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Miami Design District Offers a Series of Inspiring Book Presentations by Women Authors

The distinguished women authors are Ruby Warrington, Rosa Lowinger and Carol Jazzar.

The Miami Design District, in partnership with Miami Book Fair and Istituto Marangoni, is launching District Reads, featuring presentations by three brilliant and distinguished women authors: Ruby Warrington, Rosa Lowinger and Carol Jazzar. The presentations will take place on Oct. 5, 11 and 25 at Istituto Marangoni and are free and open to the public. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for each event, and the evening will conclude with a rooftop reception and book signing.

 Thursday, October 5 – District Reads with Ruby Warrington 

MDD invites the community to celebrate Ruby Warrington’s latest masterpiece, Women Without Kids: The Revolutionary Rise of an Unsung Sisterhood. Attendees can look forward to an enchanting conversation between Ruby and Nora Walsh, followed by a rooftop reception.

Warrington is a British-born author, editor and podcaster recognized as a true thought leader. She has the unique ability to identify issues destined to become part of the cultural narrative. Her books include Material GirlMystical WorldSober CuriousThe Sober Curious Reset and Women Without Kids. Her work has been featured by countless media outlets globally, including the New York TimesThe Guardian and Good Morning America. Warrington lives in Brooklyn.

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Wednesday, October 11 – District Reads With Rosa Lowinger

Readers can immerse themselves in the pages of Dwell Time: A Memoir of Art, Exile, and Repair by Rosa Lowinger, the first memoir written by a working conservator of art and historic buildings. Attendees can also be part of an intimate conversation between Rosa and renowned artist Nereida Garcia-Ferraz, followed by a book signing event and rooftop soirée.

Lowinger (pictured), the Founder and Co-Chief conservator of RLA Conservation of Art + Architecture, specializes in sculpture and architecture conservation. She was born in Cuba and raised in Miami and her firm has offices in Miami and L.A.

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Wednesday, October 25 – District Reads With Carol Jazzar

Readers can now delve into Carol Jazzar’s book All Whole of Me: Healing Through Art, The Art of Deconstructing and Recreating Oneself. Attendees can look forward to a captivating conversation between Carol and Stephanie Seidel, followed by a book signing and rooftop celebration. 

Jazzar is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in El Portal, FL. Her artwork revolves around nature, whether it is her own or that of Mother Nature. To achieve her artistic goals, she has two practices: one in the studio, which involves collages, drawings, and writing, and the other outdoors, where she employs photography and site-specific projects. From 2007 to 2014, she operated a contemporary art gallery out of the garage on her El Portal property, showcasing works by artists such as Jen Stark, Farley Aguilar, David Rohn, Shoshanna Weinberger and Ronny Quevedo.

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Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.