Miami Free Times: Poolside Film Noir, the Return of the Jukebox, and Chelsea Handler

We like making sure you're well-rounded. So again, we present five things to this week that are not only free, but 100%, grade-A fun. Start off the week with a free film screening at a posh hotel pool and end the week with a book signing by Chelsea Handler. If all else fails, we hear tickle parties and snorkeling are two hot new cheap thrills.

Monday: The 1946 film The Postman Always Rings Twice will screen poolside at the W Hotel. Lana Turner plays an unsatisfied wife whose life gets messy when a hottie drifter comes into town. There's no charge to see this noir classic.

Tuesday: Miami never got the memo that bars are greatly improved by the presence of a good jukebox. So it's refreshing to hear of the just opened Kill Your Idol on Española Way. In addition to board games, cheap beer, and talking deer trophies, KYI has a juke with punk, British rock, and post-punk tunes. Huzzah!

Wednesday: L.A. artist Drew Heitzler has created a public lashing of mogul Howard Hughes, using Scarface footage. See The World is Yours at Locust Projects.

Thursday: Kids today can pick some great art. Exhibit A: The inspired Aesthetics & Values 2010 show at Frost is curated by FIU students. And the Frost is always free.

Friday: OK, so you'll have to pay close to $80 to laugh at her live show at the Fillmore but Chelsea Handler will be doing a book signing at Books & Books earlier in the day. The ticket is free when you buy her new volume.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >