How to Win a Strip-Club Championship, According to the Pole-Dancing Pros

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Courtesy of Tootsie's Cabaret
Meet Pole Kat, "entertainer of the exotic nature."

Hey, ladies! What if there was a way to get in shape, commune with fellow women, and win a ton of money? You'd be excited, right? And how about if we meant pole dancing?

Dawn Price is a dedicated fitness instructor with ten years of experience teaching everyday women how to pole dance for themselves. This weekend, she'll judge a slew of entertainers vying for the Summer Pole Party Competition's big $15,000 cash prize at Tootsie's Cabaret.

These women are highly-skilled dancers from all kinds of backgrounds, but Price promises the women she teaches at Iron Flower Fitness are just average ladies, young and old, big and small. She says, with the right attitude, any woman can be a pole dancing vixen.

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Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

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In the 305, partying isn't something you do ... It's a lifestyle.

That's why nothing stops us from enjoying late-night outings jam packed with great music and wild memories, not even an empty wallet.

Just check out the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend.

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Miami's Five Best New Dance Clubs

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"When one club closes, another one opens."

That seems to be the Golden Rule when it comes to Miami's fickle nightlife scene. Just take a look at the past 12 months.

Within the last year alone, the Magic City has lost several party gems, and with it, some of our favorite weekly bashes, DJs, and hangout spots. But at the same time, new clubs have risen from the ashes of the fallen.

While nothing can replace the forgotten memories and drunken shenanigans that took place at these nightlife havens, there are new (and by new we mean late 2013 and beyond) clubs to be excited about.

Here are Miami's five best new dance clubs.

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Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

Categories: Guides, Nightlife

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"Party in the city where the heat is on, all night on the beach till the break of dawn ... Welcome to Miami."

"Miami" was the Magic City's club anthem 16 years ago, but Big Willie totally nailed the 305's party rep in four minutes.

Don't believe us? See for yourself at the six best club parties in Miami this week.

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Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

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Squeee for Friday!

There's something about Friday that turns adults into something like overly excited kids on the last day of school waiting for the final bell to ring.

Maybe it's the weekend rush or knowing that for the next two days we have nothing to do but party till sunrise, drink like a sailor, and dance till our feet fall off.

So get pumped up for the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend from R&B at the Overtown Music & Arts Fest to indie rock tunes from the Deaf Poets at Gramps to poolside vibes and Miami Swim Week action at the Freehand.

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Five Worst Things About Clubbing in Miami

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Welcome to Miami, where anything and everything becomes an excuse to party.



We 305ers are creatures of the night by nature. There's no denying it. Any day of the week, no matter what time, something is popping off in this beautiful city of ours. That's why people from all over the world come dance at our nightclubs and get drunk on our beaches.

So why is it that native Miamians often end up wishing they'd just stayed home watching Netflix and eating pizza? 

Here are the five worst things about going out in Miami.

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Catwalk Vogue Night: "A Place Where You Can Just Be You"

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Check out Crossfade's full 66-photo slideshow of Catwalk.

You've heard the Madonna song "Vogue." Maybe you've seen the cult documentary Paris Is Burning. But have you witnessed Catwalk at The Garret?

It's the only place in Miami where you, the spectator, can just walk in and experience the sensation that is ballroom culture. No matter whether you are gay, straight, black, white, a professional dancer, or just curious -- it's worth a late Sunday night.

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Miami Swim Week's Six Best Parties

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Unleash your inner bikini goddess at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2014.

It's that time of year when perfectly chiseled models in sparkling bikinis take over the streets of SoBe.

Nope, not every day in the Magic City ... We're talkin' the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim.

Sure, Mercedes-Benz may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of swimsuit fashion, but if that's what brings models and celebrities to Miami every summer, we'll take it.

Just check out Crossfade's six best Miami Swim Week parties.

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Steam Nightclub Opening in Former Vagabond Miami Space

Categories: News, Nightlife

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Ready for some some summer heat?

Well, we're betting that new nightclub Steam Miami is hoping you are.

Located in the former Vagabond Miami space, details on the club are a bit scarce. But the owners, who sources say are from Las Vegas, plan to open in "Summer 2014."

See also: John Digweed on The Vagabond Miami: "It Made Everyone Feel Like They Were a VIP"

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Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

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Get funky with Elastic Bond at the Stage.

Congratulations to you. You've conquered the weekly work madness of back-to-back meetings, cleared out those 672 unread messages in your inbox, and crossed out everything on your to do list.

Now, that you've taken care of business, it's time to party! And lucky for you, part of our job is to make sure you have one hell of a weekend without going broke.

Just check out the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend, from alternative Latin rock with Elastic Bond at the Stage to sweet tunes from America's Got Talent Carly Jo Jackson at Will Call to underground uhntz-uhntz with the Slap & Tickle crew at E11even.

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