Chill House Nautilus café (aka The Nauti Grind)
December 6-December 8th
Chillhouse joined forces with Sixty Hotels to pop up at Nautilus café (aka The Nauti Grind). Guests will also be able to get complimentary nail designs courtesy of @cndworld. While waiting on your brew or nail art appointment, sit for a cultural experience by visual artist Suzy Kellems Dominik as she gives a talk on her new provocative sculpture ”12-foot orgasm”. Known for dissecting intimate moments in human relations and interactions, Suzy presents a fearless multi-sensory neon sculpture installation. The eye catching sculpture can be viewed in the hotel lobby through December 10th. Celebrity stylist Melville Pipino Pop-Up Salon will be onsite from December 6-9 offering up cuts and blowouts at the SIXTY Nautilus spa.
WALL: Art Basel 2017 | 2201 Collins Ave.
December 5- Sunday, December 10th
Miami Beach’s premier hospitality firm KNR Hospitality Group announce their exciting Art Basel lineup for WALL at W South Beach. The recognized and reputable destination release their 5-day lineup consisting of top artists making their annual return to kick off the artsy weekend. Festivities begin Tuesday (December 5) with Favela Beach Nightlife Is Beautiful hosted by Mr. Brainwash. The week continues with the annual Behrouz & Friends with music by Guy Gerber, Behrouz and more on Wednesday (December 6). David Squillace, Rony Seikaly and Jean Claude Ades spin on Friday (December 8) and on Saturday (December 9) Paris Hilton returns as host and Dj for the 4th year. The week’s lineup concludes with the annual Art Basel closing party Director’s Cut hosted by Tolga on Sunday (December 10). For tickets, please visit http://www.wallmiami.com/events/
WeWork x In Heroes We Trust Exhibition at the Security Building
December 6 to December 9
At WeWork’s recently opened space at the Security Building in Brickell City Centre presents Los Angeles-based In Heroes We Trust for an exhibit featuring the works of multi-talented artists on its 15th floor, including: Annie Terrazzo, Homo Riot, Bobbie Moline Kramer, Le Fou, Kevin Glazer, Daniel Dugan, Tania Love Abramson, Zac Tomaszewski, Sarah Elise Abramson, Mads Hofmann and Peter Birk.
Vegas: Alter Your Reality | VIP Opening Night
High tech meets stylized art at Zadok Gallery during Miami Art Week with Vegas: Alter Your Reality. The exhibition will debut with a private VIP party on Wednesday, December 6 and will open to the public from December 7 – 9, Sin City arrives in Wynwood with an experiential art gallery. LVCVA (Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority) partnered up with five internationally-renowned artists to share their individual interpretations of Las Vegas in a 360° virtual reality art form after their visits to the adult playground. Using Samsung Gear VR, artists participating include Brazilian artist Adhemas Batista, English street artist Insa, French artist Fafi, Canadian visual artist Signal Noise and digital artist Beeple. Invitation only.
12PM TO 6PM
Surf Lodge Pop-Up at W Hotel
Avant Gallery x LaMuse Café for Intimate Preview + Breakfast
The intimate party will celebrate Avant Gallery’s 10-year anniversary with a VIP preview of the gallery’s latest exhibition with featured artists including Skyler Grey, BNS, Florian Eymann, DAIN, and Alec Monopoly, and a decadent breakfast at its newly integrated and much-buzzed about restaurant space – with endless amounts of Whispering Angel rosé, of course. Invitation only.
Unveiling of Citigroup Center and White Square Pop-Up with Chef Ingrid Hoffman
Crocker Partners and Fabian Basabe celebrate the intersection of real estate, art and high-design for the unveiling of White Square pop-up gallery by Richard Meier & Partners at the highly anticipated Citigroup Center in Downtown Miami. White Square will showcase photographs by Paul Solberg and Andy Warhol’s former personal photographer, Christopher Makos – also known as the Hilton Brothers. Enjoy specialty cocktails and bites by celebrity Chef Ingrid Hoffmann, and exclusive performance installations by Susanne Bartsch – a “peep show” where guests can look into private, controversial moments through a peephole. Check out the venues decked out bathrooms, which will be transformed into a spa-like retreat courtesy of Acqua di Parma. Invitation only.
