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DailyCandy's Guide to Art Basel Week 2011

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Gather round for our state-of-the-art address. Herewith: a guide to this year’s best under-the-radar stops.

Wednesday
Shop at the Walls, noon-11 p.m.
For the first time since the Wynwood Walls debuted in 2009, works by the featured artists will be for sale. Pick up limited-edition T-shirts, prints, and a book featuring street artists Retna, How & Nosm, Roa, b., The Date Farmers, Christian Awe, and Dearraindrop.
Where: Wynwood Walls, NW 2nd Ave., between 25th and 26th Sts.

YogArt, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Lenny Kravitz and Russell Simmons have signed up for classes at the newbie event, which mixes yoga, music, and art. Catch the first sunset class ($50) featuring singer/songwriter Trevor Hall.
Where: Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.

Thursday
Toyota Antics Presents Special Disco Version, 10 p.m.
Enjoy Special Disco Version (James Murphy and Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem), The Black Lips, and a DJ set by Midnight Surfer — all for free.
Where: Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Downtown (305-377-2277). R.S.V.P. online at uptheantics.com.

Full Circle: Before They Were Famous, 8 p.m.
The short documentary follows the journey of Miami resident William John Kennedy’s recently published photos of Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana from the 1960s.
Where: O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St., Wynwood (305-571-9970).

Friday
Aleloop’s Mobile Art Installation
, 4-8 p.m.
Local pop surrealist Aleloop wraps up ten Mini Coopers that will travel around the city. At each stop, 40 quirky performers will emerge to partake in a flash mob-type show. Catch the caravan (plus free booze from Milagro) at Art Whino’s makeshift space.
Where: Art Whino Pop-Up, 425 NW 26th St., Wynwood.

The Vogue Lounge at Art Basel, noon-7 p.m.
Score never-seen-before art fused with fashion (Keds at Opening Ceremony, Bond No. 9) at the temporary shopping destination.
Where: Sagamore, The Art Hotel, 1671 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (877-242-6673).

Saturday
Mara Hoffman Pop-Up, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
The swimsuit designer decks out a 1964 Airstream with limited-edition designs (fifteen of each) created in collaboration with five artists. Also up for grabs: the looks from her summer runway show in Miami.
Where: Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach.

Elle Decor Showhouse, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
The design publication brings together a hand-selected group to transform an empty 10,000-square-foot penthouse located on the 43rd floor of a condo building.
Where: Paramount Bay, 2020 N. Bayshore Dr.

Sunday
Dior Debuts Collection by Anselm Reyle
, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
In his first collaboration with a fashion house, German contemporary artist Anselm Reyle creates a collection of handbags and accessories featuring bright metallic leathers, fluorescent camouflage, and extremely modern designs — all available at the Dior pop-up shop.
Where: The Moore Building, 191 NE 40th St., ste. 101, Design District.

Photo: Elizabeth Burks / Getty Images

LOCATIONS
NW 2nd Ave
bt 25th & 26th Sts
Miami, FL 33127
Paramount Bay
2020 N Bayshore Dr
Miami, FL 33137
305-374-2757
1100 West Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-514-1500
Art Whino Pop-Up
425 NW 26th St
Miami, FL 33127
4040 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33137
305-572-0866
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-604-1601
90 NW 29th St
Miami, FL 33127
305-571-9970
697 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136
305-377-2277
Sagamore
1671 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
877-242-6673
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