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    The Mojo Ike and Val Woods Experience at MOCA, North Miami 2/22/19

    The Mojo Ike and Val Woods Experience at MOCA, North Miami
    Friday, 02/22/2019 – 08:00 pm – 09:30 pm
    MOCA
    770 NE 125th St,
    North Miami, Florida 33161
    Website
    Cost: Free

    Friday February 22 from 8:00 to 9:30 PM: The City of North Miami presents “Jazz at MOCA,” starring Mojo Ike and Val Woods, in celebration of Black History Month.

    This dynamic duo has performed throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. The Ike and Val Woods Blues Band competed and won first place at the Monterey Blues Festivals’ “Battle of the Bands”. They have shared the stage with Buddy Guy, Gill Scott, Ramsey Lewis, KEM, Jerry Butler, Jeffrey Osborne, Bobby Blue Bland, the Whispers, Tommy Castro, Eddie Cotton Jr., Jonathan Butler, David Sanborne, Earl Klugh, Betty Wright, Nestor Torres, the Ruppingtons, Pancho Sanchez and the O’Jays.

    MOCA is located at 770 NE 125th Street in North Miami. As always, the concert is FREE. Music courtesy of KCC Productions

    Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGhxC33ZCAA

    Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mojo-ike-val-woods-experience-at-moca-north-miami-tickets-56709195731

    United Way of Broward County’s Women United to Host 8th Annual Magnolia Luncheon at Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center 5/1/19

    United Way of Broward County’s Women United to Host 8th Annual Magnolia Luncheon at Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
    Wednesday, 05/01/2019 – 10:30 am – 01:30 pm
    Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
    1950 Eisenhower Blvd,
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
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    Cost:

    United Way of Broward County’s Women United ― a powerful network of women confronting head-on the most critical issues facing the Broward County community ― is hosting its 8th Annual Magnolia Luncheon on Wednesday, May 1 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. The event, which recognizes women of dignity, strength and perseverance, will be attended by the “who’s who” of Broward County women.

    The VIP reception will take place from 10:30–11:30 a.m., and the luncheon from 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

    The event will honor Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President & CEO of Celebrity Cruises, as the recipient of the Woman of Inspiration Award. Nicole Golemi, Independent Business Development Consultant, will be honored with the Woman of Promise Award. The event’s co-chairs are Angie Davis and Alice Jackson.

    To attend, there is a minimum gift amount of $1,000 to United Way of Broward County’s 2018-2019 annual campaign, plus a $50 fee. Those who contribute $2,500 or more are invited to attend the VIP reception. To attend the event or become a sponsor, visit www.UnitedWayBroward.org or for more information, please call 954-453-3731 or email malbritton@UnitedWayBroward.org

    “A Celebration of Life, Love and Music” with Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus Honoring 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein and the Legacy of Matthew Shepard 3/17/19

    “A Celebration of Life, Love and Music” with Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus Honoring 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein and the Legacy of Matthew Shepard
    Sunday, 03/17/2019 – 05:00 pm –
    All Saints Episcopal Church
    333 Tarpon Drive,
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
    Website
    Cost: General admission tickets are $25 and VIP tickets with priority seating are priced at $40, plus a small service fee.

    The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus (FTLGMC) is honoring the 100 years of American Composer Leonard Bernstein and the legacy of Matthew Shepard – a college student who more than two decades ago was the victim of a brutal gay-hate murder – during “A Celebration of Life, Love and Music” performance on Sunday, March 17 at 5 p.m. from the All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale. A portion of show proceeds will benefit the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

    While a significant portion of the evening showcases the prolific works of Bernstein, the Chorus is dedicating “Changing Hearts,” a special, six-piece collection, to Shepard and others who have been the victims of gay-hate crimes. The set features songs from some of Bernstein’s renowned Broadway musicals such as West Side Story, On the Town and Candidae. Scenes from The Laramie Project, a play that debuted in 2000 by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project about the reaction of Shepard’s death, are being interspersed with the evening’s musical selections: Tonight; Something’s Coming; One Hand, One Heart; I Can Cook Too and Make Our Garden Grow.

    Funding for the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council. General admission tickets are $25 and VIP tickets with priority seating are priced at $40, plus a small service fee.

    Tickets are available for purchase online at TheFTLGMC.org or by calling (954) 832-0060.

    Jazz Gals at Arts Garage 2/17/19

    Jazz Gals at Arts Garage
    Sunday, 02/17/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
    Arts Garage
    94 NE 2nd Ave,
    DELRAY BEACH, Florida 33444
    Website
    Cost: $35-40-45

    Sunday February 17 at 7: The Jazz Gals, Wendy Pedersen and Lisanne Lyons, will delight and excite you by celebrating the greatest hits of Broadway! Lisanne is the recipient of several DownBeat awards as a jazz soloist, jazz vocal choir director, and most recently as a jazz arranger. She is in demand as a performer, arranger, adjudicator, and clinician.

    Wendy Pedersen is one of South Florida’s favorite performers. Her high-energy vocal delivery, with deep, convincing emotion has been impacting audiences for many years. Wendy has won many awards including the Southern Bell/Pace “Jazz Artist of the Year” and a Miami New Times “Best Vocalist.”

    Arts Garage is located at 94 NE 2nd Ave in Delray Beach. Tickets are $35-$40-$45 at artsgarage.org or 561-450-6357. BRING YOUR OWN … WHATEVER! The theater boasts cabaret-style table seating, where patrons can bring their own food and drinks, including alcohol. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.

    Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=37&v=JOVUnQ_sZGQ

    Valentines On The Green At Shops At Merrick Park Featuring Patrick Lopez Experience Trio 2/16/19

    Valentines On The Green At Shops At Merrick Park Featuring Patrick Lopez Experience Trio
    Saturday, 02/16/2019 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Shops at Merrick Park
    358 San Lorenzo Avenue,
    Coral Gables, Florida 33146
    Website
    Cost: Free

    : Love and music are in the air at Shops at Merrick Park, Coral Gables’ pristine destination for fine shopping and dining. Visitors can enjoy a romantic evening under the stars during “Valentines on the Green” featuring the Patrick Lopez Experience Trio. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early with a blanket or chair to reserve the perfect spot on the green and indulge in the variety of dining and shopping options at Shops at Merrick Park.

    For more information, please visit www.shopsatmerrickpark.com or call (305) 529-1215.

    Meet Meghan King Edmonds and Mystic Michaela from Real Housewives OC @Lilac and Lilies Boutique 3/14/19

    Meet Meghan King Edmonds and Mystic Michaela from Real Housewives OC @Lilac and Lilies Boutique
    Thursday, 03/14/2019 – 02/15/2019 05:00 pm – 07:00 pm
    Lilac and lilies
    2541 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304,
    fort lauderdale, Florida 33304
    Website
    Cost: 35

    WHO: Meet Meghan King Edmonds and Mystic Michaela from Real Housewives of Orange County!

