2015 Public Space Challenge Launch Event 3/4/15

2015 Public Space Challenge Launch Event
publicspaceWednesday, March 04, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Ball & Chain
1513 SW 8th St.
Little Havana, Miami, FL
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Join us and local changemakers as we kick off The Miami Foundation’s 2015 Public Space Challenge. Together with Health Foundation of South Florida, we’re investing $250,000 in ideas to connect Miamians through creating and activating public spaces.

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Friday, 02/13/2015 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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1637 SW 8 ST,
Miami, Florida 33135
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Cost: Free

The Photography Club of the Information Technology Department (ITD) of Miami-Dade County is proud to present its first photography exhibition. Twelve of its members ranging from experienced photographers, beginners, and photography hobbyists are getting together to show some of their best work.

Asbert, Eleyn
Avila, Mairim
Balaban, Boris
Diez, Juan
Guzman-Arean, Susanna
Echenique, Carlos
Embil, Lawrence
Murrell, Mervin
Riera, William
Rodriguez, Emilio Hector
Suarez, Jorge I.
Torres, Ivelisse

Be Heard – Creating, Recording and Exploiting Your Music 2/12/15

Be Heard – Creating, Recording and Exploiting Your Music
Thursday, February 12th, 6pm
beheardBall and Chain
1513 SW 8th street
Little Havana, Miami, FL
Complimentary Admission

The second music event from the Miami-Dade County Film and Entertainment Advisory Board is coming. The event will be a panel on recording music and the state of the industry with the heads and CEO’s of some of the biggest labels and studios, producers, engineers, musicians and more, with a special live music performance by one of Miami’s best. It will cover:

-Home studio vs major studio.
-What are labels looking for from an artist today?
-Should records be radio ready and the state of the industry?

-Steve Gibb- Guitarist/Vocalist for Barry Gibb, formerly of Black Label Society, Crowbar and Kingdom of Sorrow
-Ted Lucas- CEO of Slip and Slide Records
-Matt Knoble- Engineer/Producer, Lenny Kravitz
-Nir Seroussi- President of Sony Latin America

Live performance by Feneiva, one of the New Times top ten of all time from Miami.
Happy Hour and networking from 6-7 Panel at 7 Performance after

If you’re a musician, know a musician or do anything in the entertainment industry really, this will be a great one, so we hope to see you there!

33rd Annual Winn-Dixie Carnaval Miami 5K Race 3/1/15

33rd Annual Winn-Dixie Carnaval Miami 5K Race
Sunday, 03/01/2015 – 06:00 am – 10:00 pm
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SW 27th Ave. (Beacon Blvd.) & SW 8th St. (Calle Ocho),
Miami, Florida 33130
Cost: $35 – Adult Early Registration (through February 20); $45 – Adult Registration (Race Day); $10 – High School Challenge 5K (Grades K-12); Free – Kiddie Dash (Varying age groups)

Registration is now open for the Kiwanis of Little Havana’s 33rd Annual Winn-Dixie Carnaval Miami 5K Race, which will once again bring runners and walkers to Little Havana on the world famous Calle Ocho (SW 8th St.). The yearly event will help the Kiwanis of Little Havana further its mission to make a difference in the lives of thousands of South Florida families by affording a portion of the proceeds from the fun and competitive race to benefit La Liga Contra el Cancer and Children’s Cancer Caring Center.

As an added bonus, the first 1,000 participants to register for the fundraising event will receive a Dri-fit race t-shirt. Awards will be provided to the top male and female competitors, as well as the top three finishers in various age groups and the winning team of the 5K High School Challenge. Racers 10 years of age and younger are invited to participate in the Carnaval Miami Kiddie Dash free of charge. Following the race, participants will be treated to post-race refreshments, complimentary arroz con pollo, live entertainment and more.

38th Annual Calle Ocho Festival 3/15/15

38th Annual Calle Ocho Festival
Sunday, 03/15/2015 – 10:00 am – 07:00 pm
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SW 8th St. (Calle Ocho) between 27th Ave. & SW 8th Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana invites visitors from around the globe to the largest Hispanic street festival in the Southeastern United States during the 38th Annual Calle Ocho Festival. More than one million event-goers join the internationally renowned block party to celebrate Hispanic cultures from around the world on Miami’s legendary Calle Ocho (8th street.) The 19-block strip in Little Havana will vibrate with the hip-shaking rhythms of Latin music from salsa to hip-hop, including street performers and eight dedicated stages. Throughout the afternoon, event-goers can join street dancers as they bring the music to life; enjoy hundreds of international food kiosks simmering with authentic local and Latin flavors, sample products from many national brands and more.

Miami Marlins to Host Job Fair 1/27/15

Miami Marlins to Host Job Fair
Tuesday, 01/27/2015 – 10:00 am – 07:00 pm
Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way,
Miami, Florida 33125
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The Miami Marlins will host an open job fair from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27 at Marlins Park. The job fair is open to individuals searching for an event staff position for the baseball season and all special events at Marlins Park. The Marlins’ objective is to continue to create an environment where a team of business professionals can perform to their full potential, generating economic growth, and contributing to the well-being of a diverse community.
The Marlins, together with their partners Contemporary Services Corporation, Levy Restaurants and Pritchard Sports, will have various employment opportunities available. The Marlins will have opportunities in Guest Services, Ticket Operations, Retail Operations, Premium Services, Marlins Foundation; the partners will have positions available in the areas of Concessions, Janitorial and Event Services.
Attire to attend the job fair will be business professional and candidates are encouraged to bring several copies of their resumes. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for employment. There will be complimentary parking inside the Home Plate Garage (corner of NW 7 ST and 16 AVE).

33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami 2015 Pageant 2/7/15

33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami 2015 Pageant
Saturday, 02/07/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
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900 1st St.,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: $20

The Kiwanis of Little Havana is set to host the 33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami 2015 pageant to determine the next female ambassador of Carnaval Miami, with support from Diet Coke, AT&T and BB&T. As the kick-off to the Carnaval Miami 2015 season, young women between the ages 16-25 will showcase their talent, beauty, poise and elegance with the opportunity to receive $2,500 in college scholarship funds, an automatic entry to the Miss Florida USA pageant and other prizes.

The 33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami pageant is a platform for single, bi-lingual contestants to reach their goals through their personal commitment to become leaders in their community. Along with participating in one of the community’s legendary pageants, young ladies will have the chance to gain invaluable life experience through community service, cultural events and networking opportunities.

For additional information or to purchase a ticket for the 33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami pageant, please call (305) 644-8888.