Weekend Ticket – Feb. 4-6
Some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend
FRIDAY, FEB. 4
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS FAIR
See, and bid on, beautiful pieces of art at the 15th-annual American International Fine Art Fair.
Details: First View preview cocktail reception 6-7:30 p.m.; Collectors Invitational 7:30-10 p.m. ($95 in advance,$125 at the door); public invitation noon-7 p.m. Saturday through Feb.13 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; www.aifaf.com; one-day pass $10 in advance, $15 at the door; multi-day pass $15 in advance, $20 at the door; $10 students.
”DISCOVER YOUR DOORWAY”
Check out soulful photography by Patricia San Pedro, who conquered her “closed doorway” two years ago when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Details: Opening reception 7-10 p.m., running through Feb. 28, at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com; free.
THE RHYTHM IS GONNA GET YOU
PERU NEGRO & EVA AYLLON
In what the Los Angeles Times calls “a nonstop carnival of rhythm,” Ayllon – the “Tina Turner of Afro-Peruvian music” – teams up with Peru Negro’s high-energy show.
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; $30-$65.
Ivan Lopez and Melissa Almaguer present and star in an outdoor production of David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play to launch their new theater company, White Rose Miami.
Details: 8 p.m. at the JQ Studio, 9001 NE Third Ave., Miami; running through Feb. 20; 305-322-2090; $10.
O BROTHERS, WHERE ARE THOU?
YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND
Admit it – some small part of you loves bluegrass. And this is the show to set your hillbilly harmonies free, as the band that has opened for both the Dave Matthews Band and Barack Obama at the 2008 Democratic Convention performs in support of its latest album, “The Show.”
Details: 9 p.m. at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $20 in advance, $25 day of show.
SATURDAY, FEB. 5
AN EVENING WITH …
Grammy-winning jazz pianist, chanteuse and better half of singer-songwriter Elvis Costello performs in support of her latest album, “When I Look in Your Eyes.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; $50-$250.
FEEL THE MAGIC
JEFFERSON STARSHIP AND BONNIE TYLER
Take a break from the slots and rock out to the ever-morphing, ex-psychedelic ‘60s band that gave us “Somebody to Love” and “Miracles” (and yes, you’ll probably hear “We Built This City,” although I’m reluctant to mention that hit), plus Tyler’s “It’s a Heartache,” “Holding Out for a Hero” and, of course, “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”
Details: 8 p.m. at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; www.magiccitycasino.com; $15-$500.
IN THE HOUSE
Underground German DJ who is fresh off a summer residency in Ibiza and who was chosen by the legendary Pete Tong to take over the reins of the BBC Radio Essential Mix show, takes over the Techno Loft.
Details: 11 p.m. at Club Space, 34 NE 11th St., downtown Miami; www.wantickets.com; $20-$30.
SUNDAY, FEB. 6
”SONGS FROM THE HEART”
Get inspired as an all-female ensemble of mesmerizing vocalists accompanied by a violinist perform Irish classics, contemporary covers such as Billy Joel’s ”Goodnight My Angel” and original compositions.
Details: 2 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $40-$70.
WENDESDAY, FEB. 9
Eclectic French composer who provided the music for the soundtrack to the films “Amelie” and “Goodbye Lenin!” and who has recently collaborated with Cocteau Twins singer Elizabeth Fraser performs in support of his latest album, “Dust Lane.”
Details: 8 p.m. at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-672-5202 or www.rhythmfoundation.com; $20 in advance, $30 at the door.
THURSDAY, FEB. 10
STILL OUR “IDOL”
”American Idol” crooner performs classics such as “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” “Unchained Melody,” “Mack the Knife” and “Suspicious Minds,”plus tracks from his new album, “Tried and True.”
Details: 7:30 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-$85.
Miami homeboy who gave us the mega-hits “Bailamos,” “Hero” and “Be With You” performs in support of his latest album, “Euphoria,” featuring the hits “Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You” and “”I Like It,” featuring rapper Pitbull.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $88.50-$163.50