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MarleneDietrich_143VIK MUNIZ:
POETICS OF PERCEPTION
Now through April 19, 2015

The Brazilian-born Muniz is known for the startling materials he uses in the production of his stunning images. By employing diverse materials such as toys, diamonds, garbage and magazine clippings, the artist creates tableaux, which are then photographed. Poetics of Perception includes elements of several of his renowned bodies of work, including Diamond Divas, Pictures of Chocolate, Pictures of Junk, Pictures of Color and more.Using the same ideas and given access to thousands of diamonds, Muniz created dazzling portraits of Hollywood’s silver screen divas: Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, Bette Davis and Marlene Dietrich. He tested the “degree of interference between the overkill glamour of the stars themselves and that of shiny rocks.” These mesmerizing portraits of some of the 20th century’s most celebrated actresses seem to cast a glittering, eternal afterimage.
1301 Stanford Drive, 305.284.3535

OklahomaJERRY HERMANN RING THEATER
April 15 – 26
The first of many masterpiece musicals by the duo Rodgers and Hammerstein, Oklahoma! tells the love story of Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurie, a winsome farm girl, at the turn of the century. This cheerful musical is sure to have audiences humming long after they leave the theater. 1312 Miller Drive, 305.284.3355

THE WIRTZ GALLERY

Wirtz-Gallery_1Located in the First National Bank of South Miami’s lobby, each month the 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.

In April, members of the Miami Watercolor Society will be showcasing their work.
In May, exhibiting at The Wirtz Gallery is local Cuban artist Roy Rodriquez.

music_eventMUSIC AT EPIPHANY
Mozart’s Graces
Wednesday, May 13, 7:30 pm
Two highly distinguished Chicago natives, Julia Coronelli, harp & Emma Gersten, flute, join the Epiphany Choir and Orchestra in presenting the timeless and rarely performed works by W.A. Mozart, The Flute & Harp Concerto.

 

Artsouth-LogoOn  exhibit  at  the South  Miami  City  hall lobby  gallery

Zimbabwe Shona sculpture are hand-carved by the Shona tribe, who have been sculpting works of art for nearly a thousand years.   The stone from Zimbabwe is serpentine and can be found in colors ranging from black and green to yellows, grey and red.

ArtSouth is a non-profit multidisciplinary arts organization that generated cultural vitality into South Dade neighborhoods since 2001.  The offices are now located within the City of South Miami and plans full seasonal cultural arts programs in conjunction with the City of South Miami partners to develop enriching cultural arts experiences.

“Madonna and Child,” W. Msonza

For more information: info@artsouthmiami.orgDSC_5552

“The Lovers,” M.P. Muringayi

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“Proud Beauty,” D. Makwara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SoMI-Artwalk-logoSOMIartwalk© is held on the second Friday (6-9p) of the month, from October through March, art night visitors walking through our town center get to appreciate the visualand performing arts while also experiencing the uniqueness of our charming retail/restaurant district.  And along the sidewalks in town both established and emerging artists exhibit their work as part of the SOMI Sidewalk Showcase.
www.artnightsouthmiami.com

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CALL FOR ARTISTS
Visual and performing artists who would like to showcase their work in next season’s artwalk (Oct 2015-March 2016) should contact the SOMI Magazine publisher at jes_somi@att.net.

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