Guy Harvey’s Underwater World Marine Art Exhibit 9/3/21

Guy Harvey’s Underwater World Marine Art Exhibit
Friday, 09/03/2021-09/30/2021, 09:30 am-04:30 pm
MIFA Gallery
5900 NW 74th Ave.,
Miami, Florida, 33166
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Strikingly beautiful, visually stunning scenes from marine expeditions around the world by renowned artist, conservationist, scientist and entrepreneur Dr. Guy Harvey are featured in a new exhibition on display at the Miami International Fine Arts (MIFA) Gallery in September.

Dr. Harvey is scheduled to attend the exhibition’s opening reception on Friday, September 3 from 7 to 10 p.m. Much of the original artwork on display is from Guy Harvey’s Underwater World, Dr. Harvey’s fifth book and most recently released memoir. Books will be available for purchase and signing. The reception is free and open to the public and no reservation is required. For additional details, visit mifagallery.com or contact info@mifamiami.com.

All 60 original art pieces on display, inspired by Dr. Harvey’s expeditions in the Caribbean, the Americas and Australia, depict dramatic predator-prey interactions with large ocean fish including marlin, sharks and tunas. All artwork is available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds from sales benefiting ocean conservation research, education and conservation projects in Florida through the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation.

The MIFA gallery is located at 5900 NW 74th Ave. in Miami, and the Guy Harvey exhibition is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from September 3 through September 30. Special appointments outside of working hours can be made by contacting info@mifagallery.com.

Tampa Franchise Show Free Tickets 9/18/21, 9/19/21

Tampa Franchise Show Free Tickets
Saturday, 09/18/2021-09/19/2021, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Tampa Convention Center
333 S Franklin St,
Tampa, Florida, 33602
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

You are invited to The Tampa Franchise Show from September 18 – 19, 2021 at Tampa Convention Center!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FREE: https://thebizex.com/blog/tampa-franchise-show-2021
(Safety Precautions are in Place)

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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FREE: https://thebizex.com/blog/tampa-franchise-show-2021 (Otherwise, 10$ at the door)

September 18: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
September 19: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Meet Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants Chef Stephen Puhr In-person During Cooking with The Galleria LIVE – A Benefit for Heart Gallery of Broward County 8/28/21

Meet Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants Chef Stephen Puhr In-person During Cooking with The Galleria LIVE – A Benefit for Heart Gallery of Broward County
Saturday, 08/28/2021-, 02:00 pm-04:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: $20 per person; space is limited for this special benefit

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Cooking with The Galleria LIVE returns with an opportunity to meet Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants’ Chef and Senior Area Culinary Operations Manager Stephen Puhr on Saturday, August 28, at 2 p.m. This special culinary experience will benefit Heart Gallery of Broward County, a respected nonprofit organization committed to finding loving families for the hardest to place foster children.

A limited audience will take their gourmet cooking skills to the next level as Chef Puhr prepares Classic Tomato Bruschetta, Gnocchi Carbonara and Cooper’s Hawk Berry Crisp. Then, attendees will sample this delicious trio while receiving tips on the perfect wine pairings.

For the past year, hundreds of thousands have enjoyed engaging cooking demonstrations virtually, as part of Cooking with The Galleria’s free online series. The Galleria has provided educational and spirited culinary tutorials about how to prepare and serve delicious dishes including Filet Medallions and Parmesan Crusted Lobster Tails, Caramelized Grilled Sea Scallops, Bone-in, Dry-rubbed Pork Chop, Chilean Sea Bass, Gruyere French Omelette, Maryland Style Lump Crab Cakes, Seafood Paella, Shrimp and Grits and Carne Asada Fajitas. These archived recorded livestream demonstrations can be found at facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale.

Tickets are $20 per person and space is limited for this special edition of Cooking with The Galleria LIVE. Guests may register at https://bit.ly/MeetChefStephenPuhr.

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is currently open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. It continues to institute additional safety measures complying with government guidelines.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille and P.F. Chang’s are offering full-service dining and take-out. Blue Martini is open, as well.

For additional upcoming events and information about Cooking with The Galleria LIVE or The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, please visit facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale. Patrons may also call (954) 564-1036 or visit www.galleriamall-fl.com.

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Meet the Author” Zoom Series Featuring Cesar A. Becerra 8/12/21

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Meet the Author” Zoom Series Featuring Cesar A. Becerra
Thursday, 08/12/2021-, 12:00 pm-01:00 pm
Website
Cost: Free, live interactive Zoom session

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will feature Florida historian Cesar A. Becerra on the next August 12 noon segment of its “Meet the Author” interactive Zoom series. The new free series takes place on the second Thursday of each month. Viewers may register at https://bit.ly/HFLMeetTheAuthorBecerra.

Cesar A. Becerra is the author of Orange Blossom 2.0, a soon-to-be-released novel debuting in conjunction with the City of Miami’s 125th anniversary. Orange Blossom 2.0 is based on Becerra’s decades of research that tells the true story of the founding of Miami and the remarkable contributions of landowner, developer and savvy businesswoman Mary Brickell who seems to have been largely overlooked and overshadowed in the pages of our past. The book is available for purchase at www.sofloweird.com/product-page/orange-blossom-2-0

A South Florida historian who’s taken part in chronicling and sharing the stories of the region for more than two decades, Becerra is the author of half a dozen books ranging from hiking the Appalachian Trail to the logging history of the Big Cypress Preserve. Becerra is an avid explorer who drove through all 50 states in a one-year road trip to rediscover America for The Travel Channel. He has also hiked the 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia, in 388 days through 14 states and 4 seasons. Becerra is former publisher of The Everglade Magazine, an award winning publication printed during Everglades National Park’s 50th anniversary. He has walked, hiked, slogged, canoed, kayaked, airboated and swamp buggied all across the Everglades. In 1997, The Miami Herald named him an “Everglades Evangelist.” Cesar’s love for the past and sense of adventure is where his two worlds unite. He has a penchant for hidden history and knows no boundaries or distances when it comes to searching for it.

Becerra joins previous novelists Dr. Joe Knetsch and Y.M. Masson, architect and historic preservation consultant Arthur Jay Marcus, historian John Bailey, plus authors Kingsley Guy and Donn R. Colee, Jr. as part of History Fort Lauderdale’s prestigious “Meet the Author” series, a chance to converse with Florida-based writers, launched in February. Upcoming novelists will be announced.

History Fort Lauderdale is currently open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., with docent guided tours, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Group walking tours are available upon special request. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory, on Twitter @FTLHistory and subscribe on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

“ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion” at Mizner Park Cultural Center 8/28/21

“ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion” at Mizner Park Cultural Center
Saturday, 08/28/2021-, 08:00 pm-
Mizner Park Cultural Center
201 Plaza Real,
Boca Raton, Florida, 33432
Website
Cost: $45 for general admission; $55 for “front row” VIP

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

In response to an overwhelming demand, “ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion” has added a second show on Saturday, August 28, at 8 p.m. at Mizner Park Cultural Center. Tickets are already flying fast for this spectacular experience that boasts a cast of jaw-dropping celebrity illusionist female impersonators who bring famous classic stars to life with uncanny detail as produced and created by South Florida’s drag impresario Nicole Halliwell (TLC’s I am Jazz, America’s Got Talent).

As evidenced by its recently sold-out first evening and previous packed engagements, “ICONS” has proven to be an audience favorite with great reviews heralding its unforgettable
nostalgia experience. Show-goers can sing along with meticulously recreated favorite classic stars and songs from Barbra Streisand, Cher, Bette Midler, Judy Garland, Whitney Houston, Gladys Knight, Liza Minelli, and additional performances from stars including Etta James, Totie Fields, Ella Fitzgerald and more – all on one stage!

The dazzling production features South Florida homegrown talent and noteworthy performers including Joanna James as Barbra Streisand, Michael Dean as Cher, Champagne T. Bordeaux as Whitney Houston, Asheeria Pryce as Gladys Knight, Erika Norell as Liza Minelli, Nicole Halliwell as Bette Midler and more.

Tickets are on sale, now, starting at $45 for general admission and $55 for “front row” VIP and can be purchased by visiting www.iconsdragshow.com or calling (844) 672-2849.

ABOUT NICOLE HALLIWELL
With a 15-year career spanning venues across the country, Nicole Halliwell is the go-to for all things drag in South Florida. The most frequently hired drag personality in the state for the last five years, Halliwell produces, performs, manages, and emcees more than 30 shows per month. Responsible for the five largest drag concepts in Florida – Hilariously Inappropriate Drag Queen Bingo, Queenz The Drag Experience, “ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion”, Hocus Pocus Live, and #DRINKNDRAG plus countless special events, she is no stranger to building extravagant and unforgettable entertainment showcasing her irreverent observational humor, side-splitting one-liners and unrelenting wit. When away from the local stage, Nicole has been seen on the small screen (America’s Got Talent, I Am Jazz, Entertainment Tonight, Deco Drive), in print
(Instinct, New Times, Daily Mail), and entertaining audiences at mega-fan pop culture conventions. She has also been featured as the face of Hard Rock International’s Pride Campaign. Learn more about Nicole at www.nicolehalliwell.com.

ABOUT MIZNER PARK CULTURAL CENTER
Since its opening in 2008, the Mizner Park Cultural Center has become a focal point for live entertainment and theater in South Palm Beach County. Recognized for its incredible location at the south end of Mizner Park in Boca Raton, the theater features intimate sightlines and a state-of-the-art sound and light system. The location within the upscale Mizner Park shopping center is perfect to grab a bite to eat before the show, stroll the sidewalks and enjoy the many wonderful shops and boutiques surrounding the theater. The Mizner Park Cultural Center is truly a remarkable venue that hosts events for all tastes. A memorable evening awaits at Mizner Park Cultural Center located at 201 West Plaza Real in Boca Raton, just a short drive from Fort Lauderdale, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Manalapan, Lantana, and West Palm Beach. For more information and ticket information, call (844) MPCC-TIX or (844) 672-2849 or visit miznerparkculturalcenter.com.

Oolite Arts Invites Public to Free Virtual Screening of ‘Save the Bay’ Video PSAs and Panel on This Critical Topic 7/28/21

Oolite Arts Invites Public to Free Virtual Screening of ‘Save the Bay’ Video PSAs and Panel on This Critical Topic
Wednesday, 07/28/2021-, 07:00 pm-
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Cost: Free

Biscayne Bay has reached its tipping point due to years of neglect, pollution and other mitigating factors. Five local filmmakers are urging residents to do something about it through videos they created for Save the Bay, a PSA competition recently held by Oolite Arts. Winners received $2,500 each to produce their 30-60 second public service announcement for the contest.

The public is invited to view the short videos and meet the contest winners during a special screening that will take place at a virtual event, starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28. During the free community event, Oolite Arts will also hold a discussion between the filmmakers, the organization’s Cinematic Arts Manager Danielle Bender and Miami-Dade County’s Chief Bay Officer Irela Bagué.Additionally, the public can vote on their favorite PSA, which will receive a People’s Choice Award and extra $1,000, through August 12, 2021 at oolitearts.org/save-the-bay. To participate in the virtual event, visit https://oolitearts.org/save-the-bay/

Locust Projects Presents: Victoria Ravelo: Hidden in Plain View 6/11/21 – 8/7/21

Locust Projects Presents: Victoria Ravelo: Hidden in Plain View
Wednesday, 06/11/2021-08/07/2021, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 North Miami Avenue,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Locust Projects presents Hidden in Plain View, the seventh edition of the LAB MFA summer exhibition program featuring Victoria Ravelo, MFA candidate at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University.

Ravelo will be in residence June 1-30, during which time she will transform the storefront Mobile Studio into a working laboratory in which she will create sugar sculptures daily. The use of sugar references the ties of the local community to the Caribbean and the impact the sugar industry has had on the Caribbean as well as its historical significance and influence globally. Although initially only available to those in the ruling class and used as an opulent display of wealth, sugar evolved to become so accessible that those outside of this class developed their own traditions associated with it that continue today.

The finished collaboratively-created installation, on view from July 1 through August 7, serves as an archive of local memory and maps the cultural landscape of Miami’s diverse communities through space and time.

Locust Projects Presents: Juan Ledesma Rhythm of Speech 6/11/21 – 8/7/21

Locust Projects Presents: Juan Ledesma Rhythm of Speech
Wednesday, 06/11/2021-08/07/2021, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 North Miami Avenue,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Locust Projects presents Rhythm of Speech, a new experimental audiovisual installation by Miami-based artist and musician Juan Ledesma. Ledesma’s first solo presentation draws connections between diverse musical traditions and our collective lived experiences by exploring the musical potential of spoken accents.

Ledesma’s artistic practice is in constant dialogue with his music-making and seeks to identify how space, time, and sound can materially relate to one another through process-driven explorations. For Rhythm of Speech, the artist invited three Miami-based musicians to create a musical score based on a linguistic analysis of their respective accents. Although accents are commonly considered linguistic indicators of nationality, cultural upbringing, or socio-economic background, Ledesma aims to reframe language as a collective repository of sounds that can be used towards creative musical compositions.

Locust Projects Presents: Tal Amitai-Lavi and Tal Frank: Homeline 6/11/21 – 8/7/21

Locust Projects Presents: Tal Amitai-Lavi and Tal Frank: Homeline
Wednesday, 06/11/2021-08/07/2021, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 North Miami Avenue,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Locust Projects presents Homeline, a new site-specific installation by mutlidisciplinary artists Tal Amitai-Lavi and Tal Frank.

Homeline is inspired by the architectural structures of Locust Projects’ Main Gallery. The installation is composed of three domestic elements created out of unexpectedly weightless materials, including light and delicately-installed nylon strings- a window that separates the space, a projected carpet, and a slowly flowing curtain. These objects generate a succinct, close-knit architectural-sculptural setting in black and white. The installation explores reflections, inversions, illusions, and space disruptions and creates an illusionistic, dreamlike environment. Viewers are confronted by their perception and senses, entering a world whose foundations are fragile, in which life-sized architectural structures have lost their functionality and expected physicality.

“The Art of Tim Forman: Florida Everglades” at History Fort Lauderdale 7/3/21

“The Art of Tim Forman: Florida Everglades” at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 07/03/2021-09/26/2021, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
New River Inn, 231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: Entry to the exhibit is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present “The Art of Tim Forman: Florida Everglades” from Saturday, July 3 through Sunday, September 26. Forman’s colorful impressionist environmentally inspired works will be on display at the New River Inn (231 Southwest Second Avenue).

Tim Forman is the third generation of Formans to have been born and reared in South Florida. He first picked-up the brush at nine years old under the instruction of Peter Olsen. By 17, Forman was receiving commissions. Primarily a self-taught artist, Forman’s work is the result of dedicated practice. He uses field sketches, plein air paintings, and photographs to compose his pieces that are painted in layers with both knife and brush. He creates his landscapes to portray the splendor and simplicity of the natural world around us. Through his work, Tim seeks to lift the spirits and inspire awe above our day-to-day lives.

Entry to the exhibit is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

History Fort Lauderdale is proud to showcase a variety of annual multicultural exhibits highlighting local, African American, Caribbean and Latin artists sharing their views of history. Permanent exhibits include “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FTLHistory.

About History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, brings the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. History Fort Lauderdale is located at 231 SW Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Sunday, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guided tours are available, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. with walking tours available upon special request. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

Womanish 6/30/21 – 7/9/21

Womanish
Sunday, 06/30/2021-07/31/2021, 03:30 pm-09:15 pm
Womanish
317 NW 28th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: $35

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Subject: Womanish An Experience by Womxn for Womxn Opens in Miami
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Meet the newest pop-up exhibit and Instagrammable experience all about womxn coming to Miami: Womanish!

Following its successful opening in Chicago, Womanish, a national, playful and thought-provoking art exhibition and interactive experience curated by womxn for womxn, is proud to launch in Miami on June 30th in Wynwood.

In a space imagined and built by womxn of color, the Womanish exhibit will feature one-of-a-kind large room activations with vividly-colored wall murals and creative installations from local and national female artists that incorporate elements inspired by Miami culture or global views around womxn issues.

Beyond the Instagrammable content, Womanish is a cultural movement bringing awareness to important womxn issues in their exhibit, such as the pink tax, mental health, the gender pay gap, and much more.

Created by Black female founders and sisters Dionna and Danyelle Gray, Womanish is a visual and physical experience that will take visitors into 16 different rooms each focusing on a different “ish” factor of womanhood experience by womxn, such as “Censoredish,” “Selfish”, “Moodyish,” “Consumerish,” and “Fleurish.”

Womanish will open its doors to the public on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021, following CDC guidelines to ensure a safe and culturally energetic experience.

Need to purchase a ticket in advance. Visit www.wearewomanish.com for tickets and more information.

For media inquiries and passes, please contact rcastro@thedanaagency.com.

Follow Womanish on social media on Twitter and Instagram @Womanishexperience.

Address: 317 NW 28th St in Wynwood
Time: Wednesday through Friday hours are 3:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. and hours on the weekend are 11:00 a.m. to 9:15 p.m
Dates: June 30 – July 31
Price: Tickets start at $35 for a 75-minute visit and range in price depending on the upgrade. Kids 4 years old and under are free.
Age: All ages are welcomed.
Contact: https://wearewomanish.com/contact/
info@wearewomanish.com

The Island Imprint: Legends, Locals and Landscapes of the Caribbean 6/2/21

The Island Imprint: Legends, Locals and Landscapes of the Caribbean
Wednesday, 06/02/2021-06/30/2021, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, in conjunction with nonprofit Island SPACE, will present “The Island Imprint: Legends, Locals and Landscapes of the Caribbean” from June 1 – 30 during National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The fine art exhibition, to be showcased in the New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue), features imaginative, colorful portraits and slice-of-life scenery from local award-winning artists. An opening welcome reception will be held on Wednesday, June 9, from 6 – 8 p.m., including an in-person and Facebook Live Q&A with the artists.

This is the third staging in a multiyear initiative celebrating Broward County’s Caribbean heritage. The exhibit will spotlight the works of several Jamaican artist-contributors including photographer and curator David I. Muir sharing a selection of photos from his “Santiago de Cuba” collection which recently placed in the Florida Magazine Association awards for Best Photography. Other artists include Charles “Mark Phi” Smart (philanthropic ARTivist) sharing pieces from his “Jamaica Heroes Modernized” collection, Mark Cameron (painter and photographer) showcasing selections from his “Reggae Icons” and Paul Blackwood (painter) lending landscapes from his general collection.

History Fort Lauderdale is proud to showcase a variety of annual multicultural exhibits highlighting African American, Caribbean and Latin artists sharing their views of history. Permanent exhibits include “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale.

Admission to “The Island Imprint: Legends, Locals and Landscapes of the Caribbean” is free with History Fort Lauderdale general museum admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory, on Twitter @FTLHistory and subscribe on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

Allison Freidin 5/29/21

Allison Freidin
Saturday, 05/29/2021-, 11:00 am-04:00 pm
Museum of Graffiti
299 NW 25th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Buy Tickets
Cost: $16

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us for the launch event of Ras Terms’ new exhibition “Ancient Futurism.” Get the first look inside the new show and enjoy a day packed with artwork and custom screen printing on t-shirts courtesy of Champion Althleticwear. The Museum will also be presenting digital artwork in the form of an NFT (non-fungible token) for the first time ever. Tickets include free limited edition swag bags courtesy of Crown Royal.

Tickets are $16. You can purchase tickets at Museum website – https://www.showclix.com/event/rasterms

Drink ‘N Draw 5/29/21

Drink ‘N Draw
Saturday, 05/29/2021-05/29/2021, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
Museum of Graffiti
299 NW 25th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Buy Tickets
Cost: $16

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

In celebration of the opening of our latest exhibition Ancient Futurism, join us for cocktails courtesy of Crown Royal, and walk around the Museum to different stations where Ras Terms will be joined by artists 1Der, Reds, YamsOne, Cale K2S, and Dotism. All 6 artists will be creating artwork live at the venue for you to enjoy and bid on. Ras Terms will be hand embellishing a limited edition print exclusively available at the Museum of Graffiti.

Tickets are $16. Purchase tickets at Museum website – https://www.showclix.com/event/drink-n-draw

Art Talk with Ras Terms 5/30/21

Art Talk with Ras Terms
Sunday, 05/30/2021-, 12:00 pm-01:00 pm
Museum of Graffiti
299 NW 25th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Buy Tickets
Cost: $16

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us for a discussion with legendary graffiti artist Ras Terms who has been painting on walls in Wywnood since the 1980s. The talk will take place during opening weekend of Ras Terms’ latest exhibition entitled “Ancient Futurism.” The talk will be moderated by Museum co-Founder Alan Ket who will focus on the “Ancient Futurism of Wynwood” — an analysis of the past and future of the neighborhood from the lens of an artist. Complimentary cocktails courtesy of Crown Royal.

Tickets are $16. Purchase tickets at our website – https://www.showclix.com/event/talk-with-terms

7th Annual Art & Soul 5/6/21

7th Annual Art & Soul
Thursday, 05/06/2021-05/31/2021, 12:00 am-
Virtual Location
Cost:

Business for the Arts of Broward’s (BFA) 7th Annual Art & Soul, sponsored by BBX Capital, is once again taking place as a virtual exhibit to support BFA and artists in our community. More than 100 pieces of art from local artists include ceramic, photography, mixed media, painting, graphite, paper, and fiber art can be purchased through May 31 at www.bfabroward.org/product-category/art-soul/

This once-a-year opportunity is perfect for all art lovers who want to begin building their collections. The artwork is specially priced up to $500 for this exhibition.

Art & Soul is just one of several ways BFA supports local artists while fostering cultural vitality, creative success and economic development. BFA continuously supports the local arts community and promotes local artists, cultural non-profits and diverse art-related projects. BFA annually hosts several events in addition to Art & Soul, including the free Arts Mean Business speaker series, Art in the Workplace, Art Curation and Art+Stroll.

For more information, call to artists and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.bfabroward.org/programs/art-and-soul or contact Robyn Vegas at 954-940-5344 or rvegas@bfabroward.org.

A Personal Note 5/1/21 – 5/29/21

A Personal Note
Saturday, 05/01/2021-05/29/2021, 03:00 pm-06:00 pm
Broward County Main Library, Gallery Six
100 S. Andrews Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: Free Admission

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Gallery Six presents A Personal Note,
Artwork and Installation by Yochi Yakir-Avin, an American Israeli visual artist, based in South Florida.

The exhibition consists of selected oil paintings, most of them portraits created recently, reflecting the artists European education experience, and influences.
As part of the presentation, a three-dimensional interactive installation that connects to Yakir-Avin’s Memory Project, will be installed.
This exhibition is made possible through a CIP Grant 2021.

Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.

Funding Arts Broward’s A Night at the NSU Art Museum Featuring a Virtual Tour of “The World of Anna Sui” 4/19/21

Funding Arts Broward’s A Night at the NSU Art Museum Featuring a Virtual Tour of “The World of Anna Sui”
Monday, 04/19/2021-, 05:30 pm-06:30 pm
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

Funding Arts Broward (FAB), leading arts ambassadors in Broward County, will present A Night at the NSU Art Museum, a virtual program, on Monday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. Hosted by Bonnie Clearwater, FAB member and director and chief curator of NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, this free “friend”raiser program will feature a tour of the museum’s newest exhibit, “The World of Anna Sui.” The presentation will also introduce “Eric N. Mack: Lemme Walk Across the Room” and “Iké Udé: Select Portraits,” two other exhibits on display. A Q & A session will follow the tour and presentation.

Dedicated to supporting, sustaining and enriching the arts in our community, FAB creates captivating programming, entertainment and events for its members and the public that spotlights our region’s unique cultural offerings.
This is the eighth installment of the FAB Presents virtual pop-up series. Previous programs are available on FAB’s YouTube channel.

Thematically arranged, the exhibition explores Sui’s lifelong engagement with an array of ‘archetypes’ including the rock star, the schoolgirl, the punk, nomads, and surfers — motifs that are featured throughout her work. Hallmark outfits include Sui’s “Silver Peruvian Ensemble” and iconic sequined silk organza “Babydoll Dress” from Spring 1994. Items on view also include fashions worn by Sui’s personal style icons who include Anita Pallenberg and Jane Holzer.

The range of different styles on display emphasize Anna Sui’s consistent design approach as she incorporates her current passions into every garment. As it celebrates American fashion, the exhibition also provides a fascinating guide to the history of American pop culture, and an inside look into the creative process and unique world view of this iconic designer whose daring and experimental approach to design has become a mainstay of the international fashion scene.

“The World of Anna Sui” is organized by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London and is curated by Dennis Nothdruft.

To RSVP for FAB’s virtual A Night at the NSU Art Museum, please visit http://bit.ly/FABNightAtNSUArt2021.

To learn more about FAB including how to become a member or support the arts, visit www.fundingartsbroward.org or email fundingartsbroward@gmail.com.

Join Photographer Lisette Morales & Friends for a Free Virtual Tour and Earth Day Celebration of Her New History Fort Lauderdale Exhibition, “Beyond the Shimmering Waters” 4/22/21

Join Photographer Lisette Morales & Friends for a Free Virtual Tour and Earth Day Celebration of Her New History Fort Lauderdale Exhibition, “Beyond the Shimmering Waters”
Thursday, 04/22/2021-, 04:00 pm-
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Cost: Free, virtual event

Join photographer Lisette Morales and friends for a free virtual tour and Earth Day celebration of her new History Fort Lauderdale exhibition, “Beyond the Shimmering Waters.”

Women’s work matters. And more than ever, the role of women in maintaining households, communities and our global environment is an integral aspect at all levels of decision making. Lisette Morales is an award winning photojournalist whose work highlights women actively working to protect the rights of future generations on Earth. Her brand new works on view include a range of female identifying South Florida history makers from a variety of backgrounds, all with one thing in common: an unstoppable love for Mother Earth.

Join us as we welcome Lisette and her special guest, Lupita Vázquez Reyes, who will be on location from a community garden in Immokalee to remind us of the many ways we can honor the Earth in everyday life. Lupita is one of several community collaborators featured in this heartwarming exhibition bridging the shimmering waters of the everglades.

Don’t miss this opportunity to virtually tour, discuss and celebrate the life and legacy of local women making history this Earth Day.

Presented by History Fort Lauderdale. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council. Special thanks to Love the Everglades Movement for providing technical support.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on YouTube.

Find the Perfect Gift Mother’s Day Gift on the Next In Style with The Galleria Free Virtual Series 4/27/21

Find the Perfect Gift Mother’s Day Gift on the Next In Style with The Galleria Free Virtual Series
Tuesday, 04/27/2021-, 05:00 pm-
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Cost: Free, virtual event on Facebook Live

Mother’s Day is May 9 and The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale has you covered with a great selection of gifts from the heart for mom! Join host Carlos Marrero and The Galleria’s Melissa Milroy on the next In Style with The Galleria free virtual series on Facebook Live on Tuesday, April 27, at 5 p.m. to get inspired!

In Style with The Galleria, produced by the mall to showcase fashion, beauty, health and other shopping trends/items, is a free virtual series to entertain and inform South Florida audiences during COVID-19 quarantine. This series joins the popular Cooking with The Galleria featuring Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants Chef Stephen Puhr and Seasons 52 Chef Elvis Bravo which can be viewed on demand at facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale.

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is currently open Monday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, from noon to 6 p.m. It continues to institute additional safety measures complying with government guidelines. Retailers are open, as well as dining establishments Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille and P.F. Chang’s China Bistro which are offering full-service dining and take-out. Blue Martini is also open. Please visit www.galleriamall-fl.com/current-updates-due-to-covid-19.

For additional upcoming virtual events and information about The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, please visit facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale. Patrons may also call (954) 564-1036 or visit www.galleriamall-fl.com.

History Fort Lauderdale’s New River Open Air Market, Sundays in Downtown 4/11/21

History Fort Lauderdale’s New River Open Air Market, Sundays in Downtown
Sunday, 04/11/2021-, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
New River Inn, 231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, has brought back its popular New River Open Air Market. Beginning Sunday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and each consecutive Sunday thereafter, residents and visitors can enjoy browsing handmade goods and treats on the historic campus, in a socially distanced atmosphere, in front of the New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue) and along the Riverwalk.

Set along the banks of the New River under the shade of historic live oaks, the Open Air Market will feature more than 52 vendors offering a selection of curated locally made crafts, farm-fresh vegetables, fresh-baked bread and pastries, specialty plants including orchids and succulents, organic food, natural health and beauty products and more. Gourmet bites and beverages will be available to purchase onsite. Live music and a tattoo artist will add another artistic dimension to this community event.

Admission to the New River Open Air Market is free, however, guests are encouraged to take advantage of History Fort Lauderdale’s renowned tours and museums. General admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow History Fort Lauderdale on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory and subscribe on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

World AIDS Museum and Educational Center presents Through the White Door, an HIV/AIDS Documentary Exhibit by Smiley Pool, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 4/8/21 – 4/30/21

World AIDS Museum and Educational Center presents Through the White Door, an HIV/AIDS Documentary Exhibit by Smiley Pool, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, 04/08/2021-04/30/2021, 11:00 am-
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center will present Through the White Door, a documentary photo project by photojournalist Smiley Pool that portrays the interconnected human experience of families affected by HIV/AIDS, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale (2414 East Sunrise Blvd.) from April 8 – 30. The exhibition, consisting of 40 poignant images from South Africa, Romania, North Carolina, Texas and beyond, depicts the life struggles and triumphs of children and families affected by HIV/AIDS captured by Pool from his inspirational book of the same name.

The Through the White Door photography project by Pool spans over two decades following a remarkable group of people who faced the HIV/AIDS crisis head-on and saved a generation of children. The project began with two newspaper stories at the Houston Chronicle in the 1990s with the rest of the work completed on his vacation time for the 20 years that followed — around his staff photographer positions at the Chronicle and The Dallas Morning News. Over the years he continued to follow one of the first children in the world on a drug trial for highly active antiretroviral therapy until adulthood, and documented the formation and rise of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) from the organization’s inception in Texas to what it is today – the largest provider of care and treatment for HIV positive children in the world.

The project culminated with an oversized hardcover book with 212 pages of his photography. Text for the book was written by Jessica Johns Pool, his spouse, who is a writer specializing in health care. Together, TTWD is their way of sharing the stories of the extraordinary and inspirational people they have met along the way.

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center’s presentation of the Through the White Door exhibit is sponsored by The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale and supported by the Broward County Cultural Council and Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants.

For more information about the Through the White Door photo exhibit, please call (954) 390-0550 or visit www.worldaidsmuseum.org.

World AIDS Museum Presents a VIP Benefit Reception with Smiley Pool, Photojournalist of Through the White Door, an HIV/AIDS Documentary Exhibit, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 4/7/21

World AIDS Museum Presents a VIP Benefit Reception with Smiley Pool, Photojournalist of Through the White Door, an HIV/AIDS Documentary Exhibit, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Wednesday, 04/07/2021-, 05:30 pm-07:30 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
RSVP / Register
Cost: $25 to benefit World AIDS Museum & Educational Center

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Meet Smiley Pool, photojournalist/co-author of Through the White Door, a documentary photo project and exhibit that portrays the interconnected human experience of families affected by HIV/AIDS, at the VIP benefit for the World AIDS Museum and Educational Center at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale (2414 East Sunrise Blvd.) on April 7. Tickets for the benefit are $25 each and are available, online, at http://bit.ly/WAMThroughTheWhiteDoor. The exhibition, consisting of 40 poignant images from South Africa, Romania, North Carolina, Texas and beyond, depicts the life struggles and triumphs of children and families affected by HIV/AIDS captured by Pool from his inspirational book of the same name, runs at The Galleria from April 8 – 30.

The Through the White Door photography project by Pool spans over two decades following a remarkable group of people who faced the HIV/AIDS crisis head-on and saved a generation of children. The project began with two newspaper stories at the Houston Chronicle in the 1990s with the rest of the work completed on his vacation time for the 20 years that followed — around his staff photographer positions at the Chronicle and The Dallas Morning News. Over the years he continued to follow one of the first children in the world on a drug trial for highly active antiretroviral therapy until adulthood, and documented the formation and rise of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) from the organization’s inception in Texas to what it is today – the largest provider of care and treatment for HIV positive children in the world. The project culminated with an oversized hardcover book with 212 pages of his photography. Text for the book was written by Jessica Johns Pool, his spouse, who is a writer specializing in health care. Together, TTWD is their way of sharing the stories of the extraordinary and inspirational people they have met along the way.

Smiley Pool has photographed his fair share of history. Some of those events will appear in the history books, but he’s always found the family scrapbook variety more rewarding. His favorite assignments are the police officers, cancer survivors, schoolchildren, AIDS patients, street preachers, and countless other people who welcome him into their lives and allow him to help tell their stories. Along the way he’s garnered his share of awards — most notably for contributing the aerial photography in The Dallas Morning News’ coverage of Hurricane Katrina that won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. The Associated Press Managing Editors Texas chapter has named him Star Photojournalist of the Year six times. He has also won numerous POYi, Best of Photojournalism, and National Press Photographers Association awards. He’s covered thousands of high school, college, and pro football games; 10 Olympic games; at least a dozen hurricanes; and dozens of presidents, popes, kings, and queens. He even spent a year embedded with the crew of NASA’s final Space Shuttle mission.
He currently works as a staff photographer at The Dallas Morning News, and previously worked for the Houston Chronicle, the Colorado Springs Gazette, Austin American-Statesman, and St. Louis Suburban Journals (as a stringer in high school). When not on assignment, he volunteers at a summer camp for HIV+ youth with his wife Jessica Johns Pool and travels the world, sometimes just to see total eclipses.

Smiley Pool’s book Through the White Door with personalization and autographs will be available for purchase at the opening reception for $45. All proceeds will benefit World AIDS Museum and Educational Center.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, guests attending the benefit opening reception at The Galleria, will be required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. The opening reception is limited to 100 guests.

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center’s presentation of the Through the White Door exhibit is sponsored by The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale and supported by the Broward County Cultural Council and Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants.

For more information about the Through the White Door photo exhibit, please call (954) 390-0550 or visit www.worldaidsmuseum.org.

Locust Projects Presents: Disembodied, guest curated by Dennis Scholl 3/6/21 – 5/22/21

Locust Projects Presents: Disembodied, guest curated by Dennis Scholl
Saturday, 03/06/2021-05/22/2021, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 North Miami Avenue,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Locust Projects presents Disembodied, the third in a series of guest curated video exhibitions in Locust Projects’ Screening Room that launched in fall 2019. Guest curated by Dennis Scholl, founding board chair of Locust Projects from 2001-2006, the exhibition features works by emerging and established artists including: Cara Despain, Julie Fliegenspan, Alexa Lim Haas, Jillian Mayer, Nicole Salcedo, Lorna Simpson, and Siena Stubbs. The exhibition is open by appointment and walk-ins (capacity permitting) Wed-Sat from 11am to 5pm and is free and open to the public.

The Black Print Art Series at Westfield Broward 2/1/21

The Black Print Art Series at Westfield Broward
Sunday, 02/01/2021-05/12/2021, 10:00 am-08:00 pm
Westfield Broward
8000 W. Broward Blvd,
Plantation, Florida, 33388
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

In celebration of Black History month, Westfield Broward will be home to a new art series called “The Black Print” by artist Michael X. Hugue. This series will celebrate the influential black women of today. These women have broken down barriers, challenged the status quo, and have laid out the blueprint for achieving prosperity & limitless opportunities. From Stacey Abrams to Madam Vice President Kamala Harris, black women continue to be modern history makers, and game-changers.

BQE and New River Artist Cooperative Free Mini-quilt Expo to Benefit History Fort Lauderdale 7 3/5/21 – 3/7/21

BQE and New River Artist Cooperative Free Mini-quilt Expo to Benefit History Fort Lauderdale
Friday, 03/05/2021-03/07/2021, 10:00 am-03:00 pm
New River Inn
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Broward Quilt Expo (BQE) has partnered with New River Artist Cooperative to host a Mini-quilt Expo fundraiser to benefit History Fort Lauderdale and the participating guilds of Broward Quilt Expo. The mini-quilts will be on display at History Fort Lauderdale’s New River Inn (231 SW 2nd Avenue) from Friday, March 5, through Sunday, March 7, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. On March 7, there will be an “Airing of the Quilts” featuring traditional and modern quilts adorning the New River Inn of History Fort Lauderdale and surrounding buildings. Each Quilt Guild will also have quilting fabrics, supplies and items for sale to benefit History Fort Lauderdale. Admission to Mini-quilt Expo fundraiser is free.

Each participating quilter has donated mini-quilts with a Florida theme that will be for sale with proceeds benefiting the respective organizations. The guilds being represented are South Florida Modern Quilt Guild, Coral Spring Quilters, East Sunrise Quilt Guild, Quilting in the Pines, Southern Stars, West Broward Quilters’ Guild, Ocean Waves Quilt Guild and Brian Fitzgerald – artist-in- residence at History Fort Lauderdale’s New River Artist Cooperative. Larger quilts will also be on display to show the community the craftmanship of quilting. BQE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the art of quilting and hosts the largest volunteer quilt expo in South Florida.

The New River Artist Cooperative is comprised of six artist-in-residence studios located on the third floor of the New River Inn. Artist-guided tours are available Monday through Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Visitors who attend the Mini-quilt Expo are encouraged to also visit History Fort Lauderdale’s museums. General admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. Exhibits include the new “Beyond the Shimmering Waters: Everglades + Immokalee Photography,” “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” permanent exhibit which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting African American, Caribbean and Latin artists sharing their views of history.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors to History Fort Lauderdale will be required to wear a mask, have a digital temperature reading and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day, per CDC guidelines. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

For more information about the Mini-quilt Expo fundraiser, visit www.browardquiltexpo.com.

For tickets and more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

“Beyond the Shimmering Waters: Everglades + Immokalee Photography,” a visual narrative by Lisette Morales at History Fort Lauderdale 3/8/21 – 5/28/21

“Beyond the Shimmering Waters: Everglades + Immokalee Photography,” a visual narrative by Lisette Morales at History Fort Lauderdale
Monday, 03/08/2021-05/28/2021, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
New River Inn
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID).

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will celebrate Women’s History Month and World Water Month with “Beyond the Shimmering Waters: Everglades + Immokalee Photography,” a visual narrative by award-winning artist Lisette Morales. The exhibit will open on Monday, March 8, International Women’s Day, with a special livestream virtual reception via YouTube where attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Q & A with Morales, at 4 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through May 28 in the New River Inn (231 Southwest Second Avenue in Downtown Fort Lauderdale) and available digitally via History Fort Lauderdale’s YouTube channel.

“Beyond the Shimmering Waters: Everglades + Immokalee Photography,” is a project created entirely in 2020 and 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This exhibition at History Fort Lauderdale begins with a series of images highlighting Miccosukee Grandmother and Everglades conservationist Betty Osceola, Panther Clan, and her work promoting respect and awareness for our planet by organizing Indigenous prayer walks through the Everglades. It also highlights a collection of portraits of women who work or live in Immokalee and whose strength and perseverance are admirable and worthy.

Lisette Morales is a Nicaraguan-born photojournalist and interdisciplinary artist based in Florida. Her camera has been her tool for activism since the early ‘90s when she traveled through war-torn areas of Central America, documenting the disruption from military conflicts. After surviving domestic violence in her own life, Morales turned to painting and illustration as a mode of catharsis and self-expression. Her work echoes the feminist worldview that she now embodies and has been featured in numerous publications. In recent years, Morales has returned to photography as her media of choice. Morales was an official delegate to the United Nations Women 2018 Commission on the Status of Women. She is a member of the Artful Activist, Zuma Press, The Authority Collective, ArtAid Naples and Colectivo Liminal.

“Beyond the Shimmering Waters: Everglades + Immokalee Photography,” is one of several stories that History Fort Lauderdale is proud to offer during Women’s History Month. In addition to this exhibit, History Fort Lauderdale and The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale will also present “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” another photography exhibition, March 4 -31. This exhibit, to be displayed at The Galleria (2414 East Sunrise Blvd), will showcase six prominent women of today who are proponents of change along with historical female predecessors who helped to pave the way for our community. A ticketed exhibition preview and recognition ceremony honoring these women of today and benefiting History Fort Lauderdale will take place on Wednesday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m., at The Galleria. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/HFLWomenTrailblazers.

History Fort Lauderdale is currently open seven days a week from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with docent guided tours, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Group walking tours are available upon special request. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors to History Fort Lauderdale will be required to wear a mask, have a digital temperature reading and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day, per CDC guidelines. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory and on Instagram @ftlhistory and subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

TFApopup 2021 Ideafest 2/6/21

TFApopup 2021 Ideafest
Saturday, 02/06/2021-, 02:00 pm-04:00 pm
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Cost: Free

TFAPOPUP 2021 presents IDEAFEST 2: ART + HUMAN NATURE

Examining the relationship between art and human nature, how do we define what is natural vs. unnatural, and how does art reinforce these ideas? What is the purpose of sustainability in art? Featuring: Wes Holloway, Joe Romm, Kiki Somerville, Alaric Campbell, Mo Beasley, Maggie Walsh, Jonathan Metzl, Maria del Carmen Montoya.

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” Photography Exhibition Preview 3/3/21

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” Photography Exhibition Preview
Wednesday, 03/03/2021-, 05:30 pm-07:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: $25

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

In honor of Women’s History Month, History Fort Lauderdale and The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale will present “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” a photography exhibition, March 4 -31. The exhibit, to be displayed at The Galleria (2414 East Sunrise Blvd), will showcase six prominent women of today who are proponents of change along with historical female predecessors who helped to pave the way for our community. A ticketed exhibition preview and recognition ceremony honoring the women of today and benefiting History Fort Lauderdale will take place on Wednesday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m., at The Galleria with support from Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants.

This engaging 40-image exhibit will celebrate the contributions of outstanding women of today including Kareen Boutros, executive director of Broward Workshop; Lori Chevy, market president of Bank of America; Heather Havericak, CEO of Broward Health Medical Center and Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital; Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., president and CEO of Broward Community Foundation; Stacy Ritter, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and Burnadette Norris-Weeks, Esq. of Austin Pamies Norris Weeks Powell, PLLC and founder of the Women of Color Empowerment Institute.

Past pioneering women to be highlighted include Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, author and founder/publisher of the Seminole Tribune; Dr. Susie Holley, prominent philanthropist; Edee Green, award-winning journalist and one of the founders of Kids in Distress in Broward County; Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, prominent suffragette, first school teacher in Fort Lauderdale, philanthropist and part founder of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (now History Fort Lauderdale) and Easter Lily Gates, Broward County’s first woman president of the State Supervisors of Elections, among others.

A special recognition ceremony will honor the six local women of today on March 3 at 5:30 p.m. Attendees will be first to see the exhibition and enjoy a ceremony to individually recognize each honoree. Opening ceremony tickets are available at http://bit.ly/HFLWomenTrailblazers.

Sponsored by Broward Health Foundation, Broward Community Foundation, City & Shore Magazine, The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale and GPR | Goodman Public Relations.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors viewing the “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” exhibition at The Galleria, will be required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart.

For more information about “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Additional information about The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is available at facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale or www.galleriamall-fl.com.

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” A Photography Exhibition, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 3/4/21 – 3/31/21

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” A Photography Exhibition, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, March 4-31
Thursday, 03/04/2021-03/31/2021, 11:00 am-07:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

In honor of Women’s History Month, History Fort Lauderdale and The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale will present “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” a photography exhibition, March 4 -31. The exhibit, to be displayed at The Galleria (2414 East Sunrise Blvd), will showcase six prominent women of today who are proponents of change along with historical female predecessors who helped to pave the way for our community.

This engaging 40-image exhibit will celebrate the contributions of outstanding women of today including Kareen Boutros, executive director of Broward Workshop; Lori Chevy, market president of Bank of America; Heather Havericak, CEO of Broward Health Medical Center and Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital; Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., president and CEO of Broward Community Foundation; Stacy Ritter, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and Burnadette Norris-Weeks, Esq. of Austin Pamies Norris Weeks Powell, PLLC and founder of the Women of Color Empowerment Institute.

Past pioneering women to be highlighted include Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, author and founder/publisher of the Seminole Tribune; Dr. Susie Holley, prominent philanthropist; Edee Green, award-winning journalist and one of the founders of Kids in Distress in Broward County; Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, prominent suffragette, first school teacher in Fort Lauderdale, philanthropist and part founder of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (now History Fort Lauderdale) and Easter Lily Gates, Broward County’s first woman president of the State Supervisors of Elections, among others.

Sponsored by Broward Health Foundation, Broward Community Foundation, City & Shore Magazine, The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants and GPR | Goodman Public Relations.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors viewing the “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” exhibition at The Galleria, will be required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart.

For more information about “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Additional information about The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is available at facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale or www.galleriamall-fl.com.

