Free Events This Week in Miami: Gelato, Foreign Films, and Uncle Luke

Unless you're a government employee enjoying this Columbus Day on your couch, you're likely one of many III Points festival-goers zombie-walking your way around the workplace. After three days of crowd sweat and food lines, what you need is a heap of free entertainment, preferably with very little physical activity required. We got you. This week, kick back with films, sweets, and some wine for when you can stomach alcohol again. 


  • Israeli Film Night at Miami Beach JCC: Catch a screening of this hit 2012 comic tragedy, nominated for 15 Israeli Academy Awards. 


  • Walls of Color: The Murals of Hans Hofmann at Frost Art Museum: Frost's Art Basel headliner explores the German-born artist's public mosaic projects through paintings, mosaic studies, and project drawings. 
  • Luther Campbell at Books & Books Bal Harbour: The former 2 Live Crew member and writer presents his life story, The Book of Luke: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and Liberty City.
  • Miami Book Fair Preview at The Cafe at Books & Books, Arsht: Get the early scoop on this year's book extravaganza. 
  • Howard Herring at The New Tropic: From musician to President and CEO of The New World Symphony, Herring will share his journey during this installment of the Leadership Series. 
  • Turkish Film Festival at Colony Theatre: Four days of film showcasing Turkish cinema and culture, all free of charge.


  • Cast Away at Soundscape: See all that water and Tom Hanks' island beard on the big screen.
  • Shannon Ebner at ICA Miami: ICA's new exhibition "A Public Character" marks the first major museum presentation of Ebner’s work, featuring photography, sculpture, installation and video. 



  • Philodendron: From Pan-Latin Exotic to American Modern at Wolfsonian: Celebrate the opening of Philodendron — a sprawling exhibition charting the migration of tropical plants from their native habitats to North American and European gardens and interiors — with a crowdsourced art activity, tropical selfie station, and curator-led tours at 2, 4, and 6 p.m.

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