Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on January 18, 2007
In celebration of Miami Dade College’s 45th anniversary, the school of architecture will host an opening reception for the exhibition Concrete Modernism: MDC Architecture. The exhibition will showcase original photographs, plans and models of some of Miami Dade College’s earliest buildings. Today (1/18). 7 p.m. at Gallery North, North Campus, Building Five, 11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami. The exhibition runs through March 3.
Details: (305) 237-1532.
Miami Art Central hosts an opening reception for Tacita Dean-Fil; Works and Peter Friedl-Work 1964-2006. 7-10 p.m. at 5960 SW 57th Ave., Miami. Friday. The exhibition will run through April 15.
Details: (305) 455-3333 or www.miamiartcentral.org.
Television personality Lou Dobbs will discuss his new book, "War on the Middle Class." 7:30 p.m. at Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Blvd., Coral Gables. Tickets available at Books & Books. Free.
Details: (305) 444-9044.
Jewish film festival
The Miami Jewish Film Festival features international and national films, documentaries, celebrities and entertainment. The 10th annual event opens today (1/18) with the screening of French film "The First Time I Was Twenty." 8 p.m. at Regal Cinema-South Beach 18, 1100 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. The festival will also host a Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony Wednesday (1/24). The award will be presented to director Joan Micklin Silver for films like "Crossing Delancey." The festival runs through Jan. 28. Various venues and prices.
Details: (888) 585-3456 or www.caje-miami.org/filmfestival.
The Chopin Foundation of the United States presents a classical concert by the Atma Trio. The group will perform music by Chopin, Haydn, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Wieniawski. 3 p.m. at Granada Presbyterian Church, 950 University Dr., Coral Gables. Sunday. Free.
Details: (305) 868-0624 or www.chopin.org.
See original antique maps from Asia, France and Spain at a rare-map exhibition in Deering Estate at Cutler Ridge. The exhibition opens Saturday and runs through March 31. Various times at Stone House, second floor, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. $5-$7.
Details: (305) 235-1668, ext. 233.
A Shakespeare’s tango
Shakespeare’s comedic play "Twelfth Night" will be presented as a tango. Performed by the actors of Shakespeare Miami and dancers of Miami Dance Machine, the outdoor play with dance runs today (1/18) through Sunday. 8 p.m. today-Saturday, noon Sunday. Peacock Park, 2820 MacFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove. Free.
Details: (305) 458-9789 or www.shakespearemiami.com.
A love story
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents "I Love You Because," an off-Broadway musical play. Wednesday (1/24) through through Feb. 11. Various times at 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $41.50-$49.
Details: (305) 444-9293.
New Theatre premieres "Sin Full Heaven," a play by Ricky J. Martinez. The play begins today (1/18) and runs through Feb. 11. Various times at 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $15-$40.
Details: (305) 443-5909.
Piano Lovers features Schubert’s Death and the Maiden, a piano concert by Koji Attwood. Mr. Attwood also will perform piano pieces from Tchaikovsky and Liapunov. 4 p.m. at Steinway Piano Gallery, 7940 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Sunday. $20-$25.
Details: (561) 929-6633 or www.pianolovers.com.