Cannabis LAB to Host 5th Annual Canna Business & Wellness Conference and Expo 2/6/21

Cannabis LAB to Host 5th Annual Canna Business & Wellness Conference and Expo
Saturday, 02/06/2021-, 09:00 am-04:20 pm
The Sacred Space Miami
105 Northeast 24th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33137
Website
Cost: Expo only: $20 Conference and Expo: $149

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

In an effort to give the cannabis community an opportunity to safely connect, engage, learn and grow, Cannabis LAB (CLAB) is pleased to host its 5th annual Canna Business & Wellness Conference and Expo on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. This year, in effort to be safe and responsible, the event will be held entirely outdoors at The Sacred Space, one of Miami’s iconic venues in Wynwood, as well as broadcast live online and recorded.

The Cannabis LAB (CLAB), which stands for Law, Accounting & Business, is a professional industry association whose mission is to educate, connect and empower business professionals looking to enter or already in the cannabis industry.

At the conference and expo, attendees will hear from some of the top executives in the cannabis space during interactive activations and educational panels. Guests will learn more about the cannabis industry, businesses in the space, networking and job opportunities, how to register for a medical marijuana card, and much more.

CLAB is in compliance with the best practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state and local health care officials, in an effort to serve as a place where guests feel comfortable venturing back into public to network and reconnect with colleagues. All guests are required to wear a facial covering, maintain the social distance of six feet between visitors and wash their hands in accordance with the CDC guidelines.

As CLAB is taking every precaution for its guests’ safety, the event will be entirely outdoors, have fewer exhibitors, a limited number of attendees, require face masks, temperature readings, and more. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.joinclab.com.

“Black History, Black Future,” A Fine Art Exhibit Featuring Works by Dillard Center for The Arts’ AP Students Hosted by History Fort Lauderdale 2/2/21 – 2/28/21

“Black History, Black Future,” A Fine Art Exhibit Featuring Works by Dillard Center for The Arts’ AP Students Hosted by History Fort Lauderdale
Tuesday, 02/02/2021-02/28/2021, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
New River Inn
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $7 for students (through age 22). Exhibit is also available digitally on History Fort Lauderdale’s YouTube channel.

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, is proud to spotlight the creativity and contributions of Broward County’s African American community. In honor of Black History Month, History Fort Lauderdale will host “Black History, Black Future,” a fine art exhibit featuring works for show and sale from Dillard Center for the Arts’ Advanced Placement (AP) students, from February 2 – 28. The exhibit, curated by instructor Celestin Joseph, represents a contemporary view of Black History from the perspective of students at the very school that was instrumental in overturning segregation laws in the City of Fort Lauderdale 50 years ago. The exhibit will be open to the public at the New River Inn building of History Fort Lauderdale and will be accessible as a digital experience on History Fort Lauderdale’s YouTube channel.

“Black History, Black Future” will feature a variety of styles and mediums reflecting African American culture, arts and entertainment and the ongoing struggle for equality. Featured pieces in the exhibition include works by Tayshaun Small and Mikayle Morrison, both currently AP studio art students mentored by Joseph, himself a Dillard alumnus.

“Black History, Black Future,” is one of several insightful experiences at History Fort Lauderdale. Permanent exhibits include “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows visitors to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting additional African American, Caribbean, Latin and women artists sharing their views of history and an artists’ collective collaborative space.

History Fort Lauderdale is currently open seven days a week from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with
docent guided tours, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Group walking tours are available upon special request. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors to History Fort Lauderdale will be required to wear a mask, have a digital temperature reading and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day, per CDC guidelines. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory and on Instagram @ftlhistory and subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

Honey Baby Video Installation Created by Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio 12/2/20

Honey Baby Video Installation Created by Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio
Wednesday, 12/02/2020-01/23/2021, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 N Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

Honey Baby is a video installation created by Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio. Inspired by motion in utero, the video captures a folding and tumbling body suspended in a honey filled environment. The fourteen-minute video brings its subject incrementally closer until a collapse of space presses the viewer up against the body. The sound of the video is an interpretation of what the baby would hear in utero. Honey Baby reveals a uniquely sensual relationship between subject and host.

On High at Locust Projects features Paula Wilson’s 2017 video Living Monument, a one-minute, two-channel video. On one screen is footage compiled from online sources of the confederate General Beauregard Equestrian Statue’s removal in New Orleans in April of 2017. On the second, is a video of a covert performance by the artist, in which she dances at dawn atop the plinth before she was forced to leave the premises by law enforcement. Inspired by the vibrant jazz funeral tradition of Second-Line Parades in New Orleans, Wilson uses the empty base as a pedestal to be acted upon—celebrating, in a hand-painted costume, the creative forces required for transformation. The tunic the artist created and is wearing in the video is also featured in the exhibition.

Janine Antoni, Stephen Petronio: Honey Baby 12/2/20

Janine Antoni, Stephen Petronio: Honey Baby
Wednesday, 12/02/2020-01/23/2021, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 N Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

Honey Baby is a video installation created by Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio. Inspired by motion in utero, the video captures a folding and tumbling body suspended in a honey filled environment. The fourteen-minute video brings its subject incrementally closer until a collapse of space presses the viewer up against the body. The sound of the video is an interpretation of what the baby would hear in utero. Honey Baby reveals a uniquely sensual relationship between subject and host.

Mette Tommerup: Made By Dusk 12/2/20

Mette Tommerup: Made By Dusk
Wednesday, 12/02/2020-01/23/2021, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 N Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

Made By Dusk is a space inspired by the Nordic Goddess, Freya, the untamed goddess of love, war, beauty, gold, and transformation. Upon entering the installation, the visitor is met with walls covered in flickering light and shadows cast from suspended golden wire sculptures shaped as Freya’s chariot-pulling cats. Beyond lies a great gray and golden hall to evoke the in-between space of twilight or dusk, with walls draped in massive tapestries surrounding a floating amphitheater of seats facing a central throne. In Norse mythology, Freya’s Hall of Seats would receive fallen warriors, here it is a place of refuge and inward reflection and gathering of feminine forces and transformative powers needed to battle inequities and injustices and be the catalyst for transformational social change.

Circle of Unity Native American Art Exhibit at History Fort Lauderdale 11/21/20

Circle of Unity Native American Art Exhibit at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 11/21/2020-01/12/2021, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, is celebrating the significant contributions of local Native American artists during Native American Heritage Month in November and beyond. “Circle of Unity,” an intergenerational, multi-disciplinary exhibition that presents a contemporary perspective of Seminole artists on the cycles of solidarity and patterns of resilience that have always existed within the histories of the Seminole and Miccosukee People of Florida, will be on view through January 12, 2021 at the New River Inn.

“Circle of Unity” is one of several insightful experiences at History Fort Lauderdale. Permanent exhibits include “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows visitors to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting African American, Caribbean, Latin and women artists sharing their views of history and an artists’ collective collaborative space.

“Circle of Unity” is sponsored, in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council. With additional support from the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc.

History Fort Lauderdale admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors to History Fort Lauderdale will be required to wear a mask, have a digital temperature reading and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day, per CDC guidelines. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory and on Instagram @ftlhistory and subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

About History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, brings the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. History Fort Lauderdale is located at 219 SW Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Sunday, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guided tours are available, daily, at 1, 2 & 3 p.m. with walking tours available upon special request. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

L’automobile Presents: Past, Present and Future Taking Automotive Events To The Next Level! 11/21/2020

L’automobile Presents: Past, Present and Future Taking Automotive Events To The Next Level!
Saturday, 11/21/2020-11/22/2020, 07:00 pm-11:00 pm
The Deck at Island Gardens
888 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL 33132,
Miami, Florida, 33132
Website
Cost: $0-$250

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer?NO REPLY

Supercar Rooms Miami, will curate and launch “ L’automobile Past, Present and Future” a design and concept car show. The event will be showcasing the evolution of car design from Past, Present to the Future, on Saturday and Sunday: November 21st and 22nd at the prestigious Deck Island Gardens. Car enthusiasts and tech curious guests will be engaging their imagination into the possibilities of the future.

Elo, Founder and British born automotive visionary and creator of the Supercar Rooms Miami based in Wynwood, will be hosting one of the world’s first ever concept and design auto show exhibiting concept cars from the past present and future. Meet the creative and design teams of automotive brands worldwide, and catch a glimpse of the automotive world in the future.

L’automobile invites guests to join an epic and transitional journey captivating the market whilst having a digital presence accessed globally. The two day event will feature:

Their first annual sit down VIP Gala on November 21st, 2020 from 7 to 11pm
On November 22st, 2020 from 10am to 4pm guests can enjoy brunch from The Deck Island Gardens delicious establishment and the concept auto show

The event creates the first ever platform for car designers from around the world to showcase their designs and technology whilst being conscious about the need for sustainability, and a focus on renewable fuels. Working with prominent design leaders in the industry, educational facilities to deliver on continued advanced research and companies innovations.

After canceling multiple showcases, due to COVID-19, 12 featured cars in each section (36 in total) have been invited. Guests will be able to catch a glimpse of one of a kind cars like: Rimac Concept 2, Grullon GT8SS, Apollo IE Dragon, 2 Jetz Scorpion, Alfa Bat 11, Casey The Omega, Vector W8, Bosley GT, Vetter Razor, Raesr Tayphon, Hyperion XP-1, Faraday FF Zero1 to name a few.

Step into the future, Roborace will be doing an exclusive live demonstration of their new Roborace artificial intelligence race car. This will be a private event for press and media prior to the event. The first preview of Roborace also marks the US launch of this technology.

L’automobile has implemented the following changes for the safety of its guests: face coverings, masks will be required for all guests, contactless ticketing system for reservations, increased number of entrances, control customer lines spaces with Stanchions and floor signs and a-frame signs, add additional staff for continuous disinfection of door handles and other high frequency touch-points, and more. To find all implemented changes for safety, please see website: https://www.l-automobile.show

A family environment with true roots to the automotive culture of South Florida has partnered with FIU The College of Arts Sciences and Education (CASE) to prepare students in identifying the approaches needed to preserve and advance the intellectual, cultural and civic lives of people around the world.

L’automobile will be taking place at, 888 Macarthur Cswy, Miami Fl, 33132, tickets are available for purchase at https://www.l-automobile.show

(Photo Credit – L’automobile)

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “Where the Boys Are,” A 60th Anniversary Film Photo Exhibition, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 12/3/20

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “Where the Boys Are,” A 60th Anniversary Film Photo Exhibition, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, 12/03/2020-01/03/2021, 10:00 am-
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present, “Where the Boys Are,” an exclusive 60th anniversary film photo exhibition at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. Opening on Wednesday, December 3, this free retrospective will feature 40 curated historical and never-before-seen oversized images chronicling the making of and local star-studded premiere (December 21, 1960) of the landmark film that cemented the City of Fort Lauderdale as a worldwide Spring Break destination. The walk-through exhibit will be available for the public to view near Swarovski until January 3, 2021.

Visitors to The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale will delight in seeing the making of Where the Boys Are, the 1960 American CinemaScope comedy directed by Henry Levin, via a variety of slice-of-life and candid on-set images enlarged for detail. These include captures of local resident and actress Connie Francis (who sang the film’s memorable title theme), as well as stars Dolores Hart, Paula Prentiss, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton, and Frank Gorshin. Some photos were captured on the actual site of The Galleria, then an open-air shopping center called the Sunrise Center. Many photos feature local South Florida extras and regional film crew who were called-upon to star and work on the film.

Funding is provided in part by Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward County Cultural Council and Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. This organization is sponsored, in part, by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council of Arts and Culture.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors to History Fort Lauderdale’s “Where the Boys Are” 60th anniversary exhibition at The Galleria, will be required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory and on Instagram @ftlhistory and subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

For additional upcoming virtual events and information about The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, please visit facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale. Patrons may also call (954) 564-1036 or visit www.galleriamall-fl.com

About History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, brings the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. History Fort Lauderdale is located at 219 SW Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

The Perfect Turkey Awaits on the Next Cooking with The Galleria Free Virtual Tutorial Series Segment with Chef Elvis Bravo 11/24/20

The Perfect Turkey Awaits on the Next Cooking with The Galleria Free Virtual Tutorial Series Segment with Chef Elvis Bravo
Tuesday, 11/24/2020-, 02:00 pm-02:30 pm
Virtual Location
Cost: Free, Facebook Live Event

The perfect turkey awaits on the next segment of The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale’s Cooking with The Galleria free virtual tutorial series with Seasons 52 Chef Elvis Bravo. Join Chef Bravo on Facebook Live, Tuesday, November 24, at 2 p.m., as he provides tips and techniques regarding how to prepare this traditional Thanksgiving favorite with a citrus mojo marinade twist. Also featured on this segment will be the upcoming winner of The Galleria’s Taste of the Holidays recipe contest who will prepare his/her special accompanying dish. Viewers are invited to try this entrée at home or dine with Seasons 52 this Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26, to enjoy a full holiday meal.

This cooking demonstration will be Bravo’s 13th appearance to date serving-up delicious dishes online and answering questions during South Florida’s COVID-19 quarantine. Past shared recipes have included Caramelized Grilled Sea Scallops, Bone-in, Dry-rubbed Pork Chop, Chilean Sea Bass, Gruyere French Omelette, Deviled Eggs with Caviar and Ciabatta Crostini with Quail Egg, Avocado Toast, Maryland Style Lump Crab Cakes, Preserved Lemon Hummus, Seafood Paella, Roasted Vegetable Gnocchi, Shrimp and Grits, Carne Asada Fajitas and Signature Blackened Mahi Tacos. These archived recorded livestream demonstrations can be found at facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale.

Launched earlier this year on Facebook Live, Cooking with The Galleria has successfully entertained thousands in the local community.

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale has resumed its normal operating hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, plus continues to institute additional safety measures complying with government guidelines. Seasons 52, The Capital Grille and P.F. Chang’s are offering full-service dining and take-out. Blue Martini is now open. Please visit www.galleriamall-fl.com/current-updates-due-to-covid-19.

Bright Lights Miami — A Drive-In, Drive Thru Lights Festival 11/20/20 – 1/10/21

Bright Lights Miami — A Drive-In, Drive Thru Lights Festival
Friday, 11/20/2020-01/10/2021, 06:00 pm-11:00 pm
Historic Virginia Key Beach Park
4020 Virginia Beach Drive,
Miami, Florida, 33149
Eventbrite
Cost:

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?NO

Our magical city is like no other! The sight of Miami’s sunset has to be one of the most spectacular views you’ll ever see.
As the sun goes down, we will be taking you into a mystical phenomenon with spectacle displays of bright lights in an immersive journey throughout the wonders of nature and magical beaches, transferring your imagination through a dynamic sensory installation emphasized by hybrid-realistic sounds and unparalleled art installation.

This exciting holiday experience will run Nov 20-2020 until January 10-2021.
Every-weekend Friday/Saturday/Sunday in two unique episodes 6 PM-8 PM & 9 PM-11 PM at the majestic Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL 33149.

This beautiful surprise is presented by Virginia Key Beach Park Trust to all the wonderful residents and visitors of Miami, promising an unforgettable holiday experience.

Tickets are on for sale Friday the 13th, 2020 and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bright-lights-miami-tickets-127528076911

For more info please visit: https://brightlightsmiami.com or call 305-960-4600.

Exhibit at the Eatery 11/13/20

Exhibit at the Eatery
Friday, 11/13/2020-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
The Lincoln Eatery
723 Lincoln Lane North,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

The Lincoln Eatery at Miami Beach invites you to Exhibit at the Eatery featuring South Beach artist Blakey Ross on Friday, November 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. His exhibition includes mixed media, photographs and drawings.

Meet the artist and delight your taste buds at any of the 16 fast-casual food spots at the Lincoln Eatery. Some fan favorites include C Food Shack, The Market Milkshake Bar and XO Espresso Bar.

Please RSVP via Eventbrite.

Second Annual Art + Stroll (Virtual) 11/12/20

Second Annual Art + Stroll (Virtual)
Thursday, 11/12/2020-, 06:00 pm-07:30 pm

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Cost: $25 – $50

Requiring social distancing?
Requiring masks?
Providing hand sanitizer?

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) and BBX Capital proudly present the 2nd Annual ART + STROLL, a one-of-a-kind event featuring an art exhibition and entertainment.

This year via Zoom, participants will virtually view the artwork, purchase fabulous art for their homes, offices or as a holiday gift, and enjoy entertainment by Face the Music Foundation and NYSW Jazz Lounge safely from home while supporting arts and culture.

Proceeds from sales of the artwork directly benefit BFA’s innovative programs and local artists. Tickets are limited and priced at $25 for the Zoom link only and $50 for the Zoom link and a swag bag filled with Hoffman’s Chocolates, a bottle of Prosecco and other special treats.

During the event, as an added bonus, all ticketholders have a chance to win such prizes as tickets for two on a Spirit Airlines flight, tickets for two on a JetBlue flight and a Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Beach staycation package.

For additional information, please visit bfabroward.org/programs/art-stroll.

Sketch Exhibit At The Eatery 10/23/20

Sketch Exhibit At The Eatery
Friday, 10/23/2020-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
The Lincoln Eatery
723 Lincoln Ln N,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

The Lincoln Eatery proudly presents a sketch art exhibition by travel influencer and artist Katherine Vazquez-Aldana, on Friday, October 23 from 6 pm-8 pm. The exhibition, entitled The Ashes of My Soul will showcase raw drawings inspired by romance, love and depicting the effects of unraveling desire.

During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy foods and drinks from any of the 16 fast-casual, culinary concepts that call the Lincoln Eatery home. Highlights include Cubanitos Havana Cafe, The Market Milkshake Bar, Le Petit Bistrot, XO Espresso Bart and Smoke’D BBQ.

Participation is limited. Please RSVP via Eventbrite.

Annual “Ofrendas” Cultural Exhibit Shines Spotlight on Hispanic Heritage Month at History Fort Lauderdale 10/10/20 – 11/2/20

Annual “Ofrendas” Cultural Exhibit Shines Spotlight on Hispanic Heritage Month at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 10/10/2020-11/02/2020, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Facebook
Cost: Prices vary; Some free events

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, invites the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with “Ofrendas,” its annual homage to the colorful traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos. This year’s exhibit, opening October 4 and running through November 2, will showcase fine art and creative community memorial altars or “ofrendas” covered in photographs, flowers and favorite items of the dearly departed.

Fully complying with social distancing and health and safety guidelines, activities will include an opening ceremony, a ZOOM Community Conversation about the history and future of Día de los Muertos, Florida Day of the Dead Celebration shadow puppet theater storytelling and a closing evening of pop-up “Ofrendas” on the banks of the New River.

Activities and events for this year’s “Ofrendas” are as follows:

Sunday, October 4, from noon – 3 p.m.; “Ofrendas” Family Fun Day Exhibit Opening;
Free
Celebrate another year of life and the remembrance of loved ones in preparation for Día de los Muertos. Enjoy performances from Tradicional Aztek Dancers Tloke Nahuake, Grupo Folklorico Timanati, Godmother Death, Danza Mexhika and Mesoamerica Danza. This FREE public event will have limited, timed-entry gallery tours of the community “Ofrendas” exhibition.

Monday, October 19, at 6:45 p.m.; Community Conversation: The History and Future of Day of the Dead in Mexico; Open to the public. Suggested donation of $10.
Join History Fort Lauderdale for an interactive ZOOM discussion about the history and future of Day of the Dead in Mexico. RSVP requested at http://bit.ly/HFLOfrendas2020CC.

Sunday, November 1, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Florida Day of the Dead Celebration’s Shadow Puppet Theater and roving giant puppets
Enjoy Catrinas and Folklorico performances at the New River Inn. Participate in limited, timed ticket tours of the “Ofrendas” exhibition. Sponsored by Riverwalk, City of Fort Lauderdale and the Puppet Network & Puppet Guild of South Florida.

Monday, November 2 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Florida Day of the Dead Celebration Closing Evening; Free
Bring your family to History Fort Lauderdale for an evening of pop-up “Ofrendas,” luminarias on the New River and entertainment experiences including Tradicional Aztek Dancers Tloke Nahuake. Last chance for timed ticket tours of the “Ofrendas” exhibition.

Select events and pop-up performances will be livestreamed on Facebook at facebook.com/dayofthedeadflorida to encourage virtual participation.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors to History Fort Lauderdale will be required to wear a mask, have a digital temperature reading and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day, per CDC guidelines. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

History Fort Lauderdale admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory and on Instagram @ftlhistory and subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

It’s Just A Bunch Of Hocus Pocus Lands at The Kelsey Theater with Leading Cast of South Florida Drag Performers 10/30/20, 10/31/20

It’s Just A Bunch Of Hocus Pocus Lands at The Kelsey Theater with Leading Cast of South Florida Drag Performers
Friday, 10/30/2020-10/31/2020, 07:00 pm-11:00 pm
The Kelsey Theater
700 Park Avenue,
Lake Park, Florida, 33403
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Cost: $65 for general admission, and $75 for “front row” VIP, which includes a souvenir gift pack. Save $10 off any ticket, use coupon code SAVE10 at checkout

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?NO REPLY

South Florida’s favorite Halloween show, IT’S JUST A BUNCH OF HOCUS POCUS* (previously Hocus Pocus Live) is landing at The Kelsey Theater in Lake Park for two nights of holiday fun on October 30 and 31 (performances are at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. each night; each runs 1 hour and 15 minutes). Tickets are on sale with the opportunity to save $10.

Following eight consecutive years of instant sell-outs, the wildly popular all-ages tribute show brings Halloween’s most beloved classic to life with incredible detail. The audience is invited to take a dive into ‘90s nostalgia as South Florida’s top drag performers transform into the film’s iconic characters. All are invited to join this limited-seating, socially distanced event as they tell the story of three wacky witches, accidentally resurrected by teen pranksters on Halloween night in 1993. The dynamic lead cast includes Nicole Halliwell as Winifred Sanderson, Calypso Monroe as Sarah Sanderson and Nicky Monet as Mary Sanderson.

Produced and created by South Florida’s drag mastermind Nicole Halliwell (TLC’s I am Jazz, America’s Got Talent, Queenz The Drag Experience), IT’S JUST A BUNCH OF HOCUS POCUS boasts intricately detailed sets, eerily uncanny lookalikes, replica props and costuming, and more in this immersive stage spectacle. Going light years beyond your standard “drag show,” there’s nothing quite like this! Prior to each performance, audiences can enjoy “Wicked Villains,” a “delightfully evil preshow,” starring the cast of QUEENZ The Drag Experience as even more fabulous female impersonators transform into such favorite cartoon villains like Maleficent, Ursula, Cruella DeVille, and The Evil Queen.

