Weekend Ticket – March 18-20

 

Some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend

Stars on Ice 2011 cast

By Michael Hamersly

Friday, March 18

BRING THE FAMILY
THE FAIR
Ride the rollercoasters, whack-a-mole, eat elephant ears and generally have a great time forgetting real life at The Fair.
Details: Noon-midnight at Coral Way and 112th Avenue in Southwest Miami, running through April 3; 305-223-7060 or www.fairexpo.com; $8-$25.

SKATE HEAVEN
STARS ON ICE
Missing the Olympics? Check out these skating superstars, including Evan Lysacek, Joannie Rochette, Sasha Cohen, Ekaterina Gordeeva and Todd Eldridge, among many others.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $28.75-$143.75.

JAZZ ROOTS
THREE GENERATIONS OF DIVAS
Groove to the sounds of Grammy-winner Dianne Reeves, sultry singer Jane Monheit and 17-year-old upcoming singer Nikki Yanofsky.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $25-$130.


Saturday, March 19


SHE’S STILL UNFORGETTABLE
NATALIE COLE
Nat King Cole’s daughter, who gave us “This Will Be,” “Inseparable” and “Miss You Like Crazy,” revisits standards by her father.
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; $30.50-$129.75.

Sunday, March 20



DEFYING GRAVITY
NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS

Enjoy boundless acrobats as they perform jaw-dropping stunts.
Details: 3 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar; 954-602-4500 or www.miramarculturalcenter.org; $15-$35.

SUNDAY AFTERNOONS OF MUSIC
AMIT PELED

Celebrated Israeli cellist is accompanied by pianist Alon Goldstein.
Details: 4 p.m. at Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org; $35, $10 students.

OH, THAT VOICE
MICHAEL MCDONALD

Former Doobie Brother and Grammy-winner sings iconic pop-rock hits including “What a Fool Believes,” “It Keeps You Runnin’,” “Takin’ It to the Streets,” “On My Own,” “Sweet Freedom” and many more.
Details: 7 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $50-$80.


Next Week



Tuesday, March 22

INDIE ROCK
MIAMI HORROR

Love the crazy French-electro-pop sounds of Daft Punk and Phoenix? Check out Miami Horror’s twisted disco mix, along with Pirate Stereo and Troy Kurtz.
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; www.bardotmiami.com or 305-576-5570; call for cover.

Thursday, March 24

LET’S CELEBRATE!
DISNEY ON ICE

Join Mickey and Minnie Mouse, plus more than 50 beloved Disney characters, for a montage that touches upon all the kids’ favorites over the years.
Details: 7 p.m. Thursday, running through March 27, at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; moves to the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami from March 30-April 3; Ticketmaster; $16-$50.

DANCE, DANCE, DANCE
PRETTY LIGHTS

The best electronic-dance band you’ve never heard of performs in support of its fifth studio album, “Spilling Over Every Side.”
Details: 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $36.50-$40.
 

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