Posts Tagged ‘Debra Scholl’

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU Welcomes “Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia” to Miami

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Miami, FL – January 28, 2017 – The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU Director Dr. Jordana Pomeroy welcomed guests to the opening reception of Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia, featuring the work of nine contemporary women artists hailing from remote Aboriginal areas. Miami-based collector and philanthropist Dennis Scholl and exhibition curator Henry Skerritt shared powerful anecdotes about the Debra and Dennis Scholl collection while providing guests with an exclusive tour of the seventy plus works showcased in the museum’s Grand Galleries. Special guests in attendance included Florida International University President Mark B. Rosenberg, Museum Board Chair Daniel Perron, Photo Journalist Patrick Farrell and artist Mira Lehr.

Dennis Scholl & Henry Skerritt

Dennis Scholl

Henry Skerritt

Jordana Pomeroy

Dennis & Debra Scholl

Henry Skerritt & Klaudio Rodriguez

Kathleen Hudspeth, Mira Lehr, & Liz Shannon

Mark Rosenberg, Jordana Pomeroy, & Chris Armstrong

Mark Rosenberg, Jordana Pomeroy, Debra & Dennis Scholl

Joanne Schulte, Jackie Fletcher, Sari Agatston, John Schulte, Daniel Perron, & Harry Redlich

Klaudio Rodriguez, Jordana Pomeroy, Dennis & Debra Scholl, Mark Rosenberg, Vivianne Swietelsky, & Henry Skerritt

Sara Cochran & Dennis Scholl

Klaudio Rodriguez, Dennis Scholl, & Serena Rodriguez

Diane Grob, Debra Scholl, & Werner Grob

Matt Haggman, Debra Scholl, Danet Linares, & Michael Hughes

Leonard Banco, Henry Skerritt, & Elizabeth Banco

Daniel Perron, Cookie Gazitua, Jordana Pomeroy, & Mark Rosenberg

Norene Monahan, Jane & Yoram Millman

Avi & Raz Samuel

Michael Hughes, Debbye Kirschtel-Taylor, Dennis Scholl, Adler Guerrier, & Jacek Kolasinski

Sam Sheldon, John & Marianne Devine

Mark Rosenberg & Dennis Scholl

YoungArts Backyard Ball

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017


Miami, FL – January 14, 2017 – The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) hosted its annual fundraiser in Miami, the Backyard Ball performance and gala, to help support the artistic development of the nation’s most promising young artists. In addition to recognizing the talent of this year’s 691 YoungArts Winners, the event honored jazz pianist Jason Moran (1993 Winner in Jazz) with the Arison Alumni Award, and choreographer Jessica Lang as the Arison Award Honoree for their vital contributions and commitment to the arts. The Backyard Ball was presented for the third consecutive year by Italian luxury brand Max Mara, and was hosted by Dr. Kira and Mr. Neil Flanzraich. The joyous evening welcomed renowned artists and alumni alike, including painter Will Cotton; choreographer and dancer Bill T. Jones; Javon Jones (2016 Winner in Dance and Max Mara Young Visionary Award recipient); jewelry designer Paris Kain; musician Dr. Ronald C. McCurdy; writer Joan Morgan; artist and author Michele Oka Doner; artist José Parlá; choreographer and dancer Desmond Richardson (1986 Winner in Dance and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts); actress Zuzanna Szadkowski (1997 Winner in Theater and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts); photographer and filmmaker Bruce Weber; and singer-songwriter Chris Young (2003 Winner in Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), to name a few.

