Things to do in Miami this weekend - June 6 - 8

 

Here are ideas for what you could be doing this weekend.

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By Michael Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

Friday


MIAMI DEBUT
BALLET HISPANICO

Dance program led by director Eduardo Vilaro explores the contemporary Latin soul with the world premiere of “Show.Girl.” by Miami-based choreographer Rosie Herrera and live music by the Grammy-winning Paquito D’Rivera Ensemble.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or arshtcenter.org; $30-$90.

‘THAT’S NEWS TO ME’
KEVIN NEALON

Ex-“Saturday Night Live” star (“Mr. Subliminal,” “Hans and Franz,” “Weekend Update” anchor) who went on to star in the Showtime comedy-drama “Weeds” and dozens of feature films, including “Anger Management,” “Happy Gilmore,” “Joe Dirt” and “Grandma’s Boy,” does stand-up.
Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, and 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday; at the Fort Lauderdale Improv, 5700 Seminole Way; improvftl.com; $25.

TURN DOWN FOR WHAT?
LIL JON

Get crunk with this Atlanta rapper/producer who’s always at the forefront of the Southern hip-hop movement, and always in the mood to party. His DJ set is likely to include anthems such as “Get Low,” “Salt Shaker,” “Yeah!,” “Snap Yo Fingers” and “Turn Down For What.”
Details: 11 p.m. at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; wantickets.com; $30-$50.

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GALLERY NIGHT
6-9 P.M. FRIDAY:
Brazilian samba duo Rose Max and Ramatis help celebrate the public opening of “12 Stadiums/12 Cities: Brazil 2014 World Soccer Destination” at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave.; coralgablesmuseum.org.

Saturday


JAM ON IT
GATOR JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL

All-day outdoor event features Christian country band Diamond Rio; American folk icon Arlo Guthrie (“Alice’s Restaurant”); folk-rock duo The Bacon Brothers, starring “The Following” and “Footloose” actor Kevin Bacon; and Creedence Clearwater Revisited (no John Fogerty) performing hits including “Born on the Bayou,” “Proud Mary” and “Bad Moon Rising.”
Details: Noon-midnight at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, 500 SW 177th Ave., Miami; miccosukee.com; $45-$200.

FEEL THE LOVE
MIAMI LOVE PARADE 3

Gospel-R&B festival features a reunited SWV (Sisters With Voices), singer Michel’le (wife of Death Row Records founder Suge Knight) and seven-time Grammy nominee Kelly Price.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $43.50-$98.50.

ULTIMATE MIAMI COMEDIAN COMPETITION
PABLO FRANCISCO

Superstar comedian headlines the battle between finalists to be crowned Miami’s ultimate comedian, and walk away with $5,000. Let the laughs begin.
Details: 9 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, Stage 305, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or magiccitycasino.com; $40, VIP table for four $300 (includes bottle of champagne.

IN THE HOUSE
SASHA

Legendary British progressive-house DJ made his name along with partner John Digweed in the ’90s with their Northern Exposure concept, then broke new ground with his “Involver” CD series.
Details: 11 p.m. at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; wantickets.com; $30-$40.

Sunday


ISLAND RHYTHMS
CARIBBEAN JAZZ MATAZZ

Tropical music concert presents a fusion of jazz, reggae and calypso music featuring Jamaica’s top female jazz performer Myrna Hague, plus Richie Stephens, Eugene Grey, Charmaine Forde and George Tandy.
Details: 7 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or browardcenter.org; $40, $60 VIP.

REVENGE OF THE NERDS
WEEZER

L.A. alt-rock band led by quirky singer Rivers Cuomo performs sing-along hits including “Buddy Holly,” “Undone — The Sweater Song,” “Say It Ain’t So,” Island in the Sun,” “Perfect Situation,” “Beverly Hills” and “Hash Pipe.”
Details: 7 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $35-$55.

Next Week
THE GONZO TOUR
FOXY SHAZAM

Glam-rock band from Cincinnati takes the stage in support of its fifth studio album, “Gonzo,” with special guest Larry and His Flask.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; cultureroom.net; $15.

HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR
THE TURTLES FEATURING FLO & EDDIE

Concert featuring some of the best pop-rock groups of the ’60s and ’70s also stars Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad), Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, and Gary Lewis & The Playboys.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr.; 954-344-5990 or coralspringscenterforthearts.com; $39.50-$69.50.

INDIE HEAVEN
THE NAKED AND FAMOUS

New Zealand indie-electronic act known for the hit “Young Blood” takes the stage in support of its second studio album, “In Rolling Waves.” Opening is White Sea, aka Morgan Kibby of the band M83.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277 or grandcentralmiami.com; $20-$25.

STILL CROWING
COUNTING CROWS

Berkeley alt-pop band led by singer Adam Duritz performs hits including “Mr. Jones,” “Round Here,” “A Long December” and “Accidentally In Love,” plus new material from its seventh album, “Somewhere Under Wonderland,” to be released in the fall. Opening act is Toad the Wet Sprocket (“Walk on the Ocean,” “All I Want”).
Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $35-$55.

THAT’S MY JAM
103.5 THE BEAT DOWN 2014

Miami’s urban music station presents hip-hop/R&B star Kendrick Lamar (“Swimming Pools [Drank],” “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”), Trey Songz (“Na Na,” “Bottoms Up”), Future, Rico Love, Yo Gotti and DJ Khaled.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $25.25-$120.75.

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