The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in Miami

The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in Miami
Photo by Monica McGivern

If you're a real Miamian, you're probably thinking that the recent cold snap is practically a winter blizzard. So put on the Floridian's equivalent of winter wear (it's called a sweatshirt) and get yourself ready for the weekend. The city has a lot to offer this weekend, from opera to rock, Shakespeare to Andrew W.K., champagne sipping and more.

Happy weekend, Miami.

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Friday:

  • Bonnie Riot Backbone Release Party at Gramps: Garage-rocking punk troupe Bonnie Riot celebrates the release of their latest album.
  • Sounds of the Times, New Work at New World Center: Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas brings Miami music lovers three world premieres in one production.
  • Shakespeare Miami's The Tempest at The Barnacle Historic State Park: Dueling dukes, abandoned islands, sorcery, romance and revenge, the Bard's iconic The Tempest offers it all.
  • La Nuit en Rose at Matador Room at the Miami Beach Edition:The world's first food and wine festival solely dedicated to rose wine and rose champagne, descends on Miami.
  • Saturday:

  • Billy Joel at American Airlines Arena: The piano man stops into town for one night only.
  • Andrew W.K. at Grand Central: Party hard with weird tweeter Andrew W.K.
  • Amigo Skate Club Cuba Fundraiser at Churchill's Pub: The club, which raises money to send skateboards to Cuba, hosts their annual fundraiser.
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    Sunday:

  • Tigertail's SpeakOut Spoken Word Project at Miami Beach Botanical Garden: Tigertail's SpeakOut Spoken Word Project, gives LGBTQ teens and their allies a place to practice courage, poetry, and freedom of expression. This week, SpeakOut welcomes the award-winning writer Andrea Assaf.
  • Second Annual Super Bowl Party at Tongue & Cheek: The fanciest way possible to enjoy the big game.
  • Florida Grand Opera Free Day at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: The free day features a whole host of hands-on, family-friendly activities, all designed to get kids (and adults) interested in opera.
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    New World Center

    500 17th St.
    Miami Beach, FL 33139

    305-673-3331

    nws.edu/new-world-center

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    Gramps

    176 NW 24th St.
    Miami, FL 33127

    305-699-2669

    www.gramps.com

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    The Barnacle Historic State Park
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    Matador Room

    2901 Collins Ave.
    Miami Beach, FL 33140

    786-257-4600

    matadorroom.com

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    American Airlines Arena

    601 Biscayne Blvd.
    Miami, FL 33131

    786-777-1000

    www.aaarena.com

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    Grand Central - Closed
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    Churchill's Pub

    5501 NE 2nd Ave.
    Miami, FL 33137

    305-757-1807

    www.churchillspub.com

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    Tongue & Cheek - Closed

    431 Washington Ave.
    Miami Beach, FL 33139

    305-704-2900

    www.tandcmiami.com

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    Miami Beach Botanical Garden

    2000 Convention Center Dr.
    Miami Beach, FL 33139

    305-673-7256

    www.mbgarden.org

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    South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

    10950 SW 211th St.
    Cutler Bay, FL 33189

    786-573-5300

    www.smdcac.org


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