Art Basel Miami Beach festivities continue despite Zika
Venus WilliamsHeidi KlumFidel Castro
Thursday, 1 December 2016 () Everyone's here, said Ocean Drive magazine's editor in chief Jared Shapiro, who hosted a lavish party Tuesday night attended by celebs including Heidi Klum and Venus Williams. In a rare move, federal health officials told pregnant women to avoid the area. Panicked hotels and restaurants closed off outdoor dining areas and installed pricey bug spray systems as they fielded questions from worried guests. [...] election news overshadowed Zika, and while part of Miami Beach continues to be officially considered an active transmission zone, health officials have declared outbreaks both in Wynwood and other sections of Miami Beach to be over. Art Basel officially began Thursday, but parties, street fairs and concerts started earlier in the week — unaffected also by the noisy celebrations cross-town in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood over the death of long-time Cuban leader Fidel Castro. High-brow collectors, brokers and talented graffiti artists are taking to the streets to check out exhibits featuring everything from an oil painting by Chagall to pop-up musical street performances about traffic jams with a car-horn orchestra and a fleet of musical bicycles.
On Thursday, rapper Kendrick Lamar performed inside a spaceship-looking dome on the beach as part of the Art Basel Miami Beach festivities. Lamar interacted frequently with audience members, at one point grabbing a woman's hand saying she had made his night. He stopped the show more than once to sign...
Grammy award winning rapper Kendrick Lamar performed on a hot and humid Thursday night on the beach as part of the Art Basel Miami Beach festivities. cbs4.com - EntertainmentAlso reported by •NYTimes.com •Business Wire India •Bangkok Post
In past years at Art Basel Miami Beach and all of its myriad satellite events, Virgil Abloh’s work has mostly been relegated to DJ... Billboard.com - EntertainmentAlso reported by •NYTimes.com •Bangkok Post
MIAMI BEACH, Florida, December 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of this year's Art Basel in Miami Beach, the BMW Art Car by John Baldessari celebrated its... FinanzNachrichten.de - MarketsAlso reported by •Bangkok Post