Special Olympics Florida Hosts Softball Skills Assessment Clinic at Marlins Park 9/16/14

Special Olympics Florida Hosts Softball Skills Assessment Clinic
Tuesday, September 16, 9:30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL 33125

Special Olympics Florida – Miami-Dade County, a 2014 Marlins Foundation Charity Partner, will host a softball skills assessment clinic at Marlins Park. Special Olympics athletes will be able to play on the field at Marlins Park.

The Special Olympics Florida – Miami Dade County is one of four nonprofit organizations that the Marlins selected as their Charity Partners for 2014. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for persons eight years of age and older with Intellectual Disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, talents and friendship with their families, other athletes and the community. Through the Marlins Charity Partners, the Marlins are able to make a deep and focused-impact in the South Florida youth through education, the arts and baseball. The Marlins community partnerships and outreach efforts demonstrate their leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility and civic engagement.

The Deserter a Venezuelan movie at the Tower Theater Miami 9/12/14

The Deserter a Venezuelan movie at the Tower Theater Miami
Friday, 09/12/2014 – 09/30/2014 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
EjercitoTower Theater Miami
1508 S.W 8th Street.,
Miami, Florida 33135
Buy Tickets Link
Cost: $10

THE DESERTER (Memorias de un Soldado)
A Venezuelan movie about love in times of war, at the Tower Theater Miami, starting this Friday September 12, at 7PM.

At a time when war, chaos and death reign over every last inch of Venezuela, a soldier and a brave young woman manage to make space for love, despite their apparently conflicting ideals.

Marlins Park Hosts Octoberfest Miami 10/4/14

Marlins Park Hosts Octoberfest Miami
Saturday, October 4th | 12:00pm – 11:00pm
OctoberfestMiamiMarlins Park
‎501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL 33125
Buy Tickets Online
Use code OFEST to save 50%.

The Miami Marlins have announced that Marlins Park will host the Octoberfest Miami Festival, presented by Beck’s, at the West Plaza from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, October 4. The event will take place rain or shine as the roof will be opened to provide shelter or shade in the West Plaza. For the past two years, Octoberfest Miami by Vitamin C Communications, formerly known as Brickellfest, has executed the city’s most exciting examples of an Octoberfest celebration.

Fans can purchase tickets at Marlins.com/Octoberfest and enter the promotion code “OFEST” for a 50-percent discount on tickets. Two ticket packages are available for the event; the VIP package includes VIP entry to Octoberfest Miami, one 16-ounce beer in a souvenir Octoberfest mug, one plate of German-style cuisine, one alpine hat and early check-in from noon to 2 p.m. The general admission package includes entry to the event and one complimentary 16-ounce sponsored beer.

The event will include authentic German food, live music and a roster of 18 different beers from Beck’s, Goose Island, Shock Top and Johnny Appleseed. Live entertainment will be featured for the duration of the event, featuring a live German band, La Linea, DJ Africa, DJ Vertigo and DJ Zog.

Vitamin C Communications is a premier marketing and events agency in South Florida for over five years. Specializing in smaller luxury events to festivals for the masses to monthly executed events, Vitamin C has produced successful events ranging from Lexus’s annual ‘Sabor de Lujo’ taste of Miami, New Year’s Eve at Mondrian South Beach and their most well-known and widely attended event, the Brickell Fest Holiday Event Series.

Marlins To Host Six-Game Homestand Against The New York Mets And Atlanta Braves 9/1/14-9/7/14

Marlins To Host Six-Game Homestand Against The New York Mets And Atlanta Braves
September 1-7, 2014
Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL ‎33125
Download the full schedule and specials here.

The Miami Marlins begin a six-game homestand on Monday, September 1, with a three-game series against the New York Mets. Following an off-day on Thursday, the Marlins will host the Atlanta Braves for a three-game weekend series.

There will be two in-game check presentations taking place during this homestand; the first taking place on Friday, when the Miracle League will receive a check for $200,000 from the Marlins and the State of Florida. The Marlins and State of Florida joined efforts to raise funds to build a new field for the Miracle League. Then on Saturday, RHP Jose Fernandez will present a check to Raymond Rodriguez-Torres and the “Live Like Bella” Foundation as part of Star Wars Night and “Stand Up To Cancer.”

The Marlins will celebrate Star Wars Night, presented by LucasFilm and benefitting “Stand Up To Cancer,” on Saturday. Characters from LucasFilm’s Star Wars series will be available for pregame photos in the Star Wars sections (Section 225 – 228) and will be doing in-game stunts with Billy The Marlin. Fans who purchase the special ticket package will receive a limited edition Jedi Billy Bobblehead, available while supplies last. The upcoming homestand also features ALS Day. On Sunday, the Marlins Foundation and the ALS Recovery Fund will partner to host ALS Day at Marlins Park. The Marlins will present a check of their annual contribution to the ALS Recovery Fund during pregame ceremonies, also playing Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” Speech prior to the game.

Also on Sunday, the first 5,000 kids, ages 12 and under, will receive a Marlins Julio the Octopus Kids Plush Doll courtesy of Barry University.

Art Show Opening featuring Cuban Artist ANgel Larrua 8/29/14

Art Show Opening featuring Cuban Artist ANgel Larrua
Friday, 08/29/2014 – 08/29/2014 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Augst_2014_showGaleria Adelmo
1165 SW 6TH Street,
Miami, Florida 33130
Cost: Free

Art Show Opening Featuring Cuban Artist Angel Larrua.
Complimentary wine and cheese.
Parking available at The Latter-Saints Church on the corner of 12th Ave and 6TH Street

From Literature to Painting 8/22/14

From Literature to Painting
Friday, 08/22/2014 – 08/22/2014 07:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Cuba-Ocho-FlyerCuba Ocho
1465 SW 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33135
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

The artists of Art Emporium (a fine arts Miami group) have interpreted literary masterpieces in painting and some sculptures. Complementing this cultural event, there will be live performances: a short play, a Latin band, a ballet dance, recitation, and singing. Please join us as we also introduce our new gallery scheduled to open in the fall of 2014.

Photographs of Soul Of Miami and Life Is Art present the River Of Art 16 Pop-Up Social at LeKoKe Wine & Bites on 7/22/14

Soul Of Miami and Life Is Art present the River Of Art #16 Pop-Up Social at LeKoKe Wine & Bites on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Featured Artists:  Ileana Collazo, Aquarela Sabol and Chy Tea Shoulin

Featured Charities:  PARK Project and Heroines Choir

Music by DJ Hank Justice

About the River Of Art Program:
The River Of Art is a monthly business networker and art showcase combined. We provide more than just a platform for professionals to get together, discuss business strategies and make connections, we create synergies to help promote business by including an amazing art show of local talent!

About Life Is Art
Life Is Art is a Florida-based 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to creating positive change in the community with the arts and culture through events and education. We give South Florida artists and civic leaders the tools to thrive and grow, while enhancing the lives of those living in our area.

Supported by Supported by Sweat Records – Fabulous Miami – Tony Major Events – YOMiami – SocialMedia305 – PARK Project – You and I Are Love –  Soul Of Miami

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