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Leaders of Design Alumni Exhibition

Next date: Feb 25, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

Ivan Bernal, Chris Cabezas, Devin Cejas, Noel Palacios, Andrea Perelli, Ali Qureshi, Andrew Santa Lucia, Tyler Schwartz, Francisco Waltersdorfer.

Location

FIU College of Communication, Architecture
420 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Victorian Tea Party

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM - English

Join Frank and Ivy Stranahan on the banks of the New River for a magnificent high tea and private house tours. The event will take place under the canopy at the Stranahan House, where guests will be transported to Fort Lauderdale circa 1901 for a celebratory tea party commemorating the birthday of Ivy Stranahan, Fort Lauderdale’s first school teacher and “First Lady.” Guests will indulge in hors d'oeuvres and tea while interacting with Fort Lauderdale’s founding family.

  • $25 per person
  • Advanced Registration Required

Location

Stranahan House Museum, Inc.
335 Southeast 6th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

Young Talent Big Dreams Auditions - South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM - English

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor, The Children’s Trust continue Young Talent Big Dreams the most widespread local FREE youth talent contest in Miami-Dade. Kids between the ages of 8-17 will be invited to showcase their talents and compete for prizes ranging from performing arts scholarships, cash awards, performance opportunities plus tickets to local attractions and theatres. For the fourth consecutive year, the Grand Prize winner will receive a free trip airfare, hotel and free passes for two to attend the live Teen Choice Awards, courtesy of WSVN CH7, together with $500 in cash. Participation in the competition is free of charge and limited to residents of Miami-Dade County.

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series A forum for the celebration of Jewish

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM - English

The MAR JCC presents its first installment of the Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series: A Forum for the Celebration of Jewish Culture and Education with The Global Renaissance of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. World renowned Jewish Cultural entertainers Jake Ehrenreich, Eleanor Reissa and Avi Hoffman will lead the discussion of Yiddishkayt and Jewish Culture. The discussion will focus on Yiddishkayt identification, language and emotional attachments. This installment of the Yiddishkayt Entertainment Series is sponsored byJCAT-The J’s Cultural Arts Theatre and The Joseph Papp Yiddish Theatre Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center/Sanford L. Ziff Campus.

Location

Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center
18900 NE 25th Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL 33180 (Map)

Contact Information

2nd Annual Purim Pairings

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 various times - English

Purim Pairings is our annual food and wine dinner featuring a four-course, kosher meal created and prepared by local celebrity chefs, led by FIU alumnus Chef Allen Susser. This year's celebrity chefs include Brad Kilgore, Sam Gorenstein, Aaron Brooks & Zak "the Baker" Stern.

Location

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

Susan Gladstone

786-972-3162

www.jmof.fiu.edu/

Young Talent Big Dreams Auditions - Miami Arts Studio

Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM - English

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor, The Children’s Trust continue Young Talent Big Dreams the most widespread local FREE youth talent contest in Miami-Dade. Kids between the ages of 8-17 will be invited to showcase their talents and compete for prizes ranging from performing arts scholarships, cash awards, performance opportunities plus tickets to local attractions and theatres. For the fourth consecutive year, the Grand Prize winner will receive a free trip airfare, hotel and free passes for two to attend the live Teen Choice Awards, courtesy of WSVN CH7, together with $500 in cash. Participation in the competition is free of charge and limited to residents of Miami-Dade County.

Location

Miami Arts Studio
15015 SW 24TH Street, Miami, FL 33185 (Map)

Credit Medix Hosts Networking Seminar at Batch

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM - English

Tired of losing that commission to poor credit? Credit Medix is your solution! Join Credit Medix for an eye-opening networking seminar at 6 PM on March at Batch Gastropub. Bites and beverages will be served. One lucky winner will walk away with 3 months of free credit repair.

Location

Batch Gastropub
30 sw 12 st., Miami, FL 33130 (Map)

Credit Medix Hosts Networking Seminar at Batch

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM - English

Tired of losing that commission to poor credit? Credit Medix is your solution! Join Credit Medix for an eye-opening networking seminar at 6 PM on March at Batch Gastropub. Bites and beverages will be served. One lucky winner will walk away with 3 months of free credit repair.

Location

Batch Gastropub
30 sw 12 st., Miami, FL 33130 (Map)

Cultra 1

Next date: Mar 16, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

CULTRA brings a little more culture to downtown in the first-ever roving, outdoor open mic in Miami starting. A collaborative event series produced by Buskerfest Miami and Emerge Miami, CULTRA is an opportunity for local performers in all disciplines to showcase their skills for fellow Miamians in some of the most scenic public spaces Downtown Miami has to offer. On the third-Thursday of each month, January to May 2017, CULTRA will be held in one of the Downtown Miami parks in an effort to put the “public” back in public spaces and foster connections between attendees and our precious bayfront.

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The event begins with ninety minutes of open stage time followed by a feature performance by a well-known local group. Each edition of CULTRA will be a collaboration with one of Miami’s other prominent, long-running open mics and include a guest host. Artistic Vibes, who produces one of Miami’s longest-running weekly open mics, will host the inaugural CULTRA event. Future dates of CULTRA are February 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18.

CULTRA is made possible by a Public Space Challenge grant awarded by the Miami Foundation.

Location

Tina Hills Pavilion
301 N. Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

Amy San Pedro

www.buskerfestmiami.com

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - English

Don’t be late for this very important date! Delight in an assortment of finger foods, music and tea with Alice in Wonderland characters including Alice, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and more. Guests of all ages are invited to wear their most extravagant and outrageous hats as they enjoy finger sandwiches, cookies, cakes and tea while mingling with their favorite characters under the canopy.

