Events This Weekend

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Art
Vanitas by José Toirac & Meira Marrero
The Pan American Art Projects’ free exhibit showcasing the work of José Toirac and Meira Marrero is still going. The artists’ body of work includes paintings, sculptures, installations and videos all centered on the of the fleeting nature of vanity, and the exposition will be on display until November 22.

Alberto Baraya and
FIU Faculty Exhibitions at the Frost Art Museum

Come out to the Frost Museum to see the beautiful found object taxonomies of Alberto Baraya. This Colombian artist’s work deals with the “empirical” evidence collected in the past centuries which was often distorted for purposes such as racial and ethnic discrimination. Alongside Baraya will be the FIU faculty show, which displays new ways these artists have found to depict a moment in time to look back on. The show will be open until October 13, and admission is free.

Film
Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect
Have you heard of Philip Johnson? He only founded the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art. Oh, and designed the iconic Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut. Whether you know him or not, find out more about Philip Johnson at 1:00 pm at the Coral Gables Art Cinema. Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect looks into the mind of this wildly influential architect, and the $11.50 tickets come with free admission to the Coral Gables Museum. Don’t miss it!
260 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL

Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of President Kennedy, the Miami Beach Cinematheque will be showing this documentary compiling archival footage of the Kennedy Era and readings of letters to Jackie Kennedy that offered condolences after the President’s assassination. The documentary will be showing at 7:00 pm this Saturday, and tickets for students cost $9.
Miami Beach Cinematheque at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach 33139

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