A quick glimpse at the exciting events coming to the Adrienne Arsht Center August- October 2023.
Nickelodeon, V Star Entertainment and Adrienne Arsht Center present PAW PATROL LIVE! HEROES UNITE on August 25-27, 2023 at various times at the Ziff Ballet Opera House.
PAW Patrol Live – Heroes Unite – Photo courtesy VStar Entertainment
Calling all good citizens! The PAW Patrol is yelping for help as they face their greatest challenge yet. Mayor Humdinger has dognapped Robo Dog and cloned him, causing chaos all over the world. It’s up to the pups to catch those clones, rescue Robo Dog and show that when the going gets “ruff,” lending a paw makes you the ultimate TOP HERO!
Siempre Flamenco and Adrienne Arsht Center present SIEMPRE FLAMENCO’S FESTIVAL DE CANTE on September 15-17, 2023 at various times at the Carnival Studio Theater – Ziff Ballet Opera House.
La Lupi – Siempre Flamenco’s Festival de Cante – Photo courtesy of Siempre Flamenco
Siempre Flamenco’s Festival de Cante is thrilled to bring Miami audiences a spine-tingling experience at the 17th edition of this much anticipated event! Top stars of flamenco will join forces in a performance that will exhilarate audiences with an up-close experience in the Arsht Center’s intimate Carnival Studio Theater.
Conceived and created by Paco and Celia Fonta, this mesmerizing and passionate production focuses on the art of flamenco singing. This festival, a celebration of cante, brings South Florida audiences an opportunity to enjoy an art form that is seldom heard outside Spain.
This year’s program will be complemented with a strong offering of dance. The great flamenco star La Lupi will make her Miami premiere. She is considered one of the most creative and fascinating flamenco dancers on the scene today. The festival will also feature world-renowned flamenco singers Paco Del Pozo, Mari Peña and David El Galli, and exceptional guitarists Curro de Maria and Antonio Moya. Siempre Flamenco’s founding members, Paco and Celia Fonta, will join the ensemble with their guitar-playing and dancing, respectively, and complete this terrific lineup of flamenco artists.
Intimate, passionate, raw and bewitching! The audience will be swept away to the Gypsy caves of Andalucía with the stirring rhythms of flamenco. You will not want to miss this extravaganza!
Adrienne Arsht Center presents LIVE ON THE PLAZA: DANIELA PADRON on September 21, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Thomson Plaza for the Arts – Ziff Ballet Opera House.
Daniela Padrón 5 Photo by Rocío Guerra
Featuring Daniela Padrón on violin, Henry Linarez on Venezuelan cuatro, Javier Espinoza on bass, and Adolfo Herrera on percussion. Virtuoso violinist Daniela Padrón will take you on a trip through world music and Latin American rhythms with an all-star ensemble that showcases the versatility of the Venezuelan cuatro and the magical combination of bass and percussion.
Based in Miami, Venezuelan-American Padrón is a two-time Latin Grammy nominee. She has released several solo albums, including LATAM, recorded with her mother, renowned pianist Olga López. Padrón has collaborated with distinguished artists such as Willie Colón, Soledad Bravo, Rosario and Lolita Flores. She runs a private violin studio and is a mentor for the Grammy U program of the Recording Academy.
Adrienne Arsht Center presents ARSHT ON THE ROAD.
Miami Sound Choir performs at an Arsht on the Road performance – Photo by WorldRedEye
Each month beginning in October 2023, the Arsht Center presents a series of free pop-up performances that aim to bring the Arsht Center experience to everyone in our community. Taking place at locations across Miami-Dade County, the series features musicians, dancers, acrobats and other performing artists. Arsht on the Road performances are free to the public, no tickets are required.
Adrienne Arsht Center presents THE FIGHTERS: TALES FROM THE CAGE on October 1, 2023 at 7 p.m. at the Knight Concert Hall as part of the 2023-2024 Live at Knight series.
Henry Cejudo – Photo courtesy artist management
Come see your favorite MMA champions in a rare, behind-the-scenes discussion. Moderated by Hannah Goldy, the up-close and personal event will include personal stories about life in the ring and in training, individual interviews, a group chat and an audience Q and A. The fighters will also participate in a meet and greet with guests.
Hannah Goldy is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Urijah Faber | “The California Kid” | WEC Bantamweight Champion | 35 wins
Uriah Faber, “The California Kid,” is a UFC Hall of Famer. He is one of the world’s most famous featherweights, a charismatic sensation who ran his professional MMA record to an early 11-1 from 2003 to 2006. He earned notable victories over Ivan Menjivar and Charles Bennett before winning the WEC Featherweight Championship over Cole Escovedo by TKO on March 17, 2006.
