Eye on Miami: Ryan Lochte, R. Kelly, and More

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 21, Jorge Nation Foundation Fifth Annual White Party at W Fort Lauderdale
It was all white everything as the Jorge Nation Foundation hosted its fifth-annual White Party Fundraiser, held at the W Fort Lauderdale Beach. The highly anticipated event brought together over 400 guests who were treated to unlimited top shelf cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, live music and performers, a showcase of the past JNF Dream Trips, celebrity appearances, and more.
May 23, East Miami Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Press Conference
East Miami celebrated the arrival of Swire Hotels’ first East property in the U.S. with a special ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference. The hotel's soft opening was on Tuesday, May 31, and is located in the heart of Brickell City Centre at 788 Brickell Plaza.
May 24, Favela Beach at Wall
Wall was like a zoo on Tuesday night as revelers came out for another wild rendition of Favela Beach.
May 25, YogArt Rocks at Palm Court
Palm Court in Miami’s famed Design District was flooded with yogis for another YogArt session. Led by Dawn B., the unique blend of yoga and live music encouraged participants to open their minds and shine bright.
May 27, Rick Ross at Icon
Icon was lit on Friday night as Rick Ross helped kick off Memorial Day weekend.
May 27, Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz at Story
Partygoers were treated to double the fun with a set Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz at Story.
May 28, Fabolous, R. Kelly, and Vinny Curry at Story
Saturday night at Story, Fabolous hosted a party to celebrate Memorial Day weekend. R. Kelly and NFL star Vinny Curry were also out and about enjoying the South Beach vibes.
May 28, Tyson Beckford at E11even Saturdays
Tyson Beckford couldn’t resist a wild night out with #teamnosleep. Memorial Day weekend wouldn’t be complete without topping the night off by turning all the way up at E11even.
May 30, 50 Cent and Busta Rhymes at Rockwell Mondays
Rockwell Mondays was on another level with Busta Rhymes in the building joining partygoers for an epic performance from 50 Cent.
May 30, Busta Rhymes, Trick Daddy, Migos, and Zoey Dollaz at LIV on Sunday
Zoey Dollaz and Trick Daddy gave a performance at LIV to an audience that included Busta Rhymes and Migos.
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