Broward Meals on Wheels Next Meal Club Happy Hour 9/17/15

Broward Meals on Wheels Next Meal Club Happy Hour
Thursday, 09/17/2015 – 09/17/2015 05:00 pm – 07:00 pm
YOLO-InvitationYolo Restaurant
333 E Las Olas Blvd,
Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33311
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Cost: $10

Please join Broward Meals on Wheels for a next meal club happy hour at YOLO in Fort Lauderdale!

When: Thursday, September 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Address: 333 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale
Cost: FREE For Next Meal Club members, $10.00 for guests
RSVP: [email protected] or 954.714.6922.
Photo credit: Yolo Restaurant

Guests will enjoy 2 for 1 drinks and delicious appetizers! All proceeds benefit Broward Meals on Wheels! For more information on the venue, visit yolorestaurant.com

The Next Meal Club is a generous group of individuals and companies who are committed to making monthly gifts to Broward Meals On Wheels. All members are invited to attend frequent networking mixers to get to know one another not only to discuss what’s new within the organization, but also to learn how their gifts are making a difference. For more information on The Next Meal Club, please call 954.714.6922 or visit www.bmow.org.

We Florida Financial Hosts How to Build a Strong Credit History FREE Seminar 8/22/15

We Florida Financial Hosts How to Build a Strong Credit History FREE Seminar
Saturday, 08/22/2015 – 03:15 pm – 04:45 pm
Lauderhill Towne Center Library
6399 West Oakland Park Boulevard,
Lauderhill, Florida 33313
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

We Florida Financial will host the complimentary seminar, “How to Build a Strong Credit History.” The informative seminar will address how to establish or rebuild your credit, how to maintain a good credit history and your credit rights and responsibilities.

Free and open to the public; seating is limited. To reserve your spot, please visit http://bit.ly/1KevsyC.

We Florida Financial, formerly City County Credit Union of Fort Lauderdale, is a cooperatively owned, not-for-profit credit union with 50,000 members and over $400 million in assets. Founded in 1952 for the benefit of municipal employees in Broward County, it now serves individuals and small businesses in 43 Florida counties from Jacksonville to Key West. We Florida Financial offers a full range of affordable financial deposit and loan products to meet the needs of our diverse communities. For more information, please visit us online at www.WeFloridaFinancial.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/WeFloridaFinancial and follow us on Twitter @WeFLFinancial.

African Wardrobe Festival 8/29/15

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African Wardrobe Festival
Saturday, 08/29/2015, 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm
African-wardrobe-Festival-broward-100African-American Research Library & Cultural Center
2650 Sistrunk Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311
Website
Cost: 29.99

The African Wardrobe Festival is a fashion festival to promote African attires, arts & craft, jewelry and literature.

This a fashion festival where the attendees are the models and everywhere they go is the runway. The purpose of the festival is to promote African attires and #wardrobes. The festival features the finest African clothes, arts & craft, and literature. This festival appeals to men, women and children alike.

Fort Vintage Flea Market 8/15/15

Fort Vintage Flea Market
Saturday, 08/15/2015 – 08/15/2015 09:00 am – 02:00 pm
FVFC&I Studios
541 NW 1st Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Facebook Link
Cost: Vendor Fees are $50 for a 10×10 area, $75 for a 10×20 area and $50 for a Food Tent. These vendor fees will directly benefit HOPE South Florida.

South Florida locals will have the opportunity to shop for a cause at Shoppe Hope and C&I Studio’s Fort Vintage Flea Market located at 541 NW 1st Ave from 9 am to 2 pm. Shoppe Hope and C&I Studio’s’ aim is to gather a league of loyal vendors and customers through a unique shopping experience of tightly-curated vendors, artisanal food stalls and handmade items at the studio’s outdoor event space. This market, inspired by markets like the iconic Brooklyn Flea, will provide a venue for anyone in the community to sell their collectables, relics, and hard to find vintage items. A portion of the proceeds from Fort Vintage Flea will directly benefit Hope South Florida, a 501(c) 3 non-profit that has been helping the homeless community throughout South Florida for over 20 years.

American Red Cross Humanitarian Dinner – CEOs. Champions. Connections. Community. 9/17/15

American Red Cross Humanitarian Dinner – CEOs. Champions. Connections. Community.
Thursday, 09/17/2015 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
HumDinBroward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
Buy Tickets Link
Cost: $100 per person OR $1,200 per table

The Humanitarian Dinner – CEOs. Champions. Connections. Community. will offer a lively and fun evening complete with great food, libations, and a high energy powerhouse auction as we honor local community leaders for their humanitarian efforts. The American Red Cross Broward County Chapter will be leveraging Broward’s elite to serve the community with their thought, leadership and experience. Broward CEOs, celebrity chefs, and athletes will auction off an hour of their time to promote success in the community. Local community leaders will benefit from our CEOs knowledge, insight and partnerships while CEOs will be rewarded by sharing their leadership with those in the community and give back locally. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the American Red Cross and our efforts to alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies. For more information please contact Paula Prendergast at [email protected] or via phone at (954) 702-9261.

Summer Nights X HPB II 8/21/15

Summer Nights X HPB II
Friday, 08/21/2015 – 07:00 pm –
Summer-Nights-2Fort Lauderdale Fire Museum
1022 W Las Olas Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33321
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Cost: TBD

Save the date!
The second installment of Hardy Park Bistro’s Pop-Up Dinner Series will be taking place Friday, August 21st at the Fort Lauderdale Fire and Safety Museum located at 1022 W Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. This will be a delightful dining experience featuring a four-course dinner curated by Chef Philip Darmon, and pairings from Stephens Distributing & Stacole Fine Wines.

