Culture Guide: July 1st – 15th

July 2, 2018admin



With July hotly underway, Miami is sizzling with that true summer spirit. You know, the kind that simultaneously draws you outdoors for sunny hangs while luring you inside for some cool A/C action. This season is already more eclectic than most, with things to do that’ll inspire everyone. From World Cup watch parties and anniversary celebrations of your favorite local spots, check out what we’ve got on our radar:

Sunday, July 1st:

Bodega Brunch PartyBodega is expanding their Mexican street-food brunch to their exclusive speakeasy back bar! In true Bodega fashion, the party will be over the top starting at 12pm. Swing by for $10 Margarita pitchers, a DJ & live music and more. Brunch menu items include Churros French Toast and Migas Nachos.
Where: Bodega. Time: 10pm – 6pm. Tickets: Free.

Unfiltered: A Coffee House Night – Coffee, cigarettes, love, heartbreak, music, words, life.This is Unfiltered, a coffee house night. On this night poets and musicians will openly express themselves in an intimate setting. Free Coffee will be available throughout the night.
Where: Churchill’s Pub. Time: 9PM – 3AM. Tickets: $5.

Tiki Takeover Part II – Come to Macchialina for Tiki Takeover Part II featuring Gui Jaroschy and C Virginia King with food from Chef Michael Pirolo. The last time they were behind the bar at Macchialina was 2014. Come by for some great cocktails, delicious food and good times.
Where: Macchialina. Time: 11PM – 2AM. Tickets: Free.

Monday, July 2nd:

Wake Up Miami! 2018PAXy continues to bring the arts into people’s everyday lives with another 20-event series of Wake up Miami! Celebrating our city’s talent with FREE Performances at the Government Center Station most Mondays starting at 8:30 am.
Where: Government Center Station. Time: 8:30AM thru September 24th. Tickets: Free.

Summer Hackers Camp – Summer Hackers is a two-week immersive summer camp featuring hands-on activities focused on introducing future creators to emerging technology. Students will be introduced to and will develop fundamental skills for creating and thinking about cutting-edge technology with the latest digital tools available.
Where: 01. Time: 9AM thru August 17th. Tickets: Sign up.

Art Cortex Musical Adventures – Art Cortex & Microsoft are joining forces this summer to bring you the ultimate musical experience. Become a pro with Serato, the world’s leading DJ software used by the world’s most popular DJs. Get familiar with a Numark Mixtrack Pro 2 an all inclusive DJ controller with an expanded layout of professional controls. Explore the endless world of Music production and beat making.
Where: Microsoft Dadeland Mall. Time: 3:30PM. Tickets: Sign up.

Market Mondays at The Arsht – The Adrienne Arsht Center opens up their courtyard next to Books & Books for a special Farmer’s Market Monday happy hour. Featuring interactive culinary workshops, wellness, kids activities and more, it’s the most cultural market around town.
Where: The Arsht Center. Time: 4PM. Tickets: Free.

Tuesday, July 3rd:

Soundbowl Healing with Marianna – Certified soundbowl practitioner, Marianna Lopez, will be leading the event with a series of soundbowls all aimed at breaking down stuck or blocked energy and recharging the body. This energetic breakdown will be reinforced with breathwork to create powerful release of old or stagnant energy that no longer serves the body. Through the vibration of the different soundbowls, energy is broken down easily, creating chakra attunement and balancing in a safe and nurturing environment.
Where: Bodhi Wellness Miami. Time: 6:45PM – 8:15PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Butcher Shop 5 Year Anniversary – Hard to believe it’s going to be FIVE years since The Butcher Shop opened their first location in Wynwood. Join them to celebrate their 5th birthday! They’ll have a DJ, complimentary bites, $5 shots and $5 beers all night. Plus the first 150 guests to arrive will receive a free beer.
Where: The Butcher Shop. Time: 7PM – 11PM. Tickets: Free.

