Friday, March 14, 2014

MIAMI BEACH - MARCH 13 - MARCH 19, 2014

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=March 13 - March 19, 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: Gypsy FREE
Wednesday, March 12, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: GYPSY (1962) Directed by Mervyn LeRoy with Rosalind Russell and Natalie Wood. 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.
Miami International Film Festival
Continues through March 16, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Regal Cinemas South Beach, 1120 Lincoln Road
Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) bridges cultural understanding and encourages artistic development and excellence by provoking thought through film. By bringing the best of world cinema to Miami, MIFF presents the city and the film industry with a singular platform that fosters creative and technical talent. Please visit the web site for a full list of screenings and events.
Vanitas: Fashion and Art
Opens March 13, 2014
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
Vanitas: Fashion and Art examines the theme of vanitas as expressed in avant garde ready-to-wear and haute couture as well as in contemporary paintings, sculptures, industrial design and new media. Continues through July 20, 2014.
Art Club for Adults
Thursday, March 13, 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)
MIDNIGHT COWBOY
Thursday, March 13, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
John Schlesinger's look at the streets of New York and the relationship between two small-time hustlers played by Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman has become one of the defining symbols of the difficult side of urban life in America.
THE GREAT BEAUTY
Thursday, March 13 -Wednesday, March 19
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Journalist Jep Gambardella has been a permanent fixture in Rome's literary and social circles since the legendary success of his one and only novel. 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 to find Rome in all its glory: a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. (In Italian with English subtitles).
SPECIAL THURSDAY NIGHT MOVIE!!
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: O Brother Where Art Thou FREE
Thursday, March 13, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Special Thursday screening! O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU (2000) Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen; with George Clooney and John Turturro.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.
Peer Gynt-A Story from Norway FREE
Friday, March 14, 3:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional Library, 222 Liberty Avenue
Miami Beach Children's Series, Part III: Peer Gynt - A Story from Norway plus a new solo for kids by Emily Noe.
$2.50 Mini-Concerts
Friday, March 14, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, March 14, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 15, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 15, 8:00 p.m.
Thirty-minute concerts for just $2.50 per ticket! Enjoy live music before or after dinner, while shopping on Lincoln Road, or before a night out -and for
less than a cup of coffee! A Fellow speaks briefly from the stage to contextualize the music before it's performed.
Curator's Talk - Rendering War: Antonio G. SantagataFREE
Friday, March 14, 7:00 p.m.
Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Join Wolfsonian-FIU curator Silvia Barisione and curator Gianni Franzone, of the Wolfsoniana in Genoa, Italy, for an exploration of the role of public art in Fascist Italy.We invite you to meet the curators at a wine reception following the program.     
Bandshell Movie Night: The Odd Life of Timothy Green PG
FREE
Friday, March 14, 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.
SoBe Arts American Play Reading Series: CONCORDANCE FREE
Friday, March 14, 8:00 p.m. 
SoBe Institute of the Arts, 2100 Washington Avenue
CONCORDANCE by John Minigan is based on the true-life escape from a madhouse of Alexander Cruden, the brilliant but frequently incarcerated author of the seminalComplete Concordance to the Old and New Testaments. It is an hallucinogenic play that explores the "tipping points" between faith and madness, and between love and obsession. 
2014 Miami Beach Garden Tour
Saturday, March 15, 10:00 a.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Explore the alluring private gardens of Miami Beach this spring with the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Tour participants are invited to indulge in a special day at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden the day of the tour and enjoy fresh produce at the gardenside farmers market, food trucks, live music by Broken Tenure and the Gems & Junque rummage sale. $25 Garden Members, $30 Non-Members.
Museum Tours
Saturday, March 15, 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).
L' amico Fritz
Saturday, March 15, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 16, 4:00 p.m.

