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The Secret World Inside You

Saturday, May 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Your body is brimming with microbes—trillions of them. Discover the human microbiome—the vast community of bacteria, viruses, and other microbes that call our bodies home—in The Secret World Inside You, a new special exhibition on view at Frost Science through September 8. Presented locally by Nicklaus Children's Hospital, The Secret World Inside You uses larger-than-life models, computer interactives, videos, art installations and a live presentation to explore the rapidly evolving science that is revolutionizing how we view human health and understand the inner workings of our bodies.

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
1101 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-434-9600
frostscience.org/secrectworld
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The Hyundai Air & Sea Show

Saturday & Sunday, May 25 & 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This National Salute to America’s Heroes is presented by Hyundai as a patriotic two-day celebration designed to pay tribute, honor and support military and first responders. The event combines The Greatest Show Above the Earth with the Music Explosion,a concert on the sands and countless interactive displays. The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels will headline the show, and FloRida will perform an hour concert as part of the music concert on Sunday from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Viewable along Ocean Drive or purchase tickets online to the Beach Club/Show Center - $30.00 for Sat; $45 for all day Sun and $25 for concert only.

Ocean Drive from 11th to 14th Streets
Miami Beach
www.usasalute.com


 

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Free Family Fest - Step Afrika!

Saturday, May 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Step Afrika! is the first professional dance company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping. The company began in 1994 as an exchange program with the Soweto Dance Theatre of Johannesburg, South Africa and has expanded to become an international touring company presenting performance, residencies and workshops worldwide. Admission is free but First-Access Passes are required for all performances. Passes are available by phone or online - limit four per person. Seating is first come-first served.

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-949-6722
www.arshtcenter.org 


 

Memorial Day BBQ at PAMM

Monday, May 27 at 1 p.m

PAMM celebrates its participation in Blue Star Museums with a family-friendly Memorial Day celebration. Enjoy live music by Amy Arlo & Almost Blue, a tasty hotdog station, and brews on the terrace, as well as art-making and kid-friendly activities. Explore the exhibitions or relax on the bayside steps. Free admission to active duty military personnel, veterans, and family members. Admission: PAMM members free. $16 for adults, $12 seniors/students.

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-375-3000 
info@pamm.org


 

Summer Shorts

May 30 to June 23.

Get ready with a hilarious round of fast and furious speed dating theater at Summer Shorts! Americas Short Play Festival presents fresh and original shorts, 10-minute comedies, dramas, and mini-musicals, lined up in a fun-filled theatrical celebration. It's a whole season of theater in under 2 hours! City Theatre's Summer Shorts features new plays from the country's best writers, performed by a company of South Florida theater all-stars! Ticket prices range from $35 -$70, and performances run through June 23.

Arsht Center's Carnival Studio Theater
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-949-6722
www.arshtcenter.org 


 

COMMUNITEA DANCE

Saturday, June 1 at 5 p.m.

In celebration of National Pride Month and to commemorate the momentous 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, the Arsht Center once again hosts its free, all-ages outdoor event honoring South Florida’s vibrant community with the best local and international entertainment by LGBTQ artists and allies in the heart of downtown Miami. All are welcome to enjoy a late afternoon on the Center’s Thomson Plaza for the Arts to celebrate love, dance, and be PROUD! The third annual Communitea Dance will feature performances by RuPaul’s Drag Race All Star Shangela, who recently made a memorable cameo alongside Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in the Oscar-winning blockbuster A Star is Born. The event will be hosted by this year’s Ultimate Miami Drag Queen winner, Karla Croqueta, and also include performances by The State Of and tunes by DJ Hottpants. Tickets are free with RSVP.

Arsht's Thomson Plaza for the Arts and
Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-949-6722
www.arshtcenter.org 


 

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