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Written by Miami Today on July 24, 2008
The 21st annual Share our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Miami will feature an eco-friendly theme with organic dishes, biodegradable plates and utensils and eco-shaped water bottles. All ticket proceeds to benefit the Daily Bread Food Bank, Florida Impact and North Florida Educational Development Corporation. The VIP champagne reception and preview will take place at 6 p.m. The general admission event begins at 7 p.m. The Ritz-Carlton, 455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne. $250 VIP tickets; $125 general admission. Details: www.shareourstrengthsouthflorida.org.
The Miami-Dade Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association presents the re-enactment of the 55th anniversary of the truce in the Korean War. 6 p.m. American Legion Post 98, 303 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 445-3557.
Mercy Foundation presents the President’s Interactive Culinary Fest. Noon. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $150. Details: (305) 285-2711 or www.mercyfoundationmiami.org.
imoderni Project Space has chosen Miami as the first city in the United States to unveil Glas Italia products which include Di Dioniso mirrors designed by Ettore Sottsass. On display will be five of the six mirrors in this very significant collection. imoderni will auction one mirror on the evening of the event. The winner will have the experience of being first to hang this mirror in the United States. Tickets for the drawing will be $50. All proceeds to benefit the Bakehouse Art Complex. 7:30-10 p.m. imoderni, 143 NW 23 St., Miami. Details: www.glasitalia.com.
The Wellness Community presents a workshop at which participants can ask doctors about gastrointestinal cancers and the latest advancements in the treatments of these cancers. Dr. Alberto Larcada and Dr. Antonio Ucar, from Advanced Medical Specialties, will present on colorectal cancer and stomach cancer, respectively. 7-9 p.m. The Wellness Community-Greater Miami, 8609 S Dixie Hwy., Miami. RSVP. Free. Details: (305) 668-5900.