VIERNES CULTURALES /CULTURAL FRIDAY
A free arts and music festival, features dancing under the stars, domino games, cigar rollers, cafecitos and mojitos. The Domino Plaza is filled with works by local artists and artisans.
The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau organizes Miami Spice, a mouthwatering restaurant promotion that showcases the best of Miami cuisine. During August and September, restaurants offer three-course meals (Lunch: $23, Dinner: $39) featuring signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs. It’s a tropical fusion of ingredients that makes Miami an epicurean paradise. Miami Spice
LIVE MUSIC IN THE COURTYARD
Friday 9/29 and Saturday 9/30, 8:00 pm
Area Stage Company
1560 S. Dixie Highway
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Cost: $20 – $45
The Area Stage Company announces its first production of 2017-18 season, the Florida premiere of An Octoroon by Obie Award-winning playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins who takes the plot of Dion Boucicault’s 1859 antebellum melodrama, The Octoroon, and smashes it with a 21st-century sensibility.
POP ART PRINTS
Friday 9/29 – 12/17
University of Miami Lowe Art Museum
1301 Stanford Dr.Coral Gables, FL 33146
In the 1950s and 1960s, pop art offered a stark contrast to abstract expressionism, then the dominant movement in American art. The distinction between high art and popular culture was assumed until artists like Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and others of their generation challenged a whole range of assumptions about what fine art should be. http://www6.miami.edu/lowe/exhibition/pop-art-prints.html
VICTORIA AND ABDUL
If Stephen Frears is not England’s greatest living filmmaker, he’s certainly its most versatile. His vast filmography encompasses both gritty independent fare (My Beautiful Laundrette, The Grifters) and celebrated period films (Dangerous Liaisons, The Queen). His latest, Victoria & Abdul, recounts the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule.
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