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Written by Miami Today on January 17, 2013
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present "Dragons," honoring the year of the dragon. Featuring international circus performers showcasing acts of bravery and athleticism, and Asian elephants and tigers in the "Globe of Steel." Guests can meet Asian elephants and the performers an hour prior to the show. 7 p.m. Additional performances through Jan. 21. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $16-$100. Details: 1-800-745-3000 or (786) 777-4386 or www.ringling.com.
The Adrienne Arsht Center hosts a community celebration and live television simulcast of the Presidential inauguration. The event also features a presentation of the colors by Homestead Senior High School Air Force JROTC Color Guard, live musical performance by the New World School of the Arts Concert Choir, and guest appearances by local elected officials. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (786) 468-2243 or (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
The Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation honors three members of the local legal community—judge John W. Thornton, Jr.; judge William E. Gladstone and John W. Kozyak—at its 29th annual "Judicial Reception." 5:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $85 per person. Details: (786) 866-8426 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden hosts the second annual "Splendor in the Garden" fashion show and luncheon in partnership with luxury specialty store Neiman Marcus Coral Gables and co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa. In addition to the fashion show, the 2013 Fairchild Philanthropy Honorees are recognized: Maria Alonso, Anne Baddour, Bunny Bastian, Paula Brockway, Terry Buoniconti, Martha Clinton and Jan Risi Field. 11 a.m. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $250-$300. Tickets include a champagne reception, seated luncheon, fashion show and awards presentation. Complimentary garden tours are available during the reception. Details: (305) 667-1651 ext. 3375 or email@example.com or www.fairchildgarden.org.