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South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay, FL

Phone:
1-(786)-573-5300

Website:
www.smdcac.org

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Featured Event

Comic Cure: Rockin’ With Laughter

Stand Up Comedy, Musical Comedy

Like your jokes with a toe-tapping beat? Then this is the show for you. Original music and parodies of popular songs set the mood for this fun-filled night of musical comedy that will leave you rocking and rolling - right out of your chair.

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• Sat 4/6/19 at - 8:30 PM

Other Upcoming Events

B-The Underwater Bubble Show

For the Family, Children

A magical under-the-sea journey for the whole family. Join Mr. B as he escapes to fantastical Bubblelandia, where mermaids, acrobats and giant sharks cavort amidst an endless ocean of bubbles, in a laser-lit, Cirque du Soleil style show that will captivate children and parents alike.

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• Fri 2/22/19 at - 8:00 PM

Comic Cure: Latin Laughs

Stand Up Comedy

What’s so funny about Hispanic culture? Mucho! Join some of the funniest Latin-American comedians from across the sunshine state for an arroz con pollo flavored evening of laughter. Show is in English with a hearty helping of Spanglish.

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• Fri 2/22/19 at - 8:30 PM

SMDCAC presents: B-The Underwater Bubble Show

Puppet Theater

A magical under-the-sea journey for the whole family! Join Mr. B as he escapes to fantastical Bubblelandia, where mermaids, acrobats and giant sharks cavort amidst an endless ocean of bubbles, in a laser-lit, Cirque du Soleil style show that will captivate children and parents alike.

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• Fri 2/22/19 at 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lucia Di Lammermoor – Gaetano Donizetti

Opera

Opera in 3 Acts. Music by Gaetano Donizetti based on the historic drama of Sir Walter Scott. In Donizetti's dark drama, young Lucia is caught in the middle of a feud between her family and the man she loves. Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, she loses more than her happiness--she loses her mind. After she kills her bridegroom, Lucia plunges headlong into madness to Donizetti's magnificent score in one of opera's most famous, horrifying, and musically gorgeous scenes.

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• Sat 2/23/19 at 8:00 PM - 10:45 PM

Christopher Dean Band

Jazz

A veteran blues group honed by constant touring, the Christopher Dean Band plays originals, classic blues and R&B favorites by the likes of BB King and Marvin Gaye, with soul, swing and crackling musicianship.

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• Sat 2/23/19 at - 8:30 PM

Lucia di Lammermoor

Opera

Lucia di Lammermoor, a tragic drama in three acts, music by Gaetano Donizetti and Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano based upon Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor. In Donizetti's dark drama, young Lucia is caught in the middle of a feud between her family and the man she loves. Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, she loses more than her happiness -- she loses her mind. After she kills her bridegroom, Lucia plunges headlong into madness to Donizetti's magnificent score in one of opera's most famous, horrifying, and musically gorgeous scenes.

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• Sat 2/23/19 at - 8:00 PM

Lucia di Lammermoor

opera

Lucia di Lammermoor, a tragic drama in three acts, music by Gaetano Donizetti and Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano based upon Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor. In Donizetti's dark drama, young Lucia is caught in the middle of a feud between her family and the man she loves. Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, she loses more than her happiness -- she loses her mind. After she kills her bridegroom, Lucia plunges headlong into madness to Donizetti's magnificent score in one of opera's most famous, horrifying, and musically gorgeous scenes.

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• Sun 2/24/19 at - 4:00 PM

Lucia Di Lammermoor – Gaetano Donizetti

Opera

Opera in 3 Acts. Music by Gaetano Donizetti based on the historic drama of Sir Walter Scott. In Donizetti's dark drama, young Lucia is caught in the middle of a feud between her family and the man she loves. Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, she loses more than her happiness--she loses her mind. After she kills her bridegroom, Lucia plunges headlong into madness to Donizetti's magnificent score in one of opera's most famous, horrifying, and musically gorgeous scenes.

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• Sun 2/24/19 at 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Martha Redbone’s Bone Hill – The Concert

Americana/Roots

Americana singer-songwriter Martha Redbone drew on the story of her own Kentucky family for this theatrical song cycle exploring the fraught, hidden history of African-Americans and Native Americans in Appalachia. Created with partner Aaron Whitby for New York’s renowned Joe’s Pub and the Public Theater, Bone Hill – The Concert ranges from Cherokee chants to bluegrass, gospel to rhythm and blues, to tell a powerful tale of race, heritage, and what it means to be American.

