Free Theater in the Garden

Ground Up & Rising is a non-profit theater company offering free performances in the Garden for everyone to enjoy this summer. July's performance is The Recommendation by Jonathan Caren. Aaron is smart, privileged, and liked by everyone. Iskinder, his college roommate, is modest, unconnected, and comes from a middle-class immigrant family. Soon the best of friends, Aaron takes Iskinder under his wing, sharing his world of favors and fortune.

Cinema Green in the Garden: The Great Frack Forward

The Great Frack Forward (25 min.) is a documentary based on a year long investigation into China’s burgeoning fracking economy. The documentary includes data visualizations and charts, expert and insider perspectives, and rich, on-the-ground documentary footage. Mother Jones’s Jaeah Lee and Climate Desk’s James West traveled to central China and uncovered alarming trends in China’s rush to frack with global consequences. Click here for more info on Cinema Green in the Garden.

SCREENING BONUSES

Brahms and Faure

The South Beach Chamber Ensemble will dazzle the audience with Brahms Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60 (1875) and Fauré Piano Quartet #2 in G minor, Op.45 (1886). Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) was a German composer, but spent most of his professional life in Vienna. Brahms is often considered both a traditionalist and an innovator. His music is firmly rooted in the structures and compositional techniques of the Baroque and Classical masters.

Out in the Tropics Poetry Reading

Out in the Tropics is a performance festival featuring work by some of today's most innovative and relevant GLBTQ artists, including Chely Lima, who will be reading from his current book of unpublished poems Urano Púrpura, which focuses on themes of trans sexuality from the point of view of the author, a transgender and bisexual man himself. The event will be presented in an informal Salon-style in an open-air environment.

Environmental Film Festival

The 4th Annual Miami and the Beaches Environmental Film Festival is coming to the Miami Beach Botanical Garden to show visionary films and documentaries that will educate and inspire all of us to do what is necessary to sustain life on Earth.

Three films are slated for April 19th. Click here to purchase tickets and support ECOMB,  an environmental not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of environmental sustainability and the preservation of our community’s ecology.

Environmental Film Festival

The 4th Annual Miami and the Beaches Environmental Film Festival is coming to the Miami Beach Botanical Garden to show visionary films and documentaries that will educate and inspire all of us to do what is necessary to sustain life on Earth.

Three films are slated for April 19th. Click here to purchase tickets and support ECOMB,  an environmental not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of environmental sustainability and the preservation of our community’s ecology.

Watercolor Painting with ArtCenter South Florida

Learn to paint spontaneous watercolors outside in the Garden. This begginer course will focus on achieving graceful representations of the wide array of flora in the Garden. Artist Will McGaul will demonstrate and guide you through the techniques of planning your compositions, drawing, mixing colors and capturing the beauty of nature. Six week class. $225. Register through ArtCenter South Florida here.

Winter Party Festival Art Exhibit and Cocktail Reception

Winter Party Festival is about so much more than just dance -- we bring you art and culture as well. Art lovers won’t want to miss ArtScape at the beautiful Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Sample the hors d’oeuvres, sip the cocktails, and mingle with friends while you admire some incredible works by some of the best artists in South Florida. The evening wraps up with a silent art auction! Buy your ticket today and take in the refined side of Winter Party!

Visit http://www.winterparty.com/artscape for more information.

 

Cinema Green in the Garden

Bringing about environmental change and awareness in our community is one of ECOMB’s primary goals. And this is exactly what the Cinema Green Project is all about Through the screening of environmental documentaries, ECOMB aims to increase the awareness among local residents about pressing ecological issues in South Florida and around the world.

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