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 Eye on Miami.
May 10-15, Miami Design District Presents Neon Jungle
Maison & Objet Americas’ 2016 designer of the year, Rafael de Cárdenas, and his firm, Architecture at Large, teamed up with the Miami Design District and local popsicle company PopLab to present Neon Jungle. The immersive tropical lounge was open for six days and celebrated Miami’s culture of pleasure and indulgence.
May 11, Loewe and Solar Magazine Present “Marquetry in Leather”
For the second edition of Maison & Objet Americas, Loewe and Solar Magazine presented a special “Marquetry in Leather” furniture project conceived and directed by Jonathan Anderson.
May 12, Design Pub Presents "White on White"
Design Pub hosted its latest exhibition, "White On White," which explores the hue produced by the combination of all colors in the visible spectrum.
May 12, Del Toro’s Spring/Summer 2016 Voyage to Africa Collection Release Celebration
Del Toro Shoes launched its spring/summer 2016 collection with a blowout party at its Wynwood boutique. This season, the shoe designer continues on its journey around the world and takes a "Voyage to Africa," inspired by tribal cultures throughout that continent.
May 12, “I Am Skott Marsi” at LuLu Laboratorium
Artist Skott Marsi debuted his first Wynwood solo exhibition, “I Am Skott Marsi,” at Lulu Laboratorium. “If a piece of mine can pull one person out of a bad time in their life, then my job is complete,” Marsi said of the debut.
May 13, Maison & Objet Americas Interior Design and Lifestyle Summit 2016 (Day 4)
Maison & Objet Americas Interior Design and Lifestyle Summit closed out with a day of chats. The schedule featured an array of design talks that allowed for a dialogue among collaborators, colleagues, and/or competitors for discussions on various topics.
May 13, P Reign at Rockwell Fridays
P Reign joined revelers at Rockwell to kick off the weekend with a special performance, followed by plenty of bottles and beats.
May 13, Gabrielle Union at Heat vs. Raptors Game 6 at Hyde AA Arena
Friday the 13th proved to be a lucky one for the Miami Heat because the team dominated the Toronto Raptors in Game 6, tying up the series. Gabrielle Union and friends took to Hyde American Airlines Arena to cheer the Heat on and toast to a big win.
May 14, Kent Jones at Cherry Pop Saturdays at Sidebar
Kent Jones shut it down at Sidebar with a performance that had partygoers turning up until the early hours of the morning.
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May 14, WizPak Unveiling and Launch Hosted by Chris Brown
Some of South Florida’s finest united at the Bella Fortuna Estate for the launch of a new wave of patented sound and style in wearable technology, the WizPak. The night was hosted by Chris Brown. The WizPak is a first-to-market smart backpack that is a true vision of wearable technology — a four-in-one smart bag that allows you to go to the beach, the gym, the dance studio, or park and enjoy your favorite tunes.
May 14, Miami Rail 2016 Prom Fun-Raiser
It was a blast from the past when guests gathered at the 2016 Prom Fun-Raiser to celebrate the fourth year of the Miami Rail, Miami’s only nonprofit publication dedicated to covering arts and culture. The night included a live set by Goin’ Ghost Fan Band, tapas and drinks by Wynwood’s BoxElder, Get Lucky Punch by Tito’s. Dancing continued into the wee hours.