Ten Best Things to Do This Weekend

We're two-and-a-half weeks into November and it's really starting to smell like culture 'round the Magic City.

The Miami Book Fair International's in full swing at Miami-Dade College's Wolfson Campus, wrapping up its weeklong residency this weekend with the annual street fair. Art Basel is just around the corner, creeping up on us quicker than a Middle Eastern uprising.

Pretty soon, the start of Hanukkah. Five days later, Christmas. Before you know it, it's 2012 and we're all dead like the Mayans predicted.

We better make the best of it, y'all--life's too short. Check out some of the killer events going down this weekend in Miami.


  • An Evening with... ADULTS!: Ever feel like yelling "shut the fuck up and sleep" to your toddler? Spend an evening with Go the Fuck to Sleep author Adam Mansbach and vent. 

  • Slick Rick: The legendary eyepatch-wearing, story telling rapper kicks it at Mansion this week.


  • Jeffrey Eugenides: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses The Marriage Plot, his latest novel.

  • Colson Whitehead: It's the end of the world as Colson Whitehead knows it in his latest book, Zone One.

  • The Writer's Voice: Karen Russell on Swamplandia!: Join this local author and "Swap Gothic" pioneer when she discusses her critically acclaimed novel.


  • Craig Ferguson: Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson and Scotland's favorite funny man brings the LOLz to the Seminole Hard Rock.

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