The Edit, Edition 5
50 Full Moons Ago
Its been 50 years since the name of land preservationist and journalist was added to the park at the southern tip of Key Biscayne and now friends of Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park are ready to celebrate. Over 400 guests will be at the full moon party featuring dancing to Miami fusion band Spam Allstars and DJ Le Spam. Proceeds go directly to the park and the list of event contributors is long, glamorous and includes The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne, Bacardi, Rickenbacker Marina, La Despensa, Stefanos, SuViche, Novecento, Puntino, Salt, Winn Dixie, Secreto Gourmet, Golden Hog, LaDespensa, Peruvian Bites, Lean Orb, McCaughan & Mandiola and Tompkins Construction.
Saturday January 19, 2019 at 7pm, tickets are $80 per person, guests must be age 21 and over https://billbaggsfullmoon.eventbrite.com
YoungArts Week Begins
YoungArts will kick off the new year with National YoungArts Week! The organization brings the nation’s most promising young artists across 10 disciplines to Miami for a program packed with master classes (finalists will learn from renowned artists including Tony Award winner Gavin Creel and Grammy Award-winning percussionist Joseph Gramley) and also performances. Dont miss your chance to see the selected students sing classical or pop songs, perform jazz instrumentals, play classical music or read their writing — it goes on all week long at the New World Center.January 6th to January 11th, 500 17th Street in Miami Beach, visit https://www.youngarts.org/national-youngarts-week
MADD Broward County is getting ready for its next event to raise awareness and funds to stop drunk and drugged driving, as well as to support the victims of these violent crimes. The Ultimate Software presents the La Croix & Lennox National Account Services Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K is sponsored by UBS. There will be bites by BRIO Tuscan Grille, mocktails by LaCroix, a silent auction, raffle prizes. Since 2011, Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K has raised over $1.75 million. Cox Media Groups Ellen Jaffe will be the emcee for the event.
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, 6:00 8:00 p.m., ArtServe1350 E. Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, $25 per person
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.