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"An Artist Tribute" Benefiting Lupus Foundation of America
Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 7:30 PM (PDT)
Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. is the foremost national nonprofit health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus; a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Their research estimates that at least 1.5 million Americans have lupus. It is believed that 5 million people throughout the world have a form of lupus. Many celebrities such as Toni Braxton and Trick Daddy are affected with this disease.
Graced with unequivocal elegance and class, this formal event will have an exotic vibe. Throughout the entire venue, inside and out, will have different painting’s and photography displayed by dedicated artists who are fully supporting the awareness. Deco One Interior Group, well known for designing the new Forge in South Beach, will also display their artful decor designs. Photos of Lupus survivor’s taken by photographer’s will also be displayed. Special art work of Romero Britto will also be the center of attention and will be included in the silent auction.
Edgy performance vignettes will heat up the evening including a fashion showcase featuring celebrity designer, Nicole Miller strutting her new collection from the Miami Beach store location. A few of the models who also are suffering from the disease will be involved. With honor, those survivors will be escorted by uniformed firefighters. Guests can participate in the raffle and purchase items from various vendors with part of the proceeds going to the foundation as well.
For your pleasure, couture dresses artistically designed by JHouse will be uniquely displayed & worn by model’s posed around the venue.
View a video presentation for those looking to have more natural resources for the body. Zija is an international company that develop natural, earth-friendly products using the miracle plant Moringa. Testomonial's of Lupus survivor will share their experience.
Lupus Foundation of America, Southeast Florida Chapter does not endorse any products or companies at this event or that are not approved by the FDA
Complimentary appetizer's will be served by Chef Quenia Jean-Charles, of MixStyles Catering, who is best known for her unique food presentations when serving in the VIP rooms at The American Airlines Arena during the heat games. The chef will personally greet guests with a menu for their pleasure of what is served for the night. Also enjoy special desserts served by Lupus Survivor, Alexis Thomas of Kathy’s Catering.
***Special invited guests will be involved in speaking on behalf of Lupus Foundation and the affects of Lupus.
$25 Purchase tickets online - www.anartisttribute.eventbrite.com
$30 at the door
(part of your ticket purchase will go to The Lupus Foundation)
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About Fab C.:Fab C., named Fabienne Claude was born on October 5th, 1983 in Westchester, New York. Born with an identical twin sister and older brother of 2 years apart, at the age of 2, her and her family moved to Miami where she now calls home. Majoring in Film Production, Fab ultimately found her passion. In March of 2006, she received her Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from Miami International University of Art and Design. During her senior year in college, she decided to open up her own production company. With a fantastic support system, Fab C. has produced short films, coordinated unforgettable fashion shows all over Miami, and is most notable and acknowledged in charity fundraising events. She has successfully fund raised for organizations such as Operation Smile, Soles for Souls, supporting of eco-friendly organizations, and organizing relief efforts.