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Friday, September 19, 2014

  • Highlight: Panorama Steel band Competition To Showcase The Rich Musical Heritage Of Trinidad and Tobago


    The scintillating and pulsating music of the steel pan has always played a significant role in the Miami Broward Carnival narrative. This year the Miami Broward One Carnival Host Committee Inc.(MBOCHC) will present their Panorama Steel Band competition on Friday, October 10, 2014 at Central Broward Regional Park from 6pm to 11pm. Silver Stars USA Steel Orchestra is the reigning 2013 Band of the Year. This year, the list of bands competing for the title ...


  • Lucifer’s Addiction Cocktail Release Party 9/27/14 LBG_LuciferAddiction_11x17-200dpi

    Saturday, 09/27/2014, 06:00 am – 02:00 am
    Lou’s Beer Garden
    7337 Harding Ave.
    Miami Beach, Florida 33141
    The Garden’s Private Blend Is Here!
    Barrel Age this blend with some Port Wine and we have a ...

  • Third Edition of the Downtown Miami Gallery Night 9/19/14 Gallerynight

    Friday, Sept, 19, 2014 from 3:00 PM -9:00 PM
    Embarcadero 41 @ 168 SE 1st St.
    Utlra Smile Dentistry @ 168 SE 1st St.
    Historic Ingraham Building @ 25 Se 2nd. Ave. (Lobby)
    Downtown Miami, FL ...

  • Burger Beast present El Main Evento 9/20/14 elmainevento_24x36

    Saturday September 20th, 5PM – 10PM
    Magic City Casino
    450 NW 37th Ave
    Miami, Florida 33125
    We’re celebrating Mexican culture with Mariachis, Margaritas, a Burrito Eating Contest and Lucha Libre by Uknow Pro! Yes, Wrestling!

  • Artist and Writers Mixer 10/1/14 orgullo

    Wednesday, October 1, 6:00pm
    LGBT Center
    1130 Washington Ave
    Miami Beach, FL 33139
    Meet Celebrate Orgullo Writers Series authors & hear samplings of their work…
    Light Fare, wine tasting, Q&A with artists & more!

  • PeaceMiami: Human Peace Sign on Miami Beach for International Peace Day 9/21/14 peacemiami

    Sunday, September 21, 3:05pm – 7:00pm
    71st Beach
    Miami Beach, FL 33141
    This a Free and All Ages event.
    Peace Sign at 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    This is a commUNITY event meant to inspire ...

  • Social Good Summit #2030NOW 9/22/14-9/23/14 socialgoodsummit

    September 22nd and 23rd, 2014
    Miami Innovation Center
    ‎1951 NW 7th Ave #300
    Miami, FL 33136
    Join us at the with others all over the world to discuss some of the biggest challenges we are facing. ...

  • Soul Of Miami, Life Is Art and In The Loop 305 present the River Of Art 18 Pop-Up Social Event 9/23/14 RiverOfArtWeb18SOUL

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 6:30pm – 09:30pm
    Cocktail Collection, upstairs at Tobacco Road
    626 South Miami Ave
    Miami, Florida 33130
    Cocktail Collection is providing a complimentary welcome drink and light bites!
    Bringing People and Art Together ...

  • Miami DWNTWN Art Days 9/19/14-9/21/14 dwntwnartdays

    September 19-21, All Day
    Downtown Miami
    Art Days is designed to bring together and promote the cultural community, in addition to facilitating and incentivizing art exhibitions and other cultural activities.
    Art Days offers something for everyone from ...

  • Miami Downtown Arts District (MDAD) DWNTWN Art Days Kick-Off and Press Conference 9/19/14 Art Days-most recent

    Friday, 09/19/2014 – 09/19/2014 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    McCormick Place Miami
    111 SW 3rd St.,
    Miami, Florida 33130
    A Proclamation by the Office of Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will be presented to founding ...

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I think its in my head Closing Reception 9/27/14

I think its in my head Closing Reception
Saturday, 09/27/2014 – 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
IthinkitsinmyheadGirls’ Club
117 NE 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Join Girls’ Club in celebrating the year-long run of the current exhibition I think it’s in my head with a closing reception with exhibition and catalog contributors, collaborators and artists.

