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Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Party Guide

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Photo by Jed DeMoss

Sure, there's plenty of art to be seen during Art Basel Miami Beach, er, Art Basel in Miami Beach.

But, let's be honest: You're in Miami. You aren't looking to spend your entire day at the convention center or inside some tent. You want to make irresponsible decisions once the Miami sun goes down.

Here's our always useful Art Basel party guide.

Check back often for updates! And send your Basel party info to jose.duran@miaminewtimes.com.

See also: Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Fairs Guide

Monday, December 2

Elton John Aids Foundation & UNTITLED Art Fair Kick-Off Party. Benefiting the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Marina Abramovic Institute. Hosted by Marina Abramovic. UNTITLED Pavilion, Ocean Drive and 12th Street, Miami Beach. Invite only.

Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Party Guide

Tuesday, December 3

Pompeya. Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-507-7900. Private club; by invitation only.

See also: Russia's Pompeya Talks U.S. Tour, Miami Debut: "Hot Show, New Friends, Lots of Sun"

White Cube Kick-off Party. Hosted by Nick Jones and Jay Jopling. Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-507-7900. Private club; by invitation only.

MOCA + Vanity Fair / Vanity Fair International Party. Featuring work by Tracey Emin. Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Invite only.

Wednesday, December 4

Alabama Shakes. Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $36.50 to $45 plus fees via livenation.com. All ages. Call 305-673-7300 or visit fillmoremb.com.

See also: Alabama Shakes on Boys & Girls Follow-Up: "The Songs Coming Out Now, They're Different"

RJD2. Bardot, 3456 North Miami, Miami; 305-576-5570. Tickets via bardotmiami.com.

Chez Andres Pop-up. Rec Room, 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-673-0199.

Touch of Class Showcase. With Signal Flow, disCerN, Pattern Drama, and more. Electric Pickle, 2826 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-456-5613. Tickets via residentadvisor.net.

Kendrick Lamar. Presented by Flaunt, 3P Productions, and Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami. Mana Wynwood Production Village, 318 NW 23rd Street, Miami. More info via artbaselmanawynwood.com.

Absolut X Art Basel. With Ariel Pink and art installations by Ry Rocklen. Absolut Art Bar, Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Miami Beach. 8-11 p.m. absolutx.com.

Absolut Night Court. Absolut Art Bar, Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Miami Beach. midnight-2 a.m. absolutx.com.

Silencio. Hosted by Pharrell Williams and video by Takashi Murakami. Featuring a surprise performance. Undisclosed location in Miami's Design District. Doors at 11 p.m. silencio-club.com.

The Drawing Room. Featuring Reed Van Brunschot. Complimentary cocktails by Pernod Ricard from 8-9 p.m. The Freehand, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach. 8 p.m.-midnight. Free with RSVP to events.miami@thefreehand.com.

Chapel. Presented by Heroes & Villains and FRESH.i.AM. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Free with RSVP to freshiam.net/chapel.

R U M O R S Art Basel Edition. Surprise guest TBA. Do Not Sit on the Furniture, 423 16th St., Miami Beach.

Max Fish Pop-up. With DJ Wilder Zobey. Radio Bar, 814 First St., Miami Beach. radiosouthbeach.com.

Hush Art Exhibition. With DJs Ruckus, Ruen and Mike Deuce. LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami; 305-674-4860. Tickets $40 for women, $50 for men via wantickets.com.

NADAWAVE. Presented by Common Space and NADA. With Pasific State, Lauren Devine (Live), Lafawndah (Live), DJ Know Kevin McGarry, Nightfeelings/Nick Weiss (Teengirl Fantasy), Jon Santos (Common Space). Installations by UFO 2012. Sandbar, 6752 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-865-1752. Doors at 10 p.m. Free, no RSVP required. nadawave.com.

Le Baron Does Daytime! Hosted by Dani Morla, Chi Chi Menendez and friends. Mondrian South Beach poolside, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach. 2-6 p.m. By invitation only.

Omar's Gala Dinner for the Lady Gaga Foundation. Playboy Plaza Hotel (AKA Castle Beach Club), 5445 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Doors 9 p.m. Tickets $250 on a reservation basis only; email bornthisway@omar-nyc.com.

