Itching For Answers?

Lying on the Beach On Camera with Steve Greenberg and Lois Whitman-Hess

Why are so many experiencing a rash of skin problems? Is it from Covid or just staying at home?

LOBOC’s Lois Whitman-Hess and Steve Greenberg go to an expert in the field to find out why are we scratching so much.

Steve Mandy MD, is an internationally known dermatologist. As a photographer, painter, and sculptor, Steve Mandy’s approach to cosmetic dermatology is fortunately with an artist’s eye.

He completed his residencies at Johns Hopkins University and University of Miami and earned a medical degree at George Washington University. Dr. Mandy is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a founding member and past president of the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He is also a Volunteer Professor of Dermatology at University of Miami.

Known as “Dermatologist to the Stars” while in Aspen, Colorado, he continued to hone his skills and artist’s eye toward the current procedures in cosmetic dermatology.

Today, his Miami Beach dermatology office is one of the most respected and admired practices in the United States.

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Inventors Just Can’t Stop Inventing

Eli Packouz (pronounced Pack-ow-z) of Instafloss in North Miami is an inventor— and we love inventors— From music to household appliances, if Eli sees a need he doesn’t sleep until he’s made a better mousetrap. His latest invention is really going to surprise you. He invented what he calls a faster and more perfect water flosser. In just 10 seconds, Eli says your mouth will be cleaner than it’s ever been before. Is that statement — Floss or the Tooth???

Let’s find out

Welcome Eli

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What You Need to Know About Miami’s Art Basel

Dan and Kathryn Mikesell, Co-Founders of Fountainhead Residency

This is one of the most exciting weeks for art lovers in the United States. Artists, collectors, gallerists, writers, photographers, and so on, are all flocking to Miami for Art Basel, the most extensive art fair in the country with over 200 of the world’s leading international modern and contemporary art galleries displaying the works of over 4,000 artists. In addition to Art Basel, there are countless satellite exhibits all over Miami where you can find young artists to museum-caliber masterpieces.

We are very excited to have one of the major art forces in Miami with us today on ”Lying in the Beach” who is going to tell us more about Miami Art Week. Kathryn Mikesell is the co-founder of Fountainhead Residency, an artistic home away from home in Miami where artists get the opportunity to create and connect with other artistic talent from around the world. Fountainhead has hosted over 390 artists from more than 45 countries. After 12 years of existence, Fountainhead is thrilled that over 100 of its alumni are now exhibiting in Miami Art Week.

Welcome Kathryn to “Lying on the Beach.”

What You Need to Know About Miami’s Art Basel

 
 
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Is Journalism Dead? Our podcast guest thinks it may not be dead, but it might be on life support

We would need this entire podcast to properly introduce our guest today on “Lying on the Beach.” For the last 40 years, Ray Elman, currently founding Editor in Chief of Inspicio, has been at the forefront of both the editorial and art worlds. Podcast Co-hosts, Steve Greenberg, a TV personality, and Lois Whitman-Hess, a PR counselor, interviewed Ray, about the state of journalism and why it’s not getting the respect it so richly deserve.

To appreciate the comments Ray is going to make you have to appreciate the quality work he has done in his career. In 2015, Ray founded the Inspicio arts publication platform, which is sponsored by FIU | CARTA.  Inspicio provides in-depth, high-quality insights into all arts disciplines with a focus on Miami and South Florida. The publication is famous for its video interviewing technique and for mixing famous authors with student writers.

Elman also co-founded Provincetown Arts magazine and Cincinnati Arts magazine. Ray was also a pioneer  in the digital communication industry, first as the National Director of Creative Services at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and as the co-founder of Streamline Communications, which is now a public company called Bridgeline Digital. He was also a founder of Cambria Interactive at Cambria Consulting.

In addition, Elman has sustained a successful life-time career as a visual artist. Four of his large scale mixed-media portraits (Pulitzer Prize recipients Stanley Kunitz, Jhumpa Lahiri, Alan Dugan, & U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky) are included in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. His work is exhibited in museums, galleries and private collections all over the world.  

Is Journalism Dead? Our podcast guest thinks it may not be dead, but it might be on life support

 
 
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