Weekend Ticket - 10/2 through 10/4
Here are some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend.
FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2
THREE DAYS OF ANIMATED BLISS
Cartoon, comic book and video game fans won't want to miss this bonanza, featuring more than 150 vendors, plus cast reunions of "Pinky & The Brain" and "Futurama" and the talent behind "Family Guy," "Ren & Stimpy," "The Simpsons," "Transformers" and many more.
Details: 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday,11 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at the Double Tree Miami Airport Hotel & Convention Center, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami; www.animationsupercon.com; $20-$25 single day, $35-$40 three-day pass.
See "Baby Bottle" and many more works by Colombian artist who uses found objects to create eerie pieces that take a jarring approach to familiar topics.
Details: 6-9 p.m., running through Oct. 30 at the Consulate of Colombia, 280 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 917-295-0191 or www.ceciliamyart.com; free.
THIRD EYE BLIND
San Francisco band performs hits including "Semi-Charmed Life" and "Deep Inside of You," plus tracks from the new album "Ursa Major."
Details: 7 p.m. at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $24.
CRACKING THE CODE
Three chances to see South Florida choral ensemble take on "The Musical Da Vinci Code: A Musician, a Message and a Pope."
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables, 536 Coral Way; 8 p.m. Saturday at All Saints Episcopal Church, 333 Tarpon Dr., Fort Lauderdale; and 4 p.m. Sunday at Miami Beach Community Church, 1620 Drexel Ave.; 888-544-FIRE or www.seraphicfire.org; $35.
JAM ON IT
THE HEAVY PETS
Jam-band festival fave has performed at Bonnaroo and Moe.Down; this is its last South Florida show before going on tour with The Brew and Particle.
Details: 10 p.m. at Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; $6.
FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3
Nu-wave band from Las Vegas performs hits including "Somebody Told Me" and "Mr. Brightside"; opening is Brroklyn synth-pop trio Chairlift.
Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $32.25-$47.25.
Heavy metal legend takes a break from playing golf (really - he's good!) to perform epic hits including "School's Out" and "I'm Eighteen."
Details: 8 p.m. at Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, 1806 NE Sixth St.; LiveNation.com; $35.50-$45.50.
FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4
A TASTE OF VIETNAM
VIETNAMESE VARIETY SHOW
MFC Media (Music, Fashion and Comedy) kicks off event featuring past and present Miss Vietnam winners, Vietnamese supermodels, live music, dancing and fashion designers.
Details: 5:30 p.m. at the at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $50-$200.
- Sake, beer, oysters and Basel, Art Basel
- Go Drink This: Marrakesh
- ICON Miami opening soon in former Mansion space and now hiring
- Rok'n burgers on 73rd St., rockin' authors hit Rock Bottom at Arsht, Dom at The Dutch & Sweet Liberty's sweet deal
- Could this be the Best Happy Hour in Miami: DECK sixteen at Hyatt Centric
- Neat Stuff's Casino Night returns this Friday at Nikki Beach
- LUCKYRICE at the Raleigh, PIG in Wynwood, a pre-Pride Soiree & showboating on Fisher Island with the Pointer Sisters
- Go Drink This: Sir Isaac Newton
- New lounges, poolside rap parties, free concerts, food fetes & dinner with Uncle Luke
- Go Drink This: The Aviator