Weekend Ticket - Feb. 24-26

 

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

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By Mike Hamersly

Friday, Feb. 24

 

SOIREE IN THE GARDENS
STEPHEN MARLEY

Bob Marley’s son spreads some positive vibrations with “acoustic and unplugged” renditions of some of his legendary father’s reggae classics, plus tracks from last year’s Grammy-winning album, “Revelation Part 1: The Root of Life.”
Details: 7 p.m. at Pinecrest Gardens, 11100 SW 57th Ave., Pinecrest; 305-669-1028 or www.gardenfund.org; $40 concert only, $125 includes open bar, silent auction, appetizers, dinner and dessert, courtesy of Bacardi and Whole Foods.

ART EXHIBIT
”MAPPING: TIME AND SPACE”

Group exhibit “rethinks the map” as it relates to the artists’ own personal journeys. Pictured is Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin’s “Double Self Portrait: Pennsylvania.”
Details: Opening reception at 7 p.m. at ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org; free; runs through April 1.

REGGAE JAM
THIRD WORLD

Inspirational pioneering reggae band performs hits including “96 Degrees in the Shade” and “Now That We’ve Found Love,” plus tracks from its 23rd studio album, “Patriots.” Miami fave Inner Circle (“Bad Boys”) opens.
Details: 8 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; $25-$40.

FOLK HERO
ARLO GUTHRIE

Whether he plays rock, country, folk or blues, this legendary natural storyteller’s songs of protest will keep  you mesmerized.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.parkerplayhouse.com; $37.50 and $47.50.

LISTEN TO THE MUSIC
THE DOOBIE BROTHERS

Classic-rock radio mainstays perform enduring hits such as “China Grove,” “Black Water,” “Listen to the Music,” “Takin’ It to the Streets” and “What a Fool Believes.”
Details: 8 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; $55-$90.


JAZZ CHANTEUSE
JANE MONHEIT

New York singer whose silky retro style has drawn comparisons to Barbra Streisand, Cassandra Wilson and Bebel Gilberto performs in support of her seventh album, “Home.”
Details: 8:30 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $35 and $45.


Saturday, Feb. 25


A BLOND BIEBER?
CODY SIMPSON

Fifteen-year-old Aussie pop singer who was discovered after scoring millions of hits on YouTube performs in support of his new EP, “Coast to Coast,” featuring the hits “On My Mind” and “Not Just You.”
Details: 7 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $23.

CLASSICAL CONCERT
SIMON TRPCESKI

Special Saturday night edition of the Sunday Afternoons of Music series features young Macedonian pianist making his South Florida debut with works by Liszt and Schubert.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Gusman Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org; $35, $30 seniors, $10 students.

IN CONCERT
AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON

Contemporary pianist and Windham Hill Records star performs works by one of his idols, Vince Guaraldi, who provided the unforgettable soundtracks to Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts” TV specials.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $50.

Next week

 


BIG GIG
RADIOHEAD

British experimental-rock band kicks off its U.S. tour with a show encompassing its eight-album career, with an emphasis on reworked versions of tracks from 2011’s “The King of Limbs,” plus several new songs.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000 or www.aaarena.com; $45-$69.

 

FREE FOR ALL
MIA BORDERS

New Orleans singer/songwriter’s funky blend of soul and blues has critics calling her a budding superstar.
Details: 5:30 AND 10 p.m. Monday at Van Dyke Café, 846 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-534-3600 or www.thevandykecafe.com.

 

BROOKLYN TROUBADOUR
CHRISTOPHER PAUL STELLING

Unique singer/songwriter and guitarist brings his soulful finger-picking style in support of his debut album, “Songs of Praise and Scorn.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-5570 or www.bardotmiami.com; $15.

BROADWAY SMASH
”BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL”

Multiple Tony Award-winning musical tells the tale of a small-town boy who trades the boxing ring for ballet class, with songs by Elton John. Raves the New York Times: “Sends the audience into a mass swoon!”
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday, running through March 11, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $29.25-$81.25.

EDGY PLAY
”HIGH”

You loved her in films such as “Body Heat,” “Romancing the Stone” and “Serial Mom.” Now see Kathleen Turner onstage reprising her recent Broadway role as a nun whose faith is tested when she sponsors a teenage drug addict. Note: This show contains full male nudity.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday, running through March at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.parkerplayhouse.com; $36.50 and $46.50.

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
GUNS N’ ROSES

One of the most explosive rock bands of all time proves it still has an appetite for destruction, taking the stage at the intimate Fillmore to perform hits including “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Paradise City,” “Patience” and “Sweet Child o’ Mine.”
Details: 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300 or www.fillmoremb.com; $62.50-$165.

 

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