Be our #GuestDJ and suggest a song for the official exhibition playlist! We’re crowd sourcing a musical accompaniment to I think it’s in my head and need your help. Tell us what songs fit the exhibition’s super natural, metaphysical, mysterious nature and we’ll enter you to win a free copy of the catalog!

Tag your suggestions on Twitter or Facebook with #GuestDJ and be sure to tag us @girlsclubfll. Hear your songs at the closing reception, and download the playlist to enjoy I think it’s in my head concepts well into the meta and micro-physical future.

Being a Last Saturday of the month, Artwalk will be in full swing! Walk, bike or drive to the area’s art galleries, open studios and art parties with in FATVillage and Flagler Village. Maps to participating venues will be available.

Ariana Grande 4/28/15

Ariana Grande
Saturday, 03/28/2015 – 07:30 pm –
Ariana-GrandeAmericanAirlines Arena
601 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
Webpage Link

JUST ANNOUNCED: Ariana Grande will bring her 2015 Honeymoon Tour to the AmericanAirlines Arena on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm.

Pop music’s biggest breakout artist of the year!

A limited number of PRE-SALE TICKETS will be available for purchase on Friday, 9/19 from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, 9/20 at 10:00 a.m. Password AGAAA

Logistics and Transportation Forum 10/2/14

Logistics and Transportation Forum
Thursday, 10/02/2014 – 04:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Logistics_FNU_Medley_091514Town of Medley Town Hall
7777 NW 72nd Avenue,
Medley, Florida 33166
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Come to the Logistics and Transportation Forum hosted by the Dr. Jose Regueiro Scholarship Foundation, Florida National University, the Town of Medley, and the Town of Medley Chamber of Commerce.

Eve Ensler with One Billion Rising Revolution Miami at YoungArts 9/26/14

Eve Ensler with One Billion Rising Revolution Miami at YoungArts
Friday, 09/26/2014 – 04:30 pm – 08:00 pm
logoNational YoungArts Foundation Campus
2100 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33137
Webpage Link
Cost: $100.00


Eve Ensler, theTony Award winning playwright, activist and author of the theatrical phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues, is coming to Miami to celebrate the launch of Drum! Dance! Rise!, One Billion Rising’s 2015 campaign; a call to action to end violence against women and girls in our lifetimes.

1. Eve will lead an interactive panel and audience discussion on how to create revolutionary change in our community, now! Eve will be joined by Fran Katz of The Women’s Fund and Ivon Mesa of Miami-Dade County’s Coordinated Victims Assistance Center, as well as representatives from some 30 local organizations, including Kateriina Rosenblatt from There Is Hope For Me, Casa Valentina, Stop The Sale Of Our Children For Sex, Lotus House, Girl Power, AGAPE, and many more. Space is extremely limited; check in at 4:30pm. RSVP and arrival by 4:50pm required; after that time, your seat may be given to guests on the waiting list. Refreshments sponsored by illy Caffe and Lyon + Lyon.

2. Donor Reception, sponsored by Francis Ford Coppola Winery will follow at 6:30pm in the YoungArts Gallery. Minimum donation is $100.00. All funds will remain in our community, supporting One Billion Rising Miami Revolution 2015.

We thank guests of both events for joining us and RISING together with like-minded citizens across the globe. Drum! Dance! Rise!

The R.E.D. Show at F.A.T. Village’s Art Walk 9/27/14

The R.E.D. Show at F.A.T. Village’s Art Walk
Saturday, 09/27/2014 – 07:00 pm – 01:00 am
10609371_695119327204243_180087953_nC&I Studios
C&I Studios 541 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301,
541 NW 1st Ave, Florida 33065
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness month. In honor of those who struggle with the affects of Sickle Cell Disease the Sickle Cell Natural Wellness Group (SCNWG) in association with C&I Studios is proud to present “The R.E.D. Show”. This event is in honor of Sickle Cell awareness, those living with or caring for someone with SCD as well as those who have passed away due to Sickle Cell Anemia. The R.E.D. Show is a celebration of life and natural wellness. This year marks the third annual fundraiser presented by SCNWG to promote education, healthy living, social awareness and charitable donations for those impacted by Sickle Cell Anemia.

