Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Art of Friday, Nov. 16

Jennifer Candela, Maria Gonzalez and Rosario Chinchilla in Architecture Restyled
 (Image courtesy Young at Art Museum)
Young at Art Museum
751 S.W. 121 Ave., Davie, 954-424-0085,

Architecture Restyled, Young at Art's seventh annual recycled fashion show, will feature designs that Young at Art teen volunteers and girls from the PACE Center for Girls, will debut on the runway. The show starts at 7 p.m. Nov. 16.

Grace Cafe and Galleries
75 N. Federal Highway, Dania Beach, 954-816-3324,

Songwriter's showcase featuring Josh "The Pitbull of Blues" Rowand, ScatterGrass which plays original root grass (described as similar to bluegrass), progressive country singer and songwriter Jason Kates and original pop funk act SGS with Jay Martin, as well as art from painter Christina Alex, illustrator Robert Korhonen and more than 300 other artists whose work will be displayed through winter. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. The events starts at 7 p;m. Nov. 16.

"Fertility Goddess" by Ray Azcuy (Image courtesy of the artist)
Buena Vista Building
180 N.E. 39th St., Suite 207, Miami, 305-989-6356

Inside/Out, an exhibition of 15 new sculptures from Ray Azcuy's new series that according to the artist "contemplates cultural taboo, prejudiced behavior, political perspective, religious affiliation, and the challenges of self-acceptance and relationships by positioning the 'dress' as a metaphor for sexuality, identity, and gender.

The show opens with a reception from 7-10 p.m. Nov. 16 and will be on view 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 4 through 9 as part of the Design Miami Exhibition Program.

The James Royal Palm
1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

MAM Contemporaries Art Fair Survival Party, presented by Art Miami, provides guests with an Art Fair n Kit that includes "event invitations and VIP passes to the can’t-miss art fairs" at an event that runs 7-10 p.m. Nov. 16. Admission is free for MAM Contemporaries and Young Collectors Council members, $25 for others. One kit per membership (including dual) will be issued, and members must be present to win. RSVP to

David Castillo Gallery

2234 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, 305-573-8110,

Dark Flow Lurking  is described as an exhibition "composed of artists whose constant reminder is that one must become the Other in order to understand its sentience; enter a black hole to know its contents; re-territorialize notions of abstraction, figuration, landscape, structure, materiality and labor to paint speculative corporeality after the millennial turn."

Exhibiting artists include Anna Betbeze, Sanford Biggers, Kate Gilmore, Valerie Hegarty, Pepe Mar, Melvin Martinez, Fabian Peña, Gamaliel Rodriguez, Xaviera Simmons, Shinique Smith, Frances Trombly and Brenna Youngblood. Dark Flow Lurking opens with a reception from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 16 and runs through Dec. 31.

Little Haiti Cultural Center
260 N.E. 59th Terrace, Miami, 305-960-2969,

Local Artist Series III Exhibition, a night of art that's all about love, will feature works by Miami artists, live music and drinks. The show, presented by Tradisyon Lakou Laka, runs through the closing party, which runs 6-10 p.m. Nov. 16.

Legal Art: A celebration of Legal Art's new identity
Legal Art
1035 N. Miami Ave., Suite 200, Miami
, 786-347-2360,

I Heart Art, billed as a celebration of Legal Art's new identity, will feature sound and visuals by TM Sisters, Southernmost Situations, Pioneer Winter and Sweat Records and a silent auction featuring work by Daniel Arsham, Bhakti Baxter, Christy Gast, Jillian Mayer, George Sanchez Calderon, Agustina Woodgate, Frances Trombly and Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova, runs 8-11 p.m. Nov. 16. Tickets are $25 in advance, $35 day of event.

Also happening: 

  Benefit for Chelsea and Rosalie (In honor of Daniel Linnabary ll), a rock and roll show to benefit Chelsea Linnabary (Kronick) and her baby, Rosalie. Bands will include: Charlie Pickett, To Be Hated, Los Bastardos Magnificos, the 707s, Good Shepard & the City Lines! This event is also the release show for Cadence to Valor, a benefit compilation CD featuring 27 bands with all proceeds go directly to Chelsea and Rosalie. The event takes place 8 p.m. at 5 Points Lounge in Fort Lauderdale.

  Soulfrito Arts Foundation Annual Cocktail Reception Fundraiser with live art by ABSTRK and music by the Soulfrito DJ Collective and others, starts at 8 p.m.

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