 

Thursday, December 5

Darkside (Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington). Presented by Flaunt and 3P Productions. Mana Wynwood Production Village, 318 NW 23rd Street, Miami. Tickets available via artbaselmanawynwood.com.

See also: Art Basel Mana Wynwood Concert Series Announced, Opening With Darkside

CANCELLED Chris Cornell. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722. Tickets via arshtcenter.org.

Luciano. With special guest Pete Tong. LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami; 305-674-4860. Tickets $60 for women, $90 for men via wantickets.com.

Chez Andres Pop-up. Rec Room, 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-673-0199.

Paper Magazine & Tiki Disco Party. Gale Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-673-0199. 7 p.m.-midnight. Invite only.

Jagwar Ma. Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW First Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307. Free with RSVP at epoplife.com/rsvp.

Art Bagel. With Soul Clap, No Regular Play (Live), Tanner Ross, Nick Monaco, and Navid Izadi (Live). Trade, 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-535-1111. Tickets via residentadvisor.com.

Absolut Night Court. Absolut Art Bar, Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Miami Beach. midnight-2 a.m. absolutx.com.

De La Soul. With DJ Y Not, DJ Self Born, and DJ Heron. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami. Doors 10 p.m. Tickets $30 via wantickets.com.

Del Toro Wynwood Black Party. Featuring surprise guests. Del Toro Headquarters at the Wynwood Building, 2750 NW Third Ave., Miami.

Max Fish Pop-up. With DJ Atiba Jefferson. Radio Bar, 814 First St., Miami Beach. radiosouthbeach.com.

Ben Klock and My Favorite Robot. Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-674-4478. Tickets $10 via wantickets.com.

Nas (Live). Presented by Hennessy V.S. and Fader magazine. Music by DJ White Shadow; photo exhibit by Wild Rabbit. Pulse Art Fair at Ice Palace Film Studios, 71 NW 14th St., Miami. 6-10 p.m. By invitation only.

NADAWAVE. Sensei Drooids. Presented by Gallery Sensei and NADA. With Drooids + Merkx & Gwynne (Live), Neon Kobra, Nelleke and special guest. Sandbar, 6752 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-865-1752. Doors at 10 p.m. Free, no RSVP required. nadawave.com.

Le Baron Does Daytime! Hosted by Dani Morla, Chi Chi Menendez and friends. Mondrian South Beach poolside, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach. 2-6 p.m. By invitation only.

De Nolet. Presented by Ketel One. With Juan Maclean, Elle Dee, Pirate Stereo, and Florencia. Art by Shaun El C. Leonardo. 74 NW 24th St., Miami. By invitation only.

Scaramouche Basel Edition. With DHM, Lazaro Casanova, Dude Skywalker, Laura of Miami, and Patrick Walsh. Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave, Miami; 305-456-5613. Doors 10 p.m.

Out of This Art Basel Miami x BK. Presented by Brooklyn Queer and Diadem. With Prince Rama, Holopaw, Dos Drums, Lauren Flax, Jubilee, L-Vis 1990, and Gays of Gramps. Live art by Aurora Rose De Crosta. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693. Free with RSVP here.

One Million Square Feet of Culture. Presented by Pitchfork. With Gesaffelstein, Jacques Greene, and L-Vis 1990. Wynwood Cigar Factory, 101 NW 24th St., Miami. Doors at 9 p.m. Free with RSVP to friends@1msqft.com.

Juxtapoz Art & Party. With the Black Lips. The Shore Club, 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Doors at 8 p.m. Free with RSVP at juxtapoz.com.

 

Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Party Guide

Friday, December 6

Tegan and Sara at VH1 and SCOPE's ART + MUSIC + BEACH Party. SCOPE Pavilion, 1000 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. By invitation only.

You Can Always Leave. Presented by Scissor and Thread + SAFE. With Francis Harris, DJ Sprinkles (Terre Thaemlitz). Electric Pickle, 2826 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-456-5613. safemusic.us.

Richie Hawtin. Story, 136 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 305-538-2424. Tickets $40 for women, $70 for men via wantickets.com.

Boy George (Live). Presented by Flaunt and 3P Productions. Mana Wynwood Production Village, 318 NW 23rd Street, Miami. Tickets available via artbaselmanawynwood.com.

