Guide to Miami: July 16 – 31
In between the rains and sweaty weather, Miami still knows how to make the best of what it’s got going on–and what it has is absolutely awesome (if we may say so ourselves). Local creatives and innovative collectives are making sure the city’s culture doesn’t skip a beat in this heat and these next few weeks are a great testament to that prowess. Take a look at what Miami’s got going on:
Sunday, July 16th
Deering Discovery Day – Enjoy a day of family fun at the Deering Estate with hands-on science activities, site orientations, canoe tours (for an additional fee) and more! Admission is only $1.00 for ages 4 & older.
Where: Deering Estate – 16701 SW 72nd Ave. Time: 10AM – 4PM. Tickets: $1.00.
Madewell x Prism Creative Group Summer Workshop – Join Madewell and Prism Creative Group for a hands-on flower bouquet workshop with Zoom Bloomz. RSVP and make your next shopping trip extra fun (plus you’ll get 20% off your purchase).* Also, enjoy mini ice cream sandwiches from Wynwood Parlor.
Where: Madewell – 714 Lincoln Road. Time: 12PM – 2PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Miami Flea – Quench your curiosity: find your rhythm, your palette, your closet, your new hobby. Hunt for vintage treasures, creative crafts and more thrift finds than ever before. Come hungry — we’re featuring our city’s best eateries and local delicacies! Come sit in the cool shade while you grub and enjoy live music with Miami’s favorite acts.
Where: 1445 N Miami Ave. Time: 4PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
El Grito Takeover at The Anderson – The Anderson in Little River welcomes the El Grito fam for a Shack Takeover and Cook Out collab! Ben & Yan shaking up some Casa Noble beverages with Bites from the Caja China by Chef Pepe & Julio Viera where the lechon will be roastin’ and agave will be flowin’.
Where: The Anderson – 709 NE 79th ST. Time: 6PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free.
Tiago Ioric at The Bandshell – Rhythm Foundation has a long history of introducing great Brazilian artists to South Florida. Brazil’s newest sensation, Tiago Iorc‘s mix of Brazilian pop and indie-folk has earned praise from fans and critics, two Latin GRAMMYs nominations and featured songs on popular Brazilian novelas.
Where: North Beach Bandshell – 7272 Collins Ave. Time: 8PM – 11PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Missing Book Launch Party – Join the local Jitney Books for the premier book launch party and reading of MISSING, the long-awaited collection of stories by Luis Garcia. Another Jitney Books creation. Deejay set by the queen of the scene Oly and Deejay set by Bermuda Triangle fam Otto Von Schirach.
Where: Gramps – 176 SW 24th ST. Time: 7PM – 11PM. Tickets: Free.
Tuesday, July 18th
Sofia Coppola: This Woman’s Work – On May 2017, Sofia Coppola became the second woman to win the Best Director prize in the 70-year history of the Cannes Film Festival. Over the past two decades, Coppola has proven to be a strong feminine voice in a male-dominated industry. Gables Cinema Associate Director Javier Chavez will moderate a panel discussion that will explore Coppola’s career and the themes in her work, with a focus on her newest film, The Beguiled.
Where: Books & Books – 265 Aragon Ave. Time: 7PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free.
Wednesday, July 19th
The Citadel x Support Local Mixer: Creativity – Support Local is taking over MADE at The Citadel, one of the city’s most vibrant co-working spaces, for an evening of conversation and exploration. Meet the people behind the growth of the area, jam to tunes by local badass Itawe Correa (of Locos Por Juana), nibble on grub by some of The Citadel’s upcoming tenants, and sip on some handmade drinks by Mac’s Pubs to ease the chats.
Where: MADE at The Citadel – 8325 NE 2nd Ave. Time: 6PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
KREL Luau Resort Fashion Presentation – KRELwear, a locally-based collection of handmade tropical knits, takes over the Freehand hotel with a Hawaiian hukilau on July 19, from 6-9 p.m., during the annual Miami Swim Week. Founder and designer Karelle Levy will present her new resort pieces inspired by retro Hawaiian pop culture.
