Great Gables Events Calendar Newsletter

Greetings,

It's a new year and a new chance to stretch your legs with a pleasant walk in Coral Gables.

Stay safe, and enjoy the best of Coral Gables in the coming days.

Robert and Robin Burr

Cernuda Arte Gallery - Modern & Contemporary Cuban Art from the Island & the Diaspora

Modern & Contemporary Cuban Art from the Island & the Diaspora
Cernuda Arte presents a new group exhibition of 20th century masters and contemporary artists. The showcase of paintings, drawings and sculptures includes more than 230 artworks by over 40 renowned artists. Featured on display, groups of works by René Portocarrero, Carlos Enríquez, Víctor Manuel and Eduardo Abela. Showing from the contemporary camp, works by Roberto Fabelo, Tomás Sánchez, Alfredo Sosabravo, Manuel Mendive, Clara Morera and Lilian Garcia-Roig. The gallery allows for a maximum of one family group per floor of each of our two buildings. Masks and hand sanitizers are available for visitors upon request. Cernuda Arte is located at 3155 Ponce, Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 6:30pm. Saturdays from noon to 6:30pm. https://secure.cernudaarte.com

please enjoy this image that reminds us of the beauty and serenity of our majestic city

DeSoto Fountain Fresco

DeSoto Fountain Fresco

Coral Gables scenic photo illustrations ©  Robin and Robert Burr.

Restaurant of The Week
Gusto Fino Italian Deli Caffe

Gusto Fino Italian Deli Caffe
What started as Tony Vecchio's little shop full of authentic Italian delicacies has evolved into an award-winning deli and cafe serving the finest fresh specialties in the Gables. Readers love the hot sandwiches -- Chicken Gusto Fino, Chicken Louie Louie, Mahi Gone Wild, Pork Five-O, Chicken Parm and the NY Reuben. A fine selection of cold sandwiches includes Don Tomasino Turkey, the Caprese, the All Italian Job, Mario's Ultimate and Parma Prosciutto. A great selection of salads and fresh-made pastas -- the Bolognese is to die for -- round out the lunch menu. A zero-carbs plate is also popular. Breakfast is served from 8:30am to 11am Monday through Friday. Catering business lunches and party platters throughout the Gables has always been a big part of the business. You can't go wrong enjoying Tony's Southern Italian heritage and the specialties of Campania. Gusto Fino Italian Caffe, located at 271 Alhambra Circle, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 3pm with eat-in, take out and delivery service. Call 305-444-0504. https://www.gustofinocaffe.com

Coral Gables Art Cinema Celebrating Ten Years of Cinematic Excellence
Gables Cinema Virtual Screening Room

Gables Cinema Virtual Screening Room
The cinema team has partnered with several distributors to bring some of the great programming they're known for directly to your home. Your rental of any of these films helps support the Gables Cinema during these difficult times. Now playing online: Shadow in the Cloud; Nasrin; My Little Sister; Some Kind of Heaven; The Salt of Tears; To the Ends of the Earth; True Mothers; Citizens of the World; Fire Will Come; Three Summers and many more. Call 786-472-2249. https://www.gablescinema.com/programs/virtual-screening-room/

Actors' Playhouse Winter Conservatory

Starting January 8
Actors' Playhouse Winter Conservatory
From January 23 to March 8, kids from 5 to 18 years old can participate in the acting classes taught at Miracle Theatre. Let’s Make Believe (Ages 5-8); Musical Theatre (Ages 6-12); Lights, Camera, Action (Ages 8-12); and Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop (Ages 10-18) are held on Saturdays. On Mondays, adult classes at Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Levels are offered. Private Audition Coaching with Actors’ Playhouse Artistic Director David Arisco is offered by appointment. Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is located at 280 Miracle Mile. Call 305-444-9293. https://www.actorsplayhouse.org/theatre-classes/

Arts in the City - Art Market during Family Day

Saturday, January 9 from 1 to 5pm
Arts in the City - Art Market during Family Day
Enjoy a one-day, outdoor celebration of the arts and culture at the museum. “Arts in the City” is the first of its kind as part of CGM’s annual Holiday celebration, featuring the Arts Market, a juried festival bursting with talented artists, artisans, and fine crafts to bring the community together through many different art forms, provided by Artist-in-Residence. iLUMA pairs art, music, world culture and literature with reading comprehension. Each performance including a series of visual activities where students draw or color their answers to questions about the story. Hear the story told in six panels and color along as the South Florida Chamber Ensemble performs live music. The Coral Gables Museum is located at 285 Aragon. Call 305-603-8067. http://www.coralgablesmuseum.org

Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society
The Barnacle, The Growing Up Years

Sunday, January 10 at 2pm
The Barnacle, The Growing Up Years
Marlin Ebbert presents a short documentary -- The Barnacle: The Growing Up Years -- featuring interviews with Bill and Charlie Munroe, reminiscing about growing up at The Barnacle historic homesite in Coconut Grove. This live stream meeting on Zoom will include an interactive discussion with Marlin Ebbert and BIll Munroe. Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade members and friends, as well as the general public, are invited to join in, starting at 2pm on Sunday, January 10th. https://www.mpnod.org/events/jan-10-the-barnacle-the-growing-up-years/

The Barnacle Presents Live Music

Friday, January 15 at 7pm
The Barnacle Presents Live Music
Enjoy an encore performance by Keith Johns on the lawn of the Barnacle, from 7 to 9pm for an evening of acoustic music beneath the moonlit skies. Known as a consumate folk artist, Keith graduated from Palmetto High School, then UM with a degree in physics. His recording collections "Grateful Fool" and "Maps and Plans" have earned acclaim among his peers in the music industry. The gate opens one hour before show time. Outdoors and physically distanced. Seating is limited to 50 people, and tickets ($18) are available to purchase in advance. The Barnacle Historic State Park is located at 3485 Main Highway. Call 305-442-6866. http://www.thebarnacle.org

