We might be two weeks into 2019, but so much has happened and so much is still yet to come. It looks like Miami’s New Year’s Resolution is to be as cultural as ever, blowing the first month out of the water with a caliber of happenings we can only hope will set a positive tone for the rest of the year. From the legendary Dance Theater of Harlem’s return and a preview block party of The Citadel in Little River, to epic community concerts in historic Coconut Grove, there’s something in it for everyone. Check out the stacked remainder of January:
Drawing Salon – Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome.
Where: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU. Time: 12PM – 2PM. Tickets: RSVP here.
ScreenDance Miami 2019: Creative Process – In this workshop explore ways to maximize your film-shoot. Learn how to design your film-composition, including your beginning and end camera movement, so you can seamlessly edit your project. Work with one camera take (single-shot) and learn how to create and prepare, with the edit in mind, and learn strategies to make our films more fluid, without the need to rely on the editing process to fix mistakes.
Where: The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse. Time: 3PM – 6PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Haute Happy Hour Concert Series – Haute Happy Hour is back for the New Year with even more live music, the best local DJ’s, and a chance to chill every Wednesday from 6-9PM. As always, drinks are half-off and delicious food is available from Pizza Tropical. Live performance by Jason Joshua of Mango Hill Records.
Where: Gramps. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Free.
Dancing in the Absence of Pain: Opening + Resident Night – Opening night of Terence Price II’s first solo show, “Dancing in the Absence of Pain,” curated by Diana Nawi with Angelica Arbelaez. The exhibition emerges from a tradition of street photography to document the people closest to Price II. An intimate exploration of life in Miami Gardens, Florida, Price combines his photography with an arrangement of archival family footage and collected artifacts to reflect the black experience in Miami across private and public spaces, over generations.
Where: ArtCenter/South Florida. Time: 7PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Cinema Trivia Night – Fan-favorite Cinema Trivia Night returns in collaboration with Ella’s Oyster Bar! Compete for the title of Miami’s ultimate cinephile with drink specials, prizes for the winning teams, and the opportunity to mingle with local cinema buffs at one of the city’s oldest and most renowned art house cinemas. Film programmer for Miami Film Festival, Lauren Cohen, will lead 4 rounds of movie trivia, with varying degrees of difficulty, and with each round having its own unique theme.
Where: Tower Theater. Time: 7:30Pm – 9PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
I’m Not Gonna Move to LA Championship – FilmGate Miami wraps up our best season of NOLA yet with the 2018 Championship! This is our biggest “I’m Not Gonna Move to L.A.” festival, celebrating the winners of previous monthly festivals. Thirteen champion filmmakers, representing each previous NOLA event, will compete for our Best of 2018 Grand Prize with a cash value of $5,000.
Where: Silverspot Cinema. Time: 6:30PM – 10PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Words & Wine Open Mic – Las Rosas Ft. Raptilia Militia & Big Lux – Words And Wine Open Mic. A weekly Tribal Kinda Open Mic. This week featuring: Big Lux, Raptilia Militia. Come on out for the BEST Party on a Wednesday night!
Where: Las Rosas. Time: 8:30PM – 2AM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Creative Jam: What Do You Want in 2019? – Want to take your life or business to the next level in 2019? Want to dive into your New Year with clarity and fearlessness? This jam is designed to help you clarify what you want, release what is blocking you and get you on track to claim your power and realize your intentions in 2019. Bring your willingness to explore, release, connect, have fun and get inspired. Co-create your New Year’s vision for yourself and with other changemakers across Miami’s creative community.
Where: Venture Cafe Miami. Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
New Year Energy Clearing + Activation – 90-minute soundbowl immersion and reiki clearing to support your body in the following ways: (1) Clear the stagnant energy and raise your body’s vibration (2) Activate your DNA from within the water in your cells (3) Align your body, mind, and spirit so you feel balanced and recharged Through the sounds and vibrations of the soundbowls, the old energy is broken down easily, creating chakra attunement and balancing in a safe, grounded, and yummy space.