Lyoto Machida | “The Dragon” | UFC Lightweight Champion | 26 wins
Lyoto Machaida, “The Dragon,” is one of the most skilled and elusive fighters in the history of mixed martial arts. His impressive list of victories includes former UFC champions Rich Franklin, BJ Penn, Tito Ortiz, Rashad Evans, Mauricio Rua and Randy Couture, as well as
Thiago Silva, Stephan Bonnar, “The African Assassin” Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Ryan Bader and Dan Henderson.
Henry Cejudo | Olympic Gold Medal Winner | UFC Flyweight and Bantamweight Champion | 16 wins
Henry Cejudo, an American mixed martial artist, is known for his freestyle wrestling. He is a former UFC flyweight champion and bantamweight champion. He is the fourth UFC fighter to hold titles in two weight classes.
He is the second to defend titles in two weight divisions. He won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and a Pan American Championship. He is also a two-time USA National Team member.
Adrienne Arsht Center presents DISNEY JUNIOR LIVE ON TOUR: COSTUME PALOOZA on October 10, 2023 at 6 p.m. at the Ziff Ballet Opera House as part of the 2023-2024 Family Fun Live! Series.
Disney Jr Costume palooza – Photo by Phil McCarten
The three-time Pollstar-nominated Disney Junior tour is back with DISNEY JUNIOR LIVE ON TOUR: COSTUME PALOOZA! This show brings beloved Disney Junior characters and favorite Marvel Super Heroes live onstage for a jam-packed, concert-style show with singing, dancing, acrobatics and more. It will feature favorite songs from hit Disney Junior series, as well as new original music. Mickey, Minnie and their pals are getting ready to throw a huge costume party, but mysterious green rain, wind and smoke keep interrupting the fun. Can Spidey and his Amazing Friends help save the Costume Palooza? Come join the party and see Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Doc McStuffins, the Puppy Dog Pals, Bo from Firebuds, Ginny from SuperKitties and Marvel’s Spidey and His Amazing Friends LIVE onstage!
Adrienne Arsht Center presents THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW 48TH ANNIVERSARY SPECTACULAR on October 15, 2023 at 7 p.m. at the Knight Concert Hall as part of the 2023-2024 Live at Knight series.
Rocky Horror Picture Show – Photo courtesy artist management
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the longest-running theatrical release in film history, celebrates its 48th anniversary! Join the original Brad Majors, BARRY BOSTWICK, for a screening of the original, unedited movie with a live shadow cast and audience participation! Fans will be able to meet Bostwick, whose iconic portrayal of Brad Majors has thrilled generations of fans for nearly 50 years. The show will feature costume contest and memorabilia display with artifacts and costumes from the movie.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the iconic little movie that conquered Hollywood. The hit film stars Tim Curry as the devious and fabulous Frank-N-Furter; rock star Meat Loaf as Eddie; Barry Bostwick and Susan Sarandon as everybody’s favorite nerdy couple, Brad and Janet; and the film’s creator, Richard O’Brien, as Riff Raff. Rocky Horror is one of the most screened movies in the world. Nothing beats a Rocky Horror screening! Come up to the lab and see what’s on the slab!
Adrienne Arsht Center presents THE SOUND OF (BLACK) MUSIC on October 20, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Knight Concert Hall as part of the 2023-2024 Live at Knight series.
Sound of Black Music – Photo courtesy artist management
Recognized among the “Best Theater of 2021” by The New York Times, THE SOUND OF (BLACK) MUSIC is a vibrant, one-act concert reimagining of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical through a utopian, Afrofuturistic lens. Cherished songs such as “Do-Re-Mi,” “Edelweiss” and “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” are recast through a Black roots-music kaleidoscope of jazz, gospel, blues, soul, funk and Afrobeat.
THE SOUND OF (BLACK) MUSIC is directed by Shariffa Ali and Kamilah Long, with arrangements by Mathis Picard and music direction by Vuyo Sotashe. The concert features the musical gifts of some of today’s most talented Black musicians in an overflowing celebration of Black roots music. Vocalists Vuyo Sotashe, Brianna Thomas, Charenee Wade, Alexis Lombre and Zhanna Reed are supported by an electrifying band to bring to life the most joyous and loving presentation.