Wednesday, June 26, 2013

MIAMI BEACH NEWS

City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs=June 27 - July 3, 2013


 
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 $9 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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TONIGHT!!
Food Truck & Music Festival FREE
Wednesday, June 26, 5:00 p.m.
North Shore Park Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach's North Shore Park Bandshell & Ocean Terrace will dress in the typical, characteristic Latin flavor of the North Beach area to welcome the Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest on Wednesday nights this fall. The food and music fest will feature the popular mobile food trucks, free entertainment and participation by area restaurants.
All City Slam - A Tigertail WordSpeak Event for TeensFREE
Thursday, June 27, 4:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
Miami's first ever All-City Slam. With growing interest in spoken word for teens, as part of its WordSpeak project Tigertail is offering four free workshops and a slam for South Florida teens. Four dynamic poets, writers and directors will give hour-long workshops, Alexis Caputo, Teo Castellanos, Rudi Goblen and Deborah Magdalena. Teo Castellanos and Deborah Magdalena will co-host the slam. Cash prizes ($100 for first, $75 for second and $25 for third) will go to the top three slam winners.
"FRITZ LANG: From Austria to America" M
Thursday, June 27, 8:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Fritz Lang's classic story of a child murderer brought to justice is now available in a brand-new 2k restoration. Peter Lorre stars as Hans Beckert, a recently released asylum inmate with a compulsion to kill little girls. In an attempt to capture the killer, the police pressure the city's criminal underworld, which in turn endeavors to find the killer themselves.
Pleasure, Fear and the Pursuit of Happiness FREE
Opens June 28, 2013
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.
hot nights|cool jazz
Friday, June 28, 7:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
Paul Ayick Quintet. Trumpet player Paul Ayick performs mainstream jazz compositions using the traditional jazz quintet format. The group will consist of trumpet, tenor saxophone, upright bass and drums, and will be performing both Mr. Ayick's original compositions as well as selections from the American Song Book.
"XAVIER DOLAN: THEN & NOW" I KILLED MY MOTHER (J'ai tué ma mère)
Friday June 28 - Sunday, June 30, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Focusing on the relationship between Hubert Minel (Xavier Dolan), a 16-year-old Quebecois living in suburban Montreal, and his single mother Chantale (Anne Dorval), I Killed My Mother beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship. (In French with English subtitles)
Miami Jazz Project: Test of Time
Friday, June 28, 8:30 p.m.
SoBe Institute of the Arts, 2100 Washington Avenue
305.674.9220 www.sobearts.org
SoBe Institute introduces Miami Jazz Project featuring an all-star lineup of virtuoso South Florida musicians: Arthur Barron, Saxophones/Flute; Abel Pabon, Keyboards; Manny Patino, Bass; Rey Monorig, Drums. Tickets: $10.
"XAVIER DOLAN: THEN & NOW" LAURENCE ANYWAYS
Friday June 28 - Sunday, June 30, 9:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue
Laurence Anyways tells the story of an impossible love between Frédérique and her long-term boyfriend Laurence, a man who reveals his inner desire to become his true self: a woman. Set during the late 1980s and early 1990s, the story spans a decade, chronicling the doomed love of Fred and Laurence, as well as the trials and tribulations that they face. (In French with English subtitles).
Museum Tours
Saturday, June 29, 2:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
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 29, 5:00 p.m.
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
305.672.2014 www.mdpl.org
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 on the fourth Saturday of each month. Tour departs from MDPL's Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive at 10th Street. Reservations are not required. Tickets are $20. MDPL and MDGLCC members may participate at no charge.
Saturday, June 29, 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
www.ticketmaster.com
Daniel Dwight Toshis a German-born, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, and executive producer. He hosts the Comedy Central television show Tosh.0.
Miami Performance International Festival
Sunday, June 30, 12:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
The Miami Performance International Festival 2013 is an exciting four-week program of performance art accompanied by video screenings, talks and workshops that culminate in an intense 4-day event with final performances taking place Sunday June 30. Please visit web site for program details.
IDEA@thebass Family Day FREE
Sunday, June 30, 2:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
These creative afternoons are full of exciting activities for the whole family: art projects, scavenger hunts, preschool art station and free prizes! This month:Sunsets and Seascapes.