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• Fri 3/1/19 at - 8:30 PM

Martha Redbone’s Bone Hill – The Concert

Americana/Roots

Americana singer-songwriter Martha Redbone drew on the story of her own Kentucky family for this theatrical song cycle exploring the fraught, hidden history of African-Americans and Native Americans in Appalachia. Created with partner Aaron Whitby for New York’s renowned Joe’s Pub and the Public Theater, Bone Hill – The Concert ranges from Cherokee chants to bluegrass, gospel to rhythm and blues, to tell a powerful tale of race, heritage, and what it means to be American.

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• Sat 3/2/19 at - 8:30 PM

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami: Intimate Salon Performance

Classical Dance

Take a creative journey with Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami’s popular salon series, a first look at new works by some of South Florida’s most talented young choreographers, followed by an in-depth conversation for artists and audience. Get your tickets early – last season’s salon performances sold out.

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• Sat 3/2/19 at - 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami: Intimate Salon Performance

Classical Dance

Take a creative journey with Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami’s popular salon series, a first look at new works by some of South Florida’s most talented young choreographers, followed by an in-depth conversation for artists and audience. Get your tickets early – last season’s salon performances sold out.

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• Sun 3/3/19 at - 3:30 PM

Legally Blonde - The Musical

Musical

The official national tour of the Broadway show Legally Blonde – The Musical comes to South Miami-Dade. Based on the hit movie, the ultimate theatrical tribute to Girl Power follows Elle Woods as she confronts stereotypes, sexism, cheating boyfriends and manipulative mentors. Turns out the #MeToo era is the perfect time to revisit the show the New York Times called “a high-energy… hymn to the glories of girlishness.”

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• Sat 3/9/19 at - 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Burlesque Avant-Garde

Burlesque

Explore the dark side of sensuality with this sultry, edgy burlesque show from Erika Moon Productions, one of South Florida’s top presenters of classic cabaret. With dazzlingly sexy costumes, lavish production numbers, and daring acts – this is a glittering ride between danger and desire.

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• Fri 3/15/19 at - 8:30 PM

Hairspray Jr.

Comedy, Musical, Children's Theatre

The Palmer Trinity School (PTS) theatre department is proud to present two performances of its Spring all-school musical, Hairspray Jr. The 1950’s are over and change is coming to Baltimore. You can’t stop the beat of this big and bold musical about one plus-sized girl’s inspiring dream to dance, fall in love and take a stand to integrate American television, all while not dentin’ her ‘do. Based on the book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, the Tony award-winning musical comedy features music and lyrics by Mark Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Whittman. This 70-minute version is a family-friendly musical loaded with laughter, dazzling dance numbers and popular toe-tapping tunes. Join our cast and crew of fifty students and faculty for a fun and lighthearted show that shines a light on the important message of inclusivity and acceptance for all.

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• Thu 3/14/19 - Fri 3/15/19 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Burlesque Avant-Garde

Burlesque

Explore the dark side of sensuality with this sultry, edgy burlesque show from Erika Moon Productions, one of South Florida’s top presenters of classic cabaret. With dazzlingly sexy costumes, lavish production numbers, and daring acts – this is a glittering ride between danger and desire.

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• Sat 3/16/19 at - 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Lulo Reinhardt & Daniel Stelter 2018

Jazz, Latin/Salsa

Guitarist Lulo Reinhardt carries on the legacy of his grand uncle, legendary gypsy jazz artist Django Reinhardt, adding flamenco, Latin music and American swing to the family tradition in multiple recordings and tours. He’s joined by Daniel Stelter, one of Europe’s most in-demand jazz guitarists, on red-hot renditions of jazz classics and original fusion.

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• Sat 3/16/19 at - 8:30 PM

Anoushka Shankar

World

A singular world music pioneer, the Indian sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar has expanded her famous father Ravi Shankar’s legacy of crossing cultural and musical borders, with six GRAMMY® nominations and collaborations with the world’s leading classical orchestras and pop artists as diverse as Sting, M.I.A., Herbie Hancock, and her half-sister Norah Jones.

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• Sun 3/17/19 at - 7:00 PM

Indie Flicks: United Skates

Film

When America’s last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community of thousands battle in a racially charged environment to save an underground subculture –– one that has remained undiscovered by the mainstream for generations, yet has given rise to some of the world’s greatest musical talent.

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• Fri 3/22/19 at - 8:30 PM

Zoppé – An Italian Family Circus

Circus

If you’re longing for some Big Top fun, join us for this captivating 175-year-old European circus, run by the Zoppé family for eight generations. This enchanting, intimate show carries on centuries-old circus traditions, with bareback riding and equestrian stunts, hilarious clowning (featuring Giovanni Zoppé and his son Julien), acrobats, jugglers, and more. Even the horses – and the talented performing dogs – are part of the family.

