Weekend Ticket - 03/19 through 03/21
Here's a few ideas of what you could be doing this weekend.
FRIDAY, MARCH 19
TRIBUTE TO OL' BLUE EYES
Master jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli teams up with Frank Sinatra interpreter Tony DeSare, whom the New York Times calls "a Sinatra acolyte in his early 30s who sings Prince as well as Johnny Mercer."
Details: 8 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $25-$125.
SATURDAY, MARCH 20
The thundering sound of taiko drums highlights this festival, featuring martial arts demonstrations and local musical acts.
Details: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Rd., Delray Beach; 561-495-0233, ext. 200, or www.morikami.org; $12, $6 kids 4-17, free for kids 3 and under.
JAZZ IN THE GARDENS
Groove to the sounds of Erykah Badu, Robin Thicke, Boyz II Men, Mary J. Blige, John Legend, Chaka Khan, Chrisette Michelle, Common, Wyclef Jean and more.
Details: 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster or www.jazzinthegardens.com; $45-$70.
BALLROOM WITH A TWIST
Dance production conceived and choreographed by Emmy-nominated Louis van Amstel ("Dancing With the Stars") features Allison Holker ("So You Think You Can Dance") and "American Idol" alums David Hernandez and Trenyce.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.parkerplayhouse.com; $25-$65.
WHO'S SORRY NOW?
Hitmaker from the '60s brings you back with ballads including "Where the Boys Are," "My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own," "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" and "Who's Sorry Now?"
Details: 8 p.m. at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Dr.; 954-344-5990 or www.coralspringscenterforthearts.com; $45.
RODRIGO Y GABRIELA
Acoustic-guitar duo is just as likely to jam on hits from Led Zeppelin, Hendrix and Metallica as classical works.
Details: 8:30 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; Ticketmaster; $35.
SUNDAY, MARCH 21
BABY, THEY'LL BE THERE
THE GUESS WHO
No, Lenny Kravitz didn't write the rock anthem "American Woman" - it was The Guess Who. See the classic rock band perform that hit and other faves including "These Eyes," "No Time" and "Share the Land."
Details: 3 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 888-56-MAGIC, 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; $20-$75.
SUNDAY AFTERNOONS OF MUSIC
Russian pianist with family ties to Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff performs a program featuring works by Chopin, Haydn, Liszt and, yes, Rachmaninoff.
Details: 4 p.m. at Gusman Hall, Frost School of Music, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org; $10-$35.
- Go Drink This: Scotch and the Coconut
- Go Drink This: Ginger Berry Smash
- Could this be the Best Happy Hour in Miami: EDGE Steak & Bar at the Four Seasons Miami
- Chocolate orgies, apres happy hours, Sunday suppers and late night brunches
- Go Drink This: Espumita Cocktail
- Go Drink This: Ortanique Bacardi Mojito
- Could this be the Best Happy Hour in Miami: Tongue & Cheek in Miami Beach
- Go Drink This: Bombay Sapphire Negroni
- Bodega, Brandt's Break, Baboons and Audrina Patridge bring on the scene
- Could this be the Best Happy Hour in Miami: Tamarina in Brickell