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Prep-Free Thanksgiving Dinners – El Churrasco, Paris 6 and Seaspice

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On November - 16 - 2016

thanksgivingThis Thanksgiving weekend, count El Churrasco, Paris 6 and Seaspice among your blessings as each venue takes cooking off your hands with their holiday offerings. Guests will have the opportunity to choose between traditional options, like turkey for the whole family, or modern indulgences with a Chef’s Choice and a pre-fixe Thanksgiving Specials menu.

El Churrasco – Takeout

For those wanting to celebrate at home, El Churrasco is offering families pickup options of three different turkey specials*:

  • Parties of 1 or two can order the boneless stuffed turkey dish for $25 per person
  • Small families can order a small turkey already cooked, stuffed and seasoned to perfection for $125. This turkey feeds up to 7 people.
  • For $230, guests can buy a large turkey, which feeds up to 15 people.

* All options come with sides of cranberries and potato puree

If ordering the small or large turkey, guests will need to call in advance to ensure proper preparation and cooking on time. Additional sides and desserts are also available for an additional fee. A 25% off discount on a bottle of their signature wine will be offered for those ordering the small and large turkey.

Paris 6 – Onsite Dining

Celebrating its first Thanksgiving, the 24-hour French Bistro is launching their highly acclaimed signature dishes not yet debuted at Paris 6 Miami, including the Gnocchi de Brie et Crevettes a “Bruno Gissoni.” The restaurant’s beautiful décor with all the French trimmings and cozy ambiance make it the perfect “getaway” spot for those wishing to celebrate with friends and/or family in a not-so-Miami setting.

Seaspice – Special Choices

 

The Miami River hotspot offers dinners indulgent thanksgiving-inspired options like Autumn Soup, Turkey Roulade and Molten Dulce de Leche Cake, to name a few. Those wishing for additional options will have the opportunity to order from Seaspice’s A La Carte menu.

Full menu here: http://bit.ly/2eGdscw

Don’t Miss: MISOCHIC

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On November - 16 - 2016

misochicFollowing the success of the first MISOCHIC from last year, dedicated to music and fashion, this season, The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) under the baton of Maestro Eduardo Marturet, committed to diversity and cultural enrichment of the community, will bring back the most acclaimed concert of the year, a show where visual arts and live music are combined on stage. A visual feast with large video screens showing painting, sculpture, urban street art, live performances and over eighty musicians on stage with classical pieces such as Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, Strauss and the World Premiere of “Light” by composer Karen LeFrak inspired on the work of Sandra Muss and “Pictures for an Exhibition” composed by Eduardo Marturet and curated by Kathryn Mikesell. “Music and color will be combined as paint for the soul” Marturet said.MISOCHIC, will present works from the most important art collectors of South Florida making this mega spectacle  an appetizer for Art Basel. This year, MISOCHIC will benefit No More Tears Foundation, organization with a mission to assist and empower victims of human trafficking and domestic violence, Voices For Children Foundation which provides lifesavings and life-changing relief to children in need and The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO). MISOCHIC is an Immersive Experience with Music, Fashion & Arts, created by Fernando Duprat & Eduardo Marturet.

Date: November 20th, 2016

Venue: Adrienne Arsht Center – Knight Concert Hall.
Time: 6:00 pm.
Subscriptions and single tickets are now on sale at the
Start at just $72 for three concerts and $35 for single tickets.
Prices, artists, dates, times and programs are subject to change without notice.
For more information, visit www.themiso.org or call (305) 275-5666.

festival-of-chefs28th Annual Festival of Chefs

South Florida’s top culinary talent will serve their most delectable culinary creations at the 28th Annual Festival of Chefs. This mouth-watering event will take place on Wednesday, November 9th 2016 from 6:30PM – 10:00PM at the world-famous Nikki Beach, located at 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach Fl.  Proceeds from the Festival of Chefs will benefit the Easter Seals South Florida’s Culinary Arts High School, a vocational training program for students ages 16 through 22 with autism and other disabilities. For Tickets go towww.FestivalOfChefs.com.

 

 

 

luckyLUCKYRICE Grand Fest

Top Chef champion and James Beard Award-winning Chef Paul Qui from Miami’s newest ‘Pao by Paul Qui’ at the Faena (Qui’s first restaurant outside of Austin, TX) will host the 7th Annual LUCKYRICE Grand Feast presented by Bombay Sapphire EAST Gin. Chef Qui will share exclusive Filipino and Spanish-inspired dishes at the Asian-meets-Latino celebration taking place on Friday November 11, from 7:30PM – 11:00PM at The Raleigh Hotel Pool & Oasis. General Admission: $88 VIP: $150 | www.luckyrice.com.

