Weekend Ticket - Nov. 11-13

 

Some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend

Weekend Ticket 11
Sting, Taylor Swift play in Miami
 

By Michael Hamersly

Friday, Nov. 11


A ROCKING CELEBRATION
THE STAGE’S ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY BASH
Weekend-long party features live painting, food trucks and more than 25 musical acts, including Cody Chesnutt, ArtOfficial, Conjunto Progreso, Suenalo and Albert Castiglia.
Details: 6 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Stage, 170 NE 38TH St., Miami’s Design District; www.thestagemiami.com; $5-$20, free block party Saturday.

THRILLS AND CHILLS
HITCHCOCK CLASSICS

See three of director Alfred Hitchcock’s best during this mini film fest: “Psycho” (Friday), “Rear Window” (Saturday) and “The Birds” (Sunday).
Details: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the UM Bill Cosford Cinema, 1111 Memorial Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com/lattmanfilmseries; $9; $7 seniors, UM alumni, faculty and staff; free for UM students.

LATIN ROCK SHOWCASE
ROLA MUSIC FEST

Check out Julieta Venegas, Diego Torres, Oscar d’León, Jarabe de Palo, Wilfrido Vargas, King Changó, El Grupo Niche, Amara La Negra, Caramelos de Cianuro, Divagash, Locos por Juana and many more.
Details: 7 p.m. at Bayfront Park, Klipsch Amphitheater, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; LiveNation.com; $46.30-$83.75.

STILL ROCKING
QUEENSRYCHE

Progressive heavy-metal band that cites Pink Floyd and Queen as influences takes the stage in support of its 11th studio album, “Dedicated to Chaos.”
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 or www.jointherevolution.net; $29.

WE ROCK HIP-HOP NIGHT
KREAYSHAWN

San Francisco rapper (“Gucci Gucci,” “Bumpin’ Bumpin’”) brings her beats with a punk attitude to the 305.
Details: 11 p.m. at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.mansionmiami.com; $25.


Saturday, Nov. 12


“BACK TO BASS” TOUR
STING

Singer, songwriter and bassist for The Police takes the stage in support of his new CD “Sting: 25 Years,” which focuses on his solo hits, including “Brand New Day,” “If I Ever Lose My Faith In You,” “Englishman In New York” and “Desert Rose.” You’ll also hear a few Police faves, such as “Roxanne,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Driven To Tears” and “Message In a Bottle.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300, LiveNation.com or www.fillmoremb.com; $47-$126.50.

I LOVE LUCIE
AN EVENING WITH LUCIE ARNAZ

City of Hope benefit concert features the daughter of the legendary Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball performing show-stoppers from her Broadway debut, “They’re Playing Our Song,” plus standards by Gershwin, Ellington, Porter and Mercer, plus Latin tunes her father made famous.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; www.aventuracenter.org; $60-$75, $150 VIP includes premium seating, a pre-show dinner at Morton’s The Steakhouse, an autographed CD and a post-show reception with Arnaz.

Sunday, Nov. 13


IT’S BA-A-A-CK
HERALD HUNT

Mad geniuses Dave Barry and Tom Shroder have once again cooked up a delightfully diabolical live-action puzzle contest, this time focusing on all things baseball. Good luck – top prizes include sweet cruises courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Lines.
Details: Noon at the new Marlins Ballpark, 1390 NW 7th St., Miami; www.miamiherald.com/heraldhunt; free, but bring Sunday’s Miami Herald, featuring the Herald Hunt Special Section.

“SPEAK NOW” WORLD TOUR
TAYLOR SWIFT

Country princess takes the stage in support of her latest album – she’ll also perform infectious hits including “Love Story,” “You Belong With Me,” “Fifteen,” “Fearless” and “Mine.”
Details: 7 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000 or www.aaarena.com; $25-$69.50.

“AVANT-GROOVE”
MEDESKI, MARTIN AND WOOD

Legendary jazz trio takes you on a tasty journey through experimental, soulful, funky, fusion and acid jazz.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $25.


Next Week


“WATCH THE THRONE” TOUR
JAY-Z AND KANYE WEST

Two chances to see a colossal collaboration between two members of true rap royalty. They’ll perform tracks from their album together, plus additional West singles including “Gold Digger” and “Stronger” and Jay-Z favorites “99 Problems” and “Empire State of Mind.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $59-$250.

DISNEY CLASSIC
“BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”

Smash-hit Broadway musical is based on the Oscar-winning animated film about the beautiful Belle and a young prince trapped in a spell.
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday, running through Nov. 27, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; www.browardcenter.org; $25.25-$69.25.

NEED FOR SPEED
NASCAR FAN FEST

Catch a concert by country superstar Blake Shelton after a day of soaking up everything NASCAR, including appearances from drivers, show cars and a parade. The fun continues all day Nov. 18.
Details: Noon to 10 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 18 at Lummus Park, 10th Street and Ocean Drive., South Beach; Coca-Cola Racing Family Concert from 7-10 p.m. Thursday between 7th and 9th streets; www.nascar.com/championshipdrive; free.

STEP RIGHT UP
BROWARD COUNTY FAIR

Check out thrilling rides, animal exhibits, concerts, frontier shows, beauty contests and even camel rides and cow-milking!
Details: 5-11 p.m. Thursday, running through Nov. 27, at Pembroke Pines City Center, 10300 Pines Blvd.; 954-922-2224 or www.browardfair.org; $10, $5 ages 3-11, free 2 and younger.


ZIFF CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES
PERLMAN AND PROTEGES

Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman teams up with alumni of his Perlman Music Program for a “fiery and propulsive” (says the New York Times) performance of works by Schumann, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $50-$125.
 

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