Photographs of WhereBy Us: Delightful Commutes at Miami Light Project on 4/8/14

WhereBy Us: Delightful Commutes at Miami Light Project on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. We got to hear from some fellow locals about their commute experiences, hear two experts share examples from other cities, and worked together in small groups to create innovative ideas for making our commutes more awesome and enjoyable.  They are putting $3,000 on the table to make the best ideas happen (thanks to Miami Foundation and Knight Foundation).

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Connecting Fiber Art & The Natural World 4/24/14

Connecting Fiber Art & The Natural World
Thursday, 04/24/2014 – 06:30 pm – 08:00 pm
UnknownBroward North Regional Library Auditorium
1000 Coconut Creek Pkwy. (Bldg. 62 Room 154) Coconut Creek, FL 33066,
1000 Coconut Creek Pkwy, Florida 33066
Webpage Link
Cost: FREE

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Amy Gross uses everyday materials such as yarn, thread, beads and wire to create objects that mimic the natural world but remain wholly artificial. Her fiber and mixed media sculptures, nicknamed biotopes, reflect on the inevitability of change, attempting to counter inevitable vulnerability by stopping time. Her life forms are imitations of life. They, simply, do not die. Gross earned her BFA at The Cooper Union in New York City and worked as a surface designer, creating textiles, toys, and jewelry before before turning full time to fiber art. She lives and works in South Florida.

Fiber & Natural Collage 4/25/14

Fiber & Natural Collage
Friday, 04/25/2014 – 02:00 pm – 03:30 pm
Unknown1BC North Campus Ceramics Studio
1000 Coconut Creek Pkwy. (Bldg.50 Room 125) Coconut Creek, FL 33066,
1000 Coconut Creek Pkwy, Florida 33066
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Join the Broward College North Campus Fine Arts Dept. for a free afternoon workshop and one on one, hands-on experience with artist Amy Gross. Gross will guide you in creating your own embroidered nature collage and will assist you in quickly learning sewing, embroidery and beadwork skills.

BACCF 2014 – Economic Outlook and Wealth Planning Trends 4/29/14

BACCF 2014 – Economic Outlook and Wealth Planning Trends
Tuesday, 04/29/2014 – 08:30 am – 10:30 am
Flyer-Workshop_4.29.14DM-FINALDuane Morris LLP
200 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 800 (8th Floor),
Miami, Florida 33131
Webpage Link
Cost: Members & Non-Members: $25.00 Don’t wait until the last minute to register – space is limited and fills up quickly. The BACCF requires an RSVP for all events. Only reservations made through our website will be honored. Reservations are accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Cancel by April 25th 2014 for a full refund.* Uncanceled reservations and no-shows are paid in full. *All cancelations will be charged a $10.00 processing fee.

The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
Cordially Invites you to
a Workshop on

Economic Outlook and Wealth Planning Trends

Hosted by Duane Morris LLP

Moderator: Michael Butterman, Duane Morris

Speakers:

Tatiana Gomes, Safra Bank
Economic Scenario and Investment Flows

Jerome L. Wolf, Partner Duane Morris
Offshore Trust Planning and Alternative Structures

Antonio Amendola, Partner, Dias Carneiros
Brazilian Tax Implications

Intro to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom With Seth Resnick 4/27/14

Intro to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom With Seth Resnick
Sunday, 04/27/2014 – 09:30 am – 05:00 pm
Leica_Store_Logo_WhiteLeica Store Miami
372 Miracle Mile,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Webpage Link
Cost:

Take your post-processing skills to the next level with this one-day, comprehensive Adobe Lightroom workshop. Adobe Lightroom expert Seth Resnick of D-65 will help you to harness the power of this program and incorporate it into your own photography. We’ll work mainly in the Library and Develop modules and concentrate on setting up your external drives, importing files into Lightroom, organizing files, key-wording, metadata presets, synchronization and working on sample files in the develop module.

Photographs of Life Is Art presents Art/Work Connections #18: Instagram Tips with Anthony Jordon on 4/15/14

Life Is Art presents Art/Work Connections #18: Instagram Tips with Anthony Jordon at  Eleazar Delgado Studio on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  Art/Work Connections is a monthly series of seminars presented by Life Is Art featuring business professionals speaking on a variety of topics vital to the success of working artists. This month, Anthony Jordon, professional photographer and social media expert, taught us all about Instagram, one of the fastest growing social media platforms.

Anthony is a Miami-based photographer specializing in engagement, destination wedding, event/social, and portrait photography. In 2013, Anthony organized two major international photography events in Miami; The Scott Kelby Worldwide photowalk, the first of its in Downtown Miami, and Help Portrait Miami, partnering with the Miami Rescue Mission. Anthony has been an online moderator for Cloak Inc.’s One 12 Haiti Solidarity Virtual March, as well as a guest speaker for Photovoice. Credits include Instagram Ambassador for Scope Miami 2012, Heineken Murals/Heineken Light Project Social Media Ambassador Miami and Washington, DC (2012-2013), photographer for Eleazar Delgado, JLPR, Red Bull, GLAAD, Absolut, and Muscle Milk just to name a few. Anthony’s work has also been published in the Miami and Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Miami Magazine, miamiartzine.com and he is a current contributor to Soul Of Miami.

Originally conceived at our home, Eleazar Delgado Studio has always been the artist’s creative space. The idea grew into a gathering place for our friends, mostly artists in their own rights, to showcase their current work and preview concepts. We made it official in 2010 when we opened a public space in Wynwood. Today in addition to being Eleazar’s personal art studio, we host local talents and leaders who need a professional environment to showcase, educate, and enrich the community at large.

About the Art/Work Connections Program: The Art/Work Connections program is a monthly series of business seminars held at galleries and art spaces around South Florida targeted at artists and those working in the arts. Everyone is welcome and can benefit from them. Business professionals are brought in to cover a wide variety of topics including health care, financial planning, contract negotiation, copyright law, portfolio development, social media, marketing and much more. awc.lifeisartfest.org

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

LTNN Workshop Supercharge Your Social Media and E-mail Marketing 4/16/14

LTNN Workshop: “Supercharge Your Social Media and E-mail Marketing”
ltnnWednesday, April 16, 2014, 8:30AM – 11:30AM
Newman Alumni Center, University of Miami
6200 San Amaro Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Register Online

The Leonard Turkel Nonprofit Network Workshop Series

The Leonard Turkel Nonprofit Network – LTNN is co-hosted by the University of Miami School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Development, and Catalyst Miami. We are honored to continue offering an incredible series of workshops throughout the Spring 2014 semester. With a focus on strengthening bonds and leadership, attendees will learn ways on how to build a high impact nonprofit.

4/16 Featured Speaker: Alex de Carvalho – Constant Contact’s Educational Marketing Expert and Regional Director for South Florida

Most nonprofits already see the value in connecting with their current and potential customers via social media and email. But the challenge is figuring out what you actually need to do in order to drive real results for your organization. This seminar covers the best practices and winning strategies for driving repeat actions and finding and keeping subscribers, increasing engagement and deliverability rates, writing good subject lines and content, getting readers to take action, and becoming a trusted source. You will learn how to stay top of mind to make it easy for your readers to share your message and act on your initiatives, and for you to measure results.

Limited scholarships available. Please contact Kristine Singer at KristineS@CatalystMiami.org or 305-576-5001 Ext. 112 for more information.

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