Chinese New Year - Year of the Monkey Celebration

On Tuesday February 16, we celebrated the year of the Fire Monkey during our monthly CounterCulture Club Nights ringing in the Chinese New Year. 

Guests experienced Asian contemporary art, design and music presentations from ART Lexïng, Gauchet Fine Art, our newest concept retailer and design agency OKKIO MIAMI, pop-ups by IMPERIO jp Ltd. and Martha Solorzano, along with presentations from the Miami-Chinese community, includiing Elliot Lee of America Da Tang Group, Wok Star Blogger Eleanor Hoh and Feng Shui expert Sylvia Lu. 

Guests also munched on DELICOUS samplings and curated cocktails by Richard Haley of Blackbrick Chinese, while mingling to beats by Alan Andai of 

The highlight of the night was the lion dancing team thanks to the parnerships of Anna Maria Troisis, of Downtown Doral, Lisa hernandez, from Paramount Miami World Center in Downtown and John Parsiani from Aria on the Bay. 

CounterCulture Club Nights is Ironside’s 1x monthly program celebrating themes of cultural, cross-cultural and geographic exchanges, arts, design, performance and cinema. The always fun and breezy night also includes craft cocktails, food and music, along with a chance to browse our shops, community exhibitors and galleries. Come on over and get to know the #Cool of the Upper Eastside. 

Photography by Patty Nash Photography