LEAP to Host Style Yourself Confident at Dragonfly Thrift Boutique 9/2/19

LEAP to Host Style Yourself Confident at Dragonfly Thrift Boutique
Monday, 09/02/2019 – 11:00 am – 06:00 pm
Dragonfly Thrift Boutique
3141 SW 8th St,
MIAMI, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

In honor of Self Improvement Month (September), the LEAP organization invites women of all ages to get style tips from fashion pro Bianca Gabay.

The Style Yourself Confident event takes place at Miami New Times’ favorite thrift shop: Dragonfly Boutique. Professional fashion stylist and influencer, Bianca Gabay, will join guests as she offers wardrobe styling hacks and helps style personalized outfits that empower and build confidence. Guests will also have the opportunity to win beauty-related raffle prizes as they enjoy a day of shopping and champagne.

The Dragonfly Thrift Boutique is an initiative of LEAP, one of the only nonprofit agencies in Florida dedicated to helping women transitioning from prison to have access to rehabilitation programming. All the proceeds from the boutique sales support LEAP’s mission in helping these women transcend their past and get back on their feet through housing, education, and employment.

La Golondrina 9/12/19, 9/13/19, 9/14/19

La Golondrina
Thursday, 09/12/2019 – 09/14/2019 08:30 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $28

La Golondrina is the latest play written by the renowned playwright Guillem Clua (Barcelona, 1973). It is a work inspired by the Pulse nightclub terrorist attacks in Orlando, FL. This play will have its Miami premiere directed and performed by Neher Jaqueline Briceño and Kevin Cass.

Presented in Spanish with English supertitles.

Aires de Espana 9/15/19

Aires de Espana
Sunday, 09/15/2019 – 05:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $32+

The most famous composers of Classical Music such as Falla, Albéniz, Massenet, selections of Zarzuelas and traditional flamenco dance, performed by FCO accompanying Segovia Ballet Español with principal Spanish dancer Marisol Moreno, soprano Eglise Gutierrez and tenor Peter Alexander Rivera, under the baton of Maestro Marlene Urbay.

Heidi Latsky Dance and Step Change Studios 9/27/19

Heidi Latsky Dance and Step Change Studios
Friday, 09/27/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $30

Performances include the Southeast premiere of Latsky’s Unfinished, which combines dynamic dancing and articulated virtuosity, and their ongoing commitment to diversity and accessibility, with choreography by Latsky and the company; and the preview of Step Change Studios Highlights from Fairy Tales, which interprets the universal themes of childhood tales through ballroom and Latin-inspired dance, produced by Rashmi Becker.

Karen Peterson Dancers and Kinetic Light 9/28/19

Karen Peterson Dancers and Kinetic Light
Saturday, 09/28/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $30

Kinetic Light’s Under Momentum performed by disabled dancers on and around a set of exquisitely engineered ramps celebrates the joy of being in continuous motion, the allure of speed, and the beautiful futility of resisting gravity torque. Choreography by Alice Walker in collaboration with dancer Laurel Lawson.

Enrique Chia 10/13/19

Enrique Chia
Sunday, 10/13/2019 – 03:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $50

Cuban pianist Enrique Chia returns to present his annual concert covering the most popular tunes from the Americas.

Carmen Paris 10/18/19

Carmen Paris
Friday, 10/18/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $28

Singer and composer Carmen París celebrates 30 years of a successful career with “En Síntesis,” presented in Miami for the first time.

Dino Light 10/26/19

Dino Light
Saturday, 10/26/2019 – 03:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

In this original storyline, a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life. When the dinosaur wanders away from home, he discovers a wonderful world full of creatures that light up the darkness and help him find the true meaning of love. Lined with electroluminescent wire, the story plays out on stage through a cutting-edge blend of puppetry, technology and dance.

Sala’o Grand Opening After Party 7/31/19

Sala’o Grand Opening After Party
Wednesday, 07/31/2019 – 09:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sala'o Cuban Bar and Pescaderia
1642 SW 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: free

Sala’o Cuban Bar is celebrating their grand opening with an after party beginning at 9pm. Food, drinks and live music will keep you entertained and partying all night! Come on, come all!

