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South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim

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Although this week’s Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival is principally about those title attractions—namely, wine and food—one can’t overlook their delicious and equally multifaceted cousin, the cocktail. Many events are shining a spotlight on distilled liquors, but true aficionados have set aside Saturday afternoon for a pair of demonstrations from America’s sultan of the […]

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South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Jeff O’Neill from The Villa by Barton G. at the Wine Spectator Best of the Best Event

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This week, the culinary world descends upon Miami for the 12th South Beach Wine & Food Festival, presented by the Food Network and Food & Wine magazine. Thousands of gastro groupies will pack the town from Aventura to Coral Gables, tasting exotic dishes, sipping luscious wines and cocktails, and angling for moments with celebrated chefs like Bobby Flay, […]

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New York: VAULT Named One of the Magazine Industry’s Hottest Launches

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This month, out of a field of more than 800 magazines premiering this year, Vault was celebrated as one of the 16 Hottest Launches by Min Online, “Another upscale magazine—a common theme of the hot magazines coming to the marketplace—came out of the vault. A chic devotional to art, etiquette and the world of being social, Vault is […]

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Art Basel: Photographer Greg Lotus’ Show at NiBa

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Rising from the fertile terrain of Miami’s 1990s fashion scene, photographer Greg Lotus is now one of publishing’s most in-demand talents, with his work appearing regularly in the pages of Italian Vogue, Vanity Fair, GQ, L’Uomo Vogue and W. His advertising clients include Escada, L’Oréal, Swarovski, Cartier, Levi’s, Neiman Marcus and Van Cleef & Arpels. Lotus’ celebrity portfolio is equally extensive, […]

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Art Basel: Marcello Jori’s Crystal Paintings at Ocean House

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“I believe crystals are the origin of everything,” says acclaimed Italian artist Marcello Jori, who is launching a new exhibition, “Giacimento di Passioni (Cave of Passion),” this week during Art Basel Miami Beach. In association with Fabian Basabe, the condominium Ocean House and Vault magazine, the show features dozens of the artist’s colorful crystal fantasias. “They contain […]

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“Toledo/Toledo: Full Circle” at Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design

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Award-winning fashion designer Isabel Toledo and her husband, artist Ruben Toledo, will premiere their exhibition “Toledo/Toledo: Full Circle” at Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design during Art Basel on December 6th. The retrospective showcases three decades of archival Isabel Toledo designs on mannequins created by Ruben Toledo, as well as a section of […]

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Pop-up Cabaret: An Extravagant Orchid Show in Miami’s Design District

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As a lush performance piece, the new show Orchid—mounted in a wood-and-mirror European tent in Miami’s Design District—is something to see. There are a number of sense ticklers on offer, from the nimble, Cirque du Soleil-style athletics of the cast to the florid costumes to the palpable heat of a fire handler. It ends up being […]

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Abel Barroso’s Playful Show at Miami’s Pan American Art Projects

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The satirical work of Cuban artist Abel Barroso is currently being showcased in a new exhibition at Miami’s Pan American Art Projects. “A Country, An Illusion (Un Pais, Una Ilusión)” features pieces dealing with the themes of borders, geography and emigration, all filtered through the artist’s signature wry sensibility. The centerpiece work, The Emigrant’s Pinball Machine […]

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