Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?
We've rounded up four artsy events around Miami this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from a discussion with an American and Venezuelan visual artist to a free salsa class.
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Artist Talk: Gabriela Gamboa
Curator and artist Yucef Merhi will sit down with Venezuelan-American visual artist Gabriela Gamboa this Tuesday night to discuss the evolution of her creative process. Gamboa — known for her work in photography, video, performance and printmaking, incorporating both digital and analog mediums — creates work centered on current affairs and politics.
When: Tuesday, March 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 N.W. 32nd St.
Artist Talk: Ian Berry
Join Ian Berry, Dayton director of The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, this Wednesday night for a conversation about his curatorial work. Berry, who's also a professor of liberal arts at Skidmore College, has organized more than 100 exhibitions at museums across the nation and broadened the Tang's collections of historical photography and contemporary art.
When: Wednesday, March 13, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 N.E. 59th Terrace
Barter Comedy Night
If you're looking to score a midweek laugh, check out ladies night at Barter Wynwood this Wednesday night. Women are treated to half-priced drinks as stand-up comics and special guests grace the stage.
When: Wednesday, March 13, 9-10:30 p.m.
Where: Barter Wynwood, 255 N.W. 27th Terrace
Meet Me in Midtown: Havana Nights
Learn some new moves at a free salsa class this Thursday night at The Shops at Midtown Miami. Instructor Rebecca Sagarnaga will lead the lesson as DJ Jorge Charunas spins Latin tunes.
When: Thursday, March 14, 7-10 p.m.
Where: The Shops at Midtown Miami, 3401 N. Miami Ave.