Monday, October 25, 2010

Aventura Arts & Cultural Center Makes Music and Memories This November

Music lovers of all ages will delight in the November lineup at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center. Doreen Cronin's bestselling barnyard books return to the theater in the Family Fun production of Giggle, Giggle, Quack on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 11 am and 1 pm Mayhem ensues when Farmer Brown leaves town and puts his city-slicker brother in charge. The farm animals enjoy treats such as pizza for the hen, bubble baths for the pig and movie night for the cow. Children will enjoy pre-show arts and crafts presented by Young At Art Museum, complimentary face painting and a post-show snack provided by Whole Foods Market and Blue Bell Ice Cream. Tickets are $14 with $3 lap tickets available for infants 12 months and under. Tickets are $15 the day of the performance.

The City of Aventura presents The Piano Men starring Jim Witter in a musical journey through the 70s, featuring the songs of Billy Joel and Elton John on Friday, Nov. 12 at 8 pm. Hits including "My Life," "Candle in the Wind," Rocket Man" and "Just the Way You Are" are accompanied by rear-screen projection of the newspaper headlines, automobiles, people, events, toys and even the TV shows that shaped a decade. Tickets are $40 and $45.

Next Step Dance makes its debut in Miami-Dade with An Invitation to Dance on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 8 pm The contemporary dance company, showcasing entertaining and provocative works, will present audience favorites from the repertory: "Summer Time," "Silenzio," "Photograph," "The Other Side," "Surrender," "Woodblock Study" and "One For My Baby." The event is part of the Aventura Cultural & Arts Center's Arts Access Program, which provides technical and marketing support to local community groups enabling them to develop and build their audiences. Admission is $26.50.

Relive the magic of the best time in musical history with A.B.B.A. International Entertainment's presentation of Remember Then on Friday, Nov. 19 at 8 pm. Reminiscent of old school sock hops and listening to the juke box over a malt and a burger at the neighborhood drive-in, the show is a memorable tribute to the 50's and 60's featuring the Marvelettes Revue and special guests The Temptations Revue. Tickets are $35 and $60 for preferred VIP seating which includes a Meet and Greet Celebration.

The City of Aventura presents Maria Rivas on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 8 pm. Rivas is Venezuela's premier contemporary vocalist and composer. A native of Caracas, her style truly represents the "new Americas." Drawing on the cultural richness of her homeland, her unique popular sound is an intoxicating blend of indigenous, European and African strains with just the right splash of Brazilian and Latin Jazz. Rivas is a remarkably gifted and versatile artist and an international star in the making. Tickets are $30.

Patrons of Exceptional Artists presents the Miami International Piano Festival, known for bringing the world's best pianists and rising stars to South Florida, on Sunday, Nov. 28 at 4 pm in the debut of the Aventura Cultural Series. The first concert of the Series will open the Festival's 2011 Season with a fascinating program by Italian keyboard master Francesco Libetta. This unique program will feature compositions by Chopin and others that specifically pay tribute to Italian Theatre, sopranos and ballerinas, as well as an enlightening pre-concert discussion by "Miami's Music Maven," Professor Frank Cooper. Tickets are $30.

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts manages the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, a 14,864-square-foot, 324-seat waterfront complex that hosts performing arts, cultural and educational programming for all ages. The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center is located at 3385 N.E. 188 Street in Aventura.

No comments:

Post a Comment