Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on April 23, 2009
Now in its sixth year, the Miami Dance Festival brings together several Miami-based ballet, flamenco and modern dance companies for a six-week celebration of the art. Participating companies include the Momentum Dance Company, Ballet Flamenco La Rosa, The Dance Now! Ensemble, Iroko Afro-Cuban Dance Theater and Bollywood dancer Geeta Dias. Performers will dazzle audiences at such venues as the Colony Theater, Miami Beach Cinematheque, the Manuel Artime Theater and the Byron Carlyle Theatre. Ends May 9. Details: (305) 858-7002 or www.momentumdance.com.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and the Miami Light Project present Ros Warby in "Monumental." The performance is a solo work that blends classical technique and structure against a "moving set’ of magnified photos and film footage. 7:30 p.m. Ends April 25. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
SMOKE AND MIRRORS
Florida International University hosts a dance performance titled "Smoke and Mirrors" choreographed by Megan Swick. The performance is said to represent a limbo between the unconsciousness and disconnection to the natural world. Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Sweetwater. 8:30 p.m. Ends April 25. $8 students, faculty and staff, $12 others. Details: (305) 348-0496 or carta.fiu.edu.
Dress for Success Miami and the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce present the "Dancing for Success" fundraiser benefiting disadvantaged South Florida women. Competitors will show off their moves in the Latin, Ballroom and Hip-Hop categories and be judged by a celebrity panel. Bongo’s Cuban Café in the American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $100. Details: (305) 695-6834 or www.dressforsuccess.org/miami.