The Betsy-South Beach Presents First Annual Art Deco Jazz Week 1/11-15/12

The Betsy-South Beach Presents First Annual Art Deco Jazz Week
Wednesday, January 11 – Sunday, January 15, 2012
The Betsy South Beach
1440 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139

In Honor Of Art Deco Weekend

In tandem with the Miami Design Preservation League’s annual Art Deco Weekend festivities, which this year, celebrates its 35th year, The Betsy-South Beach, located on historic Ocean Drive, will celebrate with the First Annual Art Deco Jazz Week at The Betsy from Wednesday, January 11 – Sunday, January 15. Art Deco Weekend, the largest and longest running festival on Miami Beach, closes Ocean Drive to traffic from Friday, January 13 – Sunday, January 15. In addition to musical performances, the weekend highlights include the Annual ADW parade, classic car show, lecture series, film series, antique vendors, guided tours, Art Deco and MiMo furniture exhibit, and more.

The Betsy-South Beach, which presents a year-round calendar of arts, cultural and philanthropic events will enhance its regular Wednesday and Thursday night performance series with a number of additional acts in honor of the festival, featuring a line-up of notable performers. Schedule follows; all events are free and open to the public:
Wednesday, January 11: Big Poppa E 8 pm – 11pm
Thursday, January 12: Big Brooklyn Red 8 pm – 11pm
Friday, January 13: Adam Falcon 8 pm – 9 pm
Saturday, January 14: Ken Burkhart, Noon -4 pm; Adam Falcon, 7 pm – 8 pm
Sunday, January 15: Jazz singer & Bassist Kate Davis Noon – 4 pm

For more information call 305-760-8288 or visit online www.thebetsyhotel.com

The Art Deco Festival was started in 1976 by the Miami Design Preservation League to attract visitors to Miami Beach’s Art Deco Historic District and to raise awareness and appreciation for the arts and culture of the Art Deco era. Art Deco Weekend is a free community oriented event that brings over 200,000 people to the Art Deco Architectural Historic District each January. MDPL produces over 85 educational events for Art Deco Weekend including guided walking tours, lecture series, film series, fashion shows, musical performances, antique furniture exhibit, our annual parade and more. This festival is an important part of Miami Beach’s heritage and culture.

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