Tickets are now on sale starting at $65 for general admission, and $75 for “front row” VIP, which includes a souvenir gift pack. To save $10 off any ticket, use coupon code SAVE10 at checkout to unlock discounted tickets which can be purchased by visiting www.hocuspocuslive.net, by calling The Kelsey Theater at (561) 328-7481, or the Boca Black Box Theater at (561) 483-9036. Performance tickets will be limited to comply with COVID-19 community health and safety guidelines. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the show’s displaced and furloughed cast of entertainers due to the pandemic. *Celebrity impersonators, no affiliation with the Walt Disney Company.

This live production is sponsored, in part, by Tate’s Comics & Games www.tatescomics.com.

Exhibit At The Eatery 10/9/20

Exhibit At The Eatery
Friday, 10/09/2020-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
The Lincoln Eatery
723 Lincoln Lane North
Miami Beach
, Florida, 33139
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

The Lincoln Eatery is proud to present a mixed media art exhibition by celebrated artist and author, Tesoro Carolina, on Friday, October 9th from 6 pm-8 pm. The exhibition, entitled Tropical Depression will showcase curated artwork inspired by the natural world including illustrations featuring characters embellished with flora and fauna, stickers, prints, commission-based objects and designs featuring colorful and tropical vibes.

During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to dine from any of the 16 fast-casual, culinary concepts that call the Lincoln Eatery home. Highlights include C-Food Shack, The Market Milkshake Bar, Cilantro 27, Le Petit Bistrot, Japanese restaurant TYO Sushi and traditional Mediterranian eatery MED by Marble & Rye.

Participation is limited. Please RSVP via Eventbrite.

Expressions of A Pandemic 8/21, 8/22, 8/23, 8/24, 8/25, 8/26, 8/27, 8/28, 8/29, 8/30

Expressions of A Pandemic
Sunday, 08/21/2020-08/30/2020, 12:00 pm-05:00 pm
The Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Ave,
Coral Gables, Florida, 33134
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

Compositum Musicae Novae (CMN) is pleased to present Expressions of A Pandemic, an exhibit inspired by enduring quarantines, and social distancing. The exhibit speaks to the emotions that connect us and document this moment in our history as interpreted by twenty-two visual artists through painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, drawing, assemblage, and installations. The exhibit will be on view at the Coral Gables Museum through August 30.

AVAF Virtual Opening Reception & Curator Talk 8/26/20

AVAF Virtual Opening Reception & Curator Talk
Wednesday, 08/26/2020-, 04:00 pm-05:00 pm
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Cost: Free

Join us for the virtual opening reception of our latest virtual exhibition, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, on view entirely within The Bass’ Instagram gallery @TheBassSquared. We’ll celebrate the project with a conversation between curator Leilani Lynch and artist Eli Sudbrack of AVAF, live on IG @TheBassMoA.

The 22nd Edition Of OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Kicks Off Opening Night August 20 At Dezerland And Drive-In With A Drive-Out Preview of Stage Mother 8/20/20

The 22nd Edition Of OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Kicks Off Opening Night August 20 At Dezerland And Drive-In With A Drive-Out Preview of Stage Mother
Thursday, 08/20/2020-, 07:00 pm-10:30 pm
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Cost: $40 per car

Stage Mother, a new comedy-drama starring Oscar-nominated Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom), Adrian Grenier (Entourage, The Devil Wears Prada) and Emmy-Nominated Lucy Liu (Charlie’s Angels, Elementary, Ally McBeal), will kick-off the 22nd edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival on Thursday, August 20, at 7 p.m. This special OUTshine Opening Night Drive-OUT preview at Dezerland Drive-In in North Miami (the film will be released to the public on August 21) will launch a celebration of diversity and equality with 80 thought-provoking films from 20 countries, (many never-seen-before and not available on any streaming platform) accessible via 44 screenings available from August 20 – 30, 2020. A livestreamed Q& A session will follow the film.

Stage Mother tells the story of Maybelline (Jacki Weaver), a conservative Texas church-choir director who inherits her recently deceased son’s drag club. She surprises her closed-minded husband and everyone else she knows by moving alone to San Francisco to save the club from bankruptcy. In this raucous, racy new environment, she begins to open-up and finds new meaning for her life, even becoming a mother-figure to the club’s flamboyant performers. In addition to Adrian Grenier and Lucy Liu, the film also stars, Mya Taylor (Tangerine) and the legendary Jackie Beat.

Stage Mother was a winner of the Best of the Fest Audience Vote at the Palm Springs International Film Festival and winner of the Next Wave Award from the Provincetown International Film Festival.

In addition to Stage Mother, this year’s virtual line-up includes Centerpiece film The Goddess of Fortune (La Dea Fortuna) (Italy), Drama-Comedy on August 26 at 7 p.m.; a Ladies Shorts Package Night on August 22 at 5 p.m., a Men’s Shorts Package Night on August 23 at 5 p.m.; a South Florida Speaks – Shorts Program on August 30 at 5 p.m., Closing Night film Single Street (Singel 39) (Netherlands), Comedy on August 30 a 7 p.m.; and two FREE Community Showings – Letters to Eloisa (USA), Drama on August 22 at 3 p.m. and TRANSformations – a Trans Shorts Package on August 29 at 3 p.m. A full list of films and descriptions can be found at outshinefilm.com/films/program. The festival will also host additional livestreamed special events with cocktail happy hours, talent and more Q & A sessions.

Presenting sponsors of The 22nd edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival are Gilead Sciences and Miami-Dade County.

Tickets for the OUTshine Opening Night Drive-OUT preview of Stage Mother, at the Drive-In Theater at Dezerland Park (14401 NE 19th Avenue, North Miami, FL 33181) are $40 per car and are available via outshinefilm.com/buy-tickets. Prices for additional exclusive festival streaming films are $12 each and value packages range from $60 to $350 and can also be purchased at outshinefilm.com/buy-tickets.

For more information about OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival memberships and film packages, call 877-766-8156 or visit outshinefilm.com. Follow us on Facebook @OUTshineFilmFestival, on Twitter and Instagram @OUTshineFilm.

About OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival
The OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival is a bi-annual film festival with a mission to unite the community through social events and LGBTQ+ media that inspire, entertain and educate. Launched separately – in 1998, as The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, and in 2008, as the Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – both editions were brought together under one brand to become the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival. Encompassing brightness, broad appeal and dynamic multicultural locations, OUTshine is internationally acclaimed as the largest LGBTQ+ cultural arts festival in the southeastern United States. OUTrageous. OUTspoken. And OUTstanding in what we deliver. For more information, call 877-766-8156, visit us at outshinefilm.com and follow us on Facebook @OUTshineFilmFestival, on Twitter @OUTshineFilm and on Instagram @OUTshineFilm.

Join Shane Duncan And Dance To High Energy Hits On The Next Happy Hour With The Galleria Free Virtual Series 8/20/20

Join Shane Duncan And Dance To High Energy Hits On The Next Happy Hour With The Galleria Free Virtual Series
Thursday, 08/20/2020-, 05:00 pm-07:00 pm
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The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as Broward County’s premier shopping destination, has announced Shane Duncan as its next featured act on Happy Hour with The Galleria, a virtual music series, scheduled for Thursday, August 20, at 5 p.m., on Facebook Live. Duncan will be accompanied on vocals by Tiffany Rosario. The virtual show will begin with a new wine preview as part of The Capital Grille’s The Generous Pour – Summer Wine Tasting Event.

Shane Duncan is a high energy entertainer performing a variety of music genres including Top 40, country, rock, dance, disco and oldies. Over the last 15 years, he has played all over the country and dazzled audiences with his repertoire of over 450 songs.

Launched in April on Facebook Live, Happy Hour with The Galleria has successfully entertained thousands in the local community during the COVID-19 quarantine. Duncan will join previous Happy Hour with The Galleria virtual music performers Eddie Bustamante, Nathalie Nesh and Beto Rubineli, Manny Diquez, Carly Jo Jackson, Alexander Star, The Tim Charron Band and Tori Rossi Music and WILL PLUS. These archived recorded livestream performances can be found at facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale.

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is now open with limited hours and additional safety measures complying with government guidelines. Seasons 52, The Capital Grille and P.F. Chang’s China Bistro are offering full-service dining in addition to take-out.

For additional upcoming virtual events and information about The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, please visit facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale. Patrons may also call (954) 564-1036 or visit www.galleriamall-fl.com.

22nd Edition Of OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Goes Virtual 8/20/20, 8/21/20, 8/22/20, 8/23/20, 8/24/20, 8/25/20, 8/26/20, 8/27/20, 8/28/20, 8/29/20, 8/30/20

22nd Edition Of OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Goes Virtual
Thursday, 08/20/2020-08/30/2020, 07:00 pm-
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Cost: Prices for individual films are $12 each and value packages range from $60 to $350.

The 22nd edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival, a bi-annual film festival whose mission is to unite the community through social events and LGBTQ+ media that inspire, entertain, and educate, is going virtual! For the first time in the organization’s history, 80 new contemplative, comedic and creative films from 20 countries, (many never-seen-before and not available on any streaming platform) with 44 screenings will be made available to viewers throughout the state of Florida from August 20 – 30, 2020. The festival will also host livestreamed special events with cocktail happy hours, talent and Q & A sessions as a way to virtually tie the community together.

In keeping with social distancing guidelines and community safety, this year’s festival kicks off on August 20 at 7 p.m. with OUTshine’s Opening Night Drive-OUT, a preview of Stage Mother, at the Drive-In Theater at Dezerland Park (14401 NE 19th Avenue, North Miami, FL 33181). Stage Mother, starring Oscar-nominated Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom), Adrian Grenier (Entourage, The Devil Wears Prada) and Emmy-nominated Lucy Liu (Charlie’s Angels, Elementary, Ally McBeal), is a comedy drama about a conservative Texas church-choir director who moves to San Francisco in attempt to save her recently deceased son’s drag club from bankruptcy. In the process, she finds new meaning for her life and embraces the club’s flamboyant performers.

This year’s line-up includes Centerpiece film The Goddess of Fortune (La Dea Fortuna) (Italy), Drama-Comedy on August 26 at 7 p.m.; a Ladies Shorts Package Night on August 22 at 5 p.m., a Men’s Shorts Package Night on August 23 at 5 p.m.; a South Florida Speaks – Shorts Program on August 30 at 5 p.m., Closing Night film Single Street (Singel 39) (Netherlands), Comedy on August 30 a 7 p.m.; and two FREE Community Showings – Letters to Eloisa (USA), Drama on August 22 at 3 p.m. and TRANSformations – a Trans Shorts Package on August 29 at 3 p.m.

A full list of films and descriptions can be found at outshinefilm.com/films/program.

Presenting sponsors of the 22nd edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Virtual Film Festival are Gilead Sciences and Miami-Dade County.

Tickets for the 22nd edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Virtual Film Festival are on sale, now, at outshinefilm.com/buy-tickets. Prices for individual films are $12 each and value packages range from $60 to $350.

For additional information about OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival memberships and film packages, call 877-766-8156 or visit outshinefilm.com. Follow us on Facebook @OUTshineFilmFestival, on Twitter @OUTshineFilm and on Instagram @OUTshineFilm.

About OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival
The OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival is a bi-annual film festival with a mission to unite the community through social events and LGBTQ+ media that inspire, entertain and educate. Launched separately – in 1998, as The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, and in 2008, as the Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – both editions were brought together under one brand to become the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival. Encompassing brightness, broad appeal and dynamic multicultural locations, OUTshine is internationally acclaimed as the largest LGBTQ+ cultural arts festival in the southeastern United States. OUTrageous. OUTspoken. And OUTstanding in what we deliver. For more information, call 877-766-8156, visit us at outshinefilm.com and follow us on Facebook @OUTshineFilmFestival, on Twitter @OUTshineFilm and on Instagram @OUTshineFilm.

New Monuments: Call to Artists 8/7/20

New Monuments: Call to Artists
Friday, 08/07/2020-09/01/2020, 09:00 am-05:00 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

The Bass initiates a new program titled New Monuments by adding a fifth plinth to Collins Park and calling for artists to create a temporary new monument. Who or what should be memorialized on a plinth in Miami Beach, in the United States, or globally? In 2020? For the next five years, this initiative will invite five artists to answer this question with a work of art that will be on view in Collins Park for approximately 10-12 months each. The following open call for artist submissions is for the first year. Subsequent calls will be announced annually. The selection process will be made by the museum’s curatorial team.

The Bass pays for all costs relating to the selected project including production costs, engineering, installation and maintenance. The selected artist will also receive a $5,000 honorarium. If a duo or group is selected, the honorarium will be divided evenly amongst the group.

The call is open to any artist living or working in Miami-Dade County. Applications from Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC) artists are strongly encouraged. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2020 at 5 PM EDT.

Rightfully Hers, A Pop-up Exhibition from the National Archives Commemorating Women’s Suffrage 8/3/20

Rightfully Hers, A Pop-up Exhibition from the National Archives Commemorating Women’s Suffrage
Monday, 08/03/2020-08/31/2020, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment (August 18, 1920) with Rightfully Hers, a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives. Opening on August 3, Rightfully Hers contains simple messages exploring the history of women’s voting rights before and after the 19th amendment, and its impact today. Despite decades of marches, petitions, and public debate to enshrine a woman’s right to vote in the constitution, the 19th Amendment – while an enormous milestone – did not grant voting rights for all. The challenges of its passage reverberate to the ongoing fight for gender equity today. Rightfully Hers will be on display through August 31 in The New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue).

Rightfully Hers is organized by the National Archives and Records Administration. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the National Archives has launched a nationwide initiative and major exhibition that explores the generations-long fight for universal woman suffrage. The exhibition is presented in part by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission and the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, and Denise Gwyn Ferguson.

History Fort Lauderdale is proud to showcase a variety of annual multicultural exhibits highlighting women, African American, Caribbean and Latin artists sharing their views of history. Permanent exhibits include “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors will be required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

History Fort Lauderdale admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

The Art of Tim Forman: Beachscapes at History Fort Lauderdale 7/5/20

The Art of Tim Forman: Beachscapes at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 07/05/2020-09/27/2020, 09:30 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present “The Art of Tim Forman: Beachscapes” from Sunday, July 5 – Sunday, September 27. Forman’s colorful and impressionist coastal-inspired works will be on display at the New River Inn (231 Southwest Second Avenue).

The grandson of renowned Davie dairy farmer, Hamilton Forman, Tim grew up in South Florida. Some of his favorite pastimes were visiting the beach, fishing in Biscayne Bay with his dad, and stargazing. He first picked-up the brush at nine years old under the instruction of Peter Olsen. By 17, Forman was receiving commissions. Primarily a self-taught artist, Forman’s work is the result of dedicated practice. He uses field sketches, plein air paintings, and photographs to compose his pieces that are painted in layers with both knife and brush. He creates his landscapes to portray the splendor and simplicity of the natural world around us. Through his work, Tim seeks to lift the spirits and inspire awe above our day-to-day lives.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors will be required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

Entry to the exhibit is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

About History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, brings the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. History Fort Lauderdale is located at 219 SW Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

In Between Exhibition, A BI-Level Solo Show, by Yochi Yakir-Avin 6/25/20-8/8/20

In Between Exhibition, A BI-Level Solo Show, by Yochi Yakir-Avin
Sunday, 06/25/2020-08/08/2020, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
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This comprehensive solo exhibition is made possible through a CIP Grant awarded to Yochi Yakir-Avin by The Broward County Cultural Division. Additional support is provided by the exhibition host venue, The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Due to safety restrictions brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, the bi-level solo show will be experienced through a 360 degree interactive tour accompanied by virtual programming. In the event that the Frank reopens to the public between June 25 and August 8, In Between will be accessible to the public in person as well. As complementary community offerings, a video tutorial workshop on Transfer techniques and a virtual musical performance will be offered online during the exhibition.
In Between is a retrospective presenting select works created by Yakir-Avin between 2015-2020. The exhibition reflects her technical education in Israel and Italy, and displays Yakir-Avin’s ability to communicate clearly through both figuration and abstraction. Her command of multiple media and techniques is demonstrated through oil paintings on canvas, mixed media works on paper and wood, and sculptural pieces that walk the line between art object and everyday furnishings.
Conveyed via a masterfully limited palette, her subjects are framed against swathes of monochromatic color and emphasize notions of mood, place and implied narrative. Within her intimate mixed media pieces on paper and wood, the artist draws creative inspiration from her past and allows her memories to weave together to drive her practice forward. Through a tangible sense of vulnerability embedded in each of her works, the artist aims to offer hope, comfort and peace to the viewer – resulting in a subtle message of optimism that is necessary at all times, particularly now.

6th Annual Virtual Art and Soul is Extended Through August 31 6/1/20 – 8/31/20

6th Annual Virtual Art and Soul is Extended Through August 31
Monday, 06/01/2020-08/31/2020, 12:00 am-11:59 pm
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Cost: Free

Business for the Arts of Broward’s (BFA) 6th Annual Art & Soul event, which moved to a virtual format due to COVID-19 in May, has been extended for three more months. Art from local artists can now be purchased online through August 31.

Juried artwork sized at 12″ x 12″, 20” x 20” or 30” x 30” are specially priced from $200 to $500.

Since the virtual Art & Soul kicked off, several pieces of art have been sold including to buyers from California to New York.

Art & Soul is just one of several ways BFA supports local artists while fostering cultural vitality, creative success and economic development. BFA continuously supports the local arts community and promotes local artists, cultural non-profits and diverse art-related projects. BFA annually hosts several events in addition to Art & Soul, including the free Arts Mean Business speaker series, Art in the Workplace, Art Curation and Art+Stroll.

The Front Porch Project, A Photography Portrait Exhibition by Michael Murphy 6/9/20

The Front Porch Project, A Photography Portrait Exhibition by Michael Murphy
Tuesday, 06/09/2020-07/09/2020, 11:00 am-07:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as Broward County’s premier shopping destination, will present The Front Porch Project, a new month-long photography portrait exhibit by Michael Murphy chronicling South Florida life during the COVID-19 quarantine. The walk-through retrospective will open on Tuesday, June 9, at 11 a.m. in the space across from Altar’d State, next to Swarovski.

Captured by professional photographer Murphy, The Front Porch Project features 32 18” x 24” canvas-style portraits illustrating a cross-section of Fort Lauderdale leaders and community members enjoying life from their front porches, yards and places of business. Included in the slice-of-life portrayals are Lisa Scott Founds, CEO of Winterfest, internationally recognized entertainers Latrice Royale, Jim Buff (Electra) and Miss Varla Jean Merman, Lori Parrish, Brett Rose of UNCS, Kim Vassar, vice president of philanthropy at Arc Broward, Jessica Kersey Rodriguez, director of major gifts at South Florida PBS, Alan Goldstein and Robert Hughes of Over the Top, Wilton Manors City Commissioners Scott Newton and Paul Rolli plus others.

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale has already welcomed shoppers back with limited hours and additional safety measures according to government guidelines. Please visit www.galleriamall-fl.com/current-updates-due-to-covid-19 for additional details.

For additional upcoming events and information about The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, please visit facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale. Patrons may also call (954) 564-1036 or visit www.galleriamall-fl.com.

About The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as one of South Florida’s premier shopping destinations, is the largest and most upscale regional mall in Broward County. Macy’s, Dillard’s and Neiman Marcus anchor the popular center, which also features known stores, including Altar’d State, American Eagle Outfitters, Apple, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Free People, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Pandora and Fort Lauderdale’s first H&M. It is also home to Powerhouse Gym and a fine roster of dining establishments such as Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, P.F. Chang’s, Blue Martini and Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants. Just steps away from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach, it is minutes from the airport, port, downtown, hotels and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center with easy access from Sunrise Boulevard, U.S. Highway 1 (Federal Highway), Interstate 95, Interstate 595, and U.S. Highway A1A (Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard). Located at 2414 East Sunrise Blvd., it is currently open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Restaurants enjoy later hours. More information is available by calling (954) 564-1036 or at www.galleriamall-fl.com.

History Fort Lauderdale Reopens June 15 with “The Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County” Fine Art Exhibit 6/15/20

History Fort Lauderdale Reopens June 15 with “The Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County” Fine Art Exhibit
Monday, 06/15/2020 – 06/29/2020 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
New River Inn
231 SW Second Avenue
Fort Lauderdale Florida 33301
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Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID).

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will reopen to the public on June 15, just in time to celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The attraction will present “The Island Imprint: The Art and History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County,” a historical fine art exhibition produced by cultural nonprofit Island SPACE (islandspacefl.org) through June 29 in The New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue).

This second staging in a multiyear initiative celebrating Broward County’s Caribbean heritage displays the works of three artist-contributors. Photo artist and curator David I. Muir (Jamaica) shares a selection of photos from the “Caribbean-American” collection, printed on canvas and featuring Caribbean scenes around Broward County. Two-time photography participant Sonya Sanchez-Arias (Trinidad) shares pieces from her “Fragments” collection, in which images she has captured from the Caribbean region are digitally manipulated, printed on metal, and mounted on natural, reclaimed materials. Mixed-media artist Krystle Sabdul (Jamaica) has included a variety of expressive, oversized portraits. The historical aspect of the exhibition, curated by Calibe Thompson (Jamaica), traces the Caribbean community’s roots in Broward through news clippings, archival photos and information displaying the influence of diverse island people on the vibrant fabric of Greater Fort Lauderdale.

Support for the project has been provided, in part, by the Broward County Cultural Division and the following Funds at the Community Foundation of Broward: Helen and Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund, David and Francie Horvitz Family Fund, Ann Adams Fund, Mary and Alex Mackenzie Community Impact Fund, Blockbuster Entertainment Unrestricted Fund, Robert E. Dooley Unrestricted Fund for Broward, Harold D. Franks Fund and Jan Moran Unrestricted Fund.

History Fort Lauderdale is proud to showcase a variety of annual multicultural exhibits highlighting African American, Caribbean and Latin artists sharing their views of history. Permanent exhibits include “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale.

Admission to “The Island Imprint: The Art and History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County” is free with History Fort Lauderdale general museum admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

In compliance with local and state health guidelines, visitors will be required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing of six feet apart. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

About Island SPACE
Island Society for the Promotion of Artistic and Cultural Education (Island SPACE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and advancement of arts, culture, history, and educational initiatives that represent the Caribbean region, in South Florida and the broader diaspora community. Learn more about Island SPACE at islandspacefl.org.

