This week's edition of SOCIAL Manny features the Humane Society's Pawpurrazzi Gala at Jungle Island, Cleveland Orchestra Miami's 10th Annversary Gala at the Intercontinental, Miami City Ballet 30th Anniversary Gala on Miami Beach, a dinner for the Bass Museum of Art's new building renovation, NATPE 2016 at the Eden Roc Miami Beach, a special screening of Kung Fu Panda 3 at the Aventura Mall, a chat with Placido Domingo at the JW Marriot Marquis, and more.
Pictured: Christian de Berdouare and Jennifer Valoppi at the demolition of the Pablo Escobar home
Jade Ocean Cocktail Reception
Jade Ocean in Sunny Isles Beach kicked off 2016 with a cocktail reception for residents to socialize and mingle with neighbors and friends, as they enjoyed an open bar provided by Murano Wine TM and Monte Carlo Vodka. Luxury Concierge Network collaborated with Jade Ocean’s residential management and concierge teams to host the luxury lifestyle event for the pleasure of residents, some of whom are in town for the social season. Guests marveled at designs by Yvel, a high end jewelry brand with a recently opened boutique in the Miami Design District’s Palm Court. Elegant creations, made of natural pearls, precious stones and 18 k gold, were displayed in sparkling vitrines that illuminated the entire room.
SOCIAL Manny: Episode 186
In this latest edition of Social Manny we get an up-close look at two of the biggest events on Miami's social calendar: National YoungArts Foundation's Backyard Ball Presented by MaxMara & Splendor in the Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Mr. Hernandez also takes us to the Ride Along 2 world premiere and Fashion Project Art Chat with photographer Iran Issa Khan at Bal Harbour Shops.
Pictured: India Carney sings at the 2016 YoungArts Backyard Ball
Fisher Island Club’s Season Opener
Tropical cocktails, fire dancers and fresh orchid leis flooded Fisher Island Club, one of the world’s most exclusive private island communities. The Club’s Season Opener, a lavish luau for its members served as the official kick-off to Miami’s social season, complete with Polynesian flair. Held at the island’s Beach Club, more than 250 members enjoyed live music, tropical libations and a decadent buffet that included everything from a roasted pig to Hawaiian barbeque. The evening culminated with a dazzling hula and traditional Samoan fire knife dance.
SOCIAL Manny: Episode 185
This week Manny Hernandez shot the kickoff event for the 5th Wine Women and Shoes Gala on Miami Beach, the opening of Kinky Boots, and Kenny G, both at the Arsht Center, the Limelight photo exhibit at the Museum of Fashion gallery in Wynwood, Gabriel Bancora's "Fume Souls" exhibit at the Artium Art Gallery in Wynwood, Meg Nocero's The Magical Guide to Bliss book release at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour Shops and the Art Nexus party at the Royal Palm Hotel on Miami Beach.
Pictured: Leslie Brown, Bronwyn Miller, Suzy Buckley Woodward and Kate Meenan at the kickoff event for the 5th Wine Women and Shoes Gala on Miami Beach