FEBRUARY 07, 2015
Starring the award-winning actress, TV star, singer, and dancer Jasmine Guy, a modern day Griot, and the acclaimed Avery Sharpe Trio, Raisin’ Cane celebrates and honors the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance through text, song, music, movement and imagery. The show premiered at the Apollo Theater in 2007.
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211th Street
Cutler Bay, FL 33189
5 – 8 p.m. $10 Admission, Free for Lowe Members and Students For more information about the event, visit lowemuseum.org
University of Miami
1301 Standford Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
The 33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami pageant will take place February 7th from 7 – 9 p.m. and is a platform for contestants to reach their goals through their personal commitment to become leaders in their community. Participants will showcase their confidence, talent and beauty for a chance to gain invaluable life experience through community service, cultural events and networking opportunities. The Kiwanis of Little Havana is now accepting applications for contestants to compete for the coveted title of 33rd Annual Miss Carnaval Miami 2015, presented by Coca-Cola Zero. Young women between the ages 16-25 are invited to register for the celebrated pageant, with the winner becoming an ambassador of Carnaval Miami 2015, receiving $2,500 in college scholarship funds, an automatic entry to the Miss Florida USA pageant and other prizes.
Manuel Artime Theater
900 SW 1st Street
Miami, FL 33130
HARRY CONNICK, JR.’s meteoric rise in the world of music was only a prelude to a multi-faceted career. This pianist, vocalist, composer, band leader, actor, and philanthropist has received awards and recognition for his live and recorded musical performances, and for his achievements on screens large and small as well as the Broadway stage. Begins at 8 p.m. Visit the website for tickets and more information.
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. Throughout the show DWP takes audiences on a journey from foundational tunes of groups like the Crests, Belmonts and Flamingos through their influences on the sounds of Smokey Robinson, the Temptations, and the Four Seasons all the way to Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Amy Winehouse.
Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
3385 NE 188th Street
Aventure, FL 33180
J.A.V.A (Jesus Approved Vibin’ Atmosphere) Great Music, Poetry, Live Band and Tasty Food , Open Mic and Networking Doors Open @ 7:30 p.m./ Showtime 8 p.m.
1195 NW 124th Street
North Miami, FL 33168
Discover shore birds, ocean life, and admire the beautiful scenery of Crandon Park as you paddle alongside a certified naturalist through the various ecosystems. This tour will meet at the Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center in the North Beach entrance, to register please visit the website or call the phone number. 6:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Crandon Park Visitors & Nature Center (North Beach Entrance)
6767 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
This two-day event will feature the top model agencies, as well as some of the top professional volleyball players across the world, competing in a co-ed beach volleyball tournament. These top agencies include Next, CGM, Elite, Ford, MC2, Mega, Front, Oceans, Runways and Wilhelmina. The City of Miami Beach celebrates its 100th birthday on March 26, 2015. Visit MiamiBeach100.com for a complete listing of events and to learn more about Miami Beach’s unique history.
Ocean Drive & 8th Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139
The Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) is a two-day tri-county charity cycling event. The DCC is dedicated to raising funds for lifesaving cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Rides begin in Miami-Dade at Sun Life Stadium, in Boca Raton at Mizner Park Ampitheater, in Palm Beach at CityPlace and at Dolphins Training Camp throughout the weekend. Along each route, water stops will be located approximately every 15-20 miles, with food, beverages, entertainment, restroom facilities, medical treatment and mechanical assistance available for riders.
Sun Life Stadium
2269 NW 199th Street
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
This annual event showcases antique maps, rare books, panoramas and atlases from around the world. Peruse and purchase antique maps from some of the finest map dealers in the world and discover the history and future of cartography with our dynamic speakers: Richard H. Brown, Vice Chairman, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, William B. Ginsberg, Map Collector and Author, and Jacqueline V. Nolan, GIS Cartographer, Library of Congress. Cost: $80/weekend registration; $20 daily admission, $10 university students with I.D. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m.
101 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
Try free yoga classes in the outdoors by the Bay of this beautiful park today. Classes will be held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Candidates will be taken until the class is considered full. Must be at least eighteen years of age. Bring your own yoga supplies (mat, towel, water, snacks, etc.). Call the number below if you have any question.
Bayfront Park Amphitheater
301 N. Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132