The below video is of a sculpture video piece by Daniel Glazer and Magdalena Kunz at the first night of Scope Miami (November 29).
Other events before the formal opening of Art Basel and satellite events included one at Wynwood Walls--restaurant and destination for street art/mural aficionados. The exhibit, beyond the murals included the piece by Swoon on the right. More on this shortly.
The "Interview" section will feature any moderately extensive interviews with artists, gallery owners, curators, gallery managers etc that have time to chat. If you are in South Florida, make a sincere effort to take part in some part of this absolutely amazing event. Locals sometimes get irritable about things like this, then complain there is "no culture" (and then move to Las Vegas).
You do not have to see everything, in fact, that would probably be impossible. Also don't worried about special events and the like. Those are more for people who like to tell everyone "I am on the list" and then give two cheeked air kisses and discussing how "everything is positively bourgeois THIS year!"
Go for the art. Hell, even buy some if you can afford it and there are plenty of open to the public discussions on how to collect. Go HERE FOR INFO. Go HERE for OTHER info. The Miami Herald website also has a number of good suggestions--as do the websites for Scope, NADA, Pulse, Art Miami, Red Dot (Use Google...you will find them all).