Art Basel has undeniably become the most important art show in the US, a cultural and social highlight for the America’s, no doubt. And, as it unofficially kicks off today (with the official start this Thursday, December 6th) and the art world descends on Miami, get your party planning hit-list in check with these haute, “culture-atti” filled fetes:
Interview Magazine Party
This invite-only cocktail party is one hot ticket. Taking place on Tuesday, December 4th from 9:30 - 12 midnight at the James Royal Palm Hotel Florida Cookery, see and be scene as you groove to the tunes of DJ Lola Langusta while taking in the arty and gliteratti alike.
Tony Chambers, Wallpaper’s Editor-in-Chief invites VIPs to a unique exploration of the culinary arts at the James Royal Palm Hotel this Thursday from 6 pm - 9:30 pm. The world’s greatest artists have shared their favorite dishes for the unique Artist Palate series. Now, Kris Wessel, award-winning chef at The James Royal Palm’s, Florida Cookery restaurant, is re-interpreting their recipes as tantalizing, taste bud busting treats.
The Warrior's Dream Opening Party
East Village-based art curating crew, 2feet12inches takes on Miami this December at Art Basel. From December 6th to 9th, the group will debut, The Warrior's Dream, a leading contemporary cultural force centered in New York City. This exhibition features the work of the emerging and highly regarded collective known as TWD. From design to photography to music to film, graffiti and fine art, this collection is a true visual paradise.
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Opening Reception is Thursday, December 6th from 6 p – 11pm at Foxhole Annex 1420 Alton Road Miami Beach
KURT After Party
Another exclusive also happening at The James Royal Palm Hotel, who you know ticket is to the KURT after-party on Thursday December 6th from 11 pm to 1 am. Around 200 high profile artists and celebrities will mix and mingle with co-hosts, Adarsha Benjamin and Dennis Hopper’s son, Henry while enjoying music by Devendra Banhart and a live performance So So Glos.