Miami January Events


Through January 4, 2009
The tony award musical by Andrew Lloyd Weber returns to the Arsht Center
For tickets and more info, contact Arsht Center

Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 7:00 pm
Join Ocean Drive Magazine for the Kickoff of 2009 Winter Polo Season with special guest Joanna Krupa.
Location: Field Side Grand Marquee Tent @ International Polo Club 3667 120th Ave, South Wellington, Fl. RSVP 561.282.5332

After this event head to Mynt Lounge on 1921 Collins Ave for a late night celebration with Ocean Drive Magazine January cover model, Joanna Krupa. RSVP to or call 305532.0727

Thursday, January 8, 8pm
Meet Carol O’Connell the author of “Bone by Bone”, in a Reading and discussing session at Books & Books Coral Gables


Thursday, January 08 – 8:30pm
The Bass Museum Film Series presents
Miami Beach Cinemateque
Aleksandra (??????????)(Russia/2007)
Be sure to arrive 15 – 20 mins early.
General admission $10; $7 for MBC and Bass Museum of Art members

January 8th – 11th, 2009
Check out Haute Miami, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, will run concurrently with the visit to Miami by SeaFair, Expoship’s innovative exposition megayacht. This event showcases 160 prestigious, international exhibitors featuring contemporary and vintage fashion, jewelry, art & antiques, design, exquisite gardens, exotic yachts, airplanes, personal helicopters, new technology in many forms, including an emphasis “green” innovations such as solar powered vehicles and much more.

Friday, January 09, 2009 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Tea with the Miami Beach Chamber President
Visit Whole Foods Market South Beach and meet The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce President Wendy Kallergis for tea from The Republic of Tea, treats and conversation.
1020 Alton Rd.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone 305.532.1707

January 09 – 11, 2009
Miami Tattoo Expo at The Miami Beach Convention Center.
Hours: Friday 3pm – 11pm, Saturday 12noon – 11pm, on Sunday 12noon – 6pm
Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the box office throughout the event. Admission: $20 for single day passes and $50 for weekend passes for the entire show. For more info Miami Tattoo Expo

January 09, 2009 @ 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Afterwork Jam
Enjoy free and live performance by Jacob Jeffries Band w/ special guest Rachel Goodrich. In an effort to celebrate the vibrant Downtown Miami community The Miami DDA is presenting a live music concert series which will run through April at different downtown venues.
Place: Bayfront Park @ Tina Hills Pavilion
For more info call, 305-579-6675

January 9 – 11, 2009 7 p.m.
Shakespeare in the Park. Bring your family, picnic basket, and a donation. Enjoy an evening under the stairs with great entertainment. All performances are free. For more info call 311.
999 11th Street
Miami Beach,
Florida 33139

Saturday, January 10 at 2 pm
Coral Gables Whole Foods Market hosts a special culinary demonstration. Chef Allen Susser, executive chef at Chef Allen’s in Aventura will do his magic with some very special ingredients. To RSVP, call 305-421-9421.


January 10th and 11th, 2009 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Holtz Children’s Hospital Beaux Arts Festival of Art
Celebrates its 58th Anniversary at Lowe Art Museum University of Miami. Coral Gables Campus

Saturday, January 10, 2009 @ 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Art & Design Night @ Avant Gallery?
Music and Cocktails
Place: 3850 N Miami Ave, Miami
For more info call, 305.573.8873

Saturday, January 10th, 2009 7-11 pm
Art Fusion Galleries Opening Reception “Exploration of the Spirit”.
Art Fusion Galleries
1 NE 40th Street, STE 3, 6 & 7
Miami, FL 33137

Saturday, January 10th, 2009 7-10 pm
Meet John Henry, Robert Swedroe, and Mike Tesch at Kelley Roy Gallery 80 and 50 NE 29th St. between Biscayne Boulevard and North Miami Avenue

January 10, 2009 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join MOCA Museum for Wynwood Gallery Night Shaker Cocktail Reception (Shaker + Members)
MOCA at Goldman Warehouse. Remember you have to be a member of the museum to be invited.

