Things to do for January 20, 2012

The Weekender

A New Mansion and LeBron

The weekend is tempted by the fruit of another.

Friday
Cars. Art. Nudes. 50% Off...
BOOK LEARNING

Cars. Art. Nudes. 50% Off...

A simple plan: you stroll into this airy book gallery. You score some marked-down hardcovers of tasteful nudes, abstract art, maybe something on cars. Decorum is maintained throughout. And your coffee table looks great afterward.

Jan 20-22, 9am-9pm, Taschen, 1111 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, 305-538-6185 

A House of Crepes and Coffee in Midtown
SPATULA CITY

A House of Crepes and Coffee in Midtown

You’re always on the lookout for a crepe place that looks like an eccentric farmer’s library. Okay, maybe not, but this new spot—where crepes are two-for-one tonight—fits the bill: all bookshelves, barn doors and savory pancakes like the Italian Stallion (prosciutto, manchego, green olives). The Stallone of pancakes.

Jan 20, 7:30-9:30pm, Moloko Miami, 3201 N Miami Ave, 786-395-5919

Mansion’s Back. It Brought Deadmau5.
NEW MANSION

Mansion’s Back. It Brought Deadmau5.

Tonight: the beginning of seven hours of DJ-fueled debauchery at the new and improved Mansion. You’ll find arena-caliber lighting and a fancy head-throbbing new sound system, while Deadmau5 performs. You refuse to dance in anything less than arena-caliber lighting.

Jan 20-21, 10pm-5am, $100, Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-695-8411

Saturday
Pregaming at Area 31
GAME ON

Pregaming at Area 31

Over at the Epic’s 16th-floor seafood den, you can celebrate the Heat’s home game with a $34 three-courser that includes pork belly sliders, grilled hanger steak and a dulce de leche cookie sandwich. This’ll happen all season when the Heat play at home, which ought to help keep up your morale.

Jan 21, 6-7:30pm, $34, Area 31, 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, 305-424-5234

Monday
Dragon Dancers. Noodle Shows. Go.
FIRE STARTER

Dragon Dancers. Noodle Shows. Go.

According to the Chinese calendar, your Year of the Dragon is beginning. Which means you require a dim sum hall filled with dragon dancers, drummers and a live hand-pulled-noodle show. It’ll all make sense when you’re there...

Jan 23, 6-10pm, Philippe Miami, 36 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, 305-674-0250

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