Kpop and Korean Cookout in Miami Gardens

Yesterday after I logged on Facebook, I received an exciting notification from Kaja Events.

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(Cr: Kaja Kookout Event Page)

CS Entertainment (the company behind last year’s Kaja If You Kan) announced that Kaja Events will have a Korean cookout next month on March 18th called Kaja Kookout. Check out the official Facebook event page.

TICKETS

Tickets are $10 each (plus a fee) and now on sale. Click HERE to purchase.

[UPDATE: The event is over. You can read about it HERE.]

VENUE

The event will be held at the Asian Community Resource Center. 16320 NW 48th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33014.

MENU

Kaja Kookout Menu

(Cr: Kaja Events Facebook)

PERFORMERS

JC Park

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(Cr: JC Park Facebook)

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Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming back to South Florida and Orlando

Did you miss seeing the official Hello Kitty Cafe truck in South Florida last year? Well it is making another appearance down here soon!

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One of the admins brought to my attention that last month, it was announced that the truck will be going on tour. Check out the following dates for Miami, Palm Beach and Orlando below.

[Note: According to the Miami New Times, the truck will now be making regular visits. We won’t continue making a post for each appearance so please visit the truck’s event page to see when it’ll be back 🙂 ]

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Hello Kitty Cafe Truck – Miami Appearance. February 18, 2017.

Dolphin Mall. 11401 NW 12th St, Miami, FL 33172. Visit the official Facebook event page for more information.

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South Korean band, Black String, will make U.S. debut in Miami

I follow the Miami Hearld and last night I read an article about a South Korean band making their U.S. debut here in Aventura, Miami this weekend!

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(Cr: Jazz Academy Miami Facebook)

Markus Gottschlich, founder of Jazz Academy Miami, brought Black String (블랙스트링) to perform after his trip to Asia. The group was founded in 2011 and they bring a new sound to world music. According to SORI NYC, “This new sound will be interpreted by artists who embrace traditional music as well as jazz, reflecting both composed and improvised creations.”

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See Jackie Chan and Tao star in Railroad Tigers in South Miami

This January, see the martial arts action comedy, Railroad Tigers.

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(Cr: Well Go USA Weibo)

According to Variety, Railroad Tigers (铁道飞虎) is “set in 1941 with Chan playing a railroad worker who leads a team of fighters to derail the Japanese war effort by using his deep knowledge of the train network, ambushing soldiers and stealing supplies to feed the starving Chinese.”

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(Cr: Railroads Tigers Weibo)

Huang Zitao, better known as Tao, plays a major role in the film. It also stars Wang Kai and Darren Wang.

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Miami hosts the Lantern Light Festival this holiday

I’ve been looking forward to the Lantern Light Festival for over two months. This Thursday, I finally went with the other admins and it was a beautiful night.

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The festival travels around the world and the handcrafted lanterns are from China. The 400 foot dragon was awesome. There were activities such as golf, a virtual reality roller coaster, a Chinese acrobat show and more. I had noodles for dinner but there was a nice variety to choose from like pizza and elephant ears for those who prefer traditional fair food.

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The festival was going to be in town until January 8, 2017 but it has now been extended to January 29th due to large requests. Tickets can be bought online or in front of the gate. Check out some of the photos I took and the highlight video below.

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The Salty Donut, Miami’s first artisanal donut shop, officially opens

I have been waiting to make this post for almost a year now! The people behind The Salty Donut have no idea how happy they made me when I received an invite to their private soft grand opening today before their public grand opening tomorrow in Wynwood.

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I thought I didn’t like donuts since I never enjoyed them but The Salty Donut made me realize it was because I’ve never had gourmet. Miami’s first artisanal donut shop made its first official appearance last year and is not only nationally recognized, but is on several lists of top donut shops.

Check out some of the donuts that were sold during the year…..

FILLED DONUTS

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  • Boston Creme – 24 hour raised brioche donut filled with Bavarian cream filling, salted chocolate ganache, topped with chocolate curls & cocoa dust
  • Eggnog Creme Brulee – 24 hour raised brioche scooped out and filled with homemade torched eggnog custar. Topped with homemade whip cream and fresh berries.

CAKE DONUTS

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  • Coffee Crumb  – Cinnamon coffee swirl cake donut with Intelligentsia Black Cat Espresso glaze & cinnamon crumb topping
  • Cookies + Cream – Tahitian Vanilla bean cake donut with Oreo cookie swirl, buttercream glaze & topped with Oreo cookie crumble
  • Blueberry Crumb – Blueberry cake donut, wild blueberry glaze & cinnamon streusel

GLUTEN FREE AND/OR VEGAN DONUTS

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GOT7 Flight Log: Turbulence Fanmeet in Miami Guide

What a surprise!! South Florida is about to be taken over by iGot7!!

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(Cr: SubKulture Facebook)

Earlier today, SubKulture Entertainment announced the tour dates for the GOT7 FLIGHT LOG: TURBULENCE IN USA 2017 fanmeet. Miami will kick it off on January 21, 2017.

For the latest updates or if you just want to get excited with other fans, visit the official Facebook event page.

Got7’s official website, Facebook, Twitter.

Thank you so much SubKulture Entertainment! Visit their official website, Facebook and Twitter.

TICKETS

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(Cr: SubKulture Ent Facebook)

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Kpop All Night 2016 in Miami Guide

We’ve had our eye on Hallyu Entertainment for almost a year now. Then a few months ago, it was revealed that the company planned on coming to Miami for their Kpop All Night tour. Last night, it was officially announced that Kpop All Night will finally make its way to South Florida on December 18, 2016.

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(Cr: Hallyu Ent Facebook)

Kpop All Night is an event with a nightclub atmosphere. For the latest updates or just to get hyped with other fans, visit the official Facebook event page. Be sure to RSVP too!

[The event is over. You can read about it HERE]

TICKETS

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Tickers are now on sale. Click HERE to see prices and to purchase.

PERFORMERS

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161030 Kaja If You Kan 2016

I spent Sunday night at Kaja Kon‘s Kaja If You Kan. I honestly had a good time. There was karaoke, Korean food, kpop merchandise, drinks, and DJ Kamal Kazi played all the latest hits. I saw the lovely ladies from K!Junkies and Justin from Ok Pop. Members of FIU’s Korean Culture Club performed and they were ALL AWESOME. I really enjoyed special guests, Sam Ock and J. Han. The host, JC Park, was so friendly. Thank you CS Entertainment. The CEO (Steven I believe) was so down to earth. He spent most of the night talking and dancing with us on the floor. Unheard of!!! I am so looking forward to future events.