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• Fri 3/22/19 at - 7:00 PM
• Sat 3/23/19 at - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Svetlana & The Delancey Five – A Special On Stage Cabaret Experience

Jazz

Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a night of irresistibly swinging jazz. Led by Svetlana’s “once in a lifetime voice” (Aquarian Weekly), these New York dancehall darlings sell out hallowed jazz venues and top festivals with their combination of exuberantly danceable early jazz, improvisational verve, and sheer goodtime energy.

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• Sat 3/23/19 at - 8:30 PM

Zoppé – An Italian Family Circus

Circus

If you’re longing for some Big Top fun, join us for this captivating 175-year-old European circus, run by the Zoppé family for eight generations. This enchanting, intimate show carries on centuries-old circus traditions, with bareback riding and equestrian stunts, hilarious clowning (featuring Giovanni Zoppé and his son Julien), acrobats, jugglers, and more. Even the horses – and the talented performing dogs – are part of the family.

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• Sun 3/24/19 at - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Comic Cure: No Strings Attached

Stand Up Comedy, Puppet Theater

Celebrate the cross-cultural art of puppetry. In this adults-only show, meet the funniest puppets from the state of Florida and the comedians behind them for this evening that will have you laughing out loud.

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• Fri 3/29/19 at - 8:30 PM

Kat Edmonson

Pop, Cabaret

At once dreamy and seductive, poignant and buoyant, singer and songwriter Kat Edmonson’s “vintage pop” draws from the Great American Songbook, classic cabaret, and the silvery, smoky likes of Blossom Dearie. Her inimitable “fresh as a spring bouquet” (New York Times) music has topped the Billboard jazz charts, made her an NPR favorite, and earned multiple film and soundtrack appearances. Simply irresistible.

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• Sat 3/30/19 at - 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Ballet Hispanico

Classical Dance

This storied New York troupe has been showcasing Latino culture and choreographers for 45 years. Led by former company member Eduardo Vilaro, Ballet Hispanico’s spectacularly accomplished and versatile dancers bring to life a wide-ranging mix of contemporary ballet, modern dance and Latino traditions the Chicago Sun-Times calls “gorgeous to look at and thrilling to watch.” Prior to the performance there will be a free “Dance Talk” moderated by former Miami Herald Dance Critic Jordan Levin and artists associated with the performance at 6:30pm in the Lab Theater. A post show discussion will also take place immediately following the performance in the Main Stage also moderated by Levine.

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• Sat 4/6/19 at - 8:00 PM

RENT

Musical

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A reimagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love. Saturday, April 13, 8:00pm; Sunday, April 14, 3:00pm.

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• Sat 4/13/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sun 4/14/19 at - 3:00 PM

Shh!... We Have A Plan

Children's Theatre, For the Family

Based on an award-winning children’s book, Shh! We Have a Plan follows three determined characters as they plot to capture a beautiful bird. Irish theater troupe Cahoots NI uses pantomime, puppetry, and music to engage children as young as three in the magic of theater.

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• Sat 4/20/19 at - 1:00 PM

Indie Flicks: Breaking The Bee

Film

“Breaking the Bee” chronicles the ups and downs of four Indian-American students, ages 7 to 14, as they compete to realize their dream of winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee and cement their place in the two-decade dynasty of Indian-Americans dominating the iconic competition.

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• Fri 4/26/19 at - 8:30 PM

One Night of Queen

Open Mic/Music

Gary Mullen and the Works have been keeping the music and showmanship of classic rockers Queen and their legendary frontman Freddie Mercury alive since 2002, wowing audiences around the world with powerful renditions of hits like “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Will Rock You,” and “Another One Bites the Dust.”

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• Sat 4/27/19 at - 8:00 PM

13th Annual All Kids Included Free Family Arts Festival

Children, Fair/Festival, Business

Our annual All Kids Included Family Arts Festival is a wonderful day of activities and cultural experiences for children with and without disabilities, welcoming everyone to the enchanting, creative world of the arts.

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• Sat 5/4/19 at - 10:00 AM

Comic Cure: Magically Funny

Stand Up Comedy, Magic

You won’t believe your eyes or ears in this show that blends the mystery of magic with the power of comedy. With non-stop surprises and jokes, you’re in store for an evening of mindbending laughter.

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• Fri 5/10/19 at - 8:30 PM

Nicolas Bearde Quartet: A Tribute To The Music of Lou Rawls

Blues, Jazz

Recording artist Nicolas Bearde recreates the life and music of R&B star and entertainer Lou Rawls, singer of the soul classic “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine,” actor, and host of the long-running charity telethon Parade of Stars – capturing Rawls' spirit through his songs and humorous monologues about life on the street.

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• Sat 5/11/19 at - 8:30 PM