Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on January 1, 2004
"A Christmas Survival Guide" is a musical filled with comedy, poignancy, and traditional songs of the season. It’s a show designed to refresh the whole family with holiday cheer. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Shores Performing Arts Theater, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. $35. Details: (305) 751-0562.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform in Miami and Miami Beach for the first time in seven years with members of his Silk Road Ensemble at 8 p.m. Jan. 14 Jackie Gleason Theater. Performing with Mr. Ma will be Colin Jacobsen and Jonathan Gandelsman, violinists; Nicholas Cords, viola; and Wu Man, pipa. $20-$75. Details: 1-877-433-3200, Ext. 301.
Musician Sting kicks off his "Sacred Love" tour at 7:30 p.m. at James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. Sting has sold nearly 95 million albums and been awarded 15 Grammy Awards. His hits with the Police and as a solo artist have included "Roxanne" and "If You Love Somebody." Tickets, $48-$88, are on sale. Details: (305) 358-5885.
Four-time Grammy award winner Bette Midler is hitting the road for the first time in four years with her Kiss My Brass tour. 8 p.m. Feb. 28 at Office Depot Center, 1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Ms. Midler will perform hits that have made her famous as well as selected songs from her recent release, "Bette Midler Sings The Rosemary Clooney Songbook." She has sold more than 14 million albums and has been awarded 24 gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications for her albums and singles. $51.50-$151.50. Details: (305) 358-5885.