February might be the shortest month but if it’s any indication of how massively packed our social calendars have been of late, it certainly packs a punch. You’d think that winter and it’s weird weather patterns would slow things down, but think again. The month rounds out with some of the most interesting cultural happenings so far. You have your usual outdoor screenings and concerts intermixed with erotic art and photography exhibitions, maker markets, and LGBTQ festivities to keep your Miami pride going all year long. Check it out:

Saturday, February 16th:

Free Yoga Under the Sunlit Sky – Free Yoga is back under the Sunlit Sky in Downtown Coral Gables at Giralda Plaza. Join Sam Reynolds, for a morning Vinyasa class under the magical golden art installation. This class is hosted by Tru Fusion Coral Gables in partnership with the City of Coral Gables.
Where: Giralda Plaza. Time: 9AM – 10AM. Tickets: Free.

The Citadel Food Hall and Bar Opening – After such a beautiful Preview Block Party last month, we’re so happy to announce that The Citadel food hall & bar are now open! We want to celebrate the momentous occasion with you all weekend featuring our delicious eateries, a tropical-themed bar menu featuring daily specials, a weekend market, live performances by some of Miami’s favorite bands and DJs, kid’s activities and more.
Where: The Citadel. Time: 11AM – 11PM, Sat – Mon. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

New York Film Academy Open House in South Beach – New York Film Academy Open Houses give you the opportunity to learn more about our programs and participate in workshops. RSVP to the New York Film Academy Open House at a location near you.
Where: New York Film Academy. Time: 10AM – 1PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

Kite Festival – The well-known Monster Show of Kites, Food Trucks, Bouncy Houses, Music, and more.
Where: Haulover Park + Marina. Time: 12PM – 5PM, Sat – Mon. Tickets: Free.

Photo from Haulover Kite Fest

Yappy Hour: Puppy Meetup – Come by for a paw-some day of fun & sun at the Wharf during our special Yappy Hour event. We will be hosting the Humane Society of Greater Miami who will be collecting donations during this event.
Where: The Wharf. Time: 12PM – 6PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

HistoryMiami’s Public Art in Downtown Miami Walking Tour – Join HistoryMiami Museum guide T. Wheeler Castillo on a fascinating tour of Downtown Miami’s public art scene! Explore how public art initiatives have transformed Miami’s urban landscape, while bringing the history and culture of the area to life. Visit Mana Contemporary Miami, an arts center dedicated to fostering artist communities and public engagement with the arts, housed in the historic 777 building on Flagler Street.
Where: HistoryMiami. Time: 1PM – 2:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Girls Can Spin Too: Open Spin Sesh – Girls Can Spin is an 8-week DJ academy for femmes. In a city that thrives on party culture, but has very few femme-identified DJs, our purpose is to empower femme music lovers by breaking down some of the barriers of entering this historically male-dominated field and providing them with the basics needed to learn and develop the craft.
Where: Gramps. Time: 1PM – 3PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

BOOTY BASS Bounce HOUSE – Mokibaby x Otto Von Schirach x Kryogenifex Present: BOOTY BASS BOUNCE HOUSE x FREEZE DANCE. Otto von Schirach, BASSIDE, Master Feathers, & SPECIAL GUEST JUBILEE. HOSTED BY Gami Mami, FKA TWINK & Notorious Nastee. This favorite III Points activation bring you 3 Hours of NON STOP MIAMI BOOTY BASS & FREESTYLE.
Where: Gramps. Time: 3PM – 6PM. Tickets: Free.

Books will never leave u – Make a collage channeling your teenage self with 100s of vintage teeny bopper magazines and Saudade County Press at the downtown Mana Contemporary Miami Bookleggers Library space. Take a free book. Bring your collage half a block away to Mama Tried Miami for a free drink amongst dead flowers, discount chocolate, marked down valentines day crap and fuckboy radio curated by Saudade County Press.
Where: Downtown Miami. Time: 4PM – 10PM. Tickets: Free.

