VIDEO: Miracle Makers Luncheon


Many of the social set's most significant figures supported the Big Brothers Big Sisters Miracle Makers luncheon chaired by heavyweights Bronwyn Miller and Irene Korge.

Mistress of Ceremonies was Jennifer Valoppi and Neiman Marcus presented a stunning fashion show that highlighted its fine apparel and CUSP collections.

This year’s honorees were: Criselda Breene, Betty Brandt, Jennifer Stearns Buttrick, Lizette Martino Diaz, Stella Holmes, Maria Cristina Miranda, Jeffrey Sloman, Rebecca Radin Spinale, and 2014 Power Couple Dan and Trish Bell.

Pictured: Irene Korge, Lizette Martino-Diaz and Browyn Miller

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Five Questions for Stella Holmes
Stella Holmes is one of this city’s great influencers. A woman with tremendous vision who is unafraid to take risk, Ms. Holmes spearheads ambitious projects that bring cultures together.

In recent years, she has dedicated herself to documentary filmmaking and has seen tremendous success. Her first production, West Encounters East (WEE), has been recognized with important industry accolades.

In anticipation of WPBT2’s encore presentation at 10 pm on Friday, May 9, SocialMiami sat down with Ms. Holmes to learn what makes her creativity tick and why Miami is the city she calls home.

Pictured: Christian Slater and Stella Holmes at MOCA Mystery Dates

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VIDEO: Everybody Drinks the Same Water
Many people talk about supporting local artists and Miami Theater Center has presented the perfect opportunity with an original production co-written and directed by hometown favorite Stephanie Ansin.

Set in ancient Spain, Everybody Drinks the Same Water touches on religious tension in the context of medieval murder mystery.

In this piece, we hear Ansin talk about the process behind the production. We also hear from co-author and designer, Fernando Calzadilla, on his inspiration behind the original costumes which combine the essence of the period mixed with a little Alexander McQueen and Dolce & Gabbana.

Pictured: Stephanie Ansin and Toby Lerner Ansin

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