Internationally renowned Le Basque, a full-service catering and event design company in South Florida, hosted "A Taste of Le Basque," a VIP reception at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's Arts Center, to honor their new Consulting Executive Chef Mikel Goikolea. Respected as one of the foremost chefs in the Basque Country, Goikolea hails from Azurmendi, a 2016 Three Michelin Star Restaurant and No. 16 Position in The World's 50 Best Restaurants this year. Alejandro Muguerza, President of Le Basque; Ian Perris, Co-founder and Executive Vice President; Jim Mozina, Co-Owner and Chief Operating Officer; and their fine staff treated guests to a contemporary, well-curated reception featuring a taste from their new menu creations. Celebrated for creating events designed by their natural elegance, Le Basque delivered a truly memorable evening.
SocialMiami Arts Encounter on South Beach Friday, March 31, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Explore art and design with wide-ranging forms, origins and periods on the next cultural outing presented by SocialMiami and independent tour company Arts Encounters. Join Arts Editor Margery Gordon for an intimate guided tour of temporary exhibitions at The Wolfsonian-FIU and The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, where special guest speaker Karelle Levy’s knitwear is featured in Hot Couture: Florida Jews on the Fashion Scene, 1800s to Today.
Culture Compass by Margery Gordon
Transcending the story of one exceptional artist to illuminate the creative process, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical transports audiences to an era that changed the course of American music by tracing some of its most timeless songs back to their first notes...
Pictured: The company of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the songwriting hub 1650 Broadway.
Photo by Joan Marcus.
10th Annual Flamenco Festival Miami
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County launched its 10th annual Flamenco Festival Miami on March 2 with star-studded appearances both on stage and on the red carpet. The annual festival, which has been enjoyed by more than 75,000 guests to date, returned to the Center’s magnificent Knight Concert Hall for a weekend celebration of Spanish culture, including three U.S. premieres.
SocialMiami Arts Encounter: Cuban Art & Architecture Sunday, February 26, 12-4:30 p.m.
SocialMiami kicks off its monthly series of cultural experiences curated by Arts Editor Margery Gordon, founder and director of the independent tour company Arts Encounters with an afternoon of Cuban art, architecture and cuisine.