youngARTS Week

A week dedicated to arts education

During the 33rd annual YoungArts Week, 171 YoungArts Finalists representing the top 1.6 percent of all applications and some of the nation’s most outstanding students in a wide range of disciplines in the visual, literary, design and performing arts, will participate in a week of intense master classes and workshops with internationally renowned artists Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Irving Sandler, Rita Moreno, Andrew Rannells, Shelly Berg, Shalita Grant, Lourdes Lopez, Judith Hill and more.

Finalists will share their talents with the public each evening in performances.

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Design Talk: Jeffery Thrasher

Brazilian closet and kitchen manufacturer Ornare hosted interior designer Jeffrey Thrasher of Thrasher Design Company for a conversation with SocialMiami.

Thrasher is no stranger to the art world. As a member of the Art Basel Junior Host Committee and a donor to the Perez Art Museum (PAMM), Thrasher has designed homes for serious art collectors, while developing a collection for himself.

Thrasher describes his own collection as growing. Some of his favorite pieces include Kenny Scharf, Shintaro Miyake and Jose Bedia.

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SOCIAL Manny: Episode 135

Manny Hernandez wishes all of his fans a Happy New Year as he presents his first photo gallery of 2014. In this first SOCIAL MANNY, we are featuring: Jay Z and Beyonce stroll Wynwood Arts District; Paul Lehr, Benny Benack, Evan Sherman, Wynton Marsalis, Russell Hall, Luke Celenza, and Lisa Leone at the Master Class with Wynton Marsalis at the YoungArts campus

Bal Harbour’s Unscripted art chat at the St. Regis
Starring: Patrick McMullan, Erin Newberg, Brian Antoni, Mario Cader Frech, Jean de Meuron, Dale Newberg, Carolyn Travis, Elena Breakstone, Paola Busch, Oliver Sanchez, Gary Pini, Robert Wennett, Robert Chambers, Matin Rozenblum and Claire Breukel,

Donald Pliner’s 70th at the Sagamore
Starring: Lisa Petrillo and Bill McCue, John and Susan Turchin, Carole and Oscar Seikaly, Elyze Held, Jose Ortiz, Nick D’Annunzio, Yolanda Berkowitz, Alfredo and Elizabeth Beracasa, Donald and Lisa Pliner, Gary and Dana Shear, Dana Dowd and Cheryl Dowd, Lea Black and Dennis Rodman

Pictured: Donald and Lisa Pliner celebrating Don’s 70th at the Sagamore

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