    WHAT: Shop the boutique, sample some Scout and Cellar wine, and talk about pop culture in aura color with Mom Blogger and Reality Star and Real Housewife of Orange County, Meghan King Edmonds and fourth generation celebrity psychic Mystic Michaela

    WHERE: Lilac and Lilies Boutique located at 2541 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

    WHEN: March 14th from 5-7pm

    Jazz at MOCA to Feature Mojo Ike and Val Woods 2/22/19

    Jazz at MOCA to Feature Mojo Ike and Val Woods
    Friday, 02/22/2019 – 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
    770 NE 125th Street,
    Miami, Florida 33161
    Website
    Cost: Free

    Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is pleased to present Mojo Ike and Val as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. GRAMMY-nominated artists Mojo Ike and Val Woods completed their most recent CD, “Movin’ Up,” after returning from an 18-city European Tour where they electrified audiences with high energy yet soulful Blues performances.

    The Miami-based blues duo has performed throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. In 2007 the Ike and Val Woods Blues Band competed and won first place at the Monterey Blues Festival’s “Battle of the Bands.” They have shared the stage with Buddy Guy, Gill Scott, Ramsey Lewis, KEM, Jerry Butler, Jeffrey Osborne, Bobby Blue Bland, the Whispers, Tommy Castro, Eddie Cotton Jr., Jonathan Butler, David Sanborne, Earl Klugh, Betty Wright, Nestor Torres, the Ruppingtons, Pancho Sanchez and the O’Jays. Mojo Ike and Val will begin their performance at 8 p.m., rain or shine.

    The Reuben Caban Septet at Arts Garage 3/10/19

    The Reuben Caban Septet at Arts Garage
    Sunday, 03/10/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
    Arts Garage
    94 NE 2nd Ave,
    DELRAY BEACH, Florida 33444
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    Cost: $30-35-40

    Sunday March 10 at 7 PM: Arts Garage presents the Ruben Caban Septet. Music has the power to transport us to another time and place, and Ruben Caban loves to harness that power with a broad audience of fellow music lovers and passionate musicians alike. Ever since a young age, Ruben Caban has found great joy and satisfaction in making music and sharing it with fans and people all over the world.

    Ruben seeks to offer something different and unique to his fans by creating original compositions that are a fusion of Latin jazz, hard-bop and funk into a sound he can proudly call his own. His ensembles are adjusted to fit the venues and the style which the audience demands. From a fiery Latin Jazz septet or sextet to a sophisticated quintet or an intimate quartet his music is meant to touch the hearts and minds of the listener and even encourage some dance moves with the more rhythm-infused numbers.

    In his performance career he has toured, performed, or recorded as a sideman and soloist with an array of internationally renowned artists, for example Frankie Valli, Jon Secada, Ed Calle, Nicole Henry, Dianne Schuur, Randy Brecker, Arturo Sandoval, Ira Sullivan, The Platters, Nestor Torres, The O’Jays, Oscar De Leon, La India, Paquito De Rivera, and more, and is part of Ed Calle’s 2015 Latin Grammy award winning album “Ed Calle Presents Mamblue.”

    Arts Garage is located at 94 NE 2nd Ave in Delray Beach. Tickets are $30-$35-$40 at artsgarage.org or 561-450-6357. BRING YOUR OWN … WHATEVER! The theater boasts cabaret-style table seating, where patrons can bring their own food and drinks, including alcohol. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.

    Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=kcXDvP-rx38

    National Margarita Day at Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill 2/22/19

    National Margarita Day at Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill
    Friday, 02/22/2019 – 02/23/2019 11:30 am – 02:00 am
    Bokamper's Sports Bar & Grill
    3115 NE 32nd Avenue,
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308
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    Cost:

    National Margarita Day is coming up on Friday, Feb. 22 and people are looking for the best places to celebrate this tasty cocktail! All Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill locations (Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Miramar, Naples and Estero) are offering buy one, get one free Bo’s Big Ritas. Guests will be able to choose between five flavors (original, strawberry, mango, peach or blueberry) for the BOGO deal all day on Friday, Feb. 22.

    Fort Lauderdale: 3115 NE 32nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
    Miramar: 15500 SW 29th Street, Miramar, FL 33027
    Plantation: 1280 S Pine Island Road, Plantation, FL 33324
    Naples: 8990 Fontana Del Sol Way, Naples, FL 34109
    Estero: 8001 Plaza Del Lago Drive, Estero, FL 33928

    Drive-In Theatre at Jungle Island 2/16/19

    Drive-In Theatre at Jungle Island
    Saturday, 02/16/2019 – 05:45 pm –
    Jungle Island
    1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
    Miami, Florida 33132
    Eventbrite
    Cost: $15

    Jungle Island invites families to pack up the car for a fun Drive-in Movie Theatre experience in partnership with Miami Moms. From the comfort of your parked vehicle, enjoy a groovy movie and dinner date night with the Miami skyline and glistening bay to serve as the backdrop. South Florida’s eco-adventure destination will feature the superheroes flick, Incredibles 2, on a jumbo movie screen. Just turn the dial, and the sound will be transmitted directly to the speakers in your car. As a bonus, enjoy free popcorn and order delicious fare available for purchase. Even the family dog is welcome to join on this special expedition!

    The Drive-in Theatre experience is the first of many events to kick-off “Jungle @ Night,” a dynamic nighttime event series at the newly-transformed Jungle Island. It takes place this Saturday, February 16, 2019. Gates open at 5:45 p.m. and the show starts at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $15 per car, plus sales tax. Spaces are limited. Be sure to purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drive-in-theater-presented-by-jungle-island-miami-moms-tickets-55159989012 Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL. 33132. For more information, call 305-400-7000, follow @JungleIsland on social media or visit www.jungleisland.com.

    Arremer Jack & Puma by Decades 2/15/19

    Arremer Jack & Puma by Decades
    Friday, 02/15/2019 – 06:00 pm – 03:00 am
    Barter Wynwood
    255 NW 27th Terrace,
    Miami, Florida 33127
    Website
    Cost: Free

    Since the inception of time, men and women have crowded together to experience the rhythmic vibrations of sounds. The world has seen many great eras of music and culture spanning many decades. DECADE is about celebrating those thriving era’s of possibility, togetherness and embracing those decades once again. For one night only, you can experience decades long gone and exist in those treasured moments of nostalgia you’ve never had the chance to live, until now.

    Music by:
    Arremer Jack
    Puma – DJ

    Valentine’s Day Event – A healthy lifestyle starts here. 2/14/19

    Valentine’s Day Event – A healthy lifestyle starts here.
    Thursday, 02/14/2019 – 01:00 pm – 07:00 pm
    Miami International Mall
    1455 NW 107th Ave,
    Doral, Florida 33172
    Website
    Cost:

    Enjoy 25% off any vitamin injection package. No stimulants, all natural weight loss. And try our newest Glutathione shot, nature’s most powerful antioxidant (improves your skin too!).

    29th Annual Asian Culture Festival 3/2/19, 3/3/19

    29th Annual Asian Culture Festival
    Saturday, 03/02/2019 – 03/03/2019 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
    Fruit & Spice Park
    24801 SW 187th Ave,
    Homestead, Florida 33031
    Website
    Cost: $5-$12

    THE 29TH ANNUAL ASIAN CULTURE FESTIVAL INVITES SOUTH FLORIDIANS TO DELVE INTO THE SIGHTS, SOUNDS & TASTES OF ASIA

    The two-day festival celebrates its 29th year expecting over 15,000 attendees on March 2-3, 2019.

