5050 Raffle for the Animals 6/18/21

5050 Raffle for the Animals
Friday, 06/18/2021-, 06:00 am-11:59 pm
Cost: See description for ticket prices

Requiring social distancing?
Requiring masks?
Providing hand sanitizer?

Want to WIN BIG? The Humane Society of Greater Miami’s 50/50 Raffle for the Animals is back! Purchase tickets online for your chance at winning 50% of the total cash jackpot. The other half will help give homeless animals a second chance. It’s a win-win for everyone!
With tickets starting at just $10 for 10 tickets, $20 for 40 tickets or $40 for 200 tickets, you won’t want to miss out on your chance to win! Fetch the winning ticket online before June 18th ends.

A Tribute to Astor Piazzolla 7/9/21

A Tribute to Astor Piazzolla
Friday, 07/09/2021-, 08:00 pm-10:00 pm
North Beach Bandshell
7275 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33141
Cost: $5+

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

Join Orchestra Miami as we celebrate the 100th birthday of groundbreaking Argentinean composer Astor Piazzolla! On Argentinean Independence Day, Friday, July 9th at 8 PM, join Orchestra Miami as we celebrate one of Argentina’s most famous citizens with an all-Piazzolla program at Miami Beach’s North Beach Bandshell. Joining the orchestra will be special guests from Buenos Aires, guitar & vocal duo Rosa Incaica, and Bandoneón master David Alsina, conducted by guest conductor Andrés Cárdenes.
Orchestra Miami’s tribute begins with Piazzolla’s Libertango, a statement of “nuevo tango” (the name fuses the words “libertad” [liberty] with tango, symbolizing the break from traditional tango to nuevo tango) in an arrangement by Thomas Kalb. Bandoneónista David Alsina joins guitarist Pablo González Jazey in the Double Concerto for Bandoneón and Guitar, followed by David Alsina’s arrangement of Histoire du Tango, for Bandoneón, Guitar and bass. Following intermission, vocalist Annelise Skovmand joins Pablo González Jazey and the orchestra for a selection of Piazzolla’s most recognizable tangos. Maestro Andrés Cárdenes leads Orchestra Miami in this unforgettable evening.
In-person tickets start at just $19 and online livestreaming tickets in high-definition or virtual reality are available starting at just $5! For tickets and more information, please visit https://www.orchestramiami.org/piazzolla, or call (305) 274-2103.

Walk for the Animals 4/2/21 – 4/30/21

Walk for the Animals
Friday, 04/02/2021-04/30/2021, 12:00 am-11:59 pm
Cost: $20 Registration

Get off the couch and get moving for our virtual walk from April 2nd to the 30th. We’re challenging you to get active every day for the Humane Society of Greater Miami’s Walk for the Animals! Start moving and fundraising for the homeless animals to earn awesome incentives and receive goodies from our sponsors. Register for just $20 and unlock your Walk perks immediately! Plus, be one of the top fundraisers or log the most miles and you could win an amazing prize.

A tribute to Steve McQueen 11/7/20

A tribute to Steve McQueen
Saturday, 11/07/2020-11/08/2020, 06:30 pm-12:00 am
Villa Azur
309 23rd St,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Cost: FREE

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

is Saturday, November 7, Villa Azur is partnering with Prestige Imports to host a tribute to “the king of cool” – Steve McQueen. This honorary Saturday dinner soirée will have live entertainment, a car showing in front of the restaurant and decor for guests in his honor. Chef specials include, Grilled Tomahawk, 42 oz. steak, roasted garlic, béarnaise and bordelaise sauce, served with two dishes of guest choice; Villa Azur Seafood Tower, 3 large shrimp, 1-pound poached lobster, 6 oysters, 3 king crab legs, jumbo lump crab cocktail served with cocktail sauce, mignonette, housemade hot sauce and dijonnaise; and The Steve McQueen cocktail which includes Bulleit Bourbon, ginger liqueur, Salers Aperitif, and mint leaves over ice. For reservations, call 305-763-8688 or visit https://villaazurmiami.com/reservations/

Lunch Happy Hour at The Lincoln Eatery 10/30/20

Lunch Happy Hour at The Lincoln Eatery
Saturday, 10/30/2020-, 12:00 pm-02:00 pm
The Lincoln Eatery
723 Lincoln Ln N,
North Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Cost: FREE

