Dirty Work at MOCA 8/30/19

Dirty Work at MOCA
Friday, 08/30/2019 – 08:00 pm – 09:30 pm
MOCA
770 NE 125 St,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: FREE

Save the Date! August 30, 8-9:30 PM FREE: Jazz at MOCA presents Dirty Work, the Steely Dan tribute band. They take their name from an album done by Steely Dan, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers who helped define the soundtrack of the ’70s. Is it jazz? Rock? Fusion? Acid? Metal?—Whatever you call it the level of musicianship is at its highest. Their presentation is flawless. Every solo is a lesson in performance art.

Led by bassist James McCoy with saxophonist/vocalist Greg Diaz, pianists Pete Wallace or David Siegel, guitarist Lindsay Blair , and other outstanding musicians, Dirty Works faithfully recreates the music of Steely Dan to the delight of audiences throughout South Florida. Expect to hear all your old favorites: Peg, Rikki Don’t Lose that Number, Reelin’ in the Years, Bodhisattva, Deacon Blues, Babylon Sister, and many more top hits. 770 NE 125th St, North Miami. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=12&v=FD4Lm2tHqG4
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dirty-work-at-moca-august-30-tickets-69441596685

Tito Puente Jr at Littman Theater (TIME CHANGE) 9/7/19

Tito Puente Jr at Littman Theater (TIME CHANGE)
Saturday, 09/07/2019 – 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Littman Theater
17011 NE 19th Ave,
North Miami Beach, Florida 33162
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Cost: Free

Save the date! Sept 7th at 8 PM FREE! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Tito Puente Jr and His Latin Jazz Ensemble featuring special guest Melina Almodovar at the Julius Littman Theater, 17011 NE 19 Ave in North Miami Beach. Tickets call (305) 787-6005 Brought to you by the NMB Multicultural Committee; music courtesy of KCC Productions.

¡Reserva! 7 de septiembre a las 8 PM GRATIS! Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con Tito Puente Jr y His Latin Jazz Ensemble con la invitada especial Melina Almodóvar en el Teatro Julius Littman, 17011 NE 19 Ave en North Miami Beach. Billetes llama a (305) 787-6005 Presentado por el Comité Multicultural de NMB; Música cortesía de KCC Productions.

@melinalamuneca @kccproductions @northmiamibeach
#TitoPuenteJr #TitoPuente #mambomusic #mambofied #mambo #melinalamuñeca #northmiamibeach

Tito Puente Jr at Littman Theater 9/7/19

Tito Puente Jr at Littman Theater
Saturday, 09/07/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Littman Theater
17011 NE 19th Ave,
North Miami Beach, Florida 33162
Website
Cost: Free

Save the date! Sept 7th at 7 PM FREE! Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Tito Puente Jr and His Latin Jazz Ensemble featuring special guest Melina Almodovar at the Julius Littman Theater, 17011 NE 19 Ave in North Miami Beach. Tickets call (305) 787-6005 Brought to you by the NMB Multicultural Committee; music courtesy of KCC Productions.

¡Reserva! 7 de septiembre a las 7 PM GRATIS! Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con Tito Puente Jr y His Latin Jazz Ensemble con la invitada especial Melina Almodóvar en el Teatro Julius Littman, 17011 NE 19 Ave en North Miami Beach. Billetes llama a (305) 787-6005 Presentado por el Comité Multicultural de NMB; Música cortesía de KCC Productions.

@melinalamuneca @kccproductions @northmiamibeach
#TitoPuenteJr #TitoPuente #mambomusic #mambofied #mambo #melinalamuñeca #northmiamibeach

NAF Nigeria’s 59th Year Independence 9/28/19

NAF Nigeria’s 59th Year Independence
Saturday, 09/28/2019 – 09/28/2019 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Rolling Oaks Park
18701 NW 17th Avenue,
Miami Gardens, Florida 330169
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Cost:

The Nigerian American Foundation (NAF) presents The African Cultural Wellness Festival in Celebrating Nigeria’s 59th Year Independence.
As a secular, non-partisan body dedicated to the economic, social and political empowerment of Nigerians and Nigerian-Americans, NAF promotes, protects, and projects the image and interest of the Nigerian community at home and abroad.
Through this event they will represent the true colors of the African Culture with various cultural performances, kids activities, great food, cultural art, games, and lots of other fun doings.

Tom McCormick at MOCA 7/26/19

Tom McCormick at MOCA
Friday, 07/26/2019 – 08:00 pm – 09:30 pm
MOCA
770 NE 125 St,
North Miami, Florida 33161
Website
Cost: FREE

July 26 from 8 – 9:30; FREE: Saxophonist and flutist Tom McCormick performs at North Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Tom has been a fixture on the South Florida jazz scene for over twenty-five years. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Tom studied at the acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami and soon after began teaching at the University. He is currently the saxophone professor at Miami Dade College Kendall Campus.

Tom has performed with some of the biggest names in the business including: Sheila E., Arturo Sandoval, Nicole Henry, Mongo Santamaria, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, the O’Jays, Celia Cruz, Donna Summer, Patti Austin and Lou Rawls.

