The Weekend Guide

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Tour
What: The famed company returns to Miami with the ballet-inspired Chroma, by award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor; the world premiere of Lift, an exhilarating show by Aszure Barton; and a special Duke Ellington/Ailey production.
Why: Miami native Jamar Roberts leads the ensemble in new creations and repertory favorites.
When: Tonight & Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. (786-468-2000). Tickets ($25-$120) at arshtcenter.org.

The Download

What: The top sixteen things to do on the Internet this week.
Why: Investigate clues to True Detective, get the coolest no-hands camera app, and hear our favorite new songbird on the rise.
When: Now’s good.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Taste of Spain
What: Bulla hosts monthly culinary tours through different regions of the country. First up: Pais Vasco. Expect dishes such as grilled lamb chops and grilled sardines with lemon and garlic parsley.
Why: For this week’s menu, mixologist Sebastian Silva is pouring Kaixo micheladas (lemon juice, ginger syrup, tamarind juice, and Mahour draft beer).
When: Thru Feb. 28. Thurs.-Sun., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables (305-441-0107).

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart
What: The standout hit of 2011’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, inspired by a weekend visit to a Scottish pub, takes up temporary residence at — where else? — a bar.
Why: A story of love and music unfolds over whiskey shots and karaoke.
When: Tonight & Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 3 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.
Where: Bar 337, 337 SW 8th St. Tickets ($32) at 305-237-3010 or mdclivearts.org.

Local at Florida Cookery
What: Chef Billy Boyle dishes four-course, Florida-inspired meals ($75) that include concoctions such as curry-crusted fish and black grouper bouillabaisse.
Why: It’s a laid-back alternative to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival that uses organic produce from Paradise Farms.
When: Fri.-Sun., 5:30 p.m.
Where: The James Royal Palm, 1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Reservations (required) to 305-604-5700.

Photo: Andrew Eccles / Courtesy of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

2500 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
1545 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
337 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33130
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132