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Katie Masucci is one of several South Florida women changing lives through inspired philanthropy LEADING BY EXAMPLE YOU DON T HAVE TO OWN THE CITY TO MAKE IT YOURS. WELCOME TO A PRIVILEGED LIFESTYLE NO AMOUNT OF MONEY CAN BUY. Cosmopolitan South Floridians all have their eye on one singular new address ICON LAS OLAS. Live in graciously proportioned residences with breathtaking views without the commitments of ownership in a luxurious residential tower that is home to Fort Lauderdale s finest. Daily indulgences abound from the lavish fitness center and spa to fine cuisine at Etaru a new dining concept (created by the co-founders of Zuma restaurants worldwide) two rooftop pools and more all within steps of white-sand beaches and the vibrant world of Las Olas. COME VISIT US IN OUR NEW ON-SITE LEASING CENTER 1 BRs from 2 500 2 BRs from 3 500 3 BRs from 4 500 Call 954.371.2349 or visit Leasing Office - 500 East Las Olas Boulevard MOVE IN TODAY Developed by LOYCA Property Owner LLC a licensee of The Related Group. erfection The city s most beautiful waterfront address. PREMIER DEVELOPERS We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race color religion sex handicap familial status or national origin. Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the developer. For correct representations make reference to the documents required by section 4 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM The waterfront s most elegant in-town address. Live in the heart of the best of Ft. Lauderdale. With the perfect combination of waterfront location ocean-sunset views resort amenities and large comfortable homes including Two & Three Bedrooms plus Penthouses from the 700 s to over 3 million. Opening This Season Sales center open at 1200 E. Las Olas Blvd. 954.233.3288. 718.503 Florida Statues to be furnished by a developer to a buyer. Obtain the property report required by federal law and read it before signing anything. No federal agency has judged the merits or value if any of this property. All features dimensions drawings graphic material pictures conceptual renderings plans and specifications are not necessarily an accurate depiction and are subject to change without notice and Developer expressly reserves the right to make modifications. LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 5 The sommelier-selected multi-million-dollar floating wine collection you deserve. Our team of certified sommeliers scour the world s best vineyards to hand select a wine collection unlike any other at sea. The result is a selection that has swept the Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards five years in a row racking up 48 awards-- more than any other cruise line. Because dishes crafted by our Michelin-starred chef should be paired with nothing less. We spare no expense to create the perfect vacation. Why would you 1-800-CELEBRITY Call your travel agent 2017 Celebrity Cruises. Ships registry Malta and Ecuador. 6 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 7 2015 California Closet Company Inc. All right reserved. Each franchise independently owned and operated. 2 C ifo o l lo et Com any n A r ghts y e h i d Your home is a sanctuary and should be as beautiful as you can imagine. Let California Closets design a custom system just for you and the way you live and help make your dream home a reality with our exclusive materials and exceptional designs. Visit our showroom or call us today to arrange your complimentary design consultation. 8 BOCA R ATO N DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM 302 S. Federal Highway 954.946.2218 SITUATED BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY FROM THE MID 600S 2 B E DS 2 B AT H S D E N N E W CO N ST R U C T I O N ARYA ACCESS ES T H E B ES T OF EV ERY TH I N G IN THRI V I N G P OM PA N O B EAC H . Take a stroll to the eclectic shopping just outside your door. Bask in the sun as you nestle with a favorite read upon the beach. Retreat to your beachside dwelling just in time to catch a breathtaking sunset where you relax and absorb the abundance the day has offered you. SALES GALLERY 124 N. OCEAN BLVD 4 POMPANO BEACH FL 33062 954-399-7133 SALES ARYAOCEANSIDE.COM ARYAOCEANSIDE.COM ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503 FLORIDA STATUTES TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. The information contained herein including without limitation any and all artist s or architectural conceptual renderings plans floor plans specifications features facilities dimensions measurements and amenities depicted or otherwise described herein are based upon current development plans which are subject to change or abandonment without notice and may not be relied upon. Visit for full legal disclaimer. LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 9 R elaxed Napa Valley luxury married to stunning Atlantic vistas makes for the perfect pairing. Located directly on the sand in beautiful Fort Lauderdale Auberge Beach offers a taste of the wine country with a dash of understated elegance for those with an appreciation for great wine great food and great living. The healing power of pleasure awaits... 2200 North Ocean Blvd. Fort Lauderdale FL 33305 (954) 990-0332 Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the developer. For correct representations make reference to this brochure and the documents required by Section 718.503 Florida Statutes to be furnished by a developer to a buyer or lessee. This Condominium - 10 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM 3304 NE 33RD STREET FORT LAUDERDALE FL 954.726.0899 WWW.PERLALICHI.COM FL ID 1727 FL IB 26001492 LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 11 FULL SERVICE RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL AUTOMATION BUSINESS Home Automation Home Theater Lighting Control 12 2700 Gateway Dr. Pompano Beach FL 33069 Ph. 954.363.2700 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM WHEN YOU ARE READY FOR BEACHFRONT LIVING IT S TIME FOR ELLIMAN J O N AT H A N H O W A R D R E A LT O R A S S O C I AT E 7 7 2 . 3 2 1 . 3 2 8 7 M E L A N I E K I M P T O N R E A LT O R A S S O C I AT E 9 5 4 . 3 8 3 . 3 3 8 6 A N T H O N Y S A N TA N G E LO B R O K E R A S S O C I AT E 3 4 7 . 9 2 2 . 2 5 6 0 W E B A 1 0 3 3 8 9 0 4 DOUGLAS ELLIMAN FORT LAUDERDALE 450 E Las Olas Boulevard 140 Fort Lauderdale FL 33301 954.874.0740 NEW YORK CIT Y LONG ISLAND THE HAMPTONS WESTCHESTER CONNECTICUT NEW JERSE Y FLORIDA CALIFORNIA COLORADO INTERNATIONAL 1111 LINCOLN RD MIAMI BEACH FL 33139. 305.695.6300 2017 DOUGLAS ELLIMAN REAL ESTATE. 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Lauderdale FL 33301 This offering is subject to errors omissions prior sale change of price or withdrawal without notice and not intended to solicit currently listed properties. Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. For correct representations make reference to this brochure and the documents required by Section 718.503 Florida Statutes to be furnished by a developer to a buyer or lessee. This is not an offer to sell or solicitation offers to buy condominium units in states where such offer or solicitation cannot be made. Prices plans and specifications are subject to change without notice. Void in states where prohibited. Additional restrictions may apply. LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 15 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES RIDING THE WAVE 52 MSC AND CELEBRITY LAUNCH NEW LUXURY SHIPS. 58 72 18 22 28 31 34 36 38 40 TWO HEARTS PHIL COLLINS AND HIS WIFE MAKE DREAMS COME TRUE. LIVE TO GIVE SIX PHILANTHROPIC WOMEN FROM SOUTH FLORIDA MAKE A DIFFERENCE. ALSO IN LIFESTYLE EDITOR S LETTER CAMERA READY LIFESTYLE LIVE YOUR TOWN THE LISTING BACK STORY LAUDERDALE COMICS THE DISH GRATEFUL PALATE LIFE LESSONS TEDDY MORSE 54 56 48 50 44 46 BAR TALK ROOFTOP SYMPHONY OF THE AMERICAS TURNS 30 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE DAY TRIPPER THE CONRAD Q&A ROGER DALTREY BASEL AND BEYOND COVER TOC CREDITS Cover Katie Masucci Dress Carmen Marc Valvo Infusion gown This page Hali Utstein Dress Aqua gown Photography by James Woodley Shot on location at the Boca Raton Resort & Club Fashion from Bloomingdale s Town Center at Boca Raton 16 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM WATERFRONT MASTERPIECE BUILT BY BILL BENTZ DESIGN BY FRED FURZE 120 FT DOCK FOR MEGA YACHT 195NURMIDRIVE.COM 5 500 000 DIRECT OCEANFRONT PENTHOUSE ON THE SAND TENNIS COURTS BEACHFRONT RESTAURANT LHERMITAGEPENTHOUSE2803.COM 1 400 000 HARBOR BEACH WATERFRONT ESTATE OVER 12 000 SQFT 174 FT OF WIDE WATER DOCKAGE HARBORBEACHESTATE.COM 9 500 000 CORAL RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB 95 WATERFRONT COMPLETELY RENOVATED 3021NE40THST.COM 1 695 000 LAS OLAS BEACH CLUB PENTHOUSE 2000 SQFT OF BALCONY 3 PARKING SPACES PENTHOUSE2801.COM 3 195 000 DIRECT INTRACOASTAL IL LUGANO PENTHOUSE DOCK SLIP 7650 SQFT 4 PARKING SPACES ILLUGANOPENTHOUSE.COM 3 999 999 523 A FOOT ALHAMBRA PLACE AMAZING OCEAN & INTRACOASTAL VIEWS ALHAMBRAPLACE901.COM 1 795 000 954.294.5686 FT. LAUDERDALE LHP MIAMI PALM BEACH BOCA RATON DELRAY Editor sLetter hile it s true that charity begins at home residents of Palm Beach Broward and Miami-Dade counties prove time and again that it s certainly