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Events: November 15, 2018

Evening Yoga & Meditation

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:15 PM - English

Reserve your spot here!

  • Join Franci from 5:30-5:50 every Thursday for FREE guided meditation!
  • Next up, Yoga from 6pm-7:15 ($10 Fee).

This class has gentle flow that is geared toward those that want to slow down the revolutions of the mind. Class will be filled with attention to proper alignment that will allow you to slowly feel tension melting away. We will learn to use breathing exercises that activate relaxation and create more space in our body and mind. If you are new to yoga and have tightness, it is recommended you bring a block from home or cushion for our seated meditation. A few yoga mats are available. Come! Join us under the palms! You deserve this nourishing energy from the garden.

Yoga- $10 at door Registration Required.

Location

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens
2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Paola Pivi: Art With A View

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 various times - English

Art with a view at The Bass presents new work by the artist, as well as Pivi's anthropomorphic, feather-covered polar bears; canvases of cascading pearls; video showing fish in flight on a passenger jet; and a 65-foot inflatable ladder. Each piece poses questions and is defined by its openness to interpretation, through the appropriation of cultural symbols.

Location

Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

305-673-7530

www.bassmuseum.org/art/bassx/

Intro to Film Production Workshop

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - English

Learn: Character/Camera/Lighting

This is NOT a Bootcamp class, however you will learn about what's needed to be on SET and how the camera develops the character with demonstration with equipment.

  • Bios of Guest Speakers
  • IATSE 600 DoP. Film and Video technician 60 Music Videos, and over 300 Television Commercials,
  • EMMY® and PromaxBDA Award winning Director/Filmmaker formally of RED CAMERA and NBC Universal
  • Join us to learn and network with the film industry

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Location

ArtServe, Inc.
1350 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Map)

FIU Symphonic Band Celebrates Thanksgiving

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM - English

Holiday programming at the FIU School of Music begins on November 15th with a celebration featuring the FIU Symphonic Band and the FIU Wind, Brass, and Chamber Ensembles at The Wertheim! Enjoy this Thanksgiving tribute with Galante's Resplendent Glory, Schmidt's Thanksgiving, Ticheli's Amazing Grace, and selections from Maurice's Tableaux de Provence.

Under the direction of its conductor Professor Barry Bernhardt, the FIU Symphonic Band commissions new projects, concert tours and recording projects. This ensemble typically performs two concerts per term with frequent appearances at FIU events.

Location

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center
10910 SW 17th St., Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

La bohéme - Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Other

Experience Giacomo Puccini’s lyrical romantic tragedy of young lovers in the Latin Quarter of nineteeth century Paris. Will Mimì and Rodolfo find a way to make their love survive terrible poverty, the freezing winter, and Mimì’s life threatening illness? Puccini’s magical melodies, including “Si, mi chiamanoMimì” and Mussetta’s famous waltz transform this tale of lovers living on borrowed time into a timeless classic.

It’s a work that has turned up memorably in major feature films, including the Academy Award winner "Moonstruck" and also inspired the brilliant modern Broadway musical "Rent."

Sung in Italian with projected translations in English and Spanish.

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Location

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale,, FL 33312 (Map)

Contact Information

1-800-741-1010

www.fgo.org

One Night in Miami

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM - English

Muhammed Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown experience the fight of their lives after spending the night in the Hampton House Motel. Emerging the next morning determined to define a new world.

Location

Colony Theater
1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

www.colonymb.org/onm

Havana Music Hall

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM - English

This brand new musical was selected specifically by Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's artistic team to develop in Miami on its way to Broadway. An exciting world premiere, Havana Music Hall reflects the pulse of our community with its irresistible musical beat and heartwarming story centering on Cuban musicians Rolando and Ramona Calderon, and their lives in Cuba from 1958 to the present. Just as their local Havana band is about to get its big break, the Revolution tears apart the only world the duo have ever known. This moving and relevant new musical explores the challenges and joys of one family's 60-year odyssey for survival, presenting a journey which immigrants of all cultures from around the world have traveled for generations.

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Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Contact Information

The Box Office

305-444-9293 x1

305-444-4181

tickets.actorsplayhouse.org

MicroTheater Miami Plays

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM - English

Centro Cultural Español in Miami (CCEMiami) and Microtheater Miami invite you to enjoy our favorite and more successful season Micromusicales of the year which presents 9 original 15 minute new musical shows in English and Spanish to sing and dance non stop.

Every Thursdays and Sundays, from 8pm to 11 pm and Fridays and Saturdays 8pm to 12am.

The plays are performed concurrently, every half hour, eight times per night.

