Valentine’s Day weekend shines a light on love in the city.
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Cernuda Arte Gallery – Important Cuban Artworks, Volume 7
Enjoy an exhibition of masterworks from Cernuda Arte Gallery’s most recent catalogue of Modern and Contemporary Cuban art. Accompanying the exhibition is a 164 page, full color catalog featuring more than 230 illustrations.
Friday – FiGat Chefs Kitchen – Valentine’s Under the Stars
Innovative food, art, music and romance under the stars. Bring your loved one or a friend to celebrate a day of love, nestled in a romantic garden under the stars at Figat Chefs Kitchen at Cauley Square from 8:30pm to midnight. Enjoy the Chef driven table – D’hôte menu, with welcome cocktail and bites. Live music: Jazz Performance by Walker Wright and international award winning singer and composer Ojedita. Meet and greet live artists – live art paintings for auction. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-live-jazz-and-live-art-under-the-stars-registration-92119577135
Friday – Fairchild – Love In The Garden
Step into Miami’s most romantic refuge and stroll through the garden beneath the swaying trees and crisp winter air from 5:30 to 9pm. Valentine’s Day is about showing appreciation to loved ones and what a better way to connect than to enjoy a relaxing night on the lush green lawn with a blanket, some bubbly, and the jazzy sounds of Kitty Carmichael. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/love-in-the-garden
This Weekend – Eating House – Power Love Hour Dinner
Eating House announces a special prix fixe menu this Valentine’s Day with a nod to Power 96’s Power Love Hour. The seven dishes in the Power Love Hour Dinner — each named after a ‘90s slow jam — are designed to be shared by two and will available for dinner on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 from 6 to 10:30pm. http://www.eatinghousemiami.com/
Saturday – Bird Day 2020 with Tropical Audubon Society
Nurture budding birders and junior naturalists at Tropical Audubon Society’s free Bird Day 2020 festival featuring an engaging afternoon of games, prizes, exploration and educational activities from noon to 4pm on their near-native Steinberg Nature Center grounds. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/8th-annual-bird-day-at-tropical-audubon-society-tickets-87774448739
Thursday – The Trojan Women at Ring Theatre
Adapted by Ellen McLaughlin, The Trojan Women comes to the Ring Theatre. A war to retrieve the beautiful Helen of Troy has ended. The city has been laid to waste; its men slaughtered. Its women have been forced to the beach where the Greeks will soon enslave them as the spoils of war. As they await their fate, Queen Hecuba, her daughter Cassandra and the other women confront the travesties and devastation of war. Ellen McLaughlin’s contemporary adaptation of Euripides’ centuries-old drama is a lucid and humbling perspective on the refugees of war. http://www.as.miami.edu/ringtheatre/
Thursday – History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence
Attend the opening reception of History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence from 7 to 9pm at Lowe Ar Museum. This show explores the graphic oeuvre of one of 20th-century America’s greatest artists. Highlighting Lawrence’s interest in the lives and histories of African Africans and their forebears, the show features the artist’s complete “Toussaint L’Ouverture” and “The Legend of John Brown” portfolios as well as other images created between 1963 and 2000. http://www.lowemuseum.org/
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