Thursday, August 27, 2009

Around Town activities

Call for Content CNBC
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DailyCandy Miami - The Weekend Guide‏
The Weekend Guide
What to Do This Weekend
It’s a whirlwind weekend.

Whirl Crash Go!
What: Performance artists the TM Sisters’ new mixed-media work promises to be an adventure complete with roller skating and synchronized swimming.
Why: A crash course in modernism.
When: Sat., 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Where: Locust Projects, 155 NE 38th St., ste. 100, Design District (305-576-8570).

Botequim Carioca
What: A downtown condo gets a resto serving Brazilian fare and muddled cocktails in a pub-like space.
Why: Botequim for a dream.
When: Sun.-Thurs., noon-midnight; Fri. & Sat., noon-1 a.m.
Where: 900 Biscayne Blvd., Downtown (305-675 1876).

Flashdance Screening
What: The perennial ’80s movie is fittingly flanked by a preshow happy hour ($3 beers, $5 rum cocktails) and a postshow dance extravaganza.
Why: You’re a maniac, maniac on the floor.
When: Thurs. Happy hour, 6 p.m.; movie, 7 p.m.
Where: Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St., Downtown (305-374-2444). Tickets at door or at

Lovely Daze: Rose
What: A beautiful booklet of Angela Garcia’s pastry recipes accompanied by artist Cristina Rodriguez’s colorful renderings of the desserts.
Why: Bake in Rose-colored glasses.
When: You want to go all Julie & Julia.
Where: Online at

Brownes & Co. Deal
What: Take this e-mail to the salon and your hair treatment (cut, color, blowout) is 25 percent off and comes with a free polish change.
Why: Get some Brownes sugar.
When: Thru Sept. 4.
Where: 841 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (305-538-7544 ext. 3).

Edda’s Bundt Cakes
What: The famous baker now ships her latest creations — vanilla rum, chocolate chocolate chip, or guava rings that come with DIY icing.
Why: Have your cake and eat it too.
When: You need a last-minute gift.
Where: Online at
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Presale: Rent at The Fillmore Miami Beach‏
Rent: The Broadway Tour

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp will reprise the roles they originated on Broadway in "Rent: The Broadway Tour"

December 8 - December 13
The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater

Presale starts: Now
Presale ends: Sun, Aug 30 at 10pm
Use Password: ORTOUR
Public Onsale: Mon, Aug 31 at 10am
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Did you know that every school in the United States is listed on the Adopt-A-Classroom website? Where did you go to school? What teacher made an impact in your life?

Now more than ever, our classrooms need our help. You can support your favorite teacher or a nearby classroom in need -- a minimum donation is only $25. 100% of your donation is passed through to the classroom, helping to provide much needed supplies and support as students and teachers embark on the 2009-2010 school year.

You can find a classroom at If a teacher you are looking for is not registered, simply select the school and enter the teacher’s name.

On behalf of all of our teachers and students, thank you for your support.


Jamie Rosenberg
Founder, Executive Director
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DailyCandy Dedicated E-mail - Sizzling Sales‏
August 27, 2009

Sizzling Sales

Tough week? Treat yourself.

Anne Klein & Calvin Klein Sample Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off Anne Klein and Calvin Klein suits, dresses, sportswear, and special sizes (plus and petite).
Why: Two Kleins are better than one.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-Tues., 11 p.m.
Where: Online at

Escapes for Two
What: Hotel packages to Maui, Saint Lucia, London, and NYC up to 45 percent off.
Why: Beach or city, what’s your escape?
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-Mon., 2 p.m.
Where: Online at

Designer Sunglasses Sample Sale
What: ChloƩ, Lanvin, Michael Kors, Gucci, and more.
Why: The brands speak for themselves — and, oh yeah, up to 90 percent off.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-Mon., 2 p.m.
Where: Online at

Furla Handbags
What: The best in satchels, shoulder bags, totes, and wallets, all up to 59 percent off.
Why: Shouldn’t you carry the best?
When: Mon., 11 a.m.-Tues., 11 p.m.
Where: Online at

You’ve got a complimentary invite and $10 toward your first purchase*. Use it wisely.

Sign up online at Don’t be greedy — invite your BFF, too.
*Credit available to new members only.

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