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Seinfeld Live

Friday, September 21 at 7 p.m.

America's premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, returns to the Arsht Center to perform his signature stand-up routine! Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. His latest projects include the Emmy-nominated web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and his Netflix special Jerry Before Seinfeld. Seinfeld continues to perform both nationally and internationally.

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-949-6722
www.arshtcenter.org


 

New World Symphony Open House

Saturday, September 22 at 9 a.m.

Come and play! This engaging, power-packed event activates the entire New World Symphony's Frank Gehry-designed, state-of-the-art campus and SoundScape Park with performances, tours, demonstrations and lots of activities. Presented by Baptist Health, you'll enjoy an instrument petting zoo, scavenger hunt, yoga for everyone (including your dog), family-friendly fitness classes, health screenings and more! All ages are welcome, rain or shine! And it's free!

New World Center and SoundScape Park
500 17th Street, Miami Beach
305-902-6856
www.nws.edu


 

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Domino4Paws with Artist LEBO

Saturday, September 22 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Paws 4 You, a Miami-based, non-profit animal rescue organization, is hosting its first Domino4Paws Fundraiser celebrating a well-known artist and one of the organization’s strongest supporters, David LEBO Le Batard. LEBO is a locally-based, Cuban-American graphic and fine artist, best known for his colorful murals, live painting, and sculptures. Guests are invited to play in a Cuban-style domino tournament while enjoying complimentary cocktails and Latin American cuisine and pastries. Miami-based band Cortadito will perform live Cuban-inspired music, and magicians will perform through the evening. The winners of the domino tournament will receive hand-painted domino sets. Tickets are $100 p/p.

Gibson Miami Showroom
2751 N. Miami Avenue, Miami
https://paws4you.networkforgood.com/events/8433-domino-night


 

Kathy Griffin Laugh Your Head Off World Tour

Saturday, September 22 at 8 p.m.

Legendarily irreverent comedian Kathy Griffin is back on the road and will make a stop in Miami as part of the North American leg of her world tour. The two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian brings her much-anticipated stand-up show to the Centers Ziff Ballet Opera House. After a year of national scandal and following a sold-out run of stand-up shows and rave reviews around the globe, Griffin is armed with the story of the now infamous and controversial photo (yesTHAT photo), the fiery redheaded, award-winning, American comedian is bringing the story of the photo heard round the world and the fallout that followed, along with breaking down everything in the pop-culture landscape from Trump to the Kardashians. Griffin tells all in this more than 2-hour no-holds-barred show in the raw, honest, and engaging way fans have always loved about her. Tickets are $39.50, $49.50, $79.50 & $154.

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-949-6722
www,arshtcenter.org


 

A Night in Paris with Chopin and Malibran

Sunday, September 23 from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The Coral Gables Museum hosts The Opera Atelier for a reenactment of a typical salon evening, with dialogues and an intimate concert at the Merlin residence. Concept and script by Jorge Arcila and Daniel Daroca. Tickets are $10.

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Ave Coral Gables
786-302-3945Jacqueline Solorzano
info@theoperaatelier.com


 

33rd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

Monday, September 24 at 5:30 p.m.

Join NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc to celebrate The 33rd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner, an evening to mix and mingle with sports greats, television and film celebrities and generous philanthropists and enjoy fine dining, spectacular entertainment and the chance to purchase amazing items in the event's one-of-a-kind auction. The 2018 Sports Legends are Alex Rodriguez, Ray Allen, Bob Griese, Mike Smith, Brian Boitano and Amy Purdy. Polo great Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras will be awarded the 2018 Philanthropist Award, and South Florida's own tennis legend Chris Evert the Humanitarian Award. The Dinner will be once again chaired by Mark Dalton, and NBC television sportscaster Bob Costas will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Guests will enjoy a live performance by KC & The Sunshine Band. Tickets are $850 - $1500 for the benefit of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis.

New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom
1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York City
305-243-4656Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard
SAagaard@Miami.edu
www.thebuonicontifund.org


 

Couture Via Coach

Thursday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join event host Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado, a 2018 Woman of Distinction & Caring, for an exclusive afternoon of friends, fashion and food. Presented by Plaza Health Network Foundation, the event features a visit to the atelier of designer Angel Sanchez aboard a luxury coach stocked with champagne and light bites. Meet the designer and enjoy a private tour of his collection and then return by coach to the Aloft for lunch at the M House Restaurant. Please RSVP by August 31. Space is limited.

Meet at Aloft Coral Gables (Valet parking available)
2524 S. LeJeune Road, Coral Gables
305-297-6863 Ilene Zweig
kschwartz@plazahealthnetwork.org


 

Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Search Party

Thursday - Sunday, September 27 - 30

Embark on a quest with Mickey Mouse and pals as they follow Captain Hook's treasure map for clues to find Tinker Bell. Journey with Disney characters from many worlds into the magnificent and mystical Land of the Dead. Performances are Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 11, 3 and 7 and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m.

AmericanAirlines Arena
601 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
Tickets


 

Jay Jackson – Immersive Dance Theater

Friday, September 28 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Choreographer, drag queen and LA-based activist Jay Jackson (2007 Winner in Dance & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts) premieres a new immersive dance theater work exploring non-binary identity and the gradient on which gender exists in contemporary society. Created during Jackson’s three-week residency at YoungArts, this original work will use text, vocal compositions, set design and choreography to create interactive spaces and moments for personal and group reflection in the iconic YoungArts Jewel Box. Free with RSVP.

YoungArts Jewel Box
2100 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
www.youngarts.org/event/jay-jackson/924/



 

Guided Tour of Tracing the Red Thread

Saturday, September 29 at noon

Meet artist Mira Lehr and join her for a guided tour of Tracing the Red Thread, Free with museum admission.

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA)
770 N.E. 125th Street, North Miami
305-893-6211
www.mocanomi.org


 

More Interesting Events this Week in South Florida

Friday, September 21 - 10 Year Anniversary and Campus Launch
Saturday, September 22 - Artful Playdates
Monday, September 24 - Moonlight Meditation
Wednesday, September 26 - Dancing In The District
Thursday, September 27 - Clash of Titans: Thalberg and Liszt
Saturday, September 29 - 14th Annual Art in the Tropics as Uncorked
Saturday, September 29 - Friday, September 28 - Viernes de Musicalia