Calendar listings for 01/22
The Patron Executive Committee of the Museum of Contemporary Art will host "Pop Soup," an evening inspired by Andy Warhol, the artist who transformed cans of soup and boxes of Brillo into iconic images in American culture. Guests are encouraged to come dressed "glam, drag or anything in between" and will enjoy cocktails, imaginative cuisine, dancing and a silent auction. Upon arrival, every ticket holder will receive a soup can, which can be exchanged for a gift. 8-11 p.m., 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $125 in advance, $150 at the door. Details: (305) 893-6211 ext. 36 or 23.
Alliance FranÁaise de Miami presents a slide-show of antique Florida maps with commentary by Claude Alix, owner of "La Rose des Vents." 6 p.m. at 1414 Coral Way. $5 adults, free for members. Details: www.afmiami.org
MEET THE ARTIST
Meet painter Sylvia Tarshis from 1-5 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31 at Robb & Stucky, 200 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Guests will have the opportunity to talk to Ms. Tarshis and view her work. Free. RSVP: (561) 862-5597. Details: (561) 347-1717 ext. 2078.
Artist and photographer Thomas Roma lectures on his photographic work at Miami Dade College 10 a.m. Feb. 5 in the Kendall Campus Art Gallery, 11011 SW 104th St., and 7:30 p.m. in the Wolfson Center Gallery, 300 NE 2nd. Ave. Free. Details: (305) 237-2661 or (305) 237-3171.
"Drawings Witnessing a Newborn Monk," by Spanish artist J.M. Antolin, will be on display through Feb. 5 at Miami-Dade College's Frances Wolfson Gallery, 300 NE Second Ave., Building 1. Details: (305) 237-3696.
"Visas for Life: The Righteous and Honorable Diplomats" features an untold story of the Holocaust: the dramatic story of diplomats from diverse cultures, countries and backgrounds who by the end of World War II had saved hundreds of Jewish and refugee lives at the peril of their careers and, often, their lives. Exhibition is based on original photographs and other archival materials. Through Feb. 15 at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. Details: (954) 921-3274.
David Schluss, Barbara Watler and Tim Homes are featured at Coral Springs Museum of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. Exhibit runs through Feb. 21. Details: (954) 340-5000.
"Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Two" showcases more than 60 works of Cuban artists including Amelia Pelaez, Lam, Tomas Sanchez, Portocarrero and Mendive. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Through February. Details: (305) 461-1050.
The Wolfson Galleries at Miami Dade College present "Aperture Past/Future: Aperture at 50," through Feb. 13. The traveling exhibit premiered in Sotheby's New York in January 2003 with 170 images from photographers published in Aperture over the past half century. The exhibit includes works from photographers including Diane Arbus, Brassai, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Graciela Iturbide, Dorothea Lange, Annie Leibovitz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Sebasti“o Salgado, Edward Weston and more. Details: (305) 237-3171.