Saturday, January 10 @ 8 PM
Florida Grand Opera presents Dmitri Hvorostovsky Featuring soprano Ekaterina Siurina and Constantine Orbelian, conducting a full symphony orchestra.
Knight Concert Hall at the Arsht Center
For tickets and more information call 305.949.6722

Saturday, January 10, 2009
Front Model Management Season Kickoff Extraveganza at SET featuring the models of Front Model Management enjoy a sexy house mix by Chicco Secci and DJ Pedro

Sunday, January 11, 2009 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Full Moon Party at DiLido Beach Club
Surround yourself with the sultry South Beach sky and enter a state of moon light merriment at Miami’s newest Full Moon party at DiLido Beach Club. Sip on specially-priced cocktails and become captivated by exotic entertainment including belly dancers, fortune tellers and a DJ spinning world lounge music. No cover charge required! The Ritz Carlton South Beach One Lincoln Road ,
Miami Beach, FL 33139 .786.276.4000

Sunday, January 11th 2009 at 6:30pm
RUSSIAN ARK 2002 (96 minutes
This is great for the entire family on a lovely sunday evening and its free to the general public.

Monday, January 12, 2009 at 7:00PM
FREE concerts: Inside the Music
An intimate presentation from the NWS Fellows at Lincoln Theatre
Tickets: Free, No Ticket Required
Place:541 Lincoln Rd. Miami Beach, FL 33139
Call:(305) 673-3330

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 @ 7 – 10 pm
Scarpetta, Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach
Become a member of the MOCA Museum to get invites to these parties and for more info.

Tuesday January 13, 2009 @ 7:00 pm
Acupuncture 101 with Coral Gables Acupuncture
Join Coral Gables Acupuncture and Dr Steven Chasens for a lecture on the fundamentals and benefits of acupuncture.
Where: Coral Gables Whole Food Market.6701 Red Road. Coral Gables, FL 33143
Space is limited, please pre-register at Customer Service or call 305.421.9421

Wednesday January 14, 2009 @ 7:00 pm
Winter Weight Loss Lecture with Elizabeth Agren
Elizabeth Argen of Gaia Herbs is back to clue us in on herbs to assist in weight loss and detox the body. She will also discuss working with insulin resistance, hyphothyroid and exploring the pro’s and cons of different diets. This is a must for the New Year!
Place: Coral Gables Whole Food Market.6701 Red Road. Coral Gables, FL 33143
Please pre-register at Customer Service or call 305.421.9421.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 @ 7 pm
MOCA Book Club
A discussion of Michel Houellebecq’s novel “The Possibility of an Island” that inspired the exhibition of the same title. For more info contact MOCA Museum or Call 305 893 6211 ext. 37 to RSVP. Open to museum members.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Special Screening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Bring your family, girlfriends or even your boyfriend to enjoy this classic on the Visitor Center Lawn of the Fairchild Botanical Garden. Also enjoy homemade Kettle Corn which will be made on-site. For more information contact the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

Thursday, January 15, 2009 @ 7:00 pm
Top 10 Beers
Chris Montelius from Fresh Beer Incorporate takes us through the Top 10 Breweries in America as set by the Beer Advocate Magazine.
Place: Coral Gables Whole Food Market.6701 Red Road. Coral Gables, FL 33143
Space is lmited, please pre-register at Customer Service or call 305.421.9421.

Friday, January 16, 2009 – 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mommy & Me Tea
Have a delightful moment with grandmother, mother and daughter on the veranda at the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden.
Cost per person is $27.00 for members, $37.00 for non-members, and $17.00 for children 12 and under.
For more information call Tricia Frank at 305-663-8091 or Marnie Valent at 305-663-8059.

Friday, January 16, 2009, 8pm
All Star Concert-Tribute to Machito and Tito Puente.
Latin jazz all-stars celebrate the cross-cultural feast of intoxicating Afro-Cuban rhythms and virtuoso performances exemplified by the music of Machito and Tito Puente. The line-up includes the pioneering Cuban-born trumpet star “Chocolate” Armenteros, renowned timbalero Orestes Vilato, Grammy Award-winning trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval, Latin Grammy-winning flutist Nestor Torres, fellow flutist and Grammy Award winner Dave Valentin, star percussionist Sammy Figueroa, Latin Grammy Award-winning vocalist Albita and the Machito Orchestra. Additional stars to be announced. This concert will be dedicated to the memory Israel “Cachao” Lopez @ Arsht Center . Call: 305.949.6722

