Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on June 7, 2007
Lowe Art Museum hosts an opening reception for Clay and Brush: The Ceramic Art of China. The exhibition will display the history of Chinese ceramics from the Neolithic Period to the 21st century. Friday. 7 p.m. at 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Free for members; $5-$10 others.
Details: (305) 284-3535.
Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an opening reception for Visage, a juried exhibition featuring self-portraits of local artists. Saturday. 7-10 p.m. at 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 576-2828 or www.bakehouseartcomplex.org.
Music industry executive and producer Russell Simmons will discuss "Do You!: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You." Monday. 7 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.
Details: (305) 442-4408.
University of Miami screens "White Elephant," a film about the history of Miami Stadium. The film will be followed by a discussion with the film’s directors and producers. Wednesday (6/13). 6:30-8:30 p.m. at University of Miami School of Architecture, Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center, Glasgow Hall, 1215 Dickinson Dr., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Free admission.
Details: (305) 284-3438.
In celebration of the late Cab Calloway’s 100th birthday, Coral Gables Congregational Church presents a concert with the musician’s grandson, C. Calloway Brooks, and jazz band the Cab Jivers. Today (6/7). 8 p.m. at Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables. $25-$35.
Details: (305) 448-7421, Ext 33.
Women Leading Change Across the Americas is a women’s leadership summit and panel discussion featuring Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, first lady of the Dominican Republic; Vivian Fernández de Torrijos, first lady of Panama; Judith McHale, former president of Discovery Communicatons; Daniel Kaufmann, director of global programs and the World Bank Institute; and Anel Townsend, former Peruvian minister of women and social development. Today (6/7). 6-7:30 p.m. at The Biltmore Hotel, Granada Room, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. RSVP required.
The 14th annual South Florida Boat Show features power boats, water gears and more. Friday-Monday. Various times at Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach.
Details: (954) 946-6164 or www.soflaboatshow.com.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the not-for-profit Cuban Museum will take place Friday. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez, county commission Chairman Bruno Barreiro and other commissioners are expected to attend. The museum will showcase Cuban art, literature, music and history. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 1200 Coral Way, Miami. A free shuttle service will be provided from the Vizcaya Metrorail Station, 3201 SW First Ave., Miami. RSVP required.
Details: (305) 529-5400.