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Tina Sloan-McPherson Changing Shoes: The actress and now playwright, who had performed as Lillian Raines on WFOR-CBS 4s drama Guiding Light, searches in this stage production for an answer to lifes ultimate question in an unlikely place, at the bottom of a closet; 8 p.m. Sunday; Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Rd., Jupiter; $35. 561-575-2223, ext. 0 or ON THE BEACH Victorias Secret PINK Beach Bash 2011: Features emcees and PINK models Behati Prinsloo and Chanel Iman plus VIP guests Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood and Duncan Penn of MTVs The Buried Life; 2-7 p.m., Wednesday, Lummus Park, 404 NW Third St., Miami Beach. Free, but attendees must join PINK NATION at and print tickets. HAIR-RAISING TALES Curly Girl-The Handbook: Lorraine Massey presents her book targeted at women with naturally curly or wavy hair and a desire to celebrate it. Her book features an illustrated, step-by-step guide to trimming your hair. Event offers goodies and giveaways plus a raffle to win a DevaCurl travel kit; 7:30 p.m. Monday; Books & Books-Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., second level, Bal Harbour; free. 305-864-4241 or Its Not Really about the Hair: Tabatha Coffey of the Bravo hit Tabathas Salon Takeover presents her life story ; 3 p.m. Thursday; Design Within Reach, 927 Lincoln Rd., Suite 101, Miami Beach; free. 305-604-0037 or BELL NEWS Kovens by the Bay Wedding Gallery: Bridal show features top vendors and includes food presentations, tasting and entertainment. Register online to win discounts and giveaways; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Kovens Conference Center at FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami; free. The Princess and the Bride Quince and Bridal Expo: Fashion show by Davids Bridal, Crazy Cake Dive and a seven-day vacation getaway raffle. First 100 quinces and brides to register get a prize; noon-4 p.m. Sunday; Marriott Miami Dadeland, 9090 S. Dadeland Blvd., Kendall; $5, must register to attend at Truck Stop: Features food trucks selling lunches and snacks and sale of orchids, plants, garden-related items, new and used books, souvenirs, gifts and jewelry. Donations of used , jewelry and garden items can be dropped off at the garden office; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach; free. 305-673-7256 or THAT GLITTERS Jewels of Hadassah-Gems of Judaism Dinner & Gala: Hadassahs Simcha Chapter hosts seventh annual gala in honor of Michael and Neomi Dezer for their support of various American and Israeli charities. The event features a Judaica-themed jewelry fashion show, raffle and music by Ghaleb who appeared on American Idol. 6 p.m. Sunday; Trump International Beach Resort, Miami, 18001 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach; $180 patrons, $150 per person, free valet parking. Call Fanny Korn at 305-792-9193 or e-mail or call Carmen Grier at 305-987-0161 for more information and tickets.FROM THE RUNWAY TO THE POLLS Model Date Auction: First annual fundraiser for the electioneering communication organization, The After Party.The event, aimed at getting young people interested in politics, includes a fashion show with designs by Luciana Scarabello, comedy show and a model date auction; 9.-midnight Friday. The auction and after-party location will be announced 24 hours prior to the event. Admission is $50 in advance and you must register at SKINNY ON SKIN Dove Close-up Challenge: Dove invites real women everywhere to create a 60-second video sharing why they are ready for their close-up experience on Dancing with the Stars. Winner receives a week-long trip to Los Angeles, a training partner from the show, mentorship by Jennie Garth, actress and former DWTS contestant. The winners performance will air during a commercial break in the DWTS performance finale on May 23. Go to for more information and to submit video. Deadline is March 26.FASHION CARES Fi(gh)t For The Cure: Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure and an additional $2 for every Wacoal bra, shapewear piece or b.temptd bra purchased at this event. Participate in any Fit for the Cure event to get a free fitting, in Wacoal or b.temptd intimate apparel; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday; Dillards, Fort Lauderdale Galleria, 2500 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-565-5245 or 305-865-1100 or ART Art From Around the World: See Lalo jewelry and works by artists from around the world, including Australia, Belgium, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia and the United States. Exhibit includes ceramics, paintings on canvas, sculpture and works on paper, laminated acrylic cubes and sculpture and etchings; through March 30; The Williams Gallery and The Art & Frame Shop, 6893 Stirling Rd. at Stirling Place, Davie. 