Yoga on the Space Terrace / III Points Activation – A one-hour-long Yoga session on the beautiful Space Terrace as part of III Points 2019 Activations! Yoga guided by Tiffany April Levy, Music by Lucaz Zaglul, A special Saturday ahead featuring treats by MatchaBar. Let us salute the SUN with MUSIC and YOGA!
Where: Space Terrace. Time: 4:20PM. Tickets: Free.

Claire by Sarah MK Moody – Swampspace and Maggie Knox are pleased to announce the opening of CLAIRE, an exhibition of portraits made over twenty years by Sarah Moody, with a book release of The Power of CLAIRE. The exhibition will feature twenty-four framed photographs and hardbound books for sale. The photographs are of Moody’s sister, Claire, beginning in childhood until Claire’s death in 2016.
Where: Swampspace Gallery. Time: 5PM. Tickets: Free.

Photo by Sarah MK Moody

Locos Por Marley – 7th Annual “Locos Por Marley” Presented by Veza Sur Brewing Co & Locos Por Juana: A Tribute to Bob Marley Featuring Bernz & Wrekonize of ¡MAYDAY!, CoastCity, Zander, Cleaveland Jones, Telekenetic Walrus, EL B, Tomas Díaz, Omniscient, Yoli Mayor, Pochin & More.
Where: Veza Sur. Time: 8PM – 12AM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Soul Clap Residency – SOUL CLAP ALL NIGHT LONG! – Round two of their monthly residency series at their Miami home, Pickle. SOUL CLAP [Crew Love]: Eli & Charlie b2b… ALL NIGHT LONG.
Where: The Electric Pickle. Time: 10PM – 5AM. Tickets: Get em here.

Amélie (35 mm) – The apotheosis of early 2000s twee and the proto manic pixie dream girl burst off the screen with the beautiful and naive Amélie Poulain (Audrey Tautou). Oozing charm and inventive flourishes, this charismatic and off-beat romantic comedy is director Jean-Pierre Jeunet at his most playful. In modern day Paris, Amélie balances her waitressing job with a desire to help those around her through unnecessarily elaborate schemes. When she decides to focus on her own life for a change, she begins a game of cat and mouse with an equally eclectic soul (Mathieu Kassovitz of La Haine) in an attempt to return his precious album of pieced together photos. Amélie exudes a genuine warmth and cheeky humor throughout brought to life on a glorious 35mm print.
Where: Coral Gables Art Cinema. Time: 11:30PM – 2AM. Tickets: Get em here.

Sunday, February 17th:

Key Biscayne Kayaking Oceanside – Let our naturalists take you on a journey along the shores of a land that has witnessed the comings and goings of man for over 2000 years, from the Tequesta tribes to the pirates that shipwrecked off shore. Paddle over sea-grass beds and sand flats as you make your way past an ancient fossilized reef and into the serene mangrove forests. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Nature Center, please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.
Where: Crandon Park. Time: 9:30AM – 12PM. Tickets: Get em here.

6th Year Anniversary Ride – CycleHolics! It has been a fun journey meeting and building great relationships with you all. We are excited to keep going strong in the South FL. Bike Community. We want everyone who has been involved in any of our rides and activities to join us! We want to start the new year off with the same energy and enthusiasm we did last year!
Where: Matheson Hammock Park. Time: 9:30AM – 2PM. Tickets: Free.

Photo by Cycleholics

The Underline Cycling Club February Bike Ride powered by Baptist – Hop on your bike and pedal your way to the Coconut Grove Arts Festival with The Underline Cycling Club and Bike Coconut Grove Sunday, February 17. Meet up at the Brickell Metrorail station and join us for an adventure along the MPath as we ride to your favorite arts event! Stay and enjoy art and music or pedal back with us to the Brickell Metrorail Station. The Underline founder, Meg Daly will provide exciting updates on construction progress and art projects before we set off on our journey!
Where: Brickell Metrorail Station. Time: 10AM – 1PM. Tickets: Free.

