Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on August 23, 2007
Miami Beach Botanical Garden hosts an opening reception for Ice in August exhibition by local artists. The exhibition will display Norwegian winter scenes with haunting landscapes. Wednesday. 6-8 p.m. at 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. The exhibition continues through Aug. 31. Free.
Details: (305) 673-7256, Ext. 206, or www.mbgarden.org.
Networking with baseball
Next In Line, a networking organization for young professionals, hosts its Members Appreciation Day. On Monday, visitors will get a chance to network and watch the Florida Marlins play the Atlanta Braves. 7:05 p.m. Meet at Dolphin Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. Free members; $20 others.
Details: (305) 962-9207.
In "Kilowatt Ours," filmmaker Jeff Barrie travels to the Southeast to document energy-, environment- and social-related issues. Today (8/23). 7 p.m. at North Miami Public Library, 835 NE 132nd St., North Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 891-5535.
Wolfsonian-Florida International University’s annual summer film series features an examination of African history, political turmoil and life. Screenings include "Blood is Not Fresh Water," a 1998 film directed by Theo Eshetu. The film tells the cultural history of Ethiopia based on stories by Mr. Eshetu’s grandfather. Today (8/23).
7 p.m. at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free members; $10 others.
Details: (305) 535-2622 or www.wolfsonian.org.
Arts at St. John’s presents Project Copernicus From the Land of the Buddha, a classical concert featuring new Eastern-influenced compositions by young composers. Saturday. 8 p.m. at Arts at St. John’s, 4760 Pine Tree Dr., Miami Beach. $15-$20.
Details: (305) 613-2325 or www.artsatstjohns.com.
Learn about the history of Florida lighthouses in a slide presentation by Florida Lighthouse Association board member Ray Stewart. Sunday. 2 p.m. at North Miami Public Library, 835 NE 132nd St., North Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 891-5535.
Real estate forum
The Builders Association of South Florida High Rise Council hosts a forum on trends in the high-rise market. US Rep. Ron Klein will give opening remarks. The event includes panelists such as director of South Florida market of Metrostudy Brad Hunter, director of Metrostudy’s South Florida market; Denny O’Shea, president of Stiles Development Corp.; and Greg West, senior vice president of ZOM Florida. Aug. 30. 7:30 -9:30 a.m. at Tower Club, Regions Bank Building, One Financial Plaza, 28th Floor, Ft. Lauderdale. $40 members; $100 non-members. RSVP required.
Details: (305) 556-6300.