Sweat Records: Art Basel ahoy!!

Hey Friends,

Miami is about to embark on the 5th annual ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH!!

There are gazillions of events going on all over the place. We won’t list them all here, as there are plenty of guides out that’ll let you know wassup, but here are just a few cool (mostly music-related) events we’re hitting up:

Tonight:
-Peaches performs live, for free, on the sand on Miami beach, around Collins and 22nd, 9pm
-My Digital God is Better Than Your God, NE 2nd Ave + 24th
-Last ‘Off The Radar’ at Amendment XXI (it’s moving to Fridays at PS14)

Thursday:
-Friends With You “Skywalkers” balloon parade down Miami Beach, starts at 2pm
-Devendra Banhart performing live at Deitch Projects!
-Super Arty Super Party w/ Whitey (dimmak) performing live at Studio A (hosted by Casey Spooner of Fischerspooner!)
-Quintron with Miss Pussycat live at Churchill’s – puppet show!!!!!!!!!
-Drop The Lime and more at Spiderpussy at The District

Friday:
-“We’ll Make a Lover of You” opening at the ArtCenter/South Florida on Lincoln Rd., 7pm – one of the dopest shows ever!! SWEAT is helping out with their merch mini-store so hit it up for cool art toys, books and more. The show is up through January 21st so make sure you check it out!! After-party at BOB at The Catalina with DJs Egg Foo Young and TIM BISKUP(!!), live silk-screening by FACTION and more…
-A Touch of Class DJ at Revolver at Studio A!
-Arroz Con Frijoles at Bullfrog Eatz

Saturday:
-“We’ll Make a Lover of You” book signing event at the ArtCenter/South Florida, 6-8pm
-Arnold Steiner’s SUBMECHA at 7th Circuit Studios
-Ricky Powell slideshow at the Adidas Store South Beach, 6-9pm
-Art Bastard at PS14
-“The Factory” Andy Warhol theme party at PopLife at The District

Sunday:
-Brazilian Girls live at the Pawn Shop

Ongoing/Various:
-Pimp My Kart! – more info at www.fakturagallery.com
-Back9 at The Albion Hotel

So have a great weekend and enjoy all the art and music!

And stay tuned friends, lots of changes in store for Sweat Records. New hours, new merchandise, new sales and of course, tons of delicious new MUSIC, because that’s what it’s all about.

Cheers,
Lolo and the Sweat crew

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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.)

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7th @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School presents QUINTRON AND MISS PUSSYCAT with Mr. Entertainment and his Pookiesmackers, The Fabulous Shuttle Lounge featuring Ravelstein and the Rocketts, and Terry Schiavo and the Hyper-Crystal Suicide Cult.. 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 have done 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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th @ BULLFROG EATZ: Community Arts & Culture present ARROZ CON FRIJOLES. Featuring live performances by Conjunto Progreso and Los Herederos, plus DJs Le Spam, Hugo and the Cooltura DJ Collective. Plus, all sorts of art installation and goodness by LEBO, Bhakti Baxter, Jo Franco, Karelle Levy, Pixelcrash, and Lucky Bruno. NO COVER!! 9pm, 2344 NE 2nd Ave. www.bullfrogeatz.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 9th @ PS14: SWITCH presents Sylvain Sylvain and Sami Raffa of The New York Dolls!! Plus live performances by Organicarma, WDF Vs. Hydroplane and The Righteous Devices, and DJs Par, 411 DJs (Modernage), Matthew Owen Reininger, Benton + Stravinsky (WVUM). 28 NE 14th St. Downtown Miami.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6th @ PS14: It’s the SWITCH One-Year Anniversary with Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols, plus DJs Gregg Foreman, Adam, Hottpants, Par, Doormouse, Saul, and Jenny. 28 NE 14th St. Downtown Miami.

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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(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