Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on November 3, 2011
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center presents the Miami debut performance of Garth Fagan Dance. Garth Fagan is the 71-year-old Tony Award-winning choreographer of "The Lion King." On the program is his latest work "Madiba," which pays homage to former South African president and civil rights leader Nelson Mandela. "Madiba" is a reference to Mandela’s Xhosa clan name, a term of deep affection to the South African people. The dance features elements of modern and Afro-Caribbean dance as well at ballet and is set to music by South African jazz composer Abdullah Ibrahim. The program also includes the dances "Prelude," "Senku," "Liminal Flux" and "Thanks Forty." 8 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $10-$25. Details: (786) 573-5300 or smdcac.org.