Sweat Records: The 4th Annual ’80s Prom tonight!!

Hey Friends,

Happy Holidays!!

First off, we’d like to let you know that we’ve started a blog so that you can always go there to check out the most recent Sweat Events email. The address is sweatrecordsmiami.blogspot.com so bookmark it for future reference!! It’s cool because we’ll also include more pics and links in it, so check it out…

Second, Sweat Records will be closed Thursday!! Enjoy that tofurky.

Third, this long weekend would be a great time to read “Mountains Beyond Mountains” by Tracy Kidder so you can join us for discussion at the Sweat Books Book Club meeting next Thursday, November 9th…

And last but certainly not least…

Tonight is The 4th Annual ’80s Prom!!

This is one of the most straight-up FUN events of the year. People dress up like craaazy, the music is a blast from the past, lots of old friends come in from out of town and it’s all-around good times. This year the Prom Band is local favorites ANIMALS OF THE ARCTIC!! They’ve learned a whole set of ’80s covers and take the stage at midnight.

Cover for this event is ONLY $5. It’s going to be awesome!!

But, you don’t have to take our word for it, you can read about it in Flavorpill, the SunPost, MiamiNights.com and more!!

The last three were amazing so you don’t want to miss it!! We hope to see you there…

Cheers,
Lolo and the Sweat crew

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THIS JUST IN…

CDs (new and restocks): Johnny Cash, Josef K, Cut Copy, Broken Social Scene, V/A – Girl Monster, TV On the Radio, The Smiths, Sigur Ros, V/A – Chrome Children, The Killers, Oasis, Radiohead, Caribou, The Gossip, Exploding Hearts + MORE

DVDs: Bad Brains Live at CBGBs, An Inconvenient Truth, Jamiroquai – High Times, U2 – U218 Singles, The Who – Who’s Better, Who’s Best

Lots of cool used wax just in too, come in and flip through the stacks…

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CURRENT TICKET PRESALES:

12/07 – New Art School presents Quintron and Miss Pussycat at Churchill’s – $8

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SWEAT BOOKS BOOK CLUB: Our current selection is “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World” by Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Kidder.*

From the back cover: “In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life’s calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. Tracy Kidder’s magnificent account shows how one person can make a difference in solving global health problems through a clear-eyed understanding of the interaction of politics, wealth, social systems, and disease. Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia as Farmer changes people’s minds through his dedication to the philosophy that ‘the only real nation is humanity.'”

(*I already finished this book and it was truly inspiring – highly recommended! -Lo)

The next meeting will be on Wednesday, November 29th at 8pm. Be there AND be square.

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UPCOMING EVENT GOODNESS LIKE WHAAAT:

(If your event is not in here send one email to lolo@sweatrecordsmiami.com with all the info.)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd @ THE DISTRICT: It’s THE 4TH ANNUAL ’80s PROM!! No school or work the next day for Thanksgiving!! In the Garden, prom band ANIMALS OF THE ARCTIC take the stage at midnight with a special set of ’80s covers. Afterward, DJs DENNIS M (Flaunt) and MATT CASH (PopLife) play all your favorite new wave hits for your dancing pleasure. In the Red Velvet Room, be ghettofabulous with DJ HOTTPANTS (Roll Out) and LAHORA spinning nostalgic ’80s booty, freestyle and guilty pleasures… PLUS: slow dances, elegant decorations, prom photo booth with pix courtesy of Jipsy, “prom punch” drink specials and more!! Dress sharp and tease your hair!! Starts at 11pm and only $5 cover!! Presented by the prom committee: Sweat Records, PopLife, TheHoneyComb.com, and nefariousgirl.com. R.S.V.P. on myspace!!

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd @ AMENDMENT XXI: OFF THE RADAR Resident DJs Ray Milian and Danny Ashe deliver the underplayed indie goods. This week’s guest DJs are Al B. Rotten and Johnny Strokes aka the Infamous Spiderpussy DJs! Amendment XXI is located at 190 NE 46th St. (formerly 190/GG’s). Doors at 10pm, no cover. www.myspace.com/off_the_radar

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24th @ 7th CIRCUIT STUDIOS: It’s the MOKSHA La Familia Festival!! Featuring live performances by Council of the Sun, Spam All-Stars, Suenalo, Tercera Vizion, Basic Vocab, and Don Juan, with an art show and live painting by LEBO and organic, sustainable fashion by Meadow. $10 at the door, 228 NE 59th St. Miami.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25th @ PAWN SHOP: It’s AQUABOOTY’s 6th Anniversary!! Featuring DJs Kerri “Kaoz 6:23” Chandler, DHM, Juan Mejia Gunars and special guests. 1222 NE 2nd Ave. 10pm. www.aquabooty.com

