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Elaine Rinaldi leads Orchestra Miami in a preview season opener in Miami Beach. Admission is pay what you wish for general admission.


Elaine Rinaldi leads Orchestra Miami in a preview season opener in Miami Beach. Admission is pay what you wish for general admission.


Orchestra Miami Season Preview

8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23

Orchestra Miami celebrates its 17th season with an intimate evening of chamber music. Join Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi as she performs with several of Orchestra Miami's outstanding musicians in a concert to benefit the orchestra.

St. John's on the Lake, 4760 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach.

Reserved seats in the first two rows are $50 or general admission is pay what what you wish.

Call (305) 274 2103 for information.

Masters of Our Roots: Albita and Chucho Valdes in Concert

8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22

After an extensive tour that covered the United States, Europe and Dubai, singer Albita and maestro Chucho Valdes will perform music from their album and tour.

Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 West Flagler St., Miami




7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 1

This decidedly femme horror play explores patriarchy’s morbid fascination of the fetishization of violence, fat bodies, and voiceless women.

 Artistic Vibes, 8846 SW 129th Terrace, Suite B, Miami 

Tickets $20 by clicking here.



Pedro Almodóvar’s  Short Film Double Feature

Coral Gables Art Cinema presents Pedro Almodóvar's new short film, Strange Way of Life, paired with the director’s first English-language short, "The Human Voice."

Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.

For showtimes and info, go to



Bradley Sizemore, Life in a Picture of a Newtown Junkie

Through Sept. 30.

Primary Art Gallery is at 7410 NW Miami Court, Miami.

Info at

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 


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 Holley, "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


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