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Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 13 - 2010

signaturechefs-350x350Signature Chefs & Wine Extravaganza

It’s not too late to RSVP for the March of Dimes Signature Chefs & Wine Extravaganza at Jungle Island, (1111 Parrot Jungle Trail) starting at 6:30 tonight,  October 14.  Throughout the event, guests will sip on wines and champagnes from the world’s finest vineyards and distilleries, courtesy of Southern Wine and Spirits, and nosh on small bites while enjoying entertainment as well as live and silent auctions. The best part: it’s all for a good cause—all proceeds go directly to March of Dimes. Tickets: $150 per person in advance; $175 at the door.  Limited tickets for both the Extravaganza and an exclusive VIP Champagne Reception are $250.   For more information and to RSVP, visit the website:

sassyBeautiful People, Beautiful Bags

On Thursday, October 14, from 5 to 10 p.m.,   join the Sassy City Chicks for a fantastic   Fashion Bash Sample Sale.  Shop the event for Beautiful People handbags,   among other fabulous designers with exceptional savings.   Sassy City Chicks Fashion Bash sample sale will take place at the Moore Building 4040 N.E. 2nd Avenue; general admission $5 and Sassy Tote Ticket $15, which includes a gift bag, complimentary spa service and Smirnoff cocktail sampling.


The EH Team is Back

cafeina“The EH Team!” returns to Cafeina on Friday, October 15 with your favorite Canadian DJ trio ESS & EMM and Maxwell Blandford, along with special guest hosts Tiffany Calil, Elizabeth Calil and Miss Miami 2010 Jaife Calil. Attendees will enjoy complimentary Canadian cocktails (how’s that alliteration for ya’?) inspired by our neighbors to the north from 9 to 10 p.m.. Emerging jewelry designer TAudrey will be on hand at the Wynwood haunt to showcase its latest collection of playful, yet sophisticated accessories for ladies “on-the-go.” Cafeina will also raffle off the Audrey Hepburn-inspired pieces for a few lucky guests throughout the evening. RSVP required to


Go Ahead, Wine All You Want!

Embrace your inner oenophile at the 9th annual Miami International Wine Fair (MIWF) this weekend. MIWF welcomes a heightened culinary program of Miami’s most talked about restaurants including Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, Q American BBQ, Devito’s South Beach, Mercadito and more this year.  Open to the public on both Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16, 2010 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., participating eateries will serve up bites, gratis, to all fairgoers at the Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive, Hall A).  For $75 per person, per day, or $130 for two days, the Grand Tasting Hall brings together more than 1,800 wines from 500 producers and 20 countries under one roof.  Upping the ante, for VIPs at $125 per entry or $220 for two days, the Fair will offer connoisseurs access to the Grand Tasting one hour early at 3:00 p.m.; free entrance to the seminar “How to Taste Wine – Objectively”; a two-bottle wine pack with an award-winning selection from Rioja and Bordeaux; two professional lead-free crystal wine glasses; no cover and one free drink to all three MIWF after-parties including Liv at Fontainbleau, SET and MOKAI nightclubs.  Tickets to the Fair and to seminars are available online at or by calling 866.887.WINE.  A portion of proceeds will benefit the Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Wine & Food (“AIWF”) – a non-profit organization founded in support of gastronomy as essential to the quality of human existence. 

weamHappy 5th Birthday WEAM  

Well into its fifth year as one of Miami Beach’s most treasured and international attractions, the World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM) will celebrate its fifth anniversary with owner/curator Naomi Wilzig hosting a joyous extravaganza, Saturday, October 16, from 8 p.m. to midnight.  The evening will feature a lavish buffet and entertainment by famed performance artists Geraldine and Shanaya.   Adding to the glamour and fun will be Miami Beach’s most popular divas, including Adora and Victoria as “princesses of the court.”  There is also talk that Wilzig will bestow crowns on all who attend.  All proceeds of the evening will benefit the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicin.  The World Erotic Art Museum is located at 1205 Washington Avenue. Open Monday through Friday, 11 A.M. to 10 P.M., Friday and Saturday 11 A.M. to Midnight.  Tickets cost $15, (no one under 18 admitted). For more information call (305) 532-9336 or


PilatesForPinkPilates for Pink

Join Equinox Fitness Clubs’ renowned Pilates instructors and SHAPE magazine as they host “Pilates for Pink,” an event supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation®. Bring a friend and participate in classes held at the Delano on Sunday, October 17th:  For a $10 suggested donation, (100% proceeds go to BCRF®) guests will receive a tote bag with goodies donated by event partners.  Bring your own mat and towel. Spots are limited. RSVP to to request a space in the class.


Saks keyKey to the Cure

Join Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland (7687 North Kendall Drive) for Key to the Cure, a charity shopping weekend event to help raise money and awareness for women’s cancers from Thursday, October 21 through Sunday, October 24. The kick off cocktail event will be held Thursday, October 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. featuring Capital Grille hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. A percentage of the weekend sales will go towards Baptist Breast Center. For more information or to RSVP, call 305.662.8655, ext 262 or email

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