Thursday, December 4, 2008

Daily Candy Weekend Guide

The Weekend Guide
What to Do This Weekend

With just a hint of Basel.

Vanguard Fair Party
What: Take in art, music, and cocktails while local talent Lebo paints live at Gen Art’s Basel bash.
Why: Pop goes the easel.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 2135 NW 1st Ave., Wynwood. Tickets online at

Fountain Art Fair
What: The anti-establishment, Brooklyn-based event hits the scene with an avant-garde exhibit of paintings, installations, and performance art.
Why: It’s a fountain of youth.
When: Thru Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Artist reception, Fri., 7 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 2505 N. Miami Ave., Wynwood.

Box Top Shop
What: A pop-up shop inside Design Miami sells unique design-in-mind products from Areaware and Charles & Marie.
Why: It’s out of the box.
When: Thru Sat., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 4141 NE 2nd Ave., Design District.

Henri Bendel Opens
What: The famed Fifth Avenue boutique lands in Aventura with its signature bangles, candles, handbags, and more.
Why: You’re a shop girl.
When: Holiday hours online at
Where: 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura Mall (305-935-7424).

The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)
What: Those crazy Brits condense all the Bard’s work into a jaunty 97 minutes of cross-dressing, slapstick, and the occasional verse.
Why: To be …
When: Thru Jan. 18. Tues.-Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 2 & 7:30 p.m.
Where: Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. (305-949-6722).

Krel 2 Go
What: Local designer Karelle Levy launches a temporary boutique, where she’ll make you a custom couture knit.
Why: It lasts only sew long.
When: Thru Sun. Thurs. & Fri., noon-5 p.m.; Sat., 1-5 p.m.; Sun., 2-5 p.m.
Where: Scope Art Fair, 3111 NE 1st Ave., Midtown. Info at 305-528-2755.

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