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Written by Miami Today on April 19, 2012
The Miami Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis hosts a happy hour at Scotty’s Landing. 6-9 p.m. Coconut Groves Scotty’s Landing. $20 admission includes complimentary appetizers and two drink tickets. Music provided by "Live Bait." Scotty’s Landing, 3381 Pan American Drive, Coconut Grove. Details: www.thebuonicontifund.com/miami.
The University of Miami School of Law hosts "We Robot 2012: Setting the Agenda" to discuss legal issues of robotics. The conference gathers experts on robot theory, design and development and those who design or influence the legal and social structures in which robots operate. Guests include Kate Darling, IP research specialist at MIT Media Lab; Dr. Ian Kerr, Canada research chair in ethics, law and technology at the University of Ottawa; and retired brigadier general Richard M. O’Meara, who is a professor of international law in the division of global and homeland security affairs at Rutgers University. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21-22. School of Law, 1311 Miller Drive, room E352, Coral Gables. Free. Registration required. Details: (305) 284-6276 http://robots.law.miami.edu.
Learn Irish fiddling from HistoryMiami artist-in-residence James Kelly. James Kelly is presented by the South Florida Folklife Center, a division of HistoryMiami, as part of Heritage Spotlight, an artist-in-residence series that showcases local traditional artists and cultural expressions. Don’t forget to bring your instrument. Space is limited. Advance reservations and payment are required and non-refundable. 1-3 p.m. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St. $10 members and juniors. $20 others. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.historymiami.org.
The American Cancer Society hosts a 2012 gala honoring Raúl Alarcón, president/CEO of Spanish Broadcasting System. 7 p.m. cocktails and silent auction. 8:30 p.m. dinner. InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $500 per person. $5,000-$10,000 tables. Details: (305) 779-2861 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.cancer.org.