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Calendar Of Events Events

Written by on January 20, 2005


Thursday 1/20


   The 43rd annual Miami Beach Antique Show brings over 1,000 global exhibitors to showcase a large selection of collectibles. Event features daily fashion shows. Through Monday at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Halls B-D, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. $15. Details: (239) 732-6642 or


   Every third Thursday of the month Miami Art Museum presents happy hour with an artful twist, letting art lovers meet and socialize. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and music. 5-8:30 p.m. at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free for members; $5 others. Details:

Friday 1/21


   The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators present a conference for published and aspiring authors and illustrators, featuring notable speakers, workshops, critiques and a Saturday evening Glitter Ball. Through Sunday at the Miccosukee Resort/Casino and Convention Center, 500 SW 117th Ave. $175 members for conference and $200 others for conference; $125 members for Saturday only and $150 non-members for Saturday only. Details: Linda Rodriquez, (305) 387-1658 or


   Miami Modernism showcases 60 national and international decorative and fine arts dealers who will present all design movements of the 20th Century. The first night will feature a preview gala and silent auction benefiting the Wolfsonian-FIU. 6-9 p.m. Friday for gala and auction; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and Noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. $75-$100 on Friday; $10 weekend admission. Details: (954) 563-6747 or


   The third Friday of every month, the Shores Performing Arts Center presents Jazz at the Shores featuring Nicole Yarling and local jazz musicians. 6-8 p.m. at the Shores Performing Arts Theatre, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. Adults $15; Seniors and students $10. Details: (305) 751-0562 or

Saturday 1/22


   The Real Estate Expo returns for the fourth year – featuring real estate developments, interior designers, single-family homes, banks and mortgage companies. Expo gives buyers and sellers the opportunity to view the real estate market. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 22-23 at Eden Roc Resort & Spa, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Purchase tickets on Web site; $20 at door. Details: (305) 531-4663 or


   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts its Coconut Ball in honor of the return of President Lettie J. Bien from Iraq. The event is black-tie with a tropical theme. 7 p.m. at Country Club of Coral Gables, 997 N Greenway Dr. RSVP by Tuesday. $100 members; $125 nonmembers. Details: (305) 446-1657 or



   The Wolfsonian-FIU museum presents Extravaganza, a series of dinner events, as part of its Very Wolfsonian Weekend. Black-tie gala includes six events – Illuminating Design, Sense of Design, Tropigala Design, Designs on the Waterfront, Design with an Altitude and Domesticating Design. Space is limited. 7 p.m. at various locations. $350. Details: Naomi Honig, (305) 535-2331 or


   The Wolfsonian presents Cuba Fiesta Tropical: After-Party. The event honors Bacardi for its contribution and support of international design and architecture. Includes Cuban music and food. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. at Bacardi’s Miami headquarters, 2100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $75. Details: Lisa Bowser, (305) 663-5307 or

Sunday 1/23


   The Council on Foundations presents the 2005 Family Foundations Conference. More than 650 family foundations’ trustees and staff will gather. Topics include Top 10 Ways Family Foundations Get into Trouble, Grantmaking in the Age of Terrorism and Engaging Youth in Philanthropy. Jan. 23-25 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $925 members; $1,225 others. Details:


   The Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents the return of Bill Cosby to the stage. The star of the TV sitcom "The Cosby Show" has won four Emmy Awards and five Grammy Awards. 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $19.50-$49.50. Details: (954) 462-0222 or

Tuesday 1/25


   MIAMIntelligence presents a lecture by Barbara Brodman on her book, "Looking for Mr. Guevara: A Journey Through South America," which depicts her trip through South America as she recreated Che Guevara’s motorcycle journey. Complimentary wine and cheese. 7 p.m. at MIAMIntelligence, 2000 S Dixie Hwy., Coconut Grove. $10. Details: (305) 860-2499 or

Saturday 1/29


   The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual dinner gala, including a fashion show by Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour. Beach City Manager Jorge Gonzalez will be honored as Citizen of the Year. Black-tie event. 6-11 p.m. at the Fontainebleau-Hilton Resort, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP required. $175-$500 per person. Details: Manuel Pila, (305) 674-1300, ext. 318 or


   The Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium hosts its 2005 gala, Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes & Other Riches. Proceeds benefit the planned science center at Bicentennial Park. 7 p.m. at Hotel InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $400 per person. Details: Ruth Robinson, (305) 646-4249 or


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