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Miami DDA
200 S. Biscayne Blvd., 2929
Miami, Florida 33131

Ballroom with a Twist

Can't get enough of Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, and So You Think You Can Dance? Ballroom with a Twist is going to deliver all of the breathtaking dancing from your TV straight to the stage at the Arsht Center! Ballroom with a Twist brings a frenzy of sizzling dances spanning the hot moves of Samba, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, and Jive, performed by dancers from Dancing with the Stars, American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance. And, as if this wasn't enough, many of your favorite American Idol finalists will also be joining the bill with their powerhouse hit songs! January 31 @ the Arsht Center.

For tickets and additional information, click here!

Miami Marathon and Half Marathon - January 25

Miami Marathon and Half Marathon is back! Join 25,000 fellow runners for mile after mile of beautiful tropical views and sounds in Downtown Miami. Friends, family and thousands of screaming fans will line up along the 26.2 miles of roadways filled with inspiring sights. Plus, join our Half Marathon or Tropical 5K and see why so many choose to RUN MIAMI!

> Click here to learn more about the race. Street closures, course map.

The Lincoln Assassination and the End of the Civil War

Join HistoryMiami and the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation (ALBF) for an all-star 150th anniversary symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s death and the return of peace to the divided American Union. Enjoy historical insights from nationally recognized scholars on the meaning—and limits—of sectional reconciliation in 1865, plus a special guest appearance by actor Stephen Lang. January 25 @ 1pm. FREE Admission.

> For more information and to RSVP, click here.

Downtown Recess!

Join in for a little old school fun in Bayfront Park. The New Tropic and Downtown Miami Partnership are teaming up to bring that hour of joy from childhood into the middle of the workday. Bring out your lunch, grab a friend, and play for a few minutes before heading back to work. There will be local food vendors and a variety of games like 4-square, giant JENGA, bocce, and oversized connect-4 for you to have a relaxing lunch break. January 27, 11am-3pm @ Bayfront Park - 301 Biscayne Blvd.

For more information, click here!

4th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes

The 4th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes event provides an opportunity for women of all generations to slip into their stilettos and join together for shopping and fun with the common purpose of supporting world-class care at Miami Children's Hospital. This sophisticated event benefits the Miami Children's Health Foundation and features "Shoe Guys," wine tastings, a silent auction, a fashion marketplace and a fashion show. February 4 at the JW Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Blvd Way.

For tickets and more information, click here!

Adrienne Arsht Center Farmers Market

Keep it fresh Mondays! With the expert guidance of The Market Company, the Adrienne Arsht Center Farmers Market features Florida-grown produce and prepared foods on the Thomson Plaza for the Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Purchase fresh food from stands overflowing with local harvest – seasonal fruits, vegetables, meats, prepared food and beverages – while enjoying periodic workshops with food writers and chefs, live music and cooking demonstrations. Every Monday 4-8pm.

> For more information, please click here.



The Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) is looking to hire a Manager/Coordinator for Urban Design & Capital Improvements. This position manages the strategic implementation, program development, design, planning, and research of downtown-focused urban planning, land use, transportation and environmental initiatives.

> For job responsibilities, qualifications and how to apply, please click here.Adobe