Weekend Ticket - 01/29 through 01/31

 

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

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By Michael Hamersly

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29

 

GET READY

SUPER ART IN THE PARK

Super Bowl XLIV-sanctioned event features a pep rally, happy hour and live music by Fourth Dimension, Jacob Jeffries Band, Ketchy Shuby and the Spam Allstars.

Details: 6 p.m.-midnight at Ponce Circle Park, 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; www.artintheparkconcerts.com; free.

 

LAFF RIOT

SECOND CITY 50TH ANNIVERSARY

The SoBe Comedy Festival might be over, but the laughs don't have to stop. Legendary comedy franchise that produced such talent as John Belushi, Tina Fey, Alan Arkin and Bill Murray celebrates 50 years of hilarity.

Details: 6:30 and 9 p.m. Friday and 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 1-800-572-8471 or www.kravis.org; $30.

 

JAZZ AT MOCA

ROSE MAX

Performance by Brazilian chanteuse accompanied by her husband, bossa nova guitar master Ramatis.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art., 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; 305-893--6211 or www.mocanomi.org; free.

 

IN THE HOUSE

DJ ICEY

Orlando's King of the Funky Breaks takes you back to the hazy days of the beloved club The Edge, where Revolution now resides, with the party Return to Planet E. Opening are Mike Sharpe, Stryke, Merlyn and Rob Bates.

Details: 10 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $10-$20.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

 

ARTFUL WEEKEND

MIAMI BEACH FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Browse juried works by more than 150 national artists at the 36th-annual event; this year's official poster is Miami Sunset, by KISS founding member Paul Stanley.

Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Ocean Terrace, east of Collins Avenue between 73rd and 75th streets, Miami Beach; 

305-673-7577 or www.miamibeachfestivalofthearts.com; free.

 

FLOWER POWER

TAMIAMI INTERNATIONAL ORCHID FESTIVAL

Two days of orchid bliss brings together more than 50 international growers.

Details: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday at Tamiami Fair Grounds Fair Expo Center, Fuch's Pavilion, 10900 Coral Way; www.miamiorchidfestival.com; $7, kids under 12 free.

 

"POETRY ON STRINGS"

PABLO CANO AND DAVID PLUMB

Cano's artistic marionettes are matched with author Plumb's words, followed by a book signing.

Details: 3 p.m. at the Coral Springs Museum of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Dr., Coral Springs; 954-340-5000 or www.csmart.org; $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, kids 12 and under free.

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31

 

TOYS 'R THEM

MIAMI ANTIQUE TOY SHOW

Indulge in your obsession that you're only mildly uncomfortable sharing with other adults, as dealers and collectors from all over the country converge to peddle and haggle over these precious, obsolete treasures.

Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the InterContinental West Miami Hotel, 2505 NW 87th Ave., Doral; 305-468-1400 or www.miamiantiquetoyshow.com; $5, kids 12 and under free.

 

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