Funding Arts Broward’s 20th Anniversary Celebration 10/18/22

Funding Arts Broward’s 20th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, 10/18/2022-, 05:30 pm-08:00 pm
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312
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Cost: $120

Funding Arts Broward (FAB), a non-profit volunteer-based organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a reception honoring founding member and benefactor Francie Bishop Good and other founding members on Tuesday, October 18, at Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

The elegant evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception in the Peck Courtyard followed by the 6:30 p.m. celebration and program in the Mary Porter Ballroom. Special guest speakers will be Kelley Shanley, president and CEO of Broward Center for the Performing Arts and MC Darius Daughtry, founder of the Art Prevails Project. The Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre will give a special performance to commemorate the evening.

FAB is supported by membership whose dues go toward grants that preserve and cultivate the arts in Broward County. FAB is also supported by its corporate partners BBX Capital, New River Fine Arts, Northern Trust, PNC Bank, Weston Jewelers, Pallant Insurance Agency, Casa D’Angelo, Tim Singer Realty and Twig, Trade & Tribunal.

Tickets are $120 for both members and non-members and include complimentary parking. To RSVP (by October 15), please visit fundingartsbroward.org/buytickets. For additional information, please contact fundingartsbroward@gmail.com.

To learn more about FAB including how to become a member or support the arts, visit www.fundingartsbroward.org or email fundingartsbroward@gmail.com.

Island City Stage’s Behind the Red Curtain Public Forum: “Secrets of a Beauty Queen: No Tea, No Shade” 9/28/22

Island City Stage’s Behind the Red Curtain Public Forum: “Secrets of a Beauty Queen: No Tea, No Shade”
Wednesday, 09/28/2022-, 06:00 pm-07:30 pm
Island City Stage
2304 N. Dixie Highway,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33305
RSVP / Register
Cost: $10

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Island City Stage, creating quality professional theatrical experiences focused on the LGBT+ community for a universal audience, has announced its 11th South Florida Season, and with it, the return of its popular Behind the Red Curtain community forum series. On September 28, from 6 – 7:30 p.m., the theater company, together with the Miss Florida F.I. (Florida Impersonator) Pageant, will present “Secrets of a Beauty Queen: No Tea, No Shade,” an entertaining, insightful and sometimes outrageous peek into the world of drag beauty pageants. This program will set the celebratory mood for Island City Stage’s October 20 opening of the glittering, grandiose and glorious comedy Pageant.

Moderated by Alyson Thomas, president and CEO of the Miss Florida F.I. Pageant and a seasoned professional in the art form of female impersonation, “Secrets of a Beauty Queen: No Tea, No Shade,” will feature stories from Velvet Lenore, Miss Florida F.I. at Large 2021-22 and Joanna James, Miss Florida F.I. Supreme 2021-22. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, The Miss Florida F. I. Pageant, recognized as one of the top five national pageants, will take place October 2 and 3 at The Venue/The Manor Fort Lauderdale. It attracts some of the top female impersonators, film, TV and fashion stars from across the nation and beyond. Drinks and light bites for Island City Stage’s community forum will be courtesy of Pub on the Drive.

Pageant is Miss America meets RuPaul’s Drag Race! This hilarious musical comedy sends up the once cherished traditions of beauty finalists in bathing suit and ball gown competitions, while contestants compete for the title of “Miss Glamouresse.” And who wins the crown? The audience decides! Judges selected from the audience at each performance pick the winner ensuring that no performance is the same – and the on-stage suspense is real! This opening production stars an ensemble cast including Conor Walton, Michael Scott Ross, Matthew Buffalo, Luckner Bruno, Marcus Davis, Kevin Veloz and Larry Buzzeo. It is directed by Carbonell Award-winning choreographer/director Ron Hutchins with musical direction from Michael Ursua.

Last year, in honor of its 10th anniversary season, Island City Stage created the Behind the Red Curtain public forum series to engage patrons in timely, relevant issues that are both addressed in its productions and affect the South Florida community.

In addition to Pageant, Island City Stage’s 11th anniversary season will feature Rotterdam by Jon Brittain from January 19 – February 19; I Wanna F@#king Tear You Apart by Morgan Gould from March 2 – April 2; Tracy Jones by Stephen Kaplan from May 18 – June 18 and Springfield Pride Commissioned by Island City Stage from August 3 – September 3.

Tickets for “Secrets of a Beauty Queen: No Tea, No Shade,” are $10 each and include one cocktail courtesy of Pub on the Drive. RSVP at islandcitystage.org.

For Island City Stage season and individual show tickets, please visit islandcitystage.org, call (954) 928-9800 or email md@islandcitystage.org. Follow Island City Stage on Facebook at facebook.com/IslandCityStageFL and on Instagram at @islandcitystage1.

Fiesta USA 10/8/22

Fiesta USA
Saturday, 10/08/2022-, 03:00 pm-08:00 pm
213 Southwest 3rd Court Homestead, FL 33030
213 Southwest 3rd Court Homestead, FL 3,
Homestead, Florida, 33030
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

To celebrate the diverse Hispanic cultures in South Miami-Dade, Homestead Mainstreet presents Fiesta USA! Fiesta USA will highlight the vast richness of Hispanic cultures through food, games, performances, art, and a tour of Latin America!

Event Parking – Triangle Park across from Homestead Live and at Homestead Station Parking Garage off Mowry Drive.

Free Trolley Rides from Homestead Station, 4 South Krome Ave, Homestead, FL 33030.

Trolley departs every 15 minutes from the roundabout.

To apply to become a Latin Market Vendor (Must be a Hispanic or Latino Owned Business), a featured Hispanic Visual Artists (Must be a Hispanic or Latino Artists), a Performing Artists (Performance Highlighting Hispanic Culture), or a Community Vendor visit www.artwalkpresents.com

Rep Your Country! Fiesta USA celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month.

To learn more visit

@homesteadmainstreet on Facebook and IG

@artwalkpresents on IG or www.artwalkpresents.com

Music, Masti, Masala 9/30/22

Music, Masti, Masala
Friday, 09/30/2022-, 07:00 pm-11:00 pm
Miami Dade College – Wolfson Campus
300 NE 2nd Avenue Chapman Conference Center, Bldg. 3, Room 3210,
Miami, Florida, 33132
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Cost: $15-$50

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Music, Masti, Masala will be a family friendly night of dancing, food, drinks and fun. The community celebration will incorporate traditions from both Navratri and Diwali. It will be the first time these two holidays will be celebrated together in an event in Miami. MAIACA, Miami Association of Indian Americans for Culture and the Arts, will host.

Attendees can learn and enjoy the traditional Navratri dances, Raas and Garba, as well as modern Bollywood dance. Authentic Indian cuisine will be for sale from Bombay Darbar, Bombay Corner and First Spoon. An open bar will feature special Indian cocktails and a non-alcoholic drink, Lassi. Indian apparel, dandiyas and other ethnic items will be available for sale. A henna artist and DJ playing a variety of Indian music will also be a part of the evening festivities.

Mutavision Art Launch at the Confidante Hotel 9/15/22

Mutavision Art Launch at the Confidante Hotel
Thursday, 09/15/2022-, 07:00 pm-
The Confidante Miami Beach
4041 Collins Ave.,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33140
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

The Confidante Miami Beach is pleased to announce visual artist Muta Santiago as the next artist in residence in the hotel’s 2022 Art Program, showcasing his large-scale experimental and commercial work throughout the hotel’s lobby and first floor from September-November, 2022. Santiago’s exhibit Photosynthesis V.1 will showcase compositions that allow hopeful, inspiring, and dream-like moments that catch the interaction and motion in a still frame. RSVP to RSVP@carmaconnected.com

homework Presents Salad Days – Opening Party 9/9/22

homework Presents Salad Days – Opening Party
Friday, 09/09/2022-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
The Knoxon
7411 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida, 33238
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

It’s time to go back to school. You’re invited to the launch of Salad Days, the latest art activation from homework, on Friday, September 9 at The Knoxon, 7411 Biscayne Blvd, Miami 33238, with two weeks of programming planned until a closing party on Friday, September 23. Musical Curation by Ekstra Bonus. Complimentary cocktails will be available.

Inspired by a desire to reconnect with the local art community, the revolutionary nomadic gallery is popping up back in the Magic City with a conceptual exhibition for the ages. Taking cues from the Shakespearean phrase that gives the exhibition its title, Salad Days aims to hearken back to the innocence, idealism, and pleasure associated with youth.

Painting the Picture: Practical Advice for Career Artists 9/14/22

Painting the Picture: Practical Advice for Career Artists
Wednesday, 09/14/2022-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
The Knoxon
7411 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida, 33238
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Are you an artist trying to make a career out of creativity? Whether you’ve just picked up a sketchbook for the first time or are looking to make the jump to a big gallery, homework is here for you. We’ve invited a panel of art industry professionals, including gallery co-founder Aurelio Aguilo, journalist Michelle Solomon from artburstmiami.com and miamiartzine.com, and legal expert Allyn Ginns Ayers to give up their best advice on thriving as a career artist. Hosted by homework Gallery and Raygun Agency.

Arts Mean Business Speaker Series Presents Lecture and Meet & Greet with Post-Graffiti Artist SURGE 9/20/22

Arts Mean Business Speaker Series Presents Lecture and Meet & Greet with Post-Graffiti Artist SURGE
Sunday, 09/20/2022-09/20/2022, 05:30 pm-07:00 pm
Pipeline Fort Lauderdale
100 SE 3rd Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33394
Website
Cost: Free with RSVP, $5 flat rate parking

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Business for the Arts of Broward’s (BFA) Arts Mean Business Speaker Series (AMB) hosts a live presentation, meet & greet and cocktail hour with post-graffiti artist SURGE on Tuesday, September 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Pipeline Fort Lauderdale (100 SE 3rd Ave., 10th Floor). Presented by the Community Foundation of Broward James and Cathy Donnelly Family Fund, the event is free and open to the public with a $5 flat rate parking charge. To RSVP, visit https://bit.ly/3Cb40rc or email rvegas@bfabroward.org. For more information on BFA and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.bfabroward.org.

Enhance your Visit to Superblue Miami with a Special Program from the Museum of Art and Design 9/10/22

Enhance your Visit to Superblue Miami with a Special Program from the Museum of Art and Design
Saturday, 09/10/2022-, 11:00 am-03:00 pm
Superblue Miami
1101 Northwest 23rd Street,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

MOAD’s free children’s education program on the move, GOGO MOAD, pops up at locations throughout Miami. Shared learning experiences of exploring ideas and creating together, these programs include artist-led hands-on artmaking and fun collaborative activities for the whole family.

Open to children ages 5 and up and their families.

On September 10, artist Asser Saint-Val leads participants in experimenting and creating with spray-painting techniques using unconventional materials and tools such as markers, an air pump, and the breath.

Oolite Arts and Locust Projects present Talks with Rachel Kent 9/14/22

Oolite Arts and Locust Projects present Talks with Rachel Kent
Wednesday, 09/14/2022-, 07:00 pm-09:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center
212 NE 59th Terrace,
Miami, Florida, 33137
Eventbrite
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Oolite Arts and Locust Projects celebrate the five-year anniversary of the popular Talks series with a stellar lineup of top curators to discuss ideas driving contemporary art today. Rachel Kent, CEO of Bundanon Trust and former Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, will be the featured speaker at the next Talks event. Kent’s exhibitions have been presented at the Brooklyn Museum, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, MCA San Diego, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. Attendance is free. The event will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, located at 212 NE 59th Ter, Miami, FL 33137. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/talks-rachel-kent-tickets-250428617737

https://oolitearts.org/talks | 305-674-8278

“Viva Fort Lauderdale: Celebrating Hispanic Art & Culture” Exhibit at History Fort Lauderdale 9/18/22 – 10/2/22

“Viva Fort Lauderdale: Celebrating Hispanic Art & Culture” Exhibit at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 09/18/2022-10/02/2022, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students; free for members, military and children ages 6 and under

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, History Fort Lauderdale, celebrating 60 years of being the proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present “Viva Fort Lauderdale: Celebrating Hispanic Art & Culture” from Sunday, September 18 through Sunday, October 2. This first-ever fine art exhibit solely celebrating the contributions of our multicultural Latin community will feature work from local artists including Leonardo Montoya (Colombia), Lifrancis Rojas (Venezuela), Isabel Perez Salazar (Venezuela), Florencia Clement de Grandprey (Spain), Hernan Rodriguez (Cuba) and others. The exhibit will open with an artist group meet and greet reception at noon on September 18 at the New River Inn (231 Southwest Second Avenue).

All of the works will be exhibited in a newly renovated art space on the first level of the New River Inn.

Entry to the exhibit is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

In addition to “Viva Fort Lauderdale: Celebrating Hispanic Art & Culture,” History Fort Lauderdale is proud to host a variety of engaging multicultural experiences, year-round. Permanent exhibits include “From Dugouts to Dream Yachts,” a visual narrative weaving the story of the ever-changing use of Fort Lauderdale’s waterways by following the strokes of the first people to today’s sightseers, “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows visitors to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of stories and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts an artists’ collective collaborative space.

History Fort Lauderdale is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with docent guided tours, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Group walking tours are available upon special request. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FTLHistory. Subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

History Fort Lauderdale Takes Part in Smithsonian Museum Day 9/17/22

History Fort Lauderdale Takes Part in Smithsonian Museum Day
Saturday, 09/17/2022-, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Experience the stories, art and industry that built Fort Lauderdale with FREE tickets to History Fort Lauderdale, now celebrating its 60th anniversary of bringing the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. History Fort Lauderdale will, once again, take part in Smithsonian magazine’s national Museum Day, an annual celebration of boundless curiosity, on Saturday, September 17. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.

Museum Day participants can explore South Florida history from prehistoric to the present. Permanent exhibits in the New River Inn History Museum include “Dugouts to Dream Yachts – the story of boat building on the New River,” “Seminole Arts & Culture,” “Archaeology of the New River,” “Henry Flagler & FEC Railroad,” “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale,” “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano” and more. Also on display will be “Viva Fort Lauderdale: Celebrating Hispanic Art & Culture” featuring works by Leonardo Montoya, Lifrancis Rojas, Isabel Perez, Florencia Clement de Grandprey, Hernan Rodriquez and others talented artists.

Additionally, visitors may explore the 1907 Pioneer House Museum and the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse.

Tickets are available for free by visiting https://bit.ly/HFLSmithsonianMuseumDay2022 (2 per request). Quantities may be limited.

For more information, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory, on Twitter @FTLHistory and subscribe on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

Oolite Arts to Host FREE Event with Several Artists from At the Edge Exhibit 8/31/22

Oolite Arts to Host FREE Event with Several Artists from At the Edge Exhibit
Wednesday, 08/31/2022, 06:30 pm
Oolite Arts
928 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Contact Phone Number (305) 674-8278
Website
Entry Fee: Free

Join Oolite Arts for a conversation between artists, Karen Rifas, Nathalie Alfonso and Devora Perez in conjunction with the exhibition, At the Edge. This in-gallery conversation, moderated by co-curator Amanda Bradley, will delve into how each of the artists came to work in hard-edge abstraction in Miami and the importance of being a woman working in this medium. The free event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31 at 928 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139. Spaces are limited. RSVP is required. | 305-674-8278

Sandrell Rivers Day Celebration 8/13/22

Sandrell Rivers Day Celebration
Saturday, 08/13/2022-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
Sandrell Rivers Theater
6103 NW 7th Avenue,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: $10

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Fantasy Theatre Factory at the Sandrell Rivers Theater Presents the 5th Annual Sandrell Rivers Day Celebration Honoring the late South Florida Musical Legend Brenda Alford.
The Sandrell Rivers Theater is gearing up for its biggest community event of the year, its 5th annual Chief Sandrell Rivers Day Celebration. This year’s Chief Sandrell Rivers Humanitarian Award recipient is the late South Florida Musical Legend Brenda Alford. This year’s Sandrell Rivers Day Celebration will be an extra special affair, featuring an A-list talent roster including: Master of Ceremonies, Hot 105’s Rodney Baltimore, with performances by ICE Squad, Baddest Band in the Land Junkanoo, vocalist Lamont Whittaker, Sunshine Jazz Organization, and the Ladies of Simone.
The evening kicks off with a special cocktail hour at 6:00 PM with celebrity DJ Chico the Leo spinning hits in the lobby, where guests are welcome to enjoy the limited engagement Between Flowers and Havoc art exhibit by Guitars Over Guns. The event continues with a traditional libation, and oral histories honoring Chief Sandrell Rivers by members of the family as well as by the M Ensemble Company.

Kitsch Medley Art Happy Hour at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami 8/5/22

Kitsch Medley Art Happy Hour at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami
Friday, 08/05/2022-, 06:00 pm-08:30 pm
MDC's Tower Theater Miami
1508 SW 8th Street; Miami, FL 33135,
Miami, Florida, 33135
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join Miami Dade College’s historic Tower Theater Miami, one of the city’s most cherished cultural landmarks, for a FREE cocktail reception to celebrate the opening of the “Kitsch Medley” exhibit by local Cuban-American visual artist Daniel Marin from 6 – 8:30 p.m. on Friday, August 5. During this art happy hour, the public can meet Marin and view his colorful pop art, plus enjoy drinks courtesy of Estrella Damm and E11even Vodka. RSVP HERE: https://www.squadup.com/events/daniel-marin-exhibition-opening

The “Kitsch Medley” exhibit will be on display from August 5 – October 12, 2022. It is FREE and open to the public. Tower Theater Miami is located at 1508 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33135. 305-237-2463 |www.towertheatermiami.com

Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival 7/21/22

Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival
Thursday, 07/21/2022-07/22/2022, 09:00 am-03:00 pm
Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater
17011 Northeast 19th Avenue,
North Miami Beach, Florida, 33162
Website
Cost: USD 5.00

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us for a dynamic 2-days of curated stand-out youth films, workshops, master classes, keynote sessions, and red carpet photos with celebrity guests.

Annually URGENT, Inc. presents the Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival (M4SC). The Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival is a media empowerment platform designed to showcase and elevate the voices of today’s youth through cinema.

This year, M4SC will be presented in-person July 21-22, 2022 at the Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater, North Miami Beach, FL.

Who Attends
The festival’s audience is rich in diversity and backgrounds from across Miami. Youth filmmakers, families, youth-serving organizations, summer camps, general audiences, and film lovers have attended M4SC. The ticketed event is open to the public. Ages 11+ are welcome.

What to Expect
Along with a diverse selection of youth films, youth creatives present their work, network with peers and professionals, and learn about filmmaking from industry experts, teaching artists, and peers through workshops, master classes, and panel discussions. Filmmakers also compete for top honors and are highlighted during the awards ceremony.

Oolite Arts Presents “Material Histories” 7/13/22

Oolite Arts Presents “Material Histories”
Wednesday, 07/13/2022, 06:30 pm
Oolite Arts
924 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Contact Phone Number (305) 674-8278
Website
Entry Fee: Free

Join Oolite Arts for “Material Histories,” a free public event and conversation with Carolina Cueva, Friday, and Greko Sklavounos in conjunction with the new artists-in-residence exhibit, “Lean-to.” During the event, which will be moderated by exhibition curator Leilani Lynch, the resident artists will discuss exploring the varied roles that material plays in their works, and how the individual and collective histories of these materials inform certain narratives within their practices. A Q&A session will follow the moderated discussion and guests will be welcome to tour Oolite Arts’ onsite galleries. “Material Histories” will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139. RSVP at https://oolitearts.org/event/material-histories/
(305) 674-8278

MOCA Makers: Figure Drawing 7/9/22

MOCA Makers: Figure Drawing
Saturday, 07/09/2022-, 01:00 pm-03:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33161
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

MOCA Makers are a series of adult art workshops, which bring forward an artistically interested public to work with and learn from local artists in South Florida. Topics such as figure drawing, printmaking, and portrait painting are hosted for all levels of participants. Art Packs are available for purchase from the MOCA Shop. This July, participants will be studying figure drawing with artist and educator, Amanda Covach. MOCA Makers courses are made possible with the support from the North Miami CRA.

Closing Reception for the exhibit Beyond the Woods at Pinecrest Gardens 7/1/22

Closing Reception for the exhibit Beyond the Woods at Pinecrest Gardens
Friday, 07/01/2022-07/01/2022, 06:30 pm-09:00 pm
Pinecrest Gardens
11000 Red Road,
Pinecrest, Florida, 33156
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Compositum Musicae Novae (CMN) invites you to view the exhibit Beyond the Woods one last time during the exhibit’s closing reception on Friday, July 1 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm.

In portraying the woods, artists often evoke a romantic mix of natural beauty and mysticism reminiscent of stories read in childhood. The exhibit, Beyond the Woods, presents a group of artists that expand on the representation of the woods as a place where people come to contemplate the streams and waterfalls and to which lovers sneak away. Some works are formal inquiries into traditional mediums, while others are more experimental, blending different disciplines and techniques; collectively; the exhibit creates a magical journey. So come and enjoy the forest creatures, the song of falling leaves, the echoes of nature, and the repeated patterns of all who have walked through the woods before you.

The exhibit curated by Cuqui Beguiristain features eighteen South Florida artists including: Alberto Mesa, Derek Wilson, Ernie Rodriguez, Gene Page,
George Rodez, Jane Krause, Jorge Ballara, Laurie Julia, Luisa Mesa, MANO,
Macarena Zilveti, Mila Hajjar,Odilia Mezquia, Roseè Camafreita,
Sandy Levy,Tony Mendoza, Tom Weinkle, and Yoli Recio.

In collaboration with the exhibit closing CMN is happy to present a classical music performance featuring the music of Ralph Vaughn-Williams with guest tenor, Andres Lasaga and pianist, Andrea DeVito.
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Cuqui Beguiristain is a Miami-based independent curator, former museum
professional, and gallery director known for curating exhibits in a range of
spaces, both within and outside the scope of the conventional gallery
system most recently she curated the exhibit PASSAGES presented at a
funeral home.

Compositum Musicae Novae is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization of classically trained composers, musicians, dancers, curators, visual artists and literary artists-dedicated to producing, performing, and exposing the public to new artistic expressions in music, dance and the visual and literary arts. The CMN Artist Series is made possible by the generous support of the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, Miami-Dade Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and CMN’s Board members.
For more information about CMN please visit compositummusicaenovae.org

Free Night At The Museum ft. BLADE 6/24/22

Free Night At The Museum ft. BLADE
Friday, 06/24/2022-, 07:00 pm-09:00 pm
Museum of Graffiti
276 NW 26th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Meet BLADE and get a signed limited edition poster!

One of the artist who shaped the graffiti art movement we know and love today is Steven D. Ogburn (b. 1957), better known as Blade, a famed New York-born artist and a proud owner of the title King of the Trains since he painted over five thousand trains with his striking characters and elegant letters. Famous for his whole subway cars, he became an icon of New York City and a hero-figure for the younger generation of street artists. Blade stopped painting trains in 1984 as he felt that he had nothing more to prove. Additionally, he began working in other media including acrylic on canvas, producing artworks suitable for indoor exhibitions that have brought him worldwide recognition. Since 1981 when he had his first one-man exhibition in Europe, Blade has participated in many individual and collective shows in notable venues, such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland; the Musée national des Monuments Français, Paris; the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles; the Groninger Museum in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands, and many others.

(In) Visibility Code Switching Opening Reception 7/1/22

(In) Visibility Code Switching Opening Reception
Friday, 07/01/2022-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
Girls' Club Warehouse
723 NE 2nd Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

(In) Visibility Code Switching Opening Reception

Girls’ Club Warehouse presents (In) Visibility Code Switching, a solo guest exhibit by Kandy G. Lopez. This exhibition features fiber art portraits that explore the many facets of code switching that people of color experience in America. Join us for the opening reception. Parking is available on NE 2 Avenue and along Flagler Drive.

About Kandy Lopez
Kandy G. Lopez was born in New Jersey and lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She received her BFA and BS from the University of South Florida, and her MFA with a concentration in Painting from Florida Atlantic University in 2014. She has taught at Florida Atlantic University, Daytona State College, and is now the Program Director of Art + Design and an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, Media and Arts at the Halmos College of Art & Sciences at NOVA Southeastern University.

Funding for this exhibit is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Make Music Miami 2022 6/21/22

Make Music Miami 2022
Tuesday, 06/21/2022-, 09:00 am-10:00 pm
Various Venues
All over Miami-Dade County,
Miami, Florida, 33130
Facebook
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Make Music Miami, the annual celebration of music on the summer solstice, returns this year on Tuesday, June 21 with dozens of free, virtual and in-person outdoor concerts, music lessons, jam sessions and other exciting music-making events to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Make Music Day/Fete de la Musique! Miami is among the 1000+ cities hosting major celebrations around the world in what has become a phenomenon shared by hundreds of millions of people in over 120 countries.
Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Miami celebrates and promotes the natural music maker in all of us, regardless of ability.
Interested in performing or hosting performers for a show? Visit https://miami.makemusicday.org/ to create an Artist or Venue profile and find a match!
For more detailed information, visit makemusicmiami.org. Finalized programming will be posted here the week of the event.
Make Music Miami is supported by a number of organizations including Buskerfest Miami, Rhythm Foundation, Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Villa Albertine, the Miami Downtown Development Authority, Lincoln Road BID, Olympia Arts Miami, France Florida Foundation for the Arts and the City of Miami Beach.

