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Written by Miami Today on December 18, 2008
The Key Biscayne Community Center hosts a poetry reading and art exhibition by Rodrigo de la Luz. The artist is known for the "Art of Detritus" sculptures and his second book, "Poesía Viva." 7 p.m. Key Biscayne Community Center, 10 Village Green Way, Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 365-8900.
Chamber South hosts its annual holiday party. 5:30-7 p.m. Hotel Indigo, South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz will host the American Diabetes Association’s Red Gala featuring legendary musician Arturo Sandoval. The gala will also honor Dr. Julio C. Pita, a local physician who has served the South Florida community for 30 years. Mr. Pita will receive the Azúcar Award in Honor of Pedro Knight. 7 p.m. Doral Golf Resort and Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Virginia Gardens. $250. Details: (305) 477-8999 ext. 3119.
The Miami City Ballet hosts a brunch with the cast of the "The Nutcracker" ballet followed by a performance of the classic-Christmas story at the Adrienne Arsht Center. 11:30 a.m. La Gorce Country Club, 5685 Alton Road, Miami Beach. $105 adults, $80 children. Details: (305) 929-7000 ext. 1412 or www.miamicityballet.org.
LIGHT UP THE HOLIDAYS
Miami Seaquarium presents a display of holiday merriment during its annual "Winter Nights & Lights" celebration transforming the park into a Winter Wonderland. In addition to light sculptures of reef fish, flamingos, dolphins and other marine friends, the celebration will feature nightly snowfall, fireworks, the Kids Winterfest, extended park hours and Holiday-themed shows and exhibits. Ends Jan. 3. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 361-5705? or www.miamiseaquarium.com.