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The Weekend Guide

chop shop chix!

Make the final V-Day preparations.

BEAUTIFY
Chop Shop Chix Beauty Lab
What:
Grand-opening party with free touch-ups, styling tips, and an Iemanja swimwear fashion show.
Why: DJ King Domino and Nuvo sparkling liqueur cocktails.
When: Sat., 8-11 p.m.
Where: 7283 Biscayne Blvd. (786-360-5084).

EXPERIMENT
Valentine’s Day Her Way
What:
Micah Edelstein (former Top Chef-ette) presents a sensual six-course menu geared toward arousal.
Why: Toasted almond and vanilla bean panna cotta with flambéed bananas and chili caramel.
When: Sun., 6 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Grass Restaurant & Lounge, 28 NE 40th St., Design District (305-573-3355). Reservations recommended.

LISTEN
Great Loves of the Silver Screen
What:
A full orchestra performance accompanied by projected excerpts from films like Doctor Zhivago and Madame Bovary.
Why: Proceeds benefit the New World Symphony.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St. (305-372-0925). Tickets online at ticketmaster.com.

ENTER
Ultimate Wedding Contest
What:
DailyCandy and Crate & Barrel are giving away a dream wedding worth $100,000 to one lucky couple.
Why: We look great together.
When: Thru Mar. 31.
Where: Online at crateandbarrel.com/ultimatewedding.

GET
Tickets to Nouvelle Vague
What:
The sultry group performs new wave songs (from bands like Violent Femmes, Blondie, and Joy Division) in bossa nova style.
Why: Their “I Melt with You” cover will make you wanna.
When: Tues., 8 p.m.
Where: Manuel Artime Theater, 900 SW 1st St. (305-672-5202).

EAT
Spicy His-and-Her V-Day Menu
What:
A four-course dinner for gals (Fire and Ice salmon, casabe flatbread pizza with tuna and chili paste), gents (octopus salami, duck confit with smoked date puree and foie gras shavings), or couples (surf and turf with cachucha pepper sauce).
Why: Spice things up.
When: Sun., 6-11 p.m.
Where: D. Rodriguez Cuba, at Hotel Astor, 956 Washington Ave., Miami Beach (305-673-3763).

Photo: Courtesy of Chop Shop Chix Beauty Lab

LOCATIONS
Manuel Artime Theater
900 SW 1st St
Miami, FL 33130
Chop Shop Chix Beauty Lab
7283 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33138
956 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305-673-3763
28 NE 40th St
Design District
Miami, FL 33137
305-573-3355
Gusman Center for the Performing Arts
174 E Flagler St
Miami, FL 33131
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