July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016
Take in the beauty of The Garden at Mina’s this summer while enjoying music from various Miami-based artists during their Summer Sessions in The Garden. Guests will experience multiple live bands weekly while enjoying cocktails in an enchanting alfresco setting. Thursdays-Saturdays. 8-10 p.m. 749 NE 79th St.; minasmiami.com
Hotel Victor's Sweet Summer Movie Nights are sure to take away your Monday blues. View candy-related movies such as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Chocolat, and Sweet Home Alabama on Hotel Victor's outdoor screen on the second floor terrace. Popcorn is included. Sugar Factory candy bags are extra. Seating opens at 7:30 p.m.; movies begin at 8 p.m. June 13, July 11, and August 8. 1144 Ocean Dr.; sugarfactory.com
Experience the beautiful symmetry at work inside the brasserie style Seagrape during the Summer Tasting Series. With inspiration from southern Florida and the Caribbean, their delicious dishes of farm-fresh veggies and local ingredients are sure to impress. The series features a 3-course lunch ($20) and a 3-course dinner ($35) for an unbeatable price through August 31. The Confidante Hotel, 4041 Collins Ave.; seagrapgemiamibeach.com
Don’t miss the unveiling of the third project in the Curious Vault Collaborations, Neutral Network, which combines the work of local artists and scientists to create a unique exhibit that explores the pathways of the human brain through Cognitive Neuroimaging and includes pieces from the Dr. J. Manson Valentine archive. The event will give guests an inside look on the creation of the project as well as discussions with experts on the merging of art and science. Opening reception 6–7 p.m.; panel discussion 7–8 p.m. Neutral Networks will be on display through August 12. RSVP here. Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, FIU, 10975 SW 17th St.
Calling all ladies to Sarsaparilla Club on Wednesdays. Receive $25 worth of Sarsaparilla Bucks to indulge in American dim sum and cocktails. 5 p.m. to close. The Sarsaparilla Club, Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach, 118th St.
In celebration of summer, Mediterranean hotspot, Cleo South Beach is rolling out Winesday, bringing guests Juliette La Sanglière Rosé at half price every single Wednesday at only $6 by the glass and $24 per bottle! The restaurant's array of summer-approved Mediterranean fare pares perfectly with this wine. 6 p.m. sbe.com
If you're passionate about food, award-winning chefs Benjamin Murray of Azul and Diego Oka of La Mar are bringing you the ultimate learning and entertaining experience. Student chefs will have the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques as they create new dishes. Runs through December 9. Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Drive, 305-913-8358
Pubbelly kicks off of their PB Burger Series campaign, and announces a self-proclaimed extension of National Burger Month in May by celebrating in June & July in partnership with the James Beard Foundation’s Better Burger Project. Each Wednesday there will be an exclusive, one-of-a-kind burger recipe created by a series of guest chefs with one dollar of all proceeds going to the James Beard Foundation. From June 1-July 27. 1418 20th St.; pubbellyboys.com
The Dutch at W South Beach will host its fifth annual July Summer BBQ Series. Hang out in the Grove, the casual backyard patio, while feasting on mouthwatering BBQ, sweet treats, and refreshing bourbon libations. Each week will feature a guest chef (Michael Pirolo of Macchialina; Xavier Torres of Drunken Dragon and Chef Phuket Thong of Cake Thai Restaurant; John Iatrellis of Lure; and John Gallo and Rene Reyes of Pinch Kitchen and Steve Santana of Taquiza), along with a specially-themed BBQ dinner served family-style. Every Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. to close. $40 per person. W South Beach, 2201 Collins Ave.; thedutchmiami.com
The Dutch Summer BBQs will occur every Wednesday in July from 7-10 p.m. thedutchmiami.com
The Standard Spa is making your week a bit more bearable with Vino Wednesdays (happening until further notice). Unwind and enjoy half-off select wines every Wednesday. 40 Island Ave.; standardhotels.com
The renowned Montreal-based circus troupe returns to Miami in celebration of the Arsht Center’s 10th anniversary. Their breathtaking blend of circus arts, theater, acrobatics, and dance takes the audience to a world where fantasy defies reality as the artists perform to an original music score in a high-stylized metropolitan setting. Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., July 8-31; Sundays at 7 p.m. with matinee shows on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Ziff Ballet Opera House, Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd.; arcshtcenter.com
Caviar Russe Miami is raising the bar and bubbles with its new “Dom Fridays” champagne special. The restaurant will now offer Dom Perignon Champagne for $25 a glass or $100 per bottle from 4-7 p.m. Every Friday until further notice. caviarrusse.com
Fontainebleau Miami Beach welcomes back Mack and the rest of the Y100 family for another spectacular poolside performance. The concert series will kick off with performances by rapper and comedian Lil Dicky, rising pop artist Bebe Rexha, and Miami native Kent Jones. The BleauLive performance series celebrates Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s history and moves beyond a traditional concert by creating a fully immersive experience. 4441 Collins Ave.; fontainebleau.com
One of the largest festivals in Miami is back with even more live performances by Grammy Award winning artists including Estelle, Eric Benet, Jeremih, Ameriie, and local singers and artists who will showcase their work. The festival will also include local vendors and businesses and a youth zone, perfect for the entire family. 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Overtown Business District on NW 3rd between 9th and 11th Streets; overtownmusicfestival.com
Ms. Cheezious and Justise Winslow invite you to get your fix of finger lickin’ good BBQ. Enjoy live performances from DJ Kumi and Reverand’s Wife along with PBR specials. 4–8 p.m. Ms. Cheezious, 7418 Biscayne Blvd.
The legendary pineapple stage at Ball & Chain will host its second monthly presentation of Pineapple Sundays, an all-day event featuring live performances from Headless Tomz, Magic City Hippies, Electric Kiff, DJ Le Spam and more. Doors open at 2 p.m., live music starting at 4 p.m. 1513 SW 8th St.; ballandchainmiami.com
In honor of the second annual “South of Spice” event, Craft Social Club has partnered with Talde Miami beach for an exclusive tasting experience. The one-time only exclusive pop-up will feature chef Dale Talde’s signature Asian-American style dishes, Martin Miller gin based craft cocktails, and an exclusive art exhibit from globally acclaimed artist Lebo. 6 p.m. Purchase tickets here. 100 Collins Ave.; craftsocialclub.com
Dolce Italian and Glenlivet Scotch want you to celebrate National Scotch Day with them the only way they know how. Throughout this unique learning experience and four-course dinner of signature dishes complete with expertly paired scotch. 8 p.m. $85 per person. 1690 Collins Ave.; mixstir.com
Miami City Ballet is celebrating National Dance Day with a dance party in Collins Park, a meet and greet with the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders, sample dance classes for both kids and adults, and an open house inside MCB’s Studios. Free and open to the public, the event will raise support for MCB and the Dizzy Feet Foundation's shared mission to encourage Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and fight obesity. 10 a.m-4 p.m. MCB Studios, 2200 Liberty Ave.; miamicityballet.org