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Over the Weekend: Lil Wayne, DubFest and Poplife

While we suspected that the rain would dampen the long weekend, it wasn't the case. There was still of plenty of sun and fun to be had. So in case you were holed up in your place, here is what you missed over the weekend:

DubFest 2009 at Hollywood ArtsPark

Photo by Ari Justin Rothenberg
​Bunny Wailer, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish and more performed at this year's DubFest 2009 at the Hollywood ArtsPark at Young Circle. Click here to read the review and here to view the full slideshow.

PinkGhost Grand Opening

Photo by Ian Witlen
Designer toy boutique and gallery moved from its downtown Fort Lauderdale location to Hollywood. Saturday, it celebrated the move with live performances, DJs and more. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Depeche Mode at BankAtlantic Center

​British new wave icons Depeche Mode closed out their North American tour in South Florida Saturday night. Click here to read the review.

Poplife Relaunch at Electric Pickle

Photo by Jipsy
After saying goodbye to White Room earlier this summer, Poplife welcomed everyone to its new home at Electric Pickle Saturday night. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Audiofly at The Vagabond

Photo by Sarah Tyler
Get Physical's Heidi didn't make it to her scheduled appearance at The Vagabond Saturday night, but Audiofly made sure the party still went into high gear. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Björn Yttling at White Room

Photo by Sarah Tyler
After opening up for Depeche Mode earlier in the night, Björn Yttling of Peter Björn & John made his way down to White Room for a post-concert DJ set. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Lil Wayne at BankAtlantic Center

Photo by Sayre Berman
As part of the America's Most Wanted Festival, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy and Soulja Boy performed at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise on Sunday. Click here to read the review and here for the full slideshow.

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Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as MiamiNights.com and OnBeat.com. He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
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