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Written by Miami Today on October 25, 2012
The City of Nice, France brings its jazz festival for its Miami debut as the two-day "Miami Nice Jazz Festival." Performers include local jazz ensembles from FIU and UM; vocalist and host of NPR’s JazzSet Dee Dee Bridgewater; and bassist/composer Kyle Eastwood’s band, and The Florida International University Big Band, featuring Sally Night. Also featuring Latin jazz and salsa artist Eddie Palmieri and his Latin Jazz Band; and The South Florida Jazz Orchestra, with Chuck Bergeron and vocalist Nicole Henry. 7 p.m. through Oct. 27. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $30-$75. $195 VIP tickets. Details: (305) 374-2444 or www.miaminicejazzfestival.com.
JAZZ AT MOCA
Michael Bellar and the As-Is Ensemble headline Jazz at MOCA. Michael Bellar is the founder, composer and keyboardist of the AS-IS Ensemble. This alternative jazz group mixes buoyant funk, jazz-rock, swing and groove. 8 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
Pianist Angelica Sganga and violinist Huifang Chen gives tribute concert "Clair de Lune: A Tribute to Claude Debussy, 150th Anniversary," celebrating Claude Debussy’s birth. 7:30 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $20 museum members. $30 others. Details: www.coralgablesmuseum.org.
"Brundibar," the children’s opera originally performed by the children of a concentration camp in occupied Czechoslovakia is featured as part of Light/The Holocaust and Humanity Project. Under the leadership of Miami Children’s Chorus music director, Timothy A. Sharp, this family-friendly performance adapts the original. 1:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. Free with pass. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
"Moona Luna," a bilingual rock band from Brooklyn, New York performs as part of the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center’s family series for children and families throughout the county. 1 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $10. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.