anna Maria, a single woman in her 50s, devotes her summer to missionary work in an effort to return Austria back to the path of virtue. One day, after years of absence, her husband returns home. Anna Maria's life is turned upside-down and her prayers are now joined by fighting. PARADISE: Faith - recounts the stations of the cross of a marriage and the longing for love. (In German with English subtitles.)
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.
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.
A great Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the great Italian Opera Composer Giuseppe Verdi with the most loved Arias, Duets, Quartets and some traditional Verdi's Choruses. Admission: $30 and $35. Students with ID $25 at Box Office.
Art Show, Live Painting, and Custom Botanical Abstracts
Continues through September 3, 2013
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
The Miami Beach Botanical Garden presents an exhibition of 25 original paintings by Paula Richards. Her latest works are natural flora botanical abstracts. Visit with Paula at the Garden. She will be painting at her easel daily from 10 to 5 for the duration of the show. The reception on August 31 is free and open to the public.
Part I of Ulrich Seidl's Paradise Trilogy- PARADISE: LOVE
Teresa, a 50-year-old Austrian mother, travels to the beaches of Kenya to work as a sex tourist or "Sugar Mama". There, she moves from one Beach Boy to the next, buying their love only to be disappointed and quickly learning that here, love is strictly a business. (In German and English with English subtitles).
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 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.
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 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
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)] 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 305.532.9336www.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.