Gay8 Festival – Gay8 is a Hispanic LGBT art, music and food street festival in Miami. The one day festival blends all of South Florida’s delights into one gigantic party in the heart of Miami’s historic, Little Havana. Gay8 is preceded by two days (Friday and Saturday) of festival related activities at local sponsoring restaurants, galleries and dance clubs–which will host special VIP/ Sponsor events.
Where: SW 8th St. from 14th Ave. to 17th Ave. Time: 11AM – 10PM. Tickets: Get em here.

La Rosa Salvaje x III Points: Self-Care -From Vision to Reality – In collaboration with Roz Delgado from La Rosa Salvaje, come express yourself and start making your dreams a reality with this unique vision board workshop. Based on the topic of self-care, you’re invited to translate your passions into a creative keepsake.
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 12PM – 3PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

01 & III Points Augmented Reality Lounge – III Points and 01 present the Augmented Reality Lounge, an immersive playground and education space set to allow you to explore the vast depths of augmented reality. The 01 AR Lounge will provide the opportunity to explore the beauty of augmented reality. Explore demonstrations including visualizing music’s DNA with Sigur Ros in Tonandi, create new worlds that walk in front of you in Project Create, and shatter walls in Invaders.
Where: Learn 01. Time: 12PM – 5PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

Screening of “The Burial of Kojo” with Blitz Bazawule – In our final screening for the season, Black Lounge Film Series and The KGN presents the Miami premiere of “The Burial of Kojo” directed by international Hip Hop Artist and Ghana’s own, Blitz “the Ambassador” Bazawule. With his feature directorial debut, Blitz Bazawule makes a special pit-stop in Overtown to present his film and discuss the process on Sunday, February 17th at 6 pm.
Where: Overtown Performing Arts Center. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Opera at the Bandshell with Florida Grand Opera – Florida Grand Opera presents classic arias, art songs and treasured Broadway numbers. Enjoy an operatic evening outdoors under the stars featuring the FGO Studio Artists.
Where: North Beach Bandshell. Time: 6:30PM – 10PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Photo by North Beach Bandshell

One Night In February – Do Not Sit On The Furniture & Deep Playa presents DUDE SKYWALKER, Nii Tei, Arts & The Craft, Puma – DJ, Mark Salner. Venture out to Deep Playa this month and experience the unknown at Do Not Sit On The Furniture.
Where: Do Not Sit On The Furniture. Time: 10PM – 5AM. Tickets: Get em here.

Monday, February 18th:

The Last Resort – Coral Gables Release – Before the arrival of Miami Vice and MTV Spring Break, South Beach was home to the largest cluster of Jewish retirees in the country. Drawn by the small apartments, low cost of living, sunny weather, and thriving cultural life, they came by the thousands seeking refuge from the Northeast’s brutal winters. By the 1970s, these former New Yorkers had turned from seasonal visitors to year-round residents, making Miami Beach home to a population that was primarily over 70 and overwhelmingly Jewish. The Last Resort takes audiences on a journey to the iconic Miami Beach of that era through the lens of young photographers Andy Sweet and Gary Monroe.
Where: Coral Gables Art Cinema. Time: Multiple Showtimes. Tickets: Get em here.

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. 20% off Drafts, Wells, and Cocktails. Public service counts, too! Teachers, first responders, fire, police, City, County, etc.
Where: Gramps. Time: 9PM. Tickets: Free.

Tuesday, February 19th:

Open Studios – Join Bakehouse Art Complex for Open Studios and get to know the artists that make up the Bakehouse Art Complex Studio Residency program.
Where: Bakehouse Art Complex. Time: 6PM. 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).
Where: South Pointe Beach. Time: 6:30PM. Tickets: Free.

Photo by O&O

Freedom Sessions: Telekinetic Walrus – Join the BLCK family and the Love Below party for their first Freedom Sessions link up of 2019. Featuring Telekinetic Walrus, a South Florida based, four piece ensemble, combining a high energy, kaleidoscope of genres. BLCK Freedom Sessions is an exploration of how artists use sound to get free. With a focus on showcasing original music in intimate formats, the audiences can engage in direct dialogue with the artists themselves.
Where: Las Rosas. Time: 8PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

Wednesday, February 20:

Yappy Hour – Held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, Yappy Hour rotates event locations through some of the Grove’s bars and cafés. Come enjoy Happy Hour alfresco with your two and four-legged friends for drinks, small bites and treats!
Where: Taurus Beer & Whiskey House. Time: 5:30PM. Tickets: Free.

