December 5, 2013
AFP Miami and South Florida Network of Blacks in Philanthropy will host a workshop that will explore the factors that influence giving and the motivation behind Hispanic philanthropy. This workshop is designed to increase the understanding and motivations behind Hispanic philanthropy, whereas attendees will learn how to engage and involve the Hispanic community in identifying and developing leadership capabilities in the area of philanthropy. We will discuss what works and what does not when organizations strive to engage Hispanic philanthropic donors and volunteers.
November 24, 2013
Pinecrest Farmers Market – EVERY SUNDAY – 9AM – 2PM In the parking lot of Pinecrest Gardens 11000 S. Red Road, Pinecrest, FL 33156 For more information please call 786-367-8274 or visit us at www.greenmarketco-op.org
November 21, 2013
The owners of Monc Boutique, which opened earlier this year in South Miami’s “boutique district”, hopes to raise money and awareness for Becca’s Closet and encourage young women of all backgrounds to aim high and dream big. The women’s clothing store is also collecting donations of women’s formal dresses for Becca’s Closet through the event on Nov. 21.
November 20, 2013
The Tech-Knowledge-E Committee strives to define and deliver relevant, understandable technology ideas to the Chamber South membership and the general business community.
November 16, 2013
This legendary percussionist once again takes the stage performing his audience favorite, “Tribute to the Music of Cal Tjader.” Sammy is a Grammy Nominated musician whose albums and singles have topped the charts for years. Sally’s Tomato will replicate Tjader’s music from the 60′s and 70′s and make it soar, with exciting vibraphone cadences and percussion breaks from the man who has been hailed by Larry Rosen as “the best percussionist in the world.”
Join us on Saturday, November 16th, for an evening of visual and performing arts and engaging live demonstrations. Explore the creative process in the many artists’ studios and alternative spaces, fall in love with hundreds of original works of art, meet the artists and collect their work.
MANO turns to Cuba’s Vanguard movement as inspiration for his newest collection “Circa Now”, returning to a more gestural format of abstract expressionism, MANO pays homage to Cuban masters such as artists Cundo Bermundez, Antonio Gattorno and Amelia Pelaez among others, interpreting their works using unlikely materials such as jute and applying thick layers of paint and natural pigments to create richly textured works in celebration of his heritage. The opening reception will be held during the Bird Road Art Walk.
November 13, 2013
The all-you-can-meet networking function set in a fun environment. It’s like a business meeting only fun!
November 10, 2013
Orchestra Miami is proud to present “Viva Verdi” in honor of the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth (Oct. 10, 1813). In this celebratory concert, Orchestra Miami will present an array of fantastic artists who will perform some of his most beloved arias and choruses, along with several of his more seldomly performed compositions. To start the festivities, Musicologist and Verdi specialist Karen Henson will present a special pre-concert lecture.
Jewelry, art, pottery, plants and more at this renowned rain or shine open market sale. Vendor tables $ 75 ($25 for second table).
November 7, 2013
The Florida Venture Forum and Nair & Co. will present a business education program with a panel discussion led by international experts to discuss the most effective positioning and steps for companies considering international expansion. The event titled, “From Garage to Global: The Right Way to Expand Internationally,” will focus on how to penetrate and establish a sound foothold in emerging but volatile growth markets such as China, India and Latin America. The event takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, 333 SE 2nd Avenue, 44th floor, Miami, FL 33131. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $45 for Florida Venture Forum members and $60 for non-members.
November 2, 2013 – November 3, 2013
With the support of our wonderful sponsors, Chamber South produces this fine arts show featuring juried artists from across the country…and the world! Held on the first weekend of November, the show kicks off the festival season in Miami-Dade County. Chamber South’s annual South Miami Art Festival is held on historic Sunset Drive in the heart of South Miami between US-1 and Red Road and attracts over 50,000 people (police estimates). The much anticipated event provides an outstanding multicultural experience in a family setting. Our goal is to continue to provide our community with a quality fine art show that will both stimulate the local economy and increase the awareness of the arts.
November 1, 2013
November 01, 2013 @ 8:00 PM
Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center
Monica Mancini, vocalist
Cyrille Aimée, vocalist
Nicole Henry, vocalist
Jon Secada, vocalist
Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra
Scott Flavin, resident conductor
Festival Miami closes its 2013 season in collaboration with Jazz Roots – A Larry Rosen Jazz Series and presents Pink Panther at 50. This spectacular concert staged at the beautiful Adrienne Arsht Center celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic film, The Pink Panther, and its composer—the musical genius Henry Mancini, who is renowned for his memorable film and television scores. This one-night-only tribute program features an all-star roster of special guest artists, backed by the University of Miami Frost School of Music’s extraordinary Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. Guest soloists include international superstar Jon Secada; sultry vocalist and Grammy nominee Monica Mancini – daughter of the late Mancini; the powerhouse vocalist heralded by the Huffington Post as “this generation’s First Lady of Jazz” Nicole Henry; and the Miami debut of New York based French singer Cyrille Aimée, who recently took top prize in the first-ever Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition.
Presented in collaboration with Jazz Roots and the Adrienne Arsht Center
Order tickets through the Arsht Center Box Office at 305-949-6722 or online at http://www.arshtcenter.org.
October 30, 2013
October 30, 2013 @ 8:00 PM
UM Gusman Concert Hall
Christian McBride Trio
Christian McBride, bass
Christian Sands, piano
Ulysses Owens, Jr., drums
Stamps Jazz Quintet
Aidan Lombard, trumpet
Sam Hart, saxophone
Quinn Sengupta, piano
Robert Bruya, bass
Marcelo Bourque-Perez, drums
Bassist extraordinaire Christian McBride has been one of the most important and omnipresent figures in the jazz world for 20 years…and he isn’t even 40 yet! His audience-friendly jazz trio is described as “one of the most intoxicating, least predictable bands on the scene today.” McBride is a three-time Grammy Award winner and co-director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. An in-demand performer, arranger, composer, and educator, he has worked with the best of the very best in jazz, R&B, and pop including Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Isaac Hayes, Natalie Cole, James Brown, Sting, Don Henley, Bruce Hornsby and Queen Latifah, to name a few.
Section A -$40
Section B – $30
Section C – $20
Season package sales start July 15.
Ticket sales start August 1.