Art comes to life with performances around Miami Art Week, from a music-making “Traffic Jam” to the giant “Tide by Side” procession in the Faena Art District to tattoo artist’s Scott Campbell’s experiment with annonymity in “Whole Glory” at Mana Wynwood.
Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami, the fledgling troupe launched by former Miami City Ballet stars Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra, thrilled an overflow audience in its debut Sunday at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.
Art news website Hyperallergic.com reports that a Trump protest art project was disinvited from the Red Dot Art Fair the day after the election. The “Trump bus” by artists David Gleeson and Mary Mihelic is now searching for a new home.
From choreographic art/rock n roll bad boy Michael Clark to Pat Graney’s dissection of female rage in “Girl Gods,” to the classic troupe of modern dance godfather Jose Limon to former Miami City Ballet couple Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra’s new ballet venture Dimensions Dance Theatre, Miami is full of great dance this week.
Former Miami City Ballet stars Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra have launched a new company and new stage in their careers. The couple’s troupe, Dimensions Dance Theater, debuts Sunday at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.
The new documentary ‘Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death’ depicts a bleak, crumbling Cuba riven by hopelessness. Executive produced by Julian Schnabel and directed by his ex-wife Olatz López Garmendia, the film plays for one week at the Coral Gables Art Cinema.
The burgeoning world of competitive dance has turned an art form into a mass-market trend, with tens of thousands of children training hard for contests across the country, feeding (and feeding on) the rise of dance in pop culture. But some question whether the trend exploits parents driven to spend the equivalent of college tuition, or kids stressed by long hours and pressure to win.
Mexican rock stars Maná mesmerized a sold out AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami Saturday night with their Latino Power Tour. The group used its 25 years of hits and huge popularity to urge Latinos to turn out and vote against Donald Trump.
Premiering this Friday, the PBS Great Performances documentary “Hamilton’s America” tells the history of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical about Alexander Hamilton. The RadicalMedia film features interviews with the show’s stars and creators, historians, rap and Broadway legends, and politicians from President Obama to George W. Bush, to tell a vital story about America.
The Grass Stains’ site-specific dance series will bring gardens, nature preserves, sacred trees and even airwaves around Miami alive in surprising ways over the next two months. Created by Miami choreographer and filmmaker Pioneer Winter, it features Jenny Larsson’s “Land” this weekend at the FIU Nature Preserve.
Pop musicians have launched a month-long campaign against Donld Trump. Organized by best-selling author Dave Eggers, “30 Days, 30 Songs,” will release a new protest song every day, starting with Death Cab for Cutie’s “Million Dollar Loan” and including tracks from Jim James, Aimee Mann, R.E.M. and more.
A who’s who of Latin music stars will give a free concert on Oct. 15 on the U.S. Mexico border, including Juanes, Los Tigres del Norte, and Calle 13’s Residente. Called “RiseUp AS ONE,” it’s co-chaired by “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Mirada and a long list of cultural figures including Gloria and Emilio Estefan, and will be broadcast live by presenters Univision and Fusion.
Artist Donald Sultan’s “Disaster Paintings” are somber, powerful visions of environmental disasters and industrial decay during the 1980s. They’re being shown together for the first time at the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum, in an exhibit that seems newly relevant in an era filled with news of terrorism and environmental threats.
Stilt leaping lizards and flying lemurs help an outcast find his place in Luckner Bruno’s “The Legend of the Pink Elephant,” which has its final show at the Miami Theater Center Saturday. Bruno based the cirque-theater piece on his experience growing up.
In “Mira El Mar” choreographer Marissa Alma Nick sets a vision of life after sea level rise between sand and ocean on Surfside Beach. Shows are this Saturday and Sunday, part of Pioneer Winter’s Grass Stains series of site specific dances.
From making guitars out of guns to lighting up downtown Miami with anti-consumer murals, the 68 finalists for the annual Knight Arts Challenge program represent the diversity and inventiveness of South Florida culture.