not limited to family and friends. The benevolent spirit that distinguishes South Florida s philanthropic community can touch the lives of individuals with no direct connection to those raising funds and awareness. More often than not however the need to give speaks to something more profound. When Lifestyle first celebrated women of philanthropy in the tri-county area last year Debbie Zelman was among those honored. The founder of Debbie s Dream was diagnosed with Stage 4 stomach cancer in April 2008 the five-year survival rate for such an aggressive form of that disease is roughly 4 percent. At the time stomach cancer had no voice in the nonprofit community and barely registered a blip on the research radar compared to other forms of cancer. Today thanks to Zelman s relentless advocacy on local and national fronts Debbie s Dream has allocated 700 000 in grant funding. When I was diagnosed I didn t think I would see my 50th birthday says Zelman who continues to undergo chemotherapy treatments. I ve made it my mission to bring awareness to this growing disease and its lack of adequate funding. The mission for many of the philanthropic women featured in this month s issue is equally consuming--but for a variety of reasons. Women like Kim Abreu a Pinecrest resident and vice president with Bank of America who has spent the better part of 15 years advocating on behalf of the homeless through her work with nonprofits Carrfour Supportive Housing and Lotus House. Women like Debra Tendrich who draws from her own past to help change the lives of Palm Beach County children battling obesity through the charity she launched last year Eat Better Live Better. Women like Sandra Muvdi the founder of Jessica June Children s Cancer Foundation who lost her 7-year-old daughter to the disease in 2003--and has since committed her life to providing assistance to families with children battling cancer. Please join the Lifestyle team in saluting this year s honorees. The benevolent spirit soars even higher in South Florida thanks to their passion and dedication. Enjoy the issue--and happy holidays. W ONLY YOU WILL KNOW WEAR YOUR DESIGNER STASH COMES FROM. BUY OR CONSIGN 2382 N. FED. HWY. FT LAUD STASHBOUTIQUE.NET 954.566.0888 BEST IN SOUTH FLORIDA Kevin Kaminski Group Editor 18 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM 122 YEARS IN BUSINESS 30 Day Money Back Guarantee Only South Florida Member of Jewelers of America 100 Florida s Oldest and Highest Rated Jeweler Established 1895 Buy-Sell-Trade 2473 East Sunrise Boulevard 954.565.2734 954.WATCHES LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 19 GROUP EDITOR Kevin Kaminski CREATIVE DIRECTOR Melanie Geronemus Smit EDITORIAL ASSISTANT EDITORS Alyssa Fisher Keren Moros COPY EDITOR Jason Davis CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Full Service Spa & Salon Opening in December 2017 Mindy Baer Clarissa Buch Michaela Garretson Amy Lynne Hayes Allison Horton ART DIRECTORS Alexander Hernandez Frank Papandrea Evelyn Robles CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Downtown Photo Fort Lauderdale Evelyn Robles Eduardo Schneider James Woodley PUBLISHER MICHELLE SIMON msimon VICE PRESIDENT AD DIRECTOR DON FISCHER dfischer ASSOCIATE PUBLISHERS LORI CASTLE LAS OLAS lcastle ROBERT MANNE POMPANO BEACH rmanne OMAR MERCADO PINECREST omercado ADVERTISING SALES GEORGETTE EVANS gevans SHARI GLATTER sglatter DEBBY GOLD dgold LINDSAY MALPICA lmalpica SHARI MORGAN smorgan LANDON WRIGHT lwright DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & EVENTS Mariann Marinberg MARKETING COORDINATOR Estefania Marin CHAIRMAN Gary Press CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Sandy Lechner CONTROLLER Josh Wachsman LEONOR GREYL PARIS an Award-Winning Hair Treatment Spa line created with the Finest High Grade Natural Ingredients that are Sodium Laurel Sulfate Paraben Silicone and Tar Free. Our passion is to help you achieve healthy and glamours brilliance by helping restore and repair your hair s natural beauty. It is an ECO environmentally friendly hair care treatment line that is (Internationally renowned. LIFESTYLE MEDIA GROUP 3511 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale Florida 33309 954.377.9470 fax 954.617.9418 2017 Lifestyle Magazines are published by Lifestyle Media Group all rights reserved. Lifestyle Magazine is published monthly. All contents are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced without written consent from the publisher. The advertiser is solely responsible for ad content and holds publisher harmless from any error. 2410 North Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale FL 33305 954.900.1541 20 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 21 CameraReady DREAM BIG LUNCHEON Where Bonaventure Resort & Spa Weston What The third annual luncheon for Debbie s Dream Foundation raised that promotes stomach cancer awareness and research. The 300-plus guests also celebrated DDF founder Debbie Zelman who was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2009 and continues to battle the disease. Davie Plantation Weston and Broward County honored her with Debbie Zelman Day proclamations. Linda Gendler Kristi Krueger Debbie Zelman and Sabrina Kurzman Liz Tannenbaum Debbie Zelman and Lisa Septoff Marianna Blyumin-Karasik and Lesley Clark-Loeser Andrew Guttman Debbie Zelman John Nash Sebastian Malo and Evan Schissler Julie Talenfeld Jasmin Curtiss Kelsey Dean Hannah Colson and Ashley Kearns Michael Mangini Teresa Mangini Carmen Miller Diane Cross and Elizabeth Lester (Photo by Blacktie South Florida) Ariel Penzer Milgroom and Jeremy Milgroom (Photo by Darryl Nobles) Vic Barrone Charlene Barrone Lisa Ashley and Chris Ashley (Photo by Blacktie South Florida) CELEBRITY CHEFS EVENT Where Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood What Rock Live for the 24th annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction featuring fare from 26 of South Florida s most innovative chefs. The event raised more than 230 000 for the programs at Ann Storck Center that enrich the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Nicole & Hector Roman (Photo by Darryl Nobles) Amanda Heyder Susan Renneisen and Dawn Read (Photo by Darryl Nobles) 22 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM l as o l as fo rt l au d e rda l e b r u n c h ta c o t u e s d ay l u n c h l at e n i g h t s o c i a l h o u r coming this winter 8 1 7 e l a s o l a s b lv d f o r t l a u d e r d a l e f l 3 3 3 0 1 www.elcaminoftl b r o u g h t to yo u by M R G DELRAY BEACH LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 MGFL. FL.COM DECEM ER 2017 DECEMBER 017 CEMBER 01 23 23 CameraReady Ben Robinson Kate Chastain Steve Savor Amy Johnson and Captain Lee Kathleen Cannon and Kim Bentley Neki Mohan and Liz Caldwell DINE & DOCK EVENT Where The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort What The Broward County chapter of American Red Cross hosted its signature fundraiser with proceeds assisting the humanitarian organization in responding The Red Cross provides shelter food and comfort to assist families and entire communities in their time of need. Peter Miller and Najla Yono Todd Draizin Frank Babinec Thomas DiBernardo Donald DiPetrillo and Evan Weine Keith Costello and Denice Hayes Bob Birdsong Preston Jones and Gavin Gaukroger GRAND GHOUL Where Signature Grand Davie What More than 600 guests in costume attended the 16th annual Signature Grand Ghoul hosted by former Miami Dolphins Channe from VIP TV. The event which drew other Miami Dolphins alumni raised more than 63 000 for 2-1-1 Broward a hotline that connects residents with trained crisis specialists. Etrem Edwards and Irving Phillips (far right) Manny Simone Teresa and Dwayne Davis and Athena Dion 24 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 25 CameraReady ANNUAL DUNN S RUN Where What The 21st Dunn s Run brought together 1 111 participants and raised more than 100 000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County. Founded by Jim Dunn of J.R. Dunn Jewelers the event has raised in excess of 2.2 million through the years. Included below are scenes from the event. Maria Lombard Lesleen Bolt and Ingrid Weiner Mary Short and James Brooks-Bruzzese Stephen & Cindy Jacobs and David Voneida SYMPHONY OF THE AMERICAS EVENT Where Tower Club Fort Lauderdale What Symphony of the Americas Society hosted a Champagne dinner to celebrate the symphony s 30th season. Maingart performing with a student she is mentoring through a SOTA scholarship. Designated as a Broward County Major Cultural Institution the symphony s outreach programs touch the lives of 35 000 people annually. Paul Sallarulo and Hanna Zukoski Barbara Salani and Madelyn Savarick 26 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 27 who what wear Meghan Leckey owner of Shooters Waterfront Grateful Palate Catering & Events is wearing a Diane von Furstenberg dress. Christy Gumberg co-chair Tanya Heller PAWS board Christine Forman PAWS Julie Strauch PAWS of the event is wearing a member is wearing an Elie board member is wearing president and co-chair of Tahari dress. an Escada St. John dress the event is wearing an Ralph Lauren top and pants and Roger Vivier shoes and Erdem dress and Jimmy Christian Louboutin shoes handbag. Choo shoes and handbag. and David Yurman jewelry. Bonnie Barnett PAWS board member is wearing a Haute Hippie dress Christian Louboutin shoes and Chanel handbag. 