misoSO’s  11th Grand Season Opening

The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) is proud to announce the beginning of the 28th season 2016/17, under the baton of Maestro Eduardo Marturet in his 11th Season, specially designed to enrich our community and give a variety of concerts with no precedent. Once again, Maestro Eduardo Marturet will demonstrate his talent and virtuosity to delight the most select audience. Grand Season Opening is the beginning of a fantastic season performed by the professionalism of the great orchestra that is MISO, including 7 concerts in Concert Halls, and 5 refreshing outdoor locations, and free admission for the delight of our residents. Next Sunday October 23rd at 6:00 pm, the Adrienne Arsht Center – Knight Concert Hall, will raise the curtain for the Grand Season Opening, that will begin with the first compasses of the emblematic Maurice Ravel’s Bolero, his most famous musical piece.  Subscriptions and single tickets are now on sale at the www.arshtcenter.org; Start at just $72 for three concerts and $35 for single tickets. Prices, artists, dates, times and programs are subject to change without notice. For more information, visit www.themiso.org or call (305) 275-5666.


Always on the lookout to enhance its innovative menu, RA Sushi South Miami, has incorporated several local craft beers to its innovative menu, perfect to raise a glass and celebrate RAktoberfest with friends during Happy Hour. Brewed in Florida, the beers include Funky Budha “Floridian Hefeweizen” and Cigar City “Florida Cracker.” While unmistakably local, the beers nicely complement the wide variety of menu items, from more than 75 different types of sushi and appetizers like Asian-flavor infused chicken wings to delicious entrées like Black Pepper Sirloin Steak and Chicken Katsu served with Asian BBQ sauce.


Jax Celebrity Roastjax

Television host and courtside reporter for Miami HEAT telecasts, Jason Jackson, has announced the lineup of Celebrity Roasters for the first annual JAX Celebrity Roast, taking place on Saturday, October 22nd at EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami.  Tickets are now on sale through www.JaxCelebrityRoast.com for what is considered to be the first event of its kind in Florida. One of today’s most beloved celebrities from the sports and entertainment world – DJ Irie – is preparing to be shamed as the inaugural Roastee during a highly anticipated evening rendition of “no holds barred” embarrassment courtesy of the Celebrity Roasters who are confirmed to take center stage for their uncensored denunciation of Miami’s hometown hero.  Iconic comedians and entertainment personalities, each picked for their, until now, classified personal information and willingness to uncover Irie’s greatest misfortunes, will include former SNL cast member, Finesse Mitchell; comedian and creator/executive producer of BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” Chris Spencer; entertainment anchor and host of VH1’s “Dating Naked,” Rocsi Diaz and Miami’s own HITS 97.3 radio host, DJ Laz.


The Spooky Symphony   The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is pleased to announce SPOOKY SYMPHONY as the opening performance for the 2016-2017 season of FAMILY FEST, the Center’s signature series of free family-friendly performances. The thrilling Halloween concert, co-presented by The Children’s Trust, will be performed by The Greater Miami Youth Symphony and the Alhambra Orchestra on Sunday, October 29 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall.The spooky concert features enchanting scores accompanied by large-scale visuals from family favorites including Star Wars, World of Warcraft and King Kong, plus creepy classics such as Danse Macabre, Toccata and Fugue and Night on Bald Mountain. Audience members of all ages are encouraged to get in the holiday spirit by dressing in their favorite costumes! Admission to FAMILY FEST is FREE. However, First-Access Passes are required. First-Access Passes for the October 29 performances featuring SPOOKY SYMPHONY will be available beginning today. First-Access Passes can be reserved by calling the Adrienne Arsht Center box office at 305-949-6722 or online at www.arshtcenter.org (limit four per person). The passes provide patrons with first-access to seating in the theater. Seating is “first-come, first-admitted” for the performance and passes do not guarantee a seat.





This Friday, October 14th join DIESEL for complimentary haircuts & cocktails at their Lincoln Road location. Celebrating the launch of their 50 Rules for Successful Living #FORSUCCESSFULLIVING with an in-store event in partnership with The Spot Barbershop, Peroni and music by DJ Elle from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; RSVP here.