Coral Gables Farmers' Market

Saturday, January 16 from 8am to 2pm
Coral Gables Farmers' Market
Every Saturday through March 27 the community Farmers Market presents fresh produce, prepared foods, baked goods, flowers and workshops for all ages from 8am to 2pm at City Hall. https://www.coralgables.com

Annual Redland Riot Road Rallye

Save The Date - Saturday, January 16
The Annual Redland Riot Road Rallye Returns
Mark your calendars for the annual fruity tropical history tour of the Redland region -- The Redland Riot Road Rallye starts at Cauley Square at 10am on the third Saturday of January. Load up the car with family and friends for this whimsical adventure gathering goodies from our favorite places in the countryside. Designed to be safe for one and all with minimal interaction. It concludes at Schnebly Redland's Winery for the awarding of prizes -- and a free evening movie on the lawn for all participants. https://www.redlandriot.com/Rallye.html

Movies under the Gables Moonlight

Saturday, January 16 at 6pm
Frozen - Movies under the Gables Moonlight
Bring the family out to experience the popular Disney movie Frozen at Phillips Park, 90 Menores Ave, starting at 6pm. Tickets are $10 per family pod of up to four people. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. This event is presented in collaboration with the Coral Gables Art Cinema. Order tickets online. https://www.coralgables.com/events/55121/

Beethoven Lives Upstairs - Orchestra Miami

Sunday, January 17 at 3pm
Beethoven Lives Upstairs
Teach your kids about the life and works of Ludwig van Beethoven in this world-famous production by Orchestra Miami. A "madman" has moved into the upstairs apartment of Christoph, a young boy who lives in Vienna. Through a series of letters to his Uncle, dramatically underscored with Beethoven's most beautiful excerpts, Christoph slowly comes to understand the genius of the man, the torment of his deafness and the beauty of his music. Audiences are captivated by more than 25 excerpts of the master's music, including the Moonlight Sonata, Fur Elise, and the great Fifth and Ninth Symphonies. The music is magically woven into the drama as two actors share their anecdotes and observations based on true incidents from the composer's life. Presenting history, drama, music and fun, this engaging concert is an ideal way to introduce your kids to the music of Beethoven. The performance is approximately 50 minutes in length and is recommended for audiences ages six and up. Price: $5 to 15. Call 305-274-2103. https://www.orchestramiami.org/beethoven-lives-upstairs

Seraphic Fire - Season S

Saturday, February 6 at 4pm
Seraphic Fire - In Pursuit of Peace
Exploring humanity’s continual quest for peace through the music of American composers Steve Reich and Samuel Barber, Seraphic Fire sets the anonymous poems of Irish monks from the 8th to the 13th centuries to music composed in the 20th century. Samuel Barber’s Hermit Songs are a meditation on solitude, isolation, and the simple joys of life. A special rebroadcast of the 2016 performance of Reich’s The Desert Music by Seraphic Fire and New World Symphony, conducted by Patrick Quigley, raises the duality of war and peace and questions the lengths humankind will go to achieve its goals. https://www.seraphicfire.org

H. Benitez Fine Art Gallery

Humberto Benitez opens new gallery location
H. Benitez Fine Art Gallery recently opened the doors to their new gallery on Aragon Avenue. Over the past decades, Humberto has distinguished himself with a uniquely vibrant style that exudes life, bodies in motion and a fascination with ordinary people interacting in their the natural world. From prestigious exhibitions, private and corporate collections to cruise ships, restaurants and public spaces, his artworks adorns the walls of many upscale locations in South Florida and around the world. The new gallery location puts him squarely in the heart of the Coral Gables cultural corridor beside Books & Books, The Coral Gables Art Cinema and the Coral Gables Museum. H. Benitez Fine Art Gallery is located at 233 Aragon Avenue. Call 786-877-1045. https://www.humbertobenitez.com

Biscayne Décor Knows Window Treatments

The Hunter Douglas Gallery at Biscayne Décor
Offering a complete shopping experience, with premium displays and a full line of window treatment products and services to enhance and elevate your home. Delivering the utmost in both sophistication and quality, these shades are designed and custom-assembled in the USA, built to your specifications and guaranteed to last. Explore different materials, styles, operating systems, fabrics and colors and choose your perfect window-treatment solution. Behold light transformed. Biscayne Décor is located at 1404 Ponce. Call 305-569-0505. https://www.biscaynedecor.com/

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus Is Open
GableStage
Gables Cinema Available For Private Events
Books and Books Live On Zoom
PodCast - Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan
Frost Sessions Podcast
Fairchild Connect To Protect Network - Save Pine Rocklands
Solar Plus EV - Solar United Neighbors of Florida
Private Scuba Lessons
Lowe Connects Virtual Programs - Lowe Art Museum At University of Miami
Language Classes at Dante Alighieri
Seraphic Fire Season Passes
Historic Venue for Special Events - Coral Gables Woman's Club
Coral Gables Images
Tropical Audubon Society
Florida Conservation Voters
Sierra Club of Florida - Defending Florida's Environment
Bellmónt Spanish Restaurant
Talavera Cocina Mexicana
Wild Fork Foods Now Open
Takeout and Delivery in Coral Gables

Many of our favorite eateries in the Gables are offering curbside takeout, as well as delivery services. Here's a handy list of choices for Gables residents and friends.

http://www.greatgables.com/CoralGables/ToGo.html

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