Weekend Ticket - 01/01 through 01/03

 

Here are a few ideas of what you could be doing this weekend.

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By Michael Hamersly

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

 

STILL RINGING

TRACY YOUNG AND OSCAR G

Wake up (or keep going) and kick off 2010 with the Ferosh record label's party Genesis VII, featuring the groovy tribal house sounds of two of Miami's best DJs.

Details: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $75-$150.

 

ON THE SILVER SCREEN

"RED CLIFF"

Legendary action cinema master John Woo reunites with actor Tony Leung for the first time since 1992's "Hard Boiled" with this epic historical drama based on the 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty.

Details: 2, 5 and 8 p.m. Friday; 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday; 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Monday; and 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6th St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-525-3456 or www.fliff.com; $9, $7 seniors and students.

 

JAZZ IT UP

THE WORD

Supergroup features keyboardist John Medeski (Medeski, Martin & Wood), pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph and the North Mississippi Allstars.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $29.99.

 

PARTY ON

SOBE INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS' GRAND OPENING CABARET

Travel back to the '30s and '40s at this multimedia arts cabaret celebrating the renovation and reopening of the Little Stage Theater at SoBe Arts, featuring torch songs and performances by Montserrat Franco as Betty Boop, plus tapas and cocktails by Red Light restaurant.

Details: Opening night gala at 9 p.m. Friday, running through Jan. 17 with shows at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays, at the Carl Fischer Clubhouse and Little Stage Theater, 2100 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-9220 or www.sobearts.org; $50 opening night, $10-$25 afterward.

 

IN THE HOUSE

MISS NINE

Former Dutch model made the transfer to DJ and became the first female to put out a compilation mix on Deep Dish's Yoshitoshi label.

Details: 11 p.m. at SET, 320 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $30.

 

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 2

 

STILL "TOO HOT TA TROT"

THE COMMODORES

Give your slot-machine arm a rest and catch The Commodores performing classic R&B/funk hits including "Brick House," "Easy," "Three Times a Lady" and "Lady (You Bring Me Up)."

Details: 2 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 888-56-MAGIC, 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; free.

 

SHE'S ALL THE RAGE

LADY GAGA

Missed out on the fashion-obsessed pop superstar's New Year's Eve performances in Miami? Here's your second chance to catch her performing smash hits including "Bad Romance," "Just Dance" and "Poker Face."

Details: 7:30 p.m. at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami; Ticketmaster, 305-372-4634 or www.jlkc.com; $23-$68.

 

"KNOCKIN' ON HEAVEN'S DOOR"

TRIBUTE TO BOB DYLAN

Broadway veteran Bob Stillman channels the great American folk singer/songwriter, performing clasics including "Blowin' in the Wind," "The Times They Are A-Changin’," "Mr. Tambourine Man," "Lay, Lady, Lay" and "Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door."

Details: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 1-800-572-8471 or www.kravis.org; $35.

 

JAM ON IT

SOUND TRIBE SECTOR 9

Imagine a jam band that mixes funk, psychedelic grooves and electronic beats, and you're close to pegging STS9's sound.

Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $27.50.

 

MELLOW OUT

DONAVON FRANKENREITER

Love Jack Johnson and G. Love? You're sure to dig the chill-rock sound of surfer Donavon Frankenreiter. B-Liminal and Sosos open.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $18.

 

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON

FRANK SINATRA JR.

Ol' Blue Eyes' son pays tribute to his pop backed by a full symphonic orchestra. You'll hear classic Sinatra standards such as "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Luck Be A Lady" and "Strangers in the Night."

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 1-800-572-8471 or www.kravis.org; $29-$89.

 

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 3

 

TAKE A MUSICAL TRIP

SY SUGAR'S POPS ORCHESTRA

Judy Scott and Lou Villano deliver the best in cabaret.

Details: 2 p.m. at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr.; 954-344-5990 or www.coralspringscenterforthearts.com; $30.

 

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