Where: The Freehand – 2727 Indian Creek Dr. Time: 6PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free.
Superfine HQ Office Warming – Tour the Superfine! HQ and check out their incredible retro water motif flooring courtesy of Miami’s incredible dynamic duo Nice’n Easy. They’ll have wine and cheese and some light tunes and you can meet and greet with the Superfine – The Fairest Fair team.
Thursday, July 20th
PAMM Third Thursdays – A Havana Nights-themed evening, featuring a live performance by Latin Grammy award-winning musician Jorge Moreno and DJ set by Mr. Pauer. On the terrace, sip on tasty cocktails from the waterfront bar or dine at Verde, and join in on exhibition inspired art-making. In the galleries, be sure to catch new exhibitions “On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection” and “Spots, Dots, Pips, Tiles: An Exhibition About Dominoes.”
Where: PAMM – 1103 Biscayne Blvd. Time: 6PM – 10PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Manu Manzo at Floyd Miami – Manu Manzo is a singer/ Songwriter born in Venezuela & raised in Miami. She started singing very young as well as acting and dancing. She grew up listening to jazz and latin music at home with her family. Artists like Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Amy Winehouse, Sarah Vaughn, Celia Cruz, Alejandro Sanz, as well as artists and groups from her native country Venezuela who have influenced her in her compositions with their their flavor & soul.
Where: Floyd Miami – 34 NE 11th ST. Time: 10PM – 2AM. Tickets: Get em here.
Friday, July 21st
Patrick & The Swayzees at Gramps – Friday Nite Live: Patrick and the Swayzees play two sets!
Plus, Happy Hour and Late Nite jams. Delicious pizza handmade on-site.
Where: Gramps. Time: 5PM – 12AM. Tickets: Free.
JUke Live Album Recording – Come get down with Juke at the lovely Wynwood Yard as we record “JUke live at The Yard” a live album and video shoot showing what Wynwood Yard and JUke have to offer. JUke will be recording a live album and video and we need our friends fans of the Yard to participate as we create a live album and a promo video for The Yard and JUke.
Where: The Wynwood Yard – 56 NW 29th ST. Time: 9PM – 12AM. Tickets: Free.
Saturday, July 22nd
March for Public Education Rally – The Miami, Broward and WPB Chapters of Women’s March Florida are thrilled to join with The March for Public Education National organizers for a Tri-County rally/community event in support of Public Education! At this time, our public education is facing a financial crisis that is unprecedented in our history.
Where: MDC Chapman Center – 11AM – 2PM. Tickets: RSVP here.
Trio’s Closing Class & Fundraiser – Join Arianne, Shelly, and Carlos for a farewell class and closing ceremony. Move, breathe and enjoy a sound healing ceremony one last time together in the space. “We hope to see our favorite community yogis as we sadly end our journey with Trio Yoga.”
Where: TRIO – 2330 NE 2nd Ave. Time: 6PM – 8PM. Tickets: $30 Suggested Love Donation to help with closing costs.
Hot Girls Eating Pizza Pool Party – Hot Girls Eating Pizza is popping up poolside at Broken Shaker for #SwimWeek. They’ll be serving up fresh baked pizza poolside & The Drop Wine all afternoon while dancing to DJ Alice Longyu Gao.
Where: Freehand Miami. Time: 2PM – 6PM. Tickets: Free.
Comunité: Electric Pickle – Mexico based festival/label Comunité takes over Miami’s Electric Pickle for a night featuring 3 local exposés: co-founder/curator Wuuan, Mexico City selector Josep, & Monterrey’s Leo Leal. An all in-house showcase will host an extended odyssey of the gathering’s signature sound. Doors open at 23:00 and there’s a free entrance before 00:00 with RSVP. Plan ahead.
Where: Electric Pickle – 2826 N Miami Ave. Time: 11PM – 5AM. Tickets: Get em here.