Saturday, January 17, 2009 @ 2 pm
Workshop with author/filmmaker Chris Kraus on at MOCA Museum. You have to be a member of the museum to get in.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 at 7:30PM
Latin Dances
This sizzling program will have you dancing in the aisles! Alondra de la Parra, the dynamic 28-year-old Mexican maestro who launched her own orchestra in 2004 and the subject of recent feature articles in Men’s Vogue and The New York Times, leads the New World Symphony in a program of rhythmically infectious works based on dances of Latin America. The evening begins with a complimentary happy hour at 6:00 pm, followed by a video introduction and live commentary from the stage.
Tickets: $25
Place: Lincoln Theatre

Monday, January 19, 2009 @ 7:30 PM
Staceyann Chin
Panel discussion, Race, Sex and Gender with Stayceyann Chin, Marga Gomez and others co-presented by Miami Light Project Light Box.
Where: Miami Light Project, 3000 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100, Miami
Open to general public
For more info: Tigertail Productions at 305 324 4337

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 11:30am
Presidential Inauguration
This is a free event and open to the public. An open invitation to Miami residents to view history from the halls of Arsht Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Please RSVP and arrive early to be seated. Great opportunity for networking. For more info contact the Arsht Center.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 @ 7:00 pm
Iron Chef Competition
What’s the best way to celebrate a new year and new culinary heights? At Whole Foods Market Coral Gables it’s with a good old fashion culinary show down! This round will put Blake Ledbetter, the winner of the last Competition against Chef Rudy Straker, owner of ROS Catering and a frequent Whole Foods Market cooking class chef! Who’s culinary talent and skill will reign this time? You’ll have to join us and find out! RSVP appreciated but not required. RSVP taken at Customer Service.

Wednesday January 21, 2009 @ 7:00 pm
Pub Night
Wanting to learn more about Organic Beers? Here is your chance! Join Don, Beer Expert as he takes us through the world of organic beers. Cheers!
At Whole Foods Market Coral Gables

Thursday, January 22, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Enjoy a sneak peek of the Chocolate Festival at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

Thursday, January 22nd 2009 at 7:00pm
Border Crossings: Russian Art in the Twenty-First Century
For more info contact Bass Museum

Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 8 pm
Wynton Marsalis
If you are into the arts you do not want to miss this one.
Wynton Marsalis – an outstanding jazz musician and trumpeter.
He will be performing at The Lincoln Center.
Tickets range from $15 – $135. For more info check out Arsht Center or Concert Association of Florida

Friday, January 23, 2009 @ 7:30 PM
Reading and performance
Join Staceyann Chin at Books & Books in the Courtyard, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables. This event is free and open to the public. For more info contact Tigertail Productions at 305 324 4337

Friday, January 23, 2009 @ 8 p.m.
The Four Tops and Temptations
Just like old times, The Four Tops and Temptations at the Arsht Center

Saturday, January 24, 2009 – Sunday, January 25, 2009 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Fairchild’s 3rd Annual International Chocolate Festival
Attendees will have an opportunity to tour the Fairchilds rainforest,learn about cocoa, listen to lecture, indulge in chocolate delights and lots more.
Admission to Fairchild’s 3rd Annual Chocolate Festival is free for Fairchild members and children 5 and under, $20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens 65 and older and $10 for children 6-17.For more information please contact Ann Schmidt at 305-667-1651, ext.3344 or

Monday, January 26, 2009 @ 7:00PM
Musicians’ Forum
@ Lincoln Theatre
Join the New World Symphony Fellows as they create, present and perform their own diverse and unusual programs. Concert is free, however, tickets are required to get in.

Monday, January 26, 2009 at 6:00pm
Conversation with Theodore Bikel
Meet Theodore Bikel – folksinger, actor and activist at Books & Books Coral Gables on for a conversation with producer and director Arnold Mittelman – a prelude to Bikel’s appearance in Sholom Aleichem: Laughter Through Tears at the Parker Playhouse Jan. 28 through Feb. 1.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @ 8pm
The Concert Association of Florida presents the Budapest Festival Orchestra at the Arsht Center for more information or to purchase tickets, click here

Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 7:30PM
Musical Xchange
@ Lincoln Theatre
Get to know the New World Symphony Fellows and the music they love with this fun, informal concert featuring informed commentary by the performers. Free, Ticket Required

Friday, January 30, 2009 @ 7:30pm
Jazz at MOCA
Jazz talk and Jazz at MOCA Museum with With Ira Sulivan

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