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Spotlight On: The Arts
Originally published: Monday, August 1, 2011 (4:33:58 a.m. ET)

Daniela Mercury, the world's most widely recognized Brazilian recording artist, will perform at the Arsht Center on Oct. 8. (Photo courtesy of
Featured Venue: The Adrienne Arsht Center
Address: 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami

Performances Scheduled For: August-October, 2011

THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE OF performances was accurate, as of this writing. It is always best to call the box office to ensure dates and times remain current.

August 6
An AileyCamp Miami Production
AileyCamp Miami 2011 Performance
Knight Concert Hall
The culminating presentation of AileyCamp Miami 2011 features ballet, jazz, modern and West African dance. AileyCamp Miami is a free, six-week, full-scholarship summer program for students ages 11-14.
September 10
Eventus presents
Willy Chirino/My Beatles Heart
Knight Concert Hall
Willy Chirino will perform hits from his latest CD, "My Beatles Heart," a collection of the Fab Four's greatest songs. Show to include Chirino's own classics "Lo Que Esta Pa Ti" and "Medias Negras."
October 8
Performing hits from her latest CD, "Canibália"
Daniela Mercury
Ziff Ballet Opera House
The top-selling Brazilian music artist, Daniela Mercury, will make her Arsht Center debut with music from her new release. "Canibália" fuses of pop, samba, bossa nova, reggae, axe, merengue, and salsa.
October 14-15
John S. and James L. Knight Masterworks Season Dance Series
Mark Morris Dance Group
Ziff Ballet Opera House
MMDG opens the Dance at the Arsht season with a critically acclaimed repertory of modern dance masterpieces. The choreography of Morris features ballet, modern dance, and folk dance structure.
October 21-23
Miami City Ballet Presents
Program I
Ziff Ballet Opera House
The unforgettable show to include: "Square Dance" (Balanchine/Vivaldi and Corelli); "Afternoon of a Faun" (Robbins/Debussy); "Liturgy" (Wheeldon/Part); and "In the Upper Room" (Tharp/Glass).
October 25-30
Broadway in Miami 2011-2012 Presents
The Addams Family
Ziff Ballet Opera House
Brooke Shields (Morticia) and Tony Award winner Roger Rees (Gomez) star in this widely acclaimed, long-running adaptation of the wildly popular TV show.

• For tickets to any of the aforementioned shows at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, call: 786.468.2000.
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