Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Fun brunch from Daily Candy

The Girlie Brunch
What: Colorful drag queens, DJs, mimosas, and a burlesque show are perfectly paired with prosciutto Benedict.
Why: It’s a sausage fest.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Gem, 671 Washington Ave. (305-674-0977).

Awesome New Republic
What: The UEG presents local indie darlings ANR, limitless drinks, and putt-putt for ten bucks.
Why: It’s a republican party you support.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: Upper East Side Garden, 7244 Biscayne Blvd. (305-984-3231).

Bonne Soirée from St-Germain
What: Choose from four vintage postcards, courtesy of St-Germain, Liqueur Artisanale (made of elderflowers) and customize an invite to pals for a complimentary cocktail at a local boite.
Why: Have an aperitif with les amis for free.
When: Thru Labor Day.
Where: For a list of participating spots and to send a virtual invitation, go to

Jazz at MOCA
What: Last Friday’s free concert series bills local trumpeter Melton Mustafa and the Pivot Point collection’s defining moments in contemporary art.
Why: Feeling horn-y?
When: Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 770 NE 125th St., North Miami (305-893-6211).

Heart of a Chef Festival
What: Wine tastings, healthy local fare, and a farmers market courtesy of Whole Foods help raise funds for heart disease research.
Why: It’s on the beating track.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trl. (305-674-3020).

Friends of St. Jude
What: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and bay views at the Conrad Hotel’s recently reopened Level 25 benefits the renowned children’s hospital.
Why: Hey, Jude, don’t let them down.
When: Thurs., 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: 1395 Brickell Ave. (305-503-6529).

Bonde do Role
What: The Rhythm Foundation presents the Brazilian baile funk masters with The Down Home Southernaires and DJ Mike Deuce.
Why: You’re on a role.
When: Thurs., 8 p.m.
Where: Studio A, 60 NE 11th St. (305-358-7625).

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