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Great Gables Events – weekend of November 8

Greetings,

We hope you’ll find this weekly Great Gables Events newsletter informative, entertaining and enlightening. Take a few minutes to look through the calendar listings to find some truly delightful and worthwhile events.

Thanks to our Great Gables sponsors for helping us bring this weekly email newsletter to our friends in Coral Gables and beyond.

Robert and Robin Burr


Raul Midon - Frost Music Live
Thursday – Raul Midón’s Homecoming
Described by The New York Times as “a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his voice into a chorus,” singer and songwriter Raul Midón returns to his alma mater for a solo appearance, starting at 7:30pm at Gusman Concert Hall. Expect selections from his most recent Grammy-nominated albums If You Really Want, featuring the Metropole Orkest directed by Vince Mendoza as well as Bad Ass and Blind, a showcase of his highly personal blend of pop, jazz, soul, and funk. http://bit.ly/332YW3B

Miami International Children's Film Festival
This Weekend – Miami International Children’s Film Festival
MICFF returns this November in partnership with the prestigious New York International Children’s Film Festival. Culturally rich, entertaining, and inexpensive family fun, the festival returns for four days of highly-acclaimed international cinema for children and families, offering a unique opportunity to cultivate critical appreciation for intelligent films among younger people, while educating and entertaining. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689 or visit the web site for details. http://www.gablescinema.org

Redland Open House Orchid Weekend
This Weekend – Redland Open House Orchid Weekend
Orchid Lovers – don’t miss the three-day Redland Open House Orchid Weekend with classes and special sale prices on orchids from Motes Orchids, Soroa Orchids and Whimsey Orchids, from 9am to 5pm. Classes include Growing Vandas In South Florida; Orchids In The Florida Landscape; Growing Tolumnias; Introduction To Orchid Growing; Repotting and Mounting Orchids; and Growing Cattleyas. http://www.redlandorchidfest.org/rpog/

Seraphic Fire Award Winning Choral Ensemble
Nov 8 – Hildegard of Bingen – Ordo Virtutum
Seraphic Fire performs at Saint Philip’s Church, starting at 7:30pm. Hildegard of Bingen’s music has echoed over centuries since she put them down on paper. Universally revered as one of the greatest minds of the Middle Ages, Hildegard was the very definition of Medieval Mystic. Her Ordo Virtutum features a cast including Mercy, Victory, Patience, Discretion and Charity. The women of Seraphic Fire bring this nearly millennia-old masterpiece back to life. https://www.seraphicfire.org/performances/tickets/hildegard-of-bingen-ordo-virtutum/

Ramble at Fairchild Garden
Nov 9 – Ramble at Fairchild
The Ramble is a huge plant sale of Fairchild-grown plants from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Find plants from vendors offering edible plants for your own fall garden, ornamentals, orchids, succulents, exotics and more. t the KidWay, engage with Fairchild educators and see science in action while enjoying botanical carnival-style games and face painting. Also, interact with local environmental organizations and learn how they are making an impact locally and globally. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/the-ramble

Orchestra Miami - Let's Dance
Sunday, Nov 10 – Orchestra Miami presents Let’s Dance!
featuring The New World School of the Arts’ New World Dance Ensemble and the Thomas Armour Youth Ballet in a variety of styles, performed by the talented students and recent alumni, starting at 3pm at Pinecrest Gardens. https://www.orchestramiami.org/lets-dance

The Mystery Of Edwin Drood at the Ring Theatre
Thursday, Nov 14 – The Mystery Of Edwin Drood at the Ring
Based on the book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, this hilarious musical whodunit — winner of the Tony Award in 1986 for Best Musical — is loosely based on Charles Dickens’ famous unfinished novel. Taking audience participation to new heights, you directly affect the play’s outcome by voting for whomever you think murdered the unfortunate young Edwin Drood. Starting November 14th until the 23rd. https://ring-theatre.as.miami.edu/current-season/index.html

Ring Of Fire - Actors Playhouse at Miracle Theatre
Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Performed by five incredible actor/singer/musicians who play 20 different instruments, this exciting musical features the songs “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire,” and more than two dozen classic hits. This portrait of The Man in Black is a foot-stompin’, crowd-pleasin’ salute to a unique musical legend that’s packed with musical moments that will both move and exhilarate. https://www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage/


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NightGarden an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment at Fairchild Garden
Nov 15 – The NightGarden at Fairchild
NightGarden is an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment at Fairchild Garden where the wise-talking tree, flying fairies, holographic butterflies and floating orchids throughout multiple acres of dazzling magic come to life. Topping the experience is a delightful selection from some of Miami’s best restaurants. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/the-nightgarden-at-fairchild-85