About History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, brings the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. History Fort Lauderdale is located at 219 SW Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

The National League of American Pen Women – Pachamama Exhibit 4/22/20

The National League of American Pen Women – Pachamama Exhibit
Wednesday, 04/22/2020 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
FIU – Green Library
11200 SW 8 Street,
Miami, Florida 33143
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Cost: Free

“Pachamama” is Mother Earth. Our Mother Earth plays an important role in our lives and every single living thing that connects us to her. She provides for us the essentials to survive in this world. She should be praised and taken care of by all of us. Our planet is where we live connected to other living things. She is also the inspiration for our work. We, as artist,s have a very important message to send and spread everywhere: our concern and love for our planet. Together we’ll find a way for everyone who shares her space, to make her a priority. She is that special, we are all connected.

What will happen to our existence …if what she provides is gone?

The National League of American Pen Women Coral Gables Chapter wants to extend a very cordial invitation. This group show will bring unity, camaraderie and bring their best art created.

Green Library, FIU Campus 11200 SW 8 Street 33199.

Miami Watercolor Society 47th Annual Spring Exhibition 4/3/20

Miami Watercolor Society 47th Annual Spring Exhibition
Friday, 04/03/2020 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Wirtz Gallery
5750 Sunset Dr
South Miami, FL 33143
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Miami Watercolor Society
presents the
47th Annual Spring Exhibition at the Wirtz Gallery of the First National Bank of South Miami.
Join us for the exhibition opening and light refreshments.
Exhibition Opening Reception:
Friday, April 3, from 6-8 pm
Gallery Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 am to 4 pm, Friday 9 to 6 pm
Exhibition runs from Thursday, April 2, to Wednesday April 29th
For more information please visit www.miamiwatercolor.org

Painting – Best in Show – Fall 2019
Marilyn Liedman – Cascading Canyon

MOAD Presents Dora García: Rezos/Prayers Miami 4/23/20

MOAD Presents Dora García: Rezos/Prayers Miami
Thursday, 04/23/2020 – 09/27/2020 01:00 pm –
Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College
Freedom Tower, 2nd Floor 600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $12 general, $8 senior and military, $5 students, children under 12 enter free. MDC students, faculty and staff enter free.

Dora García: Rezos/Prayers Miami is an innovative audio installation that focuses the Spanish artist’s performative practice onto a day in the life of Miami. Commissioned by MOAD, Rezos/Prayers Miami makes personal and specific experiences into collective and universal invocations.

For the Miami iteration of the Spanish artist’s ongoing project, first enacted in Madrid in 2007, eleven individuals, placed in various locations or public transit routes around the city, recorded forty-five-minute narrations of their observations, noting both every day and unexpected details. These recordings of “incessant description, recited like a prayer,” posted online as digital audio files, constitute an archive of subjective interpretations that document a particular place at a particular time.

Garcia says the “recited descriptions are as much of people, situations, attitudes, events, as of buildings, structures, itineraries, activities, routines, objects, atmospheres, circumstances, sounds, smells, including also the impressions, deductions, and intuitions of the describing or narrating subject.”

PAMM Free Community Night: A Day & Night of Franco-Caribbean Film 3/5/20

PAMM Free Community Night: A Day & Night of Franco-Caribbean Film
Thursday, 03/05/2020 – 10:00 am – 09:00 pm
Pérez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

As part of Tout-Monde Festival and in collaboration with Black Lounge Film Series and FOKAL, PAMM presents a day and night of Franco-Caribbean film. A selection of shorts presented by FOKAL will be screened hourly throughout the day and screenings of The West Indian Gang (Le Gang des Antillais) and They Had a Dream(Le Rêve Français), will be featured throughout the evening, with a special Skype Q&A with French-Cameroonian actor Yann Gaël.

Through the Sawgrass: Women Impacting South Florida History, a photo narrative by award-winning artist Lisette Morales, at History Fort Lauderdale 3/8/20

Through the Sawgrass: Women Impacting South Florida History, a photo narrative by award-winning artist Lisette Morales, at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 03/08/2020 – 05/25/2020 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will celebrate Women’s History Month, World Water Month, and the centennial year of Women’s Suffrage with “Through the Sawgrass: Women Impacting South Florida History,” a photography narrative by award-winning artist Lisette Morales. The exhibit will open on March 8, International Women’s Day, with a special reception where attendees will have the opportunity to meet some of the subjects and participate in a brief introduction and Q & A with Lisette Morales, via video conference, from 1 – 3 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through May 25 in the New River Inn (231 Southwest Second Avenue in Downtown Fort Lauderdale).

“Through the Sawgrass: Women Impacting South Florida History” addresses women’s issues, social injustice, migration, human rights, environmentalism, and LGBTQ concerns and features Betty Osceola (a Miccosukee grandmother and Everglades conservationist), Sister Maureen Kelleher (37 years as immigration attorney with Legal Aid Broward and Collier Counties), Melanie Oliva (artist and founder of the Artful Activist for social change) and Marta Sicaján (survivor of human trafficking and women’s empowerment leader).

Lisette Morales is a Nicaraguan-born photojournalist and interdisciplinary artist based in Florida. Her camera has been her tool for activism since the early ‘90s when she traveled
through war-torn areas of Central America, documenting the disruption from military conflicts. After surviving domestic violence in her own life, Morales turned to painting and illustration as a mode of catharsis and self-expression. Her work echoes the feminist worldview that she now embodies and has been featured in numerous publications. In recent years, Lisette has returned to photography as her media of choice. Lisette was an official delegate to the United Nations Women 2018 Commission on the Status of Women. She’s a member of the Artful Activist, Zuma Press, The Authority Collective, ArtAid Naples and Colectivo Liminal. Her current project is The Road to Immokalee documenting the women farmworkers of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

“Through the Sawgrass: Women Impacting South Florida History,” is one of several stories that History Fort Lauderdale is proud to spotlight. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting African American, Caribbean and Latin artists sharing their views of history. Also currently on display is the new “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” permanent exhibit which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale.

Entry to the new photography exhibit is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.

To RSVP for the opening meet and greet reception, please visit http://bit.ly/HFLThroughTheSawgrass.

For tickets and more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

The Unleashed Project 3/5/20


The Unleashed Project
Thursday, 03/05/2020 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 am
ArtServe
1350 E Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: $10

Artist, Melissa Vlahos, began The Unleashed Project after experiencing social nudism. By translating the removal of clothes as a metaphor of being vulnerable and seen without the masks we wear, she developed a therapeutic art process for women to express and embody self-love, self-acceptance and body positivity with self applied body paint. The Unleashed Project will be exhibiting, for the first time, it’s collection of 108 women’s photographs taken during this meditative, somatic process.
Join me and the women from the project in celebrating The Unleashed Project opening reception, in collaboration with (DIS)OBEDIENT:Redefining Feminism in a Fractured Reality.

Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Hosts Third Annual The Best of Italian Design 3/18/20

Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Hosts Third Annual The Best of Italian Design
Wednesday, 03/18/2020 – 02:30 pm – 09:30 pm
The Moore Building
191 NE 40th St.,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC) Southeast announces its latest edition of The Best of Italian Design showcase taking place on Wednesday, March 18th, inside The Moore Building.

The third-annual event for design professionals only, will display the most prestigious Italian brands and Made in Italy luxury design products. Design professionals will have the opportunity to network with Italian brands, developers, general contractors, architects and interior designers. The event will also feature two design competitions and guest speakers Giuseppe Di Nuccio, CEO of Italian Creation Group; and Valerio Morabito, CEO of Morabito Properties.

The Art Society Broward at Westfield Broward Art Gallery 2/27/20 – 4/1/20

The Art Society Broward at Westfield Broward Art Gallery
Thursday, 02/27/2020 – 04/01/2020 10:00 am – 09:00 pm
Westfield Broward
8000 W. Broward Blvd,
Plantation, Florida 33388
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Cost: Free

Westfield Broward has partnered with ArtServe, Inc. to present The Art Society at Westfield Broward Art Gallery, a three-month rotating art exhibit. The Art Gallery is dedicated to showcasing and selling the works of local artists, commission-free! The Gallery serves as one of the most diverse in Broward County, where a multitude of cultures converge, creating an energetic atmosphere and a sense of community.

Through April 1, guests are invited to view the exhibition, “BLACK” by artist Jimmy H. Camille, in Celebration of Black History Month.

About the artist: When most teenagers between adolescence and adulthood were transitioning, Jimmy Camille’s unique expressions of art were his outlet. His life-altering journey into the art world began at the age of seventeen. Born in the sunny city of West Palm Beach, Jimmy Camille is a self-taught artist found at many South Florida college campuses free-styling his works to the public. His thought provoking mixed mediums were the catalyst for his title “The Art Monster.” Jimmy’s vision can be seen in the beautiful intertwining of contemporary, pop, and abstract mediums, a platform that adds lucidity and relevance for his fast growing and captive audience.

Ferrari Miami’s Cars on Commodore 3/7/20

Ferrari Miami’s Cars on Commodore
Saturday, 03/07/2020 – 11:00 am – 02:00 pm
Commodore Plaza
Commodore Plaza,
Miami, Florida 33133
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Cost: Free

The Ferrari Club Of America’s (FCA) Miami-Dade Chapter will be showcasing their finest collection on Commodore Plaza in the most iconic part of Coconut Grove. The FCA was incorporated in 1962 and formally recognized by Ferrari S.p.A. in 2010 and invited to join their International Council of Ferrari Clubs. The club has 16 regions and 34 chapters across the U.S. and Canada and is considered the world’s largest Ferrari club.

Come experience what this legendary brand has built through the decades; and while you’re there, take a chance to visit Coconut Grove’s charming boutiques and restaurants on Commodore Plaza while our resident DJ plays live music. This event is free and everyone is welcome!

The Grove offers a warm, laid-back atmosphere with galleries, gourmet restaurants, sidewalk cafes and sailboats anchored at the bay. The neighborhood’s distinct bohemian flair and lush tropical canopy make this one of Miami’s favorite neighborhoods for locals and visitors alike.

Miami Center for Architecture & Design and Articruz Present: Space Situations: Dialects of Art in Collaboration with Architecture 3/5/20

Miami Center for Architecture & Design and Articruz Present: Space Situations: Dialects of Art in Collaboration with Architecture
Thursday, 03/05/2020 – 05/31/2020 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Miami Center for Architecture & Design
310 SE 1st Street 33131,
Miami, Florida 33131
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Cost: Free

Join the Miami Center for Architecture & Design and Articruz on March 5 for the opening of Space Situations: Dialects of Art in Collaboration with Architecture, an exhibit with focus on Carlos Cruez-Diez’ monumental work, Kennex Plaza, Panama.

Through this special exhibit, MCAD and Articruz will portray the work of artists, that through their creative speech, have collaborated with architects in creating one-of-a-kin monumental buildings and spaces.

The exhibit will be on display through May 31.

MOCA Moving Images: After the Magician 2/26/20

MOCA Moving Images: After the Magician
Wednesday, 02/26/2020 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

MOCA is pleased to present the world premiere and screening of Czech film maker Lea Petrikova’s 2020 film After the Magician which is inspired by the life of surrealist painter and poet Alice Rahon. In 1947, the surrealist artist Alice Rahon created her only film The Magician, yet the film got lost before its completion. After the Magician re-narrates the lost film and explores circumstances of its production. The project After the Magician is produced by Perfilm, co-produced by UMPRUM, and was supported by the Czech Film Fund and the Zlín Film Talent.

The screening is followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Lea Petrikova. As a graduate from the Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) and the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design (UMPRUM), both in Prague, Petrikova works as an artist, filmmaker and theorist. Since 2017 she has been a PhD Candidate at FAMU, Prague. Her works received several awards (Talents Contemporaines 2013 shortlist, Fondation Francois Schneider, FR; ESSL ART AWARD CEE shortlist 2015, CZ; Special Jury Award, Madatac Festival 2016, ES;) and were presented at Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, UK (2017, 2018), Marienbad Film Festival, CZ (2017, 2018) and Athens Digital Arts Festival, GR (2016).

HamacaS, A Project by Liene Bosquê 2/8/20 – 3/2/20

HamacaS, A Project by Liene Bosquê
Saturday, 02/08/2020 – 03/29/2020 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is presenting “HamacaS,” a socially engaged project by Liene Bosquê, coordinated by Ana Clara Silva, on view from February 8 through March 29, 2020. HamacaS explores the cultural dissonance and emotional displacement experienced by immigrants in the United States. The project consists of an interactive installation at the museum that will be activated through collective hammock weaving sessions and workshops. The project will offer a critical and expansive conversation around immigration with communities in Miami. As an integral part of the project, HamacaS will continue to develop and be presented throughout different locations in Miami after its inaugural run at MOCA North Miami.

HamacaS reconsiders the relational meaning of site and place for a group of people that both occupy several spaces at once and are rendered invisible in this country. The project asks us to imagine how immigrants carry place with them across borders and barriers. What purpose can a collective, shared space have for members of a community that is both villainized and erased at the same time? HamacaS is meant to act as a safe space for dialogue, debate, and understanding through engaging in making––the space between the hand and the mind that offers respite.

Liene Bosquê is a visual artist and art educator based in Miami. Bosquê’s artworks have been exhibited in museums and galleries in the United States, at MoMA PS1 in New York, and the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, among other places. In 2016, she received the Emerging Artist Fellowship from the Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens, where she presented her first public sculpture. Recently, Bosquê was an artist in residence at Queens Museum’s ArtBuilt residency in New York, where she started the socially engaged project, HamacaS. Her work has been included in international exhibitions in Brazil, Portugal, Italy, Turkey, and South Korea; at places such as Museu de Historia Natural in Lisbon, Museu de Arte de Ribeirão Preto, and Sesc in São Paulo.

HamacaS is funded by The Ellies, Miami’s visual arts awards, presented by Oolite Arts as well as the WaveMaker Grants program presented by Locust Projects, and is supported by The55project.

The project will maintain public hours on Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00-4:00 p.m. The artist will be onsite on 2/8, 2/9, 2/15, 2/16, 2/29, 3/1, 3/7, 3/8, 3/21, 3/22, 3/28 and 3/29 and welcomes the public to come participate.

On Wednesday, March 11, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., there will be a screening of 16mm film and digital video on the subject of weaving and culture surrounding this age-old craft. Screening to be followed by HamacaS artist Liene Bosquê and project coordinator Ana Clara Silva in conversation. The event is free and open to the public.

Guests are invited to a closing reception on Sunday, March 29 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus Presents “Divas Thru The Ages” 3/7/20

Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus Presents “Divas Thru The Ages”
Saturday, 03/07/2020 – 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm
All Saints Episcopal Church
333 Tarpon Drive,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: General admission tickets for “Divas Thru The Ages” are $25, VIP tickets with priority seating are priced at $40

Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus (FTLGMC) is celebrating female music legends and others from the past 100 years during their spring show, “Divas Thru The Ages.” Attendees will enjoy timeless hits that will live on forever from favorites like Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston and Tina Turner.

This musical journey will feature hits from Diana Ross, Gloria Gaynor, Idina Menzel, Bette Midler and the Andrew Sisters. Recognizable songs will include “New York, New York” by Liza Minnelli, “Lady Marmalade” by Patti LaBelle, a medley of “Man That Got Away” and “Over the Rainbow” by Judy Garland plus more!

General admission tickets for “Divas Thru The Ages” are $25, VIP tickets with priority seating are priced at $40, plus a small service fee and are available online at http://ftlgmc.brownpapertickets.com/ or by calling (954) 832-0060.

Black History Month – Dillard Center for the Arts Student Art Show and Sale at History Fort Lauderdale 2/2/20

Black History Month – Dillard Center for the Arts Student Art Show and Sale at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 02/02/2020 – 02/28/2020 01:00 pm – 03:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will honor the contributions and creativity of our African American community during its annual Black History Month celebration. This year’s events will include a Dillard Center for the Arts’ Advanced Placement (AP) student exhibition and sale with an opportunity to meet the artists and guest curator/instructor Celestin Joseph on Sunday, February 2, from 1 – 3 p.m.

In addition to History Fort Lauderdale’s annual Black History Month celebration, visitors of all ages will enjoy the new “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” permanent exhibit which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting Caribbean, Latin and women artists sharing their views of history.

Entry to the show and sale is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.
To RSVP for the Dillard Center for the Arts’ student artist meet and greet, visit http://bit.ly/DillardArtistsMeet2020.

For tickets and more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

16th Annual Deering Seafood Festival 3/29/20

16th Annual Deering Seafood Festival
Sunday, 03/29/2020 – 03/29/2020 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Deering Estate
16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay,
Miami, Florida 33157
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Cost: Children: $7 in advance; $10 at the door /Adults: $20 in advance; $25 at the door Deering Estate Foundation members: Free

16th ANNUAL DEERING SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

Deering Seafood Festival is a non-stop celebration of nature’s beauty and bounty, featuring Florida’s freshest fish and seafood, celebrity chef demos, live music and activities for the kids that are both fun and educational. Dance and groove to live music all day long, as Virgin Islands stilt walkers and free-spirited Bahamian Junkanoo musicians weave throughout the crowd.

All proceeds benefit The Deering Estate Foundation, raising awareness and supporting programming for community, conservation, and culture.

TICKETS: Children: $7 in advance; $10 at the door /Adults: $20 in advance; $25 at the door
Deering Estate Foundation members: Free
Tickets include park entrance and all activities.
Does NOT include food, drink, pontoon ride and rock wall.
Sunday, March 29, 2020/10 am – 6 pm

Deering Estate
16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
CONTACT: 305.235.1668 ext. 263
www.DeeringSeafoodFestival.org

Society Las Olas presents… HAIII On Socitey 1/25/20

Society Las Olas presents… HAIII On Socitey
Saturday, 01/25/2020 – 01/25/2020 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Society Las Olas
21 W 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

Society Las Olas presents… HAIII On Socitey

Join us on Saturday, January 25 for the opening of HAIII on Society by experiential artist, Haiiileen at the Society Las Olas leasing center in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Explore the multimedia, futuristic exhibit featuring visuals, sounds and emotions that will transport viewers through experimentation with light effects, sculpture and audio. Surround yourself with multimedia psychedelic arrangements which coincides with the opening of the Society Las Olas leasing center.

HAIII on Society will be on display for the public from Saturday, January 25 through the end of April. The leasing office will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

About Haiiileen
First-generation Cuban-American and Miami, FL native Aileen Quintana, also known as Haiiileen, is an interdisciplinary artist known for her neo-acid experimental works that span through several different mediums and facets. Haiiileen has worked on several commissions for III Points, Space Miami, SoHo Beach House, The City of Miami Beach, Art Basel, Frost Museum of Science and more.

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Address: 21 W 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Tri-Rail’s “Rail Fun Day” on Saturday 2/8/20

Tri-Rail’s “Rail Fun Day”
Saturday, 02/08/2020 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
Tri-Rail’s Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station
500 Gulf Stream Way,
Dania Beach, Florida 33004
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Cost: Free

Enjoy free family fun at Tri-Rail’s “Rail Fun Day” featuring arts and crafts, interactive games, cookie decorating, face painting, live entertainment, costume characters, food trucks and more.

As part of the festivities, 13 rising stars will show off their singing talents as they compete in “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent.” The first-place winner will receive $500, a one-year contract inclusive of a photo shoot with composite cards courtesy of Posche Models & Talent and professional studio and music video recording sessions with MikeSoperMusic and Newborn Studios.

Event goers are encouraged to ride the train to the event. Round-trip fares are only $5 and free for kids 12 and under. The first 200 riders to visit the Tri-Rail booth and present a valid Tri-Rail ticket dated February 8, 2020 will receive a free gift!

Meditation in White Exhibition 1/24/20

Meditation in White Exhibition
Friday, 01/24/2020 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Hernan Gamboa Gallery
4000 West Flagler,
Miami, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

The Pen Women of Miami -Coral Gables Branch invite you to their Winter Exhibition- “Meditation in White”
Come ring in the new year!!
Art, Music and Refreshments-Please Come Join the Fun!!
Opening Reception January 25 th 7-9 pm
Hernan Gamboa Gallery
4000 West Flagler Street
Miami, Fla. 33134

Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) Presents Fourth Annual “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” Friend-raiser at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale 1/6/20

Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) Presents Fourth Annual “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” Friend-raiser at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
Monday, 01/06/2020 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $75

Funding Arts Broward (FAB!), a non-profit volunteer-based arts organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts in Broward County, will present its fourth annual “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” friend-raiser. This elegant black and white themed cocktail party at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will feature an exhibit tour, live entertainment, light bites and a decadent dessert table.

Attendees will have the opportunity to experience both I Paint My Reality: Surrealism in Latin America, which is currently on display until June 30, 2020 and Happy! which runs until July 5, 2020 at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.

I Paint My Reality: Surrealism in Latin America examines the manifestation of Surrealism in Latin America. Drawn exclusively from NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s in-depth collection of Latin American art and promised gifts from the Stanley and Pearl Goodman collection, the exhibition features works by Leonora Carrington, Frida Kahlo, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Carlos Mérida, Wolfgang Paalen, Amelia Peláez, Rufino Tamayo, Joaquín Torres-García, Xul Solar and Remedios Varo, among others.

Organized by Museum Director and Chief Curator, Bonnie Clearwater, Happy! explores contemporary works that were produced with the aim to help the artist and/or viewers cope with personal trauma and daily frustrations Among the artists included in the exhibition are Mark Rothko, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Keith Haring, Tracey Emin, Christina Forrer, Takashi Murakami, Ernesto Neto, Yoko Ono, Richard Prince, Rob Pruitt, Ragnar Kjartansson, and Andy Warhol, among others.

Turbine Model Airplane Airshow R/C Jet Show 12/14/19 – 12/15/19


Turbine Model Airplane Airshow R/C Jet Show
Saturday, 12/15/2019 – 12/15/2019 09:00 am – 04:30 pm
Turbine Model Airplane Airshow R/C Jet Show
20044 Southwest 168th Street,
Miami, Florida 33187
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Cost: 5

December 14-15th
Aero Modelers of Perrine (AMPS) invites You, Family & Friends To our 3rd Annual “Miami Jets”.

The remote control jet show features many pilots, an aerobatic jet show. Planes at this event include F-15, F-16, F-18 Super Hornet, BAE Hawk, and many planes to see, as well come see the 14-foot-long F-104 Star Fighter.
Sport Jet aerobatic show including high speed passes and 9G with the jets flying from 100-200mph, scales vary from 1/8 to 1/3 Scale, amazing replicas of the real Jet Fighters and all day fun of flying jets.
Food and drinks will be offered at the event a $5 Donation will be per car to help the club for future maintenance and the Boy scouts Troop69 , Miami Jets flying starts from 9am till 5pm Saturday December 14th and Sunday December 15th.