 

 

john22nd Annual InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball Featuring John Legend

Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida and InterContinental® Miami are proud to announce that GRAMMY® Award-winning entertainer and renowned R&B star John Legend will headline the 22nd Annual InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball on Saturday, November 12, 2016. Also performing will be Alisan Porter, winner of NBC’s “The Voice.” Actress and filmmaker Gabrielle Anwar will return as celebrity emcee of The Ball, which is chaired by philanthropist Shareef Malnik. The theme of this year’s ball is “La Nuit de l’Animal: A Fairy Tale,” inspired by enchantment, majestic animals and fantasy.

The evening will commence with a lavish cocktail reception where guests will enjoy specialty cocktails and gourmet food stations while bidding at the Ball’s silent auction – known as one of the most extravagant at any gala in South Florida, teeming with coveted items and experiences donated by top hospitality, entertainment, fashion and luxury brands.

The official after-party, the InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish Nightclub presented by E11EVEN MIAMI, Downtown Miami’s 24/7 ultraclub will be held immediately following the Ball at the InterContinental® Miami featuring DJ Jermaine Dupri, along with a runway fashion show presented by Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour. Tickets for the Nightclub are $100 in advance and $120 at the door, but for those already attending the Ball prior, there is no charge. There will be a complimentary open bar and elegant evening attire is required. Tickets for the Nightclub may be purchased at: https://goo.gl/blfSLl.

Bal Harbour Shops Collectors Weekend

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On November - 3 - 2016

bal-harbour-shops-final-newBal Harbour Shops Collectors Weekend

Bal Harbour Shops are proud to announce the inaugural “Collectors Weekend,” to take place in the Shops from November 3–6, 2016. The Collectors Weekend showcases mechanical watches and luxury automobiles, both vintage and new, collectibles that go hand-in-hand, and the Shops celebrates these with a series of special events, presentations, in-store animations and much more.  To celebrate, The St. Regis Bal Harbour is offering an exclusive weekend package for guests to experience The Collectors Weekend at Bal Harbour Shops. The package includes:

  • Daily Breakfast
  • Exclusive access to VIP welcome reception at Bal Harbour Shops on Thursday, November 3 from 6:00 to 8:00pm
  • Access to Industry Expert Panel Discussions with both watch and car experts.

For more information on the exciting weekend,  visit ttp://www.stregisbalharbour.com/collectorsweekend. Guests can reserve online or call 866-716-8116 and ask for rate plan SPG35B.

 


monster-ballThe Monster Ball at Ball & Chain

On Friday, October 28, Ball & Chain is thrilled to present ‘The Monster Ball,’ an in-house production starring the Ball & Chain dancers lead by Rene Rodriguez which will bring to life classic Halloween characters kicking off on the main bar at 8:00 pm, followed by a dance production on the pineapple stage at 9:00 pm.  Following this main event, guests can also enjoy a live performance by the Spam Allstars followed by a set with DJ Kenyi Succar.  (21 and over to attend, this event is open to the public, no cover).  Ball & Chain is located at 1513 SW 8th Street, Little Havana, FL 33135 www.ballandchainmiami.com.

 

diamondMiami Children’s Health Foundation 10th Anniversary Diamond Ball

Miami Children’s Health Foundation will celebrate the 10th Anniversary Diamond Ball benefiting the children and families at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital on Saturday, October 29, at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. Ranked among the top fundraisers in Florida and one the most anticipated charity events of the season, the gala will serve as backdrop for the induction of world-renowned singer and composer Jose Feliciano into the Ambassador David M. Walters International Pediatric Hall of Fame. Miami native and co-host of “The Insider” on CBS, Louis Aguirre will serve as Master of Ceremonies, and will include a live performance by Jose Feliciano.

Nightmare on the Beach

The Little Lighthouse Foundation hosts its 7th Annual Nightmare on the Beach extravaganza – voted #1 Halloween party year after year, on the sands of South Beach on Saturday, October 29.  Located in Lummus Park, the bash is sure to be the hottest event of the Halloween weekend with will themed pavilions, performers and a special tribute to LUCHA LIBRE. During the day, LLHF will host its second annual Halloween Parade for kids. The event is free and includes trick-or-treating and other fun activities.

WHEN:
Saturday, October 29th
Children’s Halloween Parade: 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Nightmare on the Beach: 9 pm – 2 am

WHERE:
Lummus Park
9th Street & Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139

 

Rock My Boat: Halloween Edition

On Sunday, October 30th starting at 5:00 pm and going until late at River Yacht Club, wear your Halloween costume and dance the night away to beats by DJ Alex Orue, host of Revolution Radio Miami’s “Detox” show and enjoy a menu programmed by the new Michelin-starred chef Giacomo Pettinari. There will be a selection of exciting, live performances taking place throughout the evening including fire performers, dancers, a violinist and saxophone player and more. This event is open to the public and there is no cover charge.

