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Miami Heat Season Opener Party with Mario Chalmers in Miami

The Miami Heat's Mario Chalmers is throwing a party to celebrate the kick-off of another white hot season of beating the crap out of every other team (we hope).

The party, hosted by Chalmers and attorney Michael Grieco is being held at the Hilton Downtown Miami Hotel on Sunday, November 18, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are just $30 in advance and available online here. A portion of proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami.

Chalmers wants you to join him for cocktails made with Status vodka and

Zico chocolate coconut water (think a cocoa martini that's actually good

for you) and hors d'oeuvres provided by the hotel and Hell's Kitchen

contestant and Palate Party chef, Robyn Almodovar.

Ladies, if

you forgot to get your hair done for the occasion, BLO Midtown's styling bar will be providing

complimentary hair styling. When you're picture perfect, step into the CapturePod photo booth and show off your hotness. DJ Isaac Icecold will be providing the beats for the evening.


your night at the official after party at Bamboo in Miami Beach. If your

boss questions your bleary-eyed self on Monday morning, just say you

spent the night helping kids. Just remember to pick the little

basketball-shaped confetti out of your hair before you step into the


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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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