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Great Gables Events – weekend of June 19

Greetings,

Enjoy the Fathers’ Day weekend and spend some quality time with family and friends to celebrate family bonds.

Robert and Robin Burr


Happy Fathers' Day
Happy Fathers’ Day
Fathers’ Day is the time we honor fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. To all the dads who’ve dedicated quality time to their families, we salute you on this holiday weekend.


Cernuda Arte – Now Open By Appointment
Cernuda Arte – Black Art Matters
Cernuda Arte presents Black Art Matters: A Group Exhibition of 13 Modern and Contemporary Afro-Cuban Masters, in Memory of George Floyd, featuring a showcase of powerful paintings, sculptures, ceramics and illustrations. Through this exhibition, Cernuda Arte is expressing its commitment to equality of opportunity, harmony in race relations and rejection of racism in any form. This special exhibition is open to the public. Visitors are asked to wear masks. Email [email protected] Cernuda Arte is located at at 3155 Ponce. Call 305-461-1050. http://cernudaarte.com


Father's Day Special At Fred Astaire
Father’s Day Special At Fred Astaire
Gift Certificates are available for Father’s Day at Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Coral Gables. Take the first step on your dance journey today, and discover a new world of joy, confidence, health, energy and fun. Call 305-443-1661. https://www.fredastaire.com/coral-gables/


Woman's Club Blood Drive
Woman’s Club Blood Drive
The Coral Gables Women’s Club is hosting a blood drive at their historic club on Saturday, June 20th from 10:30am to 4pm. The public is encouraged to donate blood and save lives. Every participant will receive a free COVID-19 antibody test. Coral Gables Women’s Club is located at 1001 East Ponce de Leon Blvd. For more information, please contact Theresa Gilmore via email: [email protected] or call 305-812-1844. https://www.gfwccoralgableswomansclub.org/events


Documentary: A Towering Task
Documentary: A Towering Task
The Coral Gables Art Cinema presents the remarkable story of the Peace Corps, taking viewers on a journey of what it means to be a global citizen. This new documentary by Alana DeJoseph is narrated by Annette Bening The film tells the remarkable story of the Peace Corps and takes viewers on a journey of what it means to be a global citizen. The Peace Corps is again confronting a crisis of identity: What role should it play around the world and in the lives of engaged citizens? https://watch.firstrunfeatures.com/products/a-towering-task-at-coral-gables-art-cinema


Seraphic Fire Saturday Podcast
Seraphic Fire Saturday Podcast
The second episode of the Seraphic Saturday Podcast is available now on Spotify, Apple, Google, and the Seraphic Fire Blog. This episode talks all things Messiah, from its first premiere in Dublin, to Messiah’s arrival in America. Hit play and enjoy the witty cast of Seraphic Fire’s artistic company and special guests as they dive into a smart and frank discussion of classical music. https://www.seraphicfire.org/seraphic-saturday-podcast/


Hire Frost Musicians
Hire Frost Musicians
Music has a way of opening our hearts and helping us feel more connected to others and to the world around us. In these unprecedented times, the talented students and alumni of the Frost School of Music at the Unversity of Miami are available to fill your summer with the healing power of music through the marvel of advanced technology, from their home to yours. https://www.frost.miami.edu/about-us/hire-a-frost-musician/form/index.html


Films For Families
Fun and Imaginative Films For Kids
Coral Gables Art Cinema is producing a bi-weekly newsletter that features fun and engaging films to watch with your kids along with themed lesson plans and activities. Film education can start at a young age and we will do what we can, in spite of the current circumstances, to give our children and families the tools to do so. These films have been curated by Midge Blumberg-Krams, Chair of the Cinema’s Children & Family Programs, and the lesson plans have been developed by Lili Dominguez, Ph.D. Subscribe to Films For Families email list get the details from Coral Gables Art Cinema. https://mailchi.mp/gablescinema/family-film-recommendations


Miami-Dade Solar Co-Op -- Solar United Neighbors of Florida
The Time Is Now To GO SOLAR
Get the story from friends with solar experience and get started with free information from Solar United Neighbors of Florida about the new Miami-Dade Solar Co-op. It’s free.
https://coops.solarunitedneighbors.org/coops/miami-dade-solar-co-op/


