Thursday, September 4, 2014

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs= September 4 - September 10, 2014

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=September 4 - September 10, 2014

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Multiple screenings September 4-10, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
Filmed over twelve years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette and Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha.
"Masters of Jewish Cinema Series" SIDNEY LUMET: THE DOG & DOG DAY AFTERNOON
Thursday, September 4, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
THE DOG This dog is no ordinary dog, he's John Wojtowicz whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover's sex-reassignment surgery earned him a week in the media glare and 5 years of anonymity in a Federal penitentiary. DOG DAY AFTERNOON Still the standard by which many New York movies are compared, Lumet's terrific telling of a true-story Brooklyn bank robbery gone way out of hand is just as captivating as ever.
Strange Bedfellows FREE
Opens September 5, 2014
Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), 420 Lincoln Road
Strange Bedfellows is a national traveling exhibition that explores collaborative practice in queer art making. It has been curated by Amy Cancelmo and in collaboration with Masters in Fine Arts in Curatorial Practice student Brittni Winkler under the guidance of FIU Assistant Professor of Drawing, Michael Namkung. Exhibition continues through October 16, 2014
Multiple screenings September 5 - 10, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
Shot in lustrous, widescreen black and white by the great Willy Kurant (Masculin Feminin), the film opens with a man leaving his wife and daughter and, in a series of brief conversations, observed gestures, chance encounters and impulsive acts, tells the story of the relationships that flounder and thrive in the wake of this decision. (In French with English subtitles)
North Shore National Register District Tour
Saturday, September 6, 9:30 a.m.
SE Corner of 73 Street and Collins Avenue
The tour will use the buildings and streetscape to tell three stories: 1. how the area has been preserved and what needs to be done to continue its preservation; 2. how the designs used in the area came to be; and, 3. the history of the area that provides context for stories 1 & 2. Cost: $20.
Family Day Discovering Design: Graphic Design FREE
Saturday, September 6, 11:30 a.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
Don't miss the next Discovering Design Free Family Day.  Kids and adults will explore graphic design in the library collection, watch a film, and work with local graphic designer Vassoula Vasiliou to create their own stamps! 
Museum Tours
Saturday, September 6, 2:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
Docent led tours of the museum exhibitions. For more or call 305.673.7530 Members and Miami Beach Residents: free. Non-members: $8 (cost of museum admission).
Int'l Ballet Festival of Miami Film Program LE DIVINE
Saturday, September 6, 5:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
A unique meeting of the biggest female stars of the dance of yesterday and today. The honorees present were Margot Fonteyn, Galina Ulanova, Yvette Chauviré, Pilar Lopez, Mariemma and Ginger Rogers. Dancing in their honor are Carla Fracci, Luciana Savignano, Elisabetta Terabust, Alexandra Ferri, Nina Semisorova, Dominique Khalfouni, Ghislaine Thesmar and Zizi Jeanmaire accompanied by Rudolf Nureyev, Anthony Dowell, Antonio Gades, and Robert La Fosse.
Studio Crawl FREE
Saturday, September 6, 7:00 p.m.
ArtCenter South Florida, 800/810/924 Lincoln Road
ArtCenter's Studio Crawl, held every first Saturday of the month, invites visitors to wander throughout the ArtCenter's two buildings, exchange with our artists in their studios and view our current exhibitions.
Laura Vinci: Untitled (from "Papéis Avulsos") FREE
Continues through September 7, 2014
ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Road
Vinci's artistic production dialogues with historical modernist and avant-garde movements in Brazil in which the experiential and materiality of the work is given a privileged position in its conceptual and formal make up. The artist enters into dialogue with these traditions by using a variety of materials that enhance the work's structural dimension and aesthetic potentiality.
Jewish Food Walking Tours
Sunday, September 7, 11:00 a.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
In conjunction with its Growers, Grocers & Gefilte Fish exhibition, Jewish Museumof Florida-FIU is proud to host a WalkingFood Tour! Learn the history of the SoFineighborhood and the staple Jewish-owned restaurants in the area past and present,including tastings from places such as My Ceviche, Aroma Espresso Bar, Pita Loca, andof course key lime pie from Joe's Stone Crab Restaurant.
"Cinephile's Choice" NORTE, THE END OF HISTORY
Sunday, September 7, 12:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
Lav Diaz's epic reimagining of Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is both an intimate human drama and a cosmic treatise on the origin of evil. Unfolding across the sun drenched fields and dark city streets of the Filipino island of Luzon, Norte, The End of History is a tale of murder, hate and hope from one of the world's most uncompromising cinematic visionaries. (In Tagalog and English with English subtitles)
Theater Performance: Dying City FREE
September 7, 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Dying City is an original play by Christopher Shinn, following a young therapist a year after her hus­band's death, when she is confronted by his twin brother who she has been avoiding. The Washing­ton Post calls the play "A low-simmering psycholog­ical mystery, the sort of sophisticated evening that comes to a satisfying end without the burden of a thorough explanation." This event is presented by the non-profit theater group, Ground Up & Rising.
Int'l Ballet Festival of Miami Film Program LOS DIVINOS
Sunday, September 7, 5:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
A unique occasion, a meeting of the Hispanic and Spanish male figures in the field of performing arts. Music, dance and poetry in tribute to the myths of Spain with the artistic and literary advice of Roger Salas, the sculptures of Siegfried Martin Begue and participation of Ute Lemper, Ruggero Raimondi, Placido Domingo, Francisco Rabal, Alessandro Gassman, Paco de Lucía Julio Bocca, Joaquín Cortés and Antonio Márquez accompanied by the National Ballet of Spain and the company Momix.
Prince Royce
Sunday, September 7, 7:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Prince Royce, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer from The Bronx. At an early age, Royce took an interest in music and into his teenage years, began experimenting with music and writing poetry. His third album, Soy el Mismo, was released on October 8, 2013.
Mondays at the Museum Series: Refugee Jews in Lisbon under the Salazar Regime during the Second World War
Monday, September 8, 7:00 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
Researcher Marina Pignatelli of the University of Lisbon will share the memories of Jews who took refuge in Portugal during World War II. She will also discuss scholarly concepts of memory, refugee status, and rites of passage. $5 JMOF-FIU Members; $10 Non-Members; Free for Students with valid ID.
Lily Allen
Tuesday, September 9, 8:00 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Lily Allen, is an English singer, songwriter, actress, and television presenter. In 2013, Allen revealed that she had begun working on her third studio album, which was later titled Sheezus.
Secrets to Successful Photography FREE
Wednesday, September 10, 6:00 p.m.
North Shore Branch Library, 7501 Collins Avenue
This program is intended for ages 18 and up. Registration with the branch is required and limited to 20 participants.
Wednesday, September 10, 9:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
The iconic British rock band Duran Duran will take over US movie theaters on Wednesday, September 10th for a one-night-only showing of the film Duran Duran: Unstaged. This movie showcases the band's concert at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles and directed by award-winning filmmaker David Lynch.
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.
Continues through January 11, 2015
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
In 1961 the conceptual artist Piero Manzoni rattled the art world by canning his own feces and making them available for sale, pricing the cans by their weight in exchange for the current value of gold. Presented in conjunction with the Bass Museum of Art's 50th anniversary GOLD includes painting, sculpture, video, and photography.
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.