Fabulous Miami Multichamber of Commerce event at SeaLevel Miami Beach 5/7/14

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Fabulous Miami Multichamber of Commerce Event
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Sea Level @ Clinton Hotel
821 Washington Ave.
 Miami Beach FL, 33139

Members $10 in advance and $20 at the door cash only Non-members $15 in advance and $25 at the door, cash only
www.multichamberevents.com
RSVP to rsvp@fabulousmiami.com by Monday, May 5th 2014
Valet Parking: $10 and Street parking
Dress Code: Business Attire

The Chambers of Bolivia, Camacol, Coconut Grove, Colombia, Chile, Downtown Miami & Brickell, Ecuador, Haití, Honduras, Junior Chamber International, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Poland, along with Brickell Rotary Club, invite you to celebrate the Monthly Multichamber of Commerce networking event.

Mix and mingle with local professionals, promote your business, share your ideas, expand your network and have fun!

Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fiesta Weekend 5/4/14-5/5/14

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Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fiesta Weekend
cincodemayobrickellSunday, May 4th & Monday, May 5th, 2pm – 11pm
Streets at La Mexicana Cantina
South Miami Avenue
1451 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33131
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Continuing our annual tradition of transforming South Miami Avenue into a festive wonderland, the jubilant street festival of Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fiesta holds nothing back as it honors the holiday. Packs of partygoers take to the streets to enjoy an array of entertainment that only escalates as the sun goes down. Authentic Mexican food served up by numerous street vendors, accompanied by plenty of seasonal libations, keeps guests fueled for dancing to a non-stop lineup of music. Mariachis salute Mexican heritage with traditional tunes plucked on instruments the size of an average child, and live rock, pop, and DJ sets keep the party going late into the night.

SeaFairMiami Cruises Launches 4/27/14

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SeaFair Miami Cruises

seafairStarting Sunday, April 27th
100 Chopin Plaza
Bayfront Park South Dock
Downtown Miami, FL

Ticket prices vary: Make Reservations Online Tell them Soul Of Miami sent you!

SeaFair will Launch Miami’s first luxury daily scheduled Dinner and Weekend Brunch Cruises. Cruise the crystal waters of Biscayne Bay on the $40 million MegaYacht for Dinner, Brunch, Holiday Celebrations, or just a lovely tour of the city lights.

SeaFair Art Galleries and Shoppes: While cruising browse the unique offerings of 20 art galleries and luxury boutiques. Local and internationally renowned artists, receptions, art performances and more. All on the MegaYacht Grand Luxe SeaFair.

Celebrate Miami: What better way to enjoy the Miami sunset than with cocktails on the Sky Deck followed by a gourmet dinner after dark watching the City Lights in the VIP restaurant? Enjoy family celebrations for Saturday and Sunday brunch on Miami’s only MegaYacht.

SeaFair offers a Miami experience like no other combining the best of intracoastal cruising, unique boutiques, and sophisticated dining. It is a truly memorable once in a lifetime experience for visitors and the ultimate venue for special occasions.

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SeaFair is the world’s first mobile megayacht venue and one of the ten largest privately owned yachts in the United States. The $40 million custom-built yacht was designed by internationally acclaimed yacht designer Luiz De Basto. At 228 feet and 2,800 international tons, it is the largest ship built for commercial operation on the Intracoastal Waterway and requires a draft of only 6.5 feet allowing it to dock at small yacht facilities in central city locations such as Chopin Plaza.

The well-appointed luxury venue features an impressive formal marble entryway, 28 individual exhibit spaces, a coffee bar, the Luxe Lounge, an open-air champagne and tapas bar on the aft deck, Sapore’, a formal glass-walled restaurant/club on Deck 3, Bistro360, an informal open-air restaurant and Bar360, a sky deck cocktail reception area.

