Various interpretations of The Nutcracker have made the holiday season extra-special for generations. In sunny Miami, The Nutcracker Magic Children’s Soiree makes the experience even more memorable with a delicious brunch, sweets, dancing and the opportunity to meet the dancers from the production during an exclusive meet-and-greet with parents and kids. A VIP performance of The Nutcracker with Balanchine’s iconic choreography and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score will complete the magical experience in the magical winter wonderland that allows imaginations to soar. Bring the whole family on Dec. 16; Brunch reception: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Special performance: 1 p.m.-2 p.m.; MiamiCityBallet.org.
From local dishes to haute cuisine with Caribbean island flair, the British Virgin Island’s culinary scene is as diverse as the islands themselves. There’s no better time to indulge your palate than during the simply scrumptious BVI Food Fête.
Within your wardrobe are the secrets to not only looking good but feeling great. Often referred to as “Dopamine Dressing,” how you dress can be an antidote to dark days. Certain colors can boost your mood, as can donning an outfit that has positive emotional significance. Herewith: The experts weigh in.