Charity of the Month Spin-a-Thon – Grab your friends, colleagues and family, we’re co-hosting a Spin-a-thon for Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Every month we encourage the local community to drink for a good cause as a part of our Charity of The Month initiative. A South Florida based non-profit partner is chosen in an effort to raise funds, donating 30% of its beer proceeds from the duration of the event. On, Wednesday, February 20th we’ll be co-hosting alongside Innerride for a Spin-a-Thon that will benefit Glam-a-thon.
Where: Veza Sur Brewing Co. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Black Miami In Photographs Exhibition Opening – Black Miami In Photographs is a photo exhibition designed to celebrate the rich history of Black people in Miami by telling a story that has become shrouded in mystery, despite Black people having played key roles in the development and incorporation of the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County. Based on Historian, Dr Marvin Dunn’s book “Black Miami in The Twentieth Century”, the exhibition opens February 20th at 7pm and will feature a lecture by Dr. Dunn.
Where: 675 Ali Baba Avenue. Time: 6:30PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

Talks: Helen Molesworth – Join Locust Projects and ArtCenter/ South Florida for a conversation with Helen Molesworth, independent curator and former Chief Curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles. Most recently chief curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Helen Molesworth has also served as Barbara Lee Chief Curator at Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, head of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at Harvard Art Museum, and curator of contemporary art at Baltimore Museum of Art.
Where: Little Haiti Cultural Complex. Time: 7PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

Coconut Grove and Biscayne Bay History – Dr. John Nordt presents the History of Key Biscayne, Coconut Grove and Elliott Key describing the Lancelot Jones Family from 1897 to present.
Where: Coconut Grove Sailing Club. Time: 7PM. Tickets: Free.

Art from the Black Power Movement to #BlackLivesMatter – A discussion on the role art has played in black civil rights and organized movements in the United States. Join MOCA as we invite local scholars, activists, and artists to discuss the history and current state of organized black radical movements. Panelists include: Aja Monet (poet), Cendino Teme (photographer), and Onajide Shabaka (artist and cultural practitioner).
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art. Time: 7PM. Tickets: RSVP Here.

Photo from MOCA

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, February 20, 2019 – Babette’s Feast (1987).
Where: Soundscape Park. Time: 8PM. Tickets: Free.

Thursday, February 21:

Flint is Family Panel Discussion – In conjunction with the exhibition, “LaToya Ruby Frazier: Flint is Family,” which explores Flint, Michigan’s water crisis and the effects on its residents, the Frost Art Museum will hold a panel to examine the myriad issues surrounding one of the most devastating man-made ecological crises in US history. Specialists in the areas of lead poisoning, maternal and child healthcare, wastewater intrusions, social equity barriers, and photographing communities of color, will join us to provide insight into the exhibition and issues that continue to surround the community of Flint, Michigan.
Where: The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU. Time: 4PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

El Bagel X Broken Shaker Poolside – Join us for a late night brunch poolside at Broken Shaker at Freehand Miami, featuring El BAGEL & It’s not another coffee! Chef Jimmy Lebron will be creating some drool worthy (and IG worthy) bites and we’ll be serving up some CBD Coffee Drinks- this one’s for everyone who can’t ever make it out on the weekends!
Where: Broken Shaker at Freehand Miami. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Free.

ICA Ideas: Judy Chicago in Conversation with Alex Gartenfeld – ICA Miami welcomes pioneering feminist artist Judy Chicago to ICA Ideas for a talk exploring her decades-long career, exhibition on view at ICA Miami, and upcoming smoke performance in the Miami Design District. Admission is free with RSVP.
Where: Palm Court. Time: 6PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

NWS Fellows x PAMM: Puerto Rican Folk Music – From Africa to Spain, go inside the music and join NWS Fellows at Pérez Art Museum Miami for a special pop-up concert organized by NWS Bassoon Fellow Francisco J Joubert to discover Puerto Rico’s most popular folkloric music styles, their origins and race connotations.
Where: PAMM. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Get em here.

