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Summer Shorts 2013

The nationally acclaimed City Theater’s Annual Summer Shorts Festival has returned to Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center’s Carnival Studio Theater for their 18th season and I was so excited to see it. I must have looked ridiculous as I was literally laughing till my glasses fell off, but I wasn’t alone. People were holding their sides roaring with laughter while others just politely covered their mouths. All I can say is that the performances were refreshing, provocative, and down-right hilarious. The plays were definitely not for a family night out, but for a sophisticated and more mature audience, it was perfect. This was Miami live theatre at its best! Summer Shorts consisted of ten plays, including several world premieres, performed by Irene Adjan, Ken Clement, Todd Allen … [Read more...]

Nature in pastel by Ceci Watson: Opening reception July 8th at the Wirtz Gallery in South Miami.

Ceci Watson-Espener, was born in Panama, Republic of Panama where she completed her high school studies. She attended Sacred Heart College in the USA and in 1971 she studied design in Rome, Italy . In l972 she studied Interior Design and Architecture in Madrid, Spain where she received her undergraduate degree. In 1980 she studied watercolors with Laureano Sastre and in l981 she studied clay modeling with the sculptor Berta Cotarello. Since l982 she has dedicated herself to creating clay reliefs, sculptures and some oil paintings. Her most recent paintings have been in the médium of pastels and dedicated to ecological themes and the portrayal of endangered species, particularly those found in the oceans and jungles of her native Panama. She has also won prizes for her portrayal of … [Read more...]