The Edit, Episode 15


Ladies Out Loud all-female cast Ladies Out Loud all-female cast

A Cause for Laughter

Just the Funny theater is presenting LOL: Ladies Out Loud, an all-female cast of comedians performing to benefit LEAP, an organization providing life skills to incarcerated women. The variety show of improv, original sketches and musical parodies stars the women of Just the Funny's award-winning company. This marks the third time South Florida’s most prolific and celebrated improv theatre shows its feminine side– of some 40 cast members, about half are female -- and puts its proceeds to good use. LEAP’s prison education program teaches practical employment, entrepreneurship, and essential life skills.
Saturday, June 29th at 9 PM at the Just the Funny Theater, 3119 Coral Way in Miami, for tickets visit www.ticketweb.com.

President of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, Alex Rodriguez-Roig, President and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line, Andy Stuart and City of Miami Mayor Frances Suarez President of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, Alex Rodriguez-Roig, President and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line, Andy Stuart and City of Miami Mayor Frances Suarez

Cruising for the Next Gala

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s held a festive, kid-friendly event to announce a major donation by Norwegian cruise lines. City of Miami Mayor Frances Suarez, Norwegian president and CEO Andy Stuart and Boys and Girls Clubs president Alex Rodriguez-Roig were there to announce the cruise line would donate it’s yet-to-launch billion-dollar ship, Norwegian Encore, for the non-profit organization’s 13th annual “Wild About Kids” Gala. Stuart and his wife Allison Stuart will chair the gala and work to raise over $1.5 million.

MO Bar at the Mandarin Oriental is celebrating Negroni week

Cheers to Children

Dedicating the country for a week to a single beverage is serious so for Negroni Week – sure, it could be a real thing –we can enjoy these gin cocktails at MO Bar at Mandarin Oriental. Until Sunday, June 30 find three specials priced at $17 and while it might not at first glance seem particularly special, 50 percent of proceeds will benefit Voices for Children. And for that we’ll raise a glass. Each cocktail contains two blended gins and the Negroni by MO Bar has Bitters, Vermouth, and Grapefruit, the White Negroni has Lillet Blanc, Dry Vermouth, and Lemon and the Strawberry Negroni is mixed with Bitters, Vermouth, and Strawberry.

Brett Graff is SocialMiami.com's editor-in-chief. A journalist covering money, people and power, Graff contributes to magazines including Maxim, Glamour and Harper's Bazaar. Once a correspondent for Reuters, her nationally syndicated column ran first in the Miami Herald and then in newspapers across the country including the Chicago Tribune, The Kansas City Star and The State. A former U.S. government economist, Graff's book "Not Buying It: Stop Overspending and Start Raising Happier, Healthier, More Successful Kids" was featured in outlets such as USA Today, US News & World Report, The Today Show, BravoTV.com, and Forbes.com. Graff, a regular on Washington DC's most popular morning show, GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON, is a frequent guest major network television affiliates across the country including CBS, NBC, CW, and ABC.

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