Colony Theatre, 1040 lincoln Road
The story takes place in a small Jewish community in Alsace by the end of 19th Century. Mascagni chose a French comedy by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian, L'Ami Fritz, and adapted it for the stage in 1872. It was further transformed into a libretto by P. Suardon (an anagram for the famous writer, N. Daspuro), who maintained the fundamental ingredients of the original.
SoBe Arts American Play Reading Series: THE SATCHELFREE
Saturday, March 15, 8:00 p.m.
SoBe Institute of the Arts, 2100 Washington Avenue
On the final journey of Meriwether Lewis, one of America's most celebrated explorers, the edge of wilderness becomes the imaginative landscape for an unpredictable psychological and historical drama with Shakespearean overtones. 
Pablo Alboran
Saturday, March 15, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Pablo Alborán is a Spanish musician, singer and songwriter. In 2011, he was nominated for three Latin Grammy Awards. Alborán has released two studio albums, one live album, four singles, four music videos and various musical collaborations.
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.
Schumann and Friends
Sunday, March 16, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
The musical and social circles of the Romantic period seemed to revolve around composer Robert Schumann and his wife Clara, one of the most respected pianists of the era in her own right. The two helped launch Brahms' career and worked with contemporaries such as Chopin and Liszt, and this chamber concert pays tribute to the Schumanns and their friends.
The Countertenor Voice: Arias for Farinelli
Sunday, March 16, 4:00 p.m.
All Souls Episcopal Church, 4025 Pine Tree Drive
Composers created vocal showpieces for this musical Hercules that displayed the brilliance of the male voice in its most virile form.  Critically-lauded countertenor and long-time member of Seraphic Fire Reggie Mobley is joined by the Firebird Chamber Orchestra in an evening of unrivaled musical brilliance.    
Sunday, March 16, 7:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Kari Brooke Jobe is an American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter. Since her first album in 2009, she has received one Grammy Award nomination and three Dove Award nominations, two of which she won. Jobe is also an associate worship pastor at Gateway Church.
Inside the Music: Movements - A Collaboration between Miami City Ballet dancers and New World Symphony Fellows
Tuesday, March 18, 7:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
This event probes the intersection between classical music and ballet, as seen through the eyes of the artists themselves. Conceived of, designed and executed by the Fellows of the New World Symphony and dancers of the Miami City Ballet, "Movements" is a unique collaboration that takes its name from the consideration of all three participants.
2 Chainz - 2 Good to be T.R.U.
Tuesday, March 18, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
2 Chainz is an American hip hop recording artist from College Park, Georgia. He was first known for being one-half of the southern hip hop duo Playaz Circle, alongside his longtime friend and fellow rapper, Earl "Dolla Boy" Conyers. They are perhaps best known for being signed to Ludacris' Disturbing tha Peace label, as well as their debut single "Duffle Bag Boy".
"Super Tryday"
Wednesday, March 19, 3:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Juggling, puppets, and magic....oh my!  For your early elementary grades Fantasy Theatre Factory offers this delightful show featuring Pinky and Pointer.  These two silly but sweet characters create Tryday, an imaginary eighth day of the week when we learn new and challenging things from tying your own shoes to making new friends. 
SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES @ExoStage: Lee Daniels' The Butler FREE
Wednesday, March 19, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER(2013) Directed by Lee Daniels with Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey. 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.
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
Continues through 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.
Crimes of the Heart
Continues through March 30, 2014

Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 p.m.
Sundays, 2:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre, 500 71st Street
At the core of the tragic comedy are the three MaGrath sisters, Meg, Babe, and Lenny, who reunite at Old Granddaddy's home in Hazlehurst, Mississippi after Babe shoots her abusive husband. Winner of the Tony Award, the Drama Circle Award, and the Pulitzer Prize, "Crimes of the Heart" is considered one of the finest plays in the American Theatre.
Cinema Judaica: The War Years, 1939 - 1949
Continues through August 24, 2014
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
This unprecedented exhibition of iconic Hollywood film posters from 1939-1949 illustrates how the motion picture industry countered America's isolationism, advocated going to war against the Nazis, influenced post-war perceptions of the Jewish people and the founding of the State of Israel, and shaped the face of contemporary Jewish life.

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