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Powerful women shining a light on liberty as Art Basel season kicks off

As the Art Basel season kicks off in Miami Beach, Lady Liberty takes center stage with a Bonnie Lautenberg Retrospective at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. The exhibit features powerful images of “Women Championing Freedom,” a collection from two decades of the artist’s work. Women shining a light on liberty exhibit November 16, 2022 through …

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Hop on the Miami Beach Trolley for free

Getting around Miami Beach is easy and free Now, traveling around this historical, tropical paradise is safer, more comfortable and a lot more fun, due to its transportation options. Here are some efficient alternatives to help cut down on the frustration and time spent behind the wheel when visiting Miami Beach. MiamiBeachTrolley.com offers citywide trolley …

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CultureFest 305 celebrates what makes Miami, Miami

Where can you find performances of Panamanian folk music and dance, Cuban music, Iranian dance, a Bahamian Junkanoo parade, dugout canoe carving, Asian calligraphy, Yiddish folk songs, and martial arts demonstrations all in one place? Why, Miami, of course! And it’s all happening at CultureFest 305 on Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 4 …

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NWS music series: Acclaimed artists and fellows collaborate at intimate concerts

This Sunday’s matinee concert on October 9, 2022 features Jennifer Frautschi on violin, and musicians of the New World Symphony‘s chamber music ensemble performing The Lark Ascending at 2 p.m. at New World Center on Miami Beach. Tickets are $15. New World Center is located at 500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, …

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Monthly moon viewings at Deering Estate

Moon Over Miami The famous song that Ray Charles sang takes on new meaning when you add a telescope to the scene with a backdrop of the historic Deering Estate.  Enjoying the view of the moon from the Estate’s front lawn is a recurring monthly event, but it’s also a a bring-your-own-binoculars or telescope (BYOT) …

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Miccosukee Indian Village reopens with gators, airboats and crafts

The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida will celebrate the reopening of its Indian Village on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The Village is once again preparing to be ready for visitors and plans to showcase its tribal arts and culture with crafts, airboat rides and alligator demonstrations.  Visitors can observe Miccosukee Indians as they engage …

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Kids under 14 get into select Miami Marlins baseball for only $1

Play Ball What kid wouldn’t like to sit in the bleachers to watch their hometown team after school? And if they could do it for only $1, that’s a treat for the grownups, too! Fans can start the next week off right with Miami Marlins Baseball. Exclusive to families that are registered for Club 305, …

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Los Wizzards bring on the funk, rock, pop, jazz, reggae, hip-hop and salsa

Seven, colorful and culturally diverse musicians came together in 2016 through a series of open mic nights. What emerged is the Miami-based band Los Wizzards that will be appearing at the Adrienne Arsht Center, in the Ziff Ballet Opera House on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Some say the magic of Los Wizzards …

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Free family fun celebrating Ukrainian culture at HistoryMiami Museum

Immerse yourself in the richness of Ukrainian culture with the Ukrainian Dancers of Miami, HistoryMiami Museum’s artist-in-residence. Experience traditional music, dance, cuisine, and more during this jam-packed afternoon. Enjoy dance workshops and live folk art demonstrations, hands-on craft activities, and an interactive instrument corner, all inspired by Ukrainian folk arts. The event takes place on …

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It’s all fun ’til daddy takes the T-bird away: Vintage Auto Show at Deering

Whether you are into muscle cars, Model-Ts or classic Mustangs, you will be able to see dozens of your favorites up close and personal at the 10th annual Vintage Auto Show. The Antique Automotive Club of America – South Florida Region, is gearing up to host the event on Sunday, November 6, 2022, from 10 …

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Perez Art Museum Miami presents free floating film series

Pérez Art Museum Miami’s (PAMM) will present the Floating Films Series in collaboration with Ballyhoo Media on the evenings of October 6, November 3 and December 22, 2022. Films will be screened from the water and guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Events are free with RSVP. Food and drinks will be …

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