SOCIAL Manny: Episode 51
SOCIAL Manny is back to the grind having made his way from The Falls to Bal Harbour Shops and several stops in between. This week, Manny photographed Ashlee Harrison, Deborah Slack, Brian Atwood at Saks Bal Harbour, Billboard Latin Editor-in-chief Leila Cobo, Billboard Bash at Mansion, Billboard Latin conference at Eden Roc, Lidia Pefauer, Mari Andreu, Nicole Richie’s Winter Kate fashion show at Neiman Marcus, Merrick Park, Liza Lamar, Tara Kunkel, Yamila Alvarado, Maria Salinas, Pamela Silva-Conde and Cesar Conde, Kelly Gold, Lea Black, Eva Longoria, Ingrid Hoffman, The Falls, Lucrezia DiPersia, Nicole Richie and more.
Pictured: Tatiana Nahmad, Jake Deutsch and Kristy Ryu at the Brian Atwood in-store event at Saks Bal Harbour
Artistically Social with Amy Rosenberg
Locust Projects’ Spring Fling Fundraiser was the perfect tonic to the end of season doldrums this writer gets hit with each and every May. While others are living in the heady moments of April’s last days, my brain is fixed on the soon-to-be exodus of many of my friends to less balmy climes and the sad state of summer hair.
Locust Projects took my mind off of all that with their fundraiser, a sweetly kooky event that included performance art (a group of women rocking shiny bodysuits who would occasionally break into dance), finger lickin’ good chicken wings grilled onsite by artist Jason Hedges, Shake Shack cheeseburgers and Yummy Chun Buns, the creation of artist Susan Lee-Chun
Arts Miami: A Taste of Cuba
Tucked away in Little Havana is jewel known as CubaOcho Art and Research Center. Having discovered this gallery about a two years ago, I was curious to find out more about the gallery and had a great opportunity to hear about the Ramos Collection from his wife and Executive Director, Yeney Fariñas Ramos.
Pictured: El triunfo de Finlay (Finlay’s Triumph) by Esteban Valderrama y Peña on display above the entryway to the R.W. Norton Art Gallery