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Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Gallery, Mixed Media, Painting, Multimedia, Photography, Children's Arts/Crafts
“Black History, Black Future:” A Fine Art Exhibit Featuring Works by Dillard Center for The Arts’ AP Students Hosted by History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, is proud to spotlight the creativity and contributions of Broward County’s African American community. In honor of Black History Month, History Fort Lauderdale will host “Black History, Black Future,” a fine art exhibit featuring works for show and sale from Dillard Center for the Arts’ Advanced Placement (AP) students, from February 2 - 28. The exhibit, curated by instructor Celestin Joseph, represents a contemporary view of Black History from the perspective of students at the very school that was instrumental in overturning segregation laws in the City of Fort Lauderdale 50 years ago. The exhibit will be open to the public at the New River Inn building of History Fort Lauderdale and will be accessible as a digital experience on History Fort Lauderdale’s YouTube channel. “Black History, Black Future” will feature a variety of styles and mediums reflecting African American culture, arts and entertainment and the ongoing struggle for equality. Featured pieces in the exhibition include works by Tayshaun Small and Mikayle Morrison, both currently AP studio art students mentored by Joseph, himself a Dillard alumnus. History Fort Lauderdale is currently open seven days a week from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. with docent guided tours, daily, at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Group walking tours are available upon special request. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets. For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory and on Instagram @ftlhistory and subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.
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Comedy, Comedy/Drama, Play, Drama
“El daño que hace el tabaco” de Anton Chekhov
As South Florida continues to reopen, Miami-Dade County Auditorium strives to provide safe, diverse and affordable arts experiences for residents and visitors. For the New Year, MDCA has chosen to inaugurate the 2021 season by catering to theatre lovers. Join us for the Spanish rendition of the renowned play by Anton Chekhov, “El daño que hace el tabaco,” (The Dangers of Tobacco Smoking) on Saturday, January 30th at 7:00 pm as part of the Drive-Through Theatre Experience series. “El daño que hace el tabaco” is a comedic one-act monologue that allows the audience a brief escape from our current challenging times. This fantastic performance is presented in a safe, outdoor environment. ? This performance is in Spanish. Tickets are $5 for the Outdoor Seating Area and $10 for the Parking Seating Area. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged. There is no late seating allowed.
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Food/Tasting
“Love at First Bite” Valentine’s Day Weekend at The Deck at Island Gardens
The Deck at Island Gardens invites guests to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a romantic waterfront dinner featuring Valentine’s specials available all weekend long, from Friday, Feb. 12 through Sunday, Feb. 14. “Love at First Bite” a la carte dinner specials: Appetizers: Passmore Caviar Bump ($25 each) Kaluga caviar, truffle’d potato crisp New Zealand Langoustines ($58) white truffle butter Entrees: Lobster Roe Tagliatelle ($48) grilled lobster, black truffle sauce, oyster mushrooms, pecorino Surf & Turf $200 for two ($200) roasted porterhouse + king crab stuffed maine lobster + butter mashed potatoes Desserts: “Boozy” Gelato Board for two ($35) house-made cocktail infused gelatos, warm chocolate nemesis, pistachio marshmallows “Red Chocolate Heart Shell” ($16) hard chocolate shell, chocolate mousse, truffle essence, raspberry glaze Bottle Specials: Lovebirds Package for two ($350) surf & turf + “red chocolate heart shell” + Veuve Clicquot brut bottle Veuve Clicquot Rosé + Chocolate Covered Strawberries ($250) Dom Perignon Rosé + Chocolate Covered Strawberries ($900) Cocktails: Stuck On You vodka, cointreau, lime, agave, pomegranate Beary in Love reposado tequila, mezcal, Chambord, passionfruit, lime, spice The Deck’s regular a la carte dinner menu will also be available. Reservations required. To reserve, please call 786-627-4949 or or email TheDeck@IslandGardens.com.
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Football, Softball
2021 Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase
The Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase is a FREE one-day event, in association with the National Football Foundation (NFF) and its local chapters, that will bring together Florida high school seniors and educational institutions in Division II, III, and NAIA programs from across the country. In light of COVID-19, this year we have implemented numerous health and safety measures to comply with local, state, and national coronavirus restrictions. In addition to performing temperature checks during the check-in process, colleges, student-athletes, volunteers, and staff persons will receive various PPE items. Additionally, student-athletes activities will be slightly modified along with the implementation of various sanitation protocols. While encouraging social distancing, attending colleges and universities will still have the opportunity to view participants compete in a series of tests and drills that best display each player’s various talents at their respective positions. Following the showcase, players and universities will meet to discuss scholarship opportunities for the participating athletes. Masks must be worn at all times and additional precautionary measures will be put in place. The 2020 Showcase was held on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at St. Thomas University. It featured athletes from all over South Florida and brought together outstanding educational institutions in Division II, III and NAIA programs from across the country. The Showcase is organized and managed by quality football coaches hand selected by the Orange Bowl. Admission is restricted to the athletes, participating coaches, visiting high school and college coaches, college administrators and the media.
