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Written by Miami Today on February 23, 2012
The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center celebrates Black History Month with a presentation of Langston Hughes’ poem "Langston Hughes Project, Ask Your Mama, Twelve Moods for Jazz." The performance features an adaptation of the poem by the Ron McCurdy Quartet with celebrity spoken word artist Malcolm Jamal-Warner. In addition, DelancyHill law firm hosts its eighth annual Black History Month celebration with a VIP reception honoring Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss. Proceeds from the VIP reception benefit the center’s education and outreach programs. 6 p.m. VIP reception in Black Box Studio. 8 p.m. performance. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $5 via www.cultureshockmiami.com. $10-$30. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
HEART TO HEART
The Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute hosts a community program, "Heart to Heart on Health," offering screenings and life-saving information. Featuring free screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and body composition; and a panel on heart disease. Speakers include cardiologist Jonathan Fialkow; John E. Gardner, EMS division chief for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue; interventional cardiologist Jonathan Roberts, and interventional cardiologist Ramon Quesada. 6-7 p.m. free screenings. 7-9 p.m. panel. Temple Beth Am, 5950 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. Free. Details: (786) 596-3812 or email@example.com.