Mid-February 2020 Newsletter
Vol. 8 No. 04
Member News
Congratulations to
David Castro of the Mandarin Oriental
Newest member of Les Clefs d'Or USA

LIVE@Frost Science: Women in Engineering
February 20: 7-8pm

Celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day by connecting with amazing women that are defying the odds.
OREN SALON: W Hotel South Beach

At Oren Salon a hairstyle is not just a hairstyle; it’s a work of art that defines who you are. With
a team of highly trained and experienced professionals using the latest techniques with a creative approach, Oren always makes sure to leave his clients current and fresh, but still elegant and refined. Our team is exceptionally skilled in the art of Balayage, Ombre, and color, hair extensions and makeup, remaining true to the concept of “natural” beauty. We strive to adhere to the most sophisticated and in vogue looks possible, using only top of the line organic and natural products to protect and nourish your hair. Here at Oren salon we have a passion to create and strive for impeccable beauty. Let us create that effortless look that you’ve been dreaming of.

"I’ve always loved to implement artistic creativity found in top trends of the beauty industry. I
started my career as a top celebrity hairstylist in Israel, and eventually went on to work in
different corners of the world. In Paris, I worked as the Color Director for TONI & GUY, in addition to styling celebrities and assisting in the production of runway shows for major fashion houses. I’ve styled various celebrities and models, including those for Donna Karan and Roberto Cavalli runway shows. The idea upon opening up at The W in South Beach was to bring a luxurious spalike experience offering an array of makeup, beauty treatments, and salon services. The key concept is to provide every element for a woman to feel beautiful and leave satisfied."
This Month's Events
Miami International Boat Show
February 13-17
Miami Marine Stadium
Virginia Key, FL

Progressive Insurance’s Miami International Boat Show is and internationally renowned event that draws a dedicated crowd year after year. The show is back at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin on the Rickenbacker Causeway leading out to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne. Featuring the finest collection of both powerboat and sailing products in one location, browse more than 170 top marine brands. Climb aboard the latest models or sign up for something more hands-on. There will be seminar tents dedicated to sailing and boating education featuring dozens of seminars each day. Hop on one of the free water taxis or shuttles for easy access to the show. Tickets start at $25; two-day passes are $45; children 12 and younger are free.
Miami Yacht Show
February 13-17
One Herald Plaza, Miami, FL

The same weekend as the Miami International Boat Show, step into the ultra-luxury market and see the latest yachts and marine technology at the Miami Yacht Show. The show will take place on Biscayne Bay between the Venetian and MacArthur Causeways at One Herald Plaza. More than 100 food vendors join in alongside some of the world’s most uniquely designed yachts and superyachts. Hop aboard the Yacht of Love on Valentine’s Day and enjoy entertainment, Whispering Angel Rosé, local eats and more for $50 a couple, benefiting the Frost Science Museum. Tickets start at $25; children 15 and under are free. VIP access is $150.
Art Wynwood
February 13-17
Wynwood, Miami, FL

Just next door to the Miami Yacht Show is Art Wynwood, held over President’s Day weekend, is your opportunity to start a collection of the most relevant and exciting contemporary and modern artists working today. Started in 2012, this prestigious fair features contemporary works from around the world. Explore art from more than 70 international galleries at the new home of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami (located at the former Miami Herald site) on Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami. Tickets to Art Wynwood start at $15. There is a complimentary shuttle bus from the JW Marriot Marquis.
GroundUP Music Festival
February 14-16
North Beach Bandshell
Miami Beach, FL

Snarky Puppy and Chris Potter headline the GroundUP Music Festival, an outdoor music festival at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach. Back for its fourth edition, the GroundUP Music Festival is an intimate music festival with less than 2,000 tickets sold per day. Each night is a unique lineup with two stages but no overlapping sets so that you can see every performance and never have to decide between two acts running at the same time. When the music at the North Beach Bandshell wraps at 11 p.m., live performances will continue at multiple venues until 4 a.m. Tickets start at $85 per person for single day admission or $225 for all three days. Late night show tickets start at $20.
Coconut Grove Arts Festival
February 15-17
Various Locations
Coconut Grove, FL

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival keeps people coming back year after year for its blend of kitsch, handicrafts, upscale artwork and local vendors and artists. One of the largest outdoor art festivals in the country, the festival is held each year on President's Day weekend. Enjoy live music, food by local chefs and, of course, lots of great art. Be sure to stop by Regatta Park for family-friendly activations and experiences to make some art of your own. Check out the work of more than 300 international artists in the eclectic seaside village of Coconut Grove. Tickets start at $15 and there’s a $5 discount for residents. Proceeds go towards scholarships to students who attend fine arts programs at local schools.
Gay8 Festival
February 16
Calle Ocho
Little Havana, FL

