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20 Sep - Guide to Miami: September 16 – 30

In times of crisis, we can’t help but get inspired by how the community never fails to come together. And even as we enter a new season, we all can agree that good times are necessary no matter where you live. The final leg of September is no exception, with some of the most jam-packed nights around. Film festivals, movie screenings, art tours, and a whole lot of live music await you.


Saturday, September 16:

Saturday Morning Detox YogaEvery Saturday Morning (weather permitting) gather at Freehand Miami‘s Lobby and walk over to the beach on 29th Street for 1 hour of Yoga to detox from Miami Friday Nights. Saturday Morning Instructor is Angela Munoz Yoga. Please bring water, sunscreen and a towel (or you can rent one at front desk).

Where: Freehand Miami – 2727 Indian Creek Rd. Time: 9:45AM – 12:45PM. Tickets: Free.


OIGO Live at The Yard – It’s Adrian’s birthday. So he invited some of his friends to make noise fashioned for dance in order to celebrate solar circumvention. Sets by Tony Laurencio (from Afrobeta) and Jose Javier Freire (from Bacilos) as BeatMachines, and Jason Matthews and Armando Lopez (from Electric Kif) as Morocho.

Where: The Wynwood Yard – 56 NW 29th ST. Time: 9PM – 12AM. Tickets: Free.


Francis Harris presents Kingdoms: Extended Set – Francis Harris, of Frank & Tony launches his new label and concept, “Kingdoms.” The new outlet follows Scissor & Thread, the label the New York artist ran with Anthony Collins from 2011 until earlier this year. Kingdoms will focus on more than just dance music, taking in “club-inflected jazz, contemporary composition, ambient and reissues of obscurities from across the musical spectrum.”

Where: Electric Pickle – 2826 N Miami Ave. Time: 11PM – 5AM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.


Sunday, September 17:

Pups & Pints – Bring your furry best friend for the ultimate play date while helping other dogs find a forever-home. Concrete Beach will be donating a portion of proceeds to Paws 4 You. A canine brunch will be provided by Dishes for Dogs. A human brunch will be provided by Magic Box.

Where: Concrete Beach Brewery – 325 NW 24th ST. Time: 12PM – 5PM. Tickets: Free.


Willy Wonka – Escape the woes of Hurricane Irma with a free community screening of the beloved classic, WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. These screenings are free, family friendly and open to all but RSVP at the link. Seating will be available on a first-come, first served basis.

Where: O Cinema Miami Beach – 500 71st St, Miami Beach. Time: 12PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.


Pineapple Sunday – Pineapple Sunday is back! It’s very special afternoon! Live music on the Pineapple Stage starting at 2pm with some of Miami’s best original bands. Doors open at noon. NO COVER. Happy Hour 4-7pm 2-4-1 drinks. Bring all the family, and enjoy a fun Sunday!

Where: Ball & Chain – 1513 SW 8th ST. Time: 2PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free.


Classic Album Sundays – Celebrate the 20th anniversary of two absolute essentials. The CAS album of the month is Björk’s “Homogenic” (1997) and as a special treat they’ll be warming up with Portishead’s incredible self-titled sophomore album. Come out for a full playback and presentation, first needle drops at 5:15 sharp.

Where: Sweat Records – 5505 NE 2nd Ave. Time: 5PM – 8PM. Tickets: Get em here.


Tropico Virgo – TROPICO VIRGO is a gathering of music lovers who enjoy selections that don’t quite work at the club and don’t quite fall into a specific genre, but fare better in the dark recesses of your local watering hole over a quality cocktail and cigarette. Terence and Patrick explore the spaces residing among disco, post-punk, kraut, ambient, pop, dub, techno and anything else that fits the mood this Sunday, starting early for those early risers, and ending later for the night creatures.

Where: The Corner – 1035 N Miami Ave. Time: 9PM – 3AM. Tickets: Free.


