The Ten Best Things to Do This Weekend in Miami

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Dance, experimental theater, basketball: This weekend the Magic City offers it all. From politically charged dance performances to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, there's something for nearly everyone. Make the most of your weekend, you deserve it.

Happy weekend, Miami.

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Contra-Tiempo at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts: Contra-Tiempo fuses salsa, Afro-Cuban, urban, and contemporary dance to create a performance that is as political as it is artistic.

Now Now Oh Now at Light Box at Goldman Warehouse: The Austin-based theater company is all about original, interactive performance pieces, and this play in particular is like AP Bio meets Clue meets Choose Your Own Adventure.

South Beach Wine & Food Festival at Various Locations: It's that time of year, again. The time when gluttony meets culinary art. There are over 75 events this year and you've already missed a day of the bacchanal, so get to eating.

Electric Piquete at Ball & Chain: Check out this fixture on Miami's Latin funk scene.


The Women at The Ring Theatre: All women, all the time. This comedy offers sharp commentary on the lives, relationships, and power struggles of Manhattan socialites in the 1930s.

Miami Heat vs. New Orleans Pelicans at American Airlines Arena: Basketball!

Winter Warm-Up at Marlins Park: Kids can run the bases, they'll be something called a "Selfie Station." Go learn the newest names on the Marlins' latest roster.


Virginia Key Grassroots Festival at Virginia Key Beach Park: Donna the Buffalo, Brooklyn's Rubblebucket, Cuba's Danay Suarez, and some of the Magic City's finest are the highlight of the 96-hour get down.

ICA Miami: Alternative Clinic at the Moore Building: A three-day workshop dedicated to understanding holistic treatments including but not limited to the schools of Freudian analysis, German philosophy, classical theater, and Zen Buddhism.

"No Love," A Solo Exhibition by Atomik at Viophilia Art Gallery: Atomik examines the relationships of rivalries and opposition he experiences stemming from the competitive graffiti culture.

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