Free Taste of Cuba Festival


Celebrate the music, art and food of the island of Cuba at the two-day Taste of Cuba Festival at Hialeah Park Race Track Saturday, Feb. 28, noon to midnight and Sunday, March 1, noon to 10 p.m. Admission is free. Headlining the musical entertainment is Cuban sensation Albita Rodriguez on Sunday and salsa group TimbaLive on Saturday. […]

Free sound art concerts at SoundScape Park


The Subtropics Experimental Biennial of Music and the Sound Arts is presenting two free public sound performances on Friday, Feb. 27, and Wednesday, March 4, from 3-5 p.m. at SoundScape Park. The concerts are free. The performance is under the direction of Gustavo Matamoros, founder of the Subtropics Festival and presented by the South Florida Composers Alliance. […]

Free U.S. Navy Concert Band concert


The United States Navy Concert Band is hosting a free performance at South Dade Senior High School in Homestead on Monday, March 2, at 7 p.m. Considered the premier wind ensemble of the United States Navy, the group will perform marches, patriotic selections, orchestral works and modern wind ensemble repertoire. Led byMichael P. Hayes, the band […]

Miami Cuban Sandwich Festival

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If you’ve got an appetite for Cuban sandwiches, the Miami Cuban Sandwich Festival on Sunday, March 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Magic City Casino is where you want to be. Admission is free. The event is the semi-finals event, and the winner will travel to Tampa for the Smackdown Finals in the City2City […]

Free St. Patrick’s Day-inspired cooking demo at Macy’s


Find Your Pot O’Gold with Finnegan’s Brickell is the theme for an upcoming cooking demonstrations at Macy’s Dadeland on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. Get a jump on St. Patrick’s Day, with Casey Parker and The Finnegan’s Team cooking up a blend of Irish-inspired dishes, including Shepherd’s Pie with a Latin twist. Macy’s Dadeland is […]

Family Fun Day at CocoWalk

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Spend the afternoon enjoying the festivities at CocoWalk’s Family Fun Day and honoring people battling cancer during a special ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 2-6 p.m. Enjoy a live performance by the Coconut Grove Ballet Studio, food from various concession stands and kids can get their faces painted. And to recognize the CocoWalk charity of the […]

Discount family film days at O Cinema

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O Cinema in Miami Shores, which operates out of the Miami Theater Center, is one of Miami’s funkiest art house cinemas. The theater is presenting a series of films for kids, at discount prices, with a Family Film Days series from October through April. The monthly series features a variety of well-known kids’ films. All are […]

Free Big Band concert and lecture

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As part of Miami Beach’s Centennial Celebration, the city is a free Big Band concert and lecture on Friday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. at North Shore Band Shell. The concert is part of Miami Beach’s Arts in the Parks program. The concert will be followed by a lecture by Seth Bramson. Bramson, a historian and […]

Free spoken word and teen poetry slam


Following a week’s worth of residency here in Miami, poet/novelist/hip hop artist George Yamazawa heads up the teen poetry slam event on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. and then hits the stage for his spoken word performance on Friday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. Yamazawa’s inspiration for his writings comes from a troubled youth, spent […]

Free fun at Winn Dixie to kick off Calle Ocho Festival

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Local celebrity chefs Chef Pepin and Minerva Vazquez are bringing their cooking skills and personality to Calle Ocho Festival kick-off events at Winn-Dixie stores Saturday, Feb. 21, Sunday, Feb. 22, Saturday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 7. Shoppers will enjoy special cooking demonstrations by Chef Pepin of easy-to-prepare Kraft Food recipes such as mock mimosas, dog on […]