After snaking around numerous, well-appointed displays and installations filled with fascinating cooking equipment; beautiful, artsy dishes and cutlery; videos of restaurant design and other food-related “offerings,” on opening night of “Tapas: Spanish Design For Food,” you ended up at an interactive performance from the great Catalan mixed-media and food artist Antoni Miralda. Miralda, who with […]
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The exhibit “Time” that just opened at the Bass Museum has a number of interesting elements to it, including the room of queer curiosities from Hernan Bas. But make sure you spend some time in the room with works from Manny Prieres, his first solo outing at a museum, “It Was a Pleasure To Burn.” […]
Belaxis Buil is a keen, acute and intuitive artist. She is also a woman and mother. Through years of a seemingly fantasized life by others, Corbusier’s own self, Buil has been hit on the head by the weight and realities of life—making her a hybrid humane human in constant
For sheer emotional extravagance and a vivid representation of the inexorability of fate, nothing quite beats a good Greek tragedy. Eugene O’Neill understood this, which is why in 1931 he offered to the public his massive three-part play, “Mourning Becomes Electra,” a treatment of the Oresteia plays of Aeschylus updated to New England at the […]
By Gina Russo, Locust Projects Now celebrating 15 years of exhibiting experimental contemporary art, Locust Projects is pleased to present Intethe (Sketch for an Opera), South African sculptor Nicholas Hlobo’s first major project in Miami. Hlobo is known for creating theatrical environments and sprawling organic sculptures made of materials such as leather and rubber, intricately […]
Mad King Thomas is simply trying to make things more awesome—and this is awesome! Through November 9th, the choreographic collaborators of Mad King Thomas—Tara King, Theresa Madaus and Monica Thomas—will be the carefree creative triad of Artists in Residence at Inkub8. Mad King Thomas, founded in 2004, has evolved to create small and large works […]
By Jackie Rivera, The Project [theatre] (Gasp!) Please believe us when we say this is the first breath of air we’ve been able to take since July. I know we were irresponsible and left you guys out in the cold to forage our facebook page for whatever crumbs we were dropping about our goings on. […]
Politics and poetry don’t always mix even though the art of politics depends upon the keen oratory skills of the poet. Under threat of death from the Mugabe government, Zimbabwean author Chenjerai Hove is coming to Miami Beach to speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November
“Tales in the Ground Glass: Adventures of a Badass Grandma” is one of the best titles for an exhibit. Ever. The solo photography show at Dina Mitrani Gallery from Peggy Levison Nolan has a lot to say about a lot of things, but in very small snippets. Nolan is indeed a badass grandma, in the […]
Now through Nov. 15, five small South Florida arts organizations are vying for the Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award, offering a $20,000 prize. Below, Diliana Alexander talks about why the Indie Film Club should get your vote. To see the other nominees and to text to vote, visit knightarts.org/peopleschoice. Q. Why should your group win […]