From Herb Sosa of Unity Coalition:
Celebrating PRIDE in the ARTS, Unity Coalition|Coalición Unida is proud to once again present the LEADERS, LEGENDS & LOVELIES Exhibit & Workshops, in partnership with the Miami Design Preservation League, April 8-13th on Miami Beach’s famed Ocean Drive
The LEADERS, LEGENDS & LOVELIES Exhibit & Lectures on theatre, costume & design will be held April 8-13, 2014 at the Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, alongside Miami Beach Gay PRIDE.
A myriad of talents, genres and styles will be explored and presented, including the PRIDE in the ARTS EXHIBIT, a great theatre costume collection, featuring the amazing work of famed theatre costume designer PETER LOVELLO, and original pieces from La Cage Aux Folles, courtesy of the WICK THEATRE’S Broadway Costume Collection.
Exhibit is free & open to the public from 10am-6pm, April 12-13, 2014
Tuesday, April 8th at 7pm - free admission
The Colors of Leonard Horowitz
by Lynn Bernstein, Dr. Ernie Martin and Marlo Courtney, moderated by Herb Sosa
Leonard Horowitz changed the face of South Beach forever. He shared his love of Art Deco with Barbara Baer Capitman and together they founded the Miami Design Preservation League to preserve the buildings they loved. Leonard’s vision was to draw attention to the architectural details through the use of color. This event will feature a panel discussion with a few of Leonard’s contemporaries. They will discuss Leonard Horowitz’s life, work and vision for South Beach.
Wednesday, April 9th at 7-11pm - $100
LEGENDS BALL, Celebrating the good & outstanding in our LGBT Community
Jackie Gleason Rehearsal Hall | www.unitycoalition.org
Sunday, April 13th at 3pm - free admission
Wometco and Miami Beach Theatre Culture
Join Miami Art & Architecture writer Marvin Aguilar as he presents a fun & informative lecture on the history of Wometco Enterprises (the Wolfson-Meyer Theatre Company) and the theatres the company commissioned for Miami Beach.
Wometco operated South Florida's largest movie theatre chain from 1925 through 1984, the year the company was sold. This presentation explores the impact of Wometco's "leisure-time" services in connection to Miami Beach's culture, the Art Deco style, and the golden years of the American movie going experience.
Sunday, April 13th at 5pm - free admission
Art of Illusion Theatre Make Up Workshop
Join Celebrity Make Up Artist & M.A.C. Cosmetics Specialist Jennifer Perez and her team as they present trade secrets, make up & beauty tips for men & women, shows you how to create illusions and fantasy- for the theatre, catwalk or life’s everyday drama.
BE a MODEL - Come get your glam on, and have her create magic on you!
Sunday, April 13th at 6-10pm
PRIDELINES Youth Services After Party
South Florida’s leading Youth organization for 14-24 year olds will once again partner with UC|CU and bring PRIDE to a close in style at the Art Deco Welcome Center. Music, food & fun – Contact pridelines.org for tickets and more info.