FLEX – MUSIC BY Ebony Denim and Luna. PERFORMANCE BY Triangles. VISUALS BY Ammy Juliet and Hamhofer. SNAPSHOTS BY Tam Pham. PLUS Live Roller Derby Girls!
Where: Las Rosas. Time: 10PM. Tickets: Free.

Friday, February 22:

CVC Presents: Folk Night with Keith Johns – All of the members of The Children’s Voice Chorus will be featured as ensembles or as soloists in this amazing concert of 60’s to modern folk music. Local Miami singer-songwriter, Keith Johns, will be joining us and performing some of his original music. Limited seating, get your tickets today!
Where: Pinecrest Gardens. Time: 7:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Photo from ScreenDance Miami

ScreenDance Miami 2019 presents Pina at New World Symphony – WALLCAST – The boundless imagination and physical marvels of the work of the German modern-dance pioneer Pina Bausch leap off the screen in this exuberant tribute by Wim Wenders. A long-planned film collaboration between the director and the choreographer was in preproduction when Bausch died in 2009. Two years later, Wenders decided to go ahead with the project, reconceiving it as an homage to his late friend. The result, shot in stunning 3D, is a remarkable visual experience and a vivid representation of Bausch’s art, enacted by a group of staggeringly talented dancers from her company, the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. Pina is an adventurous work of cinema that highlights the bold legacy of one of the world’s true creative visionaries.
Where: Soundscape Park. Time: 8PM. Tickets: Free.

Carnaval de Baranquilla Celebration w/ Puerta de Oro de Colombia – The Carnival of Barranquilla is the largest festival in Colombia, and on February 22nd, we’ll celebrate one of carnival’s most famous parties, La Guacherna! Every year, on the Friday of the week before the carnival, musicians and dancers parade through the streets of Barranquilla, lighting the night with candles and lanterns while dancing to the beat of the drum. Bring your costumes, flags, and sombrero vueltiao to dance and celebrate La Guacherna in Wynwood!
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 8PM. Tickets: Get em here.

2019 YoungArts Miami | Jazz, Film & Writing Showcase – From February 22–24, an exceptional group of 2019 winners from the region will showcase their work during a series of performances, film screenings, writers’ readings and an exhibition. Join us for the Film Screenings, Jazz Performance and Writers’ Readings, directed by Joan Morgan & YoungArts alumnus Jonathan Ragonese, on Friday, February 22 following the exhibition opening reception. Free and open to the public.
Where: YoungArts. Time: 8:30PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

Villaintine’s Concert For Lovers and Loners – The third annual Villaintine’s after party is here, it’s queer, and it’s bigger than ever!! Join the cast of Miami Noise Machine for some good ol’ live performances of your favorite break-up and make-up songs, power ballads, and love anthems. Enjoy live band covers of Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Journey, and much more.
Where: Villain Theater. Time: 11:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Where: Nite Owl Theater. Time: 11:45PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Photo from Night Owl Theater

Saturday, February 23:

UnderFit Free Yoga powered by Baptist Health South Florida – Friends of The Underline resumes UnderFit Yoga powered by Baptist Health South Florida on Saturday, February 23rd with classes every third Saturday of the month at 10 AM at Brickell City Centre. One-hour sessions will be led by three instructors to make sure you have the best help with your poses! There will be a variety of activities after each class so make sure you allow time to stay afterward.
Where: Brickell City Centre. Time: 10AM. Tickets: RSVP here.

Multi-color Relief Printmaking: Reduction Block Printing – This class is the follow-up workshop to Intro to Relief Printmaking. This session involves a sequence of printing and cutting from a single block in order to produce an edition of multiple color prints. Designs will be carefully planned out according to the number of colors that students plan on using.
An E-Z cut printing plate will be used along with carving tools. Various cutting blocks will also be discussed.
Where: ArtCenter/ South Florida. Time: 10AM. Tickets: Get em here.