Life and Death in Art Basel. Presented by PL0T. With Tale of Us, Tennis, Thugfucker, and Mind Against. The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St. Miami; 305-379-0508. Tickets $30 via residentadvisor.net.

Get Physical With M.A.N.D.E.A.R. (M.A.N.D.Y. and Matthew Dear) and Bob Moses (Live). Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-674-4478. Tickets $15 via wantickets.com.

Chez Andres Pop-up. Rec Room, 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-673-0199.

Paper Magazine &Tiki Disco Party. Gale Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-673-0199. 7 p.m.-midnight. Invite only.

Youth Code and Mike Simonetti. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693. Free with RSVP to rsvp@grampsbar.com.

Mark Ronson. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 786-735-3344. Tickets $20 via wantickets.com.

Futur. With SBTRTK (DJ), Jacques Greene, Ryan Hemsworth, Amtrac, Tourist, and Samo Sound Boy, and art installations by Ramzi Adek. Grand Central, 697 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-377-2277. Doors 11 p.m.; 21 and over. Free with RSVP to rsvp@grandcentralmiami.com.

Absolut Night Court. Absolut Art Bar, Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Miami Beach. midnight-2 a.m. absolutx.com.

Art4Water Auction & Party. Hosted by Voss Foundation. Featuring the Misshapes. WET at the W South Beach, 2201 Collins Ave. Miami Beach. Doors 8 p.m. Tickets via art4water.org.

SZA. Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. 6-9 p.m.

Ghostface Killah. With Sheek Louch (from Tha Lox), and DJs Exes, Klassik, Self Born, and Heron The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami. Doors 10 p.m. Tickets $33 via wantickets.com.

Look Alive Fest, Day One. With Wolf Eyes (Sub Pop), Guardian Alien, Chronic Youth, Teepee, and Cop City/Chill Pillars. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Doors 8 p.m. Admission $10. lookalivefest.com.

Max Fish Pop-up. With DJ Reid Waters. Radio Bar, 814 First St., Miami Beach. radiosouthbeach.com.

Neon Indian (DJ set). With Will Buck and Bad Bad (Live). Bardot, 3456 North Miami, Miami; 305-576-5570. Tickets via bardotmiami.com.

Eric Prydz. With Mednas. LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami; 305-674-4860. Tickets $60 for women, $125 for men via wantickets.com.

The Gate. Presented by MISHKANYC, Secret Celluloid Society, Car2Go Miami, and Secret Walls. Live Secret Walls art battle between L'amour Supreme and Skinner. Blue Starlite Drive-In Miami, 70 NW 29th St., Miami. Tickets via bluestarlitemiami.com.

NADAWAVE. Yoo Do Right: A Night With Malcolm Mooney (original vocalist from Can!). Presented by White Columns and NADA. With Matthew Higgs and special guest. Sandbar, 6752 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-865-1752. Doors at 11 p.m. Free, no RSVP required. nadawave.com.

Le Baron Does Daytime! Hosted by Dani Morla, Chi Chi Menendez and friends. Mondrian South Beach poolside, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach. 2-6 p.m. By invitation only.

De Nolet. Presented by Ketel One. With Neon Indian, Ess & Emm, Franco V, and Prince & Jacob. Art by Raft. 74 NW 24th St., Miami. By invitation only.

 

Saturday, December 7

WattsUp Photo: Southern Freeze. Featuring photography by Ben Watts, music by Timo Weiland and Alan Eckstein. The Freehand, 2727 Indian Creek Dr., Miami Beach. 2-6 p.m. Free with RSVP to events.miami@thefreehand.com.

Basel Castle 2013. With SBTRKT (DJ set), Chance the Rapper, Been Trill, Travi$ Scott. Grand Central Park, 700 N. Miami Ave., Miami. All ages. Noon to 11 p.m. Tickets via baselcastle.com.

See also: Basel Castle 2013 Lineup: SBTRKT, Chance the Rapper, Gessafelstein, Brodinski, 9 Others

Basel Castle After Party. Grand Central, 697 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-377-2277. baselcastle.com.

DJ Harvey Discotheque. Presented by Red Bull Music Academy. Off Basel Private Location, near 295 NW 23rd St., Miami. Tickets $20 via residentadvisor.net.

