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Events: November 15, 2019

Miami Design District Performance Series 2019

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - English

  • Presented by Baptist Health
  • Produced by Emilio Estefan
  • In collaboration with Miami Symphony Orchestra

Confirm your Attendance. Seats are a First-Come, First-Served Basic.

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  • Friday, October 18th
    Miami Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eduardo Marturet Featuring YoungArts alumnae Ashley Tamar Davis and Grace Weber.
  • Friday, November 8th
    The Wailers
  • Friday, November 15th
    Miami Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eduardo Marturet
  • Friday, November 22nd
    Johnny Ventura
    The Living Legend of Merengue
  • Friday, December 13th
    Jenifer Holiday
    Grammy & Tony Winner – The Original Dream Girl

Location

Palm Court
140 NE 39th Street, Miami, FL 33137 (Map)

Orchestra Concert: From the New World

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 7:30 PM - English

Carlos Miguel Prieto, Musical America’s 2019 Conductor of the Year, makes his NWS debut with music of unabashed emotion and nostalgia. As an emigrant, Antonín Dvorak embraced the sounds of his new American home, adopting our country’s rich musical traditions to create one of the most famous symphonies of all time. Gabriela Ortiz celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Constitution of Mexico in her Hominum. Samuel Barber clings to the sun-dappled days of his childhood with this lyric ode brought to life by soprano Michelle Bradley.

Location

New World Center
500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

305-673-3331

800-597-3331

www.nws.edu

www.nws.edu/events-tickets/concerts/from-the-new-world

The Wolves

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 7:30 PM - English

This Pulitzer Prize finalist centers on the lives and experiences of nine high school girls through their weekly Saturday morning pre-game soccer warmups, using their team and relationships as a metaphor for survival in 21st Century America. Different personalities and backgrounds clash, as these young women navigate the bumpy terrain of being a teenager living in America today. This stunning new work, highly theatrical and still true to life, is one of the most anticipated titles in the current American theater season.

Location

Carnival Studio Theater
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 8:00 PM - English

Miami New Drama opens its season at the Colony Theatre with The Bridge of San Luis Rey, a new play based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Thornton Wilder that Time Magazine calls "One of the Best novels of the 20th century." Adapted for the stage by and starring six-time Obie Award-winner David Greenspan, The Bridge of San Luis Rey is a lyrical fable of fate and love about five travelers in colonial Peru whose lives intersect in an epic and unexpected way.

Tickets: $39 – $100.

Location

Miami New Drama
1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

miaminewdrama.org/bslr

A MidSummer Night's Dream

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM - English

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations... with hilarious, but dark consequences.

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Shakespeare's most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A MidSummer Night's Dream will build on the success of his immersive staging of Julius Caesar (NT Live 2018). The Bridge Theatre will become a forest - a dream world of flying fairies, fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

Location

Coral Gables Art Cinema
260 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Ring of Fire

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 various times - English

  • The Music of Johnny Cash
  • Created by Richard Maltby, Jr.
  • Conceived by William Meade

From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Performed by five incredible actor/singer musicians who play 20 different instruments, this exciting musical features the songs “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire,” and more than two dozen classic hits. This portrait of The Man in Black is a foot-stompin’, crowd-pleasin’ salute to a unique musical legend, climaxing in a final concert that will both move and exhilarate.

Location

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

Contact Information

305-444-9293 x1

305-444-4181

tickets.actorsplayhouse.org

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 various times - English

Book, Music & Lyrics by Rupert Holmes

A hilarious musical whodunit by Rupert Holmes which won the Tony Award in 1986 for Best Musical. Loosely based on Charles Dickens’ famous unfinished novel, it takes audience participation to new heights by letting you directly effect the play’s outcome by voting for whomever you think murdered the unfortunate young Edwin Drood. Presented as a “first night” performance during the Christmas season by the The Music Hall Royale, a troupe of decidedly hammy Victorian actors, this witty, tuneful, and affectionate recreation of a bygone theatrical age is a perfect beginning to your holiday season.

