The Betsy South Beach will host an exhibition and book signing reception to honor the release of the Pocket Guide To Miami Architecture (W.W. Norton, $24.95) with author Judith Paine McBrien and illustrator John F. DeSalvo. An illustration of The Betsyâ€™s faÃ§ade is included in the book and will be on display along with drawings of many other local buildings.Â Hosted by General Manager Jeff Lehman, Betsyâ€™s event is part of an Evening of Arts Programs on Ocean Drive that begins at 7 pm with a lecture at the Miami Design Preservation League, 1001 Ocean Drive by author and scholar Joan Kahr on Edgar Brandtâ€™s legendary Art Deco Ironwork. At 8 pm Betsy will host the book signing and display of book illustrations (for the Pocket Guide), as well as present a related art opening of the work of local artist, Andrew Reid, in the Underground Gallery. Live music from jazz pianist Max Farber and singer Mariana Martin will be featured throughout the evening.Â John DeSalvoâ€™s Illustrations from the book will be projected virtually onto a big screen with several selections displayed on easels. Concurrently, Betsyâ€™s Underground Gallery will display maquettes and sectional drawings of large pieces of public art from installations by artist Andrew Reid. Both artists will be present to greet the public and answer questions. The event is free and open to the public.
April 16 – 24,Â #FindYourPark From April 16th â€“ 24th all national parks are offering free admission to celebrate National Park Week, the nationâ€™s largest celebration of its heritage. On that week, the National Park Service and National Park Foundation invite you to celebrate the culture, innovation, and natural aspects that the more than 400 national […]
Tuesday, January 22, 10am-4pm – James Royal Palm Hotel, 1545 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach The Southern Florida Concierge Association is pleased to announce a very special luncheon and educational seminar withÂ Virginia Casale,Â President of the Union Internationale des Concierges dâ€™HÃ´tels Les Clefs dâ€™Or. Ms. Casale is only the second female president to preside over this prestigious […]
Wednesday, June 27, 6-8pm – Hosteria Romana, 429 Espanola Way, Miami Beach If you canâ€™t make it to Rome this Wednesday, come and indulge in the taste sensations and unique charm of Romeâ€™s famed Trastevere neighborhood right here in South Florida. Owner Marco Efrati, his lovely wife and wonderful staff will welcome you with open […]