5th Annual FLA / BRA Florida / Brazil Festival, 1999


The Present Absent: Eight Artists from Miami

This show was up from July through August at Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, and September through December at mia gallery, Miami International Airport, Concourse E (just beyond security gate).



Glauber Rocha Film Retrospective

Nightly screenings in October of the films of Cinema Novo giant, Glauber Rocha:

Deus o e Diabo na Terra do Sol, (Black God, White Devil)
Barravento, (The Turning Wind)
Terra em Transe, (Land in a Trance)
Câncer, (Cancer)
O Dragão da Maldade Contra o Santo Guerreiro/Antônio o das Mortes, ( Antônio das Mortes)

Alliance Cinema, 927 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach



Electrowave Bus
A moving theater of Florida video imagery by Charles Recher,
installed in the windows of the South Beach bus "Electrowave," travelled the streets of South Beach in October



Award-winning Brazilian actor Elias Andreato in his one-man tour de force, ran for five peformances at GableStage in Biltmore Hotel, in Coral Gables.


The Photographer
A one-on-one puppet theater experience by The Box of Images,
viewed by peering into an old-style street photographer’s camera box.
A 3-minute miniature, magical, poetic work, it was seen by many daily during November in the streets and malls of Miami.


Storytellers, dance games, puppet theater appeared at the Oceanfront Band Shell, 7250 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach


Ivan Lins
legendary Brazilian singer/keyboardist/composer performed in November at Coral Gables Congregational Church


-Raw Footage, an evening-length choreographic collaboration by two of Florida’s most compelling dance artists, Gary Lund and Giovanni Luquini, danced by Lund, Luquini and Paulo Manso de Sousa, with original music by New York composer Fast Forward.
-Mother of Dreams, a dance solo by Susana Yamauchi.
-Santa Cruz, by the Marcia Milhazes Dance Company from Rio.
-Slices #1, 3 & 7, choreographed by Giovanni Luquini, danced by Luquini and Elaine Wright.
-Sintesis, danced by Miriam Eli to live Turkish and Armenian music by Joe Zeytoonian.

performed two nights in November at Colony Theater in Miami Beach

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