Sala’o Cuban Bar & Pescaderia Fourth of July 7/4/19

Sala’o Cuban Bar & Pescaderia Fourth of July
Thursday, 07/04/2019 – 11:00 am – 12:00 am
Sala'o Cuban Bar & Pescaderia
1642 SW 8th St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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In the mood for a unique plate this fourth of July? Head over to Little Havana and visit Sala’o. Indulge on their Swordfish Steak 16oz. with Charred Tomato Vinaigrette, Pineapple, and Scallions. Return to the 1940’s era this fourth of July with great ambiance, music, and delicious food.

Celebrate Father’s Day with Sala’o 6/16/19

Celebrate Father’s Day with Sala’o
Sunday, 06/16/2019 – 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sala'o Restaurant
1642 SW 8th St,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Sala’o Restaurant, a hidden gem right in the heart of Calle Ocho, welcomes all to celebrate Father’s Day! What better way to cool off under the Miami sun than with a complimentary daiquiri for Dad?

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival: Millones de Segundos 7/26/19, 7/27/19, 7/28/19

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival: Millones de Segundos
Friday, 07/26/2019 – 07/28/2019 08:30 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $33

Since he was 5, a transgender teen has been counting the seconds he has left to live in an alien body. He is 554 million seconds old and still harbors the hope of beginning his transformation. This performance is part of the Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s Hot Theatre Summer Series 2019. (Presented in Spanish with English supertitles.)

XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami 8/18/19

XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami
Sunday, 08/18/2019 – 05:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $38+

Over the past 23 years, the spectacular International Ballet Festival of Miami has become one of the most acclaimed ballet festival in the world. The event highlights summer in South Florida and invites renowned national and international ballet companies represented by their greatest stars from Austria, England, France, Italy, Germany, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, the United States and more with many making their USA debut in Miami. The International Ballet Festival of Miami is a South Florida “must see” event and a true testament to its enduring level of artistic quality.

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival Poster Unveiling 6/20/19

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival Poster Unveiling
Thursday, 06/20/2019 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

Teatro Avante in collaboration with the Miami-Dade County Auditorium present the Poster Unveiling for the XXXIV International Hispanic Theatre Festival. Following the unveiling, there will be a cocktail reception, performance, and meet-and-greet with the artist. An RSVP is required to attend.

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival: Cartas de Jenny 7/12/19, 7/13/19, 7/14/19

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival: Cartas de Jenny
Friday, 07/12/2019 – 07/14/2019 08:30 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $33

The story of a dominant mother, an over protected son and the young woman who breaks the circle of maternal certainties with her charm and impudence. This performance is part of the Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s Hot Theatre Summer Series 2019. (Presented in Spanish.)

Benise Fuego 10/12/19

Benise Fuego
Saturday, 10/12/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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It’s one hot night as Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his Emmy Award-winning music and dance spectacular return to Miami. A musical journey through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, and much more!

Meme Solis 6 Decadas 10/19/19

Meme Solis 6 Decadas
Saturday, 10/19/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $35+

Maestro Meme Solis will be celebrating 6 decades of continuous musical trajectory. He will be accompanied by guest artists from Cuba, Spain, Belgium, Mexico, Bulgaria and the USA.

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival: El Bululu 7/18/19, 7/19/19, 7/20/19

34th International Hispanic Theatre Festival: El Bululu
Thursday, 07/18/2019 – 07/20/2019 08:30 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $33

The theater is a machine for sewing memories. The texts of the Spanish gold century merge with the gold that the conquistadors took from Bolivia. It is the cultural gold that crosses time, with that memory honoring the art of the balladeer. This performance is part of the Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s Hot Theatre Summer Series 2019. (Presented in Spanish.)