Daybreaker MIA // One Love – In collaboration with III Points. February: The month of Love, known for auspicious cupid sightings and a re-instilled fervor for romance. Yet the dance floor has taught us there is so much more to LOVE than that. And since 4 letters couldn’t capture the feeling — we’ll live out our message in the most powerful language: DANCE. From self love, to friendship, to the love of community and family, let’s celebrate love of every kind. And while we dance, we’ll remember that when we choose love, we are one in the same. Hence this month’s global theme: ONE LOVE. Our Miami morning peeps its head on Saturday, February 23rd at Club Space. We’ll have 3 fitness options for this one: yoga, pilates and our first-ever spin class. Let’s dance with hearts-cracked-open…and remember what makes them beat. Wear red.
Where: Club Space. Time: 10AM. Tickets: Get em here.

Photo from Daybreaker

11 Things I Can Learn from a Sex Worker – 11 things is a cultural pop-up event designed to provide you with raw unadulterated insight from professionals working in various sex industries. This judgement free safe space is your chance to be as inquisitive as you’d like about everything and anything, all while tearing down the walls associated with sex and shame. You’ll leave with tips and tricks on how to supercharge your sex life, tools to communicate more effectively with partner(s) – spiritually, emotionally, verbally and physically and more.
Where: New River Inn, 231 SW 2nd Ave. Time: 10:30AM. Tickets: Get em here.

The Miami Record Fair Anniversary – The first fair took place in February 2018 and we’ve successfully thrown a monthly show through rain or shine. Thank you so so much for your patronage. This may very well be the only monthly record fair in the world and it’s thanks to our faithful music community in Miami.
Where: Gramps. Time: 12PM. Tickets: Free.

Death & Co Pop Up x Book Tour – Death & Co. book tour and pop up featuring Devon Tarby & Tyson Buhler at Broken Shaker!
Where: Freehand Miami. Time: 2PM. Tickets: Free.

ICA Performs: Judy Chicago, A Purple Poem for Miami – ICA Miami presents a new site-specific performance by Judy Chicago in the Miami Design District Jungle Plaza. Entitled A Purple Poem for Miami, Chicago’s new smoke performance is presented as part of ICA Performs, the museum’s signature platform for the development of new and recent works from leading performance artists, and is presented in partnership with the Miami Design District with support from The New Tropic.
Where: Jungle Plaza. Time: 5:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Photo by Judy Chicago

HistoryMiami’s Moon Over Miami River Cruise with Dr. George – Enjoy an entertaining and relaxing ride on the river with HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George, as he recounts the history of Miami. Learn the story of the Miami River from the late 19th century, and hear tales of the area’s earliest known inhabitants, the Tequesta, all while cruising through Miami’s Downtown. See hidden neighborhoods and little-known sites.
Where: Island Queen Cruises & Tours. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Post Icon Open Studio – Open studio showing paintings from Reinier Gamboa, NFN Kalyan, Mwanel Pierre-Louis and Adrian Avila.
Where: 6728 NE 4th Ave. Time: 7PM. Tickets: Free.

Tantra Games @ Faena – Goldish Oasis – The TANTRA GAMES, guided by professional Tantra Love coaches draw inspiration from tantra yoga, dance and sacred rituals. They build true heart connections that lift the spirit, awaken the senses and take you into a blissful state. They use ancient tantric principles that effectively raise the kundalini, “ Life Force Energy” which makes you feel confident, alive, and happy!
Where: Faena. Time: 7PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Wallcast Concert: MTT & Christian Tetzlaff: From Bach to Ligeti – Travel in time with MTT as he covers over 250 years of music in one concert! Begin with J.S. Bach’s masterful Third Brandenburg Concerto, before delving into Slavic sensations. World-renowned violinist Christian Tetzlaff, hailed for being a refined virtuoso with incisive brilliance, is mesmerizing to witness live, especially when performing György Ligeti’s rare Concerto. Antonín Dvořák celebrates all things Czech in his cheerful Eighth Symphony, while Bedřich Smetana’s famed Overture is a humorous romp.
Where: New World Symphony. Time: 7:30PM. Tickets: Free.