Terrestrial Funk – Terrestrial Funk is a local record label and mobile/online record shop. Join the for their weekly get down at Gramps. Expressive, emotive, and invigorating music from your host, Brother Dan, and guests.
Where: Gramps. Time: 9PM – 1AM. Tickets: Free.

4th of July Eve with Suenalo! – Experience just how delicious independence tastes with specially-created BBQ-inspired dishes for sale. Enjoy the eats along with fabulous beer specials, cocktails, and wine from The Bar at The Yard. Dance into Independence Day with Miami New Times Readers’ Choice Awards Best Band and one of Miami’s Best Latin Rock Bands of All Times, ¡Suénalo!
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 7:30PM – 9:30PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Wild Turkey Bar Takeover – Join 27 Restaurant & Bar upstairs as we kick off the 4th of July with some good ol’ Wild Turkey Bourbon Specials! Featuring 27 Restaurant & Bar‘s Josue Gonzalez, Broken Shaker at Freehand Miami‘s Damon Roseberry, and Special Guest Bruce Russell.
Where: 27 Restaurant & Bar. Time: 10PM – 1:30AM. Tickets: Free.

The Martinez Brothers – A celebration of freedom. The rowdiest Tuesday-Wednesday of the year.LINK Miami Rebels proudly present the always funky, The Martinez Brothers.
Where: Club Space. Time: 11PM – 3PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Wednesday, July 4th:

Bourbon, BBQ & Beer Fest Savor complimentary beer samplings (21+ with RSVP) from favorite local breweries Veza Sur, Biscayne Brewing Company, J Wakefield, Hollywood Brewing, Wynwood Brewing, Concrete Beach, Stone Brewing, MIA Brewing and Estrella Damm. Dig in to special 4th of July BBQ dishes by the food concepts at The Yard along all day long. Rock out to ESCO delivering their soul-driven and melodic tunes at 4 p.m. followed by DJ Joseph Anthony rounding out the party from 7 pm. to 10 p.m.
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 12PM – 10PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Disco-Pendance at The Standard – We have teamed up with SuperMarket Creative for a Disco-pendance party this 4th of July featuring a Summer vignette with our new collection. Come for the presentation and stay for the boozy popsicles, BBQ bites and fireworks with music curation by DJ Michelle Leshem, Sean Drake DJ, Edwin Manuel Escoboza and Terence Tabeau.
Where: The Standard Spa. Time: 2PM – 8PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Thursday, July 5th:

Made at PAMM – Look through the lens of artist Sid Grossman and get inspired by his New York street photography. Use collage, storytelling, and photographs to create an artwork that reflects our collective contemporary culture and issues.​
Where: The PAMM. Time: 11AM – 2PM. Tickets: Free.

Syndee Winters Live – Come out for an eclectic vibe of jazz-soul with Syndee Winters of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton. Bring the family, it will be a good time.
Where: The Wynwood Yard. Time: 7:30PM – 9:30PM. Tickets: Free.

Satan’s River: Country Music DJ Sets – Boom boom! Danny Kokomo and Nick County hit you with solid country gold and solid countryish gold music every Thursday night. Satan’s got a river, and i’ts so deep and wide.
Where: Mama Tried. Time: 10PM. Tickets: Free.

Friday, July 6th:

Charcoal beer garden + tapas Opening – The beloved Charcoal is transforming into a Beer Garden this summer for all your chilling and soccer-loving needs. Come celebrate the grand opening of the new Charcoal Beer Garden + Tapas and experience the dreamy outdoor hang like never before. The first 100 attendees will enjoy free beer and pretzel samples, but the delicious suds and bites will be there for your enjoyment all night long!
Where: Charcoal beer garden + tapas. Time: 6PM – 9PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Bowie in Space – Bowie in Space returns to Miami! Featuring 2 full live tribute sets with Armada!, special guest DJ set with Peter Pepper, and prizes for the best dressed Bowie! Celebrate the life & music of the King of Glam Rock.
Where: Churchill’s Pub. Time: 9PM – 3AM. Tickets: Get em here.