International Children’s Day 7/21/19

International Children’s Day
Sunday, 07/21/2019 – 02:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

International Children’s Day (Día Internacional del Niño) is a FREE event on Sunday, July 21 that incorporates arts & crafts, food, activities and theatre workshops for children and families, culminating with performances by both participating kids and a professional visiting theatre troupe. This event is part of the Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s Hot Theatre Summer Series 2019. (Theatre performances presented in Spanish.)

Estaba en Casa y Esperaba que Llegara la Lluvia 8/1/19 – 8/11/19

Estaba en Casa y Esperaba que Llegara la Lluvia
Thursday, 08/01/2019 – 08/11/2019 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $20

One summer evening, the only son of a matriarchal family returns home from a long estrangement. His sisters, mother and grandmother have been waiting for this moment, each one evoking memories they shared, conversations, silences and expectations. Now he is here, on their doorstep, finally home. This performance is part of the Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s Hot Theatre Summer Series 2019. (Performances in Spanish with simultaneous audio translation in English and French.)

CHURROMANIA® Grand Opening 5/29/19

CHURROMANIA® Grand Opening
Wednesday, 05/29/2019 – 05/29/2019 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
CHURROMANIA
1417 Southwest 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33135
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We are so excited for the Grand Opening of CHURROMANIA® in the heart of Little Havana, Calle Ocho. We hope you’ll join us to satisfy your sweet tooth with some yummy churros while enjoying great music and a celebration you won’t want to miss!

For the FIRST Time Grammy Winning Singer Albita Live at Ball and Chain 4/26/19

For the FIRST Time Grammy Winning Singer Albita Live at Ball and Chain
Friday, 04/26/2019 – 10:30 pm – 12:30 am
Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th street,
Little Havana, Florida 33135
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Cost: free

For the first time EVER, Grammy winning Cuban singer, Albita will be performing LIVE at Ball & Chain on Friday, April 26th. Albita is a talented singer, producer and composer having shared the stages with some of music’s most A-list talent including Phil Collins, Tony Bennett, Melissa Etheridge, Willy Chirino and Celia Cruz. This event is free and open to the public.

Ball & Chain is offering reserved table options for parties of two or more, contact: reservations@ballandchainmiami.com

Estado Vegetal by Manuela Infante 4/20/19, 4/21/19

Estado Vegetal by Manuela Infante
Saturday, 04/20/2019 – 04/21/2019 08:30 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $33

Manuela Infante is a renowned Chilean playwright and director, and is arguably one of the most prolific and interesting voices in contemporary Latin American theater today. Estado Vegetal is a riveting one-woman show based on the revolutionary thinking of plant philosopher Michael Marder and plant neurologist Stefano Mancuso.

Classics of Argentina and Cuba 2 Pianos and Song 5/3/19

Classics of Argentina and Cuba 2 Pianos and Song
Friday, 05/03/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $38

World-renowned Classical & Jazz pianists, Martin Bejerano and Kemuel Roig, are joined by Argentina’s top songstress Roxana Amed in the performance of Argentinians and Cubans great ballads and songs.

Macho Man XXI by Tania Perez Salas Dance Company 5/4/19, 5/5/19

Macho Man XXI by Tania Perez Salas Dance Company
Saturday, 05/04/2019 – 05/05/2019 08:30 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: https://www.miamidadecountyauditorium.org/event/macho-man-xxi-tania-perez-salas-dance-company/2019-05-04/

With a sense of humor and intense physical imagery, Macho Man XXI tackles the effects of gender violence taking place in the chaotic, surreal and exotic culture of Mexico. In riveting and craftily gender-coded dance, the powerful and daring work pulls up fear by its roots, revealing the submissive and perverted state of this social legacy.

In To America by William Massolia 5/10/19

In To America by William Massolia
Friday, 05/10/2019 – 05/01/2019 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $20

A drama that traces the American immigrant experience from Jamestown to present day through the stories of ordinary men, women and children who departed their homelands in the hopes of creating a new life. An extraordinary story 400 years in the making that transcends time, space and race to reflect the diversity and commonalities of our shared American experience. Performed by Chicago’s Griffin Theatre Company.