Gay8 Festival is the world’s largest Hispanic Latino LGBTQ festival. This free, one-day event takes place in Little Havana on Calle Ocho. Art, music, dance, food and culture take over the three blocks between SW 14th Street and SW 17th Street. Enjoy live music, street performances, and entertainment from the South Florida LGBT community as well as free films at Tower, a dog obstacle course, the Best Miami Sandwich Competition, fashion shows and talent shows. General admission is free. VIP tickets are available for $100 per person.
SOBEWFF
February 19 - 23
South Beach
Miami Beach, FL

Back in Miami for its 19th edition, the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) is the food festival of all food festivals. Featuring some of the most promising chefs in the world, as well as local talent and familiar faces from the Food Network, SOBEWFF is a must visit for any foodie near or far.
South Miami Rotary Art Festival
February 22 - 23
Sunset Drive
Downtown South Miami, FL

The 36th annual South Miami Rotary Art Festival will take place in Downtown South Miami along picturesque Sunset Drive. Listen to live music, hang out in the beer garden and view works by more than 150 artists. Admission is free.
Monster Jam
February 22 - 23
Marlins Park
Miami, FL

Monster Jam is taking over Marlins Park for a weekend of roaring fun. Grave Digger, El Torro Loco, Max-D and more will race for the win at this family-friendly event. Tickets start at $15.
Thank You
to our sponsors
Map Sponsors
Index Sponsors
Concierge Birthdays

02/02 Estella Collazo, Honorary Member
02/05 Marcelo Gonzalez, InterContinental
02/06 Pedro Alvarez, 1 Hotel
02/06 Kristofer Chapoteau, Fontainebleau
02/06 Maite Foriasky, Setai
02/07 Florian Fischer, Royal Palm
02/10 Dilip Pathak, Delano
02/12 Hugo Marin, W South Beach
02/14 Mario Leon Jelves, ARMANI CASA
02/15 Brooke Sustrin, Ritz Carlton Res. MB
02/16 Igor Omerhodzic, Loews
02/16 Jessica Gorman, St. Regis


02/18 Eduardo Feitosa, Trump International
02/19 Reuben Trane, 1 Hotel
02/20 Liam Mcerlean, Fontainebleau
02/21 Joey Oros, EDITION
02/25 Robyn Hennesey
02/25 Reo Davis, EDITION
02/25 Ferlia Leonardo
02/26 Pedro Ortiz, Diplomat
02/26 Nina Eberlijn, Palazzo Della Luna FI
02/26 Moises Hurtado, Palms Hotel
02/26 Andrew Kahn, St. Regis
02/27 Diego Ospina, Four Seasons Surf Club
Sports

Miami Heat (NBA)
vs. Cleveland
02/22: 8:00pm

vs. Minnesota
02/26: 7:30pm

vs. Dallas
02/28: 8:00pm


Florida Panthers (NHL)
vs. Edmonton
02/15: 4:00pm

vs. Toronto
02/27: 7:00pm

vs. Chicago
02/29: 6:00pm
Arts & Concerts

Adrienne Arsht
Performing Arts Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
South Florida Concert Venues
AmericanAirlines Arena
BB&T Center
Cruzan Amphitheatre
Bayfront Park
Fillmore Miami Beach
Hard Rock Stadium
South Florida's Newest Restaurants to Try
Gitano
3500 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
305-534-8800

The high-end Mexican eatery, which began in hip Mexican vacation destination Tulum and expanded to New York City last year, has set up shop at Casa Faena. Guests can dine on dishes like grilled avocado with ponzu and young coconut salad in the multi-level rustic indoor/outdoor space, while snapping selfies in front of the pink neon Gitano sign and large disco ball installation.

CHICA Miami
5556 NE 4th Ct
Miami, FL 33137
786-632-7725

Top Chef Masters alum Lorena Garcia has returned to Miami to debut her restaurant Chica’s second location. The extensive menu is focused around cuisines from Latin and South America, and boasts everything from ceviche to tacos to arepas and even a Argentine-style “parrillada” showcasing a variety of meats that can easily feed at least three people.

MILA
800 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
786-706-0744

This Mediterranean meets Asian eatery is one of the swankiest new additions to Miami’s food scene. The massive 13,000-square-foot space boasts a serenely stylish indoor dining area, an outdoor terrace complete with an intimate omakase-style bar, and bites like shawarma-spiced wagyu dumplings, Alaskan king crab tempura, and an assortment of nigiri and sashimis.
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