    (Miami, FL) February 13, 2019– The Thai-American Association of South Florida together with Miami Dade County Asian-American Advisory Board will offer a day trip to Asia via the 29th Annual Asian Culture Festival. On March 2-3, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. event-goers are invited to visit Fruit & Spice Park located at 24801 SW 187th Ave. Homestead, FL 33031 for what promises to be even bigger and better than last year!

    The annual fun-filled family event, the Asian Culture Festival, celebrates the diversity of Asian cultures through an enchanting journey of music and dance, performances, demonstrations, arts, and hand crafts, highlighted by a tasty selection of authentic Far Eastern cuisine. All of the flavors of Asia will be on full display, featuring gastronomical delights from Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Turkey, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tibet, Vietnam and more.

    The two-day festival will offer a range of entertainment that set to dazzle audiences of all ages with drummers, dancers, musicians, martial artists and others expressing their heritage through shared cultural experiences. Featured performances include Lion Dance, Dragon Boat Racing, The Thai Dance Troupe of Ottawa and Fushu Daiko Japanese Taiko drummers, which will embrace traditions with extravagant costumes, original instruments and dance styles rooted in historical celebrations, that date back over thousands of years.

    An array of family-friendly activities will be curated for children, to actively learn about and experience the traditions, contribution, and heritage of Asia. Kids will receive a traveling Passport as they embark on educational adventures visiting each country, where they will learn how to write their name in Chinese, and origami. A children’s playground will boast enjoyable games such as rock climbing, a bounce house fun and more.

    Additional unique programs include: Traditional Thai Fruit and Vegetable Carving, Free Ikebana & Japanese Flower Arrangement workshops at the Coral Rock Auditorium. Asian arts, crafts, cultural products and a variety of plants will also be on display and available for purchase.

    With the continuous loyalty of the Asian-American community, and Asian-enthusiasts alike, the Asian Culture Festival attracted more than 15,000 visitors last year. The festival seeks to continue bringing together the South Floridian community at large, for years to come; promoting the importance of cultural diversity in building a vibrant, prosperous and healthy community.

    The Asian Culture Festival will take place Saturday & Sunday March 2-3, 2019 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at Preston B. Bird/ Mary Heinlein Redland Fruit & Spice Park, operated by Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, located at: 24801 SW 187th Ave. Homestead, FL 33031.

    To purchase tickets, visit: http://www.asianculturefestival.net/
    Follow on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/asianculturefestival

    For all press inquiries you may reach out to Creativas Group Public Relations (contacts above). Interviews available upon request.
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    DJ Rob Dinero by Suelta 2/16/19

    DJ Rob Dinero by Suelta
    Saturday, 02/16/2019 – 10:00 pm – 03:00 am
    Barter Wynwood
    255 NW 27th Terrace,
    Miami, Florida 33127
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    Cost: Free

    Take a break from South Florida’s typical patio parties and join us for a more vibrant and youthful showcase that is free from the judgmental eyes of your abuelita. Invite your amigas every Saturday to Barter Wynwood for SUELTA! Your destination for all modern Latino music backed by tender antics, signature cocktails alongside plenty of entertainment.

    Dance for Peace makes US Debut 2/23/19

    Dance for Peace makes US Debut
    Saturday, 02/23/2019 – 08:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Miami Dade County Auditorium
    2901 West Flagler Street,
    Miami, Florida 33135
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    Cost: $35

    Over 100 dancers will take to the stage at the Miami Dade County Auditorium for DANCE FOR PEACE, an amazing performance benefitting UNICEF USA. The artists come together as champions of peace, and good-will, transforming the art of dance into a bridge within their community. Additionally, the gala will pay tribute to the outstanding international career of dancer, director, and choreographer EDWARD VILLELLA who was instrumental in building and shaping the world’s dance community as the Founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet.

    MG Developer Presents “Wellness in the Gables” 2/16/19

    MG Developer Presents “Wellness in the Gables”
    Saturday, 02/16/2019 – 09:30 am – 11:30 am
    Ponce Circle Park
    2800 Ponce de Leon Boulevard,
    Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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    Cost: Free

    MG Developer brings a morning full of wellness and revitalization for its first ever Wellness in the Gables.

    Featuring an upbeat workout session led by renowned fitness trainer Tony Thomas, followed by soothing yoga led by Susana Freire. Wellness in the Gables will create a tranquil atmosphere surrounded by Ponce Circle Park’s lush environment, encapsulating guests within the heart of the city. Wellness in the Gables is the first of MG Developer’s series of events providing open spaces with curated wellness activities focused on uplifting the body and mind.

    The inaugural event will begin with a lively and invigorating workout, with a relaxing hour of yoga soon thereafter that will remove the work week’s stress and leave you ready and refreshed all day long. Starting Saturday, February 16, Wellness in the Gables will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Ponce Circle Park in Coral Gables, across 2800 Ponce de Leon Boulevard. Courtesy of MG Developer, Wellness in the Gables is free and open to residents of Coral Gables. For general inquiries, please call 305-968-3734.

    Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture In Contemporary Art 2/15/19

    Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture In Contemporary Art
    Friday, 02/15/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
    Coral Gables Museum
    285 Aragon Avenue,
    Coral Gables, Florida 33134
    Website
    Cost: Free

    MG Developer elevates art with its presentation of Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art. Curated by Bartholomew Brand, the exhibition displays imaginative works from over 30 artists including Salvador Dalí, John Bowman, Thomas Cole, and Gustavo Acosta.

    This exhibition unlocks doors to new passages and never-before-seen structures that can only be imagined, separated from the realities of brick and mortar or ground and gravity.

    The exhibition plays tribute to the ceaseless meanderings of the human imagination and the creative fantasy that hovers in the recesses of every artist’s mind.

    Castles in the Sky will open on Friday, February 15 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM until Tuesday, April 23 in the Fewell Gallery at the Coral Gables Museum, located at 285 Aragon Avenue.

    For more information, please call 305-603-8067.

    Byblos Partners with @SucculentBite to Host “Sunday Like a Sultan” 2/24/19

    Byblos Partners with @SucculentBite to Host “Sunday Like a Sultan”
    Sunday, 02/24/2019 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
    Byblos
    1545 Collins Avenue,
    Miami Beach, Florida 33139
    Website
    Cost: $45

    South Beach’s chicest Mediterranean hotspot, Byblos, is debuting their FIRST EVER traditionally, untraditional brunch experience, during one of the most anticipated weekends of the year. On Sunday, February 24th, Byblos will partner with staple Miami food blogger, Succulent Bite, to present “Sunday Like a Sultan,” offering a specially curated three-course prix fixe brunch menu, specialty hand-crafted welcome cocktails, and live entertainment for $45++pp. Welcoming all foodies, scenersters and SOBEWFF visitors alike, the restaurant will open its doors early, from11AM – 3PM, to offer brunch-goers some of the most succulent items ever to be available on Byblos’ menu, on this one day ONLY. Highlights include: POACHED EGGS: harif + preserved lemon hollandaise + creamed kale + harissa potatoes + dill + pita; KHACHAPURI: manouri cheese + 2 eggs + za’atar butter + pickled turkish chili; RED SHAKSHOUKA: smoky tomato + grilled peppers + harissa + poached eggs + yogurt + pita; ORANGE BLOSSOM & MEDJOOL DATE STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING: pomegranate caramel + candied orange + labneh ice cream; and so much more! THIS is the brunch you DESERVE. #SundayLikeaSultan

    Safari Disco w/ DJ Freckles 2/17/19

    Safari Disco w/ DJ Freckles
    Sunday, 02/17/2019 – 05:00 pm – 01:00 am
    Barter Wynwood
    255 NW 27th Terrace,
    Miami, Florida 33127
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    Cost: Free

    Embark on an expedition through untamed rhythms with your guide, DJ Freckles each Sunday at Barter Wynwood. Take a trek through worldly grooves that encompass Funk, Afrobeat, Boogie, Disco and House music forming a sonic orgy unlike any other. Allow your inner animal to roam free as you pulse alongside your tribe with different special guest DJs each week at Safari Disco!

