ECOMB’s 4th Annual Miami & the Beaches Environmental Film Festival 5/15/15

ECOMB’s 4th Annual Miami & the Beaches Environmental Film Festival
Wednesday, 04/15/2015 – 04/19/2015 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ecomb_FF_Poster-11x172_NO-LOGOS_CropedColony Theater
Lincoln Road Mall, 1040 Lincoln,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: 0

Join the Environmental Coalition of Miami and the Beaches (ECOMB) for the upcoming 4th annual Miami and Beaches Environmental Film Festival.

This years event will be held April 14-19th, 2015 and will highlight its overarching theme climate change awareness. Showcasing a compelling array of films based on environmental issues of local and global concern, this year’s Festival also coincides with important milestones, namely the Centennial of Miami Beach and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, which has been at the forefront of raising awareness globally about sustainable development and climate change.

In addition to screenings of feature length documentary films, fiction, short films, and animation, this year’s Festival will also include interactive workshops and complementary exhibits and other activities for people of all ages.

Wynwood Life 4/24/15 – 4/26/15

Wynwood Life
Friday, April 24: 5:00pm – Midnight
Saturday, April 25: 12:00pm – Midnight
Sunday, April 26: 12:00pm – 9:00pm

2015 WL Commemorative PosterWynwood Arts District
NW 2nd Avenue and 23rd Street
Wynwood, Florida 33127
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Tickets start at $15. Pre-purchase tickets online, or by calling (305)461-2700.

Street Festival Brings The Best of Wynwood to Life!

Wynwood Life is back and packed with everything that Miami loves. The colorful, annual event is all about art, music, fashion and food. This year’s new location will feature more artists, fashion shows, art displays, musical bands, interactive features and a new collaborative cooking showcase that will highlight popular Wynwood restaurants and chefs.

A wide selection of featured artists will be organized by world renowned painter Alexander Mijares, who will also design the festival’s 2015 collective poster. For the first time ever, Mijares will have a pop-up gallery showcasing his unique style of art, which finds inspiration in the colorful energy of both this city and heritage. “It’s unusual to have an artist of his caliber showcasing at a festival. Wynwood Life is a great place to see him in action, and while you’re there, be sure to pick up an original work of art,” said Javi Zayas, co-founder of SWARM, the organizer behind the festival.

The Peroni Style Lounge will once again feature fashionistas at their pop-up boutique, and during the event, it will showcase multiple fashion shows with local boutiques, fashion bloggers and stylists.

It wouldn’t be Wynwood without Food Trucks, so the festival will have the biggest food truck rally ever with over 50 favorites and a number of food vendors ready to please all taste buds. In addition, the event has partnered with Wynwood neighbor, Miami Club Rum. Several bars will be equipped with the hand-crafted rum made in Miami’s first distillery by artisans with a family history of rum production that dates back five generations. Beer lovers rejoice! The Blue Moon Brew Pub will be back with a fully stocked selection of cold brews and mixed drinks. New this year is the Wynwood Culinary Showcase, which will feature top restaurants and chefs from the area showcasing their cuisine. Wynwood Life is sponsored by Miami Club Rum

This year’s musical line-up is bigger and better, featuring many local favorites including Problem Kidz, Spam Allstar, Suenalo, The Tremends, Danger Flow and Elastic Bond to name a few. For a complete schedule of performances, click on Live Music at www.WynwoodLife.com.

Reef Guard – Adopt A Buoy Event – Lecture on the Wreck of the Half Moon / Germaina 4/9/15

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Reef Guard – Adopt A Buoy Event – Lecture on the Wreck of the Half Moon / Germaina
Thursday, 04/09/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Sailing-yacht-Germania-Nova-SailingUniversity of Miami – RSMAS Campus
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
RSVP Link
Cost: $10

Miami-Dade Reef Guard is a local non-profit charged with protecting the reef by placing mooring buoys for use by the boating public in hopes of reducing anchor damage.