Tuesday, September 19:

Shop + Save (furry) Lives – The reckless abandon of helpless animals, even during stressful times, is not something The Station will tolerate. They’ll be donating 15% of sales that occur Tuesday 9/19 – Friday 9/22 to Best Friends Animal Society for their rescuing and reuniting efforts. Join them for when they re-open, and help our furry friends affected by Hurricane Irma.

Where: Elizabeth Ave Station – 1500-C Elizabeth Ave., West Palm Beach. Time: Sept 19th – 22nd. Tickets: Free.


Mumford & Sons – Yeah.

Where: American Airline Arena – 601 Biscayne Blvd. Time: 7:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.


Brainfood Speaker Series: Pincho Factory – Brainfood is a monthly, hands-on discussion with local entrepreneurs who share the secrets of their success. These monthly gatherings will help Miami startups and entrepreneurs understand the opportunities and challenges of launching and growing a business. Every participant will leave with a wealth of new ideas and key, practical advice to advancing one’s own entrepreneurial career.

Where: The LAB Miami – 400 NE 26th ST. Time: 6:30PM – 9:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.


Wednesday, September 20:

Nerd Nite Miami – The world famous Nerd Nite lecture series is now in the 305! Nerd Nite is a monthly event held in more than 75 cities across the globe during which several folks give fun-yet-informative presentations across all disciplines – while the audience drinks along.

Where: Gramps – 176 NW 24th ST. Time: 6PM – 9:30PM. Tickets: Free.


Call To Artists! LHCC Local Artists Initiative – Local Artist Series VII: Truth and Reconciliation September 29 – November 18, 2017. EXHIBITION THEME: Truth, Reconciliation, Justice, Memory, Reparation, Recognition of the past. Creative and cathartic methods of truth seeking and reconciliation. How both individuals and society address, repair, and make peace with the past in order to fully embrace and create a new and sustainable future.

Where: Little Haiti Cultural Complex – 212 NE 59th Terr. Time: 12AM – Midnight. Tickets: Free.


Words & Wine Open Mic – Every Wednesday, Garden food and bar Presents: Words And Wine Open Mic. This week featuring: Kathy Palma & Marquise Fair-Mcnair with Dante. No cover, food trucks and kid-friendly.

Where: Garden Food & Bar – 270 NW 23rd ST. Time: 8PM – 1AM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.


Thursday, September 21:

Buskerfest Miami 2017 Kick-Off – Join the Buskerfest family as they announce this year’s festival date and open the call-to-artists/volunteer sign-up! The Buskerfest crew will be on hand to answer any questions you have about performing or volunteering at the 2017 festival. The party will also feature performances from some surprise guests and an open mic should they have any brave souls in the audience.

Where: Concrete Beach Brewery. Time: 6PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free.


Support Local MIxer: Collaboration – Bringing all local business owners, entrepreneurs, makers, and creatives together and talk about how we can support each other through true, long-lasting collaborations. Take part in a one-of-a-kind interactive art piece by Unconventional, take in an installation by Alchemist Productions, sip drinks at Micro Theater’s bar, and enjoy some delicious grub from their onsite food trucks.

Where: Micro Theater Miami. Time: 6PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.


Rooftop Relief: Hurricane Irma Concert –  Join the A+E for a concert for a cause on Thursday, September 21st with Brendan O’Hara. They are collecting supplies to benefit our neighbors in the Florida Keys and Caribbean who were affected by Hurricane Irma!

Where: Filling Station Lofts – 1657 N Miami Ave. Time: 7PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.


Friday, September 22:

Keg & Klean –  Join Debris Free Oceans, Miami Waterkeeper, and New Leaders Council – Florida for this month’s community clean up. Working together to clean up Wynwood, you will make an impact on the neighborhood, as well as Biscayne Bay and our Miami beaches. Trash eventually makes its way from city centers like Wynwood to our waterways, harming marine life and water quality.

Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 6PM – 8PM. Tickets: Get em here.


