Hurricane Irma is posing an increasing threat to the Florida peninsula, even as the Category 5 storm is days away from possible landfall in the continental United States. Miami-Dade County schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, among other closures. Please refer to this updating list of canceled and postponed events, plus institutions closed due to Hurricane Irma:
International Ballet Festival of Miami
Organizers with the Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center could not be reached before time of publication. The International Ballet Festival of Miami celebrates dances from around the globe and is in its 27th season. It began Sept. 5 and runs through Sept. 17.
Key West to Cuba Festival
The producers of this week-long festival celebrating LGBT art and culture could not be reached before the time of publication. The Key West to Cuba Festival is scheduled to begin Thursday and ends Sept. 13.
Ruff Ryders 20th Anniversary Tour
Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132
Refunds will be available for this reunion concert, as it has been canceled, according to livenation.com.
DWNTWN Art Days
Various venues throughout Miami The three-day celebration of downtown’s arts organization is canceled.
Miami: A Very Funny History
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130 This comedy show by award-winning Freddy Stebbins has been postponed. A future date has not yet be confirmed.
Paramore Tour Two (NOT CANCELED)
The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139 While a Saturday concert at the Fillmore was rescheduled, Paramore’s Tour Two is still scheduled to stop in Miami at 8 p.m. Friday, according to the Fillmore’s official website. The concert is listed as sold out on fillmoremb.com, but a few seats are still available for purchase at livenation.com.
Shorts Gone Wild 5
Island City Stage, 2304 N. Dixie Hwy. Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Production companies City Theatre and Island City Stage are working to determine whether this LGBT theater festival will be postponed or canceled. Shorts Gone Wild 5 was scheduled to run Thursday through Sunday.
Andrés Cepeda Mil Ciudades Tour
The Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
This concert has been postponed, according to a Tuesday tweet from the official Fillmore Miami Beach Twitter account. Refunds for tickets purchased before Tuesday’s announcement will be honored. The concert has been rescheduled to Sept. 30.
AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132
This Latin concert has been canceled. Refunds are being issued via Ticketmaster.com.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132
Organizers have canceled this free event marking the beginning of Miami’s cultural arts season.
Caribbean Market Day
Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 5925 NE Second Ave. Miami, FL 33150
Coordinators will meet to finalize plans, but this event will likely be postponed.
Family Fun Day: Marvelous Brazil HistoryMiami Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Miami, FL 33130
HistoryMiami has postponed this event. A new date has yet to be determined.
Downtown Homestead, 104 N. Krome Ave. Homestead, FL 33030
This free family-friendly festival has been postponed. It may be rescheduled for the end of September, but the safety of Homestead residents is the number one priority, executive director of Homestead Man Street Yvonne Knowles said Tuesday.
Hialeah Park Paddock Garden concert
2200 E 4th Ave, Hialeah The show, featuring Colombia’s Monsieur Periné and Cuba’s Danay Suarez with special guest DJ Mr. Pauer, has been cancelled due to the impending threat of Hurricane Irma. There are tentative plans to bring Suarez back at a later date, to be announced.
Kiki Sanchez Latin Jazz ensemble
Arts Garage, 94 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach
The KCC Productions show was canceled.
MOCA and Copperbridge Foundation Family Fun Day
Museum of Contemporary Art at North Miami 770 N.E. 125th St., North Miami, FL 33161
The family fun day at the Museum of Contemporary Art at North Miami has been cancelled. Organizers have not determined whether they will reschedule.
Dolphins vs. Buccaneers (TBD)
Hard Rock Stadium, 347 Don Shula Dr, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
The Miami Dolphin’s game against the Tampa Bay Bucs will either be played at a neutral site or later in the season, according to a report from the Miami Herald.
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Miami, FL 33130
HistoryMiami is closing its doors Thursday through Sunday. Beginning Tuesday, all events for the week are postponed.
901 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
This entertainment district host weekly events for adults and families. Staff will meet Wednesday to discuss possible closures.
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