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Calendar Of Events

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Written by on January 11, 2001

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Thursday 1/11

SECOND THURSDAYS

Featuring live music, exhibits, dance rehearsals, children’s events, theater and film. Among highlights is "Crayons at a Concert" with the Miami Beach Rock Ensemble outdoors and the Lincoln Road Ensemble indoors at Arts at St. John’s, 4760 Pine Tree Drive. Presented by the city’s Cultural Arts Council and Arts Trust at venues throughout Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7500.

LECTURE

"American Modern 1925-40." Speaker: John C. Waddell, art collector. Benefit preview tickets required. RSVP. 7 p.m. Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001.

EXHIBIT TOUR

"Art & Design in the Modern Age," with Michael Hughes, visitor services manager. 6 p.m. Wolfsonian FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001.

ACCENT ART OPENING

"Unity." Marianela Borsten, decorative art display. Music by Robbie Gennet. 8 p.m. Wallflower Gallery, 10 NE Third St. Details: (305) 579-0069.

Friday 1/12

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum." Through March 4. PC 110, The Art Museum at FIU, FIU University Park Campus, Southwest 107th Avenue at Eighth Street. Details: (305) 348-2890.

CRITICS LECTURE SERIES

"A 21st Century Smithsonian." Speaker: Lawrence Small, secretary, Smithsonian Institution. 8 p.m. AT-100, The Art Museum at FIU, FIU University Park Campus, Southwest 107th Avenue at Eighth Street. Details: (305) 348-2890.

GALA PREVIEW

"Miami Modernism Show" benefit preview. $65; $55 for Wolfsonian members. 7-10 p.m. Radisson Deauville Resort, 6701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: Naomi Honig (305) 535-2631.

SLIDE LECTURE

Miami Hot Studio Glass Public Lecture Series. Speaker: glass artist Ricky Berstein. Presented by the UM department of art history and the Lowe. Free. 7 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, UM Campus, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.

EXHIBIT OPENING

"New Art of Cuba." Works by Alejandro Aguilera, Ram¢n Alejandro, Tom s Esson and Ciro Quintana. Through Feb. 24. Opening reception from 7-10 p.m. Jose Alonso Fine Arts, 3072 SW 38th Ave. Details: (305) 448-0007.

Saturday 1/13

LECTURES

"Defining 20th century Folk Art" Speaker: Jan Rosenak, collector and author. "Faces and Places: The American Folk Art Scene." Speaker: Chuck Rosenak. collector and author. 2 p.m. AT-100, The Art Museum at FIU, FIU University Park Campus, Southwest 107th Avenue at Eighth Street. Details: (305) 348-2890.

SECOND SATURDAYS

Youngsters can be shown how to make drums using for inspiration artists in the MAM collection who use music as a subject in their work. Performances by World Jazz Ensemble, Mantra and Afro-Caribbean drumming session held in conjunction with the Miami Jazz Festival. 1-4 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.

EXHIBIT TOUR

"Color Play." Color relationships in art through a tour of the exhibit, "OP-Visual Poetics: 50-Year Retrospective of Julian Stanczak." 2 p.m. $5; $3 for members. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, UM Campus, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.

KIDS DAY

Gallery tour for adults of "Cuban & Cuban American Art" from 2-3 p.m. For youngsters 7-12, a project related to the exhibit, "OP-Visual Poetics: 50-Year Retrospective of Julian Stanczak" is offered from 2-4 p.m. $5; $3 for members. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, UM Campus, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.

Sunday 1/14

SECOND SUNDAY

"The Membership Show." Ninth annual member art exhibit featuring work by 15 artists. Concert by Chameleon Ensemble at 3 p.m. Underwritten by Miami Salon Group. 2-5 p.m. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St. Details: (305) 576-2828.

Monday 1/15

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Patterns of Perceptions." Works by Federico Lepe. Through Jan. 25. Opening reception from 8-10 p.m. Coral Gables International Art Center, 70 Miracle Mile. Details: (305) 471-7383 or gablesart.com.

Tuesday 1/16

EXHIBIT PREVIEW

"Annie Leibovitz: Women." The show, being exhibited for the first time in Florida, is on display through March 4 and will feature more than 70 portraits. Opening reception from 6-8 p.m. $10. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.

Thursday 1/18

GALA OPENING

Art Miami. Painting, sculpture, photos, works on paper, installations, videos, sound exhibits. 7-10 p.m. Special preview from 5-7 p.m. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (888) 663-5001 or art-miami.com.

EXHIBIT TOUR

"Art & Design in the Modern Age," with Michael Hughes, visitor services manager. 6 p.m. Wolfsonian FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001.

LECTURE

"Hybrid Modernites: Architecture & Representation at the 1931 Colonial Exposition in Paris." Speaker: Patricia Morton, professor, University of California Riverside. Free. 7 p.m. Wolfsonian FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001.

Friday 1/19

RECEPTION

"Clone Room." For ongoing four-week exhibit of digital work by local artist Mette Tommerup. Through Jan. 31. Special reception from 7-10 p.m. 137 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 774-0029 or (646) 361-1294.

ART MIAMI

11th annual exposition of modern and contemporary art featuring works from 120 contemporary and modern galleries from 24 countries. $10. Noon-8 p.m. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (888) 663-5001 or art-miami.com.

Saturday 1/20

ART MIAMI

11th annual exposition of modern and contemporary art. $10. Noon-8 p.m. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (888) 663-5001 or art-miami.com.

BEAUX ARTS FESTIVAL

Features this year include 250 juried exhibitors, more than 20 food vendors, live music and entertainment and art classes for children 5-12. This annual, two-day fine arts festival and fundraiser is presented by Beaux Arts Inc. to benefit the Lowe Art Museum. Union Planters Bank is title sponsor. Admission is free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, UM Campus, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.

Sunday 1/21

ART MIAMI

11th annual exposition of modern and contemporary art. $10. Noon-6 p.m. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (888) 663-5001 or art-miami.com.

BEAUX ARTS FESTIVAL

Fine arts festival and fundraiser to benefit the Lowe Art Museum. Union Planters Bank is title sponsor. Admission is free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 20 & 21. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, UM Campus, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.

MURAL PAINTING

Miami-Dade Public Schools and Phil Yeh, founder of Cartoonists Across America, are to do a mural "to promote art and literacy." Noon-5 p.m. Aventura Mall, 196th Street and Biscayne Boulevard. Details: (305) 935-1110.

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