Let’s Build: Combine Art & Technology – Come learn this new form of art expression that combines art and technology to make something compelling, interactive, and engaging. Each student will be given a class kit to keep for future projects. Learn how to build amazingly creative interfaces with the latest in touch sensor technology. Using the Bare Conductive Touch Board, you will be able to paint designated touch areas on just about any surface.

Where: Software Factory – 261 NE 1st ST. Time: 6:30PM – 9PM. Tickets: Get em here.


ONE NIGHT ONLY: Jungle Love by Stephanie Ansin – Three very different couples lose themselves in the depths of the Brazilian Amazon and find a universal truth. Join them on this funny, poignant, racy journey of self-discovery that reminds us all that sometimes we need to step outside of our comfort zone to become who we were meant to be. A FREE staged reading of her new romantic comedy, JUNGLE LOVE. Directed by Victor Lirio, the reading is the culmination of Ansin’s two years in Miami-Dade County’s Playwright Development Program.

Where: Books & Books – 260 Aragon Ave. Time: 8PM – 11PM. Tickets: Free.


SAFE Soundsystem – The great local DJs at SAFE Soundsystem are back at their throne on Friday, September 22nd for a night of deep beats. Music by: Diego Andrés, Anshaw Black and Artime.

Where: The Electric Pickle. Time: 10PM – 5AM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.


Saturday, September 23:

Costume Shop Sale – They’re getting ready for the 2017-18 Season and have to clear space for the new costumes and props coming in, so check out the 1st Annual Florida Grand Opera Costume Shop Sale. Available items include costume pieces, hats, shoes, clothing, and props. Additional items include posters, books, office furniture, industrial machinery, and many more items. Join the fun and take a little piece of the opera home with you. (Cash only. All sales final.)

Where: Florida Grand Opera – 8390 NW 25th ST. Time: 10AM – 5PM. Tickets: Free.


Arcade Fire, Infinite Content – Again, yeah.

Watsco Center – 1245 Dauer Drive. Time: 7PM – 11PM. Tickets: Get em here.


Party in a Cave – Party in a Cave at Wynwood’s “Coolest Zone”! The Wynwood Dome will feature signature cocktails and music in a unique visual atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the video mapping projection that will make you feel like you’re in a REAL cave! Plus “chill” vibes courtesy of in-house air conditioning.

Where: Wynwood Dome – 226 NW 22nd Lane. Time: 9PM – 3AM. Tickets: Get em here.


Trainspotting – The film was ranked #10 on the British Film Institute’s 100 Greatest British Films of the 20th Century and was the fourth highest grossing British film in history. Variety dubbed the film, “Scabrous, brutal and hip. Trainspotting is A Clockwork Orange for the ’90s.”

Where: Coral Gables Art Cinema – 260 Aragon Ave. Time: 11:45PM. Tickets: Get em here.


Sunday, September 24:

The Miami Flea – Start a new season in collaboration with creatives at The Miami Flea edition of a September to Remember! Stroll the Vendor Village to find your new favorite piece; whether it’s art, fashion, vintage furnishings, or a living bloom. Come hungry — they’re featuring our city’s best eateries and local delicacies! Sit in the cool shade while you grub and enjoy live music with Miami’s favorite acts; this month featuring Oigo, Cortadito and The State Of.

Where: 1445 N Miami Ave. Time: 3PM – 7PM. Tickets: Free.


Flaming Classics: Jawbreaker 35mm – This film dives into “the cruel politics of high school” in full force. A hilarious dark comedy, JAWBREAKER explores female friendship, Machiavellian power struggles, and grief in equal parts. Revolving around homosocial bonding and that the all present queer fear of lesbianism, the film also becomes a powerful meditation on the malleability of identity.

Where: Bill Cosford Cinema – 5030 Brunson Dr. Time: 8PM – 11PM. Tickets: Get em here.


