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Art Basel 2011 Guide 11/27 – 12/4

November 27th, 2011 -


Hands down, Art Basel is our favorite week of the year in South Florida. With a plethora of art and music, it’s a winning combination. This guide is far from complete, and we will update it often. Let us know which events you are most excited about.

Tues 11/29

SFMO presents: Space Between Words w/ Deaf Poets- Art Basel Pre-Party Kickoff @ Bardot

MOCA & Vanity Fair International Party @ MOCA, North Miami

Wed 11/30

Art Loves Music at Collins Park ( TBA)

Santigold w/ Wale @ LIV

ANR (Awesome New Republic), PLAINS, Little Beard, Nicky Blitz, and DJ sets by Millionyoung @ Electric Pickle

Thurs 12/1

Toyota Antics Special Disco Version Art Basel Edition: Feat. James Murphy & Pat Mahoney from LCD Soundsystem, w/ The Black Lips @ Grand Central – FREE w/ RSVP

Latin American, Modern and Contemporary Art Auction @ Gary Nader Art Centre

Vogue Lounge at Art Basel @ Sagamore Hotel

Twin Shadow @ 27th Street and 2nd Ave (rsvp: fridayRSVP@EPOPLIFE.COM)

Salem @ Gusman Center for Performing Arts – FREE w/ RSVP (

Neon Indian @ Bardot

Pollynm Selebraties, Joniti, Steven A. Clark, Albert Vargas @ Mamushka’s – FREE

Nas, Theophilus London, and Mark Farina (DJ set) @ Ricochet Lounge (invite only)

YACHT @ Electric Pickle

Cog Nomen, Dusthead and more @ Panther Cafe, Wynwood  (starting at 6pm) – Free

Space Between Words @ Multiversal

Cashmere Kitties presents Aleks Violet, Boxwood, Armando von Feathers, True Steez, Pocket of Lollipops at the Kohn Compound

Steinway Piano of Miami presents Pop Up Piano Miami with Jacob Jeffries Band @ Louis

Hatcha. N-Tyle. Crazy D @ Vagabond

The Co11ective Kick Off Party / Red Bull Through My Eyes Reception: Music by- Zona De Bomba (Traditional Puerto Rican Bomba), Lance-O, The Brass King @ Kohn Compound, Wynwood

Fri 12/2

Moby (w/ a full band & gospel singer) @ Bardot

The Co11ective: Music by- Sno White, DJ Tom Laroc @ Kohn Compound, Wynwood

Wolf + Lamb & Soul Clap @ Electric Pickle

Yelle, & Housse de Racket @ The Fillmore Miami Beach

Organicarma, Space Between Words @ Panther Cafe, Wynwood – Free

Mask era , Dead Beat Dad, the cost, Heartline fits , Toad Eyes, Raja khan @ 164 NW 20 Street Suite 206 ($5)

TV On the Radio @ Ricochet, Midtown (invite only)

Cashmere Kitties presents Jolt Radio, Altus Noumena, Andie Sweet Swirl, Shuttle Life, Pocket of Lollipops, Lowercase, and Jolt Radio at the Kohn Compound

Theophilus London & Young The Giant @ Shelborne Hotel pool

Rich Aucoin and Mike Simonetti @ Vagabond

Art VS. Rock : Mr. Entertainment and The PookieSmackers- live painting by Avtar Rojas @ Churchill’s Pub

Sat 12/4

Miami Art Museum Crash the Ball @ Fontainebleau Hotel

Under Ground Miami @ Best Canvas Warehouse – FREE

Basel Castle: Yelawolf, the Rapture (DJ set), Penguin Prison, Tamara Sky, Bastard Lovechild of Rock n’ Roll (AKA Blorr), Heroes x Villains, Damaged Goods, and Troy Kurtz- FREE w/ RSVP

Moby @ Mansion

GZA @ The Stage

VHS or Beta with DJ Laura @ Fountain Fair

The Co11ective: Music by- Brimstone 127,DJ Le Spam @ Kohn Compound, Wynwood

He’s My Brother She’s My Sister @ Vagabond

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings @ Ricochet, Midtown

Tom Tom Magazine’s Showcase @ Churchill’s Pub: Holly Hunt, Snakehole, The State Of, The New, Bonnie Riot, Cave Rave, Mother Popcorn, Follow That Bird, and Miss Frankie Rose

DFA 10 year Anniversary with Holy Ghost! @ Bardot

Tom Tom Magazine’s Art Basel Showcase: Holly Hunt, Snakehole, The State Of, The New, Bonnie Riot, Cave Rave, Mother Popcorn, Follow That Bird, and Miss Frankie Rose @ Churchill’s Pub

Victor Calderone and Rony Seikaly @ Space

Fuck Art, Let’s Dance: Miami Horror, DJ Harvey and Krisp @ Electric Pickle

Cashmere Kitties presents Jiriki, Datamouth, Chalk, Metro Zu, Jiriki, Pocket of Lollipops, and True Steez at the Kohn Compound

