Monday, July 9. No Lifeguard on Duty. This is the last week to enjoy local photographer Luis Arturo Mora work at The Hangar. Mora is showing part of his series No Lifeguard On Duty. Check out these wacky abstractions of Miami Beach’s brightly colored lifeguard stands. The exhibition will be open Monday to Saturday 12-6 pm. The Hangar Arts Initiative 2235 NW 2nd. Ave, Miami, FL 33127
Monday, July 9. Lindsay Blair at Van Dyke. Jazz guitarist with eclectic influences from traditional jazz to fusion. The Van Dyke Café | 846 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139. 305-534 3600
Tuesday, July 10. Milagros: Portal Culture. Milagros Project is a Florida-based artist collective, comprised of mainstays Felici Asteinza, Alvin Fillastre, Evan Galbicka, and Elestial Sounds, who construct site-specific installations that integrate visual, performance, music, and participatory arts. For the visual component, they will begin building an installation at the Freedom Tower on June 26, and will remain on display through July 27. The event is free and open to the public. The Freedom Tower gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from noon to 5:00 pm. 600 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33130. 305 237 7700
Tuesday, July 10. Miami Spa Month. Relaxing offers come again. For the 5th year, Miami Spa Month will return on July 1 and run through August 31, 2012. Greater Miami and the Beaches is renowned for luxury spas that are ranked among the “Best Spas in America,” and are the favorites of spa connoisseurs throughout the world. Celebrate with us during July and August 2012 the Miami Spa Month where you can enjoy special treatments for $99 at Miami’s premier spas. Check out for participants and offers at Miami Spa Month.
Wednesday, July 11. Lev Grossman at Books and Books. Senior writer and book critic for Time magazine Lev Grossman presents The Magician King the riveting sequel to the New York Times bestseller and literary phenomenon, The Magicians. Once again Grossman proves that he is the modern heir to C.S. Lewis, and the cutting edge of literary fantasy. Presentation starts at 8:00 pm. Books and Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida 33134. 305-442 4408
Wednesday, July 11. To Rome with Love at Coral Gables Art Cinema. Woody Allen’s breezy new summer comedy, To Rome With Love, comes to the Gables Cinema for its South Florida First Run Engagement in big screen 35mm the way this film was meant to be seen. To Rome With Love counts on names such as Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz, Judy Davis, Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page and of course, Woody Allen. Don’t miss one of the most anticipated art house films of the season! For screening times and trailers, visit their site. Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134. 786-385 9689
Wednesday, July 11. Battleship Potemkin. A definitive and unprecedented 10-year restoration of one of the most influential films ever made, this Kino International release not only brings back all of the film’s original shots, but also presents the film as Sergei Eisenstein originally intended when it first premiered in Russia on December 21, 1925. For info and tickets, check here. Battleship Potemkin at MDC’s Tower Theater, 1508 S.W. 8th Street Miami, Florida 33135. 305-643 8706
Thursday, July 12. Mixology at The Stage. RAW: Miami presents Mixology, showcasing Miami’s amazing artists from a variety of spectrums including art, photography, music, fashion and performance art. Mixology is a 21+ event. You can buy your tickets here. Show starts at 8pm. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St Miami Fl 33137.
Thursday, July 12. Florida Blues Factory. One of the best jazz and blues guitarist, Leo Quintero and vocalist Treva Harrel, will be performing with Isaac Velásquez and Nicky Orta, this Thursday at El Bar in Coral Gables. El Bar is located at 3119 Coral Way, 2nd Floor. 786- 326 6555. Reservetions are highly recomended. For more info click here.
Thursday, July 12. International Hispanic Theater Festival Raises the curtain. The acclaimed International Hispanic Theatre Festival (IHTF) of Miami, is celebrating its 27th season by presenting some of the best theatre companies from Latin America, Europe and the United States in various locations in Miami and Key Biscayne, July 12 – 29, 2012. This year the award-winning IHTF of Miami honors U.S. Latino Theatre in recognition and admiration of our country’s preservation and contribution to Hispanic culture. Visit their site for information on programming.