    Music by:
    DJ Freckles

    Havana 1957 Celebrates 6 Years on Lincoln Road 3/18/19

    Havana 1957 Celebrates 6 Years on Lincoln Road
    Monday, 03/18/2019 – 03/24/2019 09:00 am – 12:00 am
    Havana 1957 on Lincoln Road
    819 Lincoln Rd,
    Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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    Cost:

    On March 22, 2013, Havana 1957 opened its second location on the Pedestrian-friendly Lincoln Road. The goal was to bring the glamour and glory of Cuba in the 1950s to the streets of Miami with simple but delicious traditional Cuban cuisine.

    Paying tribute to its loyal patrons, Havana 1957 on Lincoln Road will celebrate its sixth anniversary in with a seven-day birthday extravaganza. Open to the public, guests can stop in any day of the week between Monday, March 18th through Sunday, March 24th.

    Mojo and Mojito Pairing: With the purchase of any dish with mojo as ingredient, guests will receive a free mojito on the house. The special includes the Mojito Clasico with Barcardi Superior Rum.

    La Especialidad de la Casa: Enjoy Havana 1957’s signature dish, a Cuban family recipe of roasted chicken topped with Cuban gravy served with black beans, white rice and sweet plantains. The specially priced anniversary dish is $19.57.

    Tacos After Dark presented by Tequila Cazadores and hosted by Michael Symon 2/21/19

    Tacos After Dark presented by Tequila Cazadores and hosted by Michael Symon
    Thursday, 02/21/2019 – 02/22/2019 10:00 pm – 01:00 am
    Loews Miami Beach Hotel
    1601 Collins Avenue,
    Miami Beach, Florida 33139
    RSVP / Register
    Cost: $150

    On Thursday, February 21, Tequila Cazadores is joining chef, restaurateur and popular Food Network personality, Michael Symon, in hosting Tacos After Dark at SoBe Wine & Food Festival. From 10PM to 1AM, guests 21+ will have the chance to create their own refreshing Paloma poolside at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel using Tequila Cazadores, a premium tequila from the highlands of Mexico, and fresh juice from el Palacio de los Jugos, an iconic local juicery. The evening will also include an array of tacos created by some of Miami’s top chefs. Savory, sweet, spicy and more – we’ll have something for everyone during this late-night soirée celebrating Mexico’s most iconic dish. Tickets are $150 per person, and all guests must RSVP at https://sobewff.org/tacos/.

    Students and Teachers are invited to the First-Ever Miami Dade Youth Climate Summit 3/9/19

    Students and Teachers are invited to the First-Ever Miami Dade Youth Climate Summit
    Saturday, 03/09/2019 – 08:00 am – 06:00 pm
    Florida International University SASC Building
    11200 SW 8th Street,
    Miami, Florida 33199
    RSVP / Register
    Cost: $20

    The Miami Youth Climate Summit, hosted by the Gulliver Field Studies Program, is a student-led initiative featuring keynote speakers Ron Magill of Zoo Miami, Zack Rago of the Netflix documentary, Chasing Coral, and National Geographic Explorers, made up of conservationists, scientists and educators. The Summit includes three breakout sessions with multiple speakers, a screening of Chasing Coral and a National Geographic Teacher Certification session.
    The purpose of the Summit is to set the framework for collaboration among today’s youth to fight climate change, and to establish a Student Advisory Board on Climate Change in Florida, led by Gulliver.
    Tickets are $20 and include lunch. For every 10 students, 1 teacher is admitted free of charge. Reserve your spot at gulliver.life/mycs19.

    Florida International University
    SASC Building
    11200 SW 8th Street
    Miami, FL 33199

    March 9, 2019
    Hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

    Lunch, Learn & Drive at The Queue Apartments 2/24/19

    Lunch, Learn & Drive at The Queue Apartments
    Sunday, 02/24/2019 – 11:30 am – 02:30 pm
    The Queue Apartments
    817 SE 2nd Ave.,
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
    Website
    Cost: Complimentary and open to the public

    Join The Queue Apartments, located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale just blocks from Las Olas and Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, for a very special event on Sunday, February 24 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy light bites and refreshments and learn more about the leasing and amenity options that The Queue has to offer.

    The Queue Apartments, a 191-unit building located at 817 SE 2nd Avenue, in downtown Fort Lauderdale, offers studios, one, two, and three-bedroom units. Amenities include a state-of-the-art two-story gym, swimming pool, outdoor barbeque and two dog parks. For more information or to contact The Queue, visit www.queuepartments.com or call 954-945-5111.

    Freedom Para Venezuela at The Tank Brewing Co. in Miami 2/16/19

    Freedom Para Venezuela at The Tank Brewing Co. in Miami
    Saturday, 02/16/2019 – 05:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    The Tank Brewing Co.
    5100 Northwest 72nd Avenue , #A-1,
    Miami, Florida 33166
    Website
    Cost:

    Join us in support of FREEDOM PARA VENEZUELA! We have launched a powerful initiative supporting the Venezuelan community as their home country takes a stand for its democracy and human rights. Save the date and join us in our tasting room on February 16th in efforts to bring together our community and raise awareness. As part of the event, we will be releasing our limited edition cans of Freedom Tower to collect funds for a Venezuelan organization. Join us for a night filled with entertainment brought to you by Venezuelans! Music powered by: MR. PAUER!!

    Healthy Start Coalition of Miami Dade Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon 3/1/19

    Healthy Start Coalition of Miami Dade Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon
    Friday, 03/01/2019 – 03/01/2019 11:00 am – 02:00 pm
    Hilton Miami Airport
    5101 Blue Lagoon Dr,,
    Miami, Florida 33126
    Website
    Cost: free

    The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade will host its Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Airport. The Awards and Recognition Ceremony celebrates the invaluable work Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade does as leaders in maternal, infant and child health in Miami-Dade County.

    NBC 6 Meteorologist Adam Berg will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for this year’s ceremony. Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade will recognize its staff, board members, contracted providers, vendors, volunteers and professional colleagues for their tireless commitment in ensuring every baby in our community has a Healthy Start in life.

