WUM NEWS MIAMI BEACH–Mark your calendars Miami art lovers because the moment has arrived to say goodbye to Lincoln Road's ArtCenter/ South Florida building 800-810 on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 from 7 to 11PM celebrating in a Free one night event entitled "Lincoln Road Social Club" organized by Merle Weiss, Reagan Pace, Octavio Campos, Susan Caraballo, Maria del Valle, and Jenni Person.

Taking you back to the 80s and 90s, this underground Closing Party invites you to discover a piece of Lincoln Road in every ArtCenter studio featuring Resident Artists' site-specific installations, performances by Adora (Miami New Times Best Drag Queen) Bistoury Dance Theatre, alumnus David Rohn, drinks, appetizers and the beats by  DJ Jody McDonald  (Miami New Times Best Corporate DJ).

On Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at 5PM, the Royce Hall at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA will present the West Coast Premiere of award-winning Gladstone Gallery artist Matthew Barney's spectacular epic film entitled "River of Fundament" made in collaboration with composer & director Jonathan Bepler and co-produced with the Laurenz Foundation.

On Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at 6PM, The Miami Art Dealers Association (MADA) will present the very first MADA Talks lecture with Ed Winkleman hosted by Emerson Dorsch Gallery and sponsored by Art Miami, LLC. 

The lecture is free and open to the public to all MADA members and Friends of MADA.

From Thursday, April 16th, 2015 to May 30th, 2015, the Wynwood-based gallery Emerson Dorsch will inaugurate a solo show entitled "3 for 8 Minus 23" by Gallery artist Milwaukee-born Robert Thiele (B.F.A. Kent State University Ohio '64, M.F.A. Kent State University Ohio '66).

Thiele will exhibit his new works in advance of his upcoming museum at the Museum of Art + Design in September 2015.

Tonight, Thursday, April 16th, 2015 from 6 to 10PM, Poplife Social– the masterminds behind Miami’s famously sought-after and sold-out independent acts– will begin to host PAMM's Third Thursdays in an Poplife Social event every third Thursday of the month through September 2015 from 6 to 9PM.

Visitors will enjoy an eclectic variety of musical acts, while creating their very own masterpiece, and enjoying happy hour drink and food specials provided by Verde Restaurant.

WUM NEWS MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT–This coming Saturday April 18th, 2015 beginning at 8PM, the Miami Design District will be filled with another series of its Site-Specific that bring out performance of the traditional theater and present it at various indoor settings.

With an Opening Reception scheduled this coming Saturday, April 18th, 2015 from 6 to 10PM, Spinello Projects will present the second part of the solo project entitled "VITRUVIANSLUTS A GRAVITYWELL: PART II" (On view through May 9th, 2015) by Gallery artist Sinisa Kukec (D.F.A. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Canada '96, M.F.A. Alfred University NY, 01) at a pop-up space located on 95 NE 40th Street, Miami Design District.

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at 8PM, the Alma Dance Theater will present a unique piece created in reaction to the outdoor installation, TRANSPOSITION: Over Many Miles, by artist Paula Crown, which is currently on view in the Miami Design District at the corner of 39th Street and NE 1st Avenue across the street from the new Tom Ford store.

This coming Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 7PM, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami with the support of the Knight Fund for Contemporary Art at The Miami Foundation, the ICA Miami's Founder Circle, Maccarone NYC, and Sadie Coles HQ London, will inaugurate the first solo institutional exhibition by artist Ryan Sullivan  (On view through August 9th, 2015).

On Monday, April 13th, 2015 a group of ten international contemporary artists will be launching the first on a series of "Street Encounters," an initiative aimed at applying the spiritual law of giving through handouts arranged on crafted envelopes containing a selection of their works that will be placed on unusual spots for people to discover in cities like Barcelona, Bilbao, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Frankfurt, London, México D.F., Miami, Palencia, Sevilla and Venezia.