Summer Nights X HPB III 9/18/15

Summer Nights X HPB III
Friday, 09/18/2015 – 07:00 pm –
Summer-Nights-cover-3C&I Studios
541 NW 1st Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: TBD

Save the date!
The third installment of Hardy Park Bistro’s Summer Nights Pop-Up Dinner Series will be taking place Friday, September 18th at C&I Studios located at 541 NW 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Dinner includes a four-course, family-style meal with wine and beer pairings provided by Stacole Fine Wines and Stephens Distributing.

Shorts Gone Wild 3 at Empire Stage 8/6/15-9/6/15

Shorts Gone Wild 3 at Empire Stage
Thursday, 08/06/2015 – 09/06/2015 08:00 pm –
emperor00-1024x693Empire Stage
1140 N. Flagler Drive,
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33305
Webpage Link
Cost: $30

City Theatre and Island City Stage’s award-winning show is back! Shorts Gone Wild 3 takes six actors, eight playwrights, four directors and a design team, and whips them all up until they peak into eight short, provocative, funny and thought-provoking plays that explore the vast arrays of experiences and humor that are relevant to the LGBT and Progressive communities. It is perfect summer fun that features brand new never performed plays by local playwrights, alongside pieces from nationally recognized playwrights selected through the City Theatre National Award for Short Playwriting competition, that are performed up close and in your face in South Florida’s hottest intimate theatrical space.

Networking at American Social Fort Lauderdale 7/22/15

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Networking at American Social Fort Lauderdale
Wednesday, 07/22/2015 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
ASSOAmerican Social
721 E Las Olas,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
RSVP Link
Cost: $10

Get those business cards ready!

It’s been a minute since you attended a great night of networking – so reserve your spot today. $10 gets you in, and bring a guest for free.

See you on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 6PM at American Social. Be a resource or find a resource for you or your client!

Get a return on your attendance while enjoying a complimentary drink and happy hour pricing at this hip venue.

Future Stars of the Ballet dance excerpts of Sleeping Beauty 7/24/15

Future Stars of the Ballet dance excerpts of Sleeping Beauty
Friday, 07/24/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
ABT-Summer-Program-Photo-by-Patricia-LaineParker Playhouse
707 Northeast 8th Street,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
RSVP Link
Cost: $ 20.00 – $25.00

More than 100 dedicated young ballet students who have been attending the Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida’s Summer Intensive Program of Russian Classical Ballet Technique for the last four weeks, will be performing next Friday July 24th at the Playhouse Parker House of Fort Lauderdale.

For 17 years, Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida has been offering this important program led by Maestro Vladimir Issaev with a renowned faculty specialized on the Russian Vaganova Method. This year, they welcomed the highest qualified ballet students from different parts of the United States and internationally from Poland, Germany, Finland, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru and Colombia who auditioned to be part of it or were awarded scholarships for their extreme talent and qualifications.

The Summer Program’s faculty included a group of teachers specialized in the Vaganova Method and of the most impressive resumes such as former prima ballerina from Boston Ballet, Larissa Ponomarenko, graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in Russia and now a teacher of the company; Master Andrei Bossov, also a graduate of the Vaganova Ballet Academy and faculty member of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory, Elena Zabalkanskaya, current faculty member of the Vaganova Ballet Academy, Valentina Byczyna who comes directly from the Dnepropetrovsk State Academic Theater in Georgia. Mary Carmen Catoya and Suzanne Limbrunner, both former ballerinas of Miami City Ballet and local teachers Emily Tedesco (Modern), Luana Hidalgo (Stretch), Jorge Robledo (Flamenco) and Maria Risolia (Pilates), Sandra Portal (Gyrokenesis), all lead by Ballet Master and Artistic Director Vladimir Issaev.

The summer program will conclude with a show at Parker Playhouse, where these Future Stars of Classical Ballet will offer an exquisite performance that includes excerpts of Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty. They will also show what they have learned in Character dance, Modern dance and Flamenco.

Fort Vintage Flea Market 7/18/15

Fort Vintage Flea Market
Saturday, 07/18/2015 – 09:00 am – 02:00 pm
FortVintageFleaC&I Studios Garden
516 NW 1st Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Facebook Link
Cost: Vendor Fees are $50 for a 10×10 area, $75 for a 10×20 area and $50 for a Food Tent. These vendor fees will directly benefit HOPE South Florida.

South Florida locals will have the opportunity to shop for a cause at Shoppe Hope and C&I Studio’s Fort Vintage Flea Market from 9am to 2pm at the C&I Studios Garden located at 516 NW 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. This market, inspired by markets like the iconic Brooklyn Flea, will provide a venue for anyone in the community to sell their collectables, relics, and hard to find vintage items. A portion of the proceeds from Fort Vintage Flea will directly benefit Hope South Florida, a 501(c) 3 non-profit that has been helping the homeless community throughout South Florida for over 20 years.