Location

Ring Theatre
1312 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (Map)

“The AMPARO™ Experience”

Next date: Nov 15, 2019 - click here for time schedule - English

Immersive Theatrical Performance Concludes Its Eighth Month Run in Miami on Sunday, November 24

Written and directed by Abre Camino Collective, the new face of The AMPARO™ Experience includes the addition of Tony and Emmy-winning executive producers, The Broadway Factor (American Sun, Kinky Boots), and was made possible by a team of over 120 - outfitting an entire set from the ground up, engineering sound and lighting, designing costumes, building a cocktail bar, writing, directing, rehearsing, and promoting this innovative experience in less than three months.

Location

Historic Villa in Downtown Miami
221 NE 17th Street, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

RockOrange for The Real HAVANA CLUB & The AMPARO™ Experience

(610) 306-8708

www.therealhavanaclub.com/amparo

www.therealhavanaclub.com/amparo/tickets/

Black Power Naps/Siestas Negras by MOAD MDC

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM - English

MOAD MDC presents Black Power Naps-Siestas Negras by Navild and Sosa, a multi-sensory, interactive installation designed to provide joyful and relaxing relief from fatiguing systems of inequality. The installation will serve as a platform for several special live events, including Guided Nap Meditations led by the artists and live DJ soundscapes performed from bed. Black Power Naps-Siestas Negras invites visitors to lounge on a variety of embellished beds, replete with gauzy canopies, serene lighting, therapeutic sound vibrations, and other restorative props. Correlating the exhaustion tactics once used to subjugate slaves with contemporary systems of exploitation and erosive fatigue, artists Navild and Sosa offer this energetic repair as a way to reclaim laziness and idleness as power for those historically deprived of it.

Museum admission and open-to-the-publicMuseum admission: $12 adults; $8 seniors and military; $5 students (13–17) and college students (with valid ID); free for MOAD members, MDC students, faculty, and staff, and children 12 and under. Accessibility challenges: please call for details.

Location

MDC Museum of Art and Design
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

305-237-7700

305-237-7710

www.mdcmoad.org

Haegue Yang: In the Cone of Uncertainty

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 various times - English

In the Cone of Uncertainty foregrounds Haegue Yang’s (b. 1971, Seoul) consistent curiosity about the world and tireless experimentation with materializing the complexity of identities in flux. Living between Seoul and Berlin, Yang employs industrially produced quotidian items, digital processes, and labor-intensive craft techniques. She mobilizes and enmeshes complex, often personal, histories and realities vis-a-vis sensual and immersive works by interweaving narrative with form. Often evoking performative, sonic and atmospheric perceptions with heat, wind and chiming bells, Yang’s environments appear familiar, yet engender bewildering experiences of time and place.

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The exhibition presents a selection of Yang’s oeuvre spanning the last decade – including window blind installations, anthropomorphic sculptures, light sculptures, and mural-like graphic wallpaper – taking its title from an expression of the South Florida vernacular, that describes the predicted path of hurricanes. Alluding to our eagerness and desperation to track the unstable and ever-evolving future, this exhibition addresses current anxieties about climate change, overpopulation and resource scarcity. Framing this discourse within a broader consideration of movement, displacement and migration, the exhibition contextualizes contemporary concerns through a trans-historical and philosophical meditation of the self.

Given its location in Miami Beach, The Bass is a particularly resonant site to present Yang’s work, considering that over fifty percent[1] of the population in Miami-Dade County is born outside of the United States, and it is a geographical and metaphorical gateway to Latin America. Yang has been commissioned by the museum to conceive a site-specific wallpaper in the staircase that connects the exhibition spaces across The Bass’ two floors. This wallpaper will be applied to both transparent and opaque surfaces to accompany the ascending and descending path of visitors within the exhibition. Informed by research about Miami Beach’s climatically-precarious setting, the wallpaper, titled Coordinates of Speculative Solidarity (2019), will play with meteorological infographics and diagrams as vehicles for abstraction. Interested in how severe weather creates unusual access to negotiations of belonging and community, as well as the human urge to predict catastrophic circumstances, the work reflects a geographic commonality that unconsciously binds people together through a shared determination to face a challenge and react in solidarity.

