AT THE U
Presented by the Frost School of Music, Festival Miami, is Florida’s premeir live music festival, presenting some 30 concerts from October 10 to November 8th. The concerts feature international musical guest artists, master faculty artists, and award-winning student ensembles. Festival Miami concerts are categorized into four themes: Great Performances, Jazz and Beyond, Creative American Music and Music of the Americas. Concerts are held at the Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami. For ticket information call 305.284.4940.
Be the first to witness this innovative adaptation of the world famous opera Carmen, written and directed by Tony nominated director Moisés Kaufman. Set in Cuba in 1958, Carmen tells the story of a naïve man who is seduced by a fiery woman and his subsequent downfall in her hands. This co-production with one of New York’s premier theatre companies, Tectonic Theatre Project, will infuse an Afro-Cuban twist into the classic music of Georges Bizet.
On Exhibition through October 19, 2014 China’s Last Empire: The Art and Culture of The Qing Dynasty Featuring more than 100 objects drawn from the Lowe’s extensive collection of Asian art, China’s Last Empire examines the art, culture, and religion of China’s last Imperial dynasty, the Qing (1644-1912). The exhibition examines themes such as artistic production for the Imperial court and the literati (scholar-official) class; art and the Qing belief structure, including Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism; and China’s cultural impact on Europe and East Asia through international trade. Organized by the Lowe Art Museum and curated by Brian A. Dursum, Director and Chief Curator.
As part of their US tour, this vibrant and widely acclaimed ensemble, all members of The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, perform favorites with island flair. Their program includes Mozart’s splendid Clarient Qiuntet and new arrangements of Cuban and South American compositions.
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 [email protected] or call 305.667.4911.
AT THE WIRTZ GALLERY
Located 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.
For the month of October, the gallery will host artist Terry Mulrooney, a South Florida fine art watercolor artist. Born in Venezuela, Terry Arroyo Mulrooney has made Miami her home since she was six months old. She comes from a rich artistic heritage that includes many successful artisans. Her favorite subjects range from European architecture, to children at play to landscapes from the Florida Keys.
The Area Stage Company is a professional theatre company that speaks a language of passion; passion for its work and love for the idea of establishing an artistic legacy in the community. Presenting a wildly varied and exciting selection of dramatic works, music, dance, and art, developing new plays, and engaging in the duty of education, the company is directing a significant amount of its resources to formalize its commitment to younger generations of local artists.
The Area Stage Company is located at 1560 So. Dixie Hwy. in Coral Gables.
For more information call: 305-666-2078 or email: [email protected]
Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John. But when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook!