Things to do in Miami this weekend - Nov. 22-24
Here are some ideas about what you could be doing this weekend.
Friday, Nov. 22
PUMP IT UP
GNC Live Well presents the 2013 Bodybuilding.com NPC National Bodybuilding Championships, during which 1,000 men and women will compete for a spot in the Worldwide IFBB Pro Grand Prix circuit.
Details: Preliminaries 1 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday; finals 5 p.m. Saturday; at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $50 preliminaries, $75 and $125 finals.
“THE HISTORY OF” TOUR
The iconic Southern California band – featuring original members Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit - will perform massive hits including “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” “Take It Easy,” “One of These Nights,” “Take It to the Limit,” “Tequila Sunrise,” “Best of My Love” and “Hotel California.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $51.75-&179.75.
THE EMPRESS OF SOUL
Seven-time Grammy Award-winner performs enduring hits including “Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye,” “You’re the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me,” “That’s What Friends Are For” and “Midnight Train to Georgia.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $50-$70.
Star of the CBS daytime-TV show “The Talk” and several feature films including “I Got the Hook Up” and “Beauty Shop” does stand-up.
Details: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday; and 7, 9:45 and 11:45 p.m. Saturday; at the Fort Lauderdale Improv, 5700 Seminole Way; www.ftl.improv.com; $25.
IN THE HOUSE
SANDER VAN DOORN
Dutch superstar DJ steps behind the decks in support of his new single, “Direkt Dizco.”
Details: 11 p.m. at Story Miami, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $30-$50.
Saturday, Nov. 23
ONE LOVE NUTRIFEST
Stephen “Ragga” Marley leads a lineup of reggae performers from all over the world, plus art and food villages, massages and yoga demonstrations.
Details: 1-11 p.m. at Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove; www.coconutgrove.com/events/one-love-nutrifest-peacock-park; free before 3 p.m. with two or more nonperishable food items for donation.
Miami rapper takes the stage in support of his latest album, featuring the single “No Games,” and accompanied by the acclaimed five-piece 1500 or Nothin’ band.
Details: 8 p.m. at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami; Ticketmaster; $39.50-$69.50.
ELECTRIC LADY TOUR
Avant-garde funkstress who channels Parliament, James Brown and Prince with a female twist performs in support of her latest album “The Electric Lady.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $33.50-$48.50.
FOR ALL THE LONELY PEOPLE
British soft-rock band performs enduring ‘70s hits including “A Horse with No Name,” “Sister Golden Hair,” “Ventura Highway,” “Tin Man,” “I Need You” and “Lonely People.”
Details: 8 p.m. at Casino Miami Jai Alai, 3500 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-633-6400 or www.casinomiamijaialai.com; $18.50-$55.
Israeli DJ duo – who have done production work on Lady Gaga’s upcoming album, “ARTPOP” - perform their brand of trippy, psychedelic trance.
Details: 9 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $26.
Sunday, Nov. 23
GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS
Premier Chinese acrobatic touring company presents a performance of breathtaking skill and beauty set to ancient and contemporary music.
Details: 1 and 4 p.m. at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; 305-466-8002 or www.aventuracenter.org; $34.50-$39.50.
MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS
Seattle rapper and his producer perform in support of their debut album, “The Heist,” which spawned the No. 1 hits “Can’t Hold Us” and “Thrift Shop.” Talib Kweli opens.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $35-$45.
THE AXMAN COMETH
Legendary guitarist of the seminal rock band The Smiths performs tracks from his solo debut album “The Messenger,” plus Smiths classics including “How Soon Is Now?” and “Last Night I Dreamt Somebody Loved Me.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $25.
”THE BOOK OF MORMON”
Broadway musical by irreverent “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone was called “the best musical of the century” by Ben Brantley of the New York Times, and “so good it makes me angry” by Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday through Dec. 22 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $44.50-$159.50.
FREE FOR ALL
Johnny Conga, who has performed with legends including Carlos Santana, The Jackson 5 and Gloria Estefan, performs with his Tropical Jazz Project as part of the Food Truck and Music Festival.
Details: 5-10 p.m. Wednesday at North Shore Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.kccproductions.com.
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