For many years he was the principal saxophonist with the Miami Symphony. Music has taken Tom around the world. He has performed throughout Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, Japan and India. Besides being a multi- instrumentalist, Tom is also an accomplished composer and arranger.

“Delivering the swinging sounds of Latin, Brazilian and funk-infused music, South Beat is one amazing album from unheralded saxophonist Tom McCormick. The music is aggressive, enthralling and full of energy, a breakout musical statement sure to move some shoulders and hips on South Beach and beyond.” – Edward Blanco, All About Jazz

MOCA is located at 770 NE 125th Street in North Miami. See http://mocanomi.org. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqXO1g684V0
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jazzmoca-ft-tom-mccormick-tickets-59550243381?aff=erellivmlt

Warren Henry Auto Group to Host Job Fair 7/29/19

Warren Henry Auto Group to Host Job Fair
Monday, 07/29/2019 – 12:00 pm –
Florida International University
3000 NE 151st Street,
North Miami, Florida 33181
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Cost: Free

Warren Henry Auto Group, named among Automotive News’ “Best Dealerships to Work For” for five consecutive years, will host an Automotive Technician Job Fair to recruit nearly 50 qualified technicians on the spot and provide new hires with a hardhat tour of the company’s new state-of-the-art North Miami headquarters and showroom, opening later this fall. Warren Henry offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K company match, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, paid vacation, and much more. Experienced automotive technicians are encouraged to attend the job fair with their most recent resume and be prepared to be interviewed and potentially hired the same day. From 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2019. The job fair will take place at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus in the Kovens Conference Center, located at 3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami, FL 33181. Resister at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/warren-henry-auto-groups-automotive-technician-job-fair-registration-64671050854 Call 888-856-3113 or visit www.warrenhenryauto.com. Follow @WarrenHenryAuto on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Roam To Host One-Of-A-Kind ‘The Meg On The Water’ In-Water Movie Screening At Oleta River State Park 7/26/19

Roam To Host One-Of-A-Kind ‘The Meg On The Water’ In-Water Movie Screening At Oleta River State Park
Friday, 07/26/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Oleta River Outdoor Center
3400 NE 163rd Street,
North Miami Beach, Florida 33160
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Cost: $10

ROAM (formally known as BG), a leading operator of outdoor recreation and hospitality, will host an in-water, movie-watching experience of The Meg like no other, featuring a floating movie screen provided by Ballyhoo Media. Attendees can watch the movie from the beach next to the small firepits or in the water on innertubes, while enjoying food and drink specials throughout the night.

Entourage Expo: The Calabash 6/29/19

Entourage Expo: The Calabash
Saturday, 06/29/2019 – 06/29/2019 05:00 pm – 09:30 pm
Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus – Mary Ann Wolfe Theater
3000 N.E. 151st Street – WUC – 100,
North Miami, Florida 33181
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Cost: 25.00

Miami Artists Are Made For Now!
Entourage Expo: “The Calabash” live music production 6/29/19 at Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus; 3000 N.E. 151st Street, North Miami, Florida 33181; Time 5 pm – 9:30 pm. Click here for more information and tickets.

Entourage Expo is an artist development live music production for singers, dancers, rappers, and musicians. Selected artists who audition and make it beyond the open auditions undergo a 16-week intensive artist development training which includes, choreography training, private vocal training, image consultation, interview training, music business workshops, and more! Featured Entourage Expo artists perform with a live band, background singers, professional lighting, professional photography and videography.

Keep up with Entourage Expo everywhere: @entourageexpo

Jazz at MOCA presents Jean P Jam 5/31/19

Jazz at MOCA presents Jean P Jam
Friday, 05/31/2019 – 08:00 pm – 09:30 pm
MOCA
770 NE 125 St,
MIAMI, Florida 33161
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Cost: FREE

May 31 from 8:00 to 9:30 PM: Come celebrate Haitian Heritage Month at North Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art at their monthly free “Jazz at MOCA,” this month featuring the Jean P Jam Band, led by Jean Almatas. Jean (“Pokito”) is a talented singer/songwriter, bringing to us deeply rooted music, who expands what we know as world music. The band has played in several festivals such as Bob Marley fest, One Love Nutri fest, Bay Jama Fest in Islamorada in the Keys, and Grand Opening Big Nite in Little Haiti. Jean P Jam since then has been performing in local clubs, among which is their current base at Purdy Lounge, where every Monday night he brings the essence of music to everyone from all ethnic backgrounds. Pokito calls his music “Rootsy Juicy.”

MOCA is located at 770 NE 125th Street in North Miami. Museum parking is free. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jazz-at-moca-presents-jean-p-jam-may-31-free-tickets-61875935589

Promise to Protect Training Tour Miami 5/11/19 – 5/12/19


Promise to Protect Training Tour Miami
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9:00pm – 6:30pm
Sunday, May 12, 2019, 9:00am -6:30pm
Florida International University Wolf University Center
Room 221
3000 NE 151st St
Miami, FL 33181
Register for May 11
Register for May 12

Frontline communities in South Florida have been fighting against exploratory oil drilling in the Everglades for years. Now the stakes are even higher: the case against Kanter Real Estate has made its way to Florida’s Supreme Court, and we have to take urgent action to stop them.

