It's always great to start every new year with hope and smiles for the future and what better than the invasion of young talent to Miami.
YoungArts week brings students from all over the country to showcase their art whether dance, music, singing, design, and photography and mentorship by some of the biggest superstars in the business.
The week culminates with the much anticipated YoungArts Backyard Ball at their campus on Biscayne Blvd. The night sponsored by MaxMara and UBS included a fabulous dinner and a show by the students that rehearse all week for it, and culminated with an after party on the terrace with music by the legendary Arthur Baker.
Guest included Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes, Arsht Center president John Richard and wife Lynne, Tony Cho with wife Ximena, Stacey Glassman Mizener, Walid and Suzy Wahab, Jorge and Darlene Perez, newly appointed chair Sarah Arison, Modern Luxury editor Luis Rigual, TV anchors Louis Aguirre and Lisa Petrillo, George Lindemann, Jon Lin, ICA Miami's chief curator Alex Gartenfeld, Lisa Leone, Felicia Marquez and Dejha Carrington.