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26th @ MIA SKATEPARK: MIA Skatepark presents the Toy Machine “Suffer The Joy” video premiere!! Cost is regular admission price and the sneak peak trailer of MIA’s video will also be show. 5pm, 1850 NW 84 Ave. Suite 108, Doral. After-party at Chocolate Sunday at Purdy Lounge.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28th @ STUDIO A: LADY SOVEREIGN (Def Jam) live with MAYDAY and Young Love. Doors at 9pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29th @ SWEAT: The Sweat Books Book Club meets to discuss “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World” by Tracy Kidder, and to select their next book. 8pm at Sweat Records. Be there AND be square.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1st @ CORNERSTONE: Holy indie rock!! Check out an intimate live performance by MOUNT EERIE, also known as THE MICROPHONES (K Records) with THANKSGIVING (aka Adrian Orange) and JASON ANDERSON (aka Wolf Colonel)!! Plus visuals by Whistling School For Boys. Two shows – 7pm and 10pm. $10 cover, all ages. 2013 N Miami Ave. myspace.com/cornerstonemiami

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1st @ CHURCHILL’S PUB: Time for another great COUP D’ETAT!! This one features live performances by The Waterford Landing, Sayonara Tokyo, Inner City Bonfire, The Mutiny, Animals of the Arctic, The Monday Photo, Universal Citizens, Squares Vs America, Organicarma, Our Last Days as Children, Dukes, Him Genius, Francis 7 and Venejer, with DJs Hottpants (Roll Out), Par (Switch) and Lolo (Sweat Records). 18+

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2nd @ THE DISTRICT: PopLife is proud to present a live performance by DAT POLITICS with special guests KEVIN BLECHDOM and DINO FELIPE!! Fans of cutting-edge electronic dance music won’t want to miss this!! 35 NE 40th St. www.epoplife.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2nd @ RESPECTABLE STREET (WPB): SexyKittys Modern Burlesque Show, followed by a live performance by AVENUE D!! Subpop/Percolator dance party afterwards featuring DJss Johnnylove, Charles Parker and Hilltronic. Doors at 10pm, $25. 518 Clematis St. Downtown West Palm Beach. www.respectablestreet.com

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7th @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School presents QUINTRON AND MISS PUSSYCAT + guests. Tickets $8 in advance available at Sweat ($10 at the door). Doors at 8pm, 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.newartschool.net

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th @ ARTCENTER/SOUTH FLORIDA: The ArtCenter/South Florida, Jonathan LeVine Gallery (NYC), Merry Karnowsky Gallery (LA) and The Shooting Gallery (San Francisco) present WE’LL MAKE A LOVER OF YOU, curated by Miami’s own Francesco LoCastro!! WMALOY is an unprecedented display of the groundbreaking work by some of the finest talent in today’s avant garde Pop Surrealist/Urban Contemporary movement. Plus, LoCastro and R.Grimes of Faction are doing a painted/silk-screened backdrop so you can admire the individual pieces and/or enjoy it as a huge installation – so cool!! Sweat will be helping out with the merch, too!! Opening reception 7-10pm. Full info, artist line-up, and pics from past events at www.francescolocastro.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th @ ARTCENTER/SOUTH FLORIDA: It’s the WE’LL MAKE A LOVER OF YOU book signing event!! Pick up books by such art luminaries as Sas Christian, Gary Baseman, Niagara, Shawn Barber, Yumiko Kayukawa, Jonathan Weiner, Richard Coleman, Jeff Soto, LEBO, Ron English, and Dave Cooper…and have them sign it!! 6pm to 8pm, 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. www.francescolocastro.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th @ 7th CIRCUIT STUDIOS: It’s the opening reception for SUBMECHA, a 4000 sq. ft. multimedia art exhibition by amazing local artist Arnold Steiner aka AS1 Projects!! He’s done the artwork for most of the Schematic releases, lots of hiphop and tons of other flyers and eye-catching things you’ve seen around. Submecha will feature his fine art, digital prints, video installations, animation projections and clothing!! Soundtrack by DJs Karakter, Plot, Salim Rafiq, Uprokk, Aura and Medley with live performances by Gosub, Alpha 606, and Nomadic. NO COVER!! This is another Art Basel event you don’t want to miss. 7pm to 4am, 228 NE 59th St. (Exhibit will also be open Sunday, December 10th from 1pm to 7pm.) www.as1projects.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th @ CULTURE ROOM: THE STILLS (Vice Recordings) live. Doors at 8pm. Tickets are $12, available through Ticketmaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. www.cultureroom.net

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th @ REVOLUTION: Miami natives ACUTE return to play with Copeland, The Appleseed Cast and Owen. www.jointherevolution.net

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th @ STUDIO A: RASPUTINA + Aberdeen City live. Doors at 9pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16th @ STUDIO A: THE TRACHTENBURG FAMILY SLIDESHOW PLAYERS live with guests Ching Chong. Doors at 8pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22nd @ CHURCHILL’S PUB: Sweat Records presents the annual holiday SWEAT STOCKING STUFFER!! This is a huge showcase of local talent, AND a big-ass last-minute shopping sale!! Full lineup TBA. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.sweatrecordsmiami.com

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th @ CULTURE ROOM: MASTODON live with guests CONVERGE!! Doors at 7.30pm, tickets $16 via Ticketmaster. www.cultureroom.net

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25th, 2007 @ THE CARNIVAL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: SIGUR ROS perform “Ba Ba Ti Ki Di Do” live with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company!! www.miamipac.org

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Sweat Records
(inside Churchill’s Pub)
Monday-Saturday 2pm to Midnight
5501 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Ph: 305.758.5862 ext.5
Fax: 305.758.4481
www.sweatrecordsmiami.com