Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on December 6, 2012
The 2012 Coral Gables Holiday Spectacular features live performances, food, carnival rides and games, face painting, arts and crafts, bounce houses, and more. The Actors’ Playhouse Children Theater, Maria Verdeja School of the Arts, and The Jeff Kipperman Quartet from UM performs. Coral Gables mayor Jim Cason and members of the City Commission light the tree at 7 p.m. in front of Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 460-5600 or www.coralgables.com.
The Miami Dade College Journalism Speaker Series features Sun Sentinel features reporter and author Johnny Diaz, who shared in the 2000 coverage of the federal seizure of Elian Gonzalez while at the Miami Herald. Presentation followed by a 15-minute question and answer session. 11 a.m. MDC Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., room 7128, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-3477 or www.mdc.edu.
The 2012 Miami Art Museum Ball commemorates the museum’s 29 years at the Miami-Dade Cultural Center in anticipation of next year’s move to Museum Park, alongside Biscayne Bay. The ball chairs are Patricia Papper, Patricia and William Kleh, and Marcella and Daniel Novela. Followed by an after party "Crash the Ball," with Brooklyn-based duo "Tanlines." 7-11 p.m. dinner. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. after party. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $1,000 MAM Ball. Free after party for MAM Ball attendees. $75-$150 others. Details: (305) 375-5935 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamiartmuseum.org.