It's not easy having eyes all over the scene, being around to take in all the wild visuals at all the worthwhile places in the city. There are, however, those parties and gallery openings where a fortunate photographer can point and shoot. Every week, in collaboration with WorldRedEye, New Times brings you a solid recap of all the recent experiences you may have missed around Miami. It's impossible to be everywhere, but hey, we can try to keep our Eyes on Miami.
Wednesday, June 22
YogArt Series Finale at the Moore Building
The finale of YogArt presented by Chateau d’Esclans and the Sacred Space Miami took place in the Moore Building in Miami’s Design District. Led by South Florida’s own Dawn B, sessions were held on the fourth Wednesday of every month.
BYJOVE's Chapter I "From the Outside Looking In" Collection Launch
BYJOVE launched its inaugural collection Chapter I “From the Outside Looking In” with a look inside the mind of its designer, Tyler Jove. The exhibit featured caged-in displays with full looks hanging, just close enough to see and barely out of reach.
Irie Weekend IWXII BBQ Beach Bash Presented by Aquafina at Shelborne Wyndham Grand
Irie Weekend IWXII made a splash with the hottest pool party around at the BBQ Beach Bash at the Irie Weekend Hotel, also known as the Shelborne Wyndham Grand. Guests joined DJ Irie and friends for beats and tasty barbecue. Partygoers were also treated to a surprise performance from Fat Joe, who performed his new hit single, "All the Way Up." Actor Diego Boneta and singer Austin Mahone also came out to show their support for the Irie Foundation.
Thursday, June 23
Irie Weekend IWXII VIP Kick-Off Concert Featuring Jamie Foxx at Shelborne Wyndham Grand
The highly anticipated 12th annual Irie Weekend festivities officially commenced in style right in the center of South Beach at the Irie Weekend Hotel (Shelborne Wyndham Grand). The VIP kickoff concert set the tone for an unforgettable weekend featuring a live performance by Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum-selling recording artist Jamie Foxx.
Beck’s Urban Canvas Miami Launch at the Citadel
Beck returned to Miami to kick off Beck’s Urban Canvas, a project that showcases emerging visual artists and aims to enrich local communities through artistic expression. The brand hosted a launch event in Little Haiti where five emerging artists identified by Beck’s showcased original works of art. The selected artists, Santiago Rubino, Christina Angelina, Juan Travieso, Leza One, and DJ Neff, were also asked to put their own distinctive style and twist on a Beck’s billboard.
Fabolous’ Official After Party with Ace Hood at Rec Room
Rec Room partygoers threw back some liquid courage and started their weekend early with Fabolous’ official concert after party, luring in other famous faces including Ace Hood.
Friday, June 24
Irie Weekend IWXII Celebrity Golf Tournament at Miami Beach Golf Club
Friday, June 24, was the mother of all golf tournaments as guests flooded the Miami Beach Golf Club for the 12th annual Irie Weekend IWXII celebrity golf tournament. Famous faces including Ray Allen, Alonzo Mourning, Austin Mahone, Joey Fatone, Anthony Mackie, andGary Sheffield hit the links with DJ Irie.
Irie Weekend IWXII with Dru Hill at LIV
Irie Weekend's Friday night is always a night of surprises, and this year was certainly no exception as famed '90s group Dru Hill took over LIV with an epic performance.
Skrillex at Story
Skrillex stole the show on Friday night as he took over Story with his heart-racing sounds. The insane set had partygoers letting loose on the dance floor until the early morning hours.
Miamians are never disappointed when they start their weekends with Komodo‘s eccentric atmosphere and delicious dishes.
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Saturday, June 25
Irie Weekend IWXII Closing Celebration Featuring T-Pain at E11even
Irie Weekend came to a close with a larger-than-life closing event celebrating all things Irie Weekend in grand style at E11even. The celebrations featured a live DJ set and performance by Grammy Award-winning artist T-Pain and rapper Ace Hood. Other famous faces who came out to celebrate included actor Omar Benson Miller, B.o.B, actor Diego Boneta, former NBA star Shawn Marion, and more.