The Elephant 7/18/15

The Elephant
Saturday, 07/18/2015 – 08/08/2015 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
nikilopez-theelephant1310 Gallery- Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts
1310 SW 2nd Court,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Webpage Link
Cost: FREE

The Elephant
Showcasing provocative art around the unspoken
#theelephantartshow

Art + Performance + Outreach

JULY 18, 2015 | 7-11pm

The organizers, Niki Lopez and Alana DaCosta, of The Elephant Exhibition invites you attend the opening reception at 1310 Gallery which is located at 1310 SW 2nd Ct. (Middle St.), Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312 on July 18, 2013.

The Elephant Exhibition is a group arts exhibition featuring work that challenges both artist and viewer to consider their choices about what in our lives, should be revealed and what should be hidden. We want the elephant out in the open so we can find release…

“The Elephant” as in ‘the elephant in the room’ is metaphorical idiom for an obvious truth that is either being ignored or going unaddressed. The idiomatic expression also applies to an obvious problem or risk no one wants to discuss, It is based on the idea that an elephant in a room would be impossible to overlook; thus, people in the room who pretend the elephant is not there have chosen to avoid dealing with the looming big issue.

Visual Artists include: Niki Lopez; Alana DaCosta; Allison Kotzig; Rolando Chang Barrero, Judy Leeson Polstra, Sonia Baez-Hernandez, Dianne Rosenberg; Ian Barnes, Susan Buzzi, Rene Gordon and others come together in a visual dialogue to revel their The Elephant.

Opening night will be hosted by Spoken word artist Chunky with performances by Chaos Theory, Dawn Robinson , 2015 Dada National Slam Team, Tico Armand, Yoli Mayor & others.

Cost: Free
1310 Gallery,
Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts
1310 SW 2nd Ct. (Middle St.), Ft. Lauderdale, 33312

Media Contact:
Rolando Chang Barrero
786-521-1199
Niki Lopez
305-975-6262

Email.
[email protected]

Web: http://nikiartstudio.com/the-elephant-artexhibit/
Facebook RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/455633574615629/

HAAMCC TroubaJazz 7/23/15

HAAMCC TroubaJazz
Thursday, 07/23/2015 – 08:00 pm – 10:30 pm
donymushyFusion Cafe
15531 Sheridan Street,
Davie, Florida 33331
Eventbrite Link
Cost: 25.00

Dony Felix invites Mushy Widmaier, a “modern jazz” piano player, but one with a certain undertone of both Haitian folklore and European art music

Gordon Gumshoe Fairytale Detective 7/10/15

Gordon Gumshoe Fairytale Detective
Friday, 07/10/2015 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
GG-promo-porridge1Broward Main Library
100 South Andrews Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Webpage Link
Cost: $7.00 (one free adult per 10 children)

Several important items have gone missing from Fairytale Forest! Gordon Gumshoe needs his audience of junior detectives to help him solve the mystery before the stories are lost forever. This fun family show encourages literacy.

Learn about nutrition with Short Chef 7/11/15

Learn about nutrition with Short Chef
Saturday, 07/11/2015 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
short-chef-Arts-CalendarLauderhill Mall Branch Library
4257 Northwest 12th Street,
Lauderhill, Florida 33313
Webpage Link
Cost: FREE

Kids learn about new foods and vegetables from a culinary expert with a hands-on rewarding experience that creates new healthy eating behavior.

Gordon Gumshoe Fairytale Detective 7/7/15

Gordon Gumshoe Fairytale Detective
Tuesday, 07/07/2015 – 01:00 pm – 02:00 pm
GG-promo-porridgeBroward Main Library
100 South Andrews Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Webpage Link
Cost: $7.00 (one free adult per 10 children)

Several important items are missing from our beloved fairytales! Gordon Gumshoe needs his audience of junior detectives to help him solve the case. This fun family show encourages literacy.

Art of Food & Wine with NSU Art Museum 7/16/15

Art of Food & Wine with NSU Art Museum
Thursday, 07/16/2015 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
art-of-wine-and-food-series1NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost:

Art of Wine and Food Series: Summertime and the Sipping is Easy
Explore red, white and rose wines from the Trinchero Family Estates with Caroline Gardner. Learn the art of food and wine pairings at this fun event. $40; $25 for Members at Patron level and above. Explore the museum’s galleries at 5pm; tastings begin at 6pm. Limited space; advanced tickets required. RSVP to 954-262-0204.

A Taste of Haiti at NSU Art Museum Cafe 7/15/15

A Taste of Haiti at NSU Art Museum Cafe
Wednesday, 07/15/2015 – 12:00 pm – 01:30 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost:

A Taste of Haiti:
The Café at the NSU Art Museum has added new Danish and Haitian items themed to our newest exhibitions; War Horses: Helhesten and the Danish Avant-Garde During World War II and From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography. As such, the museum will introduce these news selections with two FREE tastings. Join us for a lunch tasting of A Taste of Haiti featuring the following dishes:
• Pain Patate (Haitian Sweet Potato Bread)
• Soup Joumou (Squash Soup)
• Haitian Passion Fruit Cupcakes

“Starry Nights” at NSU Art Museum 7/2/15 – 9/3/15

“Starry Nights” at NSU Art Museum
Thursday, 07/02/2015 – 09/03/2015 04:30 pm – 08:00 pm
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One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

The NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will begin offering free admission to the public every Thursday night starting July 2 from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Patrons are invited to come experience breathtaking exhibitions, thought-provoking lectures and fascinating films. The Museum Café will also be featuring two for one beer and wine specials as well as a light tapas menu.
Starry Nights is a reoccurring event that will happen every Thursday night through September 3. For additional information and complete list of summer events, visit nsuartmuseum.org or call 954-525-5500.

