Read about some of the most exciting new occurrences in Miami in our OPTIMAR Observer.



    SoBe Arts Presents The World Premiere of TESLA



    This September, SoBe Arts will present the world premiere of TESLA, a multidisciplinary opera, by Carson Kievman and Thomas Babe, about the exceptional life, explorations and brilliant inventions of Nikola Tesla. We are pleased to announce our amazing cast and creative team and share the story of Tesla. Opening Night will be at 8pm Thursday, September 28, 2017 with additional performances on September 29, 30 and October 1 at the historic Colony Theate Miami Beach. Ticket availability will be announced soon.
    Nikola Tesla’s radical visions of scientific potential and capitalist reform, which led to his rise as well as his downfall, resonate even more powerfully in the 21st century.





    Vizcaya’s Annual Halloween Sundowner on Oct. 28



    Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will host the 31st annual Halloween Sundowner, one of Miami’s most iconic events attracting 1,000 guests each Halloween, on Saturday, Oct. 28. The all-inclusive party takes place from 8 p.m. to midnight, and benefits the continued preservation of Vizcaya, a National Historic Landmark.


    This year’s event will feature a theme of Mystery, Myth and Fantasy. Guests are welcome to dress for the theme or wear the costume of their choice and enter to win fabulous prizes in the following categories: Best Male Costume, Best Female Costume, Best Couple and Best Group Costume.





    House Of Creatives Festival Returns November 11 & 12



    House of Creatives Music Festival is set to return to Miami fall 2017, presented by Mishu. The festival will feature performances from international and regional artists including this year’s headliners Alt-J, MGMT, Washed Out, and Metronomy. Full lineup listing above. More artists to be announced.


    In its 2nd year, the festival is an extension of the burgeoning international cultural hub that is Miami, embodying the divine intersection of art, beauty, and undeniable good vibes. After attracting thousands last year to see artists such as The Flaming Lips, Crystal Castles, Cold War Kids, and Breakbot, HOC Fest is establishing itself as a permanent fixture in Miami’s fast-growing cultural movement.




    Miami Beach FitFest Celebrates 2nd Annual Event



    The Miami Beach FitFest, a fun-filled fitness platform of curated events featured open water swimming, a CrossFit endurance obstacle challenge, beach soccer, fitness classes which include yoga and Zumba, as well as a fresh market and live music. Industry professionals, sport enthusiasts, influencers and residents alike looked forward to fitness activities, lessons, show-cases and demonstrations that encourages a comprehensive approach to wellness.




    Featured Restaurant: George’s On Sunset



    George’s on Sunset opened in 2010 and is located outside of Sunset Place, on Sunset Drive. Known for their weekend brunch, George’s takes pride in creating and maintaining an exciting environment for all while providing flavorful French American cuisine.