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Picks of the Week: Halloween

Picks of the Week: Halloween

Performing Arts

Published 10/29/21

SUNRISE CIVIC CENTER THEATRE: INTERACTIVE MOVIE: "HOCUS POCUS"October 30th at 6:00 pmExperience the hit ‘90s comedy, “Hocus Pocus,” like never before! Audience members each receive an interactive goodie bag with clues on how to use it during the movie. More event details here.HOLLYWEIRD HALLOWEEN DOWNTOWN HOLLYWOOD BLOCK PARTYOctober 30th through the 31stThe block party features family friendly entertainment from 6pm-9pm, including candy stations, face painting, DJ, and a children’s costume contest with prizes. From 9pm-2am, the party continues with live bands, outdoor bars and adult costume contests with $10,000 in prizes! More event details here.NEW WORLD CENTER: CONCERT FOR KIDS - TRICKS AND TREATSOctober 31st at 12:00 pmFamilies will enjoy a spooktacular afternoon at the New World Center for Tricks and Treats—NWS’s first Concert for Kids program of the season. Conducting Fellow Chad Goodman brings the goosebumps with scary-good favorites from Pictures at an …

November Performances at The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

November Performances at The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Performing Arts

Published 10/15/21

The Aventura International Film Series continues with There is No Evil on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. After being banned from filmmaking for life and sentenced to jail, Iranian director Mohammad Rosoulof returned with There is No Evil, winner of more than a dozen awards at film festivals in the U.S. and abroad including the Golden Bear Award for best film at the Berlin Film Festival. The film offers four tales of those given death penalties by the state and those ordered to carry it out. According to Variety, “‘There Is No Evil’ comes across as four films for the price of one, none of its segment’s anemic, and each contributing fresh insights to the paradoxes of capital punishment in Iran.” The Aventura International Film Series presented by the City of Aventura is hosted by Shelly Isaacs who introduces the film and leads a post-screening discussion. Not rated, this film is in Farsi with English subtitles and is not suitable for children under 12. Tickets are $12.The …

Picks of the Week: Film, Dance, and More...

Picks of the Week: Film, Dance, and More...

Performing Arts

Published 8/13/21

CORAL GABLES ART CINEMA: SWAN SONGThrough August 19th Legendary actor Udo Kier (Bacurau) stars as retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger, who escapes the confines of his small-town Sandusky, Ohio nursing home after learning of his former client's dying wish for him to style her final hairdo. Soon, Pat embarks on an odyssey to confront the ghosts of his past – and collect the beauty supplies necessary for the job. More event details here.(Photo: The Swan Song)INTERNATIONAL BALLET FESTIVAL OF MIAMI: CLASSICAL GALASAugust 14th and 15thDance Stars from around the world perform the most famous classical and neo-classical ballet repertoire, featuring prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars. All guest Principal Dancers perform at this Gala with a different program. More event details here.IS PROJECTS: SUMINAGASHI PAPER MARBLING & LETTERPRESSAugust 14th at 11 amIn this workshop, participants learn the basics of Suminagashi paper marbling and letterpress printing! …

Picks of the Week: Museums, Film and More...

Picks of the Week: Museums, Film and More...

Performing Arts

Published 7/23/21

NSU ART MUSEUM: THE WORLD OF ANNA SUIThrough October 3rdWith over 100 looks, The World of Anna Sui explores the glamorous and eclectic world of one of New York’s most beloved and accomplished designers, and invites viewers to step inside Sui’s imagination to discover her creative process and the diverse influences that contribute to her signature aesthetic sensibility. The World of Anna Sui is organized by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London and is curated by Dennis Nothdruft. More event details here.25TH INFFINITO BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVALThrough July 29thPeople in Brazil and throughout the American territory, from Puerto Rico to Alaska, can watch 25 feature films that have marked the history of Brazilian cinema for free. The films will stream at www.inff.online! More event details here.POMPANO BEACH ARTS: MEMORIES AND MYTHS BY ALEJANDRA ABADThrough September 30thThis solo exhibition is a collection of animated works that relate to folklore, myth, national idealism, and the loss …

New Programming Brings More Hollywood to Cinema Paradiso

New Programming Brings More Hollywood to Cinema Paradiso

Performing Arts

Published 7/11/21

In addition to the international and American independent films and documentaries, which it has been showing since its opening in 2013, the theatre recently has begun screening first-run films from major American studios such as Disney, Paramount, Warner Brothers, Universal, and others."We want to expand the offerings of the theatre to appeal to a wider customer base, and bring more people to Cinema Paradiso - Hollywood," explained Gregory von Hausch, President and CEO of the The Broward County Film Society (BCFS), the parent company of the theatre, as well as the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF). The BCFS also just reopened the iconic Gateway Cinema in Fort Lauderdale, and von Hausch noted that the addition contributed to the Society's ability to expand its local programming."We now have an even greater opportunity to showcase and celebrate the best in films in our theatres, making them more accessible to a wider audience," he continued."A lot of films were held …

Picks of the Week: Art, Music and More...