Mr. Hospitality Presents Birds of Paradise at El Tucán 6/15/22

Mr. Hospitality Presents Birds of Paradise at El Tucán
Wednesday, 06/15/2022-, 07:00 pm-02:00 am
El Tucán
1111 SW 1st Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33130
Website
Cost:

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

This special night will offer special cocktails, a 3 course pre-fix menu- entertainment including musical performance and hosting by Kat Cunning and Drag Queen Host TP Lords, burlesque number by Carmen Carrera, musical performances by Yoli Mayor, who got her start in the industry at El Tucan.

A percentage of revenue to be donated to EQUALITY FLORIDA

Mr. Hospitality Presents Birds of Paradise at El Tucán 5/15/22

Mr. Hospitality Presents Birds of Paradise at El Tucán
Wednesday, 06/15/2022-, 07:00 pm-02:00 am
El Tucán
1111 SW 1st Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33130
Website
Cost:

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

This special night will offer special cocktails, a 3 course pre-fix menu- entertainment including musical performance and hosting by Kat Cunning and Drag Queen Host TP Lords, burlesque number by Carmen Carrera, musical performances by Yoli Mayor, who got her start in the industry at El Tucan.

A percentage of revenue to be donated to EQUALITY FLORIDA

Spirit of the Caribbean 6/11/22

Spirit of the Caribbean
Saturday, 06/11/2022-, 02:00 pm-11:00 pm
Arts Park
1 N Young Circle,
Hollywood, Florida, 33020
Eventbrite
Cost: FREE

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Celebrating all Caribbean culture thru music, food and people at Hollywood Arts Park June 11, 2022
Join Reggae Runnins and Unity Fire Association for Spirits of the Caribbean. A fun filled day for the family at the Arts Park in Hollywood, Florida.
This will be the start of a differnt way to celebrate Caribbean culture. No longer will we be separated by borders and lines but with one voice, we will come together in unity and celebrate the beauty of our different cultures. No matter where you or your family is from, this festival is for you.
Performing live from St. Vincent and the Grenadines we have, Kevin Little performing his hits “Turn Me On” & “Tempted to Touch”. Also performing live, Jamaican Artist, Glen Washington with his string of Reggae hits “Kindness for Weakness” and “Strangers in the Night”. Other Jamaican artist like Jah T will be on stage and keeping the vibes going.We’ll also be taking it to Cuba with Latin Salsa artist Gio Beta on stage performing with his band. From St. Lucia, Lan Lawd will be performing his catalog along with hit song Pretty Girl. Internation artist Laioung King will be in the building performing his string of hits.

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” Free Exhibit at Galleria Fort Lauderdale

The eyelashes, nails and wigs are on as History Fort Lauderdale, celebrating 60 years of being the proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, presents “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers,” in honor of PRIDE Month (June 2022). This exciting and interactive free experience at Galleria Fort Lauderdale will pay tribute to the drag community who tirelessly entertain and support philanthropic endeavors.

It will be a night to remember as six drag pioneers are celebrated – South Florida’s own Nikki Adams, Tiffany Arieagus, Cathy Craig, Daisy Deadpetals, Electra and Latrice Royale. These treasured performers are being recognized for their longevity, entrepreneurship, roles on local television and international fame. The exhibit will include past and present images, videos, costumes and artifacts that tell the story of their illustrious careers.

The entire drag community will also be celebrated and represented with a “Wall of Fame” sponsored by Lips Fort Lauderdale and designed by acclaimed designer Robert Tabor. This tribute space will showcase many amazing local performers who currently grace the stages in bars, nightclubs, casinos and theater productions.

“I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” is sponsored by Our Fund, HotSpots Media Group, Lips Fort Lauderdale, Galleria Fort Lauderdale, Hunter’s, OutClique, Stoli, Tulio’s Tacos and Tequila Bar and GPR | Goodman Public Relations. Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FTLHistory. Subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

Pop up and Shop up at The Lincoln Eatery 5/15/22

Pop up and Shop up at The Lincoln Eatery
Sunday, 05/15/2022-, 01:00 pm-05:00 pm
The Lincoln Eatery
723 Lincoln Ln N,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Eventbrite
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The Lincoln Eatery continues its mission of supporting local small businesses as it brings back the Pop up & Shop up artisan market on May 15 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Guests can shop from over 15 local small businesses and access The Lincoln Eatery’s curated selection of dining and drinking options, featuring authentic and homegrown culinary concepts. The modern food hall houses a curated selection of 13 unique dining and drinking options, including the Peruvian flare of Cilantro 27, vegan cuisine of Plant Theory and Asian street food of Ai Tallarin.

Pop up & Shop up market at The Lincoln Eatery features a unique shopping experience highlighting black-owned and female-owned small businesses, in addition to activities such as games and raffles, dominoes and beer pong. Additionally, the “Pop up & Shop up” storefront is located inside the eatery and offers 12 additional local small-owned brands to shop from, ranging from artisans to jewelry to candles. The shop elevates guests’ experience at The Lincoln Eatery and provides them with an outlet to shop and socialize at their leisure before or after dining at one of the culinary experiences.

Pop up & Shop up continues the Lincoln Eatery’s mission of bringing local artisans together, creating a sense of community in Miami Beach by highlighting minority-owned businesses and locally-made products. Past events have involved vendors with trendy products such as divine-smelling candles, hand-made bikinis, and dainty jewelry. Bring friends along to shop, graze, sip, or even just snap an Instagram-worthy photo while supporting local businesses and basking in the pink and green covered aesthetic atmosphere!

Located adjacent to Lincoln Road, South Beach’s famed pedestrian shopping, dining and people-watching street, The Lincoln Eatery offers a chic space to meet, mingle and hang out as guests support small-owned businesses.

This is a free event, open for everyone to eat, drink and shop local.

Pop up and Shop up at The Lincoln Eatery 5/15/22

Pop up and Shop up at The Lincoln Eatery
Sunday, 05/15/2022-, 01:00 pm-05:00 pm
The Lincoln Eatery
723 Lincoln Ln N,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Eventbrite
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The Lincoln Eatery continues its mission of supporting local small businesses as it brings back the Pop up & Shop up artisan market on May 15 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Guests can shop from over 15 local small businesses and access The Lincoln Eatery’s curated selection of dining and drinking options, featuring authentic and homegrown culinary concepts. The modern food hall houses a curated selection of 13 unique dining and drinking options, including the Peruvian flare of Cilantro 27, vegan cuisine of Plant Theory and Asian street food of Ai Tallarin.

Pop up & Shop up market at The Lincoln Eatery features a unique shopping experience highlighting black-owned and female-owned small businesses, in addition to activities such as games and raffles, dominoes and beer pong. Additionally, the “Pop up & Shop up” storefront is located inside the eatery and offers 12 additional local small-owned brands to shop from, ranging from artisans to jewelry to candles. The shop elevates guests’ experience at The Lincoln Eatery and provides them with an outlet to shop and socialize at their leisure before or after dining at one of the culinary experiences.

Pop up & Shop up continues the Lincoln Eatery’s mission of bringing local artisans together, creating a sense of community in Miami Beach by highlighting minority-owned businesses and locally-made products. Past events have involved vendors with trendy products such as divine-smelling candles, hand-made bikinis, and dainty jewelry. Bring friends along to shop, graze, sip, or even just snap an Instagram-worthy photo while supporting local businesses and basking in the pink and green covered aesthetic atmosphere!

Located adjacent to Lincoln Road, South Beach’s famed pedestrian shopping, dining and people-watching street, The Lincoln Eatery offers a chic space to meet, mingle and hang out as guests support small-owned businesses.

This is a free event, open for everyone to eat, drink and shop local.

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” Stonewall PRIDE Month Kickoff at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 5/31/22

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” Stonewall PRIDE Month Kickoff at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Tuesday, 05/31/2022-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33308
Website
Cost: Tickets are $25 per person, which includes a complimentary drink

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

The eyelashes, nails and wigs are on as History Fort Lauderdale, celebrating 60 years of being the proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, presents “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers,” in honor of PRIDE Month (June 2022). This exciting and interactive free experience at Galleria Fort Lauderdale will pay tribute to the drag community who tirelessly entertain and support philanthropic endeavors. Tickets are now on sale for the opening reception, which also serves as the official Stonewall PRIDE Month Kickoff event celebration, on Tuesday, May 31, from 6 – 8 p.m., at Galleria Fort Lauderdale.

It will be a night to remember as six drag pioneers are celebrated – South Florida’s own Nikki Adams, Tiffany Arieagus, Cathy Craig, Daisy Deadpetals, Electra and Latrice Royale. These treasured performers are being recognized for their longevity, entrepreneurship, roles on local television and international fame. The exhibit will include past and present images, videos, costumes and artifacts that tell the story of their illustrious careers.

The entire drag community will also be celebrated and represented with a “Wall of Fame” sponsored by Lips Fort Lauderdale and designed by acclaimed designer Robert Tabor. This tribute space will showcase many amazing local performers who currently grace the stages in bars, nightclubs, casinos and theater productions.

Memorable tribute performances will be done by Joanna James, Velvet Lenore and Erika Norell. Presentation hosts will be Shawn Palacious and Joe Posa as Joan Rivers with DJ Aulden Brown. Lips Fort Lauderdale, Stoli and Tulio’s Tacos and Tequila Bar will provide light bites and libations.

“I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” is sponsored by Our Fund, HotSpots Media Group, Lips Fort Lauderdale, Galleria Fort Lauderdale, Hunter’s, OutClique, Stoli, Tulio’s Tacos and Tequila Bar and GPR | Goodman Public Relations. Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.”

Tickets to the May 31 Stonewall PRIDE Month Kickoff and opening reception for History Fort Lauderdale’s “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” are $25 per person which includes one complimentary drink. Visit https://bit.ly/HFLIAmWhatIAm2022 for tickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FTLHistory. Subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” Stonewall PRIDE Month Kickoff at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 5/31/22

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” Stonewall PRIDE Month Kickoff at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Tuesday, 05/31/2022-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: Tickets are $25 per person which includes one complimentary drink

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

The eyelashes, nails and wigs are on as History Fort Lauderdale, celebrating 60 years of being the proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, presents “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers,” in honor of PRIDE Month (June 2022). This exciting and interactive free experience at Galleria Fort Lauderdale will pay tribute to the drag community who tirelessly entertain and support philanthropic endeavors. Tickets are now on sale for the opening reception, which also serves as the official Stonewall PRIDE Month Kickoff event celebration, on Tuesday, May 31, from 6 – 8 p.m., at Galleria Fort Lauderdale.

It will be a night to remember as six drag pioneers are celebrated – South Florida’s own Nikki Adams, Tiffany Arieagus, Cathy Craig, Daisy Deadpetals, Electra and Latrice Royale. These treasured performers are being recognized for their longevity, entrepreneurship, roles on local television and international fame. The exhibit will include past and present images, videos, costumes and artifacts that tell the story of their illustrious careers.

The entire drag community will also be celebrated and represented with a “Wall of Fame” sponsored by Lips Fort Lauderdale and designed by acclaimed designer Robert Tabor. This tribute space will showcase many amazing local performers who currently grace the stages in bars, nightclubs, casinos and theater productions.

Memorable tribute performances will be done by Joanna James, Velvet Lenore and Erika Norell. Presentation hosts will be Shawn Palacious and Joe Posa as Joan Rivers with DJ Aulden Brown. Lips Fort Lauderdale, Stoli and Tulio’s Tacos and Tequila Bar will provide light bites and libations.

“I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” is sponsored by Our Fund, HotSpots Media Group, Lips Fort Lauderdale, Galleria Fort Lauderdale, Hunter’s, OutClique, Stoli, Tulio’s Tacos and Tequila Bar and GPR | Goodman Public Relations. Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.”

Tickets to the May 31 Stonewall PRIDE Month Kickoff and opening reception for History Fort Lauderdale’s “I Am What I Am: A Tribute to South Florida’s Drag Pioneers” are $25 per person which includes one complimentary drink. Visit https://bit.ly/HFLIAmWhatIAm2022 for tickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FTLHistory. Subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

Digital Twin NFT Fine Jewelry Trunk Show 5/12/22

Digital Twin NFT Fine Jewelry Trunk Show
Thursday, 05/12/2022-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
Wynwood Studio
567 NW 27th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33127
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Digital Twin is hosting the first of its kind digi-physical trunk show in Miami, Fl. Each designer – Sazingg, L’Dezen and POCHE will showcase their asset-backed NFT collections and bring their fine jewelry designs onto the blockchain. All of the NFTs are asset-backed and redeemable for jewelry. The goal of this event is to blend the digital and physical experience of purchasing fine jewelry. The event will take place at Wynwood Studio, located in a district known for its artwork and entertainment. A portion of proceeds from each jeweler’s collection will be donated to the Ukraine Emergency Response Fund, to support humanitarian relief efforts.

CityPlace Doral Announces the Second Annual “Fashion Art Design” and Two Pop-Up Exhibitions in Partnership with Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM) 5/12/22

CityPlace Doral Announces the Second Annual “Fashion Art Design” and Two Pop-Up Exhibitions in Partnership with Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM)
Thursday, 05/12/2022-, 07:00 pm-10:00 pm
CityPlace Doral
8300 NW 36 Street,
Doral, Florida, 33166
Website
Cost: 20 – 75

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

CityPlace Doral has partnered with Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM) once again to offer guests and the local community arts and cultural initiatives at the center throughout spring and summer. To kick off the 2022 programming, CityPlace Doral will present the Second Annual “Fashion Art Design” on Thursday, May 12. The event will feature “art to wear” runway looks and unique fashion sculptural pieces and headdresses that are focused on sustainability and designed by students of Istituto Marangoni and DesignLab Miami. The runway show will consist of a show of lights, music, and a parade of sculptural outfits made of surprising materials and shapes on the roundabout at the center of CityPlace Doral. “Fashion Art Design” will kick off the Doral Fashion Art Design Week event series, taking place in Doral yearly.

DORCAM is committed to education in the arts and supporting up-and-coming designers. DesignLab designers Octavio Aguilar, Celia Ledón and Angie Cohen will participate in the runway show along with student-designers who were mentored by Ledón and Cohen.

During the show, Antonio Drija, author and former Cirque Du Soleil performer, will recap his role as artistic director of the show. DORCAM will stream digital fashion designs by Karina Ochoa de Baker, a 3D apparel designer and the founder of Project Infinito, who was featured in VOGUE Scandinavia for her incredible metaverse fashion shows.

In addition to “Fashion Art Design,” the spring/summer 2022 programming will include two pop-up exhibitions.

“Fashion Power” (Suite 123) | May 12 – July 12, 2022, Open Daily, Times Vary
Fashion Power is a group exhibition that includes works by Barbara Hulanicki, Octavio Aguilar, Lisu Vega and Celia Ledón. Legendary clothing designer Hulanicki is the founder of Biba Shop in London, which became a popular hangout for film stars and rock musicians, including Mick Jagger, Freddy Mercury, David Bowie, among others. Aguilar, also known as DopeTavio, made it to the top ten in Project Runway Season 19. Vega is trained as an experimental graphic designer and has a multidisciplinary approach to art, as her work oscillates between sculpture, installation, and fashion. Ledón is an industrial designer. Her creations, not meant to be worn, straddle the boundaries between the fashion world and sculpture. The variety of materials used for the construction of her clothes make for truly theatrical pieces.

“Urban Art” (Suite 150) | May 12 – July 12, 2022, Open Daily, Times Vary
Urban Art is presented in collaboration with David Rosen Galleries and Naif International Gallery. Both galleries have years of experience in the world of art and this exhibition promises to be an exciting addition to the festivities at CityPlace Doral. Featured artists include Marcos Varonese, Jordi Mollá, Domingo Zapata, Angelina Roma, Penny Boyd, Sebastián Castella, and Giuseppe Ferlito.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” Fundraiser at Bahia Mar 5/22/22

South Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” Fundraiser at Bahia Mar
Sunday, 05/22/2022-, 11:00 am-02:30 pm
Bahia Mar
801 Seabreeze Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316
Website
Cost: General tickets: $150 each and $1,200 for a table of eight. VIP tickets: $225 each and $1,800 for a table of eight.

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Darlings…set out your Sunday finery and join South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO) for a “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” fundraiser at Bahia Mar (801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) on May 22. From 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., enjoy music, a fashion show, exclusive shopping and bubbly on the waterfront with a special performance by Erika Norell as Holly Golightly who will rock the runway and open the show in drag-a-licious style.

The program will begin at 11 a.m. with shopping and a Mimosa bar followed by a noon lunch and the fashion show.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra, recently named Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ first Partner in the Arts for its affiliated $30 million renovated venue, The Parker, recently concluded its 2021-22 season in spectacular style on April 27. Next up will be its Summer Series Chamber Music Concerts beginning May 26.

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” fundraiser is sponsored by Wonderland, Flora Ottimer, Hoffman’s Chocolates, Olivier Salon & Spa, Plumme & Petal, Provacativo Champagne, ShaMoon, Tops & Bottoms Men’s Boutique and Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming.

General tickets for are $150 each and $1,200 for a table of eight. VIP tickets are $225 each and $1,800 for a table of eight. The VIP experience includes front row seats on the runway, Champagne at the table, VIP gift and recognition as table sponsor (if table of 8 or 10 is purchased). Tickets are available to purchase by calling (954) 522-8445, by visiting https://bit.ly/SFSOBreakfastAtTiffanys2022 or by emailing info@southfloridasymphony.org.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” Fundraiser at Bahia Mar 5/22/22

South Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” Fundraiser at Bahia Mar
Sunday, 05/22/2022-, 11:00 am-02:30 pm
Bahia Mar
801 Seabreeze Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316
Website
Cost: General tickets: $150 each and $1,200 for a table of eight. VIP tickets: $225 each and $1,800 for a table of eight.

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Darlings…set out your Sunday finery and join South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO) for a “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” fundraiser at Bahia Mar (801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) on May 22. From 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., enjoy music, a fashion show, exclusive shopping and bubbly on the waterfront with a special performance by Erika Norell as Holly Golightly who will rock the runway and open the show in drag-a-licious style.

The program will begin at 11 a.m. with shopping and a Mimosa bar followed by a noon lunch and the fashion show.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra, recently named Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ first Partner in the Arts for its affiliated $30 million renovated venue, The Parker, recently concluded its 2021-22 season in spectacular style on April 27. Next up will be its Summer Series Chamber Music Concerts beginning May 26.

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” fundraiser is sponsored by Wonderland, Flora Ottimer, Hoffman’s Chocolates, Olivier Salon & Spa, Plumme & Petal, Provacativo Champagne, ShaMoon, Tops & Bottoms Men’s Boutique and Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming.

General tickets for are $150 each and $1,200 for a table of eight. VIP tickets are $225 each and $1,800 for a table of eight. The VIP experience includes front row seats on the runway, Champagne at the table, VIP gift and recognition as table sponsor (if table of 8 or 10 is purchased). Tickets are available to purchase by calling (954) 522-8445, by visiting https://bit.ly/SFSOBreakfastAtTiffanys2022 or by emailing info@southfloridasymphony.org.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” Fundraiser at Bahia Mar 5/22/22

South Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” Fundraiser at Bahia Mar
Sunday, 05/22/2022-, 11:00 am-02:30 pm
Bahia Mar
801 Seabreeze Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316
Website
Cost: General tickets: $150 each and $1,200 for a table of eight. VIP tickets: $225 each and $1,800 for a table of eight.

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Darlings…set out your Sunday finery and join South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO) for a “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” fundraiser at Bahia Mar (801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) on May 22. From 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., enjoy music, a fashion show, exclusive shopping and bubbly on the waterfront with a special performance by Erika Norell as Holly Golightly who will rock the runway and open the show in drag-a-licious style.

The program will begin at 11 a.m. with shopping and a Mimosa bar followed by a noon lunch and the fashion show.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra, recently named Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ first Partner in the Arts for its affiliated $30 million renovated venue, The Parker, recently concluded its 2021-22 season in spectacular style on April 27. Next up will be its Summer Series Chamber Music Concerts beginning May 26.

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s “Breakfast at Tiffany Brunch & Fashion Show” fundraiser is sponsored by Wonderland, Flora Ottimer, Hoffman’s Chocolates, Olivier Salon & Spa, Plumme & Petal, Provacativo Champagne, ShaMoon, Tops & Bottoms Men’s Boutique and Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming.

General tickets for are $150 each and $1,200 for a table of eight. VIP tickets are $225 each and $1,800 for a table of eight. The VIP experience includes front row seats on the runway, Champagne at the table, VIP gift and recognition as table sponsor (if table of 8 or 10 is purchased). Tickets are available to purchase by calling (954) 522-8445, by visiting https://bit.ly/SFSOBreakfastAtTiffanys2022 or by emailing info@southfloridasymphony.org.

MOCA miniMakers: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 5/7/22

MOCA miniMakers: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Saturday, 05/07/2022-, 02:00 pm-04:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA)
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33161
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

MOCA miniMakers is MOCA’s free and inclusive series of art workshops for children ages 6 and up. Children will have access to a variety of art techniques, as well as an inclusive curriculum incorporating step-by-step guides, STEAM activation and creative free play. Taught by experienced artists and sponsored by the North Miami Community Redevelopment Agency, MOCA miniMakers aims to foster an accessible spirit of learning through the arts.

MOCA is celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a ceramic project. Participants will discover ancient clay pots building skills and learn about contemporary ceramic artist Steven Young Lee. Participants will create pinch and coil pots using air-dry clay.

Free Night at the Museum ft. Faith XLVII 5/6/22

Free Night at the Museum ft. Faith XLVII
Friday, 05/06/2022-, 07:00 pm-09:00 pm
Museum of Graffiti
276 NW 26th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us for a free night at the Museum of Graffiti as we welcome South African multi-disciplinary artist Faith XLVII

Internationally-acclaimed African street and studio artist Faith XLVII will be at the Museum of Graffiti to release a limited edition print of her original work entitled Chant II, a piece featured in the museum’s permanent collection. Chant II speaks to the arson attacks on commuter trains in her native South Africa which severely impacted members of the working class who rely so heavily on the public transportation system. According to Faith XLVII, “The work begs to question the insanity of how, in a time when we as a society most need to nurture and grow and heal, continue to burn and rage and decimate.” Concerns of the human condition appear repeatedly in Faith’s works which can be found in exhibitions and collections around the world.

The print is 18” x 24” on Moab Entrada Rag Natural 290 gsm paper. Limited Edition of 100. Prints will also be available online beginning May 6, 2022 at www.museumofgraffiti.com/shop

Faith will also be signing copies of her book, Ex Animo: 2010 -2018 The Work of Faith Forty Seven.

NOTE: Pre-Registration for this event is required for free entry. Tickets are $16 at the door.

Piknic Électronik 4/30/22

Piknic Électronik
Saturday, 04/30/2022-, 03:00 pm-03:00 am
The Oasis
2341 N Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
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Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Piknic Électronik Miami will once again call The Oasis located in the heart of Wynood home for this 3rd installment.

Simply put is to enjoy and have a great experience with friends and/or family. Adults can dance the night away while enjoying the best of electronic music acts. For this 3rd installment the attendees will get to Adriatique, A:E Ther, Golden Hour, y Andrea 10 Seconds as the announced roster. And for the younger generations there is the “Petit Piknic”, which is a special area designed with them in mind with a plethora of recreational and artistic activities.

OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami Presents Centerpiece Film & Afterparty 4/28/22

OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami Presents Centerpiece Film & Afterparty
Thursday, 04/28/2022-04/28/2022, 07:30 pm-11:00 pm
Miami Beach Botanical Garden
2000 Convention Center Drive,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
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Cost: $25

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

The OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami is back – bolder, brighter and in-person! Internationally acclaimed as one of the largest LGBTQ+ cultural festivals in the world, OUTShine returns for its 24th edition to unite the community through premier social events and programs like its Centerpiece Film & Party that inspire, entertain, educate and encourage a sense of community.

On April 28, at 7:30 p.m., enjoy a feast for the senses at Miami Beach Botanical Gardens during the South Florida premiere of the festival Centerpiece film, “Girl Picture (Tytöt Tytöt Tytöt)” (2022). This Sundance Film Festival Audience award-winner follows three girls coming of age in Finland. It paints a heartwarming story of friendship, and of three exhilaratingly headstrong individuals trying to wrestle dreams from reality and redefining relationships and sexuality along the way. The special event will include the outdoor film, sweet desserts, an open bar by Bacardi and music by DJ Aileen.

OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami’s 2022 line-up features more than 45 international features and documentary screenings, panel discussions, three shorts programs, exclusive virtual showings, Cocktails & Cinema Happy Hours and incredible parties across various venues in Miami-Dade County through May 1.

OUTrageous, OUTspoken, and OUTstanding, the 24th annual OUTshine Film Festival Miami is presented by Lexus, Gilead and Miami-Dade County.

For more information and a schedule of films and events, call 877-766-8156 or visit outshinefilm.com. Follow us on Facebook @OUTshineFilmFestival, on Twitter @OUTshineFilm and on Instagram @OUTshineFilm.

Funding Arts Broward’s (FAB) “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” 4/25/22

Funding Arts Broward’s (FAB) “Black & White: A Night At The Museum”
Monday, 04/25/2022-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: $75

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Funding Arts Broward (FAB), a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts in Broward County, will present its fifth annual “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” special event on Monday, April 25, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. This elegant black and white themed cocktail party at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will feature an exclusive exhibit tour, live entertainment by Dillard High School Center for the Arts students, light bites and a decadent dessert table.

