SPECTRUM MIAMI, RED DOT MIAMI, AND ARTSPOT MIAMI – MIAMI ART WEEK 2017
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Three shows under one roof showcase pioneering artists and galleries from the U.S and around the globe 
 
The ultimate destination for today’s contemporary and fine art world returns to Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District, Dec. 6–10, 2017   
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Luxury vacations in Carmel Valley, interview with Joan Rivers, rocking with Police front man, Sting in concert, road trips in the Jaguar F-type, White House visit and more.

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Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama, Martha Stewart, Nelly, N.E.R.D. Toni Braxton, Dwayne Wade, Russell Simmons, Sir Richard Branson, Jennifer Lopez, Dalai Lama, Kim Kardashian and more….

Interviews

Interviews with Alan Alda, Nick Lachey, Josh Groban, Ricky Gervias, Nancy O’Dell, Sir Richard Branson, Daphne Guinness, Russell Simmons, Meridith Vieira, Joan Rivers, Donald Trump, Sean Paul, Julian Marley, Mac McAnally among others.

Events This Week

A list of events and happenings in and around the Miami area, each week.

FASHION & BEAUTY

Trend setting fashion and inspirations for and from the Miami fashionistas.

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Miami New Times Hosts Best of Miami® Release Party June 22!
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Miami New Times Hosts Best of Miami® Release Party June 22!

New Times’ 30th-annual Best of Miami® issue celebrates the best of absolutely everything the area offers. Best of Miami® is the most comprehensive guide to the top people, places, goods and services, dining, nightlife, and entertainment …

FOURTH GLOBAL LGBTQI HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE IN MIAMI, MAY 26 – MAY 29
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FOURTH GLOBAL LGBTQI HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE IN MIAMI, MAY 26 – MAY 29

Thought leaders from around the globe will converge on Miami for the 4thGlobal LGBTQI Human Rights Conference, May 26 – 29, as part of World OutGames Miami 2017, the world’s largest 10-day Sports, Culture and Human Rights event. This well-orchestrated …

Dolphins Cancer Challenge Second Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament at Turnberry Isle Miami
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Dolphins Cancer Challenge Second Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament at Turnberry Isle Miami

The Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) will hold the second annual DCC Celebrity Golf Tournament at Turnberry Isle Miami’s two 18-hole championship courses with partners BBVA Compass and BMW South Florida. The tournament will offer …

Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Miami Auditions 2017
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Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Miami Auditions 2017

  Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders welcome media to attend the Preliminary and Semi-Final Miami Auditions on June 3rd. The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders are an iconic and international entertainment group searching for confident, stylish, diverse and talented women …

Photography Exhibition at YoungArts – ‘Enlightened: Contemporary Photography by YoungArts Alumni”
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Photography Exhibition at YoungArts – ‘Enlightened: Contemporary Photography by YoungArts Alumni”

MAY 5 – JUNE 30, 2017
Our first photography alumni exhibition curated by Master Teacher and Panelist Michelle Dunn Marsh. YoungArts is looking forward to highlighting alumni from this significant and ever-evolving medium.
YoungArts Gallery
Miami, FL
Mondays: Closed
Tuesday – …

National YoungArts Foundation Presents – “Little Boy Lost: One Child’s Story of Life Behind Bars” – Part of the Outside the Box Series
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National YoungArts Foundation Presents – “Little Boy Lost: One Child’s Story of Life Behind Bars” – Part of the Outside the Box Series

NATIONAL YOUNGARTS FOUNDATION presents:
Little Boy Lost: One Child’s Story of Life Behind Bars
Part of the Outside the Box Series featuring Daniel Bernard Roumain
YoungArts Campus
Miami, FL

21st Annual Fins Weekend on May 19-20, 2017
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21st Annual Fins Weekend on May 19-20, 2017

The Miami Dolphins Foundation will host its 21st annual Fins Weekend on May 19-20.
 
