The National YoungArts Foundation presents The Way of the Rain Miami, a performance art piece by Sibylle Szaggars Redford in collaboration with a superstar creative team including YoungArts alumni Dave Eggar and Desmond Richardson with a special guest performance by Robert Redford. This unique multidisciplinary show pays homage to Earth and its universal elements through the exploration of light, sound, color and texture. The concept for this one night only event was inspired during Redford’s more than 20 years as an environmental activist and visual artist. Tickets range from $47.50-$125, and VIP tickets are $500, includes VIP premium seating, pre-show cocktail reception and a post-show cast Meet & Greet.
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Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), produced and presented by Miami Dade College (MDC), will include 92 feature films and 28 shorts representing 38 countries will premiere at this year’s festival, which marks its 31st edition. 2014 lineup will include the North American premiere of the Shirley MacLaine-Christopher Plummer pairing Elsa & Fred. Directed by Michael Radford, the film is a remake of the 2008 Argentine/Spanish film of the same name. Also in the cast are Marcia Gay Harden, George Segal, Chris Noth, James Brolin, Wendell Pierce, Jaime Camil and Osvaldo Rios. The 10-day event, which runs March 7-16, also will include the world premiere of Rob the Mob, directed by Raymond De Felitta and starring Andy Garcia. De Felitta and Garcia previously collaborated on 2010′s City Island, which also premiered at MIFF. The festival will present actor-director John Turturro with its Career Achievement Tribute. Turturro will present his latest film, the Woody Allen starrer Fading Gigolo. The film, which debuted at the Toronto Film Festival, also stars Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara. Closing night will bring the world premiere of Rob the Mob, director Raymond de Felitta’s crime drama about a pair of thieves who decide to rip off the Mafia, starring Garcia, Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire), Ray Romano and Cathy Moriarty. #MIAMIFF
Fabrizio Carro, Nicola Carro, Cristiano Vezzoli & The Via Verdi Family invite you to “Martini Martedi”, a weekly Tuesday martini tasting, pairing & lounging at the Vezzoli Italian Martini Bar by mixologist Cristiano Vezzoli. Also enjoy music by local rotating guest DJs, musicians & friends. For dinner reservations call 786-615-2870.
The Sense Beach House Hotel and owner Ciro Campagnoli’s will host a cocktail reception to celebrate photographer Hugo Lopez‘s new exhibit: Pure.. Guests are invited to see the exhibit, mingle and enjoy champagne and delicious hors d’ oeuvres from The Local House Restaurant. Pure will inaugurate and introduce the new Gallery space at Sense Beach House. The space will be utilized to support artists and celebrate the Miami art and cultural scene. Pure will run until mid-May.
Mexican born Hugo Lopez has been part of the Miami art scene for 16 years. His new show Pure is a representation of his work, consisting in contrasting the realms of classic and contemporary photography in relation to the fields of fashion and landscape. Mr. Lopez’s photography usually creates a link between the two with the intention of creating a context in which both co-exist. The artist has worked in the field of photography extensively throughout the United States and Mexico. He has exhibited his work in Miami, New York City, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico and has been published in significant international art publications. He is also co-founder of FIFI projects, a contemporary art gallery with spaces in Mexico and the United States. He resides and works in Miami. Artwork will be available for purchase.
Join The Recording Academy® and fellow music community members for a casual networker hosted by Florida Chapter Governor Andres Saavedra. Enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and complimentary hors d’oeuvres courtesy of R HOUSE. Free admission for Recording Academy members and anyone who would like to learn about or join The Recording Academy. Special thanks to sponsors: BritWeek, R HOUSE, SAE Institute, SESAC, and the Tampa Hillsborough Film & Digital Media Commission.
Presented by The Sonoma House, Boca Raton. Join AFWC Sponsors and charities at their exciting “carnival booths” where guests can play wine-themed games like Ring the Wine Bottle, Toss the Ping Pong Ball into the wine glass, Pull a Winning Cork, and other fun games. In between the game booths will be wine tables- supplied by Total Wines- the retail wine sponsor. An AFWC table will be pouring very special wines from last year’s competition and you can expect surprise tastings from visiting wineries. Enjoy delicacies from local restaurants paired the fabulous wines. You can win a spot at the Consumer Challenge Table and see how much you really know about wine! This is a fun evening for all wine lovers to experience the AFWC and help raise funds for Deliver the Dream. Admission is $50.
