Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on October 25, 2012
The Nature Conservancy presents a live auction for exhibit "Design for a Living World," featuring nine commissioned designers and their pieces made of only sustainable goods. Items include a salmon skin dress and overcoat by Isaac Mizrahi; Burmese python shoes from Workshop International; and vegetable ivory bracelets by Ted Muehling. 6:30 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $125. Details: www.nature.org/media/design/index.html.
The Little Lighthouse Foundation presents its third annual Halloween event "Nightmare on the Beach," featuring visual treats, electronic beats and whimsical performers. Tickets include food and open bar all night. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. The Bath Club, 5937 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets starting at $100. Details: www.nightmareonthebeach.com.
ARE WE DEMOCRACY?
Miami Dade College’s MDC Live Arts presents community dance program "Are We Democracy?" featuring dancers from the Urban Bush Women. They offer a non-partisan, week long residency using the arts to explore issues of civic engagement. 8 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. Free with tickets. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
The Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation presents a 2012 diamond ball "M: A Frosted Masquerade Affair." Black tie event. 7:30 p.m. JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami. $1,000 single ticket. $10,000 table of 10. Details: (786) 624-2986 or email@example.com or www.mchf.org/diamondball.
The Biltmore Hotel hosts events in honor of the "Miami Nice Jazz Festival." During the "Sunday Afternoon Jazz Party," guests enjoy a taste of southern French wines and special tasting items such as quiches, sandwiches and French cheeses, paired with live music by Brazilian/American singer Mônica de Silva. The "8 Hands Culinary Experience" brings the flavors of the French Riviera. Sunday Afternoon Jazz Party: 4-5:30 p.m. for members; 5-5:30 others. 8-11 p.m. 8 Hands Culinary Experience. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $25. Details: www.biltmorehotel.com or www.miaminicejazzfestival.com.
Dr. Ira Sheskin, director of the Jewish Demography Project of The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies delivers lecture "The US Presidential Election — How Are Jews Voting?" She discusses the issues driving the Jewish vote and why the demographic is important. 8 p.m. Miller Center Auditorium, 105 Merrick Building, 5202 University Drive, University of Miami, Coral Gables. Free on a first come, first served basis. Details: (305) 284-6882 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miami.edu.
Bayside Marketplace hosts its annual "Halloween at Bayside," featuring free trick-or-treating activities including live music and entertainment from Bayside’s street performers and prizes for children in costume. 5-7 p.m. Bayside Marketplace 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: www.baysidemarketplace.com.