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The Weekend Guide

Talk about girl power.

LISTEN
“First Beat”
What: An on-the-hour drum performance by twelve gals from Miami and NYC kicks off Pérez Art Museum Miami’s series of free monthly programming.
Why: Mindy Abovitz, founder and publisher of Tom Tom Magazine (the only glossy for female drummers), composed the piece.
When: Sat., 1-4 p.m.
Where: Pérez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd. (305-375-3000).

CLICK
The Download
What: This week’s roundup of Interweb play.
Why: Portraits of pups mid bath, a makeover project that makes people smile, and the growing debate surrounding Benedict Cumberbatch.
When: You’re online.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

SLURP
Shells and Bubbles
What: Get your fill of $1 oysters and discounted beer and wine.
Why: Feast on shrimp, oysters, lobster, conch ceviche, and a glass of prosecco ($38 per couple, $78 for four).
When: Today, 4 p.m.-close.
Where: The Island Bistro, 605 Brickell Key Dr. (305-364-5512).

RELAX
Stiletto Relief Massage
What: Treat your tired feet to a 25-minute rubdown using Marilyn Monroe Spa’s rose hip bath and body oils and juniper berry body scrub ($30).
Why: You’re still recovering from a Basel bender in six-inch heels. 
When: Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 3252 NE 1st Ave. (786-475-8290). Mention DailyCandy for 10 percent off your service.

INDULGE
Via Verdi Cucina Rustica Opens
What: Twin brothers Nicola and Fabrizio Carro (Quattro) and mixologist Cristiano Vezzoli transformed the old Uva 69 space into a rustic Italian villa complete with an outdoor bar, a lounge, and a cozy dining room.
Why: Start with polpettine (focaccia-breaded veal meatballs in marinara); move on to risotto with scallops, leeks, and rose petals; and digest in style with an Aperol spritz.
When: Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-midnight; Sun., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 6900 Biscayne Blvd. (786-615-2870).

Photo: Brad Heck / Courtesy of Pérez Art Museum Miami

LOCATIONS
605 Brickell Key Dr
Miami, FL 33131
305-364-5512
1103 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
305-375-3000
3252 NE 1st Ave
ste 122
Miami, FL 33137
786-475-8290
6900 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138
786-615-2870
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