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Edward Beiner & FACEAFACE Trunk Show 1/31/15

Edward Beiner & FACEAFACE Trunk Show
Saturday, 01/31/2015 – 11:00 am – 04:00 pm
EB_BocaJan3Edward Beiner Purveyor of Fine Eyewear
5817 Sunset Drive,
South Miami, Florida 33143
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Cost: Free

Come join Edward Beiner Purveyor of Fine Eyewear with FACEAFACE Paris at his South Miami location for a trunk show. This event will take place on January 31, 2015 at 11:00 am till 4:00 p.m. with wine and Hors d’oeures. Please RVSP at (305)661-1205.
Edward Beiner Purveyor of Fine Eyewear
5817 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143
For more information contact Daniela at [email protected]

Casa De Ha Ha Miamis Longest Running Comedy Showcase 2/10/15

Casa De Ha Ha Miamis Longest Running Comedy Showcase
Tuesday, 02/10/2015, 08:00 pm – 11:00 pm
casaDeHaHaFacebookBannerSweat Records
5505 Northeast 2nd Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

Casa De Ha Ha is Miami’s longest running comedy showcase. We’ve been going strong every second Tuesday of the month since 2008. We feature Miami’s top local talent so come down to Casa De Ha Ha for the best in Miami comedy, the best laughs, and the best Tuesday night comedy show around.

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents Ragtime 1/28/15 – 2/22/15

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents Ragtime
Wednesday, 01/28/2015 – 02/22/2015 08:00 pm –
newActors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: $15 – $59

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre continues its celebrated 2014-2015 season with a regional premiere production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime from January 28 – February 22, 2015. This sweeping musical portrait of early 20th century America tells the powerful tale of a white, upper-middle class family, an African American couple, and an Eastern European immigrant escaping to America with his daughter, as they all confront the timeless contradictions of wealth, poverty, freedom, prejudice, hope, and despair in pursuit of the American Dream. Unfolding through the fiery rhythms of Harlem and Tin Pan Alley, and the vibrant klezmer of the Lower East Side, this vivid and unforgettable Tony-winning score bursts onto the stage in what will be the largest and most epic production ever staged at the Miracle Theatre.

Based on E.L. Doctorow’s award-winning book of the same name, Ragtime features music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and book by Terrence McNally. Directed by award-winning Artistic Director David Arisco, Ragtime features a cast of 40 professional actors.

The cast of Ragtime includes: Broadway actors Tally Sessions and Melissa Minyard, Reggie Whitehead, Ken Clement and Dominique Scott returning from National/International Tours, and Actors’ Playhouse veterans Irene Adjan, Nick Duckart, Mark Sanders, Gabriel Zenone and George Schiavone. Miami natives Don Juan Seward II and Sarah Nicole Batts will make their leading role debuts at Actors’ Playhouse as Coalhouse Walker, Jr. and the woman he loves, Sarah. The children’s cast for Ragtime includes Miami HEAT National Anthem singing sensation Julia Dale, Athena Pacanins, Max Leifman and Julian Gorelick.

The cast of Ragtime in alphabetical order:

Irene Adjan – Emma Goldman
Sarah Nicole Batts – Sarah
Ken Clement – J.P. Morgan
Joshua Dobarganes – Harry Houdini
Nick Duckart – Willie Conklin/Ensemble
Melissa Minyard – Mother
Mark Sanders – Father
George Schiavone – Grandfather
Dominique Scott – Younger Brother
Tally Sessions – Tateh
Don Juan Seward II – Coalhouse Walker, Jr.
Stephanie White – Evelyn Nesbit
Reggie Whitehead – Booker T. Washington
Fredena J. Williams – Sarah’s Friend/Ensemble
Gabriel Zenone – Henry Ford

Ensemble members:

Lauren Bell, Hannah Benitez, Dexter Carr, Anne Chamberlain, Diana D’Ambrosio, Marcus Davis, Mark Della Ventura, Sean Dorazio, Justen Fox-Hall, Deidra Grace, Noel Harris, Jr., Walter Kemp-Edwards, Nicole Kinzel, Michael Leyte-Vidal, Maha McCain, Cindy Pearce, Elizabeth Sackett, Kaylin Seckel, Johnathan Shepherd, Asher Makeba Timmons, Brian Varela and Ray Yanez.