Picks of the Week: Art, Music and More...

Performing Arts

Published 6/25/21

POMPANO BEACH ARTS: KARINA IGLESIAS AND THE NU THANGThrough July 3rd Experience a post-modern reimagining of current and classic American, Afro-Caribbean, and Brazilian pop music! Known as the sultry soul and R&B singer from NBC’s hit show “The Voice”, Karina Iglesias’ style combines rhythm & blues, boleros, gospel and hip-hop. She delivers her performances with the intimacy of a deep soul crooner and the conviction and drive of a dauntless female singer/songwriter. More event details here. AREA STAGE COMPANY: ANNIE THE MUSICALThrough July 4thIt’s Annie like you’ve never seen it before! This new take on the classic story will be housed within an immersive theatrical experience that will begin as soon as the audience enters the theatre through a speakeasy-looking door, reminiscent of Annie’s 1933 New York setting. Once inside, audience members will find themselves in The Soap Box, an abandoned, industrial Brooklyn warehouse turned speakeasy, complete with cabaret …

 FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO REOPEN THE ICONIC GATEWAY THEATRE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO REOPEN THE ICONIC GATEWAY THEATRE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Performing Arts

Published 5/10/21

FLIFF has entered into an agreement with the property management company, Smith Moses Morris and Associates, to lease the iconic theatre.Gregory von Hausch, President and CEO of the Film Festival, and Managing Director Heather Gilchrist negotiated and brought the deal to fruition. “This past year has been a great challenge for all of us. With the addition of the Gateway Theatre, we look forward to celebrating a post-pandemic film renaissance with a wide array of offerings, special events and viewing options,” commented von Hausch. “The Gateway has a rich history in South Florida, and having a theatre with four screens and 690 seats will make a tremendous difference in what we can offer to the film-loving community,” added von Hausch.Along with an enthusiastic Board of Directors, longtime FLIFF Superstar member and donor Scott Bennett had championed the idea of having the festival add the Gateway’s four-plex to their present single screen venues at Savor Cinema in Fort …

Picks of the Week: Film, Interactive Experiences and More...

Picks of the Week: Film, Interactive Experiences and More...

Performing Arts

Published 3/25/21

BROWARD CENTER: ART HEIST EXPERIENCEThrough April 4thPut your NCIS, CSI and Law & Order skills to use and walk off the quarantine poundage to solve a ripped-from-the-walls, real-life master robbery of thirteen works of art, valued at half a billion dollars. Based on a true story of the world's biggest art caper, Art Heist is a true crime walking show where socially distanced groups move through five walkable locations to gather clues. Interact with a wild group of wily career criminals, slimy con men, rumpled art recovery specialists, a possible inside man, a gentle psychopath, and the larger-than-life but definitely real self-proclaimed "Greatest Art Thief of All Time." More event details here.(Photo courtesy of “Art Heist Experience”)INFFINITO FILM FESTIVAL: WOMEN OF THE BRAZILIAN AUDIOVISUALThrough April 18thThe Inffinito Film Festival's series Women in the Brazilian Audiovisual will have its 2nd screening. It's a free online event showing features, documentaries, …

Picks of the Week: Valentine's Day Edition

Picks of the Week: Valentine's Day Edition

Performing Arts

Published 2/11/21

FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: ROMANTIC VALENTINE'S DINNER & A MOVIE UNDER THE STARSFebruary 14th at 5:30 pmThe evening begins with a glass of champagne, a garden tour, live guitar music by Martin Hand, and passed hors d’oeuvres. While feasting on the four-course Latin Fusion farm to table dinner, attendees can enjoy the romantic comedy “Gringo Wedding.” Tickets and more event details here.DEERING ESTATE: VALENTINES DAY CRUISEFebruary 14th at 11:00 am or 2:00 pmEnjoy a relaxing and romantic Bay Cruise departing from the Deering Estate on the Pelican Skipper, a comfortable riding 45 foot Corinthian catamaran. Limited space available. More event details here.ORCHESTRA MIAMI: TANGO AND MORE!February 14th at 3:00 pmCelebrate Valentine’s Day with an afternoon of sultry music and tango. World-renowned bandoneon master David Alsina performs an afternoon of tangos and more with pianist Anibal Berraute & tango sensation Mariana Quinteros, featuring the music of …

Celebrate the Holidays Arts and Culture Style!