The Ball of Eden by Maison Perrier-Jouët
Beatiful evening featuring a special performance by Ellie Goulding. Dress code is Cocktail Attire. 111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach #artofthewild. INVITE ONLY
Patricia Field Art Fashion Opening Night Party at White Dot Gallery |2245 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL
Patricia Field is celebrating her Art Fashion Opening Night with a gallery exhibition and pop-up shop featuring a curated selection of one-of-a-kind clothing, accessories, and art. There will also be sculptures by an exclusive group of artists, including Kyle Brincefield, Scooter Laforge, Jody Morlock, Suzan Pitt, Steven Wine and Iris Bonner. The Launch Party will take place at the White Dot Gallery. Please RSVP at PatriciaField@TaraInk.com.
Destination Bas3l: Art + Sushi Mixer with Equilibrium Group and JetSmarter l 336 21st Street Miami Beach
JetSmarter, in partnership with the Plymouth Hotel and Equilibrium Group, invites you to an upscale cocktail reception for members and VIPs from 8:30 to 10PM. Come view art that will be displayed all around the renovated pool deck at the hotel, as we eat bites provided by top-rated restaurant Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill, an upscale and fresh taste of sushi and seafood of all kinds. RSVP with Dilara@taraink.com
Art Basel Tent at the Nautilus South Beach | 1825 Collins Avenue (12/7-12/9)
An official Art Basel hotel partner, Nautilus South Beach returns this year with art, culture, music, and celebrity lineup of A list events. Open to the public are listed below as SIXTY & Nautilus Jason Pomeranc aims to win Art Basel again this year!: Gran Centenario x Kelsey Montague. Known for her viral angel wings mural pieces, artist Kelsey Montague partners up with Gran Centenario Tequila to showcase a white and gold angel wings mural, which will be auctioned off for proceeds to benefit Mexican Relief charities. Encouraging guests to join the movement, Nautilus South Beach will display her wings at the Nautilus Lobby, and another set at the Art Basel tent, for guests to take photos and post on social media during Art Basel. For every picture posted to the hashtag, Gran Centenario will donate $10 to charity to benefit families and victims of the earthquake in Mexico City. Expected celebrity guest is Eva Longoria. A private VIP cocktail event will be held on Dec 8th. RSVP: GC@taraink.com
Surf Lodge Pop-Up at W Hotel with Andy Warhol x Mia Moretti
Assouline & Sotheby’s to celebrate Andy Warhol The Impossible Collection with Music by May Kwok, Mia Moretti & Kiernan Taylor + Performance by Young Paris. INVITE ONLY
Juvenile at Foxhole
First official Off Record event, featuring performances by Juvenile, Pi’erre Borne, Leaf and more. Free with RSVP at Foxhole Bar. RSVP at Annexneversleeps.com/events
12PM TO 6PM
Surf Lodge Pop-Up at W Hotel
Rosario Dawson & Abrima Erwian to Shop The Studio 189 Collection
12PM TO 6PM
Surf Lodge Pop up at W Hotel
Joe and The Juice
Half Gallery & Jason Pomeranc Present Paul Sevigny’s Art Party
Music and paints and all around the hottest party in New York. Located at Nautilus South Beach, 1825 Collins Ave. INVITE ONLY
Surf Lodge Pop-Up at W Hotel
Daniel Arsham & Ronnie Fieg of Kith with Music by DJ Cassidy & Virgil Abloh & A performance by Lion Babe. INVITE ONLY
Gran Centenario x Kelsey Montague VIP Cocktail Party
Known for her viral angel wings mural pieces, artist Kelsey Montague partners up with Gran Centenario Tequila to showcase a white and gold angel wings mural, which will be auctioned off for proceeds to benefit Mexican Relief charities. Encouraging guests to join the movement, Nautilus South Beach will display her wings at the Nautilus Lobby, and another set at the Art Basel tent, for guests to take photos and post on social media during Art Basel. For every picture posted to the hashtag, Gran Centenario will donate $10 to charity to benefit families and victims of the earthquake in Mexico City. Expected celebrity guest is Eva Longoria. INVITE ONLY
Foursquare presents Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues
The Basel Experience
With music by Woes and Mathematics and a special performance from Raekwon. plus more special guests to be announced. FTSLDRS 100 SE 1st Ave Miami, FL 33131. INVITE ONLY
Phil Collins’ Dreaming on the Beach Gala | Fillmore Theater – 1700 Washington Ave.
