5 events to check out in Miami this week

There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From an art talk in Little Haiti to a free roam bar crawl, here's a roundup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.

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Talks: Naomi Beckwith

Don't miss this talk with Naomi Beckwith, The Senior Curator for the MCA in Chicago has developed championed rising artists like Rashid Johnson and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and developed thematic exhibitions focused on black culture. 

When: Wednesday, April 17, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 N.E. 59th Terrace
Admission: Free
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Narratives of a throw-away society

Interested in the connection between art and the environment? Check out Salvatore Baiano's one-man show. Featuring three-dimension sculptures with discarded objects or scrap materials, the former fashion photographer seeks to put the spotlight on America's wasteful consumer society. 

When: Thursday, April 18, 6-9 p.m.
Where: d | a | c art space, Rail Too" 360 Northeast 75th Street
Admission: Free
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Eco-Bundling Workshop & Zero Waste Dinner

Calling environmentalists and artists! Come, celebrate Fashion Revolution Week this Saturday with Suspiro's Veronica Buitron. In this workshop, Buitron will show you how to use food scraps like onions skins and avocado pits to naturally dye textiles. You'll get to make a silk scarf and tote bag to take home. 

When: Saturday, April 20, 3-7 p.m.
Where: Nomad Tribe Lab, 8291 N.E. Second Ave.
Admission: Free (Panel Discussion, Networking, Shopping); $45 (Workhop). 
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Sangam Garden featuring Ishion Hutchinson

Score tickets while you can to this dinner with award-winning poet, Jamaican born Ishion Hutchinson. Hosted by Naomi's Restaurant & Lounge, this event features plant-based, Caribbean fare at a venue known for its island vibes. 

When: Saturday, April 20, 6-7 p.m.
Where: Naomi's Garden Restaurant & Lounge, 650 N.W. 71st St.
Admission: $70 (Dinner Tickets)
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Half Baked Bar Crawl - Wynwood

This Saturday, grab your friends and join this roam free bar crawl. The fun starts at Miami SHOTs and continues at five more bars. One ticket includes six free drinks, classic movies, giveaways and more. 

When: Saturday, April 20, 7 p.m.- Sunday, April 21, 12 a.m.
Where: SHOTS Miami, 311 N.W. 23rd St.
Admission: $15-$20
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