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November 2018

Friday, November 16 @ 10:00 am
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Author Paloma Muiña

El paraguas rojo cuenta la historia de Martha, una niña que siempre ha podido conseguir todo lo que quiere con solo cerrar los ojos, morderse los labios… y pedir su deseo; sin embargo, cada día que pasa se le va haciendo más difícil lograr la magia. (Libro con ilustraciones de Bea Tormo) Con el apoyo de la Fundación Cuatrogatos, el Departamento de Educación Bilingüe y Lenguas Extranjeras de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado Miami Dade y la Fundación SM.…

Friday, November 16 @ 11:00 am
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Author Sergio Andricaín

Arco iris de poesía es una colección de poemas de autores de América Latina, España y Estados Unidos; en sus páginas los niños encontraran versos de escritores de diferentes épocas: desde José Martí, Rafael Pombo y Gabriela Mistral hasta Manuel Felipe Rugeles, Marina Colasanti y Graciela Genta. (Libro con ilustraciones de Olga Cuéllar). Con el apoyo de la Fundación Cuatrogatos y el Departamento de Educación Bilingüe y Lenguas Extranjeras de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado Miami Dade.…

Friday, November 16 @ 12:00 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Author Irene Vasco

En Palenque, hace ya algún tiempo, eran pocos los que sabían leer. Letras al carbón relata cómo una niña de ese pueblo aprendió a leer para poder descifrarle a Gina, su hermana mayor, las cartas de amor que le enviaba su novio Miguel Ángel desde un lugar distante. (Libro con ilustraciones de Juan Palomino). Con el apoyo de la Fundación Cuatrogatos y el Departamento de Educación Bilingüe y Lenguas Extranjeras de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado Miami Dade.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 11:00 am
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Justine Bateman on Fame

In Fame, Justine Bateman examines this contemporary obsession, fed by entertainment shows, magazines, websites that report the latest sightings, heartbreaks, and triumphs of the famous to a seemingly insatiable public.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 12:00 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Art and Resistance

Natalie Hopkinson’s book A Mouth Is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance is a meditation in the spirit of John Berger and bell hooks on art as protest, contemplation, and beauty in politically perilous times.  Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón’s Graffiti Grrlz reconsiders the intersections of feminism, hip hop, and youth performance and establishes graffiti art as a game that anyone can play.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 2:00 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Dungeons and Dragons and Orcs and Darth Vader, Oh My!

Unloved and unwanted in civilized society, the Bastards eke out a hard life in the desolate no-man’s-land called the Lots in Jonathan French’s The Grey Bastards: A Novel. In I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture, A. D. Jameson takes geeks and non-geeks alike on a surprising and insightful journey through the science fiction, fantasy, and superhero franchises that now dominate pop culture. Michael Witwer’s Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History is an illustrated guide to the history and evolution of the beloved role-playing game.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 3:30 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

On Tech and Innovation

Edward Tenner’s The Efficiency Paradox questions our ingrained assumptions about efficiency, persuasively showing how relying on the algorithms of digital platforms can in fact lead to wasted efforts. In Creating Things That Matter: The Art and Science of Innovations That Last, David Edwards—world-renowned inventor and Harvard professor of the practice of idea translation—reveals that the secret to creating things of lasting benefit, including innovations we will need to sustain human life on the planet, lies in perceiving art and science as one.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 4:30 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Is Anybody Out There?

Rudy Rucker presents his wondrous and epic speampunk phenomenon, The Hollow Earth. Christopher G. White analyzes how writers, artists, filmmakers, televangelists, and others have used the scientific idea of invisible dimensions to make supernatural phenomena such as ghosts and miracles seem more reasonable in Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions. Adam Frank tells the story of humanity’s coming of age as we awaken to the possibilities of life on other worlds and their sudden relevance to our fate on Earth in Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth.

Sunday, November 18 @ 11:00 am
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Home and Decor

Martin Amado’s One-Day Room Makeovers: How to Get the Designer Look for Less with Three Easy Steps is the ultimate guide to creating a gorgeous home that reflects your best, most beautiful self.…

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Home and Decor

Sunday, November 18 @ 12:00 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

On Architecture

Spirit of Place, the first published monograph of the work of Chad Oppenheim and his studio, takes the reader to a world where boundaries are blurred between nature and architecture, heightening our awareness of the beauty that surrounds us. In conversation with Cathy Leff.…

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On Architecture

Sunday, November 18 @ 1:00 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

A Life in Art

Barbara Young, Brett Sokol, Beth Dunlop and Francesco Casale on Robert Huff: Cross Section, a book, with essay by Beth Dunlop, that offers a cross section of the drawings, paintings, sculpture and public artworks of Miami-based artist. Robert Huff. In Huff’s work, love of the natural world and the man-made world are juxtaposed. His passion for “place” turned to genuine concern for the environment and the future of the planet as he bore witness to the consequences of development and industry in the backwaters and backwoods landscapes that he loved.…

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A Life in Art

Sunday, November 18 @ 2:00 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Documentary Photography

Brenda Ann Kenneally’s Upstate Girls: Unraveling Collar City creates an eye-opening portrait of the rise and fall of the American working class, and a shockingly intimate visual history of Troy, New York that arcs over five hundred years. Andy Sweet’s photographs of a bygone era of Jewish life come to life in Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet’s South Beach 1977-1980, edited by Brett Sokol. Sokol will be joined on the panel by Andy Sweet’s sister, Ellen Sweet Moss.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 3:30 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

On Art and Craft

In Make Ink: A Forager’s Guide to Natural Inkmaking, Jason Logan delves into the history of inkmaking and the science of distilling pigment from the natural world.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 4:30 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Transformative Art from the Everglades

Artists in Residence in Everglades, (AIRIE) Director Deborah Mitchell, author of Everglades Field Guide: From Reality to Memory, and 2014 AIRIE fellows, Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas, authors of Everglades, discuss their new art books referencing the cultural history of this fragile, imperiled ecosystem. Their strategic goal is to inspire the public to reconsider the environment while also illuminating the region’s collective heritage through art, history and science. The presentation will include stunning images from their publications and video poems created by LeBlanc and Dugas during the AIRIE in residence in 2014.…

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