Thursday, June 26, 2014


Food Truck & Music Festival FREE
Wednesday, June 25, 5:00 p.m.
North Shore Park Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach's North Shore Park Bandshell & Ocean Terrace will celebrate the characteristic Latin flavor of the North Beach area welcoming the Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest.
Storytelling with Miami Children's Museum FREE
Thursday, June 26, 10:30 a.m.
South Shore Branch Library, 131 Alton Road
Ages 19 mos. - 3 yrs.
Tigertail WordSpeak Team Spoken Word PerformanceFREE
Thursday, June 26, 6:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Tigertail will present its 2014 WordSpeakteen spoken word team in a free performanceon at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. The hour-long event will be lead by Teo Castellanos, the WordSpeak team coach.
Multiple screenings June 26 - 29, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
Legendary filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky was born in 1929 in Tocopilla and underwent an unhappy and alienated childhood as part of an uprooted family. Blending his personal history with metaphor, mythology and poetry, The Dance of Reality reflects Jodorowsky's philosophy that reality is not objective but rather a "dance" created by our own imaginations. (In Spanish with English subtitles)
Multiple Screenings June 26 - 29, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
Camiel Borgman is living in military sparseness in an underground den, near companions Ludwig and Pascal. When he arrives at the door of artist Marina and media executive Richard's expansive, designer-chic home, the shifting perceptions of Van Warmerdam's screenplay begin to displace and disorient the audience. (In Flemish with English subtitles).
Block Band
Friday, June 27, 7:30 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Block B is a South Korean boy group created by Cho PD. The members of Block B have dancing, rapping, composing, and singing experience. Block B is short for the term Blockbuster. The group has its roots in hip hop but has branched out into different genres.
Out in the Tropics: The Diary Project by Sean Dorsey Dance
Friday, June 27, 8:30 p.m.
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
Trailblazing transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey and a stellar cast of dancers chase the naked truth in 'Uncovered: The Diary Project'. Using text from actual, real-life diaries of transgender and queer people, 'Uncovered's' powerful dances reveal lives and stories that history has tried to erase.
Bookmaking with Style FREE
Saturday, June 28, 11:00 a.m.
North Shore Branch Library, 7501 Collins Avenue
Adults. Registration required. Limited to 20 participants.
Miami Performance International Festival FREE
June 28 and 29, 2014
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
The program of performance art is accompanied by video screenings, talks and workshops. This annual event provides a look at the creative process across a range of media, and presents cross-disciplinary, collaborative work that speaks to the high level of innovation, critical thinking, and social engagement in Miami.
Museum Tours
Saturday, June 28, 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).
Gay and Lesbian Walking Tour
Saturday, June 28, 5:00 p.m.
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
The Miami Design Preservation League has joined forces with the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau to bring you this ninety-minute guided walking tour departing from MDPL's Art Deco Welcome Center. Tickets are $20. MDPL and MDGLCC members may participate at no charge.
The Miami Summer Music Festival FREE
Saturday, June 28, 7:30 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
The Miami Summer Music Festival has brought together some of the finest young talents from around the world to prepare these remarkable musicians for the rigors of professional life. Come join us and experience the development of these young musicians as they prepare to lead the future of classical musical performance. The results are spectacular!
Don Pasquale
Saturday, June 28, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 29, 4:00 p.m.
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
Don Pasquale is an opera buffa, or comic opera, in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti with an Italian libretto by Giovanni Ruffini and the composer, after a libretto by Angelo Anelli (it) for Stefano Pavesi's opera Ser Marcantonio (1810). Donizetti's opera was first performed on 3 January 1843 by the Théâtre-Italien at the Salle Ventadour in Paris.
Yandel VIP US Tour
Saturday June 28, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Reggaeton star Yandel, who is a finalist for several Billboard Latin Music Awards, is kicking off his first U.S. solo tour with stops across the country.
IDEA@thebass Family Day FREE
Sunday, June 29, 2:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
These creative afternoons are full of exciting activities for the whole family. This month: kites and airplanes!
Out in the Tropics 2014
Continues through June 29, 2014
Miami Beach LGBT Visitors' Center, 1130 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
The Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road
OITT is Miami's first and only festival dedicated to GLBTQ artists and presents performance, poetry, workshops and reflection by some of the most dynamic queer artists working and performing today. Join FUNDarte for five days of performances, readings, workshops and panels by local, national and international artists.  
Miami Film Month
Continues through June 30, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
With the film industry continuing to grow and position itself as one of the destination's strongest brand pillars, Greater Miami has become synonymous with spectacular art cinemas and unique film festivals. During June, enjoy $8 films at participating art cinemas.
Nothing Goes to Waste FREE
Opens Wednesday, July 2, 2014
ArtCenter/South Florida, 924 Lincoln Road
Miami-based artist Gustavo Oviedo creates and recreates utilizing canvases, photography, vinyl, drawings, video and found objects. Oviedo is an accidental environmentalist reclaiming his own artworks or remnants of them to create new pieces. He takes this a step further with his personal interest in boating. Opening Reception Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 7-10pm.
Wednesday, July 2, 7:00 p.m. and 9:20 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
In the near future, an experiment to counteract global warming causes an ice age that kills nearly all life on Earth. The only survivors are the inhabitants of the 'Snowpiercer', a massive train, powered by a perpetual-motion engine that travels on a globe-spanning track. A class system is installed, with the elites inhabiting the front of the train and poor inhabiting the tail.
Flight: Aloft in the Everglades FREE
Continues through July 6, 2014
ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Road
Flightis an exhibition of new work created by artists who participated in the AIRIE residency at Everglades National Park. The artists in the exhibition each spent a month living and working in the park, immersed in the ecological and cultural concerns of the River of Grass. Artists: Wendy Call, Lisa Elmaleh, Naomi Fisher, Gustavo Matamoros, Adam Nadel, Trong Nguyen, Rebecca Reeve, Nathanial Sandler, Susan Silas, Curated by Deborah Mitchell.
Vanitas: Fashion and Art
Continues through July 20, 2014
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
Vanitas: Fashion and Art examines the theme of vanitas as expressed in avant garde ready-to-wear and haute couture as well as in contemporary paintings, sculptures, industrial design and new media. 
Cinema Judaica: The War Years, 1939 - 1949
Continues through August 24, 2014
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
This unprecedented exhibition of iconic Hollywood film posters from 1939-1949 illustrates how the motion picture industry countered America's isolationism, advocated going to war against the Nazis, influenced post-war perceptions of the Jewish people and the founding of the State of Israel, and shaped the face of contemporary Jewish life.
Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui
Continues through September 21, 2014
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
The exhibition highlights Anatsui's recent work and features twelve monumental metal wall and floor sculptures, widely considered to represent the apex of his career to date. In addition, a series of works on paper illuminate his artistic process, while wooden wall reliefs reference his extensive work in other media.

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.
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.
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.