Wolf Pack Den Night - Pub Quiz

Thursday, April 9, 7:00 p.m.

Wolfsonian Museum, 1001 Washington Avenue

305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org

Join the Wolf Pack for a night of trivia, pub food, and Grolsch beer. We'll battle wits over esoterica large and small, past and present.


Hi-Def Hitch: Torn Curtain

Thursday, April 9, 8:30 p.m.

Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way

305.673.4567 www.mbcinema.com

$10 General, $7 Member/Senior/Student

In this thriller of paranoia and double crossing, a double agent has to contend with enemies on both sides of the political fence as well as the woman he loves.

 

Orchestra Concerts: Bohemian Rhapsody

Friday, April 10 - Saturday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.

New World Symphony at Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Road

305.673.3330  www.nws.edu

Tickets: $73, $58, $28

Marin Alsop, the first woman to direct a major American orchestra, directs NWS in Dvořák's powerful and brooding Seventh Symphony, a masterpiece brimming with Czech nationalism and sophisticated folk influences.


Andres Lopez

Friday, April 10 - Saturday, April 11, 8:00 p.m

Byron Carlyle Theater, 500 71 Street

www.ticketmaster.com

Colombian comedian Andres Lopez performs at the Byron Carlyle. 


A Pervert's Guide to Cinema

Friday, April 10, 8:30 p.m.

Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way

305.673.4567 www.mbcinema.com

$10 General, $7 Member/Senior/Student

The Pervert's Guide To Cinema takes the viewer on an exhilarating ride through some of the greatest movies ever made. 


Brazz Dance Theatre: Dreaming
Amazonia

Thursday, April 10, Friday, April 11, 8:30 p.m.

Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road

786.358.5885 www.brazzdance.com

Tickets $20 General, $10 Seniors/Students

This new work will investigate the current state of the Amazon forest in Brazil in order to understand it as a natural living environment for indigenous communities, and to juxtapose it to the natural living environment for city dwellers. 


The Bellboy FREE

Saturday, April 11, 11:00 a.m.

 

Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22 Street

305.535.4219 www.mdpl.org

Filmed on location at the Fountainebleu Hotel, "The Bellboy" marks Jerry Lewis' first film as writer-director-star. Though its gags are variable, the film works on every level. It's both contemporary (love that jazzy MiMo architecture!) and a throwback to two-reel comedies of the late-silent/early-sound era.

The Secret Life of Plants FREE

Saturday, April 11 to Sunday, June 7

 

Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22 Street, 2nd Floor

305.535.4219 www.mdpl.org

The artists and poets in this exhibition share a concern with the physical, emotional, and spiritual relationships between people, language, and their environments.

 

Waltz with Bashir

Saturday, April 11, 8:30 p.m.; Sunday,  April 12, 8:30 p.m.

Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way

305.673.4567 www.mbcinema.com

$10 General, $7 Member/Senior/Student

One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. The two men conclude that there's a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. 

Growing Up Comix: The work of Comic Illustrator JT Waldman FREE

Continues through April 12


Artcenter/South
Florida, 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road

305.674.2728  www.artcentersf.org

An exhibition by comic book illustrator, JT Waldman, entitled Growing up Comix includes 50 pieces of art from 1985 to 2008.

 

Sicilian Film Festival of Miami 2009

Sunday, April 12 to Sunday, April 19

Various Venues

www.sicilianfilmfestival.com

The film festival will present the movies, documentaries and short films of Sicilian Cinema.


Musicians' Forum FREE

Monday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.

New World Symphony at Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Road

305.673.3330  www.nws.edu

Join our Fellows as they create, present and perform their own diverse and unusual programs.  Free ticket required for admission.

 

Scarlet Street FREE

Tuesday, April 14, 7:00 p.m.

Art Deco Education Center at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Avenue

305.672.2014 www.mdpl.org

A box-office hit in its day (despite being banned in three states), Scarlet Street is perhaps legendary director Fritz Lang's (M, Metropolis) finest American film.

