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.
The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour
Friday, 8 p.m.
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
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
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.
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.