Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on April 19, 2007
Jackie Robinson book
Author Jonathan Eig will discuss "Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season." Monday. 8 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.
Details: (305) 442-4408.
Politics and Culture
Author Bernie Goldberg will discuss "Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right: How One Side Lost Its Mind and the Other Lost Its Nerve." Tuesday. 8 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.
Details: (305) 442-4408.
New World School of the Arts presents College Spring Dance Concert. The show opens today (4/19) and runs through April 22. Various times at New World Dance Theatre, 25 NE Second St., Miami. New World and Miami Dade College students and teachers free; $5-$10 others.
Details: (305) 237-3341 or www.mdc.edu.nwsa.
The Miami Bach Society performs "Saul," a composition by Georg Frideric Handel. Sunday. 3 p.m. at Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. 21 years old and younger free; graduate students $5; others $30-$45.
Details: (305) 669-1376 or www.miamibachsociety.org.
Sunday Afternoons of Music presents a classical concert with cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han. Sunday. 4 p.m. at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$40.
Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
The Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards includes an awards show, a conference, a networking event, exhibits, a reception and more. Monday-April 26. Various locations and prices.
Miami Dade College presents "Nunsense," an off-Broadway musical and comical play about the unusual lives of nuns. Friday and Saturday. 7 p.m. at Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Auditorium, Suite 1261, Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 237-7331 or www.mdc.edu.
Gablestage at the Biltmore Hotel presents "Golda’s Balcony." The play tells the story of Golda Meir from a child in Russia to prime minister of Israel. The play begins Saturday and runs through May 20. Various times at 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $35-$40.
Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
The Dan Marino Wine and Food Festival is a fundraising event to benefit the Dan Marino Foundation, which supports medical research, treatment and outreach programs for children with chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities. The event will feature wines from around the world and various dishes from local restaurants. Sunday. 2-5 p.m. at Waterway Shoppes II, 2334 Weston Rd., Weston. $50-$1,000.