Proceeds from the event weekend, through the educational pillar of the Miami Dolphins Foundation, will benefit City Year Miami, an education-focused nonprofit …

ARTSLAUNCH2017
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ARTSLAUNCH2017

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is pleased to announce the return of ARTSLAUNCH, a FREE annual celebration to kick off Miami’s arts season and celebrate the Center’s official box office opening, …

FLORIDA GRAND OPERA PRESENTS “FAMILY DAY” CELEBRATION AT POMPANO BEACH CULTURAL ARTS CENTER, MAY 14, 2017
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FLORIDA GRAND OPERA PRESENTS “FAMILY DAY” CELEBRATION AT POMPANO BEACH CULTURAL ARTS CENTER, MAY 14, 2017

As a special Mother’s Day gift to its community, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) presents a special “Family Day” celebration on May 14, 2017 at Pompano Beach Cultural Arts Center. The free event runs from 1 pm to …

SCORPIONS ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN CRAZY WORLD TOUR WITH VERY SPECIAL GUEST MEGADETH COMING TO BB&T CENTER OCTOBER 14
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SCORPIONS ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN CRAZY WORLD TOUR WITH VERY SPECIAL GUEST MEGADETH COMING TO BB&T CENTER OCTOBER 14

Scorpions, one of the most iconic and influential hard rock bands of all time, continue to celebrate 50+ years of rock with the return to North America for the Crazy World tour. Since performing …

Reduce & Juice this Earth Day with Kimpton’s EPIC Hotel
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Reduce & Juice this Earth Day with Kimpton’s EPIC Hotel

In celebration of Earth Day (Saturday, April 22nd) Kimpton’s EPIC Hotel invites you to “reduce &juice.” When travelers and hotel visitors UBER Pool to Kimpton’s EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami, they can receive a free …

AMERICAN EPIC – May 16 on PBS – When America First Heard Itself
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AMERICAN EPIC – May 16 on PBS – When America First Heard Itself

AMERICAN EPIC, a film series produced by Allison McGourty, Duke Erikson and Director Bernard MacMahon, explores the pivotal recording journeys at the height of the Roaring Twenties, when music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology captured the breadth …

Longines Global Champions Tour Miami Beach 2017
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Longines Global Champions Tour Miami Beach 2017

Miami Beach
13th-15th April 2017
A formidable eight out of the world’s top ten ranked riders, including all of the top five, will head to the breath-taking destination of Miami Beach for the second leg in …

LYFT CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW PHILLIP AND PATRICIA FROST MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & PAMM SECOND SATURDAY – FRI., MAY 12 & SAT., MAY 13
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Lyft, the nation’s fastest growing ride-hailing app, invites locals and visitors to celebrate the grand opening of the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science and PAMM’s Second Saturday by providing a discount code …

GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING CARLOS VIVES TO PERFORM @ AMERICAN AIRLINES ARENA IN MIAMI, FL MAY 13
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GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING CARLOS VIVES TO PERFORM @ AMERICAN AIRLINES ARENA IN MIAMI, FL MAY 13

2x Grammy, 10x Latin Grammy-winning pioneer of vallenato pop, CARLOS VIVES. With more than 50 million albums sold worldwide, the Colombian singer is one of the most important and respected figures in Latin music.
 
WHAT:  
Coverage and …

‘Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal’ Coming to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Saturday, June 3
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‘Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal’ Coming to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Saturday, June 3

“Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal” will be coming to The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Saturday, June 3, at 8 p.m.
 
Tickets priced at $55/$75/$95 are on sale now via Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com, …

Kimpton’s EPIC and Surfcomber Hotels Are the Place to be During Miami Music Week!
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Kimpton’s EPIC and Surfcomber Hotels Are the Place to be During Miami Music Week!

Join us for incredible line ups and poolside fun during Miami Music Week at Kimpton’s Miami properties. Guests and locals will enjoy five days of beachfront fun, stellar DJs and  pool parties throughout the …

YoungArts’ signature Salon Series presents Women and Words
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YoungArts’ signature Salon Series presents Women and Words

Championing the female voice in all its fluidity this National Poetry Month, YoungArts’ signature Salon Series presents Women and Words in collaboration with O, Miami Poetry Festival. The intimate conversation honors women in the literary arts …

Win Tickets to the ‘Live the Good Life Party’ At Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Will Feature Rapper Lil Jon
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Win Tickets to the ‘Live the Good Life Party’ At Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Will Feature Rapper Lil Jon

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will host a “Live the Good Life Party” on Saturday, April 22, at 9 p.m. in The Pavilion.

