The Weekend Guide

Words to live by.

Angel Without You
What: Tracey Emin’s latest collaboration with MOCA (the museum was the first in the U.S. to purchase her work) is a glowing display of positive affirmations and mind-bending one-liners.
Why: Wall-to-wall neon signs with quippy quotes on everything from self-esteem to relationships to sex.
When: Tues. & Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed., 1-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 770 NE 125th St., North Miami (305-893-6211). Admission ($5) at the door.

The Download
What: Random, wonderful finds across the Interwebs.
Why: Poopy Cat Dolls, The Mambo Kings goes digital, and Love Actually gets a sequel.
When: You’re too pooped to do any real work.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Nautical Nights
What: A Hamptons-meets-South Beach bash with unlimited seafood ($59), including an oyster raw bar, and flowing Veuve Clicquot ($45).
Why: While the rest of the country is knee-deep in snow, you’re (happily) up to your elbows in shellfish.
When: Sat., 6-10 p.m.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, 1 Lincoln Rd. (786-276-4090).

The Nutcracker
What: The Miami City Ballet returns with more tinsel and tulle for its annual production of the George Balanchine classic.
Why: Finally, a holiday tradition that doesn’t call for eating.
When: Thurs., 7:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 1 & 6:30 p.m.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. (786-468-2000). Tickets ($25-$79) at arshtcenter.org.

Holiday Sale at Isa Boutique
What: One day only, the Coral Gables store is offering deep discounts on best-selling designer items such as Monica Ocejo gowns, Sergio Zelcer shoes, and more.
Why: Break from bargain hunting to refuel with a glass of wine and sweets on the house.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 34 Giralda Ave. (786-558-8027).

Athena’s Kitchen Delivery Service
What: After years of running a successful restaurant in Boston, chef Athena Kesaris brings her family’s favorite dishes down south.
Why: Traditional Greek recipes passed down through generations make for mouth-watering spanakopita, pastichio, and galaktoboureko — her famous custard dessert.
When: You want to wow guests with as little effort as possible.
Where: To order, call 781-254-8343 or email athenakes@gmail.com; cost is $35-$125.

Photo: Courtesy of the Artist / Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami

34 Giralda Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33145
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
1 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
770 NE 125th St
Miami, FL 33161