Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on July 12, 2007
ArtCenter/South Florida hosts an opening reception for The Sky is Yellow exhibition featuring multidimensional art by several artists. The event includes a musical performance. Friday. 7-10 p.m. at 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. The exhibition runs through Aug. 12. Free.
Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
Movies about drug cartels, lost identity and love triangles and a true story will be featured at the Colombian Film Festival. The festival will begin with "Additions and Subtractions." Friday. 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $6-$10.
Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University screens "Les Paul: Chasing Sound." The film tells the story of the musician who popularized the electric guitar and his contribution to modern music. There will be an after-screening discussion with producers John Paulson and Jim Arntz. Friday. 7 p.m. at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free.
Details: (305) 531-1001.
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Gold Coast Railroad Museum grants free admission to the museum every Wednesday until the end of this year. Various times at 12450 SW 152nd St.
Details: (305) 253-0063 or goldcoast-railroad.org.
Alliance Francaise de Miami celebrates Bastille Day, a national holiday in France to commemorate the French Revolution. The event includes food and entertainment. Friday. 7 p.m. at 1414 Coral Way, Miami. $5.
Details: (305) 859-8760.
The International Mango Festival will feature mangos from the Caribbean. The event will include mango tastings, lectures, food demonstrations, music and children’s activities. Children dressed in pirate costumes get in free. Saturday-Sunday. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. Free members; $10-$20. A mango brunch will be served at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Garden House.
Details: (305) 667-1651.
Prometeo Theatre presents "Everyone’s Home," written by Neher Jacqueline Briceño. Hispanic actors Zaida Castellanos and Evelyn Davila play tenants living in a colonial home trapped in the reality of truth and deception. Through Saturday. 8:30 p.m. at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. In Spanish with English subtitles. $25.
Details: (305) 237-3262 or www.prometeotheatre.com.
The Broward County Chamber of Commerce hosts a business-card exchange. Tuesday. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at GameWorks, 2608 Sawgrass Mills Circle, Suite 1303, Sunrise. RSVP required. $10-$15.
Details: (954) 565-5750, Ext. 4006.