Recently featured in T Magazine’s “T List,” Calma is a new pop-up florist in the Miami Design District. Proprietor Elizabeth Jaime, a Miami native and former photo editor at Bon Appétit, specializes in minimal arrangements with bold tropical blooms like anthuriums that really make a statement. Enjoy her DIY stem bar, premade bouquets and event services through April.
176 NE 41st Street; calma-miami.com
Mahler + Monumental
Here are a few tony cultural events on the calendar. Fans of Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony No. 5” will want to hear Cleveland Orchestra’s rendition on January 24-25 at the Arsht Center. Miami City Ballet performs “Program II: I’m Old Fashioned” at the Broward Center on January 25-26, followed by “Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Monumental Collaboration” with New World Symphony on January 31 and February 1.
clevelandorchestra.org. miamicityballet.org. nsu.edu
Super Bowl Benefits
Eat, drink and be merry during these charitable causes timed around the Super Bowl. On January 30, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood hosts the sixth annual Culinary Kickoff with chefs like Charlie Palmer and Michael Mina to fund Culinary Institute of America scholarships. Fund food banks nationwide by attending Taste of the NFL’s “Party with a Purpose” on February 1 at the Diplomat Beach Resort.
Valentine’s Day came early this year. Fairchild Garden’s beloved chocolate festival kicks off this weekend with “Fete du Chocolat” on January 24. The three-course, seated dinner with wine pairings transforms into an al fresco speakeasy after dark. It’s a big week for the garden, which also hosted its annual fundraiser with a Neiman Marcus fashion show and luncheon today.
10901 Old Cutler Road; 305.667.1651; fairchildgarden.org