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Calendar Of Events

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Written by on September 13, 2001

calendar of events

Thursday 9/13

INVITATION TO THE ARTS

This special event in effect replaces Second Thursday as the one to catch this month. Co-sponsored by the Coalition of Miami-Dade County Chambers of Commerce, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Beacon Council. 6-8 p.m. Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 935-2131.

MEMBERS PREVIEW

"Let’s Entertain." Works from the late ’70s to the present by artists who explore the intersection of art and entertainment. Through Nov. 18. Members preview and dance party from 7-10 p.m. $10; free to members. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.

LECTURE

"Impressionism in Cuba & the Americas." Second in "Parallel Worlds: Cuba & the Western Tradition in the 20th Century" series by Marijean Miyar. Registration required. 7 p.m. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: Sergio Ganem Cernuda, (305) 461-1050.

EXHIBIT OPENING

Photographs by Stephen Sumner. Through Oct. 31. Opening reception from 4:30-7 p.m. New World Gallery, 1st Floor, 25 NE Second St. Details: (305) 237-3135.

Friday 9/14

LECTURE

Robert Farris Thompson, exhibit curator for "Face of the Gods: Art & Altars of Africa & the African Americans" and professor of African and African-American art history at Yale University. 8 p.m. AT-100, The Art Museum at FIU, University Park Campus, Southwest Eighth Street and 107th Avenue, PC 110. Details: (305) 348-2890.

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Let’s Entertain." Works from the late ’70s to the present by artists who explore the intersection of art and entertainment. More than 50 artists from 17 nations are represented. Through Nov. 18. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Face of the Gods: Art & Altars of Africa & the African Americans." Through Oct. 25. Opening reception follows 8 p.m. lecture. The Art Museum at FIU, PC 110, University Park Campus, Southwest Eighth Street and 107th Avenue. Details: (305) 348-2890.

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Asela’s Florida: A photographic & historical journey throughout Florida." Reception from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Citibank Bayfront Financial Center, 120 S Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 599-5546.

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Cyber-llusions." Works by Zaydee. Through Sept. 28. Opening reception from 6-10 p.m. Brickell Village Gallery, 620 S Miami Ave. Details: (305) 373-5767.

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Life is like vivid colors." Works by Carmen Portela. Opening reception from 8-10 p.m. Through Oct. 11. International Art Center, 70 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 471-7383 or gablesart.com.

Saturday 9/15

EXHIBIT OPENINGS

"Got Milk?" Works by Julie Kahan, through Oct. 6, and "Guerra de la paz," glossies, through Nov. 3. Opening reception from 7-10 p.m. Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24th St. Details: (305) 576-1278.

GALLERY OPENING

"Collective Unconscious." Works by Macuria Nicholas Montolanez. Gallery will promote European art under the general patronage of the Consul General of France. Opening reception from 7-9 p.m. Damien B. Contemporary Art Center, 282 NW 36th St. Details: (305) 372-46.

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Tents." Work by seven artists or artist teams. Artists plan to be in the gallery 48 hours before the show opens at 8 p.m. Projects include sterilization by Ross Cisneros, absurd home-keeping hints by Jody Servon, gray space by Diana Shpungin & Nicole Engelman and fakery & chance cards by Andrew Demirjian & Dahlia Elsayed. Operations are from 2-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Sept. 15. Locust Projects, 105 NW 23rd St. Details: (305) 576-8570.

ART ADVENTURES

"Art Tells a Story." Learn to read stories through discussions about works of art. 2-3 p.m. $5; free for members. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, University of Miami, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3603.

Monday 9/17

EXHIBIT OPENING

"Hurricane Show." 25 artists in 25 fast days. Through Oct. 19. Closing reception from 7-10 p.m. on 10/19. New Gallery, 1300 Campo Sano Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2722.

Tuesday 9/18

GROUP TOURS

Call for rates and reservations. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.

Wednesday 9/19

LECTURE

"In the Tradition." Speaker: Joel Perlman, sculptor. Precedes reception for "David Smith: Two Dimensions into Three" and "Classical Cities: 19th Century Photographs of Greece & Rome." 7 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, University of Miami, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3603.

EXHIBIT OPENING

"David Smith: Two Dimensions into Three" and "Classical Cities: 19th Century Photographs of Greece & Rome." Through Oct. 14. Opening reception from 8-10 p.m. following lecture. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, University of Miami, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3603.

LECTURE

"African Divination & Curing: Aspects of Material Culture in Colonial Brazilian Slave Communities." Speaker: James Sweet, Department of History & African New World Studies, FIU. Held in conjunction with the exhibit, "Face of the Gods: Art & Altars of Africa & the African Americas" 7:30 p.m. Art Museum at FIU, University Park Campus, Southwest Eighth Street and 107th Avenue, PC 110. Details: (305) 348-2890.

Thursday 9/20

JAM AT MAM

Featuring music by the Baboons and Men From Mars. Co-sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida. Option docent-led tours of Let’s Entertain and Florida’s Rock and Roll Legends. Gourmet snacks, donation bar. $5. 5-8:30 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.

LECTURE

"Revolutions of Form & Content." Second in "Parallel Worlds: Cuba & the Western Tradition in the 20th Century" series by Marijean Miyar. Registration required. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: Sergio Ganem Cernuda, (305) 461-1050.

Saturday 9/22

ART ADVENTURES

"Moments Caught: Ancient Sights." Explore Greek and Roman sites through the museum collection and the traveling exhibit, "Classical Cities: 19th century photographs of Greece & Rome." 2-3 p.m. today and Sunday (9/23). $5; free for members. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, University of Miami, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3603.

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