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April 2014
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Black Male Youth Mental Health Conference

April 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center

Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (MDEAT)presents the Black Male Youth Mental Health Conference and Community Forums. The goal of the free events is to provide mental health professionals, community leaders, and parents with best practices that will equip them with important tools to produce positive outcomes in the lives of young black males.

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$10

Life Is Art presents Art/Work Connections #18: Instagram Tips with Anthony Jordon

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Eleazar Delgado Studio in the McCormick Place,
111 SW 3rd St. 7th Floor, Miami, FL 33130 United States
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Subject: Instagram Marketing for Artists Speaker: Anthony Jordon Photographer, Social Media Consultant www.anthonyjordon.com Schedule: 6:30-7:00, Registration 7:00-8:00, Seminar 8:00-9:00, Q&A Social Hour with complimentary Wine & Bites. Tickets $10 (pay at the door) Please pre-register at http://awc.lifeisartfest.org Art/Work Connections is a monthly series of seminars presented by Life Is Art featuring business professionals speaking on a variety of topics vital to the success of working artists. This month, Anthony Jordon, professional photographer and social media consultant, will teach you all…

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The Big Read Film Series Presents: The Namesake by Mira Nair

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Koubek Center,
2705 SW 3 Ct, Miami, FL United States

Saturday, April 12 The Big Read Film Series Presents: The Namesake by Mira Nair Join us for a free screening of this year’s Big Read title adaptation, The Namesake, the final film in our Big Read film series. Explore Indian culture and the cross-culture shift through Lahiri’s young main character, Gogol. The first 50 attendees will receive a free copy of The Namesake. 7 p.m. – Koubek Center Art Cinema, 2705 SW 3 St.

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$50.00

Miami Springs Preliminary 2014-2015 Junior Orange Bowl Royal Court Search

April 12 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rebeca Sosa Theater,
1401 Westward Drive, Miami Springs, FL United States

The search for four exceptional young ladies to fill the crowns of Junior Orange Bowl Queen, Princesses, and Little Sister has begun. The registration deadline for the Miami Springs Preliminary will be on Wednesday April 9 for $50.00. The Preliminary will be help on Saturday, April 12 at 3:00pm with Check In being at 1:30pm.

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Free

Rebambaramba is Back!

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Koubek Center,
2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33135 United States

As the word suggests – party, confusion and uproar – Rebambaramba is celebration of songs, dance and poetry. This edition brings together several artists of several disciplines to illustrate and showcase their interpretation of the word “moon.” The event will feature the works of poets Uva de Aragon, Juan Cueto, Carlos Pintado, Teresa Maria Rojas and Orlando Gonzalez Esteva, musician Ana Belen, singer-songwriter Marisela Verena, actors Jaqueline Briceño and Jorge Hernandez, dancer Belma Suazo, and painter Cesar Santos.

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Gaming In Florida – Panel Discussion

April 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
HistoryMiami,
101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130 United States
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HistoryMiami and the 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society will host a panel discussion on April 10 about the potential changes to Florida’s gaming industry, a billion -dollar revenue generator for the state and the subject of multiple bills currently making their way through its Legislature. Conceived as a tool for civic engagement, these panel discussions and forums organized periodically at HistoryMiami are designed to provide an opportunity for County residents to engage in dialogue with experts on contemporary issues that…

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Big Read Keynote with Journalist Suketo Mehta on Maximum Cities: Bombay/New York


April 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Books & Books,
265 Aragon Avenue, Miami, FL United States

Wednesday, April 9 Big Read Keynote with Journalist Suketo Mehta on Maximum Cities: Bombay/New York
Suketu Mehta is the New York-based author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, winner of the Kiriyama Prize and the Hutch Crossword Award, and finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, the Lettre Ulysses Prize, the BBC4 Samuel Johnson Prize, and the Guardian First Book Award. Mehta’s work has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Granta, Harper’s Magazine, Time,…

