Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on September 20, 2007
Health Choice Network presents the seventh annual Jessie Trice Cancer Prevention Benefit gala. The event features guest speaker and University of Miami President Donna Shalala and an award ceremony honoring advocates of cancer prevention such as former US Rep. Carrie Meek and her son Rep. Kendrick Meek. The event also includes a reception, dinner and entertainment. Oct. 3. 6 p.m. at Sofitel Miami hotel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Dr., Miami. $75-$750. Details: (305) 599-1015, Ext. 8080 or www.hcnetwork.org.
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.
Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation hosts its inaugural Diamond Ball. The event will include dinner, an after-dinner reception and entertainment. Oct. 13. 6:30 p.m. at the Ice Palace, 59 NW 14th St., Miami. $500-$50,000. Details: (786) 268-1831.
SYMPHONY OPENING NIGHT
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.
The Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami hosts Jazz at Joe’s, its annual benefit luncheon. Oct. 14. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant, 11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Limited seating. RSVP by Oct. 2. $150-$5,000. Details: (305) 644-0066, Ext. 294.
Sunday Afternoons of Music presents a classical concert with cellist Yehuda Hanani and pianist Walter Ponce. Dec. 9. 4 p.m. at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$40. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.