Celebrate Easter Brunch at The Armillary Grill 4/20/14

Celebrate Easter Brunch at The Armillary Grill
Sunday, 04/20/2014 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
INTER_Easter_AD_040914_FinalArmillary Grill (InterContinental at Doral Miami)
2505 NW 87TH Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33172
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Cost: Adults: $29.95, Children 10, under: $15.95 Under 5: Free

The Armillary Grill at the InterContinental at Doral Miami hotel has been one of the flagship establishments in Doral for the annual Easter Brunch celebration since its opening in 2000. Celebrate the Annual Easter Brunch at the InterContinental at Doral Miami and enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny followed by live entertainment of Latin/Caribbean soft music.

Occupy Miami Potluck Reunion 4/13/14

Occupy Miami Potluck Reunion
Sunday, 04/13/2014 – 12:00 pm – 07:30 pm
potluckMargaret Pace Park
1745 N Bayshore Dr,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

We know it’s time. You know it’s time. We’re delighted to announce the Occupy Miami family will convene at-long-last for a day of fun and friendship! Much has changed since the Occupy Movement first took root in Miami in the Fall of 2011. However, our passion and resolve remain the same. Join in the festivities as we share in the successes, failures, and lessons learned over these past few years, as well as swap new ideas on directions forward and strengthening the activist spirit in Miami.

So, come one, come all – for a day of great food, great music, and even better company! Whether you’re a fresh face who has always wanted to get involved or an original Occupier who was there from the beginning, you won’t want to miss this! Bring a dish, a picnic blanket, musical instruments, your ideas, your energy, or just your smile. Like the Occupy Movement itself, this event is what you make it. So, let’s make it one to remember. See you there!

Photographs of Miami Beach HRC Municipality Quality Index Perfect Score Award Celebration on 4/3/14

Celebration of the City of Miami Beach’s perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden on Thursday, April 3, 2014. The Miami Beach GLTB Business Enhancement Committee hosted local community leaders, including Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and Commissioner Joy Malakoff, at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden to Mayor Levine accepted the award from HRC’s State and Municipal Legislative Program Manager, Whitney Lovell.  Equality Florida, SAVE Dade, and the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce are also partnering on this celebration!

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Women Wisdom Workshop 4/6/14

Women Wisdom Workshop
Sunday, 04/06/2014 – 10:30 am – 01:00 pm
wwwYosoy Studio
139 NE 1st Avenue,
Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009
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Cost: Investment: $45

“The most interesting trip you will ever take is the journey within.”

Whether you have a specific goal such as to deepen your self-knowledge, to increase body awareness, or to elevate your sense of worth as a woman, this enlightening event is for you!
Our original workshop will expand your well being and wholeness, and provide you with an overview of the 7 week captivating chakra course.
We will navigate through the Women Wisdom Workshop process utilizing expressive arts such as image/mandala making, visualization/meditation techniques plus personal study.
We will also be tapping into the amazing power of breathwork coupled with intentional movement (gentle yoga related exercises) and an in-depth exploration of the mental and physical benefits of it.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-wisdom-workshop-tickets-11122901899

Go Green Fashionista: FabVIntage Collection Launch Party 4/5/14

Go Green Fashionista: FabVIntage Collection LAUNCH PARTY
Saturday, 04/05/2014 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Launch-party-flyerLolaBlack Boutique
2507 183rd Street,
Miami Gardens, Florida 33056
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Cost: Free

“Go Green Fashionista” has been operating for 5+ years and has been successful in introducing eco fashion designers, eco companies, and much needed health awareness issues. Founder Fabienne Claude has decided to make a bigger impact on eco fashion opening a vintage store online, FabVintage Collection.
On Saturday, April 5th, 2014, Go Green Fashionista: FabVinatge Collection will be introduced to Miami by welcoming the store with a launch party and pop-up shop hosted by Lola Black Boutique, 2507 183rd St., Miami Gardens, 6-9pm.
Along with designer vintage clothing, jewelry and handbags at “giveaway” prices; wine sipping, dessert tasting, and of course VINTAGE SHOPPING while socializing with ” go green goddesses” alike will enhance the atmosphere. We’ll have the pleasure of having Birthday Cake Vineyards Wine involved to serve to the guests, My Cupcake Love with sweets, and a fashion show highlighting the best of FabVintage Collection featuring classic styles from 20′s-80′s high fashion. Soulful music sounds highlighting era’s from Billie Holiday and Nina Simone to Prince and Whitney Houston will place the mood and have most reminiscing and singing along. This is an RSVP ONLY event and we welcome media, fashion bloggers, and FASHIONISTA’s to be apart of this movement of fashion consciousness.This eco loving event will have you leaving the night feeling creative, fashionably smart, and more caring to mother earth. For your pleasure, we invited our fans favorite massage therapist, Jonathon Moore of Lotus In Hand Massage Therapy to relax those in need of a full body healing massage.
“Go Green Fashionista” will introduce this important era of living to YOU; the intrigued, the health enthusiast, the tree hugger, and the fashionista!

