Feb 112010

Nicole Henry and the South Florida Jazz Orchestra will celebrate love with a Big Band beat in a free concert at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the Tina Hills Pavilian at Miami’s Bayfront Park.

The monthly free concert series is sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority. Food and drinks will be available for sale.

Sep 302009

brazilfestThe Miami Downtown Development Authority is celebrating the completion of the Burle Marx sidewalk along Biscayne Boulevard with a street party and free concert starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, on the east plaza of the American Airlines Arena, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.

Marx is the Brazilian designer who created Rio de Janeiro’s iconic sidewalks. The party will be a mini-trip to Rio: capoeira, drummers, dancers, food and fun.

The Rhythm Foundation will present a free concert by the Brazilian group Bossacucanova, who blend classic bossa nova tunes with electronica. The after-show party is at Botequim Carioca.