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Success C r e at i v e Ear Opener Gallery Night Brickell Gallery Night combines art, music and fashion one night every month in the heart of Miami’s financial district. Grab a gelato and check out the kiosks around Mary Brickell Village, then visit some of the local businesses that participate in the cultural event. The monthly event was founded to bring the local community together through art, as well as provide opportunities for area businesses to network and support local artists and cultural institutions. Spirit Del Art Gallery Enjoy fine art, music and wine on Gallery Night. The Gallery represents a small selection of artists, and features the work of Amparo Garzon, a Colombian artist whose style is referred to as “magical realism”; 900 S. Miami Ave.; SpiritDeLaArtGallery.com O n Jan. 25, Miami gains a stunning new landmark, the Frank Gehry- designed New Campus of the New World Symphony. The building includes over 100,000 square feet of state-of-the-art performance space, with high-tech acoustically reflective “sails” surrounding the audience. The sails also function as projection screens, in addition to a 7,000-sq.-ft. exterior projection wall. Packed with practice and rehearsal spaces, technology studios, and a rooftop terrace with music library, it’s an instant landmark; Tickets for the opening gala start at $5,000; 305.428.6733; NWS.edu. Nocturnal Renaissance Green Grass Boutique Art meets fashion at this trendy clothing boutique, which showcases the latest couture designs amid its signature art-studded walls. The boutique occasionally hosts fashion shows and industry events. They also invite one local artist per month to exhibit their work; 54 SW 10th St.; GreenGrassHouse.com 
 Red Bar This dimly lit locals’ bar plays loud dance music and displays floor-to-ceiling artwork on its red walls. The bar often hosts art shows and welcomes local bands and DJ’s to play music sets. All artwork is created by local artists and available for sale; 52 SW 10th St., RedBarGallery.com. To be, or not to be…attending Miami’s annual Shakespeare In The Park festival, that is. This year, Shakespeare Miami will be performing the bard’s timeless classic, Romeo & Juliet. Watch one of the world’s most heartbreaking love stories while you sit under the stars. There are performance locations in both Sunrise and Coconut Grove — and they’re all completely free; ShakespeareMiami.com. Page Turners Books are hot right now — and we’re not just talking about the ones with vampires in them. This winter is promising to be a great season for intense, thought-provoking reads. Here are a few of our picks for the season: 46 Tender Truths The latest from the author of The Weight of Water, Anita Shreve’s Rescue is a tender, sometimes brutal story of a paramedic who falls in love with the alcoholic woman whose life he saves. Alexandra Figueredo is co-founder of ArtistaMundo.com, a global online community that promotes the arts and provides exposure to artists. She worked several years in private banking, most recently as a luxury construction lender at Gibraltar Private Bank. For more information, visit ArtistaMundo.com. brutal beauty You already know him as a brilliant comic actor, but Steve Martin is also a thoughtful, talented novelist. His latest work, An Object of Beauty, follows the tumultuous life of a New York art dealer. Other Worldly Tumble into an exotic, magical world with Salman Rushdie’s Luke & The Fire Of Life. It’s another playfully gorgeous work from the master who brought us The Satanic Verses and Midnight’s Children.