Monday, July 13, 2009

YoPro's The Week Ahead: ART ON 50, BOXING, AND JAM AT MAM

ART ON 50Date: Tuesday, July 14 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Cost: Free entry (RSVP required)Location: Viceroy Miami - Club 50 (50th Floor): 485 Brickell Avenue, MiamiThe Event: Engage your visual senses while you sip cocktails, savor soaring views and experience art on a whole new level at Viceroy Miami. Enjoy the works of Brian Burkhardt, a Miami-based artist who has spent the past decade as a sort of mad scientist, fabricating insects, plants, and marine life that appear to have been altered and adapted to human commodity and necessity; ranging from jellyfish that ring with cell phones inside their bellies to militant dragonflies that operate for the US government as miniature spies. A portion of Club 50’s proceeds from the evening will benefit Miami Art Museum. RSVP on the YoPros website for admittance (YoPros cell:;305.878.4444). Sponsors include: MAM Contemporaries, Club 50, Ruinart Champagne.

BOXINGDate: Wednesday, July 15 Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm Cost: Free for First-Timers to SFB Location: South Florida Boxing (South Beach): 715 Washington Ave., 2nd Floor, Miami BeachThe Event: Crank up "Eye of the Tiger" and get ready to join us for a power hour of boxing training. This full-body workout is taught by a professional boxing trainer, and features a 10-minute warm-up and stretch, followed by an intense 40-minute heavy bag workout, and ends with 10 minutes of ab work and a cool down (no sparring). The class is FREE for first-timers (to the gym) if you have a local ID (local to south Florida). To participate in the class, you must arrive by 6:15PM AT THE LATEST. Please bring a towel. Please RSVP on the YoPros website to let us know you will attend (YoPros cell:;305.878.4444).

JAM AT MAM (Miami Art Museum)Date: Thursday, July 16 Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm Cost: Free (MAM members); $10 for non-membersLocation: Miami Art Museum: 101 West Flagler Street, MiamiThe Event: MAM's Artful Hour with an Artful Twist featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and DJs spinning laid back grooves, for young professionals interested in art and culture in a lively after-work setting. Come see the newest pieces of artwork that have joined MAM's Permanent Collection in the reinstallation of Recent Acquisitions. Please RSVP on the YoPros website to let us know you will attend (YoPros cell:;305.878.4444). We look forward to seeing you at our events!

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