We have an “Adopt-A-Buoy” program and are celebrating our two newest sponsors 1-800 Yacht Charters / 1-800 Bare Boat & The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

A happy hour with drinks provided by Wicked Dolphin Rum / Mako Vodka and food by Salt Waterfront Restaurant will precede a talk by Reef Guard President, Professor Michael J. Beach, on the wreck of the Half Moon, formerly known as the Germania. This ship has a very interesting and storied past. The site is made more unique by the fact that our sponsor, 1-800 Yacht Charters, has a replica of the vessel within its fleet. Hence the title of the talk “History Comes To Life”!

Suggested donation is $10 and, with it, you are entitled to free food and drinks and entered into a raffle for great door prizes!

The auditorium, graciously donated by the University of Miami, holds 300 people. Lets pack the place!

Fairchild Palms 5K 4/4/15

Fairchild Palms 5K
Saturday, 04/04/2015 – 07:30 am –
5K-imageFarichild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
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Cost: $35

Join the Fairchild Palms at the Inaugural “Fairchild Palms 5K” race in one of Miami’s most unique settings set amid 83 acres – Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden.

Be one of the first to run the course through stunning garden collections and exhibits, in addition to the botanical ambience of a tropical rainforest, dry desert, and the Palmetum, a grove of 1,000 palms. Whether you’re an advanced runner or want to stroll with friends for a cause, experience the artwork of Dale Chihuly and his larger-than-life glass sculptures.

Race timed by Split Second Timing.To register, visit www.fairchildpalms.org

Books and BBQ 3/28/15

Books and BBQ
Saturday, 03/28/2015 – 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
BOOKS-BBQ-v2Magnolia North Community Park
2123 Ali Baba Avenue,
Opa-locka, Florida 33054
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Cost: Free

OLCDC & Bookleggers Library are hosting a fun-filled, family-friendly afternoon at the park, complete with FREE books and $5 BBQ plates! Everyone’s invited!

Bookleggers is a community mobile library based out of South Florida, setting up at rotating venues once a month and giving away free books to the public. As of 2015, Bookleggers Library operates with the generous funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
For those who are new to Bookleggers, the rules are simple:
1) Everyone gets one book for free;
2) We accept trades, a book for a book;
3) Each additional book is $2.

Luciano & Friends Pool Party 3/25/15

Luciano & Friends Pool Party
Wednesday, 03/25/2015 – 03/25/2015 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
MMW_InstaLucianoSLS Hotel / Hyde Beach
1701 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $55

VIP tickets are still only $80, general admission is just $55!

Featuring the one and only LUCIANO plus (in alphabetical order): Argy, D’Julz, Hash Hendrex, Michel Cleis, Valentino Kanzyani, and secret special guests!

Last year’s party also featured Dyed Soundorom, Daniel Sanchez, and more!

MIAMI MUSIC WEEK
Luciano & Friends Pool Party
SLS Hotel Day Time
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Doors open at 12PM
21 & over event, no exceptions!
(must have ID upon entrance)

Nervo Nation & Friends Pool Party 3/27/15

Nervo Nation & Friends Pool Party
Friday, 03/27/2015 – 12:00 pm –
MMW_InstaNervoSLS Hotel South Beach / Hyde Beach
1701 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: 130

Pool party featuring NERVO and friends, including (in alphabetical order) Armand Van Helden, Chuckie, Deorro & Panda Funk, Kaz James, Tchami, and Ummet Ozcan… Plus secret special guests!

Special guest DJs last year included Gareth Emery, AutoErotique, Chris Lake, D4NI3L, Diego Miranda, HookNSling, Michael Brun, and Oliver Heldens!

Don’t miss out this year!

MIAMI MUSIC WEEK
SLS Hotel / Hyde Beach Day Time
Friday, March 27, 2015
Doors open at 12PM
21 & over event, no exceptions!
(must have ID upon entrance)