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Villa Azur
Through
4/30/2017
White Asparagus April
Villa Azur
Starting April 4th, Villa Azur, Miami Beach’s 5-year-old destination for Mediterranean fare in a setting reminiscent of French and Italian Riviera’s, will launch their monthly ingredient focused tasting menus. To kick off the special for the month of April, the special ingredient on deck is the White Asparagus. Tickets range from $80 to $135.

309 23rd Street, Miami Beach
Phone: 305--76-8688 /
 
4814
04/16/2017
10:00 AM
Spring Fling
Miami Children's Museum
 
Jungle Island
04/16/2017
10:30 AM
Easter Brunch + Mega Egg Hunt
Jungle Island
Enjoy Easter brunch favorites in the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island. After dining, guests are encouraged to hop over to Jungle Island’s family-friendly Mega Egg Hunt. Tickets are $69.95 for adults and $44.95 for children.

1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami
305-400-7229 / http://www.jungleisland.com
 
4887
04/16/2017
11:30 AM
Blue Matisse Easter Brunch
Blue Matisse Restaurant & NAU Lounge
 
North Beach Village Resort
04/16/2017
12:00 PM
Easter Egg Hunt
Beach Gardens
It’s springtime – flowers are blooming, the weather is cool and #VillageLife is flourishing. This year, “spring in” to a mid-century modern paradise for an Easter Egg Hunt at North Beach Village Resort. Starting at noon, children and parents can decorate their own Easter bag, and at 1 p.m. the hunt for surprises begins. Check website for more details.

533 Orton Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
754-229-3870 / http://bit.ly/NBVEaster
 
04/16/2017
12:00 PM
Alice in Wonderland Easter Brunch
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
Inspired by the movie classic "Alice in Wonderland," enjoy an elaborate culinary presentation of Easter favorites accompanied by live musical entertainment and a special visit from the Easter bunny and Alice in Wonderland characters. Admission is $125; children, $65.

1 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
786-276-4000 / http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/miami/south-beach/dining
 
Villa Azur
04/16/2017
12:00 PM
Easter Brunch at Villa Azur
Villa Azur
Villa Azur will open its doors for a special Mediterranean Easter brunch feast. Available from noon to 4 p.m., the event will feature an unlimited buffet with stations of cold and warm appetizers, raw bars, BBQ with different cuts of red meat and poultry, pasta negra and ham tables, choice of one main course a la carte, options of various desserts. Admission is $75.

309 23rd Street, Miami Beach
305-763-8688 /
 
04/16/2017
12:00 PM
Easter Brunch at Area 31
Kimpton EPIC Hotel
This Easter glam-up in your Sunday best and hop on over to Area 31. Celebrate with world-class cuisine and enviable panoramic views of Downtown Miami at Area 31. Executive Chef Wolfgang Birk will whip up tasty favorites. Tickets are adults, $75 and kids, $30.

270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami
305-424-5234 /
 
4718
04/16/2017
4:00 PM
The Caretaker
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
TARA, ink.
04/16/2017
8:00 PM
Biennale of Moving Images: Short Films
FAENA Hotel Miami Beach
Jillian Mayer, You’ll be Okay, 4 min loop. Courtesy of the artist. Paris Kain, Love. Serve. Remember, 2016, 4 min. Courtesy of the artist. Jenna Hasse, Soltar, 2016, 24 min. Courtesy of the artist and Louise Productions. Bertille Bak, Usine À Divertissement (Entertainment Factory), 2016, 20 min. Courtesy of the artist and Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève. Alessio di Zio, Genesee, 14 min.

3400 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
http://www.faena.com/miami-beach/event/biennale-moving-images-week-april-10/
 
04/16/2017
11:30 PM
Secret Sin Sundays w/ Rascal & Leo Medina
Wall Miami Beach
Hosted by Dilo & Jonathan Estallo. Sounds by Rascal & Leo Medina.

2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
http://bit.ly/2nFVRWN
 
4703
04/17/2017
4:00 PM
Farmers Market
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
 
04/17/2017
6:00 PM
Heavy Hitters on SOBE
5th Street Boxing Gym
Join Luxury Chamber of Commerce and South Beach heavy hitters for an eclectic evening of cocktail networking at South Beach’s oldest and most prolific boxing gym, 5th Street Boxing, as they raise awareness and funds to knock out domestic violence and child trafficking. Get up close and personal with boxers as they spar in the ring – or bring your gym attire and get in on the action.

