After the Mad for Mod Ball, the party continues. Join the YPBH for the Doctors Hospital Gala After Party for dancing, open bar provided by Republic National Distributing Company, and delicious late night bites. Ticket are $50 in advance or $60 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 786-308-3578 or visit www.doctorshospitalball.com.
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Prometeo Theater at Miami Dade College, the country’s only theater conservatory in Spanish announce the presentation of Dos Corazones at the Koubek Center on Saturday May 18th at 8 pm and at 9:30 pm. This micro-theater play (20 minutes) – has been chosen to represent the conservatory at the Lincoln Center’s Director’s Lab West. The presentations will serve as fundraisers for the play to travel to LA.
Since its inception more than 35 years ago by Prometeo’s founder, Teresa Maria Rojas, mission has been to preserve Hispanic culture through theatre. With the vision and support of Dr. Eduardo Padrón, president of Miami Dade College, Prometeo Theatre serves more than 500 theatre arts students every year, transforming the landscape of Spanish theatre in Miami along the way. In the fall of 2006, Prometeo entered a new phase, becoming part of the Florida Center for the Literary Arts at Miami Dade College under the direction of Joann Maria Yarrow and the guidance of the Center’s Executive Director, Alina Interián. Prometeo offers classes throughout the year in Acting, Voice and Speech, Movement, Singing, Playwriting and Camera-acting Technique as well as specialized workshops in Stage Combat, Commedia del’Arte, Contact Improv, Viewpoint training and much more.
The event will once again be hosted by Jorge Nation Foundation Inc.’s (JNF) Board of Directors and emceed by WSVN-Fox 7’s Shireen Sandoval. This event promises to be a first class testament to the life of Jorge Brouwer, as well as a showcase of JNF’s significant progress thus far. Guests will be treated to unlimited top shelf cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, charity auction, live music and performers, a showcase of the past JNF Dream Trips, celebrity appearances and much more. Over 400 South Floridian’s will celebrate the evening while contributing to a noble mission; one that offers the opportunity and life-changing experience to enhance the lives of Children in South Florida through travel who are or have been stricken with a terminal or debilitating health condition or illness. JNF works diligently to achieve its annual goals and expand its outreach, but it cannot fulfill the needs of these children alone. Individual tickets are $135. For more information or to secure your Sponsorship please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doctors Hospital’s Mad for Mod Ball will take you back to the style of the 60′s – lava lamps, GoGo dancers and whoopie pies! The gala will benefit Doctors Hospital Foundation and the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. The evening will kick off at 7 p.m. with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and dancing. Manny & Lory Castro’s Dance Town Miami Untouchables, of “America’s Got Talent” fame, will entertain you. Browse the silent auction and bid high in the live auction with exciting items like a week on The World Residences at Sea ship, a makeover from TLC’s “What Not To Wear” hair stylist Ted Gibson, a princess package complete with a Rene Ruiz gift certificate, jewelry from Neiman Marcus, a four night stay at the Azul Beach Hotel in Mexico and more! The new, larger ICU will be a state-of-the-art space with the most sophisticated equipment. Each room will have 24-hour off-site electronic monitoring through the eICU LifeGuard program. Presented by Doctors Hospital Foundation and organized by community volunteers, the ball is chaired by Ilien and Keith Hechtman, M.D., with co-chairs Patricia and Carlos Garcia, Esq., and Abby and Jose Portuondo, M.D. The ball’s presenting sponsor is ER STAT Inc. Tables are available at the $5,000 and $10,000 levels; individual seats may be reserved for $500 and $1,000. Corporate sponsorships and underwriting opportunities also are available. For more info contact Laura Denoux at 786-467-5404 or Events@BaptistHealth.net.
You are invited to a happy hour at Hyde Beach at the SLS Hotel. There will be free whiskey and 2 for 1 on everything else. Complimentary Fedoras provided by Christys’ Hats.
The business of Fashion and Beauty has brought the world within reach and brought everything beautiful under one roof at the Miami Beach Beauty Show. Starting with Welcome Party Celebrity Meet and Greet sponsored by Dream Labs South Beach, Hot Magazine and SFG Magazine, scheduled for Saturday May 18 at Mansion Nightclub, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm sharp. A donation of $25 pre-paid in advance, or $35 at the door will benefit the Mayor’s Campaign and Princess Obele Lopez Foundation for the Animals in Risk. Hosted by Jo Blackwell-Preston and Samy Suarez, this will be an Evening of Beauty, Fashion and Entertainment benefiting a Cause. This year Beauty Bash Unity Now Is a Tomorrow for Everyone will offer the most amazing Runway show by Dion.
The 11th Annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala will celebrate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, its International Outreach Program (IOP) and the efforts being made to find cures for deadly pediatric diseases like cancer through research and treatment. Most importantly, no family ever pays St. Jude for anything! This year’s gala, presented by Manuel & Mercedes Mosteiro, will honor former Miami Dolphin’s coach, Coach Don Shula and feature a special headline performance by renowned Colombian singer Carlos Vives. Gala co-founder Daisy Fuentes will make a special appearance. This celebrated gala will welcome more than 900 guests, count on unforgettable performances by Latin music’s chart toppers, and one of the largest red carpets of any charity gala. Attire is black tie optional. Individual tickets are $400. For more info contact Anyoleth Sanchez at 305-265-1371 or email@example.com.
You are cordially invited to join the University of Florida Association of Hispanic Alumni for an evening of good food, good music & good times for a good cause at the 10th Annual Gator Guayabera Guateque in support of the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program and Association of Hispanic Alumni Scholarships. Tickets start at $80.
Step back in time to the 50’S and 60’S with The Circle of Friends for the Nova Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman Library annual meeting event being held on Saturday evening, May 18th at 6pm. While you “rock the night away” with entertainment by The Fabulons, “South Florida’s Favorite Party Band,” you will also enjoy a classic 50’s dinner. The party takes place in the “school gym” at the NSU Arena North Court of the Don Taft University Center. Win amazing chance auction prizes! Proceeds from this event benefit the Alvin Sherman Library. Circle of Friends members tickets are $75, and non-members $125, which includes a $50 one year membership.
Join the Old School BeerFest in Delray Beach and experience the world of beer and the art of brewing! Sample more than 50 craft brews, international beers and ciders. Great eats will be available for purchase from a variety of gourmet food trucks. Kick back with live music by two of South Florida’s best bands: Prreservation (rock & roll covers) and The People Upstairs (funk/reggae). The VIP area gives you covered outdoor and air conditioned seating, with complimentary snacks and beverages, including a signature brew not offered at the main tasting. General admission is $30 in advance and $60 for VIP. Proceeds from Old School BeerFest will support the 2013-14 Free Friday Concerts at The Pavilion.