Attendees will have the opportunity to experience Lux et Veritas, a FAB-funded exhibit, at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale on a private tour by Bonnie Clearwater, director and chief curator of NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. Lux et Veritas explores a transformative period in contemporary art by focusing on a generation of artists of color who attended Yale School of Art for graduate studies between 2000 and 2010. The exhibition’s title alludes to Yale University’s motto, “Lux et Veritas,” which translates from Latin to “Light and Truth.” In the context of this exhibition, the title references how these artists thought with critical complexity about their work and their movement through institutional structures. Featured artists include Mike Cloud, william cordova, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Abigail DeVille, Torkwase Dyson, John Espinosa, Luis Gispert, Rashawn Griffin, Leslie Hewitt, Loren Holland, Titus Kaphar, Jamerry Kim, Eric N. Mack, Wardell Milan, Wangechi Mutu, Mamiko Otsubo, Ronny Qevedo, Mickalene Thomas, Anna Tsouhlarakis, Shoshanna Weinberger and Kehinde Wiley.

As with similar programs, Yale School of Art, in New Haven, Connecticut, had not been historically diverse, which spurred these art students to form affiliations across the departments of painting, graphic design, sculpture, photography and art history. They filled gaps in the school’s curriculum and counteracted the lack of diversity among the faculty by inviting artists, curators and writers of color as advisors and guest speakers, developing an interdisciplinary forum, publishing art journals, organizing exhibitions and documenting their experiences in video and photography. The relationships they formed at school evolved into communities that networked and provided essential support and feedback for one another, often passing on these efforts beyond graduate study. Their reevaluation of the Western art canon, and commitment to the method and practice of teaching has contributed to a greater recognition of artists of color, challenged stereotypes and enriched the overall shared spaces of learning and thinking about art and the art praxis.

Lux et Veritas provides a public forum in which to address the directions these artists took based on the explorations that began in graduate school and were instilled thereafter in their practice. The exhibition is curated by Bonnie Clearwater, director and chief curator, NSU Art Museum. Mike Cloud (Yale, MFA 2003), william cordova (Yale, MFA 2004), Leslie Hewitt (Yale, MFA 2004) and Irene V. Small, associate professor, Contemporary Art & Criticism, Princeton University (Yale, Ph.D. 2008) are advisors on the exhibition. Oral histories with the artists who attended the School of Art provided significant insight into their experiences, relationships, and work.

Lux et Veritas is presented by S. Donald Sussman and sponsored by Funding Arts Broward.

Champagne and cocktails, culinary delights, and selections by DJ Israel Charles, arts and music program director at Dillard High School Center for the Arts, will add to this festive event. Guests are encouraged to dress in their favorite black and white cocktail attire.

This event is for FAB members, friends and public supporters of the arts. Tickets for “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” are $75 per person and are available at https://bit.ly/FABNightAtTheMuseum2022. For more information, please call (954) 353-7673 or email fundingartsbroward@gmail.com.

Art Exhibition Closing Ceremony 4/29/22

Art Exhibition Closing Ceremony
Friday, 04/29/2022-, 06:30 pm-09:00 pm
Sandrell Rivers Theater
6103 NW 7th Ave, Miami FL,
Miami, Florida, 33127
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Cost: FREE

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

You are cordially invited to the closing celebration of ART@SRT: Reimagine the Neighborhood Art Exhibit curated by Marvin Weeks. Meet the artists and enjoy complimentary appetizers, a cash bar and live jazz performance by The Harden Group.

When: Fri, Apr 29 @ 6:30 PM-9 PM
Where: Sandrell Rivers Theater
6103 NW 7th Ave Miami, FL, 33127

FREE ADMISSION, MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY
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24th Annual OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami – Opening Night Film “B-Boy Blues” and Afterparty 4/22/22

24th Annual OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami – Opening Night Film “B-Boy Blues” and Afterparty
Friday, 04/22/2022-, 07:00 pm-11:00 pm
The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater
819 NW 2nd Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33136
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Cost: $55

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami, internationally acclaimed as one of the largest LGBTQ+ cultural festivals in the world, will open its 24th edition with the first Florida live screening of “B-Boy Blues” (2021) at The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater on April 22 at 7 p.m. Producer Circle members and filmmakers will enjoy a 5:30 p.m. pre-event Filmmakers Soirée. The film will be followed by a live Q & A and an opening night party featuring cast from the film, filmmakers and Vanguard honoree Venezuelan actress, model, and philanthropist Patricia Velásquez.

“B-Boy Blues” USA (2021), is an African American romantic comedy-drama based on the 1994 groundbreaking, and beloved classic book by James Earl Hardy. Class and culture clash when Mitchell, a college-educated journalist from Brooklyn, and Raheim, a homeboy-bike messenger from Harlem, fall in love. Despite his friends’ misgivings and several red flags, Mitchell is enraptured by the incredibly sexy and smooth Raheim, but the repercussions of their mutual obsession will affect his work, friendships, and family. Described as “Moonlight” meets “Queer As Folk,” this unapologetic celebration of African American gay men will leave you wanting more. The film stars Timothy Richardson, Thomas Mackie, Brandee Evans, Landon G. Woodson, Ledisi and Heather B. “B-Boy Blues” was the recipient of the 2021 Narrative Feature Fan Favorite at American Black Film Festival and an official selection of Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Fil Festival 2022.

An opening night party will also follow the film with guest of honor and Vanguard Award winner Patricia Velásquez. Velásquez is best known for her portrayal of Anck-su-namun in “The Mummy” (1990) and its sequel, “The Mummy Returns” (2001). She has appeared in numerous other films including “The Curse of La Llorona” (2019) and television shows including “Arrested Development” and “The L Word.” She is the founder of the Wayuu Taya Foundation which is dedicated to aiding Venezuelans struggling along the Colombian border. She was appointed the UNESCO Artist for Peace and is a Goodwill Ambassador at the Organization of the American States.

Continuing its mission to unite the community through premier social events and programs that inspire, entertain, educate and encourage a sense of community, this year’s festival features more than 45 international features and documentary screenings, panel discussions, three shorts programs, exclusive virtual showings, Cocktails & Cinema Happy Hours and parties that will take place across various venues in Miami-Dade County through May 1.

OUTshine special events of note also include the Ladies Spotlight Film, “Anaïs in Love” (2021), the South Florida premiere of the festival Centerpiece film “Girl Picture (Työt Työt Työt)” (2022) and the Men’s Spotlight film “Lonesome” (2021) plus the North American premieres of “All Our Fears” (2021) and “Swing Ride (Calcinculo)” (2022) and the U.S. premiere of “What We Know (Lo Que Sabemos)” (2021). Other films include award-winners “The Divide” (La Fracture)” (2021), “Finlandia” (2021), “Framing Agnes” (2021) and “Private Desert (Deserto Particular)” (2021). Festival Closing night will feature “Cop Secret” (2021) and OUTshine’s annual audience film awards soiree on May 1 at 6 p.m. at the Sandrell Rivers Theater.

OUTrageous, OUTspoken, and OUTstanding, the 24th annual OUTshine Film Festival Miami is presented by Lexus, Gilead and Miami-Dade County.

Tickets to the opening night film “B-Boy Blues” and after-party are $55 each and include an open bar by Bacardi, light bites and live music. This is an in-person screening, only. Tickets start at just $8 for other individual films with group discounts and additional offers available.

For more information, films line-up and tickets for the 24th annual OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami, call (877) 766-8156 or visit outshinefilm.com. A full schedule of parties and special events is available at outshinefilm.com/events.

Compositum Musicae Novae (CMN) kicks off Season lX with an Evening of Contemporary Art, Music, Dance and Poetry 4/8/22

Compositum Musicae Novae (CMN) kicks off Season lX with an Evening of Contemporary Art, Music, Dance and Poetry
Friday, 04/08/2022-, 07:30 pm-09:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida, 33134
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us for the season kick-off of Compositum Musicae Novae (CMN) with an evening of contemporary art, music, dance and poetry at the Coral Gables Museum.

The program includes storyteller/poet Jubi Arriola-Headley, composers Andres Lasaga, Liza Seigido, and Joseph Guerra; world premieres by choreographer, Kael Baez and pianist/composer, Ana Rodriguez; a special solo presentation by visual artist Rosee Camafreita.

Compositum Musicae Novae is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization of classically trained composers, musicians, dancers, visual artists and literary artists dedicated to producing, performing, and exposing new artistic expressions in music, dance and the visual and literary arts to the public.

Admission is free with RSVP to:
https://cmnarts.ticketleap.com/

24th Annual OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami 4/22/22 – 5/1/22

24th Annual OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami April 22 – May 1
Friday, 04/22/2022-05/01/2022, 07:00 pm-
OUTshine Film Festival
6360 NE 4th Court,
Miami, Florida, 33138
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Cost: Prices for individual films start at $8 each with group discounts. Memberships and additional offers available

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

The OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami is back – bolder, brighter and in-person beginning April 22! Internationally acclaimed as one of the largest LGBTQ+ cultural festivals in the world, OUTShine returns for this 24th edition to unite the community through premier social events and programs that inspire, entertain, educate and encourage a sense of community. This year, more than 45 international features and documentary screenings, panel discussions, three shorts programs, exclusive virtual showings, picturesque venues, Cocktails & Cinema Happy Hours and incredible parties will take place across various venues in Miami-Dade County through May 1. The festival will also honor Venezuelan actress, model, and philanthropist Patricia Velásquez with a Vanguard Award.

On April 22, at 7 p.m., at the Black Archives – Historic Lyric Theater, a festival first, the program opens with the South Florida debut of the African-American comedy-drama “B-Boy Blues” (2021), based on the 1994 groundbreaking, and beloved classic book by James Earl Hardy. Producer Circle Members and sponsors will enjoy a 5:30 p.m. pre-event Filmmakers Soirée. An opening night party will also follow the film with guest of honor and Vanguard Award winner Patricia Velásquez. Velásquez is best known for her portrayal of Anck-su-namun in “The Mummy” (1990) and its sequel, “The Mummy Returns” (2001). She has appeared in numerous other films including “The Curse of La Llorona” (2019) and television shows including “Arrested Development” and “The L Word.” She is the founder of the Wayuu Taya Foundation which is dedicated to aiding Venezuelans struggling along the Colombian border. She was appointed the UNESCO Artist for Peace and is a Goodwill Ambassador at the Organization of the American States.

The next night, at 8 p.m., at Regal Cinemas South Beach, OUTshine focuses on romance with its Ladies Spotlight Film, “Anaïs in Love” (2021). On April 28, at 8 p.m., enjoy a feast for the senses at Miami Beach Botanical Gardens during the South Florida premiere of the festival Centerpiece film, “Girl Picture (Työt Työt Työt)” (2022), a Sundance Film Festival Audience award-winner. An after-party will follow. For the Men’s Spotlight film, it’s an evening of erotic romance on April 30, at 8:30 p.m., at Regal Cinemas South Beach as two young men make a connection neither of them expects or knows how to navigate in the Australian feature “Lonesome” (2021).

Special not-to-be missed films include the North American premieres of “All Our Fears” (2021), a Polish drama directed by Lukasz Ronduda, and “Swing Ride (Calcinculo)” (2022), an Italian-Swiss drama from Chiara Bellosi plus the U.S. premiere of “What We Know (Lo Que Sabemos)” (2021), a Catalan romance from director Jordi Nunez. Other notable award-winning entries include “The Divide” (La Fracture)” (2021), a French Comedy-Drama directed by Catherine Corisini and winner of the Queer Palm (Best LGBT Film) – Cannes Film Festival, “Finlandia” (2021), a Spanish romance from Horacio Alcala, “Framing Agnes” (2021) a Sundance Next Innovator award-winning trans documentary from director Chase Joynt and “Private Desert (Deserto Particular)” (2021) by Aly Muritaba, a Brazilian submission to the 94th Academy Awards.

OUTshine wraps it all up on May 1 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Sandrell Rivers Theater with the Closing Night film “Cop Secret” (2021), an Icelandic action comedy, and its annual audience film awards soiree.

OUTrageous, OUTspoken, and OUTstanding, the 24th annual OUTshine Film Festival Miami is presented by Lexus, Gilead and Miami-Dade County.

Tickets start at $8 for individual films with group discounts and additional offers available. For more information, films line-up and tickets for the 24th annual OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami, call (877) 766-8156 or visit outshinefilm.com. A full schedule of parties and special events will be available at outshinefilm.com/events.

Rigo Leon’s “Mon.o.chrome” Exhibit Reveal Party at The Confidante Miami Beach 3/31/22

Rigo Leon’s “Mon.o.chrome” Exhibit Reveal Party at The Confidante Miami Beach
Thursday, 03/31/2022-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
The Confidante Miami Beach
4041 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33140
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Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

The Confidante Miami Beach is pleased to announce the launch of its 2022 art program, a 9-month rotating residency featuring exhibitions curated by one of the most recognized and respected artists in South Florida, Rigo León. Join us for the gallery opening of mon.o.chrome throughout the lobby and first floor of the hotel on Thursday, March 31, 2022 from 6-9PM.

South Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents Mozart, Mendelssohn & Rossini featuring Catherine Lan and Tao Lin of Duo Beaux Arts 3/26/22

South Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents Mozart, Mendelssohn & Rossini featuring Catherine Lan and Tao Lin of Duo Beaux Arts
Saturday, 03/26/2022-, 07:30 pm-09:30 pm
Tennessee Williams Theatre
5901 College Rd.,
Key West, Florida, 33040
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Cost: $25

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO), led by Sebrina María Alfonso, will present Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos in E-flat Major, K. 365, featuring Catherine Lan and Tao Lin of Duo Beaux Arts, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Opus 56, “Scotch” and Rossini’s The Italian Girl in Algiers Overture as part of its Masterworks IV series. The concert will commence on March 26, at 7:30 p.m., at Tennessee Williams Theatre at The College of The Florida Keys (5901 College Road, Key West).

The program begins with the sparkling overture to Rossini’s comic opera The Italian Girl in Algiers, which is said to be among the most memorable in all of Rossini’s work. It is known for its distinct opening of slow, quiet woodwinds in imitation of pizzicato strings, leading to a sudden loud burst of sound from the full ensemble.

The concert continues with Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos in E-flat Major, K. 365, featuring the dynamic Catherine Lan and Tao Lin — husband and wife – of Duo Beaux Arts. The pair will join SFSO on the mainstage for the first time, performing one of the limited number of Mozart works for two or more solo instruments with orchestra. They were regular performers during SFSO’s virtual Intermission Music Series, presented for free during Covid shutdown. Lan also performs as a member of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra, most recently during its Handel’s Messiah concerts. Formed in 2008, Duo Beaux Arts is critically acclaimed for its adrenalized performances across Europe and the United States. The pair has been featured on Fox 4’s “Morning Blend TV,” Maine Public and in Venice magazine, Asian-Trend magazine, World Journal New York, and Gulfshore Life magazine. Season highlights include recitals at Swan City Piano Festival and the prestigious Cosmos Club in Washington D.C., as well as concert tours in Hungary and Canada.

The program concludes with Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Opus 56. Some of Mendelssohn’s most brilliant musical inspirations came from his travels. While on holiday in Scotland, he was particularly moved by the picturesque, evocative ruins of Holyrood Chapel in Edinburgh, the inspiration for his Third Symphony — also known as the “Scottish” or “Scotch” Symphony.

Recently named Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ first Partner in the Arts for its affiliated $30 million renovated venue, The Parker, South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s 2021-22 season runs through April 28, 2022.

Tickets for Masterworks IV: Mozart, Mendelssohn & Rossini start at $25 for the Tennessee Williams Theatre at The College of The Florida Keys and are on sale at southfloridasymphony.org/masterworksiv. Student tickets and group rates are also available by calling (954) 522-8445 or emailing info@southfloridasymphony.org.

All Abilities Series: Masquerade Ball 3/26/22

All Abilities Series: Masquerade Ball
Saturday, 03/26/2022-, 11:00 am-12:30 pm

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Cost: Free

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Requiring masks?
Providing hand sanitizer?

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ All Abilities Series continues with a free sensory inclusive virtual Masquerade Ball. Broward Center teaching artist TJ Tekurio will lead participants through an exciting dance routine for the whole family.

Viewers will have the chance to dance together to the elegant and smooth sounds of 3/4 time from the comfort and safety of their homes. The free session is ideal for anyone who has no dance experience as Tekurio demonstrates learning to waltz is as easy as 1-2-3. The Zoom link to join the session is available at Broward Center’s website at https://bit.ly/3vrUuwk

Adding to the interactive fun, viewers are encouraged to design their own mask and bring it to the virtual party. A tutorial to design your own mask can be seen at https://bit.ly/3hnzwGZ

This free virtual event for the neurodiverse community is funded by the Taft Foundation with special thanks to UM-NSU CARD (Center for Autism & Related Disabilities) for their continued in-kind support.

Ceelo Green to Perform at The Little Lighthouse Foundation’s Hearts & Stars Gala 3/19/22

Ceelo Green to Perform at The Little Lighthouse Foundation’s Hearts & Stars Gala
Saturday, 03/19/2022-, 09:00 pm-02:00 am
Jungle Plaza
3801 NE 1st Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33137
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Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Entertainer CeeLo Green, known for his hits like Crazy, will perform at this year’s The Little Lighthouse Foundation’s (“LLF”) 12th annual Hearts & Stars Gala on Saturday, March 19th, 2022 in Miami Design District’s Jungle Plaza. Guests are invited to dance the night away at the Roaring Twenties themed party with the special performance by the five time Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter-producer. Hearts & Stars Gala will be hosted by WPLG-Local 10 multiple Emmy-award-winning journalist, and anchor, Louis Aguirre.

ABSTRK Toy Release Party & Print Signing 3/18/22

ABSTRK Toy Release Party & Print Signing
Friday, 03/18/2022-, 07:00 pm-09:00 pm
Museum of Graffiti
276 NW 26th St,,
Miami, FL 33127, Florida, 33127
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us for the first public event in our brand new location! We are celebrating the local artist ABSTRK with the release of his collectable vinyl toy, Vampiro, and a Museum of Graffiti exclusive hand embellished print! The Vampiro vinyl collectable is an edition of 200 pieces, and the perfect addition to any collection.

The Tank Brewing will be present and sampling their locally brewed beer. Also, Rabble Wines will be sampling their artisan wine. Tickets for this event are free if you register in advance, or $16 at the door. Be sure to reserve one of the limited collectables or prints now to guarantee your purchase.

The Betsy Hotel’s March Arts Night in in partnership with The City of Miami Beach Culture Crawlpartnership with 3/17/22

The Betsy Hotel’s March Arts Night in in partnership with The City of Miami Beach Culture Crawlpartnership with
Thursday, 03/17/2022-03/17/2022, 05:00 pm-09:00 pm
The Betsy Hotel
1440 Ocean Drive,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
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Cost: FREE

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

THE BETSY’S MARCH ARTS NIGHT
in partnership with
The City of Miami Beach Culture Crawl
Thursday, March 17, 2022
5 P.M. to 9 P.M.

Miami, Florida — The Betsy South Beach is pleased to join with Miami Beach Arts & Culture for their monthly Culture Crawl on March 17th from 5:00 Pm to 9:00 PM. Located at 1440 Ocean Drive the trolley stop for the hotel is at: Collins Avenue and 15th Street. Join us for an evening of literature, music, and the visual arts at the family owned Betsy Hotel, a beachfront gem honored by Travel + Leisure as one of the best hotels in the world.

MARCH ARTS NIGHT@THE BETSY

5:00 – 6:00 PM – The Betsy hosts Meet the Artist, with writer Melissa Studdard in the Library, presented by SWWIM /Supporting Women Writers in Miami

6:00 – 11 PM – Live Music – Jazz in the Lobby with Brian Murphy, piano, with Carole Ann ‘CAT’ Taylor, vocals; 7:00 to 9:00 PM, Brian Murphy @ the Piano From 6:00 PM to 11 PM

9:15 – Live Opera Pop Up Outdoors – Opera Divas on the Betsy Terrace

6:00 – 9:00 PM – Photography in the Galleries by Jim Krantz, Seydou Keita, Tamary Kudita, Bunny Yeager, Andy Sweet, Alessandro Sarno and Robert Zuckerman

Rhythm by the River: A Festival Celebrating Black Voices 3/20/22

Rhythm by the River: A Festival Celebrating Black Voices
Sunday, 03/20/2022-, 02:00 pm-06:00 pm
Esplanade Park
400 SW 2nd St,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents Rhythm by the River, a festival celebrating some of the most exciting and innovative Black voices in Broward County.

The community is invited to come together for a fun-filled day of music, dance, drama, poetry and interactive events for the whole family. Hosted by WPLG-Local 10 anchor and reporter Alexis Frazier, this free community event features live performances, food trucks, workshops, arts and crafts, and more throughout the afternoon.

On the mainstage, Purple Flux delivers a fusion of Hip-Hop and R&B sounds. The Randy Corinthian Quintet brings a soulful and sophisticated set of smooth jazz hits. The beat continues with West African Drum and Dance ensemble Troupe Fallou. Renegade Theatre Company offers a dynamic array of Broadway musical hits drawn from their repertoire. Art Prevails Project presents a mix of spoken word and theatrical vignettes from their critically acclaimed work. Guests will enjoy a sneak peek at the upcoming play Head Above Water: The Life of Esther Rolle by Darius V. Daughtry, directed by Bianca LaVerne Jones, commissioned by the African American Research Library and Cultural Center. As the grand finale, violin virtuosi Sons of Mystro headline the festivities merging their unique blend of classical strings with reggae hits and American pop songs along with some of their own original work.

Everyone is invited to participate in creating a community mural with visual artist Constance Ivana out in the park, or head to the Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom at the Broward Center to take part in a Teeny Violini music workshop with New Canon Chamber Collective’s founder Portia Dunkley, a spoken word poetry session with performer and FLO’etry founder Jerris “Quick the Poet” Evans or a Hip-Hop dance class with choreographer and Developing Dreams Foundation’s executive director Pablo Malco.

There will be opportunities to get to know your neighbors, enjoy outstanding entertainment, and learn more about the African American Research Library and Cultural Center’s Vicennial of Black Excellence, Art Prevails Project, Black Violin Foundation, FLO’etry, Developing Dreams Foundation, New Canon Chamber Collective, Old Dillard Museum, Renegade Theatre Company and much more.

Rhythm by the River is part of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ Arts for Action: Black Voices initiative, which uses the arts as a catalyst to raise awareness, deepen knowledge, and mobilize action on social justice issues.

St. Patrick’s Day Happy Hour hosted by A Bronx Tale Star Chazz Palminteri 3/17/22

St. Patrick’s Day Happy Hour hosted by A Bronx Tale Star Chazz Palminteri
Thursday, 03/17/2022-, 04:00 pm-07:00 pm
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
800 E Las Olas Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Everybody’s Irish on St. Patty’s Day, including A Bronx Tale Star Chazz Palminteri!

The Academy Award Nominated Actor will be hosting a special Happy Hour event Thursday, March 17, 4-7 p.m. at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar.
Don’t miss this very special Celebrity Happy Hour coming to you on St. Patty’s Day, Lauderdale!

Fort Lauderdale locals will be given enhanced access to the VIP area where Chazz will be seated. To unlock this opportunity, local guests must sign up for Cuba Libre’s new “Las Olas Locals VIP Club” program. You’ll be among the first to join this exclusive society group with perks only available to club members.

For more information visit https://www.cubalibrerestaurant.com/en/fortlauderdale/post/2022/03/07/a-bronx-tale-star-chazz-palminteri-happy-hour-at-cuba-libre-meet-greet-for-locals/

Songs for Marisol: Roberto Carlos Lange 4/14/22

Songs for Marisol: Roberto Carlos Lange
Thursday, 04/14/2022-, 07:00 pm-
Pérez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida, 33132
Website
Cost: $16

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

In celebration of the opening of Marisol and Warhol Take New York, PAMM presents the newly commissioned multimedia performance Songs for Marisol by Roberto Carlos Lange (aka Helado Negro). The performance will consist of original compositions combined with a selection of Andy Warhol’s films featuring the artist Marisol.

The Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Sculptures from Africa. 3/12/22

The Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Sculptures from Africa.
Saturday, 03/12/2022-, 01:00 pm-05:00 pm
The ARC
675 Ali Baba Ave,
Opa-locka, Florida, 33054
RSVP / Register
Cost: $0

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Sculptures from Africa, opening on February 25th, 2022, at The ARC in Downtown Opa-Locka. Every Secon Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm until August 28th, 2022. The exhibition is curated by internationally renowned curator Tumelo Mosaka, the former lead curator for the Investec Cape Town Art Fair. The exhibition challenges Western cultural norms and perspectives of what contemporary African art is by presenting African sculpture in dialogue with works from some of Africa’s exciting artists.
The exhibition takes advantage of OLCDC’s impressive holdings from its Karg Collection and features various stone and wood sculptures representing traditions from regions in Africa, including Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Tanzania, where carving tradition has a long cultural history. Featured artists include Sylvster Mubayi, Bernard Takawira and Edward Masaya, among others. Additionally, the exhibition will include paintings from famed artists Ouattara Watts, known for his large-scale canvas works that incorporate cryptic symbols, geometric designs, and numerical sequences that speak to his cross-cultural identity and MalatangaValente Ngwenya, a pioneer of modern African art with an aesthetic that is defined by a dense assembly of figures

The Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Sculptures from Africa 3/12/22, 4/9/22, 5/14/22, 6/11/22, 7/9/22, 8/13/22

The Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Sculptures from Africa
Saturday, 03/12/2022-08/13/2022, 01:00 pm-05:00 pm
The ARC
675 Ali Baba Avenue,
Opa Lock, Florida, 33054
Website
Cost: $0

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Sculptures from Africa, opening on February 25th, 2022, at The ARC in Downtown Opa-Locka. Every Secon Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm until August 28th, 2022. The exhibition is curated by internationally renowned curator Tumelo Mosaka, the former lead curator for the Investec Cape Town Art Fair. The exhibition challenges Western cultural norms and perspectives of what contemporary African art is by presenting African sculpture in dialogue with works from some of Africa’s exciting artists.
The exhibition takes advantage of OLCDC’s impressive holdings from its Karg Collection and features various stone and wood sculptures representing traditions from regions in Africa, including Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Tanzania, where carving tradition has a long cultural history. Featured artists include Sylvster Mubayi, Bernard Takawira and Edward Masaya, among others. Additionally, the exhibition will include paintings from famed artists Ouattara Watts, known for his large-scale canvas works that incorporate cryptic symbols, geometric designs, and numerical sequences that speak to his cross-cultural identity and MalatangaValente Ngwenya, a pioneer of modern African art with an aesthetic that is defined by a dense assembly of figures

31st Annual Asian Culture Festival 3/5/22

31st Annual Asian Culture Festival
Saturday, 03/05/2022-03/06/2022, 10:00 am-05:00 pm
Tropical Park
7900 SW 40th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33155
Website
Cost: Admission for the festival is $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free.

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

The 31st Annual Asian Culture Festival returns to South Florida in its new
location at Tropical Park. The two-day cultural celebration, produced by the Thai-American Association of South Florida, the Miami-Dade County Asian-American Advisory Board and the Miami-Dade Parks & Recreation Department, honors the diversity and traditions of many Asian cultures through an enchanting journey of music and dance, live performances, demonstrations, arts, handcrafts, children’s activities and more, all highlighted by a tasty selection of authentic Asian cuisine from more than 20 countries.

The two-day immersive festival also features performances from the Thai Dance Troupe of Miami, a Thai traditional drummer, a Lion Dance and the Fushu Daiko Japanese Taiko drummers, which honor cultural traditions with extravagant costumes, instruments and dance styles rooted in historical celebrations dating back more than 1000 years.

Painting with a Spritz with Paint ‘N Hang at Mamey on 3rd in the THesis Hotel 3/12/22

Painting with a Spritz with Paint ‘N Hang at Mamey on 3rd in the THesis Hotel
Saturday, 03/12/2022-, 03:00 pm-
Mamey on 3rd – THesis Hotel Miami
1350 S Dixie Hwy,
Coral Gables, Florida, 33146
Website
Cost: $50

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Mamey on 3rd , the tropical rooftop eatery within the THesis Hotel, is hosting a Painting with a Spritz class led by Paint ‘N Hang on March 12 at 3 p.m. Paint ‘N Hang is a local mobile art studio specializing in crafting resin, sculpture, terrarium, dream catchers, and painting.

For $50, participants can create acrylic paintings while learning expert tips from a Paint ‘N Hang team instructor, with a twist. Painting with a Spritz includes a complimentary spritz courtesy of Ketel One Botanical, distilled vodka infused with natural fruit essences and real botanicals.

Your ticket includes tropical bites crafted with locally-sourced ingredients prepared by award-winning chef Niven Patel. Chef Niven Patel sources fresh produce and herbs from his two-acre farm, Rancho Patel, just one hour from THesis in Homestead, Florida.

Tickets are available for $50 via OpenTable. Guests must be 21+ to participate.

About Mamey on 3rd
Mamey on 3rd, located on the rooftop terrace of the THesis Hotel, is an extension of Mamey, a farm-to-table restaurant with island-inspired menu items. The menu features exotic flavors inspired by chef Niven Patel’s travels throughout Asia, French Polynesia and the Caribbean. Highlights from the menu include the Ghee Roasted Plantains with tamarind yogurt and Island Spiced Fries with homestead mango ketchup. Mamey’s tropical artwork and chic interior creates a laid-back vibe for guests to relax and enjoy authentic island cuisine.

About THesis Hotel
Located in the intersection of Coral Gables, South Miami, and Coconut Grove, THesis Hotel is a modern-day luxury hotel with chic furnishings and a laid-back atmosphere. The property is a destination for visitors to discover new experiences and create lifetime memories with ongoing events, such as weekly yoga classes on the Paseo and live music from Thursday to Sunday on the rooftop terrace.

ArtsUnited Honors Community Leaders during “Dining with the Divas” Celebration & Fundraiser at Lips Fort Lauderdale 3/15/22

ArtsUnited Honors Community Leaders during “Dining with the Divas” Celebration & Fundraiser at Lips Fort Lauderdale
Tuesday, 03/15/2022-, 07:00 pm-
Lips Fort Lauderdale
1421 East Oakland Park Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33334
Website
Cost: Tickets are $60 per person which includes a three-course dinner, cocktail and show. A cash bar is available.

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

ArtsUnited, a nonprofit organization dedicated to producing quality cultural programming that showcases the LGBTQ community, will honor South Florida community leaders Michael Goodman, Richard Gray, Phil Cordell and Our Fund for advancing the arts during its “Dining with the Divas” Celebration Dinner and Fundraiser set for Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m., at Lips Fort Lauderdale. Lips show hostess Nicolette will emcee the entertaining evening which will also feature guests hosts Niki Lopez, Tedd Davis, Ryan Young and Michael Albetta plus a special appearance by Michael Dean as Cher.

Michael Goodman, an avid supporter of the arts, is currently chair of the Florida Theatrical Association and is an executive committee board member for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. As the founder of GPR | Goodman Public Relations, he supports Funding Arts Broward, Island City Stage, South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus, History Fort Lauderdale and World AIDS Museum. He is past board chair of ArtServe, Neighbors 4 Neighbors, the Gay & Lesbian Business Exchange (GLBX) of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, the City of Wilton Manors Community Affairs Advisory Board and the City of Oakland Park School Advisory Board. Goodman is an honorary board member and past vice chair of Art and Culture Center Hollywood. He is also a past board member of Arc Broward, Junior Achievement, Family Central and Gilda’s Club plus a graduate of Leadership Broward Class XV. A highly respected PR practitioner and marketer, Goodman has received two ArtServe leadership awards, a coveted Leadership Broward Foundation Profiles in Leadership Award and Art and Culture Center Hollywood’s “Man of the Year 2016” Award.

Richard Gray is the senior vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion for Visit Lauderdale. Since the mid-1990s, he has used marketing campaigns to ignite social change. Richard’s vision formed what was the first-ever dedicated LGBT+ marketing campaign at a Destination Marketing Organization in 1995. Under his leadership, the groundbreaking Celebrate You campaign was the first to feature real-life models representing disabled, plus-sized, non-binary, trans, gay, lesbian, straight and dressed in drag. As part of this campaign, black and brown were added to the Pride colors to show commitment and belief in black and brown people, making Visit Lauderdale the first DMO to add these colors. His work with the transgender community lead to Visit Lauderdale being the first DMO to be recognized by the U.N. for support of the transgender community. The recipient of countless honors, most recently he was named
by Out magazine as an OUT 100 Innovator and one of the 100 most influential LGBT+ people in the United States.

Phil Cordell, global head of lifestyle brands/new brand development, Hilton, is one of the nation’s leading hospitality-industry experts. With over 35 years of experience, his finger on the pulse of consumer trends, his forward-thinking and entrepreneurial mindset, and a track record of successful brand development, Cordell is responsible for the inception and development of new Hilton brands and cultivation and enhancement of existing brands in development. An expert in branding, franchise management and customer service, Cordell has been interviewed by The New York Times, USA Today, Entrepreneur magazine, Harvard Business Review, Fox Business, Reuters TV and others, and is a sought-after speaker.

Our Fund Foundation promotes a culture of responsible philanthropy by uniting donors with organizations supporting the LGBT community to make South Florida (Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties) the most livable community in the country for LGBT people. Launched in 2010 by a small group of committed activist philanthropists in response to the low ratio of philanthropy directed to LGBT organizations in the region, and across the country, Our Fund Foundation has become the 3rd largest LGBT foundation in the country, granting $1,500,000+ annually to worthy non-profit agencies advancing LGBT causes in South Florida.

Attendees will enjoy the witty show hostesses and talented cast who serve up delicious food and entertainment as part of a well-orchestrated revue of past and present leading ladies. Lips is more drag-a-licious than ever with a popular menu of drag queen-inspired delicious salads, appetizers, entrees and desserts, plus a full-bar serving its world-famous frozen cosmos and other signature drinks.

Reservations are required and can be made by visiting www.artsunitedflorida.com. Tickets are $60 per person which includes a three-course dinner, cocktail and show. A cash bar is available.

Opening Night Party for MDC’s 39th Annual Miami Film Festival 3/4/22

Opening Night Party for MDC’s 39th Annual Miami Film Festival
Friday, 03/04/2022-, 09:30 pm-
Alfred I. duPont Building
169 E.Flagler Street,
Miami, Florida, 33131
Website
Cost: $100

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

The best way to ring in Miami Dade College’s 39th annual Miami Film Festival is to celebrate like a star! This year’s opening night party will take place at the Historic Alfred I. duPont building and will honor the Festival’s previous 2020 Awards Night Film – Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado. Indulge in delicacies from Shake Shack, Divieto Ristorante, Bulla Gastrobar, Pisco y Nazca and The Lazy Oyster and pair it with fan-favorite beer, Estrella Damm! Sip on delicious cocktail offerings from E11even Vodka, Miami Club Rum and Volley Tequila Seltzer, or try a mocktail from Ghia and Olipop Soda. Stay refreshed with LaCroix Sparkling Water while dancing the night away and prepare for an amazing Festival! Opening night festivities take place on Friday, March 4 at 9:30 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend. $100 per person. Located at 169 East Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33131.

Conversations at MOCA: Spirituality and Activism 2/25/22

Conversations at MOCA: Spirituality and Activism
Friday, 02/25/2022-, 06:30 pm-09:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA)
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33161
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

“Conversations at MOCA: Spirituality and Activism” is an open discussion on the impact of community and spirituality on the political and humanitarian conversation in the United States, both historically and currently. Speakers will reflect on the current exhibitions at MOCA in the context of how speaking truth to power influences the present-day narrative, and the shifting role of spirituality within different communities.

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” presented by Memorial Healthcare System Reception at Galleria Fort Lauderdale 3/10/22

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” presented by Memorial Healthcare System Reception at Galleria Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, 03/10/2022-, 05:30 pm-07:30 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: Tickets for the special March 10 recognition ceremony preview honoring the six local women of today are $35 and are available at https://bit.ly/HFLWomenTrailblazers2022.

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Tickets are available, now, for the opening reception of History Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” presented by Memorial Healthcare System on Thursday, March 10, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Galleria Fort Lauderdale (2414 East Sunrise Blvd). Six prominent women of today who are proponents of change, along with their historical female predecessors who helped to pave the way for our community, will be honored during the preview and recognition ceremony taking place during Women’s History Month and benefiting History Fort Lauderdale. The photography exhibition runs from March 10 – 31 at Galleria Fort Lauderdale.

This engaging 40-image exhibit will celebrate the contributions of six new outstanding women of today including Sebrina María Alfonso, music director for South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons, founder and owner of Total Marine Solutions, Kathleen Cannon, president and CEO of United Way Broward County, Melanie Dickinson, president and publisher of South Florida Business Journal, Bertha Henry, county administrator for Broward County and Carolyn Michaels, executive vice president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

Past pioneering women counterparts to be highlighted include Gertrude Denison (1915-1997), forerunner of Fort Lauderdale’s yachting industry, interior yacht designer for Broward Marine 1960 eventually establishing Yacht Interiors and honored in 1995 with a Showboat magazine lifetime achievement award for her contributions to the marine industry; Ruth Dichtenmueller (1904-1983), teacher, principal, vice president of Community Service Council and general supervisor of Broward County Schools; Anne Kolb (1932-1981), journalist, environmentalist, Florida Wildlife Federation Conservationist of the Year 1978 and the first woman to be elected Broward County Commission chair; Juliette Lange (1882-1977), mezzo soprano, musical comedy star vocalist and choir director at St Anthony’s Church also serving as president of the church’s Women’s Club; Eva Oliver (1883-1964), philanthropist, historian, active suffragette and first woman on the local election board, first president of the Fort Lauderdale Woman’s Club and chair of the committee that named Port Everglades and Lorna Simpson (1913-1995), Fort Lauderdale Daily News columnist, society editor/writer for Daytona Beach Sun-Record and WKAT writer and producer.

Last year’s inaugural Women Trailblazers, Kareen Boutros, executive director of Broward Workshop; Lori Chevy, market president of Bank of America; Heather Havericak, CEO of Broward Health Medical Center and Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital; Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., president and CEO of Broward Community Foundation; Stacy Ritter, president and CEO of Visit Lauderdale and Burnadette Norris-Weeks, Esq. of Austin Pamies Norris Weeks Powell, PLLC and founder of the Women of Color Empowerment Institute, went on to become part of History Fort Lauderdale’s permanent exhibition space housed in the New River Inn.

As part of the special event, Dillard’s will host a pop-up shop with 10% of its sales benefiting History Fort Lauderdale.

“Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” is presented by Memorial Healthcare System and is sponsored by Galleria Fort Lauderdale, United Way of Broward County, South Florida Business Journal, City & Shore PRIME magazine, Dillard’s, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille and GPR | Goodman Public Relations.

Tickets for the special March 10 recognition ceremony preview honoring the six local women of today are $35 and are available at https://bit.ly/HFLWomenTrailblazers2022.

For more information about “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County,” call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Additional information about Galleria Fort Lauderdale is available at facebook.com/GalleriaFtLauderdale or www.galleriamall-fl.com.

Cultural Saturdays on the Lawn at Dania Pointe 2/12/22,2/19/22,2/26/22,3/5/22,3/12/22,3/19/22,3/26/22

Cultural Saturdays on the Lawn at Dania Pointe
Saturday, 02/12/2022-03/26/2022, 06:00 pm-10:00 pm
Dania Pointe
139 S. Compass Way,,
Dania Pointe, Florida, 33004
Website
Cost: FREE

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Every Saturday, Dania Pointe celebrates cultural diversity with its Cultural Saturdays on the Lawn. Everyone can come out for live entertainment, Latino dance classes at samba workshops, dazzling fire dancers, and many other culturally focused activities that take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. It’s an opportunity to learn more and celebrate all of the cultures that make South Florida great.

Oolite Arts and Locust Projects present Talks with Diana Nawi 2/16/22

Oolite Arts and Locust Projects present Talks with Diana Nawi
Wednesday, 02/16/2022-, 07:00 pm-09:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center
212 NE 59th Terrace,
Miami, FL, Florida, 33137
Eventbrite
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Oolite Arts and Locust Projects celebrate the five-year anniversary of its popular Talks series with a stellar lineup of top curators to discuss ideas driving contemporary art today. Diana Nawi, an independent curator and the co-artistic director of the new Prospect.5 New Orleans, will kick-off the 2022 Talks series. Attendance is free. The event will be held at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, located at 212 NE 59th Ter, Miami, FL 33137, from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/talks-diana-nawi-tickets-231004660157

https://oolitearts.org/talks | 305-674-8278

Tri-Rail’s Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Rail Fun Day at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station at Dania Beach 2/19/22

Tri-Rail’s Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Rail Fun Day at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station at Dania Beach
Saturday, 02/19/2022-, 11:00 am-03:00 pm
Tri-Rail’s Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station
500 Gulf Stream Way,
Dania Beach, Florida, 33004
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Tri-Rail’s Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Rail Fun Day will return to the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Station at Dania Beach on Saturday, February 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees of the 12th annual outdoor free family fun day will enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts, interactive games, cookie decorating, photos with Tri-Rail’s mascot Conductor George Green and popular costume characters, face painting, giveaways, food trucks and the “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent” singing competition.

Families who attend will enjoy interactive games, activities and samplings from popular South Florida businesses and organizations including the Florida Panthers, Broward County Transit, Stranahan House, Art and Culture Center Hollywood and Humane Society of Broward County plus event sponsor Dania Dermatology. Popular food trucks Battle Rig BBQ, Jake’s Drive-in Burgers, Tony Waffles and Bona Ice Cream will offer delicious food for sale.

Attendees will also enjoy live stage entertainment during Tri-Rail’s “South Florida’s Kids Got Talent” show where young singers will show-off their singing abilities. The first-place winner will receive $500, a one-year contract inclusive of a photo shoot with composite cards courtesy of Posche Models & Talent and professional studio recording session with MikeSoperMusic. The 12 talented singers selected to compete are:

• Annabelle Calles, Miami Lakes
• Sofia Casares, Cooper City
• Gina Conte, Coral Springs
• Heather Durand, Loxahatchee
• Victoria Johnson, Boca Raton
• Zachary Kopelman, Plantation
• Naliyah Pacheco, Hollywood
• Morgan Siegel, Boca Raton
• Sky-Lynn Silver, Delray Beach
• Sebastian Spiegel, Boca Raton
• Ilan Tarrab, Hollywood
• Morgan Brooke Wilder, Coral Springs

Event-goers are encouraged to ride the train to the event with round-trip fares just $5 and free for kids 12 and under on this day, only. Plus, the first 200 ticketed riders to visit the Tri-Rail booth and present a valid Tri-Rail ticket dated February 19, 2022, will receive a free gift.

To learn more about Tri-Rail’s Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Rail Fun Day and for train schedules and fare information, visit www.tri-rail.com or call 1-800-TRI-RAIL.

Zenith Art & Fashion Presents: “Aquarius” an After Hours Photo Shoot by Giano Currie 1/29/22

Zenith Art & Fashion Presents: “Aquarius” an After Hours Photo Shoot by Giano Currie
Saturday, 01/29/2022-, 07:00 pm-12:00 am
8163 NE 2nd Ave
8163 NE 2nd Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33138
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Zenith Art & Fashion to host a special event this Saturday, January 29 at 7PM at 8163 NE 2nd Ave. It will be an exciting evening with a special “After Hours” experience with one of Zenith’s famed artists Giano Currie, an award-winning Surinamese fine art photographer who produces his art on metal. Guests will get to channel their inner-model and pose in front of Currie as he guides them in a fun and natural way, to make them feel super comfortable and beautiful in front of the camera. Each shot taken is shown on a big screen that everyone at the event can preview throughout the night. This encourages guests to compliment and empower each other on their original beauty as it is expressed on the screen. As soon as their images are taken, each guest will get photos sent to their phone instantly for a nominal fee. Over the years, Currie has worked with supermodels Jeana Turner to Grammy-award winning musicians Eskeerdo and Twelve’Len, distinguished artists Bradley Theodore, best-selling authors Christopher Kai and record holding Olympians Renzo Tjon-A-Joe. As his style progresses, he has formed a unique language which speaks to an exotic-modern future not seen in other photographers.

Roscoé B. Thické III Reflects on a Lifetime of Community and Family in His Debut Solo Exhibition at Oolite Arts 2/10/22 – 5/15/22

Roscoé B. Thické III Reflects on a Lifetime of Community and Family in His Debut Solo Exhibition at Oolite Arts
Thursday, 02/10/2022-05/15/2022, 12:01 pm-05:00 pm
Oolite Arts
924 Lincoln Road,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Photographer, visual artist, veteran, community advocate, and father of three—those are just a few words that describe Miami-born Roscoé B. Thické III. From Feb. 10 through May 15, audiences can view his impressive work at Oolite Arts where Thické will debut his first solo exhibition, ORDER MY STEPS: There are no answers here, move on. Curated by Rosie Gordon-Wallace, the exhibition highlights a narrative rich body of work, centered around the “Pork ‘n’ Beans Projects in Liberty City. Thické’s ongoing body of work, titled “1402 Pork N Bean Blue at The Intersection of Two Deaths” chronicles the lifespan of the housing project where he grew up and that of his late grandmother. The images explore place as a way to remember and honor the life and legacy of both. Open to the public, by appointment only. 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139. FREE. Feb. 10 – May 15, 2022, noon to 5 p.m. 305-674-8278

ORDER MY STEPS: There are no answers here, move on: Roscoè B. Thické III

Muses: South Florida Women Artists, Presented by Hilton Aventura Miami 1/29/22

Muses: South Florida Women Artists, Presented by Hilton Aventura Miami
Saturday, 01/29/2022-03/20/2022, 12:00 pm-11:00 pm
Hilton Aventura Miami
2885 NE 191st St,
Aventura, Florida, 33180
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The exhibition “Muses: South Florida Women Artists,” currently on view at Hilton Aventura Miami, features twelve internationally-renowned artists, each one with a specific background and a unique approach to art. Together they showcase the rich and exciting artistic production that characterizes Miami’s art scene. Organized by art historian and independent curator Francine Birbragher, Ph.D., the collection includes paintings, drawings, photographs, fiber art pieces, and videos by Jennifer Basile, Karen Bibas, Valentina Bilbao, Carola Bravo, Maritza Caneca, Karla Caprali, Marina Font, Leslie Gabaldon, Aurora Molina, Najja Moon, Evelyn Politzer, and Nina Surel. Each work invites viewers to reflect on issues as diverse as identity, gender, language, memory, nature, and urbanism. By establishing dialogues among the different artists, the exhibition provides a platform for discussion, promotes the appreciation of traditional and non-traditional art forms, creates awareness, and allows the public to experience the joy of local fine art. Presented at the newly opened luxury hotel, Hilton Aventura Miami, the exhibition can be found on the Lower Level and the 7th floor Art Gallery, right beside signature fine dining restaurant, Gala, and the bar, Muse. After viewing the awe-inspiring show, guests can enjoy a gourmet meal or a classic cocktail.

Locust Projects – Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib Closing Program: Forest Bathing 2/5/22

Locust Projects – Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib Closing Program: Forest Bathing
Saturday, 02/05/2022-, 07:00 pm-08:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 North Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost:

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Open up your senses, relax, and step into the surreal microcosmic environment of Field Companion by Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib. Enjoy an intimate electronic performance at Locust Projects by Maitejosune Urrechaga and Tony Kapel (Pocket Of Lollipops) with Daniel Clapp (Nightly Closures). Ever-expanding with branching layers of various frequencies and audio loops, the performance responds to the thread-like patterns of mycelium, forming aural connections amongst the musicians and with the audience.

Locust Projects Art Teacher Appreciation Social by Locust Art Builders (LAB) 2/3/22

Locust Projects Art Teacher Appreciation Social by Locust Art Builders (LAB)
Thursday, 02/03/2022-, 04:00 pm-06:00 pm
Locust Projects
3852 North Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Every artist is shaped by the art teachers and mentors who inspired them along the way. To show our appreciation for the invaluable impact you make, Locust Art Builders (LAB) invites you to join us for drinks, lite bites, and, of course, art. Please RSVP & be sure to share with your favorite art teachers.

“60 Years of Black Art” Featuring Works by Dillard Center for The Arts’ AP Students at History Fort Lauderdale 2/1/22 – 2/28/22

“60 Years of Black Art” Featuring Works by Dillard Center for The Arts’ AP Students at History Fort Lauderdale
Tuesday, 02/01/2022-02/28/2022, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
New River Inn, 231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under.

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Requiring masks? NO REPLY
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In celebration of Black History Month, History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present “60 Years of Black Art,” a fine art exhibit featuring works for show and sale from Dillard Center for the Arts’ Advanced Placement (AP) students, from February 1 – 28. The exhibit, curated by instructor Celestin Joseph, represents historical and contemporary themes of equality from the perspective of students at the very school that was instrumental in overturning segregation laws in the City of Fort Lauderdale 51 years ago. The exhibit will be open to the public at the New River Inn building of History Fort Lauderdale and will be accessible as a digital experience on History Fort Lauderdale’s YouTube channel.

“60 Years of Black Art,” will feature a variety of styles and mediums reflecting African American culture, arts and entertainment and the ongoing struggle for inclusion and acceptance. Featured pieces in the exhibition include works by AP students Angel Pena, Naima Cornelius, Lewis James, Jennifer Turner and Tay Small, among others.

Joseph received his master’s in fine arts in painting from the University of Pennsylvania. He received a bachelor’s in fine arts, cum laude, from the University of Hartford as a painting major, with an art history minor, and concentrations in printmaking and graphic design studies. Joseph also received a prestigious Yale/Norfolk Art and Music Scholarship to further his studies. Currently, he is teaching Advanced Placement studio art classes at his alma mater Dillard Center for the Arts where he has been strengthening the visual arts program since 1999.

“60 Years of Black Art,” is one of several engaging multicultural experiences at History Fort Lauderdale. Permanent exhibits include “From Dugouts to Dream Yachts,” a visual narrative weaving the story of the ever-changing use of Fort Lauderdale’s waterways by following the strokes of the first people to today’s sightseers, “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows visitors to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of stories and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting Caribbean, Latin, Native American and women artists sharing their views of history and an artists’ collective collaborative space.

“60 Years of Black Art,” is sponsored, in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward County Cultural Council and Visit Lauderdale.

