For many of us, this Friday means another short reprieve from another monotonous work day. For the music-loving, party-loving cool kid masses of Miami, however, Friday means three days of non-stop art and killer music performances otherwise known as the III Points Festival. Ahead of all this stimulation overload — much of it free of charge — we've got a week of cultural fun to prepare you for all that weekend revelry.
"Spells, Spirits & American Lore" at Deering Estate: Deering's spooky new exhibit explores the macabre and mysterious nature of the Northwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast American regions through painting, printmaking, and artist books.
CounterCulture Club nights at Miami Ironside: Enjoy a night of bocce ball, booze, bites, and beats by Silent Revolution with the folks from Belgian Nights Miami.
- Scary-Okee at Churchill's: Sing metal, hip-hop, new wave, and more at Churchill's October-fied karaoke night.
Bar Games at The Annex: Get ready for a night of nostalgic fun with Jenga, Checkers, Connect Four, Miami Against Humanity, and more as you jam to the old school tunes of, Patrick & The Swayzees, plus a Dopedoll Vintage pop-up and swing dancing on the floor.
- The Dark Knight Rises at SoundScape: Free outdoor movies resume today with Batman and Bane.
The New Guinea flatworm has no predators in Florida and is likely to wreak havoc on native plants and animals.
Photo by Jeanloujustine via Wikimedia Commons
Nerd Nite at Gramps: Booze it up and get knowledged up about Florida's scary specialties: invasive species and sharks.
- Dance Band Night at North Beach Bandshell: Take dance lessons and enjoy live music from Barrio Abajo, performing rhythms like Cumbia, Bullerengue, Porro, the Chandé.
“Hazor, the Head of all those Kingdoms” at Deering Estate: Dr. Curtis McKinney will discuss his tours of Hazor, a Canaanite site that dates before Israel and is mentioned in the Bible, along with other Israeli sites.
Post-Work Pizza Party at Sweat Records: Chow down on complimentary pizza and PBR as you listen to AFROBETA's latest album "Dream About You."
Jedediah Caesar's exhibit includes Sovereign Stones – dyed blocks of the Oolite, Florida Keystone and Hemingway limestones that form the bedrock of South Florida.
Courtesy Locust Projects
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