With Kanter doubling down on its efforts to drill in the Everglades, we’re not backing down or going away. In fact, we’re doubling down too: getting ready to fight harder and smarter, training, connecting, and growing the fossil fuel resistance right here in our community.

That’s why the Promise to Protect Training Tour is coming to Miami. The Promise to Protect was originally created to resist the Keystone XL pipeline, but now the promise has expanded nationwide to inspire organizers like us fighting for the Everglades in South Florida to stand up and refuse fossil fuel projects from entering our backyard.

Can you join us for one of the upcoming trainings?

The Promise to Protect Training Tour is an opportunity for us to learn from Indigenous leadership on how we can protect our threatened environment and frontline communities from toxic and destructive extraction that does nothing but harm people and our planet.

This training will share knowledge from Indigenous leaders on the frontlines of the Keystone XL fight that can share best practices on how we can unite to fight for the Everglades. You’ll learn about nonviolent direct action, support roles that make nonviolent direct action possible, protocols for mobilizing in Lakota territory, and how to carry this work forward as we challenge the higher court officials.

MOCA Arts Camp 6/10/19

MOCA Arts Camp
Monday, 06/10/2019 – 08/17/2019 09:00 am – 03:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: $220 per 2-week session for the general public

MOCA Arts Camp is a studio-based art camp that will introduce students, ages 6 through 12, to contemporary art through hands-on projects. The camp will allow students to participate in daily discussions and present their work to family and friends in a fun and nurturing environment. Projects are inspired by MOCA’s exhibitions.

• Session 1: June 10 – June 21: Figurative Leap!
• Session 2: June 24 – July 5 (no camp on July 4): Super Sculptors
• Session 3: July 8 – July 19: Fabric-cation
• Session 4: July 22 – August 2: Panoramic Portraits
• Session 5: August 5 – August 16: Lino Lineup
• August 15 – 17: Artist Showcase

Free Sonic Exposé with Audio Alchemist and Special guest appearance by Reuven Amiel 3/21/19

Free Sonic Exposé with Audio Alchemist and Special guest appearance by Reuven Amiel
Thursday, 03/21/2019 – 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Miami Beach Recording Studios
14887 NE 20th Ave,
Miami, Florida 33181
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Cost: Free

Dangerous Music, Phoenix Audio, Manley Labs, Eventide, Unity Audio & AVN Systems invite you to an evening of Thai food and AudioSpeak with Audio Alchemist’s marek stycos and special guest appearance by Reuven Amiel: Grammy Winner Prime Ministers, Pony Asteroid, PVRIS, Ricardo Arjona, NOIA, Susana Baca, Versailles, Rockfour… at the legendary Miami Beach Recording Studios.

MOCA Moving Images: Black Power Mixtape 4/3/19

MOCA Moving Images: Black Power Mixtape
Wednesday, 04/03/2019 – 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

MOCA will screen the documentary Black Power Mixtape (2011). This documentary film examines the evolution of the Black Power movement in American society from 1967 to 1975 as viewed through Swedish journalists and filmmakers. Narrated by Phylicia Rashad, this documentary features an engaging history of AFRICOBRA, exploring the group’s activities beginning with its founding in the turbulent 1960s to the present day.

I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes 3/9/19

I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes
Saturday, 03/09/2019 – 03/09/2019 12:00 pm – 01:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th St.,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

In celebration of Women’s History Month, MOCA is hosting “I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes,” a special event on Saturday, March 9 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. During the event, exhibiting artist and AFRICOBRA founder Jae Jarrell and “AFRICOBRA: Messages to The People” curator Jeffreen Hayes, Ph.D. will host a conversation and walkthrough surrounding MOCA’s exhibition which celebrates the founding of AFRICOBRA – the black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s.

MOCA Makers 3/16/19

MOCA Makers
Saturday, 03/16/2019 – 11:30 am – 01:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
Website
Cost: $20 Members, $25 Non-Members

MOCA Makers is an adult workshop program taught by local artists in the MOCA Pavilion. Guests will participate in a unique, hands-on interactive art class on the third Saturday of every month.

Learn easy and inexpensive screen-printing techniques inspired by AFRICOBRA founding member, Barbara Jones-Hogu. All participants will get to take home their own, custom screen and printed tote bag. Limit of 20 participants.

The Mojo Ike and Val Woods Experience at MOCA, North Miami 2/22/19

The Mojo Ike and Val Woods Experience at MOCA, North Miami
Friday, 02/22/2019 – 08:00 pm – 09:30 pm
MOCA
770 NE 125th St,
North Miami, Florida 33161
Website
Cost: Free

Friday February 22 from 8:00 to 9:30 PM: The City of North Miami presents “Jazz at MOCA,” starring Mojo Ike and Val Woods, in celebration of Black History Month.

