Weekend Ticket - 12/11 through 12/13
Here are some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11
THAT JAMAICAN SOUND
Dancehall hitmaker ("Give It Up to Me," "We Be Burnin'," "Temperature") teams up with fellow countryman Shaggy ("It Wasn't Me," "Angel").
Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $27-$65.
OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD
"ALL ABOUT OZ"
Original performance art piece pays tribute to the musicals "The Wizard of Oz," "The Wiz" and "Wicked" in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the film "The Wizard of Oz."
Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Broward College's Fine Arts Theatre, A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Rd., Building 6, Second Floor, Davie; 954-201-6884; $8, $4 students, faculty and staff.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12
JOY TO YOU AND ME
THREE DOG NIGHT
Step away from the slots (while you're ahead, we hope) and check out Three Dog Night performing hits including "One," "Mama Told Me Not to Come," "Black and White" and "Joy to the World").
Details: 3 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 888-56-MAGIC, 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; $15-$35.
LESS THAN JAKE
Gainesville band performs in support of its latest album "GNV FLA," with opening acts Cage and The Swellers.
Details: 6 p.m. at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $20 advance, $22 day of show; all ages.
HO HO HO!
Annual pop-rock concert sponsored by Y100 features Shakira, The Fray, Jordin Sparks, Flo Rida, Colbie Caillet, LMFAO and 3OH!3.
Details: 7 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $50.75-$130.75.
One of the defining doo-wop groups from the late '50s performs hits including "Tell Me Why" and "Come On Little Angel."
Details: 7 p.m. at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, east of State Road 7 (US 441) and north of Sample Road at 5550 NW 40th St.; 954-977-6700 or www.seminolecoconutcreekcasino.com; $20.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13
Photographer utilizes darkroom techniques such as infrared film, superimposed imagery from multiple negatives and selective bleaching and re-development of prints; exhibit runs through Feb. 14.
Details: 1-4 p.m. at the Alper JCC Futernick Family Art Gallery, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Miami; www.alperjcc.org; free.
SUNDAY AFTERNOONS OF MUSIC
Russo-Israeli pianist performs works by Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninov and Prokofiev.
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; $35, $30 seniors, $10 students.
Songwriting force for The Commodores ("Sail On," "Three Times a Lady," "Easy") went on to become even bigger solo ("All Night Long," "Truly," "Say You, Say Me"), plus co-wrote "We Are the World" with Michael Jackson.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $60-$150.
Veteran "singjay" artist and fixture at Jamaica's annual "Reggae Sunsplash" festival performs, with Fourth Dimension opening.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $14.99.
- 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
- 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
- Spooky, boozy, cool: Halloween week in Miami and beyond
- Go Drink This: Fighting for the Flag