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Posted by Maryanne Salvat On November - 18 - 2010

By: Maryanne Salvat

Let’s Get Funky Buddha

On Thursday, November 18, Nick Noyes a one-man-band phenomenon takes the Bamboo Stage at the Funky Buddha at 9 p.m. While rooted in acoustic folk he crosses genres and back again from funk, reggae and jam to dance and soul. The following night, Nov 19,  Fusik and Brotherly Love Productions host the first 1vs1 B-Boy Battle at the same venue. The top break-dancers in South Florida will be getting together to battle over a $200 cash prize. Fusik has performed at similar events around the world including shows in Los Angeles, France, Spain and Italy and wants to bring that international vibe to South Florida. As always the BLP team holds down their Sunday Night Cookout  at Hurricane Bar – this week’s featured artist is Aquaphonics, a uniquely funky electro-soul indie band . Free BBQ from 6 to 8 p.m. with music at 8:30.


JJBC_INVITEBelle Coeur by Jamie Jo Harris

Jackie Abraham Fine and Estate Jewelry will host the official Miami launch party for jewelry line Belle Coeur by Jamie Jo Harris on Thursday, November 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. On the heels of two successful launch events at Blue & Cream in East Hampton and Fred Segal Santa Monica – where notable attendees included legendary pop icon Paula Abdul, among others – the luxury retailer will celebrate the Miami debut of the hit songwriter’s rocker-chic collection with an intimate reception and viewing. Guests will enjoy complimentary Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur cocktails and Belle Coeur branded bite-size sweets from 2 Girls and a Cupcake while perusing the line’s debut collection and mingling with designer Jamie Jo and her collaborator, celebrity jeweler Rosalina Lydster of Jewelry by Rosalina.  To RSVP   go to   Jackie Abraham Fine and Estate Jewelry,   1027 Kane Concourse, Bay Harbor Islands.


CafeinaArtIndustryNight11182010Art Industry Thursdays

Cafeina and WEC jazz up Art Industry Thursdays this week with a live performance by Angela Laino. The soulful singer will take center stage at 10:30 p.m. in the Wynwood den’s 5,000-square-foot garden, while DJ NuE-DiTTy spins inside the lounge. Art Industry specials this week include $3 Blue Moon beers and a special “Member’s Only” menu for all WEC Perks Card holders (speak softly when requesting it). The party starts at 8 p.m.  RSVP to with your artistic affiliation to register your WEC Perks Card.



11192010CafeinaEHTeamEH Team!  Friday

Anthony Spinello, Qpony, and Cafeina will be hosting the November version of EH TEAM!  Friday.  Drink specials will be offered in honor of Spinello’s birthday bash with  complimentary libations provided by Canadian Mist Black Diamond Whiskey from 9 to 10 p.m.    ESS and EMM, along with Maxwell Blanford, will provide the exquisite sounds.   Complimentary naturalization and disco-ization cards will be provided to “non- Canadians”   in relation to the bill SB 1070.    EhTeam naturalization cards will be taken at the venue; guests will receive complimentary cocktail specials with the card and reduced entry to upcoming special events.



Rock the HouseRock the House at Kitchen 305 

 On Friday, November 19, from 7 to 9 p.m., join Kitchen 305 as it opens its doors for a night of live rock and roll entertainment, a special dance performance and celebrity guests to help raise money for young cancer patients. The Rock the House: Party Like a Rock Star charity event will be hosted by Interscope Record’s Rev Theory lead singer, Rich Luzzi, and Miss Maxim USA, Tami Donaldson, with a special performance by Detour, Los Angeles’ newest and most energetic performance show.  In addition, DJ Mike Palmieri, who has quickly gained notoriety in Los Angeles and Miami nightlife scenes, and veteran drummer Tye Mohawk will play together in an energetic live music show accompanied by rock star dancers, bottle service and drink promotions and an all-you-can-eat stone crab dinner special.  Guests will enjoy surprise rock star VIP appearances throughout the evening and the chance to win an authentic Rev Theory electric guitar, which will be signed and raffled off for charity.  All proceeds will benefit the Rock Cancer campaign for the Broken Bones Foundation and SeventyK, a cancer advocacy group for adolescents and young adults.  Exclusive Rock Cancer bands will be distributed to everyone who donates to the cause.  The evening’s festivities will be dedicated to Taylor Biardi and Marika Jorgensen, two people close to Rev Theory who lost their battles against cancer.  A suggested donation of $10 at the door will go directly to benefit the cause.  For dinner reservations and bottle service, call 305.749.2110.


