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Miami Weekend Guide: The Beach Boys, Lily Tomlin, Vice City Rollers, And Michael Tilson Thomas

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 05/04/2012 12:25 pm Updated: 05/04/2012 12:27 pm

From nostalgia acts like The Beach Boys and Lily Tomlin to stage-worthy dramas centered on current events, the next two days offer plenty to distract and amuse.

Michael Tilson Thomas is also in town to show why he's won ten Grammys and Miami's toughest chicas, the Vice City Rollers, have their first local match.

Also check our weekly Indie Cinema Film round-up for arthouse movies playing locally and click on our Around Town live blog for nightlife and event updates.

The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour
Friday, 8 p.m.
Hard Rock
Tickets: $45 to $100

Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks perform at Hollywood's Hard Rock for The Beach Boys' 50th Anniversary Tour.

Peter London Global Dance Theater
Saturday, 6 p.m.
Little Haiti Cultural Center
Tickets: $50 to $120

Peter London, a native of Trinidad and Tobago who was a former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, recently launched his dance company Peter London Global Dance Theater in Miami. See their Spring Dance Showcase this Saturday.

The Mahler Legacy
Saturday and Sunday, 8 and 2 p.m.
New World Center
Tickets: $104

New World Symphony conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has won ten Grammy's and six of those are for his interpretations of Mahler's works. This Saturday, see and hear him take on Mahler's final symphony -- the Ninth.

Miami Vice City Rollers vs. Bradentuck Bombers
Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Suniland Hockey Rink
Tickets: $5 to $15

Miami's only roller derby team, the Vice City Rollers, have their first home bout this Saturday against the Bradentuck Bombers. Watch them take on Bradentuck this past February in the below video:

Time Stands Still
Through June 3
GableStage
Tickets: $50

See "Time Stands Still," a play written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies, at GableStage. In the timely plot, two embedded war journalists share in the discomfort in life at home after the war.

Lily Tomlin
Sunday, 7:30 p.m.
Arsht Center's Knight Concert Hall
Tickets: $30 to $80

Lily Tomlin, Tony, Emmy and Grammy award-winning actress, brings her stand-up to the Arsht. Here she is in a little web comedy series with Lisa Kudrow.

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