Weekend Ticket - 02/19 through 02/21

 

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

Jay-Z

By Michael Hamersly

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

 

ART EXHIBIT

LYNNE GOLOB GELFMAN

You won't look at a chain-link fence quite the same way after viewing Miami abstract artist Gelfman's compelling, layered, paintings.

Details: Opening reception 7-11 p.m. Friday, running through March 14 at Carol Jazzar - Contemporary Art, 158 NW 91st St., Miami; 305-490-6906 or www.cjazzart.com; free.

 

JAZZ IT UP

MIKE ORTA QUARTET

Cool Nights, Hot Jazz at the Bass kicks off its season with pianist/composer Orta.

Details: 7-9 p.m. at the Bass Museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org; $10.

 

HAUNTING DRAMA

TEATRO EN EL BLANCO

Chilean theater company presents Guillermo Calderon's "Diciembre," an interactive dark comedy about war and its power to transform domestic life.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Byron Carlyle Theater, 500 71st St., Miami Beach; 305-237-3010 or www.mdc.edu/culture; $10 and $15, $8 students and seniors.   

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20

 

TRUCKIN'

MONSTER JAM

Any echoes of Super Bowl XLIV cheering will be obliterated by massive trucks bent on doing massive harm to each other, including the infamous Grave Digger, El Toro Loco and the debut of Maximum Destruction.

Details: 7:30 p.m. at Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens; www.monsterjam.com; $10-$30.

 

HE'S THE KING

JAY-Z

Rap master and mogul, aka Shawn Carter, aka Beyonce's hubby, brings his "BP3" tour to town, performing hits including "Big Pimpin'," "I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)," "'03 Bonnie & Clyde," "Excuse Me Miss," "Run This Town," "99 Problems" and "Empire State of Mind." 

Details: 8 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; LiveNation.com; $39.50-$129.50.

 

GET THOSE DELTA BLUES

DAVID "HONEYBOY" EDWARDS

Legendary Delta Blues great at 94 is one of the last links to Robert Johnson, and received a Grammy for Lifetime Achievement Award last month.

Details: 8:30 p.m. at the Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-545-8546 or www.tigertail.org; $35, $50 VIP (priority entrance and best seating).

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21

 

TODAY'S THE DAY

AMERICA

Stop hitting up the ATM for your blackjack fixation and check out the sweet harmonies of America, which gave us the hits "Sister Golden Hair," "Lonely People," "Daisy Jane," "Today's the Day," "Ventura Highway," "Tin Man" and "A Horse With No Name." 

Details: 4 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 888-56-MAGIC, 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; $20-$35.

 

INDIE-HEAVEN

TEGAN & SARA

Canadian twin-sister darlings of the indie-rock world perform in support of their latest album, "Sainthood"; dreamy, trippy singer-songwriter Holly Miranda opens with tracks from her debut album "The Magician's Private Library."

Details: 7:30 p.m. at Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 12551 Glades Rd., Boca Raton; 561-488-7414 or www.pbcgov.com/parks/amphitheaters; $30.

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