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The Weekend Guide

Fun for the ladies and gents — and gents who are ladies.

EAT
The Girlie Brunch
What:
Colorful drag queens, DJs, mimosas, and a burlesque show are perfectly paired with prosciutto Benedict.
Why: It’s a sausage fest.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Gem, 671 Washington Ave. (305-674-0977).

HEAR
Awesome New Republic
What:
The UEG presents local indie darlings ANR, limitless drinks, and putt-putt for ten bucks.
Why: It’s a republican party you support.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: Upper East Side Garden, 7244 Biscayne Blvd. (305-984-3231).

SEE
Jazz at MOCA
What:
Last Friday’s free concert series bills local trumpeter Melton Mustafa and the Pivot Point collection’s defining moments in contemporary art.
Why: Feeling horn-y?
When: Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 770 NE 125th St., North Miami (305-893-6211).

LEARN
Heart of a Chef Festival
What:
Wine tastings, healthy local fare, and a farmers market courtesy of Whole Foods help raise funds for heart disease research.
Why: It’s on the beating track.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trl. (305-674-3020).

HELP
Friends of St. Jude
What:
Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and bay views at the Conrad Hotel’s recently reopened Level 25 benefits the renowned children’s hospital.
Why: Hey, Jude, don’t let them down.
When: Thurs., 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: 1395 Brickell Ave. (305-503-6529).

DANCE
Bonde do Role
What: The Rhythm Foundation presents the Brazilian baile funk masters with The Down Home Southernaires and DJ Mike Deuce.
Why: You’re on a role.
When: Thurs., 8 p.m.
Where: Studio A, 60 NE 11th St. (305-358-7625).

LOCATION
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7244 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138
305-984-3231
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