Art Fairy Art Miami Tour Schedule 12/3/14-12/7/14

Art Fairy Art Miami Tour Schedule
artfairyDecember 3-7, 2014
$50 per person for a group adult or family tour, maximum 8 people.
$200 for a 1 hour private tour (maximum 4 people)

Whether you are a new collector or interested in expanding your art historical knowledge, Art Fairy will educate you! All of our tours are led by art historians, and provide insightful information about artists, movements and the art market. Please join us for the learning experience of a lifetime.

Group Adult and family tours:
Saturday and Sunday – 1pm and 3pm
Children’s Art Area:
Open during the duration of the fair and complimentary
Private Tours Available Upon Request From Wednesday December 3 Through Sunday December 7th

Interested in learning more at Art Basel? We have insider information on who the galleries are showcasing and why that we would love to share with you. Tours offered include:
Emerging artist tour – Focus on the global artists featured in the Nova, Positions, and Kabinett sections of the fair.
Mid-career artist tour – Conceptual and abstract painting, post-internet works, new photography and innovative installations will be addressed.
Post-War European artist tour – In depth discussions on the established post-war Italian, French and German artists who are experiencing great museum and market revivals and are well-represented at Basel.

We can also customize a tour for you. Message us here for more information.
Register now since space is limited! Please indicate the tour name and requested time: or call 917 379-7575 or email [email protected] or [email protected], and please note your preference for an English, Spanish, or Russian speaking docent.

Art Basel Artist Studio Visits Antonia Wright & Ruben Millares Studio Champagne Breakfast 12/5/14

artiststudiovisitsArt Basel Artist Studio Visits Antonia Wright & Ruben Millares Studio Champagne Breakfast
Friday December 5th, 9am to Noon
19 NW South River Drive
Miami, FL 33128
(Under the Flagler Bridge on South River Drive)

Miami-Dade Chamber marks 40-Year Legacy of Advocating For Black, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in South Florida 12/6/14

Miami-Dade Chamber marks 40-Year Legacy of Advocating For Black, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in South Florida
Sunday, 12/06/2014 – 12/06/2014 06:00 pm – 11:00 pm
InviteJungle Island Tree Top Ballroom
1111 Parrott Jungle Trial,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $200

The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (M-DCC) will host an elegant black-tie gala to celebrate its 40th Anniversary and you are invited to attend. The Ruby inspired Gala will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Jungle Island Tree Top Ballroom, 1111 Parrott Jungle Trail, Miami, Florida 33132. The gala begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 pm. The gala always attracts an esteemed group of notable civic, business and community influencers. This year’s gala chairman is Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Music will be provided by legendary Doug E. Fresh.

The M-DCC has been at the forefront the past forty-years advocating for Black, Minority and Women-Owned businesses providing a blueprint to create awareness of the economic impact minority-owned businesses have in the Miami Dade and South Florida area. The M-DCC carries the leadership torch of its past Presidents who include; Inaugural President David Fincher (1974-1984); Dorothy Baker (1984-2004) Bill Diggs (2005-2013) and newly elected President G. Eric Knowles has already begun to make an indelible mark through advocacy and membership engagement.

“It is important to understand the relevancy and celebrate the successes of the past forty years, as we build a platform for our future. While creating a level playing field for our current membership, it is important that we create a tide that will raise the entrepreneurial spirit of our young business professionals here in Miami- Dade County and throughout South Florida”
G. Eric Knowles, President and CEO, Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce

Gala Sponsors include: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Carnival Cruise Lines, FPL, Baptist Health South Florida, W South Beach, Port of Miami, FIU and Greater Miami Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. The M-DCC gala is one of the most sought out invitations in South Florida during the holiday season. The 2014 Miami-Dade Chamber Gala Honorees to receive prestigious honors include: Garth Reeves Sr. Publisher Emeritus-Miami Times, will receive the H.T. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award. Adora Obi Nweze, President of the Florida State Conference NAACP will be presented the Distinguished Service Award. Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss is being recognized with the Citizen Of The Year Award.

