Wednesday, March 04 • 6:30pm
"A Taste of Summer Shorts" – City Theatre:
In the Lobby
On March 4th, City Theatre will join us in the Lobby Lounge for directed readings of six plays comprising “A Taste of Summer Shorts”. Doors open at 6:00 pm and readings start at 6:30 pm. Cocktails available at the bar. Guided tour of the historic Olympia Theater during intermission. This is a FREE event, open to the public.
This is a FREE event, open to the public.
Celebrating its 32nd anniversary March 06 - 15, 2015, MiamiFF is considered the preeminent film festival for showcasing Ibero-American cinema in the U.S., and a major launch pad for all international and documentary cinema. The annual Festival, produced and presented by Miami Dade College, attracts more than 60,000 audience members and more than 400 filmmakers, producers, talent and industry professionals.
Wild Tales – If revenge is a dish best served cold, these hot-blooded Argentinians have not received the memo.
The Pilgrim – Great Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho’s life gets the film treatment in this true-life story, when Coelho was fixated by the mysteries of writing, black magic and rock ‘n’ roll.
The Project of the Century – Leo, a 30-year-old man returns back home after splitting up with his girlfriend to his father’s apartment near the nuclear city in the province of Cienfuegos, where his grandfather also lives.
Kamikaze – Comedy is complicated when the sinister, handsome Slatan, from a radical Russian ethnic group, boards a plane at Moscow airport heading for Madrid and an eclectic group of Spainards lead by the irrepressible Lola.
Marshland – An atmospheric and highly-skilled detective story in the strong and dark tradition of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Alberto Rodriguez’s Marshland is one of the most awarded films in Goya Award history
Everybody Leaves – Colombian director Sergio Cabrera, working with a cast consisting mostly of expatriate Cuban actors, adapts Wendy Guerra’s Bruguera Prize-winning novel to the screen with a handsome, worldly grace.
Playing Lecuona – Cuban composer and pianist Ernesto Lecuona gets the all-star treatment in Pavel Giroud and JuanMa Villar Betancort’s elegant new film. Lecuona is regarded today as the most influential Cuban musician of the 20th century.
Sidetracked – Festival favorites Raúl Arévalo (Family United in 2014, Ghost Graduation in 2013) and Inma Cuesta (Three Many Weddings in 2014, The Sleeping Voicein 2012) star as Alberto and Luisa, a couple in their mid-30s with an adorable five-year-old son.
Friday, March 06 – Saturday, March 14
Miami International Film Festival • CineDWNTWN
Featuring the year's most compelling star-driven works by top-tier directors showcased at the historic Olympia Theater at Gusman Center. Red Carpet events include Opening Night (March 06), Tribute To: The Independent Cuban Filmmaker (March 08), and Awards Night (March 14).
Presented by Miami DDA
Wednesday, March 11 • 6:30pm
Gary Thomas Ensemble: In the Lobby
On March 11, the Gary Thomas Ensemble will join us in the lobby. Come out to meet your Downtown neighbors, have a drink and experience the Olympia like never before. Doors open at 6:00 pm and music starts at 6:30 pm. Cocktails available at the bar. Guided tour of the historic Olympia Theater during intermission.
This is a FREE event, open to the public.
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for 'In the Lobby Lounge . . . JAZZ!'
Thursday, March 19 • 7:30 pm
Rising Stars, a professional exhibition and performance, showcases the remarkable talent of high school and college students from New World School of the Arts, Florida’s premier arts institution. This Broadway-style extravaganza is an energy-packed, one-of-a-kind performance that will undoubtedly captivate the audience with exhilarating works of art, and enthralling dance, music, and theater performance
Wednesday, May 06 • 8:00pm
Neutral Milk Hotel
Indie rock legends Neutral Milk Hotel triggered a collective jaw-drop with the April 2013 announcement of a reunion tour in late 2013/early 2014. In the 15-year gap since their last shows, lore surrounding the band has reached near-mythic proportions, earning them an ever-growing cult following and making the possibility of a reunion tour an indie rock fantasy. Only a truly impressive return to the stage could have met the soaring expectations, and that's exactly what the band has delivered on tour, performing music from their seminal studio albums to throngs of awestruck fans around the globe.
Thursday, Nov 05 • 7:30pm
LET’S FILL THE HOUSE TO BUILD A HOME.
Join us for an unforgettable evening of stories, song, and celebration! Experience the many ways people touch each other’s lives every day! Watch a cast, chorus, and troupe of over 50 people bring emotional stories to life with song and dance on stage! Be a part of an amazing night of community!