Photographs of The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration on 5/28/15

The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration presented by Ocean Bank on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

This annual charity event supports and raises funds for The Education Fund, which has acted on the belief that the quality of public schools must be the top priority for our community. Working with the private sector for 26 years, The Education Fund has raised more than $50 million to support and improve public schools with an emphasis on designing and implementing innovative initiatives. The goal is to ensure that every child learns, graduates and succeeds.

The Education Fund Mission: The Education Fund’s mission is to provide private sector leadership and support for innovation in public education. We design and implement initiatives that involve the entire community in improving our schools.

The Education Fund Vision: The Education Fund engages the entire community in making educational excellence a top priority and ensuring that every child learns and succeeds in the Miami-Dade County public schools.

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Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA) Presents its Summer Luncheon 6/11/15

Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA) Presents its Summer Luncheon – June 11, 2015
Thursday, 06/11/2015 – 11:30 am – 01:30 pm
Screen-Shot-2015-05-27-at-4.47.19-PMThe Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: 1 complimentary ticket for GMBHA Hotel & Allied Members 2 complimentary tickets for GMBHA Allied Upgrade Members $65 per person for GMBHA member additional ticket $65 per person for GMCVB Members $100 per person for guests Sponsorships are available starting at $850

Summer Luncheon w/ Keynote Speaker Christopher Thompson, President & CEO, Brand USA at The Biltmore Hotel 6.11.2015

Legal Eagle Competition 6/20/15

Legal Eagle Competition
Saturday, 06/20/2015 – 08:00 am – 05:00 pm
LegalEagleLogoUniversity of Miami School of Law
1311 Miller Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
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Cost: $150

The event is intended to provide critical financial support to LSGMI, which annually provides services benefitting more than 30,0000 vulnerable clients, including women, children, seniors, veterans returning from combat, domestic violence victims, people with disabilities, and individuals undergoing foreclosures or other loss of housing. The need for free legal services in our community has never been greater and continues to grow as the economic recovery stalls. The goal of the GenNext Initiative, a group of rising young professionals in our community, is to raise awareness about LSGMI’s mission and to provide support.

111th Anniversary of Bloomsday Celebration 6/16/15

111th Anniversary of Bloomsday Celebration
Tuesday, 06/16/2015 – 06/16/2015 06:00 pm –
BloomsdayCoral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

Miami-Dade County will join in observing the Bloomsday 111th Anniversary Celebration with a great event in Coral Gables on Tuesday, June 16. The Celebration will begin at 6 p.m. and includes the famous Paddy Kelleghan performing his favorite childhood songs from Dublin, along with a reading by Professor Patrick A. McCarthy with passages from the Irish novel Ulysses. Admission to the Bloomsday Celebration is free and open to all. Plenty of parking is available on Miracle Mile and in the City Garage on Aragon Avenue. The South Florida Emerald Society, Inc. and the St. Patrick’s Day Festival Committee, Inc. sponsor Bloomsday for your enjoyment.

Victor Deupi Edificios y Paisajes 6/5/15

Victor Deupi Edificios y Paisajes
Friday, 06/05/2015 – 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
DeupiCoral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

Victor Deupi is a Cuban American architect and architectural historian dedicated to promoting representational painting as a critical component of contemporary art and architecture. Inspired by Italy’s majestic cities, monuments, and landscapes – as well as the preceding generations of architects and artists who immersed themselves in the grandeur of Bell’Italia – his watercolors and paintings represent the timeless expression of architectural form and space. Painted largely in situ, Deupi’s works capture the spirit of art, architecture, and landscape while providing compelling vistas onto classical culture’s enduring legacy in the modern age.

Dr. Deupi received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia, a Master of Architecture from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in Architectural History & Theory from the University of Pennsylvania. Presently he is a Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Miami, and his book, Architectural Temperance: Spain and Rome, 1700-1759, was published by Routledge in 2015.

This exhibit featuring over 20 original works, opens on Friday, June 5 – Mercedes Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live at the Museum.

Tango Undressed by Miami Contemporary Dance Company 5/30/15

Tango Undressed by Miami Contemporary Dance Company
Saturday, 05/30/2015 – 08:00 pm –
Screen-Shot-2015-05-20-at-6.09.15-PMThe Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater
1700 Washington Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Ticket Prices Vary $25-$55

The secret is out. Back by popular demand, Ray Sullivan’s critically acclaimed Tango Undressed, returns after five years to seduce its audience once again. Sullivan created Tango Undressed in his own voice of contemporary movement, “undressing tango” by bringing together couples and situations that veer greatly from traditional tango themes, transporting audiences to new, unbound places that are at once seductive, provocative and vulnerable. This exclusive two-night-only performance will include costumes and sets designed by internationally acclaimed designer, Jorge Gallardo.

Saturday, May 30th, 8 p.m. & 11 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $25-$55, and are available online at www.fillmoremb.com or miamicontemporarydance.net. For group rates and special discounts, contact [email protected]
*Parental Advisory: Brief Nudity*

Remembering Our Heroes 5/25/15

Remembering Our Heroes
Monday, 05/25/2015 – 11:00 am –
Woodlawn Park Cemetery
3260 SW 8th Street,
Coral Gables, Florida 33135
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Cost: Complimentary

The Greater Miami Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee honors Veterans with a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony. Those wishing to honor our fallen heroes are invited to a Wreath Laying Ceremony featuring presentations by the singing Miamians, a parade of color guards, and special remarks by BG General Kurt L. Sontag, US Army, Commanding General, Special Operations Command South. Those participating include Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10212 Commander Oswaldo (Ozzy) Perez, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 620 President Luis E. Lalama, The Cuban American Veterans Association President Marco Gorrin, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10212 Auxiliary President Miriam C. Molleda, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 346 President Irma R. Montes, American Legion Post 346 Commander Jorge L. Montes, and Chaplain FR. Luis Fernandez, Major USAF (Ret.) Light refreshments, courtesy of Woodlawn Park Cemetery, will be served following the ceremony.