VirtuoLineBy: Maryanne Salvat 

108-Day Nespresso VertuoLineTM Pop-Up U.S. Tour   

Nespresso has launched the newest addition to their brewing family the VertuoLineTM system! It is first Nespresso machine that brews both American style large-cup coffee and authentic espresso; Nespresso has created the ultimate tasting experience during the 108-Day Nespresso VertuoLineTM Pop-Up Tour nationwide. Five simultaneous teams will travel the country to 17 different cities where coffee lovers will have a chance to visit this unique installation. Nespresso experts will be on hand for one-on-one demonstrations of the new system and provide assistance with personalized, complimentary tastings. For more information about Nespresso or to see a schedule of Pop-Up demonstrations visit: 




Layout 1Miracle Makers Luncheon and Fashion Show 

Miami’s top philanthropists will be honored at the “Miracle Makers Luncheon and Fashion Show” hosted by the Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, along with this year’s co-chairs Irene Korge, Aislynn McDonald, Bronwyn Miller, and Migna Sanchez-Llorens.  The 14th annual Luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne. Jennifer Valoppi, multi-Emmy Award winning TV journalist, award winning author, and social entrepreneur, will serve as mistress of ceremonies.  The exclusive event will include a cocktail reception, a luxurious silent auction and luncheon, followed by a spectacular fashion show presented by Neiman Marcus.  Guests will have the opportunity to “meet a match” and experience the life changing impact of mentoring. Individual tickets start at $175 and seating is limited. Guests are encouraged to purchase raffle tickets in advance for the opportunity to win a raffle item, including an amethyst and baroque pearl necklace with 22k yellow gold dipped oval Bali bead, a St. John VIP Shopping experience including a $500 gift card and private champagne reception, brunch for four at the Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne, and an 18k gold ring in precious yellow, green, and blue sapphires by Concita Lach. For reservations contact Shaunte Young, or Laura Siegel,;
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Blues & Brunch Hosted by MISO 

The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO), together with Conductor Eduardo Marturet and its Board of Directors, present a “Blues & Brunch” performance at Juvia Restaurant in the stunning 1111 building on Lincoln Road on Sunday, April 26. Sponsored by Modern Luxury Miami, and organized by Co-Chairs Criselda Breene, Sam Robin & Iran Issa- Khan, with help from the Host Committee listed below, this unique fundraiser takes place in the beautiful ambiance of an award-winning (2013 James Beard Award Winner in restaurant design) South Beach landmark.   The performance by MISO’s professional world-class musicians begins at 11:00 a.m., and consists of jazz and blues music mixed with familiar classical repertoire to create a fun and soulful event for all ages to enjoy. Big hats, bow ties and your favorite fashionable accessories are highly encouraged.  For ticket and table inquiries, contact 305. 275.5666 or visit


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