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The Lights Go On At The Porch
Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States
Northwest corner of N.E. 3rd Street and 2nd Avenue
The Porch opens with music, giant outdoor games, a community coloring wall from The Wynwood Coloring Book, Silent Poetry Disco curated by the Academy of American Poets, an outdoor photo exhibit of South Beach in the 70s as seen through the lens of American photographer Andy Sweet, HistoryMiami’s Miami Stories Recording Booth, and Biscayne Bay Brewing beers!
Join us on The Porch starting at
6 p.m. for a free community BBQ to kick things off! Spirits courtesy of Barcardi USA.
6 p.m. / Latin-Grammy-nominated producer and DJ Mr. Pauer spins his unique Miami sound, “Electrópico,” a fusion of electronica and music born between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn that includes Salsa, Zouk, Reggae, Cumbia, Dancehall, Merengue, and Kuduro.
7 p.m. / Internationally-recognized literary activity Lucha Libro is a twist on Lucha Libre, Mexico’s version of pro wrestling, where competitors put on masks and pseudonyms to duke it out in a ring, except that this event has no violence, but rather literary “wrestling.” New writers don masks, and head onto a stage where they’re given three random prompts and five minutes to write a short story. Hosted by DJ Hottpants (especially created for Miami Book Fair).
8 p.m. / Representing an authentic mix of cultures that is Miami, Los Wizzards create magic through music – funk, pop, and jazz styles – with a performance that invites the audience to dance and be part of the experience.
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