By Emily Parkinson, Miami City Ballet It was a rigorous but rewarding week at Miami City Ballet’s studios. The renowned choreographer from Russia Alexei Ratmansky visited the company to prepare his work Symphonic Dances for its return to the stage in Program III: The Masters. During his first visit to Miami last season, Ratmansky set […]
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By Sue Arrowsmith, Miami Dade College Miami Dade College’s MDC Live Arts series presents the internationally-acclaimed Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM) dance company in commemoration of its 20th anniversary. Experience the pure, contagious stage magic on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, at 8 p.m. at The Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road. Led by […]
By Sebastian Spreng, Visual Artist and Classical Music Writer Two distinguished young representatives of the French tradition took part in a remarkable concert at the New World Symphony this November. Though Honegger was the only Gallic composer on a program that included works by Mendelssohn and Prokofiev, it was the artists’ form, style and color that lent […]
By Viernes Culturales Join us on Nov. 30, 2012 to celebrate Little Havana’s popular arts and culture festival. Enjoy music, discover works by local artists and artisans in and around our iconic Domino Plaza on SW 8th St & SW 15th Ave, visit the many art galleries along Calle 8. Gallery 1637 SW 8th St Miami […]
By Nick Ducassi, Borscht Corp Just a few days after Art Basel packs up and heads out of town, the Borscht Film Festival is set to take over Miami. This year’s festival runs from December 12-21st, with screenings, parties, and happenings going on all over Miami, including Wynwood, Downtown, and Miami Beach. From a “Bring […]
By Alejandra Serna, Florida Grand Opera It’s opera time again! Florida Grand Opera is opening its 72nd season with one of opera’s biggest crowd pleasers, Puccini’s La bohème. To top off what is sure to be a fast selling production, the lead role of Mimì is being sung by Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez, who recently […]
Jorge Enrique is a Cuban-born, Miami-based artist who likely has been seen more often outside of Miami than here. Yes, that happens, but he is getting a showing right now at the Waltman Ortega gallery, a series of sculpture paintings, crafted from resin and paint, that have a street-art aesthetic but are meticulously detailed. His […]
By Joseph Adler, GableStage Joseph Adler, GableStage producing artistic director, announced an international collaboration between the Royal Shakespeare Company in London and The Public Theater in New York to present Tarell Alvin McCraney’s radical new staging of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, to be directed and edited by McCraney. ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA will premiere at The Royal […]
The Miami Book Fair International is here and I can almost hear the baristas churning out lattes, cappuccinos and a whole array of caffeine-enriched drinks by the second to a frenzied crowd of book fair goers. With the Street Fair set to open this weekend, November 16–18, literary junkies will flood downtown Miami to catch […]
The Cleveland Orchestra opens its annual Miami residency this Friday and Saturday with the Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler, which at 100 minutes long and six movements is his longest, most sprawling orchestral work. In doing so, the Cleveland makes Miami more of a Mahler city, joining Miami Beach’s annual presentations of Mahler symphonies in […]