2 Years of More or Less – Rhythm Section mastermind Bradley Zero brings his deejay genius to the controls at Floyd, joined by old Miami favorite, Slow Hands of NYC. More or Less resident, Deejay Ray on support. Big thanks to the good people at Floyd for helping make this event happen under unforeseen circumstances.
Where: Floyd Miami. Time: 10PM – 5AM. Tickets: Get em here.
Sunday, July 23rd
Swim Week BBQ with More or Less – They’re keeping the tradition going and throwing the 4th annual Shaker Sunday Swim Week BBQ. Wear your new swimwear you picked up during Swim Week and come hang poolside! They’ll have Sun Bum Sunscreen giving away some goodies and Peroni Nastro Azzurro specials all afternoon! Music By More or Less Featuring: Brother Dan, Tony Disco, Deejay Ray, and Klauss.
Where: Freehand Miami. Time: 1PM – 7PM. Tickets: Free.
Global Gluttony Paella Party – A monthly food series with Dade County Food Group LLC (DCFG) and Sweet Melody Crafted Ice Cream Co. called #GlobalGluttony. Every month they’ll create a cultural food menu paired with a Sweet Melody ice cream flavor. This month it’s Spain, and they’re throwing a paella party. Vosotoros comereís Paella!
Where: Lincoln’s Beard Brewing – 7360 SW 42st ST. Time: 1PM – 4PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Classic Album Sunday: Kraftwerk + Aphex Twin – Started in the UK in 2010, every month Classic Album Sundays HQ selects a seminal album and listening parties are held in cities around the world utilizing audiophile-quality equipment. July’s album of the month is Kraftwerk’s 1977 LP Trans-Europe Express. As a special treat they’ll be warming up with a playback of Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works 85-92! First needle drops at 5:15 sharp.
Where: Sweat Records – 5505 NE 2nd Ave. Time: 5PM – 8PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Monday, July 24th
Civic 101 | Miami Civic Series Kickoff – Join Code for Miami as they kickoff the Miami Civic Series with special guest, Maggie Fernandez, the President & Chief Problem Solver of Sustainable Miami, a group that works with businesses, non-profits, non-governmental organizations and community advocacy groups to ensure they’re promoting positive social and environmental change. In this session, we’ll learn about the history behind Miami, what’s lead to some interesting legislation, and how you can do your part to enact change.
Where: CIC Miami – 1951 NW 7th Ave. Time: 7PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Tuesday, July 25th
Matthea Harvey and Rob Casper – O, Miami director P. Scott Cunningham leads a discussion with Casper, the current head of the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress, about the state of poetry in America, the process for selecting the Poet Laureate of the United States, and the role of publishing in contemporary culture. The talk is followed by a reading by award-winning poet Matthea Harvey. A reception will follow the reading.
Where: The Betsy Hotel – 1440 Ocean Dr. Time: 8PM – 9:30PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Wednesday, July 26th
Summer Sweat: Tropical Vinyasa – Lincoln Road, in partnership with Stay Fit 305, invites you to the Summer Sweats program! Wednesdays mean Wellness on Lincoln Road beginning June 7 through July 26. Shake up your workouts with free Beat the Gym, FitBox Method, Tropical Vinyasa and Innergy Mediation fitness classes beginning at 7pm throughout the summer. Everyone is invited and all skill levels are welcome.
Where: Tropical Vinyasa – The Euclid Oval on the 600 Block Lincoln Road. Time: 7PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free.
Essential Oils Crafts Workshop – Please join yoga teacher Jennifer Pansa and colleagues as they share their passion on how to experience the powerful positive effects of essential oils in easy to make crafts to reduce toxicity, enhance personal health, and empower yourself with natural solutions.
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 8PM – 9PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Thursday, July 27th
Black Audio Film Collective at PAMM – Black Audio Film Collective at PAMM presents a selection of films characterized by an interest in the diasporic African experience, memory, and new modes of representation. This evening, PAMM will screen Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993) by John Akomfrah, and the film will be introduced by Alessandra Raengo, PhD, Associate Professor, Moving Image Studies, Georgia State University.
