Weekend Recommender: December 13-16
December 13, 2012 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage
Kick off your holiday festivities with a performance of The Nutcracker this weekend
OC Orianne Collins
Thursday-Sunday, December 13-15
Swiss designer Orianne Collins recently unveiled her first Miami flagship store, OC Orianne Collins Jewellery, inside the FENDI Casa Luxury Living Showroom. The brand is known for semi-precious stone styles and customizable accessories for men, women, and children. This weekend, Collins will honor her grand opening by donating a portion of the boutique's sales to The Little Dreams Foundation. 90 N.E. 39th St., Miami, 305-915-5615
Borscht Film Festival
Thursday-Sunday, December 13-16
An engaging collection of independent films will hit theaters across Miami, featuring multiple screenings at O Cinema and Miami Beach Cinematheque. Highlights of the annual event include Friday's showing of the acclaimedBeasts of Southern Wild and Saturday's Borscht 8 festivities at the Adrienne Arsht Center. General admission tickets to Borscht 8 are $25 and can be purchased online.
Friday-Sunday, December 14-16
The Miami City Ballet presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. This classic tale of holiday magic hits the Au-Rene Theater and features a cast of more than 100 dancers and children, lavish costumes and sets, and enchanting music by Tchaikovsky. Tickets begin at $20 and can be purchased online. 201 S.W. 5th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, 954-462-0222
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