Weekend Ticket - Dec. 7-9

 

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

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Why so pensive, Tiesto?
 

By Michael Hamersly | mikehamersly@gmail.com

 

Friday, Dec. 7

 


THEATER FOR KIDS
”MADELINE’S CHRISTMAS”

Musical is based on the beloved books by Ludwig Bemelmans about the French schoolgirl and her friends in the blue uniforms and yellow hats.
Details: 10 and 11 a.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday; at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $6-$16, $3 lap seats for infants 12 months and under.

HIPSTER ALERT
CHROMATICS

Love to discover hot new bands? Check out the dark, hypnotizing electro-pop of this Portland, Ore., band that also incorporates Italian disco into its sound. Want more cred? Fashion giant Karl Lagerfeld hand-picked the band to perform in October at the Chanel spring-summer 2013 fashion show in Paris. Presented by Sweat Records; Prince Rama opens.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia Theater, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami; 305-372-0925 or www.gusmancenter.org; $20.

“MY AMERICAN IDOLS”
KIMBERLEY LOCKE

Singer who gained fame as a finalist on Season 2 of “American Idol” pays tribute to her favorites with versions of standards by Etta James, Judy Garland, Whitney Houston and Gladys Knight, among many others.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; 877-311-7469 or www.aventuracenter.org; $34.50.

 

Saturday, Dec. 8

 

FREE FOR ALL
SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK

New York photographer Henry Hargreaves unveils “Objectified,” his tribute to British contemporary artist Damien Hirst.
Details: 6 p.m. at the Lunch Box Gallery, 310 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-407-8131 or www.thelunchboxgallery.com.

ANOTHER ROCKIN’ CHRISTMAS
Y100 JINGLE BALL

This year’s top-pop lineup includes Flo Rida, Enrique Iglesias, Ke$ha, Neon Trees, Afrojack, OneRepublic, Fun., Psy 9 and many more.
Details: 7 p.m. at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $45-$169.

ALL THAT JAZZ
RODRIGUEZ BROTHERS

Groove under the stars to the sounds of these masters of Afro-Cuban jazz, performing in support of their third album, “Mood Swings.”
Details: 8 p.m. at Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Rd., Pinecrest; 305-669-6990 or www.pinecrestgardens.org; $20-$25.

FIRST LADY OF GOSPEL
SHIRLEY CAESAR

There’s a reason why Caesar has won 11 Grammy Awards, recorded more than 40 albums, and has performed alongside legends including Al Green, Whitney Houston, Michelle Williams, Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Faith Evans, Kirk Franklin and many more: She’s the best.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark, 2400 Civic Center Pl., Miramar; 954-602-4500 or www.miramarculturalcenter.org; $35-$45.

FEEL THE BEAT
TIESTO

Dutch trance and progressive-house legend who actually performed at the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympics in Athens in 2004 steps behind the decks.
Details: 11 p.m. at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $75.
 

Sunday, Dec. 9

”AMAZING SUNDAYS”
BOB SINCLAR

French superstar DJ whose sexy, disco-tinged house music includes the hits “World, Hold On” and “Love Generation” headlines at the hottest party in the sand in South Beach.
Details: 4 p.m.-5 a.m. at Nikki Beach, 1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; www.wantickets.com; $20.

POP-PUNK ROCKERS
SUM 41

Canadian band takes the stage in support of the 10th anniversary of the release of its album “Does This Look Infected?” I Am Dynamite opens.
Details: 7 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $20.

GOLDEN OLDIE
DION

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who gave us the enduring hits “The Wanderer” and “Runaround Sue” takes us down memory lane.
Details: 7 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $39-$69.

“SYMPHONY OF THE GODDESSES”
“THE LEGEND OF ZELDA”

xxTo celebrate the 25th anniversary of the “Zelda” franchise, the Arsht Center brings to life the world’s most popular video game series, accompanied by a symphony orchestra.
Details: 8:30 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $35-$125.

FUNK-A-DELIC!
GEORGE CLINTON

On the list of all-time funk kings, there’s James Brown, Sly Stone – and George Clinton. Seize this rare moment to catch this legend up-close and personal at an intimate venue.
Details: 10 p.m. at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750 or www.bardotmiami.com; $23-$27.

Next Week

 

AN ANGEL SINGS
JACKIE EVANCHO

If you watched this 12-year-old crossover classical singer dazzle the audience – and judges – on the reality TV show “America’s Got Talent,” you knew she was destined for stardom. And here she is, performing her show “Music of the Movies” and in support of her debut album, “Dream With Me,” which hit No. 2 on the Billboard charts.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or www.kravis.org; $50-$175.

TRIBUTE TO A MASTER
CHERYL BENTYNE

Soprano for nine-time Grammy-winning group the Manhattan Transfer shows her love for an American legend with “Let’s Misbehave – The Music of Cole Porter,” featuring classics such as "Night and Day," "I Get a Kick Out of You," "I’ve Got You Under My Skin" and “Let’s Do It.”
Details: 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $40.

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