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The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in Miami

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Yet another weekend is upon us, thank goodness. As always, there's plenty to do in the Magic City. This weekend offers art sales, an orchid show, Cuban-influenced jazz, and French film.

Enjoy your weekend, you've worked hard.

See also: Miami Film Festival 2015: Five Movies to See in the Final Week

Friday:

  • Art After Dark: An Art Sale @ Bakehouse Art Complex: This weekend-long art sale kicks off with a Friday night.
  • Yissy García at Light Box at Goldman Warehouse: With her brand, Yissy García y Su Band, Garcia blends sounds from the worlds of Latin jazz, funk, and electronic.
  • Orchid Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden: Choose one of the 10,000 rare orchids that will be available for purchase throughout the lush gardens.
  • A Weekend of French Short Films at Books and Books: Local Borscht-affiliated video artist and editor Robert Padilla will present three shorts by legendary French animator Michel Ocelot: The Three Inventors (1979), The Legend of the Poor Hunchback (1983), and Tales of the Night (2011).
  • Saturday:

  • Miami Beach Garden Tour at Miami Beach Botanical Garden: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., you'll have access to food trucks, a farmers' market, a plant sale, and live music by Broken Tenure.
  • Jekyll and Hyde at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: The ultimate story of good versus evil told through song.
  • Little LAB at Locust Projects: The gallery hosts a hands-on art project for kids ages 4 to 13.
  • Sunday:

  • Calle Ocho Festival at Calle Ocho:The largest Latino festival in the United States is back for its 38th year.
  • Young Talent, Big Dreams at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: One of the biggest youth talent competitions in the nation.
  • Dance, Music, Theater & Voice Performance at Colony Theater: YoungArts' youngest performers performers will showcase their creativity with performances, readings, exhibitions and screenings.

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