We're preparing for a modest Thanksgiving with family and friends. Enjoy the holiday weekend coming up soon.
Stay safe, and enjoy the best of Coral Gables in the coming days.
Robert and Robin Burr
Friday, November 13 at 7pm
Beethoven On The Beach
Orchestra Miami's most popular annual event returns live online -- featuring Beethoven’s Symphony N. 6 (Pastorale), Op. 68 in F Major -- paired with one of the most famous violin concertos of all time, the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 performed by newcomer Askar Salimdjanov. Orchestra Miami performs, led by Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi. https://www.orchestramiami.org/beethoven-livestream
please enjoy this image that reminds us of the beauty and serenity of our majestic city
delicate flowers at Fairchild Garden
Coral Gables scenic photo illustrations © Robin and Robert Burr.
A popular venue that combines quality food and a first class bar for cocktails -- with a good selection of wines -- Bulla is well known and warmly recommended for their brunch items like Huevos Bulla, Patatas Bravas and French Toast; specialties like Serano Ham, Grilled Octopus Salad and Pan Con Tomate, plus entreés like Gambas Al Ajillo, Short Ribs and Tuna Tartare. Happy Hour is 5 to 7pm daily when house wines, beer, and liquor are half price. Bulla is located at 2500 Ponce. Call 786-810-6215. https://bullagastrobar.com/locations/coral-gables/
Saturday, November 14 from 9am to noon
Recycle Day at City Hall
It's the annual Recycle Day at Coral Gables City Hall and a chance to discard and recycle those items not allowed in the weekly trash and recycling services such as batteries, electronics, chemicals, cardboard, documents to be shredded.
Starts November 15
Miami Book Fair 2020 Online
Book Fair co-founder Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books & Books, announces the return of Miami Book Fair as a virtual series of events. The 2020 Miami Book Fair, which has grown to be the largest literary gathering in the US, will host more than 300 authors from all over the world in conversation -- all virtual, all safe, all unique, all free -- starting November 15. https://www.miamibookfair.com
Sunday, November 15 at 4pm
Symphony Sundays: Beethoven's Symphony N. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
Happy 250th Birthday Beethoven. Orchestra Miami presents Symphony Sundays: A series of online performances of the 4-hand piano arrangements of the first eight of Beethoven’s nine symphonies, Sundays at 4pm. Beethoven’s Symphony N. 2 in D Major, Op 36 will be performed by Elaine Rinaldi and Don Cannarozzi. Reserve your ticket for the LIVE Zoom performance online at http://bit.ly/omss1115 or on facebook http://www.facebook.com/OrchestraMiami
Starting Saturday, November 28
Miracle Theatre Benefit - A Christmas Carol
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre and producer Hunter Arnold kick off the holiday season with a special filmed version of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol starring one of the finest stage actors of our time, Tony winner Jefferson Mays. This streaming video event will benefit Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre as well as other community, amateur, regional theaters across the country which have been devastated by the pandemic. Tickets for A Christmas Carol are now available to purchase online.
Starting Saturday, December 5
Actors' Playhouse Reopens Miracle Theatre for Madeline's Christmas
"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines." So begins this delightful story of Madeline's Christmas. The day begins like any other day for the girls and their caretaker Miss Clavel, but soon ends in disaster when everyone but Madeline gets the flu. Saddened that they may not be able to go home for Christmas, the girls and Miss Clavel take to their beds. Can Madeline save the day for everyone with the assistance of a mysterious Rug Merchant? Discover the answer in this delightful musical based on the popular book series by Ludwig Bemelmans. The Miracle Theatre is located at 280 Miracle Mile. Special Holiday Performance on Sunday, December 20 at 5pm. For complete details, call 305-444-9293. http://www.actorsplayhouse.org
Seraphic Fire Podcast Episode 6
This episode goes behind the scenes for the making of Seraphic Fire’s Season S, with guest host Rhett Del Campo, featuring interviews with Sarah Moyer and John Buffett. Artistic Director Patrick Quigley also drops by to discuss the process of making Season S and share a preview of a piece from our November concert, Still. Here. Enjoy the witty cast of Seraphic Fire’s artistic company and special guests as they dive into a smart and frank discussion of classical music. https://www.seraphicfire.org/seraphic-saturday-podcast-episode-6/
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