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Sarah Arison

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Jason Moran & Bill T Jones

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Jason Moran & Jessica Lang

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Jessica Lang, Sarah Arison, & Jason Moran

Sarah Arison, Jessica Lang, Jason Moran, & Carolina Garcia Jayaram

Sarah Arison, Jessica Lang, Jason Moran, & Carolina García Jayaram

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Amanda Seales & Carolina García Jayaram

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Bill T Jones & Desmond Richardson

5.4-Jose Parla & Catalina Del Puerto

Jose Parla & Catalina Del Puerto

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Steve Simon & Blaine Trump

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Dennis & Debra Scholl

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Trudy & Paul Cejas

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Georgiana Pickett, Diana DiMenna, Sarah Arison, & Vernon Scott

Georgiana Pickett, Diana DiMenna, Sarah Arison, & Vernon Scott

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Diana DiMenna & Sarah Arison

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Athina & Eduardo Marturet

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Bill & Clare Banchs

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Franklin & Jessica Sirmans

Charles Temel, Judy Temel, & Rich Kohan

Charles & Judy Temel, & Rich Kohan

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Amanda Seales

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Amanda Seales & Maria Maramotti

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Amanda Seales & Jason Moran

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Jessica Lang

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Javon Jones

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Sarah Arison & Rich Kohan

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Carolina García Jayaram

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Margarita Cardina & Dennis Scholl

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Marvin Ross Friedman & Adrienne bon Haes

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Martin Halbfinger & Ximena Caminos

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Ximena Caminos & Colin Foord

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Victoria Rogers & Jane Wooldridge

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Jillian Simon & Asha Elias

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Jamie & Asha Elias, Bill McCue, & Lisa Petrillo

Victoria Rogers, Lisa Leone, & Paris Kain

Victoria Rogers, Lisa Leone, & Paris Kain

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Sarah Arison & Vanessa Leitman

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Bernardo Fort-Bresica, Laurinda Spear, Marisa Fort, & Cody Coubier

Bernardo Fort-Brescia, Laurinda Spear, Marisa Fort, & Cody Courbier

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Michele Oka Doner & Victoria Rogers

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Nick D’Annunzio & Carole Seikaly

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Oscar & Carole Seikaly

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Lauren Fitzpatrick, Felicia Marquez, & Vanessa Grout

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Walshy Fire

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Walshy Fire & Sarah Arison

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Tanya Tamer & Rachel Pavey

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Tara & Jack Benmeleh

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Anna Lindow & Hannah Sparks

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The Art Basel Miami Beach 15th Anniversary Dinner Honoring Irma & Norman Braman at Smith & Wollensky

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016


Miami Beach, FL – November 27, 2016 – Miamians celebrated the Art Basel Miami Beach 15th Anniversary Dinner honoring Irma and Norman Braman at Smith & Wollensky. Among the 60 guests were former Director, Sam Keller current Director, Noah Horowitz and Global Director, Marc Spiegler.


Craig Robins & Marc Spiegler

Norman Braman, Jackie Soffer, & Craig Robins

Norman Braman, Jackie Soffer, & Craig Robins

Marc Spiegler, Norman Braman, Craig Robins, & Sam Keller

Marc Spiegler, Norman Braman, Craig Robins, & Sam Keller

Sam Keller, Irma Braman, Norman Braman, Bob Goodman, & Diane Goodman

Sam Keller, Irma & Norman Braman, Bob Goodman, & Stefanie Reed


Sam Keller, Norman Braman, & Bob Goodman


Bob & Diane Goodman


Bob Goodman & Paul Cejas


Carlos de la Cruz, Norma Braman, & Rosa de la Cruz


Mera Rubell

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Marc Spiegler, Craig Robins, & Ellen Salpeter

