Upcoming Events

Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Dinner: CBD EDITION

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Did you miss our last CBD Dinner? Join us for our upcoming CBD infused Farm-to-Table meal created by our very own Chef Allen Susser. The menu echoes our signature vegetarian, family-style dinners only this time, it incorporates CBD into our sustainable cuisine. You can expect creative items like Grilled Japanese Eggplant Drizzled with CBD Honey...

Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Dinner: DANCE EDITION!

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Join us for Chef Allen's Farm-to-Table Dinner  DANCE EDITION!an original dance and live music piece  Art is in the air this December as Art Basel comes to town. Chef Allen’s nod to Basel this December is a Farm-to-Table Dinner wherein he's tapped Lazaro Godoy, of GoPra Dance Performance Company to create an original dance and live music piece that...

Farm to Table Dinner: Mindfulness with Ellen Kanner

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Chef Allen's Farm-to-Table MINDFULNESS EDITION FEATURING ELLEN KANNER Ellen Kanner is the award-winning author of Feeding the Hungry Ghost: Life, Faith and What to Eat for Dinner (VegNews’ Book of the Year, PETA’s debut Book of the Month Club pick), Huffington Post’s Meatless Monday blogger, Miami Herald syndicated columnist the Edgy Veggie and soulful vegan writer and recipe developer for numerous...

*NEW DATE* Chef Allen’s Farm-to-Table Dinner in Coral Gables: Wines of Summer Edition featuring Patrick Alexander

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Dear Friends:  Summer is here and as luck would have it, for the first time in a long time, Books & Books' air-conditioning has broken down on us! Unfortunately, we will need a new part that has been ordered but has not arrived and we do not want to subject you to the true "Wines...

Chef Allen’s Special Farm-to-Table Dinner: AUTHOR EDITION featuring EDWARD LEE and more!

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In his bestselling book, Buttermilk Graffiti (Artisan, $15.95), Chef Edward Lee delves into the intersection of food and culture on an epic road trip across America where he finds exceptional food in unconventional places. Inspired by this eclectic foodie journey, our own Chef Allen Susser has crafted a sustainable, plant-based menu featuring dishes like Avocado Ceviche...

Irwin P. Stotzky

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Send Them Back tells part of the story of a remarkable attempt, which spanned four decades, to bring the rule of law to refugees from the troubled nation of Haiti. It discusses several of the cases that civil rights lawyers, working directly with Haitians and other activists, filed and litigated for Haitian refugees, and the legal,...

Cuentomanía: segunda lectura

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Con grato orgullo le damos la bienvenida a la tercera lectura de Cuentomanía, un concurso de escritura en vivo patrocinado por The Betsy South Beach, Suburbano Ediciones, Gloria Noriega y Books & Books. Un lugar donde nuestra comunidad de escritores y lectores encuentran vida en la peculiaridad de historias y en la gratificante tarea de...

Chef Allen’s Monthly Farm-To-Table Dinner: Gables Edition

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Once a month, Chef Allen brings our very successful Farm-to-Table concept to Coral Gables. You’ll find us in Coral Gables with the freshest, seasonal produce, envisioned and masterfully incorporated into a delicious 5-course, plant-based dinner. It’s served community-style, so you can meet your neighbors, and strike up a conversation. With the soft sounds of some live...

Live Music: JESSI CAMPO

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LIVE MUSIC IN THE COURTYARD JESSI CAMPO Saturday, May 12, 7:30-11:30pm The Café at Books & Books, Coral Gables Jessi’s distinctive and memorable voice plus glamorous attire compliment her heartfelt performances and make her an incredible entertainer with a radiant personality who captures all audiences. Often compared to Natalie Cole and Etta James and La...

Juan Dominguez-Bendala

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presenta El Ciervo de Robson Por desgracia, los incrédulos miembros de la Royal no comparten la fe del joven Trenton en la audaz teoría de su tío. De acuerdo a los cálculos del famoso científico, el fantasmal ciervo de Robson sólo se genera una vez cada seiscientos años mediante una improbable sucesión de accidentes, que...

Letra Urbana Encuentros

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Presenta ¿Niños o cerebros? El debate actual sobre la dislexia  A los adultos nos suele parecer muy natural el manejo del lenguaje. Sin embargo, aprender a leer y a escribir son procesos muy complejos y, con frecuencia, los niños y jóvenes tienen que sortear serios obstáculos durante ese período. El modo en que son entendidas...

José Edelstein

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Presenta Einstein para perplejos Pocos personajes célebres en la historia encienden tanto el entusiasmo colectivo y nos resultan tan familiares como el físico alemán Albert Einsten. José Edelstein y Andrés Gomberoff nos muestran en este conjunto de 23 ensayos una de las figuras más conocidas pero a la vez más enigmáticas de la física a...