Where: Inhale Miami. Time: 7PM – 9PM. Tickets: Get tickets.
PROCESS AND PRACTICE: Conversation with Olalekan Jeyifous – Jeyifous will discuss his trajectory and process, which combines digital illustration and 3D computer modeling with manipulated photographs, hand-drawing, and collage, resulting in a creative output that is steeped in eco-political ideology and activism that examines architecture, art, and its relationship to place and community.
Where: Bakehouse Art Complex. Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Photo by MDCA.
Brigid Baker Wholeproject Presents: Big Wonder – MDCA and Brigid Baker WholeProject present Big Wonder, an evening of contemporary dance. The company performs Wonderlawn, an abstract piece that reflects on the early AIDS crisis, and Big Beautiful, a celebration of life’s beauty.
Where: Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Time: 8PM. Tickets: Get em here.
FLEX – MUSIC BY Ebony Denim and Thugpussy. PERFORMANCE BY Niña and VISUALS BY Ammy Juliet Hamhofer and SNAPSHOTS BY Tam Pham. PLUS Live Bodybuilders.
Where: Las Rosas. Time: 10PM – 3PM. Tickets: Free.
Yellow Shoots + Brother Teresa – Be prepared for irresistible melodies and a natural combination of electronic, RnB, and ambient rock influences. Floyd Proudly Presents: Yellow Shoots (Live) with Support from Brother Teresa.
Where: Floyd Miami. Time: 10PM – 3AM. Tickets: Free.
Art Deco Weekend 2019 – Join the Miami Design Preservation League for a Weekend of Art Deco appreciation. With a full roster of over 85 events including live music, tours, fashion shows, and the Deco Film Festival, there’s something for everyone at this year’s Art Deco Weekend, the 42nd annual installment of the Miami Beach Deco District’s marquee event.
Where: Ocean Drive. Time: January 18th – 20th. Tickets: Get em here.
Meet Them Mondays Turns Two – The event is free and open to the public and a great way to show up and show love to one of Miami’s very few independent freelance LATINA journalists. Meet Them Mondays is a project that came out of love and respect for Miami and the beautiful, creative and talented people that live in the sunny city.
Where: Capitol One Cafe. Time: 7PM – 10PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
ScreenDance Miami 2019 presents If the Dancer Dances at the WALLCAST – Please join Miami Light Project for the 6th anniversary of ScreenDance Miami 2019! If the Dancer Dances (2018), New York City, New York, Florida Premiere. A film by Lise Friedman and Maia Wechsler. Written and Produced by Lise Friedman and Maia Wechsler, Directed by Maia Wechsler, Edited by Mary Manhardt.
Where: SoundScape Park. Time: 8PM – 11PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Mdou Moctar – Mdou Moctar is poised to become the next big guitar hero in African Tuareg music, following in the footsteps of Tinariwen and Bombino, his fellow countryman. Mdou Moctar hails from Niger in West Africa. After underground success with his first release, the psychedelic Anar he was featured on the Sahel Sounds compilation Music from Saharan Cellphones and has gone on to release several acclaimed albums. He is one of the few original Tuareg singer/songwriters willing to experiment and push the boundaries of the genre at home and abroad.
Where: Gramps. Time: 10PM – 12PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
P L 0 T 300 X Mind Against
– Almost 6 years ago for the first time they brought to the US a duo that would soon after be known for their crisp hypnotic sound. Time and again they have left our Mind(s) Against the wall. With great pleasure they start the new year with the sound that makes us go higher onto a parallel dimension of bliss. January 18th, 2019. You and us on the dance floor, ready for a night full of euphoric dreams one last dance with Mind Against.
Where: The Electric Pickle. Time: 11PM – 5AM. Tickets: Get em here.
MLK Weekend at Camp Mahachee – Give a day of service and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by joining #LINCMiami, #YoungLeadersMiami and #WomenUnitedMiami members for a beautification project benefiting the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida, a United Way-funded agency. Volunteers will repaint and beautify exterior common areas at Camp Mahachee, an 11-acre site nestled in the hammocks off of Old Cutler, which provides the Girl Scout troops a camp site they can enjoy year-round.
