SOCIAL Manny: YoungArts Week

Manny Hernandez was on the YoungArts beat this past week photographing the master classes, Jazz Roots and the gala. These events comprised the week-long arts education program that brought to Miami the very best high school arts students in the nation. Artists Plácido Domingo, Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Joshua Bell, Adrian Grenier, Debbie Allen and Bill T. Jones are just a sampling of the masters who participated in YoungArts Week. In addition, the annual An Affair of the Arts gala brought out Miami’s top arts patrons for an epic night that included a multi-disciplinary performance, dinner, and a street party on Flagler Street DJ’d by the Miami Heat’s DJ Irie.

Pictured: Michele Oka Doner and Margarita Codina at the Young Arts Affair with the Arts gala at the Alfred I. DuPont building

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SocialEyes: BraDay USA

The first BraDay USA event presented by Physician’s Institute and Memorial Cancer Institute welcomed more than 300 guests and celebrated Breast Reconstruction Awareness. Guests of the BraDay USA event had the opportunity to hear from Giuliana Rancic, television personality from the Enews!, who shared her own personal battle with breast cancer. Chanel Boutique was one of the main sponsors who donated prizes and gift worth over $80,000.

Pictured: Maggie Wiegandt (VP Memorial Cancer Institute) and Giuliana Rancic
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Gala Guide Update

With Miami’s social calendar having reached the midway point, now is a time to reflect on what has happened already and plan for what’s to come. Check out the 2012/13 Gala Guide and see coverage of past signature events and this year’s remaining schedule – and make plans to attend some non-profit events. You’ll celebrate Miami style with the money spent going to great causes. Cheers…

Pictured: Adrienne bon Haes, Marvin Ross Friedman, Olga Granda-Scott at Wolfsonian Visionaries’ annual fundraising event, The Art of Illumination

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