HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR NEIGHBORS AT THE U
LOEW 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 intensive engagement with the fictional history of the Vespers, a 19th-century New England family who were able to “pass” as Caucasian despite the fact that their mixed racial heritage made them black in the eyes of the law.
Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings
September 29 – December 23, 2016
A critically important series in the oeuvre of American painter, sculptor, and printmaker Donald Sultan.
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AREA STAGE COMPANY
A long-running performing-arts theater presenting plays & musicals, plus workshops & classes located at the Riviera Shopping Plaza directly north of Sunset Place on US1.
AUGUST 5 – 27
Music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes. Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. In the Heights is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance and Outstanding Choreography, and the Grammy Award for Best Musical
For additional information on these and other programs, please call ASC at 305.666.2078, or go online to | 1560 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146
THE WIRTZ GALLERY
Located 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.
For the month of August, the organic abstract art of Cuban-born Marlon Costa will be featured. His work has recently been exhibited in the Coconut Grove Art Festival as an “up and coming” local artist. His work relays in color, composition and emotion; transmitting years of self-taught experimentation with fluid media to show movement and complementing contrasts within his paintings.
In September, The Wirtz Gallery is collaborating with the University of Miami Art and Art History Department to present “New Works” from UM Graduate Students, including painting, printmaking and more. Graduate student artists and their works are: Jeannette Stargala, Response 1 serigraph, monotype; Karla Kantorovich, In Conversation, mixed media on canvas and Beatriz Rodriguez, The Rider on Thornbush Valley, dry-point on plexiglass. For more information about the exhibition or the University of Miami Wynwood Gallery contact Milly Cardoso, Gallery Director and Curator at [email protected] Follow us on Twitter and Instagram:
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.Marcela Garcia Bonini “Urban Landscapes” exhibit opening at The Archive.
The Archive Fine Art & Collectibles is located directly east of Red Road (1559 1/2 Sunset Drive). The Archive shows a number of resident artists and exhibits featured artists on a periodic basis.
arango 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 (5864 Sunset Drive). The store regularly features exhibitions of modern design artists with their collections.