PechaKucha Miami: The City of the Future 2/20/15

PechaKucha Miami: The City of the Future
Friday, 02/20/2015 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Young-Patrons-PechaKucha-Miami-City-of-the-Future-Miami-Science-MuseumFrost Museum of Science
3280 South Miami Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33133
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Cost: Suggested donation $10

Travel into the future with five local and international guest speakers for The City of the Future PechaKucha presented by the Frost Science Young Patrons as part of the Frost Science’s multi-day Innovation and Engineering Weekend: Building the City of the Future. Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy beverages while making their very own pottery through a special Maker’s activity. The evening will conclude by the “rake” kiln fire while the pottery is cured for guests to take home. Music by Dani Nicole and complimentary libations courtesy of Tito’s Vodka, Mandarine Napoleon, ZIOBAFFA, Lucky Buddha and Lemon City Tea. Also featured will be the Miami Cityscapes artworks, where ten local artists shared their vision for the city of the future, and a special light installation in the Planetarium. This event is part of the global PechaKucha Night worldwide.

Art Talk | Nancy Ellison: The Avant-Garde Discovered Glitter: Hollywood Glamour Photography 1/25/15

Art Talk | Nancy Ellison: The Avant-Garde Discovered Glitter: Hollywood Glamour Photography
Sunday, 01/25/2015 – 02:00 pm – 03:30 pm
NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with Museum admission; free for children under 12, Museum members, NSU students, faculty and staff.

Nancy Ellison, a celebrated photographer of world leaders and pop culture icons, discusses her first-hand experience of the golden years in Hollywood.

Please RSVP to [email protected] or 954-262-0204.

1 Year Anniversary at Downtown Bistro 2/5/15

1 Year Anniversary at Downtown Bistro
Sunday, 02/05/2015 – 05:00 pm – 09:00 am
10689421_336201269893788_5668430514504070704_nDowntown Bistro
114 SE 1st Street,
Miami, Florida 33131
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Join us for an extended happy hour as we celebrate our first annual birthday. Drinks will be offered as 2-4-1 including select wine, beer and sangria. Complimentary French inspired hors d’ourves will be passed along as well as birthday cake. However, we do really like cake so if you have a sweet tooth we recommend arriving on time.

We can’t wait to see you! If you would like to reserve a table during the happy hour or afterwards for dinner, call us at 305-374-7284 to reserve a spot.

Laser Fest at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science 1/2/15

Laser Fest at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Friday, 01/02/2015 – 07:00 pm – 01:00 am
Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
3280 South Miami Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33129
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Cost: $8 per adult; $4 per child. Each show requires a separate ticket.

Ring in the new year with a fresh take on science, and watch as lights and sounds fuse together to dazzle visitors with every beat at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science’s annual Laser Fest Weekend. This celebration marks the final Laser Fest Weekend at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science before its relocation to downtown Miami’s Museum Park. The festivities also include the Miami premiere of legendary rock band Queen’s laser show.

The Museum’s Laser Fest Weekend is two days full of entertainment suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Laser show themes are:

Friday, Jan. 2
7 p.m.: Free Planetarium Star Show
8 p.m.: “Pop” Family Laser Show
9 p.m.: The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
10 p.m.: Best of Led Zeppelin
11 p.m.: Jimi Hendrix
Midnight: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
Fabulous First Friday Programming also includes rooftop observatory (8:30 – 10 p.m. weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for children will take place from 7:15 – 8:45 p.m.

Laser Fest at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science 1/3/15

Laser Fest at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Friday, 01/03/2015 – 08:00 pm – 01:00 am
Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
3280 South Miami Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33129
Webpage Link
Cost: $8 per adult; $4 per child. Each show requires a separate ticket.

Ring in the new year with a fresh take on science, and watch as lights and sounds fuse together to dazzle visitors with every beat at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science’s annual Laser Fest Weekend. This celebration marks the final Laser Fest Weekend at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science before its relocation to downtown Miami’s Museum Park. The festivities also include the Miami premiere of legendary rock band Queen’s laser show.

The Museum’s Laser Fest Weekend is two days full of entertainment suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Laser show themes are:

Friday, Jan. 2
7 p.m.: Free Planetarium Star Show
8 p.m.: “Pop” Family Laser Show
9 p.m.: The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
10 p.m.: Best of Led Zeppelin
11 p.m.: Jimi Hendrix
Midnight: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
Fabulous First Friday Programming also includes rooftop observatory (8:30 – 10 p.m. weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for children will take place from 7:15 – 8:45 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 3
8 p.m.: Queen (Miami premiere)
9 p.m.: Best of The Beatles
10 p.m.: Pink Floyd: Echoes
11 p.m.: Queen (Miami premiere encore showing)
Midnight: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center Present “Rescuing the Evidence: Three Minutes in Poland” 12/4/15

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center Present “Rescuing the Evidence: Three Minutes in Poland”
Thursday, 12/04/2014 – 12/04/2014 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
event-217Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center
20400 NE 30th Ave,
Aventura, Florida 33180
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Cost: Free

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Polo Club Boca Raton will host Glenn Kurtz, author of Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014), as he recounts the extraordinary discoveries made when he donated his grandfather’s home-movie footage to the Museum’s Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive. The program is part of the Museum’s National Conversation exploring the ongoing relevance of the Holocaust.

Taken in Poland on the eve of World War II, these candid images of a small Jewish community called Nasielsk now serve as a memorial to an entire town annihilated in the Holocaust.

The free program is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center at 20400 NE 30th Ave.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 2015 South Florida Luncheon 1/26/15

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 2015 South Florida Luncheon
Monday, 01/26/2015 – 01/26/2015 11:30 am – 03:00 pm
holocaustBoca West Country Club
20583 Boca West Drive,
Boca Raton, Florida 33434
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Cost: $150

Join Museum friends and supporters in South Florida for this annual luncheon to learn more about the Museum’s urgent work to keep Holocaust memory alive in a constantly changing world.

Featured speaker Mona Golabek is the founder and president of the nonprofit organization Hold On to Your Music. A Grammy-nominated concert pianist, she was taught piano by her mother, Lisa Jura, who along with Lisa’s mother, Malka, is the subject of Mona’s book, The Children of Willesden Lane. The book tells the story of Lisa’s flight from Vienna to safety in England on a Kindertransport and her courageous journey to fulfill her dream of becoming a pianist.