Athina Divina Expo 

On Friday, October 20, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., in the heart of the Miami Design District, the best names in art, design, fashion and lifestyle will unite in a one of a kind event. Raiza Perrault will be on hand to discuss climate change as well the Maestro Marturet that will demonstrate how to conduct in his master class. Athina Marturet, event ambassador, will introduce the panel of amazing personalities of art, fashion, architecture and lifestyle. This Expo will be crowned with the first MISO Pop Up Series Concert by Eduardo Marturet and Miami Symphony at spectacular Palm Court; the free outdoor concert is guaranteed to be absolutely beautiful starts at 6.00 pm. Messages of healing and words that touch the soul and heart are going to be some of the many things that you will enjoy for free. The concert will also feature leading artist of Emilio & Gloria Estefan’s Broadway Show “On Your Feet”, Ana Villafañe. Maestro Marturet will be presenting his exclusive work composed in Greece, the most emblematic and uplifting piece ever written by the composer. Its vibrations are guaranteed to enrich your soul and transport you to the majestic temples of the Greek Gods. It will be performed for the first time by the Miami Symphonic Orchestra, featuring Eduardo Calle as solo saxophonist.  

 

The Diamond Ball, Miami Children’s Health Foundation

On Saturday, October 21st Miami Children’s Health Foundation (MCH Foundation) will hold its annual Diamond Ball, with over 600 of South Florida’s most philanthropic community members. This inspiring and uplifting event benefits the children and families of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. This year, MCH Foundation will induct two honorees into the Ambassador David M. Walters International Pediatric Hall of Fame: world-renowned photographer, Anne Geddes, and highly successful racecar driver, Hélio Castroneves. Guests and celebrities will experience a black-tie affair, with a stylish cocktail soiree featuring entertainment, and a silent auction and a special drawing of a 2018 Audi A5, 2018 Audi A5 Coupe, generously donated by Audi of America & Audi Stuart. The hospital is home to the largest pediatric teaching program in southwestern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, visit:

https://www.mchf.org/diamondball/rsvp.
 

Clarins and Fondation Arthritis

Throughout the entire month of October, Clarins will be donating funds to arthritis research via each sale of a Tonic Oil Body Treatment. With each purchase of the brands iconic Tonic Oil, formulated with 100% pure plant extracts, a blue bracelet will be gifted in recognition of your contribution to help fight against this disease. 

Proceeds will be donated to Fondation Arthritis’, a non-profit whose mission is to help advance early diagnosis, new therapeutic pathways and restore hope for all patients. Plus, as a thank you, receive a FREE blue-ribbon logo charm bracelet and support Fondation Arthritis.

 

PINK WALK

This Sunday, October 22, at 11 a.m. the mall will host PINK WALK, a 2-mile, indoor walk to support The Women’s Breast & Heart Health Initiative, an outreach organization dedicated to educating women about the importance of breast and heart health while providing them with the resources to beat these diseases. The Awareness Walk is part of Aventura Mall’s One Life Walking Program, a wellness initiative that offers a variety of fitness sessions aimed at reducing stress and enhancing the overall well-being for families in the community.

 

The suggested donation to participate in the walk is $20, and Aventura Mall will match donations up to $1,500. The first 50 people who donate will receive a Fitness Journal Magazine and a pink “I Can” t-shirt. Complimentary pink cupcakes from Cupcake World and refreshments will be provided after the walk by Farmer’s Market vendors. The walk will start at Fountain Court next to Apple. To register in advance, guests may email marketing@aventuramall.com or check in on-site at the Visitor Center.

 

 

ON YOUR FEET! Officially Hits the Road

The highly anticipated First National Tour of ON YOUR FEET!based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan – will celebrate its Grand Opening tonight in the Estefans’ home city of Miami at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. Tickets to ON YOUR FEET! in Miami are available through the Arsht Center Box Office in person at 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132, by calling 305-949-6722, or online at arshtcenter.org.  The engagement runs through Sunday, October 15, and then travels to 60 additional cities across the country through April 21, 2019 – including Los Angeles, Houston, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco, Washington DC and Denver.

 

MISO Grand Season Opening

Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) under the leadership of Music Director & Conductor Eduardo Marturet, is glad to invite you to its “Grand Season Opening” concert 2017 – 2018, Sunday, Oct 15th at 6pm at the Adrienne Arsht Center – Knight Concert Hall in Miami starting with an extremely vivid and original performance. Please use our promo code MGSO25 and enjoy 25% off at www.ArshtCenter.org. This offer is valid until October 8th and will be available to the first 20 users.

Program includes: Gershwin – Lullaby, Marturet – Music for Sixty and Sax (World Premiere), Cremisini – Concerto for Guitar (World Premiere), Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”, Ed Calle – Saxophone, Tulio Cremisini – Guitar; Featuring Ana Villafañe best known for her portrayal of pop icon Gloria Estefan, direct from the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, “On Your Feet”.

