Seed Food and Wine Festival 11/21/15

Seed Food and Wine Festival
Saturday, 11/21/2015 – 11:00 am – 06:00 pm
SFWF-LogoMana Wynwood
318 NW 23rd Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
Cost: $45 – $95

Seed Food and Wine Festival is a weekend adventure for guests who want to sip, savor and experience conscious, sustainable plant-based living. SFWF celebrates delicious plant-based foods, fine wines, craft beers, spirits, and lifestyle products and companies, all while raising health awareness.

All activities are carefully crafted to take guests through a one-of-a-kind journey from cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, celebrity chef dinners, craft beer and spirits tastings, the first ever veggie burger battle, fitness to body care, workshops, yoga, urban gardening, a 5k run, kids day and more. SFWFs line-up features something for everyone and showcases the beauty of the tropical paradise that is Miami and her beaches. Everything served during the festival will be plant-based (vegan) and whenever possible organic and non-gmo certified.

Presented by: Whole Foods Market, Miami International Book Fair, Strongbow Cider and Driscolls Berries

Tickets: $45 Early Bird / $50 Regular Price / $55 Door
VIP Ticket: $85 Early Bird / $90 Regular Price / $95 Door
Children ages 3 to 18: $20
General Admission Ticket includes: food, wine and beer sampling all day

Free bike valet | self parking is $5 all day and valet parking is $10 all day

Miami Urban Music & Film Festival 2015 9/25/15, 9/26/15

Miami Urban Music & Film Festival 2015
Friday-Saturday, 09/25/2015 – 09/26/2015 04:00 pm – 09:00 pm
MUMFF-2015-FlyerMiami Dade College North Campus
11380 Northwest 27th Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33167
Cost: 20

The Miami Urban Music & Film Festival is a South Florida event that brings together members of the entertainment community, including Film makers/Film executives, Writers, Directors, Producers, Actors, Musicians, Visual artists and key members from the business community. The Festival will present Film screenings, key industry presentations and live performances at MDC North and around town.

Multi-Chamber of Commerce Event 9/2/15

Multi-Chamber of Commerce Event
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
event1Ball and Chain
1513 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
[email protected] by Tuesday, September 1st 2015
Cost: Members $10,Non Members $15 in advance
Cost at the Door: NO tickets will be sold at the door.

Valet Parking: $8 Valet Parking or street parking
Dress Code: Business Attire

The Chambers of Biscayne Garden,Bolivia, Camacol,Coconut Grove, Colombia, Chile, Downtown Miami & Brickell, Ecuador, Global, Haití, Honduras, Junior Chamber International, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru,Poland, along with Brickell Rotary Club of Miami Brickell, invite you to celebrate the Monthly Multichamber of Commerce networking event. Members $10 in advance Non-members $15 in advance to purchase tickets, please click on link below

This is an advance ticket event, Tickets must be purchased prior to the event , NO tickets will be sold at the door.

Art Days 2015 9/11/15 – 9/13/15

Art Days 2015
Friday – Sunday, 09/11/2015 – 09/13/2015 09:00 am –
artdaysMiami Center for Architecture & Design
100 NE 1st Ave,
Miami, Florida 33132

The Miami Center for Architecture and Design (MCAD) in the heart of Downtown Miami’s historic district is once again this year’s Art Days Hub. Art Days staff will be on hand to help plan your itinerary and find the best routes to travel to each venue. There are also plenty of creative activities at the hub – design your own free Art Days T-shirt, discover Miami’s Art on historic film and video, and experience Exile Books’ newest exhibition, Listen to this Building.

DWNTWN Arts Fair 9/12/15 – 9/13/15

Life Is Art in partnership with Buskerfest, YO Miami, Kondoit, Indiegals, Celebrate Diversity Miami, Eat Your Poem, and Elwoods GastroPub Present
DWNTWN Arts Fair
Part of DWNTWN Art Days

DwntwnArtsFairFlyer4September 12 – 13, 2015
Saturday 12:00pm – 10:00pm,
Sunday 12:00pm – 8:00pm
NE 3rd Avenue between NE 1st and 2nd StreetDowntown Miami, FL
The show is free and open to the public.
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A family-friendly street fest filled with art, music, crafts, and performance, the Dwntwn Arts Fair is truly a cultural showcase that everyone will enjoy. Brought to you by a team of grassroots organizations with strong ties throughout our local community, our goal is to foster the growth of all the different artistic elements that make up our city’s culture.

* An art exhibition of local artists curated by Life Is Art.
* Live music and performances organized by Buskerfest.
* Local urban artists and live painting showcase by YOMiami & Kondoit.
* Photo-voice activities by Celebrate Diversity Miami.
* Social-issues brainstorming meal with FoodSpark: Miami.
* Pop-up Artisanal Tienda of arts & handcrafted works by Indiegals.
* Pop-Up Poetry Station with Eat Your Poem.
* A skyscape installation by Elwoods Gastro Pub.
* Massages by Freshly Squeezed
* Food and drink specials by local participating restaurants.

At the Buskerfest stages:
Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band
GPS Quintet
Funky Serve Bots
Pocket of Lollipops
Celestial and Liam Brien
Gypsy Cat Band
Bows and Ties

At the Life Is Art booths:
Geno Jaramillo
Virginia Hanley
Chris Costa
Glenda Ramos
Amanda Madrigal
Jovan Karlo Villalba
Kristen D Borrego
Midalia Rosales
Nancy Campos
Star Trauth
Gary Fonseca
Christovedo Art
Jackie Colome
Arboleya-Moreno Art
Ana Rossi
At the YOMiami booths:
Rei Ramirez (live painting)
Teepop (live painting)
Jessica Schnur (display)
Claudia Labianca (live painting).

