Where to Be: Here at InTheLoop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that you all can come out into the community and learn and commemorate some influential people and events around Miami!
Friday, April 24th
6:00 pm – 09:00 pm
African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
6161 Northwest 22nd Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33142
The Amadlozi Gallery presents, Emerge. This exhibit will showcase Miami’s most esteemed, visual artists and rising stars: Donald McKnight, Johnnie Bess, Marc Janllwi, Uta, Loni Johnson, Nadia Desjerdan, Nadine Anderson Cheng and Julia Polonyi . Curated by Robert McKnight, the opening reception will be held on Thursday April 24th, 2015 at 6pm with curatorial presentation at 7pm. Light bites will be provided by Northwestern Culinary Academy.
Saturday, April 25th
10:30 am – 4:30 pm
African-American Research Library and Culture Center
2650 Sistrunk Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311
Children’s BookFest is a FREE festival which is centered on Children’s Day/Book Day. It is multi-cultural-event, which the emphasis is on literature-based shows (through storytelling, musical groups, theater groups, music, drama, dance or other artform). BookFest will continue its tradition of putting a book into the hands and homes of the first 1,000 children who attend, through the Big Book Giveaway.
Sunday, April 26th
O Cinema Wynwood
90 NW 29th St,
Miami, Florida 33127
Cost: $45 Early Bird, $55 at the Door
As all filmmakers would agree, you can’t make a good film without good sound. Take your upcoming project to the next level by learning from the pros at Professional Sound Services. This hands-on lab will not only cover all the essential equipment and techniques you will need to know for independent and documentary film, but the interactive portion also gives participants the opportunity to put their newfound knowledge to the test. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your skills, and expand your creativity!
This workshop will cover:
“My problem is your problem”
Location problems and situations
Types of mics/mic-ing distanceAudio Sync
Boom, wireless, camera
When to use each
Lectro vs. Sennheiser
20%, levels, room tone, sound design, post
The workshop is limited to 35 people. Coffee and lunch will be provided.
Monday, April 27th
Tuesday, April 28th
9:00 pm – 12:00 am
270 Biscayne Way Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33131
Highly recognized in the Brazilian, Hispanic and American communities, Rio de Janeiro natives Rose Max & Ramatis will be producing Brazilian classics like Bossa Nova and Samba at LILT Lounge. LILT Lounge brings the first high-design lounge to downtown Miami with nightly live music curated by Kristian Caro and creative cocktails by Dean Feddaoui. Lounge opens at 6 p.m. with social bites by acclaimed executive chef Wolfgang Birk including charcuterie & cheese, oysters & caviar, lobster cocktail and tuna tartare gazpacho. Happy Hour runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and includes fine champagnes from $7 per glass and a daily selection of oysters at $1.
Wednesday, April 29th
Miami Dance Festival
April & May 2015
April 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Coral Gables Public Library
3443 Segovia Street
Delma Iles, Rob “Wild Boar” Moore, Ilisa Rosal, Marilyn Skow Artists in Collaboration panel and brief performances.
Thursday, April 30th
West Palm Beach Waterfront
100 Evernia Street,
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
SunFest–Florida’s largest music, art, and waterfront festival is held along the scenic Flagler waterfront in West Palm Beach, FL. SunFest features 50 bands, on three stages, for five days.
One of the most well recognized events in the southeast, SunFest presents a range of music from legends to up-and-comers. 3 stages, 5 days, 50 bands. The Juried Fine Art and Craft Show (Friday-Sunday) showcases the work or more than 130 artists including paintings, sculptures, photos, and more.
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