C’est Rouge! at the Faena Theater is a late-night revue directed and choreographed by Bianca Li with artistic direction by Dani Morla, featuring Latin American and jazz rhythms by a septet in a 150-seat cabaret-style venue. The theater was designed to evoke the feel of an Old World opera house with a twist of Miami glamour as envisioned by Alan Faena. The sensual show has two scheduled performances every weekend; doors open at 9:30 p.m. for the 10:30 p.m. start time on Friday and Saturday only. Tickets start at $45 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster: http://www.ticketmaster.com/Cest-Rouge-tickets/artist/2248475?tm_link=artist_artistvenue_module. Faena Hotel is at 3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. For more information, call 305-534-8800 or visit www.faena.com.
Hispanic Theatre Festival
The 31st annual International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami announced programming for its upcoming event, hosting theater groups from across the country, Latin America and Spain at various locations in Miami and Key Biscayne. The three-week festival, July 7-24, includes weekly performances Thursday through Sunday, eight productions from six countries in Spanish (some will have English subtitles). Presented by Teatro Avante, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Miami Dade College. Opening night is at the Arsht Center’s Carnival Studio Theater at 8:30 p.m. July 7. For a complete list of venues, dates and ticket prices, call Teatro Avante at 305-445-8877 or visit www.teatroavante.org.
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▪ A guided tour with docent Nancy Katzoff starts at 2:30 p.m. June 12 at Pérez Art Museum Miami. The focus is the museum’s ongoing exhibition, Global Positioning Systems, reinstalled in August 2015 with a selection of works from PAMM’s collection grouped by themes. Tours are free with museum admission and start in the lobby. PAMM is at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. For more, call 305-375-0000 or visit www.pamm.org.
▪ Viernes Culturales and Futurama 1637 present a group show of Cuban artists who helped create the Little Havana cultural district over the past 16 years. The commemorative exhibit honors artists such as Mildrey Guillot, Curra Brothers, Cesar Santos, Agustin Gainza, Luis Molina, Ramon Unzueta,Humberto Benitez, Marcy Grosso, Marta Ismail, Carlos Alves, Ramon Lago, Hector Cata, Carlos Navarro, Tony Mendoza, Luis Pardini, Mano, Raul Cremata, Sandra Suarez, Bernardo Cueto and Gilberto Marino. Works by Thelma Delgado, Delfi Cruces, Dariel Llerandi, Marta Ismail and more are also included. The show is on view through June 30 at the Futurama Gallery, 1637 SW Eighth St., Miami. For more information, call 305-407-1677 or visit www.futurama1637.com.
▪ The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will unveil the third project in the “Curious Vault Collaborations” series, which partners a local artist and scientist to create a tabletop display using at least one item from the Frost Science collection. “Curious Vault Collaborations 003: Neural Networks” explores the pathways of the human brain via cognitive neuroimaging and includes artifacts from the Dr. J. Manson Valentine archive, former honorary curator at then-named Miami Science Museum. Opening with a special reception from 6 to 8 p.m. June 18, the event will include a moderated discussion along with an inside look at the making of “Neural Networks,” featuring Nathaniel Sandler, Bookleggers founder and writer; Kevin Arrow, Art and Collection Manager at Frost Science; along with “Neural Networks” creators Felice Groding, artist and adjunct professor of architecture at FIU; Dr. Angela Laird, associate professor of physics at FIU, and Andrea Perelli, BYO-Lab co-founder. Admission is free. RSVP to https://fiu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_br3BCFfooSYJnDf. “Neural Networks” is on display through Aug. 12. at Frost Art Museum FIU, 10975 SW 17th St., Miami. For more information, call 305-434-9600 or visit www.frostscience.org.
▪ Frost Art Museum’s special series, “The Summer of Women,” culminates June 18 with works by six renowned artists from the de la Cruz Collection in the Design District: Tracey Emin (London); Susanne M. Winterling (Berlin/Oslo); Sarah Morris (New York); Aida Ruilova (New York); Quisqueya Henriquez (Cuba); and Beatriz Monteavaro (Cuba/Miami). The opening of “Resonance/Dissonance: Video Works by Women Artists” is from 4 to 7 p.m. at the museum and will be on view through Sept. 18. “Women artists are still woefully underrepresented in the museum world,” said Frost Director Dr. Jordana Pomeroy. “[This exhibit] highlights nine women artists, whose reputations are emerging or world renowned, as well as a sophisticated collector in Rosa de la Cruz. Seen together, the exhibitions engage the viewer in a multi-sensorial experience.” These artists have utilized the range of video’s artistic potential to explore themes of gender, violence, sexuality, the body, and popular culture. For more about the exhibit, visit https://frost.fiu.edu/exhibitions/2016/res-diss.html.
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