Where: PAMM. Time: 7PM – 8PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Friday, July 28th
Soul Buffet III: 10 Yrs of Ketchy Shuby – Catch this phenominal cause for celebration as The Mango Hill All-Stars run thru the extensive catalog of Ketchy Shuby! with other performances & of course & in #SoulBuffet style we will have pop-up record shops by Val’s Vinyl, Magic City Soul Club (Miami), The Legendary Bob Perry & His Blue Note Pop-up Shop! A plethora of meals provided by the many food truck & stands at the The Wynwood Yard!
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 7PM – 1AM. Tickets: Free.
Dreaming of Havana – Travel back in time and enjoy our Ball & Chain production, themed Dreaming of Havana. First show at 8pm in the Main Stage. Second show at 9pm on the Pineapple Stage!
Where: Ball & Chain – 1513 SW 8th ST. Time: 8PM – 10PM. Tickets: Free.
Reservoir Dogs 35mm – 25 years ago, Quentin Tarantino unleashed a world of trunk shots, non-linear narrative, hyper violence, and profuse profanity on unsuspecting audiences with Reservoir Dogs. Now, a brand new 35mm print that premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival – where the film had its original premiere – is traveling the country and making a pit stop in Miami.
Where: Coral Gables Art Cinema – 260 Aragon Ave. Time: 12AM – 3AM. Tickets: Get em here.
Saturday, July 29th
Allapattah Upgrade Weekend – The Allapattah community comes together to upgrade the outdoor space of Allapattah Library and create the Storytelling Garden. Teams will condition grass and foliage, and contribute to landscaping work. Children and families will sow native plants, beautify surrounding area, create seating, assemble the stage and chalk wall, among other projects. Food and a free Tshirt will be provided for all volunteers registered by July 25th.
Where: Allapattah Branch Library – 1799 NW 35th ST. Time: 9AM – 4PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.
Supercon 2017 – Supercon is the LARGEST Comic Con in South Florida. Find the best guests from comic books media, TV, movies, anime, animation, cartoons, video games, fantasy, sci-fi, and pop culture in South Florida. Supercon is 4 days of fun featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, industry guess, cause players, artists, writers, panels, question and answers, films and short, costume and cosplay contest, vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more!
Where: 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale. Time: 1:30PM – 6:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.
Adopt A Pup at Space Terrace – They’re pushing the envelope even further by transforming the Terrace into a PUPPY PLAYGROUND! The Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department will be bringing a group of abandoned dogs that need our help. Join Space for a day at the Terrace with bites from some of your favorite Miami spots, cold-press juices, and a beautiful time for pups in need of a caring home. Come play with them, snuggle with them, and fall in love with them.
Where: Club Space – 34 NE 11th ST. Time: 11AM – 3PM. Tickets: Free.
Sunday, July 30th
Disco Frisbee & Late Happy Hour – Boogie over to the beach on 27th Street. As the sun sets, get lit up for Disco Frisbee! What Is Disco Frisbee?! A Glowing Game of Ultimate Frisbee. However, the ultimate part gets funkified. Less rules. More Fun… k!? Lots & Lots of LED neon. After being beachside return to Freehand & 27 Restaurant & Bar for a Late-Happy Hour with food and drink specials. AKA rain or [moon]shine!
Where: Freehand Miami. Time: 7:30PM – 10:30PM. Tickets: Free.
Monday, July 31st
Grilling USA BBQ Dinner – National Grilling Month comes to a close for a four course dinner highlighting different styles of American BBQ. We’ll highlight Texas, Carolina, Kansas City BBQ and more. And of course They’ll have some beers paired perfectly with the BBQ.
Where: PINCH Miami – 8601 Biscayne Blvd. Time: 7PM. Tickets: Get em here.