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Calendar Of Events Highlights

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Written by on June 14, 2007

Student public art

   Miami International University of Art & Design hosts an opening reception for an art display by student finalists who were part of the 3333 Biscayne Art in Public Places competition. The City of Miami will present a proclamation to the university for its contributions to higher education in the arts and the arts community. Today (6/14). 5-9 p.m. at Miami International University of Art & Design, 1501 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free.

   Details: (305) 856-1981, Ext. 304.

BOOKS

Styx bassist

   Styx founding member and bass player Chuck Panozzo will discuss and autograph his autobiography, "The Grand Illusion: Love, Lies and My Life With Styx." Today (6/14). 8 p.m. at 933 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Free.

   Details: (305) 532-3222.

DANCE

Dance festival

   The 29th annual Florida Dance Festival features performances, workshops and master classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, African and modern dance. The event begins Wednesday (6/20) and runs through June 30. Various times, prices and venues.

   Details: (800) 252-0808 or www.floridadancefestival.com.

MUSIC

Guitar festival

   The third annual Miami International Guitar Assemblage and Competition features concerts, lectures, master classes and a guitar competition by artists from around the world. The ongoing event begins Saturday. Various times at Centro Cultural Español, 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. $15-20.

   Details: (305) 412-2494 or www.miamiguitar.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Domino night

   Local celebrities will play dominos for charity at the ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night. Proceeds benefit Amigos for Kids. Saturday. 8 p.m. at Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. $150-$1,000.

   Details: (305) 279-1155 or amigosforkids.org.

Dinosaur exhibit

   The Miami Science Museum opens the exhibition The Dinosaurs of China. The collection will include dozens of dinosaur and bird fossils and mounted skeletons. The exhibition opens Saturday at 10 a.m. at 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $13-$20.

   Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.

Bloomsday festival

   Based on James Joyce’s "Ulysses," the Bloomsday Festival will be celebrated in Coral Gables. The event begins Saturday with Family Day at 2:30 p.m. at Coral Gables Branch Library, 3442 Segovia St., Coral Gables. The library will present Irish music and tea. At 5 p.m., Mayor Donald Slesnick is expected to open the evening festivities with a Bloomsday proclamation at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Residents are invited to dress in early-1920s costume. The event will include a parade, music and readings of "Ulysses" by local actors.

   Details: (305) 251-6208 or (305) 273-0118.

THEATER

Family theater

   Actors’ Playhouse Musical Theatre for Young Audiences presents "The Fabulous Fable Factory." The musical tells the story of 12-year-old Margot, who falls into a land of make-believe and helps recreate Aesop’s fables. The play begins Tuesday and ends July 28. Various times at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $12.

   Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.

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