In South Beach, it’ll be a big night The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Drive. On June 19, from 6 to 11 p.m., there will be live jazz in the lobby by pianist Allen Paul and singers Carole Ann Taylor, Brenda Alford, Nicole Yarling, and Leesa Richards.
Outside, from 9 to 9:30 p.m. at the Poetry Rail in the adjacent alley, poets Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughns and Geoffrey Philp are scheduled to appear, along with jazz saxophonist and peace activist Gregory LeDon, who will accompany them with improvisations. Both events are free.
Deborah Plutzik Briggs, EdD
VP Arts and Community, The Betsy Hotel
Director - The Betsy Community Fund @ The Miami Foundation
Director - PG Family Foundation