A Celebration Of Women In The Arts Gala

Before the night of the Adrienne Arsht Center Gala, A Celebration Of Women In The Arts, an exclusive look at the rehearsals with the evening's celebrity performers from Vanessa Williams to Gloria Estefan.

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Performer Melissa Schott finalizes the opening number for the gala. By Jipsy Castillo
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Adrienne Arsht stops by during rehearsals. By Jipsy Castillo
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Multi-award winning actress, dancer and singer, Rita Moreno takes the stage. By Jipsy Castillo
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In 2015, Rita Moreno was awareded the Kennedy Center Honors Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award. By Jipsy Castillo
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Rita Moreno’s performs “Brazil” from her 2015 Una Vez Más. By Jipsy Castillo
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This years’ gala was held at the Knight Concert Hall at The Arsht Center. By Jipsy Castillo
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At the exclusive look inside the rehearsal for the 2017 Adrienne Arsht Center Gala. By Jipsy Castillo
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Dinner settings for the evenings gala held inside the Knights Concert Hall. By Jipsy Castillo
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The vivacious entertainer, Storm Large. By Jipsy Castillo
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Storm Large has performed with Pink Martini as a co-lead vocalist. By Jipsy Castillo
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Songstress Storm Large commands the stage. By Jipsy Castillo
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Alicia Hall Moran rehearses. By Jipsy Castillo
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Alicia Hall Moran rehearses. By Jipsy Castillo
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Bria Skongberg takes the stage for her performance. By Jipsy Castillo
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The Canadian trumpet player brings the room to a halt with her seductive track “So Is The Day”. By Jipsy Castillo
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Bria Skongbergs vocals are just as beautiful as her trumpet playing. By Jipsy Castillo
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Adrienne Arsht takes a moment to watch Vanessa Williams perform during rehearsals. By Jipsy Castillo
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Vanessa Williams on the stage at The Knights Concert Hall. By Jipsy Castillo
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Vanessa Williams on the stage at The Knights Concert Hall. By Jipsy Castillo
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Adrienne Arsht Centers M John Richard. By Jipsy Castillo
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Adrienne Arsht and M John Richard before the gala. By Jipsy Castillo
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Exclusive behind the scenes before the gala. By Jipsy Castillo
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Gloria Estefan, Rita Moreno, Adrienne Arscht, and Vanessa Williams. By Jipsy Castillo
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The legendary multi award winning American actress, dancer, and singer Chita Rivera. By Jipsy Castillo
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Gloria Estefan and Chita Rivera. By Jipsy Castillo
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Gloria Estefan and Emilo Estefan. By Jipsy Castillo
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Emilo Estefan. By Jipsy Castillo
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Storm Large. By Jipsy Castillo
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Gloria Estefan being interviewed.. By Jipsy Castillo
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Alicia Hall Moran. By Jipsy Castillo
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Michelle Ortiz By Jipsy Castillo
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Rita Moreno . By Jipsy Castillo
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Vanessa Williams. By Jipsy Castillo
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Arsht Centers M John Richard. By Jipsy Castillo
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Performer Melissa Schott takes the stage with her opening number 42nd Street. By Jipsy Castillo
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Featured presenter of the night, Gloria Estefan. By Jipsy Castillo
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At the exclusive look inside the rehearsal for the 2017 Adrienne Arsht Center Gala. By Jipsy Castillo
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American jazz singer, Nicole Henry with the Miami Chamber Music Society for the closing number. By Jipsy Castillo
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Nicole Henry with the Miami Chamber Music Society. By Jipsy Castillo
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Women of the evening, take a bow. By Jipsy Castillo
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Standing ovation for all the performers, presenters and Adrienne Arscht for an evening of celebrations. By Jipsy Castillo
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