Friday, May 21, 2010

Daily Candy Miami - The Weekend Guide‏

The Weekend Guide
Miami Events and Diversions
market boutique miami!

Yes, you May.

What: The indie boutique (think Anthropologie) carries clothing (Gypsy, LA Made, Free People, Indah), accessories, gifts, and home decor.
Why: Local talent includes Kimberly Nicole jewelry and art by Talia Rodriguez.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 8851 SW 132nd St., across from The Falls (305-964-7031). Map It

Gibraltar Brasserie Prix Fixe Dinner
What: A three-course tasting menu for $40, plus the city’s best waterfront view.
Why: Regional oysters, swordfish steak nicoise, filet frites with truffle Parmesan fries, and Key lime pie with salted graham cracker crust.
When: Thru July 31. Mon.-Thurs., 6:30-10 p.m.
Where: 4 Grove Isle Dr., Coconut Grove (305-857-5007). Map It

Swap Miami
What: Exchange clothing (men’s, women’s, children’s), accessories, and furniture for unimaginable treasures.
Why: You need to declutter.
When: Sat. Registration, noon; swap, 12:30-6 p.m.
Where: Cafeina, 297 NW 23rd St., Wynwood (305-438-0047). Tickets ($8) in advance online. Map It

Two-for-One at The Spa at Conrad Miami
What: Book any treatment (45 minutes or longer), and your friend’s is free.
Why: Split the cost. Duh.
When: Thru June 30. Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 1395 Brickell Ave. (305-503-6533). Map It

Yann Martel
What: The author of Life of Pi reads from his new book, Beatrice and Virgil.
Why: A holocaust story of a man, a donkey, and a howler monkey on a journey to solve the mystery of a taxidermist.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave. (305-442-4408). Map It

Monday, May 17, 2010

Join DINE for a Rooftop Soiree at Caviar Kaspia‏

Join DINE at
Caviar Kaspia for a Rooftop Soiree
on Tuesday, May 18, 2010

When I think luxury, two words come to mind — Champagne and caviar, and Caviar Kaspia encapsulates that luxurious experience that we are all craving. Located inside The Webster, this Parisian restaurant combines a European chic setting for fine dining with luxury retail. The menu has a Parisian theme, and offers such delicacies as caviar, smoked salmon and vodka. Caviar Kaspia will be opening up the private rooftop terrace for our group, making this a do-not-miss event.
For this event, guests will enjoy a glass of Kaspia Sancerre and a selection of complimentary hors d’oevures including: Artichoke hearts with goat cheese, Potato “Au Salmon” served with Scottish smoked salmon and Tarama and Toasts. Don't wait to buy your tickets, as this is sure to be a popular event.

Where: Caviar Kaspia, 1220 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
When: Tuesday, May 18, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 in advance, $15 at the door
Buy your tickets today.

Upcoming Events:
5/12 Nordstorm Cafe Bistro (Palm Beach Gardens)
5/13 Taste of the Nation (Fort Lauderdale) Save 10%
5/15 Las Olas Wine & Food Festival (Fort Lauderdale)
5/17 Kangarilla Road Wine Dinner at A Fish Called Avalon (Miami Beach)
5/20 Happy Hour at da Campo Osteria (Fort Lauderdale)

Special Invitation: 30+ The Secret to Palancing - A Birthday Street Party (Marlon Hill and Nicole Letren), Saturday, May 29, 2010, 10pm-4a.m. @ maitar

Marlon Hill and Nicole Letren present

"30+ The Secret of Palancing"
A Double Agent Birthday Street Party
Starring: Marly Marl and DJ Lady Terra
@ maitardi
169 N.E. 39th Street (in the Courtyard)
in Miami's Design District

Attire: Think All Black

Featuring guest appearances: Papa Keith, Brimstone 127, Barrie Hype, Walshy Fire, House Arrest, Hardcore Movements, Foxx Entertainment, ICON Talent, and much more.