History Fort Lauderdale is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with docent guided tours, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Group walking tours are available upon special request. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FTLHistory. Subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

I Dream a World The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond 2/1/22 – 2/5/22

I Dream a World The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond
Tuesday, 02/01/2022-02/05/2022, 06:30 pm-
New World Symphony
500 17th St,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
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Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS) and Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas announce I Dream a World: The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond, a multi-disciplinary, multi-tiered festival that celebrates the history and influence of this cultural movement.The Harlem Renaissance marked a turning point in history, helping to establish the authority of Black artists over the representation of Black culture and experience and setting the stage for contemporary Black artists shaping American culture. I Dream a World: The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond seeks to capture and celebrate the fullness of this legacy, the festival takes place February 1-5, 2022, at the New World Center on Miami Beach. This festival of orchestral music, talks, recitals, poetry readings, and chamber music will be led by Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) in collaboration with musicologist Dr. Tammy Kernodle (University Distinguished Professor of Musicology at Miami University of Ohio).

The Art of Banksy: “Without Limits” 1/14/22

The Art of Banksy: “Without Limits”
Friday, 01/14/2022-04/24/2022, 10:00 am-08:00 pm
Ice Palace Studios
1400 N Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33136
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Cost: 18.20 – 35.10

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

When the topic is street art, there is no way around him: Banksy is probably the most famous and also the most mysterious graffiti artist in the world. The approximately 40-year-old Brit successfully keeps his identity secret; his works, however, conquer not only the streets, but also the auction houses of the world. Highly successful, Banksy is regarded as one of the most valuable artists of our time. The Art of Banksy: Without Limits shows more than 155 of the artist’s works, such as his original art, prints on different kinds of materials, photos, sculptures, and much more. Some of his works have even been reproduced with his stencil technique especially for the exhibition. A video documentary will also provide insight into his life and work, all presented in a unique setting. The show promises a genuinely impressing experience, and is a “must see” to celebrate Banksy’s art and carry it out into the wider world.

homework Gallery Closing Event 1/14/22

homework Gallery Closing Event
Friday, 01/14/2022-, 06:00 pm-10:00 pm
The Knoxon
7411 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida, 33138
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Cost: Free with RSVP

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The nomadic art gallery homework will close its debut exhibition in Miami with a panel discussion and party on Friday, January 14. homework founder Aurelio Aguiló will be joined by special guest Andrew McLees, Senior Marketing Manager at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, for an evocative conversation titled “100k Followers Can’t Be Wrong: The Influence of Experience Affecting Arts Ecosystems.” A cocktail hour will precede the talk. The night will end with a closing party celebrating homework’s successful first exhibition “v00001.” Complimentary drinks will be served.

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Funding Arts Broward’s (FAB) “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” 1/10/22

Funding Arts Broward’s (FAB) “Black & White: A Night At The Museum”
Monday, 01/10/2022-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 East Las Olas Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: $75 per person

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Funding Arts Broward (FAB), a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts in Broward County, will present its fifth annual “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” special event on Monday, January 10, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. This elegant black and white themed cocktail party at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will feature exclusive exhibit tours, live entertainment, light bites and a decadent dessert table.

Attendees will have the opportunity to experience The Art of Assemblage, Margarita Cano: 90 Years and Jared McGriff: Where We Are You at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale on a private tour by Bonnie Clearwater, director and chief curator of NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.

The Art of Assemblage features sculptures composed of found objects and repurposed materials in inventive and fanciful ways. In the practice of assemblage, materials such as scrap metal, broken shells, tattered fabrics and discarded toys are salvaged and brought together in unexpected combinations, creating poetic abstractions of everyday life. The exhibition is drawn primarily from the Museum’s collection and includes recent acquisitions to the Museum’s permanent collection by artists John Outterbridge, Vanessa German, Pablo Cano, and a collaborative work by Jorge Pardo and Jason Rhoades. It also includes works by Christian Holstad, Ernesto Neto and Jessica Stockholder, and significant artworks from the Museum’s collections of African and CoBrA art. This exhibition is curated by Ariella Wolens, Bryant-Taylor curator.

Margarita Cano: 90 Years celebrates Miami-based artist Margarita Cano’s remarkable long life and records her transition from Cuba to America, scientist to art services librarian, and finally, to a painter of dreams. This exhibition will encapsulate Cano’s multi-disciplinary practice as a self-taught artist whose creativity has manifested through wondrous miniature books, votive portraits, landscapes paintings, prints and photographs. Cano’s art is a portal into a celestial world in which memories are transformed into sacred visions of life and loss. This exhibition is curated by Bonnie Clearwater with Ariella Wolens. This exhibit is sponsored by Rita Holloway.

The first solo museum exhibition of Miami artist Jared McGriff, Where We Are You, showcases his dreamlike paintings that remain timeless, even as he integrates his family’s history of migration from the rural south to the rural west of Oklahoma and California into the realities of the present. The exhibition’s title, Where We Are You, encapsulates notions of African Ubuntu philosophy, where the individual becomes the whole through the experience of the group. McGriff’s compositions of single and grouped figures embody the guiding principle for many early cultures that each individual’s actions impact others and society. This exhibit is curated by Bonnie Clearwater and sponsored by Sandra Muss.

Champagne and cocktails, culinary delights, and selections by Israel Charles, arts and music program director at Dillard High School, will add to this festive event. Guests are encouraged to dress in their favorite black and white cocktail attire.

Tickets for “Black & White: A Night At The Museum” are $75 per person and are available at fundingartsbroward.org. For more information, please call (954) 353-7673 or email fundingartsbroward@gmail.com.

UPSIDE at the Moxy presents Feel Free Be Yourself 12/4/21

UPSIDE at the Moxy presents Feel Free Be Yourself
Saturday, 12/04/2021-, 02:00 pm-04:00 pm
UPSIDE at The Moxy South Beach
915 washington ave,
Miami, Florida, 33139
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Cost: $35

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

The FEEL FREE BE YOURSELF Art Basel event will consist of a 30-minute sustainable panel led by local Miami influencer and lifestyle creative, @chasingcarpediem, and the opportunity to swap clothes with Fika Creative Group’s Style Swap Series. Each guest is allowed to bring up to 3 articles of new or lightly loved clothing items/accessories to the event. They then will have the opportunity to swap their items with the other attendees. What better way to express your artistic self during Art Basel than to swap secondhand items and give your clothes new life!
ALL leftover clothing pieces from the swap will be donated to the Lotus House Women’s Shelter. In addition, a percentage of ticket sale proceeds will go towards funding a scholarship for all Latinx women who are applying for college or a grant for a small business startup!

Miami Art Week at Moxy South Beach Presents 0n1Force at The UPSIDE 12/1/21

Miami Art Week at Moxy South Beach Presents 0n1Force at The UPSIDE
Wednesday, 12/01/2021-, 08:00 pm-
UPSIDE at The Moxy Hotel
915 washington ave,
miami, Florida, 33139
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us on the 8th Floor Rooftop of Moxy South Beach for a panel discussing what NFTs are, why they are the future of art as well as information on the 0N1Force, where we started and where we’re going! Notable Collectors include: Logan Paul, Steve Aoki, Snoop Dogg, Bobby Hundreds and Gary Vaynerchuk

Mezcalista presents Matt Chessco Live NFT Experience 12//3/21

Mezcalista presents Matt Chessco Live NFT Experience
Wednesday, 12/03/2021-, 08:00 pm-10:00 pm
Mezcalista at The Moxy South Beach
921 Washington Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Join us at Moxy South Beach for the unveiling of Matt Chesco’s new NFT Project of 6,000 Pop Art Cats while Matt Chesco paints live for the room.
Toronto-born, Montreal-based Matt Chessco is a former industrial designer and mechanical engineer who left his full-time job in January 2020 to pursue this dream of becoming an Artist. As of June 2021, he’s acquired over 1M subscribers on Youtube, and 2.6M followers on Tiktok in addition to dozens of promotional partnerships with brands like Samsung, Fortnite, Fortune Magazine, Hulu, Disney +, etc. to promotional videos for artists like Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Diana Ross, Alesso and many more! Along with these promotional videos receiving over 100’s of millions of views, he has commissioned art held by artists like Post Malone and Bella Poarch.

Miami Art Week at Mezcalista presents Art, Music, and Mezcal 12/1/21

Miami Art Week at Mezcalista presents Art, Music, and Mezcal
Wednesday, 12/01/2021-12/02/2021, 09:00 pm-05:00 am
Mezcalista at The Moxy South Beach
921 Washington Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
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Cost: free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

In celebration of Glass2Grass gallery’s debut appearance at SCOPE Art Show with Miami artist Natasha Tomchin, join us for a soiree of art, music and mezcal at South Beach’s best kept secret, Mezcalista. Featuring a dichroic flora art installation and projection mapping by Natasha Tomchin along the back wall, high end glass sculptures by Glass2Grass’s roster of artists in the VIP room, this networking event is a chance to enjoy some drinks and music together before the madness of the week is in full swing! The party kicks off at 9 pm with welcome cocktails provided to each guest by El Tinieblo. Music programmed by Charlie from Soul Clap includes a range of lively acts including Miami darlings The Fates Collective and Vakdevi, in addition to live hybrid performances by New York heavy hitters afro-latin-disco-punk Underground System and modern jazz-electronic mastermind Greg Paulus. Of course, Charlie will also be throwing down with style and grace!

Silhouette Eyewear Opens Pop Up at Aventura Mall 12/1/21 – 12/14/21

Silhouette Eyewear Opens Pop Up at Aventura Mall
Wednesday, 12/01/2021-12/02/2021, 01:00 pm-07:00 pm
Aventura Mall
19501 Biscayne Blvd,
Aventura, Florida, 33180
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Luxury eyewear brand Silhouette is bringing their lightweight, versatile styles to Miami, with the opening of their pop-up shop at Aventura Mall. For a limited time only, the Austrian eyewear phenomenon will be offering personalized styling and fitting sessions so you can find the perfect pair for everyone on your list – including yourself!

In addition to showcasing their stunning new eyewear collections, the pop-up will also feature an exclusive installation by renowned artist Jessy Nite, inspiring guests to explore their “Moments of Lightness” with Silhouette.

The pop-up is going to be open from December 1st through December 14th, in Center Court. The brand is also celebrating its opening with champagne and light bites on December 1st and 2nd, from 1-7 PM each evening.

Hero’s Journey – Tuning Into Our Collective Unconscious 12/2/21

Hero’s Journey – Tuning Into Our Collective Unconscious
Thursday, 12/02/2021-, 01:00 pm-03:00 pm
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
6801 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33141
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

The events of the last two years have affected each individual in profound ways – and as we gather here at Miami Art Basel in 2021, this group exhibit seeks to provide space to confront the Hero’s Journey we all have been through during the last two years and to unite our collective consciousness. Each featured artists’ work addresses this ancient narrative arc in its own way – provoking us to reflect on our unique journeys of loss, grief, love, fear, changes, and healing. Collectively, the works seek to tune our collective unconscious, create space to unite and reflect on this time, and remind us that challenges help us actualize our higher potentials and transform us for the better.

Murray Hidary is a multi-disciplinary artist, musician, and tech pioneer, who creates provocative, improvisational, real-time MindTravel live piano performances, which take listeners on a deep inner journey through sound. He will be performing live for this event and exhibition, providing a transformational platform for us to experience this art, time, and space.

Los Angeles-based artist Kelley Anderson of Art Botanica has created a large-scale botanical installation ‘Love Knot’, which reinforces the importance of love over fear and love as the most powerful tool for healing. “The journey of Love takes twists and turns, often unexpected, but always returns back to Love, because “Love is the only truth.”

Daniel Dugan will be doing live performance art in which he creates art using “one continuous line” that never intersects and is equally spaced. Like labyrinths from centuries ago, the function is a spiritual one: to quiet the mind and wander forward through the path, knowing you will ultimately reach the end. Each work represents the flow of life with its unexpected twists and turns, each adding an unexpected value and balance.

Half-Japanese, Los Angeles-based Faith-Ann Young hangs large-scale ‘flags’ – photo collages printed onto various fabrics, in formations, and in the open air, to create colorful, transcendent spaces where humans can gather, engage and reflect. Her flag series, Cycles of Life, features a series of archetypes, symbols, and colors, provoking views to walk through, interact and embark on their own, unique transcendent journey within.

Platform By Sogol Décor Together With The South Florida SPCA Host A Family And Children’s Event In Miami Beach In Celebration Of Miami Art Week 12/5/21

Platform By Sogol Décor Together With The South Florida SPCA Host A Family And Children’s Event In Miami Beach In Celebration Of Miami Art Week
Sunday, 12/05/2021-12/05/2021, 12:00 pm-03:00 pm
Platform by Sogol Décor
Platform By Sogol Décor – 410 Meridian Ave #101,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
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Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Platform by Sogol Décor, a concept gallery in the SoFi neighborhood of Miami Beach, along with their charitable partner the South Florida SPCA are hosting an event for families and children to celebrate their Art Week Exhibition “Soulmates,” featuring exquisite sculptures by renowned Hungarian Artist Agnes Nagy, including an array of animal sculptures in a variety of mediums, celebrating the oeuvre of sculpture in an unprecedented manner which exudes joy, soul and encapsulates the singular connection that exists between animals and humans.

There will be games, activities, snacks, and drinks will be available. There will also be an opportunity to adopt animals and livestock. In addition to that, any of the sculptures purchased will have part of the proceeds go to the charitable partner, South Florida SPCA (SFSPCA).

Platform by Sogol Décor creative space is working closely with our neighbors and schools to honor this connection and offer children and families a way to have fun, interact with farm animals, and learn more about the plight of our furry friends.

Spread the word as we merge our love of animals and art in a family friendly way.

Social distancing and masks indoors are recommended. There will also be hand sanitizing stations.

Don’t Trip, Just Groove tArt Series Florida Marmalade Release Brunch 12/4/21

Don’t Trip, Just Groove tArt Series Florida Marmalade Release Brunch
Saturday, 12/04/2021-, 11:00 am-08:00 pm
Dogfish Head Miami
325 NW 24th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

On Saturday, 12/4, join Dogfish Miami for our newest tArt Series launches: Florida Marmalade and brunch! Inspired by the Sunshine State’s fruit’s preserves. A gose-style ale brewed with local kumquats & a touch of sea salt, it’s pleasantly tart & satisfyingly crisp. Clocking in at 4.8%, 16 oz. 4-packs will be available starting at 11 a.m. for $16/each.

Keep an eye on our social channels for special brunch menu items inspired by Florida marmalade! Enjoy fresh beer, BEERMOSAS, DJ Hot Pants on the turntables from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. followed by live band Afrobeta from 6-8 p.m. and DJ AYDAMN from 8-p.m.-close.

The first 50 guests will receive a signed poster of the Chalk & Brush Florida Marmalade artwork.

Dogfish Miami Presents: Live Music – Art Week Edition 12/2/21

Dogfish Miami Presents: Live Music – Art Week Edition
Thursday, 12/02/2021-12/05/2021, 11:00 am-08:00 pm
Dogfish Head Miami
325 NW 24th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Dogfish Miami Presents: Live Music Art Week Edition (12/2-12/5): Dust off those dancing shoes and join Dogfish Miami for a four-day off-centered musical extravaganza! Detailed schedule below. See ya at the pub!
– Thursday, 12/2: Happy Hour set with DJ Booty 5-7 p.m. and DJ Law 8-close to get your weekend started right. Enjoy $5 select beer and food specials from 5-7 p.m.
– Friday, 12/3: Disco Sexo gets the party going from 4-7 p.m., followed by a closing set perfect for shaking it after browsing some galleries.
– Saturday, 12/4: Don’t miss DJ Hot Pants 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the turn-tables, followed by live band Afrobeta from 6-8 p.m. and DJ AYDAMN from 8 p.m.-close. We’ll also be slinging the next tArt series launch of Florida Marmalade on Saturday, available starting at 11 a.m. with specialty brunch menu items.
– Sunday, 12/5: Local favorite Haute Tension and Cavaliere Inesistente will close things out from 1-3 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. respectively.

homework v00001 Art Opening 12/1/21

homework v00001 Art Opening
Wednesday, 12/01/2021-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
The Knoxon Hotel
7411 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida, 33138
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Making its debut at Miami Art Week, homework is an innovative, nomadic art gallery that follows and disrupts the rhythm of the art world, while giving exposure and access to a new stock of artists and collectors. Imagined by Aurelio Aguiló and Mayra Mejia, homework is committed to breaking down the walls of the traditional art world, democratizing it for all. Free public opening: 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, at The Knoxon, 7411 Biscayne Blvd, in MiMo.

Renowned European Artist, Agnes Nagy, Makes Debut For Miami Art Week 12/2/21

Renowned European Artist, Agnes Nagy, Makes Debut For Miami Art Week
Thursday, 12/02/2021-, 07:00 pm-10:00 pm
Platform by Sogol Décor
Platform By Sogol Décor – 410 Meridian Ave #101,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Invitations Only

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Grand Opening Exhibit: Acclaimed Hungarian sculptor, Agnes Nagy, makes her Miami debut during Miami Art Week with exclusive showings at various satellite events throughout Miami. Platform by Sogol Décor creative space will feature a curated collection of Nagy’s large animal sculptures beginning Thursday, December 2.

Agnes Nagy is a large-scale, acclaimed sculptor from Budapest, Hungary. While a skilled student and proven artist across various mediums, animal sculptures are her passion. Her work visualizes and empathizes with the souls of her animal subjects, exemplifying the intense bonds held between human and beast. Her background in a range of art forms including pottery, ceramics and leather puts a unique, personal stamp on her work that stands out from contemporaries.

Her exhibit is presented in partnership with South Florida SPCA and the Hungarian Consulate and a portion of the proceeds from each piece sold will benefit the South Florida SPCA, a Miami-Dade nonprofit that rescues and rehabilitates horses and livestock.

Renowned European Artist, Agnes Nagy, Makes Debut for Miami Art Week 12/2/21

Renowned European Artist, Agnes Nagy, Makes Debut for Miami Art Week
Thursday, 12/02/2021-, 07:00 pm-10:00 pm
Platform by Sogol Décor
Platform By Sogol Décor – 410 Meridian Ave #101,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Grand Opening Exhibit: Acclaimed Hungarian sculptor, Agnes Nagy, makes her Miami debut during Miami Art Week with exclusive showings at various satellite events throughout Miami. Platform by Sogol Décor creative space will feature a curated collection of Nagy’s large animal sculptures beginning Thursday, December 2.

Agnes Nagy is a large-scale, acclaimed sculptor from Budapest, Hungary. While a skilled student and proven artist across various mediums, animal sculptures are her passion. Her work visualizes and empathizes with the souls of her animal subjects, exemplifying the intense bonds held between human and beast. Her background in a range of art forms including pottery, ceramics and leather puts a unique, personal stamp on her work that stands out from contemporaries.

Her exhibit is presented in partnership with South Florida SPCA and the Hungarian Consulate and a portion of the proceeds from each piece sold will benefit the South Florida SPCA, a Miami-Dade nonprofit that rescues and rehabilitates horses and livestock.

Wayku Partners with Tomás Redrado Art to Exhibit Argentine Artists for Art Basel 2021 11/28/21

Wayku Partners with Tomás Redrado Art to Exhibit Argentine Artists for Art Basel 2021
Sunday, 11/28/2021-12/05/2021, 06:00 pm-11:00 pm
Wayku
73 NW 26th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
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Cost:

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

At the brink of Art Basel Miami Beach, Wayku Restaurants – the Latin fusion hotspot in the heart of Wynwood’s art district – will partner with Tomas Redrado Art (TRA) to organize a weeklong Art Basel activation, showcasing Argentine artworks on display from Nov. 28th through Dec. 5th.

Here, Matteo Gritti, Wayku’s Chef-in-residence, will design vivid dishes inspired by the works of the exhibiting artists, François Thevenet, Agustina Chalupowicz, Santiago Paredes, and Eduardo Capilla, who represent The Young Argentinian Artist (YAA), an organization championing a new generation of Argentine artists. These artists will use Wayku as one of their ‘galleries’ of choice, having exhibited their works at Pinta, The Perez Art Museum (PAAM), and TheArsenale.

This weeklong activation will ultimately showcase a fusion of vivid shapes and colors with the gourmet journey found in Wayku’s offerings. Integrating the styles of Argentine art with the renewed creativity of culinary presentations by Chef Gritti, Wayku will present a vibrant feast for the eyes and palette!

Womanish Take Over Miami Art Week 12/3/21

Womanish Take Over Miami Art Week
Friday, 12/03/2021-, 12:00 pm-05:00 pm
Womanish
317 NW 28th St,,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

WOMANISH, the newest pop-up museum and Instagrammable experience all about women, will kick off their Miami Art Week events starting from December 3rd – 5th. The exhibit, created by Black female founders and sisters Dionna and Danyelle Gray, features one-of-a-kind large room activations with vividly-colored wall murals and creative installations from local and national female artists that incorporate elements inspired by Miami culture or global views around womxn issues.

The visual and physical experience will take visitors into 15 different rooms each focusing on a different “ish” factor of womanhood experience by womxn, such as “Censoredish,” “Selfish”, “Moodyish,” “Consumerish,” and “Fleurish.”, bringing awareness to important womxn issues.

The exhibit will be open on Friday from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

15th Annual Galleria Fort Lauderdale’s Ford Men of Style presented by Signature Grand 12/2/21

15th Annual Galleria Fort Lauderdale’s Ford Men of Style presented by Signature Grand
Thursday, 12/02/2021-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: $150 per person

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Galleria Fort Lauderdale’s Ford Men of Style presented by Signature Grand is back – live and in-person – on Thursday, December 2, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with new special guest host, Jacey Birch, WPLG News Anchor.

For the past 14 years, Galleria has proudly hosted this high energy event which showcases a stellar roster of prominent men who are making a positive impact in our community. Supporters can be there in-person or choose to vote for their favorite man of style with proceeds benefiting 12 respected local charities that impact the quality of life for those they serve and the community at large.

The 12 influential South Florida men who have graciously donated their time and resources to worthy causes and will work the runway on behalf of their participating nonprofits are:

• Tim Bascombe, Founder & CEO, The Bascombe Brokerage (Broward Public Library Foundation)
• Eamonn Caulfield, VP Transformation Services, Ultimate Software (FLITE Center)
• Steve Climie, President, South Aviation Group (Jack & Jill Children’s Center)
• Rory Cooksey, Director of Growth, WheelHouse IT (HANDY)
• Tim Curtin, Executive Director of Community Services, Memorial Healthcare System (Art and Culture Center Hollywood)
• Andrew Koenig, Chief Operating Officer, City Furniture (Covenant House Florida)
• Eric Lachs, Public Information Officer, City of Sunrise (Henderson Behavioral Health)
• Paul Minoff, Shareholder and Litigation Team, Gray Robinson (Leadership Broward Foundation)
• Aaron Rothenberg, Esq., Attorney, Coffey Trial Law (Broward Center for the Performing Arts)
• Matthew Sacco, Government Consultant, Rubin Turnbull & Associates (History Fort Lauderdale)
• Jared Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Broward Health Coral Springs (Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center)
• Reggie Zachariah, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig (Kids in Distress)

As an added twist, the 2020 men of style honorees will also take a walk on the runway since they never got to experience the excitement of a live event. Last year, the voting challenge replaced the in-person event and raised nearly $68,000.

Guests will be treated to gourmet selections from Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Moksha Indian Brasserie, Lips Fort Lauderdale, Cucina Caruso and others to be announced. An open bar and live entertainment are also on the menu. The highlight of the evening will be the fashion runway show that will feature the Men of Style honorees wearing the season’s top trending styles from Macy’s and Dillard’s. An afterparty will be held at Blue Martini.

Event sponsors and contributors include South Florida Ford as the title sponsor, Signature Grand as a presenting sponsor, and supporting sponsors Macy’s, Dillard’s, Memorial Healthcare System, GPR | Goodman Public Relations, City & Shore magazine, OutClique, Blue Martini, Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants, Seasons 52 and The Capital Grille.

In-person event tickets are $150 per person which includes complimentary valet parking. Tickets are only available through any of the 12 participating charities. Online voting, $25 per vote, is available at www.galleriamall-fl.com/events/men-of-style. Online supporters are encouraged to vote for their favorite man/charity by noon on December 2. Online votes and ticket sales count toward the announcement of the winning man of style who will be announced at the live event and receive an additional financial contribution for his designated charity.

