calendar_web_copy.jpgThursday, Nov. 21

Next Top Dancer Search:
The InterContinental Miami Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, is retiring its 200-foot-tall dancing lady and is looking for the next mover and shaker who will take her place in Miami’s skyline! All genres of dance are encouraged to audition for the role. The first 200 RSVPs online as well as the first 200 dancers in line at 7 a.m., will be guaranteed a tryout.

The hotel will provide the music; the dancer must provide the moves. Judges include Jane Castro from VH1, along with members from the Miami City Ballet and the Miami Heat. In addition to the pride that comes with watching yourself light up the night sky in downtown Miami, winners will receive a free ‘staycation’ package at the hotel. You must be 18 or older to audition.  Register at

Blues King in Concert:
The Adrienne Arsht Center proudly presents “Chicago Blues King,” six-time Grammy Award winner, and Kennedy Center Honoree Buddy Guy plus the original Grammy Award-winning blues prodigy Jonny Lang playing thrilling back-to-back sets at a one-night-only event at 8 p.m., in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets are $39, $59, $79 and $99. Visit
Friday, Nov. 22

Business Plan Tune Up: The Miami -Dade Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Network presents a workshop that will help you create a business plan that fuels your success from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Joseph Caleb Auditorium, 5400 N.W. 22 Ave., Miami. Call 305-751-8648.

Women’s Leadership Council Luncheon: Join Kathleen Cannon, president and CEO of the United Way of Broward County as the keynote speaker at noon, at the Marriott Pompano Beach, 1200 North Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach. Tickets are $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers and must be purchased in advance. Visit or call 954-941-2940.

Saturday, Nov. 23

Hillsong United: Join one of the world’s most popular bands for a night of worship at 7:30 p.m., at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. Tickets start at $22.50. Visit

The Messiah Stage Play: Father Holung and friends present a musical celebration of the life of Jesus at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School, 500 S.W. 127 Ave., Miami. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students and kids. Call 305-551-8813.

Free Outdoor Pops-In-The-Park Family Fun Concert: Enjoy  live music for all ages at a family-friendly free outdoor community band concert as the season-opener for Pops in the Park at 4 p.m., at the waterfront ICE Amphitheater, Founders Park, Miracle Mile 87 Bayside. Admission is free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Contact Donna Heiner at 305-853-7294 or email

Sunday, Nov. 24

Why Am I Still Single? Stage Play:
Find out the answer to the question on the minds of singles everywhere in Antonio G. Wells’ latest play at 3 and 7 p.m., at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr. Call 954-200-2839 or visit

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Key West “Bight” Before Christmas Holiday Celebration:
Enjoy live holiday music, games for the kids, holiday cheer and a chance for photos with Santa at this event along the historic harbor walk linking colorful seaport restaurants, bars and businesses at the Key West Bight. Visit


Branches Volunteers:
The faith-based nonprofit invites anyone interested in helping people “Grow Deeper and Climb Higher” to volunteers for its Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Program as drivers, chefs and more; as well as volunteers to serve as tax preparers during tax season. Call 786-507-3996 or visit

Volunteers Needed: Musicians On Call is currently seeking musicians and volunteers. The program brings live and recorded music to the bedside of patients in healthcare facilities and currently has weekly programs at South Miami, Jackson Memorial and Joe DiMaggio hospitals. Musicians and volunteers should be able to commit to one evening a month for 2 hours to help deliver the healing power of music. Email Monica at

Kiskeya Night: Enjoy a cultural night of poetry and other artistic expressions every third Thursday at 7 p.m., at Eclectic Miami Café, 13227 N.W. Seventh Ave., North Miami. Admission is $10. Call 786-210-8852 or visit

Feed the Homeless:
S.E.E.K. Inc. will feed the homeless in the City of Overtown every first Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m., between 14-15 streets and First Ave.  S.E.E.K. is a not-for-profit organization serving youth of diverse backgrounds by providing public services that promote self-advocacy skills, strategic thinking skills, and community involvement to become lifelong problem solvers. Email