Finding the Feng Shui
The Miami Woman’s Club will present Inessa Freylekhman, an international Feng Shui practitioner, relationship coach and teen empowerment trainer at its luncheon meeting at 11:45 a.m. Nov. 13 at the Doubletree Hotel, RG Floor.
Freylekhman has a master’s in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica and is currently working on a second master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif.
She has been featured in LA Yoga Magazine and on radio and television shows.
The cost is $25 for members and non members, and $15 for senior members. Reservations are a must. Call Nancy Smith at 305-891-3789 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Woman’s Club contact Noreen Timoney, president at: email@example.com
The 24th Annual Festival of Chefs will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the newly renovated Rusty Pelican Restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy. The event will feature 20 of South Florida’s favorite chefs.
The Rusty Pelican’s Chef Michael Gilligan will be the host. In addition, 20 popular artists will unveil their latest masterpieces and there will be silent auction.
Tickets are $100 per person and will benefit Easter Seals South Florida. For reservations and more information, visit www.southflorida.easterseals.com or call 305-547-4758.
Documentary on women’s global health
The documentary No Woman, No Cry will be screened from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the University of Miami Bill Cosford Cinema. The film takes a look at pregnancy and poverty around the world — from a remote Maasai tribe in Tanzania to the slums of Bangladesh to a post-abortion ward in Guatemala to a prenatal clinic in the United States.
The documentary is directed by Christy Turlington Burns, the founder of Every Mother Counts, an organization that focuses on global maternal health needs. After the screening, Burns will chair a panel discussion with UM President Donna E. Shalala giving the opening remarks.
Panelists will include Dr. Linda Valencia, senior program officer for Guatemala for Planed Parenthood Global, and Jennie Joseph, midwife executive director of The Birth Place/Commonsense Childbirth Inc., who are featured in the film. Other panelists are Dee Redwine, Latin America regional director for Planned Parenthood Global and Zanita Fenton, professor of law at the University of Miami Law School. To reserve your seat and for more information go to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colombian Artist Showing
The 20-year career of internationally acclaimed Colombian artist Mario Velez, will be celebrated at an opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m. on Nov. 10 at Etra Fine Art, 50 NE 40th St., in the Design District. The event is a part of Art+Design Night/Second Saturday Gallery Walk in the Design District. For more information go to www.etrafineart.com
Photo exhibit of Florida Women Achievers
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Florida Women of Achievement (FWA), a photographic documentary by Scherley Busch, Steven Haas and City Hall the Restaurant, invites the community to a cocktail reception from 7 to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, at City Hall Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd.
The mission of FWA is to preserve history through photographic and video archives of Florida’s women leadership, and to present role model programs, exhibitions and documentaries that educate, inspire and empower future leaders.
The series is dedicated to Florida Women of Achievement environmental preservationist Marjory Stoneman Douglas and FWA Honorary Chairwoman and Barry University’s President Emerita Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin. A portion of all art sales will be donated to continue the Florida Women of Achievement programs.
After the reception, Haas is offering a Miami Spice dinner exclusive to event’s attendees. The cost is $25 per person. Call 305-764-3130 to make your reservations.