This dynamic duo has performed throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. The Ike and Val Woods Blues Band competed and won first place at the Monterey Blues Festivals’ “Battle of the Bands”. They have shared the stage with Buddy Guy, Gill Scott, Ramsey Lewis, KEM, Jerry Butler, Jeffrey Osborne, Bobby Blue Bland, the Whispers, Tommy Castro, Eddie Cotton Jr., Jonathan Butler, David Sanborne, Earl Klugh, Betty Wright, Nestor Torres, the Ruppingtons, Pancho Sanchez and the O’Jays.

MOCA is located at 770 NE 125th Street in North Miami. As always, the concert is FREE. Music courtesy of KCC Productions

Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGhxC33ZCAA

Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mojo-ike-val-woods-experience-at-moca-north-miami-tickets-56709195731

Jazz at MOCA to Feature Mojo Ike and Val Woods 2/22/19

Jazz at MOCA to Feature Mojo Ike and Val Woods
Friday, 02/22/2019 – 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
Website
Cost: Free

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is pleased to present Mojo Ike and Val as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. GRAMMY-nominated artists Mojo Ike and Val Woods completed their most recent CD, “Movin’ Up,” after returning from an 18-city European Tour where they electrified audiences with high energy yet soulful Blues performances.

The Miami-based blues duo has performed throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. In 2007 the Ike and Val Woods Blues Band competed and won first place at the Monterey Blues Festival’s “Battle of the Bands.” They have shared the stage with Buddy Guy, Gill Scott, Ramsey Lewis, KEM, Jerry Butler, Jeffrey Osborne, Bobby Blue Bland, the Whispers, Tommy Castro, Eddie Cotton Jr., Jonathan Butler, David Sanborne, Earl Klugh, Betty Wright, Nestor Torres, the Ruppingtons, Pancho Sanchez and the O’Jays. Mojo Ike and Val will begin their performance at 8 p.m., rain or shine.

MOCA Moving Images: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners 3/6/19

MOCA Moving Images: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
Wednesday, 03/06/2019 – 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

MOCA will screen the documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners. The documentary chronicles the life of young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead, and her name on the FBI’s 10 most wanted list.

MOCA Makers 2/16/19

MOCA Makers
Saturday, 02/16/2019 – 11:30 am – 01:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
Website
Cost: $20 Members, $25 Non-Members

MOCA Makers is an adult workshop program taught by local artists in the MOCA Pavilion. Guests will participate in a unique, hands-on interactive art class on the third Saturday of every month. Textile making inspired by the works of Jae Jarrell.

MOCA Moving Images: Am I Too African to be American, Too American To be African 2/27/19

MOCA Moving Images: Am I Too African to be American, Too American To be African
Wednesday, 02/27/2019 – 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

MOCA will screen the documentary Am I Too African to be American? Too American to be African? followed by a discussion led by Dr. Mariama Jaiteh.

Conversations on Race: The Appreciation of Blackness 2/12/19

Conversations on Race: The Appreciation of Blackness
Tuesday, 02/12/2019 – 06:00 pm – 08:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Join MOCA for a thought-provoking conversation lead by Collaborising founder and principal, Lea Murray. In this engaging and participatory session, MOCA will cover topics on race, surrounded by the monumental works of AFRICOBRA.

Oral History Project 2/9/19

Oral History Project
Saturday, 02/09/2019 – 11:30 am – 04:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Miami locals and North Miami residents specifically are invited to MOCA to share their messages and stories as a part of MOCA’s AFRICOBRA inspired Oral History initiative. All stories will be archived and shared with the Black Archives.

Surfside’s Boot Camp n Brews 2/7/19

Surfside’s Boot Camp n Brews
Thursday, 02/07/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Grand Beach Hotel Surfside
9449 Collins Ave.,
Surfside, Florida 33154
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Cost: $5

Fitness buffs looking to pick up the pace while also mingling with the locals can join Surfside’s new Boot Camp n Brews event, which will be held February 7, 2019, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will combine an energizing, heart-pumping, one-hour boot camp, followed by a rewarding craft beer tasting at the Grand Beach Hotel Surfside. Tickets are $5 per person.

A walkable downtown district, lovely residential areas and a peaceful beach make Surfside a unique destination among Greater Miami’s oceanfront neighborhoods. Nestled between Bal Harbour to the north and Miami Beach to the south, Surfside is an escape from the busyness of life. The area is home to a mile of pristine beach, luxury beachfront hotels, distinctive world-class shopping, and culturally diverse restaurants. A variety of family friendly activities and yearly events add to this unforgettable destination. If you are searching for something new, book your vacation or take a short drive to discover the secret charm of Surfside.

Archiving Your Family History 1/26/19

Archiving Your Family History
Saturday, 01/26/2019 – 11:30 am –
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th St,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

The Black Archives Miami will share tips and tricks on starting your family archive, completing research at the Archives and building a strong repository to pass on for generations. Black Archives archivist, Jocelyn Hurtado, will lead a workshop on how to use the Archives and other databases to conduct genealogical and historical research. Join MOCA for a short presentation on the collections housed at the Black Archives and how to access them for your own archival interests. Bring your questions and family information (names, dates of birth, place of birth, etc.) to learn how to begin to research and archive your family history.