Lang & Schwander has joined the NEWH, Inc. network and they are hosting first event at Habitat Residence. Habitat Residence is a family owned and operated Condo-Hotel with daily, weekly and monthly rentals, offering our guests the convenience of having a home away from home with an unbeatable service and comfort. Join for a property tour, cocktails and snacks at Habitat Residence conveniently located in Brickell.
Join a community of like minded inspiring women for the launch of Over 40 Females Miami Chapter with Author, Lifestyle Design & Community Arts Consultant Cheri Shanti of Wild & Wise and other guests at Moonchine’s. Come with your business cards and info to share on what you do in the world to share with community of amazing women. Cheri Shanti will be your MC and speaking to you with tips on Authentic Lifestyle Design: Living your Passion and Purpose Every Day. Each woman will get an opportunity to speak for a few minutes and share their work with the rest of the group.
BritWeek Miami, the annual celebration of British culture and industry excellence in South Florida, returns for a second year to the Sunshine State. Following the success of the inaugural BritWeek Miami in 2013, this year’s program of events will take place from March 6th–12th, 2014, throughout Miami and Miami Beach, adopting a themed approach centered on ‘design and innovation.’
The signature event is the BritWeek Miami eMerge Americas Transatlantic Tech Bash, taking place on Friday, March 7th in Miami Beach. eMerge Americas, created by the Technology Foundation of the Americas, aims to serve as a platform for hundreds of innovative entrepreneurs and startups from throughout the region to network with investors and industry luminaries. The Transatlantic Tech Bash, being held during BritWeek Miami, will serve as a prelude to the main eMerge Americas Conference, scheduled from May 2nd to 6th, 2014 in Miami Beach. Local speakers, UK thought leaders and Tech City Global Innovators will be invited for a series of panel discussions and a live streaming between two Global Tech Centers: Miami and Tech City London.
On Monday, March 10th, Port Miami plays host to the week’s third signature event – The BritWeek Port Miami Business Conference 2014. The conference focuses on the strategic relationship between The City of Miami, CAMACOL, World Trade Center Miami and key international economic powerhouses, to explore Miami’s strategic location as an international business center and ‘gateway’ for UK companies looking to do business in Central and South America and the Caribbean; and to Central and South American and Caribbean companies eyeing UK expansion and broader European opportunities. BritWeek Miami 2014 will focus on Miami as the hub of international trade in the America’s and on innovations in technology and international shipping. A business luncheon with guest speaker is to be followed by a fascinating tour of the Port and Tunnel.
On Tuesday, March 11th, Catherine Garrido from Manchester Business School will join professors from the University of Miami and University of Florida to host a series of BritWeek Miami Education Seminars at the business school’s Florida campus in downtown Miami. Topics for discussion will include MBA programs in the U.S vs. UK, global trends and the advancements or challenges that undergraduates face today.
The BritWeek Miami Creative Industries Closing Party will act as BritWeek Miami’s finale and closing signature event on Wednesday, March 12th at SLS Hotel South Beach. This invitation-only, British themed party celebrated the UK creative industries, as well as leading brands and companies representing the worlds of art, music, fashion, design, and film/television production, among others. BritWeek Miami will host its 2014 invitation-only signature red carpet event in celebration of the UK creative industries, attended by a number of British VIPs and personalities from the international film industry, through its newly formed partnership with the Miami International Film Festival.
Additional custom events being held during BritWeek Miami 2014 will include an innovation and architecture event at the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science; a British Afternoon Tea Party and fashion extravaganza in Miami Beach; a British Art showcase; a Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) British Film Screening hosted by Consul General Kevin McGurgan, and a Cruise Britain event to coincide with the SeaTrade exhibition at The Miami Beach Convention Center.
Don’t miss out on a chance to sip on delicious wine from the finest selections of both American and international vintages at Smith & Wollensky during National Wine Week. The event will give wine enthusiasts the chance to sample 10 different wines as they enjoy a great meal. @smithwollensky and #NationalWineWeek