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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).
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 email@example.com.
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).
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).
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.
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