28 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM FASHION FORWARD FOR PAWS NEIMAN MARCUS FORT LAUDERDALE HOSTED FASHION FORWARD FOR PAWS A FUNDRAISER FOR THE PAWS AUXILIARY TO BENEFIT THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF BROWARD COUNTY. CHAIRED BY CHRISTY GUMBERG AND JULIE STRAUCH THE EVENT RAISED 40 000. Stacy Sager PAWS vice Lauren Johnson regional Susan Penrod Humane president of ways and public relations manager for Society of Broward County Neiman Marcus is wearing board member is wearing means is wearing a Victoria Beckham dress Burberry an Alexis jumpsuit. an Elie Tahari dress. shoes Chanel jewelry and a Prada handbag. Lys Rubin is wearing a Louis Vuitton dress and shoes. Luann Alorro PAWS board Caitlin Saucier founder stylist of Sauci Style is member and co-owner of wearing a Zadig & Voltaire Tease Salon is wearing a top Diane von Furstenberg Versace dress. skirt and a Chanel handbag. LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 29 Photo credit Downtown Photo Less invasive heart techniques save lives. For over 20 years The Heart Valve Center at Broward Health Medical Center has been performing less invasive techniques that save lives and offer an alternative to traditional surgery. Minimally invasive approaches for treatment of valvular heart disease preserve the quality and safety of conventional surgical approaches while providing so many advantages to cardiac patients. Award-winning comprehensive cardiac services are provided by our multidisciplinary team dedicated to your heart health. To learn more please call The Heart Valve Center at 954.761.BEAT (2328) 30 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM YourTown LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 31 IMAGE BY TOMSERIO PHOTOGRAPHY Expect bright lights bedazzling boats luxury yachts and an over-the-top showcase of music celebrities beauty queens and other surprises Dec. 9 at the 46th annual Winterfest parade. The 12-mile extravaganza--themed Broadway on Parade --starts on the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale along the docks west of Stranahan House and travels east to the Intracoastal Waterway before heading north. Country duo Big & Rich will serve as grand marshals. Call 954.767.0686 for details. Greatest Show on H2O YourTown On the slopes in Beaver Creek For women only Mountain resorts throughout Colorado dedicate specific programming for women. Aspen Snowmass has a weekly four-day Women s Edge instructional program that runs from January to March the Women s Ski & Ride Camp at Telluride (Feb. 4 8) includes five-day lift tickets instruction by expert female skiers yoga and fitness classes and guest speakers and Beaver Creek hosts a Walk and Wine snowshoe adventure for women on Wednesdays. For a different kind of outdoor adventure the outfit Chicks Climbing & Skiing offers guided ice-climbing packages like the popular five-night program (Jan. 23 27 meals and lodging included) at Ouray Ice Park in the southwestern part of the state. Top chefs Beaver Creek already is known for its World s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie competition in November but the treats don t end there. During its Winter Culinary Weekend (Jan. 18 21) world-renowned chefs gather for special wine-pairing dinners interactive cooking demonstrations a grand tasting and other foodie events. Great escapes With more and more people looking to unplug and detach during their getaways Colorado is seeing a spike in backcountry hut and yurt bookings. The nonprofit 10th Mountain oversees 34 such huts in the Rocky Mountains connected by 350 miles of routes. Detailed info about all of the offerings are available at the Colorado Hut & Yurt Alliance s site ( cohutsyurts) Need for speed Not every winter activity in Colorado requires skis. Aspen Snowmass Copper Mountain Purgatory Resort and Steamboat all feature gravitydriven mountain roller-coasters. The Outlaw Mountain Coaster at Steamboat covers nearly 6 300 linear feet and descends more than 400 vertical feet. Websites For information about winter rates and resort specials visit the following beavercreek. com and THE HILLS ARE ALIVE The Fort Lauderdale Snow Ski Club already has Steamboat in its sights (Jan. 20 27) but Colorado offers other adventures for those interested in a high-altitude escape this winter Three in three The tourism office for Colorado isn t above tossing the gauntlet from time to time. As part of its Skiing Trifecta powder hounds are implored to hit the slopes in three different ways over three days. The challenge starts by heli-skiing in Telluride (where helicopters run by Telluride Heli Trax fly to some of the most pristine areas in the state) followed by a hike-to-ski day at no-frills Silverton (the mountain has no groomers one lift and 1 819 acres of backcountry terrain) and finally cat skiing at Purgatory in the San Juan Mountains (deep-powder runs are accessed by a truck-sized snowcat). 32 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM COURTESY OF VAIL RESORTS Celebrate the holidays with events and performances throughout South Florida Gingerbread Holiday Concert Lynn University s Philharmonia plays the sounds of the season at its 15th annual holiday concert. This year s event includes an appearance by Elsa from Disney s Frozen as well as music from the film and photos with Santa. Proceeds benefit the Lynn Conservatory of Music s efforts to provide scholarships to student musicians. When Dec. 10 photos with Santa 2 p.m. concert 3 p.m. Where Boca Raton Resort & Club 501 E. Camino Real Cost 35 Contact 561.237.9000 Trans-Siberian Orchestra The group has been a favorite for new and classic Christmas music. They present a fresh take on their popular The Ghosts of Christmas Eve a rock opera featuring Christmas and fan favorites such as O Come All Ye Faithful and Music Box Blues. When Dec. 15 8 p.m. Where BB&T Center 1 Panther Parkway Sunrise Cost Tickets starting at 32 Contact George Balanchine s The Nutcracker After 27 years Miami City Ballet revives its holiday tradition with brand new sets and costumes designed by Isabel and Ruben Toledo. A live orchestra brings Tchaikovsky s classic music to life as the company performs the beloved story of a little girl who enters a world of magic swordfights and sugar plum fairies. When Dec. 15 24 Where Adrienne Arsht Center 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami Cost Tickets start at 50 Contact Y100 s Jingle Ball Y100 brings together the hottest pop music acts for this annual all-star concert. This year the lineup includes Demi Lovato Logic Nick Jonas Charlie Puth Camila Cabello Liam Payne Julia Michaels and Why Don t We. When Dec. 17 7 30 p.m. Where BB&T Center Cost Tickets start at 46 Contact Chanukah Fair on Las Olas The Downtown Jewish Center That s the Spirit A Rockapella Christmas Chabad in Fort Lauderdale hosts its annual fair featuring rides food entertainment and a menorah lighting. When Dec. 17 noon 5 p.m. Where Huizenga Plaza 32 E. Las Olas Blvd. Cost Fees for food and rides Contact A Rockapella Christmas Christmas and soothing harmonies go together and Rockapella delivers during its return to South Florida. Expect cheer and the group s usual humor to be on full display. When Dec. 22 7 p.m. Where The Center 2855 Coral Springs Drive Coral Springs Cost 30.74 41.34 Contact Holiday Fantasy of Lights South Floridians drive their cars through 3 miles of dazzling light displays at this annual tradition. When Nightly through Jan. 1 6 10 p.m. Where Tradewinds Park 3600 W. Sample Road Coconut Creek Cost 16 per car 11 on value nights (Dec. 4 5 and Dec. 11 12) Contact Fantasy of Lights LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 33 TheListing Reaching New Heights Soaring 100 Las Olas raises the stakes when it comes to luxury downtown living Where 100 E. Las Olas Blvd. Unit 1903 Fort Lauderdale Floor size 2 964 square feet of living space 504-square-foot terrace Bedrooms baths 3 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms Details Towering above the downtown area at 46 stories 100 Las Olas stands to become the tallest building in Fort Lauderdale. The luxury property which has 121 high-end condominiums and 238 hotel guest rooms will give residents a stunning array of amenities--an elevated resort-style pool with day cabanas a fire pit with lounge seating and outdoor cooking an exclusive Residents Club Room a high-tech fitness center and a relaxing news room with daily coffee beverage service. Residence features include floor-to-ceiling windows in the main living spaces a choice of designer-coordinated kitchen and bath finish packages-- including Nolte European cabinetry and Jenn-Air stainless steel appliances--and dramatic private terraces with glass balconies. The project is slated for completion in 2019. Listing price 1.58 million Agents contacts One World Properties project las-olas 954.800.6263 (sales gallery at 200 E. Las Olas Blvd. Suite 150) 34 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 35 BackStory Inside Lauderdale Comics Heroes Welcome BY KEVIN KAMINSKI PHOTOGRAPHY BY EDUARDO SCHNEIDER A LOCAL LAWYER GIVES COMIC BOOK ENTHUSIASTS A PLACE TO FEEL AT HOME When asked what it is