EMOP Berlin EMOP Berlin Opening days 28/30 September 2018, Opening Friday 28th 7pm C/O Berlin Foundation, Hardenbergstrasse 22 24 10623 Berlin The largest German festival for photography returns to Berlin. EMOP Berlin, presented by Kulturprojekte Berlin Gmbh in cooperation with C/O Berlin is the Berlin […]
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Luis Fonsi, Miguel Poveda e Il Divo en Starlite 2018 /Luis Fonsi, Miguel Poveda ans Il Divo at Starlite 2018
LUIS FONSI, MIGUEL POVEDA AND IL DIVO AT STARLITE FESTIVAL 2018 Luis Fonsi returns to Starlite Festival to make everyone dance and enjoy tonight. After a year full of successes in which his hit Despacito filled dance floors around the world. Luis Fonsi, a hurricane of Latin rhythm that […]
The 17th at Valderrama – a hole steeped in history
The natural amphitheater of Real Club Valderrama’s 17th green will return to the limelight from October 18-21 at the Andalucía Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio García Foundation, under the sponsorship of the Council of Tourism and Sport of the Junta de Andalucía.
Valderrama’s iconic par five 17th – originally the 8th, a rather nondescript hole of the former Las Aves layout – was first transformed by Robert Trent Jones and later redesigned by Seve Ballesteros into the feature hole of the final stretch, a spectacular amphitheater capable of accommodating 7000 spectators. Its challenging green, framed by bougainvillea studded gabion walls, has been the scene of unforgettable moments of glory and drama throughout Valderrama’s rich competitive history. This is a hole that lures the many but rewards the few.
Jiménez and McDowell shine in Valderrama. The first to tame #17 was Miguel Ángel Jiménez during the second round of the 1994 Volvo Masters. “I had 202 yards to the front and 212 to the pin. I hit a 3-iron that started dead online, pitched at the front of the green and rolled thirty feet into the hole! I was too far away to see it drop, but the cheers of the crowd told the story”. A plaque on the tee immortalizes Miguel’s albatross.
Fourteen years later, Graeme McDowell faced a similar shot. This time G-Mac holed out with a 7-iron to a pin tucked to the right of the green.
A Ryder Cup hole. Seve Ballesteros had redesigned #17 for the 1993 Volvo Masters, and none knew better than the Spanish Captain that it would be the crucial hole of the 1997 Ryder Cup. One of the turning points of the event was Nacho Garrido’s fabulous bunker shot during the Saturday morning fourballs. His partner, José María Olazábal recalls: “The key moment was on 17 when we were really struggling against Phil Mickelson and Tom Lehman. Nacho’s second was bunkered past the green while Phil had hit a superb shot to six feet. Nacho’s bunker shot was amazing; the best bunker specialist couldn’t have done it in a hundred tries. He made his putt and Phil missed, so we halved that hole and eventually halved the match. It was an incredible moment.”
The Sunday singles were close, and it was on the 17th green that Europe got the half to retain the Cup, as Brad Faxon missed a ten-footer to lose to Bernhard Langer.
Tiger struggles. #17 was notoriously cruel to Tiger Woods at the 1999 WGC-American Express Championship when he held a two-stroke lead over Miguel Ángel Jiménez on Sunday. The then world number one was well aware of the challenge of this green – having putted into the hazard during the Ryder Cup – so he decided to lay up. He played his third the way he wanted and was surprised by the murmurs of the gallery as his ball rolled slowly back into the water. He then tried to play safe with his fifth but left himself a tricky putt from the back fringe. He ended with a triple bogey that allowed Jiménez to get back in it. Woods eventually won on the first playoff hole.
Great memories for Sergio. Sergio García is a big Valderrama fan, but #17 had not been particularly kind to him in the past until last year, when it became his best ally as it yielded three consecutive birdies. The home hero birdied Valderrama’s signature hole on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on his way to victory in front of an enthusiastic gallery – great memories to bring with him to the defense of his Andalucía Valderrama Masters title in October.