Celebrate the Holidays Arts and Culture Style!

Performing Arts

Published 12/8/20

BROWARD CENTER: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL12/11 - 12/13Join Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a host of colorful characters for a traditional holiday tale. Especially adapted for family audiences, this musical production of the Charles Dickens classic, staged by The Performance Project, is a wonderful way to celebrate the season with the entire family. More event details here.MIAMI CHILDREN'S CHORUS: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS 12/12 Celebrate the release of the Miami Children's Chorus holiday EP “Home for the Holidays” via Zoom. More event details here.ARTS BALLET THEATRE OF FLORIDA: THE NUTCRACKERVIRTUAL DATES: 12/12, 12/13One of the most popular versions of this beloved fairy tale returns to the stage to delight audiences with its cherished music and brilliant dancing. The annual production of Tchaikovsky’s iconic score (based on the tale of Ernest Hoffman, choreographed and directed by Ballet Master Vladimir Issaev himself) will bring snowflakes, sugarplums, naughty little …

PICKS OF THE WEEK: Family time, Date night, and more...

PICKS OF THE WEEK: Family time, Date night, and more...

Performing Arts

Published 11/19/20

HISTORIC VIRGINIA KEY BEACH PARK: BRIGHT LIGHTS MIAMINovember 20th through January 10th The sight of Miami’s sunset has to be one of the most spectacular views you’ll ever see. As the sun goes down, experience a mystical phenomenon with spectacle displays of bright lights in an immersive journey throughout the wonders of nature and magical beaches, transferring your imagination through a dynamic sensory installation emphasized by hybrid-realistic sounds and unparalleled art installation. More event details here.FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: 'HEARTBEATS' DRIVE-IN @ DANIA POINTENovember 20th at 7:30 pmTake the family to the drive-in to see HEARTBEATS, the story of a feisty American hip hop dancer who travels to India with her family for a wedding and falls in love - both with a new style of dance, and with the determined young man who introduces it to her. The film is filled with color and incredible dancing. India comes alive on the screen in this fast-paced charmer. …

Our Fund Foundation’s Arts Proud Collective of South Florida announce LGBTQ Arts Holiday Performances

Our Fund Foundation’s Arts Proud Collective of South Florida announce LGBTQ Arts Holiday Performances

Performing Arts

Published 11/17/20

The Arts Proud campaign was created to support Our Fund Foundation’s various arts and cultural grantees which continue to be devastated bythe COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the LGBTQ arts collective include the Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida, Island City Stage, Miami Gay Men's Chorus, OUTshine Film Festival, South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble, Thinking Cap Theatre, Thou Art Woman, and the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus.  Upcoming Arts Proud performances for the holiday season include:  Dixie’s Happy Hour at Island City …

Picks of the Week: Music, Art, and more...

Picks of the Week: Music, Art, and more...

Performing Arts

Published 11/5/20

35TH ANNUAL FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL through November 22nd The film festival offers something for everyone this year - virtual cinema options with filmmaker events via livestream, outdoor events including drive-in films with food trucks that will deliver to your vehicle, dinners-and-a-movie in the open air courtyards of several local eateries, and unique boat-in film events. More event details here.ORCHESTRA MIAMI: BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRSNovember 8th at 3:00 pmTeach your kids about the life and works of Ludwig van Beethoven in the world-famous production of "Beethoven Lives Upstairs"! A “madman” has moved into the upstairs apartment of Christoph, a young boy who lives in Vienna. Through a series of letters to his Uncle, dramatically underscored with Beethoven’s most beautiful excerpts, Christoph slowly comes to understand the genius of the man, the torment of his deafness and the beauty of his music. More event details here.DEERING ESTATE: VINTAGE AUTO …

Best Things To Do For Halloween

Best Things To Do For Halloween

Performing Arts

Published 10/29/20

THE HORRORLAND EXPERIENCE: SOUTH FLORIDA'S FIRST EVER DRIVE THRU HAUNTED HOUSE ATTRACTIONThrough October 31st at 7:00 pmOver the course of 35 chilling minutes, the fully immersive attraction takes people into a fantasy world complete with ghoulish characters and unexpected bursts of “unusual” activities. Participants travel through six differently themed passages and experience the dreaded terrors associated with the Halloween season. More event details here.(image: The Horrorland Experience)DEERING ESTATE: HISTORIC GHOST TOUROctober 29th at 7:30 pmStep into the past, as you explore the history of the Deering Estate. Through our historic stories we will share information about previous inhabitants as well as paranormal activity that has been experienced on the Estate by staff and visitors! More event details here.OUTSHINE FILM FESTIVAL: A QUEER CREATURE (DOUBLE) FEATURE | COCKTAILS & CINEMA VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR October 29th at 7:30 pmThis event is FREE for the community and …

