Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on August 16, 2007
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts its 2007 Independence Gala Dinner. Sept. 7. 7:30 p.m.-midnight at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Black tie. RSVP required. $175-$10,000. Details: www.brazilchamber.org.
The Miami International Wine Fair features hundreds of wines from around the world. Part of the proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross of Greater Miami and the Keys. Sept. 8-10. Various times at Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall A, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. $65-$75. Details: (305) 777-2255 or www.miamiwinefair.com.
The Miami Chapter of Asociacion Emergencia Ayacucho, a not-for-profit organization that provides assistance to underprivileged and orphaned children in Peru, hosts a concert featuring Peruvian tenor Juan Antonio de Dompablo. Sept. 8. 8 p.m. at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $30. Details: (305) 661-9175 or www.aeamiami.org.
Pridelines Youth Services presents A Night in the Jungle, an adult prom dinner and fundraising event that includes cocktails, dinner and entertainment. All proceeds benefit Pridelines Youth Services, a non-profit organization that promotes education and provide a safe place to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in Miami. Sept. 15. 7 p.m.-midnight at Treetop Ballroom, Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $125-$1,500. Details: (786) 264-1316.
Carnival Center for the Performing Arts presents a jazz concert by Freddy Cole Quartet. Oct. 5-6.
9 p.m. at Studio Theater, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.carnivalcenter.org.
New World School of the Arts celebrates its 20th anniversary with Opening Night at the Symphony with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and violinist Gil Shaham. Oct. 13. 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $49.50-$150. Details: (305) 673-3331 or www.newworldtickets.com.