City Theatre Summer Shorts 2014 Preview 4/4/14

City Theatre Summer Shorts 2014 Preview
Friday, 04/04/2014 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
13_medKey Biscayne Community Center
10 Village Green Way,
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

City Reads for CityWrights are fun and informal evenings of new play readings, presented by City Theatre and its acting company, that give audiences a first-hand role in the process that scripts go from page to stage. Audiences serve as critic and supporter, or even as an actor, while having a peek at what makes City Theatre a center for fresh, new works.

These evenings are an entertaining way for audiences to help City Theatre find great plays among the hundreds of submissions that the company receives for its annual Summer Shorts Festival. Summer Shorts is America’s Short Play Festival that will take place from June 12 – July 6, 2014 at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, with an incredible line-up of scripts penned by the country’s best writers including City Theatre National Short Play Competition winners.

2014 ADDY’s Masquerade Ball 3/12/14

2014 ADDY’s Masquerade Ball
Wednesday, 03/12/2014 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
AAF_MAsquerade_Ball_20143Rusty Pelican
3201 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
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Cost: 85

Who/What: The American Advertising Federation of Miami (AAF Miami) 2014 ADDY’s Masquerade Ball
When: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, Florida
Tickets: $85 a person; Appetizers, Cocktails & Award Show
Theme: “Unmask this year’s award winning advertising”

City Theatre presents Shorts 4 Kids 3/2/14

City Theatre presents Shorts 4 Kids
Sunday, 03/02/2014 – 04:00 pm –
Shorts4KidssssssssssssssssKey Biscayne Community Center
10 Village Green Way,
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

City Theatre has packed up its shorts and hit the road for the 2014 Shorts 4 Kids Tour. This unique educational outreach program introduces children to the art of theatre through age appropriate, socially relevant, entertaining and exciting short plays that appeal to young audiences in bite-size portions.

City Theatre’s Shorts 4 Kids features a selection of three 10-minute short plays that focus on important issues such as bullying, self-esteem and acceptance. The City Theatre Acting Company, comprised of talented young artists from across South Florida, will engage the audience in a lively question and answer period after each performance. The plays and talk back periods act as a spring board for further discussion of relevant issues that challenge today’s youth. Online study guides are available on City Theatre’s website to help introduce students to the short play format and subject matter of the performances: www.citytheatre.com.

This year’s Shorts 4 Kids is directed by City Theatre’s Assistant Artistic Director Mcley LaFrance, and includes three new short plays by Jason Edelstein and Mary Sansone:

Sword Fate Online
by Jason Edelstein
Riza is enthusiastic about joining an online game called Sword Fate Online, when she runs into the most popular team called Heroes of the Hand. She is eager to impress them but is surprised that they are less than friendly. Will she falter in the face of adversity or will this be a story for the ages?

Mr. Nomis
by Mary Sansone
The last place Beau wants to be after school is playing with his buddy Robert’s little sister in the front yard. But Robert insists that having a ceremony for his little sister’s pet is more important than playing Madden. Will Beau help Robert or will he be the reason for a disastrous occasion?

Art Basil Basel
by Mary Sansone
Erik’s been waiting all year to go to Art Basel but what happens when he discovers that rumors are being spread about him that may jeopardize the trip.

The Shorts 4 Kids acting company and creative team features Andre Russell (Musical Director/Sound Designer/Sound Engineer), Jason Edelstein (Actor/Playwright), Mary Sanson (Actor/Playwright/Set Designer), Stephanie White (Actor/Dance Choreographer), Jovon Jacobs (Actor), Kaitlin Sarnacki (Costume and Prop Design), Georgina Delgado (Production Stage Manager) and David Diaz (Sound Technician).

