37th season events calendar
Ring of Fire
Tigertail Party & Fundraiser
Get all fired up for the party of the year! Enjoy food, drink, entertainment, a silent art auction – and then dance the last hour of the evening away!
Jess Curtis and Claire Cunningham
The Way You Look (at me) Tonight – Dance Duet
In The Way You Look (at me) Tonight, self-identified disabled artist Claire Cunningham and US/Berlin choreographer/performer Jess Curtis investigate the role of movement and sensory dynamics in the perception and performance of otherness.
Virtuoso Solo Guitar
Critics call her a singular talent, the most impressive guitarist of her generation. Halvorson has been steadily reshaping the sound of jazz guitar with her elastic, wholly unique style.
Tigertail's Teen Spoken Word Project Book Launch & Reading
Tigertail's award-winning 2016 WordSpeak teen team brings you the leading edge of new work in spoken word.
Festival of Dance for Camera
This Tigertail produced festival offers skill-developing workshops, panel discussions and screenings. For the third year in a row Tigertail is partnering with the internationally acclaimed Cinedans of the Netherlands.
WORDSPEAK – Readings & Performances by Outspoken Bean
Tigertail's Teen Spoken Word Project Resident Poet
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 5:00 pm
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach
Both events are FREE
Back by popular demand, Tigertail Brave New Voices WordSpeak Team Coach Emanuelee Bean, known as Outspoken Bean, is a Texas Poet Laureate nominee, and ranked 9th in the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2013.
SPEAKOUT – Reading & Performance by Andrea Assaf
Tigertail's Gay & Lesbian Teen Spoken Word Project Resident Poet
Performer, writer, director, cultural organizer Andrea Assaf returns for a third year to lead this year’s SpeakOut week residency.
FIRE is a month filled with music, dance, film, and visual art: site-specific events and new performance throughout Miami at theaters and un-expected locations. Events in FIRE dismantle labels and provide opportunities for audiences and Miami artists of all media to explore a dialogue between artist and participant.
James Blood Ulmer
Blues, Jazz and Guitar Legend
James Blood Ulmer is among the most distinctive and influential free jazz electric guitarists to emerge in the past four decades. “…the missing link between Jimi Hendrix and Wes Montgomery on one hand, between P-Funk and Mississippi Fred McDowell on the other.”
All month long
A free FIRE film each Wednesday at SoundScape Park, at the corner of Washington Ave and 17th St., Miami Beach
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me at Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach
Frederic Rzewski – Solo Piano Concert
Brussels-based Frederic Rzewski, a great American composer and virtuosic pianist will make a rare appearance in the U.S. for a single Miami concert. Rzewski is recognized both for his innovative works and for his strong political convictions.
Art by FIRE
The Kiln Tour is a free, day-long, visual arts adventure. Four artists who utilize fire in the creation of their work will open their studios to the public. Visit any or all four events.
FIRE Gods in the Garden
Tigertail has commissioned four 5-7 minute solos by Miami-based choreographers Marissa Alma Nick, Carla Forte, Hattie Mae Williams and Pioneer Winter. These short solos will be performed sequentially, one after the other in the gardens of Vizcaya on a Moonlight evening celebration.
Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group
CITIZEN – dance
Noted NYC-based choreographer Reggie Wilson asks, “What does it mean to belong?” and “What does it mean to NOT want to belong?”, core questions of Reggie’s investigations for his new evening-length dance work, CITIZEN.
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