Performing Arts

III Points Festival announces October dates

The three-day III Points Festival will include live performances, art gallery shows, lectures, and a special virtual realty experience.
The three-day III Points Festival will include live performances, art gallery shows, lectures, and a special virtual realty experience.

III Points Music, Art and Technology Festival has announced the 2016 lineup for its fourth edition, Oct. 7-9.

III Points has grown since its debut in 2013 and now boasts major acts like LCD Soundsystem, M83, Thievery Corporation, Flight Facilities, Method Man and Redman, alongside local talent such as Jacuzzi Boys, Aramis Lorie, Pirate Stereo and Aaron Lebos Reality.

The three-day living installation offers live performances, art gallery shows, lectures, demos and a special virtual realty experience. Tickets are on sale for $125 for a limited time. The festival is at Mana Wynwood Production Center, NW 23rd St., Miami. For more information, visit www.iiipoints.com.

Orchestra Miami

Two final performances of Brundibár by Orchestra Miami are left in the season, including the afternoon show at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at Temple Beth Torah, Benny Rok Campus, 20350 NE 26th Ave., North Miami Beach.

An opera for children by Czech-Jewish composer Hans Krása, it became both a symbol of hope and resistance, as well as a Nazi propaganda tool; it was performed more than 55 times in the Theresienstadt concentration camp, and used by the Nazis to show how “well” the prisoners were being treated.

Elaine Rinaldi conducts the opera, which is directed by Michael Yawney and features costume design by Lena Rodriguez and Reid Suttles as Brundibár. The final show is June 5 at Temple Israel of Greater Miami. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids. Call 305-274-2103 or visit www.orchestramiami.org.

VISUAL ARTS

▪ Drinkhouse Fire & Ice, an ice bar and cocktail lounge in South Beach, is hosting the next Canvas Club: Paint, Drink, Be Picasso from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 2. The painting series, which is open to the public, is led by local artist “Ash” F. Charles in a space outside the actual ice bar. Participants are encouraged to paint and post their creations on Instagram with the hashtag #sobecanvasclub. Tickets range from $35 per person to $100 (plus tax) for a couples package and include the art class with apron, canvas, easel, paints, brushes, a cocktail and more. For more information, call 305-534-2423 or visit www.sobefireice.com. Drinkhouse is at 1672 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.

▪ The NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale received a $1 million challenge grant from the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation to support exhibitions, programming and operations. It matches gifts from donors to the museum from July through June 2019. David and Francie Horvitz are leading collectors and advocates of the arts and have been members of NSU Art Museum’s Board of Governors since 2007. David Horvitz is currently serving in his sixth year as chairman of NSU Art Museum’s board of governors. In 2006, the couple established the Fort Lauderdale alternative arts space, Girls’ Club, which presents contemporary art exhibitions and programming focused on the work of women artists. For more information, call 954-525-5500 or visit www.nsuartmuseum.org.

▪ Miami Supercar Rooms is hosting its first Cuban Heritage Week through May 28. The seven-day celebration of Cuban arts and culture, presented in collaboration with The Guayabera Lady Foundation, is open to the public with free admission and complimentary food and beverages. Classic Cuban cars, including a 1955 Cadillac Eldorado convertible, 1953 Chevrolet Fleetwood and 1957 Plymouth Fury among others, will be on display. Starting Monday, local Cuban artists Rigo León, Adrian Ávila, Reinier Gamboa and Arien Xuan López will present additional pieces that were not exhibited during the opening weekend in a permanent exhibition. The venue is at 2022 NW First Ct., Miami. For a complete list of offerings, visit www.miamisupercarrooms.com.

▪ Three new members of The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami were announced. Elle Macpherson, Manny Kadre and Cynthia Fiske have joined the board of trustees for the museum as it continues on its path toward opening its permanent location in 2017. ICA is temporarily at 4040 NE Second Ave., Miami. The Design District museum is currently showing a survey of John Miller’s influential career through June 12. For more information, call 305-901-5272 or visit www.icamiami.org.

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