Miami, FL, February 13, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Miami Ironside celebrates Chinese New Year with an art and design party featuring celebrity chef Richard Hales from Blackbrick Midtown Chinese on Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 6-9 p.m. The event is part of Ironside's CounterCulture Club Night series, a once monthly program celebrating themes of cultural, geographic exchanges, art, design, performance and cinema.
Welcoming the year of the Fire Monkey, the evening will feature Asian contemporary art presentations from Art Lexing, Gauchet Fine Art, a vintage fashion pop-up by VIBE Consignment and innovative Taiwanese contemporary design by the district's newest concept retailer and design agency OKKIO, presenting designers such as Woo Collective, Nak-Nak Design and 25 to Go.
The evening will also feature a pop-up dim sum and cocktail bar by Miami chef Richard Hales of Blackbrick Midtown Chinese, voted one of America's top 50 new restaurants.
Salon talk shorts from local American-Chinese luminaries will open up the night, starting at 6:30 p.m.:
- How to Cook Like A Wok Star! by Eleanor Hoh, Local Miami Cooking Instructor, Wok Star and Blogger
- Bridging the Gateway between the East and the West by Elliot Lee, Liaison Director of American Da Tang Group
- Feng Shui Tips for the New Monkey Year by Silvia Lu, Feng Shui Institute
The event will take place at the Miami Event Space Hall, and is free and open to the public. Suggested Asian-themed attire. Visit the event to RSVP >>
ABOUT MIAMI IRONSIDE
Situated in Miami’s historic Upper Eastside's West Belle Meade neighborhood, Ironside (est. 2008) is a vibrant, multidisciplinary urban center envisioned by developer and designer Ofer Mizrahi - comprised of 67 showrooms, studios, and coworking spaces that include a diverse grouping of architects, interior designers, material and furniture designers, boutique retailers, creative services and art galleries. 7610 NE 4th Court, Miami FL 33138
Reminiscent of Brera Design District Milano, Ironside is a unique, green environment, punctuated with rainbow eucalyptus trees, urban gardens and outdoor paths linking glass storefronts accented by public plazas' serviced by cafes, boutique retailers and showrooms.
Ironside is committed to excellence in building a sustainable designed urban center, implementing the use of recycled and upcycled material concepts throughout it’s infrastructure and incorporating practices of biodynamic organic gardening techniques and composting of waste.