The creative team for Ragtime includes: David Nagy (musical director), Ron Hutchins (choreographer), Tim Bennett (scenic design), Ellis Tillman (costume design), Patrick Tennent (lighting design) and Mitch Furman (sound design).

Preview performances of Ragtime will be held Wednesday and Thursday, January 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. The show will open on Friday, January 30 at 8 p.m. and play through February 22, 2015. Evening performances will be held Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m., with afternoon matinees on Sunday at 3 p.m. A special weekday matinee is scheduled on Wednesday, February 4 at 2 p.m.

Preview night tickets on the first Wednesday and Thursday are $37. Tickets for weeknights and matinees are $52, and on Friday and Saturday evenings $59. The theatre offers a 10 percent senior discount rate the day of performance and $15 student rush tickets 15 minutes prior to curtain with identification. Discounts are based on availability and exclude Saturday and Sunday.

Group discounted rates are offered for 15 or more through our group sales department. Single tickets may be purchased through the box office at 305-444-9293 or online at

This event is made possible with the support of Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, and the Miami Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners for Major Cultural Institutions, and is sponsored in part by the State of Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts & Culture, with support of the City of Coral Gables, and by the following sponsors: Azamara Club Cruises, Star Alliance, TotalBank, InterContinental Miami, Lexus of Kendall, NBC Miami and South Florida Times.

*Photo: The cast of Ragtime directed by David Arisco at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre. Photo by George Schiavone.

BioDome Fest 1/31/15

BioDome Fest
Saturday, 01/31/2015 – 07:00 pm – 01:00 am
biodomefestBioDome Studios and Warehouse
6760 NW 72nd Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33166
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Cost: Free

Come support our local music scene at this FREE warehouse show at BioDome Studios!

-Food by Fork & Knives
-Bounce House

Live performances by:
Form & Design
Years Apart
Lacerate Kingdom
Chamber of Dreams

Free parking on side streets around venue.

I Heart Fashion I Heart Kids 2/7/15

I Heart Fashion I Heart Kids
Saturday, 02/07/2015 – 09:00 am – 04:00 pm
IMG_20150109_135221Miami Airport Convention Center
777 NW 72nd Ave,
Miami, Florida 33126
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I Heart Fashion I Heart Kids is a non-profit organization that hosts a fashion show to teach children self-confidence along with teaching them entrepreneurship and anti-bullying through workshops and activities. I Heart Fashion I Heart Kids is an event for children of all ages.

The Beast Exhibition 2/3/15

The Beast Exhibition
Tuesday, 02/03/2015 – 02/28/2015 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
3670 Grand Avenue,
3670 Grand AVenue, Florida Miami
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Cost: Free

COCONUT GROVE, FL, February 3rd, 2015: KROMA is Miami’s progressive new Art Space, located in the heart of Coconut Grove Village West. KROMA is inviting all of South Florida’s art lovers, collectors, aficionados, and patrons to pledge dollars this season; to “fatten its programming in support of its Wishbone Fundraiser”.
An installation comprised of ceramic wishbones hand made by artists, children in the community and other supporters will suspended over the gallery entry, waiting for buyers to de-bone the giant mobile. For a starting pledge of $20, patrons can choose one to take home. For pledges of $100 or more, supporters will receive a 5 wishbone mobiles.
This unique installation represents the wishes of all participants that KROMA will get the support it needs to continue to be the Crowning Jewel on Grand Avenue, a once blighted street, going through vigorous renovation. It is the desire of the Gallery to continue to be a beacon of art and culture beckoning everyone in the community to support artists and their creativity. For more information contact Julia Polonyi, Gallery Manager and Resident Curator (305) 576-6278.

Super Bowl at the JW Marriott Miami 2/1/15

Super Bowl at the JW Marriott Miami
Sunday, 02/01/2015 – 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
JW-Marriott-Miami-Super-BowlLa Terraza
1109 Brickell Avenue Miami, FL,
Miami, Florida 33131
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The JW Marriott Miami’s La Terraza will be having a special menu for Super Bowl Sunday. The restaurant will be offering 2 X 1 beers and mouthwatering discounted appetizers! See you there!