Friday, July 13. The Donkey Show. One of the most anticipated shows opens this Friday in Miami. In the spirit of Studio 54, that epic shrine to disco, the celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show now takes Miami by storm as the city’s dreamiest pop-up club! The Party starts at 7:30. Buy you tickets today. The Donkey Show, Ziff Ballet Opera House at Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. 305-949 6722
Friday, July 13. A Cat in Paris. O Cinema presents The Academy Award® nominated A Cat In Paris, a beautifully hand-drawn caper set in the shadow-drenched alleyways of Paris. A Cat In Paris is a warm and richly humorous love letter to classic noir and American gangster films, with jazz soundtrack featuring Billie Holiday. Buy your tickets today.
Friday, July 13. Marlins & Flo Rida at Miami Ballpark. Go and watch the Miami Marlins take on the Washington Nationals and after the game, enjoy Friday Night Live with Flo Rida. Game starts at 7:10 pm. Buy your tickets at Miami Marlins. 501 Marlins Way (NW 16th Avenue), Miami, Florida 33125.
Friday, July 13. Hair. Area Stage presents the exhuberant acclaimed musical Hair. Hair features an extraordinary group of young actors in this joyous celebration of youth and a poignant journey through a tumultuous 1960s America! They sing top-hits such as “Aquarius,” “Let the Sun Shine In,” “Good Morning, Starshine” and “Easy To Be Hard.” The American tribal love-rock musical, Hair, opens on July 13th at 7:30pm. 1560 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 103, Coral Gables, FL, 33146, 305-666-2078 Buy your tickets here and Let The Sun Shne In!
Saturday, July 14. Seagrass Adventures. Marjory Stoneman Douglas Nature Center brings once a month Seagrass Adventures for children and adults. Ocean lovers can spend Saturday wading in the shallow waters with a nature guide who’ll explain the details of the rich underwater ecosystem that’s special to South Florida. It’s just $12. Click here for more information. Fun starts at 11 am. Crandon Park, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne.
Saturday, July 14. Mango Festival. The Farichild’s Mango Festival is celebrating 20 years! Come and enjoy fresh fruit, mango lectures and smoothies, view the world’s largest display of mangos, take part in the world’s only mango auction and buy mango merchandise and botanical art. There will also be mango culinary demonstrations, a mango brunch, a fantastic International Fruit Market and fun activities for kids. Saturday, July 14, 2012 – Sunday, July 15, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Check the schedule here. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden,10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL 33156 • Phone: 305.667.1651
Saturday, July 14. History Miami Family Fun Days. Enjoy the amaizing stories of our great and unique city. Every second Saturday, History Museum offer fun activities for families for free from 12 to 5 pm. This month it’s all about fashion, in celebration of their new exhibition The Guayabera: A Shirt’s Story. Visit their site for more information. HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street
Saturday, July 14. Second Saturday Art Walk. As every month, this second Saturday Wynwood Design District is the place to be. Galleries and studios will be open from 7 pm, offering their own exhibitions, entertainment, refreshments and vibes. Wander aorund the blocks between NW 20th and NW 36th Streets west of N. Miami Avenue. Don’t miss “Warhol Is Over,” at the Robert Fontaine Gallery (2349 NW Second Ave., Miami) featuring 11 local and international names exploring the impact of Andy Warhol.
Sunday, July 15. Marlins playing at home. Our team will continue the series against Washington Nationals as they strive to get a place in the post-season. Game starts at 1:10 pm. For tickets click here. Marlins Ballpark, 501 Marlins Way (NW 16th Avenue), Miami, Florida 33125.
Sunday, July 15. Los Auténticos Decandentes + No te Va a Gustar. Argetinean ska-rockabilly band Los Autenticos Decandentes is celebrating 25 years since they decided to get together to have fun. Now you can join the celebration as they will perform live at Grand Central along No te Va a Gustar. Doors open at 8 pm. It’s an 18+ event. Buy your tickets here. Grand Central, 697 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136. 305-377 2277