Free Events This Week in Miami: O, Miami and Florida-meets-France

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For those who dived headfirst into the Ultra madness over the weekend, we hope you're still topside. And for those who got the hell out of dodge rather than face the surplus of bodies and traffic jams, welcome back. 

Whether you're bass-drenched and bruised or emerging from your WMC-induced house arrest, it's time to gently get back in to the swing of things. What better way to do it than with a week of free fun? 


  • Charles Cobb Jr. at Books & Books: Civil rights scholar Cobb takes us inside his book, This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed, which explores the relationship between the nonviolent civil rights struggle and the Second Amendment.


  • Heather Diack at Locust Projects: Join the UM arts professor for the gallery's latest roundtable, Packed Like Sardines: Thinking About "Everything" in Contemporary Art.


  • Spring Fling Silent Art Auction Preview at Fredric Snitzer: Get cocktails and a free sneak peak at the creations up for grabs at the annual Spring Fling Fundraiser, held April 11. 
  • O, Miami Poetry Festival: While the yearly ode to all things poetry is packed with ticketed activities, anyone can flex their creativity for free. 
  • FLA-FRA 2015: Tigertail's festival celebrates France, Florida, and the Francophone world with a month's worth of concerts, films, and pop-up performances. 



  • Dominique Labauvie at Mindy Solomon Gallery: It's your last chance to catch the French artist's abstract linear sculptures.

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