Where: Camp Mahachee 9950 Old Cutler Road. Time: 9AM – 12PM. Tickets: Sign up.
Women’s March Bayfront (Miami) 2019 – The Women’s March is coming to Bayfront Park in Miami, FL! Where and When: 1.19.19 Bayfront Park, 10am! Make sure to bring your posters and comfortable walking shoes!
Where: Bayfront Park. Time: 10AM. Tickets: RSVP here.
MOCA Makers x Guided Tour – Collage Creations. Taught by local working artists, this program aims to bring traditional paper making and new art techniques to a one class workshop, allowing guests to make & take their own unique creations. Join working artist Shawna Moulton to create paper works inspired by AFRICOBRA.
Where: MOCA. Time: 11AM – 1PM. Tickets: Get em here.
COAST Miami Pop Up – Shop 20% – 80% off retail. Luxury, Ready-to-wear, Accessories, Beauty (CBD Products), Home, One of a kind pieces, and more. Enjoy giveaways, cocktails, music and more while you browse countless brands.
Where: The Moore Building. Time: 11AM – 7PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Photo by COAST.
ScreenDance Miami 2019: Third Horizon & Moving-Body Image Program at PAMM – Please join Miami Light Project for the 6th anniversary of ScreenDance Miami 2019! Third Horizon & Moving-Body Image Film Program at the PAMM is included with regular museum admission.
Where: PAMM. Time: 2PM – 3PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Dominique Labauvie: Urban Beings – Mindy Solomon Gallery is proud to present Dominique Labauvie’s third solo exhibition in Miami entitled Urban Beings. Presenting a combination of drawings and sculptures, Labauvie explores new terrain in terms of scale and his artistic interpretation of man to his environment.
Where: Mindy Solomon Gallery. Time: 6PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free.
Opening | ODD YEAR – Group Exhibition at &gallery. 1/19 – 3/15. Featuring: Ernesto Barreto, Thomas Bils, Joe Karlovec, Jefried Lotti, Krystal Rodriguez, Richard Vergez.
Where: & Gallery. Time: 6PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free.
Permanent Vacation ft. Locos Por Juana – Thanks to the Coconut Grove BID, we’re transforming Main Highway (from Commodore Plaza to Fuller) into a beachy celebration filled with funky reggae tunes, world music, and more. Take in a set by the favorite Latin Funk outfit, Locos Por Juana and a rocking opening set by Soulixer. Experience some of The Grove’s favorite eats like Jaguar Hospitality Group, Atchana’s Homegrown Thai, and The Spillover as they pop up out of their storefronts and into the streets intermingled with some of Miami’s favorite flavors.
Where: 3439 Main Highway. Time: 7PM – 10PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
SAFE ● Danny Tenaglia [All Night Long] – Catch the Tech legend in person.
Where: Electric Pickle. Time: 10PM – 5AM. Tickets: Get em here.
VEZA SUR presents: Izabella Rocha and PRATO – Izabella Rocha is one of the creators of the band Natiruts, a huge reference of Brazilian Reggae in the entire world. PRATO = Pure Riddim Attack Taking Over, is a local Reggae band based in South Florida. After years of success around the country, they are back with brand new music in English. Totally reformed and ready to make you fall in love with brand new songs and the high energy performance on stage.
Where: VEZA SUR. Time: 10PM – 12AM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Miss Toto’s MissCellaneous Drag Show – WHERE DRAG MEETS THEATER. Starring Miami’s reigning drag queen, Miss Toto. LINEUP: FKA TWINK, Aurora Wh0realis, Juanita LaBanjee. ENJOY DJ SET OF YOUR FAVORITE 90s POP CLASSICS!
Where: Villain Theater. Time: 11:30PM – 2:30AM. Tickets: Get em here.
