Nikki Beach was the A-list Art Basel spot as evidenced at Saturday night’s Le Baron party where Jay- Z and Beyoncé arrived at 1 a.m. and spent two hours with an entourage of friends in the main VIP area sipping on the Jay-Z-endorsed D’Usse Cognac. Earlier in the day, Beyonce was seen with a bodyguard at the Red Dot art fair in Wynwood and later with her mother Tina Knowles shopping for art at the convention center, paying particular attention to a work by a Venezuelan artist.
Beyonce and Jay-Z were also at Foxhole bar on Miami Beach with Gabrielle Union and Kelly Rowland on Saturday night to watch the big Manny Pacquiao- Juan Manuel Marquez boxing match and spotted sneaking into the SLS Hotel for producer Rico Love’s big 3-0 party on Saturday. Also on hand: Rowland, Eva Cavalli, Fat Joe, Pharrell, Russell Simmons, Andre Harrell, Janice Combs, Angie Beyince, Kenny Burns, Manning Summer and DJ Cassidy. Sunday night the pair attended LIV nightclub for the launch of Jay Z’s aforementioned cognac.
Demi Moore’s rumored boyfriend, 26-year-old art dealer Vito Schnabel, was mobbed by paparazzi behind the W South Beach, according to our spy. After being told by security that the snappers were allowed on the public beach, Schnabel fled but not before denying a relationship with the actress.
In the mix of celebs at Friday night’s 60th Anniversary bash for swank outerwear company Moncler at the 1111 Lincoln Road building was a radiant Uma Thurman, Pharrell Williams (also seen sipping mango mojitos later that night at the Le Baron party at Nikki Beach), Karolina Kurkova and Will Kopelman, otherwise known as Mr. Drew Barrymore.
Kellan Lutz visited Best Buddies participants and students Friday at Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, where he gave a brief speech and posed for photos. Lutz congratulated the all-girls’ school on being active in community service projects.
Will Smith, all his kids and his entourage had dinner Saturday night at Baoli Miami where son Trey, aka DJ AcE, had his turntable debut.
On Saturday, Alex Rodriguez was at the Boys & Girls Club of Miami Dade’s Hank Kline Club distributing toys to approximately 75 children ages 5-12.
Entourage star Adrian Grenier, in town for the screening and exhibition of his documentary Teenage Paparazzo at YoungArts, and a group of about 20 friends were at a dinner hosted by Krug Thursday night at the yet to open Dolce, an Italian restaurant in the brand new Gale South Beach.
Top Chef’s Padma Lakshmi was at the Whitney Contemporaries dinner Friday night at the Serafina Dream South Beach. She was also seen having cocktails at the Electric Room Pop Up at the hotel’s Highbar.
Angela Raiola, better known as Big Ang, was spotted Saturday The Forge. She began at the bar where she was seen by several guests and then moved into the main dining room where she posed with guests throughout the night.
Bobby Flay and his wife Stephanie March were seen having lunch Friday at Joe’s Stone Crab. “Both looked much thinner in person,” said our spy.
Broadway star and two time Tony Award winning actress Sutton Foster dined Saturday night with friends from the Broadway production of The Lion King at DB Bistro Moderne Miami.