954-533-3947. Clocks & Watches of the World: Features rare antique English, European and American watches and clocks plus special display of childrens and novelty clocks; through March 27; Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S. Flamingo Rd., Davie; $17, $8.50 kids 4-11, free for kids under 3 and members of Flamingo Gardens. 954-473-2955 or Cut! Costume and the Cinema: Exhibit explores the intersection of fashion and film in a display of 43 costumes revealing the role of fashion in creating unforgettable screen characters; through April 17; Boca Raton Museum of Art, 501 Plaza Real Mizner Park, Boca Raton; free with admission of $14, $12 seniors, $6 for students and for members. 561-392-2500 or Fabulous Fakes-The Jewelry of Kenneth Jay Lane: Catch a rare glimpse of Lanes works, such as the costume jewelry worn by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Nancy Reagan, Diana Vreeland and Britney Spears; through May 1; Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach; 561-832-5196 or Read My Pins-The Madeleine Albright Collection: Features more than 200 brooches from collection of Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state, many of which she wore to communicate a diplomatic message during her tenure; through April 30; Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. 305-237-7700. SENSE OF SCENTS I Love Fragrance Event: Bath & Body Works outlets present fun session aimed at matching your personality to your scent.1-5 p.m. Saturday. Go to for store locator.SPA-LICIOUS Good Morning Yoga! at The Falls: Catch a demo by Corpo Yoga at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and enter to win a $100 American Express/Simon gift card. Winner must be present to claim prize; at center court; The Falls, 8888 SW 136th St., Southwest Miami-Dade. Free. 305-255-4571 or Rockin Cardio: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, through March 31; The Florida Blue Center-The Falls, 8895 SW 136th St. (just off U.S. 1), Southwest Miami-Dade; free, registration required. Sip & Spa Thursdays: Half-off all appetizers and cocktails 6-10 p.m. plus a free signature cocktail station 6-7 p.m. Free mini spa treatments and an Aveda retail area also available on terrace; 6-10 p.m. Thursday; Essensia, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-908-5458 or SpaFinder Wellness Week: From March 21-27, spas, fitness centers and yoga and Pilates studios reduce prices by half or offer flat-rate $50 deals at Wanderlust Festival: The four-day retreat Thursday through Sunday includes music, yoga and holistic spa luxury in an outdoor setting. The event feat

ures yoga teachers from the nations top studios; The Standard Miami, 40 Island Ave, Miami Beach; $750 includes festival access, lodging and access to the spa. & TREASURES Aventura Mall Trunk Shows: 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. 305-935-1110 or *Nordstrom Jimmy Choo Spring 2011 Trunk Show: View the collection and customize your own pair; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday; Salon Shoes. 305-356-6900, ext. 1600. *Nordstrom Fits America: For every bra purchased, $2 will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; Lingerie department. 305-356-6900, ext. 1240 or Neiman Marcus Trunk Shows: Stores are at Bal Harbour (BH), 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; 305-865-6161 or 888-884-6136; Boca Raton (BC), 5860 Glades Rd., Boca Raton. 561-417-5151 or 800-680-9039; Coral Gables (CG), 390 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables; 786-999-1000 or 800-794-9374; Palm Beach (PB), 151 Worth Ave., Palm Beach. 561-805-6150 or 800-884-6137. Events include: *Carolyn Tyler Trunk Show: View the latest collection of jewelry designs in 22-karat gold and gemstones; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Precious Jewels Salon on level one, BH. *Yves Saint Laurent Spring 2011 Ladies Shoe Trunk Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Shoe Salon on level two, PB. *Lafayette 148 New York Fashion Presentation: The firms design director, Edward Wilkerson, launches the brands Spring 2011 collection; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday; BC. *Kevan Hall Personal Appearance and Trunk Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; Dress Collections on level two, CG. *Don ONeill Personal Appearance for Theia: ONeill will offer eveningwear expertise on choosing the best silhouettes for your body type, hottest trends for spring, how to conceal problem areas; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; BH. *Zydo Trunk Show: View the latest collection of precious jewelry; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Precious Jewels Salon on level one, BC. *Alexis Bittar Personal Appearance: View the latest collection of designer jewelry; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Designer Jewelry on level one, BC.