Things to do for August 31, 2016

Long-Weekend Debauching Plans Enclosed

A Rooftop BBQ, a Poolside Carnival and a Music Festival. Let’s Begin...

By Jackie Gutierrez-Jones

The weekend. Now with 50% more weekend.

Wednesday
Learning Vinyl from the Vinyl Pros
FOR THE RECORD

Learning Vinyl from the Vinyl Pros

So you’ve binge-watched The Get Down in under 24 hours. The takeaway: sleep schmeep. Also: vinyl is great. Closely related is the fact that tonight, the ladies of Sweat Records will be schooling you on starting your own collection, storing it and picking out the proper turntable. Basic life skills, really.

Aug 31, 7pm, no cost, The Hall, 1500 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-531-1251, RSVP here

Friday
100 Musical Acts. One You. We Like Your Odds.
STAGE PRESENCE

100 Musical Acts. One You. We Like Your Odds.

Eighty-one years. That’s how long the wood-roofed venue housing Ball & Chain has held its ground against, well, everything. Seems worthy of a three-day music festival celebrating its anniversary. One where over 100 DJs and musicians like Palo, Electric Piquete and DJ Le Spam will be performing. Start taking notes.

Sep 2-4, noon-3am, no cost, Ball & Chain, 1513 SW 8th St, 305-643-7820

Saturday
Your Chauffeur Will Take You to Dinner Now
FORGING AHEAD

Your Chauffeur Will Take You to Dinner Now

Maybe you forgot to get gas. Maybe you have an understandable phobia of Miami Beach towing companies named Tremont. Either way, the Forge will now arrange for a chauffeured MiRide to bring you to the restaurant and take you home—gratis. Not today, Tremont. Not today.

Available now, no cost, The Forge, 432 W 41st St, Miami Beach, reserve at 305-538-8533

Sunday
How to Labor Day Weekend: Part I
CARNIVAL SEASON

How to Labor Day Weekend: Part I

You have: A hole in your Sunday agenda.
The Mondrian has: Plans. In the form of a poolside carnival complete with a big top, jugglers and stilt walkers. They’re even waiving their boat-docking fee and throwing in $100 magnums of rosé.
We have: Already said too much.

Sep 4, 1pm, $50 food/beverage minimum, Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave, Miami Beach, 305-514-1500

How to Labor Day Weekend: Part II
RIGHT ON ’CUE

How to Labor Day Weekend: Part II

A rooftop barbecue. It’s not like you need an excuse to go to one. But we figured some champagne and a few libations from the Regent Cocktail Club barkeeps might help. And maybe some grilled meats from Dolce. We could be wrong about that, but... probably not.

Jackie Gutierrez-Jones finds unhyphenated names quaint. She believes that croquetas and gin cocktails are suitable precursors to running and hoisting heavy weights over one’s head.

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