Disability empowerment is on the rise as the Hilton Miami Airport serves at the venue for the 2015 Disability Employment Awareness Celebration. This free event on October 13 serves as a way of honoring Miami’s outstanding local employers who commit themselves to hiring citizen with disabilities. These businesses will also be sharing stories on how they are able to work with disabled people and how such decision changed their lives and shaped their businesses to what they are now. Here are the Hottest Events in Miami for this Week
If you’re a history buff or simply a connoisseur for aesthetic beauty visiting South Beach, you simply should not miss Hotel Astor’s Art Deco Walking Tour. Not only you will be visiting the places’ famous buildings but you will also get to know the stories behind them from the period down to the heroes and villains that have walking through their doors. Tours will be held starting October 12 all the way to October 16 for only $30.
This month Fashion Project’s releasing a series of events that any fashion aficionado will surely be interested to attend. FP03: The Past will be focusing on fashion highlights throughout history starting from 1915 up to 1965. This session will be focused in connecting two seemingly disconnected eras in fashion history. Lessons will start on October 12 and will go on throughout the month of October. Another class by Fashion Project that you should not miss is FP: Sketch on October 14. Here students will devote an evening sketching icons presented in FP03: The Past under the watchful eye of Carlos Prado. What’s also great is that it doesn’t matter if you’re new to it or a pro. Another Fashion Project event you should not miss is FP: Talks/Celebrating Barbara Hulanicki: Biba and Beyond on October 15 where attendees will be given a once-in-a-lifetime lecture by Biba’s one and only founder Barbara Hulanicki. She will be accompanied by the University of Miami Libraries head of Special Collections, Cristina Favretto. If you’re worried that these lessons would cost a lot, you’ll be in a treat of the lifetime to know that these are for free and materials will be provided for. The lessons are also suitable for children 12 years and above.
Of course sports fans won’t be left behind as this week will also see to sports events within your reach. Over at BB&T Center (formerly BankAtlantic Center) on October 15 is the Southeast Division matchup between the Buffalo Sabres and Florida Panthers. Meanwhile on the 17th is the Southeast Division matchup between the Dallas Stars and Florida Panthers.
For a whole new cultural immersive experience the Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden will be holding a Lantern Festival in The Spirit of Obon on October 17. Here visitors will experience authentic Japanese folk-dancing, an Ennichi street fair and an iconic lantern floating ceremony in celebration of Obon. Obon is a summer festival in Japan where people pay homage to their ancestors who are paying a brief visit to their living loved ones.