The Edit by Brett Graff
Our SocialMiami editor finds what's hot and happening this week.....
Congratulations to the 25th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish ball for raising over $3 million for at the organization’s fundraising event. Steven Tyler performed to a crowd that included actress and emcee Gabrielle Anwar, gala chair Shareef Malnik, supermodel Karolina Kurková, Real Housewife Lisa Hochstein, entertainment reporter Lisa Petrillo and more. The afterparty was presented by E11EVEN and featured a performance by superstar T.I. Also, city superstars come out to Joe’s Stone Crabs Restaurant for the annual Foster Care Review luncheon including Kaisa and Doug Levine, Therese and Ashley Gibb, and Stephanie and Michael Rosen. And at the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County’s Winter White gala, Flo Rida performed to a crowd that included Christine Lynn, Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard, Morton Aagaard, Rick and Rita Case and trial attorney Robert Einhorn.
Maska Indian Kitchen + Bar in Midtown is not missing the opportunity to celebrate National Happy Hour Day but who is, really? Tonight, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. it’s recently launched menu for the occasion offers the chef’s signature dishes, such as crispy cauliflower, for just $6 and a variety of cocktails — including the Maska Mule made with Tequila, Greek mastiha, panch phoron syrup, lime juice, pineapple, and ginger beer and The Dirty Picture, made with Sochu lemongrass, Cointreau, lychee, lemon juice and prosecco — for just $8. 3252 NE 1st Avenue, Suite 109, Miami 786-971-9100
Brooke Trace, artist and owner of North Beach Art Gallery is is hosting a Private VIP & Media Preview for the Erté Bronze Sculpture Collection. Showcased on the eve of the centennial of the Art Deco era. Erté — whose birth name was Romain de Tirtoff – is a Russian-born French artist and designer known as the “Father of Art Deco.” The only other known complete collections of Erté bronze sculptures, were owned by the late celebrities Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson. North Beach Art Gallery will exhibit 205 pieces of artwork, consisting of 146 bronze sculptures, many of which are grand in size and recreated from Erté’s costume set designs and Harper’s Bazaar illustrations. Invitation only: North Beach Art Gallery, 3334 NE 34th St.
Fort Lauderdale, tonight 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Brett Graff is SocialMiami.com’s managing editor and has been a journalist covering money, people and power for over 20 years. Graff contributes to national media outlets including Reuters, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Maxim, and the PBS show, Nightly Business Report. A former U.S. government economist, her nationally syndicated column The Home Economist is first published in The Miami Herald and then on the Tribune Content Agency, where it’s available to over 400 publications nationwide. She is broadcast weekly on two iHeartRadio news shows and is the author of “Not Buying It: Stop Overspending & Start Raising Happier, Healthier, More Successful Kids,” a parenting guide for people who might be tempted to buy their children the very obstacles they’re trying to avoid.