Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 12, 2005
The Brooke Trace Gallery and the Toys in the Sun Run will hosts the Floranada Block Party on Nov. 18, from 6-10 p.m., benefiting the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation. The event takes place at 1098 NE 45th Street (Floranada Avenue). There will be live music, refreshments and a silent auction hosting a variety of items donated by local supporting businesses. Local residents are invited to enjoy an evening of art and entertainment.
Coinciding with the block party, The Brooke Trace Gallery's November Exhibit Opening will display original artwork ranging from watercolor and oil on canvas, to photography and sculpture. Featured artists include Colin Christian, Mike Turner, Bruce Yodanis, John Bowen, Ed Pang, Brooke Trace, Irwin Weintraub, Kimberly Peterson, Max Gold, Ashton Howard, Tripp Harrison & more, with live music by Miriam Leah Sherwood. This event will also support the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation through donations at the door and the silent auction being held from 6-9:30PM.
In spite of the recent challenges due to hurricane Wilma the following extraordinary businesses have chosen to go forth with this event, Floranada Block Party! We are proud of our event sponsors: Fort Lauderdale Harley Davidson, Rick Case Honda, Polynesia Proud Productions, Bobby Rodriguez Productions, Dance Authority, Strength Fitness, Retro Interiors/Island City Traders, Josh Shaw-Miami Dolphins #95, Fuery-US Fitness, Bourget Bike Works, Himmarshee Bar & Grille, Mango's Restaurant, Timpano's, HiLife Cafe, Mario the Baker, Samba Room, Cibo e Vino, Heart Rock Sushi, Mom's Kitchen, Simply Delish, Tequila Sunrise, Ferdo's, Big City Tavern, Posh, Delilah Rose, Cheers, World Famous Parrot, Mystics Tavern, Sofa Kings, Naked Grape, Ash's Fine Cigars, Full Moon Kayak, Mack Planet, Delilah Rose, Elite Group, Salon 007, Diamonte Day Spa, Ottographics, Digiplot Inc., Colin Christian, Cool Cat Tattoo's, Gentle Care Animal Hospital, Petrie Chiropractic, Center for Optimal Health, Plush, Cruiser Heaven, Jeff Shulman Photography, True Value, ProDive, Fishing Headquarters, Tire Hut, Dents & Details, Atlantic Coast Plating, Diamond Head Jewelers, TNT Choppers, Shotgun Cycles, Dynasty Cycles, Custom Bikes, Bobby B's, Zeke's Quick Tow, AAA Electrical Motor Services Inc...and Christmas Toys in the Sun Run. Block Party participants include Floranada Retailers: Strength Fitness, Big Apple Books, Kids 'n Kribs, Eternal Grace, Frons/Martin, Popular Comics, Dance Authority, Eli's Fitness Studio, and more.
The Brooke Trace Gallery hosts its gallery events and exhibit openings on the second Friday of every month. This event was postponed due to the recent hurricane, but the normal schedule will resume next month. Each event features new artist exhibitions and art from classic and modern masters, ranging from the fine art of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Peter Max and others to the latest works by Max Gold, John Bowen and many others of The Brooke Trace Gallery's Featured Artists. Events have included featured artists meet and greet, and eclectic live entertainment from musical performances, cultural dance performances to live body painting art.