roberto cavalli Gloria Estefan and Roberto Cavalli Team Up

On Friday, Nov. 19, fashion designer,  Roberto Cavalli and 7-time Grammy Award winner, Gloria Estefan will present an evening under the stars for Miami’s top philanthropists, socialites and celebrities.  The event starts off with a cocktail party, followed by dinner and a Roberto Cavalli 2011 spring collection runway show at Villa Vecchia, (4821 Pine Tree Drive) the Miami Beach estate of Miami philanthropists Norma and Luis Quintero. Net proceeds from the event will benefit The Gloria Estefan Foundation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Additionally, during the event, 10 Miami philanthropists will receive the prestigious Starfish Award, an annual award that recognizes exemplary women who contribute to local, national and international communities.  Tickets to this stellar event are priced from $500 per individual ticket to $10, 000 for a front row VIP table for 10 that includes 10 VIP invites to Vernissage during Art Basel and inclusion in media correspondence and invitations.

For tickets and more information, contact Lori Sundermier at or call 305-695-7015.



On Saturday, November 20 at 7 p.m., head to the Miami International Book Fair for some good old fashioned controversy.  Next@19th hosts Miryam Kabakov, author of Keep Your Wives Away from Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires, as she discusses the topic of queerness in the Orthodox Jewish community, opening minds and breaking barriers.  For more information go to


The 54th Annual Vizcayan Ball

On Saturday, November 20 at 7 p.m., join the Vizcayans as they honor James Murphy at beautiful event set in the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens:  the 54th Annual Vizcayan Ball.  The event this year is being sponsored by Jaguar Corporate, along with LAF/CO Santa Maria Novella.  For more information or to RSVP contact Sonia Gibson at or call 305 458-5003.  The attire is Black tie.


A  Real Thanksgiving at Camillus House

On Tuesday, November 23, for the second year in a row, Chef Antaun Teasley, one of the preferred chefs at Club Play, will make Thanksgiving dinner for 500 people at the Camillus House starting at 4 p.m.  To raise funds for this meal, A Good Cause Dinner Gala was held at Club Play in South Beach. Volunteers are needed the day of the dinner. For information on how you can help out, contact Cherry Wells at 786-797-8270 or go online to

meatmarketThanksgiving at Meat Market

 Meat Market, Lincoln Road’s haute see-and-be-seen steakhouse, is celebrating Thanksgiving with an exciting line-up of mouthwatering specials from chef/owner Sean Brasel and pastry chef Vincent Pantoliano.  Featuring gourmet twists on traditional favorites, Meat Market’s a la carte style menu offers composed turkey dishes, a three-tiered mixed grill and two dessert choices.  The regular a la carte menu is also available. The Meat Market Thanksgiving menu is available on Thursday, November 25 from 5 p.m. to midnight. Meat Market is located at 915 Lincoln Road on Miami Beach. For more information call 305.532.0088 or visit

bulldogThanksgiving in a Box

Chef/owner Howie Kleinberg and the rest of the pack at Bulldog Barbeque, the smoking hot barbeque joint in North Miami, are offering a stress-free holiday season,   they have put together a delicious down-home Thanksgiving dinner, to go, complete with all the fixings.  For only $20 per person, guests can pre-order and pick up a full meal that is sure to impress.  For more information call 305.940.9655 or visit

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