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    December 1, 2010

    UPDATE: Miami Museum of Science Now Open After Removing Asbestos

    The Museum of Science will reopen Thurs. night for an Art Basel-related party​The Miami Museum of Science is open once again after closing for a week to remove asbestos uncovered by a New Times investigation.The museum is back up and running just in time for a party tomorrow night to celebrate Art ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Food For Art Basel: Where to Get The Best Chow

    Courtesy of gastroPod​College students and those of us living on a budget have long known that art openings often provide an opportunity for gratis hors d'oeuvres and fancy drinks. Starving artists need to eat sometime, right?Art Basel week is an entirely different creature, of course, and it's on ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Jeremy Ellis (AKA Ayro) Bangs the Basel Gong at the Electric Pickle's Champion Sound Tonight

    ​While certain parts of the Beach, Design District, and downtown get an exclusive, private, and totally off-camera Basel cash injection tonight, the Electric Pickle will be hosting a cheaper, open-to-the-public art party alternative -- Champion Sound. Reupping in a big way, this weekly Wednesday ... More >>

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    November 26, 2010

    Three Art Basel Miami Beach Club Bashes for the After-Dark Demographic

    Photo by BronquesQuick licks and pearl necklaces at LastNightsParty.​Since you never even leave the house during daylight hours, there's zero chance you'll make it anywhere near Art Basel's actual exhibition sites. Your personal plan: Rubbing shoulders (and maybe other body parts) with the artsy e ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Panic Bomber Offering a Special Live Set at Transit During Basel Week

    ​With Art Basel looming, the masses are already buzzing with barely controlled excitement about the country's most enormous and important art event of the year. So we here at New Times have been ear-deep for weeks, gathering intel on both official and unofficial arty parties. Off-the-grid case i ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010
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    November 18, 2010
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    November 11, 2010
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    November 11, 2010
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    May 13, 2010
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    May 10, 2010

    Design Miami/ May Move to Miami Beach

    Photo by Ian Witlen​Each December, Design Miami/ is one of the biggest and most distinct Art Basel satellite fairs on the west side of the bridge, but The Herald reports that the fair is looking to move from its annual and appropriate home in the Design District to a parking lot across from the Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Updated: Kevin Bruk Gallery Closing in Wynwood, Moving to Miami Beach

    ​Although many expected the economic downturn to topple Wynwood galleries like so many dominoes this season, few would have predicted that one of the area's flagship spaces, and one of only two Miami galleries to gain entrée to Art Basel's inner echelons over the past several years, would depart ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    Old PS14/Max Fish Space Reopening January 18 as ... Bar!

    Photo by JipsyAn interior view of the Max Fish pop-up bar during this past Art Basel Miami Beach.​Finally. A place to hang out in downtown Miami that's not a club or a "lounge" or a restaurant or a venue of any kind, just a bar, and one that's cheap but not depressing and full of bros. Okay, okay, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Justice, Buzz Bake Sale, Mala Rodriguez and Golden Filter

    Somehow, someway we survived Art Basel week. We are exhausted to say the least, so no witty comments. Here is what you missed over the weekend:Justice at MansionPhoto by Lex Hernandez​Electrohouse icons Justice made a long overdue Magic City appearance Friday night at Mansion. Their banger-filled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Basel Brought The Box to Nikki Beach

    ​ There was plenty of imported NY snatch traipsing around Miami for Basel but perhaps the most famous receptacle of naughty body parts designed to give you pleasure was the aptly named, The Box. Straight from the Lower East Side and towing a reputation for providing some of the most naughty, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    News Roundup: Art Ladybug Terror

    Michelle Spence-Jones pleaded not guilty to theft charges and, of course, plans to run for her city commission seat again. [CBS4]Police are on the hunt for someone who released thousands of ladybugs in the VIP room at Art Basel. [NBCMiami]A man stole a $1 million painting. Police caught the suspect ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    Art Basel: Artpocalypse Now

    A voyage into the art of darkness in an economy gone mad.