Kids Culinary Camp At The Biltmore
Kids Culinary Camp At The Biltmore
A hands-on cooking camp taught by Biltmore chef instructors with special workshops by these acclaimed hotel chefs. The week long sessions are open to children ages 9 to 16. Students are grouped by age and work in our fully equipped, professional kitchen. Class size is limited to eight campers. The weekly camps run Monday to Friday from 9am to 2pm, all summer long and include lunch, a chef’s apron, and all cooking materials. The first session begins June 22. https://www.biltmorehotel.com/bca/children/

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Great Gables Events – weekend of June 12

Greetings,

As we approach the longest days of the year, watch for updates from city leaders on suggestions and restrictions for gatherings, for storm season updates and for local business openings.

Make plans to enjoy the outdoors, go for walks and visit our parks and recreation facilities.

Robert and Robin Burr


Cernuda Arte – Now Open By Appointment
Cernuda Arte – Now Open by Appointment – Fully Staffed
Cernuda Arte has resumed normal hours of operation, Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 6:30pm, and Saturdays from noon to 6:30pm, featuring works of the Colonial, Early Republic, Vanguardia, and Modern master painters of Cuba, as well as the latest production of contemporary artists of unquestionable talent. To schedule a visit, please call or send an email to [email protected] Cernuda Arte is located at at 3155 Ponce. Call 305-461-1050. http://cernudaarte.com


 

Miami-Dade Solar Co-Op -- Solar United Neighbors of Florida
The Time is Now to GO SOLAR
Get the story from friends with solar experience and get started with free information from Solar United Neighbors of Florida. As a co-op member, you get guidance from solar experts; honest and accurate information about solar; your own quality solar system at the co-op’s group rate. Miami-Dade Solar Co-op. https://coops.solarunitedneighbors.org/coops/miami-dade-solar-co-op/


 

Orchestra Miami Virtual Happy Hour
Friday, June 12th at 6pm
Orchestra Miami Virtual Happy Hour
Join your neighbors from Orchestra Miami as they present a live virtual happy hour on Friday, June 12th at 6pm — from their homes to yours, sharing this unique chamber music experience with you and your families. This week, the happy hour will feature Karen Lord Powell on violin, and Brian Powell on bass. You can tune-in to the Orchestra Miami’s Happy Hour by watching on Facebook Live or logging into the Zoom webinar. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqc-qprzssEt2dN4ijAA1yEKqoiJUXZo57


 

Mainly Mozart Festival
Saturday, June 13 at 4pm
Mainly Mozart – Accordionist Hanzhi Wang
Praised for her captivating stage presence and performances that are technically and musically masterful, the groundbreaking young musician Hanzhi Wang is the only accordionist to ever win a place on the roster of Young Concert Artists in its 59-year history. https://www.mainlymozart.com/


 

Actors' Playhouse Summer Camp
Monday, June 15
Virtual Summer Camp Starts Monday
Actors’ Playhouse wants to provide every young performer with our exceptional Summer Programming from the safety of your own home! We are now offering a weekly Virtual Camp for your young performer with our amazing professional instructors. Monologue Coaching, Intensive Scene Study, Voice Over Instruction, Vocal Training, and Musical Theatre Dance leading up to a weekly Virtual Performance are all included! Your young performer will perfect their Musical Theater skills, Acting Techniques and make lasting memories – all from home. https://www.actorsplayhouse.org/summer-camp/


 

Shirley - in the Virtual Screening Room
Shirley – in the Virtual Screening Room
Coral Gables Art Cinema continues with the Virtual Screening Room. Renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson (Elizabeth Moss) is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds upends her meticulous routine and heightens tensions in her already tempestuous relationship with her philandering husband (Michael Stuhlbarg). http://www.gablescinema.com/events/shirley/


 

Frost Young Musicians' Summer Camp
Frost Young Musicians Summer Camp
Experience music this summer guided by our outstanding faculty. Unique Online Classes designed for musicians from 5th to 12th grade. Performance Programs in Classical Music, Jazz, Rock, Voice. Composition Programs in Contemporary Songwriting and Classical Composition. http://www.youngmusicianscamp.com

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Great Gables Events – weekend of March 13

Greetings,

Enjoy the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day weekend and the main event on Tuesday.

