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THE MIAMI URBAN CONTEMPORARY EXPERIENCE CONTINUES SUMMER WITH MUCE SUMMER SERIES FEATURING POP-UP EXHIBITS, LIVE MUSIC & FILM SCREENINGS
The third Friday of the Month, July 10th & August 14th
(Miami, June 25, 2015) –The Miami Urban Contemporary Experience (MUCE) in partnership with Conscious Fridays presents MUCE Summer Series, a series of outdoor film screenings infused with live art, pop-up exhibitions, and live music of the African Diaspora. MUCE Summer Series takes place every third Friday of the month at 246 NE 82nd Street, Miami, FL 33138. Doors open at 6:30pm; entry with in-kind or monetary donation.
Friday, July 10th: Goodbye Uncle Tom, a highly controversial film directed by Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco E. Prosperi, best-known for the groundbreaking shockumentary Mondo Cane. Goodbye Uncle Tom provides a bizarre and shocking look at slavery in America. Set in the Deep South prior to the Civil War, Jacopetti and Prosperi travel back in time aboard a helicopter to investigate the nuts and bolts of slavery as it happened in the United States prior to abolition. MUCE and Conscious presents this to spark discussion about historical and contemporary issues affecting the community.
Pre-film engagement includes live music by saxophonist, Corey Jones and Opera singer, Christine J; a special tribute to the South Carolina Nine by Raheim Milton, and pop-up gallery featuring local artists: Lavish Looney, Tracy Guiteau, and Gabrielle Berwick. Doors open at 6:30pm; live music at 7:30pm; film screening at 8:15pm. Light Bites will be served. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair to enjoy an evening of art. RSVP here to attend.
MUCE Summer Series have been made possible by Conscious Fridays, Cantey Realty & Investments, BKS Studios, ReadyRock media, and B.ART Studios.
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About Miami Urban Contemporary Experience
The Miami Urban Contemporary Experience represents a shared belief that the arts belong in every community. We are committed to utilizing arts as a vehicle to preserve heritage and as a platform to diversify the artistic landscape in the western world.