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Food/Tasting
A Night Made for Salsa Lovers
If your hips don’t lie and you’re looking to spice up your Wednesday night, join Calle 23 Miami for Salsa Night! Salsa lovers are invited to move and groove with their partner and friends. Wednesday nights, guests can enjoy $5 mojitos at 5pm with complimentary salsa classes starting at 8pm. Reservations are always recommended and can be made on OpenTable! (PHOTO CREDIT- CALLE 23 MIAMI)
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Talks/Lectures
A Talk with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., How to Find Common Ground & Unite
Centner Academy is excited to host Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for two live talks on Thursday January 28th at 9:15am and 12pm. Join us live on Instagram @robertfkennedyjr and @centneracademy. The topic of discussion will be "Unity: How We Find Common Ground & Unite." Kennedy is a true champion for the health and well-being of children and the planet. At this time of increasing division and fear, let us hear from this tireless advocate and defender whose wisdom and experience could show others a clear, constructive way forward. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. serves as President of Waterkeeper Alliance, as well as Founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Legal Counsel for Children’s Health Defense, and of counsel to Morgan & Morgan, a nationwide personal injury practice. Mr. Kennedy is an esteemed author, with a long list of published books including the New York Times’ bestseller, “Crimes Against Nature.” Mr. Kennedy was named one of Time magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his success helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson River. His reputation as a resolute defender of the environment and children’s health stems from a litany of successful legal actions. He received recognition for his role in the landmark victory against Monsanto last year, as well as in the DuPont Case that inspired the movie “Dark Waters” (2019).
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Art Show, Gallery, Art Talk, Children's Arts/Crafts, Painting, Sculpture
Africa Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) presents “Africa: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” is a dialogue between established African artists born on the continent and those living in the Diaspora. Drawing on post-colonial themes, these artists explore a range of issues such as national identity, economic disparity, spirituality and migration in various styles and mediums. All works on view draw from the William Karg Collection of African Art. The encounter aims to address ideas evolving out of diverse colonial conditions where artists continually adapt, quote, and critique European strategies and representations of Africa. View the exhibition at www.artinopalocka.org. "What is Contemporary African Art" features artists Laurence Lemaoana (South Africa) and Georgina Maxim (Zimbabwe/Germany) and curator/art historian Tumelo Mosaka (South Africa/NYC). View virtual artists’ talk at: https://artinopalocka.org/fb-live-talk-artist-and-curator/. "Agency, Subjectivity, and Space in Modern/Contemporary African Art" features artist and art historian, Thembinkosi Goniwe (South Africa). View virtual lecture at: https://artinopalocka.org/thembinkosi-goniwe-leads-a-lecture-on-modern-art/. "Interpreting Art at All Ages" offers children of all ages an opportunity to engage with works of art in the exhibition “Africa: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” using their observation and critical thinking skills. Their submissions will published on the Art in Opa-locka website. View youth program at: https://artinopalocka.org/olcdc-x-community-youth-project/.
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Experimental/Perf. Art
Alan Chamo: The M1ND H4CK3R
Colony Theatre welcomes award-winning Mentalist, Alan Chamo, as the M1ND H4CK3R (Mind Hacker) for a limited-run engagement using only the best seats in the house – on stage. Chamo, a world-renowned for hacking his audiences’ minds, will perform mind-bending feats in both English and Spanish performances. The audience will enjoy a “backstage” experience as they engage with Chamo with limited seating on stage. Those looking to expand their perception of reality are guaranteed to leave scratching their heads in amazement.
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Food/Tasting
America Wakes Up To The Best Breakfast Sandwich, For Free
What’s a better breakfast than a hot, fresh-baked bagel sandwiching perfectly-seasoned fresh-cracked eggs, melty cheese and crispy thick-cut bacon? Nothing, according to Einstein Bros. Bagels. But, the brand doesn’t want you to take their word for it. Guests can taste for themselves beginning on National Bagel Day, January 15, 2021, and for a limited time after when they Order Ahead on the brand’s mobile app to get one free egg sandwich of their choice with purchase. The one-time National Bagel Day offer from Einstein Bros. Bagels is available at participating locations when you Order Ahead on the app, excluding license stores inside colleges, airports, hotels and hospitals. Learn more at www.EinsteinBros.com.
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Classical
Andre Rieu & His Johann Strauss Orchestra
Well-known violinist and conductor André Rieu, dubbed the “Modern King of Waltz” by the media, will appear in concert. André Rieu was named the number 2 Top Classical Artist by Billboard’s Best of 2005, and he was also awarded the Top Classical Album for 'Tuscany' and 'Live in Dublin' plus Top Classical Crossover Album for 'At The Movies.'
www.andrerieu.com/
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