Sun 12/4

Get Lost Art Basel at Electric Pickle: (Noon – 5:30am) Clive Henry, Damian Lazarus, Danny Daze, Deniz Kurtel (live), Droog, Eduardo Castillo, Fur Coat, Lee Curtiss, Lee Foss, Muggles, Subb-an (live), and Russ Yallop

Penguin Prison @ Ricochet Lounge (invite only)

The Co11ective: Music by – Keen One @ Kohn Compound, Wynwood

Ongoing events

Art Asia (Wed-Sun)
2901 North Miami Avenue, Midtown

Art Basel Miami Beach (Thurs-Mon)
Miami Beach Convention Center
$40 / $23 with Student ID

Art For A Better World (Wed- Sun)
Surfcomber Hotel, 1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Art Miami ( Wed- Sun)
32nd & NE 31st Street, Midtown

Aqua 11 at the Aqua Hotel (Thurs-Sun)
1530 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Art Now Fair (Thurs-Sun)
Catalina Hotel – 1732 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Art Whino (Fri-Sun)
425 NW 26th St, Miami

Breaking & Entering (Fri- 12/15)
2412 N. Miami Ave 24th Street

Burst Project Art Fair ( Wed – Mon)
Art Deco Center
1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Suggested donation $10.00, not required

The Co11ective Presents Murals, Art and Installations (Thurs-Sun)
215 NW 24th St, Wynwood

Design Miami (Wed – Sun)
Meridian Avenue and 19th Street, Miami Beach Convention Center
$25.00 / $15 with student ID

Fountain Miami (Thurs-Sun)
2505 N Miami Ave at the corner of 25th Street, Midtown

Graffiti Gone Global (Fri-Sun)
The Rotunda Space
3252 NE 1St Avenue, Suite 101, Miami

INK Miami Art Fair (Wed-Sun)
Suites of Dorchester, 1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

It Ain’t Fair 2011: Materialism ( Fri-Sun)
OHWOW Gallery , 81 N.E. 40th Street,Design District

In Situ – Mural Installations presented by Graffuturism
Kohn Compound
219 NW 24th Street, Miami

Ivory Tower -multi-work video installation ( Thurs-Sun)
Marquis Residences, 50th Floor
1100 Biscayne Blvd, Miami

Lovers and Thieves; A Portrait of the Woman (Wed-Sun)
55 N.E. 24th Street, Wynwood

Miami Independent Thinkers

Miami Solo (Wed-Sun)
3011 NE 1st Avenue at NW 31st Street, Midtown

Moksha Visionary Art Fair (Thurs-Sat)
7th Circuit Studio, 228 NE 59th Street Miami

Multiversal (Thurs- Sun)
193 NW 24th Street, Wynwood

NADA Art Fair (Thurs – Sun)
The Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Palm Authority – Giant Inflatable Hands (Wed-Sun)
Bayfront Park, Downtown Miami

PooL Art Fair (Fri – Sun)
Sadigo Court Hotel
334 20th Street, Miami Beach

Pop-Up Pianos Miami
Ten pianos have been placed in locations around the city where “pop-up” performances will be held. Ten artists will customize each of the pianos based on their particular style of art.

Pulse Miami (Thurs-Sun)
The Ice Palace, 1400 North Miami Avenue, Miami
$15 / $10 with student ID)

Red Dot Miami (Wed-Sun)
3011 NE 1st ave at NE 31 Street

The Roses- gigantic fiberglass and steel sculpture by artist Will Ryman (11/27- 12/4)
The Sagamore Hotel- on the beach behind the hotel
1671 Collins Avenue, South Beach

Scope Art Fair ( Wed-Sun)
3055 North Miami Avenue, Midtown

Sculpt Miami (Wed-Sun)
46 NW 36th Street , Wynwood

SEVEN (Wed-Sun)
2637 N Miami Ave (at NE 27th Street), Wynwood

Wynwood Walls
2550 Northwest 2nd Avenue

Verge Art Miami Beach (Thurs-Sun)
The Greenview Hotel, 1671 Washington Ave @ 17th St, Miami Beach
$10 / $5 with student ID

YogArt - will feature live music w/ morning and sunset classes (Wed-Sun)
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Avenue ,Miami Beach
Reserve your seat

Zones Art Fair Miami (Thurs-Sun)
47 NE 25th Street (East of North Miami Ave), Midtown

9 Responses to “Art Basel 2011 Guide 11/27 – 12/4” says:

Purchase a piano from Steinway Gallery Miami by Nov 30th and mention Pop-Up-Piano-Miami and we will donate a percentage of the sale to the PUPM foundation. Lets help bring music back to our community and the next generation!

Air Jordan 4 says:

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Pashmina says:

thanks for a nice list! I’m wondering if they’ll give us some idea of where the popup piano performances will happen. Do you have any info on that?

LP says:

As of right now it’s too early for that information. Keep checking back to our page, we will be updating frequently.

Daniel Rivero says:

Hello I’m part of the Pop-Up Piano Miami team and I just posted the schedule with locations, etc.. on our site and on the FB page.. See you out there!

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