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  • Downtown Recess with The New Tropic 4/29/15 DowntownRecess-4Banner

    Wednesday, April 29, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
    Bayfront Park (at Flagler St Entrance)
    301 Biscayne Blvd,
    Miami, Florida 33132
    We’re inviting some of your favorite food trucks to join us for lunch so you can eat in ...

  • Art and Artisan Expo- Haitian Cultural Month 5/2/15 Haitian-Cultural-Month-flyer-final-04142015

    Saturday, May 2, 11:00am – 4:00pm
    Kasa Champet
    7920 Pines Blvd,
    Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024
    Browse some of the most authentic Caribbean Artists and Artisans. Performances on stage by Mecca, Saskya Sky and Olanie J. ...

  • Aids Walk Miami 4/26/15 awm2015

    Aids Walk Miami
    Sunday, 4/26/2015, 8:00am – 12:00pm
    Miami Beach Convention Center
    1901 Convention Center Drive
    Miami Beach, Florida 33139
    The event will include a live performance by Henry Santos, music by DJ Omar Paredes, ...

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Marco Borges The 22 Day Revolution Book Signing 5/2/15

Marco Borges The 22 Day Revolution Book Signing
Saturday, 05/02/2015 – 03:00 pm –
22-diasBooks & Books
265 Aragon Ave,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

A fun event with Miami-based celebrity trainer and nutritionist that recently partnered with Beyoncé to create a vegan meal delivery service, and is responsible for creating the 22 day vegan challenge that Beyoncé and Jay-Z followed last year. THE 22-DAY REVOLUTION is based on the theory that it takes 21 days to make or break a habit, and the program has only been available to Marco’s clients—until now.

Poetic Art Soirée at Vintro Hotel + Kitchen for O, Miami Festival 4/30/15

Poetic Art Soirée at Vintro Hotel + Kitchen for O, Miami Festival
Thursday, 04/30/2015 – 05:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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2216 Park Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Local poets and art aficionados have partnered with Vintro Hotel + Kitchen, a member of Small Luxury Hotels and recipient of TripAdvisor 2015 Traveler’s Choice Award for top 25 hotels in the U.S., to celebrate O, Miami, South Florida’s biggest poetry festival now in its fourth year.

On Thursday, April 30th, guests are invited to enjoy a fusion of art, live entertainment and sultry poetry readings. An ode to one of literature’s most influential poets of all time, Vintro Kitchen will serve The Raven($8) a signature cocktail made with Grey Goose, Domaine Canton Ginger Liquor, cranberry, passion fruit nectar and red pepper flakes, among other drink specials from 5 to 8 p.m. Ladies are treated to complimentary champagne from 8 to 11 p.m. in the art-laden Scorpion Bar. Katherine Villari, Chloe Firetto-Toomey and Charles Morales are the evening’s featured poets, performing from 7 to 8 p.m. in the library lounge of Vintro Hotel’s eclectic lobby. Admission to the soirée is gratis.

Upon entering the hotel, the talents of curator Zoel of Rokk Star Enterprises and Miami historian Seth Bramson are on display with the perfect blend of modern art and retro Miami Beach nostalgia. Once home to the Park Avenue Hotel in the 1930s, the original sign still looms large over the renovated hotel, while the high-design updates of this classic Art Deco building provide all the comforts of an adult playground.

About Vintro Hotel + Kitchen
Vintro Hotel + Kitchen, a member of Small Luxury Hotels, is a new luxury boutique hotel and restaurant pair nestled in the heart of South Beach. The property is located at 2216 Park Avenue at the crossroads of Park Avenue and the newly renovated Collins Canal that connects guests to Biscayne Bay, Indian Creek and Lake Pancoast. Winner of TripAdvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Award, the pop art-laden property offers 50 deluxe rooms and suites, a 1,450 sq. ft. rooftop and infinity pool, Mediterranean inspired cuisine at the restaurant, and a tropical neon oasis escapade for travelers. For more information, visit

YoungArts presents Romeo & Juliet Outside the Box In partnership with playwright and YoungArts alumnus Tarell McCraney and Miami City Ballet 5/8/15

YoungArts presents Romeo & Juliet Outside the Box In partnership with playwright and YoungArts alumnus Tarell McCraney and Miami City Ballet
Friday, 05/08/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
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2100 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33137
Cost: Free & open to the public. RSVP recommended: [email protected]

‘Two households, both alike in dignity.
In fair Miami, where we lay our scene…’
A pair of star-crossed lovers find their swift love affair sprawled across the universe for all time thanks to masters such as William Shakespeare, Prokofiev and Benda.
Playwright and YoungArts alumnus Tarell Alvin McCraney (1999, Theater), along with filmmaker and fellow YoungArts alumnus Andrew Hevia (2003, Cinematic Arts), will bring together some of Miami’s electric performance artists, including dancers from the Miami City Ballet and Gentry George, appearing courtesy of Peter London Global Dance Project, to recreate an interactive evening inspired by Romeo and Juliet.
Nipped and tucked just for the YoungArts Campus, witness as this doomed love affair finds itself nestled into the heart of one of Miami’s most iconic spaces.