TIËSTO TO DEBUT FIRST IN A SERIES OF POP-UPS, TIËSTO MIAMI, DURING MIAMI MUSIC WEEK
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TIËSTO TO DEBUT FIRST IN A SERIES OF POP-UPS, TIËSTO MIAMI, DURING MIAMI MUSIC WEEK

Grammy Award-winning DJ/producer Tiësto announced the concept for his first ever pop-up shop, which will coincide with Ultra Music Festival and Miami Music Week. The installation, which officially opens to the public on March 23, is a …

Ford Lauderdale Air Show returns to Fort Lauderdale Beach May 6-7
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Ford Lauderdale Air Show returns to Fort Lauderdale Beach May 6-7

The Super Bowl of air shows, the Ford Lauderdale Air Show, will return to Fort Lauderdale Beach on May 6-7.

Metallica to Perform at Hard Rock Stadium July 7, 2017
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Metallica to Perform at Hard Rock Stadium July 7, 2017

Metallica today announced their WorldWired 2017 North American tour in support of their new album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct. The WorldWired 2017 tour is produced by Live Nation and kicks off on May 10th in Baltimore, MD at …

Miami’s Freshest Night Out
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Miami’s Freshest Night Out

Miami’s 6th Annual Snail of Approval Tasting Party
The “Freshest Night Out” ~ March 24th

30 renowned chefs, producers, and artisans, as well as our farmers and growers in South Florida. They will be award the prestigious Snail …

Hearts & Stars Gala 2017 on Star Island (Miami Beach) – March 18, 2017
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Hearts & Stars Gala 2017 on Star Island (Miami Beach) – March 18, 2017

Little Lighthouse Foundation’s Hearts and Stars Gala: Mystic Dreams, which will be held on Saturday night, March 18, 2017 from 9 PM – 2 AM at a waterfront estate located on Star Island in Miami Beach, …

The Big Smoke Miami
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The Big Smoke Miami

 The Big Smoke Miami offers a unique opportunity for cigar lovers to meet and celebrate the pleasures of smoking fine, handmade cigars alongside fellow aficionados. Included with each Big Smoke ticket are 35 cigars from …

Miami Music Project to perform space-themed concert at Free Family Fest – April 8
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Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION*
John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County’s signature FREE FAMILY FEST series closes its 2016-2017 season with an …

Dan Marino and Friends Bahamas Weekend 2017 Planned for May 25-27 on the Island of Nassau
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Dan Marino and Friends Bahamas Weekend 2017 Planned for May 25-27 on the Island of Nassau

The Miami Dolphins, Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback Dan Marino and Dolphins Alumni and celebrities will hold their annual trip to Nassau on Memorial Day Weekend.
 

Rockwell Celebrates ONE YEAR Anniversary with Rick Ross
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Rockwell Celebrates ONE YEAR Anniversary with Rick Ross

On Saturday, March 4th, Rockwell, Miami’s most in-demand party scene will join forces with acclaimed rapper Rick Ross, to celebrate their 1 Year Anniversary! The boutique nightclub invites guests to join them for a grand Miami-style celebration honoring all of …

YACHTLIFE: THE JETSET’S BEST-KEPT SECRET
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YACHTLIFE: THE JETSET’S BEST-KEPT SECRET

Based in Miami, YachtLife is opening up what was once the rarefied domain of the superrich to the masses by allowing users to quickly and easily charter fully crewed, luxury yachts for the day with just …

Erin Brockovich to be Keynote Speaker at United Way’s 6th Annual Magnolia Luncheon
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Erin Brockovich to be Keynote Speaker at United Way’s 6th Annual Magnolia Luncheon

 
The 6th Annual Magnolia Luncheon is hosted by United Way of Broward County’s Women United and recognizes women of dignity, strength, and perseverance.