MOCA Makers 1/19/19

MOCA Makers
Saturday, 01/19/2019 – 11:30 am – 01:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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MOCA Makers is an adult workshop program taught by local artists in the MOCA Pavilion. Guests will participate in a unique, hands-on interactive art class on the third Saturday of every month.

Collage Creations – Join local working artist, Shawna Moulton, to create paper works inspired by AFRICOBRA. This program aims to bring traditional papermaking and new art techniques to a one class workshop, allowing guests to make and take their own unique creations. Limit of 10 participants.

For more information or to sign up visit, https://mocanomi.org/category/events/upcoming-events/

Jazz at MOCA to Feature The French Horn Collective on Jan. 25 1/25/19

Jazz at MOCA to Feature The French Horn Collective on Jan. 25
Friday, 01/25/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to welcome back The French Horn Collective as part of the monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. The French Horn Collective is an energetic and progressive band that performs an extensive variety of Gypsy Jazz, Swing and modern original French music throughout South Florida. Led by Parisian musician, multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer and songwriter, Vincent Raffard, the diverse group consists of highly talented musicians from various musical backgrounds.

MOCA Mini Makers 1/5/19

MOCA Mini Makers
Saturday, 01/05/2019 – 01/05/2019 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 25th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: $12 for MOCA Members, $14 for Non-Members

MOCA offers its monthly series known as MOCA Mini Makers, which occurs the first Saturday of every month. Celebrate the diverse uses of material in the historic AFRICOBRA exhibition by making your own paper and cardboard collage creations, inspired by the work of Jeff Donaldson. These creative art classes are offered to kids ages 6 through 12 on the first Saturday of every month, all supplies included.

Bowling with the Celebrities for the Needy 12/16/18, 1/6/19

Bowling with the Celebrities for the Needy
Sunday, 12/16/2018 – 01/06/2019 03:00 pm – 07:00 pm
SpareZ Bowling
5325 South University Drive,
Davie, Florida 33328
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Cost: Free

Davie, FLORIDA… Miami, Fort Lauderdale & MORE… SUNDAY!!! December 16, 2018… Help Provide 6,000 Toys this Christmas!!!*Everybody’s going to be there!!! *Bowling with the Celebrities for the Needy! • Community Involvement Events & MORE at SpareZ Bowling … Toy Drive hosted Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake
and SUNDAY January 6, 2019 it’s a Food Drive hosted by Bushwhacker “LUKE”
3pm-7pm
Classic WWF, WCW, WWE Legends!

Want to meet Brutus The Barber Beefcake or Bushwhacker Luke
See you at the events or RSVP your VIP photo ticket $10 or $20 with a autograph
VIP Bowling Lanes Available as well

We’re planning to donate the Toys, Food & Clothing to the: Miami Rescue Mission and Broward Outreach Centers

If you’re interested in Donating.. Get involved today!

Call or Text 754-777-OO83 for more information…

Bowling with the Celebrities for the Needy!
at SpareZ the #1 Bowling Venue in South Florida!
5325 S University Dr, Davie, FL 33328

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Jazz at MOCA to Feature Miami Big Sound Orchestra 12/28/18

Jazz at MOCA to Feature Miami Big Sound Orchestra
Friday, 12/28/2018 – 08:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost:

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to welcome back Miami Big Sound Orchestra as part of the monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. Known as downtown Miami’s resident Latin Jazz big band since 2006, Miami Big Sound Orchestra combines 21st-century big band jazz with Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music, funk and soul. Their repertoire includes original compositions by Rafael “Cali” Valencia, legendary Miami bassist/composer; Chino Nunez, GRAMMY Award-winning producer; and Jaui Schneider, former pianist/composer of Ray Barretto; along with classics from legends such as the great Mario Bauzá.

The members of the Miami Big Sound Orchestra are all veteran Miami musicians who have performed and toured with top-name artists including Celia Cruz, Gloria Estefan, Issac Delgado, Jon Secada, Chayanne, Rey Ruiz, Tito Nieves, and K.C. and the Sunshine Band, among others.

Guests are invited to enjoy live music as well as indulge in beverages and bites during happy hour at the MOCA Plaza from 6-8 p.m. prior to the main performance. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Headliner Miami Big Sound Orchestra will begin its performance at 8 p.m., rain or shine.

Curator Program 12/8/18

Curator Program
Saturday, 12/08/2018 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost:

Curator Jeffreen M. Hayes will lead a guided tour of the exhibition. Hayes will answer questions and provide information related to the themes present in the exhibition and the artists’ processes.

November 30: The Ashley Pezzotti Jazz Ensemble at MOCA 11/30/18

November 30: The Ashley Pezzotti Jazz Ensemble at MOCA
Friday, 11/30/2018 – 08:00 pm – 09:15 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125 St,
NORTH MIAMI, Florida 33161
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Cost: FREE

Jazz at MOCA presents the Ashley Pezzotti Jazz Ensemble in a FREE concert from 8:00-9:15 PM. Ashley Pezzotti is a seasoned jazz performer currently based in Miami, Florida. At the young age of 22, Ashley has already performed with many Grammy award winning artists including Keith Urban, Latin singer Juanes, Jon Secada, Chick Corea, Delfeayo Marsalis, Vampire Weekend, and Arturo Sandoval.