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Acclaimed Prometeo Theatre holds Auditions

April 7 - 8
Prometeo Theatre,
300 NE Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

Acclaimed Prometeo Theatre, offering the country’s only institutional Spanish-language conservatory-style actor training program, will hold auditions for its competitive Professional Actor Training Program on April 7 & 8, by appointment only. This program is for actors interested in preparing for a career in theatre and film. It includes professional workshops; staged readings; internships; and classes in acting, voice, movement and theatre history with leading international industry professionals. In addition, students selected for the program form part of Prometeo’s student theatre…

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Magnetron Studio’s Split Release Party

April 5 @ 11:00 pm - April 6 @ 3:00 am
Will Call,
700 NE 2nd. Ave, , Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Magnetron Studio’s Split Release Party Location: Will Call, Date/Time: Saturday April 5th, 11pm Three of Miami’s best Indie Revivalist Rock bands join forces to release joint digital vinyls at Will Call: – Space Between Words – Sunghosts – The Vilifiers The split is being released by Magnetron Studios, and each band is releasing a single on the record. 25 free limited-edition copies will be available the night of the show to the first people through the door. No Cover 21+

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The Big Read, for Kids!

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Miami Children's Museum,
980 Macarthur Causeway, Miami Beach, FL United States

Saturday, April 5 The Big Read, for Kids! Kids can join The Big Read, too. At this special StoryArts meet-up, children will learn about Indian culture as they read along with an artist/literacy educator then create artworks inspired by the chosen books, Rangoli: Discovering the Art of Indian Decoration by Anuradha Ananth, Indian Tales: A Barefoot Collection by Shenaaz Nanji and Elephant Dance: A Journey to India by Theresa Heine and Sheila Moxley. Adults attending with children will receive a…

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$100

The Center for Literature and Theatre @MDC presents The Poet’s Place with Adrian Castro

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books ,
265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States

In this workshop, we will examine poems both from workshop participants and other poets that exemplify the use of place. We will also ask where is that place? Where is that physical place, that geographical place, and also where is that mental place? Is that place real, nostalgic, dreamt, etc.? Participants will bring to the workshop poems with these themes. Feedback will be given based on the Liz Lerhman method, which focuses feedback beginning from the artist place of inspiration…

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$0.00

“THE ROADS” BAZAAR AND UPSCALE YARD SALE IS COMING!!!!

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ST. SOPHIA GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH PARKING LOT,
Coral Way and 23rd Road, Miami, FL United States

COME TO… AND BE A PART OF… THIS EVENT. YOU ARE LIVING IN “THE ROADS” AND WE WOULD WELCOME YOU: WHEN: Saturday APRIL 5, 2014 8 AM TO 3 PM WHERE: ST. SOPHIA GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH PARKING LOT (Coral Way and 23rd Road) WHAT: Vendors Selling All Sorts of Items (Jewelry, Designer Wear, Artwork, Food, Yard Sale Items…. and More) HOW YOU CAN HELP: 1. Come To The Event–Eat, Drink, Buy A Raffle Ticket! 2. Purchase A Space For A…

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Jungle Island Salutes Cancer Survivors

April 5 - 6
Jungle Island,
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Jungle Island is partnering with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and providing reduced price admission on April 5th & 6th. You can have fun at a reduced price and support LLS. Adult’s reduced price is $27.96 and children’s reduced price is $21.56. Jungle Island will be donating a portion of the admission to LLS. What a great way to spend a weekend and support your local charity! Mention Coupon Code: PLU100440.

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Jungle Island Salutes Cancer Survivors

April 5 - 6
Jungle Island,
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132 United States
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Jungle Island is partnering with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and providing reduced price admission on April 5th & 6th. You can have fun at a reduced price and support LLS. Adult’s reduced price is $27.96 and children’s reduced price is $21.56. Jungle Island will be donating a portion of the admission to LLS. What a great way to spend a weekend and support your local charity! Mention Coupon Code: PLU100440.

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