The National YoungArts Foundation’s 2014 YoungArts Miami program will take place February 12 -17, offering South Florida’s brightest young artists life-changing experiences and scholarship opportunities. YoungArts Miami participants will also have the chance to share their talents with the public through two multidisciplinary performances at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts and a visual art, photography and design exhibition, cinematic arts screening, jazz combo and writers' reading on the YoungArts Campus (2100 Biscayne Boulevard). For more information, visit: www.youngarts.org/young-arts-miami or call: (305) 377-1140.
Night Breeze at the Raleigh
Head to Restaurant Michael Schwartz Live Concert Series (1775 Collins Avenue) this Thursday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m. for a Live Concert Performance by jazz sensation Night Breeze Jazz. Band members: Mike Curtis, Earle Eidenire and Ezo Hernandez regularly perform as a duo or trio, and their experience has led them to become celebrated musicians and music professors in South Florida. Guests who RSVP in advance to RMS@sbe.com will have access to an intimate meet-and-greet with the performers in The Martini Bar. During intermission, a representative from Steinway & Sons will present the Steinway Cultural Achievement Award to Sarah Harrelson, founder and editorial director of Whitehaus Media Group, in recognition of her important contributions to local arts and culture. Restaurant Michael Schwartz Live Concert Series is a partnership with Steinway & Sons that offers a weekly live music program featuring performances by Grammy Award-winning musicians and some of the most in-demand artists in jazz. For more information, visit www.RaleighHotel.com.
Art Wynwood 2014 will showcase 70 international galleries, spotlighting emerging, contemporary and modern works. The fair’s run from February 13 to 17, coincides with Presidents' Day weekend and the Miami International Boat Show. Art Wynwood reflects the dynamic environment of Miami’s burgeoning Wynwood Arts District, which over the last decade has gained international renown as the hub of South Florida’s contemporary art scene. For more information visit: http://www.artwynwood.com.
Designed for a Cure
On Thursday, February 13, at 7:00 p.m., Designed for a Cure Will take over the Ice Palace, (59 NW 14th Street), drawing a crowd of more than 600 members of South Florida’s philanthropic and business communities. The event will feature tastings from 30 renowned Miami restaurants and premium cocktail creations. The highlight of the evening, will be a fashion show by world-renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, starring Sylvester patients. Sponsorships of $2,500-$100,000 are available.
VIP tickets (including a VIP reception at 6:00 pm and reserved seating at fashion show) cost $400. General admission tickets cost $200. For more information, call (305)243-9088 or visit www.sylvester.org/designedforacure.
Gloria Estefan and Andrea Bocelli Concert
Miami’s own international superstar, Gloria Estefan, will join Andrea Bocelli on stage as a special guest at the BB&T Center (1 Panther Pkwy) n Sunrise on Friday, February 14. The concert starts at 8 p.m. For tickets or more information, visit www.ticketmaster.com.