The Weekend Guide

inspired by the beat benefiting creative children therapy!

Walk to your own beat.

Inspired by the Beat Benefiting
Creative Children Therapy
Local artist David “Lebo” Le Batard collaborates with 23 artists from CCT’s Artistic Realization Technologies program during the interactive (live painting, music, video mixing) exhibit.
Why: There’s a full bar and food, plus all proceeds go to the Miami nonprofit, which is dedicated to improving the quality of life of special-needs children through creative programs.
When: Thurs., 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: Miami Art Central, 5960 SW 57th Ave. (305-455-3336). Order tickets online ($20) or get them at the door ($30).


Emporium Nails & Beauty Supply
After leasing space from the Carriage House and SoBe Calm, legendary nail-designing duo Tuka and Juci open their latest stand-alone salon.
Why: Although notorious with the ladies-who-lunch set for their impeccable manis and pedis, the mother/daughter team offers everything from Brazilian body waxing and hair treatments (cuts, blowouts, keratin, and color) to Geleration gel polish and supplies.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Where: 10787 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores (305-892-7540).

Buttercream Cupcakes & Coffee Deal
Readers get a free small cup (reg. $2) of hot or iced coffee with the purchase of any cupcake. Just mention DailyCandy.
Why: To-die-for flavors like chocolate orange, red velvet, vanilla Oreo, triple chocolate, and guava.
When: Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., noon-9 p.m.
Where: 1411 Sunset Dr., Coral Gables (305-669-8181).

Bring Your Own Blow-Dryer Class
Master the skills to beat Miami frizz with a free hairstyling session taught by Canyon Ranch’s senior stylist Lisa Barcelata.
Why: Your at-home technique kinda blows.
When: Thurs., 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa, 6801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach (305-514-7326). Call for a reservation.

Photo: Sean McCourt

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Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa
6801 Collins Ave
Miami, FL 33141
Emporium Nails & Beauty Supply
10787 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33161
Buttercream Cupcakes & Coffee
1411 Sunset Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33143
Miami Art Central
5960 SW 57th Ave
Miami, FL 33143