The Big Serve Tennis Event

Lace Clips, a Miami-based sporting goods company and Greentouch USA Inc. founded by Jonathan Nussbaum, is thrilled to announce their yearly event, The Big Serve, a professional tennis exhibition and clinic for inner-city youth.  In partnership with the Irie Foundation, Overtown Youth Center, EJ Biggers Foundation, The Lotus House and the City of Miami Beach, the charity event will take place on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Flamingo Tennis Center from 4PM to 7PM. 

This marks the third annual fitness-driven philanthropic event produced by Nussbaum, designed to encourage children to play tennis while educating them about health and nutrition.  On Friday, 650 children from the non-profit organizations will be able to enjoy and participate in four activity stations including meet and greet/autograph opportunities with pro tennis players and other notable local celebrities, an on-site tennis clinic offering lessons from pro tennis players provided by Howie Orllin, a fitness station featuring celebrity personal trainers provided by Ki Hara and local yoga instructors as well as a concession stand courtesy of David’s Café.  Miami’s own DJ Michelle Pooch will be providing the music, to ensure kids have a fun, energetic afternoon to remember.  

Past notable tennis pros include Genie Bouchard, Fabio Fognini, Flavia Pennetta, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, Nico Massu and Bob and Mike Bryan. Guests this year can expect players from the ATP and WTA tours. In addition, each child will receive a special gift bag that includes an authentic HEAD tennis racquet and t-Shirt courtesy of Jonathan Nussbaum and other gifts provided by the Burger King McLamore Foundation.  Other sponsors include, Baptist Hospital, Samba Sol, Elite Models, Ishine 365.  For additional information about The Big Serve please visit www.thebigserve.miami

 

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) Presents The Fourth Annual Art of the Party

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) will host its fourth annual Art of the Party, the museum’s largest fundraiser event of the year, on March 17, 2018. Art of the Party 2018 will honor Teresita Fernández, one of today’s leading contemporary artists, and philanthropist Patricia M. Papper. The event, presented by Valentino, will feature three exclusive guest experiences conceptualized by Lee Brian Schrager, as well as culinary collaborations by STARR Catering Group and Chef Michelle Bernstein. Bringing together cultural philanthropists, artists, civic leaders and arts supporters, the evening will showcase the world-class museum’s unique architecture and celebrate Miami’s flagship art museum. Funds from Art of the Party directly support the museum’s robust arts education program, the largest program of its kind outside the Miami-Dade County school system.

Art of the Party Chairs are Darlene and Jorge M. Pérez with Susana and Alberto Ibargüen.  

PAMM’s Art of the Party will offer guests three unique experiences from which to choose:

Chef’s Table seated dinner, 6:30pm: Chef Michelle Bernstein and STARR Catering Group will craft a three-course menu for an unforgettable dining experience held for the first time in the transformed M.B. Fernandez Family Galleries. Dinner guests will enjoy a cocktail reception before the evening’s program in celebration of philanthropist Patricia M. Papper and artist Teresita Fernández. Chef’s Table guests are also invited to extend their evening at the Supper Club dinner lounge and Remix after party.

Tables of 10 are available for $25,000. Individual tickets are also available for $2,500 per guest.

Supper Club dinner lounge, 8:30pm: Supper Club offers a one-of-a-kind al fresco dining experience designed by Chef Michelle Bernstein and STARR Events, as well as live entertainment on the picturesque waterfront East Portico. Guests may reserve private seating for up to 10 guests, including dedicated tableside cocktail service. All Supper Club guests are invited to enjoy the Remix after party.

Private lounge seating with butler service is available for $10,000; Individual tickets are also available for $750 per guest or $1,500 per couple.

Remixafter party, 10:30pm: As the evening culminates, the al fresco Supper Club dinner lounge will be transformed into a vibrant dance club. Chef’s Table, Supper Club, and Remix guests will join together for a late night dance party under the stars on the East Portico, enjoying cocktails and decadent desserts.

Individual tickets are available for $125 per guest.   

The evening’s entertainment is presented by Faena. Wines and support for Chef’s Table and Supper Club are generously provided by Kim Crawford.

For more information and to purchase tickets,  visit pamm.org/artoftheparty2018.

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