Things to do

Orchid Festival

March 13 – Can’t get enough orchids? Then head to the 13th-annual Orchid Festival this Friday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables), where thousands of other visitors will share the same ardor for the exotic flower that boasts… Read More

Miami Beach Garden Tour

March 14 – After a hectic week of traffic jams, rushed lunches, and deadlines, nothing feels better than unplugging. Though Miami Beach Botanical Garden provides one of the lushest and most relaxing spots to decompress, its 14th-annual Miami Beach Garden Tour will give you even more verdant places to explore t… Read More

Little LAB

March 14 – Kids need to be entertained constantly. This is an obvious fact proved by the millions of parents desperate to visit the whiz palace in peace.
Luckily, Locust Projects is hosting Little LAB, a hands-on art project for kids ages 4 to 13. Young’uns will get to create projects in the midst of the… Read More

YoungArts

March 14 – YoungArts is all about nurturing young talent, and its alumni roster reads like a who’s who of overachieving all-stars: dancer Ricky Ubeda, actress Kerry Washington, playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, violinist Jennifer Koh. Need we go on?
Miami’s next generation of geniuses will be on di… Read More

Chino y Nacho

6:30 p.m. March 16 – Miami is the future.

Coast to coast, the United States seems destined to become a multilingual, multicultural nation that looks a lot like our own ciudad magia.

That’s why Hispanicize, a conference for Latinos in media, marketing, entertainment, and tech, has chosen downtown Miami to be its… Read More

Jelly Wednesdays

10:00 p.m. every Wed. until April 1 – “Ladies, leave your man at home/The club is full of ballas and they pockets full grown/And all you fellas, leave your girl with her friends/ Cause it’s 11:30 and the club is jumpin’, jumpin’.”

Those lyrics are the opening lines and chorus to Destiny’s Child party anthem “Jumpin’, Jumpin’.” A… Read More

Gogol Bordello

7:30 p.m. March 12 – It’s not until you’ve heard Gogol Bordello that you realize your life was lacking loud punk rock with festive Gypsy roots. Formed in New York City at the turn of the century, Gogol Bordello combines violins and accordions with lead singer Eugene Hütz’s Eastern European lilt. I… Read More

Horse Meat Disco

11:00 p.m. March 13 – Any disco music lover has probably heard of Horse Meat Disco, the London collective made up by promoters and DJs James Hillard, Severino, Luke Howard, and Jim Stanton. Together they go around the world reintroducing audiences to the somewhat forgotten genre. What started at London’s Eagle nightclub … Read More

Don Omar

8:00 p.m. March 14 – Don Omar is a platinum-selling reggaeton artist based out of San Juan, New York City, and Miami. He’s also the guy who trumped Britney Spears for most albums sold during an in-store appearance at Disney World’s Virgin Megastore. And now the Puerto Rican playa and owner of Orfanato Music Group is bri… Read More