Unity Coalition's Legends Ball in Miami Beach, FL

Halle Munroe
Declan Goode
What do supporting LGBT Youth through and arts scholarship program; offering year round support, training & leadership to the Hispanic community; and going to an amazing party, right where Jackie Gleason used to hang out, have in common? Unity Coalition|Coalicion Unida's annual Legends Ball, of course, and we want you to be a part of this great event.

The theme this coming April is Pride in the Arts - Celebrating Theatre, Dance and the Arts in South Florida. This year’s recipients are a stellar list of the who’s who of South Florida Theatre and the Arts. The list of honorees includes South Florida Symphony conductor Sebrina María Alfonso, Broadway Producer/Director Richard Jay-Alexander, choreographer & producer Pedro Pablo Peña and acclaimed theatrical director David Chacón-Perez. They will each receive the Legends Honor Medal at the annual Legends Ball, set for Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at the Jackie Gleason Rehearsal Hall in Miami Beach.
Past honorees include: Michael Aller, Billy Bean, Mayor Matti Bower, Xavier Cortada, Robin Schwartz, Elaine Lancaster, Mikey Verdugo, Merle & Danny Weiss, Det. Juan Sanchez, Comm. Michael Gongora, Dale Stine and many more.
We are proud to once again partner with the Miami Design Preservation laegue and present the Pride in the Arts Exhibit at the Art Deco Welcome Center of original theatre & Broadway costumes, memorabilia, and more by theatre designer Peter Lovello & special pieces from the Wick Theatre Costume Collection. On Sunday, April 13th at 3pm, writer and historian Marvin Aguilar will be offering a presentation at the Art Deco Welcome Center on Miami's grand movie palaces of the past. We will also have a Community Forum discussion on adaptive reuse of spaces such as the Lincoln Theatre (now H&M), The Carib Theatre (soon to be retail & restaurant space), the Paris Theatre and others with local preservationists, historians and property owners.
This year we are changing things up a bit by having our Legends Ball Benefit in the historic Gleason Rehearsal Hall at the Fillmore Theatre in Miami Beach, where the Jackie Gleason show was filmed in the early 60’s.  The Legends Ball is our annual opportunity to raise monies for our year round programming needs, leading & representing the Latino|Hispanic|LGBTQ Community.
Tickets www.unitycoalition.org/LLL.html                                     
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