Wednesday, September 27:

Miami Design District Public Art Tours – Join the Miami Design District, in partnership with Arts Encounters, for a free guided tour of the neighborhood’s world-renowned public art and architecture led by art critic, journalist and educator, Margery Gordon. Offered twice a month, the free tours are available during the Miami Design District’ monthly Sunday Family Day along with the last Wednesday of every month during The Market #atMDD.

Where: 3801 NE 1st ST. Time: 6PM – 7PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.


Thursday, September 28:

Daybreaker MIA / Pajamas in Space – One of the most powerful things about Miami’s Daybreaker is the fact that we are a community, and together we can do so much. They’ll be using this morning to raise spirits, be of service and to give Miami a giant group hug. When you RSVP, you will also be given an option to donate towards hurricane relief efforts. Give if you’re able, but know that all are welcome, and they hope you join. We’ve weathered the storm — now let’s dance for a cause. Miami, we are strong.

Where: Club Space – 34 NE 11th ST. Time: 6AM – 9AM. Tickets: Get em here.


Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival – Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival kicks off its second year at Pérez Art Museum Miami with the Miami premiere of Trinidadian director Vashti Anderson’s “Moko Jumbie” and a party on the patio with DJ duo Electric Punanny!

Where: The PAMM – 1103 Biscayne Blvd. Time: 6PM – 10PM. Tickets: Get em here.


Soul on The Mile – This summer, the McBride Family Plaza opens up for a night of live music under the stars. Sway to the rhythms of powerful musicians like the ever so soulful Yoli Mayor and the beautifully bluesy Soulixer. Take in the savory creations of Coral Gables favorite eateries, and indulge in drinks in a magical atmosphere of community and connection. Peruse pop-ups by neighborhood shops and get to know one of the city’s most historical areas.

Where: McBride Family Plaza – 150 Miracle Mile. Time: 7PM – 10PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.


Jacuzzi Boys at The Anderson –  A Miami legendary band comes back to a legendary bar.

Where: The Anderson – 709 NE 79th ST. Time: 11PM – 2AM. Tickets: Free.


Friday, September 29:

Conscious Entrepreneurs Round Table – Conscious Entrepreneurs Roundtable breakfast! Join Community leaders in conscious based business, visionaries, innovators and the entrepreneurially spirited in this candid roundtable discussion where each attendee is encouraged to share and be a speaker.

Where: Center For Social Change – 2103 Coral Way. Time: 8:30AM – 10:30AM. Tickets: Get em here.


Roosevelt Collier Plays The Dead – Miami’s first son, Roosevelt Collier provides his funky take on the music of the Grateful Dead. Unlimited Devotion will be his band for the night and we are bringing this incredible show to the Wynwood Yard and it’s absolutely FREE and ALL AGES.

Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 9PM – Midnight. Tickets: Free.


Saturday, September 30:

Florida Day of Civic Hacking – National Day of Civic ‘Hacking’ is an annual international event centered on promoting open data initiatives and locals hacking ways to help improve their community. Thousands of people from around the world will tackle challenges using datasets central to their environment, government, public services, and other civic-oriented topics.

Where: CIC Miami – 1951 NW 7th Ave. Time: 9AM – 6PM. Tickets: Suggested Donation.


South Florida Craft Beer Run – The South Florida Craft Beer Run is the first 5K Craft Beer Run in Miami, Fl. The 5K is open to runners and beer lovers of all levels. The race will take place at The Tank Brewing Co. on Saturday, September 30th at 6:00 PM. The post-race celebrations include a festival with local breweries sampling their brews, food by-the-bite, LIVE music and games. All proceeds from the race will be donated to Amigos for Kids and Live Like Bella.

Where: The Tank Brewing Co. – 5100 NW 72nd Ave. Time: 6PM – 1AM. Tickets: Register here.


Afrobeta at The Wynwood Yard – One of Miami’s most well-known duos, for their eclectic and electric sounds and stage presence comes to one of the city’s favorite outdoor hangs for a jam under the stars.

Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 9PM. Tickets: Free.