The downtown FULL MOON party The Masked Moon 3/6/15

The “downtown FULL MOON party”… The Masked Moon
Friday, 03/06/2015 – 09:00 pm – 03:00 am
DFMP-March-flyer-2015-front_final-800pxTSL Lounge
167 NW 23rd Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
Webpage Link
Cost: $10 (Advanced Online Purchase)

What do you get when you take a Full Moon + Art + a bunch of MASKS + Hundreds of Happy and Conscious Souls, and mix them all together into one Big Bowl of Funness?

The “downtown FULL MOON party” presents
The Masked Moon
“An Interactive Masquerade Art Party
(Bring your own Mask, or get a free one at the party to paint, accessorize, and wear!!!)

Dresscode: (Strongly Suggested!!!)
Creative Full Moon Attire and a Mask…

FREE admission before 11p for all drummers, musicians, and performers with proper instruments and spinning props/gears

Door Admission: $15
($10 Pre-sold Tickets are available online: http://dfmp-masked.eventbrite.com/]; and other options for advanced purchased tickets with a free drink are also available…)
21+ Only Event

Featuring:
Off Orbit
Dj Stingray
Chilly
L’aine D’traveler
Anthony Bacchus (Lead Drummer)
Additional Performances (To Be Announced…)

Plus,
Live Interactive Art
Drumming
Body / Face Painting
Tarot Reading
Poi / Fire Performance
Dance Troupes
Massage
Holistic Vendors
Food And Cocktails
Hosted By: Fritz R., Tracie Samara, Olivia Delaney, Elaine T., Anthony Bacchus, Bli Bi Gore Eric

Valentine’s Weekend, Viva Paris International Show by Erika Moon 2/13/15 – 2/14/15

Valentine’s Weekend, Viva Paris International Show by Erika Moon
February 13 – February 14, 9pm
Colony Theatre Miami Beach
vivaparis1040 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

This Valentine’s Day weekend, treat your loved one to an unforgettable night at the world-renowned and celebrated French Cabaret!

This stunning performance will take you on a journey that rivals the true European cabaret experience.
Be transported across the world, from the decadent frills of the Moulin Rouge to the colorful and exciting stages of Las Vegas and its Jubilee-style shows.
This diverse revue includes classic showgirls, can-can dancers, theatrical comedy routines, variety acts, and a pinch of sophisticated burlesque.
Its stunning costumes and elaborate choreography embody the timeless style of authentic French cabaret.

Behind the scenes, a talented team of 20 artists and production crew work hard to present a lively assortment of acts that dazzle, seduce, and amaze the audience. Viva Paris celebrates the feminine spirit with class, elegance, and sophistication.

20th Annual Student Showcase of Films Awards 3/12/15

20th Annual Student Showcase of Films Awards
Thursday, 03/12/2015 – 10:00 am –
10358558_878045035550942_7540361711439533832_nKeith C. and Elaine Wold Performing Arts Center
3601 N Military Trail,
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Step onto the red carpet for the Palm Beach International Film Festival’s 20th Annual Student Showcase of Films. The festival includes celebrity presenters, student film clips, paparazzi, film school exhibits and over $10,000 in scholarships and awards for outstanding, Florida high school and college student filmmakers.

The competition features these categories: Burt Reynolds Scholarship, Feature/Short, Documentary, Animation, Enviromental PSA, Commercial/PSA, Screenwriting, Music Video and Poster Design.

Please RSVP by March 1 by calling 561-233-1000 or by emailing [email protected]

Beats and Burlesque 1/29/15

Beats and Burlesque
Thursday, 01/29/2015 – 01/30/2015 08:00 pm – 01:00 am
Vintage-Pictures-of-Showgirls-9Cafeina Wynwood Lounge
297 NW 23rd Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
Facebook Link
Cost: By Reservation

Thursday brings you classic burlesque teases in all of its sparkly-splendor. Indulge in champagne sips and pair savory tapas. Showtime begins at 8pm with sounds by resident Dj Sk1tty. Reserve your spot today at [email protected] Limited tables available, main lounge only.

33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami 2015 Pageant 2/7/15

33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami 2015 Pageant
Saturday, 02/07/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Kiwanis-Pageant-PhotoManuel Artime Theater
900 1st St.,
Miami, Florida 33130
Webpage Link
Cost: $20

The Kiwanis of Little Havana is set to host the 33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami 2015 pageant to determine the next female ambassador of Carnaval Miami, with support from Diet Coke, AT&T and BB&T. As the kick-off to the Carnaval Miami 2015 season, young women between the ages 16-25 will showcase their talent, beauty, poise and elegance with the opportunity to receive $2,500 in college scholarship funds, an automatic entry to the Miss Florida USA pageant and other prizes.