Benefiting young aspiring talent without the means to achieve their goals, Five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning music legend Phil Collins and wife Orianne Collins, are proud to announce GRAMMY® Award-winning Italian artist Laura Pausini, GRAMMY® Award nominee rock singer KT Tunstall, Latin pop Venezuelan singer Nacho, Spanish soul artist Pitingo, and Miami-based rock band 5800 will perform at the 3rd annual Dreaming on the Beach Gala on Saturday, December 9, 2017. As headliner of the Gala, Phil will also serve as host and celebrity emcee along with co-founder Orianne Collins, philanthropist and designer of Orianne Collins Jewelry. Tickets available online. Media passes for the VIP cocktail portion of the evening available.
7pm to 9pm
Celebration of the Works of Sarah Bahbah Work’s Dinner Reception
Sarah Bahbah celebrates the launch of her cinematic series of images with art collectors and industry tastemakers at the “Celebration of the Works of Sarah Bahbah Work’s Dinner Reception”. Her wry photographs, depicted as film stills, delve into themes of anger, heartbreak, and her particular brand of feminine ennui. Her art work will be displayed at the SIXTY Nautilus Lobby through the week.
Patricia Field Art Fashion Runway Show at White Dot Gallery |2245 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL
Patricia Field and hosts Alan T and DJ Tyler Stone are celebrating the Patricia Field Art Fashion Runway Show with a gallery exhibition and pop-up shop featuring a curated selection of eye candy by an exclusive group of artists, including Kyle Brincefield, Scooter Laforge, Jody Morlock, Suzan Pitt, Steven Wine and Iris Bonner. The Runway Show will take place at the White Dot Gallery. The Runway Presentation will begin at 8:00PM. Please RSVP at PatriciaField@TaraInk.com.
The newly opened BLT Steak at the Iberostar Berkeley offers a great solution for those who want to grab and go while Baseling. Chef Carlos Torres will be offering his hot new signature dish – steak tartare tacos – to go! Also available, elote (Mexican corn). Just order with the restaurant hostess right inside the hotel entrance between 8 PM and 11 PM. Tacos are priced at $18; elote $7; or order a combo for $20. BLT Steak Miami is located at the newly opened Iberostar Berkeley Hotel at 1610 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, in addition to in-room dining and the hotel’s rooftop pool deck. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling (786) 605-0819. https://bltrestaurants.com/blt-steak/miami/.
Chef Jose Mendin of Food Comma Hospitality Group, who just opened Habitat, his latest concept inside Miami Beach’s 1 Hotel South Beach, is gearing up to showcase the restaurant during Art Basel Miami Beach/Miami Art Week. For the star-studded week, Chef Mendin along with Michelin-starred chef de cuisine, Angel Palacios and mixologist Pedro Sanchez will be creating a tantalizing tapas and cocktail menu which will be offered in Habitat’s mezzanine lounge throughout Miami Art Week from 6 PM to midnight. Live music will be available nightly beginning at 9 PM. Also on tap will be Chef Jose Mendin’s beloved Late-Night Ramen series which will be offered from midnight to 2 AM. Habitat is located at 2395 Collins Avenue. Reservations are recommended and are available via Opentable Telephone: (305) 604-6700; www.habitatmb.com.
