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HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR NEIGHBORS AT THE U

FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Presented by UHealth, the 33rd Season of FESTIVAL MIAMI will kick-off on Thurs, Jan 19, 8p at the Knight Concert Hall, Adrienne Arsht Center. Presented by UHealth, the 33rd Season of FESTIVAL MIAMI will kick-off on Thurs, Jan 19, 8p at the Knight Concert Hall, Adrienne Arsht Center.

Friday, January 20 at 8p at the UM Gusman Concert Hall, a multicultural sensory experience TIEMPO LIBRE, Seductive Cuban Fusion For tickets and information: 305-284-2400 or music.miami.edu/concerts

Titus Kaphar

LOWE ART MUSEUM
The Lowe Art Museum unveils new exhibitions this fall in time for the Art Basel season.
Titus Kaphar: The Vesper Project
September 8 – December 23, 2016
The Vesper Project is the culmination of New York City-based Titus Kaphar’s intensive engagement with the imaginary history of the Vespers, a 19th-century New England family who were able to “pass” as Caucasian despite the fact that their mixed heritage made them black in the eyes of the law.

JERRY HERMAN
In its 78th Season, the Ring Theatre is presenting a Musical Theatre Season.  Spring Awakening is the next production running from February 23 to March 4, an angsty, rock musical about the trials and tribulations of growing up.  Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater and Music by Duncan Sheik.

MUSIC AT EPIPHANY
EPIPHANY CONCERT SERIES

Holy-NightHOLY NIGHT
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 7:30 pm
God has given us Eternal Life and this Life is in his
Son. John 5:11. Epiphany Choirs and Orchestra celebrate the miracle of Our Lord’s birth with a Christmas Carol festival featuring beloved tunes from around the globe.

AMANDA-MOLE-ORGANISTWINNER’S RECITAL – AMANDA MOLE, ORGANIST
Friday, Feb. 10, 7:30 pm
Ms Mole’s stage career spreads over numerous prestigious venues throughout the US and Europe. As the unanimous winner of the Eighth Miami International Organ Competition.

The concert series is held at the Church of the Epiphany, 8235 SW 57 Avenue. The concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact epiphanyconcerts@gmail.com or call 305.667.4911.

THE WIRTZ GALLERY

Wirtz-Gallery_1Located in the lobby of the First National Bank of South Miami, each month The Wirtz Gallery presents local & international artists.  Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday 9a-4p, and Friday, 9a-6p.  Artist receptions are generally held on the second Friday of the month from 6-9p and are open to the public.

The Z-Tree

In December, the gallery host photography by Robert L. Chaplin.  Chaplin is a distinguished professional fine art nature photographer that also specializes in photographic workshop expeditions into the Everglades and natural South Florida.  He is a South Florida native with an intimate knowledge of the Everglades and surrounding areas and has the required permits to guide photographers in Everglades National Park.  (www.robertcaplin.com)

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Tropical botanical artist Julio J. Figueroa will be exhibiting his work in January.  Born and educated in Havana, Cuba, he completed his course work both at the  School of Technical Drawing and the National School of Design, and later completed courses in scientific illustration.  For ten years he was a scientific illustrator for the Biology Department at the University of Havana.  Since his arrival to Miami in 2007, he has exhibited at many events at Fairchild Garden, and travels extensively world-wide to participate in scientific symposia.  He has also published in several countries. (wix.com/juliofigueroa/art).


SoMI-Artwalk-logoJoin us in SOMI on the second Friday of the month from October through March.

Our retail shops and businesses open their doors to artists, and visual and performing artists take to the sidewalk throughout town in the SOMI SIDEWALK SHOWCASE.

To show your art, log onto www.artnightsouthmiami.com.


OTHER ARTISTIC VENUES

Two retail locations in SOMI that have a unique artistic presence are arango and The Archive. Both are located on Sunset Drive, however at opposite ends of town: 5864 Sunset Drive & 1559 1/2 respectively.

Photo courtesy of The Archive

The Archive Fine Art & Collectibles is located directly east of Red Road. The Archive shows a number of resident artists and exhibits featured artists on a periodic basis.

Arango-Bird-Sculpturesarango has enjoyed over fifty years in presenting Miamians modern design in housewares,
furnishing and accessories. For decades, arango was a fixture at Dadeland. Last fall, arango went from the mall to main street. The store regularly features exhibitions of modern design artists with their collections.

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