Saturday, January 4, 2014

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs= January 3 - January 8, 2014

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=January 3 - January 8, 2014

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Bandshell Movie Night: Space Jam PG FREE
Friday, January 3, 7:00 p.m.
North Shore Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue
Come out and enjoy a movie under the stars at our new North Shore Park Bandshell... FREE! Movie and start times subject to change.
Friday, January 3, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 4, 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 5, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 8, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
The Selfish Giant is a contemporary fable about 13 year old Arbor  and his best friend Swifty. Excluded from school and outsiders in their own neighborhood, the two boys meet Kitten, a local scrap dealer. Wandering their town with just a horse and a cart, they begin collecting scrap metal for him.
Beats after Sunset
Friday, January 3, 8:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
The first Friday of every month on the terrace. Guest Dj and complimentary specialty cocktails (21+) Members: Free. Non-members: $10 (cost of museum admission)
Friday, January 3, 8:50 p.m.
Sunday, January 5, 8:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
WADJDA is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. But Wadjda's mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. Wadjda refuses to give in. She is determined to continue fighting for her dreams... (In Saudi with English subtitles)
North Shore National Register District Tour
Saturday, January 4, 9:30 a.m.
SE Corner of 73 Street and Collins Avenue
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.
Museum Tours
Saturday, January 4, 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).
Saturday, January 4, 3:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Adèle, a young woman whose longings and ecstasies and losses are charted across a span of several years. Léa Seydoux (Midnight in Paris) is the older woman who excites her desire and becomes the love of her life. Kechiche's movie is an epic of emotional transformation. Blue pulses with gestures, embraces, furtive exchanges, and arias of joy and devastation, some verbal and some physical. (In French with English subtitles)
Studio Crawl FREE
Saturday, January 4, 7:00 p.m.
ArtCenter South Florida, 800/810/924 Lincoln Road
ArtCenter's Studio Crawl, held every first Saturday of the month, invites visitors to wander throughout the ArtCenter's two buildings, exchange with our artists in their studios and view our current exhibitions.
Saturday, January 4, 8:50 p.m.
Wednesday, January 8, 8:50 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
From Michel Gondry comes this unique animated documentary on the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through complex, lively conversations with Chomsky and brilliant illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.
Jewish Food Walking Tours        
Sunday, January 5, 11:00 a.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
In conjunction with ourGrowers, Grocers & Gefilte Fish exhibit, this twice-monthly Jewish Food Walking tour features the history and flavors of the SoFi neighborhood and its Jewish-owned restaurants, past and present.Cost: $36 Museum members; $46 *Non-Members. Tour distance is approximately 2 miles. All ages and fitness levels are welcome.
Award Winning Jazz: The Bruebeck Duo
Sunday, January 5, 2:00 p.m.
Arts at St. Johns, 4760 Pine Tree Drive
Enjoy a fabulous concert with the Brubeck Duo featuring Trombone sensation Dave Brubeck and Jazz guitarist, Tom Lippicott, winner of Guitar Player Magazine's Ultimate Guitar Competition. Tickets: $20; Students & Seniors $10.
Kick Off for Jewish History Month FREE
Sunday, January 5, 2:00 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
In celebration of the 11th annual Florida Jewish History Month, the Jewish Museum of Florida's Founding Executive Director Marcia Jo Zerivitz will present a power-point lecture, based on extensive research for her newly released photo-documentary, Jews of Tampa.  
Sunday, January 5, 3:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Armed with a roguish charm, journalist Jep Gambardella he has seduced his way through the city's lavish night life for decades, but when his 65th birthday coincides with a shock from the past, Jep finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries. (In Italian with English subtitles).
An Evening of Community Conversations through the Opera Nabucco
Tuesday, January 7, 7:30 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
Members of the Florida Grand Opera will perform a preview of Nabucco, followed by South Florida scholars and community leaders sharing their stories of exile and discussing its effect on Miami's diverse yet connected communities. A light reception follows the program. Free for JMOF-FIU Members and Florida Grand Opera Subscribers; all others free with paid Museum admission.
impromptu: by New World Symphony FREE
Wednesday, January 8, 7:00 p.m.
ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Road 
impromptu: is a bridge between the traditions of visual and musical art. One Wednesday evening each month from 7-9pm, New World Symphony fellows and friends perform in the ArtCenter's Richard Shack Gallery. 
Wednesday, January 8, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week:CLEOPATRA (1963) Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series is presented generously by the Marilyn and Edward Gadinsky CharitableFoundation. Bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.
Between Walls FREE
Continues through January 12, 2014
ArtCenter/South Florida | 800 Lincoln Road
Juan López' work explores the aesthetic possibilities of the urban environment, playing with the spaces, mixing video projections and installations, designing complex iconic buildings and changing the perception of the architecture. InBetween Walls, he introduces the pedestrian mall into the gallery in one piece while exposing the exhibition and its visitors through another.
Continues through February 16, 2014
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
How did women contribute to the history of comics, and in particular, to autobiographical comics, a genre they helped birth? What is particularly Jewish and female about how they did it? And, why unveil parts of yourself and your life in comics? These are the questions posed to 18 artists, whose writings and drawings depict their own pain, laughter, shame, triumphs and self-doubts in a way that taps a collective nerve.
Continues through February 23, 2014
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
TIMEpresents a selection of historical and contemporary artworks, objects and artists' projects that engage with ideas of time. The concept of time enables us to live with a sense of order and regularity; to conceive of duration; past, present and future; and to maintain a sense of our place within this apparent continuum
Piotr Uklanski: ESL
Continues through March 16, 2014
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
Combined with selections from the collection of the Bass Museum of Art, Uklanski's works will address issues related to his ESL status-whether through their outsider relationship to American pop culture, their aspirations over the fabled American Dream, or through Americanized references to Polish history and art.

Growers, Grocers & Gefilte Fish: A Gastronomic Look at Florida Jews & Food

Continues through October 5, 2014

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
From the pierogies of Poland to the salsas of South America, this exhibition will comprise a wide range of historic items that tell the story of Floridian Jews in the food industry - those who grow, prepare, distribute, cook and serve the foods we love.
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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