2009 NBA All-Star Game

12 01 2009

15 February 2009

The 58th NBA All-Star Game will be played in Phoenix, Arizona at the US Airways Center , with events at the Phoenix Convention Center and other locations, and TONS of fun events over the entire weekend!

 

12-15 February

  • NBA All-Star Jam Session by Adidas at the Phoenix Convention Center, is the world’s largest interactive basketball theme park, featuring over 450,000 square-feet of basketball entertainment for fans or the equivalent of 48 official-size NBA basketball courts or 18 million regulation-size basketballs.
  • NBA Cares  partners with local non-profit organizations in Phoenix to support the League’s grassroots and community youth initiatives.

Friday, 13 February

  • T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam (featuring the Rookies vs the Sophomores) at the US Airways Center

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Saturday, 14 February

  • Haier Shooting Stars Skills Challengefeatures top guards, NBA and WNBA, working against the clock to complete a series of passes, free throws, lay-ups and agility drills.
  • Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout 
  • Sprite Slam Dunk Contest at the US Airways Arena
  • NBA All-Star Practice by Toyota at the US Airways Arena with both the Eastern and Western Conferences preparing for the All-Star Game. Eastern Conference All-Stars will practice first, followed by the Western Conference squad.
  • McDonalds NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

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Sunday, 15 February

58th NBA All-Star Game at US Airways Center!!!! 

More details soon!!!!

(The Faux Socialite© thinks a jaunt to the Golden Door Spa Scottsdale is in order! Just sayin…)

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2009 Super Bowl XLIII

4 01 2009

 1 February 2009

NFL.com

American Football: Parties…Cheerleaders…Excitement…Cheerleaders…Parties…

Luckily, since Superbowl XLIII will be held in Tampa, Florida at the Raymond James Stadium, The Faux Socialite© can leave the Sferra cashmere throw at home and enjoy sunny skies, balmy temperatures and fabu-delish© outdoor parties!

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Of course, club level Superbowl tickets are harder to acquire than a Hermès Birkin bag!

Don’t cry Darlings!

Ever resourceful, The Faux Socialite’s© contacts have disclosed a number of “must-do” parties, charities and gatherings with DAILYupdates! 

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

  • Moves Magazine Super Bowl Party
    Moves Magazine – an exclusive lifestyle mag for professional athletes, managers and entertainers- is hosting at The Venue in Saint Petersburg. Bien sur, this INVITE ONLY event will bring out athletes such as Steve Young, Reggie Bush and Ray Lewis! 

Thursday, 29 January 2009

  • The Good Life Experience
    Diddy, nom Sean Combs, (with friends Deion Sanders and Winky Wright) are hosting an event series – parties, breast cancer walk, charity golf, exclusives- termed The Good Life Experience. Need I say more…? Locations include: The Venue, Feather Sound Country Club and another SECRET VIP location (cough… Jacksons…cough…) The Faux Socialite© is in process of confirming or denying. Stay posted!
  • 1st Annual Dwight Freeney Super Billards Challenge Tournament
    Ah…a fellow Do-Gooder, Dwight Freeney of Indianapolis Colts fame, is hosting a celebrity billards tournament at Gameworks in Tampa! This event will benefit the Dwight Freeney Foundation, an organization dedicated to to fighting childhood obesity and diabetes through healthy living and communities. Listen up Faux Socialites©! Confirmed guests include Terrel Suggs (Ravens), Shaun Smith (Browns), DJ Clue and many others…! For Sponsorship, contact Toi Crawford & Associates at +1.310.358.1019
  • blu Magazine Launch Party hosted at The Florida Aquarium
    In celebration of the much-anticipated launch of Tampa Bay’s ultimate luxury lifestyle magazine, blu, and the Super Bowl, guests will experience live entertainment, celebrity appearances and tapas, courtesy of Cevicheblu -the Official Lifestyle Magazine Sponsor of the 2009 Tampa Bay Super Bowl Host Committee-will donate a portion of  ticket sales to Taste of the NFL, America’s Second Harvest of Tampa Bay and The Florida Aquarium.

Friday, 30 January 2009

Saturday, 31 January 2009

  • 24th Annual Super Bowl NFL Charities Celebrity Golf Classic
    The Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor is hosting the 24rd Annual Super Bowl NFL Charities Celebrity Golf Classic, as a team scramble tournament, pairing amateur golfers with current and past NFL players. Proceeds benefit the NFL Youth Education Town to be established in Tampa. More info? Ring Nick Nicolosi, Tournament Director, at +201.489.0049.
  • 2009 Taste of the NFL Party
    The Taste of the NFL , dubbed the most delicious Tampa party of the year, will be held at Tropicana Field to benefit Feeding America hunger relief organizations in NFL cities. With 31 top NFL city chefs, along with current NFL members or alumni, attendees will savor a variety of culinary delights, mingle with players and celebrity special guests, as well as participate in several live and silent auctions.
  • 2009 Playboy™ Superbowl Party
    NOBODY
    parties like Hef!  Of course, Playboy parties attract the who’s who of today’s hottest celebrities, sports stars and, of course, Playboy Playmates™. Will update you Faux Socialites© on precise location and time as more favors and info are called in! 

