Gentle Warrior Saturdays: FREE Yoga at THesis Hotel 2/24/24, 3/1/24, 3/8/24, 3/15/24, 3/22/24, 2/29/24

Gentle Warrior Saturdays: FREE Yoga at THesis Hotel
Saturday, 02/24/2024-04/20/2024, 09:00 am-10:00 am
THesis Hotel Miami
1350 South Dixie Highway,
Coral Gables, Florida, 33146
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Cost: Free

Start your Saturdays with a FREE relaxing yoga session at THesis Hotel Miami on the picturesque Paseo. This all levels yoga class was created for a gentle start to your Saturday morning. Connect to your breath and awaken the body through mindful stretches, warrior 2, tree pose, and savasana: final relaxation. Please bring your own yoga mat & water bottle for hydration.

Cities of the Future at the AutoNation® IMAX® 3D Theater at the Museum of Discovery and Science 2/16/24 – 8/20/24,

Cities of the Future at the AutoNation® IMAX® 3D Theater at the Museum of Discovery and Science
Sunday, 02/16/2024-02/16/2025, 11:20 am-10:00 pm
AutoNation® IMAX® 3D Theater Museum of Discovery and Science
401 SW 2nd Street,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312
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Cost: MODS Members and children under 2 – Free; Florida Residents Discovery Pass: Child (2-12) – $19; Adults $24; Military $21; Senior. $22 Non-Members Discovery Pass: Child (2-12) $22; Adult $27; Military $24; Senior (65+) $25

Step into the future and discover the exciting innovations transforming our world with Cities of the Future, now playing in the AutoNation® IMAX® 3D Theater at the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS). Narrated by award-winning actor John Krasinski, Cities of the Future highlights the creative solutions engineers are designing right now to meet the challenges of a changing world and forge a brighter, more sustainable future.

From electric flying cars and aerial highways to smart buildings, greener infrastructure and solar power beamed from space, Cities of the Future offers an inspiring vision of how we will live 50 years from now, combining state-of-the-art CGI with live-action cinematography. The film also looks at modern urban landscapes in the midst of transformation, revealing profound changes already happening in some of the world’s greatest cities, from Los Angeles to Amsterdam to Singapore.

Cities of the Future also introduces viewers to a team of middle school students participating in the Future City Competition, an annual contest where 60,000 middle school students from the U.S. and around the world compete to create a model future city.

Cities of the Future is produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films in partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the same team that created the blockbuster giant screen documentary Dream Big: Engineering Our World.

To view the trailer, please visit citiesofthefuturefilm.com.

The AutoNation® IMAX® Theater at the Museum of Discovery and Science is located at 401 SW 2nd Street in Fort Lauderdale. Cities of the Future is included in the MODS Discovery Pass, an all-in-one ticket that includes Museum exhibitions, live science demonstrations and one IMAX documentary film. For tickets, please visit mods.org/tickets and for showtimes, please visit mods.org/showtimes.

Live at Knight Mavis Staples 3/8/24

Live at Knight Mavis Staples
Friday, 03/08/2024-, 08:00 pm-
Adrienne Arsht Center of the Performing Arts
1300 Bicayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida, 33132
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Cost: $45-$125

An emblem of soul, MAVIS STAPLES has enchanted generations for more than 60 years with her commanding and heartfelt vocal prowess. Chart-topping pioneer, Staples has numerous accolades including being an 11-time Grammy Award winner, Blues and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, National Arts Awards Lifetime Achievement recipient and Kennedy Center honoree. As a seminal figure of the Staple Singers, her influence has been instrumental in shaping the realms of gospel, soul and R&B music. Celebrated as “one of America’s defining voices of freedom and peace” by NPR, MAVIS STAPLES is an artist whose impact on the musical and cultural landscape is profound and enduring.
In this highly anticipated concert, audiences can look forward to a rich tapestry of sounds, including timeless Staple Singers hits like “Respect Yourself,” “Heavy Makes You Happy” and the iconic “I’ll Take You There.” The performance will also feature unique renditions of tracks like “Slippery People” by Talking Heads and Funkadelic’s “Can You Get to That,” alongside captivating pieces from Staples’ recent collaborative projects with renowned artists Ben Harper and Jeff Tweedy of Wilco.