Location

MicroTheater Miami
1490 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

https://microtheatermiami.com/

The Exile Experience: A Journey to Freedom

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM - English

The Exile Experience: Journey to Freedom is a pictorial account of the struggles that the Cuban exile community has endured since Fidel Castro's rise to power, and the successes they have achieved in the United States. Having covered the Cuban exile community and its struggle for freedom extensively throughout the years, Miami Dade College and The Miami Herald Media Company now present this journalistic chronology, which showcases the spirit and accomplishments of the Cuban American community. The permanent exhibition is housed at the College’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower, itself central to the story of Cubans in the United States.

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MDC’s Freedom Tower was operated by the U.S. Government as a reception center for Cuban refugees from 1962 to 1974. “The building is significant because it represents the important story of the Cuban exodus to America and resettlement during the Cold War,” reports the U.S. Department of the Interior, which has also called the Freedom Tower the “Ellis Island of the South.” Though it operated in that capacity for only 12 years, the building has become an icon representing the faith that democracy brought to troubled lives, the generosity of the American people and a hopeful beginning that assured thousands a new life in a new land.

Location

MDC Museum of Art + Design
600 Biscayne Blvd., MIAMI, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

MDC Museum of Art + Design

305-237-7700

museum@mdc.edu

MDCMOAD.ORG

The Writing on the Wall

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 various times - English

Hank Willis Thomas and Dr. Baz Dreisinger

A collaborative installation, The Writing on the Wall: Hank Willis Thomas and Dr. Baz Dreisinger presents essays, poems, letters, stories, diagrams, and notes written by individuals in prison around the world, from the United States and Australia to Brazil, Norway and Uganda. During her years teaching in US and international prisons, Professor Dreisinger actively collected the hand-written and typed pieces.

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The Writing on the Wall calls attention to the prison crisis in the United States as well as the Western modern prison system, which has spread across the globe. Just as mass incarceration is a growing global phenomenon, The Writing on the Wall constantly evolves and shifts focus based on the material written by those living behind bars in prisons around the world.

This exhibition is a part of the For Freedoms initiative founded by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman. For Freedoms is a platform for civic engagement, discourse, and direct action for artists in the United States. Inspired by artist Norman Rockwell’s paintings of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms (1941)—freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear— For Freedoms uses art to encourage and deepen public explorations of freedom in the 21st century.

We are grateful to members of the Frost Art Museum for their support of this exhibition. The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU receives ongoing support from the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the State of Florida.

Location

Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Relational Undercurrents

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 various times - English

Relational Undercurrents is the first major survey of twenty-first century art of the Caribbean. The archipelago serves as an analytical framework, focusing on thematic continuities in the art of the Caribbean islands. Relational Undercurrents works against traditional understandings of the Caribbean as discontinuous—isolated and beyond comprehension as a result of heterogeneous populations, multiple linguistic traditions, and diverse colonial histories. The exhibition is divided into four sections: Conceptual Mappings, Perpetual Horizons, Landscape Ecologies, and Representational Acts. Each grouping features artists whose works have informed and shaped those themes. Relational Undercurrents includes painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance.

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Curated by Tatiana Flores, Associate Professor of Art History and Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University, this exhibition was organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, as part of The Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative examining the artistic legacy of Latin America and U.S. Latinos through a series of exhibitions and related programs.

The accompanying catalogue includes essays by curators, critics, and scholars that discuss particular artistic traditions in Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Haitian art, and theorize the broader decolonial and archipelagic conceptual frameworks. The catalogue is coedited by Tatiana Flores and Michelle Ann Stephens, Professor of English and Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

Support for this exhibition is made possible through the FUNDING ARTS NETWORK, INC.

Location

Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Felice Grodin: Invasive Species

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 various times - English

Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition

Felice Grodin: Invasive Species is a virtually interactive, digital exhibition of commissioned works by Miami-based artist Felice Grodin. The series employs the immersive technology of augmented reality (AR), and is accessible to visitors using iOS devices in PAMM’s outdoor areas and in the Padma and Raj Vattikuti Learning Theater on the museum’s first floor. This AR project is made possible thanks to a generous grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Influenced by geophilosophy—a field of thought shaped by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari that analyzes the relationship between physical and mental territories—Grodin draws on her training as an architect to explore the mutable within landscape, architecture, and her urban surroundings. Felice Grodin: Invasive Species interacts with PAMM’s architecture, evolving and transforming the museum’s environment for the duration of the exhibition.