Petra Levin, Stephanie Reed, & Ellen Salpeter

Petra Levin, Stefanie Reed, & Ellen Salpeter

Stefani Reed, Evan Reed, Mario Cader-Frech, & Debra Scholl

Stefanie & Evan Reed, Mario Cader-Frech, & Debra Scholl


Stefanie & Evan Reed


Stefanie & Rebecca Reed


Rebecca & Evan Reed


Judith Keller & Frank Safarik


Louise Sorensen & Katherine Hinds


Paul Rothberg & Ruth Shack

Jeff Wechsler, Constance Collins, & Martin Margulies

Jeff Wechsler, Constance Collins, & Martin Margulies


Dana Shack, Paula Friedland, Jeff & Debi Wechsler

Paul Cejas, Michelle Rubell, Mera Rubell, & John Rubell

Paul Cejas, Michelle, Mera, & Don Rubell

Carlos de la Cruz, Rosa de la Cruz, & Craig Robins

Carlos & Rosa de la Cruz, & Craig Robins


Michael Putney & Karen Evans


Michelle & Jason Rubell


Rene Kamm & Noah Horowitz


Gerri & Stephen Helfman


Mera Rubel & Neisen Kasdin


Michele Sandoz & Irene Kim


Debra & Dennis Scholl


Michele Sandoz, Ella Cisneros, & Trudy Cejas



YoungArts Backyard Ball Kick-Off with Max Mara at The Miami Beach EDITION

Monday, November 7th, 2016


Miami Beach, FL – November 2, 2016 – In celebration of Max Mara’s third consecutive year as presenting sponsor of the YoungArts Backyard Ball performance and gala, Max Mara hosted an exclusive Resort 2017 runway show at The Miami Beach EDITION. The city’s most stylish influencers were privy to the luxury brand’s latest resort wear collection on the hotel’s La Vista Terrace, while YoungArts alumna Clare Semes (2010 Winner in Music) played the classical violin along with Sarah Peters, violinist, of New World Symphony. YoungArts President & CEO Carolina García Jayaram shared remarks about the organization’s exciting ongoing public programming and its signature National YoungArts Week punctuated by the annual Backyard Ball gala and after-party on January 14, 2017. Beverage sponsorship was provided courtesy of Absolut ELYX and Perrier Jouet.
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Florencia Jimenez-Marcos, Harry Hersh, Carolina García Jayaram, & Jewel Malone


Pepe Mar, Tara Benmeleh, & David Castillo


Viviane Vorbe & Silvia Souza


Dina Ansaldi & Jane Guinn


Marcela Braga & Andres Fanjul


Joshua Wagner & Esther Park


Howard Miller & Mario Sancarranco


Lauren Fitzpatrick & Crista Azqueta


Carolina García Jayaram

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Britta Hanson, Nina Schurmaier, & Catherine Prescott



Kate Carrick, Jayaram Jewel Malone, Matthew & Taylor Abess, & Annhy Shim-Morel


Crista Azqueta, Lauren Fitzpatrick, & James Ferraro


Pepe Mar, Esther Park, & David Arraya


Debra Scholl & John Clark


Mario Rodriguez & Elina Kalnina


Julio Quaresma, Sonia Lukene, & Jose Mario

Pérez Art Museum Miami’s Annual Benefactor Recognition Dinner at Vhernier

Sunday, April 24th, 2016


Miami, FL – April 15, 2016 – Pérez Art Museum Miami welcomed Benefactor and above-level donors to the Fourth Annual PAMM Benefactor Recognition Dinner, hosted by Vhernier in the Miami Design District. Director Franklin Sirmans was honored to recognize some of the museum’s most generous supporters for their continued generosity and leadership. Guests were welcomed to a champagne reception in Vhernier’s showroom, followed by a three-course dinner in Palm Court.  A few April showers didn’t dampen spirits and the elegant evening was enjoyed by all.


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Gail Meyers, Andy Hall, Mark & Nedra Oren

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Barry & Patty Goldstein

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Dede Moss & Rafael Miyar

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Marijean Miyar & Bob Moss

9.4-Laura Kaplan & Lola Jacobson2_new

Laura Kaplan & Lola Jacobson

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Bill & Patty Kleh

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Deborah Scarpa & Craig Dickmann

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Andrew Hall & Tom van Straaten

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Silvana Facchini & Robert Bovet

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Dorothy & Aaron Podhurst

11.6-Leann Standish & Sandra Lapciuc2_new

Leann Standish & Sandra Lapciuc

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David Frankel, Leann Standish, & Patty Kleh

