calendar_web.jpgThursday, Jan. 12

30th Anniversary Soiree:Feeding South Florida will celebrate with food, spirits, incredible artwork, live entertainment, some of South Florida’s top chefs, and more, 7 p.m., at The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, 591 N.W. 27th St., Miami. Visit

Clematis By Night: West Palm Beach's free weekly concert series on the new downtown waterfront every Thursday, 6-9 p.m, Centennial Square at the Waterfront Commons. More info at 561-822-1515 or

Friday, Jan. 13

Miami International Art Fair:  The 2012 edition of the locally acclaimed fair displaying contemporary, cutting-edge art of all media, including photography, painting, mixed-media, sculpture, installation and video, through Jan. 16 aboard the 228-ft. exhibition vessel SeaFair, docked at the  InterContinental Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, downtown Miami. Tickets $10-$15.
Call 239-498-1683.

Golden Dragon Acrobats:The acclaimed Chinese acrobatic troupe mixes breathtaking acrobatics and stunning aerial feats with spectacular costumes, as well as ancient and contemporary music and theatrics, 8 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Pl., Miramar. Tickets $15-$35. Visit

Saturday, Jan. 14

The McIntyre Institute: Classes at South Florida’s world-renowned liturgical dance giant, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Don Shula Hotel, 6432 Main St., Miami Lakes. Email for your age group’s orientation time.

Super Sale Weekend at The Falls: One of the largest open-air shopping, dining and entertainment complexes in the United States is celebrating the holiday weekend with spectacular savings through Jan. 16 at 8888 S.W. 136 St. in Miami. Call 305-255-4571 or visit

Sunday, Jan. 15

Black Violin: Enjoy a free (with a voucher) concert featuring the dynamic trio that breaks all the rules, with influences from Shostakovich and Bach to Nas and Jay-Z, 7 p.m. at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Call the SMDCAC box office at 786-573-5300 or visit

Step Afrika: The first professional company dedicated to stepping will present a free workshop, 3 p.m., and a public performance, 7 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Pl., Miramar. Tickets $25-$35. Visit

Thursday, Jan. 19

Business with Broward County: The African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, hosts this informative 3 p.m. session sponsored by the Broward County Small Business Development Division and AARLCC Small Business Resource Center. Call 954-357-5950.

Saturday, Jan. 21

Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk: Join Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson, 7:30 a.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199th St. Registration $5 in advance and $10 on day of. Call 786-279-1237.

Rapture in Rhythm: Special fundraiser featuring national tap dancer Marshall Davis Jr. and BET Comedian Chello, both former students of the center, along with special guest singing sensation Gia Wyre, 7:30 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 N.W. 22nd Ave., Miami.  Call 305-638-6771.

Redland Heritage Festival: Celebrate at the 37th annual festival Jan. 21-22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 S.W. 187th Ave., Homestead. Admission $8 per person; children under 12 admitted free. Call 305-247-5727.

Need A Mentor: The National Coalition of 100 Black Women- Greater Miami Chapter is accepting applications for girls ages 12-18 to participate in Just Us Girls Mentoring Program. Monthly sessions will be held on every third Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. through June at the Carrie Meek Center at Hadley Park, 1350 N.W. 50th St., Miami.  Call 1-800-658-1292, visit or email
Faithville Album Release: Faithville, a gospel/soul/funk group of eight singers, two emcees and a poet has released a double album of more than 25 tracks. Call 754-300-0711.

Lake Worth Farmer’s Market: Saturdays at Waterside, N.E. corner of Lake Avenue and A1A. Call 561-283-5856 or visit

Liberty City Farmer’s Market: Come out for fresh fruits, veggies and other organic yummies from 12-6 p.m. every Thursday and Saturday to TACOLCY, 6161 N.W. 9th Avenue in Miami. Call 305-751-1295.

West Palm Beach GreenMarket: Saturdays, downtown at Waterfront Commons, 101 S. Flagler Dr. Call 561-822-1515 or visit

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