Cruise, shop and dine aboard the uber-luxe 228-foot megayacht, SeaFair, offering the ultimate excursions where sea and sky converge with the glamour of iconic Miami.

seafairbanner1Enjoy four passenger decks with open-air sky deck dining, an elegant glass-walled club lounge, champagne and caviar bar and three decks of unique shops and galleries offering luxury must-haves including art, fine jewelry, designer trunk shows and more. International cuisine, tapas, fine wines and Champagne combined with live music ranging from jazz to island rhythms tops off this truly unique Miami experience.

Daily excursions are available Tuesdays through Sundays. For the land lover, SeaFair Miami is also open to the public while the yacht is docked.

Sunset and City Lights Cruises
It is no secret, Miami truly comes alive after dark, and our City Lights Cruise is the quintessential Miami experience.
Tuesday through Sunday, Embark: 7:00PM, Cruise: 7:30PM-11PM
Gourmet buffet or ala carte menu available. Visit website for pricing and details.

Brunch and Bay Cruises
What better way to top off the perfect Miami weekend or holiday than with a sun soaked cruise, shopping and gourmet buffet brunch aboard a luxury megayacht?
Saturday and Sunday, Embark: 10:30 AM, Cruise: 11AM-2:30PM, Disembark: 3 PM, (2 Brunch seatings, 11-12:30 and 1-2:30)
Gourmet buffet brunch or ala carte menu available. Visit website for pricing and details.

Seafair Miami Dockside
For the land lover, SeaFair Miami offers dockside hours at Chopin Plaza.
Tues – Fri: 5-7pm & 11pm-midnight | Sat: 3-7pm & 11pm-midnight | Sun: 3-6pm
SeaFair is docked at Bayfront Park’s South Dock at Chopin Plaza next to the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Miami. Ample public parking is available within walking distance as well as free people mover access.

Opening Celebration for Caribbean: Crossroads of the World with Akuzuru 4/24/14

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Opening Celebration for “Caribbean: Crossroads of the World” with Akuzuru
Thursday, 04/24/2014 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
caribbeanPérez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
More Info Link
Cost: Free with museum admission

Celebrate the opening of “Caribbean: Crossroads of the World” with a performance by Akuzuru and a waterfront bar on the terrace with music by DJ Majestic.

“TRANCE-FORMATIONS: Doucement……l’Eau por L’ORI”

7–8pm: Performance by Akuzuru: Ak-t 1 Body Aphorisms

The Trinidadian artist’s first live performance in the U.S. will debut an interdisciplinary work in two ak-ts over two days evoking themes of fertility and interconnectivity. This complex work will involve several choreographed elements, including movement and sound, outside and within the museum. Akuzuru will perform Ak-t 2 The Knowing on Friday, April 25, 4:30-5:30pm.

Open to the public

Performances are free with museum admission

Self-parking on-site as available ($2/hour) / Metromover: Museum Park station / pamm.org/parking

Image: Renée Cox, Redcoat, from Queen Nanny of the Maroons series, 2004.

Courtesy of the artist.

Brickell Social Buzz Networker 4/23/14

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rusksocialmediasucks21cover52Brickell Social Buzz Networker
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Blue Martini Brickell
900 S Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33127
Register Online

Let’s Network in Brickell! Brickell Social Buzz Networker

Come Celebrate the new release of Sebastian Rusk’s brand new book!
Grab your copy here

Lunch Poems Creative Happy Hour Arts & Business Council and O, Miami 4/24/14

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Lunch Poems Creative Happy Hour Arts & Business Council and O, Miami
Thursday, 04/24/2014 – 05:00 am – 07:00 am
lunchpoems700pxThe Stage
170 NE 38th St,
Miami, Florida 33137
Buy Tickets Link
Cost: 12.00

An Evening of Street Art, Performance and Wild Poetry Readings .

#LunchPoems Creative Happy Hour is going down on April 24th, at The Stage in the Design District. Arts & Business Council, O, Miami and Barnes International Luxury Real Estate invite you to an evening of poetry, tasty fare and champagne. Live performance by the Biscayne Poet and poetry reading by author Mandy Baca. Come mingle with Miami’s professional, cultural and literary crowd! Get your tickets today!

