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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  • 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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  • 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



    176 NW 24th St.
    Miami, FL 33127


    The Barnacle Historic State Park
    Matador Room

    2901 Collins Ave.
    Miami Beach, FL 33140


    American Airlines Arena

    601 Biscayne Blvd.
    Miami, FL 33131


    Grand Central - Closed
    Churchill's Pub

    5501 NE Second Ave.
    Miami, FL 33137


    Tongue & Cheek - Closed

    431 Washington Ave.
    Miami Beach, FL 33139


    Miami Beach Botanical Garden

    2000 Convention Center Dr.
    Miami Beach, FL 33139


    South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

    10950 SW 211th St.
    Cutler Bay, FL 33189


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