You’re invited for an evening of laughs in support of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Give the gift of laughter and help find a cure! Join presenting sponsors Paul B. Tartell, M.D. FACS, and Todd Goldberg and the Memorial Hospital West Medical Staff, at the Improv Comedy Club of Fort Lauderdale for an evening of comedy to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). This event will feature a live comedic performance by Ryan Stout who is known for his regular appearances on Chelsea Lately, Conan, Comedy Central Presents and “Live at Gotham.” Show tickets are $25 with the purchase of a two-drink minimum. Funds raised from this event will support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s upcoming Take Steps Walk which takes place on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Hollywood, Florida. For more info contact Sabrina Kurzman at 305-310-35507 or at SABS64@aol.com.
Welcome to the Events Calendar, where you’ll find listings of all exciting South Florida’s events in chronological order, starting with the current day. To see the past or upcoming events click on a date displayed in the small calendar feature on the left side of this page.
Night of Sol Sharing One Love, a concert benefiting the Life of Freedom Center for survivors of human trafficking in South Florida. Featuring inspirational and Gospel music by Miami Worship Choir with special guests, Ava Bethel, Ricky Gargia and Allen Paul. Hosted by WSVN Channel 7′s Diana Diaz.
Hosted by celebrity hair stylist SAMY and his two amazing dogs in Celebration of the Princess Oberle-Lopez Foundation to help animals in need and the first viewing of the million dollar art piece created by the famous Anastasia The Great in honor of Princess and the launch of her new Luxury Line of Canine Products to be distibuted worldwide by Dream Labs South Beach LLC with a portion of the proceeds ongoing benefiting animals in need. Live entertainment and fashion presentation, with eating stations and drinks for the duration. Tickets are $100.
The business of Fashion and Beauty has brought the world within reach and brought everything beautiful under one roof at the Miami Beach Beauty Show. Starting with Welcome Party Celebrity Meet and Greet sponsored by Dream Labs South Beach, Hot Magazine and SFG Magazine, scheduled for Saturday May 18 at Mansion Nightclub, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm sharp. A donation of $25 pre-paid in advance, or $35 at the door will benefit the Mayor’s Campaign and Princess Obele Lopez Foundation for the Animals in Risk. Hosted by Jo Blackwell-Preston and Samy Suarez, this will be an Evening of Beauty, Fashion and Entertainment benefiting a Cause. This year Beauty Bash Unity Now Is a Tomorrow for Everyone will offer the most amazing Runway show by Dion.
The Regs Band live with classic rock-n-roll and original music. Food & drinks, 50/50 raffle, door prizes, swimming pool. General admission is $3 per person or $5 couples.
Join SES pool party at Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort, with flair bartender competition, sponsored by Stoli, bestkeptsecretmiami.com, DD Custom Jewelry and Newport Hotel. DJL & MAS INC spinning. Cash prizes, silver ring bottle openers, gift cards and much more. Special performance by Drakkari Black.
Former “Real Housewives of Miami” star Cristy Rice, creator and designer behind new swimwear line Cuban Rice, will be putting together a pop-up shop at Four Seasons Hotel Miami. Her Spring/Summer 2013 “Cubanita” collection will be available for purchase, alongside trendy clothing items by Bri Bri Boutique – owned by Cristy as well. Miami fashionistas and beach-lovers alike will enjoy a day of fun in the sun, poolside brunch, glamour and shopping. Created by sassy Latina and former “Real Housewives of Miami” star Cristy Rice, Cuban Rice is an American-based swimwear and accessories brand designed for all body types from teen girls to women. Inspired by Cristy’s heritage, her life in the multicultural city of Miami and her worldly travels, the bold line captures the Cuban-American’s vivacious and free-spirited personality by featuring bright colors, sexy styles and fun prints. Handmade in Colombia, the debut collection “Cubanita” is a mix of the various styles, fabrics, embroideries and accessories that capture Cristy’s personality best. Standing by the notion that “la actitud is everything,” as Cristy firmly believes, which means “your attitude is everything”, Cuban Rice serves as a reminder to girls and women that beauty comes from within. For more information about Cuban Rice, please visit www.shopcubanrice.com.
Cuba Nostalgia takes visitors on a journey back in time for those who remember the island’s glamorous heydays and for those who never experienced them. It’s a three-day event that seeks to bring pre-Castro Cuba to life through a lively combination of art, performances, food and a strong emphasis on Cuba’s pre-revolutionary achievements. Admission for Adults is $12, and for Kids under 12 is $6.
Leela Restaurant, Inc. is a full service restaurant and catering service featuring healthy style Haitian-American Cuisine. Visit their professional chefs and their family in the heart of Little Haiti. Help them celebrate Haitian Heritage Month and their second year anniversary. This Urban Tour Host is an innovative, cultural tour operator best known for “Miami’s Cultural Community Tours” featuring Little Haiti, as seen in over 30 media worldwide since 2003- over 40 styles of tours of South Florida “Urban Arts Tour” and “Urban Mural Tour” since 2010. This grassroots, neighborhood, fun family event will feature a wide range of vendors and activities including health, beauty & skin care, environmental education plants, service, businesses, music, performers, art, new products, food, give-a-ways, and children’s activities. For more info call 305-416-6868.
The streets of Lauderdale Lakes, FL will come alive once again with the pulsating sights and sounds of the Caribbean during the 19th Annual Unifest Celebration, Sunday May 19, 2013. Unifest Live is presented annually by the Greater Caribbean Cultural Coalition(GCACC). Live Caribbean music and entertainment, cultural displays, a mini carnival street parade, Battle of the marching bands, kids zone, arts & crafts booths, health and business expo, Island food and more are always the focus of the festival. Our goal each year is to provide educational scholarship to deserving students of Caribbean heritage from the community, while at the same time providing dynamic, educational and culturally diverse entertainment. Advance tickets are $15 for general admission, and $45 for VIP, which includes delicious food from Donna’s Caribbean Restaurant, and fine spirits. Children 12 and under are FREE!