Amtrac by Link Miami Rebels – Never content to settle, Amtrac’s musical mood and influences change with each passing season. His ambition and curiosity keep him locked on the edge, always happy to experiment with new techniques and sounds. His music is what he feels in the moment. Simply put, his constant evolution comes from a hatred of boredom and a love for his labor. It’s just not in his nature to stagnate.
Where: Floyd Miami. Time: 10PM – 5AM. Tickets: Get em here.

2001: A Space Odyssey (70MM) – CGAC presents a brand new 70mm print of 2001: A Space Odyssey to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s landmark film. Overseen by Christopher Nolan, “this 70mm print was struck from new printing elements made from the original camera negative. This is a true photochemical film recreation. There are no digital tricks, remastered effects, or revisionist edits. This is the unrestored film – that recreates the cinematic event that audiences experienced fifty years ago.”
Where: Coral Gables Art Cinema. Time: July 6th – 12th. Tickets: Get em here.

Saturday, July 7th:

GZA the Genius – This installment of HipHop at the Hill welcomes none other than GZA the Genius of Wu-Tang Clan! With DJ Heron and performances by The Hoy Polloy, Legacy, John G, LaToya Jane, Mikey D. and more TBA.
Where: Churchill’s Pub. Time: 6PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Yin-Yasa – Join Amanda White for a unique experience combining Vinyasa and Yin Yoga. The combination will start with an energetic vinyasa flow with upbeat music. You can expect to warm the body, and then we will gradually wind down into blissful, long YIN holds targeting hips and shoulders.
Where: The Standard Spa. Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Life On Planets (Live) Life on Planets is a solo act that found his sound in the studio lofts of Baltimore, where a fusion of indie art-rock and electronic music began taking shape as a serendipitous, romantic sound.
Where: Floyd Miami. Time: 10PM – 5AM. Tickets: Get em here.

Sunday, July 8th:

Shaker Sunday BBQ x Milly’s Empanada Factory – We’re kicking back this Sunday and celebrating Milly’s Empanada Factory‘s 2 year anniversary! They’ll be featuring their infamous Venezuelan Empanadas and Tequenos while Chef Jimmy will be grilling up Hot Dogs & Arepas.
Where: The Freehand Miami. Time: 2PM – 7PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Monday, July 9th:

Rusty Shaker Summer Guest Bartender Series – The Broken Shaker Is having a guest bartender series all summer long!
Where: The Broken Shaker. 9PM. Tickets: Free.

Market Mondays at The Arsht – The Adrienne Arsht Center opens up their courtyard next to Books & Books for a special Farmer’s Market Monday happy hour. Featuring interactive culinary workshops, wellness, kids activities and more, it’s the most cultural market around town.
Where: The Arsht Center. Time: 4PM. Tickets: Free.

Tuesday, July 10th:

World Cup Semi Finals Watch Party: WeWork x Common GoalDuring the 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP, WeWork encourages its entire community to celebrate their connection to the game, to each other, and to recognize the opportunities football provides to give back to communities around the world. Join them and watch the semi-finals match while enjoying a pop-up beer garden featuring Biscayne Brewing, Games, and world cup-worthy bites.
Where: WeWork Security Building. Time: 12PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.   

Wednesday, July 11th:

VEZA SUR Unplugged – Happening every second Wednesday of the month. Come hang in our patio and drink some fresh brews while the Latin GRAMMY-nominated Raquel Sofia serenades the hood.
Where: VEZA SUR. Time: 8PM – 11PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Thursday, July 12th:

33rd International Hispanic Theater FestivalAvante Theater, Adrienne Arsht Center and Miami Dade County Auditorium present the 33rd Miami International Hispanic Theater Festival. The Festival will consist of 9 shows from six countries: Argentina, Spain, United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Uruguay. The works will be performed in Spanish and some with supertitles in English.
Where: The Arsht Center. Time: July 12th – 29th. Tickets: Get em here.