12.5-Jerry Lindzon, Pauldine France, Patricia Papper, & Mireille Chancy Gonzalez2_new

Jerry Lindzon, Pauldine France, Patricia Papper, & Mireille Chancy Gonzalez

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Chris Armstrong, Werner Grob, Ana & Mitch Bierman

14.5-18-Ronni Elegant, Ira Elegant, & Deborah Scarpa1_new

Ronni & Ira Elegant, & Deborah Scarpa

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Deborah Scarpa, Jeffrey & Laura Kaplan

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Peter & Aymee Zubizarreta, Patty & Bill Kleh

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Peter MacNamara, Terry Vento, & Patricia Papper

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Terry Vento, Debra Scholl, & Diane Grob

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Ana Bierman, Mark & Alison Rosenblum

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Sylvia Pope, Greg Kendall, & Kandy Kramer

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Aaron Podhurst & Charles Stuzin

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Hal Philipps & Tobias Ostrander

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Dorothy Podhurst & Roz Stuzin

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Patrick & Camille McDowell, Aida Levitan, & Fernando Petit

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Dede Moss

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Patricia Papper & Jessica Sirmans

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Franklin Sirmans

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Leo Vargas

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Leo Vargas & Franklin Sirmans

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Jessica & Franklin Sirmans



Mark Oren

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Lola Jacobson & Marisa Toccin


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Leann Standish

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Cultured Magazine, NET-A-PORTER & the Rubell Family Collection Celebrate Women in Art

Friday, May 8th, 2015


Mera Rubell

Miami, FL – May 5, 2015 – NET-A-PORTER, the Rubell Family Collection and Sarah Harrelson, founder of Cultured Magazine hosted a lavish luncheon for 50 women. Mera Rubell led an inspiring discussion about art, collecting and the women artists in their vast collection. This is the first in a series for Cultured Magazine, NET-A-PORTER and the Rubell Family Collection.

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Mera Rubell



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Mera Rubell & Sarah Harrelson

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Mera Rubell & Juan Roselione-Valadez


Sarah Harrelson, Michelle & Mera Rubell, & Stefanie Reed


Stefanie Reed, Debra Scholl, Trudy Cejas, & Lisa Heiden-Koffler


Lisa Heiden-Koffler & Tina Carlo


Yolanda Berkowitz & Criselda Breene


Michelle Rubell, Sara Colombo, Christina Echavarria, Criselda Breene, Asha Elias, & Kathryn Mikesell


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Ivana Berendika


Andrea Noboa, Cynthia Rodriguez, & Priya Panjabi

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Karen Lord, Debra Scholl, & Stefanie Reed

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Suzy Wahab & Ranjana Khan


Ranjana Khan, Suzy Wahab, & Maria Stavrou


Debra Scholl & Kathryn Mikesell


Andreea Baclea, Juan Roselione-Valadez, & Amy Rosenberg


Heather Kaminetsky & Arlene Chaplin


Sarah Harrelson & Monica Kalpakian


Ivana Berendika & Mera Rubell


Mera Rubell


Amy Rosenberg, Andreea Baclea, & Yolanda Berkowitz


Stefanie Reed & Michelle Rubell


Lori Warriner & Marilyn Webber


Dara Friedman, Susan Richards, & Mera Rubell


Susan Richards, Dara Friedman, & Mera Rubell

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Dara Friedman, Susan Richards, & Mera Rubell

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Sarah Harrelson & Mera Rubell

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Mera Rubell


Sarah Harrelson, Juan Roselione-Valadez, & Mera Rubell 

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Heather Kaminetsky, Juan Roselione-Valadez, Sarah Harrelson, & Mera Rubell

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Mera Rubell, Juan Roselione-Valadez, & Sarah Harrelson

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Juan Roselione-Valadez, Sarah Harrelson, & Mera Rubell

