Clubbed remembers when only die-hard drinkers stopped by this dive on Sixteenth Street. In fact one night he even saw something of a Yoko Ono event here that he'll call "Two Drunks."
Fist hits face. Drunk hits floor.
Far from clubland, gallery crawlers do something
Runs Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Palms Hotel, 3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. No cover. Call 305-534-0505. Mr. Mauricio spins at 11:00 p.m. on Fridays at Opium Garden, 136 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. Cover is $20. Call 305-531-5535. Lounge 16 is open daily from 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. at 423 16th St, Miami Beach. No cover. Call 305-538-8282. For gallery hours and locations, see art listings.
As for the décor in the new digs, let's call it Pop Art. Leopard-print chair fashioned like a stiletto shoe. The living-room-styled lounge definitely has a Warholian factory feel. But out on the comfy futons, Clubbed's newly acquired artspeak falls on the deaf ears of a local cabaret dancer who has popped in for a glass or four of wine (and it's not even free over here!).
She doesn't want anyone slipping her some intellectual tongue. She's more interested in arguing that she is not a sex object (Surrealism!).