Weekend Ticket - Oct. 15
Here are some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend.
FRIDAY, OCT. 15
MIAMI INTERNATIONAL WINE FAIR
Who says you have to wait till February for the SoBe Wine Fest? Check out this wine fair, featuring more than 500 wineries from 20+ countries.
Details: 4-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1800 Washington Ave.; 866-887-WINE or www.miamiwinefair.com; $75 grand tasting, $125 VIP.
Meet the "Lizzie McGuire" actress, pop star and novelist at a book signing for her new young-adult novel, "Elixir" (Simon & Schuster, $17.99).
Details: 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-864-4241; free, but you must purchase a copy of the book to enter the signing line.
"A SENSE OF PLACE"
See David Willet's "Anticipation," plus works from nine other artists.
Details: Opening reception 7-11 p.m., running through Nov. 14, at Carol Jazzar - Contemporary Art, 158 NW 91st St., Miami; 305-490-6906 or www.cjazzart.com; free.
Actress, author, ex-Jim Carrey squeeze and former Playboy model discusses her book "Love, Lust and Faking It: The Naked Truth About Sex, Lies and True Romance (Harper, $24.99).
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the EPIC Hotel, 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami; tickets required - receive one ticket when you purchase a copy of the book, available at all Books & Books locations; www.booksandbooks.com.
BUILT TO SPILL
Band from Boise, Idaho, led by veteran scenester Doug Martsch, performs in support of its latest album, "There Is No Enemy."
Details: 8 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $15.
SPACE BETWEEN WORDS
New Miami group celebrates the release of its album "And We All Follow the Sun," supported by performances from local heroes Radioboxer and Telekinetic Walrus and the Pride of Ions.
Details: 10 p.m. at the Titanic Brewery, 5813 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables; 786-287-1146; free.
SATURDAY, OCT. 16
Comedy Central star tells you all the true stories he made up, plus some simply hilarious rants.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $38.50-$48.50.
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, who have sold more than eight million records since exploding onto the music scene in 2004, bring their "The Incredible Machine" tour to West Palm Beach; Little Big Town and Randy Montana open.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury's Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $25-$49.75; four-pack, $75.
SUNDAY, OCT. 17
FREE FOR ALL
Shirley Caesar performs with the Miami Mass Choir and 93rd Street Baptist Community Church Choir.
Details: 4 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.
GO FLY A KITE
18TH-ANNUAL HAULOVER BEACH KITE FESTIVAL
This year’s theme is "Fly for Autism" and will benefit Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism research and advocacy organization.
Details: Noon-5 p.m. at Haulover Beach Park, 10800 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-893-0906; free.
Grammy-winning vocal group - featuring Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone, Wish Bone and Flesh-n-Bone - will focus musically on its hit CD "E. 1999 Eternal," which was a tribute to late rap superstar Eazy-E.
Details: 8 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $25.
COMING NEXT WEEK
TUESDAY, OCT. 24
Everyone has seen Jennifer Hudson's powerhouse performance of "And I Tell You I'm Not Going" - now see the touring show.
Details: 8 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $25-$76.
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