News Release: Aventura Salutes America’s Veterans
When: Friday, November 11, 2011
Where: Aventura Arts and Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St, Aventura FL 33180
The City of Aventura will recognize the brave men and women who have served in the Armed Forces defending our nation’s freedom. This year’s ceremony features:
- veterans from the Miami VA Healthcare System Welcome Home Operation
- personal reflections from local veterans
- patriotic performances by Aventura City of Excellence School
- participation from local veteran groups
For more information contact the Aventura Community Services Department at (305) 466-8930 or visit www.cityofaventura.com.
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Upcoming Events At Aventura Arts and Cultural Center
Celebration of Life Music Festival – January 8, 2011
On January 12, 2010, The New Victorian School was completely destroyed by the 7.0 earthquake which hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Romel Joseph, Executive Director, was trapped under the rubble of the school for 18 hours. His remarkable ordeal captivated audiences around the world, including Miami Herald, Washington Post, London Times, CBS News with Katie Couric, BBC, Stevie Wonder and others. Walenstein Musical Organization, also founded by Mr. Joseph, will present a “Celebration of Life Music Festival” to commemorate the 1st anniversary of Haiti’s earthquake, as well as help raise funds for the reconstruction of The New Victorian School.
Miami International Piano Festival: Prodigies & Masters of Tomorrow – January 9, 2011
South Florida’s got talent! Luis Urbina (19 year-old pianist) joins forces with Michael Province (15 year-old violinist) in a program showcasing the brilliant virtuosity of these rising stars. Both were selected by the Piano Festival for their extraordinary musicianship and receive guidance from the great Masters within the Piano Festival family. Province was featured in the documentary, “The World’s Greatest Musical Prodigies.” Urbina performed with the legendary violinist, Ida Haendel in New York City. Today’s program will feature Michael & Luis playing solo works and partnering on Grieg’s Violin Sonata in G and the “Symphonie Espagnole,” (Violin and “Orchestra”) by Edouard Lalo.
Brazilian Voices – Smart Stage Matinee – January 10, 2011
Don’t miss the beat with Afro-Brazil … be part of this exciting experience of unique musical rhythms born long ago when Read the rest of this entry »
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