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    December 3, 2009
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    December 3, 2009

    Art Basel Music: Cucu Diamantes at Nikki Beach This Weekend

    ​With the countless musical offerings served up alongside delectable little slices of art around the city for Basel this weekend, it's hard picking exactly where to dive in and gorge. Luckily for you, chanteuse Cucu Diamantes, of Yerba Buena fame, is giving fans and art show goers three different ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Art Basel Gets Buzzing on Twitter

    Art Log Live is a social site, bringing Art Basel to you one tweet at time.​Art Basel has swooped in along with those denizens of the art world, and there's a nifty way to keep up with it all in real time at Art Log Live (@artlog).  The site, which officially launches today, offers a hashtag ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    December 1, 2009

    Free Pizza, New Blue Collar Food Blog

    ​Free Pizza With BaselLuna Corner Pizza (6815 Biscayne Blvd.) is throwing a grand opening bash this coming Saturday, December 5th, from noon to 6:00 p.m., right smack dab in the middle of the Taste of MiMo festival, right smack dab in the middle of Art Basel. Free tastings of gourmet Italian pizza ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Tired of Art Basel? Five Suggestions for a Culture-less Weekend Getaway!

    ​Art Basel has a funny way of making us feel like we're outsiders in our own town. Traffic is horrible. Parking even moreso. The line at your favorite Cuban restaurant (even if that happens to be Pollo Tropical) gets filled with hoity-toity Europeans trying to work in a little "authentic Miami exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Your Basel Guide to Basel Guides

    T minus one until Turkey Day, but the true date of anticipation is still a week away, Art Basel's kickoff -- December 2! There are events popping off from the Gables all the way up to Aventura, and if you think your head is spinning from all the Facebook invites clogging up your inbox, imagine how w ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Mad About Miami: Artist Shepard Fairey is Coming Back for Basel

    Shepard FaireyClick here to read past installments of our occasional Crossfade series, Mad About Miami, in which celebs dish on their favorite local spots. Shepard Fairey, the man responsible for iconic imagery such as "Obey Giant" and Obama's "Hope" poster, made quite a splash during last year ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    Review: Death Print Movie Premiere and Afterparty, August 8

    Photo by JipsyNastie flanked by TM Sisters.Click here to view a full slideshow of photos from the event.Aiden Dillard's Death Print Movie PremiereThe Colony Theater, Miami BeachAfterparty at the Vagabond, MiamiSaturday, August 7, 2009Better Than: Whatever the leathery South Beach cliches at Segafred ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    So, There's Some Art You Should Look at in Wynwood This Weekend

    Is there seriously no blog who does a preview of Wynwood Second Saturdays anymore? Are we totally missing something? We searched around in the Miami Herald blog aggregator (so useful) and found nothing. We'll we're a "blog," we could do that. I guess.Deciding to do this at 3:00 pm on a Friday doesn' ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009
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    March 20, 2009

    Miami Herald, Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

    Hanging around our newspaper shelf, where copies of every local publication for us to look through are kept, I picked up a copy of today's Miami Herald, because yes, I still enjoy reading things printed on paper -- plus, it's cool now because no else is doing it. Well, I happened to stumble on the p ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    The Sweet Smell of Transsexual Glam

    Riptide continues to find out about exciting events during Art Basel that no one bothered to invite him to. So we are just completely and totally devastated that we weren't at the unveiling of the world's self-proclaimed number one transsexual Amanda Lepore's new signature fragrance.  It's supposed ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Free #$%*! Ice Cream!!!

    The "Ice Cream Man" a.k.a. Matt Allen is a dude who rolls around the country in an old van named Mitch giving away free ice cream. We caught up with him at O.H.W.O.W Gallery (Our House West of Wynwood) on NW 7th Ave and 32 Street during a Basel week party. There were several hundred people there and ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 11, 2008

    Art Basel to the Future

    The world's biggest art fair has left town, but at local museums, great art is here to stay.

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    December 10, 2008

    Art Basel's Winners and Losers

    No more art, please! Our eyes have had enough. Really! Between the fairs, we were tempted to take naps in the car. But thankfully everything is back to normal and we can look back at the art orgy that is Art Basel Miami Beach and the satellite fairs. Yes, now it's time to assess the good, the bad, a ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    Over the Weekend - Art Basel, Vanguard, Panda Bear and MSTRKRFT

    If we don't see another piece of artwork any time soon, we can count ourselves lucky. Yes, our eyes are sore from the excessive visual stimulus. Art Basel brought with it plenty of fairs, celebrities and parties, so if you stayed home this weekend, what the hell were you thinking?But just in case yo ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    Clive's Scores at Basel