Sustainability in Action PSA Videos Screening at SoundScape Park 12/7/21

Sustainability in Action PSA Videos Screening at SoundScape Park
Tuesday, 12/07/2021-, 07:00 pm-
Soundscape Park
400 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Ten local filmmakers will debut their winning public service announcements on a massive outdoor projection wall at SoundScape Park on Tuesday, December 7th. The 30-to-60-second PSAs, highlighting the City of Miami Beach’s waste reduction efforts, were chosen from 35 entries as part of the Sustainability in Action PSA video contest in partnership with visual arts nonprofit Oolite Arts. WPLG-TV news anchor and environmental advocate Louis Aguirre will serve as guest host for the Sustainability in Action screening event. The public will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite PSA with the chosen filmmaker to receive an additional $1,000 prize. Starts at 7 p.m. at SoundScape Park, 400 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139.

www.oolitearts.org | 305-674-8278

Rusty Pelican to Host Art Basel Gallery Viewing with Contemporary Dutch Artist, Victoria Kovalenchikova 12/2/21

Rusty Pelican to Host Art Basel Gallery Viewing with Contemporary Dutch Artist, Victoria Kovalenchikova
Thursday, 12/02/2021-, 06:00 pm-10:00 pm
Rusty Pelican
Rusty Pelican Miami Restaurant 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Miami, Florida, 33149
Website
Cost:

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us for an Art Basel gallery viewing presented by Victoria Kovalenchikova on Thursday, December 2nd from 6PM to 10PM. Inspired by the connection between all humans, Kovalenchikova explores the planet as a work of art. Using google images to explore the Earth in its entirety, she plays with angles and textures to create a kaleidoscope of colours, patchworks of pattern; and interconnected spheres without beginnings or ends. Open to the public, guests are invited to enjoy a welcome cocktail & caviar while viewing the art. With dazzling waterfront views, glamorous décor, and top-notch service, join us for an unforgettable experience at the Rusty Pelican. Free and open to the public with reservation at
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-basel-presented-by-victoria-kovalenchikova-tickets-211911181047

Reframed: Miami Art Week Kick-off in Opa-locka 11/29/21

Reframed: Miami Art Week Kick-off in Opa-locka
Monday, 11/29/2021-11/29/2021, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
Opa-locka ARC
675 Ali Baba Avenue,
Opa-locka, Florida, 33054
Eventbrite
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Old school media collides for an evening of music, memories and art. Dust off your vinyl records for an Open Spin with Vinyl Social Club featuring vintage Soul and Hip-Hop samples. Meet artists Keisha Rae Witherspoon, Terence Price II, and Carrington Ware whose works inspired by archival footage are found in the exhibition “Casting Shadows | Framing History”. Bring in your own retro slides, negatives and photos and get hands-on with a DIY decoupage workshop presented by Media + Archive Studies Miami. Join O, Miami for a walking tour of “Opa-locka Light District”.

Rock the Ribbon World AIDS Day Kick Off Presented by World AIDS Museum and Galleria Fort Lauderdale 12/1/21

Rock the Ribbon World AIDS Day Kick Off Presented by World AIDS Museum and Galleria Fort Lauderdale
Wednesday, 12/01/2021-, 08:30 am-10:00 am
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

World AIDS Museum and Educational Center (WAM) and Galleria Fort Lauderdale will kick off World AIDS Day on December 1 with Rock the Ribbon, a public event designed to raise awareness and voices in unison for global health!

Rock The Ribbon will commence at 8:30 a.m. with a gathering of elected officials including City of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, fellow HIV-related agencies and other stakeholders. Special performances by the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus under the direction of Gary Keating, Camie Liz and DJ Aulden Brown will add flair to rock the crowd. The event will take place outdoors under the covered valet parking entrance. Attendees are encouraged to register in advance at WAM’s Rock The Ribbon page.

The public is also invited to view a portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt which portrays powerful stories of activism, love, healing, hope and remembrance to connect the story of HIV/AIDS to the important issues impacting our nation, today. The quilt is on display through Dec. 10.

According to National AIDS Memorial, 40 years into the AIDS pandemic, more than 700,000 lives in the U.S. have been lost to AIDS and more than 1.1 million people live with HIV and an estimated 1 in 7 people do not know they have HIV. In the last figures reported in 2018, Black/African American gay and bisexual men account for the largest number of new HIV diagnoses.

The AIDS Memorial Quilt was conceived in November of 1985 by long-time San Francisco gay rights activist Cleve Jones. On October 11, 1987, the Quilt was displayed for the first time on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. It covered a space larger than a football field and included 1,920 panels. Today, the AIDS Memorial Quilt is an epic 54-ton tapestry that includes nearly 50,000 panels dedicated to more than 105,000 individuals. It is the premiere symbol of the AIDS pandemic, a living memorial to a generation lost to AIDS and an important HIV prevention education tool. With hundreds of thousands of people contributing their talents to making the memorial panels, and tens of thousands of volunteers to help display it, the Quilt is considered the largest community arts project in history.

The AIDS Memorial Quilt Display and World AIDS Day kickoff ceremony are sponsored by Galleria Fort Lauderdale, Our Fund, Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus, Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward County Cultural Council, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and Florida Department of State, Division of Arts & Culture.

For more information, please visit www.worldaidsmuseum.org or call (954) 390-0550.

Maris Raff Art Basel Experience 11/30/21

Maris Raff Art Basel Experience
Tuesday, 11/30/2021-11/01/2021, 07:00 pm-12:00 am
New World Symphony
500 17th ST,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: $150

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Maris Raff Art Basel Experience will be a revolutionary conversation from the best entrepreneurs from around world. With an exclusive art exhibit by the famous street artist Eduardo Kobra known for his massive brightly colored murals with dramatic lines.

During the event, the audience will have the chance to hear from five well established entrepreneurs: star athlete turned star entrepreneur Joel Moraes, creator of Mentoria “Me Treina” Carol Cantelli, Judge on Shark Tank Brazil Cris Arcangelli, best-selling author Chistian Barbosa and financial educator and Youtuber Thiago Nigro. The speakers will discuss a variety of business pro tips and stories of their successes that will inspire future business owners. The event will wrap up with a rooftop afterparty, perfect for networking with inspiring friends.

MISO at Peacock Park 11/20/21

MISO at Peacock Park
Saturday, 11/20/2021-, 07:00 pm-10:00 pm
Peacock Park
2820 McFarlane Road,
Miami, Florida, 33133
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Coconut Grove Business Improvement District and Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce invite you to a wonderful outdoor concert by Miami Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, November 20th at 6pm.
Pick up dinner to go from one of many delicious Coconut Grove eateries, bring your picnic blanket or lawn chair and take in the beautiful music of MISO at Peacock Park.
You don’t want to miss this special evening!

Oolite Arts’ “Feels Like 97°” Exhibition Explores Diversity and Socio-Economic Landscape of South Florida 11/20/21 – 1/23/22

Oolite Arts’ “Feels Like 97°” Exhibition Explores Diversity and Socio-Economic Landscape of South Florida
Saturday, 11/20/2021-01/23/2022, 12:00 am-05:00 pm
Oolite Arts
928 Lincoln Road,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Oolite Arts will debut “Feels Like 97°”, a lens-based exhibition where artists look beyond the city’s dreamlike imagery and into the area’s diversity and socio-economic divide. Curated by renowned visual artist Michelle Lisa Polissaint, “Feels Like 97°” features the work of nine artists who provide their perspective on South Florida’s way of life and ecosystems by analyzing varied regions of South Florida including the murky swamps of the Everglades. The participating artists include Jerry Carnation, Angel Lauren Garcia, Phillip Karp, Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan, Terence Price II, Monica Sorelle, Esdras Thelusma, Monica Uszerowicz and Sofia Valiente.

Located at 928 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Florida 33139 / 305-674-8278

Open by appointment November 20, 2021 – January 23, 2022, noon to 5 p.m.

Information: https://oolitearts.org/exhibition/feels-like-97/ / FREE
Please refer to website for specific dates & hours.

JW Marriott Marquis Miami is the Official Hotel Partner of The Ibero-American Film Festival (IAFFM) 11/5/21

JW Marriott Marquis Miami is the Official Hotel Partner of The Ibero-American Film Festival (IAFFM)
Sunday, 11/05/2021-, 09:00 am-12:00 am
JW Marriott Marquis
255 Biscayne Blvd. Way,
Miami, Florida, 33131
Website
Cost:

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

The JW Marriott Marquis Miami has been named the Official Hotel Partner for The Ibero-American Film Festival (IAFFM). The festival will be returning to Miami with two dozen films dedicated to “Women in Mexican Cinema”.
The festival will be held from November 3 – 7, 2021 at the Silverspot Cinema in Downtown Miami, 300 SE 3rd St., Miami, FL. It is directly across the street from the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.

On November 5th, the JW Marriott Marquis Miami will be hosting the Tribute Night Celebration Party at the property’s acclaimed 19th floor JW Arena. Additionally, directors, actors, actresses, and other VIP’s will be invited to a brunch on November 7th at the renowned Boulud Sud’s restaurant by chef Daniel Boulud.

“We are so honored to not only be the hotel sponsor, but to be hosting these extraordinary celebrities and the various events within our property,” said Florencia Rotemberg, General Manager of the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. “Art Season is back and we are thrilled to be such an integral partner of this festival.”

Pictures At an Exhibition 12/4/21

Pictures At an Exhibition
Saturday, 12/04/2021-, 08:00 pm-10:30 pm
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts – Knight. Concert Hall
1300 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida, 33132
Website
Cost: $25-$95

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Experience an immersive evening of music and art at this Art Week 2021 capstone event. Composed in 1874 and orchestrated by Maurice Ravel in 1922, Pictures at an Exhibition was inspired by a posthumous show of more than 400 paintings and drawings by Modest Mussorgsky’s close friend, architect and artist Viktor Hartmann, who died in 1873. In this dynamic presentation, each of the work’s ten movements and five “promenades” will be paired with projected images created by leading contemporary artists (Doug Argue, Omar Ba, María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Claudia DeMonte, Juan Roberto Diago, Michele Oka Doner, Carlos Estévez, Karen LaMonte, Yassi Mazandi, Ed McGowin, Gladys Nilsson, Virgil Ortiz, Carlos Quintana, Alexis Rockman, Arthur Simms, and Agnieszka Traczewska) as well as key works from the Lowe’s permanent collection.

The evening also includes music by Aaron Copland, Julia Perry and others.

Co-presented by the Adrienne Arsht Center, Frost School of Music and Lowe Art Museum.

“A Return to Self: The Art of Healing” Native American Art Exhibit at History Fort Lauderdale 11/21/21

“A Return to Self: The Art of Healing” Native American Art Exhibit at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 11/21/2021-01/09/2022, 10:00 am-04:00 am
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
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Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will celebrate the significant contributions of local Seminole artists during Native American Heritage Month in November with a new exhibit, “A Return to Self: The Art of Healing.” The exhibit highlights new contemporary works by Seminole artists that reflect upon paths to self-expression, an appreciation of daily tasks and a determination to provide the best possible care for self, family and community during the ongoing global pandemic. The exhibit opens to the public on Sunday, November 21, at 10 a.m. with a VIP tour followed by an artist meet and greet and art talk at 1 p.m. Residents and visitors are invited to participate in the exhibit’s premiere in- person or online at https://bit.ly/HFLAReturnTofSelf2021.

“A Return to Self: The Art of Healing” will remain on view at History Fort Lauderdale’s New River Inn through January 9, 2022. As a featured Cultural Institution, complimentary admission will be extended to Art Basel First Choice or Preview cardholders.

Curated by Tara Chadwick and Tia Blais-Billie, “A Return to Self: The Art of Healing” will showcase a variety of contemporary and traditional media including oils, acrylics, fiber, glass, metals, mixed media and digital art from 25 Seminole artists spanning 5 generations: Elgin Jumper, Eden Jumper, Durante Blais-Billie, Tia Blais-Billie, Iretta Tiger, Brian Zepeda, Corinne Zepeda, Erica Dietz, Ruby Dietz, Wilson Bowers, Jessica Osceola, Alyssa Osceola, Jackie Osceola, Jacob Osceola, Madeline Osceola, Samuel Tommie, Daniel Tommie, Carla Cypress, Danielle Nelson, Donna Frank, Stephanie Hall, Nicholas DiCarlo, Gordon Oliver Wareham, Leroy Osceola, and the late Jimmy Osceola.

“A Return to Self: The Art of Healing” is one of several insightful multicultural experiences at History Fort Lauderdale. Permanent exhibits include “From Dugouts to Dream Yachts,” a visual narrative weaving the story of the ever-changing use of Fort Lauderdale’s waterways by following the strokes of the first people to today’s sightseers, “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows visitors to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of stories and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale. The nonprofit museum also hosts a variety of yearly multicultural exhibits highlighting African American, Caribbean, Latin and women artists sharing their views of history and an artists’ collective collaborative space.

“A Return to Self: The Art of Healing,” is sponsored, in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward County Cultural Council and Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. With additional support from Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc.

History Fort Lauderdale admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory, on Twitter @FTLHistory and subscribe on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

The Dogfish Book: Meet the Authors at Dogfish Head Miami! 11/8/21

The Dogfish Book: Meet the Authors at Dogfish Head Miami!
Monday, 11/08/2021-, 05:00 pm-07:00 pm
Dogfish Head Miami
325 NW 24th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Come celebrate the launch of The Dogfish Head Book: 26 Years of Off-Centered Adventures, a celebratory chronology of the offbeat escapades Dogfish Head has experience over the last 26 years. Written by Dogfish Head Founder & Brewer, Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head Co-Founder & Communitarian, Mariah Calagione, and longtime co-worker and Dogfish INN General Manager, Andrew C. Greeley, all three authors will be on-site to sign books, discuss the book and share off-centered stories from 5:00-7:00 p.m. This lovingly told page-turner provides a detailed account of the brand’s history told through heartfelt stories from the authors, a timetable of Dogfish Head’s off-centered beverage releases and a plethora of co-worker-told tales. Books will be available on-site for sale starting on 10/19 for $35 each, subject to availability.

Camino Flamenco 11/13/21, 11/14/21

Camino Flamenco
Saturday, 11/13/2021-11/14/2021, 08:00 pm-10:00 pm
Miami Dade College Koubek Memorial Center
2705 SW 3rd St,
Miami, Florida, 33135
RSVP / Register
Cost: $30

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Ballet Flamenco La Rosa (BFLR), an international flamenco dance company based in Miami, and made up of professional dancers and musicians from Spain, the U.S. and Latin America, announces the premiere of its latest Pure Flamenco work Camino Flamenco. The performance will take place on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 8 PM and Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 3 PM at The Koubek Center in Miami, Florida.

Led by the world-renowned master teacher, choreographer, soloist and Artistic Director Ilisa Rosal, BFLR presents the captivating and earthy power of authentic Flamenco dance at its best. With its breathtaking footwork, precise technique and powerful spirit, the performances are at once voluptuous and ethereal, rough and sophisticated, a restrained and impassioned – making it a deep and potent language of expression. This production will incorporate live music, created and performed by guitarist Andres Vadin and singer Jose Cortes to collaborate with the dancers and choreographers Irene “La Chiqui de Málaga”, Mayelú Perez, Sandra Baras and “La Emi”, who will also be teaching Master classes in Bata de Cola, Castanets and Classical Spanish Dance at Ballet Flamenco La Rosa Studios November 1-7.

On The Samara’s Wing: Ethnobotanical Negotiations of Cultural Space 10/21/21

On The Samara’s Wing: Ethnobotanical Negotiations of Cultural Space
Thursday, 10/21/2021-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery
601 City Center Way,
Pembroke Pines, Florida, 33025
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The City of Pembroke Pines and The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery are pleased to present On The Samara’s Wing: Ethnobotanical Negotiations of Cultural Space, an in-person exhibition centering artists who explore immigration, diaspora, transnational identity, race and belonging through dramatic allegories of landscape, botany and organic materials. From time immemorial, human survival has hinged upon our ability to recognize and navigate the botanical landscape. Cultures, known and unknown, antiquitous and contemporary, withstand the jagged contours of evolution by maintaining a cultivated awareness of plant-life. Plants provide nourishment, healing, shelter and in essence, through oxygen-life itself.

On The Samara’s Wing takes flight on Thursday, October 21st at 6 PM. The opening reception will feature an exclusive performance by Haitian singer and guitarist Inez Barlatier at 7 PM.

Complimentary refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served at the reception. Admittance to The Frank is free. No appointments or registration required. Mask-wearing at The Frank is strongly encouraged.

Oolite Arts Shines Spotlight on 2021 Winners of The Ellies at Virtual Awards Ceremony 10/27/21

Oolite Arts Shines Spotlight on 2021 Winners of The Ellies at Virtual Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, 10/27/2021-, 07:00 pm-
Website
Cost: Free

From a graphic novel detailing the events of Operation: Pedro Pan, to the launch of a magazine for Black women and non-binary individuals, and a Carol City Museum set up within an artist’s home, the 46 winners of The Ellies, Miami’s Visual Arts Awards, will share $500,000 to bring a variety of bold project ideas to life. Presented by Oolite Arts, The Ellies are considered to be one of the city’s most noteworthy funding opportunities for Miami-based visual artists.

Oolite Arts will recognize the diverse group of 2021 winners at a virtual awards ceremony at 7 p.m. EST on Wednesday, October 27. To RSVP for the awards ceremony, visit https://oolitearts.org/ellies

Free and open to the public.

305-674-8278 | 924 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, FL 33139

Oolite Arts Connects 10 Renowned Miami, New York and Chicago Based Artists in Art Basel Exhibition Common Space 10/20/21

Oolite Arts Connects 10 Renowned Miami, New York and Chicago Based Artists in Art Basel Exhibition Common Space
Wednesday, 10/20/2021-01/23/2022, 12:00 am-05:00 pm
Oolite Arts
924 Lincoln Road,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

This Art Basel, Oolite Arts will present a group exhibition featuring 10 renowned artists from Miami, New York and Chicago interacting with its gallery and investigating the concept of space and its various forms. Common Space, which runs from Oct. 20, 2021 – Jan. 23, 2022, will transform Oolite Arts’ gallery into its own work of art. Common Space will feature works by Bethany Collins, Rafael Domenech, GeoVanna Gonzalez, Diego Gutierrez,Paloma Izquierdo, Ernesto Oroza, Sarah Sze, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Rafael Vargas Bernard and Tomas Vu.

Common Space
924 Lincoln Road, 2nd Floor
Miami Beach, Florida

Free to the public; October 20, 2021 – January 23, 2022
Noon to 5 p.m.

Information: https://oolitearts.org/exhibition/common-space/

“Mantra: Metamorphōsis” Exhibition Opening & Artist Talk 10/12/21

“Mantra: Metamorphōsis” Exhibition Opening & Artist Talk
Tuesday, 10/12/2021-10/12/2021, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
Wynwood Walls
2520 NW 2nd Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Goldman Global Arts invites guests to experience the first-ever solo exhibition by French artist Youri Cansell aka Mantra showcasing new paintings curated by Goldman Global Arts Co-Founder Peter Tunney.

Opening Reception
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Artist Talk, Moderated by Brooklyn Street Art & Curator Peter Tunney
8:00pm – 9:00pm

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “Making Waves: A Visual History of the Marine Industry in Fort Lauderdale” at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 10/11/21

History Fort Lauderdale Presents “Making Waves: A Visual History of the Marine Industry in Fort Lauderdale” at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Monday, 10/11/2021-11/01/2021, 11:00 am-
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present “Making Waves: A Visual History of the Marine Industry in Fort Lauderdale,” from October 11 through November 1, at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale (2414 East Sunrise Blvd). The exhibit, serving as an extension of History Fort Lauderdale’s newest permanent installation, “From Dugouts to Dream Yachts,” is designed to coincide with the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and chronicles the marine pioneers and companies that contributed to the city’s rise to yachting fame.

This free engaging exhibit showcases nearly 40 never-before-displayed hand-tinted, black and white and color photos and illustrations from the 1890s to the present. Included are images of Seminole ancestors in dugouts navigating waterways, aerial views of Bahia Mar and Lauderdale Marinas, Pier Sixty-Six pre-construction, Intracoastal cruising, Broward Marine and King Boat Works craftsmen and more. Also included will be a tribute to this year’s 25th anniversary History Fort Lauderdale History Makers event honorees – the Denison Family (Denison Yachting) and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), now celebrating its 60th anniversary. History Makers, commending individuals and companies who have made an impact on the growth of the City of Fort Lauderdale, will take place on Saturday, October 30, at the Superyacht Pavilion at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina.

Visitors interested in exploring more of the city’s history in-depth are encouraged to visit the new History Fort Lauderdale exhibit, “From Dugouts to Dream Yachts,” which, through artifacts and photos, weaves the story of the ever-changing use of Fort Lauderdale’s waterways by following the strokes of the first people to today’s sightseers. Always a means of travel, now a lifestyle, Fort Lauderdale’s waterways have been and continue to be a vital part of community life.

History Fort Lauderdale is currently open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., with docent guided tours, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Group walking tours are available upon special request. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory, on Twitter @FTLHistory and subscribe on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

COALESCE – An Exhibition of New Works by Elidea (Art Basel/Miami Art Week) 11/30/21

COALESCE – An Exhibition of New Works by Elidea (Art Basel/Miami Art Week)
Tuesday, 11/30/2021-, 05:00 pm-10:00 pm
Glassbox Ironside at Miami Ironside
7520 NE 4th Ct,
Miami, Florida, 33138
Eventbrite
Cost:

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

COALESCE is the new project of contemporary artist, Elidea in collaboration with Italian-French, fashion photographer Raoul Beltrame. It will be presented for the first time during Miami Art Week (Art Basel Miami) at Glassbox Ironside. The exhibition title comes from the word ‘coalesce’ which means, “come together and form one mass or whole.” COALESCE is the fusion of a creative world created by photography, collage, painting and gold. It is the birth, the destruction and the new life of a body, a texture, human figure, and a look. At the exhibition, view a series of new artworks dedicated to the fragility, enchantment and strength of a woman’s body.

Elidea was born in Milan, but resides in Miami. She has won awards for her work presented during Art Basel Miami 2018 and 2019 and has participated in exhibitions in both the U.S. and Italy. Her art can be found in the homes of collectors worldwide. RSVP is required.

Miami Sweet Candy experience at Aventura Mall 10/15/21

Miami Sweet Candy experience at Aventura Mall
Friday, 10/15/2021-02/28/2022, 11:00 am-09:00 pm
Aventura Mall
19501 Biscayne Blv.,
Aventura, Florida, 33180
Website
Cost: $29 GA, under age 3 is Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Love Candy? We’ve got plenty! Enjoy this magically immersive world of Sweets & Treats while you dance the conga beat. This sweet experience is a family fun, all-ages Candy Land walk-through.
Your senses will run wild as you play, dance, sing, eat and yolo your way through this one-of-a-kind immersive experience celebrating the vibrant energy of Miami.
Check out one-of-a-kind Candy Art and unique Installations by “The Candy Queen” – World renowned Candy Artist Jackie Sorkin – Dance your way through our Candy Carnival, Selfie with a Rainbow Zebra and make it rain Pineapples!
Where a wildly fun journey awaits you in an Interactive Candy Dreamland like no other. Experience our Love Letter to Miami where Sunshine is powered by pure Sweetness.

“Ofrendas” and Florida Día de los Muertos at History Fort Lauderdale 10/3/21

“Ofrendas” and Florida Día de los Muertos at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 10/03/2021-11/02/2021, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale – New River Inn
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: $15 adults; $12 seniors and $7 students. Free for members, military and children ages six and under. Some events are free.

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, invites guests to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with “Ofrendas,” its annual homage to the colorful traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos. This year’s cultural exhibit, opening Sunday, October 3 and running through Tuesday, November 2, will showcase “Inspiración Frida,” a fine art exhibition by Heather Calderon, and creative community memorial altars or “ofrendas” covered in photographs, flowers and favorite items of the dearly departed plus performances throughout the duration of the exhibit.

“Ofrendas” will kick off with a Family Fun Day opening ceremony on October 3 with Simply Puppet’s shadow puppet storytelling followed by an in-person (and live streamed) Community Conversation about the history of Día de los Muertos later in the month and a closing event Florida Day of the Dead Celebration Skeleton Processional along the Riverwalk and New River Inn.

Activities and events for this year’s “Ofrendas” are as follows:

Sunday, October 3, from 11a.m. – 3 p.m.; “Ofrendas” and “Inspiración Frida” Opening;
Free
Celebrate another year of life and the remembrance of loved ones in preparation for Día de los Muertos. Enjoy art, dance and of course, puppetry featuring Simply Puppets’ “Godmother Death” and sugar skull characters from Florida Day of the Dead. RSVP at https://bit.ly/HFLOfrendas2021

Monday, October 18, at 6 p.m.; Community Conversation: Día de los Muertos
Open to the public. Suggested donation of $10.
Join History Fort Lauderdale for a live (and streaming) Día de los Muertos Community Conversation with the Consulado General de Mexico en Miami and Instituto Cultural de Mexico.
RSVP required at https://bit.ly/HFLOfrendasConversation2021. Doors open at 6 p.m., program begins at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 2, at 6:30 p.m.; Florida Day of the Dead Celebration’s Skeleton Processional; 4 – 8 p.m. Exhibition Closing Event; Free
Bring your family to History Fort Lauderdale to experience South Florida’s internationally renowned 12th Annual Skeleton Processional featuring giant sugar skull puppets, beautiful costumes, music and more! Plus, it’s the last chance to view the “Ofrendas” exhibition from 4 – 8 p.m. Sponsored by Riverwalk, City of Fort Lauderdale, Damn Good Hospitality, Puppet Guild of Fort Lauderdale and Puppet Network.

In compliance with health guidelines, visitors to History Fort Lauderdale will be required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be available at the front desk admission point and all surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned multiple times a day, per CDC guidelines. Additionally, guests will be asked to sign-in, daily, for contact tracing.

History Fort Lauderdale is proud to showcase a variety of annual multicultural exhibits highlighting Latin, African American and Caribbean artists sharing their views of history. Permanent exhibits include “From Dugouts to Dream Yachts,” a history of the city’s yachting rise to fame, “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale.