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
Nov 23 – World Premiere – Watson at GableStage
Based on the life of IBM founder Thomas J. Watson, Sr., this is the story of the Nazi’s use of IBM’s pre-computer technology and the world’s first “personal information” catastrophe — the systematic identification of Jews. In 1937, Watson became the first American to receive the Order of the German Eagle award, one of the highest honors Adolf Hitler ever bestowed on a non-German. http://www.gablestage.org

Prohibition Repeal Party - Coral Gables Woman's Club
Dec 5 – Prohibition Repeal Party Speakeasy
Get ready to party like it’s 1933 at the historic Coral Gables Woman’s Club to celebrate the repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 1933 with a speakeasy atmosphere. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine and prohibition punch with catered appetizers and delicious desserts, plus an assortment of fine spirits at the luxury tasting bar. Celebrate the repeal of the 19th amendment and the end of prohibition with a Champagne toast. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/repeal-day-the-end-of-prohibition-tickets-79424776645

Villagers’ Annual Holiday House Tour
Dec 7 – Villagers’ Holiday Tour – Inside Out – A South Florida Lifestyle
Make plans to attend the annual Holiday House Tour presented by The Villager’s historical association from 10am to 3pm, featuring five distinctive homes — one each from the 50s, 60s, and 80s — all renovated to accommodate today’s lifestyle, as well as two contemporary custom-built homes. http://www.thevillagersinc.org

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Great Gables Events – weekend of November 1

Greetings,

We hope you’ll find this weekly Great Gables Events newsletter informative, entertaining and enlightening. Take a few minutes to look through the calendar listings to find some truly delightful and worthwhile events.

Thanks to our Great Gables sponsors for helping us bring this weekly email newsletter to our friends in Coral Gables and beyond.

Robert and Robin Burr


Cernuda Arte Gallery - Contemporary Cuban artist Juan Roberto Diago
Friday – Juan Roberto Diago: 20 Years of Creation
A solo exhibition of works by gallery-represented Contemporary Cuban artist Juan Roberto Diago. Diago’s bold work embodies the Afro-Cuban experience and examines themes of marginalization and ancestry. Attend the opening reception on Friday from 6 to 9pm. Cernuda Arte Gallery is located at 3155 Ponce. Call 305-461-1050. http://www.cernudaarte.com/

Giralda Under The Stars
Friday – Giralda Under The Stars
Starting at 7pm on every first Friday of the month through April, Giralda Plaza and Restaurant Row fills with excitement featuring al fresco dining, live music, spirited tastings and much more. Gather with friends to celebrate the Great Gables Lifestyle at this monthly fête. https://www.shopcoralgables.com/event/giralda-under-the-stars/

Historian Jeff Blakley at Gables Museum
Sunday – Historian Jeff Blakley at Gables Museum
Jeff Blakley will discuss some of his articles and essays on the history of South Dade. A native of Homestead, since his retirement, Jeff has followed his passion for local history. He is an independent scholar who writes articles for his website, Historic South Dade and volunteers at the Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum, focusing on the history of the area from Goulds down to Florida City. The event starts at 2pm sharp at the Coral Gables Museum. The presentation is free and open to the public. http://www.mpnod.org/events/jeff-blakley-south-dade-history/

Raul Midon - Frost Music Live
Thursday, November 7 – Raul Midón’s Homecoming
Described by The New York Times as “a one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his voice into a chorus,” singer and songwriter Raul Midón returns to his alma mater for a solo appearance, starting at 7:30pm at Gusman Concert Hall. Expect selections from his most recent Grammy-nominated albums If You Really Want, featuring the Metropole Orkest directed by Vince Mendoza as well as Bad Ass and Blind, a showcase of his highly personal blend of pop, jazz, soul, and funk. http://bit.ly/332YW3B

Miami International Children's Film Festival
Thursday – Miami International Children’s Film Festival
MICFF returns this November in partnership with the prestigious New York International Children’s Film Festival. Culturally rich, entertaining, and inexpensive family fun, the festival returns for four days of highly-acclaimed international cinema for children and families, offering a unique opportunity to cultivate critical appreciation for intelligent films among younger people, while educating and entertaining. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689 or visit the web site for details. http://www.gablescinema.org

