Samba & a Movie 8/19/14

Samba & a Movie
Tuesday, 08/19/2014 – 02:00 pm – 11:00 pm
SAMBA-A-MOVIE_full_Aug-19Sushi Samba
180 Aragon Avenue – in the Westin Colonnade Hotel,
coral gables, Florida 33134
Webpage Link
Cost: $39

SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables and Coral Gables Art Cinema are proud to
present the sophomore edition of SAMBA & A MOVIE, a monthly series for foodies
and film buffs alike. August’s edition showcases dishes named after the star feature,
with delights such as the “Magic in the Moonlight Maki” by Executive Chef David
Sears. For only $39, guests can enjoy an inspired 3-course prix-fixe dinner (movie
ticket included) before or after their film, on view at the neighboring art house. Magic
in the Moonlight is Woody Allen’s latest oeuvre starring Colin Firth and Emma Stone.

TICKET INFO: Purchase tickets at $39 per person online at Coral Gables Art
Cinema at www.gablescinema.com.
Dinner reservations are available before or after the film, though bookings before the
film are strongly suggested with at least 75 minutes lead time to ensure prompt
arrival at the theatre. Call the location directly to secure a reservation
(305.448.4990).

WHEN: Tuesday, August 19,
Showtimes 4:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m.

Magic in the Moonlight

Woody Allen returns to the Gables Cinema with Magic in the Moonlight,
on the heels of great runs with To Rome With Love and Blue Jasmine.
This new romantic comedy set in the south of France during the 1920s
features a star-studded cast that includes Academy Award-winners
Colin Firth (The King’s Speech) and Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock),
Academy Award-nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook) and
the vivacious Emma Stone (The Amazing Spider-Man). Magic in the
Moonlight is sure to enchant Miami audiences with its whimsical
historical setting,

Magic in the Moonlight 3-Course Menu

Guests can choose one dish per course:

SPICED CORN ‘CAPPUCCINO’
shichimi dust, truffle froth, grilled catupiry cheese sandwich

SHRIMP SEVICHE
bell pepper, red onion, aji mango sauce

SAMBA GARDEN SALAD
artisanal greens, carrot, radish, heirloom beets, carrot ginger dressing
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ROASTED CAULIFLOWER
campari tomato, toasted almond, huancaina

LOMO SALTADO
slow-cooked picanha, crispy confit potato, charred pearl onion, petit tomato, aji
amarillo-soy reduction

‘MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT’ MAKI
mango, asparagus, shrimp, avocado, spicy crunch, spicy truffle salmon, red jalapeno,
micro cilantro

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CHOCOLATE BANANA CAKE
maple butter, plantain chip, vanilla rum ice cream

MOCHI
soft japanese rice cake filled with ice cream

SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables
180 Aragon Avenue – in the Westin Colonnade Hotel
Coral Gables, Florida 33134

Coral Gables Art Cinema
260 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134

5K Park Fest 11/2/14

5K Park Fest
Sunday, 11/02/2014 – 11/02/2014 06:00 am – 04:00 pm
5KPublicCalendarNorth Shore Bandshell Park
7275 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33141
Webpage Link
Cost:

The 5K Park Fest is a one-of-a-kind, award winning fundraising event that inspires people to PARK for the cause that moves them.

The award winning 5K PARK Fest – a revolutionary, one-of-a-kind, large scale community event that serves as a vehicle for all students to gain hands-on service learning, community hours and fundraise for their school, club or favorite non-profit organization. The 5K PARK Fest donates half of every parkticipant’s $40 Registration fee directly to that individual’s cause of choice. The inaugural event aims to have at least 5,000 service-driven people celebrating their fundraising achievements as well as promoting a healthy & active lifestyle.

Join us on November 2nd to make your mark and PARK.

Miss South Florida USA and Miss South Florida Teen USA Pageant 11/9/14

Miss South Florida USA and Miss South Florida Teen USA Pageant
Sunday, 11/09/2014 – 05:00 pm – 08:30 pm
10492056_815971901770816_2591223746597850620_nMiami Elk Lodge
10301 Sunset Drive,
Miami, Florida 33173
Webpage Link
Cost: $15 in Advance, $20 at the door

Miss South Florida USA and Miss South Florida Teen USA pageants are official preliminaries to the state televised Miss Florida USA and Miss Florida Teen USA. Opening to contestants ages 14 to 27. Then annual event will take place on Sunday November 9 at the Miami ELk Lodge. Doors open at 4:30pm event starts at 5:00 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

Jackfruit Jubilee 9/13/14

Jackfruit Jubilee
Saturday, 09/13/2014 – 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
SONY DSCFairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
Webpage Link
Cost: $0-25

Fairchild will celebrate one of the most intriguing tropical fruits – the jackfruit. Visitors will learn about its enticing taste, sweet fragrance, how to grow it, and which varieties are the best for South Florida. Many jackfruit varieties are available for sampling.

Admission is $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up, $12 for children 6-17, and free for Fairchild members and children 5 and under. Please call 305-667-1651 for more info.

74th Annual Ramble Festival 11/7/14 – 11/9/14

74th Annual Ramble Festival
Friday, 11/07/2014 – 11/09/2014 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
SONY DSCFairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
Webpage Link
Cost: $0-25

The 74th Annual Ramble Festival – a garden tradition – features an array of activities as well as antiques and collectibles, rare books, tropical plants, a green design and furniture show, tea service, and delicious food.

Admission is $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up, $12 for children 6-17, and free for Fairchild members and children 5 and under.

Bird Festival at Fairchild 10/4/14 – 10/5/14

Bird Festival at Fairchild
Saturday, 10/04/2014 – 10/05/2014 07:30 am – 04:30 pm
Anhinga-by-Gaby-OrihuelaFairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
Webpage Link
Cost: $0-25

The Bird Festival at Fairchild is held in partnership with the Tropical Audubon Society and features bird walks, a photo contest, plant sales, and lectures by James A. Kushlan Keynote Speakers James Currie and Dr. Cagan Sekercioglu.

Admission is $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up, $12 for children 6-17, and free for Fairchild members and children 5 and under.

Photographs by Anthony Jordon of Overtown Music and Art Festival on 7/19/14

Photographs taken by Anthony Jordon  of Overtown Music and Art Festival on Saturday, July 19, 2014. This was the 4th annual Overtown Music and Arts Festival (formerly named Overtown Rhythm and Arts Festival), took place in the heart of the Overtown Business District. The event started at 11am and was free and open to the public. This year had a star-studded line up of musical artists which was headlined by Grammy-nominated Raheem Devaughn. Entertainment also included live performances by Keke Wyatt, Case, Jaguar Wright, Teedra Moses, Deep Fried Funk Band, and Larry Dogg.

To see more of  Anthony Jordon‘s  work go to his flickr page or his facebook page.

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