Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on October 30, 2008
Miami Beach Resort and Spa hosts the 38th Grand National Dance Championships featuring Ballroom and Latin dancing and an opening parade of more than 200 dancers in dramatic Venetian masquerade costumes. The competition will end with amateur and professional dancers, including Anna Trebunskaya from "Dancing with the Stars" competing. Ends Nov. 1. Miami Beach Resort and Spa, 4833 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (954) 227-1760 or www.grandnationalchampionship.com.
A LIFE OF TAP
Writer and dancer Jane Goldberg will be signing copies of her book "Shoot Me While I’m Happy," at Books and Books. Her deep connection with tap comes from years of performing and talking with such luminaries as her late friend Gregory Hines, Sammy Davis Jr. and Savion Glover. 8 p.m. 933 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-3222 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Miami City Ballet School offers classes for adults of all skill levels. The schedule includes traditional ballet, hip-hop and jazz-dance classes. Times and days vary. Miami City Ballet School, 2200 Liberty Ave., Miami Beach. $14 per class, $100 for 10 classes. Details: (305) 929-7007 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
World Salsa champions Isaac and Laura Altman will perform dances such as the waltz, foxtrot, tango and their signature salsa during an unforgettable evening. 8 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $15-$30. Details: (305) 284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com.