Thursday, May 3, 6-9pm – Miami Art Museum, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
Sweat Records’ owner Lauren Reskin will lead a discussion with panelists Arielle Castillo, Miami music journalist and contributing writer for Spin.com; Romulo del Castillo, founder of Miami electronic label Schematic Records and part of the group Phoenica; Abel Folgar, contributing writer for Miami New Times; local historian for the punk rock/underground Miami music scene Ted Lucas, founder and president of Slip-N-Slide Records, who discovered Miami hip-hop icons Trick Daddy and Trina. Miami Vinyl: The History of Record-Making in Miami, Part III – The Mid-1990’s to Now explores hip hop to abstract electronics to indie punk rock. Learn about what got pressed on wax in South Florida and why over the last twenty-plus years. Following the discussion, stick around for a party led by guest DJ Maneuvers spinning the best of mid-90s to current Miami music. and check out MAM’s current exhibition, The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, and other works on view in the galleries. Doors open at 6 p.m., panel discussion begins at 6:30 and DJ sets at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited for discussion. MAM members are free, non-members $8. Secure garage parking is available at 50 N.W. 2nd Avenue for $5.