Featuring a total of four digital works, the show launches with two AR site-specific works—Mezzbug and Terrafish (both 2017)—that engage with and virtually enhance the museum’s building. In Terrafish, Grodin overlaps PAMM’s hanging gardens on the waterfront terrace with the translucent body of a digital species she created, which is suggestive of nonnative jellyfish found in South Florida waters. By drawing on the destructive impact of invasive species and creating a new digital environment, Grodin highlights the transformative and unstable state of our ecosystem, speculating about a not-so-distant future affected by climate change and overtaken by uncanny creatures.

Felice Grodin: Invasive Species is an augmented reality exhibition that can be viewed via the PAMM App which is available for free from the App Store on iPhone or iPad. iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, and newer.

Location

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

305-375-3000

www.pamm.org/ar

www.pamm.org

Connectivity

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM - English

Through five thematic sections, Connectivity: Selections from the Collection of the Frost Art Museum examines how art objects, created across cultures and during different time periods, relate to one another and to myriad publics. In the first section, the notion of individuality emanates through an examination of portraiture and different representations of the figure. The exhibition explores shifting notions of dress and comparative elements such as gesture and pose. The second section considers belief systems, with an emphasis on myths and organized religions. Abstract languages comprise the third section and offer an opportunity to analyze works that implement color, line, and form in dynamic ways. Whether it is a longing for home or the memory of a cherished street corner, geographic spaces examines how the notion of place serves as a creative catalyst. The final section reflects on this particular moment and evokes the effects of war, climate change, and the general uneasiness of a citizenry during turbulent times.

Connectivity shares recent gifts, celebrates the collection’s treasures, and includes rarely seen objects from the vaults collected over the past 40 years since the museum’s inception in 1978. Select objects featured in the installation will be rotated periodically.

Location

Florida International University
10975 S.W. 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Contact Information

305-348-2890

305-348-2762

frost.fiu.edu/exhibitions/2018/connectivity.html

thefrost.fiu.edu/

Depicting Hemingway: Guy Harvey Sketches The Old Man and the Sea

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM - English

A collection of 59 pen-and-ink illustrations by world-renowned artist, conservationist, scientistand entrepreneur Dr. Guy Harvey is now in display alongthe grand staircase of theKey West Art & Historical Society’s Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street in Key West. The exhibit is on loanindefinitely by Dave and Cheryl Copham.

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Titled “Depicting Hemingway: Guy Harvey Sketches The Old Man and the Sea,”the exhibit is based on the tale of Santiago the fisherman and his battle with the marlin in Ernest Hemingway’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The Old Man and the Sea was introduced to Dr. Harvey by his mother when he was 11 years old and it instantly fascinated him, becoming his biggest inspiration to become an artist and begin depicting marine life. The 59 pieces were drawn by Dr. Harvey over the course of a year while attending boarding school England as a teenager.According to Dr. Harvey, the range of media he uses today was all developed from this illustrative pen and ink style.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 and up, and free for children under 6. Monroe County students also receive complimentary admission with ID and all other students can enter the museum for $5.

The Custom House Museum is one of four museums stewarded by Key West Art & Historical Society, all of which are listed in TripAdvisor’s “10 Best Museums in Key West.”

Location

Custom House Museum
281 Front St, Key West, FL 33040 (Map)

Contact Information

305-295-6616

www.kwahs.org/exhibitions/depicting-hemingway

Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 1:00 AM to 7:00 PM - English

Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center located on 111 SW 5 Ave. in Little Havana area, is the only cultural center offering a variety of cultural activities during the year: Art Exhibits, Literary Encounters, Poetry Readings, Theater Plays and Readings, Book Presentations, among others, as well as Ballet Training from beginers to professionals.

Open every day from 10 am to 7:00 pm.

Location

Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center
111 SW 5 Ave., Miami, FL 33130 (Map)

Contact Information

Eriberto Jimenez

786-747-1877

Creatures Of Light

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 various times - English

Get ready to shed some light on these extraordinary organisms during Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence, opening Saturday, October 6 in the Hsiao Family Special Exhibition Gallery. From the flickering fireflies found in backyards around the world to the alien-like deep-sea fishes and other fantastic creatures that illuminate the perpetually dark depths of the oceans, you’ll explore the biology behind these amazing creatures through interactive experiences and recreated environments.

Creatures of Light will be on view from Saturday, October 6, 2018 through Sunday, April 21, 2019. Admission to Creatures of Light is included in all museum admission tickets.

Creatures of Light is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York www.amnh.org, in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada; and The Field Museum, Chicago.

Location

Frost Science Museum
1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Return to Sender 2018 - Corresponding to the Caribbean

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - English

An artistic exploration of encounters between Europe and the Caribbean, curated by Jacek Kolasinski featuring works by Dimitry Saïd Chamy, Valerie Jordan, Clive King, Jacek J. Kolasinski, Blanca Pujals & Alfonso Borragan, Mette Tommerup, Kristap Zarinš and Elina Zunde.