Capturing the heart of audiences with her extensive repertoire and roots in traditional jazz and bebop, Ashley creates an atmosphere of excitement that will transport you to another place and time. Her style is reminiscent of the great Anita O’Day and June Christy, and she performs with a level of maturity that is far beyond her years.

She was named a YoungArts winner for Jazz Voice in 2013, and was named a YoungArts winner for Popular Voice in 2014.

Over the years, Ashley has been given the opportunity to study under incredible musicians including Grammy Award winner Plácido Domingo, Cyrille Aimée, Kenny Barron, Branford Marsalis, Cheryl Bentyne, Kevin Mahogany, and Julie Silvera.

Featuring:
Matt Wigler, keys
Lowell Ringel, bass
John Yarling, drums
Alex Weitz, sax

MOCA is located at 770 NE 125th St in North Miami. More info is available at mocanomi.org or 305-893-6211. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lDd51xDD2s

Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/november-30-the-ashley-pezzotti-jazz-ensemble-at-moca-tickets-52634956572

AfriCOBRA: Messages to the People Opening Celebration 12/6/18

AfriCOBRA: Messages to the People Opening Celebration
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 08:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: $20

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) will present a groundbreaking exhibition celebrating the founding of AfriCOBRA – the black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the collective which came out of Chicago.

“AfriCOBRA: Messages to the People” will be on view at MOCA from Nov. 27, 2018 – April 7, 2019 and an opening celebration will take place on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 8 – 11 p.m. Guests will enjoy cocktails, canapés and a special meet and greet with Curator Jeffreen M. Hayes as well as founding and early members of AfriCOBRA. Guests will also experience the foundational work of one of the longest organized artist collectives showcasing how the AfriCOBRA founders used their artistic voices to contribute to the liberation and continue unifying the Black community as a whole.

The exhibition brings together Sherman Beck, Jeff Donaldson, Jae Jarrell, Wadsworth Jarrell, Napoleon Jones-Henderson, Barbara Jones-Hogu, Omar Lama, Carolyn Mims Lawrence, Nelson Stevens and Gerald Williams to look back at their early contributions to shaping AfriCOBRA while presenting the artists’ current works of art.

Jazz at MOCA x Ashley Pezzotti Jazz Quartet 11/30/18

Jazz at MOCA x Ashley Pezzotti Jazz Quartet
Friday, 11/30/2018 – 08:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is proud to present a special performance by award-winning jazz vocalist, Ashley Pezzotti, as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. Pezzotti captures the hearts of her audience with her extensive repertoire and roots in traditional jazz and bebop. Recognized as a young voice with an old soul, Pezzotti performs with a level of maturity that is far beyond her years with her style reminiscent of the great Anita O’Day and June Christy. At the young age of 22, Pezzotti has already performed with numerous GRAMMY Award-winning artists including Dave Holland, Keith Urban, Latin singer Juanes, Jon Secada, Delfeayo Marsalis, and Arturo Sandoval.

MOCA Makers: Jewelry Workshop with Steven Brownlee’s Jewelry Creations Workshop 10/27/18

MOCA Makers: Jewelry Workshop with Steven Brownlee’s Jewelry Creations Workshop
Saturday, 10/27/2018 – 10/27/2018 12:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th St.,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: $20 for MOCA Members, $25 for Non-Members. Supplies included.

Under the guidance of instructors from Jewelry Creations Workshop, students will learn how to create unique jewelry pieces inspired by Mira Lehr’s Tracing the Red Thread. Participants will have the opportunity to get creative and experiment with materials such as wire, mesh, thread, layered paper and laminate to make earrings, necklaces or bracelets. Recommended ages 16 and up.

MOCA Guided Tour | Highlights from Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread 10/27/18

MOCA Guided Tour | Highlights from Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread
Saturday, 10/27/2018 – 10/27/2018 12:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Artist Mira Lehr will lead a guided walkthrough of the exhibition. Lehr will answer questions and provide information related to the themes present in the exhibition and the artist’s process.

Creative Arts 4 Kids: Mira Lehr 11/3/18

Creative Arts 4 Kids: Mira Lehr
Saturday, 11/03/2018 – 02:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: 12

MOCA offers its monthly series known as Creative Arts 4 Kids, which occurs the first Saturday of every month. Create works inspired by artist Mira Lehr and “Tracing the Red Thread.” The exhibition explores nature’s beauty and the environment. These creative art classes are offered to kids ages 6 through 12.

