Sheryl Underwood, Optic Nerve, Everything Is Terrible
- We warned you about the limited seating, and yes, both screenings of the Optic Nerve festival are sold out. But maybe you can go and just hover outside MOCA to absorb some video art vibes?
- A comedy show in a roadside motel? Miami, we are falling back in love with you. Catch Comedy Inn, a weekly comedy night held in a Quality Inn in Palmetto Bay. Now all we need is a bowling alley that doesn't have a DJ and a cover charge.
- Comedian Sheryl Underwood always wears her purse during her stand-up, which makes her look like a crazy lady from the audience who just jumped onstage. See her this weekend at the Miami Improv. "There's only two white men that black people like: Bill Clinton and Bob Barker." Read our interview with her here.
- Over 10 years ago, one of Miami's most acclaimed theater companies closed
its door. This weekend, the beloved Area Stage makes a comeback with
It's a fact: Lady Gaga killed Christina Aguilera. The pop world doesn't have room for
the both of them. So see Ms. Aguilera, who performs at West Palm beach's Cruzan, before
she becomes completely irreverent. Canceled!
Wallpaper is the Bay Area duo Eric Frederic and Arjun Singh, They bring
their sound to Grand Central on Saturday night, which our writer
describes as "greasy, glittery funk liberally drizzled with monster
beats, aerified '80s polysynth chord garbage, supa-bowel-cleansing bass,
and heavy loads of Vocoder." Your favorite.
Seek refuge from the midday heat at a 2 p.m. performance of Pippi Longstocking.
Think of it less as a Swedish children's story and more as the prequel
to The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Huh? Read our explanation here.
Everything Is Terrible is a group of seven friends who hunt down viral
VHS footage, compile them into a feature film, which they introduce with
alien costumes and chanting. See 2Everything 2Terrible: Tokyo Drift at UM's Bill Cosford Cinema.
While you wait for the Three Kings of the Heat to hit the court, get an
eyeful of our homegrown b-ball talent at Carol City High's All-star
basketball game on Sunday. Although labeled a "drop out factory," the school has
spawned some great athletes including Santana and Sinorice Moss.
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