Live Music: NELSON O

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Live Music in the Courtyard Nelson O Saturday, January 27, 7:30pm The Café at Books & Books, Coral Gables

Live Music: THE WORLD PEACE ENSEMBLE

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Live Music in the Courtyard World Peace Ensemble Friday, January 26, 7:30pm The Café at Books & Books, Coral Gables

Live Music: BEDSIDE

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Live Music in the Courtyard With Beddside Saturday, January 20, 7:30pm The Cafeé at Books & Books, Coral Gables

Live Music: ARLIN ALVAREZ

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Live Music in the Courtyard With Arlin Alvarez Friday, January 19, 7:30pm The Cafeé at Books & Books, Coral Gables

Live Music: RODOLFO TRONCOSO TRIO

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Live Music in the Courtyard With The Troncoso Trio Saturday, January 13, 7pm The Cafeé at Books & Books, Coral Gables

Live Music: NEGRONI TRIO & FRIENDS

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Live Music in the Courtyard With Negroni & Friends Friday, January 12, 7:30pm The Café at Books & Books, Coral Gables

Live Music: IKO IKO

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Live Music in the Courtyard With Iko Iko Saturday, January 6, 7:30pm The Café at Books & Books, Coral Gables

Live Music: PINO GRILLO

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Live Music in the Courtyard With Pino Grillo Friday, January 5, 7:30pm The Café at Books & Books, Coral Gables

Chef Allen’s Monthly Farm-to-Table Dinner: Special Holiday Edition: Leonard da Vinci

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Once a month, Chef Allen brings his very popular and splendid dinner to Coral Gables. This month, it’s right in time for a break from all the holiday shopping. Sit down, relax and let us feed you. This is a 5-course, plant-based meal, inspired by local, fresh and seasonal produce. It’s served community-style outside in...

Live Music: ARLIN ALVAREZ

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Cuban born songwriter and composer, Arlin Alvarez, is known for her vibrancy and versatility, which includes her ability to sing in 5 different languages. With a silky and colorful voice she tends to blend contemporary and world music elements in a very unique style of composition. Live Music in the Courtyard featuring ARLIN ALVAREZ Saturday,...

Live Music: BILLY & THE BOYS

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Live Music in the Courtyard featuring Billy & the Boys Friday, November 17, 7:30-11:30pm Coral Gables

Live Music: FEDERICO BRITOS

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Live Music in the Courtyard featuring Federico Britos Trio Saturday, November 11, 7:30-11:30pm Coral Gables

Live Music: STEVE KORNICKS DUO

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Live Music in the Courtyard featuring Steve Kornicks Duo Friday, November 10, 7:30-11:30pm

Live Music: PINO GRILLO

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

It comes as no surprise that Pino Grillo is a regular on our live music rotation. Let this young, singer-songwriter ease you into the weekend with his funky Latin-American fusion. We’re sure you won’t regret it! Live Music in the Courtyard featuring PINO GRILLO Friday, November 3, 7:30-11:30pm The Cafe at Books & Books, Coral...

Live Music: PINOGRILLO

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***Due to Hurricane Irma, this event has been postponed until further notice. Stay updated on our events via facebook and/or twitter.*** Live Music in the Courtyard Enjoy Live Music in Coral Gables every Friday and Saturday night 7:30-11:30pm This Week: PINO GRILLO Songwriter and musician developing a sound that represents me and the culture that raised me. Cultural roots...

Live Music: CINDY CURTIS & CO.

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Live Music in the Courtyard Enjoy Live Music in Coral Gables every Friday and Saturday night 7:30-11:30pm This Week: CINDY CURTIS & CO.

Live Music: BARBARA EVANS

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Live Music in the Courtyard Enjoy Live Music in Coral Gables every Friday and Saturday night 7:30-11:30pm This Week: BARBARA EVANS BARBARA EVANS is gifted with a clear, distinctive voice that is instantly recognizable. She possesses a rare artistic versatility that evokes a sophisticated style of her own. Her extensive vocal range and ability to change...

Live Music: PINO GRILLO

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Live Music in the Courtyard Enjoy Live Music in Coral Gables every Friday and Saturday night 7:30-11:30pm This Week: PINO GRILLO Songwriter and musician developing a sound that represents me and the culture that raised me. Cultural roots and beyond. Join me on the journey!

Live Music: STEVE KORNICKS

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Live Music in the Courtyard Enjoy Live Music in Coral Gables every Friday and Saturday night 7:30-11:30pm This Week: STEVE KORNICKS & MICHEL GONZALEZ

Live Music: VIVIANA BAPTISTA

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Live Music in the Courtyard Enjoy Live Music in Coral Gables every Friday and Saturday night 7:30-11:30pm This Week: VIVIANA BAPTISTA Viviana Baptista, Cantautora Venezolana. Nacida el 27 de Noviembre de 1987, entre los Nuevos artistas de la música alternativa (en Español) su propuesta musical fusiona distintos generos e influencias de vieja escuela, Boleros, world music,...

Live Music: JESSI CAMPO

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Live Music in the Courtyard Enjoy Live Music in Coral Gables every Friday and Saturday night 7:30-11:30pm This Week: JESSI CAMPO Jessi Campo’s distinctive and memorable voice plus glamorous attire compliment her heartfelt performances and make her an incredible entertainer with a radiant personality who captures all audiences. Often compared to Natalie Cole and Etta...

Live Music: ESCO

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Live Music in the Courtyard Enjoy Live Music in Coral Gables every Friday and Saturday night 7:30-11:30pm This week: ESCO Formed @jadacoles in Miami, Florida, ESCO is a melodic soul-driven band featuring Carlos Escanilla on vocals/guitar, Scott Cocalis on guitar, Nick Acuna on bass, and Orion Bradwell on drums. ESCO plays and is inspired by...

Happy Hour

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Join us for happy hour EVERY DAY at our Coral Gables, Miami Beach and Arsht Center cafés, starting at 4pm.

Wine Down Wednesday

The Café at Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Enjoy a mid-week evening out with 50% off bottles of wine at any of our Books & Books Cafés. Toast the middle of the week. Friday is only 2 days away.