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Mera Rubell, Juan Roselione-Valadez, & Sarah Harrelson

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Mera Rubell

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Michelle & Mera Rubell

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Tiffany Speyer, Mera & Michelle Rubell

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Michelle & Mera Rubell, & Ranjana Khan


Tiffany Speyer, Alisa Romano, Olga Blavatnik, & Andrea Noboa

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Trudy Cejas, Kinga Lampert, & Arlene Chaplin


Lori Warriner, Soledad Picon, & Criselda Breene


Heather Kaminetsky, Juan Roselione-Valadez, Sarah Harrelson, & Mera Rubell


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Sara Colombo, Fernanda Domit, & Carola Pimentel

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Clara Bullrich, Municha Underhill, & Soledad Picon


Tiffany Speyer, Andrea Noboa, Sarah Harrelson, Maria Stavrou, Monica Kalpakian, & Ivana Berendika


Louis Vuitton Design District Grand Opening

Monday, April 20th, 2015


Miami, FL – April 16, 2015 – As much a tribute to art and design as to couture fashion, Louis Vuitton’s stunning new emporium ushers in a vibrant era of sophisticated shopping and high style both inside and out. Aside from offering the complete world of Louis Vuitton leather goods, ready-to-wear, shoes, accessories, watches and fine jewelry, the architectural gem boasts an aluminum paneled facade created by Japanese architect Jun Aoki in collaboration with Mirei Uchibe. It is an abstract representation of Louis Vuitton’s iconic Damier pattern. The interior space portrays influences from Art Deco design and 1950’s Tropical Modernism, paying homage to the architectural history of Miami Beach. This, as well as original artworks, a gallery space and landscaped rooftop courtyard make this a must-visit travel destination.





On Thursday, April 16, Louis Vuitton celebrated its newest store opening in Miami’s Design District. Noteworthy guests in attendance included, President and CEO of Louis Vuitton Americas, Anthony Ledru, co-director of Art Basel, Marc Spiegler, co-founder of Miami’s Design District, Craig Robins, famed art collector and wife, Jason and Michelle Rubell, and New World Symphony Gala chair, Tatiana Silva. The opening party attracted many of the who’s who of Miami’s design community. Guests mixed and mingled all while enjoying this grand celebration.

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Marc Spiegler & Craig Robins

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Anthony Ledru, Marc Spiegler, & Craig Robins

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Craig Robins & Anthony Ledru

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Craig Robins & Jackie Soffer


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Jackie Soffer, Nikki Simkins, & Michelle Rubell

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Dennis & Debra Scholl

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Evan & Stefanie Reed

8.5-Marvin Ross Friedman & Adrienne Bon Haes

Marvin Ross Friedman & Adrienne Bon Haes

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Irma Braman

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Ana Hughes Freund

10.5-Roma & Erika Cohen

Roma & Erika Cohen

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Bernice Steinbaum

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Anthony Ledru & Tatiana Silva

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14-Tatiana Silva, Craig Robins, & Monica Kalpakian

Tatiana Silva, Craig Robins, & Monica Kalpakian

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Monica Kalpakia

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Luli Ballestrin

17-Julia Medvedova, Yeliz Titiz, Tamara Medvedova

Julia Medvedova, Yeliz Titiz, & Tamara Medvedova

18-Carola Urtubey, Silvana Larrarte, Luli Ballestrin, & Soledad Picon

Carola Urtubey, Silvana Larrarte, Luli Ballestrin, & Soledad Picon

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Elliot & Jessica Dornbusch, & Jason Rubell

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Nikki & Michael Simkins

20.5-Dana Shear & Daniela Swaebe

Dana Shear & Daniela Swaebe

21-Andreea Baclea & Eilah Campbell-Beavers

Andreea Baclea & Eilah Campbell-Beavers

21.5-Iva Kosovic

Iva Kosovic

22-Elizabeth Resnick & Maya Ezratti

Elizabeth Resnick & Maya Ezratti

22.5-Lidia Perfaur & Maria Tettamanti

Lidia Perfaur & Maria Tettamanti

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Anna Sherrill & Sofia Joelsson

