2009 ARTINI Presented by the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society

13 01 2009

28 March 2009

*The Faux Socialite© gleefully giggles. Makes coveted beauty appointments. Alerts chicest friends.*

Darlings, The Faux Socialite©  on excellent authority, has discovered that The-Mother-of-All-Fun-DC Society-Events is in planning stage…!

Enter The Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society ARTINI!

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Bien sur, The Corcoran Gallery of Art 1869 Society -comprised of up-and-coming art patrons ages 25 to 42- is one of the MOST dynamic young professional groups in Washington  DC!

S’il vous plait, Yours Truly will update you ASAP with the fabu-delish© details as they become available!

Meanwhile…True Faux Socialites© take pains to educate and refine themselves at EVERY opportunity!

Do direct your attention to the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s Richard Avedon Collectionat least until 25 January!

Yes, I know. Quite welcome…

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2009 Miami Fashion Week

21 12 2008

17-22 March 2009

Miami…one of The Faux Socialite’s© favorite haunts…

Caliente weather…cosmopolitan energy…seductive…unabashed cleavage flaunting…The GOOD Life.

Every Jet-Setter worth their Bedat knows this south Floridian jewel is also home to Miami Fashion Week – an international gathering of Latin and international designers, tastemakers, beauty experts, artists and world media. 

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The 11th annual Miami Fashion Week, held at SOHO Studios in Miami’s Wynwood Art District; will feature fashion shows, an International Buyers Salon and sponsor lounges, housed in a “Fashion City”, to accomodate the fashion elite. (Be sure to score a seat at the Miami Moda Awards, a celebrity fashion and entertainment awards show featuring special guest designers and international recording artists!)

Find show schedule and registration information here!

*The Faux Socialite© decides that current wardrobe is trash. Throws tantrum. Drives maniac-style to Neiman Marcus for Pucci infusion.*





2009 Winter Music Conference

15 12 2008

24-29 March 2009

Sexy beats in St. Tropez. International flavor in Miami. Balmy nights spent dancing under the stars in Cape Town…

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Faux Socialites, here’s how it all goes down:

The 24th Winter Music Conference– including the Ultra Music Festival–  is THE singular networking event among  top international artists, DJs, tastemakers and industry professionals in the international dance music industry and a darling of the World’s press!

 

DO educate yourself at this invaluable conference through networking with music, technology, business development, manufacturing and media industry professionals! Choose from:

  • South Beach Sessions
  • DJ Spin-Off
  • Exhibts, shows and much more!

At least snag yourself a cute, connected boyfriend or girlfriend…

You have now been promoted to the VVIP kitchen/ basement entrance! A Faux Socialite’s dream!

Goals not so lofty? Attending for the AMAZING parties? Welll….

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With a PACKED non-stop schedule of parties and events- featuring premier artists and DJs from all over the world AND presentation of the International Dance Music Awards– The Faux Socialite© believes you will be quite pleased!

If you survive…

The Faux Socialite© Updates:

The Shelbourne ALWAYS has the most FABU parties and DJs during Winter Music Conference!  Of course, The Faux Socialite© gives YOU the secret info stash….

The Shelbourne, Shine and DJ Magazine  are hosting DJ Magazine’s workshops, VIP signing and parties! Registered hotel guests are gratis to ALL events and tickets can be obtained through www.wantickets.com/shelborne.

  • DJ workshops and networking in the Lounge
  • Wantickets Lounge 2009: Ocean Room (spiral staircase front lobby)
  • Events: 10 parties, day and night.Wednesday through Sunday
  • Confirmed DJs : David Guetta, Sasha, Dubfire, Danny Tenaglia, Hernan Cattaneo, Darren Emerson, Jonathan Peters, Fedde Le Grand, Sander Kleinenberg, Nick Warren, Dave Seaman, Anderson Noise, Gui Boratto, Steve Lawler, Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Way Out West (live) and more!   




St. Barths Bucket Regatta

8 12 2008

26-29 March 2009

In 1995, the first St. Barths Bucket Regatta sailed with a fleet of 4 yachts. This fun event has grown into a weekend with over 30 gorgeous, sleek large yachts racing through brisk wind and crystal waters, continuing into balmy evenings with parties and intimate gatherings.  

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With a limit of 30 yachts – just increased to 33 in 2008 – the Bucket exceeds expectations every year, with applicants even before the Notice of Race is published!

The regatta organizers and participants empahsize that the primary focus of this competition is wholesome fun and networking within the yachting community. 

Schedule of Events (Provisional)

Thursday, March 26th
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Skipper’s Meeting
Limit, three persons per racing yacht – by invitation only.

7:00pm – 9:00 pm
Fleet Welcome Party at the Quay

Friday, March 27th
9:00am
Fleet briefing at the Quay

11:00pm
First Gun/First Race – “Around the Island Race”

7:00pm – 9:00pm
Fleet Open House: Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres served aboard the yachts, stern to at the quay. Each yacht is encouraged to share their best libation and fare with the other yacht owners, crews and local dignitaries.

Saturday, March 28th
9:00am
Fleet briefing at the Quay

11:00pm
First Gun/Second Race – “The Wiggley Course”

7:00pm – 9:00pm
Owner’s Cocktail Party, 4 representatives per yacht, by invitation only.

10:00pm – Whenever …
Bucket Bash at the Quay

Sunday, March 29th
9:00am
Fleet briefing at the Quay

11:00am
First Gun/Third Race – Around the Island Clockwise

7:00pm
Awards Presentation and Cocktail Party at the Quay





2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race

6 12 2008

11 October 2008 –  June 2009

Ahoy Darlings!

The Volvo Ocean Race , an around-the-world yacht competition, is held every three years with routes changed to accommodate various ports of call; 2008-2009 routing for the first time includes stopovers in the Middle East and Asia. Starting in Alicante, Spain on 11 October 2008, race will run over 39,000 nautical miles in nine months.  

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Usually departing Europe in September or October, the Volvo Ocean Race encompasses 9 or 10 legs with in-port races at many stopover cities. 2008-2009 race legs include:   

 

 

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Leg 1: 11 October – 15 November 2008- Alicante, Spain to Cape Town, South Africa

Leg 2: 15 November – 13 December 2008- Cape Town, South Africa to Cochin, India

Leg 3: 13 December – 18 January 2009- Cochin, India to Sentosa Island, Singapore

10 January 2009: Singapore In-Port Racing

Leg 4: 18 January 2009 – 14 February 2009- Sentosa Island, Singapore to Qingdao, China

7 February 2009: Qingdao In-Port Racing

Leg 5: 14 February – 11 April 2009- Qingdao, China to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4 April 2009: Rio de Janeiro In-Port Racing

Leg 6: 11 April – 16 May 2009- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Boston, Massachusetts USA

9 May 2009: Boston In-Port Racing

Leg 7: 16 May – 6 June 2009- Boston, Massachusetts USA to Galway, Ireland

30 May 2009: Galway In-Port Racing

Leg 8: 6 -14 June 2009-Galway, Ireland to Göteborg / Marstrand

Leg 9: 14 -25 June 2009- Göteborg / Marstrand to Stockholm, Sweden

21 June 2009: Stockholm In-Port Racing

Leg 10: 25 June 2009- Stockholm, Sweden to St. Petersberg, Russia