  • $25 for Adults,
  • $15 for Children 12 and under;
  • Advanced Registration Required.

Location

Stranahan House Museum, Inc.
335 Southeast 6th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

Contact Information

Stranahan House

954-524-4736

stranahanhouse.givezooks.com

Yoga Mornings

Next date: Mar 18, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

Suitable for all levels. No ticket required. Bring yourself, a yoga mat, a friend, your favorite juice, or anything else you’d like to help you get the most out of this experience.

RAIN or SHINE: NWS Yoga Mornings, presented by Jackson Health System, take place rain or shine! Enjoy yoga on the lawn of SoundScape Park or, if raining, in the New World Center’s SunTrust Pavilion.

Location

New World Center
500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

305-673-3331

800-597-3331

www.nws.edu

Synergism: Ekaterina and Victor Khromin

Mar 23, 2017 to May 21, 2017 - from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM - English

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami will launch its spring season with Synergism: Ekaterina and Victor Khromin. The exhibition centers on a search for freedom of expression as the husband and wife team emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States on a life-long journey towards the contemporary art scene.

Synergism will feature paintings, installations, and video by Ekaterina and Victor Khromin. The Russian born husband and wife chart an artistic territory quite their own, painting on bas reliefs that are collages of found objects. Their works reveal pioneering approaches to art-making created by the synergy of technologies in art conservation.

Location

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
770 NE 125th Street, North Miami, FL 33161 (Map)

Contact Information

Young Talent Big Dreams Auditions - African Heritage Cultural Center

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM - English

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor, The Children’s Trust continue Young Talent Big Dreams the most widespread local FREE youth talent contest in Miami-Dade. Kids between the ages of 8-17 will be invited to showcase their talents and compete for prizes ranging from performing arts scholarships, cash awards, performance opportunities plus tickets to local attractions and theatres. For the fourth consecutive year, the Grand Prize winner will receive a free trip airfare, hotel and free passes for two to attend the live Teen Choice Awards, courtesy of WSVN CH7, together with $500 in cash. Participation in the competition is free of charge and limited to residents of Miami-Dade County.

Location

African Heritage Cultural Center
6161 NW 22 Avenue, Miami, FL 33142 (Map)

Contact Information

305-444-9293

www.actorsplayhouse.org

Champion of the Arts Luncheon

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:30 AM - English

Citizens Interested in Arts ninth annual Champion of the Arts Luncheon will honor Shelton Berg, Dean of the Frost School of Music at The university of Miami, Event venue is The Four Seasons Brickell. Along with a gourmet lunch, there will be entertainment and a luxury silent auction.

Tickets start at $150.00 and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Location

Four Seasons
1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131 (Map)

Contact Information

Gloria Muroff

305-932-9580

Annual Pineapple Jam Dinner and Auction

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 6:00 PM - English

Stranahan House’s annual fundraiser is always a historic event! Enjoy an evening at Broward County’s oldest and most historic home with a cocktail reception, silent auction, house tours, dinner, live auction and more! All proceeds benefit the educational programs and preservation of the house.

6 pm cocktails, silent auction, and house tours; 7:30 pm dinner and live auction. $150 per person/sponsorships available; advanced registration required.

Location

Stranahan House Museum, Inc.
335 Southeast 6th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

Young Talent Big Dreams Auditions - at the Miracle Theatre

Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM - English

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor, The Children’s Trust continue Young Talent Big Dreams the most widespread local FREE youth talent contest in Miami-Dade. Kids between the ages of 8-17 will be invited to showcase their talents and compete for prizes ranging from performing arts scholarships, cash awards, performance opportunities plus tickets to local attractions and theatres. For the fourth consecutive year, the Grand Prize winner will receive a free trip airfare, hotel and free passes for two to attend the live Teen Choice Awards, courtesy of WSVN CH7, together with $500 in cash. Participation in the competition is free of charge and limited to residents of Miami-Dade County.

Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Young Talent Big Dreams Auditions (Free)

Next date: Apr 8, 2017 - click here for time schedule - English

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor, The Children’s Trust continue Young Talent Big Dreams the most widespread local FREE youth talent contest in Miami-Dade. Kids between the ages of 8-17 will be invited to showcase their talents and compete for prizes ranging from performing arts scholarships, cash awards, performance opportunities plus tickets to local attractions and theatres.

For the fourth consecutive year, the Grand Prize winner will receive a free trip airfare, hotel and free passes for two to attend the live Teen Choice Awards, courtesy of WSVN CH7, together with $500 in cash. Participation in the competition is free of charge and limited to residents of Miami-Dade County.

Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Trigger (Free)

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM - English

A riveting oratorio about coming of age in the age of guns.

Location

Lehman Theater
11380 NW 27th Ave, Bldg 5000, Miami, FL 33167 (Map)

AIDS Walk Miami

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - English

AIDS Walk Miami is a 5K walk-a-thon fundraiser through the picturesque streets of South Beach benefiting over 15,000 individuals living in our Miami-Dade and Broward Communities who have been affected by or infected with HIV/AIDS.

The event continues to be Miami’s largest HIV/AIDS awareness fundraiser and continues to attract thousands of participants who walk for different reasons, but walk together for one common cause: to support Care Resource and Food For Life Network food bank and its work to prevent new infections, maximize the health outcomes of those infected, and to end the epidemic here in South Florida.

Join us this year as we take the next step in the fight against HIV/AIDS. For more information, click on the Event Information tab on the left.

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This event is free and open to the public. Donations are not mandatory to participate. Registration for the Walk begins at 8am and the Walk starts at 9am, rain or shine. There will be an open air post walk festival in Soundscape Park.

Location

Soundscape Park
400 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

Information

305-751-9255

www.aidswalkmiami.org

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