ADVERTORIAL: Michael Israel helps charities raise millions!
Described as ‘Cirque du Soleil meets Picasso”, Michael Israel paints larger-than-life canvasses with iconic images in rhythm to high-energy music live on-stage. He has a worldwide fan base of 100 million people. His Hero video has garnered over 12 million views on YouTube. Michael has performed for Presidential and Olympic events, fortune 500 companies, and was the featured artist for a $158.2 million renovation celebration for the DIA, which is America’s sixth largest museum.
Charities must attract, engage, and energize the top 2% of their communities to survive. Michael Israel, America’s original live action artist, makes it easy.
SOCIAL Manny: Episode 126
This week’s SOCIAL Manny photo gallery by Manny Hernandez includes Austin and Sarah Harrelson at the PAMM chat DWNTWN Art Days event at the Arsht Center, Ray Raymond and Meridith Knox at the CUSP event at Neiman Marcus, Merrick Park, Erika Lorenzo and Glenda Pietri, Miyenu De Montis and Denise Serrano, Nicole Kiritin and Dr. Rian Maercks; Nick Bentancort and Jennifer Heegaard at the 2nd A Night on the RunWade at the Moore Building to benefit the Wade’s World Foundation, Deborah Koch, Suzanne Birbragher, and Henry Gonzalez, Erez Hen and Jennifer Pear, Michelle Villalobos, Marcelo Amigo and Paulina Amigo, Alonzo and Tracy Mourning, Louis Aguirre, Jill Martin and DJ Irie; Terence Riley and Thom Collins at the PAMM chat DWNTWN Art Days event at the Arsht Center, Artist Tao Rey; Mari Alarcon Grimalt and Rayne Rascon at the GQ magazine event at Neiman Marcus, Merrick Park, Luis Garcia and Judith Kamps Garcia, Silvia Fortune and Rigo Lesterio, Stephen Brunelle, Dwyane Wade and Brett Fahlgren, John and Lucy Yanopoulos, Eric Neitzel and Franchesca Lozano, Dwyane Wade, Michael Beasley and Mario Chalmers.
Pictured: Lucy & John Yanopoulos at the GQ magazine event at Neiman Marcus, Merrick Park
Katsuya Gallery Night
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Katsuya is hosting a special, extended edition of Gallery Night, “Noches de Galerias. Every Monday night during that timeframe, the restaurant’s Dragon Lounge will host an artist who displays a collection of their work in the lounge, giving visitors and guests a chance to mingle directly with the artists. The program included work from Miami-based artist Daniel Arrango and a silent auction benefiting St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
The evening ended with guests in the main dining room participating in “The Sake Bottle Ceremony” honoring Wendy Grant.
Pictured: Olga Garrido and Luly Valls