Love Songs of all Time by Jose Negroni and Louis Amanti 5/16/19

Love Songs of all Time by Jose Negroni and Louis Amanti
Thursday, 05/16/2019 – 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $25-$50

Join Maestro Negroni, three time Latin Grammy nominee, on an unforgettable night with the exquisite vocals of Louis Amanti. He is going to enchant us all with the most romantic love songs of all time.

FlamenGo 2019 5/17/19, 5/18/19

FlamenGo 2019
Friday, 05/17/2019 – 05/18/2019 08:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $28

A cast of internationally acclaimed artists will take us to a journey through the different palos of flamenco using the three basic pillars: guitar, song and dance. “Prendidos” (Lit) is a pure process, is the life itself on stage performed by the bailaor Alfonso Losa; guest dancer Vanesa Coloma; guitarist Jose Luis de la Paz and Ismael Fernandez vocals.

An Operetta Fantasy 5/19/19

An Operetta Fantasy
Sunday, 05/19/2019 – 05:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $25-$50

An Operetta Fantasy, a musical gala honoring the operetta with performers, dancers and The Florida Chamber Orchestra conducted by Marlene Urbay. Witness how our favorite characters from “The Merry Widow”, “The Count of Luxemburg”, “Die Fledermaus”, and “The Duchess of Bal Tabarin” all come to life during a glorious party and where even the audience joins the fantasy as the curtain rises.

Paloma San Basilio in Concert 6/16/19

Paloma San Basilio in Concert
Sunday, 06/16/2019 – 06:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $63-$203

Paloma San Basilio in a unique concert in Miami!

Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear by Abel Berenguer 6/28/19, 6/29/16, 6/30/19

Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear by Abel Berenguer
Friday, 06/28/2019 – 06/30/2019 08:30 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $25

Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear is the culmination of an international dance exchange between Miami and Havana with choreographer-performers Abel Berenguer (Miami) and Sandra Remy (Havana). This collaborative dance work expresses and explores the illusions and realities of life in Miami after Havana: the sunshine, the false wonderland, and the heartless paradise of a magic city, which also has a refreshing functionality, comfort and decadence as long as you play by the rules.

Guitars Over Guns: Spring Showcase @ Ball & Chain 4/30/19


Guitars Over Guns: Spring Showcase @ Ball & Chain
Tuesday, 04/30/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $25.00

Rock out at this epic evening of live music, networking, and the chance to support an awesome local cause!

Students from Guitars Over Guns’ middle school programs across Miami-Dade County will converge for the annual Guitars Over Guns Student Showcase on Tuesday, April 30th. From student artwork on display, to dance and musical performances on Ball & Chain’s iconic Pineapple Stage, these young artists from Miami’s diverse communities will impress guests with their professionalism, exuberance, and rockin’ talent – many performing in public for the very first time!

Come cheer on Miami’s rising stars! Your ticket purchase will go directly toward supporting Guitars Over Guns’ music mentorship programs.

Guitars Over Guns is a Miami-based 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides mentoring to at-risk youth through music education and performance. Currently, Guitars Over Guns provides programming at North Miami Middle School, Jose De. Diego Georgia Jones-Ayers, Citrus Grove, and Cutler Bay middle schools, as well as the Educate Tomorrow Center.

“Guitars Over Guns isn’t just about becoming a better musician,” says Santamarie Arocho, an alumna and former Student Mentor. “It’s about being a better person.”

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.guitarsoverguns.org. Follow @guitarsoverguns and join the conversation with the hashtag #ChooseYourSound.

