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Miami-Dade Parks’ free “Noches Tropicales/Tropical Nights” concert series kicks off its 2013-2014 season with a Latin Jazz Gala Opening concert by 10-time Grammy award-winning Edwin Bonilla and his Latin Jazz All-Star Ensemble, featuring guest appearances by five-time Grammy winner Federico Britos on violin, legendary Cuban flute player Gustavo Cruz, and the sultry sounds of Lucy Grau on vocals.
Friday, September 20, 2013, at 8 p.m. at Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 West Flagler Street, in Miami.
Pre-concert VIP reception is $35 (6-7:30 p.m.)
Admission to the concert is free. (8-10 p.m.)
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The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade
ABOUT THE PARKS FOUNDATION OF MIAMI-DADE
The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade is a 501(c)3 organization which supports the Miami-Dade Park and Rec-reation Department and its mission to help build a world-class parks system for Miami-Dade County residents and visitors, by creating a healthier, more livable and sustainable community by supporting the Open Space Master Plan vision and principles and year-round local park and recreation programs.
Monies raised through membership and fundraising efforts help fund scholarships for disadvantaged children to attend after-school and summer camp programs; recreational and community programs, such as disability ser-vices, and health and wellness initiatives for people of all ages, from the very young to senior citizens; and Open Space Master Plan initiatives, such as the development of Trailways, Bikeways and safe access to parks and open spaces.