Location

FIU - College of Architecture + The Arts
11200 SW 8th Street - PCA 272, Mia, FL 33199 (Map)

“Afterglow” Opening Reception

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - English

The Frank art gallery presents “Afterglow,” an exhibition focused on defining the self through fleeting experiences. Featuring Reginald O'Neal (L.E.O.), Kandy G. Lopez and Michael Williams, the new exhibition will open Thursday, November 15 with a free reception from 6 to 8 p.m. and will be on display until January 26, 2019. For a limited time, the artists from Schott Communities, a South Florida non-profit organization founded to address the needs of persons who are deaf, physically, or intellectually challenged, will show case in The Frank's third space through December 15.

Location

The Frank Art Gallery
601 City Center Way, Pembroke Pines, FL, FL 33025 (Map)

Contact Information

The Frank

954-392-2120

West Campus Gallery Presents First Faculty and Staff Exhibition

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - English

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) West Campus Gallery will host its first ever Faculty and Staff Exhibition with a public reception, Wednesday, Oct. 17, at noon. The exhibition will be on display through Dec. 21.

The inaugural faculty and staff show will feature recent artwork by current faculty and staff from West Campus and highlights the artistry and inspiration found among colleagues. Faculty and campus staff were invited to participate by submitting recent work in their respective artistic mediums or fields of interests. Work and exploration of more than 16 individuals are represented and includes the mediums of: painting, printmaking, photography, fabrics, visual and audio communications.

The work on display represents the activity and interests of the individual members of the faculty and staff at West Campus. The exhibition will allow visitors and students to see these talented individuals outside of their traditional classroom or work setting.

Location

MDC's West Campus, Gallery
3800 NW 115th Ave., Doral, FL 33178 (Map)

Contact Information

305-237-8942

Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 various times - English

This show will feature a full spectrum of contemporary works by Seminole artists Elgin Jumper, Jimmy Osceola, Jessica Osceola, Stephanie Hall and Gordon Oliver Wareham. Each piece brings a depth of connection to the the land, its history and future through the varied use of color, texture and media.

Opening at noon Sunday, December 2nd with an artist led gallery tour followed by a panel discussion at 2 pm "State of the Native Art Scene." The show will continue through January 28th.

Free to members of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society and Art Basel VIP card holders. Open to the public with limited tickets available. RSVP suggested. Ticket sales open October 1st.

Location

New River Inn Building
231 Southwest 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

Kindsight©

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 various times - English

Images And Writings Of Robert G. Zuckerman

FIU CARTA Distinguished Affiliate and top-ranked photographer Robert G. Zuckerman has mounted an amazing exhibition featuring his collection of photographs and writings focused on the diverse and fascinating individuals he encounters in South Florida. Sponsored by a City of Miami Beach Cultural Anchors Grant.

Location

Miami Beach Urban Studios
420 Lincoln Rd. Suite 440, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Superflex: We Are All in The Same Boat

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM - English

Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College presents SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat, the first large-scale exhibition of the critically acclaimed Danish collective SUPERFLEX in the United States. The exhibition will focus on the group’s humorous and playfully subversive installations and films that deal with the economy, financial crisis, corruption, migration, and the possible consequences of global warming.The exhibition will include a group of video, sculpture, and installation works selected for their relevance to the history, present, and future of the City of Miami. The works will reflect upon the situation of Miami from the perspectives of art, finance, climate, and a fictional, if plausible, future. The topics of water, migration, refugees, and the economy inevitably drive the conception.

Location

Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

305-237-7700

www.mdcmoad.org/

Art Exhibit: Gustavo Novoa

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 AM - English

We are excited to launch our new gallery space with a premier installation of Chilean born Gustavo Novoa. In the early 1970's his one-man shows in New York, Paris, Palm Beach and Beverly Hills established him as a champion of ecology and wildlife preservation. His animals were primitive and painted in lush and colorful backgrounds. Novoa's Book Jungle Fables was sponsored by ArtesMiami, a non profit Literary Foundation. The book enacts the old conflict of Vice and Virtue, but in poetry rhymes. Felines speak eloquently about the old dilemma; right or wrong? Leopards, lions, elephants, monkeys, panthers and even peacocks are all in search of answers. They might not find them, but their poetic interaction finds us very entertained. Signed copies and gicl © es will be available for purchase in the Botanical Boutique.

Location

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens
2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

Michael Todd

www.mbgarden.org

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