SEE: Red Obsession at O’Cinema Monday-Wednesday, September 9-11
Narrated by Russell Crowe, Red Obsession captures China’s zealous infatuation with rare Bordeaux wines and its strain on the French’s wine production. The Chinese social elite set unimaginable wine sales records, spending up to $80,000 for a single special vintage bottle. Subsequently, China’s oenophile demands have also created a crippling counterfeit market. O’Cinema's general admission tickets are $10.50 and may be purchased in advance. 90 N.W. 29th St., Miami, 305-371-9970
DO: Saffron + Sommer Pop-Up Shop Thursday, September 12, 5-9 p.m.
Retail and cocktail therapy merge when Saffron + Sommer sets up shop inside the Mondrian South Beach’s Sunset Lounge. Saffron will offer guests 10 percent off its clothing, accessories, and home items, featuring brands like Ronny Kobo and Sweet Pea. The shopping soiree coincides with Sunset Lounge’s "beat-the-clock" happy hour, which offers libations like lychee martinis and savory bar bites for special prices. 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach, 305-514-1941
DO: Giada De Laurentiis’ Book Signing Thursday, September 12, 6 p.m.
Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis hosts a book signing for her latest children’s endeavor, Recipe for Adventure. The book series follows two siblings as they explore the cuisine from famous cities across the globe. Once an event voucher is purchased ($14) from any Books & Books location, guests must bring their voucher and receipt to Thursday’s signing to receive one copy of Recipe for Adventure: Naples and one copy of Recipe for Adventure: Paris. One voucher admits up to four guests. 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-864-4241
DO: The Lapis Spa Wellness Series Saturday, September 14, 10-11 a.m.
Lapis Spa’s ongoing wellness series gets hardcore this Saturday when it welcomes Barry’s Bootcamp trainer Derek Degrazio. Need some motivation? Barry’s team has sculpted adrenaline junkies and superfit celebrities like Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal. Saturday’s one-hour class includes 30 minutes of interval cardio and 30 minutes of free weight and military-style strength training. Admission is $35 per person. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-695-4823
SEE: Language of Silence at Dot Fiftyone Saturday, September 14, 2013
Lydia Azout’s Language of Silence explores the timeless shapes and sculptures synonymous with sacred and indefinite spaces. Many of her pieces call out to nature, exploring its ties to mankind by manipulating light, shadows, and metals. Language of Silence remains on view through November 25; Saturday’s public opening coincides with Wynwood's monthly art walk. 187 N.W., 27th St., Miami, 305-573-9994