1434 Alton Road, Miami Beach
http://heavyhitters.club
 
4886
04/18/2017
6:00 PM
2017 Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony
Hilton Miami Downtown
 
4739
04/18/2017
6:30 PM
Salon: Women + Words
National YoungArts Foundation
 
04/19/2017
6:30 PM
Uncork Your Creativity
Painting With a Twist - Coral Springs
A little paint, a little wine, and a whole lot of fun! Enjoy a night of bottles (of wine) and brushstrokes. Reservations are required. Ann Storck Center (ASC) will receive a portion of all the proceeds from this event. The Ann Storck Center is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

720 Riverside Drive, Coral Springs
954-584-8000 / http://bit.ly/ASCWine
 
4874
04/19/2017
7:00 PM
Museum Circle Preview of Toba Khedoori
Perez Art Museum Miami
 
4869
04/19/2017
8:00 PM
'Catch a Fire' Screening
SoundScape
 
The Real Deal
04/20/2017
12:00 PM
Broward Real Estate Showcase and Forum 2017
Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA)
The Real Deal magazine, a leading real estate publication in New York, South Florida and Los Angeles, is once again bringing together the industry’s biggest power players for the Third Annual Broward County Real Estate Showcase & Forum. Tickets are $25.

1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach
305-764-3370 / http://therealdeal.com/soflaforum
 
04/20/2017
5:30 PM
4earth Biology By the Bay
Miami Seaquarium
To commemorate Earth Day, Miami Seaquarium will host “Four Days, Four Events, For Earth” on April 20 – 23. In efforts to inspire and educate guests about ocean and marine life conservation, the park’s Earth Day celebration will feature a guest lecture, happy hour, a mini film festival, Lionfish derby, a beach clean-up, and much more.

4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami
305-361-5705 / http://www.miamiseaquarium.com
 
04/20/2017
6:00 PM
Spring IT List
Brickell City Centre
Fashion Presentation. Enjoy a drink, music, and more. 10% of the sales during the event will be donated to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. RSVP to jesus_rohena@s5a.com.

Saks Fifth Avenue, 81 S.W. 8th Street, Miami
jesus_rohena@s5a.com
 
4875
04/20/2017
6:00 PM
Exhibition Preview of Toba Khedoori
Perez Art Museum Miami
 
4879
04/20/2017
6:00 PM
PAMM Third Thursdays: Poplife Social Vinyl Invasion
Perez Art Museum Miami
 
4913
04/20/2017
7:00 PM
Biennale of Moving Images: Exquisite Corpse
Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
 
04/20/2017
7:00 PM
ArtLab@TheLowe
Lowe Art Museum
Lowe Art Museum presents the opening reception of ArtLab@The Lowe 2017, organized and curated by University of Miami ArtLab students. This year's show examines the enduring legacy of the sea – and its creatures – in art.

1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables
305-284-5587 / http://www.as.miami.edu/lowe/ArtLab
 
4643
04/20/2017
7:00 PM
Ubiquitous Computing, Environment, and 'Resilient Hope’
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
 
04/20/2017
7:00 PM
Grape Expectations Wine Dinner
Area 31
Downtown Miami's acclaimed seafood restaurant, Area 31, will host an expertly crafted four-course wine dinner, featuring hand-selected vintages from the prestigious Gérard Bertrand Winery, in the South of France. Tickets are $108.

270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Downtown Miami
http://bit.ly/2oZsVbx
 
4930
04/20/2017
7:00 PM
Jewish Comedy Night with Dana Eagle
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
 
Elysian Brewery
04/20/2017
7:00 PM
Capitol Hill Series: Said in Zest
Purdy Lounge
Said in Zest is the latest in Elysian's Capitol Hill Series of beers – a collection of new and old beers from Elysian’s original Capitol Hill brewhouse – and is the second of six to be released in 2017. There will be a ceremonial tapping of The Said in Zest beer with a live performance from Askultura.

1811 Purdy Avenue, Miami Beach
http://www.elysianbrewing.com/
 
4458
04/20/2017
8:00 PM
Frost Salsa Orchestra
University of Miami
 
4259
04/20/2017
8:00 PM
An Evening with David Sedaris
Adrienne Arsht Center
 
NYX Professional Makeup
04/21/2017
10:00 AM
NYX Professional Makeup Grand Opening
Dadeland Mall
NYX Professional Makeup is set to open its newest retail location in Miami, marking its 30th store in the U.S. and fourth store in Florida. Fans can expect a weekend full of grand opening celebrations at Dadeland Mall, an expansive shopping mall where NYX Professional Makeup is perfectly positioned for beauty junkies to shop the complete line of affordable, professional makeup.