Jim and John Camacho of The Goods to Release New Music, Celebrate at Bar Nancy 4/19/19

Jim and John Camacho of The Goods to Release New Music, Celebrate at Bar Nancy
Friday, 04/19/2019 – 09:00 pm – 12:00 am
Bar Nancy
2007 SW 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: FREE

The Camacho Brothers Jim and John, co-founders of the 1990s major-label garage rock / power pop group The Goods, will celebrate the release of their new self-titled 7” on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Bar Nancy in Little Havana (2007 SW 8 Street, Miami, FL 33135), beginning at 9 p.m. The record will feature the two releasing new music together for the first time since their previous group’s disbanding in 1999. The show is free and open to those 21 and over. For more information, visit www.CamachoBrothers.com or call 305.397.8971

Viernes Culturales in Little Havana 3/15/19

Viernes Culturales in Little Havana
Friday, 03/15/2019 – 06:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Domino Plaza
801 sw 15th Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

Celebrating 19 years of latin music, art and culture in the heart of Little Havana, Viernes Culturales is now the third Friday of the month! Join us for what Thrillest.com considers “Miami’s Most Authentic (Cuban) Experience”

Tout-Monde Festival 2019: Closing Ceremony 3/17/19

Tout-Monde Festival 2019: Closing Ceremony
Sunday, 03/17/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Koubek Center-Miami Dade College
2705 SW 3rd St FL,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

During a stormy night, a lonely woman is confining herself, when another young woman knocks at her door, seeking shelter. They’re not yet aware that they got stuck in the most terrifying hurricane…

Hurricanes, a contemporary tragedy from Martinique. Guiding us through a life-threatening double investigation, the two main characters run towards a devastating, mindblowing truth; a secret that unites them.

In 2016, Hurricanes was presented ten times in Martinique & Guadeloupe, then made its way to the notorious Festival d’Avignon OFF 2017 where it was awarded a trophy “Coup de Coeur” from the Press Club Avignon-Vaucluse. Hurricanes had no less than 2000 spectators in 32 performances.

This theater play will be presented in French with English subtitles during the Closing Ceremony of the Tout-Monde Festival 2019 Echo-Natures.

> A theater play written by:

DANIELY FRANCISQUE

(Martinique)

> Directed by

PATRICE LE NAMOURIC

(Martinique)

> With

DANIELY FRANCISQUE

(Martinique)

GLORIAH BONHEUR

(Martinique)

> Production:

COMPANY TRACK

(Artistic Research for Caribbean Comedians)

TOUT-MONDE AWARD CEREMONY

Sunday, March 17th, 2019, 8pm

Koubek Center – 2705 SW 3rd St, Miami, FL 33135

During the closing ceremony, the Tout-Monde Jury will reward one artist with the Tout-Monde Award (a trophy sculpture created by artist Edouard Duval-Carrié), consisting in a one-month art residence at Fountainhead Residency (Miami).

The closing ceremony will be followed by a garden reception. In partnership with Miami Light Project, the Cuban Band DJ Ma non Troppo, with Michael Gil, Arsenio Diaz and Manue Clua will be performing during the final event of the Tout-Monde Festival.

> Tout-Monde Jury President:

FRANKLIN SIRMANS

Director of the PAMM

> Tout-Monde Jury President:

MANUEL CÉSAIRE

Director of Tropiques Atrium Martinique

HOLLY BYNOE

Chief Curator of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, and co-director of Tilting Axis

MARÍA ELENA AGUAYO

Curator at Centro León, Dominican Republic (tbc)

Dance for Peace makes US Debut 2/23/19

Dance for Peace makes US Debut
Saturday, 02/23/2019 – 08:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Miami Dade County Auditorium
2901 West Flagler Street,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $35

Over 100 dancers will take to the stage at the Miami Dade County Auditorium for DANCE FOR PEACE, an amazing performance benefitting UNICEF USA. The artists come together as champions of peace, and good-will, transforming the art of dance into a bridge within their community. Additionally, the gala will pay tribute to the outstanding international career of dancer, director, and choreographer EDWARD VILLELLA who was instrumental in building and shaping the world’s dance community as the Founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet.

World Premiere of VANDAL at Miami Film Festival 2019 3/7/19

World Premiere of VANDAL at Miami Film Festival 2019
Thursday, 03/07/2019 – 09:30 pm –
MDC's Tower Theater
1508 SW 8th St,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $13

Nick, better known as “Damage” on the streets of Miami, is the young leader of an infamous graffiti crew that leaves its mark wherever it goes. As they grow larger in fame and number, problems start arising–Nick’s personal life goes on a downward spiral; the illegal nature of his passion is bound to get him in trouble with the authorities, and, on top of that, he has to learn to fend off the local rival crew.

