Singer, Songwriter & Saxophonist…A Force of Nature
An unequivocal musical prodigy, singer-saxophonist-songwriter Grace Kelly has rocked the jazz world with sold-out concerts, 12 acclaimed albums and a resume that includes performing at Carnegie Hall and as part of the Jon Batistes house band for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” – all before reaching her mid-twenties. And if that is not enough to wow the most cynical jazz aficionado, he also has added to her list of accomplishments the 2018 and 2019 Grand Prize Winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Pinecrest Gardens welcomes Grace and her sidemen to the Banyan Bowl Stage on Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $45 & $50 at pinecrestgardens.org.
SOUTH MOTORS GEN-NEXT JAM
In 2015 the South Motors Jazz series expanded to include Gen-Next Jam, bringing an exceptional caliber of internationally celebrated artists to jam with and mentor a core group of youth participating in the Jazz Magnet Program at Miami-Dade County’s signature school of the arts, New World High School. These unique mentorships allow aspiring musicians from South Florida to learn directly from and play alongside Jazz greats. Free to the public. You can watch Grace Kelly host a workshop for the New World High School free of charge on Sunday, March 15, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
LAUGHTER IN THE GARDENS…Magically Funny
Thursday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m. welcome funny man turned magician, Remy Connor. Voted a top 20 mentalist in the country at age nineteen by NBC, Remy Connor will astound you with his magic and mentalism. His unique trickery blended with charismatic humor will have your jaw dropping in hysterical disbelief. A multiple award-winner for Most Original Magic, Best Variety Entertainment and Best Corporate Entertainer; Remy has toured his Off-Broadway act across the country from New York to Los Angeles. Don’t miss this storytelling “Curator of Curiosities.” You won’t believe your eyes or ears in this show that blends the mystery of magic with the power of comedy. With non-stop surprises and jokes, you’re in store for an evening of mind-bending laughter. Tickets are $20. For reservations call 305-669-6990. $20
CLASSICAL MUSICAL ON A BOTANICAL STAGE
Orchestra Miami presents Beethoven in the Bowl on Friday, March 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Free with a suggested donation of $10 per person- no one will be turned away! This highly anticipated annual event will feature the magnificent Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, also known as the Pastoral Symphony paired with one of the most famous violin concertos of all time, the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 performed by renowned Chilean violinist Francisca Mendoza. Orchestra Miami performs, led by Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi.
Also on the menu of Classical and Pops music you can enjoy a FREE concert of Broadway Favorites. Presented by Miami Dade College School of Music, Kendall Campus on Sunday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.
PINECREST GARDENS IS ALL ABOUT CHILDREN…whether your child’s preference is theater, music or art.
Nicklaus Children’s Pinecrest Outpatient Center Family Concerts Presented by Orchestra Miami features Carnival! On Sunday, March 8 at 3:00 p.m. Your little ones can learn about and celebrate Carnival through the different cultures which celebrate! Enjoy the music and dance from Brazil, Trinidad, New Orleans and more! Advance Tickets: $15 Adults, $12 Seniors, $10 Children age 3 and older and Day of Tickets: $18 Adults, $15 Seniors, $12 Children age 3 and older For more information or to purchase advance tickets phone 305-274-2103.
Miami Children’s Theater Presents Disney’s Frozen Jr. on Friday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 7 at 3:00 p.m. (Sensory Friendly Matinee) and 7:00 p.m. Adults $15
Seniors and Students $12
The enchanting modern classic from Disney is ready for your Broadway Junior stars! This is a story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. Tickets available at the gate.
Taste of the Tropics: Phytogeography: Exploring Florida’s Horticulture (STEAM)
Exhibition Dates: Wednesday, February 19 through Tuesday, March 17
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Students are encouraged to explore the rich botanical diversity of the Pinecrest Gardens and Florida through 2-D and 3-D mediums. Open to grades K-12.
Join us for our “Daisy” Girl Scout Badge Day: Saturday, March 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. As an artist, you can walk outside and see colors, shapes and ideas for things you want to create. Find out how you can make your own art outdoors and have fun doing it. $12 per person includes badge and take-home activities.
LITTLE LIZARDS is our Drop-In Program for children ages 3 to 10 on Wednesdays, 2:00 p.m. This drop-in science and art program will feature new activities every week relating to a monthly theme. Lizards will read, explore, create and imagine, while learning about the wonders of nature. Little Lizards is Free with park admission, weather permitting. March activities are all about flowers – Did you know that some flowers are edible, or that some will only bloom at night? Flowers are more than just a pretty face. In March, we will become experts on one of nature’s most delightful gifts.
Adult Horticulture Workshops
Pinecrest Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour Series March 11 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for a Storm Recovery and Garden Revival Tour. $30 per class