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Miami, 1981

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Join O, Miami, The Kampong, and edible South Florida magazine as we travel back in time to 1981.

In the wake of the McDuffie riots and the Mariel boat lift, Miami had the highest murder rate in its history, leading to TIME magazine’s infamous “Paradise Lost” feature story. But beneath the headlines, the seeds of Miami’s cultural revolution were being planted by a small but dedicated group of writers who were meeting regularly in a tiny Coral Gables bookshop called Books & Books.

We’ll celebrate the poetry from 1981’s Miami with a reading curated by Michael Hettich and enjoy 1981-themed food & cocktails curated by edible South Florida. You don’t HAVE to dress in 1981 period clothing, but it would be a lot cooler if you did.

Tickets are $15 if purchased before April 16th and $20 after.

April 27
7-9 p.m.
The Kampong

Be advised: self-parking is $5 cash on site. Parking is limited, so if possible, please carpool. The Kampong also encourages walking and biking!

 

The Kampong

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Walk The Moon

Cincinnati art-rock quartet, Walk The Moon live at Revolution!

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Of Mice & Men

American metalcore band, Of Mice & Men play live at Revolution, in support of their recent release Restoring Force!

Revolution Live

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Guitars Over Guns Showcase

Guitars Over Guns would like to invite you to a special showcase of our incredibly talented students and alumni on Wednesday, April 29th at Ball & Chain.

This showcase will allow you to see the magic of the GOGO program through the transformation of our students. They’ve been working extremely hard all year and we want to give them an opportunity to perform on stage to a packed house! Come show them your support while enjoying an evening of music, appetizers and drinks courtesy of Wynwood Brewing Company, Bear Eagle, Russian Standard and Ball & Chain. Click the invite to purchase your tickets – all proceeds will go to the program!

Guitars Over Guns Showcase

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A Props and Bonds Organized Affair: THE FLIGHT CLUB

Props and Bonds Presents: The Flight Club

Doors Open @ 9PM | 18+ to Party | 21+ to Drink
Open Bar ALL NIGHT

LIVE MUSIC BY:
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Dashius Clay
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Seanetta Carson
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Gill Graff featuring Emilio Rojas

POWERED BY:
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VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY BY:
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Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival

Broward College is bringing the first fringe festival to South Florida on Saturday, May 2, from noon to 10 p.m. at the College’s Willis Holcombe Downtown Center.   This diverse, cutting-edge, uncensored and unjuried live theater event aims at fusing the art scene with the local community by bringing the true nature of creation to the stage and street.
 
The 2015 Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival will include original performances for tweens, teens and adults, ranging from spoken word to stand-up comedy and theatre performance.
 
This event will also include a family-friendly street fair with food trucks and jewelry and artisan vendors. Throughout the day, there will be spontaneous live street performances and numerous activities for children such as face painting and arts and crafts as well as child-friendly entertainment on the outdoor stage.   

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MDC Live Arts presents – RUBBERBANDDance Group

RBDG reconciles opposing dance worlds and their aesthetics: the spontaneity, fearlessness and risk-taking of hip-hop culture with the refinement and choreographic maturity of ballet and contemporary dance. Hailing from Montreal and led by the remarkable duo of Victor Quijada and Anne Plamondon, the group features six exceptional performers whose backgrounds range from classical, contemporary, and urban dance to circus arts.

 “Like a brilliant mad scientist of dance, Victor Quijada has mixed forms and styles and emerged with a gorgeous hybrid of hip-hop, contemporary dance and ballet that transcends its parts and become something entirely new.” -Bay State Banner

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Aimee Nezhukumatathil Bringing the Outside In: Poetry and Wonder

Lony Haley-Nelson notes: “Wonder is valuable… because it leads us to learn and remember.” Using the language and vocabulary of myth, folklore, science, and natural history as inspiration, this generative workshop will help you jump-start the blank page in front of you. We’ll participate in several immersion ideas for poems and journaling (some outdoors, weather permitting) to help you find new ways to revitalize your writing. Our time will be divided into composing drafts; chatting about various myths, articles, essays, and poems; and sharing your own poems in a workshop format. This class is ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting to refresh their poetry-writing strategies.

