Dance Band Night: UM FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC BIG BAND FREE
Thursday, November 10, 7:00 p.m.
North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
Second Thursdays, come dancing at the Bandshell's monthly Dance Band Night. The November 10 edition features the renowned The University of Miami Frost School of Music Big Band, under the direction of Chuck Bergeron. 7:00 - 8:00 PM Happy Hour and swing dance lesson from Yuval and Julia. 8:00 PM Live band: UM Frost School of Music Big Band. Free, with a suggested $5 donation at the door. All ages welcome! You don't need a partner to join the fun.
MIAMI CITY BALLET'S OPEN BARRE WITH PATRICIA MCBRIDE
Wednesday, November 16, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 17, 6:30 p.m.
Lynn & Louis Wolfson, II Theatre, 2200 Liberty Avenue
Legendary ballerina Patricia McBride will be the guest artist featured in Miami City Ballet's first Open Barre of the season. McBride was one of the great ballerinas at New York City Ballet, joining the company in 1959 and becoming its youngest principal dancer in 1961. At MCB's intimate studio theater, McBride will discuss her prolific 30-year career working with George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, and having both masters create numerous principal roles for her. She will then coach MCB dancers in Balanchine's Who Cares?, set to the jazzy, unforgettable tunes of George Gershwin, which will be performed in MCB's Program Four March 17-April 9. Tickets are $35 and include a complimentary "open bar" reception beginning 30 minutes prior to curtain. Miami Beach Residents: Complimentary tickets are available to the first 26 Miami Beach residents who arrive at the box office starting at 6:30pm, prior to the Wednesday, Nov. 16 performance. Must present valid ID with Miami Beach address. Limit 2 tickets per resident. Miami Beach INcard holders save $5.