The Shorts 4 Kids tour is made possible with the support of our Season Sponsors: Carnival Corporation & PLC and Key Biscayne Community Foundation,The Miami-Dade School Board Members Dr. Lawrence Feldman, Dr. Marta Perez, Dr. Martin Karp, Ms. Raquel Regalado and Dr. Wilbert “Tee” Holloway, along with The Mayor and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Coral Gables, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A., Wille Family Foundation, Citizens Interested in Arts.

For more information about Shorts 4 Kids, please contact Melody Fakhourie at melody@citytheatre.com or call 305-755-9401 ext. 12.

Photographs of Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance at Virginia Key on 2/20-23/14

Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance at Virginia Key on Thursday – Sunday, February 20-23, 2014.

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Miami Seaquarium Camp 6/9/14

Miami Seaquarium Camp
Monday, 06/09/2014 – 09:30 am –
Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
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Cost: $180- $200

Students from kindergarten to high school can learn about animal senses and behavior, environmental issues, and the relationship between humans and marine animals. Curriculum for each grade level will revolve on a one-week schedule with additional weeks optional. This year’s themes are “Flipper and Friends,” “Oceans in Motions,” and “Ocean Rangers.” Special pricing at Dolphin Harbor is available for campers to experience a Dolphin Interaction program. Parents who have campers registered in grades six through high school can enroll their campers in a Reef Encounter (Sea Trek).

12th Annual Beacon Awards 4/9/14

beacon12th Annual Beacon Awards
April 9, 2014, 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
455 Grand Bay Drive
Key Biscayne FL

Ticket Price: $300.00-$350.00
Register Online
Early Bird price until February 28.

BACCF 2014 Doubles Tournament – Register Today! 4/16/14

BACCF 2014 Doubles Tournament – Register Today!
Sunday, 03/16/2014 – 12:00 pm –
BACCF_flyer_tennisThe Ocean Club
795 Crandon Boulevard,
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
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Cost: $60 per player $40 per person for award luncheon $20 Children 8 & younger for award luncheon Cancelation fees apply – all reservations must be canceled 72 hours in advance. A $15.00 fee will be applied to all credit card cancelations.

THE BACCF 2014 OPEN
This great tennis tournament brings Chamber athletes, friends and family members together for a day of fun games and networking. Celebrate with all the players at a delightful awards ceremony. You don’t want to miss it!!
Sunday, March 16, 2014

Registration Opens 10:30 am
At The Ocean Club, Key Biscayne
$60 per player
Sum of ages of both players must be at least 70 – rules apply, see bellow!
If tennis is your sport, join us at THE BACCF 2013 Open!

Family and Guests can register for the Sunday award ceremony luncheon!!!
The luncheon will start at 4:00PM and the cost is $40.00 per person, $20.00 Children 8 & younger.

Rules and Regulations
1. Due to time and court restrictions, teams will forfeit a match by failing to appear in the designated court within 15 minutes after the end of the preceding match.
2. Warm-up practice is allowed only before match and shall not exceed 10 minutes.
3. Sum of ages of both players must be at least 70
4. One team player must be a member of the BACCF in good standing or a resident of the Ocean Club
5. First round losers will automatically play in the SILVER CUP tournament.
6. Players must consult the tournament organization at all times, concerning the scheduling of the matches.
7. The BACCF OPEN and BACCF SILVER CUP finals will be played best two out of three sets, regular scoring. A 12-point tiebreaker to be played at six games all.
8. No current or past teaching pros, touring pros, ranked junior players, college and tennis players ranked above 4.5 in the NTRP rating categories will be allowed to play in the tournament. The Organization reserves the right to disqualify any player(s) who belong to any of these categories and have registered to play or have already started to play, during the course of the tournament.
9. In case of a rain delay, match will continue the next day. Sides and the score play must resume exactly where it was stopped.
10. No activated beepers or cellular phones will be allowed in court.
11. The tournament will provide tennis balls, which must be left in the court after the match is finished. The Tournament will not provide referees or linesman.
12. All other USTA rules will apply. All decisions made by the Organizational Committee are final.

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