    Lilac and Lilies Boutique Semi-Annual Sale 2/22/19 – 3/1/19

    Lilac and Lilies Boutique Semi-Annual Sale
    Friday, 02/22/2019 – 03/01/2019 10:00 am –
    Lilac and Lilies Boutique
    2541 E Sunrise Blvd,
    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33304
    Website
    Cost: Free

    It is that time of year again! You are invited to shop The Seasons Biggest
    Sale of the year starting Fri. Feb. 22nd at 10am-Fri. March 1st 
    All week you can indulge in huge markdowns on this season’s top
    designer styles including: 
    • Up to 80 percent off entire store
    • $10 and $20 bins
    • $25 graphic tees
    • $5 L&L cash for every $50 spent.
    We recommend you arriving early to get first dibs on all our stuff!
    Bring a girlfriend or two as we will be serving sips and sweets making
    this the perfect girls day.
    For more info, visit us on Instagram and Facebook or visit the boutique
    at 2541 East Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For interviews,
    hi res images and more, please contact me.
     
    Links:
     
    https://lilacandlilies.com
     
    https://pinterest.com/lilacandlilies/
     
    http://www.youtube.com/user/LilacAndLilies1
     
    https://plus.google.com/b/102728798931688884161/102728798931688884161/posts?hl=en 
     
    About Michelle DiMarco
    Michelle DiMarco had no idea she wanted to be an entrepreneur. 
    After college, DiMarco struggled finding a career that she was madly
    passionate about. She sought refuge in keeping up on the latest trends
    in fashion magazines and designer blogs, while styling her friends for fun.
    Her muses ranged from Bridget Bardot to Diane Kruger and Carine
    Roitfeld. When a retail space opened up near her home in Florida, her mom encouraged her to take a leap of (fashionable) faith. She listened closely
    to her heart which encouraged her to create the Lilac And Lilies Boutique. 
     
    Michelle DiMarco, born in New Port Richey, Florida and raised by a single
    mother from Cuba, learned from an early age the importance of her roots,
    heritage and culture, yet to cultivate an independent spirit to evolve
    and successfully follow her dreams. DiMarco graduated from Florida
    Atlantic University in Boca Raton with a degree in Intercultural
    Communications. During college, she pursued her passion for travel
    while spending three months in Ghana, Africa for an exclusive study
    abroad program. Thereafter, she continued to be inspired by exploring
    new places which led her to New York City to attend The Fashion Institute
    of Technology where she studied Creative Enterprise Ownership. Over
    the last ten years, DiMarco has grown the brand into a shopping
    destination for high quality, on-trend and affordable finds for Florida’s
    fashionistas and beyond with a corresponding e-shop.
     
    Throughout her career as an entrepreneur, DiMarco has been able to
    give back in many ways as a devoted volunteer and advocate for
    philanthropy. She has been nominated as one of the 100 Outstanding
    Women of Broward County for three years in a row, benefitting The
    Boys and Girls Club. She is active on the board of The Humane Society
    of Broward County, and regularly volunteers for Kids in Distress. DiMarco
    is also a recipient of The Glammy Award for her community activism
    benefitting breast cancer research. DiMarco has been featured in WWD,
    New York Post, Forbes, CBS, NBC, Sun Sentinel, Boca Life, the Miami
    Herald and more.
     
    DiMarco currently lives in Fort Lauderdale with her King Charles
    Cavalier puppy, Lily. She enjoys living a healthy lifestyle of mind, body
    and spirit – which makes DiMarco the successful, well- rounded
    businesswoman that she is today.

    I AM MIAMI:New Season at Microtheater Miami 2/14/19 – 3/17/19

    I AM MIAMI:New Season at Microtheater Miami
    Thursday, 02/14/2019 – 03/17/2019 08:00 pm – 12:00 am
    Microtheater Miami
    1490 Biscayne Blvd,
    Miami, Florida 33132
    Website
    Cost: 6.00

    Real Stories · Unique People · One Thing in Common
    #IAMMIAMI

    February 14th at 7:30 pm , join us for the opening of our new season I AM MIAMI with an 80’s themed party, karaoke, a dj, a fun conga line, a prize for the best 80’s costume and FREE Estrella Galicia beer while supplies last.

    Microtheater Miami presents a journey throughout the Magic City from the 80s to the present. An adventure with no filters nor fiction; as lived by its own people. You’ve probably run into some of them, you might even know them.

    Real stories of #love and #craziness, #parties and #dancing, #exile and #hurricanes transformed into SEVEN 15-MINUTE PLAYS presented inside our shipping containers. Are you ready?

    A trailblazing project with Miami as its protagonist, created by the Spanish director and playwright Lucia Miranda.

    Second Season of ‘Macro director for Microtheater’, a project made possible thanks to the Knight Arts Challenge Grant 2017, an initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

    // Every Thursday through Sunday from February 14th to March 17th from 8pm.//

    Tillman Honor Run 4/27/19

    Tillman Honor Run
    Saturday, 04/27/2019 – 08:00 am – 11:00 am
    Broward College
    7200 Pines Boulevard,
    Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024
    Website
    Cost: $10-$40

    The ASU Alumni Association, in support of the Pat Tillman Foundation, is proud to coordinate Tillman Honor Runs, hosted by ASU Alumni Chapters & Clubs around the United States.

    On April 27, join the ASU Alumni South Florida Club to run or walk 4.2 miles and raise money to support the Tillman Scholar program. Tillman Honor Runs are casual, family-friendly fun-runs. We welcome you to come together with ASU alumni, fans, and members of the military community as we remember and honor the legacy of Pat Tillman.

    For questions about the South Florida Honor Run, please contact the event Captain, Andrea Bos.

    Note: The deadline to register in order to receive your shirt for event day is April 11. For registrations that come in after April 11, you will receive your shirt in the mail AFTER the event on April 27.

    SMDCAC Presents Rent 4/13/19, 4/14/19

    SMDCAC Presents Rent
    Saturday, 04/13/2019 – 04/14/2019 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Main Stage
    10950 SW 211 ST,
    Cutler Bay, Florida 33189
    Website
    Cost: $45-$90

    In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A reimagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.

    Appropriate for ages 13 and up. All patrons entering the theater require a ticket regardless of age. This includes children and infants. Active military, senior, Culture Shock Miami and group 20+ discount available. Contact the SMDCAC Box Office for details.

    Retox Brunch 2/24/19

    Retox Brunch
    Sunday, 02/24/2019 – 11:00 am – 02:00 pm
    W Fort Lauderdale
    401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard,
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
    Buy Tickets
    Cost: $55

    Sundays just got a whole lot better with #ThisIsNotYourSundayBrunch! Head to W Fort Lauderdale for a ‘Retox Brunch,’ a new monthly ritual up on on the 4th floor Living Room Terrace that will pop with color and drip with flavor. Throughout the afternoon, soak in the oceanfront views, indulge in bites and sips from award winning chef, Stephen Starr, and groove to the beat with live tunes by DJ Latrice Perry. In honor of Fort Lauderdale Pride Month, enjoy live and show-stopping drag performances by The Dragettes who are sure to steal the scene. Tickets are $55 and include complimentary valet. Be sure to come dressed in your snazzy Sunday best!