Charitable contributions welcomed for the following causes: Make checks payable to The Hazel Bethel and Carla Hill Breast Cancer and Organ Donation Awareness Fund OR Harambee, Inc. (Or Both!)
(Mail to: delancyhill, P.A., 200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2750, Miami, FL 33131)

Food Service and Cash Bar Available
Valet service: $3.00
Mixed Drink Special (all night): The Pink Palance, $7.00

To RSVP go to Facebook Events: 30+ The Secret of Palancing
or email
Special Thanks to the Graspa Group of Restaurants -

A new dawn....time to RAISE UP & TAKE CHARGE....

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Empower a kid to stay in school -
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"Miami Media Mixer - May 24th at MEAT MARKET "

Tiffany invited you to "Miami Media Mixer - May 24th at MEAT MARKET " on Monday, May 24 at 7:00pm.

Tiffany says, "Join us for complimentary cocktails and decadent bites from Meat Market chef/owner Sean Brasel while networking with those in the business of news, music, publishing and public relations. RSVP Mandatory to attend!".

Event: Miami Media Mixer - May 24th at MEAT MARKET
What: Cocktail Party
Start Time: Monday, May 24 at 7:00pm
End Time: Monday, May 24 at 9:00pm
Where: Meat Market

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:

Evening of Fashion, Music and Poetry to support Haiti‏

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Evening of Fashion, Music and Poetry to support Haiti


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Director, Communications Channels, Latin America (Spanish-speaking) Miami Based

In case you know anyone...
Director Communication, Latin America
Publication or Company BBC
Industry communications, Entertainment, Public Relations, TV/Cable
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Miami, FL USA
Job Requirements Director, Communications Channels, Latin America (Spanish-speaking) Miami Based
This key communications role exists to build the profile and reputation of two channels in Latin America, BBC Entertainment and pre-school channel CBeeebies. The position reports directly, day-to-day, to the General Manager, BBC Worldwide Global Channels, Latin America and has a dotted line to the VP Publicity, BBC Worldwide Americas. It works across all channel activity in Latin America and will contribute to the overall communications strategy for the region. It requires working closely with the programming and marketing teams in Miami and the New York based channel publicity and corporate communications teams. The Director, Communications, has specific responsibility for positioning channels in the consumer and trade press, event organization, wider PR initiatives and internal communications.

Principal Accountabilities:

Deliver a comprehensive communications strategy for Channels in Latin America, including key messaging for the channels. Research, write, and distribute press releases and pitch stories to consumer and trade press as necessary. Materials will be originated in Spanish and/or Portuguese. Some will be translated to or from English. Oversee press kit quality and distribution. Create, oversee and maintain Latin America press lists/databases. Select and manage outside PR agencies, ensuring effective, measurable return on investment. Organise press conferences, profile raising events and speaking opportunities to support the regions business divisions and key senior executives. Forge and maintain close relationships with a wide range of media trades, TV, radio, print and web outlets - to maximise publicity opportunities. Build excellent relationships with the Channels team, talent, press and industry related organizations in the region. Nurture relationships with partners and co-producers to encourage their support and participation in our campaigns and communication activity - including financial support and resources, if needed. Play a key role in corporate and internal communications. Monitor media coverage in the region. Minimise negative media coverage and consumer complaints and maximise publicity opportunities. Identify and create key reactive strategies for consumer and trade press as appropriate. Operate as an effective, co-ordinated member of the BBCWA Communications team while located remotely.