The 33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami pageant is a platform for single, bi-lingual contestants to reach their goals through their personal commitment to become leaders in their community. Along with participating in one of the community’s legendary pageants, young ladies will have the chance to gain invaluable life experience through community service, cultural events and networking opportunities.

For additional information or to purchase a ticket for the 33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami pageant, please call (305) 644-8888.

Unrealistic VIP Film Screening and Talkback 1/17/15

Unrealistic VIP Film Screening and Talkback
Saturday, 01/17/2015 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
UNREALISTIC-1O Cinema
90 NW 29th Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
Webpage Link
Cost:

Urgent Inc.,Rites of Passage,and Film, Art, Culture, Coding Entrepreneurship Host FilmScreening and Talkback During National Mentor Month

WHO: January celebrates National Mentor month. The students of Urgent Inc.,Rites of Passage and Film, Art, Culture, Coding Entrepreneurship will host their film series screening that brings attention to social issues that include homelessness and other social barriers.

WHAT: Screening and talk back with Director Jalen James Acosta
Feature Film
Title: Unrealistic
Directed by: Jalen James Acosta
Principal Youth Actors: Elijah Wells and Jorden Cannon
Trailer Link: http://vimeo.com/urgentinc/unrealistictrailer
Description: From the creators of “Keeping it On,” URGENT, Inc. brings you “Unrealistic” under the direction of Jalen James Acosta. This youth led film is a product from the FACE (Film Art Culture Coding Entrepreneurship) youth internship program. This film engages and educates around the issues of youth homelessness, bullying and how social and institutional barriers impact youth development.
A Project of: FACE- Film Arts Culture Coding Entrepreneurship

Short Film
Title: Keeping it On
Directed by: Jalen James Acosta
Trailer Link: http://vimeo.com/ondemand/keepingiton
Principal Youth Actors: Elijah Wells, Tanisha Fleming, Saliha Crespo, Jessica Antoine
Description: From the creators of, “She Kept Her Bra On! Chronicles of a Teenage Love Affair,” comes a new short film that compellingly explores the issues of teen dating, love, fear and hope. Filmed in Miami’s own Overtown, Director Jalen James Acosta weaves an intense, comical and real world tale on how teens navigate the complexities of family life, relationships and community pressures.
A Project of: Rites of Passage and FACE- Film Arts Culture Coding Entrepreneurship

Short Film
Title: Two Similar Strangers
Directed by: Critically Acclaimed David Frankel
Trailer Link: Pending
Description:  What happens when two teens’ lives collide when they confess a similar secret. They ultimately have to make a choice that could change their lives forever. The film promotes awareness about HIV.
A Project of: Rites of Passage and University of Miami, Adolescent Clinic, Overtown Children &Youth

WHEN: Saturday, January 17, 2015

WHERE: OCinema 90 NW 29th St, Miami, FL 33127

Time:
#1- VIP Screening & Talkback
Showtime: 11:00am
Tickets: $5/students; $20 adults

#2- Open Screening
Showtime: 1:15pm
Tickets: $5/students; $15 adults

Sponsors:
SEOPW CRA, Urgent, Inc. Health Foundation of South Florida, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Women’s Fund of Miami Dade

Event Contact: Saliha Nelson 305-205-4605 or [email protected]
Media contact: Harris Public Relations at 786.897.8854
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About Urgent Inc.
URGENT, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) Miami,  FL based youth and community development organization dedicated to empowering young minds to transform their communities.  Guided by the principles of innovation, growth and transformation URGENT sees young people as the drivers of change and works to provide empowering opportunities to create the next generation of social change agents.

Rites of Passage

The purpose of the Rites of Passage Youth Empowerment Academy is to empower youth with a developed sense of purpose and meaning,  in which to live their lives, build skills and cultivate a responsibility to engage in community as they transition from adolescence into adulthood.

Alexis Caputo: “Afro-Diaries” 2/26/15

Alexis Caputo: “Afro-Diaries”
Sunday, 02/26/2015 – 02/26/2015 08:00 pm –
Alexis-Caputo-Original-Sent-to-Lamar-LovelaceBroward College South Campus – Performing Cultural Arts Theatre
7200 Pines Boulevard,
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024
Webpage Link
Cost: Free for students with valid ID; $10 for general public

“Afro-Diaries” identifies and embraces the stories of women, with excerpts from Caputo’s portfolio of solo and collaborative performances, which include “Spit Boxing,” “The Waiting Room,” “The Lynching Eye,” “Raw Footage,” “Souled-Out,” “Truths Carved from the Belly,” “Women of the Drum,” “The Proud Pilgrim”, and “Deconstruction & Deliverance.” The production is a powerful exploration of women, politics, issues of gender, race, equity and equality in society. Visit alexiscaputo.com.