THE 2020 U.S. PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS IN THE ARTS

THE 2020 U.S. PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS IN THE ARTS

Performing Arts

Published 5/26/20

The U.S. Presidential Scholars award—one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic excellence, leadership qualities and community service—is presented on behalf of the President of the United States and honors up to 161 graduating high school seniors of high potential each year.Sarah Arison, Chair of National YoungArts Foundation, said, “Now, more than ever, it is important that we as a country celebrate the hope and promise of the next generation of great architects and designers, writers and poets, and visual and performing artists. YoungArts is honored to continue to support and nominate the nation’s most talented artists for the Presidential Scholars program. We congratulate all of the winners and look forward to continuing to offer our support throughout their artistic journeys.”“It is my privilege to congratulate the Presidential Scholars Class of 2020 on their outstanding academic achievement, community service, and …

Miami City Ballet Dance Lover Kit

Miami City Ballet Dance Lover Kit

Performing Arts

Published 4/24/20

MOVE WITH MCBMiami City Ballet invites you to join their livestream dance classes via @miamicityballet Instagram. These classes are a fun way to get your body moving, and cater for beginners to experienced dancers. Everybody is welcome!Ballet Basics with Jennifer Lauren, MCB PrincipalSaturdays at 10am, perfect for the whole familyBallet Stretch and Strengthen with Lauren Fadeley, MCB Principal SoloistMondays at 8:30am, a gentle mindful way to start the weekBallet Basics (In Spanish) with Katia Carranza, MCB PrincipalTuesdays at 11am, perfect for the whole familyIntermediate Ballet with Rainer Krenstetter, MCB PrincipalThursdays at 6pm, a challenge for more advanced dancersCOLORING ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AND ADULTSIf Hippolyta, the Firebird and Don Quixote were in self isolation, what would they do? They’d probably want to do some coloring. Miami City Ballet is offering coloring activity sheets, featuring some of your favorite characters from MCB ballets, are a fun activity for kids at …

MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

Performing Arts

Published 4/10/20

After working with the different jury members remotely, MFF were able to announce the Winners for all of the Competitions! Despite the craziness, they were able still honor filmmakers for their creativity, hard work, and dedication to the arts.When Liberty Burns, an incisive look at Miami’s infamous 1980 race riots in Liberty City stemming from the fatal police beating of Arthur McDuffie, directed by Dudley Alexis, has won the $30,000 Knight Made in MIA Feature Film Award, the most anticipated prize of the 37th edition of Miami Dade College’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival. The Festival opened March 6 and closed prematurely on March 12, and after the Festival’s gala awards ceremony originally scheduled for March 14 was cancelled due to public health concerns, Festival awards are presented virtually today.Supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Knight Made in MIA Award is for feature-length films of any genre that are shot and set in south Florida, made by …

FLIFF Members Can See Free Movies

FLIFF Members Can See Free Movies

Performing Arts

Published 3/24/20

If you wish to renew or upgrade your membership or join up as a new member, you will get your password for the free movies and your membership will not expire until one year following our grand reopening which will be after the danger has passed. FLIFF will be celebrating their 35th Anniversary this year!Check www.fliff.com regularly for up to date information and membership benefits. To speed up your viewing pleasure if you are renewing, upgrading, or joining or any questions, call 954-292-2914.

Redeye: Beyond Art + Music + Film + Food

Redeye: Beyond Art + Music + Film + Food

Performing Arts

Published 7/3/18

A Broward tradition for over a decade, the RedEye art and music festival brings together artists of every genre under one roof, for one night, to create a wild underground art happening. Guests roam from room to room as they experience live bands, indie films, interactive art, cutting edge VR games, spoken word, improv comedy, performance art, moving art, and body art – experiences that defy category. And this year, REDEYE promises to take you “Beyond.”“RedEye’s wild ride of human artistry began as a way to support our non-profit mission, but has turned into a beloved summer happening,” says ArtServe CEO Jaye Abbate. “It’s a night for the community to come together. To celebrate the creative spirit alive and flourishing in South Florida, and have four hours of solid fun for less than the cost of a movie ticket.” Attendees – even non-art lovers – are exposed to new films, cool VR experiences, new music, and new dance forms. “They can push way past their …

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