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Over the Weekend: NeckFace, MoonFest and The Other Hollywood

We skipped dressing up for Halloween this year, but people wouldn't stop bothering us as to why we weren't in costume. Being an overworked, underpaid writer is a full-time job and is the scariest costume we could come up with.

But enough about us -- here is what you missed over the Halloween weekend:

Scenes from Lincoln Road

Photo by Bill Cooke
​If you are more of a voyeur, you probably already know that Lincoln Road is perhaps the best place to check out the craziest costumes during Halloween. This year was no different. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Moonfest 2009

Photo by Christina Mendenhall
Every year, Clematis Street turns into a ghoulish street party courtesy of Moonfest. This year the party featured performances by Surfer Blood, Kill Miss Pretty and  more. Click here to view the full slideshow.

NeckFace Devil's Disciple at O.H.W.O.W.

Photo by Jipsy
​We usually follow the motto "Don't believe the hype." Despite the talk prior to the opening of NeckFace's exhibition, Devil's Disciple, being almost deafening, we couldn't skip out on checking it out. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Devil's Disciple After-party with Busy P at Electric Pickle

Photo by Jipsy
It felt like the quintessential alt experience at Poplife Saturday when Ed Banger boss Busy P spun. We still never did find out who won the electro wars. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Smiley Town at the Bubble

Photo by Chris Bellus
Fort Lauderdale art/performance space the Bubble hosted Smiley Town, an art/music event featuring performance by Dooms de Pop, Trav, Alex Nelson and more. Click here to view the full slideshow.

Vivid Video's Porn Star Ball at Opium

Photo by Michele Sandberg
Opium at the Seminole Hard Rock hosted Vivid Video's Porn Star Ball. The images are all SFW, leaving us to think Vivid's stars are nothing by cockteases. Click here to view the full slideshow.

The Other Hollywood at Awarehouse

Photo by Ian Witlen
In an ode to the 1972 American porn industry, Gen Art held its Other Hollywood party at Awarehouse. The highlight on the night was definitely Afrobeta's smurf-tastic performance. Click here to view the full slideshow.

The Cat's Meow at the Raleigh

Photo by Ian Witlen
The Raleigh went the speakeasy route with its 1920s themed party the Cat's Meow. Click here to view 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 and 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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