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” 2024 presented by UKG Exhibit at Galleria Fort Lauderdale 3/7/24 – 3/31/24

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” 2024 presented by UKG Exhibit at Galleria Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 03/07/2024-, 10:00 am-08:00 pm
Galleria Fort Lauderdale
Galleria Fort Lauderdale,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
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Cost: free

History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria Fort Lauderdale will celebrate the impactful women of today who lead our community alongside their groundbreaking historical female predecessors who helped to pave the way to success in its “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” 2024 presented by UKG free photography exhibition. The exhibit runs through March 31 at Galleria Fort Lauderdale (2414 E. Sunrise Boulevard) during Women’s History Month.

This year’s celebrated women of today are Arlene Pecora, president and CEO of Signature Grand, Jenni Morejon, president and CEO of the Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority, Laurie Sallarulo, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida, Sigrid McCawley, managing partner of Boies Schiller Flexner, and Jasmin Shirley, program director, CIED,HICP, of Broward Regional Health Planning Council, Inc.

Past pioneering women counterparts to be highlighted in the photo exhibit include Jeanne Goon Moy (1913-2006), owner and operator of Moy Chinese Restaurant in Hollywood, Florence Hardy (1897-1975), the City of Fort Lauderdale’s first female city clerk and sometime acting city manager who collaborated with the Chamber of Commerce to build Las Olas canals, bridges, and isles, Blanche Forman (1886-1959), who established Hamilton and Blanche Forman Foundation to support education and donated land for the now esteemed Nova Southeastern University, Barbara Bridge (1929-2016), the first female county court judge and second female circuit court judge, and Betty Mae Tiger Jumper (1923-2011), the first Seminole to graduate high school and earn a higher education nursing degree. Tiger Jumper spent most of her adult life advocating for the Seminole community and improving healthcare services.
History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” 2024 is presented by UKG and sponsored by GPR | Goodman Public Relations, City & Shore PRIME magazine, Dillard’s and The Capital Grille.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale and Galleria Fort Lauderdale’s “Women Trailblazers: Champions of Change – Broward County” 2024 presented by UKG, 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.

Museum of Discovery and Science’s 27th Anniversary Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration 3/8/24

Museum of Discovery and Science’s 27th Anniversary Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration
Friday, 03/08/2024-, 06:30 pm-10:00 pm
Museum of Discovery and Science’s 27th Anniversary Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration
401 SW 2nd St.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312
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Cost: $150 for individual Grand Tasting tickets; $300 for individual VIP Platinum tickets (one-hour early admission). Through February 9, save 10% on early bird tickets by using the code “early10” at checkout. Additional group discounts available.

Downtown Fort Lauderdale’s premier gourmet fundraiser returns to dazzle and delight palates on Friday, March 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., as the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) hosts its 27th annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration. Foodies and philanthropists will enjoy the best of South Florida’s restaurants and international spirits during this epicurean evening to benefit MODS’ mission of connecting people to inspiring science.

The event’s legendary Grand Tasting will feature scrumptious bites, small plates and desserts from more than 30 of South Florida’s leading restaurants and a sampling of more than 50 wines and spirited libations courtesy of exclusive beverage sponsor Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits. A variety of craft beers will flow from Florida favorite breweries and beyond courtesy of Gold Coast Beverage in our Beer Garden.

This year’s restaurant participants include Lobster Bar Sea Grille, Another Fare to Remember, CrepeMaker, Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop, John Knox Village, Nikki’s Foods, Ann Marie’s Pizza and Wine, Baoshi Food Hall + Bar, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Ten Palms Restaurant at Gulfstream Park, Zona Fresca and more.

Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on an array of luxury items including travel getaways, local entertainment packages, celebrity sports memorabilia, and more during the silent auction.

