Calendar of Events

May 14, 2013

To Do: See The Great Gatsby Tonight!

Dress in your 1920s finest and join us for a very deco private screening of “The Great Gatsby.” Vintage attire admired but not required. Arrive early to mingle with other MDPL members and enjoy our fun GATSBY photo booth!

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Start: May 14, 2013 8:30 pm
End: May 14, 2013 8:30 pm
Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach
1120 Lincoln Road , Miami Beach, 33139, United States
Cost: $15.50

November 22, 2012 – November 24, 2012

Nights of Lights

Don’t miss this enchanted experience like no other as Pinecrest Gardens transforms into a holiday wonderland, filled with magical creatures and animated animals, illuminated by thousands of spectacular and sparkling holiday lights. The 46 Nights of Lights opens tonight. Lots of scheduled events for the family. On Saturday, Nov. 24, there will be a theatrical, 7pm. performance of Miami Children’s Theatre’s “Charlotte’s Web, the Musical” for kids of all ages.

Start: November 22, 2012 6:00 pm
End: November 24, 2012 10:00 pm
Venue: Pinecrest Gardens
Phone: 305.669.6990
11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest
Cost: $5

November 21, 2012

The Goonies

Free outdoor movies every Wednesday night are in full swing with The SoundScape Cinema Series at the Miami Beach SoundScape ExoStage. This week’s flick is The Goonies. Directed by Richard Donner. With Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman. A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map. Bring a blanket or beach chair and picnic. No glass please.

Start: November 21, 2012 8:00 pm
End: November 21, 2012 10:00 pm
Venue: Miami Beach SoundScape
500 17 Street, Miami Beach, 33138
Cost: Free

November 21, 2012 – June 2, 2013

New Work Miami 2013 at MAM

In celebration of the tremendous creative energy of the local artist community, Miami Art Museum will present recent and newly commissioned work by approximately a dozen Miami-based artists in New Work Miami 2013.

Start: November 21, 2012 10:00 am
End: June 2, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue: Miami Art Museum
Phone: 305.375.3000
101 West Flagler Street, Miami, 33130
Cost: $8

November 20, 2012

The New Americans

Ocean Drive mag is throwing their annual Hot Chefs Event. Explore the world of New American cuisine and meet some of the best new Chefs like Florida Cookery, Exit 1, Pride and Joy Bar B Que, South Street, Preston’s at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Garcia’s Seafood Grill and Rusty Pelican. Specialty cocktails courtesy of Herradura Tequila, Wines by Martin Codax and delectable desserts in the Infiniti Lounge. Donations will be collected to benefit Feeding South Florida.

Start: November 20, 2012 6:30 pm
End: November 20, 2012 9:30 pm
Venue: Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, 33138

November 19, 2012 – November 20, 2012

Madonna: The MDNA Tour

Madonna, Miami’s gay icon, comes to town for two nights with her fab MDNA Tour at American Airlines Arena.

Start: November 19, 2012 8:00 pm
End: November 20, 2012 8:00 pm
Venue: American Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
Cost: $100 - $160

Author Larry Samuel

Author Larry Samuel will read from and sign his new book The American Dream: A Cultural History to the evolution of our national identity over the last eighty years tonight at Books and Books.

Start: November 19, 2012 8:00 pm
End: November 19, 2012 10:00 pm
Venue: Books and Books
265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables
Cost: Free

Salsa in the Garden

MiamiARTzine, celebrates its 7th anniversary tonight. Live music includes Marlow Rosado and La Riqueña, the Kiki Sanchez Trio, Thania Sanz with special guest, trumpeter Julian Cifuentes and Maria Rivas.

Start: November 19, 2012 6:30 pm
End: November 19, 2012 11:00 pm
Venue: Miami Beach Botanical Garden
Phone: 305-535-2448
2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach
Cost: $25

November 18, 2012

Kid Rock and NASCAR

Catch a concert from Kid Rock who will perform a live set prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Ford EcoBoost 400 race. He will also serve as the celebrity pace car driver. Kid Rock and Nascar, what could be better?

Start: November 18, 2012 3:00 pm
End: November 18, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Homestead-Miami Speedway
Phone: 305.230.5255
1 Speedway Boulevard, Homestead
Cost: $110

Musical Xchange

Get to know the New World Symphony’s Fellows as they collaborate to present and perform a myriad of musical works and styles with lively and informal discussions from the stage. Program includes Stravinsky: Concertino for Twelve Instruments, Roussel: Duo for Bassoon and Double Bass, Reger: Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola, R. Strauss: Sextet from Capriccio and Danielsson: Capriccio da camera.

Start: November 18, 2012 2:00 pm
End: November 18, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: New World Center
Phone: 305.673.3331
500 17 Street, Miami Beach

Sunday Brunch-Box-and-a-Film: Food Stamped

Have Sunday brunch at the cinema and catch the funny eco-foodie flick, Food Stamped, an informative doc film that follows a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet on a food stamp budget. Through their adventures they consult with members of U.S. Congress, food justice organizations, nutrition experts, and people living on food stamps to take a deep look at America’s broken food system. Food from Whole Foods.

Start: November 18, 2012 1:00 pm
End: November 18, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Miami Beach Cinematheque
1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach
Cost: $18

Dania Beach: Twelve Danish Families from Chicago

Stroll with Sylvia Gurinsky through the heart of Dania Beach, Broward County’s oldest city, known for Dania Jai Alai. Hear about the evolution from Danish community and Tomato Capital of the World to resort and Antique Capital of the South. End with ice cream at Jaxson’s. Advance reservations and payment required.

Start: November 18, 2012 10:00 am
End: November 18, 2012 12:00 pm
Venue: HistoryMiami
Phone: 305-375-1621
101 West Flagler St, Miami
Cost: $30

November 17, 2012

Regina Spektor

Regina Ilyinichna Spektor is a Russian-born, New York-based singer/songwriter whose off-beat lyrics, amazing voice and impeccable piano-playing skills have won over critics and audiences worldwide.American singer-songwriter and pianist. Her music is associated with the anti-folk scene centered in New York City’s East Village.

Start: November 17, 2012 8:30 pm
End: November 17, 2012 10:00 pm
Venue: Fillmore Miami Beach
1700 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
Cost: $43.50 Ticket + US $13.00 $56.50 - $33.50

James Blood Ulmer

Jazz and blues legend James Blood Ulmer, plays the Colony Theatre tonight!

Start: November 17, 2012 8:30 pm
End: November 17, 2012 10:00 pm
Venue: Colony Theatre
1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Cost: $35.

Beauty and the Bear

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 15th Anniversary with its first performance ever of a Bruckner Symphony with Lara St. John.

Start: November 17, 2012 8:00 pm
End: November 17, 2012 10:00 pm
Venue: Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
3385 NE 188th Street, Aventura
Cost: $35 - $55