Jazz It Up at the Seventh Annual Open the Door Awards Dinner and Auction 5/2/14

Jazz It Up at the Seventh Annual Open the Door Awards Dinner and Auction
Friday, 05/02/2014 – 06:30 pm –
OPEN-THE-DOOR-FLYERTurnberry Isle Miami
19999 West Country Club Drive,
Aventura, Florida 33180
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Cost: $100/person

The Seventh Annual Open the Door Awards Dinner and Auction hosted by the Women’s Breast Health Initiative, Florida Affiliate (WBHI) is right around the corner! This special event supporting early detection of breast cancer and heart disease in women is going to be held on Friday May 2, 2014 at the Turnberry Isle Miami in Aventura. Tickets are $100 per person and you may buy your tickets online at www.flbreasthealth.com. Funds raised from this event will help uninsured and undeserved women in the South Florida community receive free breast and heart health education and services which may save their lives.

Join the gathering beginning at 6:30 p.m. to enjoy great food, authentic jazz music, silent and live auctions, and hear from women whose lives have been saved by WBHI’s outreach and educational programs. Community leaders will also be honored during the event.

To become a sponsor or auction donor in support of the life-saving work of The Women’s Breast Health Initiative, or for more information on this event or the organization, please visit http://www.flbreasthealth.com or contact Stephanie Hoogenbergen at 305.825.4081.

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida’s Spring Gala a Stunning Season Finale 5/3/14

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida’s Spring Gala a Stunning Season Finale
Sunday, 05/03/2014 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Dance-of-the-HoursAventura Arts & Cultural Center
3385 NE 188th Street,
Aventura, Florida 33180
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Cost: $25

With a magnificent and colorful spectacle that combines classical and neoclassical ballet, the Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, conducted by Maestro Vladimir Issaev, closes its sixteenth season, next May 3rd and 4th at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Paying tribute to the roots, the company will present a classical Russian ballet: Paquita, with music by Minkus and choreography by Petipa. Although over the years, the original two-act play has been lost, Paquita’s wedding with her knight, has become an icon in classical ballet repertoire. Paquita allows the main couple, in this case played by dancers Jun Tanabe and Kaori Fukui, to show their virtuosity. It also has a number of variations and Pas de Trois played by soloists of the company. The costumes were made in the workshops of Mariinsky Theatre (formerly known as the Kirov) of St. Petersburg.

To complement this eclectic program, and as a tribute to Venezuela, the Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida will present Fuga con Pajarillo, the orchestral version of Venezuelan composer, Aldemaro Romero’s fugue, choreographed by Vladimir Issaev. In this work the typical steps of Joropo (a folk dance) are recreated in pointe shoes, showing the technicality of the solo dancers. The costumes are a creation by designer Jorge Gallardo who, inspired in bougainvillea flower, dresses the ballerinas, while the soloist wears traditional Venezuelan Liqui-liqui.

The company will also present The Dance of the Hours from the opera La Gioconda, with music by Poncielli and choreographed by Issaev. This piece was recently premiered as part of The Opera Atelier’s Great Moments of Opera. Followed by The Encounter, also choreographed by maestro Issaev with the beautiful Albinoni’s adagio. This choreography danced by Takayuki Asai and Hill Lillian, earned him the award for best choreographer in the festival of Palm Springs, and continues to be a success every time they perform it.

Furthermore, Takayuki Asai and Lillian Hill will dance the classic Coppelia’s Pas de Deux by the composer Delibes and choreographed by Gorsky/Saint – Leon, while Jorge Barani and Meisy García will perform Paris’ Flames, a Pas de Deux with music by Asafiev and choreography by Vainonen. This Pas de Deux is performed only by exceptional dancers in high quality and strict standars international competition. It allows them to show their best technical skills.

WIZO Online Auction Viewing 4/25/14

WIZO Online Auction Viewing
Monday, 03/25/2014 – 04/09/2014 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
UntitledAddison House
2850 NE 187th St, Aventura, FL 33180,
Aventura, Florida 33180
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This auction will raise funds to support WIZO, the Women’s International Zionist Organization, a non-party international movement dedicated to the advancement of the status of women, welfare of all sectors of Israeli society and encouragement of Jewish education in Israel and the Diaspora. Those interested in the auction can come to Addison House for a viewing of the pieces from March 11 to April 9, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To bid on an item, please go to http://paddle8.com/auctions/wizo. Bidding will take place from March 27 to April 9.

TigerDirect Aventura’s Exclusive In-Store DJ Performances & ULTRA Tickets Giveaway 3/25/14

TigerDirect Aventura’s Exclusive In-Store DJ Performances & ULTRA Tickets Giveaway
Tuesday, 03/25/2014 – 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
TigerDirect Aventura
17641 Biscayne Blvd,
Aventura, Florida 33160
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Cost: Free

TigerDirect, a subsidiary of Systemax, will collaborate with Hercules DJ Equipment for a two-day, in-store event that will include DJ performance demos for all visiting guests. Guest DJs Karla Kenya and MARRZ will be making special appearances at select South Florida stores for the two-day event during Miami Music Week.