Soul Of Miami presents the River Of Art #13 Showcase and Networker benefiting Life Is Art at Burger & Beer Joint 4/22/14

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River Of Art #13 Showcase and Networker
RiverOfArtWeb13SOULTuesday, April 22, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Burger & Beer Joint
1766 Bay Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Tickets: $10 with Advance RSVP using discount code “SOUL”
($20 regular price without RSVP)

Bringing People and Art Together
A dynamic social networker and artist show. Come enjoy a welcome drink, tasty food, good company, great art, meet the artists and support the community!

Featured Artists: Mauricio Madrid – Estudiomau, Kandayia Ali, Stefanie Caro

Featured Charity: Motivational Edge

Music Curation: DJ Hank Justice

Supported by Sweat RecordsFabulous MiamiTony Major EventsYOMiamiSocialMedia305PARK ProjectSoul Of Miami

The River Of Art is a dynamic business networker and art showcase combined. We provide more than just a platform for professionals to get together, discuss business strategies, make connections and find clients or suppliers, we create synergies to help promote business by including a breathtaking art show!

Art is an inspiring talking point, whether you like a piece or are puzzled by it, discussing it is a great way to break the ice. Culture is one of the primary elements that build community. Hosting a business networker within an art show is a unique way to encourage socializing. Some events include live performances and other surprises! These shows are also important fundraisers and help us continue our programs.

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Mauricio Madrid – Estudiomau
The yarn goes as follows… Colombian-American painter estudiomau (rhymes with cow ) is constantly bridging the space between conventional 2 dimensional and kinetic 3 dimensional works. The work often welcomes the viewer to experience each piece using multiple senses. His paintings employ layers of colors on a variety of substrates ranging from canvas to reverse painting on clear acrylic panels. He uses his years of experience in various mediums to separate and create multiple planes. The subject matter commonly includes abstracted figurative focal points broken down to organic shapes and forms, depicting images and people he has encountered. He uses the backgrounds to compliment the subject in an expressionist infusion of emotion, color and, texture. Keeping to a maximum of 6 principle colors and mixing and blending on the final painting or surface he creates a palette that reflects the colors that surround him.

Kandayia Ali
Visionary, Self Published Author, Music Producer, Poet, PR Specialist, Ethics Trainer, Personal/Project Management, Marketing Specialist, Event Coordinator- Promoter, Abstract/Surreal Artist, Mom, Motivational Speaker and Community Activist are just some of the titles she’s recognized for holding. There will be many more to follow during her journeys in life. ‘There has been many words used to try to describe me and my style of art, music, ideas, methodologies and literature; honestly there aren’t any available that will give you a true idea of who I am and why I give some much passion and drive to whatever it is I have chosen to create. I have an undying love for all art forms- and I think that those who can use their minds and hearts to bring color and life to the world are phenomenal people indeed. I’m always looking forward to gaining opportunities that will allow me to add my vision and ambitious thoughts as a way of contributing the better parts of me to this world we live in.

Stefanie Caro
Recent graduate of FAU with a bachelors in fine arts. Have been an artist all if my life. Currently reside in coral gables area of Miami. Fl native. My work is never far from the narrative and seeks to raise questions towards our relationship with the natural world.

The Motivational Edge
The Motivational Edge was created to attract and motivate urban youth to build essential life skills and self-confidence, improve academic performance and cultivate creativity and individual talent. We do this by creating welcoming and inspiring programs that integrate culturally relevant arts into various programs as a motivational platform for inspiration.

RiverOfArtBanner13BAbout Life Is Art, Inc.
Life Is Art is a Florida-based 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to creating positive change in the community with the arts and culture through events and education. We give South Florida artists and civic leaders the tools to thrive and grow, while enhancing the lives of those living in our area.

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