Ring Of Fire - Actors Playhouse at Miracle Theatre
Ring Of Fire at Miracle Theatre
From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. Performed by five incredible actor/singer/musicians who play 20 different instruments, this exciting musical features the songs “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire,” and more than two dozen classic hits. This portrait of The Man in Black is a foot-stompin’, crowd-pleasin’ salute to a unique musical legend that’s packed with musical moments that will both move and exhilarate. https://www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage/

Coral Gables Art Cinema
Pain And Glory at Gables Cinema
Pedro Almodóvar cuts straight to the heart with his intensely personal latest. Antonio Banderas won the Best Actor award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival for his portrayal of Salvador Mallo, a director modeled on Almodóvar himself. Evoking his childhood in the sixties; his years of triumph in the eighties; and present day Madrid, where he navigates new artistic challenges, Pain and Glory is both a summative statement on a career and an indication of more brilliant things to come. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689 or visit the web site for details. http://www.gablescinema.org

Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami
Where Is My Roy Cohn?
One of the most controversial and influential American men of the 20th Century, Roy Cohn was a ruthless and unscrupulous lawyer and political power broker whose 28-year career ranged from acting as chief counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy’s Communist-hunting subcommittee to molding the career of a young Queens real estate developer named Donald Trump. http://cosfordcinema.com/screenings/2019/10/where-my-roy-cohn

 


Save The Date – for these upcoming events

Redland Open House Orchid Weekend
Nov 8, 9, 10 – Redland Open House Orchid Weekend
Orchid Lovers – don’t miss the three-day Redland Open House Orchid Weekend with classes and special sale prices on orchids from Motes Orchids, Soroa Orchids and Whimsey Orchids, from 9am to 5pm. Classes include Growing Vandas In South Florida; Orchids In The Florida Landscape; Growing Tolumnias; Introduction To Orchid Growing; Repotting and Mounting Orchids; and Growing Cattleyas. http://www.redlandorchidfest.org/rpog/

Seraphic Fire Award Winning Choral Ensemble
Nov 8 – Hildegard of Bingen – Ordo Virtutum
Seraphic Fire performs at Saint Philip’s Church, starting at 7:30pm. Hildegard of Bingen’s music has echoed over centuries since she put them down on paper. Universally revered as one of the greatest minds of the Middle Ages, Hildegard was the very definition of Medieval Mystic. Her Ordo Virtutum features a cast including Mercy, Victory, Patience, Discretion and Charity. The women of Seraphic Fire bring this nearly millennia-old masterpiece back to life. https://www.seraphicfire.org/performances/tickets/hildegard-of-bingen-ordo-virtutum/

Ramble at Fairchild Garden
Nov 9 – Ramble at Fairchild
The Ramble is a huge plant sale of Fairchild-grown plants from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Find plants from vendors offering edible plants for your own fall garden, ornamentals, orchids, succulents, exotics and more. t the KidWay, engage with Fairchild educators and see science in action while enjoying botanical carnival-style games and face painting. Also, interact with local environmental organizations and learn how they are making an impact locally and globally. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/the-ramble

Orchestra Miami - Let's Dance
Sunday, Nov 10 – Orchestra Miami presents Let’s Dance!
featuring The New World School of the Arts’ New World Dance Ensemble and the Thomas Armour Youth Ballet in a variety of styles, performed by the talented students and recent alumni, starting at 3pm at Pinecrest Gardens. https://www.orchestramiami.org/lets-dance

The Mystery Of Edwin Drood at the Ring Theatre
Nov 14 – The Mystery Of Edwin Drood at the Ring
Based on the book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, this hilarious musical whodunit — winner of the Tony Award in 1986 for Best Musical — is loosely based on Charles Dickens’ famous unfinished novel. Taking audience participation to new heights, you directly affect the play’s outcome by voting for whomever you think murdered the unfortunate young Edwin Drood. Starting November 14th until the 23rd. https://ring-theatre.as.miami.edu/current-season/index.html

World Premiere - Watson at GableStage
Nov 23 – World Premiere – Watson at GableStage
Based on the life of IBM founder Thomas J. Watson, Sr., this is the story of the Nazi’s use of IBM’s pre-computer technology and the world’s first “personal information” catastrophe — the systematic identification of Jews. In 1937, Watson became the first American to receive the Order of the German Eagle award, one of the highest honors Adolf Hitler ever bestowed on a non-German. http://www.gablestage.org

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Great Gables Events – Weekend of October 25

Greetings,

We hope you’ll find this weekly Great Gables Events newsletter informative, entertaining and enlightening. Take a few minutes to look through the calendar listings to find some truly delightful and worthwhile events.

