The Weekend Guide

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St. Vincent
The singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who has worked alongside Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens, and Kid Cudi makes her Miami debut.
Why: You’re her biggest “Cheerleader.”
When: Thurs., 9 p.m.
Where: The Stage, 170 NE 38th St. (305-576-9577). Tickets ($25) at tickets.completeticketsolutions.com.

Taste of the Gables
At the official kickoff for upcoming Coral Gables Restaurant Week, sample from twenty restaurants and vote for your favorite.
Why: DJs, drinks, dishes, and your definitive opinion.
When: Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: The Westin Colonnade, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables (305-441-2600). Tickets ($25) at tickets.completeticketsolutions.com or at the door ($35).

European Film Festival
The weeklong foreign-flick fest kicks off with Rives, Armel Hostiou’s movie that follows three Parisians over 24 hours as they are forced to step out of their comfort zones and confront life.
Why: Watch My Little Princess, Loser’s Club, and others that will make it sound like you spent the spring abroad.
When: Thru June 7.
Where: Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave. (305-673-4567). Tickets ($10) at miamibeachfilmsociety.memberlodge.org. Movies will also be shown throughout the week at O Cinema.

Summer of Spa at The Palms Aveda Spa
Every day is spa day with a discounted menu of the top treatments and salon services.
Why: Book the Elemental Nature massage or facial (50 minutes, $99; 80 minutes, $136) and get 20 percent off all salon services.
When: Fri.-Sept. 30. Daily, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-908-5460).

Best Ribs Ever
James Beard Award-winning Miamian Steven Raichlen delivers a crash course in grilling just in time for summer. Master 101 basics such as setting up, which tools to use, choosing the right cuts, and grilling indoors.
Why: Argentine short ribs with two chimichurris and Aussie lamb ribs with ginger, rum, and pineapple barbecue sauce.
When: You feel like firing up the grill.
Where: At amazon.com ($11).

Adrienne Arsht Center Presents City Theatre’s Summer Shorts Festival
The short-play fest, featuring eight works by local directors and actors, hits center stage with brief but bemusing stories such as Bedfellows, Green Dot Day, and The Man from Mars.
Why: Squish a summer of comedies into one sitting.
When: Fri.-June 17.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Tickets ($35) at 305-949-6722 or arshtcenter.org.

Photo: Carl Jabido for DailyCandy

180 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
170 NE 38th St
Miami, FL 33137
3025 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
1130 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139