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For Immediate Release:
January 17, 2013
Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra
ferrec@miamidade.gov
305-235-1668

14th Annual ''Moonlight & Music'' Valentine's Day Concert at The Deering Estate at Cutler


Celebrate Valentine's Day at the 14th annual "Moonlight & Music" Valentine's Day Concert at the Deering Estate at Cutler on Thursday, February 14, 2013. The concert starts at 8:00 p.m. and the gate opens at 7:00 pm. The Deering Estate at Cutler is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue.

This year’s concert will feature world-class singer, guitarist and songwriter Allan Harris. Harris is best known for his interpretations of jazz standards, but his smooth vocals and guitar style easily cross genres, from jazz to rock to blues. There will also be an opening performance by jazz pianist and singer Ariel Pocock, a University of Miami Sophomore.

The annual Valentine’s Day Concert at the Deering Estate at Cutler offers guests the opportunity to celebrate their love at a romantic, outdoor concert under the stars on the edge of Biscayne Bay. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and small picnic baskets. No coolers are permitted. Refreshments and food will also be available for an additional fee. Ms. Cheezious and gastroPod food trucks will be onsite as well as Crepemaker.

Chef David Schwadron Catering and Joanna’s Marketplace are the official picnic providers for the Deering Estate at Cutler and can be contacted directly for preordered meals. Please call 305-238-5881 for Chef David Schwadron Catering and 305-661-5777 for Joanna’s Marketplace.

Concert tickets are $20 and can be purchased online for an additional fee or by calling the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233. The Ticket Office is open daily, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Please note that tickets are non-refundable, rain or shine.

The Valentine’s Day Concert kicks-off the annual Deering Estate Festival of the Arts (formerly known as the SoBay Festival of the Arts) with events and programs held from February 14-24, 2013. The ten-day celebration features literary, visual and performance art at the historic estate. Some of the events and programs include a curated exhibition Speak Now, which places artistic interjections throughout the grounds, one-night only art events, classical and chamber ensemble concerts, a Curator’s tour, and a spectacular closing Red Carpet Wrap-Up are just some of the cultural experiences offered.

For more information on the “Moonlight & Music” Valentine’s Day Concert or the Deering Estate Festival of the Arts, please visit www.deeringestate.org or call the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233.

About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am & 3:00 pm. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 pm (October – May). EcoAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit www.deeringestate.org.