Things to do in Miami this weekend - June 27 - 29

 

Here are ideas for what you could be doing this weekend in Miami - with tips for next week!

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By Michael Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

 

Friday, June 27

 

 

PUMP IT UP

FITNESS UNIVERSE WEEKEND

Check out more than 400 of the hottest fitness stars in the world competing in fitness, sports modeling and bodybuilding championships, including Musclemania and the Ms. Bikini Universe contest.

Details: 2-10 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or browardcenter.org; $50 per day, $75 VIP.

 

DEADHEADS UNITE

CRAZY FINGERS

Grateful Dead tribute band revives the spirit of Jerry Garcia and the rest of the legendary nomadic rock group with faithful renditions of live favorites including “Bertha,” “Playing in the Band,” “Sugar Magnolia,” “Casey Jones” and “Truckin’.”

Details: 7:30 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; myboca.us; free.

 

SEXY SATIRE

SPANK! HARDER

What started as a hilarious “Fifty Shades of Grey” parody has turned into its own hilarious brand of naughty fun, perfect for a “ladies night out.”

Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; parkerplayhouse.com; $36.50-$46.50.

 

IN SEARCH OF SUNRISE

TIESTO

Dutch superstar, who became the first DJ to perform live at the Olympics (Summer 2004 in Athens), spins progressive house and trance anthems.

Details: 11 p.m. at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; wantickets.com; $75-$125.

 

 

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JAZZ AT MOCA

8-9:15 P.M. FRIDAY: Enjoy the sweet sounds of young pianist Antonio Madruga, who has performed with Wynton Marsalis and Paquito D’Rivera at the White House, and his quartet; Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; mocanomi.org.

 

 

Saturday, June 28

 

 

THE “ROCK STAR OF THE ART WORLD”

MICHAEL GODARD

Art collectors and celebrities alike (including Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Criss Angel and the cast of “Inked”) love Godard’s dazzling works featuring olives and martini glasses. Check out his never-before-seen collection of works, including “Hell of a Martini,” all available for purchase.

Details: 1-4 p.m. at Wentworth Gallery: Fort Lauderdale, 819 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; and 6-9 p.m. at Wentworth Gallery: Boca Town Center, 6000 Glades Rd., Boca Raton; wentworthgalleries.com; free, RSVP recommended.

 

MARLINS SATURDAY SPECTACULAR

CHINO Y NACHO

After the Fish beat the American League leaders Oakland A’s, stick around for a concert by the Latin Grammy-winning Venezuelan duo that gave us the tropical hits “El Poeta” and “Bebe Bonita” (with Jay Sean).

Details: Game time is 4:10 p.m.; Marlins Park West Plaza, 501 Marlins Way, Miami; marlins.com/entertainment; tickets start at $15.

 

HOCUS POCUS

DYLAN ACE

Veteran Miami illusionist performs an intimate show of fun and interactive magic with no smoke or mirrors.

Details: 7 p.m. at the Main Street Playhouse, 6766 Main St., Miami Lakes; 305-558-3737 or mainstreetplayers.com; $12.

 

BURN, BABY, BURN

MIAMI DISCO FEVER

Feel like you’re at the great ’70s New York disco club Studio 54, with performances by Tavares (“Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel,” “It Only Takes a Minute”), Teri DeSario (“Yes, I’m Ready”), Carol Douglas (“Doctor’s Orders”) and many more.

Details: 7:30 p.m. at the BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-8686 or bankunitedcenter.com; $43-$83.

 

IT’S THE WHISKEY TALKIN’

ARTIE LANGE

Mercurial comedian best-known for his lengthy stint on “The Howard Stern Show” and his current sports and entertainment radio show does stand-up.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr.; 954-344-5990 or coralspringscenterforthearts.com; $41.87-$48.23.

 

FUNK SOUL BROTHERS

THE LEE BOYS

Miami-raised brothers Alvin, Derrick and Keith Lee and their band are one of America’s finest African-American sacred-steel groups, and are known for stirring crowds into a frenzy with their inspired funk and gospel concerts.

Details: 10 p.m. at The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577 or thestagemiami.com; $10.

 

 

Sunday, June 29

 

 

LISTEN TO MY FACE TOUR

GEORGE LOPEZ

Legendary comedian takes a break from feature films, sitcoms, writing books and late-night TV (and his golf game) for a new stand-up routine.

Details: 7-9:30 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. Monday, at the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., Ste. 250, West Palm Beach; 561-833-1812 or palmbeachimprov.com; $40.

 

 

Next Week

 

 

PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR

KATY PERRY

One of the biggest pop stars on the planet makes two South Florida stops in support of her No. 1 album “Prism,” which features the hits “Dark Horse” and “Roar.” You’ll also hear “Hot n Cold,” “California Gurls,” “Teenage Dream,” “E.T.” and “Firework.” Don’t be fashionably late, because Capital Cities (“Safe and Sound”) opens.

Details: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $25.25-$125.50; 7 p.m. Thursday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $29.50-$128.50.

 

THEY’RE BA-A-A-CK

WINGER

New York glam-metal band that scored hits in the late ’80s and early ’90s including “Madalaine,” “Headed For a Heartbreak” and “Seventeen” takes the stage in support of its sixth studio album, “Better Days Comin’,” which dropped April 23.

Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; cultureroom.net; $20.

 

IN THE HOUSE

AFROJACK

Get an early start on the 4th of July festivities with the Grammy-winning Dutch superstar DJ/producer who was featured on Pitbull’s “Give Me Everything” and Beyoncé’s “Run the World (Girls).”

Details: 11 p.m. Thursday at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; wantickets.com; $30-$60.

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