Short but sweet.
What: Watch local and regional filmmakers turn tales of Miami into cinematic shorts, alongside other mini movies from the community, in the indie film fest’s flagship event.
Why: Tides you over until the holiday blockbusters start pouring in.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Tickets ($25) at 305-949-6722 or arshtcenter.org. Free tickets for those in the standby line.
Liza Schwartz Jewelry
What: Colorful, Miami-made braided-leather bracelets ($20-$250) are adorned with everything from sterling silver skulls and evil-eye beads to sparkling bars.
Why: Let’s get this (arm) party started.
When: You need a last-minute gift idea for the girls.
Where: Available at lizaschwartz.com.
What: The AstrologyZone creator glimpses 2013 through a lecture and Q&A, while you take in a spa day, complete with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
Why: Start the New Year on the right hoof/paw/fishtail/pincer.
When: Tonight, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Lapis, in the Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-674-4772). Tickets ($49 for lecture and spa access; $169 for lecture, spa access, and one treatment) at fontainebleau.com.
DailyCandy Editors’ Picks
What: A fourteen-piece collection of inspired gifts and designs curated by yours truly.
Why: Swedish bicycle lights, Araks underthings, lightning bolt umbrellas, scandalous toothbrushes, Maison Martin Margiela notebooks, and more.
When: Thru Dec. 31.
Where: The Shop at The Standard Hotel, 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach (305-704-3927).
What: With all the hustle and bustle, what you really need is a break. Head to the gym (really) for a 45-minute workout that starts with yoga and ends with a twenty-minute meditation. (But if you start snoring, no one will judge.)
Why: DailyCandy readers score a free class when they call and mention DailyCandy to reserve their spot. Also BYO headphones for meditation.
When: Sat., noon.
Where: Equinox South Beach, 520 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-673-1172).
La Fenice Salon & Spa
What: Going glam? The full-service salon specializes in facials by owner and aesthetician Lillian Samardzic (even Dwyane Wade’s a fan), mani/pedis, cuts by celeb stylist Mario Ortega, color by Laura Zerbolio, and blowouts.
Why: DailyCandy readers get a free manicure with any service when they mention DailyCandy when booking.
When: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 3333 Rice St., Coconut Grove (305-460-0800).
Photo: Courtesy of Borscht Film Festival