Art in Practice: Demonstration by Mira Lehr and Catalog Signing 10/17/18

Art in Practice: Demonstration by Mira Lehr and Catalog Signing
Wednesday, 10/17/2018 – 07:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Mira Lehr will discuss the exhibition and the works included in the exhibition catalog. She will also offer the audience an exclusive look into her process. The exhibition catalog will be available for sell and for signing by the artist.
Cost: Free with museum admission

Creative Arts 4 Kids: Frida Kahlo 10/6/18

Creative Arts 4 Kids: Frida Kahlo
Saturday, 10/06/2018 – 02:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: 12

Join MOCA in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by creating works inspired by Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo. The art instructor will lead the class in the production of creative works. These creative art classes are offered for kids ages 6 through 12.
Cost: $12 per participant

Art in Practice: Demonstration by Mira Lehr and Catalog Signing 10/17/18

Art in Practice: Demonstration by Mira Lehr and Catalog Signing
Sunday, 10/17/2018 – 07:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St.,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Mira Lehr will discuss the exhibition and the works included in the exhibition catalog. She will also offer the audience an exclusive look into her process. The exhibition catalog will be available for sell and for signing by the artist.

MOCA Guided Tour | Highlights from Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread 10/13/18

MOCA Guided Tour | Highlights from Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread
Saturday, 10/13/2018 – 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St.,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Artist Mira Lehr will lead a guided walkthrough of the exhibition. Lehr will answer questions and provide information related to the themes present in the exhibition and the artist’s process.

Nestor Torres comes to MOCA 9/28/18

Nestor Torres comes to MOCA
Friday, 09/28/2018 – 08:00 pm – 09:30 pm
MOCA
770 NE 125th St,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: FREE

Friday September 28 from 8:00 to 9:30 PM: The City of North Miami presents Jazz at MOCA, featuring the Nestor Torres Jazz Ensemble in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The FREE concert will be in front of the North Miami police station behind MOCA at 700 NE 124 Street.

Standing on the shoulders of flute giants from worlds as diverse as Rampal & Galway in Classical Music; Richard Egues’ Cuban Charanga style; rocker Ian Anderson’s Jethro Tull; Herbie Mann and – most influential of all – Hubert Laws as pioneers of Jazz Flute, Latin Grammy Award winning Nestor Torres’ rhythmic and mellifluous flute sound remains apart in a class all by itself. His 14 recordings as a soloist; 4 Latin Grammy nominations, one Grammy nomination and one Latin Grammy Award; collaborations with diverse artists such as Gloria Estefan, Kenny Loggins, Dave Mathews, Herbie Hancock, Tito Puente, Michael Camilo, Paquito D’ Rivera and Arturo Sandoval; as well as performances with the Cleveland, Singapore, and New World Symphony Orchestras among many others, are testament to the remarkable journey of an Artist who continues to grow and enrich the lives of those who experience his talents.

“It is a rare occasion that I have to consult a Thesaurus to find enough superlatives to describe this flautists performance. I could say “incredible” and not be close. “Fantastic” an understatement. “Impressive” would have to be in headline type.”… Speaking of masters, Nestor Torres is a maestro, a professore, technically perfect, with a tone that is beyond belief; imagination and creativity pervade every solo.”
– Allan Kanovsky, www.JazzBluesFlorida.com

Music courtesy of KCC Productions.

Video: “Miami Beach Rumba” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3VA6UFeQWs

Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nestor-torres-comes-to-moca-september-28-tickets-49225577026

TimbaLive in NMB – Free 9/15/18

TimbaLive in NMB – Free
Saturday, 09/15/2018 – 08:00 pm –
Littman Theater
17011 NE 19th Ave,
North Miami Beach, Florida 33162
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Cost: FREE

Saturday September 15 at 8: The City of North Miami Beach Multicultural Committee Liaison Commissioner Barbara Kramer invites you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Miami’s outstanding timba band TIMBALIVE. Timbalive is a group of highly trained musicians from Cuban conservatories. The sound of Timbalive is an inimitable blend of Caribbean rhythms, Popular Cuban Music, lyrics and arrangements designed with the dancer in mind. The success that Timbalive has achieved in a short period of time is the result of passion, perseverance and hard work, to claim what in the music scene is called their “Own Sound”.

This event is free! Food and beverages available for purchase. For more information please call 305-948-2957 or visit citynmb.com. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKv6r_7ba2o

Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/timbalive-in-nmb-sept-15-free-tickets-49476508569

Pathways Connect Group For parents 8/17/18

Pathways Connect Group For parents
Friday, 08/17/2018 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Amazing Births and Beyond
17184 W Dixie Highway,
North Miami Beach, Florida 33160
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Cost: Free

Recognizing that parents are faced with many choices regarding their families’ health, an educational and support group is meeting monthly on the third Friday of every month. Dr. Vivian Keeler provides a supportive, safe community for parents to discuss a range of healthy choices for their families.

“Tracing the Red Thread” at MOCA 9/6/2018

“Tracing the Red Thread” at MOCA
Thursday, 09/06/2018 – 11/04/2018 10:00 am –
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: $5

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami will present the exhibition “Tracing the Red Thread,” by distinguished South Florida-based artist Mira Lehr, Sept. 6 – Nov. 4, 2018. The multimedia, museum-wide installation will reflect Lehr’s eco-feminist philosophy, the concept of mankind working with nature rather than dominating over it. Lehr uses the classical myth of Ariadne to explore the beauty, fragility and interconnectedness of the endangered aquatic ecosystem of the South Florida coast.

