The Board of Trustees of Pérez Art Museum Miami has announced the appointment of Franklin Sirmans as the museum’s director. Sirmans comes to PAMM from Los Angeles County Museum of Art where he served as department head and curator of contemporary art. He was the Artistic Director of the 2014 Prospect New Orleans biennial exhibition, P3: Notes for Now. As a curator, writer and editor, Sirmans has established himself as one of the leading voices in contemporary art.
Channing Tatum, Joe Mangianello, Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez and Jada Pinkett Smith surprised fans at an advanced screening of the highly anticipated movie "Magic Mike XXL" at Regal South Beach on Lincoln Road. Earlier in the day the cast was honored at Bayside Marketplace with stars on the Miami Walk of Fame.
Guests at the official launch party for the 8th annual Coral Gables Restaurant Week held at the Westin Colonnade Hotel were treated to the best of the best gourmet bites from notable Coral Gables restaurants like Mortons' Divino Ceviche, Cibo, Bricktops, Uvaggio and Bulla Gastrobar. At the event, sponsored by Bacardi USA and hosted by the Business Improvement District of Coral Gables, Bulla Gastrobar and its executive chef Diego Solano were voted winner of the Best Taste of the Gables contest. Coral Gables Restaurant Week runs through June 28. Visit http://restaurantweek.shopcoralgables.com for a list of participating restaurants. Pictured: Autumn Lorenzo, Bulla Gastrobar; Marina Foglia, Business Improvement District of Coral Gables; Diego Solano, Executive Chef at Bulla Gastrobar; and Denise Erwin, Bulla.
Susanne Birbragher, Maestro Eduardo Marturet and Athina Klioumi Marturet at the Hats and Bowties MISO luncheon at Milo. As seen in the SOCIAL Manny PHOTO GALLERY
by Manny Hernandez.
NBC News Political Director and Moderator and Managing Editor of “Meet the Press,” Chuck Todd, was awarded the Hank Meyer Headliner Award by MCCJ at its recent breakfast. Traditionally the award has gone to journalists who mirror MCCJ’s mission of creating an inclusive community. Walter Cronkite was the first recipient, and since then, Dan Rather, Barbara Walters, Tom Brokaw, Leonard Pitts Jr. and ABC’s John Quiñones have all received this honor. A native of Miami, Todd is a self-described political junkie who has earned a reputation as one of the most passionate journalists and sharpest analysts in American media. Upon his appointment to “Meet the Press,” influencers and competitors praised him as “a tireless reporter” with “an encyclopedic knowledge of politics” and the ability to “break down barriers and get people off their talking points.” The breakfast was emceed by Miami’s NBC6 anchor Jackie Nespral and chaired by Sherry M. Tropin and Khurrum Wahid. After the breakfast, Chuck Todd took pictures with some of the MetroTown students representing several South Florida high schools. He also signed copies of his book, “The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House.” Pictured with Todd is Michelle Ramirez Patricios, MCCJ Board Chair.
Bruce Weber and wife Nan Bush at the 93rd Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Gala at the Fontainbleau Miami Beach.
Craig Robins and Cathy Leff at the Pritzker Architecture Prize Award Ceremony. Photo by Manny Hernandez. To see PHOTOS from the night, CLICK HERE: http://bit.ly/1Abm7sW
LACOSTE celebrated the exclusive launch of its LT12 Racket & Capsule Collection at with an event hosted by The Webster CEO & Co-Founder Laure Heriard Dubreuil and LACOSTE Tennis Pro John Isner. Designed by a racket specialist who worked alongside the brand’s founder René Lacoste for 15 years, the new racket is celebrated as the latest championship innovation. Pictured: Laure Heriard Dubreuil, John Isner, LACOSTE President & CEO of North America Francis Pierrel and Australian tennis coach Roger Rasheed celebrate at The Webster.
Crista Azqueta and Andres Fanjul
at opening of Quality Meats at the old Bancroft Building on Miami Beach benefiting at MIR Foundation.
As seen in the SOCIAL Manny PHOTO GALLERY
, by Manny Hernandez.
At the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, H&H Jewels hosted the Valentine's Day wedding of Elsie and Christine Ruiz, wearing wedding bands by Furrer Jacot.
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