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5 ways to celebrate Art Basel 2018 in Miami

Looking for something to do this week? From a fashion show to an open studio tour to an Afro-Caribbean party, Art Basel Miami 2018 will showcase a range of artwork from across the globe. Here are five ways to get out and experience Miami Art Week. 

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Super Chic Fashion Week

View the winter collections from top fashion designers. Bella Fashion Designs kicks off fashion week with this event featuring runway shows, live music, gift bags and plenty of food and drinks. 

When: Monday, Dec. 3, 7-11 p.m.
Where: Exchange Miami, 1532 Washington Ave.
Admission: $20 
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Felix Da Housecat 

Do Not Sit on Art Basel hosts a special event featuring Felix Da Housecat, a Grammy-nominated dance music DJ and producer from Chicago. He has remixed artists like Nina Simone, Madonna, Garbage and Kylie Minogue and toured as DJ at the Glastonbury Fest in England and Coachella Valley and Music Arts Festival in California.

View art installations in the oasis garden, enjoy craft cocktails and shop for arts and crafts from participating vendors. 

When: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 10 p.m.- Thursday, Dec. 6, 5 a.m.
Where: Do Not Sit On The Furniture, 423 16th St.
Admission: $15 
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Pandamonium Sunset Happy Hour 

This Friday, you can watch the sun set over Biscayne Bay at this happy hour celebrating Art Basel Week. View selected works from Spanish artist and fashion designer Domingo Zapata and enjoy a complimentary tequila cocktail.

When: Friday, Dec. 7, 4-8 p.m.
Where: Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave.
Admission: Free
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Open Studios, Brunch and Tour at ArtCenter

Enjoy brunch with resident artists of the ArtCenter South Florida. Join curator Larry Ossei–Mensah for a tour of “Parallels and Peripheries," an exhibition featuring the work of eight women. During the tour, Ossei-Mensah will discuss how these women are using their art to challenge power dynamics in American culture.

When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 9-11 a.m.
Where: ArtCenter South Florida, 924 Lincoln Road
Admission: Free
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AfroBasel Miami: Afro-Caribbean Day Party

This Afro-Caribbean celebration of art, music and fashion features live art from Jiggy Korean, fashion exhibits from Wamuiru Couture and Beaute' Kettly and a pop-up clothing shop. DJs will be spinning Afrobeat, Soca, dancehall, hip-hop and R&B tunes.

When: Sunday, Dec. 9, 5-11 p.m.
Where: Treehouse Miami, 323 23rd St.
Admission: $10
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