ART BASIL INVITES GUESTS TO PARTICIPATE IN FIVE DAYS OF CULINARY ARTISTRY – SUSTAINABLE FASHION AND A TRANSFORMATIVE LOUNGE FOR A MULTI – SENSORY , PLANET SAVING EXPERIENCES
Miami/Fl ArtBasil, ArtBasil.org founded in 2009 at Ultra Music Festival’s Eco Village has grown into an international five day celebration beginning Thursday, December 5th with this year’s theme embracing coral reef restoration, ocean conservation and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the 2019 United Nations Climate Summit. “Guests and participants are summoning the intelligence, creativity, boldness and concern for the common good that is indispensable to healing our earth,” according to honored guest Holmes Stoner, Founder of the Pacific Rim Business Council and Compact Modular Eco Homes (co-modeco.com).
The calendar of receptions, activations and exclusive affaires is launched with a ‘Miracle on Main Street‘ gala fundraiser, Thursday , December 5th from 7pm to midnight. Esteemed patrons from medical, sports, art and entertainment communities are invited to a taste of Miami’s unique and iconic glamour with an ultimate excursion experience on the SeaFair Yacht. The Gala benefits St. Jude Children’s Hospital advancing DIPG Research. Presided over by Daniel Montecelo and George Safont of Bankers Title and Escrow Services and a night of headline entertainment by Hector Mendez‘ Studio Center Productions.
Friday, December 6th from 4pm – 8:30 pm features an ‘Open House & Press Reception‘ at the landmark Wynwood (zebra art) Building, 2750 NW 3rd Avenue, Wynwood Art District 33127. Chef M. Morelli’s of Silverspoon Events will create a delectable sesame – basil Asian themed amuse bouche’ paired with Basil infused Toast Vodka and El Tinieblo Mezcal signature cocktails. Homegrown South Beach Brewery lends a selection of hand crafted brews with art by world renowned Lebo gracing the recyclable bottles A Gifting Suite of eco-friendly and CBD products that include PCR Genix and Kore Organics and Cold Fire Roasters CBD gourmet coffee will leave guests pampered, polished and peaceful. Rejuvenating demonstrations by iMed Advisory’s Dr. Bastian Bartoli, Dr. Tina Miranda, Dr. John Maroouf and Will Fillipelli will be on hand to advise and inspire.
Victoria Diaz Bath & Kitchen Boutique in association with Foster US / Milano have set the stage to present sustainable solutions for kitchen environments with an emphasis on energy efficiency. The likes of Emeril “Bam!” Lagasse and Dominique Crenn, doyenne of three Michelin Stars, swore by Foster’s Induction appliances at the recent 2019 Cayman Cook Off.
Saturday, December 7 Miami’s Welcomes the debut of ArtFairNow, a sophisticated boutique art fair a short palettes toss from the Miami Beach Convention Center with VIP Passes available at those who r.s.v.p. at eat@artBasil.org.
Sunday December 8 will see the ‘woke’ set converging for an all day activation at Miami’s answer to Beverly Hill’s ‘Rodeo Drive‘ and the ‘Rue Saint-Honore‘ in Paris. Situated in the Miami Design District, beginning at 4pm to 11pm, the immersive event is curated as an homage to the color ‘Coral’.
A Day Of Fashion, Art , Music, Entertainment, F.A.M.E. & Hospitality will see artistic activists converging onto the Palm Court Plaza at 140 NE 39th Street, 33137.
Shining a spotlight on sustainable fashion, Pangea Kali Virga of Miami On Sight produces an awe- inspiring runway show. Celebrated chefs from St Roch Market, Estefan Kitchen and Baccarat Restaurant are honing their knives in preparation of nightly culinary showcases. They are presenting field-to-table cuisine paired with exotic libations and sprigs of Basil from Rock Garden Herbs as the base ingredient.
Guests are invited to lull the day away under an Amazon inspired rainforest, ‘Pink’ Beast installation by Fernando Laposse in the shadow of the original environmentalist F Buckminster Fuller’s iridescent dome sculpture. “Celebrate and cavort while repairing, saving and regenerating the planet’s decimated Coral Reefs and the animal kingdom’s biodiversity,” opines Dr. Zac Pillosoph, Humanitarian Veterinarian. Mo Hasan and James Egas of Intu Power are contributing to the advocacy of building a more just and verdant planet while bringing intelligence and empathy back to the work place.
Called by Scarlett Arana of Social Impact Movement , “Coral Reefs are our planet’s lungs….” “and they are gasping for air!”, chimes in Douglas Hardin, the heartbeat of St Roch Market who will join genial and gracious Kenzie Motai and Reginald Sperling as co-hosts.
A multi sensory culinary destination founded in New Orleans in 1875, St Roch Market, along with Estefan Kitchen, Baccarat , Orianne Collins Jewelry & Spa and Femme Coiffure are contributing. The fundraiser benefits the NFL Sisters in Service, among others. St Roch Market puts a spin on global cuisine with 11 gourmet ethnic eateries from Viet Nam’s Tran An to Venice’s Del Plin and Chloe serving up deserts so heavenly they will make you swoon.
The indisputable standard bearer’s of giving back to the community the Estefan’s and a host of volunteers fed and entertained over a 1000 Thanksgiving famished.
AD Avenue Group, an international news service aggregator and correspondent for Forbes France, Public Relations firm VIPictures joined Buenos Aires based Syrunner Communication Technology in a media partnership with ArtBasil.org for the 9th consecutive year. Art Basil is a powerful social media, marketing, press distribution and public relations tool to “Brand and Create Demand for the planets most sustainable or green products and services.” confirms Francois Huynh, President and CEO of AAG.
At the nexus of Art (with a message) the ad hoc association is ushering in a new perception of how brands evolve to connect with purpose-driven individuals and their communities. Where the perception of ‘luxury’ is redefined to shape a sustainable future and where zero waste is an attainable goal.
ArtBasil 2019 embraces cultural appreciation , affordable habitats from Co-Modeco, culinary artistry and sustainable couture. The launch of a closed loop social media platform by joinhubl.com “will keep all guests connected and engaged for years to come, ” states Joe Lu, a innovative hotelier in Toronto.
In 2013 “ArtBasil” (artbasil.org) began as a play on words and a light hearted ‘underground’ art installation. With Steve Levine of Getty World Images, and Attorney Steve Rossi producing , Rock Garden Herbs Charlie Coiner had the whimsical idea of depositing giant terra cotta pots of blooming Basil in front of Art Basel’s most lush destinations, “Red Dot Fair“, “Villa Casa Casuarina ( formally the Versace Mansion)” “Club Liquid” and “Soho House” were all recipients of Coiner’s largesse. From this bit of folly an international brand was born.
It’s High Tide You Indulge in ArtBasIl. “Here is your chance to move the needle toward a more sustainable environment and a healthier and happier world” Tom McGrath – CEO VITALCleanTech.com
Saving the planet, stylishly. It is only natural.
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