about comic books and graphic novels that attract people of all ages and from all walks of life into the store that he and his wife Cristina opened in June 2016 Stacey Giulianti points to the real-life plotlines that play out around the world. It feels like there s this need for escape says the co-owner of Lauderdale Comics (1929 S. Federal Highway). There s so much [divisive] narrative today that you just want to see Wonder Woman lasso someone up and save the day. You want to see Spider-Man put a criminal in a web. You want a good story. The back story of why the chief legal officer and co-founder of Peninsula Insurance opened such a side business may not rival Superman s journey from Krypton but it does speak to his love of the genre--and of his family. It was Giulianti s oldest son Nico (now 19) who had the vision for a comic book store that encouraged customers to stay awhile. To that end Lauderdale Comics offers coffee Taiwanese bubble tea and other menu items the industrial space has seating areas and large-screen TVs customers can play classic arcade games for free plus there is a Pokemon league on Friday nights and other special events including art classes. In addition the store trains its employees how to interact with customers on the autism spectrum. We wanted to create a space where those children and adults could be comfortable says Giulianti whose store features comic graphic novel titles novelty items museum-quality collectibles and more. Everything is organized we keep the music low and it s very clean. Plus we typically have an employee who is on the spectrum. When they learn something they become an expert. Our last employee knew everything to know about the Flash. Giulianti describes himself as very geeky in his youth. My brother played on the high school football team I was on the debate team. The worlds of Marvel and DC Comics sparked his imagination then and they still do today. In some ways comics are our national mythology Giulianti says. The only thing I don t understand is how half a mask prevents someone from knowing who Batman is. If I walked around with half a mask people in the office would be like Hi Stacey how are you When his co-workers at Peninsula found out he was opening a comic store Giulianti says they wanted to know whether he considered himself a hero or a villain. I m a lawyer so they immediately assumed that I was a villain he quips. But I point out that Daredevil is a lawyer a blind lawyer and a hero. Justice is blind right Secret Identity 36 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 37 TheDish 2 Five Grateful Palate Catering & Events WHERE 3003 NE 32ND AVE. FORT LAUDERDALE PHONE 954.566.3044 WEBSITE THEGRATEFULPALATE.COM IT S IN THE DETAILS There s nothing we can t make when it comes to a special request by a guest says operations director Peter Lopez. We ve had people show us a picture and say a special tasting for [the client] to make sure it meets their demands. Things to Know About 1 4 3 ISN T THAT SPECIAL Since opening the doors to its 4 000-squarefoot venue on the Intracoastal Waterway in 2014 Grateful Palate Catering & Events has established itself as one of Broward s premier special-occasion destinations. Customers are booking the space a year in advance in some cases--and not just for the view. RISE TO THE OCCASION Dietary restrictions Religious considerations No problem. We ll have a rabbi bless the food and then we ll clear out our coolers so that the food has no chance of coming in contact with anything Lopez says. OPTIONS GALORE Though lobster tail combo remains the most popular request it s far from the only highlight of Grateful Palate s four-course menu tiers. Think grilled lamb lollipops with black currant jam or black caviar on blini with creme fraiche (above) as appetizers and pan-seared shrimp and scallops honey-mustard glazed rack of lamb and chili-rubbed grilled grouper for entrees. 5 TIS THE SEASON Between Thanksgiving and New Year s Eve Grateful Palate will host one or two on-site events per day--and as Brian Cornelius and his dedicated team will prepare plated dinners and sprawling buffets for up to 300 guests (on the high end). Don t miss unlimited Florida Stone Crab for one low price every Monday evening. Direct from our traps to your table in hours. You can t fake fresh. Here s to hos pitality. FORT LAUDERDALE 2584A E. Sunrise Blvd. 954 396 5656 LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 39 LifeLessons The CEO and chairman of Ed Morse Automotive Group talks about growing up in the business--and what he learned along the way teddy morse When I was 15 I detailed cars for my dad at our Mazda store in Coconut Creek. I didn t even get to clean the new cars coming off the truck I had to detail cars that were coming out of the body shop that had overspray on them. I m out there with a 40-pound buffer on the side of the vehicle it s August and it s 99 degrees. One day my dad pulls up in this Corvette. He rolls down the window. Hey it s lunchtime. I put the buffer down and wiped the sweat from my face. He s like No no no. You have cars to do. I m going to lunch. I just wanted to know if you wanted me to pick up McDonald s on my way back. My dad had me work every job in the dealership as I was alershi as was ship as growing up. I can t tell you how much that means to me now. means n now. o From that experience I understand what our employees do-- r empl es -- mployee and I care about what they do because I ve worked the same ork orked s e same jobs. What my dad did for me was invaluable. You can t hold other people er accountable unless you hold yourself yourself urself accountable first. We have close to 1 000 employees and you figure every person is responsible for maybe a spouse and a couple of children so what is that-- 3 000 to 3 500 people who rely on our company doing well That s a sobering thought. If you take care of your employees they will take care of you. By treating our employees with the utmost respect they will take e ownership of the business and take care of our customers. The Morse File Ed Morse Automotive Group--which includes is one of the region s largest private companies. Teddy s grandfather Ed founded Morse Motors in 1946 as a rental car company. The company had 1.32 billion in sales for 2016 according to Automotive News selling 11 238 vehicles. Teddy joined the corporate staff in 2012 he became CEO last year after the death of his father Ted. 40 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM URBAN ENERGY ELEVATED L I F E S T Y L E O w n i t f r o m t h e 8 0 0 0 0 0 s 4 6 L EV ELS FT. 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LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 41 42 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 43 BarTalk The Roof is on Fire BY ALYSSA FISHER DOWNTOWN S NEWEST BAR CREATES A SKY-HIGH EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER IN FORT LAUDERDALE The first floor was converted into TRP a black box theater for culinary Petrillo explains that operates both with and separately from Rooftop. It will create snacks (also from a rotating menu) for the lounge above and act as a corporate kitchen while remaining a blank canvas for various culinary events. Petrillo says he pictures pop-up opportunities such as cooking and mixology classes charity parties and special somewhat-themed dinners. Eventually an old-style movie marquee will hang outside flashing Now Tasting above the upcoming event. Back in the elevator Petrillo admits that while Rooftop has been a fun venture two years in the making it came with its share of trials and errors including creating a codeapproved system to install a fire table (flames are common in The Restaurant People s repertoire). From operations ... think about it everything has to come up through these elevators. Every day when you re backing up your bars and your products you re going down seven flights to get anything. It all goes back to creating an experience which Petrillo notes is becoming more of a focus in Fort Lauderdale. I think the city is maturing and experiences are becoming more refined he says. People know more about food and beverage than ever before. We wanted to make sure that we gave them something special and I think we did. T im Petrillo wanted Rooftop to be more than its view. Its location is prime--in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale surrounded by the city s skyline-- but Petrillo didn t want to rest on the scenic backdrop. If he were to put up curtains around the outdoor bar would there still be a line snaking around the corner That s how we approached it says Petrillo co-founder and CEO of The Restaurant People. When you take the curtains down [the view] becomes an added benefit. Inside the elevator at 1 W. Las Olas Blvd. he presses R sending a group up seven floors to the new bar in the sky a first for Fort Lauderdale. The doors open to a lush garden the green foliage popping amid the neutral lounge decor. It s laid-back and trendy evincing bigger-city vibes with several nooks for seating. Sometimes you re not turned to the view so we have to make sure what you re looking at is great. Here he says gesturing to a wooden bench in a corner of the 5 000 square-foot space you re sitting under a tree on the roof. Under a vine-draped trellis the bar features an everchanging menu of craft cocktails. A cocktail cart replaces traditional bottle service offering patrons for a few hours their own bartender. Light bites were a must for Petrillo-- his company is responsible for upscale favorites YOLO Boatyard and S3--but there was wasn t enough space for a kitchen. However there was room downstairs. 