Yoga at Art Deco Weekend by Synergy Yoga – Yoga on the beach at Muscle Beach, South Beach – 9th street and Ocean Drive. Join Synergy Yoga for this free class on the sand. Part of Art Deco Weekend 2019.
Where: Muscle Beach, South Beach. Time: 8AM – 9AM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Matheson Mangrove Kayak Trek – Immerse yourself in the remarkable beauty of Biscayne Bay. Travel with your naturalist-guide through mangroves, the world’s only salt-water trees, and discover a world filled with Brown Pelicans, Osprey, Great Blue Herons, Nurse Sharks, Sting Rays, and more. This is one adventure you’ll never forget. Veer right after the entrance booth and then right before the bridge. Meets right by the entrance of the water in the bridge.
Where: Matheson Hammock Park. Time: 10AM – 12:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Picnic in the Park – Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the main lawn, explore the grounds and take a guided tour of the historic houses and natural areas. Guests can also enjoy the final day of the GroveHouse Artists “Affair en Plein Air” juried, outdoor painting experience from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Artists will be painting scenes on-site and in the “open and full air” at the Deering Estate and judging of the artwork will take place at 1:30 p.m.
Where: Deering Estate. Time: 10AM – 4PM. Tickets: Admission is $10.00 for adults; $7 for children (ages 4-14). Free for Deering Estate Foundation Members.
Photo by Deering Estate.
Daybreaker MIA // Dance Dance Resolution – 2019 will mark Daybreaker’s newest mission: global unity. This means they’ll be dancing to a global theme, for a global giveback and creating a global music video(!!) for the month of January. This month, from coast-to-coast, city to city, the global theme is: DANCE DANCE RESOLUTION — Daybreaker’s New Year’s celebration. THE LINEUP: Yoga or SKYBEAT® Dance Fitness: 10 – 11am (please bring a mat for yoga!), Dance Party 11am – 1pm, Free kombucha, breakfast bites and more (while they last!).
Where: Faena Forum. Time: 10AM – 1PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Pineapple Sunday! – Enjoy Sunday, January 20th with the family during our Pineapple Sunday! A fun day of live music, live entertainment, great cocktails and dancing…a family friendly event. Here’s the amazing lineup: Jaialai, Electric Kif, Firstworld, TWYN, DJ set by DJ Le Spam.
Where: Ball & Chain. Time: 2PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free.
Full Moon Beach Meditation (South Pointe Beach) – The full moon guided meditation takes place every month at South Pointe Beach. It is guded by a Trainer from O&O ACADEMY (India). O&O Academy is non-denominational. Our path is not based on belief or adherence; it is a path of discovery. We are here to guide you to discover authentic happiness. We make spirituality meaningful for everyday living. Entering our stream of learning, you will awaken to a new joy of living. We promise.
Where: South Pointe Beach. Time: 6:30PM – 7:45PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Serving Up the Bizness: Industry Night at Gramps – Gramps is serving up service industry discounts! Monday nights, from 9pm-2am. $5 Fernet, $5 Jameson, $5 Crown and 20% off Drafts, Wells, and Cocktails. Public service counts, too! Teachers, first responders, fire, police, City, County, etc.
Where: Gramps. Time: 9PM – 2AM. Tickets: Free.
Haute Happy Hour Concert Series – Haute Happy Hour is back for the New Year with even more live music, the best local DJ’s, and a chance to chill every Wednesday from 6-9PM. As always, drinks are half-off and delicious food is available from Pizza Tropical. Live Performances by: DJ Dirtbag: Cassette tape destruction!
Where: Gramps. Time: 6PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free.
3rd Annual Art Fort Lauderdale – “The Art Fair On The Water” – Art Fort Lauderdale is a 4-day curated art fair that transports attendees on a journey along the famed Intracoastal waterways via water taxi and private yacht with stops at vacant multi-million dollar waterfront properties that feature emerging artists exhibiting various styles and methods of art that reflect the past, the present and the future. This destination art fair seeks to highlight the uniqueness of the city and put Fort Lauderdale on the art world map as a premiere location to view, interact with and purchase art along with giving art aficionados, residents and visitors a cultural experience that is memorable, interactive and engaging.