Early bird tickets for the 2018 Andalucía Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation are just €8 for the Pro-Am on Wednesday, October 17, €12 on Thursday and Friday of the tournament and €20 on Saturday and Sunday. Children aged under 14 are admitted to the event free of charge when accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Tickets are available now
Italy in Hollywood 24 may 2018 10 March 2019 Florence Palazzo Spini Feroni Piazza Santa Trinità,5r Florence Hollywoods rich history was founded by Italian talent. The exhibition Italy in Hollywood showcases the presence and importance of Italian immigrants in the development of California in […]
Marbella rocks to Jamiroquai’s beat The British funk legend lit up the stage at Marbella’s Starlite Gala where he performed one of his last concerts from his Summer tour. With a roaring crowd and his epic band, Jay Kay hit the sweet spot and rocked […]
New York | 22 August 2018
Featuring Property from the Collection of Tom Britt
and vignettes styled by Sarah Bray, Interiors Editor, Modern Luxury, and Anne Spilman, Designer
Christie’s announces the summer sale of Interiors taking place on August 22, 2018 in New York. The auction presents over 400 lots of furniture, decorative objects, and fine art, led by a selection of Property from the Collection of Tom Britt. Taking place concurrently is the online sale The Collection of Melva Bucksbaum: Design and Interiors (August 16-23). Both auctions will be on view at Christie’s New York August 17-22.
Designer and collector, Tom Britt’s interiors are consistently dynamic, inventive, and optimistic, with palettes presenting a rainbow of primary colors often emboldened with splashes of glossy black or brilliant white. Featured in the sale are furnishings emblematic of his signature aesthetic, blending together luxuriously gilded European antiques with Indian temple fragments, Chinese tables flecked with mother of pearl, and consoles modeled after the capitals that grace ancient buildings in the Middle East.
Additionally, Christie’s worked alongside tastemakers Sarah Bray, Interiors Editor at Modern Luxury, and Anne Spilman, designer, to select objects from the sale and create a series of vignettes set against gem-colored walls enhanced by signature Schumacher prints. For more information about their selections and insights into how to incorporate antiques into diverse, modern interiors, see link to video on Christies.com.
THE COLLECTION OF MELVA BUCKSBAUM:
DECORATIVE ARTS AND DESIGN
Online | 16-23 August 2018
Taking place August 16-23 and on view alongside the Interiors sale, is the online sale The Collection of Melva Bucksbaum: Decorative Arts and Design, which presents over 100 lots of decorative art and design featuring an exceptional collection of Boch Frères Keramis ceramics, European silver, 19th/20th Century design, Chinese furniture and textiles, and a selection of rare art books.
Across her many years in philanthropy, leadership and collecting, Melva Bucksbaum stood as one of the art world’s most beloved figures. Tireless in her support of artists and their work, she held an unwavering belief in the power of the creative process to transform individuals and communities. Seeking to share her passion for art with all, her unshakeable belief in the artistic process led to what is perhaps her greatest public feat: the Bucksbaum Award, established in 2000.
Nowhere was Melva Bucksbaum’s commitment to art more apparent than in her private collection of fine art, decorative art and design, displayed with pride at her residence in New York, where she demonstrated how to truly live with art every day. Additional property from the collection will be sold in October 2018, in a dedicated online sale The Collection of Melva Bucksbaum: Post-War and Contemporary Art, Photographs and Prints (October 16-24).
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|DAVID BISBAL, JOSE MANUEL SOTO AND JAMIROQUAI AT STARLITE FESTIVAL 2018|
David Bisbal will be performing at Starlite Festival 2018 tonight, July 20. The Artist from Almería has won the affection of the public and the critics recognition since releasing his first album in 2002. Now he returns with his new tour “DAVID BISBAL 2018”. A unique opportunity to see and enjoy one of our most International Artists on a night to remember in Starlite Festival 2018.
Jose Manuel Soto, the most beloved Sevillian artist, will attend Starlite Festival next Saturday, July 21st with a show full of emotions and his all time classics.