Shep Gordon, the PR mastermind who helped many personalities boost their fame, including Alice Cooper, is ready to rock Miami.
On Sunday night, Gordon, also credited as the creator of the so-called celebrity chef will be talking about his book, “They Call Me Supermensch: A Backstage Pass to the Amazing Worlds of Film, Food and Rock ’n’ Roll,” as part of the 36th Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Festival. He’ll be doing a Q&A starting at 7 p.m. at Bet Shira Congregation in Pinecrest. Tickets: $10, includes refreshments. Info: 305-271-9000 ext 268; Alperjcc.org
The following night, Gordon — who was the subject of the 2014 documentary “They Call Me Supermensch,” will link up with nightlife kings David Grutman and Tommy Pooch as well as “Top Chef” star Spike Mendelsohn to again chat about his memoir, a behind-the-scenes look at the worlds of music and entertainment from a Hollywood insider. The event, at Campton Yard at the Hall South Beach, goes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tickets, $55, include unlimited food including a whole roasted pig and Hawaiian-inspired bites by Mendelsohn, specialty cocktails by George Clooney’s Casamigos tequila and TOAST Vodka, as well as a signed copy of the book.
A proceed of ticket sales will benefit artist Marcus Suarez, who has produced portraits for Sylvester Stallone, Pamela Anderson and Mickey Rourke.
Tickets, $55, at mixstir/events.