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Jazz at MOCA: LaVie

Friday, May 25 at 8 p.m.

LaVie is a shining example of living life to the fullest! With such a becoming name, LaVie, which in French means The Life, she uses her eclectic contemporary sound as a vehicle to encourage and empower all people to seek out and experience The life that God intends for all to have! LaVie performs at this month's Jazz at MOCA, rain or shine. The concert is free and open to the public.

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA)
770 N.E. 125th Street, North Miami


Miami Music Project Fantastic Season Finales

Saturday, May 26 at 1 and 7 p.m.

Miami Music Project's Fantastic Season Finales will feature beginning musicians at 1 p.m. and intermediates at 7. The community is invited to enjoy music performed by nearly 500 children representing Little Haiti, Liberty City, Little Havana, and Miami Springs. Come out and show your support for these budding artists who will showcase their hard work and talent.

Wertheim Performing Arts Center
10910 S.W. 17th Street, Miami


Miami City Ballet End of Season Event

Miami City Ballet End of Season Event
Miami City Ballet hosted an End-of-Season Workshop Performance and Cocktail Reception at the Lynn & Louis Wolfson, II Theatre. Students from Miami City Ballet School performed excerpts from Raymonda Variations, Choreography by George Balanchine, and Juvenal, Choreography by Miami City Ballet dancer Ariel Rose. Over 120 guests attended the exclusive performance and reception, which was held at Villa Azur.

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Historic Miami Cemetery Memorial Day Tour 2018

Monday, May 28 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

Join Ronnie Hurwitz of the Miami Trust for Historic Preservation and pay tribute to those killed in action at Miami's Historic Cemetery. There will be two free tours. Donations are welcome to support restoration and education programs.

Miami City Cemetery
1800 N.E 2nd Avenue, Miami


Summer Shorts

May 31 - July 1

Presented by City Theatre and Adrienne Arsht Center, Americas Short Play Festival returns in 2018 with the best brand-new ten-minute plays and musicals in the country! Summer Shorts is a yearly theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a 90-minute program of new comedies, dramas, and mini-musicals. Dont miss this seasons fun-filled collection of plays from the countrys best writers, starring a company of South Florida theatre all-stars! Performances are Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 4. Some 2 p.m. Saturday matinees - check website. Tickets range from $39 to $54.

Arsht Center's Carnival Studio Theatre
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami


Miami Fashion Week Benefit Gala Hosted by Antonio Banderas

Friday, June 1 at 8 p.m.

Miami Fashion Week's honorary president Antonio Banderas will return to Miami and infuse his passion, style and prestige as he hosts exclusive events, including the Miami Fashion Week Benefit Gala. The event benefits Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation and Banderas' own foundation, Fundacin Lgrimas y Favores. Join an audience of A-list celebrities, global influencers and fashion leaders as you enjoy a sit-down dinner, live entertainment by a celebrity performer, live auction benefiting the foundations and, of course, fashion. Tickets start at $500, space is limited.

Alfred I. DuPoint Building
169 E. Flagler Street #5, Downtown Miami


2018 Taste the Islands Experience

Saturday, June 2 from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Enjoy the authentic sights, sounds and flavors of the Caribbean during the 2018 Taste the Islands Experience at the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. Food and spirits enthusiasts with a taste for island indulgences will enjoy an all-inclusive evening featuring celebrity cooking demos, an artisan shopping village, live music and more at this second annual celebration. Tickets are $95 in advance and $125 at the gate.

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
231 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale


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