The Edit, Episode 12

Yolanda and Jeff Berkowitz hosting a birthday bash at their Coral Gables home

Promoting Puerto Rico

Marile and Jorge Lopez, with their friend Lucy Morillo, Esq , hosted an intimate and vibrant dinner at their home in support of Foundation for Puerto Rico. With a guest list that included María Celeste Arrarás from Telemundo and a mission to remind the world of the island’s beauty, bounty and sustainability, celebrity chef Jose Mendin of Pubbelly and Placita fame created a menu and then prepared the Puerto Rican culinary masterpieces that included alcapurrias de jueyes, arroz pegao con ceviche, chillo crudo, mofongo de langostinos, cochinillo, arroz mamposteao and yuca ‘robuchon’ and for dessert, a frozen berry creation served in fresh, half-coconuts.

Acheval Pampa Debut

Social superstar Stephanie Sayfie-Aagaard invited a select group of fashionable friends to the debut of Acheval Pampa’s spring collection. At a chic trunk show and cocktail soiree, the line launched by famed Polo Player Nacho Figueras and his wife, Delfina Blaquier was showcased at The Webster’s Bal Harbour Shops location to guests that included Karolina Kurkova, Kinga Lampert, Malu Duhau, Augustia Casas Sere-Leguizanmon and Ana Alfonso.

Karolyn Kurkova & Delfina Blaquier

Juggerknot Theater Company

Juggerknot Theater Company – a Knight Arts Challenge Grant winner – is back with more interactive theater, this time presenting Wynwood Stories relaying the history and trajectory of this neighborhood’s evolution. Held at Wynwood Yard and joining with its creator Della Heiman, the production is written by Juan C. Sanchez and directed by Tai Thompson. The immersive theatre experience highlights the personal stories of the people who lived, worked, and made significant contributions to Wynwood – and its ever-changing landscape. Wynwood Stories runs until May 4 at The Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St, Miami, for tickets: www.TheWynwoodStories.com Continued…..

Clint Archambault plays THE DEVELOPER in Wynwood Stories


In 2018, project Awkward Dinner won the Shark Tank Philanthropy $5000 for South Florida People of Color

Philanthropy Shark Tank

It’s time for Philanthropy Miami’s 2019 Shark Tank competition, a competitive pitch event in which a winner gets $5000. Presented by the Innovators Series in partnership with Bank of America, the organization held a workshop titled “How to Vet & Shape Your Idea” to help hopefuls hone their ideas with help from Ezequiel Wiliams of Contexto, who discussed making an impact without wasting too much time or too many resources. Want to be considered? The deadline for applications is April 29, 2019, 3 p.m. and the final voting happens on June 20, 2019, so submit to lcuenca@chasemiami.com. Click here for more information and a timeline.