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Museum Circle members are invited to a reception and conversation with renowned art dealer Felipe Grimberg, who will explore his book “Selling Botero.” The book chronicles his relationship with the iconic Latin American artist Fernando Botero and recounts Grimberg’s 30 year alliance with the artist. An artist’s relationship to their dealer is a unique, interconnected partnership that may seem opaque to those outside of the industry. This frank conversation will delve into the inner workings of one of the art world’s most intriguing relationships, the one between an artist and their dealer. Times Read: 0

he Tallest Tree in the Forest is a solo-play with music about the life of one of the most dynamic figures in American History – PAUL ROBESON. Paul Robeson was a scholar, an athlete, an activist, a vocalist, and an actor of stage and screen. He was an attorney, an acclaimed actor, and one of the finest bass-baritone singers the nation has known. He could speak and write and sing in 20 different languages. He was an eloquent and outspoken advocate for civil rights and social justice, expressing pride, vision and determination that moved multitudes. Born the son of a slave, he rose to the heights of fame. He was celebrated by the elite and was the voice of the everyman around the world. Then, he saw it all crumble during the McCarthy Area as questions of his Communist involvement arose. He actively opposed racism, refusing to sing before segregated audiences and picketing the White House. He also started a crusade against lynching and urged Congress to outlaw the practice that kept African Americans from playing major league baseball. In every aspect of his extraordinary life, he dedicated himself to struggles and causes, never compromising, even when his political opinions […]

Meet with an appraiser from Skinner for a complimentary verbal assessment of your antiques, jewelry, fine art, silver, Judaica or other collectibles. The nationally recognized appraisers will be holding a consignment day at the Coral Gables Museum. The event will feature appraisers from the Fine Art, Jewelry, Silver, Ceramics, Judaica and Decorative Arts Departments. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of any items consigned at this event will benefit the Coral Gables Museum. To schedule an appraisal appointment time during this event, please contact Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers Coral Gables office at 305.503.4423 or Florida@Skinnerinc.com Museum admission applies. $7, $5 for students and seniors. Times Read: 0

New World Symphony alumnus and Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra, Teddy Abrams returns to lead An American Musical Journey, an evening-long exploration of America’s musical history. The three-part program will consider American folk music and its influence on classical composers, with works by Aaron Copland, Charles Ives and performances of Bluegrass music; the jazz tradition with performances of spirituals, a Scott Joplin piano rag, Louis Prima’s New Orleans-style jazz, a standard by Herbie Hancock, and Prelude Fugue and Riffs—Leonard Bernstein’s take on jazz for the concert hall; and rock, pop and techno-influenced music by Mason Bates, John Adams and Steve Reich. Journey Concerts are flowing explorations of a composer or type of music, which also showcase the versatility of the New World Center’s performance hall. Using both its main stage and multiple smaller stages, they are continuous performances that transition from one stage to the next, enveloping the audience in the music. Journey Concerts are approximately three hours in length. Times Read: 0

Multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award®-winning rock band, Maná, will embark on their most influential tour yet – THE LATINO POWER TOUR. As Latin Rock’s most engaging arena-level live band, longtime cultural ambassadors and powerful social advocates, Maná, will take 80 tons of state of the art concert production gear  to the road across the United States with the goal of uniting and inspiring Latino communities to make their voices heard this fall. Times Read: 0

Bring your pooch to the Museum Plaza to strut down our “catwalk” in their costume for a chance to win a prize! Whether you have a terrific pup costume idea or you just want to witness the spectacle that is this annual tradition, all are invited to attend this public event. The Museum will offer a cash bar for the handlers, and free kibble for the models. There is a $5 registration fee per doggy to benefit the Humane Society. You may register on site prior to the event. Times Read: 0

The Orchid Society of Coral Gables invites you to join them and educate yourself about orchids. OSCG is an affiliate of the American Orchid Society. Their goal is to educate members in the finer points of good orchid culture, exhibition and orchid conservation. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month in the Garden House (see full schedule). Arrive before the meeting at 6:45 p.m. for the Beginners Class taught by OSCG President Jim Davison. Each meeting features a guest speaker, show and tell, a raffle and a theme that carries over into the always impressive food buffet. Times Read: 0

Instructor: Donna Torres This class for the beginner and advanced student focuses on the representation of tropical plants in watercolor and graphite. Students draw and paint using fresh plant material collected at Fairchild (provided). Drawing from traditional botanical illustration techniques and contemporary interpretations of flora, this class encourages expressive freedom while still honoring the beauty inherent in its plant subjects. Basic instruction in watercolor will be given as well as advanced. Join us for lively discussions and exchange of ideas on materials, techniques and composition. 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Section B: Wednesdays, November 2 – November 30* (four sessions) *No class November 23 Fee per section: Member, $135; Non-member, $170 Times Read: 0

HistoryMiami Museum and the 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society host the prestigious Legal Legends awards, presented to true luminaries in the legal community who were nominated by their peers to honor their many years of matchless service through the legal profession. 2016 Honorees: Honorable Gill Freeman Honorable Melvia Green Alan Greer Honorable Roberto Pineiro* Herman Russomanno Joseph H. Serota *Posthumously awarded Sponsorship opportunities are available at: https://historymiami.wufoo.com/forms/zf937do0wxp1x1/ (Need the bit.ly already created here) Individual Tickets: $150 Purchase your tickets here: https://historymiami.wufoo.com/forms/mf62veb1bo0rue/ For more information contact Hilda Masip at 305-375-1618 or email hmasip@historymiami.org Times Read: 0

Join us for the public opening of “Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile: The Modernist Generation.” The Coral Gables Museum offers free admission, cash bar and live music every first Friday of the month in conjunction with Coral Gables Gallery Night. Free. Times Read: 0

Dave Grusin, Arturo Sandoval, New York Voices, Tom Scott, Cyrille Aimee, Will Downing, Shelly Berg, Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, and more! Oscar- and 10-time Grammy-winning composer Dave Grusin, The Frost School’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, and a star-studded cast pay tribute to the legendary Jazz Roots and GRP Records founder, Larry Rosen. We chronicle Rosen’s amazing life journey, which led him to produce some of the greatest music of the last 35 years. Times Read: 0

The New World Center transforms into a late-night lounge—complete with club-style lighting and videos—during this innovative event, where the only rule is to connect with the music and performers. DJ Le Spam returns to spin electronic grooves alongside the Spam Allstars and performances by the New World Symphony of contemporary and classical works for orchestra and ensemble. Times Read: 0