Thursday, February 6, 2014

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs= February 6 - February 12, 2014

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=February 6 - February 12, 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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Wednesday, February 5, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS (2002) Directed by Peter Jackson; with Elijah Wood and Ian McKellan. 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.
Art Club for Adults
Thursday, February 6, 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: or call 305.673.7530. Members and Miami Beach Residents: free. Non-members: $8 (cost of museum admission)
Regie Cabico hosts TEEN SLAM FREE
Thursday, February 6, 6:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Regie Cabico returns to Miami for a SpeakOut week residency! SpeakOut, a LGBTQ teen spoken word project, includes workshops in public high schools, slams and performances, and artist residencies. Regie Cabico is a nationally recognized Asian-American gay poet, writer and playwright from Washington, DC.
Friday, February 7 - Wednesday, February 19
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Stranger By The Lake is one of the most provocative and mysterious thrillers of of the year that daringly tests the limits of sexual desire. When a death occurs at the popular cruising spot on the shore of a lake in rural France, Frank and Michel become the primary suspects, but they choose to ignore the dangers and instead continue to engage in their passionate and potentially lethal relationship. (In French with English subtitles)
Collins Park ArtScape FREE
Friday, February 7, 6:00 p.m.
Art Basel may have left but the Collins Park Neighborhood Association has tagged into the Bass Museum's Beats after Sunset to offer ArtScape on the first Friday of each month starting at 6PM. There are seven locations just west of Collins Avenue featuring venues that border or are on Liberty Avenue, the new Art Street of Collins Park.
This Too Shall Pass... FREE
February 7 - March 27, 2013
Opening Reception Friday, February 7, 7:00 p.m.
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.
Beats after Sunset
Friday, February 7, 8:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
The first Friday of every month on the terrace. Guest Dj and complimentary specialty cocktails (21+) Members: Free. Non-members: $10 (cost of museum admission)
Museum Tours
Saturday, February 8, 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).
Saturday, February 8, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Panic! at the Disco is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004. Since its inception, the band's line-up has included Brendon Urie (lead vocals, guitar, piano) and Spencer Smith (drums), and currently includes bass guitarist Dallon Weekes. During live performances the band is joined by touring guitarist Kenneth Harris.
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare
Continues through February 9, 2014
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
GableStage is collaborating with two of the world's most prestigious theaters - The Public in NYC and the Royal Shakespeare Company in the UK - on what promises to be one of the most exciting cultural events in our city's history! Adapted and directed by Miami's own award-winning playwright, Tarell Alvin McCraney, the production is set on the eve of the Haitian Revolution against the French.
Zangwill 150: A Day of Celebration, Scholarship, and Theater
Sunday, February 9, 11:00 a.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
Join us for a celebration of the life and work of Israel Zangwill on the 150th anniversary of his birth. An influential writer of fiction and plays, an activist in the Zionist and Jewish Territorialist movements, as well as a fighter for women's rights, Zangwill was a true celebrity in his time.
Music for Munchkins Concert: "America's Music!" FREE
Sunday, February 9, 2:00 p.m.
North Shore Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave.
Bring the family to experience a FREE concert, as you hear the music of America's African-American JAZZ composer's like Duke Ellington, Scott Joplin and Leroy Anderson! These 30-minute programs are fun, interactive, and educational, and provide an excellent opportunity to expose young children to a full orchestral sound. 
Solo Spotlight: Czechs and the Cello
Monday, February 10, 7:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
Kevin Kunkel, cello.Presented in the intimate SunTrust Pavilion, Solo Spotlights feature one or two Fellows in recital programs they design.
Wednesday, February 12, 7:00 p.m.
Audiotheque, 924 Lincoln Road, Studio 201
Shorts: a selection of miniature pieces from some of the great composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Curated by j. hernández sánchez.
Wednesday, February 12, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Luigi "Gigi" D'Alessio is an Italian popular singer and Neapolitan singer-songwriter. In his career he has sold over 12 million records.
Wednesday, February 12, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday night! This week: LINCOLN (2012) Directed by Steven Spielberg with Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field. 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.
Continues through February 16, 2014
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
How did women contribute to the history of comics, and in particular, to autobiographical comics, a genre they helped birth? What is particularly Jewish and female about how they did it? And, why unveil parts of yourself and your life in comics? These are the questions posed to 18 artists, whose writings and drawings depict their own pain, laughter, shame, triumphs and self-doubts in a way that taps a collective nerve.
Continues through February 23, 2014
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
TIME presents a selection of historical and contemporary artworks, objects and artists' projects that engage with ideas of time. The concept of time enables us to live with a sense of order and regularity; to conceive of duration; past, present and future; and to maintain a sense of our place within this apparent continuum
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.
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.

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
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)]
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
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
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
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
World Erotic Art Museum, 1205 Washington Avenue
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
Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
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
 Artcenter/South Florida, 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road
ArtCenter/South Florida ("ACSF") announces the arrival of four new Artists-in-Residence and welcomes visitors to their working studios. 
Selections from the Collection
Bass Museum of Art2100 Collins Avenue
The permanent collection of the Bass Museum of Art spans more than five hundred years and four continents, including works from Renaissance and Baroque paintings; Rococo court painting and English portraiture; painting and sculpture of North America and much more.
MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida
OngoingJewish Museum of Florida301 Washington Avenue
More than 500 photos and artifacts that depict the Jewish experience in Florida since 1763. The exhibit includes three films and a timeline wall of Jewish history.
Nightly -- Varying Times
1342 Washington Avenue
Jazid is proud to be the longest-running nightclub on Miami Beach with live music every night of the week. Jazid's diverse music includes a multi-cultural mix of Latin and American jazz, funk, cumbia, reggae, rock, and more.
Van Dyke Cafe
Live Jazz Nightly
846 Lincoln Road
Join us Upstairs at the Van Dyke, the perfect place to enjoy live music, lounge and socialize. 
Free Fridays at the Wolf  FREE 
Fridays, 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. 
Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
FREE gallery admission with the support of The Miami Herald. Tours begin at 6:00 p.m. with innovative programming at 7:00 pm. 
Guided, Private and Self-Guided Tours of the Art Deco Historic District
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
All tours take approximately 90 minutes. Prices vary.
Art Deco Bike and Segway Tours
Bike and Roll, 210 Tenth Street
$39 adults/$29 kids and students.