Living in Florida means having to defend your home in the face of overwhelming bullshit. Jeb Bush's latest asinine statements, women driving around bottomless, and representatives giving the OK to block gay adoption are just a few recent doozies to besmirch us all.
We can't let these fools kill our spirit, however. We've got art, we've got history, and we've got all of April to enjoy O, Miami's odes to the written word. Even more rewarding? All this awesomeness is free of charge.
- Mantra Monday yoga at Freehand Miami: Sweat out that weekend hangover. Then head to happy hour.
- Pink Flamingos at Shirley's: Get wasted with Divine, the filthiest person alive!
- O, Miami's Nite Life at Gramps: Take this guided tour of Sam Cooke’s legendary 1963 performance at Overtown's Harlem Square Club, now regarded as one of the best live albums ever recorded.
Car Wash at SoundScape: Richard Pryor, George Carlin, and the Pointer Sisters. Need we continue?
Stitch 'n' Bitch Happy Hour at the Broken Shaker: Get complimentary rum cocktails and Coachella-inspired crocheted headbands.
Steven Noss at Books & Books: The baddest white boy in weaveology brings a book of his hair creations.
Ryan Sullivan at ICA Miami: Don't miss the opening of the painter's first institutional solo exhibition.
Third Thursdays at PAMM: Take the Metromover for free entry to a night of art, food, drinks, and the signature music of producer Jellybean Benitez.
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- Big Night in Little Haiti: Enjoy the flavors of Haiti and the smooth sounds of Orchestre Septentrional.
- Jai Alai Release Party at ArtCenter: Celebrate the release of Jai Alai magazine's seventh issue with complimentary Jai-Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing.
- The Working Poet Radio Show at the Stage Miami: Join the O, Miami crew for an-all Miami live recorded talk show as founder and host Joseph Lapin interviews poet Campbell McGrath, Miami Herald photojournalist Carl Juste, and Hattie Mae Williams of the Tattooed Ballerinas, plus live music by Miami duo Raffa & Rainer.