▪ Surfside’s Senior Brunch Bunch and block party, has been canceled. ▪ The Bass Museum in Miami Beach has canceled the following programs: Bass Babies on March 13; Art for Kids and Teen Art class on March 14; Bass Babies on March 18 and 20; spring art camps, March 23-27. ▪The Jewish Museum of Florida is closed until further notice. Miami-Dade County is limiting events to 250 people, but Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he would consider lowering the number to 50. Tickets for the March show will be honored in October. ▪ HistoryMiami museum in downtown Miami is closed. ▪The Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach has canceled events through April 10; the museum remains open. ▪GableStage at the Biltmore in Coral Gables is canceling all performances of “The Price” starting March 25. Art Basel brought the fair to its virtual platform after the cancellations of all three editions: Hong Kong (March), Basel (June) and Miami Beach (December). ▪ The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is postponing all shows at Hard Rock Live, DAER nightclub and the Comedy Club until April 14. Copied to clipboard. There are also plans to set up mobile field hospitals, hire 100 nurses and develop a strategy for the state's casinos, which are popular with elderly residents, he said. On Sunday evening alone, Florida saw its number of cases jump to 149, an uptick of almost 30%. Several satellite fairs set to run concurrently with Art Basel Miami Beach, including Art Miami, NADA Miami, Aqua Art Miami, and CONTEXT Art Miami, have also been cancelled. Updated 1940 GMT (0340 HKT) March 16, 2020. Two editions of the work were sold for US$120,000 each on the first day the work was exhibited. It is set to take place in December, but details are yet to be released. Was it because of Trump? The city posted on Twitter and Instagram that it was taking “precautionary measures” and that the meeting would be rescheduled. ▪ The Miami Foundation has canceled its “Our Miami: The People’s Forums” series. ▪ ArtSea Saturdays at Trump International Beach Resort is canceled for March 14. ▪The Marguiles Collection in Wynwood is closed. Was it too fancy for him? The Online Viewing Rooms give visitors the opportunity to browse thousands of artworks presented by Art Basel participating galleries. 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The state Department of Education extended spring break for an additional week for all districts, and all colleges and universities were instructed to prepare to deliver remote instruction. Art Basel in Miami Beach was scheduled to take place from 3-6 December 2020. ▪ Miami Music Project has canceled “A Symphony of Sazon” scheduled March 14 at Adrienne Arsht Center. ▪Aventura Arts & Cultural Center is postponing Dance Now!’s Program II Contemporanea 2020; it will be resceduled in May as part of Dance Now’s final performances. The second instalment was live from 19-26 June. It was originally scheduled for March 21-22. Fort Lauderdale, another popular spring break destination, implemented additional measures it will keep in place until April 12, including banning gatherings of 250 people or more, shutting down bars and restaurants from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, limiting bars and restaurants to 50% occupancy, closing miles of beaches and shuttering recreational facilities. DeSantis previously barred visitors from nursing homes and assisted living facilities for 30 days, suspended various state licensing requirements and ordered additional testing kits, and the Department of Corrections suspended visitation until at least next month. Not all schedule changes are the result of COVID-19 precautions. ▪ Zoo Miami’s Feast with the Beasts set for March 13 is postponed. The exhibiting gallery can then be contacted directly for sales inquiries. "I want to be clear that this is not an overreaction, but a way for us to help stop further cases of Covid-19 in our community," Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said. ▪Florida International University has canceled or postponed all events on and off campus through April 4. The town says it canceled the events “in light of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.”. ▪ Pride of the Americas Festival has been postponed, according to organizers. Connect to local news for just $4.99 a month for 12 months. ▪ North Miami Beach has postponed its Bike 305 event on March 15. ▪ The Greater Miami Symphonic Band’s “Spring Spectacular Concert” scheduled for March 17 has been canceled and tentatively rescheduled June 9. Rise Up. Miami Herald staff writers Aaron Leibowitz, Michelle Marchante, C. Isaiah Smalls II, and Joey Flechas contributed to this report. By early Saturday evening, Miami Beach police began deterring large groups from Lummus Park and clearing the most popular stretches of South Beach, which because of school closings and extended spring breaks had seen more visitors soaking up rays and splashing about in the Atlantic, the city said. ▪ Corporate Runs in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach have been canceled. ▪The Fort Lauderdale Air Show, scheduled for May 2-3 has been postponed until fall 2020. They’ve also done the same for senior field trips to the Orchid Festival and Youth Fair. 