44 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 45 Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese and Symphony of the Americas Music to Our Ears BY AMY LYNNE HAYES A cultural icon in Broward County celebrates 30 years of world-class symphony performances Tirino honoring Italian and Hispanic Heritage Month in October and continues early this month with a holiday concert featuring Florida Singing Sons and the Girl Choir of South Florida. Concerts in 2018 all at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts include the orchestra paired with traditional jazz (Jan. 9) a collaboration with Broadway and opera singers (Feb. 20) and guest appearances by soloists of the Houston Ballet (March 13). The season finale will feature Conrad Tao an accomplished pianist composer and violinist performing his own composition with the symphony (April 10). Our approach to the audiences and the community is youthful BrooksBruzzese says. Keeping everyone young in spirit is our goal [we do that through] inspiring classics new works that expand your horizons-- and encores that send you out of the theater with a song in your heart. Engaging younger audiences remains a high priority for LaBonte and her team especially since music education is no longer part of today s standard school curriculum. We have to create things that will be interesting [enough] to draw them into the concert hall LaBonte says. In addition to concert programming the symphony has done that through a variety of well-received creative and family-oriented events--matinees tailored to children petting zoos during which kids may touch and feel instruments and wine tastings for young professionals. As one of Broward County s designated major cultural institutions the symphony promises many more curtain calls for the community. T his season marks a milestone for Symphony of the Americas and maestro James BrooksBruzzese in more ways than one. Not only has the symphony been a vibrant part of the community for 30 years but it continues to make classical music accessible and inspiring at a time when similar cultural entities around the country struggle. Isn t it wonderful that we as a symphony orchestra have been in the community for 30 years asks executive director Ren e LaBonte. 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A CUT ABOVE Since opening in October TO DINE FOR In addition to its nautical lobby bar the pool bar and grill and an on-site gourmet market (Cornucopia) the Conrad delivers a shared-plate concept at Terra Mare. Executive chef Johan Svensson has designed a menu that encourages communal dining with smaller dishes such as braised octopus with white-bean puree and tuna crudo with compressed watermelon--and large-plate selections like crispy whole bass and bone-in tenderloin with root vegetables. ABOVE AND BEYOND Ask about the personalized experiences available at the Conrad--like the in-house trainers who can customize workouts at the hotel s 24-hour For those staying in suites with full kitchens consider booking one of the chefs at Terra Mare to prepare a multicourse meal in your room. Octopus from Terra Mare HOW SUITE IT IS Each of the 290 all-suite accommodations at the oceanfront property (551 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.) features a balcony or terrace (some as large as 1 000 square feet) overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or Intracoastal Waterway. Design touches inside the studios junior suites and one- two- and three-bedroom options speak to the Conrad s emphasis on high-end details--Italian marble in the bathrooms chic American walnut cabinetry kitchens with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances and more. BY THE NUMBERS Touch-screen technology at the Conrad provides property info--and recommends things to do around town via the 1 3 5 program (experiences to the underwater poker scuba adventure. 50 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 51 Ocean Kay MSC Marine Reserve slated to open in late 2018 New ships and experiences from Celebrity and MSC speak to the cruise industry s growing popularity BY ALLISON HORTON Riding the Wave I f your ship hasn t already come in give it time. Cruise lines such as Celebrity and MSC are responding to the industry s moment in the sun by expanding their fleets and adding more things to do. The numbers tell the story. Approximately 26 million passengers are expected to set sail globally in 2018 nearly double the yearly total from a decade ago according to industry experts. Joe Jiffo senior vice president of sales for MSC Cruises expects that figure to grow by 6 percent by 2020. The industry is seeing a big increase due to millennials Jiffo says. They are all about the experience and being in the moment. There are also the baby boomers that are getting close to retirement and traveling more. Multigenerational travel--where grandparents their children and their grandchildren travel together--also plays a role. Cruise lines including MSC are taking notice and designing ships around travelers of all ages offering a variety of entertainment technology and dining options. Within the next nine years MSC will debut 10 new ships with expansion in Europe North America and the Caribbean Jiffo says. This month MSC launches the Seaside which will sail year-round from Miami to the Caribbean. The seven-night cruise will have ports of call that include Nassau Bahamas Cozumel Mexico and Ocho Rios Jamaica. By this time next year expect the route to include Ocean Kay MSC Marine Reserve a private island south of Bimini where guests will have access to 11 400 feet of pristine coastline aquatic activities and more. Back on MSC Seaside an onboard water park will have four water slides along with slideboarding technology that combines a water slide and interactive video game. It also will offer two of the longest zip lines at sea. For the less adventurous the ship will have full-sized bowling 52 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Eden inside Celebrity Edge will feature nearly 12 000 square feet of event space. lanes and play areas designed by Lego and Chicco. Foodies will be able to enjoy the Asian Market Kitchen by celebrity chef Roy Yamaguchi. The restaurant promises three dining areas including a pan-Asian restaurant a sushi sashimi and raw bar and teppanyaki grills with Japanese Malaysian Thai and Korean cuisine. Seaside is the second MSC ship to offer MSC for Me technology which will be standard on all future ships. The onboard digital technology provides never-before-seen levels of connectivity from your tablet via interactive screens and video walls all over the ship as well as a smart bracelet that among other things allows parents to locate their children on a smartphone app. The first MSC ship to offer the technology was the Meraviglia which launched in June and currently sails in Europe with ports including Barcelona Spain Marseille France and Naples Italy. In 2019 it is expected to be based in Miami and begin cruising in the Caribbean. This year until Hurricane Irma [has been] probably the best year the cruising industry has seen in many years Jiffo says. The ships are becoming the destination. Peter Giorgi chief marketing officer for Celebrity Cruises also views destination as playing an important role--but in a different way. Destination is what drives people to travel most he says. Cruising is probably the best way to see a great number of destinations in a short period of time. In December 2018 the Celebrity Edge is scheduled to launch from Fort Lauderdale for a seven-night Eastern Caribbean holiday cruise including ports in Philipsburg St. Maarten Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas and Nassau Bahamas. Three more Celebrity ships are expected to launch by 2022. At Celebrity we think of the ships as being communities of travelers who want to experience the world together Giorgi says. Celebrity visits 300 cities on all seven continents. Some of the most popular destinations are Venice and Rome in Italy and Barcelona. Cruises also visit emerging destinations such as Ireland and Croatia. Besides attractive locations culinary offerings help Celebrity stand out in a competitive industry Giorgi says. Cornelius Gallagher who was executive chef for Michelinstarred restaurant Oceana in Manhattan oversees the food and beverage menu selections for Celebrity. Guests aboard the Celebrity Edge will be able to get into the act with hands-on cooking classes offered by onboard chefs. There is a myth about cruising that there are buffets and that the food is not great Giorgi says. We actively work to dispel that myth. Guests also can dine on the Magic Carpet a moveable platform the size of a tennis court cantilevered from the side of the 16-deck Edge. It will be used for several activities such as an expanded pool area an embarkation area and restaurant. Malala Yousafzai the 20-year-old Pakistani activist Nobel laureate and UN Messenger of Peace was