10th Anniversary Season Concert and Gala

Benefits The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County

Adrienne Arsht

Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 6 p.m.
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami

As a highlight of its 10th Anniversary season, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has planned a spectacular evening to celebrate its first magical decade and pay tribute to its name benefactor, Adrienne Arsht. Set for Thursday, April 21, 2016, the Adrienne Arsht Center’s 10th Anniversary Season Gala will include a star-studded performance, beginning at 7:30 p.m., highlighting many genres at once – dance, pop, gospel, classical, jazz and more. Featured artists will be announced soon. Following the performance will be a Gala dinner and dancing held on stage for Gala sponsors.

The evening will also include an array of opportunities for Gala sponsors to celebrate the occasion with fellow supporters, community leaders and philanthropists. Gala sponsors will enjoy an intimate pre-show cocktail reception; premium seating for the concert in the Ziff Ballet Opera House; and a decadent dinner on stage which will be transformed immediately following the concert into a luxurious, enchanted springtime garden. The suggested event attire is “black tie.”

The Adrienne Arsht Center 10th Anniversary Season Gala’s Honorary Chairs are Sue Miller and Judy Weiser. Adrienne Arsht, the Center’s name benefactor, will be honored for her extraordinary and ongoing commitment to the Center.

Exclusive sponsorship opportunities are available, and individual tickets to the entire Gala evening are available for $2,500. Gala proceeds will support the Center’s mission-driven arts education and community outreach programs. For more information about corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities or to RSVP for the event, please call the Arsht Center Advancement office at 786-468-2020 or email Advancement@ArshtCenter.org.

Concert-only tickets range from $25 to $125 and will be on sale to the general public soon. Please visit www.ArshtCenter.org for updates.

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is made possible by the public support of the Miami-Dade County Mayor and the Board of County Commissioners, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council and the City of Miami Omni Community Redevelopment Agency, as well as the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. The Adrienne Arsht Center also receives generous support from individuals, corporations and local, state and national foundations. In its 10th anniversary season, the Arsht Center thanks its institutional donors for their historic commitment to the performing arts and Greater Miami: Adrienne Arsht; Miami-Dade County; John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; Dr. Sanford L. and Dolores Ziff & Family; The Arison Family/Carnival Corporation; Knight Ridder Inc. and The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald; Sears Roebuck and Co.; Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Foundation; Bank of America; Joyce and M. Anthony Burns; Audre and Donald Carlin, Hedy Carlin and B. Pair Carlin; The Cejas Family Foundation; Gilbert S. Kahn and John J. Noffo Kahn; Haskell Company; Miami Salon Group Inc.; Odebrecht; Peacock Foundation Inc.; Ryder Charitable Foundation; Terra Group; Wells Fargo and Lynn Wolfson.

About the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County

Set in the heart of downtown Miami and designed by world-renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is one of the world’s leading performing arts organizations and venues. Since opening in 2006, the Arsht Center, a 501C3 non-profit organization, has emerged as a leader in presenting innovative programming that mirrors South Florida’s diversity as well as a catalyst for billions of dollars in new development in the downtown area. Spotlighting legends and serving as a launch pad for local artists to make their mark on the international stage, the Center presents nearly 500 events each year across its eight flexible, state-of-the-art performance spaces. The Center programs 12 signature series, including the largest jazz series in South Florida, the biggest flamenco festival on the East Coast, and a robust program of new theatrical works as well as free programming for the community and an arts education program that serves nearly 30,000 children each year. As Miami’s new Town Square, the Arsht Center also houses Brava!, a fine dining restaurant; the Café at Books & Books in the historic Carnival Tower and a weekly Farmers Market.

Visit www.ArshtCenter.org for more information.

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