 

Lyft Offers Discounts for SOMOS LIVE

To encourage support of disaster relief efforts, Lyft, the nation’s fastest growing ridesharing service, will offer half-priced rides for concert-goers of “Somos Live!” a benefit concert helping those affected by recent natural disasters in Puerto Rico, South Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico on Saturday, October 14 at Marlins Park in Miami, FL. New and existing Lyft users will receive 50% off rides taken to or from Marlins Park for “Somos Live!” on Saturday, October 14 by using discount code SOMOSLIVE. The list of performers who will take the stage for the benefit concert include, Marc Anthony, Camila, Gente De Zona, Nicky Jam, DJ Khaled, Prince Royce, Romeo Santos, Alejandro Sanz and Daddy Yankee with many other stars who will appear – via telecast – live from Los Angeles. Proceeds of the “Somos Live!” concert will be used to rush food, shelter, medicine, power and communications to the areas affected by recent natural disasters through different charities.

 

The Miami Children’s Museum Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash!

Once again, the Miami Children’s Museum is bringing Halloween’s most fun event to South Florida! The annual Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash, co-chaired by Michal & Adam Kuperstein and Kelly & Chris Melchiondo, will be held on Sunday, October 15 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Guests will trick or treat around the Museum’s galleries, brave the Haunted House, test their knowledge in the Mad Scientist Lab, create crazed crafts including pumpkin decorating and a special area to decorate sugar skulls! This year the Museum has added a new toddler area including a variety of sensory bins featuring pumpkin insides and fake spider webs, block play and an area for story time and music play led by the Museum’s Theater Troupe.

All tickets can be purchased in advance at: http://www.miamichildrensmuseum.org/.  Admission is $45.00 per person for non-members until October 10th and $50.00 thereafter.  Members are $35.00 until October 10th and then $40.00 thereafter. The Museum is closed for the event and the only entrance is through the purchase of a ticket.  All proceeds raised for the event will directly support MCM’s educational programs. 

 

 

 

 

Last night in Miami Beach Ocean Drive magazine and Ricky Martin, the glossies October issue cover star and multi award-winning actor, singer, activist and Puerto Rico native was joined by partners INFINITI and W South Beach to celebrate the new issue as well as raise crucial funds for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.  Recognized as one of the most beloved performers and humanitarians, Ricky was joined by his fiancé Jwan Yosef, the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Jared Shapiro and Publisher, Courtland Lantaff along with VIPs and leading tastemakers including the Mayor of Miami Beach Philip Levine and more than 200 philanthropists and tastemakers in giving back to the victims in Puerto Rico of Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story star opened up to Ocean Drive in a candid interview inside the October issue about what fatherhood means to him, returning to Miami to play such an important role in the life and death of Gianni Versace and the inspiration behind creating the Ricky Martin Foundation.  Funds raised at the invitation-only event were collected through the Ricky Martin Foundation. In addition to INFINITI and W South Beach several Miami-based businesses supported the event through the donation of silent auction packages including hotel stays, luxury items and epicurean dinners. Guests enjoyed the sounds of DJ Rascal, DJ Iron Lyon and DJ Liveitup while sampling savory hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails by 1888 Rum.

 

 

By: Maryanne Salvat

 PHeast on South

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s fall fundraising event, PHeaSt, moves outdoors this year for a delicious, moonlit celebration in the PHS Pop Up Garden at 15th and South Streets on Friday, October 6, from 7 to 10 p.m. The new “PHeaSt on South” will offer exciting dishes and drinks created by some of the city’s most talented chefs and mixologists, and live musical entertainment in the beautiful garden setting. The exclusive VIP experience at 6 p.m. will feature the mixologists of the Aqua Vitae Institute, who will teach guests how to conjure a unique love potion – a captivating cocktail that blends sour and sweet and a little bitter. The VIP experience also includes reserved seating and free valet parking. Featured restaurants at PHeaSt on South will be Cantina Dos Segundos, Royal Tavern, Triangle Tavern, Khyber Pass Pub, Garces Trading Co., Blackfish, Sojourn Philly (Rex 1516, Jet Wine Bar, Café Ynez), Square 1682, Red Owl Tavern, Melograno, Campbell’s Place, and The Night Kitchen Bakery. Sips partners will be Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Hendrick’s Gin, and Constellation Brand imported beers, Modelo Especial and Cerveza Pacifico Clara. Coffee will be provided by Saxbys Coffee. The versatile Philadelphia String Quartet will set the mood at PHeaSt on South, with their fiery LED-lit violins rocking Bach to pop. And for mystical moonlit fun, tarot card readers will offer guests a glimpse into the season ahead. Each ticket to PHeaSt supports the impactful work of PHS, which connects people with horticulture and creates more beautiful, healthy and sustainable communities. VIP ticket price is $300. Regular admission at 7 p.m. is $150 per person. For information and tickets, click here.