NaiYaRa: Macallan Presents: NaiYaRa x Herbert Galarza
Art aficionados and scene-makers should add another must-visit destination to their Art Basel to-do list: NaiYaRa restaurant and bar on Miami Beach. In celebration of Miami Art Week/Art Basel Miami Beach, NaiYaRa will host widely known South American street artist Herbert Galarza. Infamous for his “Graffiti-pop” style, Galarza fuses historic pop imagery and contemporary cultural iconography to create highly individualized messages about society and culture. During dinner service on Friday, December 8 the restaurant will double as a gallery, exhibiting a number of Galarza’s work. From 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM, the artist will be onsite painting live. In full view of the dining room and NaiYaRa’s bustling bar, what better way to take in just a fraction of the amazing art that takes over the 305 every December. Co-sponsored by Macallan scotch, the event will also feature a pop-up shop featuring not just works by the artist, for sale, but also custom-painted bottles of Macallan; timeless, one-of-a-kind remembrances from Basel 2018. Diners and imbibers will also be able to order exclusive, one-night-only Macallan pours. NaiYaRa is located at 1854 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL. Reservations are recommended and are available via Opentable. Telephone: (786) 275-6005; www.naiyara.com
ORA (SOUTH BEACH): 2000 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach FL | www.oranightclub.com
ORA is a luxury hotspot in South Beach located across from The Setai at 2000 Collins Avenue. Melding all the service of a hotel cocktail lounge – like table-side mixology, a cocktail room serving flights of cocktails, and a top art collection – ORA is a welcome departure from the impersonal SoBe scene of late, and a return to the glamour that put Miami Beach on the map – updated for what the people want today. Ora has been designed with a multi-million interior by Parisian designer Francois Frossard featuring artwork by Banksy, Murakami and Robert Indiana. The space features a grand main floor with a constantly changing kinetic motion ceiling, and the upstairs Anti-Social Room that features cozy seating and boiserie paneled walls.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Art lovers and cocktail enthusiasts alike can take in all that Art Basel has to offer at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach. From December 7-10, the Miami Beach landmark will be home to a new collaborative collection from German designer Philipp Plein in the Chateau Lobby. Guests can sip and savor handcrafted cocktails at Bleau Bar, the hotel’s lobby centerpiece, where the tables are the ideal spot to meet, mix and mingle. Fontainebleau Miami Beach is located at 4441 Collins Avenue, on Miami Beach, FL 33140. www.Fontainebleau.com. Telephone: (877) 326-7412.