 

Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of three books of poetry: Lucky Fish, winner of the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books; At the Drive-In Volcano; and Miracle Fruit. Her poems and essays have appeared in American Poetry Review, Quarterly West, New England Review, Ploughshares, FIELD, Antioch Review, Prairie Schooner, Slate, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Southern Review, and Tin House. She has been awarded an NEA Fellowship in poetry, the Glenna Luschia Prize from Prairie Schooner, and the Angoff Award from The Literary Review.

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George O’Connor The Art of Graphic Storytelling

Comics and graphic novels have become a medium that allows for all manner of storytelling options and varieties.

In this workshop, we will explore the art of graphic storytelling, and the various techniques employed in telling a visual story. We’ll examine various tools of the trade, and combine all these lessons into creating a short comics story of your own devising, in the subject and format of your choice.

Artists of all levels are welcome — cartooning is not about being able to make a beautiful illustration — cartooning is the art of communicating ideas through your drawings. Think of your drawing style as your handwriting—maybe it’s simple block letters, perhaps it’s a flowery cursive, as long as it can clearly convey your ideas.

Register before April 15 and receive a signed limited edition print from George’s upcoming book, Apollo:The Brilliant God

George O’Connor is the author and illustrator of The New York Times bestselling graphic novel series, Olympians – a projected twelve volume series retelling classical Greek mythology in comics form, one god at a time. The most recent volume, Ares: Bringer of War, is an all-ages comics distillation of The Iliad in 66 pages. In addition to Olympians, George adapted the 1634 journal of Dutch explorer Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert into the graphic novel Journey into Mohawk Country, and was the illustrator of acclaimed playwright Adam Rapp’s first graphic novel Ball Peen Hammer. George is also the author and illustrator of several picture books.

Register here at: http://www.flcenterlitarts.com/site/programs/writing/writers_institute/spring_2015/registration-online.html

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Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

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Lynne Barrett Crossing Paths: Plot & Structure

3 days: Wednesday, May 6 – Friday, May 8, 2 – 5 p.m.

Course will take place at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus

In this workshop we will explore the elements of plot and structure and how they interrelate. Topics covered will include conflict, complication, active characters, resolution, how movement and mapping create coherence, scenic structure, presentation of time and use of the past, and the relationship of point of view and plot to create tension, suspense, and surprise. Through examples, discussion, and exercises, participants will learn strategies for assessing drafts and revising productively.

Note: This class serves fiction writers and those working on memoirs, narrative nonfiction, or any dramatic form.

Lynne Barrett’s third story collection is Magpies (Gold Medal, Florida Book Awards). Her fiction and nonfiction can be found in Trouble in the Heartland: Stories Inspired by the Songs of Bruce Springsteen, Fifteen Views of Miami, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Fort Lauderdale Magazine, Wraparound South, The Southern Women’s Review, and One Year to a Writing Life. She has received the Edgar Award for best mystery story. Barrett teaches in the MFA program at Florida International University and edits The Florida Book Review.

Register here at: http://www.flcenterlitarts.com/site/programs/writing/writers_institute/spring_2015/registration-online.html

Check out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1424837114483568/

 

Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

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Rachel Deahl Publishing 101

Writing is solitary work – publishing takes a team. This crash-course aims to shed light on the ABC’s of publishing, both via traditional houses and self-publishing. The first half will focus on navigating the realms of traditional publishing, starting with an explanation of the Big 5 houses, mid-size players and independents, and how they all tend to operate. We’ll explore fundamentals such as what is covered in your contract, how to get an agent and what to expect of them, how the buying of rights works, and what to expect from a publisher once you land a deal.

The second half of the course will be dedicated to the basics of self-publishing. We’ll discuss the biggest self-publishing platforms and how to choose the right one for your work, how and when to consult outside professionals before you self-publish, how to monetize your self-published work, and finally, the importance of branding and how to market your work.

