Great Gables Events Calendar Newsletter

Greetings,

The annual Kentucky Derby comes around on Saturday, May 1.

Wednesday, May 5 is Cinco de Mayo, a day to celebrate the culture, achievements and experiences of Mexican culture in the USA. May 5 is also the National Day of Prayer and National Nurses Day.

Sunday, May 9 will be Mothers Day.

Make plans to enjoy the great outdoors in our little city. Walk down Miracle Mile, visit the parks. Stay safe, and enjoy the best of Coral Gables in the coming days.

Robert and Robin Burr

Orchestra Miami at the Coral Gables Womans Club

Saturday, May 1 at 8pm

Orchestra Miami at the Coral Gables Womans Club

Discover Miami Through Music with Orchestra Miami at the Coral Gables Woman's Club, both in person or via livestream. Celebrate the achievements of incredible female composers: Amy Marcy Beach, American pianist and composer—Romance for Violin & Piano, Op. 23; Louise Farrenc, French pianist and composer—Piano Quintet N. 2 in E Major, Op. 31; Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Coral Gables native and first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize—Quintet; and Jessica Meyer, contemporary composer, violist and educator—Slow Burn (arranged for string quintet). $30 General Admission at the club, $10 fee for live streaming. https://www.orchestramiami.org/discovermiamicgwc

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

Granada at Coral Way

Granada at Coral Way

Flower Arranging 101

Thursday, April 29 from noon to 1pm

Flower Arranging 101

Looking for a creative way to add some color to your home? Join your Miami-Dade Public Library system online to create a beautiful flower arrangement to brighten up any room by customizing store-bought bouquets. Space is limited. Ages 10 years and up. Materials needed: 2 or 3 supermarket flower bouquets or herbs, ferns or greenery from your yard (optional), several small glasses or vases, and scissors. Ages 10 years and up. Register online. https://mdpls.org/event/5051297

Now Playing at Gables Cinema

In Theatre

Gables Art Cinema Showings

 

Together Together

A single man wanting a child forms a platonic bond with his surrogate in this heart-warming comedy starring Ed Helms. https://www.gablescinema.com/events/together-together/

 

Destroy All Monsters (After Hours)

Saturday at 9pm. World peace is achieved in 1999 after the world's kaiju are confined to Monsterland - until an alien race liberates and mind controls them. https://www.gablescinema.com/events/destroy-all-monsters/

 

La Strada (Fellini 100)

Sunday, 5/2 at 2:30pm and Tuesday, 5/4 at 7:40pm. A new 4K restoration of Federico Fellini's poetic fable of love and cruelty. https://www.gablescinema.com/events/la-strada/

What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing

Sunday, May 2 at 4pm

Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Bruce D. Perry and Rob Lowe

This book is going to change the way you see your life. What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing. Oprah Winfrey and renowned brain development and trauma expert, Dr. Bruce Perry, are joined by actor Rob Lowe to discuss the impact of trauma and adversity and how healing must begin with a shift to asking, "what happened to you?" rather than "what's wrong with you?". The authors will be in conversation with actor, producer, and director Rob Lowe. He is also the host of the podcast Literally! with Rob Lowe. Purchase a ticket online at EventBrite. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-oprah-winfrey-rob-lowe-bruce-d-perry-tickets-150973825777

Senator Amy Klobuchar

Monday, May 3 at 7:30pm

Senator Amy Klobuchar

Join the online conversation with Senator Amy Klobuchar about her new book -- Antitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age. Here is an important, urgently needed book from the much-admired senior senator from Minnesota, and former candidate for president of the United States -- a fascinating exploration of antitrust in America and the way forward to protect all Americans from the dangers of curtailed competition, and from vast information gathering, through monopolies. The senator is joined by president and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Alberto Ibargüen. Free event. Register in advance. https://www.crowdcast.io/e/klobuchar_amy/register

Seraphic Saturday Podcast Episode 11

Now Available Online

Seraphic Saturday Podcast Episode 11

The 11th episode of the Seraphic Saturday Podcast is available now on Spotify, Apple, Google, and the Seraphic Fire Blog. This episode features a deep dive interview with host Patrick Dupre Quigley, and founding member Alvaro Bermudez. Seraphic Fire will be premiering Alvaro's newly commissioned "Danzas del Silencio" this May, sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Listen along as Patrick and Alvaro recount his history with the ensemble and why this new piece is particularly special to him. https://www.seraphicfire.org/seraphic-saturday-podcast-episode-11/

GableStage - Remembering Joe Adler

Celebration Of Life

GableStage - Remembering Joe Adler

In his two decades at GableStage, Joe built a legacy of daring excellence and made this theater a model for bold and exciting works. Bari Newport, the new producing artistic director of GableStage, looks forward to not only continuing that legacy, but building on it. Email your remembrances of Joe to: askbari@gablestage.org to include as many responses as possible on the Facebook page. In the coming weeks Bari will announce the new season and exciting plans for the future of GableStage. GableStage is located at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave. Call 305-445-1119. http://www.gablestage.org

Pollinators

Supporting Earth Month

Coral Gables' Pollinator Sites

We all know that our birds, bats, bees, and butterflies, and other small insects and animals are responsible for sustaining our native ecosystems and natural resources by aiding plants to reproduce. The Landscape Services Division of Public Works has implemented pollinator areas in a variety of sites such as parks, roadside plantings, and at historical sites in an effort to support a heathy biosystem. For maps and information on the local pollinator sites, visit https://www.coralgables.com/pollinators

Solar United Neighbors - Dade Co-Op

Now Activated

Miami-Dade 2021 Solar Co-op

Take control of your energy production -- with solar on the rooftop and money in your pocket. This award-winning non-profit organization makes all the difference. Solar United Neighbors offers co-operative free services to homeowners with expert advice. Co-op members work as a team to get the best equipment for the lowest prices from top-rated vendors, with support throughout every step of the process. There is no obligation and no cost for Solar United Neighbors services. Share the news with friends and family and start making a difference in your life, and in your community, with your own resilient, reliable, clean energy. https://coops.solarunitedneighbors.org/coops/miami-dade-2021-solar-co-op/

Area Stage Company
Summer Camp in Coral Gables
Actors' Playhouse
GableStage
Frost Sessions - Living In Fearless Creativity
The Return of JohnMartin's Irish Pub

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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