The Strand Bar & Grill
The Strand Bar & Grill opened its doors November 2017 in a beautiful shorefront setting on Miami Beach. This new dining concept, located at Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, delivers a seasonal, ingredient-driven menu of carefully considered new American fare infused with innovative touches from Executive Chef Stephen Ullrich, with sweeping ocean views. The menu features an approachable assortment of dishes that highlight South Florida’s organic community, sourcing ingredients from local boutique farms. Standout dishes will include: Stracciatella with black Mission figs, basil and chicory; Sea Scallops with Jerusalem artichoke, pomegranate, Brussels sprouts and black truffle; Kampachi Crudo with asparagus, yuzu, radish and rice crisp; Lamb Trio – lamb loin, belly and merguez sausage, served with smoked yogurt, za’atar, confit tomato and cucumber gremolata; and Squid Ink Tagliatelle with squid, olive, tomato and broccoli crema. The Strand Bar & Grill is located at 6801 Collins Avenue. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Telephone: (305) 514-7474; http://www.thestrandmiami.com/. Reduced valet parking is available for $10. Instagram & Facebook @thestrandmiami
Kiki On The River (THE MIAMI RIVER )
Heralding a new dining experience on the Miami River, Kiki on the River, is Miami’s newest indoor/outdoor new dining destination. Romantic and contemporary, the riverside restaurant embraces the hospitality and spirit of the Greek islands with the service and style of a romantic island garden restaurant & lounge. Kiki is a passion project by nightlife pro Roman Jones, former Philippe Chow Miami managing partner, Aris Nanos, hospitality executive Lee Lyon. Serving lunch and dinner daily, and a lively weekend brunch, Kiki offers a selection of time-honored Greek favorites and innovative dishes, all made from scratch in-house. Three distinct areas will have unique elements including: the relaxed outdoor terrace with draping vines and colorful Bougainvillea, a sunset river view and a sophisticated interior dining room with ceiling to floor windows and luxurious drapes wrapped around steel and concrete original beams and columns will offer al fresco seating on the patio. The whitewashed walls of the rustic warehouse interior pay homage the original fish market that served the area for the last several decades, with warm design details throughout. 450 NW North River Drive, Miami FL | www.kikiontheriver.com
Cantina La Veinte:
Tucked inside the Icon Brickell is culinary gem Cantina La Veinte. Since opening in 2014, the two-story restaurant with views of Biscayne Bay and Brickell Key has continuously taken diners and imbibers on a journey through rarely-explored areas of Mexico. This year, the restaurant will celebrate Art Basel in true Cantina style – by honoring the diversity of Mexican artistry through gastronomy, entertainment and art exhibits. Kicking off the week’s festivities is Spanish actor and artist Jordi Molla, who will display his artwork during an Art Basel themed afternoon from 2PM-6PM on Sunday, December 3, 2017. From Friday, December 8 to Sunday, December 10, recognized Mexican artists will exhibit their artwork in Cantina’s gorgeous outdoor waterfront patio beginning at 8PM each night. The covered al fresco dining area makes for the perfect spot to sip cocktails and enjoy the ocean breeze while taking in the spectacular views and unique artwork. Tickets are free with Eventbrite registration. Cantina La Veinte is located at 495 Brickell Avenue at the Icon Brickell. Lunch and dinner are served Monday – Wednesday, noon until midnight; Thursday – Saturday, noon – 1 AM; Sunday, noon – 11 PM. Happy Hour is offered Monday – Friday, 4 PM – 8 PM. Telephone: (786) 623-6136; www.cantinala20.com.
Beaker & Gray:
Nestled in the heart of Wynwood, Beaker & Gray is one of Miami’s must-try hot spots serving fun, approachable takes on refined worldly recipes. Chef/Owner Brian Nasajon and Bar Manager/Owner Ben Potts offer Happy Hour featuring a playful lineup of libations and bites, available Monday-Friday from 5PM-7PM. For night owls, Happy Hour returns with a second round – Monday-Thursday from Midnight-2AM. Drink specials include classic $7 craft cocktails, such as the Moscow Mule, Tom Collins, Daiquiri, Margarita, Sazerac, and Old Fashioned, as well as $5 beers including Pacifico, 6 Point Crisp, La Rubia Blonde Ale, and All Day IPA. Wine lovers can toast with $6 glasses, including Fini Pinot Grigio, Aveleda Vinho Verde, Requeña Cava and Rio Mendoza Malbec. Light bites ($5) include Cheesy Fries with huancaina and queso fresco and a Garlic Churro with a scallion and sour cream and onion dip. Beaker & Gray is located at 2637 North Miami Avenue in Wynwood. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, Noon to 4PM; dinner is served Sunday through Thursday from 6PM to 1AM, and Friday and Saturday from 6PM to 2AM. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 11AM to 4PM. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday, 4PM to 7PM & Monday through Thursday, 11PM to 2AM. Telephone: (305) 699-2637; http://beakerandgray.com/.