Weekend Ticket - Jan. 21-23

 

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

Batuke Samba Funk Band
Batuke Samba Funk Band
 

By Michael Hamersly

FRIDAY, JAN. 21

JAZZ ROOTS
KEITH JARRETT TRIO
Virtuoso pianist Jarrett, who fluctuates effortlessly between classical and jazz, made his name in the ‘60s performing with jazz great Art Blakey and the one and only Miles Davis. He takes the stage with bassist Gary Peacock and drummer Jack DeJohnette.
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-$130.

SOUL MAN
LEE
Veteran South Beach music lovers might remember lead singer Lee (yes, just Lee) of the super-cool band The Square Egg a few years ago – now, the charismatic front man is on his own, performing in support of his new album, “Naked.”
Details: 11 p.m. at Transit Lounge, 729 SW First Ave., Miami; 305-377-4638 or www.transitlounge.us; free.

 

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 22

HOT DOG!
DACHSHUND WINTERFEST
Dress up your little wiener-dogs and head to South Beach for this annual festival featuring a costume contest based on Miami TV shows and movies (categories include “Golden Girls,” “Miami Vice,” CSI: Miami” and “The Birdcage,” among others.
Details: Noon-2 p.m. on Ocean Drive between 11th and 12th streets, Miami Beach; www.dachshund winterfest.com; free.


FREE FOR ALL
BRAZILIAN BEACH PARTY
Groove to the sounds of the Batuke Samba Funk Band and dancers Capoeira Abolicao and Mestre Delei, as part of the Arts in the Park series.
Details: 3 p.m. at North Shore Open Space Park, Collins Avenue and 81st Street, Miami Beach; 305-673-7577.


AUTHOR EVENT
EDWIDGE DANTICAT
Meet the Haitian-born author and Miami resident as she reads from and signs copies of “Haiti Noir” (Akashic, $15.95), a collection of stories that paints a “group portrait of Haitian culture and resilience that is cause for celebration” (Publishers Weekly). While you’re at MOCA, check out the exhibit “Haiti/Little Haiti,” featuring 75 photographs by the great Bruce Weber.
Details: 4 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA),770 NE 125th St., North Miami;  www.booksandbooks.com; free.


IN CONCERT
AIR SUPPLY
Australian soft-rock duo performs lite-FM hits including “Even the Nights Are Better,” “Every Woman in the World,” “Lost In Love” and “All Out of Love.” Grammy-, Oscar- and Golden Globe Award-winner Christopher Cross (“Sailing,” “Ride Like the Wind,””Arthur’s Theme“) opens.
Details: 8 p.m. at  Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; www.magiccitycasino.com; tickets start at $15.


FUNK IT UP
GALACTIC
New Orleans soul and funk band teams up with Living Colour front man Corey Glover and brass trombonist Corey Henry of the Rebirth Brass Band; Bobby Lee Rodgers opens.
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $23 in advance, $25 at the door.

 

 

SUNDAY, JAN. 23

AN EVENING IN VIENNA
MIAMI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Conductor Eduardo Marturet leads MISO in this concert celebrating the New Year, with works by Smetana, Bruch and Strauss and featuring solo violinist Daniel Andai.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $24-$154.


NEXT WEEK

MONDAY, JAN. 24

PLAY READING
”SMALL MEMBERSHIP”
Fundraiser for the Alliance Theatre Lab features Mark Della Ventura’s one-man play about “a big boy with a small problem” (contains strong language and adult content).
Details: 7:30 p.m. at GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables; 305-259-0418; suggested donation $10, $5 students.


SINGER-SONGWRITER
KENNY LOGGINS
Veteran pop-rock performer who wrote or co-wrote classics including “What a Fool Believes,” “Footloose,” “I’m Alright” and “This Is It” takes the stage.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 800-572-8471 or www.kravis.org; $25.50-$107.50.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 26

AUTHOR EVENT
RUSSELL SIMMONS
The hip-hop entrepreneur discusses and signs copies of his latest book, “Super Rich: A Guide to Having it All” (Gotham Books, $22.50),  featuring tips on how to achieve spiritual and financial success, plus the stories of some of his wealthy and famous friends, including Sean “Diddy” Combs, 50 Cent and Deepak Chopra.
Details: 8 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com; free.


MASH-UP MASTER
DJ Z-TRIP
Get down to the filthy sounds of this mash-up pioneer, who blends songs by artists as diverse as Led Zeppelin, Michael Jackson and Rush.
Details: 11 p.m. at LIV at the Fontainebleau, 4441, Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4680; call for table reservations.

THURSDAY, JAN. 27

GUITAR GOD
ROBIN TROWER
British rock guitarist kicked off his illustrious career with Procol Harum (“A Whiter Shade of Pale”), then went on to find solo success, plus collaborated with Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music and Jack Bruce of Cream.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $24.99.

 


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