Weekend Ticket - Dec. 24-26

 

Here are some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend and early next week.

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Michael Hamersly

Sunday, Dec. 26

STILL CRAZY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

KING MANGO STRUT

If you were in the news this year, prepare to be roasted at the annual end-of-the-year parade that parodies celebrities and headline-makers. Expect to see spoofs of the Gulf Coast oil spill, Sarah Palin and those pesky vuvuzelas, among many other hilarious topics.

Details: 2-6 p.m. at Commodore Plaza, Main Highway and Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove; 305-401-1171 or kingmangostrut.org; free.

ROCK ON

VERSAEMERGE

Port St. Lucie alt-rock band led by singer Sierra Kusterbeck performs tracks from its new album Fixed at Zero. Opening act: There For Tomorrow.

Details: 6:30 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $12.

STEAMROLLING ALONG

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER

One of the biggest Christmas acts of all time mixes holiday tunes with an irresistible rock-‘n’-roll aesthetic.

Details: 7 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $40-$80.

LOVELY SPAM, WONDERFUL SPAM

“MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT”

Tony Award-winning musical takes the funniest bits from the classic British comedy Monty Python & the Holy Grail, including killer rabbits, flying cows and hilarious songs by Eric Idle.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 1-800-572-8471 or www.kravis.org; $25-$68.

NEXT WEEK

Monday, Dec. 27

OMGLOL! “LAST COMIC STANDING” TOUR

Season 7 of the hit NBC comedy show starred some pretty funny people, including, Roy Wood, Tommy Johnagin, Myq Kaplan, Mike DeStefano and winner Felipe Esparza. See them live onstage.

Details: 8 p.m. Monday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 1-800-572-8471 or www.kravis.org; $15-$85.

Tuesday, Dec. 28

CLASSIC TALE “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”

No, it’s not the story of Mike Tyson and Robin Givens – it’s Disney’s beloved Broadway musical, starring Justin Glaser and Liz Shivener as, well, you guessed it.

Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Jan. 2 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $25-$84.

Wednesday, Dec. 29

IN THE HOUSE AFROJACK

Dutch DJ ranked No. 19 by DJ Mag has worked with superstars including David Guetta and Tiesto.

Details: 11 p.m.Wednesday at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $25.

Thursday, Dec. 30

SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE “A ROUND-HEELED WOMAN”

Check out Sharon Gless (Queer As Folk, Burn Notice) in Jane Prowse’s production, based on the true story of Jane Juska, a former high-school English teacher who has been celibate for 30 years, and who seeks to change things up with a personal ad reading, “Before I turn 67 - next March - I would like to have a lot of sex with a man I like. If you want to talk first, Trollope works for me."

Details: Previews begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, running through Jan. 30 at GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables; 305-445-1119; $37.50-$47.50 ($100-$125 New Year’s Eve).

ONE SUPER SHOW

THE SUPERVILLAINS

Orlando ska-reggae group performs favorites and tracks from its latest release, Massive.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; Ticketmaster, 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $13.

TRUMPET MASTER

ARTURO SANDOVAL

Multiple Grammy-winning jazzman performs with vocalist Connie James, fresh off tributes to Joni Mitchell and Peggy Lee.

Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 1-800-572-8471 or www.kravis.org; $15-$85.

DYNAMIC DUO

OWEN BENJAMIN AND THEO VON

Musically gifted actor and comedian Owen Benjamin teams up with Last Comic Standing Season 4 star Theo Von.

Details: 8:30 p.m. Thursday, running through Jan. 2, at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St #182, Coconut Grove; 305-441-8200; $17.

BASSHEADS UNITE

BORGORE

Dubstep fans, this show’s for you: Israeli DJ/producer and creator of “gorestep,” a wicked mix of metal, huge bass-beats and pornographic vocals, rearranges your insides.

Details: 9 p.m. Thursday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $20.

FELIPE LAMOGLIA ENSEMBLE 9 P.M. Thursday: Tenor sax player performs cool Latin jazz at the Van Dyke Cafe, 846 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-534-3600 or www.thevandykecafe.com.

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