|Cultural Arts Events June 8 - June 14, 2017|
Dance Band Night: Rose Max Samba Band
Thursday, June 8, 7:00 p.m.
7:00 - 8:00 PM Happy Hour and Dance lesson from Brazil Dances
8:00 PM Live band: Rose Max Samba Band
Rose Max Samba Band features 100% pure and authentic samba music from Rio de Janeiro. Led by Rose Max on vocals and percussion and renowned guitarist and arranger Ramatis Moraes, plus a rotating cast of guest drummers and percussionist, the evening features the great anthems of samba, from the traditional "marchinhas" of the 1920's to the samba hits of today by Zeca Pagodinho, Arlindo Cruz, Beth Carvalho and more.
THIS WEEK'S FEATURED FILMS!
Raintertainment #onLincoln: Umbrellas Optional
@ Lincoln Road Miami Beach
Continues through July, 2017
In a visual celebration of the written art form, Raining Poetry is an activation in which poem verses and accompanying graphics will be displayed on the streets of Lincoln Road via a special solution called Rainworks, which only becomes visible when it rains.
@ Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
Sunday, June 9, 2:00 p.m.
In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala's decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy, a dedicated team, from a forensic scientist to a young Guatemalan prosecutor uncover the truth and bring justice to those responsible by finding the missing boy named Oscar.
American Black Film Festival
@ Various Miami Beach Venues
June 14 - 18, 2017
Whether you love movies, make movies or are looking for emerging new artists, there's something for everyone. Celebrate talented new artists; enjoy top notch entertainment; educate and empower yourself through master classes, panel discussions and our all-new Careers in Entertainment Center. It takes one opportunity to change the course of your future.
En Plein Air Painting
@ Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), 420 Lincoln Road
Continues through June 24, 2017
Andris Vītoliņs Head of the Department of Painting at the Art Academy of Latvia and Aleksejs Naumovs, also a noted painter and the Rector of the Academy, have been funded to collaborate on new creative projects with Jacek Kolasinski, Chair of FIU Art/Art History and MBUS researcher and FIU Professor of Ceramics, Bill Burk. They will paint in situ at the FIU BBC and MMC campuses, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and at the Miami Beach Urban Studios.
The Colors of Miami Beach: Part 2
@ Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
Continues through August, 2017
This exhibit showcases the work of three gay men whose work is inspired by the colors and colorful lifestyles in Miami Beach. Leonard Horowitz is credited with creating the color palette that led to South Beach's revival. In addition to his design work he also produced art that reflected his love of Miami Beach. The two other artists in the show are Decio Sales-Filho and Will McGaul, who are both inspired by Miami Beach in their work.