Last year's 1st annual Miami Cranksgiving food drive alleycat race was a huge success. This year we hope to make it greater thus helping to collect more non-perishable goods for those in need this holiday season.
Archive for month: November 2010
Environment Florida in conjunction with the Public Interest Network is organizing an Activist Workshop on Tuesday, November 23 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Show-up ready for action. We will spend the time moving between large group overviews and small groups to give people an opportunity to learn and internalize skills.
On Thursday, December 2, 2010, Richard Florida, best-selling author and one of the world’s leading public intellectuals on economic development and new trends in business and communities, will be presenting new ideas from his latest book. The Great Reset addresses opportunities to remake our economy and generate a “new epoch of economic growth and prosperity.”
Please join us December 9th as the Human Services Coalition celebrates 15 years of innovation and impact and the launch of Catalyst Miami. Celebrate change as you and your friends enjoy our signature Catalinis, the sounds of live music, and the work of artist Xavier Cortada. There will also be opportunities for guests to purchase sponsorships through a silent auction and also an interactive art activity.
SPEED PECHA KUCHA—Get set and hang on as design-inspired individuals provide quick moving visual presentations on the topics of pace and speed to complement the exhibition Speed Limits. Each presenter is allowed 20 images shown for 20 seconds each—making a “speedy” 6 minute, 40 second presentation per participant. Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham (Klein Dytham architecture) devised Pecha Kucha, which is Japanese for the sound of conversation, as a place for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.
The City of Miami and South Florida Bicycle Coalition have teamed up to produce a cycling awareness campaign on electronic billboards along I-95. Do you have an essential cycling safety message you'd like to share with thousands of motorists? If so, they want your help. Send them your designs, input and ideas.
Even though architects are often associated with luxury, glamour, and the glitz of Miami, on November 19, architects and designers will be celebrating their second year of active volunteerism in the not-so-glitzy areas of Miami and beyond.
On Friday, November 19, 7-11pm, at downtown Miami’s Ecco Lounge, Architecture For Humanity Miami will host an extended happy hour sponsored by 42Below Vodka, themed: Retrosp[ACTIVE] 2.0
A tour of home-grown and world class graffiti in Wynwood, including Primary Flight's diverse urban art and the Wynwood Walls, many of which are only dry since December.