Public Talk/Book Signing Tropicana Nights 2/18/11

Public Talk/Book Signing
Friday, February 18, 7pm
1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Tropicana Nights—Join Rosa Lowinger, art conservator, Cuban exile, and author of Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub (2005), as she takes us back to the glory years of Havana’s most exhilarating cabaret. At Tropicana you could play the roulette wheel, dance to the latest mambo or rumba, or simply ogle the parading goddesses of the flesh. It was the brightest jewel in 1950s Cuban nightlife, and Nat “King” Cole, Liberace, Josephine Baker, and Carmen Miranda performed there before audiences that included Ernest Hemingway, Marlon Brando, and Joan Crawford. For more information: 305.535.2680 or Free.

Free Gallery Admission On Fridays From 6-9pm
Enjoy Free Fridays at The Wolfsonian from 6-9pm.
Join us for a guided tour at 6pm and innovative programming at 7pm. Galleries remain open until 9pm.

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