Miami Herald
Downtown Development Authority
Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
Miami Made Concert Series at Trinity Cathedral
Waste Management
Miami Parking Authority
Urban Tour Host
Shake 108
Downtown Miami Partnership

Patricia Lamar
Naomi Ross
Guy Hoyle
Joshua Kingston
Rochelle Berman
Michael Valdes-Fauli
Angela Terrell
Anthony Jordon
Jonathan Rose
Alessandro Abate
Alice Billman
Brittany Janes
Ted Van Cleve
Greg Romanelli
Jon Ridley


Life Is Art
Life Is Art is presenting a number of excellent local artists showcasing a wide variety of visual art styles.

Yo Miami & Kondoit
A hub for local artists, Yo Miami has grown since 2011 into an ecosystem where creatives can get access to resources & contacts to help them reach the next level of success in their careers. By working with businesses, nonprofi t & community organizations we are able to foster a network which enables us to create opportunities throughout the year for artists to demonstrate their talents in ways that add value to our neighborhoods. With several monthly events at various venues around Wynwood, we continually o ffer a platform where emerging artists can reach a wider audience. At the same time, we show business owners the benefits associated with incorporating arts programming into their operations, & help foster the growth of our local communities through this synergy. For Dwntwn Arts Fair we will be hand picking a lineup from Miami’s top artists. These artists will be live painting and displaying their work throughout the weekend. We encourage you to stop by our booth to meet these up and coming talented creatives to discover what inspires and motivates them, and watch them work live and in person.

We strive for a connected, thriving urban core where the streets of Miami are active and enlivened with local performers, enjoyed by people of all ages and walks of life. We envision a joyous place that is reflective of the tropical urban landscape and attractive to locals and visitors alike.

Celebrate Diversity Miami
Celebrate Diversity Miami’s 2015 Photo‐voice Exhibit focuses on celebrating the diversity of our greater Miami community with a unique array of large-scale photographs. It features 60 beautiful, vibrant images submitted by residents, schools, and organizations from across Miami-Dade County. Join us in celebrating our incredible culturally and ethnically diverse neighborhoods. Give a #DiversityMiami shout-out with a picture or postcard, and share what makes the place you call home awesome!

By way of delicious food and great conversation, FoodSpark Miami will provide a fun, interactive gathering space for diverse groups of greater Miami residents to connect with one another, discuss key social issues with fellow citizens, and figure out how we can collaborate to improve the quality of life in our local neighborhoods. FoodSpark Miami is made possible in part by the 8-80 Cities Emerging City Champions 2015 Fellowship, which is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Every indie needs a hand, and we¹ve partnered with artists from all over to bring a uniquely curated expo of artisanal goods, earthy designs, and conscious driven showcases. We¹ve connected with the indigenous tribe from Valle de Sibundoy in the Alto Putumayo region of Colombia, to bring the tribe’s delicately handcrafted jewelry, organic essential oils, and raw incense, led by the tribe¹s artist Yolimar Loreto & the tribe-women. Also from Colombia, we present for the first time in the U.S Hagakure Home a small company based in Medellin whose home décor is derived from organic materials, raw fabrics, and designed with earthy elements. We¹re bringing goods for the home and lifestyle. Then a young, hip, and hippie indie group of artists called Gypsy Halos will be dancing around our tent expressing their love and spirit through flower crowns, leafy jewelry designs, and airy fashions. This movement is not just focused on the younger generation. We¹ve connected with our baby boomer warrior woman who¹s love for mother Earth has helped her develop an artistic eye for floral designs; Esperanza (Hope) will bring to our expo her creative orchid, succulents, air flower gardens. Last but not least, our tent will feature an art showcase called Monsterz, an Anti-bullying picturesque story created by Miami’s local Tuli. We will feature other random goodies, our farmer friends may stop by with organic goods, or maybe we¹ll have a pop-up artist color us alive! This is what Indie Gals does, we dig deep into the roots and help elevate indie creatives so that we can all break through the noise. Everyone deserves to feel the sunshine of success on their face.

Eat Your Poem Pop-Up Poetry Station
Your belly growls for a poem “to-go!” Words to feed the heart and soul! Eat Your Poem believes in the nourishing, potent power of words and this inspires us to the act of spontaneous, intuitive writing and sharing. Perched behind our vintage typewriters we create improvisational poems for you! Stop by our Pop-Up Poetry Station and take home a poem, created just for you. Yum! Poems are offered by donation and all proceeds go to Eat Your Poem’s “Poetry with a Purpose” Program. This community outreach branch of EYP brings poetic programming to women’s shelters, recovery centers and organizations that reach “at-risk” youth. Poetry with a Purpose is completing 14 sessions at Women in Distress in Broward County and we are slated to bring the program into Camillus House Shelter starting in mid-August.

The local public house with gastronomical food served with great beer and wine.

Access Breakfast: The Future of Transportation in Miami 9/2/15

Access Breakfast: The Future of Transportation in Miami
Wednesday, September 2, 8:30AM – 11:30AM
beaconcouncilThe Beacon Council
80 Southwest 8th Street, #2400
Miami, FL 33130
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The Beacon Council is hosting an Access Breakfast panel discussion focused on transportation issues on Sept. 2. The panel discussion will include Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo, Jr., Alice Bravo, the new Director of Miami Dade Transit, Jack Stephens, Tri-Rail and Harold Desdunes, FDOT. It will be moderated by George Burgess, Chief Operating Officer for Becker & Poliakoff and former Miami-Dade County Manager. Bank of America is the Presenting Sponsor for the Access Breakfast series.