Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on January 21, 2010
In Lars Von Trier’s "Antichrist," a grieving couple plans a getaway to an isolated cabin in the woods hoping to mend their troubled marriage. But nature has other plans as events take a turn for the worse. Additional showings on Saturday and Sunday. 7 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
The Japanese 1977 film "House" is the creation of director Nobuhiku Obayashi, who shaped the film after the eccentric musings of his 11-year-old daughter. Restored in high-definition digital format in 2009, the Cinematheque purports "House" to be "one of the most unusual experiences you will ever have in a movie theatre." 9:25 p.m. Additional showings Saturday and Sunday. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
Aspiring screenwriters: learn tricks of the trade from Julie Gray, founder of The Script Department script coverage service and author of popular screenwriting blog "Just Effing Entertain Me" at a two-day screenwriting seminar. A resident of Los Angeles, Ms. Gray’s screenwriting-consultancy gigs include teaching classes at Warner Brothers and The Creative Screenwriting Expo. The "Idea to the Page to the Screen: Fearless Writing for the Passionate Screenwriter" seminar is to include brainstorming exercises and strategies for breaking into Hollywood. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $290-$330. Details: (305) 673-4567 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn and Montgomery Clift star in the 1959 film "Suddenly, Last Summer," an autobiographical Tennessee Williams adaptation. Ms. Taylor once again plays a troubled beauty while Ms. Hepburn is the scheming aunt who seeks a lobotomy for her. 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
Broadway star Karen Akers performs "Anything Goes," an evening of American songwriter Cole Porter’s classics like "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "I Love Paris." Ms. Akers has been nominated for a Tony Award and starred in the original Broadway productions of "Nine" and "Grand Hotel." 7:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $45. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Latin Grammy nominee Amaury Gutiérrez performs a free outdoor concert as part of Miami-Dade County’s "Noches Tropicales" series of events celebrating Latin music and dance. 8 p.m. Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St., Miami. Details: (305) 271-0812 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/tropical.asp.
Miami-Dade County’s "Noches Tropicales" series continues with a free outdoor concert featuring Las Calles de Buenos Aires. 8-11:30 p.m. Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St., Miami. Details: (305) 271-0812 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/tropical.asp.
Russian-born violinist Alexander Markov, gold medalist of the Paganini International Violin Competition, performs a joint concert with pianist Paul Posnak. 7:30 p.m. St. Martha Church, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $10-$20. Details: www.saintmartha.tix.com.
Classical and flamenco guitarist Howard Greenblatt performs a concert, including selections by Gaspar Sanz, Francisco Tarrega and Carlos Montoya. 2 p.m. Arts at St. Johns, 4760 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. $15-$20. Details: (305) 613-2325 or www.artsatstjohns.com.
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Miami Civic Music Association presents a concert by pianist and University of Miami faculty member Tian Ying. Mr. Ying will perform works by Chopin and Mussorgsky’s "Pictures at an Exhibition." 4 p.m. Gusman Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, University of Miami campus, Coral Gables. $30. Details: (305) 271-8449 or www.miamicivicmusic.org.