LIMITLESS 7/18/15

LIMITLESS
Saturday, 07/18/2015 – 08:00 pm – 02:00 am
Limitless-Flyer_RobRegisJump The Shark
810 NE 4th Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Webpage Link
Cost: $5

LIMITLESS is an Interactive Art Show Featuring Live Music, Live Art, Collaborative Installations, Vendors, Food Trucks + Beer! |
http://www.thelimitlessparty.com/ | Live Performances by: The Goddamn’ Hustle, Raggy Monster, The Von (celebrating their new release), The Violet West, and Boxwood. DJ Sets by: TONX, Mig, Andie Sweetswirl, AJ ‘Morrissey’ Navarette ( Ordinary Boys), and Kimmy Dee (Beach Day). Artwork by: Allison Groll, CHNK, Christopher Ian MacFarlane, Danny M. Kidwell, Gaby Pelatti, Jon Rice, Kazilla, Kelcie McQuaid , Kevin Goff, Lady Larva, Nicole Salgar, Paul Caprio, Rob Regis, Registered Artist, ShitHouse Mouse, Todd Traxler (curated by Kelcie McQuaid) | Event Photography by TeaJay | Sponsored by: Purehoney Magazine, ArtHeart, Jess and the City, New Content Collective, FTL Collective, Horror Roulette, Shangri-La Creations, Jump the Shark -formerly The Bubble | Cover: 21+ / $5, 18+ / $10

Summer Nights X HPB 8/23/15

Summer Nights X HPB
Thursday, 07/23/2015 – 07:00 pm –
HardyParkBistro_Food_014North Beach Hotel
551 Breakers Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: $100

This summer Hardy Park Bistro will entertain foodies with a new pop-up dinner series to take place at unexpected locations throughout South Florida.

The dinner series coined “Summer Nights X HPB” will take place every third Thursday and Friday of the month, beginning in July and the first dinner will cost $100 per ticket, which includes a 4-course family style meal, wine, and beer pairings from Stacole Fine Wines and Stephens Distributing.

At the first dinner, guests will enjoy a specialty cocktail hour, conversation with the chef throughout the evening and a family-style meal with only 60 other diners. Each installment event will be different with a menu and entertainment that celebrates creativity and spontaneity.

June Next Meal Club Happy Hour 6/25/15

June Next Meal Club Happy Hour
Thursday, 06/25/2015 – 05:00 pm – 07:00 pm
drinksFork & Balls
1301 E Las Olas Blvd.,
Ft Lauderdale, Florida 33317
Facebook Link
Cost: Free

Please join Broward Meals on Wheels for a next meal club networking happy hour at Fork & Balls!

When: Thursday, June 25th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Address: 1301 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale
Cost: FREE For Next Meal Club members, $10.00 for guests
RSVP: [email protected] or 954.714.692.
Photo credit: Fork & Balls

Guests will enjoy 2 for 1 drinks and delicious gourmet meatballs for $1.00! All proceeds benefit Broward Meals on Wheels! For more information on the venue, visit forkandballs.com.

The Next Meal Club is a generous group of individuals and companies who are committed to making monthly gifts to Broward Meals On Wheels. All members are invited to attend frequent networking mixers to get to know one another not only to discuss what’s new within the organization, but also to learn how their gifts are making a difference. For more information on The Next Meal Club, please call 954.714.6922

From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography 6/23/15

From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography
Tuesday, 06/23/2015 – 10/04/2015 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Haiti_photography_art-museum-fort-lauderdale-3-727x1030NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale .
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Webpage Link
Cost: Free with admission

Selections of works by contemporary photographers such as Phyllis Galembo, Leah Gordon, Mario Delatour, Maksaens Denis, Maggie Steber, Stephane Kenn de Balinthazy, Jean-Ulrick Désert, Andrea Baldeck, Pablo Butcher, Antoine Ferrer, Adler Guerrier, Carl Juste, Daniel Morel, Gary Monroe, Chantal Regnault, Roberto Stephenson and Paolo Woods are also included in the exhibition.

The exhibition’s examples of photography by Haitian and other artists and photographers are transient, living records of the tumultuous life of the oldest independent nation in the western hemisphere and provide new perspectives on photography and the visual that offer a broader understanding of Haiti, its history, and its citizens.

We Florida Financial Free Mortgage Workshop in Margate 6/27/15

We Florida Financial Free Mortgage Workshop in Margate
Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WeFF-ImageWe Florida Financial – Margate Branch
1982 N. State Road 7,
Margate, Florida 33063
RSVP Link
Cost: Free

First-time homebuyers seeking financing and individuals seeking to refinance existing properties won’t want to miss We Florida Financial’s free mortgage workshop.

Brenda Willis, We Florida Financial’s mortgage loan officer, will host the workshop and discuss how and why financing with a credit union can save time and money. The seminar will also feature a panel of experts including Tina Ingram of United Realty Group and Steve Straley of Action Title.

Attendees can also schedule appointments for in-depth mortgage counseling.

Free and open to the public; seating is limited. To reserve your spot, please call Brenda Willis at 954-501-1070.

We Florida Financial, formerly City County Credit Union of Fort Lauderdale, is a cooperatively owned, not-for-profit credit union with 50,000 members and over $400 million in assets. Founded in 1952 for the benefit of municipal employees in Broward County, it now serves individuals and small businesses in 43 Florida counties from Jacksonville to Key West. We Florida Financial offers a full range of affordable financial deposit and loan products to meet the needs of our diverse communities. For more information, please visit us online at www.WeFloridaFinancial.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/WeFloridaFinancial and follow us on Twitter @WeFLFinancial.

