Free things to do in Miami this week October 11-17, 2021
Opening of “FloodZones” at HistoryMiami
Photographer Anastasia Samoylova’s photographic series, “FloodZone,” responds to environmental changes occurring in coastal cities in South Florida. The 46-image installation at HistoryMiami takes a closer look at how residents and visitors interact with the unnatural cityscape as the threat – and denial – continues to grow year on year. On Thursday, the museum will host the opening of the exhibition, where you will have the chance to meet Samoylova and discuss her work. 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 at HistoryMiami, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami; 305-375-1492; historymiami.org. Entrance is free with RSVP.
Antifaces in Las Rosas
The Spanish-speaking punk band Antifaces celebrates the release of their latest album, Como Moscas, in Las Rosas. The album was recorded in 2018 and released in the summer of 2020, when most venues in the city remained closed. Death to the Sun set up lineup in Las Rosas to help with the celebration on Friday, including death metal newcomers Ejecutador, Hijas de la Muerte from West Palm Beach, indie rockers the Ruffans. 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 at Las Rosas, 2898 NW Seventh Ave., Miami; 786-780-2700; lasrosasbar.com. Free entry.
Street art tour by bike
Grab your bike and head to the Museum of Graffiti for its Saturday street art tour. Led by Ryan the Wheelbarrow, the tour is free, but you must provide your own transportation to visit some of Wynwood’s most iconic murals. You don’t have a bike? There are several Citi Bike stations in the area, with bikes available for hire. 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Museum of Graffiti, 299 NW 25th St., Miami; 786-580-4678; museumofgraffiti.com. Entry is free with RSVP through eventbrite.com.
Magical Town Market at Casa Florida
The Magic City Market will pop up on Sunday, offering shoppers the chance to shop locally while enjoying a relaxed atmosphere. JennyLee Molina and Natasha Benitez are the originators of the concept, and in between have years of experience planning events, so expect it to be a neat deal. The event normally takes place at River Landing, but this Sunday it will take over Casa Florida, the bar at Selina’s Miami River. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 17, at Casa Florida, 437 SW Second St., Miami; themagiccitymarket.com. Free entry.
Free Gospel Sundays at the Arsht Center
On Sunday, the Adrienne Arsht Center’s Free Gospel Sundays series welcomes singer Maurette Brown Clark. The Baltimore native is known as the Princess of Praise and Worship and has racked up GMA Dove Award nominations and won several Stellar awards, including “Best New Artist” in 2000. Her 2011 album, The sound of victory, reached number six on BillboardThe table of gospel albums by. 5 p.m. Sunday, October 17 at the Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org. Entrance is free with RSVP.
Sol and the Tribe at the Doral Court
Champions of the “New Miami Sound,” Sol and the Tribe will perform at Doral Yard on Sunday as part of the venue’s Tropical Sundays series. The band’s sound is heavily influenced by Afro-Cuban music and American bands like the Fugees and the Black Eye Peas. “[Sol + the Tribu’s] the goal was to change the future of Miami sound for their children’s children and beyond, ”singer Sol“ La Barbara ”Ruiz told The New Times in 2019. Sunday will give you the opportunity to register and to see how this quest goes. 5 p.m. Sunday, October 17 at Doral Court 8455 NW 53rd St., Doral; 305-744-5038; thedoralyard.com. Free entry.