Customers will enjoy beats by Germany’s newest and unique DJ, radio personality and media host Karla Kenya. Brooklyn-based and internationally known media artist, MARRZ, who uses technology to bridge the gap between music, photography, cinematography and the written word, will be there as well.

Just in time for Miami Music Week, customers at each participating store will have a chance to enter a raffle for a free ticket to Ultra Music Festival, taking place at Bayfront Park from March 28-30. Each store will gift a lucky customer with 1 free 3-day, general admission pass to the internationally acclaimed electronic music festival.

GBS Gives Beauty Junkies Their Fix 3/20/14

GBS Gives Beauty Junkies Their Fix
Thursday, 03/20/2014 – 09:00 am – 07:00 pm
GBS-LogoGBS, The Beauty Store
18545 West Dixie Hwy,
Aventura, Florida 33180
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There’s no time like the present to revamp your tired beauty routine and update your look. No need to scrimp or sacrifice on the brands you love as GBS The Beauty Store in Aventura is offering 20 percent off on every product in the entire store during their annual Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, March 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Beauty junkies can tune-up their tresses with complimentary deep conditioning treatments by L’anza, try the rockin’ colors from the new Gwen Stefani collection with free polish changes with OPI or get ready for their close-up with a high-tech skin scan by Murad.

In addition to a full day of complimentary services and demos, shoppers will enjoy major gifts with purchase and free samples from the most recognized and respected brands in the industry including:
• Free full-size Supergoop Self-Tanning Sunscreen Mousse SPF 20 with any $25 Supergoop purchase ($38 retail value)
• Free “Glowing Skin” gift bag with the purchase of any Clarisonic device (over $100 value)
• Free full-size Ouidad Clear & Gentle Essential Daily Shampoo with any Ouidad purchase ($16 retail value)
• Free Pureology Fresh Approach Shampoo or Dry Conditioner with any $25 Pureology purchase ($24 retail value)
• Free I Love Dermalogica gift set with any $50 Dermalogica purchase
• Free travel-size Rene Furterer Naturia Dry Shampoo with any $40 Rene Furterer purchase ($15 retail value)
• Free cosmetics case with any Butter London purchase
• Five free Miracurl styling products when you buy a Babyliss Miracurl styling tool ($75 retail value)

In addition to healthy bites and all-day giveaways, shoppers will enjoy complimentary consultations and free samples from the most recognized and respected brands in the industry including Davines, Deborah Lippmann, Bliss, Murad, Alterna, Colorscience, Peter Thomas Roth and Kneipp.

Exclusive Autograph Signing with the HEAT’s Udonis Haslem at TigerDirect Aventura 3/15/14

Exclusive Autograph Signing with the HEAT’s Udonis Haslem at TigerDirect Aventura
Saturday, 03/15/2014 – 02:00 pm – 03:00 pm
TheHaslemWayTigerDirect Aventura
17641 Biscayne Blvd,
Aventura, Florida 33160
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Cost: Free

TigerDirect, a subsidiary of Systemax, has announced it will play host to a special autograph signing with Miami HEAT forward and three-time NBA Champion Udonis Haslem at TigerDirect’s store in Aventura, FL on Saturday, March 15 from 2pm-3pm.

In addition to an autographed photo or personal item of their choosing, fans will have the chance to enter a raffle to win Miami HEAT tickets to the game on Sunday, March 16 vs. the Houston Rockets. Customers who spend $500 or more on the day of the appearance will gain access to a special V.I.P line and will be gifted two tickets to the HEAT game on the 16th.

What’s Your Skintelligence? 3/1/14-3/31/14

What’s Your Skintelligence?
Saturday, 03/01/2014 – 03/31/2014 12:00 am – 12:00 am
GBS-Logo1GBS the Beauty Store
All GBS locations (Coral Gables, Pinecrest, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton East/West),
Miami, Florida 33138
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Cost: Free

Spring is the time to revamp tired beauty routines and restore fresh glowing skin by smoothing, purifying, brightening and firming with the top skincare brands and cult favorite products at GBS The Beauty Store.

During the month of March, GBS The Beauty Store is celebrating its annual Skincare Month and treating the fabulous faces of South Florida to a series of beauty and skin events and special offers to get your skin to total pore-fection. Solve your head-to-toe, skincare problems with expert consultations and interactive product demos by leading skincare companies including Cane + Austin, Goldfaden MD, Bliss, Peter Thomas Roth, Dermalogica, Murad, Nuxe, First Aid Beauty, StriVectin, and many more.

GBS’ trained experts can help solve your skincare concerns and customize a regimen based on your individual needs and lifestyle. Whether you want to amp up your anti-aging, dump your dark circles, combat acne-prone skin, or brighten up a dull complexion, GBS will give you the skintelligence you need to achieve beautiful, radiant skin.

To help jumpstart new skincare regimens and ensure skin stays radiant all year long, shoppers can take advantage of 20% off participating skincare brands and enjoy complimentary gifts with purchase, deluxe samples and more.

Visit GBSbeauty.com for the March calendar of in-store events and beauty workshops. Follow @GBSbeauty for tips and giveaways all month.

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