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Rock the Bells in Bicentennial Park


Rock the Bells concert in Bicentennial Park in Miami on Sat, Aug 2nd.

Concert featuring A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, Method Man & Redman, Raekwon & Ghostface, De la Soul, Immortal Technique, Dead Prez, Murs, Wale, The Cool Kids, Santogold, B.O.B., Jay Electronica, and Kids in the Hall.

My god, I have no idea who any of these people are, but you go right ahead and have a good time.
The show runs from noon to midnight.

Bicentennial Park
1075 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 416-9330

Bus Lines from Sobe to the show: M, S, C, and K.
Take the S or the C bus into downtown and exit at NE 11th St.
Take the K-Omni or the M into downtown and exit at NE 13th St at N Bayshore Drive.

TalkNightlife forum members have an opportunity to win free tickets to the show.
Good luck!


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Updates on SobeStreets

Please check in on the main site, SobeStreets.

There are lots of new performance photos from Bigg Rodd’s birthday party at Dream Nightclub.
http://www.sobestreets.com/biggroddbday/index.html

The photos from 944 Magazine’s First Anniversary party at Gansevoort South are available at Napkin Nights.
http://miami.napkinnights.com/pics/view_album.php?id=4682

Addition photos from that night will be posted in the coming days.

Keep in mind that tomorrow kicks off Aqua Girl 08. The annual 5-day party for women who love women. Gawkers will enjoy the bazillion hot lesbians roaming around South Beach.

Try not to look stunned, people. We try to be cutting edge ’round here.

Even if you’re not into lesbians, Aqua Girl is something we can all appreciate. All the net proceeds from Aqua Girl weekend benefit the Aqua Foundation for Women. AFW is a not-for-profit-foundation whose primary mission is to promote the equality, strength, health, and visibility of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender women.

What benefits one woman benefits us all, so get out there and support, dammit! 🙂

What’s Happening this Weekend?


The Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival runs from Friday, April 25 – May 5.

Films showing at various theaters throughout Miami.

Visit the website for more information or to buy tickets.
http://www.mglff.com


South Beach: The Novel – Book Signing

Author Brian Antoni will be at The Wolfsonian on Friday presenting his new book about life in South Beach during the 90’s.

Oh, you KNOW it’s gonna be good!

There will be a book signing with the requisite cocktail reception in The Dynamo Cafe. Cocktails courtesy of Rubi Rey Rum (Whaaat???? No Bacardi??? Oooh, careful B. Someone’s moving in on your territory!

RSVP required: 305-535-2631 or thea@thewolf.fiu.edu
Free and open to the public.
Fun starts at 7pm.

The Wolfsonian-FIU
1001 Washington Ave
305-531-1001
http://www.wolfsonian.org


Rootz Underground and Babylon Circus
Heineken TransAtlantic Festival presents Babylon Circus and Rootz Underground Sat, Apr 26 at the North Beach Bandshell.

Rootz Underground plays a unique fusion of reggae, trance, rock, Jazz and dub while Babylon Circus is a band from France known for there crazy, high-energy shows.

Doors open at 7pm.
No outside food or drinks allowed.
Tickets are $25 from GrooveTickets.com
or call 305-672-5202.

North Beach Bandshell
7275 Collins Ave
Miami Beach
Look for parking in the municipal lots along 73rd Street.


Bacardi B-Live 2008


The Bacardi B-Live event was as great as I expected it to be.
Dave Navarro was there…

…and he was making friends…

I counted just over a gazillion people in attendance.

Click to enbiggen.

I had fun, even though I am still sick. Yeah, still sick from last week. The pics are being processed now. As always, the carnage will be uploaded on Napkin Nights Miami and Talk Nightlife.
Do check it out.


Flamenco Festival Miami

Flamenco Festival Miami – Overtown Rhythm & Soul – Target Globalbeat

There is always something to see and do in Miami, and this weekend is no exception.

Flamenco Festival Miami

The festival begins on Thursday Feb 7th and goes until Sat Feb 9th at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, formerly Carnival Center for the Performing Arts.

whew! And I thought The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater was a long name! You win, Adrienne. Yours is bigger.

Performances at Flamenco Festival Miami include:

  • Thur Feb 7 at 8pm Cuatro Esquinas with Carmen Linares, Miguel Poveda, Juan Carlos Romero and Pastora Galván
  • Fri Feb 8 at 8pm Tomatito Quintet – Gypsy guitarist
  • Sat Feb 9 at 8pm Mujeres with Merche Esmeralda, Belén Maya, Rocio Molina with special guest artist Diana Navarro
Overtown Rhythm & Soul

Feb 9 & 10 from noon until 7pm

An Exhibition of ’50s and ’60s Nightclub Billboards from Miami’s “Little Broadway”
In honor of Black History Month, The Arsht Center is proud to host the largest-ever showing of classic billboards from The Black Archives’ Clyde Killens/Sam Rabin collection. Relive the vibrant days of Overtown nightlife, when Miami’s historic neighborhood was the place to catch America?s reigning jazz, blues and R&B entertainers. “Overtown Rhythm & Soul” is a stirring tribute to one of the most fruitful eras in the history of American music.

Don’t miss a special exhibit event on Saturday, February 9 at 4:00 p.m., lecture by Dr. Dorothy Jenkins Fields, historian and archivist. Event is FREE.
Carnival Studio Theater

Target Globalbeat

And if you still haven’t had enough keep in mind Target Globalbeat is still ongoing through April.

Held the second Saturaday of each month, Target Globalbeat is a multicultural music gathering appropriate for the entire family.

The schedule for this Saturday, Feb 9 includes:

  • 3:00 pm Joey Gilmore (American blues)
  • 3:00 pm Circ X
  • 4:00 pm Chinese Dragon parade
  • 4:30 pm Plena Es (Puerto Rican plena)
  • 5:30 pm The Samba Academy (Brazilian Samba)
  • 6:00 pm Sevillanas dance party with Siempre Flamenco (Spanish Flamenco)