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

Grab your friends and head over to The Lincoln Eatery, for a special Lunch Happy Hour with live performances by singer and guitarist Jose Conde, this Friday, October 30th from 12:00pm- 2:00pm. Take part in lunch specials presented by local venders with something for everyone to enjoy. For $15 you can relax, dine, and listen to acoustic music presented by Jose Conde. Diners can choose from the following options:

TYO Sushi – two classic rolls & drink
Le Petit Bistrot – Chicken Club Sandwich, dessert & drink
Fresh Garden Bowls – any salad with drink
Necessary Purveyor – Sweet grass dairy pimento cheese sandwich with chips & drink
Smoke’D – 8oz burger, fries & drink
MED by Marble & Rye – 2 Romanian hot dogs, fries, & drink
C Food Shack – CFood shack calamari burger with pineapple juice
Cilantro 27 – $15 ceviche bowl and Tropical Juice

Tapestry: an Art, Artisan, Artisanal Foods and Vintage Show and Sale 7/30/16

Tapestry: an Art, Artisan, Artisanal Foods and Vintage Show and Sale
tapestrySaturday, July 30, 2016- 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM
North Miami Public Library
835 NE 132nd St.
North Miami, FL 33161
Free Admission and Plenty of Free Parking

Family Event with Art, Hand Made Crafts, Artisanal foods, Vintage and other surprises
Beautiful renovated space and cool air conditioning!
Short talks and/or demos by artists and artisans
Affordable prices and fun for the whole family
Co- sponsored by North Miami Public Library and David Brown, MA, The Urban Tour Host

First Annual Earth Day and Holistic Lifestyle Festival 4/23/16

First Annual Earth Day and Holistic Lifestyle Festival
Saturday, April 23, 2016, 11:00AM- 3:00PM
earth day flyer 2016MOCA Plaza
770 NE 125th St.
North Miami, FL 33161
Free Admission and Free Parking
For further information please call: (305)-416-6868

This Years’ Theme: Climate Change and Rising Sea Level

Environmental Education, Environmental Music, Children’s Activities, Art, Craft, Vegan and Vegetarian Food, Sustainable Services, Environmental Agencies, Holistic Products, Demonstrations, Plants and Free Raffle

Entertainment Featuring: Lanny Smith –The Earthman and Grant Livingston-on Guitar

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Free Workshops for Arts and Culture Grantseekers 1/5/16, 1/19/16, 1/27/16

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Free Workshops for Arts and Culture Grantseekers
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 6 PM
South Dade Government Center
10710 SW 211 Street, Suite #104
Miami, FL 33189
Register via email: RAHELW@miamidade.gov
Co-hosted by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava
This workshop will focus only on the Department of Cultural Affairs grants programs.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 10 AM
Arts Ballet Theatre
15939 Biscayne Blvd.
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Register Online

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 3 PM
African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
6161 NW 22nd Ave
Miami, FL 33142
Register Online

The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs invites artists, cultural and community non-profit organizations to a series of free workshops introducing and demystifying the County’s cultural grant programs. The Department’s professional staff team will provide detailed information about the competitive funding opportunities offered through the Department, offer examples of strategies and best practices that have proven to be successful in the competitive environment, and suggest other helpful resources available for the cultural community. In addition, staff from Miami-Dade County’s Office of Management and Budget, Grants Coordination Division will share important information regarding other grant opportunities available through the County, highlight the County’s Grants Website, and discuss grant resources for non-profit organizations.

Gerry Kelly’s Le Cirque Royale Birthday Xtravaganza 6/21/14

Gerry Kelly’s Le Cirque Royale Birthday Xtravaganza
lecirqueSaturday, June 21 beginning at 10:00 p.m.
Kitchen 305 Restaurant Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort
16701 Collins Avenue
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

The Newport Beachside Resort and Hotel will play host to over 1,000 of Kelly’s closest friends for this one-of-a kind “Le Cirque Royale” Celebration! The Xtravaganza will be held in the main Grand lobby, as well as in their award-winning restaurant, Kitchen 305. The lobby will be transformed by renowned set designers 3DX, into a magnificent royal palace with towering pillars of red and gold.

Creating Gerry Kelly’s “Le Cirque Royale” cake will be non-other than, the internationally renowned and award winning dynamic duo, Carolina Montoya and Luis Fernando Puga of Unique Designer’s Cakes. Their edible scale creations have been featured in publications across the globe and have attracted many celebrity clientele.