Rachel Deahl is a writer and editor with more than ten years of experience covering book publishing. As news director at Publishers Weekly she writes about business trends, technology, self-publishing and rights. She also writes a weekly column about book deals (called Deals), that details the hottest projects being acquired at the major publishers. She is the author of the Publishers Weekly original e-book, Publishing 101, and has been a speaker at various conferences, including SXSW, BookExpo America, Miami Book Fair International and The Frankfurt Book Fair.

Register here at: http://www.flcenterlitarts.com/site/programs/writing/writers_institute/spring_2015/registration-online.html

Check out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1424837114483568/

 

Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

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I’M NOT GONNA MOVE TO L.A. – MAY THE DOCS BE WITH YOU

I’m Not Gonna Move to L.A. is a monthly short film competition series that gives local artists the opportunity to network, and provides a platform to showcase their work. On May 6th, FilmGate invites you to celebrate the stories around you by featuring films made by local documentarians. Prepare to let our directors take you on a journey from inside the minds of prisoners, and all the way to the sex lives of the elderly. Don’t forget to network after the screening with other local filmmakers, actors, and creatives, along with our esteemed guest judges Billy Corben and Jim Virga.

DIRECTORS:

  • Gina Margillo – All of Me – Sex Over Seventy
  • Brian Cohen & Brandon Kraines – Mistreated Minds
  • Christopher Lopez – FRANK’S UGLY ART
  • Brandon Bridenburg – Joker Wyld
  • Carlos Andres Cuervo – JOJO

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T.M.U.S Presents: Florida Death Fest: A Pre Show Party For Maryland Death Fest W/ Contorted @Kreepy Tiki on May 8th

We will be hosting our pre show party for those taking a trip to Maryland Deathfest 2015 in May.

Bands performing:

Contorted (Tampa) (Featuring members of Brutality)

Murder Suicide

Sapramia

At odds with god

Korpsik

Doors at 7pm

First band at 8pm

$10

 

 

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MONOTONE May 9th 2015 Festival Di Tre Viso Froe Char-Cellule 34-UNUR LIVE!

 

Festival Di Tre Viso
(Festival of Three Faces)
 
 
For this installation of Monotone we bring you 3 synth acts from around 
the Globe.
Performing live in concert:
 
Froe Char (France)
Cellule 34 ( Brussels)
UNUR (Chicago)
 
Miami this is your chance to experience something quite rare... 3 dark 
synth bands, playing powerful
shows back to back in 1 night. Interlaced with music by the "Usual 
Suspects". Fans of minimal electronic,
Coldwave and Dark synth music will not want to miss this. Our mission is 
to deliver extraordinary, rare acts
in our genre and we plan to deliver!
 
Remember...You may be two faced... but darling we have 3 faces.
 

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EARTH WIND & FIRE at The Fillmore

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AT THE INTIMATE FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH

AT THE JACKIE GLEASON THEATRE

TUESDAY, JUNE 2ND, 2015

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH/10AM

 

Legendary R&B superstars Earth Wind & Fire come to the intimate Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 / 8PM.  Tickets are on sale Friday, March 27th / 10AM.

Earth, Wind & Fire is one of the most musically accomplished, critically acclaimed, and commercially popular funk bands.  EWF’s all-encompassing musical vision used funk as its foundation, but also incorporated jazz, smooth soul, gospel, pop, rock & roll, psychedelia, blues, folk, African music, and, later on, disco. The band could harmonize like a smooth Motown group, work a simmering groove like the J.B.’s, or improvise like a jazz fusion outfit. Plus, their stage shows were often just as elaborate and dynamic as George Clinton’s P-Funk empire. More than just versatility for its own sake, EWF’s eclecticism was part of a broader concept informed by a cosmic, mystical spirituality and an uplifting positivity the likes of which hadn’t been seen since the early days of Sly & the Family Stone. Tying it all together was their accomplished songwriting intricate, unpredictable arrangements and firm grasp of hooks and structure.  It madeEWF one of the tightest bands in funk. At their best, Earth, Wind & Fire seemingly took all that came before them and wrapped it up into one dizzying, spectacular package that is still evident today.  Don’t miss this show!

