Photographs of Legal Arts Forum: Copyright and Street Art at SPACEBY3 on 2/12/15

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Miami Legal Arts Forum: Copyright and Street Art at SPACEBY3 on Thursday, February 12, 2015.  Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Miami is a joint project of the Arts & Business Council and Dade Legal Aid.

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Gay Nuptials Workshop 3/22/15

Gay Nuptials Workshop
Sunday, 03/22/2015 – 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
GN_Workshop_logo_v2Hagen Park Community Center
2020 Wilton Drive,
Wilton Manors, Florida 33305
More Info Link
Cost: $20 per person, or $30 per couple

Loving couples are invited to the Gay Nuptials Workshop, an informational seminar aimed at helping same-sex couples navigate the wedding-planning landscape. Hosted by Bobby Kyser, a well-known wedding specialist and owner of Panache Style, the intimate workshop will feature a series of informational presentations, vendor exhibits and light refreshments.

During the Gay Nuptials Workshop, Kyser and other South Florida wedding professionals will showcase ideas, products and expertise for every step of the wedding process. Couples will learn more about the importance of having a planner, how to personalize a wedding, and how to choose the right flowers, décor and entertainment. Guests will also enjoy an open bar, exhibits from more than 20 gay-friendly vendors, dessert samples, presentations from notable guest speakers, and more!

Nikon School Photography Classes Come to Miami 3/7/15 – 3/8/15

Nikon School Photography Classes Come to Miami
Sunday, 03/07/2015 – 03/08/2015 09:00 am – 04:30 pm
Nikon School logo_WEBSheraton Miami Airport Hotel
3900 NW 21st Miami,
Miami, Florida 33142
Webpage Link
Cost: $99.99

Nikon School is coming back to the Miami area with 4 classes taking place March 7th and 8th. This is the perfect opportunity for users to not only learn what makes an interesting image, but to nail down the techniques and fundamentals to shoot amazing photos too!

Classes include:

• Landscape and Travel Photography – During this half-day class, learn about the different qualities of light and how to use light to your advantage. Find out what techniques and accessories will help you to create more rewarding travel photographs on your trips and vacations.
March 7th from 1:30pm – 4:30pm, $99

• Creative Lighting- During this half-day class, learn the importance of the quality of light and how it relates to your images; as well as how to modify light for a great photograph.
March 7th from 9:00am –12:00pm, $99

• Action and People Photography – This half day class is great for anyone interested in learning how to take his or her Action, Sports, People and Portrait digital SLR photography to a higher level, both creatively and technically
March 8th from 1:30pm – 4:30pm, $99

• HD-SLR Video- Gaining Control – This 2-day advanced workshop is a mix of classroom instruction along with real world shooting techniques; Attendees will see how it’s done, then do it, leaving with the confidence to control their HD-SLR camera and explore added accessories in order to create a video production.
March 8th from 9:00am – 12:00pm, $99

Red Bull Music Academy Paris 2015 Info and Jam Session 2/25/15

Red Bull Music Academy | Paris 2015 Info + Jam Session
Wednesday, February 25, 7PM-11PM
redbullThe Electric Pickle Co.
2826 N. Miami Avenue
Wynwood Miami, FL
This event is for ages 21+
Free & open to the public

Calling South Florida music makers, producers, vocalists, DJs and instrumentalists that want to learn about becoming involved with Red Bull Music Academy!

In 2014, 5 Miami-based artists were chosen to participate in Red Bull Music Academy programs, taking them to music workshops and festival events around the world.

At this info + jam session event, we will be joined by RBMA alumni Mickey DeGrande IV (Cosmic Chronic/RBMA Toyko 2014) and Jneiro Jarel (JJ DOOM/Dr. Who Dat/RBMA Capetown 2003), as well as RBMA ambassadors Diego Martinelli and Jsin Jimenez, all who will be on hand to talk about the programs available to potential academy applicants, answer questions and more.

Come have a drink, conversation and enjoy the music with us. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about RBMA as well as network other like minded people and music makers.

Music by:
Mickey DeGrand IV [Cosmic Chronic | RBMA Tokyo 2015]

Hyde & Speak – A Speaker Series 2/26/15

Hyde & Speak – A Speaker Series
Thursday, 02/26/2015 – 08:00 pm –
20150222_vhoto_fb_post_03SLS Hotel
1701 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Facebook Link
Cost: Free

Join featured speaker, Noah Heller, CEO of Vhoto at Hyde & Speak at the SLS Miami Beach for complimentary cocktails and a learn about the FREE Vhoto App.

Experience an informative speaker series showcasing technology in the hospitality, media and entertainment industries. Additional speakers include Jason Inasi, CEO of The Factory Interactive and Paola Issac Baraya of Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development.

