Art Basel OVR: 20c
Art Basel is loosening up with covid. The global art fair with a Miami Beach edition is going beyond its traditional dates with special virtual sales initiatives. Live from October 28-31, OVR: 20c focuses on 20th-century works exhibited by 100 international galleries that regularly participate in Art Basel. Preview participating galleries and artists as well as art insiders’ picks here.
Midnight in Paris Fundraiser
Put on a mask for another cause—Midnight in Paris “mask-erade” on October 30. Pistache French Bistro in West Palm Beach is hosting the limited-attendance soirée with Gentlemen of the Garden, a local nonprofit dedicated to environmentally friendly beautification projects. All proceeds benefit Buccan Provisions, Buccan restaurant group’s complimentary meal service for those in need in the community.
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show returns in-person from October 28-November 1. The upscale event offers passes with perks via its Windward VIP Club and Prime Time Preview. Browse 1,300 boats and 1,000 exhibitors at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center, where OSIR’s VIP lounge is aboard an 84-foot yacht, and multiple marinas around town including the Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South.
Louis Vuitton Artycapucines
Collectors of art and Louis Vuitton accessories can get two-in-one this fall. The French luxury maison is launching its second collection of “Artycapucines,” Capucines handbag collaborations with contemporary artists, on October 30. Acting as blank canvases, the signature style features distinctive artworks by artists Beatriz Milhazes, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Josh Smith, Henry Taylor, Liu Wei and Zhao Zhao. Each edition is limited to 200 bags.
2020 Stuart Air Show
The 2020 Stuart Air Show at Witham Field airport from November 7-8 is taking extra precautions to ensure a safe time for all. Watch U.S. Air Force performers and a 4-ship heritage flight formation including a P51 Bald Eagle while raising funds for local nonprofits and celebrating Veterans Day weekend. Enter Sunday’s Race the Runway 5K (walkers welcome) for complimentary admission.
Nu Deco Ensemble
Everyone outside Nu Deco Ensemble’s hometown of Miami can tune in for the hip, genre-crossing orchestra’s virtual performance series. The live-streamed season kicks off October 29 with its premier collaboration with José James, a New York jazz singer who weaves hip hop and spoken word into his signature style. Future guest musicians include Larkin Poe and Cory Henry, among several, through May 15.