¡Mira Que Lindas!

 

Your abuela's old vinyl album covers get their due at this show that celebrates design and music.

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By Amy Reyes

Those old albums abuela has collecting dust in the attic are now the subject of a show at the Awarehouse. They have amassed a collection of more than 500 historic and contemporary Latin album covers showing the powerful relationship between graphic design and music. On display are classic album covers by artists like Fito Paez, Caetano Veloso, Los Amigos Invisibles and Charly Garcia.

The exhibition, called ¡Mira Que Lindas!, kicks off this May 29th with a live performance by Pacha Massive and Elastic Bond and continues throughout June with concerts each Saturday. They will also host music and design workshops by artists like Mexican rock sensation Aleks Syntec.  For a complete schedule of workshops visit ccemiami.org.  The exhibition is free and will be on display until June 19th.

The schedule for the live shows is the following:

Saturday, June 5, 9 p.m. Perrozompop (Nicaragua) and DJ Le Spam

Saturday, June 12 , 9 p.m. Fangoria (Spain), Las Nancys Rubias (Spain)  and Mr. Pauer

Saturday, June 19, 9 p.m. Clorofila/Nortec Collective (Mexico) and Xperimento

Awarehouse, 550 NW 29th St. , Miami; 305-448-9677 or 305-576-4004. Free / Suggested $10 donation for concerts.

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