    Pump Your Ride 2/24/19

    Pump Your Ride
    Sunday, 02/24/2019 – 09:00 am – 12:00 pm
    W Fort Lauderdale
    401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard,
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
    Buy Tickets
    Cost: $35

    W Fort Lauderdale invites you to turn up the heat with a ‘Pump Your Ride’ combo-workout. Fuel your morning with a 30-minute spin class outdoors and overlooking the ocean with Jason Norton and Nikki Reifschneiider of Fort Lauderdale’s local Ride Element studio, followed by a 30-minute #PumpedAF Pumpfit cardio workout with @HannahEden_Fitness and Paulo Barreto. Arrive at 9AM to get first dibs and refresh with organic juices from Unleash Life, smoothie sips from Dr. Juice, and fresh bites. After a successful workout sesh, workout the kinks with a Quick Fix massage from the hotel’s new AWAY spa, and stay and play with an all day WET Deck day pass. Tickets cost $35 and include complimentary valet parking.

    Hotel Gaythering Presents: Savage Love, a Met Gayla Anniversary 2/15/19

    Hotel Gaythering Presents: Savage Love, a Met Gayla Anniversary
    Friday, 02/15/2019 – 09:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Hotel Gaythering
    1409 Lincoln Rd Miami Beach,
    Miami, Florida 33139
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    Cost: Free

    Hotel Gaythering is turning 5 years old and throwing their very own MET Gayla Costume Party on February 15th, 2019.

    The theme is “SAVAGE LOVE”…think Gladiator Warriors, dressed in high fashion. Complete with a custom Red Carpet, Red Carpet Interviews, and a professional photographer – to complete your “lewk” with a high fashion photoshoot for you and the crew.

    Love is a battlefield, so prepare for war!

    Liquor Sponsors: Perrier Jouet, Abolut Elyx Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey

    Retail Sponsors: Adams Nest Queer Clothing and Accessories, Studio Ready – the luxurious boy body scrub brand!

    Details

    The event starts at 9pm. Red Carpet arrivals with Instagram Live red carpet interviews with Anthony Black – host of his own radio talk show focusing on black culture and issues.

    Additional interviews will be hosted Spanish by Argentinian Instagram Influencer and HEART THROB @brunoalvarezladd .He will be interviewing live from his instagram account and tagging guests!

    Taking high fashion portraits of the guests will be Art Gaysel Alumni and noted photographer for his Ken Doll Series, Courtney Charles. @mrcourtneycharles.

    Portraits will be taken in the courtyard and packages are $50 for 2 edited photographs and $75 for 4 edited photographs.

    Shooting the event for the night is Gaythering Alumni/Art Gaysel Alumni/Gaythering promotional photographer @JeremyLucido .

    Spinning for the night is local DJ and Gaythering Fave DJ Hottpants known for his work with local festival Wigwood and for his resident spinning at Gramps in Wynwood.

    Complimentary Perrier Jouet Champaign from 9pm-10pm.

    Complimentary Absolut Elyx Signature Cocktail from 9pm-10pm

    Complimentary Jameson Signature Cocktail from 9pm-10pm

    Hors D’oeuvres from 9pm-10pm

    Florida Renaissance Festival 2019 Bodacious Bodices Weekend 3/2/19, 3/3/19

    Florida Renaissance Festival 2019 Bodacious Bodices Weekend
    Saturday, 03/02/2019 – 03/03/2019 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
    Quiet Waters Park
    401 South Powerline Rd,
    Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442
    Buy Tickets
    Cost: $12-$106

    “Bodacious Bodices” – March 2nd and 3rd Behind every good man is a wench in the trench. Wenches Weekend celebrates the women of the Renaissance with hourglass curves and firey attitudes who can go toe-to-toe with their male counterparts.

    For the fourth year in a row, the timeless Florida Renaissance Festival will offer SEVEN jam-packed themed weekends to ring in its 27th season. This fantastical journey will allow attendees to be transported back into 16th-century Europe. Greeted by jesters, jugglers and jousting knights upon entering the gates, sweet melodies can be heard from every corner of the kingdom. It’s a full day of entertainment where the entire family can marvel at fan favorite acts and performances that include immersive and interactive, real audience-participation scenarios. Join in on the fun with human powered rides, artisan craft shops and enough food & drink for a royal family feast!

    The Florida Renaissance Festival is produced by the nationally acclaimed Bobby Rodriguez Productions and strives to create an entertaining and cultural experience for adults and children alike. The sponsors of the 2019 Florida Renaissance Festival include Comcast, Sapporo, Barrel of Monks, Unibroue, Pepsi-Cola and Funky Buddha Brewery.

    Prices range from $25 for adults and $12 for children ages 6 to 11 years of age. Children 5 and younger are free. Special seasonal passes are available for $106 (adults), $59 (children) and group ticket rates are also offered.

    While costumes are not necessary for admittance, thousands of people each year enhance their experience by donning garb from the Renaissance era or participating in one of the festival’s special themed weekends.

    For tickets and more information visit: ren-fest.com; Find us on Facebook or follow @FlaRenFest on Twitter and Instagram. Download our festival mobile app by searching Florida Renaissance Festival in the Apple iTunes store or Android market. If you prefer the historical method, call 954-776-1642.

    Keep It Deep Miami – Chosen Few DJ’s – Wayne Williams Birthday 2/16/19

    Keep It Deep Miami – Chosen Few DJ’s – Wayne Williams Birthday
    Saturday, 02/16/2019 – 02/17/2019 08:00 pm – 05:00 am
    Kill Your Idol
    222 Española Way,
    Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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    Cost: $5-$10

    President’s Day Weekend is going to be Monumental at Keep It Deep Miami with #TheChosenFewDJs in the House!!
    We have Wayne Williams coming to Celebrate His Birthday & Alan King coming to join him for the Festivities Alongside our Resident Ben DelSol with DJ PEACE WMOC opening up the night at 8pm.
    ☆☆Dope design done by Christina Calamia☆☆

    Totally Teachers Weekend at Miami Seaquarium 3/9/2019

    Totally Teachers Weekend at Miami Seaquarium
    Saturday, 03/09/2019 – 03/10/2019 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
    Miami Seaquarium
    4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149,
    Coral Gables, Florida 33134
    Website
    Cost: Free

    Miami – February 8, 2019 – Totally Teachers Weekend! returns to Miami Seaquarium on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10, 2019 offering Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County teachers and school employees, in both private and public schools with proper school ID, free admission to Miami Seaquarium; plus a discount for up to four guests at 50 percent off of regular admission.
    Additionally, teachers looking to participate in the park’s animal encounter programs (which include Dolphin Odyssey, Seal Swim, Sea Trek and Penguin Encounter) will receive a discount of up to 50 percent off (up to four of their guests) from Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 10, 2019. Teachers must call 305-365-2501 and mention this offer in order to receive the discount on the animal encounter programs. Proper school ID is required.
    Teachers are invited to visit the Education Center at Miami Seaquarium during Totally Teachers Weekend! for more information on the park’s educational programs. Teachers may also enter to win a free field trip to Miami Seaquarium at the Education Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. One trip will be awarded each day.
    Teachers and school employees must show a valid school ID card or pay stub along with a picture ID to obtain the Totally Teachers discount. The offer is only valid on regular admission to Miami Seaquarium and is not combinable with any other offer.

    Valentines Day at Extreme Axe Throwing Miami 2/14/19

    Valentines Day at Extreme Axe Throwing Miami
    Sunday, 02/14/2019 – 05:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    Extreme Axe Throwing Miami
    540 N Miami Ave, 2nd floor,
    Miami, Florida 33136
    Website
    Cost: 29.75

    Roses are red, killshots are blue 🎯🌹 Use code LOVE14 at checkout for 15% off on Valentines Day!

