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Posted by Maryanne Salvat On May - 27 - 2010

maria-celeste-telemundoOn Thursday, May 27th, television personality, María Celeste Arrarás, will celebrate the 8th Anniversary of her show “Al Rojo Vivo con Maria Celeste at Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach.  Arrarás is an Emmy award-winning journalist who has collaborated on special reports for Dateline, is a frequent guest co-host of the Today Show and is the bestselling author of Selena’s Secret. The party goes from 7 – 9 PM.

 For those of you actually sticking around for Memorial Day weekend, Play and RA offer some options.  If Rap and Hip Hop are your thing, head to Play Nightclub, which will host several parties Memorial Day Weekend.  On Thursday, May 27, check out the 5th Annual Gemini Bash 2010 hosted by super rapper Rick Ross with sounds by DJ Nasty and Sam Sneak.  

pliesFriday, May 28, the party will be hosted by an array of superstars including: NBA star,  Allen Iverson; R&B Emmy nominated pop singer, actor, model and dancer Mario; the stunning “Me & U” singer, Cassie and model/socialite Amber Rose.  Music will be by resident DJs Stevie J and DJ Top Feelin, with special guest sets by DJ Clue.  R&B artists Pleasure P, Bow Wow, and Wale, host the party on Saturday and will also perform. Sunday, May 30, American Hip Hop artist Piles will release his new album “Goon Affiliated”. The well-known rapper will also do a live performance during the evening. For table reservations and more information, call 305-532-4340. Doors open at 11pm and close at 5am.

 Across town, RA Sushi South Miami presents, “Nicky’s Week” from May 30 to June 5 to benefitra_sushipng St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The South Miami location along with 24 other RA Sushi locations, will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of various food and beverage items to help treat and cure children with life-threatening illnesses. Lots of cool events and initiatives take place every night.  To see the full line-up, visit:

AzelBooks&Books Dr. José Azel will host a launch event for his new book Mañana in Cuba at Books & Books in Coral Gables on Wednesday, June 2. The official event begins at 8:00 p.m. but guests are invited to attend a pre-reception celebration at 7:00 p.m. in the bookstore’s Mediterranean-style courtyard, with small plates and wines courtesy of The Café at Books & Books. Immediately following the outdoor soirée, Dr. Azel will discuss concepts from Mañana in Cuba. A question and answer period will follow, during which time Dr. Azel will autograph copies of his book. Notably, 100 percent of the author proceeds from sales of Mañana in Cuba will benefit the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-America Studies at the University of Miami, where Dr. Azel is a Senior Scholar.

 Rocco’s Rockin’ Birthday Party takes place on Friday, June 4 at Rocco’s Tacos in West Palm Beach.roccos  Owner Rocco Mangel will celebrate June babies with a Mexican-style cumpleanos fiesta, including a llive Pancho Villa mariachi band, DJ Adam Lipson, $3 Dos Equis and $5 Cabo Wabo Blanco cocktails. Rocco will also give presents to anyone with a June birthday with ID. The fun goes from 8 to midnight at 224 Clematis Street.  For more information call (561) 650-1001 or or

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