20044 SW 168th St, Miami, FL 33187
GPS : 25°36’13.3″N 80°31’10.9″W

For More Info:
http://www.amps-rc.com/
https://www.facebook.com/MiamiJets/
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The Theatre at DimensionsEXP 12/7/19

The Theatre at DimensionsEXP
Sunday, 12/07/2019 – 12/08/2019 08:00 pm – 05:00 am
ITG Miami
8 South Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: Free before 11:00pm

“Come to The Theatre at Dimensions for a truly unique and suhweet nightlife experience”
Hosted by Rios Dios Mio
Musical performances by:
dj Stryke, Anteye, Jonathan Cowan, N-Hance, Xander
Burlesque performances by:
Moon River Cabaret Miami

Ladies drink free until 12
Show your DimensionsEXP ticket stub for complimentary entry all night

Made possible by:
ITG Miami/Innovative Minds/DimensionsEXP/Sweet Tooth Skully

SoundCloud Creator Forum in Miami for Art Basel 12/3/19 – 12/5/19

SoundCloud Creator Forum in Miami for Art Basel
December 3-5, 2019
The Set
776 Northwest 21st Terrace
Miami FL 33127
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The SoundCloud Creator Forum lands in Miami, taking over Wynwood creative space, The Set from Dec 3 – 5 for a three-day experience open to ALL creators. The Miami edition of the forum follows recent activations in Atlanta and Amsterdam, and is focused on helping creators build their brand. Events include artist and industry-led panels focused on branding and creativity with XXXTentacion Manager Solomon Sobande, Fine Artist Gianni Lee, Ashley Outrageous & much more!

SoundCloud will also hold writing and styling workshops in partnership with seminal British lifestyle magazine, The Face, and open sessions with music production software, FL Studio. The three-day lineup wraps with a musical blow out–the SoundCloud x Ate O’ Ate Art Basel Party, with guests including Ape Drums, Suzi Analogue, Paperwater, Jubliee, & very special guests TBA.

We’re offering all new users of SoundCloud 3 months of Pro Unlimited for FREE just for RSVP’ing AND checking in to our events on 12/3 & 12/4*

*offer valid for free SoundCloud users only, to be eligible, you must RSVP for the SoundCloud Creator Forum Miami on 12/3 or 12/4 and check in with the email used to RSVP to validate. One 3 month Pro Unlimited subscription per eligible user.

Miami Art Mob Presents Miami Marine Stadium If Seats Could Talk Seat Artworks 12/4/19 – 12/9/19

Miami Art Mob Presents Miami Marine Stadium If Seats Could Talk Seat Artworks
Wednesday, 12/04/2019 – 12/09/2019
ITG Miami
8 South Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: Free!

This creative Miami Art Mob Team is ready to Mob your senses with Art, Music, Drinks and much more in the very ❤️ of Downtown Miami at the Historic Macy’s Building – on the Second Floor Gallery. Sixteen artists will display their Miami Marine Stadium seats artworks at the Miami Art Mob Exhibition at the Historic Macy’s Building in Downtown Miami during Art Basel. Our artists will also exhibit their incredible artwork.

The Marine Stadium seat artwork project is sponsored by the City of Miami.

The seats are a part of a larger effort to continue to build support for the restoration of the Miami Marine Stadium. In 2017, original seats of the Marine Stadium were given to artists to allow the artists to create new works of art. Artists were told that they could do anything with the seat-keep it as is, take it apart, incorporate it into other art-just create a new piece of art that is inspired by the Marine Stadium. To date, over 60 artists have completed work on the project. Much attention to the “If Seats Could Talk” project has been given by the Press during our four-month long museim exhibition in Miami Beach.

All of the seats can be seen at: www.restoremarinestadium.org All of the Marine Stadium seat artworks will be available for purchase during our 2019 Art Basel exhibition. Angela Shlyakhov of Anzhelika Productions will curate our exhibit, as she had done numerous times before. The exhibit will also feature special photographs of the Marine Stadium by photographer Pedro Suarez.

Originally built for boat racing in 1963, the Miami Marine Stadium-located on Virginia Key on the way to Key Biscayne-is considered an icon in Miami. The Stadium’s folded plate roof was at one time the longest piece of cantilevered in the world. The Stadium is on the Federal Register of Historic Places and has been recognized as a national treasure by the National Trust ForHistoric Preservation. During its years of operation through 1992, the Stadium featured boat races, special events, and concerts by performers such as The Who, Jimmy Buffett. Elvis Presley even filmed a movie there. Closed since 1992, the City of Miami is now developing plans for its restoration. Many of

Over 30 artists will be featured at the Miami Art Mob 2019 Art Basel exhibition. Most of the artists are very well known local artists. This is a last chance to see the Historic Downtown Miami Macy’s building empty before tenants move in.

To purchase Miami Marine Stadium seat artworks, contact Angela Shlyakhov at 305-915-2788.

December 4th 6pm till 11pm
December 5th 3pm -10pm
December 6th 3pm -10pm
December 7th 3pm – 10pm
December 8th 3pm- 10pm
December 9th 3pm – 10pm

Keeping Current Festival: Climate Adaptation Fair 12/12/19

Keeping Current Festival: Climate Adaptation Fair
Thursday, 12/12/2019 – 05:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Venture Cafe Miami
1951 NW 7th Ave,
Miami, Florida 33136
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Cost: Free

On December 12, see innovative resilient designs for South Florida, meet the inspiring students of the Climate Design Lab, and hear from local climate justice, design, and environmental resilience groups as part of Venture Café Miami’s #ThursdayGathering.

Get inspired by the possibilities for climate action through design solutions and learn about the many ways people are working in design, resiliency, and climate science and action. A diverse range of South Florida-based organizations working in climate science and action will run information booths about their efforts, spanning the fields of architecture, design, engineering, planning, and municipal government.

The day’s activities will also include Pecha Kucha-style presentations by some of these organizations and students of Van Alen’s Climate Design Lab, a summer intensive program held in collaboration with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, The CLEO Institute, and University of Miami to research, design, and develop forward-thinking solutions to climate change.

Les Lalanne at The Raleigh Gardens 11/22/19 – 2/29/20

Les Lalanne at The Raleigh Gardens
Friday, 11/22/2019 – 02/29/2020 11:00 am – 07:00 pm
Gardens at The Raleigh Hotel
1775 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Free

Presented by real estate developer Michael Shvo in the redesigned tropical Gardens of The Raleigh Hotel, “Les Lalanne at the Raleigh Gardens,” is a free exhibition open to the public from November 22, 2019 – February 29, 2020 honoring the late French artist Claude Lalanne, and her husband and collaborator François-Xavier Lalanne.

Breakwater Hotel Hosts Miami Art Week 12/5/19

Breakwater Hotel Hosts Miami Art Week
Thursday, 12/05/2019 – 12/08/2019 11:00 am – 08:00 pm
Breakwater Hotel
940 Ocean Drive,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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In keeping with the Victor Hotels brand’s embrace of art throughout its properties, the historic Breakwater Hotel will once again temporarily become home to the 2nd Contemporary Art & Collectibles At the Breakwater during Miami Art Week this year. Located at 940 Ocean Drive in the heart of the Art Deco District, From December 4-8, the hotel will play host to a comprehensive exhibition, curated, curated by Dan Hort Projects from New York City. A true takeover of the hotel on two floors including the newly renovated penthouse suites, the show will feature the work of more than 25 artists and collectives representing Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas. The exhibit is free and open to the public daily from 11:00AM to 8PM. The Breakwater located at 940 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach is part of Victor Hotels, a South Beach-based group of historic boutique properties that also includes Hotel Ocean, Hotel Victor, Casa Victoria Orchid, and the Villa Casa Casuarina, the former Versace Mansion.

For a full list of participating artists and images please visit www.atthebreakwater.com

Patchwork Mosaic: An Indigenous Gathering of Seminole Masterworks 11/15/19

Patchwork Mosaic: An Indigenous Gathering of Seminole Masterworks
Friday, 11/15/2019 – 01/12/2020 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will shine a spotlight on the significant contributions of local Native American artists during Native American Heritage Month in November. “Patchwork Mosaic: An Indigenous Gathering of Seminole Masterworks” featuring a retrospective of contemporary and traditional fine art from Elgin Jumper, Jessica Osceola, Gordon Oliver Wareham, Brian Zepeda, Pedro Zepeda, Erica Deitz, Samuel Tommie, Tia Blais-Billie, Jacqueline Osceola and Stephanie Hall (collaboratively curated by the artists along with Tara Chadwick, Jimmy Osceola, and Dante Blais-Billie) will run from November 15 – January 12 at the New River Inn building of History Fort Lauderdale, an Art Basel partner cultural institution.

“Patchwork Mosaic: An Indigenous Gathering of Seminole Masterworks” is one of several insightful experiences at History Fort Lauderdale. Permanent exhibits include the new “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows visitors to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting African American, Caribbean, Latinx and women artists sharing their views of history.

Last year, History Fort Lauderdale, in conjunction with The Florida Humanities Council, launched Florida Stories’ “Walk Fort Lauderdale,” the first FREE Broward County walking tour app (available through the App Store and Google Play). The tour, featuring archival photos, renderings and cultural narratives, allows visitors to learn about the colorful history of Fort Lauderdale at their own pace at 12 significant locations including the New River and Bryan Homes on the History Fort Lauderdale Campus and the Bryan/Abreu building (201 SW 2nd St.).

Entry to “Patchwork Mosaic: An Indigenous Gathering of Seminole Masterworks” is free with History Fort Lauderdale general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. For tickets, please visit http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Not Flat 11/22/19

Not Flat
Friday, 11/22/2019 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Girls' Club
723 NE 2nd Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: Free

Girls’ Club Warehouse presents, Not Flat: Sculpture from the Collection. Sourced from the growing collection of Girls’ Club founders Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, Not Flat explores media in the third dimension.

Echoing the recent sculptural tendencies of the work of artist/founder Bishop Good, Not Flat features ceramic, wood, metal, fiberglass and mixed media sculpture as well as three dimensional wall-mounted work.

Exhibiting Artists: Luis Alonzo-Barkigia, Kathy Butterly, Madeline Denaro, Francesca DiMattio, Vanessa German, Hilary Harnischfeger, Tin Ly, Jiha Moon, Joakim Ojanen, Aneta Regel, Claudette Schreuders, Sarah Trigg, and more.

This event is free and open to the public.

Receive 25 percent discount on daytime park tickets to Jungle Island with Donation to Lotus House 11/9/19

Receive 25 percent discount on daytime park tickets to Jungle Island with Donation to Lotus House
Saturday, 11/09/2019 – 11/26/2019 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: 25% discount on daytime tickets

As part of its ongoing commitment to give back to the Greater Miami community, Jungle Island has partnered with the Lotus House on the launch of the nonprofit organization’s new “Kids for Kids” drive by collecting non-perishable food items from November 1-26, 2019. For every donation made, park guests will receive a 25% discount on daytime tickets to South Florida’s popular eco-adventure attraction. Drop-offs can be made daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Jungle Island, located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. www.jungleisland.com / 305-400-7000

Jungle Island adds Chinese acrobats and entertainment to Luminosa Festival of Lights 11/9/19

Jungle Island adds Chinese acrobats and entertainment to Luminosa Festival of Lights
Saturday, 11/09/2019 – 01/08/2020 05:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $30-$35

Take a memorable journey through Jungle Island at night during Luminosa Festival of Lights. This captivating instagram-worthy experience spans 13 of the park’s lush 18 acres and features hundreds of giant lanterns – beautifully hand-crafted out of colorful silk by the world’s top Chinese Lantern Festival creators. The festival paints a magical story of the jungle, its wildlife, birds & blooms, and Biscayne Bay, while showcasing the exciting transformation of South Florida’s popular eco-adventure attraction. A few of the visual delights include a life-sized tame cassowary and striking silk parrots, a sea of glowing jellyfish, and panoramic reinterpretations of several iconic Miami destinations. Enjoy Chinese acrobat shows, a bird show, a Moet Champagne lounge, bars and food trucks daily. On weekends, Luminosa also boasts roving entertainment and live music. You don’t want to miss this nighttime spectacle! The cost is $35 per adult, $30 per child (3-10 years old) and $99 for a family (2 adults + 2 children). Receive a 10% discount with your online ticket purchase. In time for the holiday season and Art Basel, Luminosa is open daily to the public from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. through January 8, 2020. Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. 305-400-7000

Mistletoe & Martinis 12/13/19

Mistletoe & Martinis
Friday, 12/13/2019 – 12/13/2019 07:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Deering Estate
16701 SW 72nd Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33308
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Cost: $100 for members, $125 for non-members

MISTLETOE & MARTINIS

Kick off the holiday season with Mistletoe & Martinis, a joyful evening of holiday cheer at the Deering Estate. The estate will come alive with the sights, sounds and libations of the holiday season, as guests enjoy festive music, flavorful martinis .and lavish hors d’oeuvres and desserts from some of South Florida’s finest restaurants and caterers.

Mix and mingle while strolling through the historic homes and magnificent grounds transformed into a wondrous Festival of Trees, gloriously lit up and fully adorned for the holidays. All proceeds benefit The Deering Estate Foundation, raising awareness and supporting programming for community, conservation, and culture.

The event takes place on Friday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72 Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157. Tickets are $100 for members and $125 for non-members. Purchase tickets at https://deeringestate.org/event/mistletoe-martinis/, or by calling (305) 235-1668, ext. 263.

2019 AeroFest 11/8/19

2019 AeroFest
Saturday, 11/08/2019 – 11/09/2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Silver Field
20044 SW 168 Street,
Miami, Florida 33186
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Cost: $5.00 per car

2019 AeroFest
South Florida’s largest annual gathering of
giant-scale radio-controlled airplanes

MIAMI, FL – The Aero Modelers of Perrine (AMPS) is exited to celebrate the 2019 edition of AeroFest on November 8 & 9. This is the largest annual gathering of giant-scale radio-controlled airplanes in South Florida. The gathering will take place at AMPS Silver field, located at 20044 SW 168th street in Miami.

The event brings together pilots and builders of radio-control airplanes to show and fly these giant-scale models of planes from all eras of aviation. You will see propeller and turbine powered models, single and multi-engine, single and multi-wing. Models from WWI, WWII to modern military jet fighters.

Suitable for the entire family, the event will begin at 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. You are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, sunscreen and some spending money to take part in our raffles and food. “This is the coolest airplanes I have ever seen” a young spectator was heard saying last year.

For further information please visit AMPS website at www.amps-rc.org or like us on Facebook at www.fb.com/AMPS.AeroFest

Flight Into Egypt 10/19/19

Flight Into Egypt
Saturday, 10/19/2019 – 12/31/2025 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Deering Estate
16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay,
Miami, Florida 33157
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Cost: $15 for adults; $7 for children (ages 4-14); Military and seniors receive a $2 discount on Tuesdays, and Deering Estate Foundation members admitted free

Flight Into Egypt: Rare, Reformation-Era Stained Glass Exhibition

Two rare, pre-17th century, stained-glass panels depicting the Holy Family’s Flight Into Egypt are on permanent display at the Deering Estate beginning October 19th. The historic significance of these pieces cannot be overstated, as very few stained glass representations of religious art from this period have survived centuries marked by the ravages of war, political upheavals and natural deterioration. Of the stained-glass panels from that era that have survived, there are only 14 other pieces on public display in Florida. Admission to the 450-acre estate is $15 for adults; $7 for children (ages 4-14); Military and seniors receive a $2 discount on Tuesdays, and Deering Estate Foundation members admitted free. The Deering Estate is located at 16701 SW 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157. Open 10 am till 5 pm. For further information, please call 305-235-1668, or visit https://100ladiesofdeering.org/flight-into-egypt/

Visions of Harmony 11/3/19

Visions of Harmony
Sunday, 11/03/2019 – 04:00 pm – 06:00 pm
FIU Green Library
11200 SW 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33199
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Cost: Free

The Palette Knife Artists of Miami will be bringing awareness to protect our Coral Reefs through paintings created entirely with palate knives. Miami Shades of Clay will be joining them displaying magnificent clay creations of the coral reefs. Refreshments, wine and light bites will be served.

Neiman Marcus at The Galleria to host the Kick-Off For ArtStroll 11/6/19

Neiman Marcus at The Galleria to host the Kick-Off For ArtStroll
Wednesday, 11/06/2019 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
The Mermaid Bar at Neiman Marcus
2442 E Sunrise Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: Tickets are $40

Art enthusiasts and supporters are invited to Neiman Marcus on Wednesday, November 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. to kick off the inaugural “ArtStroll” exhibition at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. Guests will enjoy a contemporary atmosphere with a variety of fresh and creative tastings, paired with wine and spirits while perusing art for sale benefiting Funding Arts Broward.

Attendees will enjoy shopping and music, plus champagne, wine and delicious bites compliments of Blue Martini, Truluck’s and The Mermaid Bar at Neiman Marcus. Select artists participating in ArtStroll will donate artworks for sale to benefit Funding Arts Broward.

Funding Arts Broward, (FAB!) is a non-profit volunteer-based arts organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts in Broward County. FAB!’s mission is to enrich the local arts community by funding Broward County-based visual and performing arts organizations. Since its inception in 2003, the organization has granted more than $3.3 million to local visual and performing arts programming.

Tickets can be purchased for $40 per person at www.galleriamall-fl.com. Complimentary valet parking is included. Artists can participate in The Galleria’s ArtStroll by completing an Artist Entry Form at https://www.galleriamall-fl.com/art-stroll/.

Public Opening: Archeology of Memory 11/9/19

Public Opening: Archeology of Memory
Saturday, 11/09/2019 – 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Bakehouse Art Complex
561 NW 32 Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: Free

Archeology of Memory: The site and sound of ceramics, examines the history and use of materials in their raw form, examined through the lens of material culture and utilitarian tradition. The exhibition explores the transcendental nature of the medium, bringing together artists who work with ceramics, glass, and cement in both traditional and experimental allegory to challenge the notions of perception and the psychology of texture, color, and form. The works function within the cross lexicon of said elements and consider scale, both intimate or grand. Archeology of Memory invites viewers to walk through the synaptic workings of each artist’s mind to visually witness the manifestations of their inner thoughts and aspirations.

The participating artists are Judith Berk-King, Beatriz Chachamovitz, Xavier Cortada, Morel Doucet, Jenna Efrein, Sharon Norwood, Lauren Shapiro, Troy Simmons, Kira Tippenhauer, and Valeria Yamamoto.

Art in the Garden “Bird Call” Exhibition on Display at Shops at Merrick Park 10/12/19

Art in the Garden “Bird Call” Exhibition on Display at Shops at Merrick Park
Saturday, 10/12/2019 – 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Shops at Merrick Park
350 San Lorenzo Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33146
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Cost: $10 for adults and $8 for children

Shops at Merrick Park will be the perfect backdrop for a one-night only Art in the Garden installation entitled “Bird Call” which includes three-dimensional works curated by Ccucu Gall-Art on Saturday, October 12, from 6 to 10 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit MECVEN, a non-profit museum for the endowments of the arts.

This exhibition will include artworks from a variety of top artists dedicated to inspiring change and awareness in Miami and around the world. The experience will include wine and food sampling.

Tickets are available at https://birdcall-artinthegarden.eventbrite.com/, priced at $10 for adults and $8 for children, including one drink and food samplings.

Ccucu Gall-Art, a Miami based art gallery, started operations in 2013. Since then, aiming to make a constructive contribution to the world by creating art exhibitions and installations with three-dimensional work to bring awareness on the preservation of Earth has led Ccucu to have magnified the art scene with pop-up art events throughout the city.

For more information about Shops at Merrick Park, call (305) 529-0200, visit us online at www.shopsatmerrickpark.com or follow Shops at Merrick Park on Facebook at www.facebook.com/shopsatmerrickpark.

The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale, A New Major Permanent Exhibit 10/1/19

The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale, A New Major Permanent Exhibit
Tuesday, 10/01/2019 – 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, invites guests to explore “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale,” a new major permanent exhibit opening October 1 (members-only preview on September 30 at 6 p.m.).

The exhibit will allow visitors to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis. The first major history exhibition in three years, this visually compelling exhibit will occupy half of one of the main upstairs galleries and will remain part of the History Museum’s permanent exhibits. Highlights of the exhibit include New River development pioneer Tom Bryan’s original desk and chair from the 1920s, agricultural artifacts from the early 1900s, a historic hotel register and family photos.

The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale, descendants of William Bryan, a Revolutionary War veteran from North Carolina, can be traced back to Florida as early as 1844 with the birth of great grandson Philemon Nathaniel Bryan in Hamilton County. Philemon served in the Confederate Army and moved south to Volusia County after the Civil War. He acquired extensive citrus groves and served as the mayor of New Smyrna. After acquiring wealth and a reputation for his agricultural skills, he and his wife, Lucy, moved further south and arrived on the New River in 1895, where Bryan served as a construction contractor for the Florida East Coast Railway and officer in the first city bank. He and his seven children, including Reed A. Bryan, Tom M. Bryan, Virginia Dallas Bryan and Constance Bryan, along with several relatives, also settled in Fort Lauderdale and helped build it to prominence. They worked as farmers, innkeepers, and businesspeople becoming civic leaders and nurturing the City on its way to prosperity.

“The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” will join other insightful History Fort Lauderdale permanent exhibits including “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, Seminole Tribal art and artifacts and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting African American and Afro-Caribbean contributions, Hispanic crafts and local artists.

Last year, History Fort Lauderdale, in conjunction with The Florida Humanities Council, launched Florida Stories’ “Walk Fort Lauderdale,” the first FREE Broward County walking tour app (available through the App Store and Google Play). The tour, featuring archival photos, renderings and cultural narratives, allows visitors to learn about the colorful history of Fort Lauderdale at their own pace at 12 significant locations including the New River and Bryan Homes on the History Fort Lauderdale Campus and the Bryan/Abreu building (201 SW 2nd St.).

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Ofrendas, An Homage to the Colorful Traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos, at History Fort Lauderdale 10/6/19

Ofrendas, An Homage to the Colorful Traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos, at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 10/06/2019 – 11/03/2019 11:00 am –
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free Family Fun Day; Other days require admission of $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, invites the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with “Ofrendas,” its annual homage to the colorful traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos. The cultural immersion exhibit, containing both fine art and creative community memorial altars or “ofrendas” covered in photographs, flowers and favorite items of the dearly departed, opens Sunday, October 6 and runs through Sunday, November 3 at the New River Inn. This year’s associated activities will include family fun on opening day, a Community Conversation about the origins of Day of the Dead and an evening of parades, costumes and revelry on Saturday, November 2.

