Weekend Ticket - Oct. 1

 

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

Billy the Marlin
Photo: Joe Rimkus Jr.
 

By Michael Hammersly

FRIDAY, OCT. 1
 
ART EXHIBIT
"ABRACADABRA! EVERYDAY MAGIC"

The optical-illusion artwork of Stanford Slutsky helps show how what appears to be magic can be explained by basic principles of math and science.

Details: 10 a.m., running through Jan. 2, 2011, at Young at Art, 11584 W. State Road 84, Davie; 954-424-0085 or www.youngatartmuseum.org; $8

CARRY ON
CROSBY, STILLS AND NASH

Legendary rock trio that got its start at Woodstock (along with Neil Young) sings sweet harmonies on timeless hits including "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes," "Carry On," "Wooden Ships," "Our House" and "Teach Your Children."

Details: 8 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $40-$100.

SATURDAY, OCT. 2
 
FREE FOR ALL
GMC MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL TOUR

Check out cool models of the "Official Vehicle of the NFL," meet pro football players including Dolphins linebacker Karlos Dansby, hang out in the EA/Madden Sports gaming lounge, and get your chance to win Monday Night Football tickets to the Miami vs. New England matchup.

Details: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Sawgrass Mills (near "The Oasis" entrance), 12801 W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise.

SUPER SATURDAYS SEASON FINALE
FLORIDA MARLINS

The Fish are out of the playoff race, winding down an up-and-down season against the Pittsburgh Pirates. But there are still plenty of reasons to check out the game, none bigger than a postgame performance by classic-rock hero Steve Miller ("Jet Airliner," "Jungle Love," "Take the Money and Run," "The Joker").

Details: Game time is 7:10 p.m.; Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens; 877-MARLINS or www.marlins.com; tickets start at $14.

TIME MACHINE TOUR
RUSH

Canadian prog-rock legends featuring singer-bassist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson and drummer Neil Peart perform hits including "Limelight," "Free Will," "The Spirit of Radio," "Closer to the Heart" and "Tom Sawyer."

Details: 7:30 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury's Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $55-$125, $35 festival lawn.

SONGBIRD
MELISSA MANCHESTER

Grammy-winning singer performs ballads including "Midnight Blue" and "Don't Cry Out Loud."

Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie; 954-462-0222; $20-$40, $100 VIP.

SINGER-SONGWRITER
DAR WILLIAMS

Alt-folk-country-pop singer performs in support of her upcoming double CD, "Many Great Companions," featuring greatest hits plus 12 new acoustic tracks with guests including Mary Chapin Carpenter, Patty Larkin, Gary Louris of The Jayhawks (who also produced the album), and Sara and Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek.

Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Labyrinth Cafe at Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Lauderdale, 3970 NW 21st Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-478-8637 or www.labyrinthcafe.com; $20.

IN CONCERT
MYRIAM RAQUEL HERNANDEZ NAVARRO

Chilean singer-songwriter sings romantic ballads.

Details: 9 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $56.50-$76.50.

SUNDAY, OCT. 3
 
ROCK ON
AMERICAN CARNAGE TOUR

Bang your heads to thrash-metal icons Slayer ("Seasons in the Abyss") and Megadeth ("Rust in Peace"), plus Anthrax featuring original singer Joey Belladonna.

Details: 7 p.m. at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; LiveNation.com; $32 and $46.

COMING NEXT WEEK
 
TUESDAY, OCT. 5

STRAIGHT OUTTA BROOKLYN
YEASAYER
Eclectic band takes a trip through pop, rock, Middle Eastern and African sounds, folk and dub.

Details: 8:30 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $25, four-pack $75.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6

LIKE A ROLLING STONE
BOB DYLAN
Folk troubadour and greatest American rock lyricist growls classics such as "The Times They Are a-Changin'," "Blowin' in the Wind," "Like a Rolling Stone" and "Tangled Up in Blue."

Details: 8 p.m. at the Don Taft University Center at Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale; Ticketmaster; $59.25.

LET'S DANCE
LCD SOUNDSYSTEM

New York punk-dance band, the mastermind of DJ/producer James Murphy, performs high-energy songs including "Daft Punk Is Playing At My House," plus tracks from the new hit album "This Is Happening." Noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells opens.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $36.50.

THURSDAY, OCT. 7

OH, THE HORROR!
GWAR
Help celebrate the intergalactic shock-rockers' 25th-anniversary Slay-A-Bration as the band hits the road for its Bloody Tour of Horror, along with The Casualties, Infernaeon and Mobile Deathcamp.

Details: 7 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $19.50 in advance, $22 day of show.

CLASSY CLASSICAL
CHEE YUN

Violinist performs works by Brahms, Beethoven and Elgar, backed by the South Florida Symphony Orchestra.

Details: 8 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $25-$60.
 

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