 

Round Table Queer Art: Social Interventions FREE*****

Wednesday, April 15, 7:00 p.m.

Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Avenue

305.673.7530  www.bassmuseum.org

With the participation of Pablo Peinado, Spanish Curator; David Trullo, Spanish Artist; Gema Pérez Sánchez, Associate Professor of Spanish Department of Modern; Languages and Literatures University of Miami.




La LUPE A One Woman Show

Wednesday, April 15, 7:30 p.m.

Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road

www.ticketmaster.com

 

The Endless Renaissance

April 15 - August 1

Bass Museum, 2121 Park Avenue

305.673.7530  www.bassmuseum.org

This exhibition brings historical works from the Bass Museum together with

contemporary works borrowed from renowned local and national collections to

create a dialogue between the past and present.

 

Urban Nature FREE

Continues through Thursday, April 30

Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive

305.673.7256 www.mbgarden.org

A landscape installation of artwork by Carolina Sardi which includes eight works displayed throughout the Garden in harmony with the Florida Native garden, the Great Lawn, as well as Sardi's series of "nests" hanging in a expansive Seagrape tree. 



Miami
Dance Festival

Continues to Saturday, May 9

Various Venues

305.858.7002 www.momentumdance.com

The Miami Dance Festival is a six-week celebration with seven dance companies presenting a dynamic schedule of diverse international dance styles and festival events.

 

Jewish Photographic Memories by Gabriela Laudau

Continues through May 10

Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Avenue

305.672.5044    www.jewishmuseum.com

Photographs depicting the lives of Jews on the Lower East Side of New York in the early 1950s evoke ethnic memories for all viewers and link you to the 20th century.

American Streamlined Design: The World of Tomorrow

Continues through May 17, 2009


Wolfsonian,
1001 Washington Avenue

305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org

This exploration of the streamlined style in America is arranged thematically according to the spheres of life - the office, manual labor, home, and recreation.  

Your Own Image: The Best of Bert Rodriguez - Greatest Hits Volume 1

Continues through June 14


Bass
Museum of Art, 2121 Park Avenue

305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org

A conceptual artist based in Miami, Bert Rodriguez explores the relationships between art, the artist, and examines personal value systems of the viewer, often poking fun at the art market and the audience who measures its validity.


Florida
Jews in Sports

Continues through August 23

Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Avenue

305.672.5044    www.jewishmuseum.com

A true symbol of the acculturation of Floridian Jews can be seen in 

their involvement in dozens of sports, from playing fields to pool 

halls over 100 years. This exhibit highlights the influence of 150 

Floridian Jews on the sports industry, including players, coaches, 

owners and journalists.

 

The Sacred and Sublime: Renaissance and Baroque Art from the Collection

Ongoing

Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Avenue

305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org

This ongoing exhibit highlights important examples of Northern European Renaissance and Baroque art. Works on view span three centuries and include religious paintings by Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Gerard Seghers (1591-1651) and Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem (1562-1638).

 

Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from the Wolfsonian Collection

 

Ongoing

 

Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.

 

305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.edu

 

 

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 FREE

 

Ongoing

 

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.

 

Treasures from the Bass Museum of Art

 

Ongoing

 

Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Avenue

 

305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org

 

Monumental 16th and 19th-century tapestries are on permanent display, as well as a stunning altarpiece by Italian Renaissance masters Botticelli and Ghirlandaio.

 

Reflections of the Renaissance and Antiquity

Ongoing

The Bass Museum, 2121 Park Avenue

305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org

This ongoing exhibit showcases works such as Benjamin West's Anne, Countess of Northampton, and Her Daughter and Eduard Veith's The Holy Family (Rest on the Flight into Egypt) which are direct references to Italian Renaissance compositions. 

MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida

 

Ongoing

Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 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.

 

Espanola Way Tours FREE

 

Ongoing

 

Clay Hotel, 1438 Washington Avenue

 

305.532.5322 www.livetheespanolaway.com