named the godmother of the Edge. Celebrity has partnered with her Malala Fund whose mission is to secure 12 years of safe free education for every girl. We take people to see different cultures people places and cuisines Giorgi says. Travel is important as much as it is relaxing. It is a great escape that has real value. A pool and bar area on Celebrity Edge LONG LIVE ROCK The Who s Roger Daltrey comes clean about his iconic voice the song that bores him--and his feelings toward Pete Townshend BY KEVIN KAMINSKI O n the eve of his Nov. 1 concert at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood--part of a fall tour during which he was backed by members of The Who with the notable exception of guitarist Pete Townshend--Roger Daltrey admitted to being apprehensive. If you ever stop being anxious about [performing] and caring about what you do then it s time to give up the legendary front man said. Nothing about Daltrey s performance at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino--his set list included a mix of hits and rarities from The Who as well as songs from his solo career--suggested that he s anywhere close to putting the brakes on a career that spans more than 50 years. In fact at age 73 his plate is overflowing between touring preparing to release a new solo album and putting the finishing touches on his biography due out in 2018. Daltrey touched on all of the above and much more during a spirited interview with Lifestyle (for the complete version visit You ve said that your voice now that you re in your 70S is like a car engine that you have to keep running. Is that why you decided to embark on a solo tour That s exactly why. If The Who take a break for six months or so then I need to keep the voice going. At least every six weeks I need to do some serious singing just to keep the muscles in shape. At my age it ll go very quickly if I stop for any length of time. So I m calling this one It s a quick run while Pete s away. 54 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM Has performing these past several years been especially rewarding given the vocal cord surgery you underwent in 2010 Oh yes. My doctor [surgeon Steven Zeitels] took such good care of me that my voice is better now than it s been since I was 30. Plus with modern technology I can actually hear myself on stage which makes a very big difference to a singer. For years and years I did nine out of 10 shows not hearing any of the vocals at all. You end up oversinging and that s brutal on the throat. I ve never liked my voice. I don t know many singers who actually do like the sound of their own voice. When I listen to what I record it s hard for me. But I do know when I get the song right because it s the emotion in the song that touches me. So I can get past not liking my voice. I emote. That s what I do. I touch people with the words. What can we expect on your upcoming solo album There s so many areas of my voice that people haven t heard. I used to sing Johnny Cash in the early days. I do one song in my lower register with just me and my piano. There s also one that I m singing like a choir boy it s a very spiritual song with just a piano and a squeeze box. And then I m doing some soul stuff because I started as a soul singer one is a Dusty Springfield song that was written for a woman but I ve changed to a male song. The album as we knew it in our generation used to be about taking people on a musical journey. In today s industry in the digital age that doesn t exist. People choose [individual] songs. Nobody is interested in the next song on that album. In the old days we took ages figuring out which song should follow the previous song. You got stoned and everyone went on a trip listening to the music the keys and lyrics that followed each other were really important. Now it doesn t matter. There seemed to be such a high energy to the 50th anniversary shows. Did reaching that milestone mean something special to you and Pete I think it means we ve finally grown up. [Daltrey laughs.] Perhaps it did mean something yes. We finally have a band that can play all the music that we did. For years The Who went on stage without the backing vocals that were an enormous part of our sound. So much of what we actually put on the records was missing in concert. It didn t make the shows bad it just wasn t what we re really good at. When you hear five-part harmonies within the songs that Pete wrote ... it s just extraordinary. It s a magical sound. And it does give it a new energy. The human voice is the best instrument of all you know. The trouble is that the guy standing up using it he s the instrument as well. That s the difficult bit of it--you can t change the strings. Are there songs that through the years you fall in and out of love with The only one I ve ever gotten bored of is Won t Get Fooled Again. And I think that s because from the time we wrote it until today I can see that we continually get fooled again. [Daltrey laughs.] I think the answer is turn off the news. Let s all live in ignorant bliss. In that sense it s doubtful we ll ever hear an album like Quadrophenia ever again. Someone might make one but it s whether it would ever be listened to [the way it s intended] unless it s produced on vinyl--which thank goodness is coming back. In a big way at least in Great Britain. Here vinyl is outselling digital 10 to 1. Which is fabulous because the sound is 100 times better. They sold us a turkey when they gave us CDs. They really did. Do you worry that rock is losing its footing in the current music scene They ve been saying that since 1971. Long Live Rock. Listen to the words [to the early 1970s song by The Who]. Rock is dead they say. Long live rock. Rock radio is dead that s for sure. But that doesn t make rock itself dead. There s a simplicity in that music that grabs a certain age group and stays with them forever. I think that is timeless and will go on. Will it have a heyday like it had in the past Maybe not. We re a rock band. So if rock is dead we re dead. But our music seems to be more popular than ever. Our audiences go anywhere from kids who are 8 9 and 10 up to their grandparents of 80. That music hasn t aged to them so I don t buy that rock is dead. It s just different. ... I would recommend seeing The Who every time the band goes out until Pete can t do it anymore just to see Townshend. What comes out of that guitar it s only Townshend that does that. Even Jimi Hendrix copied Townshend. You re writing your memoir (due out in 2018). What has it been like to reflect on your life and do a deep dive into your personal journey and history with the band It s been really interesting. I m so pleased with the book. I m sick of every rock biography I read being all about the parties the drugs the women. It s dull. There s no insight into the person. How many parties how many drugs can you do and keep it interesting for 300 pages So I m writing about what it was like to be in the middle of that band--and be the one person who wasn t an addict. I was in The Who with three other addicts if there were any [drugs] there they d take it. Maybe if I d been an addict The Who wouldn t have lasted five years I don t know. So I ve written about that aspect of what it was like what was going on at the time my feelings about the band. And my feelings toward Pete--who at times could be very very difficult in those early days especially when he was drunk and when he was on heroin. What I m pleased about is that [writing] the book has reinforced the knowledge that I ve always had--and that s that I love Pete very deeply. LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 People also come to a Who show to hear your iconic voice. 55 Full Circle by Bradley Hart Opposite page Cimiento Japones by Miler Lagos both pieces from Art Miami and Context Basel & Beyond In addition to hosting the annual celebration of contemporary art Miami is buzzing this month with places to go and things to do--from satellite fairs to cuisine from a Top Chef 1 56 BY CLARISSA BUCH Art Basel Miami The four-day fest expected to draw more than 70 000 attendees will feature works from more than 250 international galleries. Some 4 000 artists will unite in Miami Beach to showcase paintings sculptures photographs films interactive installations and ambitious large-scale pieces. Eventgoers will experience a range of specialized galleries including never-before-seen pieces thematic exhibits cultural shows film 2 screenings and outdoor public art. Details Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive Miami Beach miami-beach) Dec. 7 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 9 noon to 8 p.m. Dec. 10 noon to 6 p.m. Art Miami and Context The 28th edition of Art Miami considered the city s original and longest-running contemporary and modern art fair will be held on the downtown waterfront. Similar to years past the event will present an array of iconic and unique works and installations. Just a few feet away Context Art Miami s sister fair presents emerging and mid-career artists in a moreintimate atmosphere that gives attendees the chance to chat with artists and curators. Details One Herald Plaza (NE 14th St. Miami and Dec. 6 9 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 10 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM