Culture in the City

South Florida’s Premier Cultural Event Series

THE MAYAN CALENDAR – Alba Vales

May 28, 2008 at 7:30 PM

Location: Arts & Minds Center
3138 Commodore Plaza, Miami, FL

THE MAYAN CALENDAR




Author Alba Vales, whose father was a famous archaeologist working in Yucatan, will take us into the concept and intricate workings of the Mayan calendar, which predicts the end of the world as we know it in a foreseeable future.

Learn more about a people and their understanding of the world that places the Mayans as one of the great cultures. This is history, science, culture and philosophy in one package.

Don’t miss it.

 JUNE 2008

We will take a break in the beginning of June – we have exciting changes underway, a new and better, interactive website, and other improvements.

We will mail you a fresh newsletter when all the details are worked out.



As before . . . .
The Open U/Institute for Human Undertanding:
The Open U now accepts registrations on a weekly basis. If you want to be part of this new way of learning, go to   http://stats.images11.com/sendlink.asp?HitID=1211027984000&StID=11829&SID=0&EmID=45225821&Link=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5paWh1Lm9yZw%3D%3D and check out courses, dates, prices, etc.
First major course is:

The Virtue-Happiness Connection: Living from the Heart
Class Topics:

    Our multidimensional nature     The heart/mind conflict      An urgent call for self-love     Authentic happiness and a purposeful life     Emotions as Soul Expression: A  theory of excess and lack     The Language of Resonance     Virtues: Common definitions and essential nature     Practices that take us to virtue: the interface of soul and personality     Dwelling within the realm of virtue     Passion, will, and the creative life

Class Dates:  6 Tuesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm (June 3 – July 8, 2008)
Location
: Arts and Minds Center –   3138 Commodore Plaza –   Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Cost: Early Registration: (by May 27th) $125 – After May 27th: $135

Call Linda with any questions (incl. where/how to pay):  305.447.9841
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May 29-June 22:   Can you believe it?  Summer Shorts is back and ready to play.  Don’t miss it this year.  Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts – Carnival Studio Theater, Miami  Phone: (305) 949-6722
June 26 to 29, 2008 Broward Center for the Performing Arts – Amaturo Theater, Fort Lauderdale-http://www.browardcenter.org/events/signatureshorts.aspx

For a great time, go to http://www.citytheatre.com/ 

 

 

May 28, 2008 Posted by | Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

Sexplorations – Parts I & II

Friday, May 23rd at 8:00 PM – Sexplorations – Part I

Friday, May 23rd at 10:00 PM – Sexplorations – Part II

Theme: If you think you know what sex is, think again. Find out about how best to enjoy sex, the Isis squat, sexual shame, spiritual sex, and simple steps to hot sex in long-term relationships. The two lectures are different and can be enjoyed fully separately, but together they form a complete overview of the issues!

Venue: Colony Theater – 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

Admission: $25 ($40 for both lectures) – Tickets can be purchased at the box office but we highly recommend advanced purchase through Ticketmaster – Ph:

Special Note: These two Sexploration events present adult material; if that offends you, you should not attend!

Age limit for all events: 18 years old (please present ID)

Members of SFWA (valid ID) are half of listed price.


For more information, call Torben (30 5.302.7536) or Jonathan (305.374.0371)
If you want to prepare yourself for what’s in the store for you, go to
http://www.sexwithoutshame.com


This week we will have several programs in Miami with nationally known sexologist, speaker, author, sex educator and advocate for decriminalized prostitution, Veronica Monet from California. It will be a dynamic week, you will be challenged, educated and amazed. For audiences 18 years and older!

May 21, 2008 Posted by | Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

How Fear of Sex is Destroying the Planet

May 21st at 7:30 PM (refreshments at 7:00 PM)

How Fear of Sex is Destroying the Planet

Theme: Issues like war, famine, violence, AIDS, population growth and global warming are threatening us as a species. The speaker claims that we are looking in the wrong direction for answers to these problems.

Venue:
A&M Center – 3138 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove

Admission: $10

May 21, 2008 Posted by | Upcoming Events | Leave a comment

Is Monkeying Around a Path to Peace?

Thursday, May 22 at 7:30 PM (refreshments at 7:00 PM)

Is Monkeying Around a Path to Peace?

Theme: The matriarchal bonobo (pygmy chimps) society is the only non-violent mammal society; bonobos are known for their active sex lives; scientists are looking into what humans can learn from that.

Venue: A&M Center – 3138 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove

Admission: $10

May 20, 2008 Posted by | Upcoming Events | Leave a comment