March 6, 2014
The GFWC Coral Gables Woman’s Club will hold their annual casino night fundraiser on Saturday, March 8th, at 8 p.m., at their clubhouse, 1009 East Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables. The event will benefit the Club’s May Van Sickle Children’s Dental Clinic that provides more than $220,000 annually in free dental care to children who fall between the cracks in the healthcare system. This is a great night out with music, gaming, food, silent and live auction and lots of fun for only $50 per person. Tickets include food and one drink with a cash bar. This is the best deal in town. For ore information visit www.coralgableswomansclub.org or for call Gloria at 305 968-3090.
February 25, 2014
The groundbreaking social enterprise Rising Tide Car Wash, which employs adults with autism, is taking its efforts to empower people with autism a step further by launching Rising Tide Plus. This initiative brings together local adults with autism to gather resources, socialize and grow as individuals. Join in on the fun and attend Movie Nigh! Registration is required http://www.risingtideplus.org
February 22, 2014
Caren Neile, former chair of the National Storytelling Network and co-host of The Public Storytellers, presents an amusing storytelling performance guaranteed to motivate young storytellers.
February 21, 2014 – February 22, 2014
Deana Martin didn’t only inherit her father’s name- Rat Pack Dean Martin – but his love for the stage and talent for performing. Martin will be performing songs from The Great American Songbook and her albums Memories Are Made of This, Volare and Destination Moon. Performances Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
February 16, 2014
Jazz in the Gallery featuring the Jason Hainsworth Quartet with Jason Hainsworth on saxophone, Angelo Versace on piano, Jonathan Dadurka on bass, and Rodolfo Zuniga on drums.
Free and open to the public.
February 15, 2014
Live @ the Sherman Library: Meet the Author/Illustrator HENRY COLE!
Learn about the art of book illustration with famous illustrator, Henry Cole. Henry Cole is the author/illustrator of the award winning children’s books A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home, and Unspoken: A Story From the Underground Railroad. He has illustrated more than 50 children’s picture books including Some Smug Slug, City Chicken, and Tango Makes Three.
This program is funded by a gift from the Charles P. Ferro Foundation.
Location: 1st floor – Public Library Services Dept.
3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
When: Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Join us for an evening of lyrical dialogue. Listen to and discuss the soulful sounds of the social Justice movement of the 1960 American Civil Rights Era. Let\’s reflect on the musical genius and artistry displayed in songs like \”A Change is Gonna Come,\” the Civil Rights Anthem composed and sung by the legendary Sam Cooke. Discussion includes dialogue about freedom fighter songs that reflect the spirituals that got black Americans through, not over, oppression. Open to the public, opportunity for personal reflection and musical talent. Location: NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery. Contact Debra Nixon, email@example.com; 954-262-3008.
February 14, 2014
Known affectionately by his audiences as the “People’s Tenor”, Michael Amante’s vocal abilities range from singing everything from opera to Broadway to contemporary pop. Legend Tony Bennett calls Amante one of the foremost tenors of our generation.
February 13, 2014
Civil Rights is arguably the defining issue of the twentieth century and the epic struggle of black Americans to secure the rights guaranteed to them under the Constitution is one of the greatest stories in the history of the nation. Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences presents a lecture by Professor Charles Zelden (author of Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union) on the protracted and complex twentieth century campaign to end racial inequality in America. Location: NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery. For more information, contact David Kilroy at 954-262-8021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 10, 2014
Few movie directors have tackled issues of race in America more directly and more insightfully than Spike Lee. Early Spike films such as She’s Gotta Have It, Do the Right Thing, and Mo Better Blues challenged traditional Hollywood stereotypes and revolutionized the depiction of black America on the big screen. Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and the Alvin Sherman Library present a screening of an early a Spike Lee film and a discussion led by several faculty members from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences about the debates and controversies that accompanied films in the 1990s. Location: Sherman Library, room 4009. For more information, contact David Kilroy at 954 262 8021 or email@example.com.
February 9, 2014
Screening and discussion of documentary film “Slavery by Another Name,” facilitated by Professor Debra Nixon, LMFT, Inclusion and Diversity Facilitator. Even as slavery ended after the Civil War, new forms of forced labor kept thousands of African Americans in bondage until the onset of World War II. Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History that uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion about America’s civil rights history. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Location: NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.
Our Wicked Ways is teaming up with Wynwood brewing Company to bring yoga to beer lovers…and beer to yoga lovers.
Come join us for an hour of energizing Om Brew Yoga followed by a sampling of some of the best craft beer in South Florida!
No matter what level yogi you are, you can join in the fun. OM Brew yoga is for everyone! Bring your mat or a beach towel to work out on and bring your friends to join in the fun.
Sunday February 9, 2014.
Registration begins at 10:30 am and practice will begin promptly at 11:00am.
$15 per person includes yoga class and a pint of your choice in the tap room after the practice. Please arrive early to allow for registration.
Wynwood Brewing Company will be joined by a great food truck for your dining pleasure beginning at 12pm so plan to kick back after the practice and soak up the vibes in one of our favorite places in South Florida.
Space is limited. Please reserve your space by visiting our web site: http://ourwickedways.com/om-brew-yoga/
February 8, 2014
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New York-born artists Charles N. Mills, Edith Humphreys and Denise Collins shared more than a love for the arts – they also shared a bloodline and desire to create art that resonates with the soul and the past. The patriarch of the family, painter Charles Mills, who painted the entrance mural at Sistrunk Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale and passed away in October, 2013; his daughter, the sculptor Denise Collins; and his late niece, painter Edith Humphreys, will exhibit a collection of over 50 pieces of original art work inspired by the stories and ancestries of Africa, America and the Caribbean.