2019 YoungArts Miami | Dance, Theater & Voice Performance – From February 22–24, an exceptional group of 2019 winners from the region will showcase their work during a series of performances, film screenings, writers’ readings and an exhibition. Join us for the Dance, Theater and Voice Performance directed by YoungArts alumna Zuzanna Szadkowski on Saturday, February 23.
Where: Miami Theater Center. Time: 8PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Photo by YoungArts

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular! – Eight amazing musicians, lights and lasers … performing the music of Pink Floyd. A must-see show! Pig Floyd is one of the most exciting Pink Floyd tribute shows performing in the USA today. Accurate, highly talented and with an energy that will electrify, Pig Floyd delivers the music of Pink Floyd in a way that their fans want to hear it … a driving rock rhythm that can be felt in their core!
Where: Boca Black Box. Time: 9PM. Tickets: Get em here.

The Dark Crystal – Many years ago, the mysterious Dark Crystal was damaged and an age of chaos began, led by the evil race of grotesque birdlike lizards, the Skeksis, who rule with an iron claw. Meanwhile the Gelfling orphan Jen, raised in solitude by a race of peace-loving creatures called the Mystics, embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal and restore balance to the universe. Genius filmmaker Jim Henson co-directed The Dark Crystal with puppeteer Frank Oz. Though marketed as a family-friendly film (no surprise considering Henson created the Muppets), its darker tone put audiences off but over time has gained a substantial cult following.
Where: Coral Gables Art Cinema. Time:11:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Sunday, February 24:

Yoga with a View at Vizcaya – Set your intentions for the new year with Sunday morning yoga at Vizcaya. Workout the stress of the week and then get inspired for what’s to come as you stroll through the museum after class. Join experienced instructor, Arianne Traverso, for a 60-minute, all-level vinyasa class and breathe in Vizcaya. Children 7 and older welcome with parental supervision.
Where: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Time: 9AM. Tickets: Get em here.

ODD YEAR – Open House at & – Mimosas and tasty treats will be served. ODD YEAR: Ernesto Barreto, Thomas Bils, Joe Karlovec, Jefreid Lotti, Krystal Rodriguez, Richard Vergez.
Where: & Gallery. Time: 12PM. Tickets: Free.

Retro, Rags, & Lows x Thrifter Market at Wynwood Marketplace – magine an atmosphere in the heart of Wynwood filled with a variety of different styles of live music, amazing cocktails with great food trucks and tents, over 40 of the most inspiring and creative vendors, and the coolest collection of classic cars in Miami – all in the same place. This is Retro, Rags, & Lows. We are so excited to be able to curate an event that encompasses this creative and invigorating atmosphere in Wynwood!
Where: The Wynwood Marketplace. Time: 12PM. Tickets: Free.

2019 YoungArts Miami | Classical Music Concert – From February 22–24, an exceptional group of 2019 winners from the region will showcase their work during a series of performances, film screenings, writers’ readings and an exhibition. Join us for the Classical Music Concert directed by YoungArts alumna Cynthia Lee Wong on Sunday, February 24.
Where: Miami Theater Center. Time: 1:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Tea Tasting at The Water’s Edge – You’re invited to enjoy an afternoon with International Flutist Angela Uzcategui and Desert Sage Wonderful World of Tea for a Tea Tasting at The Water’s Edge at The Barnacle Historic State Park.
Where: The Barnacle Historic State Park. Time: 3PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Photo from CAS

Classic Album Sundays: Miles Davis “In A Silent Way” at Deja Vu Audio South – Classic Album Sundays Miami returns at its brand new location: Deja Vu Audio South! Deja Vu has been the sound/equipment partner for CAS Miami from the beginning & we think it only makes sense to hold this event in their gorgeous showroom with access to even more of their world-class audio equipment. This February, CAS celebrates the 50th anniversary of Miles Davis’ “In A Silent Way” (1969). Hear it like never before on some of the planet’s best gear, along with a presentation and curated selections of jazz on vinyl before and after the featured album.
Where: Deja Vu Audio South. Time: 5PM. Tickets: RSVP here.