7535 North Kendall Drive, Miami
http://www.nyxcosmetics.com/nyxretail
 
Miami Beach Botanical Garden
04/21/2017
5:00 PM
Earth Day Eve Celebration in the Garden
Miami Beach Botanical Garden
The event will feature green community leaders, a yoga practice on the Great Lawn, Coral Morphologic's film projections, National Geographic's "Before the Flood" documentary, live DJ and refreshments by Whole Foods, and Broken Shaker & 27 Restaurant at Freehand. Admission is $15.

2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach
305-673-7256 / http://www.mbgarden.org/tickets
 
Miami Marlins
04/21/2017
7:00 PM
Taste of Miami
Marlins Park-West Plaza
Taste of Miami is an event that showcases the unique and diverse flavors of the "Magic City" through a selection of culinary bites, craft beers and wines from the best restaurants & breweries in Miami. General admission, $75; VIP, $150.

501 Marlins Way, Miami
305-480-1441 / http://m.mlb.com/marlins/tickets/info/taste-of-miami
 
JetSmarter
04/21/2017
7:00 PM
Buzz Art Auction Miami
The Ritz Carlton South Beach
Get ready to raise your paddles for JetSmarter Presents Buzz Art Auction . Admission: $65 online / $85 at the door.

1 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
786-888-4556 / http://www.buzzartauctions.com/miami-
 
4154
04/21/2017
7:15 PM
FGO's Young Artist Concert
Mandarin Oriental Hotel's MO Bar + Lounge
 
4459
04/21/2017
7:30 PM
Frost Chorale European Tour Sendoff Concert
University of Miami
 
4877
04/21/2017
7:30 PM
MCB School Ensemble Performances
Lynn & Louis Wolfson, II Theatre
 
City of Wilton Manors
04/21/2017
7:30 PM
Music at Mickel: The New Planets
Mickel Park
Live Music at Mickel, a monthly public concert series hosted by the City of Wilton Manors, is putting on its last show of the year. Enjoy April’s free outdoor concert featuring local band The New Planets, who will perform alternative rock reminiscent of The Beatles and U2.

2675 N.W. 7th Avenue, Miami
954-390-2130 / http://www.wiltonmanors.com
 
TARA, ink.
04/21/2017
8:00 PM
Biennale of Moving Images: The Challenge
FAENA Hotel Miami Beach
Yuri Ancarani, The Challenge, 2016, 67 min. Courtesy of the artist. Admission is free.

3400 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
http://www.faenaart.org/exhibitions/film-program/
 
Books & Books
04/21/2017
8:00 PM
'The American Plan' Book Launch
Books & Books
Author, playwright, and teacher, David Weisberg, will be in at Books & Books in Coral Gables to launch his new novel, The American Plan, which is set against the backdrop of Jim Crow race relations in Cuba and South Florida, bringing readers on a vivid ride through the American psyche in the 1950s and 60s.

265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables
305-442-4408 / http://www.booksandbooks.com/event/david-h-weisberg-american-plan-gables
 
4607
04/21/2017
8:00 PM
Trigger
Lehman Theater
 
3488
04/21/2017
8:30 PM
Reggie Wilson: Citizen
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
 
4590
04/21/2017
8:30 PM
Hunky Dory-Indie Flicks Series
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
 
Brickell City Centre
04/22/2017
8:45 AM
A Mindful Miami
Brickell City Centre
Brickell City Centre (BCC), the newest mixed-use urban landmark in the heart of Brickell, and Modern ŌM, Miami’s very own consciously minded brand bringing mindfulness into daily life, have partnered to host a mass meditation to raise the vibration in Miami in honor of Earth Day. Entrance located on 7th Street and South Miami Avenue by BALLY.

701 S Miami Avenue, Downtown Miami
305-864-3434 ext. 189 / http://bcc@taraink.com
 
04/22/2017
9:00 AM
Earth Day on The Underline
Brickell Metrorail Station
Friends of The Underline and Miami-Dade County Transportation and Public Works Department host a community clean up at the future Underline. Sign up on Eventbrite and clean up gear will be provided on site. Admission is free.

1001 S.W. 1st Avenue, Downtown Miami
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-day-on-the-underline-tickets-33165838917?aff=es2
 
Miami Center for Architecture & Design
04/22/2017
10:00 AM
Downtown Miami Historic District Architecture Walking Tour
Miami Center for Architecture & Design
This two-hour walking tour highlights several of downtown Miami’s best historic buildings, most of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. Tour begins with a brief introductory presentation at MCAD, itself located in the 1912 Old Post Office Building at the center of the City of Miami’s Historic District. Tickets range from $15 to $20.

