Alliance Francaise de Miami welcomes Bernard Lavilliers, acclaimed French musician, 8:30 p.m. at the North Miami Beach Performing Arts center, 17011 NE 19 Ave., North Miami Beach. $15 students; $25 for members; $35 general public. Details: (305) 859-8760.
Music publishers and songwriters Arthur Braun and Richard Gillinson will be conducting an on-going weekly series of songwriters' workshops, discussing fundamentals and techniques for writing commercial songs such as structure and lyric writing. Every Saturday, 2 p.m. at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton. Details: (561) 999-9658.
HAITIAN MUSIC AWARDS
The Haitian Awareness & Cultural Foundation presents the 7 th Annual Haitian Music & Entertainment Awards 2003. The event will commemorate the Bicentennial of the Republic of Haiti's 200 years of independence. The night begins on the red carpet, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. VIP reception and cocktails following red carpet. Tickets $30; VIP $50. Details: (305) 572-0785.
The Chopin Council of Florida will host its annual celebration dinner/dance with Pianist Agustine Anievas in concert. 6:15 p.m. at the Hotel Inter-Continental, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. Tickets $200. Details: (305) 868-0624.
AFTERNOON OF MUSIC
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs hosts Sunday Afternoons of Music, featuring Philippe Entremont on piano. 4 p.m. at the Maruice Gusman Concert Hall-University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Tickets $35; students $10. Details: (305) 271-7150.
"Journey Through Time," musical program featuring Israeli and Yiddish songs of historical significance for the State of Israel will be held at 3 p.m., at the Beth David Congregation, 2625 SW Third Ave., Miami. Tickets $10 in advance; $15 at door. Details: (305) 854-3911.