Thursday February 26th | 8:00 pm

Hyde at the SLS Hotel | 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach FL 33139

RSVP to [email protected]

Vhoto is making its debut in Miami this month, and we want to party with you. In celebration of our Miami launch, Vhoto wants to give you the chance to win a Nordstrom Gift Card! Download Vhoto. Use it to create photos and video clips of your Miami life using #VhotoMiami. Tell your friends!

GBS The Beauty Store Hosts Aventura Customer Appreciation Day 2/26/15

GBS The Beauty Store Hosts Aventura Customer Appreciation Day
Thursday, 02/26/2015 – 09:00 am – 07:00 pm
GBS-LogoGBS The Beauty Store
18545 W. Dixie Highway,
Aventura, Florida 33180
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

There’s no time like the present to revamp your tired beauty routine, update your look and finally find the solutions to all your beauty problems and concerns. GBS The Beauty Store in Aventura is hosting its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, February 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Customers can get advice and how-to’s from the top beauty brands and take advantage of 20% off the entire store.

Beauty junkies can tune-up their tresses with complimentary deep conditioning treatments by L’anza and Rene Furterer, revive their hundred-watt smiles with gratis teeth whitening demos by Supersmile or get glowing at GLOMINERALS’ exclusive “Master the Art of Glowing Skin” how-to’s.

In addition to a full day of complimentary services and demos, shoppers will enjoy major gifts with purchase and free samples from the most recognized and respected brands in the industry including:

• Free Foreo Luna mini with the purchase of the Luna, NuFace Trinity or Quasar facial device ($139 retail value).
• Free full-size OI/Body Balm with a $75 Davines purchase.
• Free Satin Serum with a $75 Living Proof purchase.
• Free travel-size Candlenut Body Crème with a $30 Juara Skincare purchase.
• Free Express Tan with a $25 Tan Towel purchase.
• Free Gleam lip gloss with the purchase of a Body Radiance or Radiance Dust.

Shoppers will also enjoy complimentary consultations from the most recognized and respected brands in the industry including Davines, Mio Skincare, Murad, OPI, Sexy Hair, Quasar, NuFace, Billy Jealousy, Dermalogica, Rene, Keratage, Palladio and Alfaparf.

Historic Overtown To Serve As A Key Cultural Hub To Welcome Visitors To Miami 2/24/15

Historic Overtown To Serve As A Key Cultural Hub To Welcome Visitors To Miami
Monday, 02/23/2015 – 02/23/2015 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Welcome-Center-GMCVBHistoric Lyric Theatre
819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL, 33136,
Miami, Florida 33138
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Media Contact:
Yvette N. Harris
Email: [email protected]

Ginny Gutierrez
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
Email: [email protected]
Ph: 305.213.1613

Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau and
Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida
Launch Historic Overtown Visitor Center

Historic Overtown To Serve As A Key Cultural Hub To Welcome Visitors To Miami

Miami, FL – The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Multicultural Tourism Team (GMCVB) in partnership with the Black Archives & Research Foundation of South Florida will hold a ribbon-cutting on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 10 am-12 noon for the new Historic Overtown Visitor Center located inside The Historic Lyric Theater.

The new visitor center will provide visitors and residents with a resource for information on the attractions and happenings in Historic Overtown as well as other heritage and multicultural neighborhoods throughout Greater Miami.  Additionally, the new visitor center at the Historic Lyric Theater will offer a wide variety of brochures on attractions and points of interest, maps, calendars of events, tours and special offerings throughout the year.  The Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Uptown loop tour will be making a stop at the Historic Lyric Theater where the new Historic Overtown Visitor Center will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“As Historic Overtown again becomes a destination of choice for tourist and residents alike, The Black Archives is extremely honored to have this visitors center located in the Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex says Timothy Barber, Executive Director Black Archives.  “The Welcome Center is the result of the great collaboration, and partnership that we have been able establish the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, along with the Multicultural Tourism Team.  This initiative fits the mission of the Black Archives to re-brand the Historic Overtown neighborhood by re-introducing economic growth and jobs for residents through tourism dollars.”
“We’re delighted to be opening a visitor center in the heart of Historic Overtown in partnership with the Black Archives & Research Foundation of South Florida,” says GMCVB President & CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME. “The new visitor center is part of our Multicultural Tourism Team’s evolving efforts to raise awareness of our diverse and vibrant multicultural neighborhoods. The new visitor center at The Historic Lyric Theater will provide visitors with a warm welcome and introduction to the rich heritage of Historic Overtown.”

 For more information, visit:

Event Details:

WHO: Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, Black Archives & Research Foundation of South Florida

WHAT: Opening of the Historic Overtown Visitor Center that will provide information to visitors to learn about Greater Miami and its multicultural heritage neighborhoods.

WHEN: Monday, February 23, 2015

WHERE: Historic Lyric Theatre-819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL, 33136

TIME:10 a.m.-noon

RSVP: GMCVB’s Multicultural Tourism Department [email protected]
Media Inquiries: Harris Public Relations-786.897.8854 or [email protected]