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Insectos y Bicharracos at the Miami Beach Bandshell as part of FundARTE's ZunZún Children's Festival.


Insectos y Bicharracos at the Miami Beach Bandshell as part of FundARTE's ZunZún Children's Festival.


Insectos y Bicharracos

A musical theater play as part of FundArte's ZunZun Children's Festival.

Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.

Miami Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.

Admission free, but RSVP required.

The ZunZún Children's Festival celebrates annually with the family and the younger public, a varied program of bilingual projects that brings together local and visiting artists to promote the appreciation of universal culture and the values of "Hispanidad".


Main Street Players

Opens Friday, Sept.23 through Oct. 16.

8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

Ticket information here.

6812 Main St., Miami Lakes


New World Symphony, Percussion Consort Junkestra

Friday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m.

The NWS Percussion Fellows are ready to rock out on everything from drums, whistles and harmonicas and even to trash. Composer Nathaniel Stookey scavenged a city dump to create his symphony of garbage, Junkestra. Stookey joins the Fellows with instruments he created from bike wheels, bird cages and other recycled material.

Tickets here.


"Arturo Sandoval: For Love or Country"

Arturo Sandoval, legendary Cuban trumpeter and composer as well as 10-time Grammy winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient, performs the autobiographical HBO film "For Love Or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story" live with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra from the Frost School of Music and special guests under the direction of acclaimed music director and concert producer Angel Velez.

Saturday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m.

Knight Concert Hall, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets $45 to $$125. Tickets here.


Jazz at MOCA

Featuring Dante Vargas

Friday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m.

Free, but registration required.

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami, FL


Salad Days

Group exhibition featuring Thomas Bils, Beth Roads, Dylan Matamoros, Muu Blanco. Also, Paula Sarmiento's la obra rate soy yo in the project room. Through Sept. 23.

Homework Gallery, 7411 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

info at


Dylan Rose Rheingold: A Rose is Still A Rose

Jupiter Contemporary

Through Oct. 1

On view from August 27 to October 1, 2022, the exhibition foregrounds themes and imagery central to Rheingold’s practice: symbols of adolescence, femininity, and a heterogeneous cultural background. 

1228 Normandy Drive, Miami Beach. 

Info at

Tower Theater

Cuban-American Artist Daniel Marin

"Kitsch Medley"

On exhibit through Oct. 12.

Miami Dade College's Tower Theater Miami, 1508 SW 8th St., Miami

More info at


The Deering Estate

John William Bailly In Situ 

Through Nov. 13.

Inaugural McCormick Art Fellow, Baillly has transformed his studio into a salon that welcomes artists, students, guests and creatives.

Deering Estate Great Hall Gallery, 16701 SW 72 Ave., Miami. 

(305) 235-1668 or


Oolite Arts

Miami Is Not the Caribbean. Yet It Feels Like It.

Curated by Danny Baez, “Miami is Not the Caribbean. Yet it Feels Like it,” asks artists of Caribbean heritage for their answers to these questions, and how they view their personal relationship to Miami.

928 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

Free admission

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Coral Gables Art Museum

 Painting in Excess: Kyiv's Art Revival

35 Ukranian artists and 64 paintings.

Through Dec. 11

285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

See the story here.


"My Name is Maryan"

Through Oct. 2

Curated by Alison M. Gingeras, the exhibition is a monographic presentation of four decades of paintings, sculptures, drawings and film by the iconoclastic, ground-breaking Polish-born artist Maryan. Drawing upon new scholarship and a trove of never-before-exhibited works, “My Name is Maryan” is the first retrospective to holistically examine all periods of Maryan’s life and work. After closing in October, the exhibition will then travel to Tel Aviv.

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami

770 NE 125th St., Miami

Info at


Mindy Solomon Gallery

Composition and Layout: Contemporary Design and Objects.

Through Oct. 22.

Adam Miller, Andrew Casto, Cody Hoyt, Dabin Ahn, David Hicks, Donte Hayes, Ernesto Garcia Sanchez, Frances Trombly, Francie Bishop Good, Glenn Barkley, Hettler.Tullman, Jay Kvapil, John Gill, John Souter, Julia Kunin, Kate MacDowell, Linda Lopez, Marie Herwald Hermann, Philip Michael Wolfson, Minkyu Lee, Nabila Valera, Noe Kuremoto, Paul Briggs, Quinaz Studio, Stackabl, Stanley Edmondson, Sunkoo Yuh, Virginia Leonard.

The gallery is at 848 NW 22 St., Miami. 

Find out more here.

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