Picasso to Koons: The Artist as Jeweler 
Continues through July 21, 2013
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
The exhibition of some 200 works by 135 artists is an intimate, often whimsical side of some of the greatest artists of recent times, each offering a singular vision of adornment. The exceptional and little-known works of wearable sculpture will reward viewers with new insights into the creative wellsprings of such artistic giants as Georges Braque, Max Ernst, Lucio Fontana, Louise Nevelson, Anthony Caro, Yoko Ono, and Anish Kapoor.
<body>matter: the body queered, queerness embodiedFREE
Continues though July 30, 2013
Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), 420 Lincoln Road, Suite 420
www.mbus.fiu.edu
Exhibition of artwork exploring gender and sexuality by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, alternative and queer-identified students at Florida International University (FIU); curated by recent FIU BFA in studio art alumnus Ian Honoré and produced by FIU Postdoctoral Fellow in Counseling Dr. Tyler Wasson.
Eve Sussman | Rufus Corporation
Continues through August 11, 2013
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
Eve Sussman | Rufus Corporation is a presentation of the video artist's recent projects. This exhibition will present two major video installations, including an entirely new exploration of her noted film The Rape of the Sabine Women. The exhibition continues through August 11, 2013. 
Modern Meals: Remaking American Foods from Farm to Kitchen
Continues through August 18, 2013
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Modern Mealsexamines how people in the U.S. began eating foods that were mass-produced in the first half of the 20th century. Images and artifacts from The Wolfsonian's collection illustrate the movement of food from the field, to the factory, supermarket, and kitchen table, in order to explore how modern technology, design, and business practices created new meanings for food and eating in this era.
Women in Motion: Fitness, Sport, and the Female Figure
Continues through August 18, 2013
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Women in Motiondisplays images of physically active women produced by governments, fitness advocates, advertisers, and artists in Europe and the United States during the first half of the twentieth century. Both exhibitions examine aspects of everyday culture in the early 20th century that are still of great concern today, from the methods through which our foods are produced, to equal access to athletic opportunities for women. 
Bat Mitzvah Comes Of Age
Continues through September 15, 2013
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jewishmuseum.com
On Saturday morning, March 18, 1922 - two years after American women received the right to vote - Judith Kaplan, daughter of Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, became the first American girl to mark her bat mitzvah during a public worship service. In the decades that followed, many other girls and women became the "first" in their communities, helping to reshape American Judaism.
Chapungu artists--Fresh out of Fairchild FREE
Continues through November 16, 2013
Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive
These monolithic stone sculptures are carved by the Shona people of Zimbabwe. The pieces express human ecology at its core, and will be on display throughout the Garden.
Untitled ([construction of good)]
Ongoing
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
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
Ongoing
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
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
Ongoing
World Erotic Art Museum, 1205 Washington Avenue
305.532.9336  www.weam.com
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
Ongoing
Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
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
FREE
 Artcenter/South Florida, 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road
305.674.2728 www.artcentersf.org
ArtCenter/South Florida ("ACSF") announces the arrival of four new Artists-in-Residence and welcomes visitors to their working studios. 
Selections from the Collection
Ongoing
Bass Museum of Art2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org 
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
305.672.5044    www.jewishmuseum.com
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.
Jazid
Nightly -- Varying Times
1342 Washington Avenue
305.673.9372 www.jazid.net
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
305.534.3600 www.thevandykecafe.com
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.
305.535.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
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
Ongoing
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
305.672.2014 www.mdpl.org    
All tours take approximately 90 minutes. Prices vary.
Art Deco Bike and Segway Tours
Ongoing
Bike and Roll, 210 Tenth Street
305.604.0001 www.bikeandroll.com
$39 adults/$29 kids and students.