Reserved Seat tickets for Earth Wind & Fire are $94.50, $80.50 and $56.50.  They are on sale Friday, March 27th / 10AM at LiveNation.com or charge by phone 800-745-3000 and at the Fillmore Box Office during normal business hours (Mon. – Fri., 11AM – 6PM and during show days).  A limited number of VIP Reserved Seat tickets are also available.

All dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, parking and service and handling charges.

 

For more information go to www.fillmoremb.com.

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David Crosby

Legendary singer/songwriter David Crosby has announced a series of intimate solo acoustic tour dates where he will perform with only his voice and guitar. The shows will feature repertoire spanning Crosby’s entire career, including new songs from his critically-acclaimed 2014 solo album Croz. He comes to the intimate Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 / 8PM. Tickets are on sale Friday, March 27th / 10AM.

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Charli XCX

The nom de pop of Charlotte Aitchison, Charli XCX mixes influences and inspirations as diverse as the Spice Girls, Kate Bush, Lil Wayne, Quentin Tarantino, and Twin Peaks into moody yet catchy pop. She began making music at an early age while growing up in Hertfordshire, England, and released a pair of singles, “Emelline/Art Bitch” and “!Franchesckaar!,” while still in her teens. Early in 2013, the single “You (Ha Ha Ha)” arrived shortly before Charli XCX’s full-length debut, True Romance, dropped. Though the album earned critical acclaim her big break came the following year, when she collaborated with Iggy Azalea on the single “Fancy.”Released in February 2014, the song became both artists’ first number one on Billboard’s Hot 100 that May That month, XCX released another single, “Boom Clap,” which introduced a more streamlined, accessible sound and charted in the Top Ten in the U.S., the U.K., and Australia, becoming her biggest solo hit to date. Around that time, she announced her third album, Sucker. Released that December, it was preceded by another single, “Break the Rules,”and a gig opening for Katy Perry on the European leg of her Prism tour.

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Lana Del Rey + Grimes

Del Rey’s music has been noted for its cinematic sound and its references to various aspects of pop culture, particularly that of the 1950s and 1960s Americana. The singer has described herself as a “gangsta Nancy Sinatra“.

Lana Del Rey + Grimes live at Cruzan Ampitheatre!

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The War On Drugs

Almost one year since the release of the universally lauded Lost In The Dream, The War On Drugs comes to the intimate Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 / 8PM. Tickets are on sale NOW.

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Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla at Coral Sky Amphitheatre

After spending last year on the road as special guests for Kiss, Def Leppard will be back atop the bill this summer and taking Styx and Tesla along for the ride.

Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla at Coral Sky Amphitheatre

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AN INTIMATE NIGHT OUT WITH NEON TREES

“This tour is really for our core fans. At the end of last year we had made plans to take the year off, but honestly we got bored at home. We just love touring that much,” said front man Tyler Glenn.  “We’re going to play songs from all three albums and it will be an entirely new show.   We chose smaller clubs and theaters to make it a communal experience for us and the audience.” Neon Trees – comprising Tyler Glenn (lead vocals, keys), Chris Allen (guitars), Branden Campbell (bass), and Elaine Bradley (drums, vocals) – released their third album Pop Psychology on April 22, 2014.   The album, recorded in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Los Angeles, CA, and their hometown of Provo, UT with longtime collaborator Tim Pagnotta spawned the RIAA Gold-certified single“Sleeping With A Friend,” which won a BMI Publishing Award in 2014 and charted in the Top 15 of the Billboard Hot 100. Pop Psychology is the follow up to Picture Show, which featured the RIAA double platinum single“Everybody Talks,” which charted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. Neon Trees’ debut album, Habits, was released in 2010 and featured the double platinum smash single “Animal.”

ON SALE:       FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2015 / 10AM
AT THE REVOLUTION LIVE BOX OFFICE (No Fees at Revolution Box Office), www.livenation.com AND ALL TICKETMASTER OUTLETS
                        OR CHARGE BY PH0NE: 800-745-3000

Revolution Live

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Imagine Dragons: Smoke + Mirrors Tour

Grammy award winning band Imagine Dragons, play in support of their ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ album.