Sunday, 1 February 2009

  • SUPERBOWL SUNDAY!!!!!

Monday, 2 February 2009

  • Super Bowl Celebrity Golf Tournament
    Held at the Eagles Golf Club in Odessa, Tony Dungy, Doug Williams, and Danny DeVito are just a sampling of the celebrities expected to appear, along with a silent auction and great entertainment.

To Emperor Santana from Su “Esposa”! ;o)





2009 Motor Trend International Auto Show: Maserati of Baltimore Mid-Atlantic

20 12 2008

12-15 February 2009

Maserati

Elegance. Precision. Speed. Sex.

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Maserati of Baltimore

Warmth. Dedication. Premium. Charity. Socialite.

The premier Mid-Atlantic Maserati dealership- home to MD/DC/VA exotic auto enthusiasts M.O.B Exotics– supports a large variety of social and charity events…Fashion Fights Poverty, Christian Siriano of Project Runway, Children’s Guild, Consulate of Italy…need I say more?!?

How fitting that Maserati of Baltimore will be featured at the Motor Trend International Auto Show, and the duPont Registry, held at the Baltimore Convention Center.

The Motor Trend International Auto Show showcases hundreds of new automobile and concept cars to the public in an exciting, polished format. Bottom line? This show separates cars from The Whips

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So, DO visit Jack and Kae Davis, to say “Buono Giorno!” and ogle your next Maserati…or Ferrari…or Lamborghini.

DO decide which worthy charity event, sponsored by Maserati of Baltimore, that you, Faux Socialite, will support!





Capital Club Dubai Private Art Show

17 12 2008

24 February 2008

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FYI Darlings!

Alex Turco, one of  The Faux Socialite’s© FAV italian artists, will exhibit at a private show at the Capital Club Dubai.

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With His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum  as Board of Governors Chairmen and membership ONLY by invitation to carefully vetted individuals and corporations, The Faux Socialite© is in hot pursuit of an “in” on this ultra exclusive!
Sigh…onto Plan Z!




2009 amfAR New York Gala

15 12 2008

12 February 2009

I Heart New York!

Could the beginning of New York Fashion Week be more delicious?!?

The 2009 amfAR 11th New York Gala will be held at…wait for it…Ciprani 42nd Street to honor those wonderful humanitarians who have raised awareness and money for HIV and AIDS research!

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With tributes honoring Donna Karen presented by….swoon…Anna Wintour, Liza -the only one worth mentioning- presented by Kenneth Coleand Howard and Cindy Rachofsky as presented by Jamie Niven, along with a luxury auction and a fabu-delish© dinner, this event is a definite YES!

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amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the World’s leading non-profit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Since 1985, amfAR has invested nearly $275 million in its programs and has awarded grants to more than 2,000 research teams worldwide.

Faux Socialites© if you make it there, you can make it anywhere….!





13th Annual Touching a Life Gala by the National Basketball Wives Association

12 12 2008

13 February 2009

The National Basketball Wives Association- Behind the Bench – is hosting the 13th Annual Touching a Life Gala in Phoenix, Arizona during NBA All-Star Weekend!

Since its 1993 establishment, Behind the Bench and its members, wives of both current and retired NBA players,  has raised substantial funds for charities including:

  • The Boys & Girls Club
  • Big Brothers / Big Sisters
  • Special Olympic World Games
  • St. PJ’s Children Home
  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Friends of Faith
  • the Breast Cancer Fund and many others! 
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Can Faux Socialites© say VIP receptionSilent auction? Awards? Fashion show

Of course you can!

This fantabulous event will benefit Arizona Foundation for Women, an organization committed to the prevention and intervention of domestic violence and child abuse.

Stay tuned for event location and details as they become available!





2009 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Berlin

9 12 2008

28 January – 1 February 2009: Autumn/ Winter 2009

16 -19 July 2009: Spring/ Summer 2010

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Those damn Germans!

With their COOL, and their beer, and their Auto Bahn, and their luxury automobile engineering! Grumble…!

So should it surprise anyone that Berlin Fashion Week is one of the biggest international fashion events?

 

Twice a year, the Berlin Fashion Week showcases German and international designers and labels for buyers, fashion experts, and media; Berlin is transformed into an exclusive open-air fashion landscape with a dynamic trade fair program, over 60 events, networking, exhibitions and fashion awards. Also, with an extensive network of fashion schools, Berlin-based designers and a supportive community, Berlin is growing into a fashion capital in its own and the fashion indsutry’s regard.

Events and Exhibitions include:

  • Mercedes Benz Fashion Week (within conjunction with Berlin Fashion Week)
  • The Premium Fair
  • Stark Fair
  • Project Galerie Showrooms
  • Motorola Fashion Rock Night in January
  • Underground Catwalk at U-Bahn in July
  • The Wedding Dress Festival
  • Spirit of Fashion

So be there or be square Socialites!

Yours Truly will join you once the wounds inflected by Berlin’s Cool Quotient has stopped stinging….