Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida and InterContinental® Miami are proud to announce that legendary Grammy Award-winning artist Diana Ross will headline the 27th Annual InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball on Saturday, November 5 at InterContinental® Miami, where she will perform a private concert for Ball guests. Actress and filmmaker Gabrielle Anwar will return as Celebrity Emcee for the evening, which is chaired by philanthropist Shareef M. Malnik.
A global humanitarian and superstar whose achievements span an illustrious career of over 50 years, Diana Ross has profoundly impacted the worlds of music, film, television, and theater. Honored with inductions into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Ms. Ross was presented with the Medal of Freedom Award by former President Obama and has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She will perform a selection of her chart-topping hits at the InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball.
Guests will be welcomed at the star-studded red carpet by Glenn Sampert, Gala Host of the InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball and General Manager of InterContinental® Miami; Shareef M. Malnik, Gala Chair of the InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball for the past 17 years, Chairman of the InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Nightclub for the past 15 years, Chairman Emeritus of Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida, and Chairman of the Make-A-Wish® Capital & Endowment Campaign; and Norman Wedderburn, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida – the trio affectionately known as the “Three Amigos.”
Snow Beast: The InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Nightclub official afterparty, presented by E11EVEN Vodka, will be held immediately after the Ball from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. The late-night party will be headlined by five-time Grammy Award-winning artist CeeLo Green and feature a sizzling cabaret show by the burlesque talents of Les Folies de la Neige by E11EVEN Theatrics. Additional performances by Undercover, Gyasi, Yoli Mayor, Forealism, Lux-O-Matic, and Pamela Paz. Tickets are available for $175 each and include an open bar with premium spirits. Fashionable evening attire is required.