Yang’s exhibition encompasses galleries on both the first and second floors of the museum and exemplifies an array of Yang’s formally, conceptually ambitious and rigorous body of work. Considered an important ‘Light Sculpture’ work and one of the last made in the series, Strange Fruit (2012-13) occupies one of the first spaces in the exhibition. The group of anthropomorphic sculptures take their title from Jewish-American Abel Meeropol’s poem famously vocalized by Billie Holiday in 1939. Hanging string lights dangling from metal clothing racks intertwined with colorfully painted papier-mâché bowls and hands that hold plants resonate with the poem’s subject matter. The work reflects a recurring interest within Yang’s practice, illuminating unlikely, less-known connections throughout history and elucidating asymmetrical relationships among figures of the past. In the story of Strange Fruit, the point of interest is in a poem about the horrors and tragedy of lynching of African-Americans in the American South born from the empathies of a Jewish man and member of the Communist party. Yang’s interests are filtered through different geopolitical spheres with a keen concentration in collapsing time and place, unlike today’s compartmentalized diasporic studies.

Central to In the Cone of Uncertainty is the daring juxtaposition of two major large-scale installations made of venetian blinds. Yearning Melancholy Red and Red Broken Mountainous Labyrinth are similar in that they are both from 2008, a year of significant development for Yang, and their use of the color red: one consists of red blinds, while the other features white blinds colored by red light. With its labyrinthine structure, Red Broken Mountainous Labyrinth bears a story of the chance encounter between Korean revolutionary Kim San (1905-1938) and American journalist Nym Wales (1907-1997), without which a chapter of Korean history would not survive to this day. Yearning Melancholy Red references the seemingly apolitical childhood of French writer and filmmaker Marguerite Duras (1914-1996). While living in French Indochina (present-day Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos), Duras and her family experienced a type of double isolation in material and moral poverty, by neither belonging to the native communities nor to the French colonizers, embodying the potentiality for her later political engagement. Despite their divergent subject matter, both works continue to envelop an interest in viewing histories from different perspectives and the unexpected connections that arise. By staging the two works together, what remains is Yang’s compelling constellation of blinds, choreographed moving lights, paradoxical pairings of sensorial devices – fans and infrared heaters – and our physical presence in an intensely charged field of unspoken narratives.

A third space of the exhibition will feature work from Yang’s signature ‘Sonic Sculpture’ series titled, Boxing Ballet (2013/2015). The work offers Yang’s translation of Oskar Schlemmmer’s Triadic Ballet (1922), transforming the historical lineage of time-based performance into spatial, sculptural and sensorial abstraction. Through elements of movement and sound, Yang develops an installation with a relationship to the Western Avant-Garde, investigating their understanding in the human body, movement and figuration.

Observing hidden structures to reimagine a possible community, Yang addresses themes that recur in her works such as migration, diasporas and history writing. Works presented in In the Cone of Uncertainty offer a substantial view into Yang’s rich artistic language, including her use of bodily experience as a means of evoking history and memory.

Haegue Yang lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Seoul, South Korea. She is a Professor at the Staedelschule in Frankfurt am Main. Yang has participated in major international exhibitions including the 21st Biennale of Sydney (2018), La Biennale de Montréal (2016), the 12th Sharjah Biennial (2015), the 9th Taipei Biennial (2014), dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel (2012) and the 53rd Venice Biennale (2009) as the South Korean representative.

Recipient of the 2018 Wolfgang Hahn Prize, she held a survey exhibition titled ETA at the Museum Ludwig in Cologne in the same year, which displayed over 120 works of Yang from 1994-2018. Her recent solo exhibitions include Tracing Movement, South London Gallery (2019); Chronotopic Traverses, La Panacée-MoCo, Montpellier (2018); Tightrope Walking and Its Wordless Shadow, La Triennale di Milano (2018); Triple Vita Nestings, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, which travelled from the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (2018); VIP’s Union, Kunsthaus Graz (2017); Silo of Silence – Clicked Core, KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2017); Lingering Nous, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2016); Quasi-Pagan Serial, Hamburger Kunsthalle (2016); Come Shower or Shine, It Is Equally Blissful, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2015); and Shooting the Elephant 象 Thinking the Elephant, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul (2015). Forthcoming projects include the Museum of Modern Art (October 2019), Tate St. Ives (May 2020) and Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto (2020).