Activities and events for this year’s “Ofrendas” are as follows:

“Ofrendas” Family Fun Day Exhibit Opening, Sunday, October 6, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Free
Celebrate another year of life and the remembrance of loved ones in preparation for Día de los Muertos. Family Fun Day is a FREE public event featuring a sharing of stories, face-painting, a puppet show and touring of the community “Ofrendas” exhibition.

Florida Day of the Dead Celebration on Saturday, November 2 – 2 p.m. – 11 p.m.; Free to view celebration
Stake your spot on the lawn of History Fort Lauderdale for this annual traditional, colorful skeleton processional sponsored by Riverwalk, City of Fort Lauderdale and the Puppet Network & Puppet Guild of South Florida. Community members in skeleton costumes and masks “meander through villages” to visit the graves of their ancestors. City Officials will kick-off the parade and then mariachi musicians lead the way as this processional of thousands of skeletons streams from Huizenga Plaza west along Riverwalk. It then heads north on SW 3rd Avenue, where the celebration continues at Revolution Live Entertainment Complex. During the event, History Fort Lauderdale will welcome guests to place their offerings in the “Ofrendas” exhibit room from noon – 8 p.m. Visit www.dayofthedeadflorida.com for schedule information.

Community Conversation with Jonathan Chait Auerbach, Consul General of Mexico, on Monday, October 21, at 6 p.m.; Open to the public. Suggested donation of $10.
Join History Fort Lauderdale for a discussion about the historical traditions of Day of the Dead in Mexico. RSVP requested at http://bit.ly/HFLOfrendasConversation.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale’s “Ofrendas” exhibit and activities, call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Eat Your Heart Out Annual Food and Fun-raiser to benefit Heart Gallery of Broward County 10/3/19

Eat Your Heart Out Annual Food and Fun-raiser to benefit Heart Gallery of Broward County
Thursday, 10/03/2019 – 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Galleria Fort Lauderdale
2414 E Sunrise Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: $100

Presented by Lago Mar, the “Eat Your Heart Out” event benefitting Heart Gallery of Broward County is returning to The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, October 3, at 6 p.m. With a record breaking nearly 30 participating restaurants, this is Fort Lauderdale’s favorite food and “fun” raiser featuring gourmet creations, fresh libations, celebrity servers, live entertainment and a silent auction.

Attendees at “Eat Your Heart Out” will be treated to a dazzling array of epicurean bites and refreshing beverages from a variety of popular restaurants including Andy’s Live Fire Grill, Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar and Tapas, Blue Martini, Bob Roth’s Grove, Bravo Peruvian Cuisine, BrownBag Popcorn Co., Canyon, Café Maxx, Café Seville, Café Vico, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Culinary Republic, Fitlife Foods, Godiva Chocolatier, Il Mulino, Lips Fort Lauderdale, Moksha Indian Brasserie, Myapapaya, Ocean 2000, Phat Boy Sushi & Kitchen, Riverside Market and Café, Seasons 52, Serafina, Sweeter Days, Tarpon River Brewing, Taverna Opa, The Capital Grille, The Mermaid Bar – Neiman Marcus, and Truluck’s.

A respected roster of celebrity guest servers will spice up the event as they show their support for Heart Gallery and share tasty samples from participating restaurants. Servers include Austin Bergman, Robert Boo, Carolyn Burns, Gale Butler, Traci Cloyd, Mark Corbett, David Diaz, Heiko Dobrikow, Joe Feinberg, Ina Lee, Justin Nepola and Karen Prescod.

A silent auction will include great trips, dining opportunities and exciting experiences. A live art demonstration by artist Yankiel Mompeller will be available, courtesy of ArtBeat Galleries. Also, an exclusive raffle will offer two roundtrip tickets on JetBlue and a two night stay for two at the Westin Grand Hotel NYC with daily breakfast which are $50 per ticket. These can be purchased in advance at blacktie-southflorida.com or at the event. A winner will be announced during the event on October 3 (certain restrictions apply).

Heart Gallery of Broward County launched in 2007 as a traveling photography exhibit of foster children who were waiting to be permanently adopted and has evolved to work closely with ChildNet and local foster care providers to seek adoptive families and other connections for these children. Now in its 6th year, this event, the largest and most successful fundraiser that the organization hosts, benefits not only the children, family and partner organizations it serves, but the whole community.

Tickets are $100 per person and include complimentary valet parking. For tickets, visit blacktie-southflorida.com. For sponsor opportunities or more details, call (954) 918-3008 or email info@heartgalleryofbroward.org.

Art Miami: 30th Anniversary Edition 12/3/19, 12/4/19, 12/7/19, 12/8/19

Art Miami: 30th Anniversary Edition
Tuesday, 12/03/2019 – 12/08/2019 04:30 pm – 06:00 pm
The Art Miami Pavilion
One Herald Plaza,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: TBA

Art Miami is returning for its 30th edition on December 3 – 8, 2019 at The Art Miami Pavilion. Recognized as one of the preeminent international modern and contemporary art fairs, Art Miami will showcase an array of iconic and important art works, dynamic projects and special installations from more than 170 international galleries from nearly 22 countries representing 69 cities. The 2019 line-up will present the finest investment quality paintings, photography, prints, drawings, design, sculpture and video art, with works from the 20th and 21st centuries. The fair will feature leading international galleries showcasing renowned modern masters and blue-chip contemporary works, as well as the most sought-after living artists from around the world. This year’s fair will kick off with a Platinum VIP Preview for top collectors, curators, and members of the press on Tuesday, December 3rd, from 4:30PM – 6:00PM to benefit the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). The VIP Preview will open for all VIP Cardholders at 6:00PM and continue until 10PM. Thousands of works from more than 900 artists will be on display at this year’s Art Miami, including Marcel Duchamp, Wilfredo Lam, David Hockney, Jackson Pollock, Joseph Albers, Alexander Calder, Yayoi Kusama, Anish Kapoor, Robert Rauschenberg, Jeff Koons, Pablo Picasso, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, John Chamberlain, Damien Hirst, Marc Chagall, Donald Judd, Ed Ruscha, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Donald Sultan, Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Frank Stella, Richard Serra, Salvador Dali, and many more.
Opening Night VIP Platinum VIP Preview
Tuesday, December 03: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Opening Night VIP Preview
Tuesday, December 03: 6 PM-10 PM

General Admission
Wednesday, December 04-Saturday, December 07: 11 AM-8 PM
Sunday, December 08: 11 AM-6 PM
https://www.artmiami.com/vip-registration

Inspirationally Female 10/11/19

Inspirationally Female
Friday, 10/11/2019 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Wirtz Gallery
5750 Sunset Drive,
Miami, Florida 33143
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Cost: Free

The National Pen Women of Coral Gables present an exhibition inspired by female artists. The works are varied and exciting. Curated by Daniela Arguello.

Wirtz Gallery
5750 Sunset Drive
South Miami, Florida 33143

Opening Reception:
Friday, October 11, 2019
6 – 8 pm

Opening Reception of Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place, curated by Adler Guerrier 10/11/19

Opening Reception of Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place, curated by Adler Guerrier
Friday, 10/11/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:30 pm
Bakehouse Art Complex
561 NW 32 Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: Free

The exhibition proposes works of various media that incorporate abstraction as both a formal and conceptual framework to render perceptions of place. The use of abstraction facilitates readings of the process inherent in their making. This process involves elements that reference diverse notions of place – its color, materiality, use of language, and instantaneity as landscape. The summation of these notions, a conversation between the work as a whole and its constituent parts, contributes to varying degrees of legibility and evocativeness.

The participating artists are Liene Bosquê, Jenny Brillhart, Jude Broughan, Alain Castoriano, Robert Chambers, Irina Dakhnovskaia-Lawton, Lucia Del Sanchez, Genderfail, Ivan Grilo, Xavier Luján, Marron et Masqué, Juan Matos, Nicole Maynard-Sahar, Tana Oshima, Alice Quaresma, Marielle Plaisir, Carrie Sieh, Gerbi Tsesarskaia, and Cristina Victor.

On View: October 11, 2019 – March 31, 2020

Adler Guerrier (born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti; lives and works in Miami, FL) is best known for works in photography, drawing, and printmaking that explore the poetics and politics of place. Guerrier received a BFA from New World School of the Arts/University of Florida. His recent exhibitions include Coffee, Rhum, Sugar, & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox (Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco), curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah and Dexter Wimberly, La Construcción de lo Posible, XIII Havana Biennial (Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana), and Lines of Fracture (David Castillo Gallery, Miami). Guerrier is a resident artist at the Bakehouse Art Complex and a board member of Oolite Arts and Locust Projects.

Image: Detail of Jude Broughan, Pool II (2019). Courtesy of the artist.

Smithsonian Museum Day at History Fort Lauderdale 9/21/19

Smithsonian Museum Day at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 09/21/2019 – 09:30 pm – 04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will take part in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day on Saturday, September 21. Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.

This year’s Museum Day participants at History Fort Lauderdale can view “The Art of Tim Forman: Landscape Paintings” currently on display plus explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

MOAD MDC presents: Discussion in Situ with Martin A. Tsang 9/29/19

MOAD MDC presents: Discussion in Situ with Martin A. Tsang
Sunday, 09/29/2019 – 04:00 pm – 06:00 pm
MOAD MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Second Floor,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

MOAD presents a series of public programs related to its current exhibition, Where the Oceans Meet. Rather than a formal sit-down lecture, MOAD’s “Discussions In Situ” are engaging, conversational, and scholarly exhibition tours lead by a wide array of interdisciplinary experts. While pointing to specific art work and archival material on view, Tsang sparks a conversation on “The Hidden Cabrera,” highlighting Cabrera’s biography and research methods.

Where the Oceans Meet is an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. The show is comprised of an international group of artists and collectives consider notions of shifting and porous borders—and how crossing borders has shaped our world. They articulate various aspects of the two scholars’ thoughts on race, diaspora, colonialization, creolization, language, and territory, particularly with regards to Miami’s position in a world that never stops turning. Where the Oceans Meet will be on view until January 12, 2020.

Fort Lauderdale Franchise Show 9/21/19

Fort.Lauderdale Franchise Show
Saturday, 09/21/2019 – 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Broward County
1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
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Cost: Free

Get your FREE admission to the Ft. Lauderdale Franchise Show, courtesy of The Business Exchange: http://ftlau.thebizx.com/
Be sure to get your Free Tickets here http://ftlau.thebizx.com/
normally $10 at the door or anywhere else

The Ft. Lauderdale Franchise Show gets you face-to-face with the hottest Franchises and Businesses looking to grow in your market. Plus, FREE seminars from industry professionals empower you with the information you need to know to own a business.

Don’t forget to visit The Business Exchange Booth and learn how the #1 Lead Generator for Business & Franchise opportunities magazine can help you to maximize your exposure.

It’s an opportunity not to be missed!

Click here for your FREE Ticket: http://ftlau.thebizx.com/

Fort Lauderdale Franchise Show 9/20/19

Fort. Lauderdale Franchise Show
Friday, 09/20/2019 – 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd,
Fort. Lauderdale, Florida 33316
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Cost: Free

Get your FREE admission to the Ft. Lauderdale Franchise Show, courtesy of The Business Exchange: http://ftlau.thebizx.com/
Be sure to get your Free Tickets here http://ftlau.thebizx.com/
normally $10 at the door or anywhere else

The Fort Lauderdale Franchise Show gets you face-to-face with the hottest Franchises and Businesses looking to grow in your market. Plus, FREE seminars from industry professionals empower you with the information you need to know to own a business.

Don’t forget to visit The Business Exchange Booth and learn how the #1 Lead Generator for Business & Franchise opportunities magazine can help you to maximize your exposure.

It’s an opportunity not to be missed!

Click here for your FREE Ticket: http://ftlau.thebizx.com/

New River Marketplace at History Fort Lauderdale 8/24/19

New River Marketplace at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 08/24/2019 – 10:00 am – 03:00 pm
New River Inn, along the Riverwalk
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, FL, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

Don’t miss the next New River Marketplace this month at History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors. The event will take place on the historic campus, in front of the New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue) and along the Riverwalk.

Set under the shade of historic live oaks, the Marketplace will feature more than 52 vendors offering a selection of original art, antiques, furnishings, collectables, clothing, jewelry, luxury bath fixtures and more. Vendors will also showcase specialty plants including orchids and succulents plus pet supplies, organic food and natural health and beauty products. Gourmet bites and beverages will be available to purchase onsite. Live music and a tattoo artist will add another artistic dimension to this community event.

Admission to the New River Marketplace is FREE. Guests are encouraged to take advantage of History Fort Lauderdale’s renowned tours and museums. General admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Limited-Time Offer: Free Kids Admission 7/19/19 – 9/2/19

Limited-Time Offer: Free Kids Admission Until Sept. 2, 2019
Friday, 07/19/2019 – 09/02/2019 10:00 am – 06:00 am
Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Miami, Florida 33134
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Cost: FREE for kids

Miami Seaquarium is offering free admission to kids to experience the park’s Super Splashtacular Summer along with the Savage Ancient Seas exhibit. The limited-time Savage Ancient Seas exhibit has only seven weeks left at the park. This exhibit transports guests to a North America of 70 million years ago, where visitors can experience enormous, vicious sea monsters of the Cretaceous Period. The exhibit includes more than 50 prehistoric marine fossils, both cast and real specimens, mounted in extraordinary three-dimensional displays. Guests buy one general admission online and receive one free child (3-9 yrs.) admission. Admission tickets must be purchased online at https://www.miamiseaquarium.com/freekids. The Free kids offer is valid until September 2, 2019.

Vicente Hernández: To Leave, or Not To Live, That Is The Question 8/2/19

Vicente Hernández: To Leave, or Not To Live, That Is The Question
Friday, 08/02/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Cernuda Arte
3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd.,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

Coral Gables, FL- Cernuda Arte is pleased to present a stunning solo exhibition of works by Cuban-born artist, Vicente Hernández. Vicente Hernández: To Leave, or Not To Live, That Is The Question. Recent Works of Flight and Despair,
Opening Reception – Friday, August 2nd, from 6-9 pm at Cernuda Arte. The show will place a thematic focus on massive migrations of Cuban people, a contentious topic which runs centrally through the artist’s work.

While this new gathering marks the artist’s third solo show on American soil, Hernández still works from within the island of Cuba, vividly depicting the plight of its youth in their search for a better life of opportunities and freedoms.
His paintings, crafted with the vocabulary of magic realism, expose the absurdity of reality in Cuba and reinforce the intensity of hope of its people. The twenty-two canvases on view emphatically reflect a necessary voice and a true contrarian spirit.

Into the Madness: Art from the Creatives of Mad 7/25/19

Into the Madness: Art from the Creatives of Mad
Thursday, 07/25/2019 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bad Space
700 W Las Olas Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 3312-7145
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Cost: Free

Explore a realm of creativity, where imagination rules and barriers are broken. Join artists and connoisseurs alike at the Mad Gallery group show “Into the Madness” for a night of art, live music, film, video games, virtual reality, and more. Get the chance to meet the artists and designers responsible, all uniquely talented individuals employed at Mad.

Open to all ages. Light refreshments available.

About Mad Gallery: Located in Mad Studio’s ‘Bad Space’ on 700 W Las Olas Blvd., Mad Gallery is curated by Amy Steinberg and Samuel Lopez De Victoria. Mad Gallery’s purpose is to highlight the creatives at Mad Studios, giving them a platform of growth for their personal work.

Doral Art & Sip: Music, Culture, Art and Cocktails 7/27/19

Doral Art & Sip: Music, Culture, Art and Cocktails
Saturday, 07/27/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
CityPlace Doral
3450 NW 83RD Avenue,
Doral, Florida 33166
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Cost: Free

CityPlace Doral continues new cultural series. In partnership with ReEnvision Art Gallery, CityPlace Doral announces the next installation of Doral Art & Sip, a monthly art and culture-infused event.

During the next lively event, on Saturday, July 27th, locals and visitors are invited to stroll through CityPlace Doral amidst art displays, live painting, music, and culture. In addition guests can see one of a kind vehicles with an Exotic Car Exhibit.

Featured Artist: David Banegas, Miriam Wimmer Stranberg, Alex Pineco, Alain Georges, Keyani Watkins, Ginartepunto and more!

Beats by the best DJ Mezmriz.

MCAD Presents: The Best in Design 2018 7/10/19

MCAD Presents: The Best in Design 2018
Wednesday, 07/10/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Miami Center for Architecture & Design
310 SE 1st St.,
Miami, Florida 33131
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Cost: Free

Join the Miami Center for Architecture & Design at the opening of their first exhibit in their new location! The Best Designs of 2018 showcases the winners of the 2018 AIA Miami Design Awards.

The Niki Nikki Art Show 7/19/19

The Niki Nikki Art Show
Friday, 07/19/2019 – 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
1310 Gallery
1310 SW 2nd Court,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
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Cost: FREE

The Niki Nikki Art Show:
Metal & Masks
#NikiLopezPresents
#thenikinikkiartshow

Opening Night + Performance: Friday, July 19 | 6pm-10pm

Step right up into the provocative world of Niki Lopez & Nikki Detourbutterfly to experience this duo art exhibition featuring new masks and metal works.

Niki Lopez and Nikki ‘Detourbutterfly’ are both South Florida artists and filmmakers. Their many similarities inspired them to explore this unique duo exhibition. Both artists will be showcasing various works including new work from a collaboration with photographer Ethan Dangerwing of Vulture Image.

This will be Niki Lopez’s 11th annual exhibition at the 1310 Gallery – Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts.

Music by : Kulcha Shok + Open Mic

Complimentary cupcakes courtesy of Sweet Tower Novelty Cakes & Confections. Donation cash bar.

About the 1310 Gallery: The 1310 Gallery at the Artspace Sailboat Bend Lofts is an art community in downtown Fort Lauderdale that was created by Art Space and opened in 2008. 1310 Gallery rotates art exhibitions monthly with several open studios. Because each exhibition is curated by a different resident artist, there is a diverse array of media and talent throughout the year. Past exhibitions have included: Painting, Mixed media, Photography, Sculpture, Video art, Music, dance, workshops and film screenings.

New River Marketplace at History Fort Lauderdale 7/27/19

New River Marketplace at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 07/27/2019 – 07/27/2019 07:00 am – 01:00 pm
New River Inn, along the Riverwalk
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will host its next New River Marketplace on Saturday, July 27, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The New River Marketplace will continue to run on the fourth Saturday of each consecutive month on the historic campus, in front of the New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue) and along the Riverwalk.

Set under the shade of historic live oaks, the Marketplace will feature more than 52 vendors offering a selection of original art, antiques, furnishings, collectables, clothing, jewelry, luxury bath fixtures and more. Vendors will also showcase specialty plants including orchids and succulents plus pet supplies, organic food and natural health and beauty products. Gourmet bites and beverages will be available to purchase onsite. Live music and a tattoo artist will add another artistic dimension to this community event.

Admission to the New River Marketplace is FREE. Guests are encouraged to take advantage of History Fort Lauderdale’s renowned tours and museums. General admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Shop Bazaar at The Gates Hotel South Beach 7/20/19

Shop Bazaar at The Gates Hotel South Beach
Saturday, 07/20/2019 – 07/20/2019 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm
The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton
2360 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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On July 20th from 12 p.m. to 6 pm., The Gates Hotel South Beach, a trendy hotel in the heart of Miami Beach, will host Bazaar by VANETY PR, an innovative market experience and a collection of online boutiques that will popup within the lobby space. Eclectic and hip, the property’s style reflects South Beach’s vibrancy, with mid-century design and tropical touches. Vibrant colors accentuate the art deco architecture, while eclectic crowds weave in and out of the lobby where the event will be hosted. At the event, multiple vendors will be on display including popular online boutiques: CecileNoelleJewelry, Soah_Swimwear, AcquaDeLuxe, and more

“The Art of Tim Forman: Landscape Paintings” at History Fort Lauderdale 7/7/19

“The Art of Tim Forman: Landscape Paintings” at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 07/07/2019 – 09/28/2019 09:30 am – 04:00 pm
New River Inn at History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Entry to the exhibit is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present “The Art of Tim Forman: Landscape Paintings” from Sunday, July 7 – Saturday, September 28, 2019. Forman’s colorful and impressionist works will be on display at the New River Inn (231 Southwest Second Avenue).

The grandson of renowned Davie dairy farmer, Hamilton Forman, Tim grew up in South Florida. Some of his favorite pastimes were visiting the beach, fishing in Biscayne Bay with his dad, and stargazing. He first picked-up the brush at nine years old under the instruction of Peter Olsen. By 17, Forman was receiving commissions. Primarily a self-taught artist, Forman’s work is the result of dedicated practice. He uses field sketches, plein air paintings, and photographs to compose his pieces that are painted in layers with both knife and brush. He creates his landscapes to portray the splendor and simplicity of the natural world around us. Through his work, Tim seeks to lift the spirits and inspire awe above our day-to-day lives.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Florida Supercon 7/4/19 – 7/7/19

Florida Supercon
Thursday, July 4th to Sunday, July 7th
Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Tickets: $35 – $285
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Exhibition Hall Hours:
Thursday: 1pm To 8pm
Friday: 10am To 8pm
Saturday: 10am To 8pm
Sunday: 10am To 6:30pm

Convention Event Hours:
Thursday: 1pm To 1am
Friday: 10am To 1am
Saturday: 10am To 2am
Sunday: 10am To 8pm

Florida Supercon is July 4-7, 2019 at the Miami Beach Convention Center!

We’ll take you on an adventure through your favorite fandoms! Florida Supercon brings special celebrity and creative guests for fans of comics, superheroes, science fiction, anime, cartoons, video games, wrestling and more.

Get ready for the most fun you’ll have all year. Bring your friends or come with your family. Anyone at any age can find something to ‘geek-out’ about at Supercon!

Dress up in Costume or come as you are to Florida Supercon July 4-7, 2019 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

The Salvation Army of Broward County Calling Designers, Artists and DIY Hobbyists to Join Seventh Annual Red Shield Redesign Bash 10/11/19

The Salvation Army of Broward County Calling Designers, Artists and DIY Hobbyists to Join Seventh Annual Red Shield Redesign Bash
Friday, 10/11/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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The Salvation Army of Broward County invites artists, designers, DIY hobbyists and home décor enthusiasts to restore, redesign, rehabilitate or repurpose furniture and home accessories to help homeless individuals in Broward County. Redesigners will donate the pieces which will be available for purchase during the Salvation Army’s Annual Red Shield ReDesign Bash at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale on Friday, October 11, from 6 pm till 9 pm.

