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This Week and Weekend's Musts




Peter London Global Dance Company 

Miami Beach Botanical Garden

5 p.m., Sunday, June 4

Thr festive Garden soirée will feature vibrant and colorful dances, powerfully punctuated by electrifying rhythms of Carnival, Rhumba, Salsa, Tango and Caribbean Dance. 

The program celebrates the vibrant and electrifying Afro and Latin rhythmic sounds and movement of Miami, with spectacular dancing delivered without reservation by the magnificent and luscious PLGDC dancers, known for their powerhouse technique and spiritual splendor.

On the Garden’s Great Lawn, visitors are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets, some seating will be provided.

Refreshments will be available from the Botanical Bar. In case of rain the performance will be moved under cover. Free and open to public, donations welcome.

RSVP required here.


Dancing Out of Time

An Environmental Dance Film Festival

Featuring a performance by NWD Projects and Miami Sound Choir

7 p.m., Saturday, June 3, Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd St., Miami. Including a performance in the garden.

Tickets, $15, students, and seniors, $10.
Also, 2 p.m., Sunday, June 4, Ernest F. Coe Visitor's Center, Everglades National Park, 4001 State Highway 9336, Homestead. Free, films only.

Tickets and information here. 


Adrienne Arsht Center CommuniTea Dance

Martha Wash

Begins at 1 p.m., live entertainment at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 4.

The Arsht Center's LGBTQ+ Pride celebration returns for its sixth year. CommuniTEA Dance is a FREE event featuring South Florida's vibrant LGBTQ+ community with performances and DJs in the heart of downtown Miami. 

Arsht Center Ziff Opera House Stage, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami




Actors Playhouse, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables

Thursday, May 18, Friday, May 19, Saturday, May 20, Sunday, May 21. Also, Wednesday, May 24, Thursday, May 25, Friday, May 26, Saturday, May 27, Sunday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 31. Matinees on Sunday are at 3 p.m.

 Info at

See the review here.

"Create Dangerously" World Premiere

Written by Lileana Blain-Cruz based on Edwidge Danticat’s book of essays,"Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work.

Opens May 4 in previews, public performances begin Saturday, May 6 and runs through Sunday, May 28.

Miami New Drama, Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.

Tickets $46.50, $65.50, $76.50.

Information at or (305) 674-1040.



Dimensions Variable

101 NW 79th St., Miami

By appointment and noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday.


Denzel Forrester: We Culture

Through Sept. 24.

61 NE 41 St., Miami, Florida 33137. For more information, visit 


The Bonnier Gallery: The MFA Showcase: Year 2.

Featuring select works by MFA graduate students from the University of Miami, Florida International University, and a special collaboration between Miami International University of Art & Design and The55Project.

Through July 29, 2023

3408 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33127

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami

VantaBlack: To What Lengths  (Through January 20, 2023) showcases a key component to her artistic practice by reflecting on legacy building and preservation as foundational to Black culture and other diasporic peoples.

Lonnie Hollie, "If You Really Knew I and II." (Through Oct. 1)

Birmingham, Alabama-born artist and musician Lonnie Holley’s first and most robust major exhibition in the South. The exhibition provides an intimate and focused look at the prolific career of Holley, spanning decades of his work. The exhibition showcases 70 works, including foundational “sandstone” sculptures, new works on paper, and quilt paintings that depict faces. 

Noon to 7 p.m., Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami


Latin Art Core Gallery

Mariano, Everything Possible 

Solo exhibition of Cuban artist Marianoa Rodriguez (Havana 1912-1990).

1646 SW Eighth St., Miami

(305) 989-9085 or

Locust Projects 

Rafael Domenech: assembling beneath a desire for sabotage. Through June 24.

297 NE 67th St., Miami.

Free. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Info at


Ritchard Rodriguez: Reticence and Transparency (Des Nuages)

 The House of Arts (North Wynwood), 100 NW 36th St., Miami. 

The show runs through Tuesday, June 6. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

For information, (833) 624-7753 or

Read more about the artist in the story here.


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