Yang’s work is included in permanent collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA; M+, Hong Kong, China; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, South Korea; Tate Modern, London, UK; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA; and The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA. Her work has been the subject of numerous monographs, such as Haegue Yang: Anthology 2006–2018: Tightrope Walking and Its Wordless Shadow (2019); Haegue Yang: ETA 1994–2018 (2018); Haegue Yang – VIP’s Union (2017); and Haegue Yang: Family of Equivocations (2013).

Location

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

Discussion in Situ with Martin A. Tsang

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 various times - English

Discussion in Situ with Martin A. Tsang on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

MOAD presents a series of public programs related to its current exhibition, Where the Oceans Meet. Rather than a formal sit-down lecture, MOAD's "Discussions In Situ' are engaging, conversational, and scholarly exhibition tours lead by a wide array of interdisciplinary experts. While pointing to specific art work and archival material on view, Tsang sparks a conversation on "The Hidden Cabrera,' highlighting Cabrera's biography and research methods.

Where the Oceans Meet is an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Edouard Glissant. The show is comprised of an international group of artists and collectives consider notions of shifting and porous borders€”and how crossing borders has shaped our world. They articulate various aspects of the two scholars' thoughts on race, diaspora, colonialization, creolization, language, and territory, particularly with regards to Miami's position in a world that never stops turning.

Where the Oceans Meet will be on view until January 12, 2020.

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Location

MDC Museum of Art and Design
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Remix

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 various times - English

Sagamore Hotel, the independently owned historic boutique hotel, known as "The Art Hotel," will breathe new life into its "Music is Life' exhibition showcasing a wide ensemble of artworks by well-known and emerging, international and local artists that span all media. In a remake aptly named "Remix," the exhibition, which has been inspired and is dedicated to music will be on view 24/7 from September 18, 2019 through November 30, 2019.

  • Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 18, from 7pm to 10 pm.

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Featuring over 100 artworks from all mediums, including sculpture, photography, painting, and mixed media from artists from around the world, each piece on display in the rejuvenated exhibition embodies the significant impact the music industry has on society, culture, and history. "Remix" aims to redefine how music is preserved in the fine art world with inspirational works that emphasize the true beauty and artistry of the industry not always beholden to the eye.

Location

Sagamore Hotel
1671 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

Paulina Naranjo

Stonewall

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 various times - English

The exhibition opening of Art after Stonewall, 1969 - 1989., coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, features more than 200 works of art and related visual materials that explore the profound impact of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) liberation movement on visual culture.

The exhibition opened on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum.

The show continues through Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.

Location

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

Art Exhibition: Implanted by Sara Averbook Kaplan

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - English

Sara Averbook Kaplan is a visual artist and arts activator based in Miami, FL. As a South Florida native, Kaplan feels a responsibility to bring a resurgence of magic, consciousness and connection to nature to her city and community. With The Miami Beach Botanical Garden as her current muse Kaplan is creating a coloring book and painting exhibition based on the historic land, it’s vegetation and fascinating inhabitants. Kaplan received her BFA in Fine Art from California Institute of the Arts, has collaborated with fashion and beauty brands such as FENDI and diptyque. You can find her daily in her Little River studio Visual Arts Group.

Free With Registration at website.

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Location

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

Photo Travels with Alice

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - English

I'm pleased to announce a new exhibit of my photographs at the Futernick Family Art Gallery, beginning Monday.

The exhibition contains photographs of Israel, Italy, and France, featuring photos of markets, landscapes, local color, and architectural details.

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Location

Sablotsky Cultural Arts Center, Building 4
11155 SW 112th Avenue, Miami, FL 33176 (Map)

Contact Information

305-271-9000

305-271-9000 x265

alicegphotos.com

Kathleen Jacobs: AVION

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM - English

Photography by Zachary Balber.

The natural landscape that surrounds us is the result of the epic battles between the elements. Our ancient ancestors recognized these forces at play and in mythopoetic language captured the essence in story and symbol. In almost every culture, the origin story involves forces of nature water in particular. Jacobs’ paintings have a quality of presence that recognizes the unifying flow which connect the trees, roots, wind, rain, clouds, sky, and human experience.

Location

The Bonnier Gallery
3408 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33127 (Map)

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