“The Salvation Army of Broward County is excited to present this creative fund-raising event that benefits our vital programs and services,” said Major Stephen Long, Area Commander for The Salvation Army of Broward County. “It is an honor to work with the stars and heroes supporting our mission and those we serve.”

The event will showcase furniture and home accessories that are transformed into one-of-a-kind art pieces. Event attendees will have the opportunity to bid on their favorite redesigned and repurposed treasures during the evening of food, drinks and fun. Proceeds from the auction and event will support the many shelter, feeding, and case management programs at The Salvation Army of Broward County.

A panel of prominent community figures will judge and award entries in the categories of Most Collectible, Most Creative and Best Re-Purposing of Materials. The 2019 People’s Choice will be determined by those in attendance.

Sponsors to date for The Salvation Army’s Red Shield ReDesign Bash are The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, JM Family Enterprises, CA Catering, Mark Graphics, Publix Supermarket Charities, The Media Lab, GPR | Goodman Public Relations and Choose954.

For more information and to register as one of the featured artists/designers by September 2, please visit www.salvationarmyflorida.org/fortlauderdale/redesign or email devin@jeweltoned.com.

Mango Mania Festival 2019 7/6/19, 7/7/19

Mango Mania Festival 2019
Saturday, 07/06/2019 – 07/07/2019 09:00 am – 04:00 pm
Casaplanta Garden Center
6825 SW 127th Ave,
Miami, Florida 33183
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Cost: Free

Celebrate the most popular fruit in the world with us at Casaplanta Garden Center! With over 30 varieties of mango trees to select from, we are the place to go for locally grown mango trees and other fruit trees! Our 2nd Annual Mango Mania Festival will be held at Casaplanta Garden Center on July 6th and 7th (Saturday & Sunday) from 9AM – 4PM. The event will have:
– FREE mango tastings
– 30+ varieties of mango trees and mangoes for sale
– Raffles for the chance to win free mango trees and mangoes
– A vendor village with local food and beverage vendors, handmade crafts and art vendors
– Paint-a-pot for children to decorate their own plant pots, and face-painting
– Live music & More!
See you then! :)
Event Location: Casaplanta Garden Center 6825 SW 127th Ave, Miami, FL 33183
Instagram: @casaplantamiami, Facebook: Casaplanta Garden Center

Annual Congress on Cardiology & Heart Health 10/14/19

Annual Congress on Cardiology & Heart Health
Monday, 10/14/2019 – 10/14/2019 09:00 am – 06:00 am
Rome, Italy
200 Hillside Ave,,
Toronto, Florida P4N4J6
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Cost: 699 USD

On behalf of Committee, it gives us great pleasure to announce that our first edition of Annual Congress on Cardiology & Heart Health ( Euro Heart Congress 2019 ) held during October 14-15, 2019 at Rome, Italy organized by Ology Mavens with brief keynote presentations, speaker talks, Exhibition, Symposium, Workshops, and Scientific sessions
Euro Heart Congress 2019 unites top-notch professors, scientists, researchers, students, cardiologists to discuss methodology for illness remediation for heart diseases, Electrocardiography, Heart Failure, Pediatric Cardiology, and health disorders. Euro Heart Congress 2019 is planned to give various information that will keep helpful specialists next to each other of the issues impacting the expectations, finding and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The assembling of this event will be dealt with around the subject “Defining the Future Vision of the Cardio & Heart Health “.

Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County, a fine art and historical retrospective at History Fort Lauderdale 6/1/19-6/29/19

Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County, a fine art and historical retrospective at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 06/01/2019 – 06/29/2019 09:30 am – 04:00 pm
New River Inn at History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $15 adults; $12 seniors; $7 students; Free for members, military and children ages 6 and under

Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with “Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County,” a fine art and historical retrospective produced in conjunction with Island Syndicate, on display June 1 – 29 at History Fort Lauderdale.

The exhibit, part of a multiyear initiative celebrating Broward County’s Caribbean heritage, traces the Caribbean community’s roots through a variety of fine art mediums, historical news clippings, archival photos, memorabilia and artifacts colorfully displaying the diverse influence of island culture on the vibrant fabric of Fort Lauderdale. Works featured include Paul Campbell’s (Jamaica) Fervent Hope and pieces from Karl ‘Jerry’ Craig (Jamaica), and photographer Silvi Lizama (Cuba). The installation will also include a storytelling aspect of the shared Caribbean communities’ history via personal memories and mementos allowing for an immersive foray into local Caribbean-American culture.

“Island Imprint” is a 2019 – 2020 initiative featuring a series of events and installations paying homage to Caribbean culture, traditions and history. The project celebrates the diversity of West Indian heritage that merges in Broward County with interactive, educational entertainment including historical exhibitions, cultural displays, theatrical performances, cuisine, music, artisan crafts, and more, presented in settings that show the multicultural splendor of Broward County.

“Island Imprint: A History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County” is produced by Island Syndicate whose directors include the visionaries behind the recent “Taste the Islands” special event, television series and Island Origins Magazine. Support has been provided by the Community Foundation of Broward, the Helen and Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund, the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation, Ann Adams Fund and the Mary and Alex Mackenzie Community Impact Fund.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Delano South Beach Hosts “Pop Art Nights” Art Installation 5/18/19 – 6/11/19

Delano South Beach Hosts “Pop Art Nights” Art Installation
Saturday, 05/18/2019 – 06/11/2019 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Delano South Beach
1685 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Free

Delano South Beach, the iconic oceanfront hotel located in the famed Collins Ave, is hosting a new art installation, POP ART NIGHTS, in its lobby, giving locals and travelers alike, yet another reason to migrate to the beach. Featuring strong pops of color and trendy designs, guests can enjoy the beautiful creations from eight renowned artists from now until June 11th, 2019.

The eight talented artists for this installation collection include:

David David – Unequivocally self-taught and internationally recognized, David David is a French artist who has become one of the most influential and sought-after figures in the Contemporary Art world. From the walls of our streets, to his workshop, David Davids “DNA” constantly makes minds wander through its thought-provoking statements.

Phillippe Berry – Phillippe Berry, a sculpture artist born in Paris, aims to showcase the exploration of childhood worlds: balloons, teddy bears holding hands, figurines of cowboys and indians, snowmen…he works poetically and in many ways in his favorite material, bronze. He likes the idea that viewers can see, understand and interpret his works in multiple ways.

David Kracov – At the age of 12, Boston native, David Kracov, became one of the youngest artists ever to be showcased in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He first began experimenting with clay before making his way to steel, creating unique wall sculptures, all hand-cut and hand painted. David discovered and developed different techniques, including the technique of metal laser cutting, which he has mastered and uses throughout his artwork.

Alec Monopoly – After first painting variations of the Monopoly Man in 2008 when the economy crashed as a commentary on capitalism, consumerism, corporate greed and the scandals rocking the banking industry, Alec garnered overnight fame. He now works with clients like Robert De Niro and Adrien Brody, among others.

Mr. Brainwash – Mr Brainwash is a French artist, based in Los Angeles, who is considered the most prominent of the street art movement. Madonna approached him to design the cover of her greatest hits compilation, Celebration. He also took Miami Art Basel by storm, and the Olympic Games in London into another art spectacle entitled “Under Construction” by using abandoned buildings.

Rainer Lagemann – In 2005, German artist, Rainer Lagemann, started welding and found his true passion and a special talent for it. Concentrating on the human body in a modern interpretation of the classic art of sculpture, Rainer became fascinated by it, as well as the classic theme of artistic expression and struggle that has been depicted in all shapes, materials and mediums.

Fabien Novarino – From a very early age, Fabien Novarino loved to draw, paint and make models. At the age of seven, his family settled in the south, where the dazzling light, a new climate and the wild landscapes influenced his young sensitivity. He knew he wanted to be a painter, but did not immediately take up the trade. Fabien followed a commercial career until the age of 27, when he decided to launch upon an artistic adventure.

Dorit Levinstein – Since 1988, Israel native, Dorit Levinstein’s sculptures have been exhibited in the most prestigious contemporary art fairs and have been part of international collections. Her spare, elegant sculptures seem to giggle with delight as if tickled, then stretched out with an exquisite elasticity to form their position in space. Shape and color combine to infuse Dorit works with boundless joy.

MOAD MDC Presents: The Chaos Opera Performance by Andros Zins-Browne 5/26/19

MOAD MDC Presents: The Chaos Opera Performance by Andros Zins-Browne
Sunday, 05/26/2019 – 04:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Zins-Browne’s The Chaos Opera draws upon Glissant’s defense of chaos as a mechanism for embracing difference. The performance brings together voices from diverse musical traditions—R&B, bolero, death metal, rap, and opera—to explore how different voices might cohabitate in the same space without capitulating, assimilating, or forcing cohesion. Rather than the idealized harmonies of “fusion” music, it asks how different voices can maintain their opacity in relation to each other, and how such a cacophony might allow new forms, voices, and hybrid languages to emerge. The Chaos Opera will be performed by Dyna Edyne, Michale Grafals, Celeste Landeros, Niuvis Martin, and Nad Pitt.

Free Parking at MDC Wolfson Parking Garage at 500 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33130

Where The Oceans Meet Opening Reception 5/25/19

Where The Oceans Meet Opening Reception
Saturday, 05/25/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

This compelling transnational exhibition of modern and contemporary art considers how crossing borders continues to shape our world.
The international group of thirty-eight artists and collectives in the exhibition investigates the ways borders form identities and negotiate imaginary spaces. The artists’ inquiries range across mediums and genres, and attempt to answer urgent questions that concern us all today.

Where the Oceans Meet stems from the pioneering literary, anthropological, and philosophical work of two Caribbean writers, the Cuban painter, scholar, and ethnologist Lydia CABRERA (1899–1991) and the Martinican philosopher, poet, and literary critic Édouard GLISSANT (1928–2011). Embodied by the works of art in the exhibition, their ideas explore how art can think and break through barriers of history, geography, and culture.

Where the Oceans Meet will offer a platform for questioning colonial and modern thought, and placing it into perspective. Its themes resonate in Miami, a city where oceans meet, so often imagined as a crossroads of the Americas and a space of transition par excellence.

The exhibition is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal.

Free Parking at MDC Wolfson Parking Garage at 500 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33130

Latin For Glory Seven Fires Art Exhibit 5/3/19

Latin For Glory Seven Fires Art Exhibit
Friday, 05/03/2019 – 05/19/2019, Monday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m and Sundays from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. (with the exception of May 12th, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.)
Paradise Plaza
3547, 151 NE 41st St. #223,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

Local artist Latin for Glory will be presenting her newest art series titled Seven Fires from May 3 – 19. This is the artist’s first ever painting collection and it celebrates the elements: Fire, Light, Earth, Water and Metal. A series of events will also take place at a pop-up in Paradise Plaza at the Miami Design District over the course of three weekends. Attendees will also get the chance to meet and greet the artist when they visit the exhibition. The exhibition is open Monday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m and Sundays from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. (with the exception of May 12th, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.).

The Garter – “The 420 Edition” 4/20/19

The Garter – “The 420 Edition”
Saturday, 04/20/2019 – 09:00 pm – 12:00 am
Barter Wynwood
255 NW 27th Terrace,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: Free

Miami’s Award-Winning Moon River Cabaret returns for another monthly installment of The GARTER at Barter
with The “I Love You Maryjane” Edition
– An Evening of Herb-Infused Burlesque, Comedy, & Song –

Moon River Cabaret celebrates April 20th, a date synonymous with 420 and everything Marijuana, using it as the backdrop for another monthly spectacular spectacle produced at Wynwood’s hottest new venue, Barter!

This show will have a full out Maryjane infused musical playlist with all of our Burlesque performers dancing to classic weed hazed tunes and modern burnt blunt bumping tracks guaranteed to even contact buzz the non-smokers! Our standup comedians will be re-hashing all their old burn-out jokes and stories of living in the green cloud!

Full Bar, Full Service! Food, Tapas, & Bottle Specials During the Show! Try the CBD-infused Kambucha to pair with your dinner!

Featuring:
The British Invasion with legs from here to eternity, Miss Aurora Natrix. The Classy Brawd with a fiery new pair she likes to bare, Jezebelle Red. The Scientist of Sexy, Ruby Tesla. The Reigning Queen of the 2018 International Latin & Hispanic Burlesque Festival, La Prima Latina of Miami, Head Mistress of Moon River Cabaret, Sofia Luna.

Hosted by Miami’s Bad Boy of Burlesque, your Master of Ceremonies, Rio Dios Mio. Your Standup Comedians for the evening are Pauley McPaulerson and DannyMiami Reyes.

This is an indoor sit-down cabaret show and will have Service staff available throughout the evening. There is an outside area with a food truck & grill, 2 bars, and a DJ from 3pm till close IF you’d like to arrive well before we open doors to the indoor venue.
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***DISCLAIMER***

BARTER WYNWOOD & MOON RIVER CABARET IN NO WAY ENDORSE, SPONSOR, OR WILL PERMIT ANY ILLEGAL SELLING, TEACHING, OR CONSUMPTION OF MMJ, THC, OR CBD PRODUCTS IN OR AROUND THE VENUE OR IN OUR SHOW. NO SMOKING INSIDE THE VENUE. ONLY OUTDOORS.
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SEATING BEGINS AT 8:30pm with the show commencing at 9:30pm. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE DOOR. TICKETS ARE $20 for VIP (tables up in front of the stage action) and $10 for General Admission & Available through Eventbrite. CLICK THE LINK BELOW! ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS.

Flash Photography and touching of the performers IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

Please be sure to bring plenty of small bills to TIP our performers. $1’s are Nice but $5’s to $20’s add more spice!

10 Days of Connection / Connect Miami 5/1/19, 5/2/19, 5/3/19, 5/4/19, 5/5/19, 5/6/19, 5/7/19, 5/8/19, 5/9/19, 5/10/19


10 Days of Connection / Connect Miami
Wednesday, 05/01/2019 – 05/10/2019 08:00 am – 10:00 pm
CIC Miami
1951 NW 7th Ave #600,
Miami, Florida 33136
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Cost: Free

10 Days of Connection is a community-led initiative to promote kindness and inclusion in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. From May 1-10, participants are invited to attend connection experiences hosted by more than 100 local organizations, and are challenged to step outside of their comfort zone to forge new connections across lines of difference.

In recent years, people have become increasingly divided across lines of difference. Incidents of hate have increased, and tolerance for differing ideas has decreased. For ten days each year, we challenge the entire community to break down silos and engage in acts of connection, to build empathy, to increase understanding, and to refocus on our shared humanity.

Join in! Our community will be stronger when we all commit to focusing on what unites us instead of what divides us. A full calendar of events is available at http://bit.ly/ConnectionEvents2019.

Join the conversation by following @ConnectMiami on Facebook, @10dofc on Twitter and Instagram, and by using the hashtag #10DaysOfConnection to share your experience. Learn more at.

For more information visit, http://bit.ly/10DaysOfConnection.

Contact:
For additional information and/or questions contact:
Joan Marie Godoy
www.hello@10daysofconnection.org
(786) 327-3634

Pride Lights The Night 4/1/19

Pride Lights The Night
Monday, 04/01/2019 – 07:00 am –
1111 Lincoln Road
1111 Lincoln Rd,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Free

Miami Beach Pride will once again pay tribute to the victims, families, and friends of the Pulse nightclub shooting through its third annual “Pride Lights the Night” event produced by the Lincoln Road Business Improvement District (BID). Join the City of Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber and the city commissioners as they show solidarity for the LGBTQ community at the third annual event on Lincoln Road.

“Pride Lights the Night” is a tribute to the individuals lost during the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Buildings and structures throughout the Greater Miami area will be lit with rainbow colors, fly rainbow flags, or debut LGBTQ-themed window displays in support. As part of this tribute, the Lincoln Road BID has invited Pulse survivor Josean Garcia to “Flip the Switch” and illuminate the iconic 1111 parking garage. We invite you to join us at this spectacular and meaning event!

Pérez Art Museum & HistoryMiami Miami Stories at NWS 4/6/2019

Pérez Art Museum & HistoryMiami Miami Stories at NWS
Saturday, 04/06/2019 – 06:30 pm – 09:00 pm
New World Center
500 17th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139,
Miami, Florida 33139
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Cost: FREE

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and HistoryMiami Museum have partnered on a special project to preserve and record our community’s memories of favorite arts and culture moments in South Florida, in connection with PAMM’s anniversary exhibition, The Gift of Art.

As part of the HistoryMiami Museum’s “Miami Stories” program, the collaboration invites members of the South Florida community to share their favorite Miami arts and culture memories at a series of upcoming events. HistoryMiami Museum will be on-site during the remaining events with its Miami Stories recording booth, operated by an interviewer who will be asking a series of questions to capture personal stories of life in the Magic City.

The recordings will become a permanent part of HistoryMiami Museum’s ongoing program, Miami Stories. These recordings will be archived at the museum, and may be published in the Miami Herald or broadcast on the radio through WLRN.

The next event in a series of “Miami Stories” events is set to take place at New World Symphony in Miami Beach, FL on Saturday, April 6 from 6:30–9:30pm. A complete list of event dates, locations and details follows.

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 6:30–9:30 pm

New World Symphony | Making Mozart WALLCAST® Concert: New World Symphony WALLCAST® concerts, Presented by Citi, allow you to experience live classical music performances throughout the season at SoundScape Park through a striking use of visual and audio technology on the soaring, 7,000-square-foot projection wall of the New World Center.

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 1:00–4:00 pm

Pérez Art Museum Miami | PAMM Free Second Saturdays: A monthly program for museum visitors, PAMM Free Second Saturdays features hands-on activities for children and adults as well as guided tours.

Speculative Machine IV: Workshop for A Sustainable Culture 4/6/19

Speculative Machine IV: Workshop for A Sustainable Culture
Saturday, 04/06/2019 – 03:00 pm –
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Beka Economopoulos (Founding Director of The Natural History Museum) and Jason Jones (Co-Founder and Creative Director of Not An Alternative, a collective working at the intersection of art, activism, and pedagogy) lead a workshop on how citizens of Miami and the cultural sector can make positive contributions to the climate movement.

Support for The Speculative Machine and SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat is provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, this.nordic, Funding Arts Network, the Danish Arts Foundation, and the Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs.

Speculative Machine III: Hard Evidence: The Visibilities and Invisibilities of a Changing Climate 4/4/19

Speculative Machine III: Hard Evidence: The Visibilities and Invisibilities of a Changing Climate
Thursday, 04/04/2019 – 07:00 pm –
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Dr. Brian J. Soden (Professor at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science) along with Beka Economopoulos and Jason Jones (co-founders of The Natural History Museum and Not An Alternative, a collective working at the intersection of art, activism, and theory) discuss the politics that shape visual representations of nature, strategies for presenting scientific fact, and the responsibility of cultural institutions to respond to the climate crisis.

City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action Workshop 4/5/19

City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action Workshop
Friday, 04/05/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Museum of Art & Design @ MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

The workshop will explore how thinking like an artist can improve urban life through collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects. Three directors, Marcus Faustini, Marcos García, and Osvaldo Sánchez, will lead a workshop on creative approaches to citizen empowerment. While considering specific tactics and methodologies relating to Miami, the workshop will focus on exchanging ideas with residents, and initiatives that seek to transform the cities in which we live.
City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action is a prelude to MOAD’s A City of the People program series, which will take place at multiple locations throughout Miami from April to December of this year. A City of the People will feature a wide range of art experiences, screenings, readings, and public programs that explore what it means to exist in, and as, an urban community. While offering an introduction to the cross-disciplinary, cutting-edge programming to follow, City Lab will initiate discussion on art’s capacity to reimagine civic life.

First-ever “Art In The Garden” at Shops at Merrick Park Presented by CCUCU Gall-Art Showcases Top Artists and Local Talent on March 28 3/28/19

First-ever “Art In The Garden” at Shops at Merrick Park Presented by CCUCU Gall-Art Showcases Top Artists and Local Talent on March 28
Thursday, 03/28/2019 – 05:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Shops at Merrick Park
358 San Lorenzo Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
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Cost: Free

Art and culture are alive as part of the Coral Gables fabric of life which will be even more visible during ART IN THE GARDEN at Shops at Merrick Park presented by CCUCU Gall-Art on Thursday, March 28, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. An exhibition of several top artists, live entertainment in cooperation with The Motivational Edge and a display by the Coral Gables Museum will delight art and culture enthusiasts.

The exhibition includes a roster of leading international and local artists hand selected by CCUCU Gall-Art, a Miami-based art gallery dedicated to inspiring change throughout the world with art. The visual collection will include works of realism, mixed media and modern expression. Artists who will be on hand to meet and sell will include Juan Cabas, Ricardo Garcia, Joe Chirichigno, William Pavolini, Elsa Torres, Raul Sacheri, MJ POP, Kris Kasino and Philson.

For more information about Shops at Merrick Park, call (305) 529-0200, visit us online at www.shopsatmerrickpark.com or follow Shops at Merrick Park on Facebook at www.facebook.com/shopsatmerrickpark.

I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes 3/9/19

I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes
Saturday, 03/09/2019 – 03/09/2019 12:00 pm – 01:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th St.,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

In celebration of Women’s History Month, MOCA is hosting “I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes,” a special event on Saturday, March 9 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. During the event, exhibiting artist and AFRICOBRA founder Jae Jarrell and “AFRICOBRA: Messages to The People” curator Jeffreen Hayes, Ph.D. will host a conversation and walkthrough surrounding MOCA’s exhibition which celebrates the founding of AFRICOBRA – the black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s.

Paradise from Land to Sea: Photography of JohnBob Carlos at History Fort Lauderdale 3/3/19

Paradise from Land to Sea: Photography of JohnBob Carlos at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 03/03/2019 – 05/22/2019 11:00 am – 04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will host its newest visual arts exhibit entitled “Paradise from Land to Sea: Photography of JohnBob Carlos” from March 3 – May 22, 2019. Photographs artistically capturing the beauty and majesty of Florida’s coastal vistas, skies and wildlife will be on display at the New River Inn.

JohnBob Carlos, a native Floridian and photographer, captures images of Florida’s wildlife, landscapes, cultures, and waterways. His art of the lens is his means for creating a voice for Florida’s nature and preserving Florida’s culture. At a young age he felt a calling to paddle, hike, fish, and explore the Everglades. He was at home among the hammocks, swamps, strands, animals, Mangrove Islands and Florida’s wild. In recent years Carlos has become deeply concerned about the state of Florida’s nature – the devastation of these areas mostly due to money, development, pollution, business and politics. He continues to realistically document the beauty and wonder of the world around us and uses his lens to focus on the region’s need for the greater conservation and preservation of resources.

Presented by History Fort Lauderdale, bringing the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463