Things to do in Miami this weekend – Nov. 6-8

A high end convertables awaits the public veiwing at the Miami International Auto Show. Photo. C.W. Griffin

Friday, Nov. 6

GET REVVED UP

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

The 45 edition of this nationally acclaimed auto show will feature several hundred new cars, crossovers and SUVs, plus highlights including “Cars Meet Art,” an exhibition inspired by street graffiti art from Miami’s famed Wynwood District; Topless In Miami, spotlighting the hottest new convertibles; and Havana Classics, a nostalgic display of cars from Havana in the 1940s and ‘50s.

Details: 5-11 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, running through Nov. 15, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach;  www.miamiautoshow.net; $15, $6 kids 6-12, free for 5 and under.

Saturday, Nov. 7

FREE FOR ALL

CHOPIN FOR ALL

The season kicks off with pianist Eric Zuber performing works by Chopin and Mozart’s Duport Variations, K.573. 

Details: 3 p.m. Saturday at Broward County Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale; and 3 p.m. Sunday at Granada Presbyterian Church, 950 University Dr., Coral Gables; www.chopin.org.

INDIE-POP HEAVEN

MATT & KIM

Artistically fearless Brooklyn DIY dance-pop duo whose beats – and dance moves – are fresh enough to rock Miami’s Ultra Music Festival takes the stage in support of its fifth studio album, “New Glow,” featuring the singles “Get It,” “Hey Now” and “Hoodie On.”

Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $25 advance, $27 at the door; 16 and up.

DON’T BE A PINHEAD TOUR

BILL O’REILLY AND DENNIS MILLER

The name of this show should give you a clue as to what you can expect, as this hyper-opinionated, dynamic duo that rules the blurry realm where serious commentary on current events meets pure entertainment takes on politics, our obsession with celebrities, and America itself. Think they might have something to say about our presidential candidates?

Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $65-$125.

JAZZ UNDER THE STARS

PAQUITO D’RIVERA

Cuban-born, multiple Grammy-winning sax and clarinet master performs selections from his prolific career that spans nearly six decades, touching upon everything from jazz, bebop and Afro-Cuban rhythms to classical.

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at Fred Shaw Plaza, MDC Kendall Campus, 11011 SW 104th St., Miami; 305-237-3010 or www.mdclivearts.org; $25, $10 students.

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS

AIR SUPPLY

Aussie soft-rock duo featuring songwriter Graham Russell and singer Russell Hitchcock croon radio staples including “The One That I Love,” “Every Woman In the World,” “All Out of Love,” “Even the Nights Are Better” and “Lost In Love.”

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at Mardi Gras Casino, 831 N. Federal Hwy., Hallandale Beach; 954-924-3200 or www.mardigrascasinofl.com; $15-$50.

JAZZ AT PINECREST GARDENS

BRANFORD MARSALIS

Three-time Grammy-winning sax master – who has performed with giants including Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and Dizzy Gillespie; composed the soundtrack to Spike Lee’s jazz joint “Mo’ Better Blues”; and was bandleader for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” – brings his quartet for an evening of blistering jazz.

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 SW 57 Ave., Pinecrest; www.pinecrestgardens.org; $25-$30; pre-concert dinner available.

FAMILY MATTERS TOUR

CHANCE THE RAPPER

Rapid-fire Chicago rapper who first gained fame from his critically acclaimed 2013 mixtape “Acid Rap” takes the stage in support of his debut full-length album, “Surf,” and his collaboration with Lil B,”Free Based Freestyles Mixtape.” D.R.A.M., Towkio and Metro Boomin open.

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $37.50-$47.50.

IHEARTRADIO BASH

FIESTA LATINA

Celebration of Latin music that will broadcast live on iHeartMedia stations and stream on Yahoo Live features a cream-of-the-crop lineup including Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Don Omar, Marco Antonio Solis, Prince Royce, Wisin, Camila, Becky G, Fonseca and Voz de Mando.

Details: 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $29-$159

Sunday, Nov. 8

CARIBBEAN CELEBRATION

GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL

Spicy food, hot music and cool vibes combine to make this all-day event one to remember, with delicious Caribbean cuisine (including the Jerk Cook-Off and culinary demonstrations); folk and traditional dancing; a Kids Zone featuring rides, slides, face-painting and yummy treats; and top-notch reggae rhythms by Spred the Dub, Chris Martin, Barrington Levy and the legendary Third World.

Details: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday at Markham Park, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise; www.jerkfestival.com; $30, $120 VIP, kids 10 and under free.

MIND GAMES

MARC SALEM

See why the New York Times warns about this world-renowned mentalist, “Hide your thoughts! Marc Salem is in town.” The “king of the mind-readers,” who holds advanced degrees from both New York University and the University of Pennsylvania, will astound the audience in this interactive show.

Details: 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Abdo New River Room, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or  www.browardcenter.org; $35.

ON THE LOWDOWN

BOZ SCAGGS

Grammy-winning rock, soul, blues and jazz singer/songwriter and guitarist best known for his hits “Lowdown,” “Lido Shuffle” and “”We’re All Alone” performs selections from his near 50-year career.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr.; 954-344-5990 or www.coralspringscenterforthearts.com; $37.10-$79.50.

Next Week

LIVE TOUR

LAST COMIC STANDING

Two chances to see stars from Season 9 of NBC’s Emmy-nominated laugh-fest doing stand-up, including winner Clayton English, plus finalists Michael Palascak, Dominique, Andy Erickson and Ian Bagg 

Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or  www.kravis.org; $15-$89; and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr.; 954-344-5990 or  www.coralspringscenterforthearts.com; $41.87-$121.37.

ALL ABOUT THAT BASS

KATE DAVIS

Whether she’s crooning rootsy ballads or plucking riffs on her upright bass, this New Yorker’s hypnotic sound can “make you sway and reduce you to tears, often simultaneously,” says the New York Observer.

Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or  www.browardcenter.org; $25.

DOUBLE THE DELIGHT

AMERICA AND THREE DOG NIGHT

Classic-rock faves America (“Ventura Highway,” “A Horse with No Name,” “Tin Man,” “Sister Golden Hair”) and Three Dog Night (“One,” “Black and White,” “An Old Fashioned Love Song,”  “Joy to the World”) team up for a night of sing-along nostalgia, one that is sure to be dedicated to founding Three Dog Night member and co-vocalist Cory Wells, who succumbed to a form of blood cancer on Oct. 20.

Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $40-$60.

 

 

 

 

 

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