Miami Children’s Museum Not So Scary Family Halloween Bashhalloween

Once again the Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) is bringing Halloween’s most fun event to South Florida. It’s the fantastic Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash Sunday, October 16th from 1 to 6PM, 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island. This event will be your child’s highlight of the costume season.  Your little goblins will trick or treat around the Museum’s galleries, brave the Haunted House, test their knowledge in the Mad Scientist Lab and create crazed crafts. Admission is just $50.00 per person. All proceeds raised for the event will directly support MCM’s educational programs.  For questions contact the Museum at 305.373.KIDS (5437) or visit www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.


The Butcher Shop Arts & Kegs Series

The Butcher Shop is continuing its highly acclaimed Arts & Kegs series on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 with a special Halloween pumpkin painting edition! 25 pumpkins will be given out on a first come, first serve basis to locals, artists and visitors alike.  To participate, contestants must purchase a liter and The Butcher Shop will provide a pumpkin, paint and brushes. Once each work of art is completed, a photo of each pumpkin will be uploaded to a Facebook album on The Butcher Shop’s page and the two contestants with the most “likes” will win. First place will be awarded a $100 gift certificate to The Butcher Shop and the second place winner will receive a $ $50 gift certificate. *Gift certificates exclude retail. For more information, visit www.thebutchershopmiami.com or call (305) 846–9120.


artMossRehab’s All About Art event is a juried exposition and sale open to professional artists with physical, cognitive, visual and hearing disabilities. Eligible media include works on paper, works on canvas or board, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, photography and fine crafts. The 2016 show will run through November 4, 2016. All activities will take place at MossRehab’s Main Campus at Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park, 60 Township Line Road in Elkins Park.  The exhibit is free and open to the public daily from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Proceeds this year support the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute whose mission includes theory-driven research to clinical treatments in neurorehabilitation, by transforming scientific insights into assessments and rehabilitation treatments for individuals disabled by neurologic injury or disease. Founded in 1992 by Drs. John Whyte and Myrna Schwartz, MRRI achieves great success securing federal grant funding and attracting individual philanthropy. It is internationally known for its many accomplishments. To purchase art,  call 215-663 6366.


simonSunday, October 16, marks the fourth year for the Simon Says Run 5K. Runners and families are welcome from all around the Greater Philadelphia area.  It begins and ends at Victory Fields in Plymouth Meeting and is almost entirely on private roads. The race will be chip timed and awards will be given out to the fastest times in a variety of age groups. The Family Walk is a one-mile loop on a wooded trail and is perfect for people of all ages. The marquis event, the Chain of Survival Relay, pits teams from area schools against each other. They must complete a relay that incorporates the steps taken to save a life from sudden cardiac arrest.This year Simon’s Fund welcomes special guest speaker, Annie FitzPartick and Officer Jeff Sullivan. Earlier this year 19-year-old Annie suffered an episode of cardiac arrest in the parking lot of the Penn Valley Wawa. Annie had been misdiagnosed with a seizure disorder but what they learned that day was that she was actually suffering from an undiagnosed condition of Long QT Syndrome.  Officer Sullivan saved Annie’s life using the AED training he had received that morning. Race starts at 9:00 a.m. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Click here to register.

Raves: BiGR Audio and FACE Atelier

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 11 - 2016ADD COMMENTS

home_logoBiGR Audio

BiGR Audio has a line of headphones that are not only incredibly stylish, but are environmentally friendly. The fashionable headwear uses bamboo, and offers licensed brands, such as MLB, Bruce Lee, Rolling Stone Magazine, collegiate teams, and more. They also offer the Wristboom, which is a Bluetooth watch-style speaker that comes in seven colors and gives people the ability to listen to their favorite music as they bicycle, run, or swim. The device is water resistant, lightweight, has a battery life of 4-6 hours, and allows for hands-free phone calls. For more information on BiGR Audio, visit the site at: http://www.bigraudio.com.


faceFACE Atelier

An innovator in the cosmetics industry, FACE atelier offers versatile, age and race neutral cosmetics that enjoys a cult-like following among beauty industry professionals, celebrities, and consumers worldwide due to their superior performance and versatility. This fall, keep your lips soft and sexy with the ultimate three-step fall lip kit by FACE atelier; Lip Putty: Velvety smooth ultimate lip primer that employs essential oils and vitamins to repair chapped, dry lips while filling in fine lines and wrinkles, eliminating feathering once color is applied; Lipstick: The high pigment levels in performance lipsticks ensure long-lasting coverage in matte, satin, and metallic finishes; Lip Lock: Aptly-named, Lip Lock – a favorite of bridal makeup artists – is a clear, shellac-like gloss that locks lip color in place without affecting its shade. It has become the preferred cosmetic line for several celebrities including Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, and a staple on television shows including The Blacklist, New Girl, Criminal Minds and Orange is the New Black, as well as news networks such as ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox.



Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 11 - 2016ADD COMMENTS

gbkGKB is a contemporary bistro and bar located in the heart of Miami’s Wynwood area that features a globally influenced Peruvian menu created by Chef Rafael Perez. Perez, a native of Peru, draws on his background as well as incorporating local flavors and ingredients to deliver stellar ceviches, tiraditos and modern twists on traditional Latin dishes. Fans of boozy brunches and incredible food in an upscale, modern and relaxed atmosphere are welcome to enjoy the new brunch menu featuring traditional brunch staples, modern twists on classics as well as fresh summer dishes and specialty cocktails.

For those who fancy a free-flowing beverage option can opt for the $24 “All Day Rose” Billette Rose from Provence special. The brunch cocktail menu also features the new GKBloody Mary for two piled high with shrimp and bacon for $26. For Champagne lovers, the bubbly options include $15 ‘POP’ by Pommery Champagne Splits as well as full bottles of Heidsiek Monopole Champagne options for $60.

In addition, GKB’s Sunday brunch menu includes a “Bottomless Brunch” for just $24. For those who fancy gbk1a free flowing “Bottomless Brunch” cocktail options include Pisco Punch, Sangria, Mimosa’s, Bloody Mary’s and Rosé. The a la carte brunch menu features sweet brunchy treats including Guava and Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast, in-house Baked Granola, Florida Honey & Yogurt and 3 different types of Pancakes – Buttermilk, Quinoa or Blue Corn. For the savory, the menu will offer dishes like: Lomo Saltado Quesadillia, Pulled Pork & Quinoa Pancakes with Sunny Side Egg, Shrimp Sofrito, Soft Shell Crab Benedict as well as classics like Steak-n-Eggs with a Peruvian twist, classic ceviches, tiraditos, and a selection of their main dishes throughout the day. Don’t miss the churrasco- it’s one of the best!

This October 2016 will mark the restaurant’s one year anniversary. To celebrate, GKB Wynwood is excited to announce the new additions which will include a unique indoor/outdoor ceviche & raw bar offering ceviches, oysters and sushi. In addition, Chef Rafael Perez will be hosting weekly interactive master classes where guests will learn the fine art of ceviche and sushi making. For reservations: call 1 786-477-5151 or www.gkbistronomie.com or email info@gkbistronomie.com.



camillusCulinary Community Joins Together for Camillus House

Culinary Community for Camillus house is currently taking place until November 23 with more than 16 restaurants offering 2-course lunches for $15 and 2-course dinners for $25 excluding gratuities. Five percent of proceeds from these menus will be donated directly to Camillus House to feed and house needy individuals and families!  It’s a win-win deal and diners can change lives one meal at a time.  Website: www.cc4camillus.org


fftc_aug_1Wacoal Fit For The Cure

Wacoal is hosting over 1,200 regional Fit For The Cure events throughout the months of September – November, offering complimentary bra fittings to every woman who attends.  Join Miami’s own Wordy Girl, Maria Tettamanti at Macy’s Dadeland this Saturday, October 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For every woman fit, Wacoal donates $2 to Susan G. Komen® to benefit breast cancer research and community health programs, and for every Wacoal or b. tempt’d item purchased during the event, Wacoal donates an additional $2.Research shows 8 of 10 women are wearing the incorrect bra size, making it all the more important to get fit. By taking less than 15 minutes to meet with a Wacoal fit expert, you are helping to contribute to an important cause. Over the last 16 years, Wacoal has raised 4.4 million dollars through Fit For the Cure. This fall, help Wacoal reach its goal of fitting 1 million women and donating over $5 million to Susan G. Komen

Please click the following like to schedule your complimentary Wacoal fitting: http://wacoal.schedulista.com/dadeland.html?utm_source=Generic&utm_medium=Media%20%26%20Social%20Posts&utm_campaign=Macy%27s%20Miami%20FFTC%20event

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