Read Between the Wines: Create Dangerously 7/2/15

Read Between the Wines: Create Dangerously
Thursday, 07/02/2015 – 07/02/2015 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm
Create-Dangerously-324x321NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

The museum’s discussion group will discuss Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat.

Book description: In this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat reflects on art and exile. Inspired by Albert Camus and adapted from her own lectures for Princeton University’s Toni Morrison Lecture Series, Danticat tells stories of artists who create despite (or because of) the horrors that drove them from their homelands. Free to attend. Purchase the book in the Museum Store: $14.95 plus tax; $13.50 plus tax for members.

RSVP to the Museum Store at 954-262-0255 or email.

All American Father’s Day Brunch 6/21/15

All American Father’s Day Brunch
Sunday, 06/21/2015 – 11:00 am – 02:30 pm
DSC_2300American Social Las Olas
721 E. Las Olas Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $23.95

This Father’s Day, American Social Las Olas invites pop to take a break and indulge in a tasty brunch buffet for $23.95 per person, all-you-can-drink deals starting at $10 per person, a cigar rolling station and the chance to win a gift certificate to Tommy Bahamas.

From 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., dads are invited to enjoy made-to-order omelets; freshly-pressed Belgian waffles; salt and pepper prime rib; fried chicken; chilled snow crab legs; house-smoked Atlantic salmon; a choice of two breakfast sausages; hickory smoked bacon; roasted potatoes; warm biscuits and gravy; and an assortment of baked goods alongside its menu of classic American comfort food.

Stay hydrated with a choice of bottomless Bloody Marys, Mimosas or “Angryosas,” a combination of Angry Orchard and orange juice, or Curious Traveler Lemon Shandy for $10 per person with the brunch buffet. Patrons can step-up the spike in their endless Bloody Marys with Belvedere Vodka for $19.95 or add premium Moet Champagne to their bottomless Mimosas for $36.95.

If ordering sans buffet, the classic all-you-can-drink special start at $15.

For reservations, please call 954.764.7005.

Film: Art School Confidential 8/13/15

Film: Art School Confidential
Thursday, 08/13/2015 – 06:00 pm – 07:45 pm
ArtSchoolConfidentialComic_-August-2015NSU Art Museum fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with admission

Jerome is an aspiring artist who arrives at a prestigious East Coast art institute to study. While Jerome enjoys daydreams of becoming the best-respected painter on Earth and winning the hearts of his female classmates, he soon learns the sad truth — his “cool artist” act is old hat in the big city, and as he’s surrounded by every art school cliché on Earth, practically nothing about him stands out. Determined to be recognized whatever the consequences, Jerome maps out a bizarre plan to become famous that has some unexpected consequences. Loosely adapted from a story in Clowes’ comic book Eightball, Art School Confidential also stars John Malkovich, Jim Broadbent, Anjelica Huston, and Sophia Myles. Author: Mark Deming. 102 minutes.

Free with admission. RSVP: email [email protected] or 954-262-0204

Mini Muse: Mood Indigo 8/1/15

Mini Muse: Mood Indigo
Saturday, 08/01/2015 – 03:00 pm – 04:30 pm
Cyanotype-375x321NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Material fee: $5 museum members ; $10 non-members

Mini Muse is an educational program for children 5 -10 years old. Make memories with your family as you tour the exhibition From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography. Learn about the history of Haiti through photographs in the exhibition and create your own cyanotype inspired by the cool colors of the installation Indigo Room or is Memory Water Soluble. Material fee: $5 museum members ; $10 non-members. RSVP: email or 954-262-0204

Family Day: Jou de Fanmi 8/1/15

Family Day: Jou de Fanmi
Saturday, 08/01/2015 – 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with admission

Selebre Jou de Fanmi/Celebrate Family Day at NSU Art Museum! Explore the exhibition From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography, participate in Haitian inspired art workshops, move your feet to the Kompa beat and ¿cric? crac! and learn the art of Haitian folklore and storytelling.

Free with admission. RSVP : email [email protected] or 954-262-0204.

Mini Muse: Haitian Metal Sculpture 7/18/15

Mini Muse: Haitian Metal Sculpture
Saturday, 07/18/2015 – 03:00 pm – 04:30 pm
Mini-muse_-haitian-metal-sculpture-500x321NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Material fee: $5 museum members;$10 non-members

Mini Muse is a monthly education program for children 5 -10 years old. Make memories with your family as you tour the exhibition From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography. Learn about the art of Haitian metal sculpture and the symbolism of this island culture. Use drawing techniques to create a composition on an exciting new surface. Material fee: $5 museum members;$10 non-members.

RSVP :email [email protected] or 954-262-0204.

Film: La Belle Vie: The Good Life 7/9/15

Film: La Belle Vie: The Good Life
Sunday, 07/09/2015 – 06:00 pm – 08:30 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with admission

La Belle Vie: The Good Life is a story about a Haitian-American filmmaker, Rachelle Salnave’s journey to discover her Haitian roots by examining the complexities of the Haitian society as it pertains to the overall political and economic dichotomy in Haiti. Using her own personal family stories interconnected with capturing the voices of Haitians and experts overall, this film chronologically uncovers the rationale behind its social class system but also how it has affected the Haitian American migration experience as well.

