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Calendar Of Events Highlights

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Written by on March 22, 2007

Imperial ceremony

   The Bass Museum of Art presents the Imperial Tea Ceremony with Princess Thi-Nga of Vietnam. The princess will present her private jade collection. Sunday. 2 p.m. at 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Limited seating. RSVP required. $150-$200.

   Details: (305) 673-7530, Ext.9-2002, mheaton@bassmuseum.org, or bassmuseum.org.

   

BOOKS

Actor-photographer

   Tony Award-winning actor Joel Grey will be at Books & Books to autograph his new book of photographs, "Looking Hard at Unexamined Things." Wednesday. 6 p.m. at 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.

   Details: (305) 442-4408.

   

DANCE

Family event

   Miami City Ballet presents "Carnival of the Animals." Characters dressed as endangered species will be part of the dance performance. Wednesday. 7 p.m. at Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $10-$15.

   Details: (305) 929-7000 or www.miamicityballet.org.

   

Art documentary

   The Museum of Contemporary Art screens "Who Gets To Call It Art?" a documentary of American art in the 1960s. The film features interviews and rare footage of influential artists such as Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Willem de Kooning and Jasper Johns. Director Peter Rosen is expected to attend. Saturday. 2 p.m. at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $3-$5.

   Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.

   

MUSIC

Sitar concert

   Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitar player Ravi Shankar, will perform solo. Saturday. 8 p.m. at Carnival Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $15-$55.

   Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.carnivalcenter.org.

   

OUTDOORS

Miami festival

   The Miami Riverday Festival celebrates the history of the Miami River and its significance to the community. The annual event features boat tours, historical reenactments, family activities, food, concerts and more. Saturday. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Meet at José Martí Park between Southwest Fourth Street and Fourth Avenue, Miami. Free.

   Details: (305) 644-0544 or www.miamirivercommission.org.

   

SPECIAL EVENT

Inuit culture

   Lowe Art Museum hosts Inuit Cultural Night. The event features a throat singing and drumming performance by Nukariik and a cocktail reception. Friday. Performance at 7 p.m. at Storer Auditorium, University of Miami School of Business, 5250 University Dr., Coral Gables. Reception at 8 p.m. at Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Free members and University of Miami students. $10 others. Details: (305) 284-3621. Saturday, the museum will feature Inuit Art Family Day featuring a drum-dancing performance, hands-on art activity, Inuit games and more. 1-4 p.m. $3.

   Details: (305) 284-3535.

   

Food benefit

   Writers will discuss their work to benefit Slow Food Miami, a not-for-profit organization that educates and promotes healthy eating. Food Writers at the Mike includes a wine and cheese reception and will feature food, travel, arts and culture writers and editors from newspapers and magazine. $35-$45.

   Details: (305) 444-9044 or www.slowfoodmiami.com.

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