If you haven't yet gotten your tickets to Artopia, New Times' annual arts party taking place tomorrow night, now's the time for action. VIP tickets are sold out as of this afternoon, and there are only a limited amount of general admission tickets remaining.
That means there are just a few more passes left to see the art, listen to the bands, watch the short films, and pig out on the grub -- not to mention to see this year's Mastermind Award winners receive their giant checks. That's right; we sprung for giant checks this year. This is gonna be that kind of party.
Buy your tickets here, and click through to find out more about Artopia.
This year's Artopia will transform the Coral Gables Museum into the central hub of Miami culture on Thursday, February 28. Art on display will range from authentic Picasso works to pieces by the late local art hero Purvis Young. Expect to see tons of local talent on display. Miami artists Maximo Caminero, Mark Cherry, Joe Chirichigno, Antonio Fortuna, Andrés Mesa, Lena Reznik, Stephen Tiger, Ray Trout, and former MasterMind Award winners Drugged Conscience Records and Domingo of the End/Spring Break will all be represented.
Attendees will browse the walls to the sounds of PALO!, who'll be performing live. DJ Andrea Xavier & Jessie Mallie, the Ground Zero Crew, and former MasterMind Award winner Roofless Records will also add to the night's soundtrack.
Along the way, you can nosh on treats from Machiya, Catalina's Bake Shop, Daily Melt, and other area eateries. And, of course, you'll enjoy it all with a drink in your hand, courtesy of Beck's, Rums of Puerto Rico, SX Vodkas, and El Cartel Tequila.
Topping it all off, Real Housewives of Miami star and drag queen about town Elaine Lancaster will host the festivities in celebration of the Arsht Center's upcoming show Priscilla Queen of the Desert.
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