La vida local

Jamie Foxx mixes and mingles at various events over the weekend


A starry crew was out in full force supporting pal Loren Ridinger at her annual AmericanAirlines Arena summit for her baby, um, company Market America: Fat Joe, Timbaland, French Montana, Jennifer Lopez and her boyfriend Casper Smart. After the conference they brought the party to the waterfront home Loren shares with hubby JR.

It goes without saying, but the everpresent Jamie Foxx was on hand as well. The White House Down star really has been living it up lately. What a weekend: Foxx (who costarred with J.Lo in ’90s variety TV show In Living Color) dined at SLS Hotel’s Katsuya restaurant, according to Scene in the Tropics columnist Lesley Abravanel, and was a major presence at the Wildfox Model Beach Volleyball Tournament on 8th and Ocean Drive. The open to the public event saw 200 genetically blessed humans from Miami’s top agencies partake in a two-day co-ed volleyball competition for SoBe supremacy. Who won? Does it matter?

Foxx dutifully mixed and mingled, and at one point posed with Calvin Klein, looking way buff for a man of 71. Klein had to get back to NYC as his annual catwalk at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week takes place Thursday. Was the mega designer looking for inspiration in the Sunshine State or just escaping the cold weather drudgery? Probably a bit of both.

Closet castoffs

Speaking of fashion, if you hurry, you can catch the tail end of Dwyane Wade’s “flash sale” on consignment site. The basketball star is selling off pricey duds whose proceeds go to the Wade's World Foundation. Caveat: You have to wear a size 14-15 shoe and XL-XXXL in clothes. Among what was left as of midday Monday: a pair of dusty blue suede Gucci loafers ($325) and a Dolce & Gabbana black cotton blend turtleneck pullover ($175).

New Age guru

In need of some spiritual cleansing? Author, alternative medicine physician and renowned mind-body healing pioneer Deepak Chopra takes the stage 7:30 Thursday at The Broward Center for Performing Arts. Chopra will talk about “the crucial connection between body, mind, spirit and healing through his mission of bridging the technological miracles of the west with the wisdom of the east.” Phew, that was a mouthful. Tickets are $45 to $120 for Club Level but if you cough up $150 you will be a VIP, with access to a champagne and hors d'oeuvres pre-lecture meet and greet with the man himself. Tickets: 954-462-0222,

Madeleine Marr

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