Check out FabVintage On Etsy! www.etsy.com/shop/gogreenfashionista

RSVP: love@gogreenfashionista.com

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Interested In FREE YOGA?!
* Sunday, 6pm classes available in Downtown Miami at Powerfit Studios inside The Opera Towers
1750 N Bayshore Dr, Miami, FL
MORE INFO: www.yogamiami.wordpress.com

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10th Annual Vanessa Baez Memorial Womens Brunch 3/30/14

10th Annual Vanessa Baez Memorial Womens Brunch
Sunday, 03/30/2014 – 11:30 am – 03:00 pm
Brunch-PixMister Collins
One Bal Harbour Resort 10295 Collins Avenue,
Bal Harbour, Florida 33154
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Cost: 42.00

Celebrating Everyday Women With Extraordinary Courage” Theme For Annual Vanessa Baez Memorial Women’s Brunch
The Official Closing Event Of Spoken Soul Festival

Amy Baez organized the first Vanessa Baez Memorial Women’s Brunch in 2004 to celebrate the life and courage of her late sister Vanessa Baez. Vanessa’s ability to remain strong while battling sarcoidosis continues to inspire others today, bringing together everyday women who exhibit extraordinary spirit in the face of adversity. Since the first brunch, VBMWB has become an annual, one-of-a-kind event that offers a day of inspiration, sisterhood, love, and laughter. The Brunch features a live auction, raffle prizes, guest speaker, guest artist, and complimentary swag bags. In honor of this year’s guest speaker Tanya Villanueva Tepper and guest artist Amy Estrela, proceeds of the event will benefit two local organizations that provide arts programs benefitting children with autism. Tepper, who is raising two autistic daughters, is a writer, national speaker, and founding member of the organization, Fiancés and Domestic Partners of 9/11. She appeared in the Peabody Award-winning documentary Project Rebirth and is living proof that tragedy can be transformed into triumph. Amy Estrela of Amy & Jacob Paint has witnessed firsthand how art can positively impact the life of an autistic child, as it has done for her son Jacob. VBMWB is also the official closing event of the Spoken Soul Festival, which supports local women artists.
RSVP and advance ticket purchase is required at Spoken Soul Festival website.

Red Carpet HazMat Release Party 4/1/14

Red Carpet “HazMat” Release Party
Tuesday, 04/01/2014 – 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm
HMTarpon Bend Coral Gables
65 Miracle Mile,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

Soiree to Celebrate Local Award-Winning Film’s Release and International Success

“HazMat”, the Miami-made film that garnered international notoriety in the film festival circuit, celebrates its official release, Tuesday, April 1 from 8 pm – 10 pm at Tarpon Bend Coral Gables, located at 65 Miracle Mile. Winner of “Best Horror Film” at the Berlin Independent Film Festival and Massachusetts Independent Film Festival, “HazMat”, is now available to the public, and its team is ready to indulge in a few libations and delve into a Q & A with horror fans and local film supporters.

April Fool’s Day seems befitting to fête “HazMat”, whose plot revolves around a practical joke gone terribly wrong. For the special event, Tarpon Bend will offer two-for-one-drinks and have their full menu available for those wishing a nosh. “This is a great opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate a film that has represented Miami around the globe. As a filmmaker, one of my main goals has been to exemplify the diversity that this town has shown me”, says writer, producer and director, Lou Simon of White Lotus Productions. The lovely mix of local actors has recently amassed national recognition with lead actors, Norbert Velez and Aniela McGuiness, receiving “Best Actor” and “Best Actress” nominations at Chicago’s Indie Horror Film Festival.

Deemed a “triple threat”, Ms. Simon will also formally announce casting choices for her next feature film, “Agoraphobia”, a supernatural/psychological thriller that will have audiences at the edge of their seat. The Cuban-American filmmaker scouted several locations for “Agoraphobia”, including L.A. and Key West, but ultimately selected the Magic City once again. Currently in pre-production, the film is slated to begin shooting in Miami, June 2014.

“HazMat” is now available for digital download or rent on: Xfinity Comcast, scroll to “HORROR” and select “HazMat SD”; iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/hazmat/id813357180;

Vudu: http://www.vudu.com/movies/#!content/508275/Hazmat;

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/HazMat?id=ohC02m8wGn8

Tarpon Bend Coral Gables is located at 65 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, 33134;

Telephone: (305) 444-3210; www.tarponbend.com

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