Highschool Dropout to Multimillionaire Inspirational Speaker Dr. Demartini to Give Public Talk on Maximizing Innate Potential 5/6/15

Highschool Dropout to Multimillionaire Inspirational Speaker Dr. Demartini to Give Public Talk on Maximizing Innate Potential
Wednesday, 05/06/2015 – 05/06/2015 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza,
Miami, Florida 33134
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Cost: $35 Online, $45 at the door

Dr. John Demartini, the noted educator, business consultant, author and founder of the Demartini Institute based in Houston, is no stranger to overcoming adversity. Like many members of today’s youth, he found himself in trouble academically and legally, with seeming no chance of bettering himself. Now a globally renowned inspirational speaker, Demartini, who was featured in the acclaimed book and video motivational series The Secret, is presenting his acclaimed program, “Activate Your Unique Genius”, on Wednesday, May 6 at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables in Miami. This talk is open to the public.

“Activate Your Unique Genius” is one of the several targeted presentations that Demartini has incorporated into the trademarked Demartini Method, a curriculum that focuses on empowering individuals and organizations as well as contributing to transforming both micro- and macro-social dynamics around the world. Demartini, considered one of the world’s leading authorities on human behavior and personal development, has conducted thousands of public talks based on these modules all over the globe.

“When I was 17 years old, I was introduced to a man who inspired me and told me that I could be a genius. I was a high school dropout and I didn’t even know at that time how to read, but his certainty in my ability made me believe that I could be intelligent,” Demartini said. “There are certain principles that can be applied to activate genius and there is no reason why you can’t activate that for yourself. In this talk, I will be showing you how to unlock amazing innovation and genius inside of you and how to handle great challenges.”

Demartini is the author of 40 books published in over 29 different languages. He has produced over 60 CDs and DVDs covering subjects such as development in relationships, wealth, education and business.

“Activate Your Unique Genius” will be held on May 6 at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables located at 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, Miami, FL 33134. Registration commences at 6:30 p.m. The talk, including a question-and-answer session, is from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Tickets to the event can be purchased beforehand for $35; tickets purchased at the door are $45. To preregister, [email protected] or call 713-850-1234.

Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration at The Palms at Town & Country 5/8/15

Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration at The Palms at Town & Country
Saturday, 05/08/2015 – 05/09/2015 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Moms-Movie-Night-TPTC-2015-PRINTfrtThe Palms at Town & Country
8268 Mills Drive,
Miami, Florida 33183
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Cost: FREE

Festival de Primavera, an annual tradition at The Palms at Town & Country, will take place this coming Mother’s Day Weekend. On May 8th, 2015 from 7:00pm until 10:00pm, The Palms at Town & Country invites you to a film under the stars. Make sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to celebrate the most important mommy in your life!

Come and enjoy a fun-filled family evening which will include a free photo at our Mother’s Day Flower wall and a movie screening of the classic motion picture, Mrs. Doubtfire, in tribute to the remarkable Robin Williams. Make sure to bring blankets, lawn chairs and an empty stomach because the restaurants at The Palms at Town & Country will be providing delivery service so that your family can indulge in a picnic under the cosmos.

Looking for a forever friend? The Miami-Dade County
Animal Services will have affectionate animals on property in need of a loving devoted home up for adoption!

This event is FREE and open to the public.

When: May 8th, 2015
between the hours of 7:00pm until 6:00pm

Where: The Palms at Town & Country,
8268 Mills Drive, Miami, FL 33183

The festivities won’t be stopping there, spend $100.00 or more during the week of Sunday, May 3rd until Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at our stores and restaurants to receive a FREE Mother’s Day orchid. Present your receipts on May 9th, 2015 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm while supplies last! Visit locations near Outback Steakhouse and Marshall’s to claim. Excludes purchases from Publix and CVS, gift with purchase limited to one per person while supplies last.

For more information,
call 305-274-7982,
visit our website at
or follow us on social media
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Twitter @ThePalmsShops.

NFL Draft Party Hosted by A.J. Francis of the Miami Dolphins 4/30/15

NFL Draft Party Hosted by A.J. Francis of the Miami Dolphins
Thursday, 04/30/2015 – 04/30/2015 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
1280 S. Pine Island Rd.,
Plantation, Florida 33324
Eventbrite Link
Cost: $100.00

Join A.J Francis of Miami Dolphins with guest appearances by Don Jones, Sam Brenners and others on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Event will take place at Bokampers located at 1280 S. Pine Island Rd. Plantation, Florida 33324. Purchase of a ticket includes buffet and one drink ticket. For more information, please call 305-573-0089.

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