Vanessa Williams to Perform at the 11th ANNUAL GALA A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
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Vanessa Williams to Perform at the 11th ANNUAL GALA A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS

 For its 11th season, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has planned a spectacular evening to celebrate women in the arts. The Adrienne Arsht Center’s 11th Annual Gala on Thursday, March 30, 2017 will feature star-studded …

INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR ANDRÉ RIEU TO BRING U.S. TOUR TO BB&T CENTER ON NOVEMBER 3
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INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR ANDRÉ RIEU TO BRING U.S. TOUR TO BB&T CENTER ON NOVEMBER 3

André Rieu announced U.S. tour dates today that will include a stop at BB&T Center on November 3.
 
Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 10 at 9:00 a.m. and will be available online at www.ticketmaster.com or by …

LIONEL RICHIE AND VERY SPECIAL GUEST MARIAH CAREY ANNOUNCE ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED EVENTS OF 2017 WITH THE ALL THE HITS TOUR, COMING TO BB&T CENTER MAY 27
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LIONEL RICHIE AND VERY SPECIAL GUEST MARIAH CAREY ANNOUNCE ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED EVENTS OF 2017 WITH THE ALL THE HITS TOUR, COMING TO BB&T CENTER MAY 27

Multi-platinum-selling artists, multiple Grammy Award®-winners and music icons,Lionel Richie and very special guest Mariah Carey announced today they will tour together for the first time ever on theALL THE HITS TOUR.  Produced by Live Nation, the 35-show …

NEIL DIAMOND’S THE 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR COMING TO BB&T CENTER APRIL 26
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NEIL DIAMOND’S THE 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR COMING TO BB&T CENTER APRIL 26

Live Nation announced today that music icon, Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Member, Neil Diamond, will celebrate his unparalleled career spanning 50 years with a world tour. The 50 Year Anniversary …

International Music, Film, Television, and Sports Law Symposium
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International Music, Film, Television, and Sports Law Symposium

The University of Miami School of Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries are hosting a two-day conference, “From New York to Hollywood …

ArtSea: A Convergence of Ocean Conservation Awareness Through Art & Marine Science
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ArtSea: A Convergence of Ocean Conservation Awareness  Through Art & Marine Science

 South Florida is known for its beautiful beaches and waterways, which play a big role in our tourist economic impact, and allows locals to enjoy natural amenities. Because of this, it’s vital that we …

Pulse: Dance Music
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Pulse: Dance Music

Join the New World Symphony, DJ Le Spam and the Spam Allstars, and the Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre for Pulse, where the New World Center transforms into a late-night lounge complete with club-style lighting …

Miami Hospitality Design Awards
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Miami Hospitality Design Awards

Monday, March 6, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Faena Forum
3201 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Please join the GMBHA and AIA for Miami Hospitality Design Awards as we showcase Miami’s tremendous work and the partnership between the two …

305 Day Block Party this Sunday: Music, Food Trucks, Vendors and 305 Pride!
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305 Day Block Party this Sunday: Music, Food Trucks, Vendors and 305 Pride!

 Official 305 Day Block Party presented by Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso as part of our Jameson #HialeahNow event series!

3:05 Cafecito has become synonymous with South Florida. As founders of Miami’s official coffee break time at appropriately 3:05 p.m., we began …

“Nourished” Book Release Party to be Held at The Sacred Space
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“Nourished” Book Release Party to be Held at The Sacred Space

As a plant-based chef, holistic nutritional counselor, nurturing mother, and a lead authority on plant-based living in Miami, wellness guru Pamela Wasabi can now add a new accolade to her list: author. With the …

DEERING SEAFOOD FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FEATURED CHEFS, TO INCLUDE WINNER OF JOHNSON & WALES STUDENT COMPETITION
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DEERING SEAFOOD FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FEATURED CHEFS, TO INCLUDE WINNER OF JOHNSON & WALES STUDENT COMPETITION

More than 8,500 people of all ages are expected to converge upon the beautiful, historic Deering Estate in Palmetto Bay for the 13th Annual Deering Seafood Festival on Sunday, March 26.  One of the highly anticipated …

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