Free with admission. RSVP: email or 954-262-0204.

Opening Reception: From Within and Without 6/25/15

Opening Reception: From Within and Without
Thursday, 06/25/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One EAst Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with admission

Join the exhibition curator and artists at the museum in celebrating the exhibition opening of The History of Haitian Photography. FREE and open to the public. RSVP required. Reserve ticket email [email protected] or 954-262-0204

From Within and Without Panel Discussion 6/25/15

From Within and Without Panel Discussion
Sunday, 06/25/2015 – 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with admission

To commence the opening of From Within and Without, join exhibition curator, artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, and other exhibition artists for a discussion in the Horvitz Auditorium.

Art of Wine & Food Series: California Dreamin’ 6/18/15

Art of Wine & Food Series: California Dreamin’
Sunday, 06/18/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
art-of-wine-and-food-seriesNSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $40

Explore Napa and Sonoma Valley by the glass and taste Au Contraire and Heritance wines with host Mark Doohan during this fun evening of pairing California wines with small bites. Guests are invited to view the galleries starting at 5 pm. $40 per person; $25 for members at the Patron ($500) level and above. Limited seating, reservations required. Purchase tickets here, email or 954-262-0204.

Mini Muse: War Horses Helhesten 6/13/15

Mini Muse: War Horses Helhesten
Saturday, 06/13/2015 – 03:00 am – 04:30 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Material fee: $5 museum members; $10 non-members.

Mini Muse is a monthly education program for children 5 – 10 years old. Make memories with your family by touring the exhibition War Horses: Helhesten and the Danish Avant-Garde during World War II. Use mixed media and printing making techniques to create an expressive journal inspired by Danish Artists. Material fee: $5 museum members; $10 non-members. Purchase ticket here: https://www.nova.edu/webforms/nam/minimuse/june2015.html, email [email protected] or 954-262-0204.

Film: Asger Jorn: Go to Hell With Your Money 6/11/15

Film: Asger Jorn: Go to Hell With Your Money
Thursday, 06/11/2015 – 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm
Asger-Jorn_-Film_-June-20151NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with admission

The personal story of Asger Jorn, the celebrated Danish painter and founder of the COBRA movement who struggled to achieve recognition in his native country throughout his life. He sacrificed everything for his art – including his wives and his children. His story is the myth of the penniless artist who must endure so much for his art and who only achieves world fame late in life. Asger Jorn’s story is told by the people who knew him, including his son who never learned to call him father and the painter Bodil Kaalund whose father was convinced that “Asger is destined for greatness”. By Anna von Lowzow, Lene Borch Hansen, 60 minutes.

Free with admission. Purchase ticket here: https://www.nova.edu/webforms/nam/film-series/june2015.html, email [email protected] or 954-262-0204.

Film: Asger Jorn: Go to Hell With Your Money 6/11/15

Film: Asger Jorn: Go to Hell With Your Money
Thursday, 06/11/2015 – 03:00 pm – 04:30 pm
Asger-Jorn_-Film_-June-2015NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Webpage Link
Cost: Free with admission

The personal story of Asger Jorn, the celebrated Danish painter and founder of the COBRA movement who struggled to achieve recognition in his native country throughout his life. He sacrificed everything for his art – including his wives and his children. His story is the myth of the penniless artist who must endure so much for his art and who only achieves world fame late in life. Asger Jorn’s story is told by the people who knew him, including his son who never learned to call him father and the painter Bodil Kaalund whose father was convinced that “Asger is destined for greatness”. By Anna von Lowzow, Lene Borch Hansen, 60 minutes.

Free with admission. Purchase ticket here;https://www.nova.edu/webforms/nam/film-series/june2015.html , email [email protected] or 954-262-0204

Bookmaking Workshop 6/6/15

Bookmaking Workshop
Saturday, 06/06/2015 – 10:00 am – 02:00 pm
nsu-art-museum-logo-blk-300x137NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $60

Join instructor Lark Keeler to create your own book. Learn multiple bookmaking tricks and techniques in this workshop exploring artists’ books and sculptural techniques. Limited space; materials included. $60. Register by contacting the Academy at [email protected]

Charmed by Charity Soiree at Alex & Ani 5/27/15

“Charmed by Charity Soiree” at Alex & Ani
Wednesday, 05/27/2015 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Alex & Ani
1012 Las Olas Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

Fort Lauderdale’s hottest new retailer, Alex & Ani, is inviting everyone out for an evening of shopping and the chance to make a difference in the lives of millions when they host a “Charmed by Charity Soiree” in the newly-opened store to benefit Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. 15% of all sales during the event will be given back to the organization whose mission is to find a cure for digestive diseases and to improve the quality of life for the sufferers. The sparkling night will include small bites and delicious sips and is free to the public. For more information please contact Robin Cartwright at [email protected] or 561-218-2929.

Dream BIG Luncheon 5/17/15

Dream BIG Luncheon
Sunday, 05/17/2015 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
Dream-BIG-InvitationRoyal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas
Port Everglades, 1850 Eller Drive,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
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Cost: $100

Get ready to Dream BIG with Voices for Children of Broward County on Sunday, May 17, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., aboard Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas.

The Dream BIG luncheon will bring together donors and community leaders to raise awareness and critical funds needed to sustain and enhance life-changing programs that directly benefit abused, abandoned and neglected children in the care of the State, in Broward County.