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(CNN)With four deaths, Florida was already on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis, but with a significant spike in cases over the weekend, the state is ramping up its response to protect citizens. Lil Wayne and his girlfriend appear to have split. ▪ Senior programs at North Shore Park, Scott Rakow Youth Center and Flamingo Park have all be canceled, according to the city of Miami Beach. ▪ O, Miami Poetry Festival, which runs throughout April, has canceled all public events. ▪Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is closing until March 29. Similar to the arrangements for the Hong Kong and Basel editions, the Online Viewing Rooms will be open to all galleries accepted to Art Basel Miami Beach 2020. While it was business as usual Saturday on South Beach -- spurring federal health officials to greet sunbathers with a floating sign warning them to keep their distance from sick people. Real-time updates and all local stories you want right in the palm of your hand. Art Basel Cancels 2020 Edition in Miami Beach, Citing COVID-19 Jose D. Duran | September 2, 2020 | 1:34pm Art Basel Miami Beach won't take place in 2020, owing to the coronavirus pandemic. ▪ Florida National University is canceling all POWERHOUSE Meetings and Summits until further notice, including the 10 a.m. event on March 14 and the 2 p.m. meeting on March 19. ▪ NASCAR at Homestead-Miami Speedway set for March 20-22 will still run without fans in attendance. ▪ New World School of the Arts has canceled its 2020 Rising Stars exhibition and all other events through April 5. Due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic, Art Basel has cancelled its Miami Beach Fair that was scheduled to be held in the coming December. These are events that have been canceled or postponed in South Florida due to the coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19. In a tweet posted late Tuesday afternoon, the city of Pembroke Pines called “the safety and health of our residents, visitors, artists and vendors” their “utmost priority.”. The state also ordered protective equipment and thousands of ventilators, cots, masks and meals to help accommodate the influx of patients, said Jared Moskowitz, director of the state Division of Emergency Management. ▪ Miami Lighthouse for the Blind is postponing A Cause for Whiskey & Cigars on March 26 and Music Under the Stars on May 13. Employees who came in contact with the two officers are isolating at home, the TSA said. ▪ Senior “Bingo Night” and “Art Gallery Night” have been postponed, according to the city of Miami Beach. Art Basel Miami Beach is a highly-anticipated art event in the industry every year. The events were scheduled for Friday and March 19, respectively. ▪ Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre in Coral Gables postponed its opening of “Lerner & Loew’s Camelot” until April 3, but the theater could be closed longer than that date depending on the situation, so check the website for updates. Email retropopcon@gmail.com or visit the retropopcon website. Noah Horowitz, Director Americas, Art Basel said: ‘It is with great regret and disappointment that we announce the cancellation of our December show in Miami Beach, as we know how crucial our show is for our galleries, as well as for the greater Miami arts community and economy. Click to copy. ▪ The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair, scheduled to run through April 5, is canceled. The Barstool Sports guy tried this Miami hot spot’s pizza. Miami Music Week 2020 Has Been Effectively Canceled. Ex Miami Heat star Chris Bosh is a music producer now. ▪ Doral Food & Wine Festival has been postponed until further notice. ▪ The city of Miami Beach has canceled special populations field trips to the Youth Fair, Flamingo West Park and Greynolds Park. ▪ eMerge Americas 2020 conference, scheduled for March 30-31 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, has been moved to Nov. 4-5. ▪ Jungle Island will close starting March 16. It was scheduled for April 17-19. Miami Beach: Exhibitors will not be charged any participation/booth fees for the December show and application fees will be rolled over to 2021 for accepted galleries. ▪The City of Doral has postponed events from March 13-April 18, including the Sister Cities Art Reception; Ritmo Doral; EGGstravaganza and Downtown Doral Art Walk/Earth Day.