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The Grovite is a weekly e-newsletter highlighting upcoming events, special offers, and hidden attractions that only the Grove has to offer.
Enjoy first Saturday’s in the Grove with live music in the streets, free workshops, artist exhibitions and an exclusive first look at summer collections by up and coming fashion designers.
Fashion + Art + Music Night returns on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Coconut Grove’s business district. F.A.M. Night affords visitors all encompassing cultural entertainment with more than 30 boutiques, art galleries’ and musicians participating in this district – wide event.
On Saturday, new Grove merchants such as Oasis Lounge and Hookah Bar will join in on the cultural celebration by hosting local artist “Legend”, who will be exhibiting original artworks of refurbished materials found in the Grove and live acoustic music by New Orleans native, Johnny B. Silverado Boutique is set to showcase European artist Biljana Pesic paintings. In addition, new-signed sculptures and pottery by Native American Indian artisans will be on display for purchase. Out of Africa Gallery and Boutique will present mixed media and assemblage artist, the Grove’s very own, Michael Tames.
Returning F.A.M. participant, Goldie Boutique, will host a trunk show introducing Puerto Rican fashion designer, Astrid Perez, exclusive summer collection with all the color and rhythms of the island flare. Additionally, Blu Moon Studio of Art and Milda Bublys Design will be instructing free workshops for fashionable tweens and adults interested in creating miniature works of art to be traded or treasured!
Other participants include Boswell Mourot Fine Art, CocoWalk, The Bookstore in the Grove, Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Nikki’s Beachhouse Boutique, Ramona LaRue by Arianne, FrameWorks and Brenda’s Boutique.
Every first Saturday of the month, this signature event offers locals and visitors new discoveries of original and unique art in various forms. This is a must see event for all fashionistas, art enthusiasts and music lovers!
Sponsored by the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District, produced by A Black Tie Affair and supported by the local merchants, this event connects fashion, art and music to stay true to its neighborhood’s historic artistic community.
According to Coconut Grove BID’s Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator, Jackie Segedin,“Expect to be pleasantly surprised by the sound of live music spilling onto the sidewalks and into conversations as you stroll through the district, hop from shop to shop and dine alfresco. There is truly something for everyone to see!”