Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on February 7, 2008
Miami Science Museum hosts the sixth annual Building the Future gala, with dinner, dance, live and silent auctions. 7 p.m. Feb. 15. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne. Black-tie. $600-$50,000. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
The Concert Association of Florida celebrates the 200th anniversary of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony with a classical concert of Beethoven’s music performed by Dresden Philharmonic. 8 p.m. Feb. 20. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $5-$20. Details: www.carnivalcenter.org.
Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami presents "Swan Lake." 8 p.m. Feb. 23. The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $21-$63. Details: www.livenation.com.
Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews hosts the 56th MCCJ Humanitarian Awards Gala. The gala honors community leaders of diverse backgrounds by awarding the Silver Medallion Award for Humanitarianism. The event includes a reception and dinner. 6:30 p.m. March 15. Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $500-$50,000. Details: (305) 379-0607.
Miami Lyric Opera presents Gaetano Donizetti’s tragic opera: "Lucia di Lammermoor." 8 p.m. May 17-24. Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $30. Details: (305) 297-3619.
The Vizcayans presents the 11th annual Evening Under the Stars: Venetian Nights. The fundraising event includes food, music, dancing, guided tours and silent auction. Proceeds go towards the maintenance and support of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens.
7 p.m. March 20. Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, 3251 S Miami Ave., Miami. $45-$75. Details: (305) 856-4866 or www.vizcayans.org.