This fun and festive event will feature a silent auction, raffle for a 7- Night Caribbean Cruise, gourmet lunch, self-guided tours of the Independence of the Seas®, and so much more. Following lunch, guests can explore the Independence of the Seas®, a marvel of maritime engineering that is packed with all the phenomenal onboard experiences one would expect, including the FlowRider® surf simulator, a rock climbing wall, ice-skating rink, cantilevered whirlpools, Royal Promenade, and mini golf course.

Individual tickets are $100, table sponsorships are available ranging from $500 to $1,500 and raffle tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Tickets are limited and guests must be at least 16 years of age. For more information, tickets, raffle tickets, and sponsorship opportunities please contact [email protected]

In addition to Presenting Sponsor Royal Caribbean International, event sponsors include Eaton/Hydraulic Supply Companies, Nancy and Louis Berlin, Myrna and Bob Kopf, Pam Tindall, The Becher & MacConnie Families, Levinson & Capuano, LLC, NDPH Paralegal Services, LLC, Ginsberg Shulman, PL, and YellowKornerFlorida.

Hump Day 4/22/15

Hump Day
Wednesday, 04/22/2015 – 05:00 pm – 09:30 pm
HumpDays12-2014Tamarac Park
7501 N Universtiy Dr,
Tamarac, Florida 33321
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Cost: Free

Bring your family and join us for some good music, fun, festivities and diverse palate pleasing food provided by Legend’s BBQ and all the other food trucks gathered at Tamarac Park.

Senior Idol 5/17/15

Senior Idol
Sunday, 05/17/2015 – 02:00 pm –
TR_2015_SeniorIdol_375x250_LRParker Playhouse
707 NE 8th St.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: Tickets are $12 per person, plus service fees

Tri-Rail’s “Senior Idol,” presented by Baptist Eye Surgery Center, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, is always a magical, entertaining show! This “Broward 100” commemorative event will feature 12 talented singers 65 and older who will compete for a $500 grand prize and pass to ride Tri-Rail for a year, plus help raise money for Broward Meals on Wheels.

Sponsored by Baptist Eye Surgery Center, Winn-Dixie, Boomer Times and John Knox Village, the show will also feature performances by Lou Villano, Senior Idol 2014 winner; The Villagers of John Knox Village and rising stars from Tri-Rail’s “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent.”

Arts Ballet Theatre Of Florida Wraps-Up This Season With Its Spring Gala 5/10/15

Arts Ballet Theatre Of Florida Wraps-Up This Season With Its Spring Gala
Sunday, 05/10/2015 – 05:00 pm – 07:00 pm
1503FairyDoll-posterBroward Center for the Performing Arts – Amaturo Theater
201 SW 5th Avenue,
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33312
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Cost: $ 30

With a magnificent and colorful spectacle the Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida closes its seventeenth season. Its traditional Spring Gala will include the return of Vladimir Issaev’s exciting neo-classical ballet Shostakovich Suites and Vicente Nebrada’s sensous work, Pentimento. The Spring Gala is part of the Broward County Centennial Celebration.

Shostakovich Suites is an exhilarating choreographic piece by Vladimir Issaev, inspired by the music of this Russian composer who was a revolutionary in contemporary composition while suffering the brutal despotism toward talented artists during Stalin’s era. The piece brings all the excitement of the neo-classical dance combined with the extraordinary skills of the Issaev’s dancers at Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida.

Pentimento, created by renowned choreographer Vicente Nebrada, includes excerpts from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Four Suites for Orchestra. Pentimento, a pivotal piece of his repertoire, is a bold, abstract work that is based on the art form of painting of the same name. The artist changes his mind about the composition of his painting during the process, and then changes it. This approach is also applied to ballet: the dance and costumes change throughout the performance. Using masks, floating fabrics and dense lighting, the piece is developed with the presentation of different characters who dance and show the genius of Nebrada. Adding to mystical effects is original costuming by Cristina Gianinni.

These pieces will be performed by the professional dancers of the company where principals Hirofumi Ikeuchi, Lillian Hill, Ramil Bagmanov, Takayuki Asai and Aya Baba have the responsibilities of the main roles. The program showcases the extraordinary skills of Vladimir Issaev’s dancers.

Conference on Children’s Literature 4/24/15

Conference on Children’s Literature
Friday, 04/24/2015 – 04/24/2015 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
COCL-FLYER-2015Main Library
100 S. Andrews Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

The Conference is an event where teachers, librarians, readers, artists and writers gather to learn about children’s literature. The conference brings award-winning authors, illustrators and storytellers to enhance librarian’s knowledge and reader’s advisory skills.

This year, the Conference will promote an appreciation of diversity through literature with featured speakers and workshop presenters.

Children’s BookFest 4/25/15

Children’s BookFest
Saturday, 04/25/2015 – 04/25/2015 10:30 am – 04:30 pm
ChildrensBookFest-2015-full-Page-FlyerAfrican-American Research Library and Culture Center
2650 Sistrunk Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311
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Cost: Free

Children’s BookFest is a FREE festival which is centered on Children’s Day/Book Day. It is multi-cultural-event, which the emphasis is on literature-based shows (through storytelling, musical groups, theater groups, music, drama, dance or other artform). BookFest will continue its tradition of putting a book into the hands and homes of the first 1,000 children who attend, through the Big Book Giveaway.