Thanks to our Great Gables sponsors for helping us bring this weekly email newsletter to our friends in Coral Gables and beyond.

Robert and Robin Burr


 

Halloween Haunted Mansion Party
Saturday – Halloween Haunted Mansion Party
The Coral Gables Woman’s Club presents the Seventh Annual Halloween Haunted Mansion Party with Toxic Treats, Poisonous Eats and Creepy Peeps. Enjoy the Costume Contest, Raffle, and music by DJ Johnny. Doors open at 7:30pm and the party continues until 11pm. Tickets are $50. Proceeds support the Coral Gables Children’s Dental Clinic. RSVP online.

Ring Of Fire - Actors Playhouse at Miracle Theatre
Wednesday – Ring Of Fire Coming Premiere
Actors’ Playhouse presents Ring Of Fire — from the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family — starting October 30 through December 8th. https://www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage/

Halloween On The Mile
Thursday – Halloween On The Mile
The Business Improvement District of Coral Gables is hosting its annual Halloween on the Mile, featuring an afternoon of trick-or-treating at more than 70 stores along Miracle Mile and special events for the whole family to enjoy – pets included. https://www.facebook.com/events/378221222847443/

Nightmare at 405 - Haunted House at the Youth Center
Thursday – Haunted House at the Youth Center
Kids: Prepare to be scared at this super-fun and safe Halloween Haunted House event. Enjoy a frightful evening at 405 Haunted House from 6:30 to 10pm — if you dare. Suitable for children ages 5 and older. Tickets: $5. The Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center is located at 405 University Drive, Call 305-460-5600. https://www.coralgables.com/events/39287/

Thursday - Labyrinth Theme Halloween at JohnMartin's
Thursday – Labyrinth Theme Halloween at JohnMartin’s
A delightful Halloween Party at JohnMartin’s Irish Pub takes on the theme of Labyrinth with Dance Magic Dance, featuring trick or treats, DJ Eazy Eddie from 8pm to midnight, a classic costume contest and a David Bowie Labyrinth costume contest. JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant is located at 253 Miracle Mile. Call 305-445-3777. http://www.JohnMartins.com

Steinway Piano Teacher Recommendations
Steinway Piano Teacher Recommendations
Interested in piano lessons for yourself or a family member? Looking for a recommendation for a qualified piano teacher in your area? Steinway & Sons have an established network of piano teachers nationwide who teach a variety of musical styles. https://www.steinway.com/education/find-a-music-teacher


 

Save The Date – for these upcoming events

 

Giralda Under The Stars
Nov 1 – Giralda Under The Stars
Starting at 7pm on every first Friday of the month through April, Giralda Plaza and Restaurant Row fills with excitement featuring al fresco dining, live music, spirited tastings and much more. Gather with friends to celebrate the Great Gables Lifestyle at this monthly fête. https://www.shopcoralgables.com/event/giralda-under-the-stars/

Historian Jeff Blakley at Gables Museum
Nov 3 – Historian Jeff Blakley at Gables Museum
Jeff Blakley will discuss some of his articles and essays on the history of South Dade. A native of Homestead, since his retirement, Jeff has followed his passion for local history. He is an independent scholar who writes articles for his website, Historic South Dade and volunteers at the Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum, focusing on the history of the area from Goulds down to Florida City. The event starts at 2pm sharp at the Coral Gables Museum. The presentation is free and open to the public. http://www.mpnod.org/events/jeff-blakley-south-dade-history/

Miami International Children's Film Festival
Nov 7 to 10 – Miami International Children’s Film Festival
MICFF returns this November in partnership with the prestigious New York International Children’s Film Festival. Culturally rich, entertaining, and inexpensive family fun, the festival returns for four days of highly-acclaimed international cinema for children and families, offering a unique opportunity to cultivate critical appreciation for intelligent films among younger people, while educating and entertaining. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689 or visit the web site for details. http://www.gablescinema.org

The Mystery Of Edwin Drood at the Ring Theatre
Nov 14 – The Mystery Of Edwin Drood at the Ring
Based on the book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, this hilarious musical whodunit — winner of the Tony Award in 1986 for Best Musical — is loosely based on Charles Dickens’ famous unfinished novel. Taking audience participation to new heights, you directly affect the play’s outcome by voting for whomever you think murdered the unfortunate young Edwin Drood. Starting November 14th until the 23rd. https://ring-theatre.as.miami.edu/current-season/index.html

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