EHN_150_Event_Bannerr_1024x512Einstein Healthcare Network will formally kick-off a year-long celebration of 150 years caring for the healthcare needs of Philadelphia with a star-studded event on Thursday, January 14, at the National Constitution Center.  Consummate music artist and one of the most iconic female singers of all time, Diana Ross, will perform.  Jason Alexander, of SEINFELD fame, and star of stage and screen will serve as host. The year 2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of Jewish Hospital in Philadelphia, now regional Einstein Healthcare Network.  Founded in 1866 and originally located in West Philadelphia, the Jewish Hospital’s mission was to provide healthcare to all in need.  Relocated in 1871to Einstein Medical Center’s current location at North Broad Street in Olney, the hospital has transformed over the past century to meet evolving patient needs.  Einstein’s expanded reach now touches the lives of thousands across the region.  An expanding, regional healthcare system with four acute-care facilities, a robust physician network, a nationally recognized residency program and dozens of outpatient centers, Einstein’s philosophy and commitment remains – to serv e with humanity, humility and honor and to heal by providing exceptionally intelligent and responsive healthcare and education for as many as we can reach; For more information, visit or call 215-456-7200.

image1The National YoungArts Backyard Ball

On Saturday, January 9, the National YoungArts Foundation kicks off its landmark 35th anniversary with the Backyard Ball, presented by Max Mara, and the signature after-party featuring music by DJ Cassidy. At 10PM, over 800 of Miami’s social and cultural enthusiasts will gather under the stars on the YoungArts Plaza (2100 Biscayne Boul., Miami) to celebrate the culmination of National YoungArts Week, which welcomes 170 of the country’s most promising young artists and honor director/actress Rosie Perez, director Robert Wilson and Tony-award nominee and YoungArts alumnus Tony Yazbeck. Tickets are $135 and include open bar, desserts and dancing, with a brilliant host committee in support of the arts. For more information, visit


Wearing Time: Returns, Recalls, Renewals

Fashion in Film, based at London’s internationally acclaimed Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London, has been commissioned to curate a special four-day film festival by Fashion Project, Bal Harbour Shops’ cultural space. The festival, Wearing Time: Returns, Recalls, Renewals, hosted by Fashion Project on the third level of Bal Harbour Shops, is scheduled January 28–31. The four-day film festival hosted by Fashion Project on the third level of Bal Harbour Shops is complimentary. As seating is limited, RSVPs are required. For more information contact: or 786.245.2200.

Philly Socialholic: The Christmas Village in Love Park

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On December - 10 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

IMG_8562The Christmas Village in Philadelphia presented by NRG Home has transformed Philadelphia’s LOVE Park (15th and JFK Boulevard) into a traditional, open-air German Christmas Market, open daily through, Sunday, December 27. Shop for high-quality, international and local gifts and decorations. Enjoy holiday sights and sounds with thousands of twinkling lights, the LOVE ParkChristmas Tree, live music, children’s activities and photos with Santa Claus. Warm up with a glass of warm mulled wine or hot cocoa while enjoying European food and drink. Watch for new decorations, seating, vendors and tasty treats! Admission is free, with food, drink and shopping pay as you go. Spread the cheer by following @philachristmas on Twitter and Instagram, liking Christmas Village on Facebook and visiting

image001EXPRESS announces the launch of the Brand’s first high-end capsule collection, Express ‘Edition.’ Drawing inspiration from iconic classics filtered through a modern lens, ‘Edition’ is a mix of cool sophistication and street style with an emphasis on luxury fabrics, elevated techniques and a sharpened attention to detail. Suki Waterhouse and Magdalena Frackowiak are the faces of the new collection and will be featured in all digital and print marketing.

EXPRESS ‘Edition’ is available in 27 stores, including at the Beverly Center (8522 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, California) and online at beginning December 1. The collection is comprised of 56 styles including statement accessories ranging from $50-$500. The unique designs offer an update to the classic tuxedo, guipure lace dresses, silk and chiffon blouses, the perfect biker jacket, an embellished band jacket, resin coated jeans and leather bottoms. The black and neutral color palette features pops of deep crimson, ivory and gold hardware for a downtown sensibility.

Customers can get in on behind-the-scenes action by following @ExpressRunway on Instagram, @ExpressLife on Twitter, @Express on Snapchat and


home-logoKinky Boots

December 8 – 13, 2015

“There is no show hotter than Kinky Boots!” – CBS News

Kinky Boots is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Together, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… proving that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.


Tickets start at $29*

Adrienne Arsht Center

For tickets visit, or call the Box Office at 305.949.6722



eviteThe Kiwanis of Little Havana Host the 39th Annual Christmas Gala

On Saturday, December 12, the Kiwanis of Little Havana is set to host its 39th Annual Christmas Gala, with support from BMW, Bacardi, Coca-Cola, AT&T and Heineken. Proceeds from the annual fundraising event will benefit various Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation projects, including “A Toy for Every Child” and “Adopt-a-Family” holiday initiatives, as well as the Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation Future Leaders Through Education Scholarship Fund. Guests will dance to the rhythm of live performances by internationally renowned Grammy-award winner, legendary Cuban-American music icon and past King of Carnaval Miami (1993) Willy Chirino, and 80s disco-diva and queen of freestyle, Shannon. Attendees will also enjoy an open bar and buffet stations featuring local cuisine. Formal attire will be strictly enforced. Additional benefiting foundation projects include the annual Kiwanis Club of Little Havana Christmas Fair, and many more community goodwill youth initiatives. Event begins at 8:00 p.m. at the Miami Seaquarium; complimentary secured parking will be available. Individual Ticket – $125;Reserved Table (10 Guests) – $2,000, VIP Lounge (10 Guests) – $3,000. Tickets can be purchased at or via phone at 305.644.8888.



Don’t Miss: Our Guide to Art Basel Miami 2015

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On December - 2 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

artDon’t Miss: Art Basel 2015

TALDE Miami Beach
Thompson Miami Beach’s new Asian-American neighborhood restaurant and bar, TALDE Miami Beach, celebrates Art Basel on Thursday, December 3, with the launch of its new Late Night Noodles menu crafted by star chef/restaurateur Dale Talde. Sure to be the go-to spot after hours, the special menu and an accompanying happy hour will be available every Thursday through Saturday, from 2:00 a.m. until 4 a.m. Special for Art Basel, TALDE will also feature a DJ line-up featuring hometown and visiting acts, including the New York-based G Brown (Thursday, Dec. 3); John McSwain (Friday, Dec. 4); and PaseRock of Peachfuzz (Saturday, Dec. 5).

Fun at Libertine

Newcomer Libertine has stolen the downtown scene with a nightly mix of music curated by Michelle Leshem ranging from Iggy Pop, Depeche Mode, Blondie, old school hip hop or to new and underground sounds of indie dance including Cut Cupy, Aeroplane, Holy Ghost! to modern disco and deep house late night. This hybrid spot turns from a bar to an intimate dance floor with an interior harkening back to the glamorously decayed watering holes of turn of the century London. Libertine’s interior features eclectic décor like a floor covered in thousands of pennies, easy leather sofas, a DJ booth fashioned from a re-purposed Baby Grand piano and an expansive cocktail bar featuring a comprehensive mixology program. With opening hours from 10pm till whenever (located in Miami’s 24 hour district) you will be sure to get your dose of debauchery as you rub shoulders with some of Miami’s favorite gatekeepers for a back to not so basics good time. Read the rest here »