Baptist Health Teams Up With Miami Dolphins For Family Fit Fest 4/18/15

Baptist Health Teams Up With Miami Dolphins For Family Fit Fest
Saturday, 04/18/2015 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University
7500 SW 30 Street,
Davie, Florida 33314
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Cost: Free admission

Fitness, food and football: three popular pastimes come together in one day of family fun at the Family Fit Fest, presented by Baptist Health South Florida. Head for the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University – Home of the Miami Dolphins – for this free community event filled with healthy activities for people of all ages.

From 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., families can get an insider’s view of the Dolphins’ training center while enjoying a great lineup of activities

Art Talk: David A. Ross: Reimagining Art Education 4/18/15

Art Talk: David A. Ross: Reimagining Art Education
Saturday, 04/18/2015 – 02:00 pm – 03:00 pm
DAVID-ROSSANSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Reimagining Art Education

This talk is the inaugural event for The Art of Teaching Art conference on creativity and innovation in art education, which will take place Fall 2015.

David A. Ross is chair of the innovative MFA program in Art Practice at New York’s School of Visual Arts and formerly the Director of Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Free with museum admission; limited space. RSVP to [email protected] or 954-262-0204.

Haute for HANDY Fashion Show 4/25/15

Haute for HANDY Fashion Show
Saturday, 04/25/2015 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
10494692_10152655168721506_5022922431491741798_nLeighton Estate
1612 West Lake Drive,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: $250

HANDY (Helping Abused, Neglected, Disadvantaged Youth), the leading organization supporting at-risk children in Broward County, will be hosting a fashion show fundraiser, Haute for HANDY “A Sneak Peek at Summer Chic,” at the waterfront Leighton Estate in Harbor Beach on Saturday, April 25, from 6 – 9 p.m. Jacey Birch of Local 10 News will be the emcee for this event.

The Haute for HANDY fashion show will include a cocktail hour, runway show and will feature both live and silent auctions.

Cherry Wood Chxp Rich Culture 3/29/15

Cherry Wood Chxp Rich Culture
Sunday, 03/29/2015 – 05:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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3301 College Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314
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Cost: $15 online $20 at the door

EXPERIENCE RICH CULTURE:: www.versatileimage.org

Cherry is easy to work, fine textured, strong and fairly durable. The richness of cherry wood is the essence of being an artist. Be free, remain a fine grade, be strong and not easily bother by the lack of acceptance by others. Come experience culture in its purest form!

All proceeds will be donated to the “Brown Ballerina Movement”.

Line up:

@CrownMeRoyalXO (Screening of Brown Ballerina)
@_Markq (Fashion Show)
@TamikajMusic (Musical Performance)
@Queen_Me_Lovely (Modern Dance)
@XaliUnknwn (Musical Performance)
@BombChelz (Poetry)
@JayBurna (Musical Performance)
@MonhandWorks (Photography Exhibit)
@MisterBrooks_ (Beats & Cypher)
@MaryannArnita (Live Ballet Dance)

Cirque du Soleil Presents Varekai in Sunrise 8/12/15 – 8/23/15

Cirque du Soleil Presents Varekai in Sunrise
Wednesday, 08/12/2015 – 08/23/2015 07:30 pm –
14219_v1h1-11723_ORIGINALThe BB&T Center
1 Panther Pkwy,
Sunrise, Florida 33323
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Cost: $40 to $100

Varekai By Cirque Du Soleil Descends From The Sky And Into The BB&T Center In Sunrise, Florida!

For Fifteen Performances! August 12 – 23, 2015

A dormant volcano, a mystical forest and an ancient prophecy… the adventure of Icarus begins when Varekai, Cirque du Soleil’s latest arena touring production, descends from the sky and into the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, for fifteen performances – August 12-23, 2015! Ticket prices range from $40 – $100 (subject to change).

Tickets for the general public are now available at www.cirquedusoleil.com/varekai or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
Deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano, exists an extraordinary world – a world where something else is possible. A world called Varekai.

The story of Varekai begins as Icarus, a solitary young man, falls from the sky and lands in a lush, wonderous world called Varekai.

Parachuted into the shadows of a magical forest – a kaleidoscopic world imbued with fantastical creatures – Icarus takes flight in an adventure both absurd and extraordinary. At the edge of time, in a place of pure and undiluted possibility, begins an inspired incantation to a life rediscovered and to a newly found wonder in the mysteries of the world and the mind.

The word Varekai (pronounced ver•ay•’kie) means “wherever” in the Romany language of the gypsies the universal wanderers. Directed by Dominic Champagne, this production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition, and to those who quest with infinite passion along the path that leads to Varekai.

Show Schedule (August 12 – 23, 2015):
Wednesday, August 12 at 7:30pm
Thursday, August 13 at 7:30pm
Friday, August 14 at 7:30pm
Saturday, August 15 at 4pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, August 16 at 1:30pm and 5pm

Tuesday, August 18 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, August 19 at 7:30pm
Thursday, August 20 at 7:30pm
Friday, August 21 at 7:30pm
Saturday, August 22 at 4pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, August 23 at 1:30pm and 5pm

For complete show and ticket information, please visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/varekai

Sponsors
Cirque du Soleil gratefully acknowledges the official sponsors of the Varekai USA tour: XEROX, DHL and its presenting sponsor Visa Signature.
Cirque du Soleil
From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is now a major Quebec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment.The company has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from close to 50 different countries.

Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 155 million spectators in more than 300 cities in over forty countries on six continents.

For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com. To find out more about the ONE DROP Foundation, visit www.onedrop.org.