April 21, 2017
HistoryMiami Museum has two upcoming exhibitions to recognize the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, titled “Hurricane Andrew: 25 years Later”, and to show pictures of South Floridians from the 1990’s, titled “Tropical Wildlife: Portraits of Miamians, 1991-1996”. April 6-January 15, 2018. 101 West Flagler St.; historymiami.org
A one-of-a-kind hybrid event bringing together visual artists, film directors, and performers. The exhibition is joint production between Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Alan Faena and Faena Art under the artistic direction of Andrea Bellini and Ximena Caminos in collaboration with Cecilia Alemani, Caroline Bourgeois, and Elvira Dyangani Ose. Screenings Wednesday-Sunday from 3-9 p.m. through April 30. 3300 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; RSVP.
Step right up and enjoy a night dedicated to the legendary magician, Harry Houdini. Through May 21, Award-winning magician, Dennis Watkins, performs Houdini’s original magic tricks, including the notorious dangerous escape, Water Torture Cell, as a ringmaster takes you through Houdini’s life. Purchase tickets here. 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami.
At the Sandbox in the Miami Theater Center, artist Fernando Calzadilla will unveil his never-before-seen collection of paintings from the past three decades,—all of the same image. Calzadilla has been painting and repainting the same subject for years, and his work will be reflected in his performance Duologue with a Painting, an interactive stage production. Installation: 2-7:30 p.m. Performance begins at 8 p.m. Tickets, $25. April 28-30. Miami Theater Center, The Sandbox 9816 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores; mtcmiami.org
Miami is known as the Magic City and now it will live up to its fame with Kevin & Caruso’s Magique show opening at Faena Theater. The spectacle, enjoyable for ages 13 and up, blends illusions with comedy and a splash of cirque, accompanied by a powerful soundtrack and stunning special effects. Sundays and Tuesdays, 7 p.m dinner, 8 p.m. show. Tickets are $65. 786-655-5600; ticketmaster.com
Fooq's is collaborating with Seasons Farm Fresh, Miami’s best source for fresh harvested fruits and vegetables for a five-course dinner. Enjoy a hand-selected menu that includes heirloom tomato toast, smokey eggplant and a Persian broken pot. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. RSVP by emailing email@example.com. 1035 North Miami Ave., Miami.
YoungArts will be presenting its first ever photography exhibition curated by Master Teacher and Panelist Michelle Dunn Marsh and will also feature works by alumni. May 5-June 30. 2100 Biscayne Boulevard; youngarts.org
A colorful celebration of Mexico’s entertainment, food, and drink culture with real live donkeys! Sweet Liberty is also partnering with El Tosoro Tequila, to bring you $7 margaritas, palomas, and other tequila infused cocktails. What’s more, Jorge Moreno and his band will take residence inside this local’s hotspot. 237 20th Street B, Miami Beach; mysweetliberty.com
Enter the Middle East without leaving the Miami sands, at the Town of Surfside’s Moroccan Beach Picnic. Belly dance with professionals in a tipi village as Middle Eastern music plays. Drink cold-pressed juices and snack on healthy bites. Then, watch Le Beau Moroc’s beachside fashion show. The free event is from 4-7 p.m. 9301 Harding Ave., Surfside
This Cinco de Mayo, there’s no better place to celebrate with a tequila in hand and sombrero on head than at Tocaya Organica Miami! From 11 a.m. – midnight, this modern organic Mexican restaurant will be serving up $5 Cervezas, $7 Margaritas, and 2 for $10 Casamigos Watermelon Shots from. Guests can also indulge in Tocaya’s delectable food menu with offerings including burritos, tacos, salads and more. tocayaorganica.com
The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science has announced its grand opening event and fundraiser will take place just two days before opening its doors to the public. The benefit event is the museum’s most anticipated event to date and will support the museum’s exhibitions and programs. Commemorating the anticipated opening of the new, state-of-the-art campus in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park, A Celebration of Science will bring together supporters and guests from around the world. 7 p.m. For tables or sponsorship opportunities, please call 305-434-9585 or email celebratescience@frostscience.
Join Sweet Liberty for their “Talk Derby to Me” Kentucky Derby viewing party featuring specialty Southern Fare and commemorative cocktails such as the Black-eyed Susan Cocktail, Bourbon Smash, Whiskey Sour, Bourbon Cider Sour and the Classic Mint Julep. There will be an interactive Mint Julep bar cart offering guests the chance to blend their own flavored juleps. Sweet Liberty will also be providing a Derby Hat & Bow Tie Bar for guests to purchase on-site and participate in their “Best Dressed Contest.” 237 20th Street B, Miami Beach; mysweetliberty.com
Celebrate Team USA’s gold medal at the prestigious culinary competition, Bocuse d’Or, by sampling bites from the medal winner himself, chef Mathew Peters and Miami’s most talented chefs like Jose Mendin, Sean Brasel and more. 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami. Buy tickets at arshtcenter.org
Sommeliers, mixologists and top chefs will unite for a common cause: to end child hunger in America. Spend the night taste testing Miami chefs' best sweet and savory dishes while sipping on craft cocktails. Event is from 7-10 p.m. with an after party from 10p.m.-12 a.m. at R house. Purchase tickets here. 2136 NW 1st Ave, Miami.