The Ten Best Things to Do in Miami This Weekend

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What a rough week for Hollywood legends. The world lost two greats -- Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall -- in the span of just a couple days. And South Florida was lucky enough to be touched by them both; Williams filmed The Birdcage at The Carlyle on South Beach, and Bacall starred in the classic noir Key Largo, filmed in part in the Florida Keys with her love Humphrey Bogart.

Fans have mourned all week, with special events all across the country, including at The Palace bar and The Carlyle in Miami. But now it's the weekend, so it's time to stop marathoning Aladdin and trying to imitate Bacall's flawless, sultry voice (you can't) and time to start celebrating.

As Bacall would say, "What's the alternative? ... I would prefer to prevail."


Monster Jam: Big-ass trucks, y'all.

Louis Katz: The stand-up comic is on a short tour of Miami comedy venues. Friday night he hits up Comedy Inn.

Tony Cho's Birthday Benefit: Celebrate the four year anniversary of Moksha with Ky-Mani Marley.


Wynwood Brewing Company 1-Year Anniversary: There's only one way to celebrate the hipster brewers' birthday: sampling the product, bro.

Baby Cobra's Thunderdome of Doom: "Dress up and dance to dirty rock'n'roll"? Only because you asked nicely.

Mack-A-Palooza: Untz it up at the Fontainebleau, courtesy of Afrojack.

Wheelin' Dealin' Street Food Festival: Eat your heart out, Miami Spice.

irl : url: Because the ones who need to log off the most are the ones who are always on.

Brazilian Film Festival: Skip your fifth rewatch of Guardians in favor of far-flung culture.


Joshua Mehigan: If poetry had an all-star game, Mehigan would be on the roster for sure.

Follow Ciara on Twitter @ciaralavelle.

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