The R.E.D show will be hosted by C&I Studios, on Saturday, September 27th from 7:00pm-1:00am; located in Fat Village home to Ft. Lauderdale’s booming Art Walk. More than 1,000 patrons come out the enjoy the arts and festivities.

Highlights of the night: Art show opening and cocktail hour at 7pm. With an opening of poetry by Renda Writer and Victoria Jasmine Vance. The fashion show at 9pm will include designs by; GVB & MKDesigns, Katrina’s Caribbean Creations, EvaMichelle Designs, KDG Designs, and Accessories by Stephanie Zapata & Cosmic Reality Shungite Store. (Colors represented: Red, Green, Blue)

Live Music By, Montage & Pocket Full Of Lollipops

Spinning through the night DJ Tonx & DJ Claude

Acclaimed Contemporary Abstract Expressionist, Victor-Hugo Vaca Jr to premiere his most recently completed work of art entitled, “The Hypocrisy of Philanthropy” for sale to benefit The Sickle Cell Natural Wellness Group The R.E.D. Show will be filled with exclusive live art for sale, poetry, DJ performances, fashion, wellness awareness, food, drinks, live musical performances, and and food trucks. With vendors of all kinds, keep a look out for giveaways, raffles, massage therapy and much more! We are still accepting sponsors, volunteers, and vendors.

Louie Diamondz
Monica Hernandez
Gregory Dirr
Rolby Perez
Autumn Swift
Chase Vreeland
Shane Watt
Devon Saccomanno
Hadar Pitchman
Renda Writer
Sable Macon
Omar Malcom
Jamaal The Visualist
Kelcie Mquaid
Stefanie Caro
Fancis Marquez
Maverick Victor-Hugo

Special Thanks To:
C&I Studios
Thought Coalition
Healing Blends
Jennifer Ashley
Niether Zine
Katrina’s Caribbean Creations
Global Village Brand & MK Designs
EvaMichelle Designs
KDG Designs
Whole Foods Coral Springs
Orrington Jewelers
Silk Sensations Floral Arrangements
& Many More

Arts: Concrete Porn ~ Buildings & Bridges Fine Art Photography Series Released by Artist Ted VanCleave


“Concrete Porn ~ Buildings & Bridges” Fine Art Photography Series Released by Artist Ted VanCleave

Miami, Florida, September 17, 2014 – Internationally collected artist Ted VanCleave today released his new fine art photography series “Concrete Porn ~ Buildings & Bridges.” This new series is an homage to the often underappreciated building medium, concrete.

“My love of concrete architecture began when I visited the Pantheon in Rome. I was in awe of the beautiful, massive concrete dome which is still the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome, two thousand years after it was built.”

VanCleave’s new series provides an artist’s perspective of many notable yet overlooked concrete buildings and bridges in Los Angeles and Miami. Some of the images capture mundane utilitarian structures never meant to be appreciated as works of art. Other images included in the series are of beautifully elegant structures that pushed the limits of what we think of as concrete. Rarely painted, concrete exteriors stand up well to the elements and age beautifully.

“People often think of concrete buildings as being dark and foreboding but that’s rarely the case outside of parking structures. In this photo series I chose to create the images in a way that draws attention to the wood grain and other textures permanently embedded in the concrete during it’s construction, which I find intriguing and appealing. My favorite is the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, California. I consider it the Mona Lisa of concrete structures.”

Concrete Porn ~ Buildings and Bridges images are available as limited edition digital silver prints or as prints on aluminum through VanCleave’s web site.

About Ted VanCleave:
Ted VanCleave is a photographer, sculpture and painter. His work is collected internationally and he is represented by galleries from San Francisco to Switzerland. His highly stylized photographs, innovative sculptures and vibrant abstract paintings offer an exciting new approach to these popular media. Ted is best known for his Behind the Hollywood Sign photo series released in 2012


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