Calendar for the week

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Festival Miami: See Thursday.
Invoking the Spirits: See Saturday.

wednesday
september 18
Expo Alfresco: Taste some of the best that Hollywood has to offer in food, music, and business at the city's largest networking party and food-tasting event. Hundreds of area businesses -- telecommunications firms, health-care providers, educators, and financial institutions, among others -- will offer information about their services, while a number of downtown Hollywood restaurants, including Brazil Samba Cafe, Christina Wan's, Marcello's, and the Coral Rose Cafe offer samples of their cuisine. Local groups Vendetta, X-High and the Higher Vibes, Legacy, and the Couch Potatoes will provide live rock, blues, roots, and folk music. Admission is $15; proceeds benefit the American Heart Association and programs provided by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Call 954-923-4000. (GC)

Invoking the Spirits: See Saturday.
Scott Hamilton Quartet: The Gold Coast Jazz Society kicks off its 1996-97 concert series with a performance by celebrated tenor saxman Scott Hamilton and his band of jazz all-stars -- bassist Phil Flanagan, pianist Tony Prentice, and drummer James Martin -- tonight and tomorrow night at 8:00 at the 110 Tower (110 SE Sixth St., seventh floor, Fort Lauderdale). Tickets cost $20. The Jazz Society Series will continue with future performances by Carol Sloane, Nancy Wilson, and Joe Williams. Call 954-524-0805 for more information.

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