Weekend Recommender: April 4-7
April 04, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA
photography by Lois Greenfield | Homepage
Savion Glover tap dances at Adrienne Arsht this Saturday
Heineken TransAtlantic Festival
Thursday-Sunday, April 4-7
Four nights of modern, energetic, and groundbreaking world music hit Miami with beats inspired by Colombian, Argentinean, and Brazilian rhythms. Tonight’s kick-off party will take place at Blackbird Ordinary, followed by weekend concerts at North Beach Bandshell and a closing party at Gramps in Wynwood.
Veuve Clicquot Champagne Dinner at db Bistro
Friday, April 5, 7 p.m.
Veuve Clicquot chef de cave Dominique Demarville will pour vintages from 2004, including the label's Rare Label Brut, Rosé, La Grande Dame, and Demi-Sec NV, to complement a four-course menu by db Bistro executive chef Matthieu Godard and pastry chef Jerome Maure. The dinner is $200 per person and reservations can be made here. 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami
Downtown Art Walk
Friday, April 5, 6-10 p.m.
The First Friday Downtown Art Walks hosts its inaugural edition with more than 150 artists across 11 local venues. Spanning private galleries, artist studios, and non-profits, stops on the walk include the Miami-Dade College Museum of Art, Bas Fisher Invitational, Artisan Lounge, Eleazar Delgado Studio, and McCormick Place. The event will also debut MIA Encore, a multimedia contemporary art fair set aboard the SeaFair Bayfront.
Savion Glover at Arsht
Saturday, April 6, 8 p.m.
Tony Award-winning performer and choreographer Savion Glover brings his new show, SoLe Sanctuary, to the Adrienne Arsht Center. The tap sensation's latest endeavor honors tap dancing icons Jimmy Slyde, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Glover's own mentor, Gregory Hines. This one-night-only affair is not to be missed. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., 305-949-6722
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