Individual Tickets are $200 per person and $2,250 for a table of 10. Sponsorships offer tremendous added value including extensive media exposure and the opportunity to promote your company to South Florida’s noted business executives, elected officials, professionals and community influencers.
For more information and to reserve your space, please contact the Chamber at 305-751-8648 or register online today at

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#PinkFriday at BLO Midtown Miami 11/28/14

#PinkFriday at BLO Midtown Miami
Friday, 11/28/2014 – 10:00 am – 09:00 pm
image4BLO Midtown Miami
Address: 3301 NE 1st Ave, Suite #102 Miami, FL 33137,
Miami, Florida 33137
Webpage Link

Pink is the new black at BLO Midtown Miami!

Get your tresses ready for Black Friday shopping madness with BLO’s once a year special event…#PinkFriday!
Stop by BLO Midtown Miami at the Midtown Shops and book a blow out for just $25!

This #PinkFriday get BLOwn!

To make an appointment, call 786.373.5256

Shades of Philanthropy 2014 Diversity Workshop, Annual Meeting and Holiday Party 12/9/14

Shades of Philanthropy 2014 Diversity Workshop, Annual Meeting and Holiday Party, Tuesday December 9, 2014. 3:30pm-8:30pm
afplogoUnited Way of Miami-Dade
Ansin Building, Ryder room
3250 Southwest Third Avenue
Miami, FL 33129
AFP Member: $20 early bird|$25** after Dec 2
Future Members $30 early bird | $35** after Dec 2

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM – Shades of Philanthropy
3:30 on the dot, give or take, networking, schmoozing, noshing, etc.
3:40 sharp (more or less), program begins
5:13 (or thereabouts), interactive Q&A
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM – Annual Meeting
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM – Holiday Party
6:36 or so, more networking, schmoozing, noshing, etc

Successful Fundraising Strategies in Diverse Markets:
A Case Study Perspective
Our Shades of Philanthropy case studies will provide an inside view of two local non-profit fundraising success stories. Through their creative innovations and techniques, you will take away tried and true strategies that will boost your organization’s revenues.

Tina Brown, Executive Director, Overtown Youth Center
Yance Torres, Development Manager, Overtown Youth Center
Gepsie M. Metellus, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Haitian Neighborhood Center Sant La

But wait, there’s more!
Immediately following our Shades of Philanthropy presentation, join us for our long anticipated, eagerly awaited Annual Meeting and Holiday Party at the sumptuous (but unpretentious) confines of The United Way! We’ll be a little short of Powerpoint presentations, but long on meeting, greeting and networking with fabulous fellow fundraisers – and, did we mention, the cost is Eff Are Eee Eee!
and, as if that’s not enough…

Several fabulous door prizes will be featured for lucky AFP Miami members who attend the Holiday Party, including a $250 Cruise Gift Certificate. (Good on any of the following cruise lines: Azamara, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian or Carnival Cruise Line. Certificate expires December 31, 2015.)

For the convenience of Members’ busy holiday calendars, we have scheduled these 3 events together! Attend 1,2, or all 3!

Embracing The Positive 12/12/14

Embracing The Positive
Friday, 12/12/2014 – 10:00 pm –
Moonchine Garden Lounge
7100 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33138
Webpage Link
Cost: Ladies $10 ($7 pre-sold) Gentlemen $15 ($10 pre-sold)

Embracing positive vibrations through international sounds of live reggae music and individual art forms of cultural expression. A networking of conscious minds alike, Born Free Records represents uniting those internationally who embrace the movement and the culture of love; music being the weapon choice.

Femme Factory 12/12/14

Femme Factory
Friday, 12/12/2014 – 08:00 pm –
7100 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33138
Webpage Link
Cost: Woman: Free but must RSVP @ [email protected] Men: $15 admission $10 presold

Catered for women of all lifestyles, at 8pm, Femme Factory will be hosted at Moonchine Garden Lounge, on the outside garden deck. You and your fabulous entourage will experience the best “boutique” style shopping experience. And if you’ve been to the last one, you should know what to expect, a shop-sip-socialize

Featured, over 20 vendors from fashion to cosmetics, food, business services and more. You’ll lose yourself in pampering stations offering massages, manicures, facials and more. This is also a platform for consumers looking to enlighten their lives with new products and services that will promote their well being in mind, body and spirit. Natural hair and skin products, vegan and vegetarian food, as well as information on healthy alternatives will be available. Included to enhance the atmosphere: free samples, drink specials, guest gift bags, raffles, live music and entertainment.