MOCA North Miami Presents Synergism: Ekaterina and Victor Khromin & Vodka Tasting
Through May 21
770 NE 125 Street, North Miami
MOCA is dedicated to making contemporary art accessible to diverse audiences, especially underserved populations. The museum will launch its spring season with Synergism, an exhibition that centers on a search for freedom of expression from a husband and wife duo that emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States on a life-long journey towards the contemporary art scene.
Voice From The Stone Movie Showings
Daily throughout May
90 NW 29 Street, Wynwood
Everyone's favorite Khaleesi (Emilia Clarke) stars in Voice From The Stone, an independent film that will be showing exclusively for one week in 11 different cities nationwide, including our beautiful city. The suspenseful romance is set in 1950s Tuscany and tells the haunting story of a nurse aiding a child through the trauma of his mother's sudden death. As she struggles to bring the silent child back into the world, she finds herself submerged into deep, hidden secrets of the castle where the family lives. Watch the trailer and purchase your tickets here.
In Search of Israeli Cuisine Documentary Showings
Starting Friday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m.
500 71 Street, Miami Beach
Theaters in Miami Beach (O Cinema), Tamarac (The Last Picture Show) and Boca Raton (Living Room Theaters) will play host to the highly anticipated documentary In Search of Israeli Cuisine directed by Roger Sherman. The film explores the diverse flavors of the small country, which houses over 100 nationalities and creates a portrait of the Israeli people through food. James Beard award winning chef Michael Solomonov (of Zahav) plays guide, entering peoples' lives and kitchens. Watch the trailer and purchase your tickets here.
Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent
Starting Friday, May 19
19501 Biscayne Boulevard #3001, Aventura
Jeremiah Tower was one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy. In this foodie film produced by Anthony Bourdain, follows Tower's career from its beginning at renowned Chez Panisse in 1972 to his nearly two decade disappearance to his re-emergence in New York City's fabled but troubled Tavern on the Green. The rise-and-fall of America's first celebrity chef is chronicled with interviews by Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, Ruth Reichl, and Martha Stewart.
Après at the Beach
Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21
10 North Ocean Boulevard, Delray Beach
Okay, so this one is not in Miami but I'm a HUGE fan of skiing and thereby a HUGE fan of après skiing. I am super jazzed that Aspen's premiere après ski experience has decided to grace South Florida. There are pub crawls, seminars, parties and a grand tasting village. Click here for a full schedule of events, to purchase tickets, and for more information.
Lilly Pulitzer Pop-Up Juice Stand
Saturday, May 20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
358 San Lorenzo Avenue, Coral Gables
Lilly Pulitzer's eponymous brand started because she opened a juice stand in Palm Beach and wore brightly colored shifts to hide juice stains. Today she is remembered for her vibrant printed pieces. To celebrate the brand's "Splash into Summer", Lilly Pulitzer is hosting a complimentary pop-up juice stand where shoppers can sip on refreshing lemonade and fruit punch.
The Miami Flea
Sunday, May 21 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
1445 North Miami Avenue, A&E District
Miami's favorite pop-up market of local creators is back. If you haven't been, here's what to expect at the Miami Flea. Basically, it's a great place to pick-up gifts, accessories and other fun nicknacks made by our very own neighbors. I will definitely be stopping by to pick up goodies for my new apartment.
13th Annual Nicky's Week Fundraiser at RA Sushi
Monday, May 22 through Sunday, May 28
5829 SW 73 Street, South Miami
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and RA Sushi have teamed up to raise funds for research to help cure childhood cancers and other life-threatening illnesses. RA Sushi will be donating 100% of your purchase from a week-long special menu to St. Jude. Items on the special menu include RA's Tootsy Maki, "RA"ckin' Shrimp Tacos, Ahi Tuna Poke and other delicious food, as well as a selection of cocktails, wine, beer, sake and non-alcoholic beverages.
Pink Fashion Show at The Falls
Thursday, May 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
8888 SW 136 Street, Miami
The Falls is hosting a free fashion show inside BRIO Tuscan Grille where you can peep the latest summer trends over live music, light bites, and refreshments. There will also be raffle prizes from participating retailers. Plus, guests who give a $10 donation will receive a special discount card with savings of 15% to 25% off one item at participating retailers and a swag bag filled with retailer goodies. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
World OutGames: It Takes A Village, People
Friday, May 26 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
The Miami Gay Men's Chorus will pay tribute to the 40th Anniversary of The Village People with a show-stopping cultural performance at the Colony Theatre. Attendees will be transported back to the 70s with a curated soundtrack of top hits from Earth Wind and Fire, the Bee Gees and more. Click here for tickets.
World OutGames: Sex and the Sea
Friday, May 26 through Sunday, May 28
1075 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
The Danish training ship Georg Stage will be moored in Museum Park Miami. As part of the OutCities partnership with the City of Copenhagen, attendees will board the magnificent Danish training ship the Georg Stage for a truly unique and artistic podcast-tour experience. Click here for times and other information on this free event.
Little Haiti Book Festival
Saturday, May 27 through Sunday, May 28
260 NE 59 Terrace, Little Haiti
The 4th Annual Haitian Caribbean Book Fair, presented by the Miami Book Fiar & Sosyete Koukouy of Miami, will lively up the Little Haiti Cultural Complex for a whole weekend. With Jean Mapou at the helm, this free event offers dance and music performances, hands-on activities for kids, writing and publishing workshops, panel discussions, film screenings, readings and book signings, and more. We're most intrigued by Sunday evening's Voudou ceremony and all the Haitian food we're expecting to see throughout. Click here for the full schedule and more information.
Taste of the Gables 2017
Thursday, June 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables
Taste of the Gables, the official kick-off to Coral Gables Restaurant Week, is back for its tenth year. This year's event, presented by Don Julio and Ketel One, will offer guests the chance to taste some of the best bites prepared by over 20 of Coral Gables Restaurant Week's participating restaurants, including from two-time "Best Taste of the Gables" champion, Bulla Gastrobar. Pro tip: It's a great opportunity to sample the options for Coral Gables Restaurant week and strategize which prix-fixe menus (at 20% off) you're going to tackle between June 5th and June 25th.