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Five Cool Things About this Weekend /// October 1st

By Giovanna Stallings-Blanche posted Sep 28, 2010 at 12:12 PM

Ali Prosch Installation entitled 'untitled (outdoor)' - Twenty Twenty Projects in Miami


Even when there is no "Cool Things About this Week," our EVENTS calendar (that you can find on the main page of this site and handily linked on our Facebook), always is updated with cool things. 

This weekend!: 




ART + PARTY: New Work Miami 2010 Video Preview
/// at Louis Lounge, at the Gansevoort Hotel, 10pm


Win win. Look at the list of artists! This event is a preview of the compilation which will be show at the Museum on closing weekend, October 16 - 17:

"Preview a compilation of video art works by 12 local artists, in conjunction with Miami Art Museum’s New Work Miami 2010 exhibition. Complimentary vodka cocktails until midnight. MAM members free, non-members $15.

Like the New Work Miami 2010 gallery show, the video compilation is comprised of new and recent works by Miami-based artists. The video artists are: Sam Borkson & Bert Rodriguez, Friends with You, Christy Gast, Jiae Hwang, Lee Materazzi, Raul J. Mendez, Magnus Sigudardson, Kyle Trowbridge, Tatiana Vahan, Agustina Woodgate and Juan Carlos Zaldiva."


DJ SET: Dinky
/// at the Electric Pickle



ART + CONCERT: Full Bleed | Photography Exhibition and Release Party + Lil Daggers and Feathers live
/// at Bar


"Full Bleed: New York City Skateboard Photography. Over 60 respected photographers were showcased, including the likes of Spike Jonze, Tobin Yelland, Ed Templeton, Mark Gonzales, and Jason Dill, amongst others. 

Featuring performances by

LIL Daggers (LIVE)
Feathers (LIVE)
+special guest headliner!
DJ sets from Ivory and Alex Corporan"

Don't sleep on Lil Daggers.


CONCERT: Phantogram + Entresol
/// at the Electric Pickle



CONCERT: Mayer Hawthorne
/// at Culture Room


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p.s. - I strongly encourage everyone to enter our CMJ Contest! The total value is at around $1,000, and the minimum word requirement is 300. $3.33 per word? Be smart. 



Brace yourselves: WVUM has 2 CMJ badges to give away!

CMJ is the College Music Journal's five day music festival held throughout New York City. The event brings together an extensive list of heavy players in the music industry to network, perform, and exhibit. This year's event will be held from October 19-23. During the day, panel discussions are held throughout the NYU campus, in which leaders in the music industry give you their take on current situations and their thoughts about where the music industry is headed, At night, everyone and their mom performs.

This year, the lineup so far includes: Phoenix, Four Tet, Ghostface Killah, Dan Black, Acid Washed, Baths, Salem, Beach Fossils, Matthew Dear, the Blow, Drop the Lime, Fenech-Soler, GZA, The Golden Filter, School of Seven Bells, Brahms and Small Black, Holy Ghost!, Surfer Blood, UNKLE, Wild Nothing, and abou200 other artists


How do I win?

We are looking for the best review of any music event from the past year. Participants do not have to live in the Miami area. Entries should be between 300-600 words. The winning entry will receive two general admission CMJ badges (valued at $495). AIR FARE AND HOTEL STAY IS NOT INCLUDED. The winning submission will be posted on By entering this contest you are allowing us to post your review on our site.

Please send entries to by 4pm, Monday, October 4th. Any other inquiries are to be directed to

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