Miami Events of the Week
Charity & Entertainment in South Florida
Zoppe: An Italian Family CircusFriday - Sunday, March 22 - 24
If you are longing for some Big Top fun, see this captivating 175-year-old European circus, run by the Zoppe family for eight generations. This enchanting, intimate show carries on centuries-old circus traditions, with bareback riding and equestrian stunts, hilarious clowning (featuring Giovanni Zoppe and his son Julien), acrobats, jugglers, and more. Even the horses and the talented performing dogs are part of the family. Tickets range from $22.50 - $50. Performances are Fri at 7; Sat at 1, 4 and 7; and Sun at 1 p.m.South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
Lawn & Plaza
10950 S.W. 211th Street, Cutler Bay
FRIDASaturday & Sunday, March 23 & 24
Frida is the story of renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, wife of the great muralist Diego Rivera. Her tortured life unfolds in a flowing succession of scenes, acted and sung by six women and five men in a variety of guises, masked, plain-faced, and as two- or three-dimensional puppets. Diego’s preoccupation with art and other women shrivel Frida’s soul, and her demands for love drain him. Divorce is imminent. Frida’s health deteriorates, and her fate is to live alone, engulfed by pain. Rated R for sexuality, nudity, and drug reference. Tickets range from $35 - $99. Performances are Sat at 7 and Sun at 3 p.m.Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 West Flagler Street, Miami
2019 Humanitrian Awards DinnerSaturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m.
MCCJ will host its 2019 Humanitarian Awards Dinner honoring six South Florida leaders with the organization's Silver Medallion Awards. Receiving Silver Medallions will be Ruth W. Greenfield, Musical Prodigy and Activist; Saif Yamani Khan lshoof, FIU Vice President of Engagement; John C. Sumberg, Managing Partner at Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP; and Alexandra Villoch, Miami Herald President & Publisher. The Reverend Diane Shoaf will be honored with The Clergy Medallion, and the Robert H. Traurig Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Burton Young, Marital and Family Attorney. The black-tie optional event begins with a cocktail reception at 7:30, followed by dinner and presentations at 8:30 p.m. The evening will be hosted by WPLG Local 10s Calvin Hughes, along with Dinner Chairs, Gail and Albert E. Dotson, Jr., and Honorary Chairs Brian Dervishi, Michelle Ramirez-Patricios, and the Reverend Dr. Patrick ONeill. This years Dinner will be dedicated to the memory of Roberta J. Shevin and will launch the Roberta J. Shevin MetroTown Scholarship Fund.InterContinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza, Downtown Miami
A Thomas Hormel CelebrationSaturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Thomas Dubois Hormel has had a prolific life creating art, sculpture and photographic works. In addition, he composed his first song, Blue September
when he was just fourteen, nearly 75 years ago. It is only in recent years that his considerable talents have become more known to the world.This joyous celebration of Mr. Hormel's wide range of styles inspired by jazz and classical music will showcase the talents of the Henry Mancini Institute's Big Band and Orchestra, as well as Shelly Berg, Dean of Frost School of Music. Tickets are free.University of Miami's Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables
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Monday, March 25 - Friday, March 29
Spend your Spring Break at PAMM! Stop by our Visitor Services desk and pick up a zine centered around Women's History Month. Check out a family pack full of fun activities, and sign up for the PAMM Student Pass to receive free admission all year.
A Midsummer Night’s DreamFriday - Sunday, March 29 - 31
Enter an undersea fantasy of magically entangled lovers, fairy royalty, magic spells, and happy-ever-after in Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love. Miami City Ballet's
extraordinary re-imagining of Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is an unforgettable oceanic spectacle inspired by Miami’s glorious seascape featuring a fairy tale cast of children and singers, and the breathtaking MCB dancers performing to the treasured music of Mendelssohn, performed live by Opus One orchestra. Ticket prices range from $48 - $110. Performances are Friday & Saturday at 8 and Sun at 2 p.m.Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
Miami City Ballet’s Heatscape Artist’s Circle Reception
Miami City Ballet opened Program Three at The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts with Justin Peck's Miami-inspired masterpiece, Heatscape, the romantic and joyous The Flower Festival in Genzano Pas de Deux, and two groundbreaking Balanchine works: Duo Concertant and The Four Temperaments. MCB Board Members, supporters and MCB dancers attended a pre-performance members-only Artist’s Circle Reception at Ruth's Chris Steak House.
Jazz at MOCA with Rachelle Coba
Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to welcome back Rachelle Coba as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. With riffs that can bring down the house and a voice that awakens the hearts, Coba sweeps away her audiences with her own high-powered brand of blues; from soul, to country, to uptown, onto the stage. Free Admission, open to the public, rain or shine.
Free Family Fest - Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m.
Miami City Ballet for Young People
The Arsht Center welcomes Miami City Ballet as dancers perform the enchanting first act of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love and magic, reality and illusion. A fairy tale cast joins the dancers to the music of Felix Mendelssohn with spectacular sets and costumes, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a dazzling spectacle for families and audiences of all ages. Admission is free; however, First-Access Passes are required for all performances. Passes are available by phone or online - limit four per person. Seating is first come-first served.Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind Honors Elite President’s Club Donors
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired hosted its 90th Anniversary Preview event, sponsored by Northern Trust. The event celebrated members of our Miami Lighthouse President's Club for their significant contributions to sustain Miami Lighthouse's decades of service and commitment to the blind in Florida.
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