Spearheading the entertainment for the evening will be Choreographer, Pamela Cannellas from Hot Jam Entertainment, with a bevy of performers and stage shows throughout the evening. Spinning in the grand lobby will be DJ NYX playing open format and top 40 and DJ Patrick Mohr in Kitchen 305.

A Former Couture Fashion designer, Kelly has played a significant role in placing South Beach and Miami, on the world’s nightlife map and has been credited for opening some of the most incredible hotspots in the Southern United States. Venues include, Sean Penn’s Bash, Shadow Lounge, Level, Karu & Y and The Fifth, to mention a few. He is hailed as a Miami’s Nightlife Guru and as the Associated Press very eloquently described him, “Gerry Kelly is to Nightlife what the Queen of England is to Royalty. ” His events and productions have attracted the “Who’s Who” of the Celebrity A-List, as well as international renowned personalities, such as Former President Clinton, Sean Combs a.k.a P. Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Angelica Houston, Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Russell Simmons, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Attorney General Janet Reno, Lauren Hutton, Faye Dunaway, Paris Hilton, Lenox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Ana Nicole Smith, Enrique Iglesias, Carlos Ponce, Sonya Braga, Nelly Furtado, Chaka Khan, Donna Summer, Ivana and Ivanka Trump and many more!

For guests that would like to dine before the celebration, KITCHEN 305 has created a special Surf & Turf dinner for $35 per person beginning at 7:00 p.m., which includes one Maine Lobster tail and a filet mignon steak, along with delicious potatoes and roasted tomatoes. Kitchen 305 will also have bottles special throughout the evening, including Absolut Vodka bottles for $150 (++) and Premium Bottles including Grey Goose, Black Label, Patron and more for $175 (++). For dining or table reservations please call 305.749.2110. The official celebration begins with Red Carpet arrivals at 10:00 p.m. followed by a Cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception until 11:00 p.m.

Luxury Italian Kitchen Brand Veneta Cucine Revealed Newly Renovated Showroom With Chic Relaunch Event

Italian Staple Hosted Unveiling Event of North Miami Showroom

MIAMI – April 29, 2014 – On Thursday, April 24, the internationally-acclaimed luxury Italian kitchen brand Veneta Cucine unveiled its newly renovated showroom with a chic relaunch event. The 2,000-square-foot space was revealed among 300 guests in an evening entailing Italian design and innovation, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.  The much-anticipated event featured a live cooking demonstration by co-host and renowned Chef Philippe Fiore, who has been the private chef of A-list celebrities, such as Julio Iglesias, Chayanne, Mel Gibson and Shakira, to name a few.

“We are elated to show our newly remodeled showroom which has undergone a complete floor-to-ceiling transformation,” says Corrado Bonanno, store and design manager for Veneta Cucine. “Since introducing the brand to the US in 2004, Veneta Cucine continues to flourish thanks to the unflagging support from our consumers.”

Attendees were among the first to view Veneta Cucine’s luxe kitchens showcasing LED-backlit Onyx counter tops by Crystaline Stone and quartz counter tops by Caesarstone. Additional sponsors included Bang & Olufsen, Nespresso, FIAT of North Miami and Italian Prosecco wines by PW Wine Distributors.

Guests received goody bags and had the chance to win gifts by Bang & Olufsen and Nespresso.

The showroom is located at 2020 NE 163 Street, Suite 100 North Miami Beach, FL 33162.

About Veneta Cucine

Designed with contemporary flair, Veneta Cucine accentuates the appeal of any interior with effortless ease. Internationally-recognized, Veneta Cucine has a well-established reputation for its foundation on functionality, ergonomic designs, state-of-the-art technology and luxe appeal. The Italian company is now a leading brand throughout Europe and a staple for global consumers who choose “Made in Italy” brands. Backed up by a highly developed business sense, Veneta Cucine manages an extraordinary wide-ranging production with high quality standards, which incorporates state-of-the-art technology and the most skilled forms of craftsmanship. Reliability and beauty are the values that distinguish a range divided into areas of style that look to the most recent aesthetic forms and evolved functions, while remaining true to the heritage of traditional quality. For more information about Veneta Cucine, please visit www.venetacucineus.com.

Michelle Fonticiella
SpinHouse PR