|Tony Kapel from Pocket of Lollipops will release his fourth novel "The Halls Ways" at Swampspace Gallery.|
150 N.E. 42nd St., Miami, Swampspace.blogspot.com
"The Halls Ways," the fourth novel written by local musician (Pocket of Lollipops) and filmmaker Tony Kapel, tells the story of Jason, a middle school security guard witnessing the downfall off an educational system compromised by mandatory tests that increase dropout rates and result in false funds and grants. Kapel will release the book at at a party in which he will also offer a look inside the notebooks and sketchpads that led up to the book and exhibit items he collected and used while writing the story. The exhibition opens 7-11 p.m. July 21 and runs through Aug. 21.
|Jode Bedia's "Mama Quiere Menga"|
101 W. Flagler St., Miami, 305-375-1704, Miamiartmuseum.org
Bird Road Art Walk
Just off the Palmetto Expressway between Bird Road and S.W. 48th Street, Miami, 305-476-6819, Thebirdroadartdistrict.com
Bird Road Art Walk runs the third Saturday of each month (the next is July 21) and will feature a free shuttle to shows at 3rd Door Art Project (which will present the works of its nine resident artists), Abuela Art Gallery, Aperture Studios, Luisa Mesa Artspace, The Yellow Canopy and more than two dozen other art spaces.