An Action-Packed Weekend Comes Our Way

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On April - 24 - 2010

art of partneringThe Art of Partnering Miami City Ballet presents The Art of Partnering on April 23 from 6-10:30 p.m., offering singles a unique opportunity to create their own “pas de deux” at a glamorous event at Miami City Ballet studios featuring a cocktail reception, an intimate performance and talk about the ‘The Art of Partnering’ by Miami City Ballet Founding Director Edward Villella; and an after party immediately following at Grove, W South Beach. Miami City Ballet is located at 2200 Liberty Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets cost $100. For more information, email or call 305-929-7017.
Barton G. Kids Hear Now Foundation Gala
On Saturday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m., Barton G. Weiss will host his annual gala for the Kids Hear Now Foundation at his latest venue, The Villa By Barton G., formerly the Versace Mansion (1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach). The gala’s theme will be “An Evening of Grand Splendor” with proceeds going towards funding further research technology and treatment in the field of cochlear implants for the thousands of newborns born each year with profound hearing loss. Kids Hear Now provides cochlear implants for the underprivileged as well. Cocktail attire is requested for the party. Tickets cost $1, 250 per person. For more information contact 305.576.3006 or email:

galalogo-bigMiami Children’s Museum Gala

The Miami Children’s Museum celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a gala on April 24 at the museum (980 MacArthur Causeway). The celebration includes a reception at 6:30 pm, which will take place throughout the museum’s 14 galleries, dinner outside at 8:00 catered by the Ritz Carlton South Beach and a concert by the Average White Band. Tickets cost $500 per person/ $5, 000 for tables of ten. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. To RSVP for the event, contact Kelly Bresnahan at 305.373.KIDS (5437), ext. 142 or email

Bastos Design and D.Stern at Club 50

Luxury jewelry brands Francisca Bastos Design and D. Stern Jewelers will present their latest pieces at an exclusive showcase on Tuesday, April 27 at Club 50 at Viceroy Miami, from 5 pm to 7:30 pm with a portion of the jewelry sales benefitting the Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-A-Pet. Guests can enjoy well drinks, beer and wine for only $5 until 10 pm. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP is a must to 305.777.2340 x1042 or

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