Monday, February 25th:

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. 20% off Drafts, Wells, and Cocktails. Public service counts, too! Teachers, first responders, fire, police, City, County, etc.
Where: Gramps. Time: 9PM. Tickets: Free.

Tuesday, February 26:

Get Down in the Garden | Exploring Liberty City – The New Tropic is teaming up with Naomi’s Garden Restaurant & Lounge to bring together an evening of good food, culture, and community that celebrates all things Liberty City. By the end of the night, not only will you will leave with a full belly, but with a better understanding of the rich history and culture that is Liberty City.
Where: Naomi’s Garden Restaurant & Lounge. Time: 6:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Brainfood Speaker Series Featuring Yosef Martin – Yosef (Joe) Martin is a self-made entrepreneur. Currently the Founder and CEO of BoxyCharm, #176 on Inc’s 5000 list of fastest growing companies. BoxyCharm is an online beauty subscription that delivers 4-5 full and luxury-size products from popular and upcoming brands valued at over $100 for $21 monthly.
Where: The LAB Miami. Time: 6:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Wednesday, February 27:

Open Air Tango #onLincoln – Open Air Tango #onLincoln! Ray Sullivan will teach a free multi-level tango class from 6-7pm and from 7-10pm we will have our open milonga with music by DJ Lorena Diez.
Where: 850 Lincoln Rd Mall. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Free.

An Interesting Chat: Wynwood – Past, Present & Future – The evolution of Wynwood has been one of the most rapid urban transformations in the country. With roots as a working class neighborhood – Wynwood became a hub for artists, is now home to hundreds of new businesses, and currently faces a myriad of new development. Its identity is still being molded as the neighborhood continues to redefine itself. Join our panelists as we discuss the chapters past and present, and take a look at what the future holds for the neighborhood.
Where: Dasher & Crank, Wynwood. Time: 6PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free with RSVP.

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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, February 27, 2019 – Fitzcarraldo (1982).
Where: SoundScape Park. Time: 8PM. Tickets: Free.

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)!
Where: Gramps. Time: 9PM. Tickets: Free.

Thursday, February 28th:

MiamiPhotoFest 2019 – MiamiPhotoFest is a complimentary 5-day cultural & educational photography festival featuring an array of workshops, exhibits, lecture panels, portfolio reviews & more.Come see a diverse selection of photography exhibitions from renowned international artists showcasing a wide array of photographic work including both documentary and fine art projects.
Where: Moore Building. Time: 11AM, Feb 28th – Mar 3rd. Tickets: RSVP.

Black History Month with #MBParks – Come out to the North Beach Bandshell to celebrate Black History month on Thursday, February 28. Free admission, Food trucks, Dance performances, Other fun activities, Refreshments for sale.
Where: North Beach Bandshell. Time: 6:30PM. Tickets: Free.

What’s Love Got To Do With It? – Love in Miami is a tumultuous subject, and we at The New Tropic want to better understand why Modern Love in the Magic City is such an undertaking. In partnership with WEAM – World Erotic Art Museum, we are bringing together a panel of experts to talk through the varying aspects of love, relationships, and dating in Miami.
Where: WEAM – World Erotic Art Museum. Time: 7PM. Tickets: Get em here.

JCC Conversations: Meet Miami’s Entrepreneurs – Meet the movers and shakers pumping new energy into our local industry. Wesley Kean, Principal and Founder, KoDa Architecture and Design, Ana Rivera, Founder and President, Identity Media PR, Adam Garfield, CEO and Co-Founder, SpeedETab. Moderated by Chris Adamo, Chief Business Officer, Whereby.Us, The New Tropic.
Where: Miami Beach JCC. Time: 7:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.