Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on April 21, 2005
UM’S SALSA ORCHESTRA
UM’s Frost School of Music present the UM Salsa Orchestra, conducted by Alberto de la Reguera. The concert will feature Alexander Pope Norris, a doctoral student in the jazz program, on trumpet. 8 p.m. at the Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Rd., Coral Gables. $10. Details: (305) 284-5813.
BASIA FEATURING MATT BIANCO
Polish platinum recording artist Basia will perform in concert at 8 p.m. at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $40.50-$45.50. Details: (305) 673-7300 or www.gleasontheater.com.
The Chopin Festival presents 20-year-old pianist Sean Kennard, third-prize winner of the National Chopin Piano Competition. 4 p.m. at Granada Presbyterian Church, 950 University Dr., Coral Gables. Details: Jadwiga Gewert, (305) 868-0624.
JAZZ AT MOCA
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents a free concert with the Lou Columbo Orchestra as part of its Jazz at MOCA series. Noon at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Details: Tonya Kestner (305) 893-6211.
The South Beach Chamber Ensemble will give a concert. Repertoire to include Piazzolla’s "The Four Seasons" and Brahms’ Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 87. 3 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, 12455 SW 104 St., Miami. $15, $5 students and seniors. Details: (305) 673-2183.
Gusman Hall features pianist Joseph Feghali in an afternoon of music. 4 p.m. at the Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $35. Details: (305) 271-7150.
MCDONALD’S AIR & SEA SHOW
The 11th anniversary of the McDonald’s Air & Sea Show, one of the world’s largest spectator events, will include world-class military and civilian air, water and entertainment activities featuring the Air Force Thunderbirds Demonstration Team with participation from all five branches of the military. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Through April 29 along Fort Lauderdale Beach. Free. Details: (954) 527-5600, Ext. 4, www.nationalsalute.com or www.airseashow.com.
Bayfront Park Amphitheater hosts the seventh annual Argentinean Festival featuring performances by Bersuit Vergarabat, Piero and Ariel De Rafaga. Noon-midnight at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $15. Details: (305) 358-9911.
Vizcaya presents an evening garden tour. Volunteer guides give tours of Vizcaya’s magnificent gardens along Biscayne Bay. Carol De Baise, Vizcaya’s curator of orchids, will be at the David A. Klein Orchidarium to discuss the flowers and do an orchid potting demonstration. Light dinners and wine are available. 7:30 p.m. April 26 at 3251 S Miami Ave., Miami. $5. Details: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
TWILIGHT WALKING TOUR
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents Secrets of Coconut Grove: Twilight Walking Tour. Visit significant sights such as the Peacock Inn, Millionaire’s Row, Plymouth Congregational Church and Barnacle, the preserved home of Commodore Ralph Munroe. 6-8 p.m. Meet
at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive. $15 members; $20 others. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.historical-museum.org.
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents its Moon Over Miami riverboat tour. Beginning an hour before sunset, this journey will take visitors though the Tequesta village, Spanish missions, the Brickell mansion and other Miami attractions. Featuring historian Paul George. 5-8 p.m. at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. RSVP required. $34-$39. Details: (305) 375-1621 or www.historical-museum.org.
See animals in their natural habitat and learn about the plant life seen beyond the paved trail through a guided historical nature walk. 2-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 948-2891.
TRAPEZE AT EASE
Bayfront Park hosts Trapeze-Experience, a regulation, safety-insured trapeze. Instructors offer classes for ages 6 and up. Strapped in a harness and with a net below, participants are first given a ground lesson and a warmup and then are ready for flight. 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through May 30 at Bayfront Park, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (877) 759-0044 or www.trapeze-experience.com.
Green market on Lincoln Road between Alton Road and Washington Avenue in Miami Beach from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays features fruits, vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, plants and specialty items like bread, honey, jams and jellies. Details: (305) 531-0038.
Daily historical tours of some of Florida’s earliest buildings and architecture. The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave., Village of Palmetto Bay. Adults $6; children $4. Details: (305) 235-1688.
ART DECO TOURS
The Miami Design Preservation League offers 90-minute guided walking tours of the Art Deco Architectural Historic District that focus on South Beach’s Art Deco, Mediterranean Revivalist and MiMo architecture
styles. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. $15. Details: (305) 531-3484 or www.mdpl.org.