Where: Art Fort Lauderdale. Time: 12PM -8PM, January 24th – 27th. Tickets: Get em here.
The Sky Bar at Love Burn 2019 – The Sky Bar will be bigger and better than ever at The Love Burn 2019! Placed on the burn field, we are the place you want to be for cold drinks and breathtaking views of the burn, the beach and the skylines!
Where: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. Time: 3PM – 8PM, January 24th – 28th. Tickets: Get em here.
Photo by The Sky Bar.
Lil Greenhouse Grill Talk & Tasting – Join Lil Greenhouse Grill and The New Tropic for an intimate evening and menu tasting at “Chef’s Table Talk w/ Chef Karim Bryant” The evening will involve a full menu tasting, drinks and live music. Guests will get a chance to sit down and talk with Nicole Gates and head chef Karim Bryant, about all things Lil Greenhouse and the community they are celebrating 2 years of serving meals in.
Where: Lil Greenhouse Grill. Time: 6:30PM – 9PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Smart Cities Miami Conference 2019 – 3rd Annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference and launch of the Design Your Coral Gables: Smart City Solutions Competition.
Where: University of Miami School of Architecture. Time: 8AM – 7PM. Tickets: More info here.
Love Burn 2019 – Lost Island of Taboo – Based in Miami, this Burning Man Regional Event is a creative experiment in community, with an emphasis on both local and world-renown artists and theme camps, while also incorporating unique elements of the local island environment.
Where: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. Time: 3PM – 8PM, January 25th – 28th. Tickets: Get em here.
Wynwood Life 2019: Art / Music / Food / Fashion – Wynwood Life is back again for 2019 and will be looking to unite and celebrate the heart of Wynwood through the best local experiences of ART. FOOD. FASHION. DRINKS. MUSIC.This free three-day festival in partnership with SWARM and the Wynwood Bid will feature some of the best.
Where: The Wynwood Marketplace. Time: January 25th – 27th. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Movies in the Park – Incredibles 2 – This FREE event is hosted on the 4th Friday of each month at The Barnacle Historic State Park this month’s film is the Incredibles 2. “The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) must manage the house while his wife Helen (Elastigirl) goes out to save the world.” -IMBD.com. Bring your blankets and chairs for an evening of movie watching under the stars along beautiful Biscayne Bay. Enjoy Disney favorites and comedic classics.
Where: The Barnacle Historic State Park. Time: 6PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free.
Photo by ComingSoon.net.
Jazz at MOCA × The French Horn Collective – Free outdoor concerts (rain or shine) held the last Friday of every month at 8 pm. Join them for music and munchies from 6–8pm for our happy hour. MOCA galleries are open by donation from 7-10 pm.
Where: MOCA. Time: 8PM – 9:15PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (’75) 35MM – LET THERE BE LIPS! Watch ROCKY HORROR on 35MM. Every FINAL FRIDAY at MIDNITE. “DON’T DREAM IT, BE IT”
Where: Nite Owl Theater. Time: 11:45PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Young Entrepreneurs Day at The Yard – The Wynwood Yard’s entrepreneurial spirit soars this January as it spotlights Miami’s youngest and brightest minds at its inspiring Young Entrepreneurs Day at The Yard with the generous support of presenting sponsor, the Knight Foundation. Kids and teens will show us their business chops, share their ideas and motivate our community with their infectious determination, while guests kick-start some of your own ideas through demos, workshops, readings, info booths and activities.
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 2PM – 6PM. Tickets: Get em here.
BODY TALK 2019 – 1on1 Popping battle winner: $5000. ALL Styles Cypher King/Queen for $1000. Popping Judges: Slim Boogie(MGF/Lot Orginal), Popping John (Soulbotics), Future (Assassins), NonMS (Flipside Kings), Jon Boogz (Control Freakz/MAI). Host Rudi Goblen and DJ’s FELIX & BIGGS.