Friday, July 13th:

Cheap Miami Records 6th Year Anniversary – Cheap Miami Records celebrates its 6th year anniversary at Churchill’s! Summer Bummer Tape release along with WaxRomantix Records! Featuring Smvt, Holy Dances, LONE WOLF (one man band), Glass Body, Real People, The Grumps.
Where: Churchill’s Pub. Time: 9PM – 3PM. Tickets: Free.

Sondra Perry Opening Night – Opening Night for “Sondra Perry: Typhoon coming on” is free and open to the general public with RSVP. Members are invited to join a special Member Preview at 6pm. “Sondra Perry: Typhoon coming on” examines the artist’s innovative use of video, media, installation and performance to create powerful narratives that explore the intersection of black identity, digital culture and power.
Where: Institute of Contemporary Art. Time: 6PM – 10PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Saturday, July 14th:

PAMM Free Second Saturday – Look between the lines and uncover the story behind Liliana Porter’s installation, “El hombre con el hacha y otras situaciones breves – Venecia 2017. Tell your own story by creating miniature installations during our hands-on art-making workshop.
Where: The PAMM. Time: 1PM – 4PM. Tickets: Free.

International Mango & Tropical Fruit Festival – The weekend is packed with tropical gardening fun, including mango and fruit trees for sale; classes and advice on how to grow them; cooking demonstrations; the ever-popular mango tasting; sellers of all kinds of garden-related goodies, jewelry, candles, soaps, crafts, and more; vendors with food of all kinds; beer tasting; live music; activities for kids and so much more.
Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Time: 9:30AM – 4:30PM, Sat & Sun. Tickets: Get em here.

The Wizard of Oz: Film w/ Live OrchestraThe Wizard of Oz was a technical marvel for the MGM studio in the late 1930s. Today, MGM has stunningly re-mastered this timeless classic. The brilliantly restored images are accompanied by full symphony orchestra playing entirely new transcriptions of Harold Arlen’s brilliant lost scores. Hearing Judy Garland’s original 1939 studio recordings, backed by lush, live orchestration, will transport children and adults alike.
Where: The Arsht Center. Time: 2PM & 8PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Catwalk: a Night of Vogue – In conjunction with 1306 Miami and The House of Lords, Catwalk Miami is back to play for the summer with residents and friends like MC: Tabu Revlon. DJs: Gooddroid, Bonnie Beats, and GET FACE. Categories: Vogue Performance, Runway, Realness, Virgin Vogue, and Best Dressed Spectator.
Where: 1306 Miami. Time: 11PM – 4AM. Tickets: Get em here.

Sasha + DJ Three – Fresh off an extensive touring schedule as well as mixing the next Fabric series, the U.K. legend makes his return to our terrace for a monumental midsummer night into the morning. Joining the night will be Hallucienda boss and top selector DJ Three.
Where: Club Space. Time: 11PM – 2PM. Tickets: Get em here.

Sunday, July 15th:

Family Day in the Miami Design District –  Experience the first annual Children’s Exhibition at ICA Miami, an accessible exhibition designed for children of all ages and abilities featuring artist Laura L Marsh. Guests will interact with Laura Marsh’s tactile tent that contains a selfie station, ball forms, and a large-scale art flag. In the galleries, guests will take part in an interactive storytelling session in the gallery based on ICA Miami’s forthcoming exhibition, Sondra Perry: Typhoon coming on.
Where: Institute of Contemporary Art. Time: 1PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Lazy Sunday BBQ – Wind down and tune out at an extra special Swim Week edition of everyone’s favorite Lazy Sunday BBQ with NYC-based future-forward bodywear label Chromat and Miami’s own femme collective Fempower. Tunes by Suzi Analogue, DJ Michelle Leshem & Loka. Featuring the debut of exclusive Chromat collaboration with chef Angela Dimayuga.
Where: The Standard Spa. Time: 2PM – 5PM. Tickets: Free w/ RSVP.

Summer Studio Series with &gallery – While &gallery is taking a break this Summer, they’re going on some studio visits with a few of the artists we know. These are free and open to the public. This month features Alain Castoriano.
Where: The Bakehouse Art Complex. Time: 11AM. Tickets: Free.