ArtsNaples World Festival: Stay in May – April 25th thru May 8th

Experience the best of the arts in Naples at the ArtsNaples World Festival: Stay in May, April 25th – May 8th, 2016! The festival will bring the world to you as it presents art, chamber music, cinema, culinary, dance, opera, fashion, theater, and orchestra throughout unique multiple venues with amazing talent from around the globe.

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Naples, FL (various locations)

MDPL: A Walk Down Memory Lane – South Beach Photos from the Late 1970’s to Early 1980’s – May 3rd thru August 28th

In the late 1970s, three friends who were photography students at Florida International University (FIU), came to South Beach regularly for several years to practice their photography skills. The photos in this exhibit represent a sample of their work capturing a bygone era in South Beach’s history.

Artists: Susan Jordan, Sereta Russell and Nancy Rohan

Entry in to the Museum and Lecture is $5 (free for students, teachers and Miami Beach residents). The Art Deco Museum and the Exhibit is open daily from January 6 – April 30, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily (Thursday’s open until 7:00 p.m.).

Art Deco Museum
1001 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Key West Songwriters Festival – May 4th thru 8th

Celebrate the 21st annual Key West Songwriters Festival, the largest festival of its kind in the world, May 4-8, 2016! The Key West Songwriters Festival introduces crowds to the faces, voices, and stories behind the songs. Enjoy 5-days and nights of more than 20 shows staged at an array of the island’s most popular drinking holes and hot spots.

Most of the festival shows are free admission.

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Key West, FL (various locations)

2016 Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival – May 5th thru 7th

Hosted by Broward College, South Florida’s first and only uncensored, unjuried, live theater event, Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival returns on May 5th through 7th, 2016 for the second consecutive year. The festival will feature original, cutting-edge performances by worldly artists like Terri Giannoutsos, Armando Santana, Roth Barsanti, and Sandra Portal-Andreu. Plus live performances, a free and open to the public street fair featuring local vendors, food trucks, and family-friendly activities.

For the complete schedule of performances, visit

Thursday, May 5 – Preview 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday, May 6 – Performances Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday, May 7 – Performances and Street Festival (Free and Open to Public)
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Preview Ticket – $5 per person
30-minute Shows – $7 per person
60-minute Shows – $12 per person
One-day Festival Pass – $25 per person
Two-day Festival Pass – $40 per person

Tickets are available for purchase online at

Broward College Willis Holcombe Downtown Center Buildings 32 and 33
111 E Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Cinco De Mayo Brickell – May 5th

WIN TICKETS to the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration south of the border! Send an email to, “I want Cinco de Mayo Brickell tickets!” The “Fiesta Party Pack” tickets include a 22 oz souvenir cup and assorted party favors.

The celebration will take place at Mary Brickell Village, where sombreros, mustaches, tequila shots, premium Margaritas, and (more…)