    Nutritious Nights: An Aphrodisiac Affair 4/6/19

    Nutritious Nights: An Aphrodisiac Affair
    Saturday, 04/06/2019 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    The Wynwood Yard
    56 Northwest 29th Street,
    Miami, Florida 33127
    Website
    Cost: $95

    Join us for Nutritious Nights: An Aphrodisiac Affair and indulge in all things that tickle your senses. Let’s just say, you won’t leave feeling hungry, in any respect.

    On February 15th, guests will experience a unique type of dining, curated to give your entire body a dose of fun loving with food to stimulate your body, music to tantalize your ears and libations to relax your muscles.

    We welcome back Susan Cartiglia of Radiate Miami to collaborate with our own culinary director, Julie Frans, and Functional Medicine MD, Dr Jarred Mait to teach us more about holistic living through nutrition.

    This gorgeous evening will be complete with a 4-course dinner under the stars; wine, cocktails, and kombucha; live music by jazz artist, Jahzel Dotel and company.

    Guests can look forward to an incredible, aphrodesiac-infused, mostly plant-based (and totally gluten-free) menu. *fish option for main entree

    A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Food Justice Program at The Wynwood Yard.

    Menu
    Welcome Drinks

    Champagne & Vodka Cocktail with Strawberries

    New Old Fashioned with Orange & Cherry

    Seated dinner

    Red & White Wine

    Kombucha- Variety of Radiate offerings

    Amuse

    Fermented Spicy Chili Gazpacho with Whipped Avocado (VV)

    First Course

    Beet and Artichoke Heart Salad with Pumpkin Seeds and Kombucha Vinaigrette (VV)

    Main | Choice of:

    Salmon Three Ways

    1) gravlax with Radiate dehydrated crackers, shaved fermented fennel and fresh herbs

    2) Miso glazed salmon with confetti ferment

    3) Pistachio crusted salmon with baby arugula, basil, and fig “salad”

    Or

    Plant-Based Three Ways (VV)

    1) Watermelon Crudo with Radiate dehydrated crackers, shaved fermented fennel and fresh herbs

    2) Miso glazed Be Cultured Tempeh with confetti ferment

    3) Pistachio crusted Panelle with baby arugula, basil, and fig “salad”

    Dessert | Chocolate Celebration (VV)

    Family style: Chocolate covered almonds, almond butter cups from della bowls, cardamom-ginger dark chocolate chunks

    Individual: Strawberry Kombucha Float with Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream

    Indian Shabbat with Anita Sharma and Mathew Webb of Annam 3/1/19

    Indian Shabbat with Anita Sharma and Mathew Webb of Annam
    Friday, 03/01/2019 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    The Wynwood Yard
    56 Northwest 29th Street,
    Miami, Florida 33127
    Website
    Cost: $65

    Shabbat at The Yard is back! We invite you to join us for a magical evening to celebrate community and enjoy delicous food and drinks. This all-inclusive feast includes a welcome cocktail and wine pairings with dinner.

    This month, we welcome back Anita Sharma and Mathew Webb to craft an Indian-inspired Shabbat in collaboration with our own Chef Julie Frans. The night’s offerings explore the beautiful and flavorful kinds of Indian cuisines with a Yard twist:

    Mezze

    Fine Filo Cochin Pastel stuffed with Burnt Cumin, Cashew Nut, Roasted Butternut & Acorn Squash. Served with Annam Apricot Chutney (VV)

    Ancient Green Chutney Hulba Dip with Fenugreek Seeds, Garlic, Lemon, Coriander, Ginger and Green Chili, Served with Papadum (GF, VV)

    Red Lentil & Coriander Pakora Fritters (GF, VV)

    Indian Style Gobi (Cauliflower) with Peas (GF, VV)

    House Pickled Okra with Mustard Seed & Curry (GF, VV)

    First Course

    Radish Carpaccio: A variety of thinly sliced pickled Mooli (Radish) with Lemon, Mint Yogurt & Chaat Masala (GF, VV)

    Beach Style Chaat: Shredded Carrot, Cucumber, Onion, Herbs, Puffed Rice, Slivered Almonds, Lemon & Chili (GF, VV)

    Mains

    Olan: Keralan Coconut Curry with Winter Melon, Green Beans, Ginger, Black-eye Peas and Curry Leaves (GF/VV)

    Baghdadi Jackfruit Biryani: Slow- baked, layered and aromatic Rice with Jackfruit, Mint, Coriander & Saffron under Puff Pastry Crust, inspired by the Iraqi Jewish Diaspora in India (VV)

    Tandoori Spiced Fish Tikka Skewers (GF)

    Dessert

    Lokshan Paysam: Roasted vermicelli noodles w/ burnt jaggery and seasonal fruit coulis (VV)

    Pei Wei Grand Re-Opening 2/15/19

    Pei Wei Grand Re-Opening
    Friday, 02/15/2019 – 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
    Pei Wei Asian Kitchen
    13616 N. Kendall Dr.,
    Miami, Florida 33186
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    Cost: Free

    The Miami Kendall Pei Wei finalized an exciting remodel! Join us as we celebrate with a grand reopening event on February 15! Enjoy free Thai Donuts* and great giveaways** throughout the event.

    View the menu: https://order.peiwei.com/menu/2-arcadia


    *Offer valid on 2/15/19, 11am – 11pm, for one (1) free order of Thai Donuts with the purchase of a regular entrée. Valid entrées include: Regular rice bowls (excluding Wei Better Orange Chicken and Wei Veggie Orange Chicken), noodle bowls and salad bowls. Small Plates, Shareables, Sushi, Small Rice Bowls and Kid’s Wei meals are not valid entrées. Offer must be presented and relinquished upon redemption.

    **While supplies last.

    FREE -Friday Night Happy Hour with Exit Left LIVE at Sunset Tavern So Miami 3/10/19

    FREE -Friday Night Happy Hour with Exit Left LIVE at Sunset Tavern So Miami
    Friday, 03/08/2019 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Sunset Tavern
    7230 Southwest 59th Avenue,
    South Miami, Florida 33143
    Website
    Cost: Free

    Exit Left is Back and oh so very HAPPY –>Friday Night Happy Hour March 8th at Sunset Tavern in the heart of hearts of South Miami! We will be delivering 100% live classic, alternative, pop and modern rock hits from the 1960s through today! No cover charge, indoor and outdoor seating, incredible happy hour drink specials, hot delicious food and tasty cool beverages, pool tables, darts, a slew of tvs and all ages are welcome so, give the babysitter the night off, grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors, etc., and head on out to Sunset Tavern! For more information, please call the Exit Left HOTLINE 786-314-9242 or, visit our website: www.exit-left.com

    Locked In Love A Valentine Day Event at Boxroom Escape Games 2/14/19

    Locked In Love A Valentine Day Event at Boxroom Escape Games
    Tuesday, 02/14/2019 – 02:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Boxroom Escape Games
    2042 Hollywood Blvd,
    Hollywood, Florida 33020
    Website
    Cost: 29

    Flowers and chocolate are nice, but how about trying something new? Whether you are on a first date, looking for new date ideas, or just looking to share an experience with someone you care for, escape rooms are the answer! Explore our master crafted rooms and uncover the mysteries together!
    Book Online with code VDAY19 at checkout and get 15% off!

