Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on March 1, 2007
Films by Warhol
Black-and-white silent films made by Andy Warhol can be seen at the Miami Art Museum. The Andy Warhol: Motion Pictures exhibit also features stills from Warhol’s Screen Tests. The traveling exhibition starts Friday and runs through April 1. Various times at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free Sundays; Free for students and children younger than 12. Others: $2.50-$5.
Details: (305) 375-3000.
Author, finance expert and television personality Suze Orman will discuss "Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny." Sunday. 4 p.m. at Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Blvd., Coral Gables.
Details: (305) 444-9044.
"Peter & The Wolf’
Characters in "Peter & The Wolf" come to life through a classical performance by the University of Miami Frost Symphony and storytelling by Martin Bookspan. The children’s story set to music is accompanied by other classical performances. Sunday. 3 and 5 p.m. at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$12.
Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
The Miami Bach Society hosts its eighth annual Tropical Baroque Music Festival. The Miami Bach Society Chamber Orchestra will perform Handel’s "Royal Fireworks" to a fireworks display at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. The festival begins Saturday and ends March 10. Various venues. Free for students 21 and younger, $5 for graduate students, $30-$500 for others.
Details: (305) 669-1376 or www.miamibachsociety.org.
Learn about the history of Asia and its people at the 17th annual Asian Culture Festival. The festival features booths of arts and crafts, exotic plants and food. The weekend program will also include entertainment such as Thai and Indian classical dances, Taiko drumming and Asian-style soccer. Saturday and Sunday. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Free for children younger than 12, $6 others.
Details: (305) 247-5727.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents the International Chocolate Festival. Learn about the cacao plant and watch cooking demonstrations. The event will feature a chocolate spa and chocolate sculpture competitions. Saturday and Sunday. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free for members and children five and younger, $10-$20 others.
New Theatre presents "I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda," by Sonja Linden. Through March 18. Various times at 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $35-$40.
Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
Arthur Miller’s "The Creation of the World and Other Business." Friday and Saturday. Various times at the Shores Performing Arts Theater, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. $5-$15.
Details: (305) 751-9550, Ext. 231, or www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
Actors’ Playhouse at Miracle Theatre presents "La Cage Aux Folles," a French comedy by Jean Poiret. The play opens Wednesday and runs through April 8. Various times at 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $33-$46.
Details: (305) 444-9293.
South Florida conference
CB Richard Ellis hosts the conference 2007 And Beyond: Predicting the Future of the South Florida Economy. The conference will feature discussions and guest speakers from the business and political community. Tuesday. 7:30 a.m.-noon at The Westin Diplomat Resort, 3555 S. Ocean Dr., Hollywood. RSVP required.
Details: (786) 768-6259.