Where: Miami Light Project. Time: 2PM – 10PM. Tickets: $10 dollars before 3pm, after 3pm $15.
Practice+Process with Michael Loveland & José Carlos Diaz – Locust Projects presents, Practice+Process: A Conversation with Michael Loveland & José Carlos Diaz, Chief Curator of The Andy Warhol Museum. In this conversation, Diaz will focus on projects that Loveland has been involved with for 20 years that exist outside of the “white cube” of a gallery or museum space and how they’ve informed the current exhibition In Process [Civic Sculpture] at Locust Projects.
Where: Locust Projects. Time: 3PM – 4:30PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Unlimited Devotion Returns to The Yard – Grateful Dead Night featuring Unlimited Devotion is back at The Yard for another performance. Our first 2019 show in Miami. Come experience one of the nations top interpretations of The Grateful Dead. UD brings funk and jazz influences to their delivery which includes extensive improvisation”. UD is not a clone band. They provide their own delivery of the music loved by so many.
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 7:30PM – 11PM. Tickets: Free.
Dance Theatre of Harlem – The groundbreaking black classical dance troupe, whose visit last season – after a nearly 20-year absence – was such a powerful artistic and community event, returns to the Center. An inspiring force for an inclusive vision of ballet since it was founded by the legendary Arthur Mitchell in 1969, Dance Theatre of Harlem performs innovative classical, neo-classical and contemporary works that celebrate the beauty of ballet and of African-American culture.
Where: South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Time: 8PM, Saturday & Sunday Jan 26th & 27th. Tickets: Get em here.
NWS Wallcast Concert: Concerto Showcase – In a popular all-concerto concert—a staple of the NWS fellowship program—select Fellows take the coveted spotlight as winners of this season’s concerto competition, an intense contest where Fellows complete head-to-head, armed with their favorite solo work. It’s a musical homecoming as Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic and NWS alumnus Joshua Gersen returns to lead the next generation of Fellows.
Where: SoundScape Park. Time: 7:30PM – 10PM. Tickets: Free.
Nu Deco at the Bandshell ft. Angélique Kidjo – Join Nu Deco Ensemble for an evening of music under the stars Saturday, January 26 at the historic North Beach Bandshell. Listen to new arrangements from Miami alternative groups TWYN and Aaron Lebos Reality, orchestral reimaginations from Queen to OutKast, fan favorites, and a very special collaboration with Three-Time GRAMMY award winner and one of the 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World, Angélique Kidjo!
Where: North Beach Bandshell. Time: 8PM – 11PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Drive (35mm) – Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling teamed up for an arthouse-esque action film brimming with style that also delivers gut-punching thrills and memorable characters imbued with clear ambitions and fears. Gosling, then known as a romantic lead, plays a Hollywood stunt driver by day who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals by night. A loner by nature, the Driver becomes the target for LA’s most dangerous men after aiding the ex-convict husband (Oscar Isaac) of the beautiful neighbor he’s fallen in love with (Carey Mulligan).
Where: Coral Gables Art Cinema. Time: 11:30PM – 1:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.
The Citadel Preview Block Party – As we ramp up for the highly-anticipated opening of The Citadel’s premiere food hall and community space this February, come enjoy an epic ONE DAY ONLY PREVIEW! Get a tease of the food hall and meet the culinary concepts like ‘Ash!’ a wood-fire pizza concept by Stanzione 87, or one of Miami’s favorite Mexican eats Taquiza, and other great flavors like a charcuterie station, Vice City Bean cafe, Manjay a Haitian eatery, Palmar’s Asian concept, sweets by the award-winning pastry master Antonio Bachour, burgers by the team behind 33 Kitchen, and more! Plus cocktails and brews crafted from the heart at both the first floor and rooftop bars. Then, explore ‘The Finery’, The Citadel’s makerspace and retail arm for a very special takeover by The Indie Flea all the way from Tampa! They’re bringing in over 30 spectacular artisanal, vintage, and artistic vendors from all over to bring life to the future retail arm. Outside, jam to local tunes by the jaw-dropping Yoli Mayor and a special performance by the Latin funk kings, Xperimento! Enjoy a kids corner by Little Creative Souls, interactive experiences, historical galleries and so much more as we take over the block for a full day of fun!