100 N.E. 1st Avenue, Downtown Miami
786-361-1207 / http://bit.ly/1JztP4i
 
4815
04/22/2017
10:00 AM
Earth Day Extravaganza
Miami Children's Museum
 
4880
04/22/2017
10:00 AM
Tri-Rail Ride and Play at PAMM
Perez Art Museum Miami
 
4958
04/22/2017
11:00 AM
Party for the Planet
Zoo Miami
 
04/22/2017
12:00 PM
Giralda Al Fresco
Giralda Plaza, Coral Gables
Fellow foodies will gather and make their way to the new Giralda Plaza on Saturdays. Bangkok Bangkok II, La Dorada, The Bar, Spritz Pizzeria and Talavera Cocina Mexicana will take their tables to the open plaza for Giralda Al Fresco. Outdoor café seating for brunch, lunch, and dinner with live music.

Giralda Avenue between Ponce de Leon Blvd. & Galiano Street
305-569-0311 / https://goo.gl/CDB0Qy
 
04/22/2017
1:00 PM
National Healthcare Decision Day
Total Wine & More
National Healthcare Decisions Day aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning.

Arena Shops, 14750 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami Beach
https://www.familyfuneralalliance.org
 
4882
04/22/2017
1:00 PM
PAMM Art Storytime
Perez Art Museum Miami
 
4921
04/22/2017
2:00 PM
Synergism: The Collage of Our Memories
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA)
 
Conscious Acts Of Kindness & One By One Dog Rescue
04/22/2017
3:00 PM
Puppy Costume Contest Fashion Show
Tea & Poets
Conscious Acts of Kindness Puppy Costume Contest Fashion Show. Hosted by One By One Dog Rescue, a 501c3 nonprofit based in South Florida. $5 donation.

The Shops at Sunset Place, 5701 Sunset Drive, Miami
786-216-7201 / http://onebyonedogrescue.com/contest/
 
4881
04/22/2017
4:00 PM
Scholl Lecture Series: Elizabeth Diller
Perez Art Museum Miami
 
4878
04/22/2017
5:00 PM
MCB School Spring Benefit
Garden Party at Villa Azur
 
04/22/2017
5:00 PM
Earth Day Celebration
The Miami Beach EDITION
Celebrate & Educate on Earth Day with The Miami Beach EDITION.

2901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
 
04/22/2017
6:00 PM
EXPANSE 4.0: An Exploration of the Uncharted Urban
Williams McCall Gallery
EXPANSE 4.0: An Exploration of the Uncharted Urban opens at the Williams McCall Gallery with an artist reception from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibit will run until May 31st. This is the fourth season for EXPANSE 4.0, one of the gallery’s most anticipated shows. This popular exhibition features an eclectic roster of mostly local artists.

110 Washington Avenue, CU-3 Miami Beach
786-359-4321 /
 
Children's Bereavement Center
04/22/2017
6:30 PM
Rockin' on the Green 2017
University of Miami, Donna E. Shalala Student Center
The Children’s Bereavement Center (CBC), with Spotlight Sponsor Azamara Club Cruises, DLA Piper, Nancy Hector, and Vitas Healthcare will host the annual Rockin’ on the Green. This casual fun evening will include a delicious dinner by A Joy Wallace Catering, dancing, and live auction, all while supporting children and families grieving the loss of a loved one. Tickets are $250.

1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables
305-668-4902 / https://www.cbcrockin.org
 
3396
04/22/2017
7:00 PM
Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner and Auction
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
 
TARA, ink.
04/22/2017
7:00 PM
Biennale of Moving Images: L’Infinita Fabbrica del Duomo
FAENA Hotel Miami Beach
Massimo D’Anolfi & Martina Parenti, L’Infinita Fabbrica del Duomo, 2016, 121 min. Courtesy of the artist. Presented by Alastair Gordon, architecture critic for Wall Street Journal. Free.

3400 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
http://www.faenaart.org/exhibitions/film-program/
 
Miami Roller Derby
04/22/2017
7:30 PM
Roller Derby Earth Day Mayhem
Suniland Hockey Rink
On Saturday, April 22nd, come celebrate Earth Day and watch Miami's favorite Vice City Rollers take on the Molly Roger Rollergirls in the fourth game of the season. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and game starts at 8 p.m. after the National Anthem. Tickets are $10.

9300 S.W. 152nd Street, Miami (corner of US-1 and Coral Reef Drive)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1849772565049942/
 
4822
04/22/2017
8:00 PM
A Night of Romance, Swing, and the Blues
Pinecrest Gardens
 
4591
04/22/2017
8:00 PM
Gallim Dance
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
 
4460
04/22/2017
8:00 PM
Frost Symphony Orchestra—Mahler And Prokofiev
University of Miami
 
3488
04/22/2017
8:30 PM
Reggie Wilson: Citizen
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
 
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