“Carnival of Color” — IPC Visual Lab Fall Art Exposition Curated by Carl Juste 10/25/14

“Carnival of Color” — IPC Visual Lab Fall Art Exposition Curated by Carl Juste
Saturday, 10/25/2014 – 10/25/2014 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
CARNIVALCOLOR_NEW10ACND Gallery of Art at Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep
4949 NE 2nd Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

An exhibition of works by advanced IPC Visual Lab photojournalism students whose images document the vibrant, colorful life characteristic of South Florida. Students are taught to think of each project as a concise statement of artistic, documentary, and/or journalistic intent. Each photo emphasizes color and how it makes our lives rich in its intensity by gathering ideas in its strata and depth while defining more than just a mood — hence color is memory. A section of the exhibition will be a photo essay depicting Carnival Miami 2013. Introduction by curator and Pulitzer Prize winning, Miami Herald photojournalist, Carl Juste. Exhibit continues with special hours through Art Basel Miami Beach/Miami Art Week and closes December 8, 2014.

Free with RSVP to news@acnd.net

Gallery Hours: M to F 9:00am to 4:00pm – other times by appointment

Knight Cities Challenge Community Information Session Miami 10/7/14

Knight Cities Challenge – Community Information Session / Miami
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 5:30PM – 7:30PM
knightcitiesThe Stage
170 NE 38th St
Miami, FL 33137
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5:30-6:30 p.m.- registration and networking
6:30 p.m. – program begins

For more information on the challenge, visit KnightCities.org and follow @knightfdn and #knightcities on Twitter.

Join Matt Haggman, Miami Program Director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, for a community information session on the new Knight Cities Challenge.

The challenge is offering a share of $5 million for innovative ideas that answer the question: What’s your best idea to make cities more successful? We’re looking for projects at the city, neighborhood and block level – and all sizes in between – that can be put to work in one of the 26 Knight communities, which includes Miami. Ideas, which can be submitted by anyone, from anywhere, must focus on one or more of these three key drivers of city success: attracting and retaining talented people, expanding economic opportunity and creating a culture of civic engagement.

Matt will provide tips on how to craft your applications, the challenge timeline and review process, and answer just about any question you have. Representatives from Gehl Architecture will also attend to discuss ways to build more successful cities. Gehl Architecture is a global leader in rethinking spaces between city buildings; the firm has led acclaimed projects including the creation of bike paths and urban parks throughout New York City, and the redesign of New York’s Times Square.

High West Whiskey Dinner at Oak Tavern 9/25/14

High West Whiskey Dinner at Oak Tavern
Sunday, 09/25/2014 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
PrintOak Tavern
35 NE 40TH Street,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: $65.00 per person, exclusive of tax and tip

Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870, High West was founded in Park City in 2007 and has received multiple awards and accolades since that time including Whiskey Pioneer of the Year from Whiskey Advocate in 2011. A favorite among those who enjoy small batch, quality ingredients and a personal touch, the spirit blends perfectly with acclaimed Oak Tavern chef David Bracha’s modern American cuisine. Guests will sample five different whiskeys paired with four courses and a welcoming reception. Priced at $65.00 per person, exclusive of tax and tip, the feast will get underway on Thursday September 25 at 7:00 pm at the restaurant’s communal table. Seating is limited; reservations can be made by calling 786-391-1818.

Moksha Roots Live 9/19/14

Moksha Roots Live
Friday, 09/19/2014 – 09/20/2014 08:00 pm – 04:00 am
7th Circuit Studios
228 NE 59th ST Miami, Florida,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: $10

7th Circuit Productions and Moksha Family Arts Collective present “Moksha Roots Live”, the official after-party for The Rhythm Foundation’s “Big Night in Little Haiti”. Come out and vibe with us, support the ongoing monthly gallery opening, live music, DJs, and a drum jam that bring together the diverse cultural roots of Miami. This edition of Moksha Roots Live includes performances by: Empress Addi and Rara Rock, Army Gideon and the Moksha Roots Allstars showcasing Miami finest roots and world musicians. Also featuring DJ’s Mello-D and Ephniko, performance art by Dangerfun Entertainment, plus live painting by Rei Ramirez (www.urban-organics.biz) and much more.

Photographs of The Motivational Edge Student Showcase at The Stage on 8/8/14

The Motivational Edge Student Showcase at The Stage on Friday, August 8, 2014.

The Motivational Edge Mission Statement:  “The Motivational Edge is a 501(c)(3) organization that utilizes culturally relevant arts as a motivational platform to inspire youth towards academic achievement, increased self-confidence and the building of essential life skills.”

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Design District Sale at Anima Domus 8/16/14-8/30/14

Design District Sale at Anima Domus
Saturday, 08/16/2014 – 08/30/2014 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
SoulofMiami_Gazelle_DramaticAnima Domus
101 NE 40th Street,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost:

Starting at 10 am on Saturday, August 16th, we’re having our biggest sale on modern Italian furniture ever. Enjoy substantial, rare discounts on floor samples, overstock and discontinued items direct from Milan. And it’s all ready for delivery.

Come sip espresso and shop the sale of your dreams.

Then after August 30th, follow Anima Domus to our pop-up location in Wynwood, while we construct our state-of-the-art 7,000 SF showroom on Biscayne Boulevard.

The Motivational Edge Student Showcase 8/8/14

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The Motivational Edge Student Showcase
Friday, 08/08/2014, 05:00 pm – 10:00 pm
MEPHOTOThe Stage Miami
170 NW 38th St.,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

The Motivational Edge will present its second annual Student Showcase of Arts Excellence on Friday, August 8th from 5PM – 10PM. This event is free and open to the public to see the achievements of these students. This year’s event will be taking place at The Stage in Midtown Miami, located at 170 NE 38th St. Miami, FL 33137. The bold and spirited students will be showcasing original music pieces; including spoken word, rapping, singing, etc. These extremely talented boys and girls from Miami-Dade’s inner-city have been working tirelessly to hone and polish their performances and art pieces. Many of the presenting students come from our Lyrical Expression and Audio Recording classes, which is available to them because of a generous grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; all taking place at our Irie Foundation Allapattah Music and Literacy Center.

Distinguished local artists and celebrities will be present and performing at this crowning event which is being offered with support of the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor, and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners.

Witness live mural paintings by The Motivational Edge’s Teaching Artists and win fantastic raffle items that further highlight this artistically inspired evening! Guests will be provided with complimentary KIND Snacks and will learn about their STRONG and KIND Campaign, and have access to the VIBE 305 Food Truck.

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