LOVE, SEX & UN-Spoken WORDS – Art Exhibit & Performance Opening

Presented by  Iva McDaniels & 1310 Gallery:
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LOVE, SEX & UN-Spoken Words: Is a celebration of original poetry sung by the sultry songbird, Alana DaCosta and improvised by the erotic movements of Vanya Allen. This explosive journey stimulates the senses from head to toe with passion filling every moment. An open mind and soul are all that’s required for admission, however, be prepared for the emotional roller coaster that always proves to be worth the ride.

In addition to the performances, enjoy the captioned short film, GAWKIN. This work combines the sophisticated presence of actress Sope Aluko and the sensual swagger of actress Marlaina Law. The women explore their internal fears within their perspective sexuality while contemplating a love connection. Tiptoe down an 8-minute rabbit hole, you may just like what you see. And, if you’re cravings still haven’t been satisfied, bask in the larger than life size artwork featuring Mixed Media Painter Jade Masters, Mixed Media Artist Subbora Jackson, Painter Eliane Harvey, Photographer David Muir, Painter Daniela Davidov, Painter Philip Michael Curtis and Mixed Media Artists Renda Hitz Hearts. This production contains explicit material and language. 18 and older is strongly advised.

Iva McDaniels is a multidisciplinary artist. She graduated from Coral Gables Senior High and holds degrees in Radio & Television Broadcasting, Communications, and Interdisciplinary Arts Education. She is the author of the poetry book MOIST, a playwright, blogger, freelance spiritual and entertainment writer, and filmmaker.

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About the producer:

Iva McDaniels

I am a published author, playwright, blogger, freelance spiritual and entertainment writer, and filmmaker. As an artist my goal is to create a body of work immersed in connecting us through universal themes of love, life, sensuality, sexuality and embracing your passion. I aim to inspire and move my audience to create from their authenticity. My belief is we all desire a better quality of life and it can be obtained by following our heart’s desire in whatever direction that takes you. My creativity is a divine service to the world and I gratefully share it.

As a freelance community and entertainment writer, I’ve worked with several publications including the first ever urban community newspaper based in South Florida, Urban America. It developed community awareness through urban culture. Sugarcane Magazine, a weekly online publication dedicated to uniting and exposing creativity from Africa and the African diaspora. Additionally, as a freelance spiritual columnist and editor, I’ve worked with the Universal Truth Center’s online spiritual newsletter, Moments of Truth. I created the column Metaphysical Movie Minute which focused on analyzing films from a metaphysical point of view. As a poet, I’ve performed in different venues including the historical Lyrical Café owned by Will “The Real One” Bell and 1310 Gallery Sailboat Bend: voted 2013 New Times Broward Best Art Gallery.

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Is a group project sponsored by 1310 Gallery Sailboat Bend Artists Community members and organized by resident photographer Louie Davis.  Monthly family freindly free outdoor music concerts.

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– Church parking lot and field across from Fire Museum on West Las Olas

– Empty lot directly next lofts along SW 2nd Court/Middle Street.

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In addition to parking in the parking lot there is also:

local parking authorities have been advised to not ticket during posted events at any of the designated parking areas.

+ Parking all along SW 2nd Court/Middle Street

+ Church parking lot and field across from Fire Museum on West Las Olas

+ Empty lot directly(?) next lofts along SW 2nd Court/Middle Street.

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2014 Calendar:
(Subject to change- please check back)

Gallery Openings at 1310 Gallery:

  • January  -Marcella and Christine Stone
  • February – Melisa Caprio March – Iva Marc
  • April – Nzingah Oniwoson
  • May – Nerissa Street
  • June – Lisa Rockford
  • July – Niki Lopez
  • August – Dana DellaCamera
  • September – Eliane Harvey
  • October – Tabatha Mudra
  • November – Yudelka Tavera
  • December – OPEN – Possible group/holiday show (TBA)

*Some months have mulitple events, workshops, and more. Please check back for updates or check with individual artist/curator

Many shows are still under development, please contact the person of that month for more info. Some months have multiple events going on during the month. Performance, visual arts, and more!


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Niki Lopez

Niki Lopez Afro-Latina, Queer, interdisciplinary Visual Artist, Curator, Social Practioner, Cultural Programer, award-winning Graphic Designer and Mom. Lopez is best known for her masks and a collection of works dealing with some of her trauma and healing through the arts which inspired her to create What’s Your Elephant ®. Lopez produces “The Circle”, a bi-weekly Facebook/Youtube live-video podcast sharing stories of our creative community, activists & social entrepreneurs. Niki’s advocacy includes mental health, self-care, and diversity in swimming. Lopez is one of the founding members of the Sailboat Artist Lofts.

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