Skills & Experience Required:

4-8 years of press and PR experience - ideally gained in a TV/media environment. Fluent in Spanish and English. Portuguese a plus. Working knowledge of and contacts with media in Latin America region, particularly Mexico. Experience in working with creative and on-screen talent. Excellent organisational and communications skills. Experience in dealing with sensitive and controversial issues. Self-starter with initiative and ability to manage own projects. Experience in coordinating event logistics. Flexible approach. Experience and appetite for working in a start-up business.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
About Our Company BBC Worldwide Americas is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBC Worldwide, the main commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). BBC Worldwide was established in 1994 to ensure that the BBC continues to grow as a significant player in developing world media market through its vast catalogue of television, publishing and licensing interests developed through offices in Paris, Hong Kong, Delhi, Tokyo and Sydney as well as the Americas and its headquarters in London. The multi-faceted BBC Worldwide Americas is responsible for the marketing of BBC Programs, TV channels, footage and products in the United States, Canada and Latin America.

BBC Worldwide Americas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Daily Candy

Here's the Plan
Miami Events and Diversions
osklen opening party!

Skimp and save.

Osklen Opening Party
What: The Brazilian sportswear shop (clothing, accessories, swimwear) debuts with a samba-inspired s/s collection and free cabana cachaça cocktails.
Why: Fifteen percent of the evening’s sales benefit the Bass Museum of Art.
When: Party, Wed., 7 p.m. Regular hours, Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1111 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (305-532-8977). R.S.V.P. recommended to Map It

American Apparel Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off the iconic hipster label’s tops, dresses, scarves, and bags.
Why: DC readers get free standard shipping on their first Swirl purchase thru May 23.
When: Now.
Where: Online at

Bioré® Cleansers
What: The intrepid face specialists launch two enticing products: Makeup Removing Towelettes (that actually work) and a Steam Activated Cleanser that dissolves trapped dirt, oil, and makeup using the power of your shower.
Why: Download a $2 coupon online at
When: In stores now.
Where: More info online at

Two Uhma Organic Spa Deals
What: Get 25 percent off a 60-minute Jurlique botanical facial (reg. $100) or Uhma restorative massage (reg. $120).
Why: The first 60 to book receive a free Jurlique herbal recovery night mist or Uhma Nagri body lotion, plus champagne or organic chocolate truffles.
When: Thru June 16. Sun. & Mon., noon-7 p.m.; Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 726 6th St., b/t Meridian & Euclid Aves., Miami Beach (305-695-0996). Mention DailyCandy when booking. Map It

Corpo Yoga Studio Opens
What: Kendall’s new sanctuary offers first-timers a free class (vinyasa, anusara, ashtanga, and prenatal).
Why: Dadeland mayhem messes with your chi.
When: Schedule online at
Where: 9030 SW 72nd Ct., Miami (305-670-2010). Map It

The Heavy Pets
What: The Florida band’s new fun, eponymous album mixes R&B, jazz-funk, and reggae-infused rock ’n’ roll.
Why: Perfect pool, barbecue, or porch music.
When: You think you’ve heard it all.
Where: Online at Join their mailing list and download the single “Drenched” for free.

May 25th program on production and new tax incentives in Florida‏

We are forwarding this invitation from several organizations who have joined together to present the first
annual Business of Entertainment Symposium, an informational and networking
event where producers can stay informed on the latest trends affecting the
business behind entertainment and stay connected with the key people who make
the business happen.

Kicking off the symposium is an expert panel discussion about Florida’s new five-year, $242 million
transferable tax credit incentive program: what it means to Florida’s
production industry, and to the production companies applying for tax credits

Join us the rest of the day for breakout sessions on topics you want to learn
more about including a step-by-step walk through of the new tax credit
application forms and guidelines, budgeting and actualization, payroll
management, and wage & hour issues.

Enjoy a VIP cocktail reception at the Cabana One Lounge and Pool Club following
the symposium.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Where: MayFair Hotel & Spa

Registration Cost: Free to entertainment industry
professionals (Voluntary donations are encourage tol benefit Variety, The
Children's Charity, a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and
services to special-needs children.)

Parking: $6 all-day parking
pass across the street at the CocoWalk Garage. Valet parking at the MayFair
Hotel is also available for $20.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Daily Candy

May 2, 2010 | Miami

Here's the Plan
Miami Events and Diversions
bubbles 'n ice!