    2019 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run – West Palm Beach 4/17/19

    2019 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run – West Palm Beach
    Wednesday, 04/17/2019 – 06:45 pm –
    Meyer Amphitheatre
    104 Datura Street,
    West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
    Website
    Cost: $42. No registrations accepted after March 20.

    The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run presented by Turkish Airlines, a three-circuit 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk, will once again wind its way through the streets of West Palm Beach. Known as “Florida’s Largest Office Party”, the run is open to employees of businesses, corporations, government agencies, financial institutions and non-profits – regardless of company size – and incorporates a special competition to award the overall men’s, women’s and co-ed teams in 20 different industries. Beginners can “ease into exercise” with friends and gain inspiration and motivation to continue walking and running to improve overall health, while competitive runners have the opportunity to shine amongst their co-workers and lead the corporate team to victory.

    As part of the tri-county race circuit, $1 per participant of the West Palm Beach run will benefit United Way.

    For registration information, please contact TeamFootWorks at (305) 666-RACE (7223) or visit www.mercedesbenzcorporaterun.com, www.facebook.com/MercedesBenzCorporateRun or www.teamfootworks.org.

    World Premiere of VANDAL at Miami Film Festival 2019 3/7/19

    World Premiere of VANDAL at Miami Film Festival 2019
    Thursday, 03/07/2019 – 09:30 pm –
    MDC's Tower Theater
    1508 SW 8th St,
    Miami, Florida 33135
    Website
    Cost: $13

    Nick, better known as “Damage” on the streets of Miami, is the young leader of an infamous graffiti crew that leaves its mark wherever it goes. As they grow larger in fame and number, problems start arising–Nick’s personal life goes on a downward spiral; the illegal nature of his passion is bound to get him in trouble with the authorities, and, on top of that, he has to learn to fend off the local rival crew.

    A local production shot in Miami’s neighborhoods of Wynwood, Little Havana and Little Haiti, Vandal takes the very thrilling world of graffiti art and explores the struggle of street artists to keep their art alive as well as the social backlash that goes hand in hand with pursuing their biggest passion. Director Jose Daniel Freixas, a graffiti artist in his own right since the age of 10, puts his firsthand experience in the world of graffiti to good use by highlighting Miami’s gritty streets as well as its multi-cultural heritage to show a city full of color, life and passion.

    MOCA Moving Images: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners 3/6/19

    MOCA Moving Images: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
    Wednesday, 03/06/2019 – 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
    Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
    770 NE 125th Street,
    North Miami, Florida 33161
    Website
    Cost: Free with museum admission

    MOCA will screen the documentary Free Angela and All Political Prisoners. The documentary chronicles the life of young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead, and her name on the FBI’s 10 most wanted list.

    Rockwell Hosts Hawkers Model Volleyball Official Closing Party 2/17/19

    Rockwell Hosts Hawkers Model Volleyball Official Closing Party
    Sunday, 02/17/2019 – 12:00 am –
    Rockwell
    743 Washington Ave,
    Miami Beach, Florida 33139
    Website
    Cost: FREE

    Miami’s most in-demand party scene, Rockwell nightclub, will be joining forces with South Beach’s hottest most-anticipated weekend oceanfront volleyball competition: Hawkers Model Volleyball, returning this year for its 10th Annual gathering. The Hawkers Model Volleyball tournament has lived on the sand of Miami Beach since 2010 and has become a signature event across South Florida. On Saturday (February 16th) and Sunday (February 17th) from 12pm-6pm, Rockwell will be taking over the Hawkers VIP Ocean Deck tent, inviting guests to stop by their pop-up oasis during the tournament on the beach on Ocean Drive. Then at midnight, on Sunday, February 17th, Rockwell will open their doors to the public to throw their FIRST EVER Sunday night party and the Official Closing Party of the 10th Annual Hawkers Model Volleyball tournament. The swanky celebrity loved party will bring together the who’s who of Miami, keeping the excitement level at an all-time high even after the sun sets on one of Miami Beach’s most sought-after weekends.

    All the Single Ladies Valentine’s Day at Boombox 2/14/19

    All the Single Ladies Valentine’s Day at Boombox
    Thursday, 02/14/2019 – 08:00 pm – 03:00 am
    Boombox
    3456 N. Miami Avenue,
    Miami, Florida 33127
    Website
    Cost: free

    Valentine’s Day is All About the Ladies at Boombox:

    Single ladies drink free all night (Open Bar includes: Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Bacardi Superior, Tequila Cazadores).

    And guys (or paying ladies) get

    Bacardi Single Malts including:
    • Aberfeldy 16 Year
    • Craigellachie 17 Year
    • Royal Brackla 16 Year

    $12 each w/ CBD Honey pairing $20
    $30 flight w/ CBD Honey pairing $50

    Bésame, Bésame Mucho 2/15/19

    Bésame, Bésame Mucho
    Friday, 02/15/2019 – 02/15/2019 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Caña Restaurant and Lounge
    1102 Brickell Bay Drive,
    Miami, Florida 33131
    RSVP / Register
    Cost: Free

    Bésame, Bésame Mucho and celebrate with friends and/or your significant other y ven a mezclar! Enjoy music, entertainment, games, and dancing at Caña while munching on some light bites, desserts, and cocktails. Ask for the Bésame at the bar, a specially crafted cocktail for the event that will have you ready to smooch! Caña is located on the second floor of Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami.

    Noche de Boleros at La Placita 2/14/19

    Noche de Boleros at La Placita
    Thursday, 02/14/2019 – 07:00 pm – 12:00 am
    La Placita
    6789 Biscayne Blvd,
    Miami, Florida 33138
    Website
    Cost: 0

    Looking for V-day plans? Look no further. The new monthly Havana Club at La Placita has the perfect night planned for you and your significant other. Featuring a performance by Lefty Perez and his All Star Band. The night will begin at the bar with a sexy cocktail. There you will feast your eyes on the 3-4 course menu especially crafted by Chef Jose Mendin for $40-$45 per person. The regular menu will also be available. La Placita is the newest venture into Pubbelly Global’s growing enterprise. It’s flavors and ambience are a resemblance of Mercado Santurce in Puerto Rico, known to the locals as ‘La Placita’. Puerto Rico is also the home of Chef and co-owner Jose Mendin. Reservations are highly recommended for the 7pm and 9pm seatings. Click link for reservations: Opentable.

    Special Editions:

    Chef Mendin’s special menu for $40-$45 per guest
    Pairing option for beverages for $20 per guest

    WHEN: Thursday, February 14, 2019
    7pm or 9pm seating

    WHERE: La Placita
    6789 Biscayne Blvd,
    Miami, FL 33138

    Los Altos Presents One Night Only Valentine’s Day Edition 2/14/19

    Los Altos Presents One Night Only Valentine’s Day Edition
    Thursday, 02/14/2019 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Los Altos
    521 SW 8th street,
    Little Havana, Florida 33135
    Website
    Cost: free

    This Wednesday, Los Altos will be open to celebrate Valentine’s Day one day early. Treat your special someone with a tequila tasting and education course, courtesy of El Velo Tequila. This event is free and open to the public, however guests must be 21 and over to attend. $8El Velo Margaritas in addition.