New Miramar Cultural Center hosts Caribefest

MIRAMAR – Veteran reggae singer Gregory Isaacs, will headline a list of Caribbean performers scheduled to appear at Caribefest Community Showcase on Saturday, November 15th, noon to 10 p.m., and Sunday, November 16th from noon to 10 p.m., in an exclusive performance at the new Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark.

Jointly produced by Caribefest, Inc. and the City of Miramar, Caribefest is a multi-cultural festival celebrating the music, food and culture of the Caribbean.

Scheduled to perform during Saturday’s free festivities are Soaria, the Brazilian songstress with her Portuguese rendition of Taurus Riley’s hit She’s Royal, Popular Haitian Bands T-Vice and MaWon performing konpa, New York -based Reggaeton rapper Negro Baby, South Florida-based Reggae singer King Banton and Salsa band El Ritmo.

Dean Fraser

Sunday’s festivities include a preview of Miramar’s new Cultural Center/ArtsPark when the focus turns to Caribbean Jazz with performances by veteran Jamaican musician and founder of the Ocho Rios Jazz Festival, Sonny Bradshaw, who will be joined by vocalist Myrna Hague, saxophonist Dean Frasier, and Grammy nominated Haitian-born keyboardist Reginald Policard. Tickets for the Jazz Gala will range from $30 to $50 and will be on sale shortly.

Over the years, Caribefest has become one of the major events produced by the City of Miramar, highlighting its diverse population.

The new Cultural Center/ArtsPark is located at 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, FL 33025 and includes an 800 seat theater, banquet facility, and two art galleries. For more information about The Center, call (954) 602-4500 or log on to www.MiramarCultural

Caribefest-Community Showcase is presented by Caribefest Inc., The City of Miramar, All Service Refuse with support from Comcast Cable and the

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