Happy Monday, Miamians. This week brings plenty of events, including underground music hangouts, poetry celebrations, comedy, movies under the stars, and Big Night in Little Haiti. The best part: It's all free.
Murk Mondays at Coyo: Head to the Wynwood taqueria's hidden bar for underground house music, tacos, and tequila.
Rootsy Juicy Reggae at Purdy Lounge: Cure the Monday blues with beats and booze at Purdy's Monday-night reggae party.
O, Miami 2016 Poetry Events at Various Locations: Miami's poetry fest is in full swing. Check out its lineup for a bevy of spoken-word soirees around the neighborhood.
Comedy at Sweat Records: Watch the standup group Casa de Ha Ha during Sweat's monthly comedy show.
Leadership talk with Victoria Rogers at the Wynwood Yard: Talk leadership in a relaxed and accessible setting with the New Tropic and Victoria Rogers, vice president of arts at the Knight Foundation.
The Superhuman Mind at Books & Books: Discover the wonders of the human brain with Berit Brogaard, PhD, and colleague Kristian Marlow, MA.
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Movies Under the Stars at Canvas Miami: Watch a screening of The Strongest Man, a movie created by locals and set in the 305. The comedy follows a local Cuban man on a quest to recover his most prized possession: his golden BMX bicycle. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, and chairs are first come, first served.
- Book readings at Miami-Dade Wolfson: Enjoy an evening of readings and Q&As through the National Book Foundation’s program 5 Under 35, which honors young fiction writers. The event is in partnership with Miami Book Fair International.
Big Night in Little Haiti at the Little Haiti Cultural Center: Head to Little Haiti to hear popular compas group Gabel.
- River Cities Festival in Miami Springs: The annual fest includes crafts, food, drinks, entertainment, a bake-off, a 5K walk/run, and other fun.