Weekend Ticket - 03/26 through 03/28

 

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

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By Michael Hamersly

FRIDAY, MARCH 26

 

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE ART

ARTEAMERICAS

The premier fair for Latin American art returns for its eighth year, representing more than 40 galleries and 300 emerging artists.

Details: Noon-9 p.m. Friday, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, noon-7 p.m. Sunday and noon-5 p.m. Monday at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall D, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach; www.arteamericas.com; $12, free from noon-2 p.m. every day.

 

HANDLE WITH CARE

CHELSEA HANDLER 

Stand-up comedienne, actress and author of "My Horizontal Life" autographs copies of her new book, "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang" (Grand Central, $25.99).

Details: 3 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com; free, but tickets are required; receive one ticket with the purchase of the book at any Books & Books location.

 

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA

INGRID FLITER

Argentine pianist, under the direction of guest conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, performs Chopin's romantic Piano Concerto No. 2. Also on the program is Prokofiev's Suite from Romeo and Juliet.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $40-$165.

 

BOB'S SON

JULIAN MARLEY

Family member of reggae royalty performs in support of his latest CD "Awake," along with Fourth Dimension and Funk Dirty.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $19.99. 

 

JAZZ AT MOCA

MAX FARBER TRIO

Pianist known for providing musical accompaniment to Pablo Cano's marionette productions performs jazz standards, acoompanied by bass and drums.

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

 

SAX MAN

DAVE KOZ

The University of Miami Frost Concert Jazz Band performs romantic jazz standards with the Grammy-nominated saxophonist who has played with Burt Bacharach, Ray Charles, Celine Dion and Rod Stewart, to name just a few.

Details: 8 p.m. at Gusman Concert Hall, Frost School of Music, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-5813; $15.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 27

 

FALLIN' FOR HER

ALICIA KEYS

R&B princess demonstrates her expressive and powerful voice as well as her piano skills on hits including "Fallin'," "A Woman's Worth," "If I Ain't Got You" and "No One."

Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000 or www.aaarena.com; $46.50-$125.

 

ROCK ON

PHOENIX/NEBULIN

Local rock band with industrial and Goth leanings strips it down for an unplugged show in their PJs - wear yours, too!

Details: 10 p.m. at the Wallflower Gallery, 10 NE 3rd St., Miami; www.wallflowergallery.com; $5.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 28

 

DEERING SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

Steel drums, stilt-walkers and sumptuous seafood delights await you at the freshest seafood festival of the year. Calypso sounds from the Bay Roots Reggae Band mix with the Bahamian Junkanoo dancers to whet your Caribbean appetite.

Details: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami; 305-235-1668, ext. 263, or www.deeringestate.org; $12 advance, $15 at the gate, kids 4-14 $5.

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