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Rose's Bar & Music Lounge. There's a heavy surf advisory when local surf dudes Category 5 take the stage with their own brand of beach-blanket-bingo-inspired tunes. 754 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 532-0228.
Jazid, "Jazz It." Vocalist Carolyn Raming performs smooth tunes for an appreciative crowd. 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 673-9372.
Zen, "Bass Mint." Three rooms blast you with three different sounds. With acid jazz, hip-hop, and house rhythms, who needs to go anywhere else? 1203 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 673-2817.
Club Tropigala, "The Magic of Music." Take a journey through time with a historic musical revue spanning the last seven decades. Available with or without dinner package tonight through Sunday. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 672-7469.
Union Bar, "Latin Night." The Latin masses join forces for some hot and heavy rock en espanol dispensed by DJ Gus. 653 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 674-7870.
EDGE/Theater. Start the weekend off with an evening of interactive laughs with theater group Punch 59's scripted comedy, character pieces, standup, and -- best of all -- audience participation. 405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, 531-6083.
Eleven/Eleven Bar, "Funk Thang." Phat and funky R&B and hip-hop tunes take center stage with the fashion-conscious crowd in a cozy and comfy indoor/outdoor lounge. 1111 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 534-2442.
Amnesia, "Grand Central." There's fun for all at the megamonster establishment brimming with juice, sex, and artifice. 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 531-5535.
Baja Beach Club, "Dance Till You Drop." The party you love is live on the air with Power 96; hot and heavy fun for the masses. 3200 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, 954-561-2432.
Kitchen Club. DJ Carlos Saint Germain churns out gothic, dark-wave, and retro tunes. 11220 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores, 754-0777.
Porcao. Make a reservation to mix and mingle -- and even eat, if you like -- in the restaurant's lounge as DJ Roberto Costa makes it hot with soul-stirring grooves. 801 S. Bayshore Dr., 373-2777.
Bermuda Bar, "Surfin' Safari." All the necessary ingredients for a beach bash are in place -- free beer from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. and a late-night bikini contest. 3509 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach, 945-0196.
Trio Nightclub, "Deca-dance." DJ Tre pumps out retro tunes to take you back in time -- with dangerous disco driving in the side room. Cheap drinks and hearty fun. 2660 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 958-9971.
Jockey Club, "Gospel Brunch." If you can wake up, divine diva Maryel Epps does some jazz and gospel tunes for an early afternoon of soul. 11111 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami, 893-3344.
Le Mystere, "Soiree Gastronomique." You don't have to be a gypsy to enjoy the Spanish sounds of live flamenco dancing and a music show with Jesu and Myra; authentic Spanish food is also available. 1334 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 674-1666.
Berlin Bar, "Cozy Monday." Party promoter Brigitte Andrade presents a night of hot jazz and cool people. Tonight Leesa Richards pumps out soulful tunes. 661 Washington Ave., Miami Beach 674-0864.
Park Central Hotel, "Songwriters in the Round." Relax and enjoy as local talents Magda Hiller, Peter Betan, Remy Palacios, and Rosella come together to belt out their best ones, or showcase your own talent in the songwriting game at an early open mike. 640 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, 899-7346.
Bar None, "Lemonade Party." DJ Corrado goes deep with a night of underground dance hits. 411 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 672-9252.
Ready Bar, "Home Cookin'." DJ Rad serves up special soul and hip-hop flavors for a laid-back-locals kind of crowd. 560 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 534-8847.