Music On. With Marco Carola and Leon. Story, 136 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 305-538-2424. Tickets $40 for women, $70 for men via wantickets.com.

Sebjak. Set Nightclub, 320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; 305-531-2800. Tickets $30 via wantickets.com.

Young Adult Showcase. With Young Adults, Joakim, Jerome LOL, Silk Road, CHALK., and Miami Players Club. Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave, Miami; 305-456-5613. 6 p.m. to midnight. Tickets via residentadvisor.net.

Benoit & Sergio. With Will Renuart. Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave, Miami; 305-456-5613. Tickets via residentadvisor.net.

Supplement Facts Art Basel Day Party. With Guy Gerber and Ryan Crosson. Delano, 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-672-2000. 7 p.m.-midnight. Free with RSVP here.

Supplement Facts Art Basel. With Guy Gerber, Matthew Dear and Bill Patrick. Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-674-4478. Tickets $15 via wantickets.com.

Shlohmo. Bardot, 3456 North Miami, Miami; 305-576-5570. Tickets $20 via bardotmiami.com.

Steve Angelo. LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami; 305-674-4860. More information visit livnightclub.com.

Boy George (DJ) & Marc Vedo. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 786-735-3344. Tickets $20 via wantickets.com.

French Express x Slap & Tickle Bodega. With Perseus and Moon Boots. The Garret at Grand Central, 697 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-377-2277.

Absolut Night Court. Absolut Art Bar, Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Miami Beach. midnight-2 a.m. absolutx.com.

Questlove. Presented by Flaunt and 3P Productions. Mana Wynwood Production Village, 318 NW 23rd Street, Miami. Tickets available via artbaselmanawynwood.com.

Black Violin. With DJs Immortal (trained by Jam Master Jay), Klassik, and Heron. The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami. The show starts at 10 p.m. Tickets $15 via wantickets.com.

Look Alive Fest, Day Two. With Indian Jewelry, Pontiak (Thrill Jockey), White Mystery, Nerve City, and Lil Daggers. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami. Doors 8 p.m. Free before 10 p.m. with RSVP via lookalivefest.com/rsvp_2013. lookalivefest.com.

Max Fish Pop-up. With DJ Nelleke. Radio Bar, 814 First St., Miami Beach. radiosouthbeach.com.

tINI and the Gang. With tINI, Bellas Saris, Randall M, Chad Andrew, Patrick M, and secret guests. Space, 34 NE 11th St., Miami; 305-372-9378. Tickets $20 before midnight, $30 before 2 a.m. via wantickets.com.

Paper Magazine & Tiki Disco Party. Gale Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-673-0199. 7 p.m.-midnight. Invite only.

Scarface. Presented by Secret Celluloid Society and Car2Go Miami . Blue Starlite Drive-In Miami, 70 NW 29th St., Miami. Tickets via bluestarlitemiami.com.

NADAWAVE. Fade to Mind Takeover. Presented by Common Space and NADA. With Kingdom, Nguzunguzu and special guest. Sandbar, 6752 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-865-1752. Doors at 10 p.m. Free, no RSVP required. nadawave.com.

Le Baron Does Daytime! Hosted by Dani Morla, Chi Chi Menendez and friends. Mondrian South Beach poolside, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach. 2-6 p.m. By invitation only.

De Nolet. Presented by Ketel One. With Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio), Illuminati Ams, Michelle von Mandel, and Federico Saenz . Art by Prince Rama. 74 NW 24th St., Miami. By invitation only.

Sunday, December 8

Fly Circus Art Basel Edition. With Audiofly, Ali (Tiefschwarz), George Fitzgerald, Lee Curtiss, and Sonja Moonear. Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-674-4478. Tickets $15 via wantickets.com.

Fool's Gold Day Off MIA. With Trick Daddy, A-Trak, Flosstradamus, Dave 1 (Chromeo), Young Thug, Brenmar, and more. Mana Wynwood Production Village, 318 NW 23rd Street, Miami. Doors at 2 p.m.; 18 and over. Free with RSVP at foolsgoldrecs.com/dayoff.

Le Baron Does Daytime! Hosted by Dani Morla, Chi Chi Menendez and friends. Mondrian South Beach poolside, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach. 2-6 p.m. By invitation only.

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