Sleepless Nights Zone 1


From art exhibits of voodoo gods to live Opera, here's what's going on in Zone 1.


By Solange Reyner

From art exhibits of voodoo gods to live Opera, here's what's going on in Zone 1.

Zone 1 - North Beach

  • Normandy Fountain Stage (Rue Vendome between Normandy Drive and 71st Street)

Performances at 6, 8, 10 and 11 p.m. here. The first is composer Ben Neill and Lemur - instruments that play themselves (a creation by musician and computer programmer Eric Singer).At 8, watch the Miami-based Dance Now! Ensemble perform, followed by Grammy-winning saxophonist Felipe Lamoglia. At 11, it's pianist Silvano Monasterios.

  • Tamarind Thai Restaurant (946 Normandy Drive)

This site opens with an art exhibit from 6:30-7:30, followed by a fashion show at 8 with singer Janelle Sanchez performing. At 9, groove to Anthony Corrado's saxophone.

  • Byron Carlyle Theater (500 71st Street)

It's first come, first served here - so grab a seat quickly. At 7, catch Teatro en Miami - a group that performs plays in Little Havana. At 9, Theater company Ground Up & Rising will perform Martin McDonagh's "The Pillowman." From 11:30-4:30, it's the "Next Generation 2010 Short Film Festival."

  • North Shore Park Youth Center (501 72nd Street)

At 6 p.m., guitarist Will Thomas plays songs from his Spanglish Sing-Along CD. At 7, Miami-based artist Pablo Cano performs in this one-man show inspired by 1920's New York vaudeville. At 8 and 9, performers from the Miracle Theatre's musical theater program emulate selections from the Tony Award winning musical, "In The Heights." For kids, there's a 30-foot-tall titanic slide from 6 to 11 p.m. Also, check out Artformz Alternative's 30-foot tall inflatable sculptures during the same time.

  • North Beach Band Shell (7255 Collins Ave.)

Opera fans can catch Miami Lyric Opera's "La Traviata" at 7 p.m.The show will be performed outdoors.

  • Sazon Cuban Cusine (7305 Collins Ave.)

From 10 p.m. to midnight, listen to guitarist AmTonio on Sazon's patio.

  • Ocean Terrace (73-75 Streets, East of Collins Ave.)

Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrie is creating sculptures of voodoo gods which will migrate down the streets of Miami Beach in a parade. The preview takes place at the Ocean Terrace at 11 p.m.


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