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Written by Miami Today on February 28, 2013
ART OF WAR
UM’s Center for the Humanities lecture series presents "Bathing in Reeking Wounds: The Liberal Arts and the Arts of War" by Catherine R. Stimpson, professor and dean emerita of the graduate school of arts & sciences at NYU. Stimpson claims that the humanities are crucial in arriving at complex understandings of war. With new tools of research and communication, the practitioners of the liberal arts are more prepared than ever to explore, describe and explain war, as well as to widely distribute the resulting ideas and information. 5 p.m. Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies, 5202 University Drive, Merrick Building 105, Coral Gables. Free. Details: www.as.miami.edursvp-stimpson.
Meet pin-up photographer Bunny Yeager in a studio reception with a fashion presentation featuring designs by Lingerini. 7-8 p.m. reception. 8 p.m. fashion show. 557 NW 27th St., Miami. Free to attend with RSVP. Details: (305) 571-1415 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEAST & BEASTS
"Feast with the Beasts" features food from 40 local restaurants and caterers, open bars, wild animal encounters, and live entertainment. Featured restaurants and wineries include Blue Martini, Chef Adrianne’s, China Grill, Kitchen 305, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Schnebly’s Winery, Shake Shack, Shula’s 347 Grill and Trattoria Sole. Followed by a dance party with live entertainment by Jon Saxx and Endless Possibilities. 7 p.m. VIP cocktail reception. 8 p.m. dinner. 10 p.m.-midnight party. Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152nd St., Richmond Heights. $175. $225 VIP cocktail reception and main event. Details: (305) 255-5551 or www.fwtb.org.
NBWW Architects and the Coral Gables Museum bring the past, future and a little fantasy through the art of augmented reality for Coral Gables Gallery Night. 7-10 p.m. NBWW Architects, 161 Almeria Ave., Coral Gables and Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 443-5206 or www.nbww.com.
The Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews hosts an awards dinner honoring 2013 Silver Medallion recipients for humanitarianism including Peter J. Dolara, T. Willard Fair, Merrett R. Stierheim and Tony Goldman, posthumously. 7:30 p.m. reception. 8:30 p.m. dinner. Four Seasons Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $350-$500. Details: (305) 755-6096 or www.miamiccj.org.
South Miami Hospital celebrates its 53rd annual South Miami Hospital/Kidz Medical Services Mercury Ball, "Global Rhythm, Your World — Our Priority." More than 500 business and community leaders are expected at the black-tie affair featuring a reception and silent auction, followed by dinner and dancing to the rhythm of "The Headliners." Honored are Dr. Ghassan G. Haddad, chief of hospital medicine and director of hospital services and Luis Hernandez for his work in helping to identify and secure financial support for the foundation. 7 p.m. JW Marriott Marquis, 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami. $450. $4,000-$10,000 tables of 10. Details: (786) 467-5400 or email@example.com or www.baptisthealth.net.
GOOD MEN LUNCHEON
The 20th annual "Twelve Good Men Luncheon" hosted by Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida honors men in the South Florida community for their philanthropic efforts. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $150 per person. $1,500 per table of 10. Details: (305) 324-5683 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.rmhcsouthflorida.org.