Weekend Ticket - 7/17 through 7/19

 

Here are some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend.

Josh Blue
Josh Blue.
 

FOR FRIDAY, JULY 17

 

BUST A GUT

JOSH BLUE
 
"Last Comic Standing" winner will have your belly aching as he pokes fun at everything - including his own life with cerebral palsy.
Details: 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St., #182, Coconut Grove; 305-441-8200 or www.miamiimprov.com; $21.40.

 

 

 

 

FOR SATURDAY, JULY 18
 
SUPER SATURDAYS WITH THE FLORIDA MARLINS
HANSEL Y RAUL

Another reason to catch the Fish against the world-champion Philadelphia Phillies: After the game, catch these legends of traditional Cuban music performing salsa hits including “Maria Teresa y Danilo” and “Con la Lengua Afuera.”
Details: Game time is 7:10 p.m. at Land Shark Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens; 305-623-6100 or www.landsharkstadium.com; tickets start at $12.

 
MUSICA POPULAR BRASILEIRA
ADRIANA CALCANHOTTO

 
The Rhythm Foundation presents the Florida debut of Brazilian singer Adriana Calcanhotto performing solo.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; Ticketmaster; $35.

 
MODERN ROCK
THE OFFSPRING

 
Southern California band, which helped renew interest in mainstream punk in the mid-'90s, performs classics such as "Gotta Get Away" and "Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)," plus hits from its latest release, "Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace." Sum 41 opens.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, 1806 NE Sixth St.; 954-946-2402; $36.25.

 
TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
THE FAB FAUX

 
Sing along to Fab Four classics including "Hey Jude," "Let It Be," "Help!" and "She Loves You," among dozens of others.
Details: 10 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-784-1441 or www.parkerplayhouse.com; $39-$59.


FREE FOR ALL
FELIPE LAMOGLIA ENSEMBLE

Tenor sax man performs cool Latin jazz at the Van Dyke Cafe.
Details: 9 p.m. at the Van Dyke Cafe, 846 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-534-3600 or www.thevandykecafe.com.
 


LOCAL LEGEND
OSCAR G

 
Longtime Miami DJ spins high-energy tribal beats on the Terrace.
Details: 11 p.m. at Space,  34 NE 11th St., downtown Miami; 305-375-0001; $20-$30.

 

 

 

 

FOR SUNDAY, JULY 19

 
FREEZE FRAME!
FAMILY DAY AT THE LOWE

 
Kids can discover the remarkable world of photography with the exhibitions "Through the Lens: Photography from the Permanent Collection" and "Arnold Newman: Photographic Legacy."
Details:
Noon-3 p.m. at the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, 1301 Satnford Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org; $5, free for members.


ONSTAGE
THE KINSEY SICKS

 
"America's Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet" performs its satirical show "Wake the F@#$ Up America."
Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at the Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; Ticketmaster; $25-$35.

 

 

THE BIRDS AND THE BEES
"SEX AND THE ANIMALS"

 
Miami Metrozoo's Ron Magill presents his adults-only show, which amusingly illustrates breeding behaviors found in the animal kingdom.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Kendall; 305-271-9000, ext. 268, or www.alperjcc.org; $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

 

FOLK ROCK
THE AVETT BROTHERS

 
North Carolina duo, performs a mishmash of indie-pop, country, bluegrass and punk.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-764-1441 or www.pakerplayhouse.com; $26.

-- Mike Hammersly

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