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Upcoming Friends Events

 

FALL 2020 FRIENDS OF NWS EVENTS*

 

The Friends of NWS season starts online with fun virtual events hosted by NWS Friends Leadership and special guests. Add-on these events to your membership to curate a personalized Friends experience. Tickets will go on sale approximately two weeks before each event date right here on this page! Be sure to bookmark and check back often for updates, as some events have limited capacity.

Spring 2021 programming will be announced in December 2020. Unless otherwise noted, virtual events are also open to non-members. 

 

September 23, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Awash Ethiopian Miami: Virtual Dinner

Hosts: Aaron Karger and Joey Brutus
Cost: $35 Taste of Awash Dinner; $30 Vegetarian Dinner

We're excited to launch our virtual season with a delicious dinner which will transport your palate to the African continent. The evening will kick off with a performance by NWS Viola Fellow Gabe Napoli, followed by a decadent meal. Attendees must purchase their ticket before 5:00 PM ET on September 22 and pick-up their dinner from Awash between 5:30-6:30 PM on September 23.

 

 

October 7, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Up Close and Personal – Virtual Style!
Hosts: Carolina Piña and Aramis Perez
Cost: $10 individual, $15 per couple

Join us for a performance by Fellows paired with an intimate chat online with Howard Herring, President and CEO of the New World Symphony, who will be speaking about the importance of NWS as well as how the Symphony has adapted to the current moment, before answering your questions.

 

October 16, 2020 beginning at 7:00 PM
Connect 4 #1
Hosts: 7:00 PM Aaron Pludwinski, 7:30 PM Yesica Schaaf, 8:00 PM Aramis Perez, 8:30 PM Jennifer Weinberg
Complimentary members-only event

We miss our Friends! Sign up for this event where you'll be paired at random with three other Friends members, a host and a Fellow for some friendly and intimate conversations in a small group setting. Space is limited.

 

October 21, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Poker Tournament
Hosts: JD Henao and Ivan Shertzer
Cost: $50 per person buy in

What's a little competition between Friends? Play like a pro with special guest host and World Poker Tournament finalist, Ivan Shertzer. Pull up a seat to this virtual poker tournament table for your chance to win prizes and claim bragging rights while supporting Friends of New World Symphony.

 

November 4, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Travel Talk
Hosts: Florencia Jimenez Marcos and Jennifer Weinberg
Special Guest: Virtuoso travel agent Tracy Effron from An Avenue Apart
Cost: $10 individual, $15 per couple

We'll transport you on a world tour straight from the comfort of your own home as we discuss past travels, current easy getaways, and the future of travel.

 

November 13, 2020 beginning at 7:30 PM
Connect 4 #2
Hosts: TBA
Complimentary members-only event

We miss our Friends! Sign up for this event where you'll be paired at random with three other Friends members, a host and a Fellow for some friendly and intimate conversations in a small group setting. Space is limited.

 

November 18, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Solo Sessions
Hosts: Yesica Schaaf and Keith Kohler
Cost: $10 individual, $15 per couple

Enjoy a variety of unique performances by gifted Fellows followed by your chance to interact with them during an open and honest Q&A session.

 

December 2, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Symphonic Skincare
Hosts: Jessica Wade Pfeffer and Persia Shokoohi
Cost: $10 individual, $15 per couple

Sandra Mullings, entrepreneur extraordinaire and the owner and founder of Karibu365, will lead you in a skincare session where you'll create your very own product using items found in your pantry, which are great for any skin type or shade. 

December 5, 2020
SAVE THE DATE

No Art Basel? No problem. Hold this date for a special art-inspired, members only event with Friends.  

 

December 10, 2020 beginning at 7:30 PM
Connect 4 #3
Hosts: TBA
Complimentary members-only event

We miss our Friends! Sign up for this event where you'll be paired at random with three other Friends members, a host and a Fellow for some friendly and intimate conversations in a small group setting. Space is limited.

 

December 16, 2020 at 7:30 PM
That Trivia Show
Hosts: Chad Turner and Iva Kosović Duvin
Cost: $15 individual, $20 per couple

Turn your useless knowledge into something useful when you compete for your chance to win prizes on the Friends of NWS Trivia Show, or join our virtual audience and cheer on your favorite contestants, while enjoying short but sweet performances by NWS Fellows.

 

DATE TBD
Hot off the Press: Superblue
Exclusive members-only event

Hosts: TBA
Cost: TBA

Tune into this special event introducing Friends of NWS to Superblue. This experiential art space will be opening in Miami soon and we've got the preview for you. 

* Programming subject to change

For more event information, please email Friends.RSVP@nws.edu or call 305.428.6733

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