Your cup overfloweth.

Bubbles ’n Ice Opens
What: Fresh-brewed premium teas with tapioca pearls (black, caramel rooibos, walnut green) that can be made sugar and lactose free.
Why: Italian water ices (black raspberry, green apple, cotton candy) or cream ices (Almond Joy, bananas Foster, Thin Mint, cannoli) made with fruit juice concentrate and puree.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 3061 NE 163rd St., Miami Beach (305-940-5001). Map It

Yes Pasta Opens
What: A semi-self-serve restaurant where diners select from seven fresh pastas (rigatoni, gnocchi, capellini), fifteen sauces (fresh tomato basil, wild mushroom truffle) made with imported Italian ingredients, and add-ons like chicken and broccoli.
Why: Eat in or take out.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 14871 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach (305-944-1006). Map It

Dallin Chase Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off the lightweight, resort-friendly collection of tops and frocks.
Why: Spring-into-summer staples like the oversize Birsch shirtdress.
When: You’re in the mood to show some leg.
Where: Online at

Barbershop Singing for Beginners
What: Free classes led by the Singing Miamians of Pinecrest.
Why: Seek harmony.
When: Thru May 26. Every Wed., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Evelyn Greer Park, in the meeting hall, 8200 SW 124th St., Pinecrest. To reserve, call 305-274-7464. Map It

Miami Film Race
What: A screening of original short films written, shot, edited, and scored in a 24-hour period by local filmmakers.
Why: Winner proceeds to the national competition.
When: Wed., 7 p.m.
Where: Bill Cosford Cinema, at University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Dr., Coral Gables (305-284-4861). Tickets ($10) at the door. Map It

Director of Emerging Business: Telemundo

Director of Emerging Business

Job Number:


Date Posted:

12 April 2010


Digital Media - Functional Management


NBC Universal - Universal Television Group

Career Level:



Hialeah, Florida, United States
About Us

Telemundo Network Group LLC is a U.S. Spanish-language television network committed to broadcast unique and outstanding national and local entertainment, news and sports programming to the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic audience. Telemundo targets this growing and vibrant audience by delivering the best in Latino entertainment. The network's schedule features a wide range of original programming, including novelas, talk shows, original sitcoms, sports and news, children's programming, blockbuster movies, reality, entertainment and music programs. Telemundo Communications Group, Inc. is wholly-owned by The General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) and is an operating subsidiary of NBC Universal, the nation's leading broadcast network and film and television studio.We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Role Summary/Purpose

Develop and lead strategy for emerging aspects of Telemundo’s media businesses including Mobile, VOD, EST, IPTV for the US and International Markets
The role is responsible for acting as an internal and external evangelist for Telemundo’s Emerging Business Unit. This position reports to the EVP of Digital Media and Emerging Business.
Essential Responsibilities

* Partner with Digital, TV Programming and Telemundo Studios to create new “windows” for Telemundo content across platforms.
* Collaborate with Ad Sales Team and Digital Distribution teams to drive incremental Sponsorship and Subscription revenues.
* Work closely with International Team to seek synergies and cost savings for global initiatives


Basic Qualifications:

* Minimum 3 years experience in Business Planning, Launching and Development expertise-Client Portfolio
* Sales Experience-clear understanding of the sales process and creativity in creating “Solutions”
* Conversant with Technical and Digital Terms

Eligibility Requirements:
* External applicants are encouraged to submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #1168999 ). Internal applicants must submit EMS via the GE Career Opportunity System (COS)
* Must be willing to work in Hialeah, FL
* Must be able to travel
* Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation including a credit check
* Must be 18 years or greater
* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
* Must be available to work evenings and weekends
* Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Desired Characteristics

* Start Up and Creative Experiences a Plus
* Avid Fan of Mobile Multimedia
* Bilingual with Deep Understanding of Hispanic Markets