Weekend Ticket - Sept. 10

 

Here's a look at what you could be doing this weekend.

Miami Poster Project 2010

By Michael Hamersly

FRIDAY, SEPT. 10
 
PUNK IT UP
SICK OF IT ALL

New York hardcore punk band that has been thrashing around on stages since the mid-'80s, performs in support of its first album in four years, "Based on a True Story."

Details: 5 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $16.50.

 

COPS VS. FIREFIGHTERS
HEROES IN ACTION

Check out 12 raucous boxing bouts between the Five-O and firefighters, male and female, benefiting the Hollywood Police Athletic League and youth programs.

Details: 7 p.m. at the Hard Rock Live Arena at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster, 754-816-0264 or visit www.heroesinaction.us; $35 and $25, $10 kids 12 and under with purchase of an adult ticket.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 11
 
BATTLE STUDIES WORLD TOUR
JOHN MAYER

On the final date of his tour, singer/songwriter applies his smooth voice and slick, bluesy guitar chops to hits including "Daughters," "Your Body Is a Wonderland" and "Waiting on the World to Change," plus tracks from his latest album, "Battle Studies." Owl City ("Fireflies") opens.

Details: 7 p.m. at Cruzan Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury's Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $48-$84.50.

 

ART OPENING
PHILIP BROOKER

See five new posters - and get one signed - by the former Miami Herald art director, created to kick off the Miami Poster Project.

Details: Opening reception 7-10 p.m., running through Oct. 17, at ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org; free.

 

CLASSICAL FAVORITES
PACIFICA STRING QUARTET

Grammy-winning Vermont foursome (two violins, viola and cello) perform works by Schumann, Shostakovich and Beethoven. Presented by Sunday Afternoons of Music (yes, the show is Saturday night, but hey).

Details: 7:30 p.m. at Gusman Concert Hall, Frost School of Music, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org; $35, $30 seniors, $10 students.

 

IN YOUR FACE
CRYSTAL CASTLES

Buzz-worthy Toronto electronic-music duo featuring production by Ethan Kath and vocals by Alice Glass follow up their dazzling performance at the Ultra Music Festival in 2009 with an intimate but intense show.

Details: 10 p.m. at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; www.wantickets.com; $25.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 12
 
FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL
FALL FOR THE ARTS

Introduce your kids to Miami's rich cultural diversity with this festival featuring fun children's activities, diverse street vendor foods, more than 100 arts and community service organizations offering info, and two stages featuring performances by the Bahamas Junkanoo Review, Flip Side Kings, Fushu Daiko, Palo!, the Rebirth Brass Band and funky L.A. Latin rock band Ozomatli.

Details: Noon-6 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org/fall; free.

 

BANG YOUR HEAD
BLEEDING THROUGH

Whether you call this California band hardcore, metalcore or melodic death metal, prepare to have your insides sonically rearranged. Opening acts: After the Burial, For Today, Stray From the Path and The Word Alive.

Details: 7:30 p.m. at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074 or www.cultureroom.net; $14.99.

COMING NEXT WEEK
 
TUESDAY, SEPT. 14

AUTHOR EVENT
JENNY MCCARTHY
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. 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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15

AUTHOR EVENT
VENUS WILLIAMS
Tennis superstar, fashion designer, entrepreneur and author signs copies of her new book, "Come to Win" (Amistad, $25.99), available at all Books & Books locations.

Details: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; 305-864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 16

ART EXHIBIT
"SPEED LIMITS"
See Charles Turzak's woodcut "Man with a Drill" (1935), plus more than 200 other works from the collections of The Wolfsonian and the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA); curator Jeffrey Schnapp discusses the exhibit at the opening reception.

Details: 6 p.m. Thursday, running through Feb. 20, 2011, at the Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-1001 or wolfsonian.org; $10, free for members.

 

JUST LIKE NO DOUBT
NO CLOUT

Tribute band pays homage to the Gwen Stefani-led pop-punk band with songs including "Just a Girl," "Don't Speak," "Hella Good," "Underneath It All," "Hey Baby" and "It's My Life," plus her solo hits"Hollaback Girl" and "The Sweet Escape."

Details: 6:30 p.m. at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950, Ticketmaster or www.jointherevolution.net; $21.25.

 

MICKEY AND MINNIE'S MAGICAL JOURNEY
DISNEY ON ICE

Your kids will be mesmerized as Mickey and Minnie Mouse visit the worlds of The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Peter Pan, and Lilo & Stitch.

Details: 7:30 p.m. running through Sept. 19 at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; $22.50-$57.75.

 

SONIC ADVENTURES
"PANDEMONIUM"

From the creators of "STOMP" (already you know it's going to be good) comes the U.S. premiere of a group that transforms everyday objects into musical instruments, creating a symphony with things like saws, bottles and even traffic cones.

Details: 7:30 p.m. running through Sept. 26 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $55-$75.

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