ed born Se m Stub Dish fro 7 3 4 Aqua Art Miami Inside the Aqua Hotel in South Beach more than 50 international art houses will transform intimate hotel rooms into satellite exhibits replete with sculptures prints and more. Standout exhibitions which follow this year s theme of fashion style and their connection to contemporary art include live tattoo art demonstrations and a showcase of 20th-century designers and luxury vintage fashion titled Which Comes First the Art or the Fashion Details Aqua Hotel (1530 Collins Ave. Dec. 7 noon to 9 p.m. Dec. 8 9 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 10 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 5 6 Basel House Swing by Wynwood for a mural festival where street artists will paint more than 40 works of wall art within a six-block area. There also will be a digital arts and virtual reality playground live music food trucks a Sweet Spot with Instagram-worthy desserts and the neighborhood s first-ever live demo of a robot painting a life-size mural. Details RC Cola Plant (550 NW 24th St. Dec. 7 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 8 9 noon to 3 a.m. Dec. 10 noon to 9 p.m. 8 9 Stubborn Seed Top Chef winner Jeremy Ford fuses food and art inside his first solo venture on Miami Beach which opened in September. Dishes are crafted with taste and design in mind using vibrant edible flowers whimsical dishware and clouds of white smoke to create a theatrical dining experience. If you go opt for the six- to eight-course tasting menu curated by Ford. Details 101 Washington Ave. 786.322.5211 Hive Escape the hustle and bustle of Basel at Hive a gardenstyle pop-up lounge in Wynwood. Expect craft cocktails music DJ performances and a food-truck garden complete with eats from Arepa Queen Potato Corner the Original Greek and more. Keep an eye out for Behind the Bar where local mixologists from spots such as Beaker & Gray and Bitter Truth will host cocktail demonstrations with complimentary samplings. Details Mana Wynwood (2250 NW Second Ave. Miami Dec. 6 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 7 4 p.m. to 3 a.m. Dec. 8 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. Dec. 9 noon to 3 a.m. Dec. 10 noon to 9 p.m. Scope Miami Beach Another tent-on-thebeach exhibit this is one of the largest satellite fairs during Basel week entering its 17th year. This year Scope will feature art from more than 140 international exhibitors from 25 countries including nightly programming. Details 801 Ocean Drive Miami Beach Dec. 6 10 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Design Miami Dedicated to collectible design and architecture this satellite fair is full of 20th- and 21st-century furniture lighting and objets d art conveniently located adjacent to the Miami Beach Convention Center. Details Meridian Avenue at 19th St. Dec. 6 noon to 8 p.m. Dec. 7 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 9 noon to 8 p.m. Dec. 10 noon to 6 p.m. The Faena District Spanning five blocks of Collins Avenue the 1 billion district is a work of art itself. The neighborhood created by Argentine entrepreneur Alan Faena includes two hotels three condos a cultural center restaurants and bars. Details 3201 Collins Ave. Miami Beach 305.534.8800 miami-beach The Sagamore Nicknamed the Art Hotel the Sagamore on Miami Beach displays a diverse collection of work throughout the hotel s grounds. The hotel also is known to host a sought-after Art Basel-inspired brunch party complete with art bubbly and music. Details 1671 Collins Ave. 305.535.8088 10 LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 57 Phil and Orianne Collins are doing their part to help disadvantaged children make the most of their talents BY ALYSSA FISHER PHOTO BY LA GUAPA PHOTOGRAPHY TWO HEARTS C anes in hand Phil and Orianne Collins take their places on the Faena Theater stage undeterred. Each in physical recovery--the Grammy Awardwinning musician from a foot injury and his significant other a philanthropist and jewelry designer from paralysis after neck surgery--they move forward embracing the mission they set for the Little Dreams Foundation Never give up. It s not a simple journey Orianne says. It s a long journey and they have to do a lot in order to reach their goals. But we re there to support them. They are the 200 children and teenagers of the foundation an international organization the Collinses founded in 2000 for youngsters ages 6 to 16--singers athletes and students of various artistic disciplines--lacking the financial means to fully commit to their dreams. They work with mentors or godparents as Phil dubs them who help the recipients nurture their talent. There s a lot of success stories of kids that have achieved what they didn t think was possible Phil says. We re not God--we can t promise anything we just try our best. On the eve of the third annual Dreaming on the Beach Gala the couple s star-studded Dec. 9 event at the Fillmore Miami Beach that showcases the winners of this year s audition and raises money for the foundation they emphasize the importance of pursuing a passion verses searching for fame. Little Dreamers was in Morocco. I was walking through the country club and I saw this little kid playing against the wall with a beat-up stick and a ball. I say to him Don t you want a racket Someone translated to him and he said Yes please. And I said Don t you want to learn how to play properly A few years later he became No. 1 in Morocco and today he s the coach of the Little Dreamers. He has a proper job he has an apartment. And he just had a baby--the first [participant to start a family]. That s what we are there for to offer them a life. Phil on how times have changed since he entered the music industry Life was a little bit different when I was 5. I had a mother who enabled me to do what I wanted to do. Back then--that was 1956-57--if you had a drum kit and you learned how to play you had a chance. Nowadays there s a lot of people who think they can sing and a lot of people who can sing but get buried by the people that should just keep it as a hobby. I think that if we can help a few people with encouragement and resources that s a great opportunity to shine. I say this every year that Little Dreams cannot promise success just because I m involved and have been lucky and successful. I think that to be given the opportunity to have lessons and to feel like you ve had that opportunity is a wonderful thing as opposed to going through your life saying What if In that respect that s success. But nobody should enter it thinking that it s going to lead to fame because today music saturation is everywhere. When I was a lad there was no MTV. We had one television program every week in England that showed music but that music was in the Top 20. Now there s a lot of exposure but it makes it more difficult at the same time. [The Dreamers] are just thrilled to be given the chance to do what they love to do and some of them are incredible. ... That s really what we re about. Orianne on defying the odds We have a part of the foundation called No Difference which is for handicapped children. They have the same talent even more and they have this power of believing that ... never give up. We don t have an age limit with them. They do martial arts LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 Orianne on giving children a chance One of our first 59 Spartan races--it s absolutely unbelievable to see a blind kid do the Spartan race. It s super difficult for anyone and they do it with a huge smile on their faces. They give us such a huge lesson of life. I really admire them. Three years ago I had a huge accident. I was doing a boxing exhibition in Paris and cracked my neck. I found myself paralyzed from the head down from a surgery that turned bad--[the surgeons] touched my spinal cord. They said to me that I would never walk again. I thought my life was terminated. I was fighting in a rehabilitation center in Switzerland for four months. And one day I felt my little toe moving. I said to myself If this one moves I m going to move everything else. I went into a war against myself. It s like a computer shut down--you have everything in the brain but nothing works down [in the body]. They put me in the water and I said Fantastic I m going to be able to swim. I [sank] like a stone. So last year I wanted to climb Matterhorn one of the highest mountains in Switzerland. I took a flag of Little Dreams and said You have to believe in your dreams and never give up. I went to the top of the mountain and put down the flag. It was a lesson to teach [the No Difference participants] that if you believe in it you can do it. [Banks] Mike [Rutherford] and myself [need to go out] together again [except] people keep asking about it. If I can t play drums it kind of knocks a little bit of the pleasure out for me. I was kind of grateful that I had a reason for not doing it. [Editor s note Collins suffers from a dropping of his forefoot fallout from a 2015 back surgery which is why he walks with a cane.] I just had enough you know I m in a pretty good place with what I can do and what I can t do. I can t stand up for too long. It s OK though. I can sit there and sing and people enjoy it. ... It never goes unnoticed by me. I can t ask for too much more than that. Phil on rumors of a future Genesis tour No. No. [Laughs.] I don t know. There s no reason why Tony When Dec. 9 Where Fillmore Miami Beach 1700 Washington Ave. Lineup The black-tie event co-hosted by Phil Collins and wife Orianne includes a performance by the Little Dreamer artists accompanied by a live world-class band. Phil and Grammy Award-winning Italian artist Laura Pausini will end the night with a duet. 