Major sponsors of MODS’ 27th anniversary Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration are Bank of America (Presenting Sponsor); Doubletime Digital (Exclusive Print Sponsor); Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (Exclusive Beverage Sponsor); Gold Coast Beverage (Beer Sponsor); John Knox Village (Platinum Lounge Sponsor); Centuric (VIP Wristbands Sponsor); JetBlue (Entertainment Sponsor), M. Austin & Christine Forman (Valet Sponsors); CTS Engines, Greenberg Traurig, JM Family Enterprises, Joe Cox & Jeremy Collette, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Northern Trust, UKG and WSVN Channel 7 (Platinum Sponsors); 5/3 Bank, Broward Health, Debra Hixon, Grant Thornton, Gray Robinson, Kari Sutter, Michael Kimmey, PNC Bank and Truly Nolen (Grand Tasting Hosts).

Ticket prices for MODS’ 27th anniversary Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration are $300 for individual VIP Platinum tickets (which offer one-hour early admission) and $150 for individual Grand Tasting tickets (general entry at 6:30 p.m.). Parties of 12 receive a reduced rate of $2,850 for VIP Platinum and parties of 10 receive a reduced rate of $1,100 for the Grand Tasting Host package. Now through February 9, guests can save 10% on early bird individual VIP Platinum and individual Grand Tasting tickets by using the code “early10” at checkout at modsevents.org.

For sponsorship opportunities or additional information, contact Hillary Wallace at 954.713.0918 or hillary.wallace@mods.org.

The Donald M. Ephraim Sun & Stars International Film Festival, Presented by MorseLife 3/8/24

The Donald M. Ephraim Sun & Stars International Film Festival, Presented by MorseLife
Friday, 03/08/2024-03/11/2024, 12:00 am-12:00 am
Paragon Theaters at Delray Marketplace
14775 Lyons Rd,
Delray Beach, Florida, 33446
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Cost: N/A

The Donald M. Ephraim Sun & Stars International Film Festival©, presented by MorseLife, is pleased to announce the dates for the 2024 Festival. From February 27 through March 11, 2024, the Festival will screen 25 films spanning a wide range of themes and cultures and explore an eclectic mix of voices and perspectives at two different theaters. The Festival was founded by Donald M. Ephraim with the vision to be known as the annual celebration of dynamic cinematic storytelling, where people with a passion for movies gather each year to share experiences and ideas.

Now in its second year and attracting the work of both emerging and established filmmakers from around the world, the Festival will once again bring the best in cinema to Palm Beach County and act as a major contribution to the cultural life of the county.

The films include international prize winners and new work by renowned directors and producers. Selected filmmakers will be present for exclusive audience discussions. Many films first debuted at renowned film festivals, including Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto, Sundance, and Tribeca.

The Donald M. Ephraim Sun & Stars International Film Festival has lined up a wide-ranging selection of films, including features and documentaries from both up-and-coming and established filmmakers from around the world, including Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The Festival will showcase a selection of films that appeal to Jewish audiences, from tense WWII dramas of courage and daring to a heart-tugging family comedy and a chronicle of a one-of-a-kind rabbi’s street-level efforts to put compassionate Judaism into action.

The film lineup will be announced, and individual tickets and membership packages will go on sale on Friday, January 12. Film aficionados will also have the opportunity to purchase tickets on Friday, January 12, at 3 p.m. at sasiff.org.

American Landscapes 12/8/23 – 3/8/24

American Landscapes
Wednesday, 12/20/2023-03/08/2023, 11:00 am-03:00 pm
Liaigre Miami
137 NE 40th Street,
Miami, Florida, 33137
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Indulge in the mesmerizing world of American photographer Michael Eastman, as he weaves a visual tapestry spanning five decades. His artistry breathes life into vivid, vibrant landscapes, architectural marvels, and the untamed spirit of horses. At the heart of his portfolio lies the captivating series “The Badlands” – a cinematic journey captured through expansive, large-format photographs. These images transport viewers to the rugged, weathered terrains of the American West, evoking feelings of sheer monumentality, profound isolation, and enigmatic allure.