Basel 2013: Best Parties You're Not Invited To

C'mon, Kendrick Lamar, can't you hook it up?
C'mon, Kendrick Lamar, can't you hook it up?

The art community loves exclusivity, and the rest of the world loves drooling over things they will never experience.

Well, we here at Crossfade are bringing these worlds together in this totally tantalizing list of Art Basel Miami Beach week parties that you're not invited to.

We know, it seems kinda hopeless. But just pick a party and begin plotting your invasion now. Suck up to that in-the-know friend and don't stop until you're on the VIP guest list.

It'll all be worth it, trust us.

See also: Basel 2013: Six Best Dance Parties

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Kendrick Lamar. Presented by Flaunt, 3P Productions, and Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami. Wednesday, December 4, 10 p.m., Mana Wynwood Production Village, 318 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-305-5574; Visit All his life he want money and power ... And headlining his own superswanky Basel performance. If you missed Kendrick's electrifying opening set for the Yeezus Tour's Miami stop last week, do everything you can to get the invite to this private party. Or spend $2500 on a table. Your choice.

See also: Review: Kanye West's Yeezus Tour With Kendrick Lamar in Miami

Silencio. Hosted by Pharrell Williams and video by Takashi Murakami, plus a surprise performance. Wednesday, December 4, 11 p.m., Undisclosed location in Miami's Design District. Visit Pharrell Williams is undoubtedly the man. So anything he's a part of is worth attending. Add some visuals from Japan's prolific post-post-modern pop art master Takashi Murakami, and you've got yourself a must-crash bash.

See also: Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Party Guide

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