Things to do in Miami this weekend - May 2 - 4

 

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

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By Michael Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

Friday


ART EXHIBIT
GIOSVANY ECHEVARRIA

See “Witness and Testimony at Sunrise” and more at the contemporary artist’s solo show, “Dialogues With Nature.”
Details: 7-10 p.m. at Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 305-461-1050 or cernudaarte.com; free.

THE CORAZON TOUR
SANTANA

Iconic rock guitarist Carlos Santana performs timeless hits including “Black Magic Woman,” “Oye Como Va,” “Evil Ways” and “No One to Depend On,” plus songs from the upcoming album, “Corazon,” to be released Tuesday.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $65-$135.

BY THE WAY, WHICH ONE’S PINK?
BRIT FLOYD

The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show presents its Discovery World Tour 2014, featuring faithful, note-for-note versions of megahits including “Money,” “Wish You Were Here” and “Comfortably Numb,” plus at least one track from Pink Floyd’s 14 studio albums.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $39.50-$49.50.

DUBSTEP DESTROYER
SKRILLEX

Fresh off several blistering headlining performances during Miami Music Week in late March, the artist formerly known as Sonny Moore returns to inflict more bass-heavy, sonic mayhem on the strength of his debut album, “Recess,” which hit No. 4 on the Billboard 200.
Details: 11 p.m. at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; wantickets.com; $75.


Saturday


ARTS BALLET THEATER OF FLORIDA
SPRING GALA

Ballet Master Vladimir Issaev directs the conclusion of its 16th season with a classical repertoire of famous pas de deux and variations, as well as neoclassical pieces by Issaev and other guest choreographers.
Details: 7 p.m. at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; 305-466-8002 or aventuracenter.org; $25, not recommended for children under 3.

POP-SOUL LEGENDS
THE SPINNERS

Detroit R&B band croons hits including “I’ll Be Around,” “Could It Be I’m Falling In Love,” “Then Came You,” “Games People Play” and “The Rubberband Man.” Also on the bill: The Temptations Review Featuring Dennis Edwards, performing Motown classics such as “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and “Just My Imagination.”
Details: 8 p.m. at Magic City Casino, Stage 305, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or magiccitycasino.com; $55-$125.

Sunday


TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE
LOVE-IN PARTY IN THE PARK

Eddie Money (“Baby Hold On,” “Shakin’,” “Two Tickets to Paradise”) headlines this annual outdoor festival that celebrates the culture and music of the ’60, ’70s and ’80s, along with classic cars, costume contests, arts and crafts and more.
Details: 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. at Greynolds Park, 18500 NE 22nd Ave., North Miami Beach; miamipartyinthepark.com; $20 in advance, $25 at the door; VIP $45-$85.

CD-RELEASE PARTY
FERNANDO PERDOMO

Miami musician and producer who relocated to Los Angeles celebrates the release of his new CD “Warm,” with Jim Camacho, Beatles tribute band The Beethose and Perdomo’s former band Dreaming in Stereo also performing.
Details: 2 p.m. at The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577 or thestagemiami.com; $5, under 21 free.

CUATRO DE MAYO?
CINCO AT THE JUNGLE

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo a day early with amazing food, animal encounters, Mexican wrestling and great live music featuring Miami pop-reggae fusion singer Cris Cab and the Miami Heat’s DJ Irie, plus Jared Dylan, La Linea and more.
Details: 4-11 p.m. at Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami; www.brickellfestival.com/cincodemayo; $58, $90 VIP.

WHOLE LOTTA LOVE
JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE

The son of the original drummer from the legendary British hard rock band pays homage to his late father by tearing through Led Zep classics including “Kashmir,” “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You,” “When the Levee Breaks” and “Rock and Roll.”
Details: 7 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $25-$45.

THE ARTPOP BALL
LADY GAGA’S ARTRAVE

Flamboyant, theatrical and provocative pop phenomenon performs greatest hits such as “Just Dance,” “Bad Romance,” “Poker Face,” “Alejandro,” “Born This Way” and “The Edge of Glory,” plus favorites from her third album, “Artpop,” including “Applause” and “Do What U Want.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $49.50-$200.


Next Week


SPOOKY ROCKERS
GHOST B.C.

Swedish heavy-metal band keeps its identities under wraps, with five of its members wearing hooded robes and the singer donning skull makeup and dressed as a Roman Catholic pope. They take the stage in support of their second album, “Infestissumam,” which topped out at No. 28 on the Billboard 200.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or jointherevolution.net; $20 advance, $23 day of show.

INDIE HEAVEN
OF MONTREAL

Eclectic indie-rock band from Athens, Ga., featuring mad genius Kevin Barnes performs slightly twisted glam, funk and psychedelic music influenced by artists including The Beatles, David Bowie and Prince.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277 or grandcentralmiami.com; $12-$20.

A MUSICAL AFFAIR
IL DIVO

Classical crossover sensation performs the greatest songs of Broadway live, in support of its sixth studio album, “A Musical Affair,” featuring favorites from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Carousel” and “West Side Story.”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $49.50-$125.50.

free for all


FAMILY ARTS FESTIVAL
10 A.M.-5 P.M. SATURDAY:
Themes of “All Kids Included” and “Creating Harmony Through Diversity” are backed by entertainment including family-friendly hip-hop by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and comedy by Page Turner Adventures; South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Miami; 786-573-5300 or smdcac.org.

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