Where: The Citadel. Time: 12PM – 4PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Annual MISO Concert in Collins Park – FREE and open to the public! A special edition of Family Day and extended hours until 6 PM. Bring a blanket, a picnic basket and enjoy the orchestral sounds of The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) under the direction of Eduardo Marturet in picturesque Collins Park, just in front of the museum. Plus, free family art activities will be available during the concert.
Where: The Bass. Time: 4PM – 6PM. Tickets: Free.
Photo by MISO.
Miami Arts Marketing Project StoryCentric 2019 – Miami Arts Marketing Project is a high impact series curated for the arts and creative ecosystem that provides the discovery of the latest trends in marketing, innovation and exploration of innovative partnerships and new audiences. It’s a collaborative experience unlike any other. Engage and be inspired by local and national experts. You’ll walk away with practical tips on creating a culture of innovation, injecting storytelling into your communications, empowering your outreach and increasing engagement.
Where: Arsht Center. Time: 8AM – 3PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Exhibition Opening – In “LaToya Ruby Frazier: Flint is Family,” Frazier explores at the level of community, the effects of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where Black residents make up 54% of the population. Frazier spent five months in 2016 living with three generations of women—the poet Shea Cobb, Shea’s mother, Renée Cobb, and her daughter, Zion—observing their day-to-day lives as they endured one of the most devastating ecological crises in US history. Citing Gordon Parks’S and Ralph Ellison’s 1948 collaboration Harlem is Nowhere as an influence, Frazier utilized mass media as an outlet to reach a broad audience. In September 2016, she published her images of Flint in Elle magazine in conjunction with a special feature on the water crisis. Like Parks, Frazier uses the camera as a weapon and agent of social change.
Where: The Patricia & Philip Frost Art Museum FIU. Time: 5PM – 7PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Haute Happy Hour Concert Series – Haute Happy Hour is back for the New Year with even more live music, the best local DJ’s, and a chance to chill every Wednesday from 6-9PM. As always, drinks are half-off and delicious food is available from Pizza Tropical. Live Performances by: Sohn Jamal.
Where: Gramps. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Free.
Lincoln Eatery Sneak Peek – The way to our hearts is through our stomachs. So it’s obvious that we’ve fallen in love with the Lincoln Eatery — Miami’s newest food hall, located just off Lincoln Road. We also love our readers, which is why we partnered with Lincoln Road to set up a sneak peek of the eatery for y’all to enjoy.
Where: Lincoln Eatery. Time: 7PM – 9PM. Tickets: Get em here.
2018-2019 SoundScape Cinema Series – Enjoy the movies under the stars with another season of our SoundScape Cinema Series. Check out the complete schedule for the Miami Beach 2018-2019 SoundScape Cinema Series: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 – Harmonia (2016).
Where: SoundScape Park. Time: 8PM. Tickets: Free.
Photo by SoundScape.
BINGO WITH MISS TOTO – Play Bingo for FREE with your supreme hostess: Miss Toto! Grab your dauber by the shaft to win drinks, swag, gift certificates, vinyl records, and more! This event is so fabulous that it has been featured in international magazines (so if you haven’t made it yet, you are overdue)! ONLY during the game, enjoy Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey as the whiskey in Gramps’ Well! Also during the game, get 2-for-1 shots of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire!
Where: Gramps. Time: 9PM. Tickets: Free.
Poetry in Motion – Please join Miami City Ballet for an exquisite evening of classical and contemporary ballet choreographed by the Miami City Ballet School’s Pre-Professional students and a Q&A with choreographers at the Miami Light Project.
Where: Miami Light Project. Time: 7:30PM – 10PM. Tickets: Get em here.