    One of the unheralded winners of the recently concluded Art Basel was Clive's Café, (2880 No. Miami Ave. and 890 NW 2nd Ave.). The Wynwood location, generally closed for weekend nights, stayed open for the hipster crowd and was jammed. Best option was the jerk chicken ($7.50) - finest we've ever ta ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    The Mother Of All Mother Duckers

    So Basel, Pulse, Design Miami/ and Scope all had duck inspired pieces, which sort of bewildered us, but that was hardly the biggest ducky art news of the week. Franca Sozzani, the editor of Vogue Italia, was in town to unveil, hey, guess what, a giant resin duck by British artist Stuart Semple at Th ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    Where Are All The Famous Celebrity Photogapher Phenom-type People?

    Riptide kind of has a love/hate thing with the idea of blog based point and click photographers achieving notoriety. On one hand the whole phenomenon is just kind of shallow and vein, on the other, well, we love to look at oddly dressed people doing oddly drunk thing. Plus the psuedo-industry they'v ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Mythical Creature Spotted in Miami Beach

    Art Basel's celeb quotient has been a little low this year, but look who the paps spotted on Miami Beach yesterday: America's sweat heart Mary-Kate Olsen! She's looking even more homeless than usual, as in she doesn't have on the trademarked fly-eyed sunglasses or Balenciaga shoes that would help ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 4, 2008

    Basel Binge

    Get loaded on art while the economy tanks.

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    December 3, 2008

    Ice on the Decks, Non-Vanilla

    Ice has a bit of a bad musical rap ever sense its unfortunate connection with a certain early 90's caucasian rapper, but it's grown musically sense then. While listening to the Merzbox 20 times in a row, it realized there's more to creating sound than ripping of a Queen riff, so it teamed up wi ... More >>

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    December 3, 2008

    Mother Ducker

    We have not been to a single art fair this week yet where we haven't seen a duck inspired piece. I don't know what that's supposed to mean, or what it reflects, but if I had the money I'd buy up every waterfowl piece I came across. This is Richard Jackson, Dick's Ducks, 2008 at Art Basel. Two more a ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    Will Art Basel Tank?

    The story of this year's Basel is the recession, as we noted in this week's cover story and in a follow up piece by Carlos Suarez De Jesus that hits stands tomorrow. Long story short, Basel organizers seem to think (or hope) that people who had a lot of money pre-market meltdown still have a lot of ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    Art Basel Week: Pink Reason and Times New Viking, Dec. 7

    The last of the Art Basel week shows at the Kill Your Idols space kicks off with a set from Brooklyn-based Pink Reason, currently a trio but really the brainchild of Kevin Failure, the band's frontman. It sounds a little like Joy Division or another post-punk act put through a shredder, churned in a ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    Black Friday Alternatives

    Riptide does not understand this Black Friday nonsense, not one bit. We saw on the teevee news that people were camping out. What is this? Are the deals really all that much better? Personally we think the best way to spend black Friday is recovering from a hangover, but we have some other suggestio ... More >>

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    November 27, 2008

    Bone Up on Basel

    Where Roadkill and pussy pundits thrive.

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    November 25, 2008

    Yelle Performing at Art Loves Music

    Yelle is coming back ya'll! We just called the Art Basel's Florida offices and they confirmed that the French electro-pop outfit is returning to the Magic City to kick off the Basel festivities at its Art Loves Music event Wednesday, December 3 at 10 p.m. The free concert will take place directly o ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    Art Basel Week: A.R.E. Weapons, J.D. Samson at O.H.W.O.W., Dec. 2

    Longtime legends of the lower-lower Manhattan underground, the quartet A.R.E. Weapons have been steadily chugging along since 1999, blasting out something along the lines of electro-rock as imagined by former punk rock types. The band's noisy assault of party-in-your-face found some near-mainstream ... More >>

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    November 14, 2008

    ADULT.'s Ulterior Art Motive

    "Wrench", Nicola Kupersu, Color Print, 2007 Over at Crossfade we told you electro act ADULT. will be playing White Room during Art Basel week. Here at Riptide we're charged with covering the visual arts beat, and hence are providing you with the ulterior motive for ADULT.'s visit. One half of the ... More >>

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    November 11, 2008
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    October 30, 2008

    Art Basel or Bust

    The unholy dollar just might kill the nation's top art fair.

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