FRIDAY, AUG. 20
OFF THE BEATEN PATH
MAYA INDIE FILM SERIES
See six critically acclaimed Latino-themed films, kicking off with "The Kid: Chamaco," starring Martin Sheen and Michael Madsen. Other stars include Jimmy Smits, Ray Liotta, Michelle Rodriguez and Victoria Abril.
Details: 7:30 p.m., running through Thursday at the Regal Palace 18, 11865 SW 26th St., Miami; 305-221-1801 or www.regmovies.com; $7 per showing - check website, as each film has multiple showings.
Comedian who taps into the unique vibes of both Emo Phillips and Steven Wright was a writer for the "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" show.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $37.50.
Psychic medium discusses his book "Knock and the Door Will Open" (Simon & Schuster, $18) to help you achieve your greatest potential.
Details: 8 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com; free.
SATURDAY, AUG. 21
San Diego psychedelic dub-rock band teams up with legendary hip-hop group Cypress Hill for the "Cauzin Vapors...Legalize It" tour.
Details: 7 p.m. at the Sunset Cove Amphitheatre, 12551 Glades Rd., Boca Raton; 561-488-8069; $35.
After the Fish tame the Houston Astros, stick around for a performance by Latin reggaeton superstars Tito "El Bambino" and Zion y Lennox, who gave us the hits "Te Pido Perdon," "El Amor" and "Yo Voy."
Details: Game time is 7:10 p.m.; Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens; 877-MARLINS or www.marlins.com; tickets start at $14.
The 14th Brazilian Film Festival of Miami wraps up with a concert by young singer-songwriter and violinist.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater, 541 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; www.ticketweb.com; $60, $40 in advance.
New York post-punk band combines the theatricality of The Doors with the rawness of Joy Division.
Details: 8:30 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $35.
SUNDAY, AUG. 22
"DISTANT RELATIVES" TOUR
NAS AND DAMIAN MARLEY
Rap and reggae royalty combine to create an uplifting musical experience; up-and-coming reggae singer Gyptian ("Hold You") opens.
Details: 8 p.m. at Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, 1806 NE Sixth St.; LiveNation.com; $39.50, $99 four-pack.
COMING NEXT WEEK
TUESDAY, AUG. 24
Young gun, real name Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., took his stage name from the OutKast song "Bombs Over Baghdad" and gave us the mega-hit "Nothin' On You." Playboy Trey opens.
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, LiveNation.com or www.jointherevolution.net; $29.
FREE FOR ALL
LENARD RUTLEDGE ENSEMBLE
Jazz vocalist whose silky baritone has been compared to Lou Rawls performs at Jazid,
Details: 11 p.m. at Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-9372 or www.jazid.net.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 25
SONGS OF THE SIREN
Former singer for the beloved '80s alt-rock band 10,000 Maniacs lends her distinctive voice to solo hits such as "Carnival" and "These Are Days," plus tracks from her new album "Leave Your Sleep."
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $35-$60.
If you love your hard rock with nuance, a la the moody twists of Tool or the dark melodies of The Cure, the Deftones are for you.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $33.
THURSDAY, AUG. 26
"TO THE SEA" TOUR
Hawaiian surfer/mellow singer-songwriter brings his winning style to the stage in support of his fifth studio album, featuring the single "You and Your Heart." Veteran street-scat acoustic funkster G. Love (solo, no Special Sauce) opens.
Details: 7 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury's Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $29-$49.