A local production shot in Miami’s neighborhoods of Wynwood, Little Havana and Little Haiti, Vandal takes the very thrilling world of graffiti art and explores the struggle of street artists to keep their art alive as well as the social backlash that goes hand in hand with pursuing their biggest passion. Director Jose Daniel Freixas, a graffiti artist in his own right since the age of 10, puts his firsthand experience in the world of graffiti to good use by highlighting Miami’s gritty streets as well as its multi-cultural heritage to show a city full of color, life and passion.

Los Altos Presents One Night Only Valentine’s Day Edition 2/14/19

Los Altos Presents One Night Only Valentine’s Day Edition
Thursday, 02/14/2019 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Los Altos
521 SW 8th street,
Little Havana, Florida 33135
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Cost: free

This Wednesday, Los Altos will be open to celebrate Valentine’s Day one day early. Treat your special someone with a tequila tasting and education course, courtesy of El Velo Tequila. This event is free and open to the public, however guests must be 21 and over to attend. $8El Velo Margaritas in addition.

The Education Fund’s Taste of Education presented by Sapoznik Insurance 2/27/19

The Education Fund’s Taste of Education presented by Sapoznik Insurance
Sunday, 02/27/2019 – 06:00 pm – 08:30 pm
Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way,
Miami, Florida 33126
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Cost: $125.00

The Education Fund (EducationFund.org) celebrates the culinary dreams and ambitions of high school and middle school students at the 2019 Taste of Education presented by Sapoznik Insurance on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way in Miami.

Taste of Education showcases the gastronomic talents of students from 17 culinary programs in Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Students competing in 30 teams will prepare gourmet bites and vie for $20,000 in top prizes. The judges – top local chefs and hospitality executives – will determine the winning teams. This year’s culinary panel features celebrity chefs Ralph Pagano, Allen Susser, André Bienvenu, Letty Alvarez, Dayanny De La Cruz, Ingrid Hoffmann, Paula DaSilva, and Max Santiago. Each team will present their dish and make their pitch, hoping to wow the judges with their skills and presentations.

Guests will feast on the students’ creations and have an opportunity to “take a selfie with a chef” and enjoy mini-installations including walking through a food forest. On the menu is an array of dishes slated to delight the palate: oysters Rockefeller; shrimp and grits; ceviche; jerk cranberry meatballs; and BBQ sliders to name a few.

Snail Social at Exquisito Chocolates 2/12/19

Snail Social at Exquisito Chocolates
Tuesday, 02/12/2019 – 02/12/2019 06:00 pm – 08:00 am
Exquisito Chocolates
2606 SW 8th ST,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $10; $15 at the door

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Slow Food Miami presents its “Snail Social” roaming Happy Hour event on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from 6PM to 8PM hosted by Exquisito Chocolates, Miami’s first chocolate factory.

For February’s Snail Social, Carolina Quijano, owner of Exquisito Chocolates, will take guests on a journey through the factory that will allow them to taste and experience every step of the bean-to-bar process. Bites include fresh roasted cacao, chocolate cold brew, single estate chocolate, their signature Little Guavana truffle made from Redland guava from Snail Social honoree, PG Tropicals, as well as a fresh guava rum punch for sipping. Additionally, attendees will receive 20% off of retail shop items.

This event is open to the public; $10 donation if guests RSVP in advance through Eventbrite and $15 cash at the door. Tickets can be purchased here. Snail Social attendees can enjoy the Happy Hour menu from 6PM to 8PM. First-time student and teacher sponsored tickets are available – those interested can send a message to Slow Food Miami on Facebook or Instagram.

Hurricane Irma served as the major catalyst that spurred Slow Food Miami to turn their monthly gatherings into fundraisers that would connect the community with the obstacles that farmers face, and to support the local farms most in need. The donations go directly to the Slow Food Farm Fund to support local farm operations in times of agricultural need. The team extends their gratitude for helping them keep good, clean fair food on the tables in South Florida.

There will be a Snail Social hosted by different Snail of Approval chefs and restaurants throughout Miami on the second Tuesday of every month. Other participating chefs and restaurants will be announced throughout the season via Slow Food Miami’s mailing list and social media tagged with #snailsocial. Follow Slow Food Miami on Instagram and Facebook to stay current.

Exquisito Chocolates is located at 2606 SW 8th Street. Telephone: 786 558-4580; https://www.exquisitochocolates.com/

The Very Hungry Caterpillar 3/2/19

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Saturday, 03/02/2019 – 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar / Little Cloud / The Mixed-Up Chameleon.

Tickets are free, but an RSVP is required to attend.

Anti-NYE Party at Los Altos 12/31/18

Anti-NYE Party at Los Altos
Monday, 12/31/2018 – 08:00 pm – 03:00 am
Los Altos
521 SW 8th street,
Little Havana, Florida 33135
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Cost: free

Join us for our first annual Anti-New Year’s Eve celebration. Ring in the new year in authentic Mexican style at Los Altos. No fuss, no cover, just great music by DJ Brooke B and amazing cocktails. Table reservations are available please contact jhernandez@calleochotacos.com Guests must be 21 and over to attend.

Viernes Culturales returns to Little Havana // Viernes Culturales regresa a la Pequeña Habana 12/21/18

Viernes Culturales returns to Little Havana // Viernes Culturales regresa a la Pequeña Habana
Friday, 12/21/2018 – 06:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Domino Plza
8th street and 15th Avenue,
miami, Florida 33135
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On December 21, from 6 to 10 pm, the north side of 15th avenue will turn into a holiday village, complete with children arts and craft station by Pottery Barn Kids, a bounce house, face painting, and a Santa Claus station. As is customary, the south side of the street will house our artists and artisans. The Viernes Culturales’ stage will feature the Miami Senior High Choir singing their best Christmas selection, Cultural association Ameyal, will usher us into Christmas with a traditional Mexican Christmas celebration. We will close the program with an amazing presentation by the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, who will be performing extracts from The Nutcraker. Also joining us will be the Miami Marlins and the mermaids!

Bistoury Presents Stage Adaptation Of Celebrated Film ANN 1/11/19, 1/12/19

Bistoury Presents Stage Adaptation Of Celebrated Film ANN
Friday, 01/11/2019 – 01/12/2019 08:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Miami Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: $20

ANN is the stage play version of the feature film by the same name. Written and directed by Miami-based filmmaker Carla Forte, the film was shot entirely in Miami and has been showcased in over 20 festivals around the world. ANN is a feature film narrating the story of Ruben, a visual artist who has decided to abandon his tormented life by taking refuge within his own imagination; creating a world parallel to reality, which distances him from all material and emotional attachments, thus exorcising his ego.
The stage adaptation of ANN will be a mix-media piece that will be merge projection of some film extracts with a live performance. Reprising the role of Ann will be Venezuelan actor Carlos Antonio Dominguez, and back in the role of Ruben will be Juan Manuel Dominguez. The bilingual piece (English and Spanish) will be 60 minutes long and feature subtitles.

Thanksgiving Eve Karaoke Bash at Ball and Chain Hosted by Jason Jackson 11/21/18

Thanksgiving Eve Karaoke Bash at Ball and Chain Hosted by Jason Jackson
Wednesday, 11/21/2018 – 09:00 pm – 01:00 am
Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th street,
Little Havana, Florida 33135
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Cost: free

Ball & Chain is thrilled to present their first Thanksgiving Eve Karaoke Bash hosted by EMMY Winning and Miami Heat’s courtside reporter, Jason Jackson starting at 9PM on the world famous Pineapple Stage.
A portion of proceeds will be donated to help raise funds to support the Jax Jams Foundation. This event is free and open to the public. (Flyer attached and below)
For more info please visit: http://jaxfamfoundation.org

Rumba Casa Live 11/3/18

Rumba Casa Live
Saturday, 11/03/2018 – 01:00 pm – 07:00 pm
Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th street,
Little Havana, Florida 33135
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Cost: FREE

This Saturday Ball & Chain will be launching a new daytime party outside on the Pineapple Patio.

