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Over the Weekend: Friends With You, The Trouble With Girls, and Coconut Grove Arts Festival

It seems that South Florida is recovering from a post-Super Bowl hangover as things seemed to slow down this week -- or maybe it was the drop in temperature. Still, there were a few events worth highlighting, so here is what you missed over the weekend:

Love is Magic at Friends With You Boutique

Photo by Nicole Cussell
​Art collective Friends With You celebrated Valentine's Day at its Design District boutique with Love is Magic. The event featured an in-store performance by Afrobeta and a kissing booth by the Jacuzzi Boys. Click here to view the full slideshow.

The Trouble With Girls at The Bubble

Photo by Julia Keyes
Fort Lauderdale gallery The Bubble hosted an all-female art revue dubbed The Trouble With Girls. Also on the bill was a burlesque performance by Miss Aurora Natrix and DJ set by Heather Holiday. Click here to view the full slideshow.

KlusterFunk at White Room

Photo by Nicole Cussell
​Touted as an art and music festival, KlusterFunk featured local artists alongside a long bill of performers including Jesse Jackson, Raffa and Rainer, Arboles Libres and more. Click here to view the full slideshow.

What Women Want at Nikki Beach

Photo by Nicole Cussell
Women looking to get pampered got the opportunity Saturday at Nikki Beach. The venue and Cosabella swimwear gave complimentary manicures, hairstyles, make-up and more. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Coconut Grove Arts Festival 2010

Photo by Sarah Tyler
For the 47th year in a row, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival has artists from all over the country exhibited and sold artwork to the thousands who visited all weekend long. Click here to view the full slideshow.

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