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 Eyes on Miami.
Wednesday, August 10
"Basquiat: the Unknown Notebooks" Museum Circle Preview at PAMM: Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) invited Museum Circle members to preview the museum’s latest special exhibition, "Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks." Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as they celebrated this major exhibition showcasing Jean-Michel Basquiat’s notebooks. Notable attendees included musician Lenny Kravitz, who toured the galleries with PAMM director Franklin Sirmans, Barbara Becker, and Amaris Jones; Miami Heat player Juwan Howard; Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz; Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime; and local artists Edouard Duval-Carrié, Glexis Novoa, and
GlamSquad Summer Breakfast Club at East, Miami: Another installment of the GlamSquad Breakfast Club took place at East, Miami. Hosted by Kelli J. Bartlett, GlamSquad's director of makeup artistry, the breakfast brought together a group of Miami’s most creative and inspiring women. Guests were treated to hair and makeup touchups by GlamSquad; breakfast and mimosas, compliments of East; and an interactive makeup demonstration using Temptu airbrush makeup by Bartlett. Guests included GlamSquad lead makeup artist Soleil Atiles, GlamSquad
Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour’s Fall Fashion Trend Celebration: Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour and GM Elias Synalovski kicked off the season with 75 influencers at their annual Fall Fashion Trend Event. The daytime extravaganza, which benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, was hosted by Asha Elias, Brooke Rosenfeld, and Lauren Geduld. Attendees enjoyed seasonal canapés and trend-themed cocktails while getting a first look at Neiman’s fall trends with an exclusive runway presentation curated by celebrity stylist Danny Santiago. Guests entered to win a YSL clutch in this season’s "it" color — berry — whose proceeds benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami.
Friday, August 12
Alesso at Story: There’s nothing like kicking off the long-awaited weekend by raging wild to a set from Alesso at Story.
No Velvet Rope Needed: Brickell’s Sidebar and Baby Jane, along with Coconut Grove’s Ariete, all have something in common: They have benefited from the magic touch of Miami native Jason Odio. Using knowledge from his early years working in the entertainment industry, Odio has developed three one-of-a-kind spots that each bring something distinctive and refreshing to the Miami nightlife and restaurant scenes. World Red Eye caught up with Odio at Baby Jane for a closer look behind the scenes.
Saturday, August 13
E11even Saturdays: Summer nights at E11even keep getting naughtier. Team No Sleep turned it up another level Saturday for a memorable night out.
El Tucán Saturdays: El Tucán was full of good vibes as guests enjoyed another insane evening of jaw-dropping entertainment at the Brickell dinner cabaret.
Heineken “Save Your Seat” Campaign to Support Restoration of Miami Marine Stadium: Heineken is supporting the restoration of Miami Marine Stadium as part of the beer maker's “Cities” campaign, which aims to make great urban areas even greater. Heineken will match up to $20,000 contributed within the first two weeks. The company is also giving unique perks to contributors; in fact, Heineken’s #SaveYourSeat program will award select donors with actual seats that are being removed from the stadium to make way for
Rockwell Saturdays: Saturday night was one for the books at Rockwell. Between the seemingly endless bottle parades and all-around good vibes,
Soap & Glory "Beauty Boudoir" at Mackapoolooza 2016 at Fontainebleau: Soap & Glory took over the pool at Fontainebleau in celebration of this year's Mackapoolooza 2016. The brand brought a kick-ass beauty boudoir filled with fun surprises, free samples, and the Glory Girls to Miami Beach for the ultimate pink-
Swim Club at Hyde Beach: Hyde Beach knows how to savor the last few weeks of summer, and this Saturday’s pool party did not disappoint.
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Sunday, August 14
Flo Rida at LIV Sunday: LIV last Sunday provided another epic closeout to the week. Musical artist Flo Rida was also out and getting low, low, low with partygoers.
Tuesday, August 16
#JagDrive305 x Michelle Chwoschtschinsky: With #JagDrive305, a digital partnership between the Collection and World Red Eye, insiders can get an up-close and personal look at the 2017 Jaguar F-PACE through the eyes of three of Miami’s own. Continuing the journey, World Red Eye spent the day with local fashion blogger Michelle Chwoschtschinsky, who gave us a glimpse into Miami through her eyes behind the wheel of the newly arrived Jaguar.