9th Annual Adrienne Arsht Center Gala
Benefits Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
April 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
For its 9th anniversary Gala, the Arsht Center’s Ziff Ballet Opera House will be reimagined into a supper club reminiscent of the days when “The Rat Pack” reigned. The legendary and beloved American singer/songwriter Barry Manilow will treat Arsht gala guests to a special tribute of song as we tip our fedora in honor of “Ol’ Blue Eyes” and his 100th birthday.Mr. Manilow will be accompanied by the Henry Mancini Institute Big Band Orchestra led by Grammy-nominee Shelly Berg, with musical direction by multi-Grammy-winner Gregg Field.
Philanthropists, Swanee and Paul DiMare, will chair the black tie Gala; Adrienne Arsht, the Center’s name benefactor, will serve as honorary chair; and Margaret and Mike Eidson will serve as Gala co-chairs.
Dinner will be served on the Lynn Wolfson Stage at 8 p.m., followed by the special Barry Manilow Tribute with the Henry Mancini Institute Big Band Orchestra and special guests Shelly Berg and Gregg Field. Guests will enjoy the music of Soul Survivors for dancing and desserts at 10:30 p.m.
Individual ticket prices are $2,500, and tables of ten are available priced at $25,000, $50,000 and $100,000. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Complimentary valet parking. Call 786-468-2020 for more information.
About Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts is one of the world’s largest performing arts organizations and venues. Made possible by Miami-Dade County’s largest ever public/private-sector partnership, the Center presents more than 200 performances each year and is the home to the Florida Grand Opera, Miami City Ballet and New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy. In addition, numerous South Florida arts organizations perform in its theaters regularly. Since opening in 2006, the Center has emerged as a leader in offering and presenting innovative programming that mirrors South Florida’s diversity, as a catalyst for development in Miami, and as a host of impactful community outreach and education programs.