Things to do in Miami this weekend – Feb. 27-March 1

 

Friday, Feb. 27

DISNEY LIVE!
MICKEY’S MAGIC SHOW

Catch Mickey Mouse and his gang – including Minnie, Donald and Daisy Duck, Pluto and Goofy – teaming up with a world-class illusionist to perform magic from beloved Disney films. See Cinderella’s rags turned to a beautiful ball gown in a split-second; marvel as Princess Jasmine from “Aladdin” levitates; and watch in awe as the magic brooms from “Fantasia” come to life.
Details: 4 and 7 p.m. at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $16-$60.

STILL MASTER OF HIS DOMAIN
JERRY SEINFELD

The king of observational humor and co-creator and star of “the greatest television program of all time” (says TV Guide) returns to his stand-up roots, and to the Hard Rock for a double date with hilarity in what has become a welcome winter tradition.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $75-$165.

AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH …
ART GARFUNKEL

Angelic-sounding tenor whose works with Paul Simon are among the most beloved in pop-rock history performs an acoustic show with guitarist Tab Laven, during which he’ll sing hits including “Scarborough Fair,” “Homeward Bound,” “El Condor Pasa,” “The Sounds of Silence” and, of course, “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Garfunkel will also share anecdotes from his new book and give a Q&A session. Rescheduled from Jan. 16 and Jan. 27 shows; those tickets will be honored.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St.; 305-466-8002 or www.aventuracenter.org; $39-$75.

CATSKILL RESORT MUSEUM FUNDRAISER
RICHARD LEWIS AND KEVIN POLLAK

Dynamic duo of Lewis, best known for his hilariously neurotic ramblings and appearances in “Curb Your Enthusiasm” alongside good friend Larry David, and Kevin Pollak, revered for his dead-on impersonations of Christopher Walken, Al Pacino and Peter Falk, unite to benefit the future Catskill Resort Museum.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale; www.parkerplayhouse.com; $51.50-$126.50.

Saturday, Feb. 28

FEELING MEDIEVAL?
FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

Lords and ladies, gentlemen and wenches, prepare thyself for the latest fairy-tale chapter in the Ren-Fest storybook. This weekend’s theme, “Voyage to the Orient,” takes us to the Far East during Marco Polo’s time and the sights and sounds of Shogun, Samurai and the unbroken Ming dynasty that ruled China for almost 300 years. In between, enjoy more than 100 costumed performers, 10 stages with continuous entertainment and 20 stage acts from around the world.
Details: 10 a.m.-sunset Saturday and Sunday, running on weekends through March 15, at Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach; www.ren-fest.com; $21, $9 kids 6-11, free for 5 and under.

THE COMPLETE AUDUBON
THE BIRDS OF AMERICA

When you think of antique bird prints, you think of John James Audubon, who devoted much of his life in the early 1800s to painting birds, with the intent of printing as engravings life-size portraits of all the kinds of birds to be found in the United States. For the first time, HistoryMiami will display all 435 of his prints in one blockbuster exhibition.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, running through May 31, at HistoryMiami in the Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami; www.historymiami.org; included with museum admission ($8 adults, $5 kids 6-12, under 6 free).

HIP-HOP HOORAY!
ROLLING LOUD MUSIC FESTIVAL

Dope Entertainment’s inaugural event presents live performances from hip-hop stars including ScHoolBoy Q from the West Coast group Black Hippy, Juicy J, A$AP Ferg, Action Bronson, Curren$y, Travi$ Scott, Denzel Curry, Domo Genesis, Casey Veggies and many more.
Details: 1 p.m. at Soho Studios in Wynwood, 2136 NW 1st Ave., Miami; www.rollingloud.com; $80.

WHAT A (FUN)DRAISER
BE A KID AGAIN GALA

Annual highlight of the South Florida social scene with the James Bond theme of “You Only Live Twice” (complete with “shaken, not stirred” martinis) is hosted by humorist/author Dave Barry and radio personality Paul Castronovo, and features a live auction for unique items such as a training day with the Navy SEALS, a trip to Sonoma for the Aston Martin 007 Race Adventure in August, a private dinner hosted by Alonzo and Tracy Mourning, and a custom portrait by Romero Britto. Guests can also dance to the sounds of party band Party on the Moon.
Details: 6:30 p.m. at the Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Cswy., Watson Island; www.miamichildrensmuseum.org/gala; $500, $1,000 VIP.

FINAL ROUNDS
NATIONAL CHOPIN PIANO COMPETITION

Billed as “a local event with national significance and international impact,” this event features the Chopin Foundation Orchestra backing the competitors. First-prize winner receives $75,000; first- and second-prize winners are automatically accepted to the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw in October 2015, with all expenses paid.
Details: Part 1 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Part 2 (includes awards ceremony) – 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami; www.chopin.org; $15-$35, members and students free.

WINTER BLACKOUT TOUR
THE EXPENDABLES

Reggae-rock punk band from Santa Cruz, Ca., takes the stage in support of its sixth studio album, “Sand in the Sky,” produced by Butthole Surfers guitarist Paul Leary and featuring the singles “Starry Night” and “Music Move Me.”
Details: 7 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $17.

TASTE THE BASS
RL GRIME

L.A. electro, hip-hop and trap producer who is merging the worlds of Southern hip-hop and EDM takes the stage in support of his debut album, “Void,” which features appearances by Big Sean and Boys Noize.
Details: 9 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $25.

Sunday, March 1

HOOP DREAMS
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS

Still got NBA All-Star fever? You and the whole family will be whistling “Sweet Georgia Brown” while watching the original basketball all-stars performing all kinds of jaw-dropping trick shots and sky-walking dunks.
Details: 4 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $26-$166.

Next Week

 

AN EVENING WITH …
MELISSA MANCHESTER

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter performs a best-of set of hits including “Don’t Cry Out Loud,” “Midnight Blue,” “Whenever I Call You Friend” and “You Should Hear How He Talks About You,” plus new tunes from her upcoming album featuring Al Jarreau, Keb Mo, Joe Sample and Dave Koz.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Jazziz Nightlife, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561-300-0730 or www.jazziznightlife.com; $40-$60, $80 VIP.

BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES
LOUISE
PITRE

The “First Lady of Canadian Theater” and Tony Award-nominated star of “Mamma Mia!” performs her cabaret revue “La Vie en Rouge,” featuring songs from several starring roles, including “Edith Piaf,” “Jacques Brel,” “Mame,” “Les Miserables” and an original French version of “The Winner Takes It All!”
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St.; 305-466-8002 or www.aventuracenter.org; $40 and $45.

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