Weekend Events, 10/11-10/13

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Film


Instruments of Change
This documentary about Ruth Greenfield’s Miami Fine Arts Conservatory features intimate interviews, emotional footage and photographs along with archival and current day performances from those who integrated a community and helped revitalize downtown Miami. It was commissioned by longtime admirers of Greenfield to honor her dedication for making Miami a better place to live.
Airs free on public television station WLRN
Saturday, October 12 at 4pm; Sunday, October 20 at 9pm

After Tiller and Money for Nothing
If you’re looking for food for thought this weekend, these two provocative documentaries delve deep.  After Tiller follows the moral and ethical struggles of four doctors who perform later-term abortions, while Money for Nothing explores the economic situation, the federal reserve, and an analysis of the history of U.S. monetary policy. Whether you agree with them or not, these two are must-sees for the interested mind.
Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave.

Festivals
Perufest USA
Enjoy delicious Peruvian food, music and art this Saturday starting at 12:00pm at Tamiami Park. Tickets are $15 in advance, but $20 at the door. Don’t miss this opportunity to get a taste of Peru!
The Fair at Tamiami Park, 10901 SW 24th St.

Art
Second Saturday Art Walk — Wynwood
Get guided walking tour tickets online or simply come out and explore the neighborhood galleries for food trucks, atmosphere, and –of course– art!
Saturday, October 12, 7-11pm

Art + Design Night: Performance Series — Miami Design District
There will be 4 consecutive performance acts, each one 20 minutes in length, beginning at 7pm. Following the 4 acts, make sure to join us in the Rooftop Garden starting at 9:30pm, to listen to music from DJ Ben Wash and sip complimentary cocktails.
Saturday, October 12 / 7-11:30pm / See website for venue addresses and start times

Swampspace Gallery presents Between Earth and Sky
Solo show of paintings and works on paper by DASH fine art teacher John Germain
Saturday, October 12, 7-11pm / 150 NE 42 St.

Science
Astro Jam: Mission to the Future
The Miami Science Museum hosts a National Astronomy Day celebration including demonstrations of 3-D printing and a lecture by Dr. James Webb, professor of astronomy at Florida International University. Dr. Webb’s lecture, “The Science of Star Trek,” explores the scientific basis behind the fictional series. Astro Jam takes place 10am to 10pm, and Science Museum tickets are reduced to $6 per person after 6pm.
Miami Science Museum, 3280 S. Miami Ave.

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