23.5-Pedro & Fernanda Domit

Pedro & Fernanda Domit

24-Horacio Silva & Ben Trapold

Horacio Silva & Ben Trapold


Shane Elipot & Jose Diaz

26-Erica Phillips & Andres Fanjul Jr

Erica Phillips & Andres Fanjul Jr

27-David Simkins, Marc Spiegler, & Nathan Browning

David Simkins, Marc Spiegler, & Nathan Browning

28-Anthony Spinello & Craig Robins

Anthony Spinello & Craig Robins

29-Nico Totaro, Gustazo Espinoza, Amaia Pagalday, & Mario Cader-Frech

Nico Totaro, Gustazo Espinoza, Amaia Pagalday, & Mario Cader-Frech

30-Enrique Gomez de Molina, Eric Domege, Bernice Steinbaum, Troy Abbot, & Cristian Roth

Enrique Gomez de Molina, Eric Domege, Bernice Steinbaum, Troy Abbot, & Cristian Roth

31-Anna Smirnova, Irina Lopatine-Volskaya, Tatiana Silva, & Nina Miguel

Anna Smirnova, Irina Lopatine-Volskaya, Tatiana Silva, & Nina Miguel



Charitable Couples Luncheon & Fashion Show at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour

Thursday, April 16th, 2015


Miami, FL – April 15, 2015 – Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour hosted its second annual Charitable Couples Event where five couples were honored and recognized for their philanthropic commitment in our community. Vice President/General Manager for Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour, Frances Salgado, welcomed the VIP crowd to the exclusive event and presented each couple with an award for inspiring change and making a difference. Those being honored included Debra & Dennis Scholl for Locust Projects, Eilah & Ben Beavers for Miami Children’s Health Foundation, Melissa & Robert Netkin for Miami Children’s Museum, Nancy & Jon Batchelor for Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science, and Erica & Mark Mutchnik for National YoungArts Foundation. Last year’s Charitable Couple honorees Tara Solomon & Nick D’Annunzio for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Keila & Sergio Stiberman for Women’s International Zionist Organization, and Sandy Levy for Diabetes Research Institute were also in attendance. Over 60 others of Miami’s elite, including Andreea Baclea, Regina Moody, Yolanda Berkowitz, Lucy Morillo, Debbie Spiegelman, and Jackie Malamed also joined in on the joyful celebration. Guests enjoyed a tasty lunch, which was followed by a runway fashion presentation of the Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour Spring 2015 Collection which featured looks for both men and women.




4.5-Yolanda Berkowitz & Melissa Netkin

Yolanda Berkowitz & Melissa Netkin

5-Deborah & Dennis Scholl

Debra  & Dennis Scholl

6-Deborah & Dennis Scholl, Debra Frank, & Chana Sheldon

Debra & Dennis Scholl, Debra Frank, & Chana Sheldon

6.54-Jon & Nancy Batchelor

Jon & Nancy Batchelor

6.56-Erika Koopman & Jackie Malamed

Erika Koopman & Jackie Malamed

7-Tara Solomon & Nick D'Annunzio

Tara Solomon & Nick D’Annunzio



9.4-Frances Esquenazi speaking2

9.5-Frances Esquenazi speaking1

Frances Salgado

10-Chana Sheldon & Frances Esquenazi speaking

Chana Sheldon & Frances Salgado

11-Chana Sheldon & Frances Esquenazi speaking1


Frances Salgado & Chana Sheldon

13-Chana Sheldon & Frances Esquenazi, & Deborah & Dennis Scholl

Chana Sheldon, Frances Salgado, Debra & Dennis Scholl

14-Erica & Mark Mutchnik, Frances Esquenazi & friend

Erica & Mark Mutchnik, & Frances Salgado