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Bonus material For expanded versions of the stories on this year s philanthropists visit and click on Web Extras under the Features link. 72 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM HALI UTSTEIN Oversees charitable giving program at Coastal Wealth advocate for Child Rescue Coalition One for all Hali Utstein was drawn to the charitable clause in her job description. As vice president of marketing at Coastal Wealth part of MassMutual Financial Group she took over its charitable giving program ensuring that more than 250 employees could make a difference in the community. With her guidance the company initiated a holiday toy drive and a paid day off for volunteering. Every year it supports three new organizations-- one of the heart one for the world and one local --in addition to the staff s passion projects. (Collectively they support about 40 charities and give more than 2 000 hours of service a month.) Utstein has been involved with the Child Rescue Coalition since its beginnings calling its two founders superwomen. Based in Boca Raton it uses technology to hunt down child pornographers--and has a 100-percent conviction rate. It tackles a topic that is difficult to talk about but it s an important one--child exploitation is rampant says Utstein who works at Coastal Wealth headquarters in Fort Lauderdale but lives in Boca. It s gut-wrenching to see how big of an issue this is but there is a group out there working hard every day to save children. Words to live by I think in this social climate corporations and individuals need to be aware of the impact that we can have collectively. If you don t know how to get involved just ask. Aqua gown and Kendra Scott earrings from Bloomingdale s Town Center at Boca Raton LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 73 KRISTI LINDER Advocate for Danielle DeMarzo Foundation Impact Young Ambassadors For the kids Since becoming a mom a decade ago the assistant state attorney in the traffic homicide unit with Casso Macy Law Group has focused her philanthropic energy toward helping children with special needs. I m fortunate that I have two healthy children it s sad to see what some people have to go through says Linder who has a daughter (age 10) and a son (8). But these types of organizations give parents the tools and resources they need to be health care advocates for their children. She s been a longtime advocate of the Danielle DeMarzo Foundation a nonprofit organization that supports children with disabilities and their families--and a longtime friend of the DeMarzo family. She helps plan its fundraisers as well as events for Impact Young Ambassadors a new organization that raises money for Joe DiMaggio Children s Hospital Foundation and Memorial Foundation. As part of her efforts for DDF Linder has donated a wheelchair to a local immobile mother who was struggling to care for her disabled children she also sent a child on his dream trip to Disney World to spend time with his mother before she died of breast cancer. With Impact she will help deliver Christmas trees this month at Joe DiMaggio and Memorial facilities where children will be hospitalized during the holidays. Words to live by It s so rewarding to be involved with a local charity where you can see the difference you re making and the impact you re having on children s lives and their families. Avery G gown and Kendra Scott earrings from Bloomingdale s Town Center 74 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM KATIE MASUCCI Director of estate and gift planning American Cancer Society Everyday help For Masucci giving back is a natural part of everyday life a habit she credits to her mother s example and appreciated more while making charitable appearances as a Miami Heat dancer. Even so the Fort Lauderdale resident found herself overwhelmed at how giving can change people s lives while supporting an event for the American Cancer Society. It was so overwhelming and empowering says Masucci mother to a young son and baby daughter. I was crying with all these people I didn t even know just hearing their stories. Inspired Masucci took her marketing expertise to ACS first as a development manager helping organize events to raise money for research. Now she secures future funds working with individuals who want to include the organization in their estate plans and with estate planning attorneys and financial planners. It s not just transfer of wealth she says of the job. It s the transfer of values. Words to live by I don t shy away from the sad stories. The sad stories are what I m really interested in because they help me work more efficiently. I try to convert those emotions into energy. It s inspiring for me because it educates me and helps me to educate others--to bring these stories to the surface and be a voice for anyone who s been affected by cancer. 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[At first] they walk with their heads down and make no eye contact Abreu says. By the time they re through at Lotus and Carrfour their heads are held high their shoulders are back. They re fierce--just ready to conquer the world. Words to live by I believe in providing a hand up not a handout. Every individual comes from a different set of circumstances so you have to plan around that individual if you want to truly end the cycle. You really have to lift those individuals up--provide them the tools they need to be a self-sustaining citizen. Carmen Marc Valvo Infusion gown from Bloomingdale s 76 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM LMGFL.COM DECEMBER 2017 77 SANDRA MUVDI Founder Jessica June Children s Cancer Foundation The unthinkable When her only child Jessica June Eiler died at age 7 from acute myelogenous leukemia--an aggressive blood cancer that took her life on Oct. 9 2003 only four days after being diagnosed--Muvdi wondered what it would take to push her out of bed every morning. I had lost my identity my reason for being she says. Within a year Muvdi had found her calling one that not only honors her daughter s memory but has helped more than 4 000 people whose lives have been rocked by pediatric cancer. Through the Broward County-based nonprofit organization she launched in 2004 families already in crisis on several fronts can apply for financial assistance to cover basic needs. Families that are just making ends meet when everything is fine [quickly] reach a breaking point when their child has cancer she says. At least one parent typically can t work so that income is gone. We try to help them maintain some stability by putting food on the table covering a mortgage or rent payment or paying medical bills. Just focusing on your child s survival is overwhelming. ... It s important for these families to know they re not alone. With the help of social workers at hospitals around the state Muvdi identifies Florida residents who qualify for assistance. Over the past decade the foundation has raised more than 2.3 million. Words to live by I live a purpose-driven life-- and the tragedy of losing Jessica helped me discover that. Each morning I wake up and I m on it. I m excited to make a difference in these people s lives. Aidan Mattox gown and Kendra Scott earrings from Bloomingdale s 78 DECEMBER 2017 LMGFL.COM DEBRA TENDRICH Founder Eat Better Live Better Healthy perspective It started as a way to shut people up four years ago at the dental office she used to manage. Tired of her co-workers badgering her for drinking too much Coke and eating too much fast food Tendrich agreed to exercise and eat right for 30 days. The next time twice-a-year patients returned for a check-up they didn t recognize her. Not only did she drop 70 pounds by simply changing her diet and working out the single mother who had battled childhood obesity was a walking billboard for the benefits of leading a fit nutrition-rich life. I wasn t an unhappy person being overweight she says. But as I got healthier I realized there were new levels of happy that I didn t know existed. Today Tendrich pays it forward to school children and adults throughout Palm Beach County with the nonprofit organization she started in spring 2016. Schools that contract Eat Better Live Better receive multiweek programming for different age groups that covers everything from how to read a nutritional label to understanding the relationship between food and feelings. She also conducts half-day workshops with a registered dietician and a clinical psychologist that explore the tentacles of nutrition--and how a healthy lifestyle can lead to greater work productivity. Tendrich estimates that in the past year she has spread the EBLB message to more than 1 000 children through her school program--and another 5 000 people via her community outreach. Words to live by I had no goals when I was overweight. 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