Starting on November 3rd and every Saturday moving forward from 1PM to 7PM.

This week’s featured band is Rumbacasa setting the tone with a unique remix of Afro-Cuban & House music and a special cameo by Cleveland Jones on the guitar followed by a DJ Set by DJ Dale Dale. This event is free and family friendly.

Ball & Chain productions presents Cabaret De Los Muertos 10/26/18

Ball & Chain productions presents Cabaret De Los Muertos
Friday, 10/26/2018 – 08:00 pm – 02:00 am
Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th street,
Little Havana, Florida 33135
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Cost: free

Kick off Halloween at Ball & Chain!!
Ball & Chain productions is thrilled to present “Cabaret De Los Muertos” an exciting Halloween Spooktacular live dance performance on Friday, October 26th. Ball & Chains highly acclaimed dancers will take the stage at 8PM in full Day of the Dead costumes. Guests can expect a non-stop energetic show featuring ghosts, witches, and ghouls dancing to exciting Latin music set to the tone of spooky cabaret vibe. The fun doesn’t stop here, immediately following we have a live performance by Zarabanda!
This is event is free and open to the public, however guests must be 21 and over to attend.

Caja China Roasted Pig 10/14/18

Caja China Roasted Pig
Sunday, 10/14/2018 – 02:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th street,
Little Havana, Florida 33135
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Cost: free

Join us this Sunday on the patio for cocktails, live music, and our famous Caja China Roasted Pig. All guests who purchase a Jim Beam cocktail will receive a complimentary dish of Caja China. This event is free and open to the public, however guests must be 21 and over to attend.

Third Wheel Debut at Bar Nancy 9/28/18

Third Wheel Debut at Bar Nancy
Friday, 09/28/2018 – 10:00 pm – 01:00 am
Bar Nancy
2007 SW 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

Bar Nancy will host cover band Third Wheel for the first time on Friday, September 28, 2018, beginning at 10 p.m. There is no cover and 21 and over are welcome to attend. Opened in 2017, the Nancy is located at 2007 SW 8th St, Miami, Florida 33135. The band’s repertoire consists of well-known 70s, 80s, and 90s rock and alternative staples. DJ Jenni Foxx will also be spinning that night.

Founded in 2017, Third Wheel unites a trio of musicians with a long musical history together and also features guitarist / vocalist / composer Tony Medina, drummer / vocalist Monchy Coruguedo, and bassist / vocalist Michael Mut. Medina and Mut played in the Sony Discos-distributed Pawnshop Drunks in the 2000s, and Coruguedo and Mut have been the Birdman’s Clambake rhythm section since 2014.

DJ Jenni Foxx will be spinning as well. For more information, please visit https://nancy305.com or call 305-397-8971.

Cortadito Debut at Bar Nancy with Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration October 12 10/12/18

Cortadito Debut at Bar Nancy with Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration October 12
Friday, 10/12/2018 – 10/12/2018 10:00 pm – 01:00 am
Bar Nancy
2007 SW 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

Bar Nancy is planning to celebrate Hispanic culture by serving up some Cuban Cortadito on October 12, 2018. The Miami-based folk trio will debut at the souwesera craft cocktail tavern located at 2007 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33135 during the venue’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. The show begins at 10 p.m. and there is no cover; 21 and over are welcome to attend.

Founded in 2011, Cortadito has already played its share of parties, lounges, bars, and festivals. Most recently, the group backed legendary Buena Vista Social Club member Eliades Ochoa at the Los Dells Festival in Wisconsin, the first major Latin music festival in the Midwest, and soon to be the largest such festival in North America. They also accompanied him at this year’s GroundUp Music Festival on Miami Beach in February.

For more information about the venue, navigate to www.nancy305.com or call 305-397-8971. For more on the band, please visit www.cortaditoson.com.