 

sergiosSergio’s at the American Airlines Arena

Since 1975, Sergio’s has served up the most authentic Cuban cuisine in Miami. CEO Carlos Gazitua has worked hard to evolve and expand, making Sergio’s the first national Cuban restaurant franchise in the United States. Their most recent specialty is their new night menu, centered on tapas and tablas. Made for sharing, this menu promotes sharing with la familia – creating memories and laughs together. Whether you order tabla espanola, croqueta pizza, mini Cuban tacos, or chispa fries – you will know Sergio’s has hit a home run with this unique concept.Sergio’s continues to expand with its recent opening of Sergio’s in AmericanAirlines Arena. Sergio’s Fast-Casual concept has taken over the Latin Flavor Zone at the home of Miami Heat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

misoSO’s  11th Grand Season Opening

The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) is proud to announce the beginning of the 28th season 2016/17, under the baton of Maestro Eduardo Marturet in his 11th Season, specially designed to enrich our community and give a variety of concerts with no precedent. Once again, Maestro Eduardo Marturet will demonstrate his talent and virtuosity to delight the most select audience. Grand Season Opening is the beginning of a fantastic season performed by the professionalism of the great orchestra that is MISO, including 7 concerts in Concert Halls, and 5 refreshing outdoor locations, and free admission for the delight of our residents. Next Sunday October 23rd at 6:00 pm, the Adrienne Arsht Center – Knight Concert Hall, will raise the curtain for the Grand Season Opening, that will begin with the first compasses of the emblematic Maurice Ravel’s Bolero, his most famous musical piece.  Subscriptions and single tickets are now on sale at the www.arshtcenter.org; Start at just $72 for three concerts and $35 for single tickets. Prices, artists, dates, times and programs are subject to change without notice. For more information, visit www.themiso.org or call (305) 275-5666.

RAktoberfest

Always on the lookout to enhance its innovative menu, RA Sushi South Miami, has incorporated several local craft beers to its innovative menu, perfect to raise a glass and celebrate RAktoberfest with friends during Happy Hour. Brewed in Florida, the beers include Funky Budha “Floridian Hefeweizen” and Cigar City “Florida Cracker.” While unmistakably local, the beers nicely complement the wide variety of menu items, from more than 75 different types of sushi and appetizers like Asian-flavor infused chicken wings to delicious entrées like Black Pepper Sirloin Steak and Chicken Katsu served with Asian BBQ sauce.

 

Jax Celebrity Roastjax

Television host and courtside reporter for Miami HEAT telecasts, Jason Jackson, has announced the lineup of Celebrity Roasters for the first annual JAX Celebrity Roast, taking place on Saturday, October 22nd at EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami.  Tickets are now on sale through www.JaxCelebrityRoast.com for what is considered to be the first event of its kind in Florida. One of today’s most beloved celebrities from the sports and entertainment world – DJ Irie – is preparing to be shamed as the inaugural Roastee during a highly anticipated evening rendition of “no holds barred” embarrassment courtesy of the Celebrity Roasters who are confirmed to take center stage for their uncensored denunciation of Miami’s hometown hero.  Iconic comedians and entertainment personalities, each picked for their, until now, classified personal information and willingness to uncover Irie’s greatest misfortunes, will include former SNL cast member, Finesse Mitchell; comedian and creator/executive producer of BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” Chris Spencer; entertainment anchor and host of VH1’s “Dating Naked,” Rocsi Diaz and Miami’s own HITS 97.3 radio host, DJ Laz.

spookySPOOKY SYMPHONY FAMILY FEST

The Spooky Symphony   The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is pleased to announce SPOOKY SYMPHONY as the opening performance for the 2016-2017 season of FAMILY FEST, the Center’s signature series of free family-friendly performances. The thrilling Halloween concert, co-presented by The Children’s Trust, will be performed by The Greater Miami Youth Symphony and the Alhambra Orchestra on Sunday, October 29 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall.The spooky concert features enchanting scores accompanied by large-scale visuals from family favorites including Star Wars, World of Warcraft and King Kong, plus creepy classics such as Danse Macabre, Toccata and Fugue and Night on Bald Mountain. Audience members of all ages are encouraged to get in the holiday spirit by dressing in their favorite costumes! Admission to FAMILY FEST is FREE. However, First-Access Passes are required. First-Access Passes for the October 29 performances featuring SPOOKY SYMPHONY will be available beginning today. First-Access Passes can be reserved by calling the Adrienne Arsht Center box office at 305-949-6722 or online at www.arshtcenter.org (limit four per person). The passes provide patrons with first-access to seating in the theater. Seating is “first-come, first-admitted” for the performance and passes do not guarantee a seat.

 

 

 

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