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Miami-Dade Public Library System presents Miami Art Patterns

Miami-Dade Public Library System hosts a special art reception during Art Basel

(Miami, FL – December 1, 2015) The Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) hosts a special art reception during Art Basel week on Thursday, December 3rd from 7‑10 p.m. at the Main Library located at 101 West Flagler Street in the Auditorium and Cultural Plaza. The reception will feature artwork from MDPLS’s Permanent Art Collection, Margarita Cano and Kiki Valdes. There will be special performances by Pablo Cano’s Musical Marionettes with opera singer Maria Elena Vallejo, live gypsy Jazz fusion by Carl Ferrari’s trio and live painting by local Miami artists Luis Valle, Tesoro Carolina and Sandy Rose. The event will also include a film screening of Labyrinth, a library dance film directed by choreographer Sandra del Portal.

About the Miami‑Dade Public Library System

The Miami‑Dade Public Library System, a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service and several National Association of Counties Achievement Awards, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share and create. MDPLS strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomic status, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, programs, and art and culture so they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, Technobus, special services, website ( and MDPLS iLibrary app, the Library proudly serves more than seven million annual visitors. Serving the community for more than 40 years, MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.


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