History Fort Lauderdale admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory and on Instagram @ftlhistory and subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

Diversity Honors, Exclusively Hosted by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood 10/9/21

Diversity Honors, Exclusively Hosted by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Saturday, 10/09/2021-, 07:00 pm-
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
1 Seminole Way,
Hollywood, Florida, 33314
Website
Cost: $250 per person (plus a service fee); Virtual option available

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Diversity Honors, the globally renowned celebration that benefits Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park, exclusively hosted by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, will return on Saturday, October 9, at 7 p.m. to recognize those who are transforming lives by living authentically and advancing inclusiveness. This year’s significant event that will coincide with LGBT+ History Month will honor stage and screen acting legend and philanthropist Julie Newmar (Catwoman, “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar”) with the DMK Harvey Milk Foundation ICON Award, social influencer Brian Christopher with the Harvey Milk Foundation Visibility Medal, Lithuanian filmmaker Romas Zabarauskas with the Harvey Milk Foundation LGBTQ Champion Award and Visit Lauderdale with the Alan Schubert Award. Receiving the prestigious Diversity Honors awards are Director of Transgender Equality for Equality Florida Action, Inc. Gina Duncan, attorney and activist Shenika “Nik” Harris, Executive Director for Legal Aid Service of Broward County Anthony J. Karrat and entrepreneur Linda Rae.

The celebratory evening will include an elegant cocktail reception featuring a balloon pop and a raffle of luxury items followed by a seated dinner with an open bar, the awards presentation and live entertainment by Company B (“Fascinated”). The special event will be emceed by Jacey Birch, WPLG news anchor, with awards presented by Stuart Milk as the co-founder and board president of the Harvey Milk Foundation. Mandatory COVID-19 rapid testing begins at 4 p.m.

The event is a collaborative effort that will continue to keep South Florida on the international stage of LGBT+ rights and activism in honor of Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States who was assassinated shortly after winning a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. This year marks the 43rd anniversary of Harvey Milk’s historic service.

Diversity Honors is exclusively hosted by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, home of the world’s first Guitar Hotel, with Platinum Sponsor DMK – Danne Montague-King.

Additional sponsors are Stoli Vodka, Juniper Gin, Macy’s, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Ludwig Framemakers, South Florida Gay News, OutClique magazine, HotSpots Media Group. WPLG Local 10, Truist, AHF – AIDS Healthcare Foundation, BHG – Bankers Healthcare Group, FREE – Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. and GPR | Goodman Public Relations.

Tickets are $250 per person, plus a service fee, for the cocktail chic event. A virtual experience is available for the same price complete with a basket delivery from Red Chair Catering. To reserve tickets or for event details and Covid-19 safety guidelines, please visit www.DiversityHonors.org.

Expressions 9/23/21, 9/24/21

Expressions
Thursday, 09/23/2021-09/24/2021, 03:00 pm-06:30 pm
Miami Design District
140 NE 39th St,
Miami, Florida, 33137
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The Miami Design District is pleased to welcome back Expressions for its highly anticipated fourth session, on Thursday, September 23 and Friday, September 24. Curated in collaboration with Istituto Marangoni, Expressions is a collection of talks, workshops and panel discussions aimed to encourage a series of thought-provoking and meaningful exchange of ideas. Led by local and international influencers and industry experts, the workshops will be held at Istituto Marangoni and the neighborhood’s Palm Court Event Space. Bringing together an array of impactful brands and like-minded individuals, Expressions is an inspiring platform designed by the Miami Design District as it continues to play an integral part in Miami’s ever-expanding cultural fabric.

Eat Your Heart Out 10/7/21

Eat Your Heart Out
Thursday, 10/07/2021-, 06:00 pm-08:30 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Website
Cost: Tickets are $150 per person and include complimentary valet parking

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

“Eat Your Heart Out,” Fort Lauderdale’s favorite food and “fun”raiser featuring gourmet creations, fresh libations, celebrity servers, entertainment and a silent auction returns to The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, October 7, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. This year’s highly anticipated event that benefits the Heart Gallery of Broward County, a respected nonprofit organization committed to finding loving families for the hardest to place foster children, will honor the Moss Foundation as Child Advocate of the Year 2021.

Arlene Borenstein of the South Florida SunSentinel’s “Let’s Go South Florida,” an arts, culture and culinary lovers feature series, will host this year’s social occasion which will feature an impressive roster of dining venues that will spice-up the event in support of Heart Gallery. Restaurants providing guests with a dazzling array of epicurean bites include Andy’s Live Fire Grill + Bar, Anthony’s Runway 84, Boatyard, The Capital Grille, Cooper’s Hawk Restaurants & Winery, Culinary Republic, Dunkin’, Eddie V’s, Funky Buddha Brewery, Lips Fort Lauderdale, MOKSHA Indian Brasserie, Press & Grind Café, Riverside Market and Café, Seasons 52, Sicilian Oven, Tarpon River Brewing and Takato.

Moss Foundation will receive Heart Gallery’s Child Advocate of the Year award as dedicated to assisting other charitable organizations throughout the nation under the leadership of President Chad Moss. Created by Moss & Associates, a national privately held construction firm headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the foundation prides itself in giving back to communities and enhancing surrounding areas. Moss Foundation has made an impact on local not for profit organizations such as Arc Broward, Broward Public Library Foundation, HANDY, Jack & Jill Children’s Center and others.

Heart Gallery of Broward County launched in 2007 as a traveling photography exhibit of foster children who were waiting to be permanently adopted and has evolved to work closely with ChildNet and local foster care providers to seek adoptive families and other connections for these children. Now in its 8th year, this event, the largest and most successful fundraiser that the organization hosts, benefits not only the children, family and partner organizations it serves, but the whole community.

Event sponsors include the Advanced Roofing, Band of Brothers – Christian Foundation, XOJET, Burdette Beckmann Inc., City & Shore magazine, The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, GPR | Goodman Public Relations, Holland & Knight, Hudson Family Foundation, KO Lawyers, Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club, Leo Goodwin Foundation, Moss Foundation, OutClique magazine, Related Group, Shady Vodka, Toothaker.org and Walter Duke + Partners.

Tickets are $150 per person and include complimentary valet parking. Tickets are available by visiting heartgalleryofbroward.org/products/eat-your-heart-out. For sponsor opportunities or more details, call (954) 918-3008.

Matthew Corozine Studio, Inc Miami (MCS) 9/13/21

Matthew Corozine Studio, Inc Miami (MCS)
Monday, 09/13/2021-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
Miami Design District
140 NE 39th St.,
Miami, Florida, 33137
RSVP / Register
Cost: $60 – $200

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Renowned New York based creative talent and Theatre Director, Matthew Corozine is launching the Matthew Corozine Studio, Inc Miami (MCS) on September 13th! Debuting in Miami Design District’s Palm Court Event Space, MCS will offer acting classes based on the transformational work of the Meisner technique taking place on an ongoing basis every Monday from 6PM-9PM.

Originally established in New York City, MCS is designed with a vision to create a collaborative, expansive and supportive community for artists. For over 20 years, MCS has celebrated diversity and has encouraged students to build their craft with honor and integrity. From holding acting careers on national television to Broadway, producing, writing original work for theatre and beyond, many MCS students have successfully become leaders and activists across various creative platforms. Founder, Matthew Corozine, a celebrated creative himself, has coached on MTV’s Emmy Award Winning “Made” and has been a guest artist teaching master classes in Meisner at SoHo House New York and SAG-AFTRA as well as other U.S and International destinations.

Guy Harvey’s Underwater World Marine Art Exhibit 9/3/21

Guy Harvey’s Underwater World Marine Art Exhibit
Friday, 09/03/2021-09/30/2021, 09:30 am-04:30 pm
MIFA Gallery
5900 NW 74th Ave.,
Miami, Florida, 33166
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Strikingly beautiful, visually stunning scenes from marine expeditions around the world by renowned artist, conservationist, scientist and entrepreneur Dr. Guy Harvey are featured in a new exhibition on display at the Miami International Fine Arts (MIFA) Gallery in September.

Dr. Harvey is scheduled to attend the exhibition’s opening reception on Friday, September 3 from 7 to 10 p.m. Much of the original artwork on display is from Guy Harvey’s Underwater World, Dr. Harvey’s fifth book and most recently released memoir. Books will be available for purchase and signing. The reception is free and open to the public and no reservation is required. For additional details, visit mifagallery.com or contact info@mifamiami.com.

All 60 original art pieces on display, inspired by Dr. Harvey’s expeditions in the Caribbean, the Americas and Australia, depict dramatic predator-prey interactions with large ocean fish including marlin, sharks and tunas. All artwork is available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds from sales benefiting ocean conservation research, education and conservation projects in Florida through the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation.

The MIFA gallery is located at 5900 NW 74th Ave. in Miami, and the Guy Harvey exhibition is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from September 3 through September 30. Special appointments outside of working hours can be made by contacting info@mifagallery.com.

Art Opening @ The Betsy Hotel Celebrating the Work of Carlos Betancourt, Ray Tenorio, Paul Saltzman, Barbara Hulanicki and Bunny Yeager 9/23/21

Art Opening @ The Betsy Hotel Celebrating the Work of Carlos Betancourt, Ray Tenorio, Paul Saltzman, Barbara Hulanicki and Bunny Yeager
Thursday, 09/23/2021-, 06:00 pm-08:00 pm
The Betsy Hotel
1440 Ocean Drive,,
Miami, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: FREE

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

ART OPENING @ THE BETSY HOTEL ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 @ 6-8 PM
CELEBRATING THE WORK OF
CARLOS BETANCOURT, RAY TENORIO,
PAUL SALTZMAN, BARBARA HULANICKI AND BUNNY YEAGER

*These artists will be present and available for interviews at the opening

Miami, Florida — The Betsy Hotel (thebetsyhotel.com), one of the world’s leading arts hotels, announces a visual arts opening featuring the work of Carlos Betancourt, Ray Tenorio, Paul Saltzman, Barbara Hulanicki, and Bunny Yeager. These collections are featured as part of the Hotel’s exhibitions program taking place in 15,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space, with collections that include new and archival works, in a program curated by Betsy Hotel co-owner, Lesley Goldwasser. COVID safety precautions, as recommended by the CDC will be respected at this event.

These artists will be present and available for interviews at the opening: Carlos Betancourt, Ray Tenorio, Paul Saltzman, and Barbara Hulanicki. Bunny Yeager (1929-2014) will be represented by art archivist and dealer Ed Christin. All exhibited art work is for sale. No reservation is required for the art opening. Dinner reservations are available @ LT STEAK AND SEAFOOD via opentable.com and at (305) 673-0044.

The Betsy also invites guests to visit its permanent public art installations – The Betsy Poetry Rail (https://bit.ly/3ghmBWI) and The Betsy Orb (https://bit.ly/2W2ynwZ), located in The Alley adjacent to the hotel that connects Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue. These works were designed by architect Allan Schulman as part of The Betsy hotel’s recent expansion and have become a travel destination for tourists and locals on Miami Beach. https://bit.ly/3AVnZX2 https://bit.ly/3D3rDzP

Artist’s Name & Medium
Location
Betsy Entry Point
Name of Collection
Carlos Betancourt
Mixed Media
The Gallery
@ 1433 Collins
Intimate Collages and Other Works
https://bit.ly/2W5CCrC

Ray Tenorio
Painting
The Board Room
@ 1433 Collins
Selected Paintings
https://bit.ly/3ghXraC

Paul Saltzman
Photos
Carlton Room
@ 1433 Collins
The Inner Light: Beatles in India
https://bit.ly/3y2C8Q8

Barbara Hulanicki
Photos
Carlton Room
@ 1433 Collins
London 1986, Apres Biba
https://bit.ly/3j0XHwz

Bunny Yeager
Photos
LT Steak &Seafood
@ 1440 Ocean Dr.
Selected Archival Photographs https://bit.ly/3kbkzsf

Betsy Poetry Rail
Sculpture
The Alley adjacent to The Betsy Hotel
@14th Place between Collins and Ocean
Poems carved with waterjets into steel.
https://bit.ly/3ghmBWI
Betsy ORB
Sculpture
(same as above)
(same as above)
Egg-shaped canvas that bridges hotel wings. https://bit.ly/2W2ynwZ

ABOUT THE BETSY HOTEL: The Betsy Hotel (thebetsyhotel.com) is a distinguished luxury landmark boutique hotel on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach and an award-winning gathering place for community building and the arts. Exquisitely designed with expansive inside and outside spaces, the Hotel’s robust expressions of culture includes rotating exhibitions in 9 public galleries, live jazz 9 times a week, an artist residency program that has hosted over 1000 visiting creatives, classical music pop-ups, and literary programs that include a large property library. Other creative elements include an orb-shaped sky bridge hailed as a groundbreaking piece of Miami Beach public art, a sculptural Poetry Rail honoring local wordsmiths from Langston Hughes to Muhammad Ali, – and many other pacesetting special projects . The Betsy Hotel is family owned and operated by the Plutzik Goldwasser Family, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach – in the Art Deco District. www.thebetsyhotel.com @thebetsyhotel

Sample Works
More Information on the artists and their work
To print images, contact dbriggs@thebetsyhotel.com

Carlos Betancourt – https://bit.ly/2W5CCrC

Ray Tenorio – https://bit.ly/3ghXraC

Paul Saltzman – https://bit.ly/3y2C8Q8

Barbara Hulanicki –
https://bit.ly/3j0XHwz

Bunny Yeager – https://bit.ly/3kbkzsf

The Betsy Poetry Rail (https://bit.ly/3ghmBWI) and Orb (https://bit.ly/2W2ynwZ )
– designed by Allan Shulman

The Art of Justice: Art-Making workshop + community dialogue (2 of 4) 8/12/21

The Art of Justice: Art-Making workshop + community dialogue (2 of 4)
Thursday, 08/12/2021-, 06:30 pm-08:30 pm
RSVP / Register
Cost: FREE

Register: https://bit.ly/theartofjustice-workshop2
The LA Lee Mizell YMCA Community Center and Niki Lopez of What’s Your Elephant present “The Art of Justice: Art-Making as Catalyst for Social Justice and Collective Action” an art-making series that features social justice-themed presentations, artist-led workshops across literary, visual, and performing arts, and culminating showcases that highlight the work created in the workshops while encouraging critical conversations about access, advocacy, agency, and collective action. This series will run from July 2021 – January 2022.
Workshop: Thursday, August 12; 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Artist leading art-making workshop & discussion: Kianga Jinaki
Special guest: Patrice Walker of Emotional Emancipation Broward
Agency: Capacity to affect change
Agency means that individuals know their rights and are empowered to assert them. They have the capacity and ability to voice their concerns and act on them to create change for the better. This lens addresses how the arts assist individuals in learning how to think critically about the world to develop their agency. Equity is ensured when individuals have agency to participate in a socially responsible, democratic and civil society.
Supplies needed to participate in art-making:
9” x 12” canvas board or construction paper, or cloth.
Scraps of grey, black, orange, green, and pink fabric.
Scissors
Colored pencil
Glue Stick and Elmer’s glue
Template for collage
Strip of African fabric to make a frame around your canvas(optional)
To be included in the virtual showcase:
There will be a virtual showcase Saturday, August 28; 1- 3 PM. We will showcase completed work, have a featured performing artist and other art. To be included:
Take a photo of the completed art piece
Email with with name
Zoom/Facebook live (https://www.facebook.com/nikilopezcreative)

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There will be 4 Social Justice ‘lenses’ in this series. Each lens will have:
1 Day: art-making workshop day & community conversation centered on that lens.
1 Day: a showcase of work from the workshop, art from artists, open mic, community dialogue, featured performance artist
This series will culminate in January 2022 with some of the works from each lens, performances.
More info: https://whatsyourelephant.org/theartofjustice
Support for this project has been provided by the following funds at the Community Foundation of Broward: Oakland Park Woman’s Club, David and Francie Horvitz Family Fund, Ann Adams Fund and the Mary and Alex Mackenzie Impact Fund.

“Heineken Cube” Pop-Up Tour 8/6/21

“Heineken Cube” Pop-Up Tour
Friday, 08/06/2021-, 08:00 pm-02:00 am
The Oasis
2335 N Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Heineken, Inter Miami CF’s official beer partner, invites you to join us at Oasis Wynwood on August 6-7th ahead of Inter Miami CF vs. Nashville SC on August 8th for the next stop on the Heineken Cube pop-up tour, an interactive experience celebrating the South Florida community’s passion for fútbol, culture and art.

The installation is an 8-foot-tall cube featuring four sides of contemporary and interactive art. One side features local Miami artist Brian Butler with an original painting that depicts what fútbol means to him and his community. The other three sides include a chalk wall for fans, 3D fútbol ball art, and a QR code inviting visitors to participate in Heineken’s retail sweepstakes.

#HeinekenCube

“Heineken Cube” Pop-Up Tour 8/7/21

“Heineken Cube” Pop-Up Tour
Saturday, 08/07/2021-, 06:00 pm-12:00 am
The Oasis
2335 N Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Heineken, Inter Miami CF’s official beer partner, invites you to join us at Oasis Wynwood on August 6-7th ahead of Inter Miami CF vs. Nashville SC on August 8th for the next stop on the Heineken Cube pop-up tour, an interactive experience celebrating the South Florida community’s passion for fútbol, culture and art.

The installation is an 8-foot-tall cube featuring four sides of contemporary and interactive art. One side features local Miami artist Brian Butler with an original painting that depicts what fútbol means to him and his community. The other three sides include a chalk wall for fans, 3D fútbol ball art, and a QR code inviting visitors to participate in Heineken’s retail sweepstakes.

#HeinekenCube

Gardnt 7/29/21

Gardnt
Friday, 07/30/2021-07/31/2021, 02:00 pm-09:00 pm
Carousel Fine Art Gallery
53 NE 40th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33137
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

A luxury fashion line specializing in vegan leather products — will launch its innovative ‘wearable-art’ experience at the heart of Miami’s Design District. During this three-day experience, shoppers, media, and fellow artists are invited to the Carousel Fine Art Gallery, where three local Miami-based artists will create customized pieces with purchases of GARDNT’s leather garments & products.

Participants can fully contribute in the design process of their garments so that they represent them, with an innovative, on-demand production model. The alliance between GARDNT and Carousel Fine Art Gallery makes it clear that fashion should be a means of expression and not oppression, a creative, artistic and fun space, without affecting the planet in an excessive way.

“Heineken Cube” Pop-Up Tour 7/23/21

“Heineken Cube” Pop-Up Tour
Friday, 07/23/2021-07/24/2021, 04:00 pm-10:00 pm
The Oasis
2335 N Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost:

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? NO

Heineken, Inter Miami CF’s official beer partner, invites you to join us on July 23rd for the launch of the Heineken Cube pop-up, an interactive experience celebrating the South Florida community’s passion for fútbol, culture and art. The Heineken Cube is scheduled to make three stops, each during a key match weekend at home, starting with Oasis Wynwood on July 23-24 ahead of Inter Miami CF vs. Philadelphia Union on July 25th.
The installation is an 8-foot-tall cube featuring four sides of contemporary and interactive art. One side will feature local Miami artist Brian Butler with an original painting that depicts what fútbol means to him and his community. The other three sides include a chalk wall for fans, 3D fútbol ball art, and a QR code inviting visitors to participate in Heineken’s retail sweepstakes.

Hemingway Day at FREEHOLD Miami 7/22/21

Hemingway Day at FREEHOLD Miami
Thursday, 07/22/2021-, 06:00 pm-
FREEHOLD Miami
2219 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

FREEHOLD Miami is hosting its annual Hemingway Day on Thursday, July 22. The event celebrates Ernest Hemingway’s birthday with live music, salsa dancing, DJs, cigar rolling and casino games.

Transforming FREEHOLD Miami into Old Havana to honor the legendary author, the venue will serve up classic Cuban cuisine and lively libations to celebrate Papa Hemingway accordingly. In support of those directly impacted by the recent events in Cuba, FREEHOLD Hospitality’s fourth annual Hemingway Day will benefit The Center For A Free Cuba, a 501c3 not-for-profit charity whose mission is “to promote a peaceful transition to a Cuba that respects human rights and political and economic freedoms.” Havana Rum Club has further sponsored the event, donating all proceeds from each FREEHOLD location (Miami, Brooklyn and Union Square).

Doors open at 6pm and reservations are recommended.

“ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion” at Mizner Park Cultural Center 8/28/21

“ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion” at Mizner Park Cultural Center
Saturday, 08/28/2021-, 08:00 pm-
Mizner Park Cultural Center
201 Plaza Real,
Boca Raton, Florida, 33432
Website
Cost: $45 for general admission; $55 for “front row” VIP

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

In response to an overwhelming demand, “ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion” has added a second show on Saturday, August 28, at 8 p.m. at Mizner Park Cultural Center. Tickets are already flying fast for this spectacular experience that boasts a cast of jaw-dropping celebrity illusionist female impersonators who bring famous classic stars to life with uncanny detail as produced and created by South Florida’s drag impresario Nicole Halliwell (TLC’s I am Jazz, America’s Got Talent).

As evidenced by its recently sold-out first evening and previous packed engagements, “ICONS” has proven to be an audience favorite with great reviews heralding its unforgettable
nostalgia experience. Show-goers can sing along with meticulously recreated favorite classic stars and songs from Barbra Streisand, Cher, Bette Midler, Judy Garland, Whitney Houston, Gladys Knight, Liza Minelli, and additional performances from stars including Etta James, Totie Fields, Ella Fitzgerald and more – all on one stage!

The dazzling production features South Florida homegrown talent and noteworthy performers including Joanna James as Barbra Streisand, Michael Dean as Cher, Champagne T. Bordeaux as Whitney Houston, Asheeria Pryce as Gladys Knight, Erika Norell as Liza Minelli, Nicole Halliwell as Bette Midler and more.

Tickets are on sale, now, starting at $45 for general admission and $55 for “front row” VIP and can be purchased by visiting www.iconsdragshow.com or calling (844) 672-2849.

ABOUT NICOLE HALLIWELL
With a 15-year career spanning venues across the country, Nicole Halliwell is the go-to for all things drag in South Florida. The most frequently hired drag personality in the state for the last five years, Halliwell produces, performs, manages, and emcees more than 30 shows per month. Responsible for the five largest drag concepts in Florida – Hilariously Inappropriate Drag Queen Bingo, Queenz The Drag Experience, “ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion”, Hocus Pocus Live, and #DRINKNDRAG plus countless special events, she is no stranger to building extravagant and unforgettable entertainment showcasing her irreverent observational humor, side-splitting one-liners and unrelenting wit. When away from the local stage, Nicole has been seen on the small screen (America’s Got Talent, I Am Jazz, Entertainment Tonight, Deco Drive), in print
(Instinct, New Times, Daily Mail), and entertaining audiences at mega-fan pop culture conventions. She has also been featured as the face of Hard Rock International’s Pride Campaign. Learn more about Nicole at www.nicolehalliwell.com.

ABOUT MIZNER PARK CULTURAL CENTER
Since its opening in 2008, the Mizner Park Cultural Center has become a focal point for live entertainment and theater in South Palm Beach County. Recognized for its incredible location at the south end of Mizner Park in Boca Raton, the theater features intimate sightlines and a state-of-the-art sound and light system. The location within the upscale Mizner Park shopping center is perfect to grab a bite to eat before the show, stroll the sidewalks and enjoy the many wonderful shops and boutiques surrounding the theater. The Mizner Park Cultural Center is truly a remarkable venue that hosts events for all tastes. A memorable evening awaits at Mizner Park Cultural Center located at 201 West Plaza Real in Boca Raton, just a short drive from Fort Lauderdale, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Manalapan, Lantana, and West Palm Beach. For more information and ticket information, call (844) MPCC-TIX or (844) 672-2849 or visit miznerparkculturalcenter.com.

Oolite Arts Invites Public to Free Virtual Screening of ‘Save the Bay’ Video PSAs and Panel on This Critical Topic 7/28/21

Oolite Arts Invites Public to Free Virtual Screening of ‘Save the Bay’ Video PSAs and Panel on This Critical Topic
Wednesday, 07/28/2021-, 07:00 pm-
Website
Cost: Free

Biscayne Bay has reached its tipping point due to years of neglect, pollution and other mitigating factors. Five local filmmakers are urging residents to do something about it through videos they created for Save the Bay, a PSA competition recently held by Oolite Arts. Winners received $2,500 each to produce their 30-60 second public service announcement for the contest.

The public is invited to view the short videos and meet the contest winners during a special screening that will take place at a virtual event, starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28. During the free community event, Oolite Arts will also hold a discussion between the filmmakers, the organization’s Cinematic Arts Manager Danielle Bender and Miami-Dade County’s Chief Bay Officer Irela Bagué.Additionally, the public can vote on their favorite PSA, which will receive a People’s Choice Award and extra $1,000, through August 12, 2021 at oolitearts.org/save-the-bay. To participate in the virtual event, visit https://oolitearts.org/save-the-bay/

CityPlace Doral Presents Modelo Salud to Summer Live Art Exhibition! 7/15/21

CityPlace Doral Presents Modelo Salud to Summer Live Art Exhibition!
Thursday, 07/15/2021-08/15/2021, 05:30 pm-11:59 pm
CityPlace Doral
8300 NW 36th Street,
Doral, Florida, 33166
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Modelo is showcasing local artists by commissioning them to paint giant Modelo bottles with summer-inspired art. You will find giant Modelo bottles throughout CityPlace Doral commissioned by local Miami artist, David “Lebo” Lebatard. Find the bottles, scan the QR code, and enter for a chance to win summer prizes from Modelo!

