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Friday, December 5

Acria and Paddle8 Host Dinner to Honor Ryan McGinley


Celebrate artists who’ve contributed to Acria, including featured guest Ryan McGinley. Invite only.

Alchemist Party

The Alchemist shop is throwing an “Airball” party to celebrate its week-long installation of a basketball arcade designed by Snarkitecture. There will be a performance by Travis Scott and DJ set by Virgil Abloh. Model Erin Wasson will host a private event in the Alchemist store (1109 Lincoln Road) beforehand. Location: Delano, 1685 Collins Avenue.

Big Eyes Screening

A special screening of Tim Burton’s new film Big Eyes. The screening is free. Location: Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, 8 p.m.

Club Monaco Store Opening

Club Monaco will open on Lincoln Road with Jeffrey Deitch, street style artist Olek and DJ Zoel. Preview “Endless Outburst,” a window display constructed from 200 pieces of Club Monaco clothing. Location: 1006 Lincoln Road, 5-7 p.m.

ELLE DECOR Live Chat

ELLE DECOR Editor-in-Chief Michael Boodro will host a chat with Laith Sayigh of DFA and Anthony Spinello of Spinello Projects. Invite only. Location: Shikany, 251 NW 25th Street, 5-7 p.m.

Free Arts NYC Charity Dreamcatcher Workshop

Make dreamcatchers with host Britt MccVicker. 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit Free Arts NYC. Admittance with ticket. Location: The Freehand Miami, 2727 Indian Creek Drive, 4-6 p.m. 

Laure Hériard Dubreuil and Eres Launch 

Celebrate the launch between Laure Hériard Dubreuil and Eres with a rooftop lunch. Invite only. Location: The Webster Miami, 1220 Collins Avenue.

Mr. Brainwash and Haute Living Dinner

Mr. Brainwash and Haute Living host a preview of the Time is Beautiful installation with Eva Longoria, followed by a private dinner and after party with Swizz Beatz behind the DJ booth. Invite only. Location: Loren Ridinger’s Estate de Suenos, 4 p.m.

Ocean Drive Cover Party

The magazine’s December issue is the main event along with cover star Krysten Ritter. Photographer John R. Hamilton’s Hollywood Exposed: American Icons exhibit will also premiere. Invite only. Location: W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue, 8-11 p.m.

Paris Hilton Guest DJs at The Wall Miami Beach

The Wall’s Art Basel edition will feature Issac Ferry, Chicco Secci and Mr. Mauricio with guest DJ Paris Hilton. RSVP required. Contact [email protected]
. Location: W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue.

Photo Magazine Cover Party

Photo Magazine’s December issue party will feature December cover star Nina Agdal, who was photographed by Markus & Koala. Invite only. Location: The National Hotel Miami Beach, 1677 Collins Avenue, 6-9 p.m.

Roberto Cavalli and Rita Ora Dinner

Invite only.

Spike TV’s Framework at Art Basel

Party in honor of Spike TV’s new series Framework with guests Common, Brandon Gore, Nolen Niu and DJ Hannah Bronfman. Invite only.
 Location: Bungalow 1 at The W, 2201 Collins Avenue.

The Posters Launch

The Posters debut will kick off with a pig roast, hosted by Adrian Rosenfeld and Athena Currey. Invite only.
 Location: The Mud Dock at The Standard Spa, 40 Island Ave, 2-4 p.m.

Time to Rise Screening

View Paris Kain’s film Time to Rise, starring Rosario Dawson, who’s expected to make an appearance. Invite only. Location: The Mud Dock at The Standard Spa, 40 Island Avenue, 4-7 p.m.

Tome + Portraits of Women


Tome designers Ramon Martin and Ryan Lobo will host cocktails, along with Shirin Neshat, to launch Portraits of Women. Invite only.

VH1 + Scope Party


Expect a live musical performance with Nabiha plus a DJ set from Swizz Beatz. A multimedia art installation by Aerosyn-Lex Meštrović will also be premiering.
 Location: 1235 Washington Avenue, 8-11 p.m.