 

Monument Lab and Mural Arts Philadelphia Present Promument

Join Monument Lab and Mural  Arts Philadelphia on October 6, for Promument at  PAFA’s beautiful Rotunda space. Explore the Monument Lab hub in PAFA’s downstairs exhibition space and enjoy a lineup of Philadelphia’s best DJs, great food and cocktails, live art and sign-making with Steve Powers, and tons of surprises. Sponsorship: Major support for Monument Lab projects staged in Philadelphia’s five squares has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. An expanded artist roster and projects at five neighborhood sites have been made possible by a significant grant from the William Penn Foundation. Lead corporate sponsor is Bank of America. For a full list of sponsors and partners, visit monumentlab.muralarts.org.

 

Mad Rex Fishtown

Mad Rex, the world’s first post-apocalyptic entertainment venue, opens its doors this weekend with a grand opening celebration. Complete with virtual reality lounge (beverage of choice served up in a take-home IV bag), guests will enjoy fire breathers and live DJ’s.  With an extensive menu and craft cocktails, SURVIVORS can indulge as they create their own “interactive rites” while cooking up their choice of protein on a hot lava rock and salting their ice cream in beautiful Himalayan salt bowls.  

Mad Rex is located at 1000 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. Street parking is available as well as neighboring lots; for more information visit: themadrex.com.

Miami Cares for Puerto Rico

Together with Haute Living, Michael Capponi, Global Empowerment Mission and Karla Dascal, wellness entrepreneur and founder of the Sacred Space Miami, are uniting the city with a “Miami Cares for Puerto Rico” fundraising event at The Sacred Space Miami on Thursday, October 5th, 2017. Celebrity guests Carlos Ponce and Jencarlos Canela will be in attendance, who have both been active proponents in helping Puerto Rico. The night will include a presentation of the efforts that have been and are currently going on in Puerto Rico.  GEM along Caribbean Resilience Systems and affiliated groups such as We Do Better and various groups have marshalled over 4 million pounds of aid.  100% of proceeds from this event will go to support logistics and shipping to Puerto Rico. Guests will also enjoy live music, entertainment, open bar where guests will sip on DON Q Puerto Rican Rum, passed bites courtesy of Grown, and a live auction at the end of the evening. Tickets are $100 each and will go straight to GEM to benefit Puerto Rico—guests are also encouraged to donate more money if they’d like, as every penny counts to help someone’s life in this time of need. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.

 

 

Miami New Times’ Iron Fork

For the last decade, Miami New Times’ blockbuster Iron Fork has drawn thousands to downtown Miami to enjoy some of the most interesting and exotic cuisine ever sampled in these parts. To celebrate our decade of decadence, Iron Fork partners with Sunshine Provisions and The Miami Rescue Mission with a special OFF THE MENU twist, experience the secret menu items that are not always available at our favorite local spots. The event, presented by The Miami New Times, was selected as one of the top 100 events in South Florida consecutively for the last Four years by Biz Bash. This year, on October 5, thousands of diners and food lovers from across Greater Miami will gather at The Hyatt Regency— the staple venue in downtown Miami — to watch our city’s finest chefs go pot-to- pot in a sizzling showdown for supremacy. Also, once again this year, one of the area’s most celebrated chefs and a member of the famed “Mango Gang,” Allen Susser, will oversee the competition.The winner will receive the prestigious Iron Fork Award, signifying the area’s top toque. Some of the past winners of Iron Fork include Chefs Todd Erickson, Giorgio Rapicavoli, Daniel Serfer, Timon Balloo, and tag team Sean Brasel and Dustin Ward in 2016.  For tickets visit: https://www.newtimesironfork.com/

 

Chefs 4 Neighbors

Join National Hotel’s Executive Chef Matthew McDonald and South Florida’s top chefs on Wednesday, October 11th, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Chefs 4 Neighbors, a culinary tasting event to help victims in communities affected by devastating back-to-back hurricanes.

 

K-Beauty: Great Affordable Skincare

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On September - 30 - 2017ADD COMMENTS

Bringing 100+ NEW and EXCLUSIVE trendsetting products straight to you, CVS Pharmacy has partnered with popular K-Beauty expert Alicia Yoon, founder of influential K-Beauty e-retailer, Peach & Lily, to curate the selection. In addition to Miami, K-Beauty HQ is available nationally at 2,100 CVS Pharmacy stores and on CVS.com – bringing world of K-Beauty to more locations than any other retailer in the world.

One of our favorite K-Beauty brand products includes Amarte Skin Care. They have created the Aqua Mist Toner ($67), an uplifting antioxidant citrus spray that delivers an instant complexion boost while restoring skin’s pH balance. Its brightening formula uses botanical ActivExtracts® like arbutin to clarify and soften, all while toning and hydrating even the most sensitive skin. Instead of the product being absorbed by cotton, Aqua Mist Toner is specifically designed to be sprayed directly on to your face, neck and décolleté so your skin gets all the love! What’s more is that the mist can also be used as a makeup setter and to clean makeup brushes!

 

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