We hope you’ll find this weekly Great Gables Events newsletter useful, informative, 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


 

Orchid Garden at Fairchild
This Weekend – Orchid Garden at Fairchild
It’s Orchid Garden weekend with a plethora of activities for orchid enthusiasts at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden from 9:30 am to 4:40pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. https://www.fairchildgarden.org/Events-Community-Outreach/Orchid-Garden


Seraphic Fire - Northern Lights: Music of Scandinavia
Friday – Northern Lights: Music of Scandinavia
The chill of ice and radiance of the northern lights are palpable in this Seraphic Fire concert of choral music from Scandinavia conducted by Ragnar Bohlin, director of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, founder of the professional choir Cappella SF and guest conductor of the Swedish Radio Choir. With fresh harmonies, pulsing rhythm and fantastical choral effects, the Scandinavian choral tradition is an exciting discovery. http://www.seraphicfire.org/northernlights


Beethoven in the Banyan Bowl
Friday – Beethoven in the Banyan Bowl
Beethoven is Back at the banyan Bowl, starting at 8pm. Orchestra Miami’s annual series of free outdoor concerts Beethoven on the Beach “Pastorale” features Beethoven’s atmospheric and beautiful Symphony N. 6 in F Major, Op. 68. Also on the program is celebrated Chilean violinist Francisca Mendoza performing Tchaikovsky’s iconic Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 55. https://www.orchestramiami.org/


Farmers' Market at City Hall
Saturday – Farmers’ Market at City Hall
Meet up with friends at City Hall on Saturdays for the Coral Gables Farmers’ Market from 8am to 2pm. Enjoy fresh Florida produce, free Tai Chi classes, prepared goods, baked goods, gardening workshops, cooking demonstrations, flowers and plants, children’s activities and more. https://www.coralgables.com/farmers-market-at-merrick-park



Monday – Ashley Pezzotti Quartet at Open Stage
Enjoy a performance by the Ashley Pezzotti Quartet at Open Stage starting at 8pm. Born in Queens, New York, vocalist and composer Ashley Pezzotti began taking classical voice lessons at only 4 years old, and in 2018 she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music with a full tuition scholarship. http://openstageclub.com/event-page.php?eid=2068



Tuesday – JohnMartin’s Pub – St. Patrick’s Day Festivities
The big day, St. Patrick’s Day — Tuesday, March, 17th — will host the only Official St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at JohnMartin’s Irish Pub. This day will consist of a fully immersive Irish cultural experience with a bagpiper and JohnMartin’s own Dainfamous DJQ providing music all day starting at noon. http://www.JohnMartins.com


Actors' Playhouse Camelot at Miracle Theatre
Wednesday – Actors’ Playhouse Camelot at Miracle Theatre
The legendary love triangle of King Arthur, Guenevere and Sir Lancelot leaps from the pages of T.H. White’s novel Lerner and Loewe’s award-winning musical. Its Original Broadway Cast Album topped the charts for 60 weeks, with a rich score boasting such gems as “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “I Loved You Once in Silence,” “The Lusty Month of May,” and of course, “Camelot.” This unique, newly revised version focused directly on the leading characters and the classic Arthurian legend reinvents the famous duo’s fantastical masterpiece. http://www.actorsplayhouse.org


Miami Film Festival
Miami Film Festival at Gables Cinema
The Miami Film Festival is considered the preeminent film festival for showcasing Ibero-American cinema in the U.S., and a major launch pad for international and documentary cinema. https://miamifilmfestival.com/


Landmark Theatres at the Shops of Merrick Park in Coral Gables
Landmark Theatres at Shops of Merrick Park
Enjoy this high-end luxury cinema, featuring large screens and luxury leather seats, screening new releases as well as independent, foreign and avant-garde flicks. Now playing: Emma; Onward; Call Of The Wild; The Invisible Man; 1917; Parasite. Call 786-574-4116. https://www.landmarktheatres.com/miami/the-landmark-at-merrick-park


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