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My Morning Jacket

With their new album The Waterfall due out on May 4, My Morning Jacket brings their 2015 World Tour to the intimate Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre Monday, August 3rd, 2015 / 8:30PM. Tickets are on sale Friday, March 13th /10AM.

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Culture Club at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre

British, gender bending, 80’s icons, Culture Club play Bayfront Park.

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BRANDON FLOWERS AT THE INTIMATE FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH

 

Popular singer songwriter for the iconic group the KillersBrandon Flowers brings his solo act to the intimate Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 / 8PM. Tickets are on sale Friday, April 24th / 10AM.

Brandon Flowers was the most popular singer/songwriters of the new wave revival, which swept through America and England during the early 2000s. As frontman of the Killers, he helped popularize a genre that hadn’t been fashionable for nearly two decades, drawing influence from a number of ’80s synth pop bands — including New OrderEcho & the Bunnymen, and the Psychedelic Furs — while writing the songs that comprised his band’s multi-platinum debut, Hot FussFlowers also proved to be a super-sized media personality, gathering headlines for his clothing and controversial, outspoken opinions. Although the Killers retooled their sound with each album, the group rarely subscribed to convention — and Flowers seemed happy to be the most unconventional of them all. He decided to launch a solo career in 2010 and Flamingo, his first album of solo material, was released that fall.Flowers returned to the Killers for 2012’s Battle Born but resumed his separate solo career in 2015 with The Desired Effect, a record produced by Ariel Rechtshaid.

General Admission tickets for Brandon Flowers are $30.00.  They are on sale Friday, April 24th / 10AM at LiveNation.com or charge by phone 800-745-3000 and at the Fillmore Box Office during normal business hours (Mon. – Fri., 11AM – 6PM and during show days).  A limited number of VIP Reserved Seat tickets are also available.

All dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, parking and service and handling charges.

 

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UMPHREY’S McGEE AT THE INTIMATE FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH AT THE JACKIE GLEASON THEATRE

Prolific and imaginative jamband Umphrey’s McGee brings its high energy and multi instrumental act to the intimate Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 / 9PM.  Tickets are on sale Friday, April 24th / 10AM.

“Umphrey’s McGee stand revealed as consummate musical alchemists, deftly reconfiguring sounds from rock’s vast panoply of styles.” Entertainment Weekly.
Fans who have followed Umphrey’s McGee for any period of time know that there are only two guarantees: you never know what you’re going to get, and Umphrey’s always delivers. After 17-plus years of performing more than 100 concerts annually, releasing eight studio albums and selling more than 3.5 million tracks online, Umphrey’s McGee might be forgiven if they chose to rest on their laurels. But then that wouldn’t be consistent with the work ethic demonstrated by the band, which consistently attempts to raise the bar, setting and achieving new goals since forming on the Notre Dame campus in South Bend, Indiana, in 1997. After releasing their eighth studio album, Similar Skin, the first for their own indie label, Nothing Too Fancy (N2F) Music , the group continue to push the envelope and test the limits. Their brand-new studio album, The London Session, was a dream come true for the members having been recorded at the legendary Studio Two at historic Abbey Road. The stealth recording session yielded 10 tracks in a single day, proving once again, the prolificUM waits for no one. The clever arrangements, meticulously crafted chordal interplay, and virtuoso instrumentation put Umphrey’s McGee in a category all their own. “Our live show is malleable and every night is its own thing, where you never know where things are going to go,” keyboardist Joel Cummins explains.
General Admission tickets for Umphrey’s McGee are $27.50 in Advance and $30.00 Day of Show. They are on sale Friday, April 24th / 10AM at LiveNation.com or charge by phone 800-745-3000and at the Fillmore Box Office during normal business hours (Mon. – Fri., 11AM – 6PM and during show days). 
 

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Alt-J at Bayfront Park

 

The Leeds, British Mercury Prize winning band,
Alt-J, play Bayfront on October 1st.

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