''Cine-Kink'': The Short Films of GARTEL: ''Electronica Erotica''
Wednesday, March 25, 8:30 p.m.

Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way
305.673.4567 www.mbcinema.com
$12 General, $10 Member/Senior/Student
MBC's "Cine-Kink" night, the semi-monthly tribute to the artistic side of kinky subjects, brings you "GARTEL: Electronica Erotica 1979-2009", erotic works set to electronic music by the "Father of Digital Art" Laurence Gartel.  A new series for mature audiences only.


"Women in the Arts" Panels and Visual Arts Show
Thursday, March 26, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive
305-695-6827 www.artsatstjohns.com
Fifteen Miami-Dade women artists will be featured in an art exhibit, along with exciting dialogues about art as a profession, at the 1st Annual Miami Beach Women's Conference, hosted by Miami Beach Mayor Matti Herrera Bower at the Miami Beach Convention Center.


When You Meet The Expectations of Women, You Exceed the Expectations of Men
Thursday, March 26,
7:00 p.m.

The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
305.535.1001  www.wolfsonian.org
Free to Members, $10 General
The title of this talk, spoken by a marketing expert in 2001, inspired Volvo to create "Your Concept Car" (YCC), designed by a team of women and introduced in 2004.  Tatiana Butovitsch Temm, communications manager for the Volvo YCC design team reflects on design, gender and consumption.


Miami Lyric Opera: I PURITANI, G. Bellini
Thursday, March 26,
8:00 p.m.

Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
Tickets: $30.00
Miami Lyric Opera opens its 2009 Opera Season at Colony Theatre. The new season starts on March 26 with the celebrated Bellini opera "I Puritani."


Ricky Sebastian Quartet
Thursday, March 26,
9:00 p.m.

The Van Dyke Café, 846 Lincoln Road
305.445.5888  www.thevandykecafe.com
KCC Productions and the Van Dyke Cafe present the Ricky Sebastian Quartet with special guest artist master percussionist Sammy Figueroa.  No cover.


South Beach Animation Festival 2009
Thursday, March 26 to Sunday, March 29
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way

305.673.4567  www.mbcinema.com
$10 General, $7 Members
Enjoy the only film festival dedicated to Animation Art.


Wolf Pack Film: Why We Fight
Friday, March 27,
7:00 p.m.

1001 Washington Avenue
305.535.1001  www.wolfsonian.org
Free to Members and Students, $10 General
USA, Eugene Jarecki, 98 min, color, DVD)-Why do we go to war? This documentary looks at U.S. policies regarding war since World War II, including the Iraq war, and poses the topic "Why We Fight" to several individuals.


Mozart's 40th and Barber's Adagio
Friday, March 27, 7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Road
305.673.3330  www.nws.edu
Tickets: $73, $58, $28
Toronto Symphony Music Director Peter Oundjian brings us three restive masterworks on one program: one now familiar via commercials and cell phone rings, another from its treatment in Oliver Stone's "Platoon," and the third, which takes us into dark, unchartered realms.


*****ArteAmericas FREE FROM 12 TO 2 P.M
Friday, March 27 to Monday, March 30
Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Hall A
For four days, with the presence of 70 galleries, the Miami Beach Convention Center will be an epicenter of Latin American culture, where the traditional, modern and contemporary converge.


Sonorama: Family Day at the Bass Museum FREE
Saturday, March 28th, from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bass Museum, 2121 Park Avenue
305.673.7530  www.bassmuseum.org
What you think you hear is not always what you get. Join us for a fun filled
day of activities, performances, games that explore the nature of listening
and sound as art.


Andres Lopez
Saturday, March 28, 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, March 29,
3:00 p.m

Byron Carlyle Theater, 500 71 Street
Colombian comedian Andres Lopez performs at the Byron Carlyle.


2009 Winter Music Conference
Continues to Saturday, March 28

Various Locations
Winter Music Conference, in its 24th year, is regarded as the singular networking event in the dance music industry, attracting professionals from over 70 different countries.


Continues through Saturday, March 29
Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Avenue
305.673.7530  www.bassmuseum.org
Free to Museum Members; $10 non-members
Presented in conjunction with the Subtropics Festival and curated by Gustavo Matamoros, SOUND will be the most comprehensive exhibition of this genre ever presented in Miami Beach.


Hi-Def Hitch: Psycho
Thursday, March 31,
8:30 p.m.

Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way
305.673.4567 www.mbcinema.com
$10 General, $7 Member/Senior/Student
Hitchcock films in High Definition, for the first time on the big screen!  Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) is unhappy in her job. Impulse takes over and
Marion takes off with the company cash, and stops for the night at the Bates Motel, where innkeeper Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) cheerfully mentions that she's the first guest they've had in weeks.


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
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

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


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. The installation explores the many focal points of The Wolfsonian's collection, including design-reform movements, architecture, urbanism, industrial design, transportation, world's fairs, advertising, political propaganda, and labor iconography.


Artcenter/South Florida Artists-In-Residence 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.


Treasures from the Bass Museum of Art


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
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

Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave.

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


Clay Hotel, 1438 Washington Ave.

305.532.5322 www.livetheespanolaway.com

Discover Espanola Way's historic "Spanish Village," built in 1924 by Robert Taylor and featuring Mediterranean Revival Architecture. FREE 20-minute walking tours are available by appointment.


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