Wallets are tapped, bellies are full, and families are annoying. It must be the holidays. But whether you're curling up under the Christmas tree in a rage of materialism, celebrating miracle oil by lighting a Hanukkah candle, or sporting a kaftan for Kwanza, eat, drink, and be merry this weekend. When entraining out-of-towners or planning an escape from domestic disputes at home, consider these four options.
Arsht Center's Carnival Studio Theater
Catch the last performance of David Sedaris's "Santaland Dairies," performed by Carbonell award winner Michael McKeever. It follows the humorist's ups and downs working as an elf at Macy's Santaland.
Although it's been open for weeks, this bar wasn't officially "debuted" into Wynwood society until its grand opening on Wednesday. It's dark, has a jukebox, is lined with comfy couches, and has ample picnic seating out back. See Miami New Times's slideshow from the opening.
At this annual club night, you can untz-untz in a giant dancefloor/bowl of matzo ball soup. It's an annual mixer by Society of Young Jewish Professionals complete with booze and bass.
For this Christmas spectacular, Louis Puig, Lazardi, Patrick M, Carlo Lio, Maurizio + Danyelino, Dsan Powell, Miguel G, and DJ Seizur will be on the decks.