Weekend Ticket - Oct. 8
Here are some ideas of what you could be doing this weekend.
FRIDAY, OCT. 8
FREE FOR ALL
"Ways of Worldmaking: Notes on a Passion for Collecting" features paintings, sculptures and more from the Cuban-American collection of Liza and Dr. Arturo Mosquera.
Details: 7 p.m., running through Nov. 6 at the Freedom Tower at Miami-Dade College, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-237-7700.
TASTE THE PAIN
CIRCO DE LOS HORRORES
Spanish event makes its U.S. debut, blending circus tricks and horror with world-class acrobats, dancers and specialty acts.
Details: 8 p.m., running through Oct. 17 at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami; LiveNation.com; $20-$80.
JUST LIKE THE FAB FOUR
Beatles tribute band channels the group with dead-on looks (especially check out "Paul") and faithful reproductions of hits from the early years through "Abbey Road." You'll hear "Yesterday," "Hey Jude," "Come Together," "Revolution" and dozens more.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday 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-$69.
UM'S SCREEN ON THE GREEN
"SHREK FOREVER AFTER"
Bring lawn chairs, blankets and your favorite furry friends to see a bored and domesticated Shrek tricked into signing a pact with Rumpelstiltskin. Also: "Cop Out," starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan.
Details: 8 p.m. at University Green, 1300 Memorial Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-5987; free.
ALL THAT JAZZ
JAMIE OUSLEY TRIO
Jazz bassist performs with pianist Joe Davidian and drummer Austin McMahon, plus Ira Sullivan and guest vocalist SAMM.
Details: 8 p.m. at The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami, 7701 SW 76th Ave., Miami; 305 661-0023; $15, $10 kids.
SATURDAY, OCT. 9
See "Landscape to Be Defined" and many more works at the opening of her exhibit.
Details: Opening reception 7:30-10 p.m., running through Nov. 6, at Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, 2043 N.
THE DOG WHISPERER
OK, so you've got the cutest pup in the world, but he's just a little terror. Don't kill him - there's hope! Find out how to deal with your doggone doggie free with a purchase of "Cesar’s Rules" at any Books & Books location.
Details: 7:30 p.m. at Miami Dade College Wolfson, 300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-237-3000 or booksandbooks.com.
SUNDAY, OCT. 10
KING OF RANCHERA
Grammy-winning Mexican icon sings hits including "Miseria," "No, No y No" and "Volver, Volver," plus tracks from his latest album, "Necesito de Ti."
Details: 7 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster.com; $49-$200.
COMING NEXT WEEK
MONDAY, OCT. 11
Pianist and singer-songwriter who immediately drew comparisons to Fiona Apple and Norah Jones performs in support of her latest album, "Kaleidoscope Heart." Opening acts: Greg Laswell and Holly Conlan.
Details: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $20 advance, $22 day of show.
TUESDAY, OCT. 12
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS
Singer Scott Weiland and the DeLeo brothers perform hard-driving post-grunge hits "Sex Type Thing," "Interstate Love Song," "Creep," "Big Bang Baby" and "Vaseline."
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $48-$100.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13
MUSIC TO SINK YOUR TEETH INTO
Geek-chic band that gives melodic indie-rock an Afro-pop touch performs in support of its second album, "Contra."
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave.; LiveNation.com; $36.50.
RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME
Love a funky mix of pop. rock, blues and jazz, with a Nawlins taste of Zydeco? Dr. John's your man - he'll give you all those styles, plus his timeless hit "Right Place, Wrong Time," all the while decked out in crazy costumes such as deer antlers and wild robes.
Details: 9 p.m. Wednesday at B.B. King's Blues Club at CityPlace, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach; www.ticketweb.com; $35.