Live Painting – Thursday July 15th, 2021 @ 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Live Painting – Friday July 16th, 2021 @ 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Drink Responsibly. Modelo Especial Beer. Imported by Crown Imports, Chicago, IL *You could win instantly. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Instant Win Game is open only to legal residents of the 49 United States (excluding NJ) and the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older as of date of game play. Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of New Jersey, who are 21 years of age or older as of date of entry. Instant Win Game is void in New Jersey and where prohibited; Sweepstakes is void outside of New Jersey and where prohibited. Starts 12:00 AM ET on 5/6/21 and ends 11:59 ET on 8/15/21. The Modelo Instant Win Game/Sweepstakes is sponsored by Crown Imports LLC. No alcohol is awarded with any prize. For complete details, see Official Rules at ModeloSummer.com.

Oolite Arts Presents Summer Exhibition: “Where There is Power”” 7/21/21

Oolite Arts Presents Summer Exhibition: “Where There is Power””
Wednesday, 07/21/2021-09/19/2021, 12:00 pm-05:00 pm
Oolite Arts
924 Lincoln Road,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? NO
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Oolite Arts presents “Where There is Power”, a summer exhibition about the many ways that artists access, spy upon, expose, memorialize, and occasionally trouble the machinations of power. The Miami-based artists featured in the show include José Álvarez, Asif Farooq, Edny Jean Joseph, Francisco Masó, Yucef Merhi, Reginald O’Neal, Rodolfo Peraza, Chire Regans, Tony Vázquez-Figueroa, Judi Werthein, Agustina Woodgate, Antonia Wright and Ruben Millares. Their works touch on several urgent themes including racial conflict, law enforcement, mass incarceration, mass protests, immigration, and more. “Where There is Power” is co-organized by Réne Morales, chief curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami, and Amanda Bradley, programs manager at Oolite Arts.

To view the exhibition, visit the gallery between the hours of noon and 5 p.m., July 21 – Sept. 19, 2021. Oolite Arts also invites the public to an opening reception from 7 – 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21. The gallery space is located at 924 Lincoln Road. https://oolitearts.org/exhibition/where-there-is-power/

My State MLS to Host Free, Educational Webinars for Real Estate Professionals 7/22/21, 8/5/21, 8/19/21, 9/2/21, 9/9/21, 9/16/21, 9/23/21

My State MLS to Host Free, Educational Webinars for Real Estate Professionals
Thursday, 07/22/2021-, 02:00 pm-03:00 pm
Website
Cost: Free

My State MLS, the first nationwide Multiple Listing Service of its kind with agents in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, is hosting free webinars in July, August and September for real estate professionals looking to grow their career and market their listings with an MLS that caters to their specific needs.

The webinars will introduce real estate professionals to My State MLS’s new features, including MLS Affiliate and MH Authority. It will also show attendees how to create video content with Facebook Live. The September webinars will give the audience a refresher on real estate basics, including how to market themselves and how to expand their business.

All webinars take place on Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. ET. Please see the webinar schedule and registration details below:

What is MH Authority? – July 22, 2-3 p.m. ET
Among a shortage of affordable housing options, buyers are increasingly turning to mobile and manufactured homes. However, most consumer real estate websites treat manufactured housing as an afterthought, and sites that are built for mobile/manufactured listings are outdated and riddled with inaccurate listings. That’s why My State MLS created MH Authority, the ultimate consumer-facing source for mobile/manufactured listings. It’s time to make the manufactured housing process easier for buyers, sellers, and professionals. David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.

Going Live – Introduction to Facebook Live for Real Estate – Aug. 5, 2-3 p.m. ET
Creating video content is no longer an optional boost to a marketing strategy – it’s critical for success. Videos receive better social media engagement, increase email open rates, and can even improve SEO. With live streaming services like Facebook Live, real estate professionals don’t even need fancy gear or a lengthy script to get started. David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.

Dear Dave – Advice for Your (Customer) Relationships – Aug. 19, 2-3 p.m. ET
Join My State MLS for sizzling tips on how to keep cool while trying to win new listings, ride the wave of showings and buyer inquiries and heat up your marketing strategy for the best summer yet. David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.

Back to School Series – 2-3 p.m. ET
This September, it’s time to go back to school. Join My State MLS live every Thursday at 2 p.m. ET to brush up on the basics. Attendees will learn how to take their real estate career to the next level.
Sept. 2 – Continuing Education (CE) and Beyond: David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.
Sept. 9 – Becoming A Broker: David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.
Sept. 16 – Marketing Yourself: Amanda Sternklar, marketing director for My State MLS, will be the moderator.
Sept. 23 – Expanding Your Business: David Mink, operations manager and national trainer for My State MLS, will be the moderator.

To register, real estate and aspiring real estate professionals can visit: www.mystatemls.com/webinar_schedule

Live Art Presentation by Tom Franco at Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel 7/7/21

Live Art Presentation by Tom Franco at Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
Wednesday, 07/07/2021-, 12:00 pm-06:00 pm
Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
1717 COLLINS AVENUE,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Miami Swim Week preferred hotel, Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel, has partnered with DCSW to bring guests and locals an exciting live art activation ahead of the runway shows. American actor and artist, Tom Franco and his talented team consisting of Alan Chin, Ray Oliver, and Zuhbin Rahbar, represent a collaborative art group coming from California. They are visual artists known for their mixed media live art making, vibrant colors, cosmic humor, and community vibes. They will be creating live art that will be used for Miami Swim Week Shows by DCSW, right in the lobby of the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel. This includes art to complement the red carpet/step and repeat, painting on canvas to be hanged, art to be dangling from trees and much more. Kimpton Surfcomber’s guest favorited Social Hour will be open to the public to enjoy wine and marvel in the amazing artistry from 5-6 PM.

Flower Crown Class With Zoom Bloomz 7/25/21

Flower Crown Class With Zoom Bloomz
Sunday, 07/25/2021-07/25/2021, 03:00 pm-04:30 pm
The Lincoln Eatery
723 N Lincoln Lane,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Website
Cost: $60

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Bring your best buds and enjoy a Flower Crown Workshop at the Lincoln Road Eatery with Zoom Bloomz on Sunday, July 25 from 3 PM to 4:30 PM. Zoom Bloomz is a European-inspired flower shop that has launched several pop-ups in Miami at local hotspots such as Nikki Beach and Brickell City Center.

Rosé will be served during the immersive class as the Zoom Bloomz florists guide you through the crafting techniques to arrange a gorgeous floral headpiece. There will be a wide selection of flowers for everyone to choose from so guests can add their personal touch. After the floral fun, stick around and browse from a curated selection of 13 unique dining and drinking options featuring an eclectic assortment of global culinary concepts. Some highlights include Cafe des Fleurs, Tyo Sushi, Cilantro 27 and SIMPLYGOODPIZZA.

The Zoom Bloomz flower shop offers a stunning retail selection of florals by the stem or bunch, handheld bouquets, floral and mason jar arrangements, gift plants, orchids, vases and more. Zoom Bloomz is especially sought after for its curated selection of fresh cut flowers and bouquets fresh from the garden. Handpicking rare flowers such as proteas, billy balls or multiple kinds of eucalyptus provides a personal touch on any occasion.
Tickets are $60 and are available for purchase at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flower-crown-class-with-zoom-bloomz-tickets-161258355081

Artist Connectivity Series:’Dream’ 6/28/21

Artist Connectivity Series:’Dream’
Monday, 06/28/2021-, 06:00 pm-07:30 pm
Website
Cost: FREE

Tune in on Monday, June 28th, for ‘Dream’ – the third and final pilot episode of the ‘Queer Connectivity Series’ dreaming of radical new futures, reclaiming of what’s been stolen, forward-casting, there/then, and sense of becoming.

A new addition to the Artist Connectivity online platform, it explores a space to have conversations between artists globally and commune in response to the ‘new normal’ from a perspective of their lived experience and praxis.

The evening will be guest hosted by Pioneer Winter, with insightful speakers including: Jerron Herman, Niurca Marquez, David Hans Lau, Evan Spigelman, and Mashuq Mushtaq Deen.

Reserve your spot and register to attend at: bit.ly/PWCArtistSeries.

Pioneer Winter Collective is a dance-theater company rooted in social practice, community, queer visibility, and beauty beyond the mainstream. The company works to democratize performance in public spaces, museums and galleries, stage, and film. Led by choreographer Pioneer Winter, the Collective aims to transform the social, political, and cultural landscape by expanding the definition of dance. To learn more about Pioneer Winter Collective, visit: PioneerWinter.com.

Fourth ofJuly at PAMM Presented by Perrier 7/4/21

Fourth ofJuly at PAMM Presented by Perrier
Sunday, 07/04/2021-, 01:00 pm-04:00 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida, 33132
Website
Cost: General admission $16. PAMM members free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Before your evening festivities, spend Independence Day at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) presented by Perrier! Enjoy a refreshing Perrier experience, live music by Lemon City Trio, art-making activities, BBQ and drink specials at Verde Restaurant and Bar, The Juice Somm station, art tours, and more.

“The Art of Tim Forman: Florida Everglades” at History Fort Lauderdale 7/3/21

“The Art of Tim Forman: Florida Everglades” at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 07/03/2021-09/26/2021, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
New River Inn, 231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Website
Cost: Entry to the exhibit is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present “The Art of Tim Forman: Florida Everglades” from Saturday, July 3 through Sunday, September 26. Forman’s colorful impressionist environmentally inspired works will be on display at the New River Inn (231 Southwest Second Avenue).

Tim Forman is the third generation of Formans to have been born and reared in South Florida. He first picked-up the brush at nine years old under the instruction of Peter Olsen. By 17, Forman was receiving commissions. Primarily a self-taught artist, Forman’s work is the result of dedicated practice. He uses field sketches, plein air paintings, and photographs to compose his pieces that are painted in layers with both knife and brush. He creates his landscapes to portray the splendor and simplicity of the natural world around us. Through his work, Tim seeks to lift the spirits and inspire awe above our day-to-day lives.

Entry to the exhibit is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

History Fort Lauderdale is proud to showcase a variety of annual multicultural exhibits highlighting local, African American, Caribbean and Latin artists sharing their views of history. Permanent exhibits include “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FTLHistory.

About History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, brings the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. History Fort Lauderdale is located at 231 SW Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Sunday, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guided tours are available, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. with walking tours available upon special request. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

Free Outdoor Orchestra Concert – FSYO Touring Orchestra 6/27/21

Free Outdoor Orchestra Concert – FSYO Touring Orchestra
Sunday, 06/27/2021-, 01:00 pm-02:15 pm
North Beach Bandshell
7275 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33141
Website
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

The FSYO Touring Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Hanrich Claassen, has performed in New York, Austria, China and now they are coming to Miami to take over the Bandshell for the first time. The concert will feature well known classics and fun pop favorites from Gloria Estefan, Louis Armstrong, and more! Join us for an exciting concert that the whole family will enjoy! Presented by Classical Movements

Free registration encouraged but not required

Make Music Miami 2021 6/21/21

Make Music Miami 2021
Monday, 06/21/2021-, 09:00 am-10:00 pm
Miami
All over Miami-Dade County,
Miami, Florida, 33130
Facebook
Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

Make Music Miami, the annual celebration of music on the summer solstice, returns this year on Monday, June 21 with dozens of free, virtual and in-person outdoor concerts, music lessons, jam sessions and other exciting music-making events, spotlighting music’s power to connect, comfort, unite and uplift. Miami is among the 90+ U.S. cities hosting major celebrations, in what has become a worldwide phenomenon observed by hundreds of millions of people in over 1,000+ cities in 120 countries. Safety protocols will be in place following local requirements, including mask-wearing, social distancing and limited capacities and group sizes.
Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Miami celebrates and promotes the natural music maker in all of us, regardless of ability. Reimagining their cities and towns as stages, every kind of musician – from bucket drummers and opera singers to hip-hop artists and marching bands – pours onto streets, parks, plazas, porches, rooftops, gardens, beaches and other public spaces to celebrate, create and share their music with friends, neighbors and strangers. Due to the pandemic, last year’s celebration was largely virtual, but many in-person events will return in 2021.

For more detailed information, visit makemusicmiami.org. Finalized programming will be posted here the week of the event.

Can We Talk? Really, Can We Talk? 6/18/21

Can We Talk? Really, Can We Talk?
Friday, 06/18/2021-, 06:00 pm-09:00 pm
Hampton Art Lovers Gallery
249 Northwest 9th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33136
Eventbrite
Cost: $35

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Nonprofit Aims to Bulldoze Barriers Affecting Diversity in Miami
MCCJ to Conduct an Open Discussion as the Nation Struggles with Racism

MIAMI, Fl., June 2021 — Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. is right around the corner. Historically designated on June 19th, it’s a day for ALL of us to celebrate. For MCCJ, the non-profit organization that advocates for diversity and equality, it’s a day to reflect in dialogue and plan for a better future. As part of their “Can We Talk? Really, Can We Talk?” series, MCCJ will present “Bulldozing Barriers: Reflections of Juneteenth & Diversity in Miami” — an effort to encourage continuous self-development and respect not just for the black community, but for all cultures.

“We invite people of all races, religions and cultures to join us in conversation as we acknowledge a period in history that should have shaped and influenced our society, but due to ongoing discord and violence against people of color and religious backgrounds over this past year, it’s become clear that we are regressing rather than progressing,” says MCCJ’s Executive Director, Matthew Anderson. He will be moderating a frank discussion about racial fears and how it affects our progress for a more inclusive community. Following the panel discussion, people are invited to enjoy the “One Way” exhibit at the Hampton Art Lovers, a non-profit art gallery that advocates for black art, and is open to all who love art in all its forms.

Panelists Include:
– Marilyn Holifield, Partner, Holland & Knight and MCCJ Silver Medallion winner
– Saif Ishoof, Vice President for Engagement FIU and MCCJ Silver Medallion winner
– Matthew Beatty, COO Carrie Meek Foundation
– Pamela Fuertes, Executive Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Miami Dade College
– Deborah Koch, Executive Director at American Red Cross of Greater Miami
– Kathryn Mikesell, Founder, Fountainhead Residency
– Esther Park, Vice President of Programming Oolite Arts
– Matt Anderson, Executive Director, MCCJ (Moderator)

MASK
PROTOCOL:
The panelists will hold this conversation outdoors under a big tent. In an abundance of caution, we urge thoughtful consideration when it comes to wearing a mask and maintaining six feet of separation.

ABOUT MCCJ:
MCCJ, Inc. was originally founded in Miami in 1935 as the Miami Branch of the National Conference of Christians & Jews. Later on, the group was renamed the Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews. In 2011, in recognition of its embrace of people of ALL faiths and secular backgrounds, the organization formally changed its name to MCCJ, Inc. Today, it goes beyond its original intent by creating a haven for dialog, training inclusive leaders and promoting understanding for all faiths, races and cultures through education, advocacy and conflict resolution. It hosts the oldest continuous interfaith clergy dialog in the United States and presents prejudice reducing programs in local high schools, among other activities. For more information, please visit www.miamiccj.org or call 305-755-6096. Find them on Facebook and @MCCJ_Miami on Twitter.

ABOUT HAMPTON ART LOVERS GALLERY:
Hampton Art Lovers’ mission is to accentuate the inspirational unifying and enriching aspects of African American Fine Art in new and old settings. The non-profit is a passionate supporter of Hampton University’s long-standing commitment to African-American art, the Hampton University Museum Collection, and the International Review of African American, published by the University since 1976. Hampton Art Lovers derived from the vision of Miami resident and Hampton University Alumni Chris Norwood who recognized the need to have an important publication garner more awareness in the art community. Chris reached out to fellow Hampton University Alumni Imani Greene and Darryl Neverson, and

Lines & Colors 6/5/21

Lines & Colors
Thursday, 06/05/2021-07/27/2021, 11:00 am-07:00 pm
Island SPACE Caribbean Museum
8000 W Broward Blvd #422,
Plantation, Florida, 33388
Website
Cost: Adults $10.00 Children $ 5.00 (12 and under)

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

LINES AND COLORS in THE AFRO-CARIBBEAN DIASPORA

Celebrating Caribbean American Heritage Month with an artist profile showcasing the work of Caribbean American artist Fred Thomas

Magic @ the museum 6/5/21

Magic @ the museum
Thursday, 06/05/2021-07/27/2021, 11:00 am-07:00 pm
Island SPACE Caribbean Museum
8000 W Broward Blvd #422,
Plantation, Florida, 33388
Website
Cost: Adults $10.00 Children $ 5.00 (12 and under)

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Global Launch and Fundraiser

The Island Imprint: Legends, Locals and Landscapes of the Caribbean 6/2/21

The Island Imprint: Legends, Locals and Landscapes of the Caribbean
Wednesday, 06/02/2021-06/30/2021, 10:00 am-04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Facebook
Cost: $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer? NO REPLY

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, in conjunction with nonprofit Island SPACE, will present “The Island Imprint: Legends, Locals and Landscapes of the Caribbean” from June 1 – 30 during National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The fine art exhibition, to be showcased in the New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue), features imaginative, colorful portraits and slice-of-life scenery from local award-winning artists. An opening welcome reception will be held on Wednesday, June 9, from 6 – 8 p.m., including an in-person and Facebook Live Q&A with the artists.

This is the third staging in a multiyear initiative celebrating Broward County’s Caribbean heritage. The exhibit will spotlight the works of several Jamaican artist-contributors including photographer and curator David I. Muir sharing a selection of photos from his “Santiago de Cuba” collection which recently placed in the Florida Magazine Association awards for Best Photography. Other artists include Charles “Mark Phi” Smart (philanthropic ARTivist) sharing pieces from his “Jamaica Heroes Modernized” collection, Mark Cameron (painter and photographer) showcasing selections from his “Reggae Icons” and Paul Blackwood (painter) lending landscapes from his general collection.

History Fort Lauderdale is proud to showcase a variety of annual multicultural exhibits highlighting African American, Caribbean and Latin artists sharing their views of history. Permanent exhibits include “The Bryans of Fort Lauderdale” which allows guests to experience the story of the City of Fort Lauderdale as told through the pioneer family that shaped its development from an agricultural outpost in 1896 to a bustling city in the 1920s to its current status as a leading Metropolis, “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a fashion and lifestyle glimpse of the socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy, plus “Archaeology of the New River” and a multitude of narratives and photos sharing the history of other founding families of Fort Lauderdale.

Admission to “The Island Imprint: Legends, Locals and Landscapes of the Caribbean” is free with History Fort Lauderdale general museum admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory, on Twitter @FTLHistory and subscribe on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

Sound Clash Battle Of The Djs 6/13/21

Sound Clash Battle Of The Djs
Sunday, 06/13/2021-, 01:00 pm-06:00 pm
Museum of Graffiti
299 NW 25th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Website
Cost: $30

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Sound Clash Battle Of The Djs,
Hosted By DJ Sama with a special Dj set by Mr Mixx (2 Live Crew)
Special Guest: NYC Breakers, Dynamic Rockers, Zeku, YVNG Homie,

Ticket includes admission to The Museum of Graffiti.
Pro-Am Weekend Pass Members also receive Free Admission to The Museum of Graffiti!

The Pro-Am Dance/DJ Expo is the annual event that draws people from all over the world to Miami, Florida to network, socialize and compete.

For More Information please visit: WWW.PROAMEXPO.COM

Higher Frequency 6/11/21

Higher Frequency
Friday, 06/11/2021-, 08:00 pm-12:00 am
Megalit Fitness Studio
3223 NE 2nd ave,
Miami, Florida, 33133
Website
Cost: 11.00

Requiring social distancing? NO
Requiring masks? OPTIONAL
Providing hand sanitizer? YES

A magical day; more heightened then ever and also known as National “Making Life Beautiful” Day. Because of these times, it is important to come together to raise up our energy and vibration to this wisdom of self love, conscious empowerment, and unity in the community. Beautiful performers that will open up your heart with high vibrational music and poetry of word, sound, POWER; and of course holistic vendors will be in place. Plant based soul food a must!
Most of the event will happen in the parking lot surrounded by ancient trees and hibiscus plants; nevertheless, the inside will also be available to our guests to enjoy the music.

LOCATION: MegaLiT Fitness Studio – 3223 NE 2nd ave. Miami

Feel free to spread the word to those looking to raise their frequency higher. It’s our time to shine ✨✨ The event seals up with an 11:11PM ohm medz

Magic at the Museum Fundraising Event 6/6/21

Magic at the Museum Fundraising Event
Sunday, 06/06/2021-, 06:00 pm-
Island SPACE Caribbean Museum at Westfield Broward
8000 W Broward Blvd. #1422,
Plantation, Florida, 33388
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Cost:

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This global launch and fundraiser is an immersive digital showcase where the museum is the star! Viewers will embark on a virtual journey illustrating the rich history of the Caribbean region and celebrating the influence of its colorful culture. Magic at the Museum will demonstrate to online and in-person attendees how Island SPACE truly reflects its slogan, “a place where Caribbean cultures unite.” Hosted by South Florida TV personality Neki Mohan, the event will have appearances by notable Caribbean personalities from Jamaica, Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, the US Virgin Islands, St. Lucia, The Bahamas, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and South Florida. The event, which is mostly virtual will feature some live event segments from sponsors and dignitaries who will be present on site.

Sekou Cooke celebrates new book Hip-Hop Architecture 5/22/21

Sekou Cooke celebrates new book Hip-Hop Architecture
Saturday, 05/22/2021-, 04:00 pm-06:00 pm
Museum of Graffiti
299 NW 25th St,
Miami, Florida, 33127
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Requiring social distancing? YES
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Providing hand sanitizer? YES

Join us for a meet and greet with author Sekou Cooke as he celebrates the launch of his new book Hip-Hop Architecture. Cooke will read excerpts from the book and will answer questions along side his contributors such as the Museum of Graffiti’s own Carlos Mare. Books will be available signing by both Cooke and Mare.

Hip-Hop Architecture outlines a powerful new manifesto-the voice of the underrepresented, marginalized, and voiceless within the discipline. Exploring the production of spaces, buildings, and urban environments that embody the creative energies in hip-hop, it is a newly expanding design philosophy which sees architecture as a distinct part of hip-hop’s cultural expression, and which uses hip-hop as a lens through which to provoke new architectural ideas.

Examining the present and the future of Hip-Hop Architecture, the book also explores its historical antecedents and its theory, placing it in a wider context both within architecture and within Black and African American movements. Throughout, the work is illustrated with inspirational case studies of architectural projects and creative practices, and interspersed with interludes and interviews with key architects, designers, and academics in the field. This is a vital and provocative work that will appeal to architects, designers, students, theorists, and anyone interested in a fresh view of architecture, design, race and culture.

Oolite Arts Presents Ellies Connect with María Martínez-Cañas and Leilani Lynch 5/12/21

Oolite Arts Presents Ellies Connect with María Martínez-Cañas and Leilani Lynch
Wednesday, 05/12/2021-, 06:00 pm-07:00 pm
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Oolite Arts will host an Ellies Connect talk between María Martínez-Cañas, 2020 Michael Richards award winner, and Leilani Lynch, curator at The Bass. The two will discuss the Michael Richards Award and Martínez-Cañas’ upcoming project at The Bass at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12. RSVP at https://oolitearts.org/event/ellies-connect-maria-martinez-canas/

The Ellies are considered to be one of the city’s most noteworthy funding opportunities, with a share of $500,000 being invested into Miami-based visual artists and art teachers. Apply online at TheEllies.org from April 21-May 17, 2021.

Funding Arts Broward’s A Night at the NSU Art Museum Featuring a Virtual Tour of “The World of Anna Sui” 4/19/21

Funding Arts Broward’s A Night at the NSU Art Museum Featuring a Virtual Tour of “The World of Anna Sui”
Monday, 04/19/2021-, 05:30 pm-06:30 pm
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Funding Arts Broward (FAB), leading arts ambassadors in Broward County, will present A Night at the NSU Art Museum, a virtual program, on Monday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. Hosted by Bonnie Clearwater, FAB member and director and chief curator of NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, this free “friend”raiser program will feature a tour of the museum’s newest exhibit, “The World of Anna Sui.” The presentation will also introduce “Eric N. Mack: Lemme Walk Across the Room” and “Iké Udé: Select Portraits,” two other exhibits on display. A Q & A session will follow the tour and presentation.

Dedicated to supporting, sustaining and enriching the arts in our community, FAB creates captivating programming, entertainment and events for its members and the public that spotlights our region’s unique cultural offerings.
This is the eighth installment of the FAB Presents virtual pop-up series. Previous programs are available on FAB’s YouTube channel.

Thematically arranged, the exhibition explores Sui’s lifelong engagement with an array of ‘archetypes’ including the rock star, the schoolgirl, the punk, nomads, and surfers — motifs that are featured throughout her work. Hallmark outfits include Sui’s “Silver Peruvian Ensemble” and iconic sequined silk organza “Babydoll Dress” from Spring 1994. Items on view also include fashions worn by Sui’s personal style icons who include Anita Pallenberg and Jane Holzer.

The range of different styles on display emphasize Anna Sui’s consistent design approach as she incorporates her current passions into every garment. As it celebrates American fashion, the exhibition also provides a fascinating guide to the history of American pop culture, and an inside look into the creative process and unique world view of this iconic designer whose daring and experimental approach to design has become a mainstay of the international fashion scene.

“The World of Anna Sui” is organized by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London and is curated by Dennis Nothdruft.

To RSVP for FAB’s virtual A Night at the NSU Art Museum, please visit http://bit.ly/FABNightAtNSUArt2021.

To learn more about FAB including how to become a member or support the arts, visit www.fundingartsbroward.org or email fundingartsbroward@gmail.com.