In Lehr’s mesmerizing installation, two and three-dimensional works evoke dense thickets of mangroves, the dangerous beauty of jellyfish and the ethereal luminosity of the coral reef. Lehr creates a mysterious world whose seductive beauty reminds us not only of the gifts that nature gives us, but of the importance of preserving them for the future generations.

Comprised of a variety of multimedia works, “Tracing the Red Thread” focuses on climate change and environmental issues as a major factor facing mankind today. The exhibition draws on the lessons Lehr learned six decades ago working with Buckminster Fuller on his “World Game Project.” As Lehr learned in her work with Fuller, the earth must be seen as a unified island within the oceans so one is made aware of the interconnectedness of all life.

Admission to MOCA is $5, but free for MOCA members and North Miami residents. An artist reception will take place on Thursday, Sept. 13, with an admission cost of $10 to the general public, free to MOCA members and North Miami residents.

Jazz at MOCA: Nestor Torres 9/28/18

Jazz at MOCA: Nestor Torres
Friday, 09/28/2018 – 08:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a unique performance by GRAMMY Award-winning Artist Nestor Torres as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated Sept. 15 – Oct. 15 and recognizes Hispanic and Latin American heritage and culture. As a flautist, Torres has found inspiration in classical, Cuban, rock, and jazz sounds resulting in a rhythmic and mellifluous flute sound that has become a music genre all by itself.

In collaboration with the City of North Miami’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, the public is invited to enjoy this special Jazz at MOCA event and the rhythms of Nestor Torres, rain or shine.

Guests may also enjoy MOCA’s exhibition “Tracing the Red Thread” by Miami-based artist Mira Lehr by donation. “Tracing the Red Thread” is a multimedia, museum-wide installation reflecting Lehr’s eco-feminist philosophy.

Jazz at MOCA: Elsten Torres 8/31/18

Jazz at MOCA: Elsten Torres
Friday, 07/31/2018 – 08:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free to the public

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is pleased to welcome two-time GRAMMY nominated artist Elsten Torres, more widely known as “Fulano,” for a special performance as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. Fulano, Cuban-born singer and songwriter, was raised in New York City, and currently resides in Miami. His multicultural upbringing paired with his talents in singing, songwriting, and guitar, result in a unique rhythmic kaleidoscope of sound.

Gather your friends and family to enjoy the jazz rhythms of Elsten “Fulano” Torres under the stars, free to the public, rain or shine!

MOCA Moving Images: “The Golden Dream” Film Screening 7/21/18

MOCA Moving Images: “The Golden Dream” Film Screening
Saturday, 07/21/2018 – 02:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

MOCA will screen the Cannes Film Festival award winning film “The Golden Dream” (2013), directed by Diego Quemada-Diez. This film follows three young men as they make the journey from Mexico to California.

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is presenting the group exhibition “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” through Aug. 5, 2018. Curated by Risa Puleo, the exhibition features the works of 37 artists who are from or living in the path of the monarch butterfly and are separated into conceptual categories including indigenous, immigrant and assimilated.

Butterfly Activity in NoMi Butterfly Garden 7/21/18

Butterfly Activity in NoMi Butterfly Garden
Saturday, 07/21/2018 – 02:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Visitors will learn about the monarch butterfly, their migration patterns and their threat of extinction though an exploration of Miami-based artist Franky Cruz’s greenhouse inside of MOCA and a film screening “Sex, Lies and Butterflies.” Each visitor will be given seeds to plant their own butterfly garden.

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is presenting the group exhibition “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” through Aug. 5, 2018. Curated by Risa Puleo, the exhibition features the works of 37 artists who are from or living in the path of the monarch butterfly and are separated into conceptual categories including indigenous, immigrant and assimilated.

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: “Identities in Motion: A Conversation on Migration and Identity in South Florida and Beyond” 6/30/18

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: “Identities in Motion: A Conversation on Migration and Identity in South Florida and Beyond”
Saturday, 06/30/2018 – 02:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Panel discussion with “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” exhibiting artists: William Cordova, Onajide Shabaka and Dinizulu Gene Tinnie

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is presenting the group exhibition “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” through Aug. 5, 2018. Curated by Risa Puleo, the exhibition features the works of 37 artists who are from or living in the path of the monarch butterfly and are separated into conceptual categories including indigenous, immigrant and assimilated.

Creative Arts for Kids at the Museum of Contemporary Art 6/23/18

Creative Arts for Kids at the Museum of Contemporary Art
Saturday, 06/23/2018 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: MOCA members: $10, non-members: $15

Participants will create their own butterfly house. Led by a MOCA art education professional, these homes will be decorated to represent the identities of the individual and the exhibition theme of inheritance.

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is presenting the group exhibition “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” through Aug. 5, 2018. Curated by Risa Puleo, the exhibition features the works of 37 artists who are from or living in the path of the monarch butterfly and are separated into conceptual categories including indigenous, immigrant and assimilated.