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The Weekend Guide

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TOAST
Lou’s Beer Garden
What:
A gastropub by a Rome- and Barcelona-trained chef serving carefully selected microbrews and beer-friendly delicacies (baby sardines, Iberico squid, fresh kingfish, hand-cut Belgian French fries).
Why:
Live music on Fridays.
When: Daily, 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 7337 Harding Ave., Miami Beach (305-704-7879).

WATCH
Music by Prudence
What:
A free screening of the inspirational, Oscar-winning documentary short about a disabled Zimbabwean singer and her seven disabled band members.
Why: Meet musician/star Prudence Mabhena and famously interrupted director Roger Ross Williams.
When: Today, 8 p.m.
Where: The Betsy, 1440 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach (305-531-3934). R.S.V.P to mguenther@thebetsyhotel.com.

HEAR
Open Wings - Broken Strings
What:
Rock guitarists Eddie Kowalczyk (Live), Art Alexakis (Everclear), and Leigh Nash (Sixpence None the Richer) take it down a notch for an evening of acoustic music.
Why: Knight Concert Hall morphs into a lounge with club seating and bars.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. (305-949-6722).

SHOP
Nic del Mar Opening Party
What:
The website debuts its brick-and-mortar boutique with a fete (drinks, hors d’oevres, music) and first dibs on fashion.
Why: Ten percent of sales benefit The Buoniconti Fund to cure paralysis.
When: Today, 6 p.m.
Where: 475 Biltmore Way, ste. 105, Coral Gables (305-442-8080).

INTERPRET
Seder as Art
What:
The Open Tent presents an alternative celebration of Jewish culture, with works by multiple artists and a hip-hop Haggadah from JDub Records.
Why: Tastings from Fratelli Lyon’s Passover menu and seder-friendly sangria.
When: Sat., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Moore Building, 4040 NE 2nd Ave., ste. 103, Design District. Info at 786-507-6104.

Photo: lupinehorror / Flickr

LOCATIONS
The Moore Building
4040 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33137
The Betsy
1440 Ocean Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Lou's Beer Garden
7337 Harding Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33141
475 Biltmore Way
ste 105
Coral Gables, FL 33134
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
305-949-6722
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