Mai-Kai Dance Party Was More Fun Than Your Saturday Night

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Yes, we did the mashed potato. Did anyone know how? Not really, but maybe by chance someone got it right. The exact moves didn't matter, because with our bellies full of half-priced cocktails of the booziest sort, we were moving like towers of jiggling Jell-O anyway.

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There was time for everyone to explore all the exciting elements that make Mai-Kai worth attending even when there's no spinning vinyl. Walking around the outside pathway through Polynesian statues, tiki torches, and a mini bamboo forest, you get the feeling that you're not in Fort Lauderdale or even the 21st Century anymore.

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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.
Contact: Liz Tracy