Things to do for August 21, 2008

The Weekender

The Weekend Starts Here

The weekend has cabin fever.

Thursday
EA Lingerie Show
THURSDAY PLUNGE

EA Lingerie Show

Nightlife guru Michael Capponi enlivens his Thursday night Gansevoort rooftop shindig with scantily clad models sporting swimsuits and lace. Stop by Cutler Salon on the ground floor for complimentary champagne and a little more eye candy.

411: 10pm, August 21, Plunge at Gansevoort South, 2399 Collins Ave (at 24th), 305-604-1000

Thursday
Barneys Co-Op Opens in Aventura
THURSDAY SHOPPING

Barneys Co-Op Opens in Aventura

The New York style emporium opens their second Miami outpost today, featuring labels like Phillip Lim, Alexander McQueen, Gant and Jack Spade. And if you bring in a pair of old jeans this weekend, they'll take 20 percent off new denim. This way your closet stays trim.

411: Opens Aug 21, Barneys Co-Op, 19575 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura Mall, 305-933-0923

Friday
Scarface 25th Anniversary Screening
FRIDAY VIEWING

Scarface 25th Anniversary Screening

Commemorate the movie that put Miami on the map and spawned a limitless fascination with the phrase "say hello to my little friend." Actor Steven Bauer (aka, Manny Ribera) will be on hand to relive all the wide-lapel good times.

411: $15, 6pm cocktail reception, 8pm screening, Aug 22, Gusman Theater, 174 E. Flagler St (between SE 1st and SE 2nd), 305-374-2444

Saturday
Poplife's Animal House
SATURDAY PARTYING

Poplife's Animal House

Join downtown denizens decked out in animal prints and guest DJ Jemz Belushi for a night of jungle-influenced revelry. Your cocktails are gratis from 10 to 11 and there's no cover before midnight, so if nothing else, it should bring out the thrifty tiger in you.

411: 10pm, Aug 23, White Room, 1306 N. Miami Ave (at 13th St), 305-995-5060

Sunday
Tequila Dinner at Cantina Beach
SUNDAY TIPPLING

Tequila Dinner at Cantina Beach

If you have to bid farewell to the weekend, do it from the plush confines of the Ritz's oceanfront Mexican resto. The hotel's Tequilier (yes, they exist) offers up strong pairings and tasting trivia, proving that you can never know enough about your cocktails.

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