seaspiceSeaspice and Design Techo

On Wednesday, May 11, Seaspice will host a fundraising event benefitting Design Techo, a charity that mobilizes our youth globally and empowers them to eradicate poverty, transform slums into sustainable and organized communities, while highlighting what makes Brazilian culture beautiful. The 4th annual fundraising evening will be filled with musical live performances including Brazilian Singer Rose Max, pianist Ana Nikolec, a Brazilian Carnival by Escola de Samba, a demonstration by Capoeira Escola and a rock concert by Latin band Pampa y la Via, as guests are welcomed with complimentary caipirinhas and hors d’oeuvres. Often credited as leading force in the revitalization of the Miami River neighborhood, Seaspice is no stranger to breathing life to forgotten communities and their dedication to Design Techo is no different!

Please be advised that the minimum donation is $30.

 

Estrella Damm Chef’s Choice

This May, Barcelona comes to Miami with the Estrella Damm Chef’s Choice at numerous restaurants throughout Miami’s best neighborhoods. Beginning on May 14 and continuing through May 29, Miami locals will be able to enjoy three course meals with an “arroz” (rice) entree, curated by Miami’s top culinary talent, paired with an Estrella Damm beer at each of the participating restaurants. Prices vary per restaurant.

In Barcelona, friends and family love to get together for big meals often including arroz and an Estrella Damm beer. To share this fun and tasty tradition with Miami, Estrella Damm is hosting Chef’s Choice throughout various Miami neighborhoods.

From traditional Spanish paella, to risotto and fried rice, each venue will put its own spin on an arroz dish, while highlighting favorites from their signature menus. Staying true to its ties to the culinary world, Estrella Damm is passionate about bringing the community together in a social atmosphere to explore the wide variety of restaurants in the heart of Miami.

Participating venues include: Market at EDITION, 1111 Peruvian Bistro, Coya, Toro Toro, Pinch Kitchen, Pisco y Nazca, Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, Tuyo, DECK Sixteen at Hyatt Centric South Beach, Finka Table & Tap, BYBLOS, La Mar, Vagabond Restaurant and Bar, Lido Bayside Grill at The Standard Spa, Jimmyz Kitchen, Apeiro, Wynwood Kitchen and Bar, Brasserie Azur, and more.

Chef’s Choice will continue through May 29, and Estrella Damm encourages locals and visitors alike to grab an Estrella Damm and enjoy this gastronomic feast for the senses!

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It’s Time to Save Ferris Beuller Once Again!

Still as hilariously irresistible as the day it was released in 1986, FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF returns to cinemas for two days only this May, just in time for its 30th anniversary.

ferrisFathom Events and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) present John Hughes’ venerated comedy as part of the TCM Big Screen Classics series. Audiences can take the day off to join Ferris, Sloane and Cameron in more than 650 theaters nationwide for two screenings each day: 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time.

Adding even more fun to the 30th anniversary celebration, the event includes special interviews with John Hughes and other cast members about the movie, and TCM host Ben Mankiewicz will present all-new commentary for FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF both before and after the feature.

Matthew Broderick stars as a delightfully charming high school student who, with his girlfriend Sloane (Mia Sara) and best bud Cameron (Alan Ruck), ditches school to enjoy one perfect day as a kid with no responsibilities. The beloved comedy about Ferris’ wild adventures in the Windy City during a single, glorious day off continues to be enjoyed, quoted and revered 30 years after its theatrical debut.

Tickets to TCM Big Screen Classics: FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF can be purchased online from Fathom Events.

While you wait for this special event, enjoy the next title in Fathom’s TCM Big Screen Classics series with Marlon Brando’s incendiary performance in “On the Waterfront” in theaters this April 24 and 27.

In addition to the special theatrical screenings, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is also available on Digital HD.

 

The Miami Rail’s FUN-Raiser

Join in on the fun and support The Miami Rail at this year’s FUN-raiser on Saturday, May 14th from 8pm – 11pm in Miami’s Design District at The Palm Court Event Space. THE THEME IS PROM!!!  So be ready to slow dance, drink the spiked punch and maybe even make out in the kissing booth!  This year’s FUN-raiser has a special mission of helping allocate the funds needed to hire the first full time Editor in Chief.  This is critical to the success of the Miami Rail, Miami’s only culturally specific magazine of note, and they can only do it with your help.

 

Tickets are $125 each or $200 for a couple and can be purchased by visiting www.miamirail.org/spring-2016-funraiser. The Miami Rail is a 501C3 and as such all ticket sales are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

 

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