Pig, Meet Piggy Bank

At the second annual BBQ Throwdown, you cannot get just one rib, and no one will pour Coke into your hands for a dime. This is a back-yard barbecue contest thrown by the Miami Light Project, the über-classy arts nonprofit responsible for 20 years of kick-ass (excuse us, impeccable) cultural programming, so don’t expect your uncle’s soggy hot dogs.

The MLP’s board of directors has pitted two of its own — Chairman Marlon A. Hill and supporter Dr. Roy Krochmal — in a mano-a-mano culinary battle where the central ingredient is that most delicious of pork products: the rib. Your job is simple. Pay the $100 ticket price — every cent of which is matched by the Knight Foundation to keep the MLP doing what it does — then eat amazing food, drink cocktails, and receive two complimentary tickets to a 2010 Global Cuba Fest concert. If there’s a more fun way out there to donate to a worthy charitable organization, we’ll eat our own ribs.

RSVP to 305-576-4350 or miamilightproject.com. Location of the back yard will be released upon RSVP.
Sat., July 18, 6 p.m., 2009


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