The Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach celebrated its 70-Year Anniversary, along with The State of Israel and The City of Miami Beach, at the unveiling of its latest exhibit, PEACE 70. The event showcased an inspiring program of live music and culture including an exceptional photo exhibit entitled Passage to Israel curated by Karen Lehrman Bloch, highlighting the beauty of Israel through 20 photographers from all cultures. Also, debuted for the first time in Miami, multi-award-winning artists as part of the Dubi Shiff Art Collection.
Movie Review: Thoroughbreds
Is there any word that evokes wealth more than “thoroughbreds”? They’re the prized horses owned and ridden by the ultra-rich – a pretty possession. In the first 30 seconds of Thoroughbreds, we’re introduced to a quiet, low-lit scene of a girl and her horse. Then she takes out a knife. The film’s tagline is “Good Breeding Gone Bad,” and until you make your way to the film’s glorious final frame, you don’t know the half of it...
Arsht Center Members Toast to the Arts
Arsht members known as Culturists gathered to celebrate the Arsht Center's Arts Education programs in an intimate party at Miami's elite Tea Room at EAST. The event, sponsored in part by American Airlines, featured the original star of Broadway's On Your Feet!, Ana Villafane, for a private unplugged performance.
Bodega Norton Partners with Romero Britto
Bodega Norton, one of the most celebrated Argentinian wineries, is partnering with internationally acclaimed pop artist Romero Britto. The Bodega Norton Limited Edition Barrel Select Art Series by Romero Britto features exclusive signature Britto designs on two varietals - Malbec and Sauvignon Blanc. The alliance was celebrated with an official launch at Britto's Lincoln Road art gallery where friends and supporters of Romero Britto and Bodega Norton enjoyed wine and bites amid the gallery's colorful display of unique Britto work.
Pictured: Romero Britto, Candela Ferro, Jenny Lopez and Michael Halstrick
Wicked Opens at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
I know what you’re thinking: Between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Wicked has gotten quite a bit of play in South Florida over the years. What makes this production, now playing at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, any different than the countless versions you’ve already seen? It’s easy to overlook such shows when theaters are teasing season lineups with the likes of Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen. But with a touring production as good as this one, the truth remains the same: Wicked is worth your time...