While we're stuck blogging about Miss Jewish South Florida and Beyonce Knowles's real estate blunders, thousands of college students around Miami are spending the next three weeks freeloading off their parents and living the dream that is Winter Break.
Unfortunately for many of them, the Bright Futures scholarship money has dwindled dramatically since the start of the semester and several of these co-eds are down to their last few bucks. Lucky for them, though, Crossfade compiles a list of gnarly shit to do each week under $10. Check it after the cut.
Suenalo. Friday, December 16, 9 p.m., The Lucky Clover, 1111 SW First Ave, Miami. Free. Here's your chance to see Miami New Times' Best Latin Band 2011 for free in the middle of Little Havana. Get (Latin) funky with it, bro.
Black Tusk. Friday, December 16, 8 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave, Miami. $9. Get your rage on at Miami's grimiest Brit pub with one of Geogia's gnarliest groups.
Jolly Jame. Friday, December 16, 6 p.m., Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $5. Celebrate the holidays with Miami's oldest bar and get your picture taken with Santa, the real one.
Streetkind and Ko. Friday, December 16, 11 p.m., Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $10. Blending elements of reggae, rock, and hip-hop, Streetkind and Ko are gonna sucker punch Jazid with a high-energy aural freak fest.
12th Planet. Saturday, December 17, 10 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave, Miami. $10. Dubstep's taking over Miami this weekend, but if you can't afford the $30 tickets for the Skrillex show at the Fillmore, drop $10 on 12th Planet's Grand Central after party.
Raging Geisha. Saturday, December 17, 10 p.m., Bougainvillea's Old Florida Tavern, 7221 SW 58 Ave, Miami. Free. Ever find yourself itching for a set of Raging Geisha?
Locos Por Juana. Saturday, December 17, 11 p.m., Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $10. We're crazy about Juana too.
The Gloop. Saturday, December 17, 10 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. $7. Billed as a night of "experimental, improvisational music, theatre, poetry," Saturday night at Churchill's is sure to get Gloop-y.
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Ice Cream. Saturday, December 17, 8 p.m., Sweat Records, 5505 NE Second Ave, Miami. Free. Call it doom pop, punk rock, or DIY madness ... Whatever. These bros rock.
Pool Party. Sunday, December 18, 2 p.m., Arkadia, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free. It's "free." But your probably won't get in. Nonetheless, try it.