The festival kicked off Wednesday with a performance by the Mad Cat Theatre Company at 7:30 p.m. at the Colony Theatre. The South Florida-based theater company presented their classic “Shepherd’s Pie” where a group of Irish hoodlums take on the task of explaining why we really celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Insomnia will take over Miami Beach when Sleepless Night 2009 consumes the city with the best in the arts. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 7 and lasting until 7 a.m. Sunday morning, Sleepless Night 2009 is a 13-hour, arts and entertaining extravaganza featuring 130 events that can all be enjoyed for free.
Music critic and New Yorker Editor Ben Greenman takes readers through the psychedelic rise and tragic fall of a 1960s American rock star in his latest novel Please Step Back and will be at Books & Books in the Gables on Saturday to talk about it.
In 1951, the Italian government commissioned Dalí to create a series of illustrations that depict Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy. The illustrations will be in Miami-Dade College's Freedom Tower through January 31.