36th season events calendar
Ex-Tom Waits, ex-Lounge Lizards, frequent collaborator with John Zorn, and just plain excellent guitarist, Marc Ribot's music ranges from rock with his band Ceramic Dog and jazz, to Cuban son with his band Los Cubanos Postizos.
A Run for Your Money
Tigertail Party & Fundraiser
Line up at the starting gate for the party of the year! Enjoy food, drink, entertainment, a silent art auction – and then dance the last hour of the evening away!
In his young career, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has already redefined his instrument, His career skyrocketed in 2006 when a cover of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" went viral on YouTube with more than 13 million views.
Tigertail's Teen Spoken Word Project Book Launch & Reading
Tigertail's award-winning 2015 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 second year in a row Tigertail is partnering with the internationally acclaimed Cinedans of the Netherlands.
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 2nd year. Her performance at the Betsy last year produced a standing ovation.
WORDSPEAK – Reading & Performance by Outspoken Bean
Tigertail’s Teen Spoken Word Project Resident Poet
Emanuelee Bean, known as Outspoken Bean, is a Texas Poet Laureate nominee, and ranked 9th in the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2013.
WATER is a month filled with site-specific events and new performance throughout Miami at theaters and un-expected locations. This element – vital for all forms of life, 71% of Earth’s surface – gives and takes, creating regeneration and tragedy – tsunamis, hurricanes, droughts and floods, too much or too little. Events in WATER dismantle labels and provide opportunities for audiences and Miami artists of all media to explore a dialogue between artist and participant.
Eiko Otake – A Body in Places
Eiko Otake's solo debut of A Body in Places began through research in 2014 at Fukushima, Japan, the tsunami- and nuclear-inflicted site. Since 1972, Japanese-born choreographer/dancers Eiko & Koma have created a unique and riveting theater of movement out of stillness, shape, light and sound.
Miami River Day
Boat Tour & Workshops
As part of the Miami River Commission's 20th annual River Day, Tigertail events will include workshops on water, a presentation given by Miccosukee Native Houston Cypress of the Otter clan and a performance of Handel's "Water Music", performed by musicians on a boat traveling up and down the river.
Miguel Frasconi | Lazaro Godoy
Music on water & glass instruments | Dance solo: Medaka
In a shared evening program, dancer/choreographer Lazaro Godoy performs his Tigertail-commissioned solo, Medaka. Musician and NYC instrument maker Miguel Frasconi performs on WATER-based glass instruments.
Fast Forward & Barron Sherer
Covalent Bond: Music and Film
In this Tigertail-commissioned work, Fast Forward and Barron Scherer connect with music and film, just as oxygen and hydrogen atoms connect with a covalent bond to form WATER.
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