Last Night an Art Show Saved My Life

Forget about the clubs, the real scene is hanging at the galleries

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.

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!).

Far from clubland, gallery crawlers do something
Lee Williams
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.

She doesn't want anyone slipping her some intellectual tongue. She's more interested in arguing that she is not a sex object (Surrealism!).

Oh, well, time to shift back into sleaze mode.

Shut up and dance on the table, why don'tcha?

Dadaism, anyone?

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