Design Miami Ice Skating Daybed by Jaime Hayon at Galerie kreo
Elle Décor’s Modern Life Concept House
December 1-4 • 250 Wynwood • elledecor.com
The Modern Life Concept House features 6,000 square feet designed by Matthew MacDonald, Elizabeth Martin, Sam Robin, and Fernando Wong. Open to the public by appointment from Dec. 2-4. Tickets $35. Proceeds benefit the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Society of University of Miami. 305.243.9088.
December 2-6 • Design Miami Exhibition Center •
The global forum for design brings together the world’s top galleries to present museum-quality exhibitions of 20th- and 21st-century furniture, lighting, and objets d’art.
Art Miami and CONTEXT
December 2-6 • Art Miami Pavilion, Wynwood •
Miami’s longest-running, international, contemporary and modern art fair returns for its 26th year — while the younger CONTEXT, the sister fair to Art Miami, continues its presentation of mid-career, emergent, and cutting-edge talent.
December 2-6 • MANA Wynwood • pintamiami.com
The ninth edition of PINTA USA and the second-largest alongside Art Basel Miami Beach, the curated boutique fair — devoted to the art of Latin America, Spain, and Portugal — invites galleries and artists to exhibit in an international platform.
Sway: A Dance Trilogy
December 3-6 • Olympia Theater • swayshow.org
Starring Dancing With the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani, Valentin Chmerkovskiy — with Olympic-Gold Champion Meryl Davis and special guests — SWAY presents the glamour and passion of ballroom and Latin dancing in an intimate performance that blurs the lines between conventional ballroom, live theatre, and other well-known dance genres like ballet, Argentine tango, hip hop, and modern. 305.374.2444.
Art Basel Miami Beach
December 3-6 • Miami Beach Convention Center •
The highlight of the art season — and one of the most important shows in the United States and the world — takes over Miami. The event offers an impressive group of international galleries, along with a schedule of special exhibitions, parties, and art-themed events featuring music, film, architecture, and design.
New World Symphony – Music of Vienna
December 12-13 • New World Center • nws.edu
Mark Wigglesworth conducts the orchestra in a program of Strauss, Schoenberg, and Brahms — while outdoors on Saturday evening, the concert plays on the New World Symphony’s Wallcast, a soaring 7,000-square-foot projection wall of the New World Center. Wallcast is free and does not require a ticket. 305.673.3330.
The Producers: The Mel Brooks Musical
December 31 • Kravis Center • kravis.org
Mel Brook’s Tony-award-winning musical follows the tale of a producer — looking for his next scheme — and an accountant — afraid of his own shadow — as they plan the biggest, brightest flop that Broadway has ever seen.
Miami City Ballet: La Source
January 8-10 • Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts •
MCB continues its 30th-anniversary season with Program II, which showcases three choreographic masters: George Balanchine, Peter Martins, and Twyla Tharp. Balanchine’s La Source is the showstopper. Set to Leo Delibes’ stunning score, La Source enchants with its nostalgic look at mid-19th-century French ballet.
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia: Romeo and Juliet
January 14 • Kravis Center • kravis.org
Founded by former Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Maya Plisetskaya, The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents a full-scale production of the classic Shakespearean story in three acts and features more than fifty of Russia’s brightest ballet stars.
Miami Jewish Film Festival
January 14-28 • Various theaters in Greater Miami, Miami Beach • miamijewishfilmfestival.org
The 19th edition unspools over 14 days, celebrating film and filmmakers from every corner of the Jewish world — with over 40 feature films and documentaries.
3rd Annual Miami Beach Jazz Festival
January 25-30 • Hyatt Regency Miami • miamibeachjazz.com
The Miami Beach Jazz Festival features a group of musicians from around the globe, including Philippe Leoge, Sinkope, the Daniel Zamir Quartet, the Joe Carter Trio, and the Markus Gottschlich Trio.
It’s Only A Play
January 23 – February 21 • GableStage at the Biltmore, Coral Gables • gablestage.org
It’s opening night on Broadway, and playwright Peter Austin, his career on the line, anxiously awaits reviews at a private party. Written by four-time Tony-Award winner Terrence McNally.
Florida Grand Opera: Norma
January 23-30 • Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts •
A clandestine love affair brings two extreme enemies together in Vincenzo Bellini’s story of Norma, the story of a woman scorned. The notoriously demanding title role is a thrilling challenge for the singer and operagoer alike.
Loewe: Chance Encounters
December 2 – January 17 • Loewe – Miami Design District • loewe.com
Jonathan Anderson creates LOEWE’s first exhibition in the Miami Design District store. Anderson creates an unexpected conversation between the works of Anthea Hamilton, Paul Nash, Lucie Rie and Rose Wylie. The goal is for art to be a “lens through which to examine the current movement,” says Anderson.
The Original Miami Beach Antique Show
January 28 – February 1 • Miami Beach Convention Center • originalmiamibeachantiqueshow.com
One of the world’s largest indoor antique shows with exhibits from over 1,000 dealers from around the world, the show features exhibitions of Renaissance, Art Deco, fine art, American and European silver, antique jewelry, and 17th-century to 19th-century furniture.
La Feria del Mercado de San Miquel Miami
Through January 31 • Bayfront Park • mercadodesanmiguel.es
The historic Spanish market, El Mercado de San Miguel, comes to Miami in “pop-up” form. A wide array of fresh, regional foods is showcased in an indoor tent, with outdoor seating and a tapas bar.
Broadway Across America: Motown the Musical
February 2-7 • Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts • arshtcenter.org
Broadway’s smash hit comes to Miami in a musical that follows the true story of the genre that changed the world.
February 11-15 • Art Wynwood Pavilion • artwynwood.com
Seventy international galleries from more than 13 countries exhibit emerging, cutting-edge, contemporary and modern works. A unique feature of the fair is its showcasing of street art, murals, pop surrealism, and other genres from the contemporary underground movement.
Progressive Miami International Boat Show
February 11-15 • Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin • miamiboatshow.com
The boat show moves from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Virginia Key for the first time, featuring more than 1,200 boats on land and in the water with 400-plus slips on a deep water basin to accommodate large boats. The event also features on-the-water boating workshops, daily seminars, and paddle-sport demos.
Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival
February 24-28 • Various locations throughout South Beach • sobefest.com
This national, star-studded event, presented by Food & Wine magazine, attracts foodies from all throughout the world for a four-day event that celebrates wine, spirits, and food. The event showcases some of the world’s top wine and spirits, along with the talents of international chefs and culinary personalities.