Working for the weekend.
Working for the weekend.
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The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in Miami

The weekend is upon us once more and so we've rounded up some of the best things happening around town. There are some great distractions from holiday planning and last minute shopping: Borscht Film Festival dominates the weekend, but there's also dance, snow, Frozen, and punk. Happy weekend, everyone.

Friday:

The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in Miami
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  • Teo Castellanos' Fat Boy at Adrienne Arsht Center: Choreographer Castellanos revives and revises his acclaimed 2011 production. Read more about Castellanos' long and interesting career here.
  • Frozen Fridays at Bunniecakes: Vegan cupcakes and Frozen costumes for the child who can't let it go.
  • See also: The Ten Most Festive Spots in South Florida

  • Outside the Box at YoungArts: Part of this year's Borscht Film Festival, the Borscht boys will set up what they call "the Multiverse," a "DIY sketch of a theme park."
  • Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards at American Airlines Arena: Sports!
  • Borscht Dickie Ride at Gramps: Bring your bicycle and ride to various locations for drink specials and secret screenings. The trail begins at Gramps and stops at various Borscht events.
  • Saturday:

  • Magical Snowfall at the Dolphin Mall : Nothing is sure to excite a native-born Floridian quite like snow, even if it's fake.
  • 305 Fest at Churchill's Pub : If you're not into Christmas carols, check out this celebration of the local punk scene.
  • Borscht 9 Teaser from Borscht on Vimeo.

  • Borscht 9 at the Ardrienne Arsht Center: The festival's flagship event -- short films and a bodybuilding competition.
  • Sunday

    The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in Miami
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  • Zoo Lights at Zoo Miami : Animals and Christmas lights. What more could you ask for?
  • Y100's Jingle Ball at BB&T Center : Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and other big-name pop acts gonna' show you how to graduate.
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