Thursday, February 20, 2014

MIAMI BEACH THIS WEEK

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=February 20 - February 26, 2014

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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TONIGHT!!
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: Much Ado About Nothing FREE
 
Wednesday, February 19, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (2012) Directed by Joss Whedon with Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series is presented generously by the Marilyn and Edward Gadinsky Charitable Foundation. Bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.
Art Club for Adults
Thursday, February 20, 1:30 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
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)
OSCAR SHORTS 2014: ANIMATION
Thursday, February 20 through Wednesday, February 26
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
The Nominees are: FERAL A wild boy who has grown up in the woods is found by a hunter and returned to civilization. GET A HORSE! Mickey Mouse and his friends are enjoying a wagon ride until Peg-Leg Pete shows up with plans to ruin their day. MR HUBLOT The eccentric, isolated Mr. Hublot finds his carefully ordered world disrupted by the arrival of Robot Pet. POSSESIONS A man seeking shelter from a storm in a dilapidated shrine encounters a series of household objects inhabited by goblin spirits. ROOM ON THE BROOM A genial witch and her cat are joined on their broom by several friends as they set off on an adventure.
OSCAR SHORTS 2014: LIVE ACTION
Friday, February 21 through Wednesday, February 26
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
The Nominees are: AQUEL NO ERA YO (THAT WASN'T ME) Paula, a Spanish aid worker, has an encounter with an African child soldier named Kaney. AVANT QUE DE TOUT PERDRE (JUST BEFORE LOSING EVERYTHING) Miriam has left her abusive husband and taken refuge with her children in the local supermarket where she works. HELIUM A dying boy finds comfort in the tales of a magical land calledHELIUM, told to him by the hospital janitor. PITÄÄKÖ MUN KAIKKI HOITAA? (DO I HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING?) Sini tries frantically to get her family ready to leave for a wedding, but her husband and two children are interfering with her efforts. THE VOORMAN PROBLEM A psychiatrist is called to a prison to examine an inmate named Voorman, who is convinced he is a god.
Bandshell Movie Night: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs PG FREE
Friday, February 21, 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.
"Best of Cannes" LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON
Friday, February 21 through Wednesday, February 26
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
The "switched at birth" urban legend and the Nature-vs.-Nurture debate provide Hirokazu Kore-eda with a fresh opportunity to revisit his ongoing preoccupation with family dynamics and parent-child relationships in contemporary Japan.
Alejandra Guzmán - La Guzmán 1F
Friday, February 21, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Alejandra Guzmán, is a Mexican singer-songwriter, actress, musician, designer, painter, mother and Latin America's #1 female rock artist. During her 20 years of artistic career, with more than 10 million albums sold, 16 released albums and 30 singles in radio's Top 10 hits, Alejandra Guzmán has earned the title of La Reina del Rock (The Queen of Rock).
PULSE: White Out the New World Symphony
Friday, February 21, 9:30 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Joshua Gersen, conductor; Laura of Miami, DJ. Wear all white and embrace the evening's innovative musical experience and aesthetic as the New World Center transforms into a late-night lounge with club-style lighting, complete with video projections and a DJ spinning alongside performances by the New World Symphony.
Museum Tours
Saturday, February 22, 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).
IL MARE: Light Rain
Saturday, February 22, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 23, 3:00 p.m.
The Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
Dance NOW! Miami brings "Light Rain", a seminal work of the Joffrey Ballet to life at the Colony theatre alongside Diego Salterini's "OCEANICA" and Hannah Baumgarten's "Water's Edge, the Long Walk" to complete "IL MARE" the company's ambitious 18-month project of water themed works. Tickets: $35 General $30 Advanced $15 Students and Seniors.
Arts in the Parks Presents: Tito Puente Jr. and Marlow Rosado FREE
Saturday, February 22, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street 
www.mbculture.com
With emcee Jaqueline Mester.
TIME
Continues through February 23, 2014
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
TIME presents 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
Concert for Kids
Sunday, February 23, 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, February 23, 2:30 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
In the second Kids Concert of the season, third-year Oboe Fellow Joseph Peters leads the orchestra in a number of short works about musical emotions designed with the little ones in mind. This popular series features lively performances and interactive commentary from the stage, with the chance to meet the NWS Fellows and try out instruments at the Instrument Petting Zoo before each concert.
Gay and Lesbian Walking Tour
Saturday, February 22, 5:00 p.m.
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
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.
Austin Mahone: MTV Artist to Watch
Monday, February 24, 7:30 p.m.
Austin Mahone is an American pop singer. Mahone was chosen as one of the opening acts of Taylor Swift's Red Tour He is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records.
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: Hellboy FREE
Wednesday, February 26, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: HELLBOY (2004) Directed by Guillermo del Toro with Ron Perlman and Selma Blair. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series is presented generously by the Marilyn and Edward Gadinsky Charitable Foundation. Bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.
My Son the Waiter, a Jewish Tragedy!
Continues through March 2, 2014
Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 p.m.
Sundays, 2:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre, 500 71st Street
My Son the Waiter, a Jewish Tragedy! is Brad Zimmerman's hysterical and bittersweet tale of his 29 year struggle to "make it" in New York as an actor and comedian, while "temporarily" waiting tables to make a living.  His stories about family, career, childhood and a misbegotten love life are as warm and poignant as they are hilarious!"
In His Own Likeness
Continues through March 16, 2014
ArtCenter/South Florida, 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road
Curated by Marivi Veliz. Artists: Othón Castañeda, Rocío García, Eny Roland and Mario Santizo. In His Own Likeness primarily reaffirms existence, which in its diversity and complexity, is equally divine. Although, it does present us, in a somewhat provocative manner, an assortment of images of eroticized men alluding, rather than to God, to His gender-the masculinity attributed to Him-and as a result, to the power associated with the male gender.
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.
One Out Of One Thousand
Continues through March 23, 2014
ArtCenter/South Florida, 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road
Curated by Cristina Anglada, in partnership with Acción Cultural Española. Artists: Jenny Brillhart | Nicole Doran | Katerina Friderici | Marina Gonella | Gamliel Herrera | Babette Herschberger | Kathy Kissik | Rosa Naday Garmendia | Lori Nozick | Kerry Phillips | Natalie Zlamalova.
This Too Shall Pass... FREE
February 7 - March 27, 2013
Miami Beach Urban Studios Gallery, 420 Lincoln Road, Suite 440
This is India-based artist Saravanan Parasuraman's first exhibition outside of the Indian subcontinent. His work explores broad conceptual themes such as chaos, order, randomness, and fate through a meticulous attention to the materiality of form of an eclectic variety of media-from ball bearings and fiberglass to sand and silica. Organized by Alpesh Kantilal Patel.

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
Ongoing
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
305.531.1001 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
Ongoing
Bass 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
Ongoing
Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
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
FREE
 Artcenter/South Florida, 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road
305.674.2728 www.artcentersf.org
ArtCenter/South Florida ("ACSF") announces the arrival of four new Artists-in-Residence and welcomes visitors to their working studios. 
Selections from the Collection
Ongoing
Bass Museum of Art2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org 
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
305.672.5044    www.jewishmuseum.com
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.
Jazid
Nightly -- Varying Times
1342 Washington Avenue
305.673.9372 www.jazid.net
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.
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
Ongoing
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
305.672.2014 www.mdpl.org    
All tours take approximately 90 minutes. Prices vary.
Art Deco Bike and Segway Tours
Ongoing
Bike and Roll, 210 Tenth Street
305.604.0001 www.bikeandroll.com
$39 adults/$29 kids and students.