Weekend Ticket - Mar. 2-4

 

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

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By Mike Hamersly

Friday, Mar. 2

DANCE, DANCE, DANCE
THE TREY MCINTYRE PROJECT

Contemporary ballet by one of the most sought-after choreographers working today.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $49.

SOUTH BEACH COMEDY FESTIVAL
SHAQ’S ALL-STAR COMEDY JAM

Bring on the funny with Bill Bellamy, Gary Owen, Capone, Corey Holcomb and Spinderella, and check out www.southbeachcomedyfestival.com for more shows Friday and Saturday.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300 or www.fillmoremb.com; $39.50-$65.50.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
MICHAEL JACKSON – THE IMMORTAL WORLD TOUR

Imagine the late, great King of Pop’s greatest hits choreographed by Jamie King, who has served as Madonna’s creative director for the past 12 years.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000, Ticketmaster or www.aaarena.com; $55-$200.

DEFYING GRAVITY
PILOBOLUS DANCE THEATRE

Dance company has challenged the limits of the human body for the past 40 years.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $25-$90.

JAM ON IT
PERPETUAL GROOVE

Jam-band quartet blends jazz, indie-rock, R&B and even trance into its exhilarating sound – you might even hear cover songs by artists as diverse as Paul Simon and Rage Against the Machine. Who knows – the group never performs the same set list twice.
Details: 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $18, $25 two-day pass.


Saturday, Mar. 3

MUSIC AND ART FESTIVAL
CARNAVAL ON THE MILE

Groove to the sounds of more than 30 bands, including Ozomatli, Suenalo, The Spam All-Stars, ArtOfficial, Ketchy Shuby, Locos por Juana, Conjunto Progreso, Electric Piquete and many more, plus a mile of paintings, sculptures, photography, crafts and jewelry. And did we mention the food trucks?
Details: 11 a.m.-midnight Saturday and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday along Miracle Mile in Coral Gables; www.carnavalmiami.com; free.

BALLET
”FAIRY DOLL”

Costume designer Jorge Gallardo brings choreographer Vladimir Issaev’s vision to life by making all the dancers look like real dolls. Music by Josef Bayer.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; 877-311-7469 or www.aventuracenter.org; $25.

EVERYBODY SAY “OI!”
DROPKICK MURPHYS

Veteran Celtic punk-rock band from Boston performs in support of its latest album, “Going Out In Style,” which debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard charts. Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls open.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach; 954-946-2402 or LiveNation.com; $29.50.

 

Sunday, Mar. 4

SUNDAY AFTERNOONS OF MUSIC
THE MAGIC OF OPERA

Introduce the world of opera to your little ones with a performance by the Florida Grand Opera Young Artists, including works by Verdi, Rossini, Bizet and Rodgers & Hammerstein.
Details: 3 p.m. at the University of Miami’s Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org; $12, $10 kids.

 

FREE FOR ALL
THE ALHAMBRA ORCHESTRA

Pianist Mia Vassilev, conducted by Alfred Gershfeld, performs beloved works by Brahms and Grieg.
Details: 7 p.m. at Ransom-Everglades School, 3575 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove; 305-668-9260 or www.alhambramusic.org.


Next week

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. Monday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300 or www.fillmoremb.com; $62.50-$145.

TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME
ROGER HODGSON

Lead singer of Supertramp lends his distinctive voice to mega-hits including “Give a Little Bit,” “Dreamer,” “The Logical Song,” “Breakfast In America” (which younger music fans might recognize from the sample in the Gym Class Heroes’ song “Cupid’s Chokehold”) and “Take the Long Way Home.”
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $50-$80.

HE’S “HALF BAKED”
JIM BREUER

”Saturday Night Live” star known for his Goat Boy and Joe Pesci impersonations starred alongside Dave Chappelle in the film “Half Baked” and was named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.”
Details: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St., Miami; 305-441-8200 or www.miamiimprov.com; $25.

”THE CHIN”
JAY LENO

”Tonight Show” host and automobile enthusiast  does stand-up.
Details: 8p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $50-$125.

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