Five Reasons You Should Care About Art Basel Miami Beach

Listen up, Broward and Palm Beach counties! I know what you're thinking: Who the hell cares about this Art Basel bullcrap?! Well, the answer is: You! Well, you should, at least. 

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Simon Doonan might be pooing all over the art fair on Slate, but personally, it don't matter all that much what he thinks. This fair is a gift that's been given to South Florida. Whether or not you're also "over this shit," the main attraction and surrounding events offer us locals and semilocals endless opportunities for growth, learning, and crazy, drunken, free fun! 

Here are five really good reasons Art Basel Miami Beach matters and should matter to you.  

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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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