H.I.H. Princess Thi-Nga of
Vietnam recently hosted a lavish evening of parties for
Miami City Balletís Artistís Circle members in honor of
the opening night of the Balletís 20th Anniversary
Artist Circle members entered
Jackie Gleason Theater through a private red carpet
entrance, lined with palm trees and champagne servers.
Photos were taken with Miami City Balletís founding
Artistic Director Edward Villella and ...
More than 100 dinners
arrived at Chef Norman Van Akenís Coral Gables
restaurant, Normanís, for the eighth annual
Pleasures of the Palate, an elegant wine dinner
that benefited the Diabetes Research Institute
(DRI). Before the evening was through, guests
contributed more than $140,000 to the cause,
bringing the eventís combined total to more than
$1 million since inception.