Elusive Landscape at MB Botanical Garden
Elusive Garden, a video installation by artist Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez, will be projected on the Great Lawn at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden for one night only. Elusive Garden has been producing art installations at various parks all over Miami this summer. The work consists of multiple hand-crafted 16mm films depicting the forms and colors of natural landscapes projected directly into the landscapes themselves. Unique soundscapes have been specially designed for each site by composer and sound designer Ricardo Lastre. This project won the 2009 FAN Knight New Work Award, an initiative of Funding Arts Network funded by the John S. And James L. Knight Foundation. Elusive Garden makes its fifth Miami appearance at Miami Beach Botanical Garden on Saturday, September 11 from 8-10 p.m. For more information on Elusive Landscape visit http://elusivelandscape.blogspot.com/ Miami Beach Botanical Garden is located at 2000 Convention Center Drive in Miami Beach. For more information visit www.mbgarden.org.
Great Performances: Dance in America to spotlight Edward Villella
THIRTEEN'S Great Performances: Dance in America will spotlight Edward Villella and the Miami City Ballet in a program to be taped mid-September in Miami. The program will showcase the Miami City Ballet's critically acclaimed performances of Balanchine's “Square Dance” and “Western Symphony” and Twyla Tharp's “The Golden Section.” Miami City Ballet, one of America's finest dance companies, celebrates its 5th Anniversary Season in 2010-11. Edward Villella, who enjoyed a long career with New York City Ballet, is known as America's most celebrated male ballet dancer. Company Director Villella founded the Miami City Ballet Company in 1985 and the company has since won worldwide acclaim under his direction. For more information on the Miami City Ballet visit www.MiamiCityBallet.org.
Fashion’s Night Out
Fashionistas will be swarming the Miami Design District for Fashion's Night Out on Friday September 10 from 6 – 10 p.m. Fashion's Night Out is a global fashion event held in cities all over the world. In Miami the series of shopping events will be at Neiman Marcus Village of Merrick Park, Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour and shops in the Miami Design District. Miami Design District shops and boutique like Y-3, Marni, En Avance, Duncan Quinn, Kiliwatch Miami, Genius Jones, Tomas Maier, Turchin Love & Light, I on the District and Marimekko will open their doors to shoppers for this event. The evening's festivities includes couture cocktails courtesy of GREY GOOSE Vodka, live music and bites compliments of the Miami Design District Shops. Fashion's Night Out will be in the Miami Design District: 8th to 40th Streets between NE 2nd Ave. & N. Miami Ave. For more information visit www.miamidesigndistrict.net or http://www.fashionsnightout.com/
PANDEMONIUM COMES TO ARSHT CENTER
The creators of STOMP, Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, now bring us another wild and wacky show called Pandemonium. Aptly named, Pandemonium is an adventure of the imagination. The cast recreates each section of a traditional symphony orchestra with unusual and everyday objects like musical saws, whirly toys and traffic cones to play complete scores. Pandemonium features a cast of 25 performers, the Lost and Found Orchestra, and a 30-member choir. Pandemonium runs at the Arsht Center from September 16-26. The Arsht Center for the Performing Arts is located at 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. For more information call 305.949.6722 or visit www.arshtcenter.org.
Miami Beach – the Musical opens October 1
Miami Beach – the Musical has been a year-long multi-medi project from the Arts at St. Johns. The concept of a Miami Beach history musical came from two long-time Beach residents: artist Deborah Weed and ASJ's Artistic Direct