Things to do for January 22, 2009

The Weekender

Che, De La Soul and NFL Cheerleaders

The weekend is chilling.

Thursday
Hed Kandi Grand Opening
LOUNGING

Hed Kandi Grand Opening

If you haven't had a chance to check out the new gastro-lounge on Washington Ave, head over there tonight for gratis cocktails, molecular gastro bites and the musical stylings of DJ Cedric Gervais. (No relation to Ricky.)

Friday
Che at the Cinematheque
REVOLUTION

Che at the Cinematheque

It's time to see what Benicio Del Toro has been up to the last four years, not to mention the story behind your T-shirt. Steven Soderbergh's two-part, four-hour bio-epic on revolutionary Che Guevara is yours for the watching at this Miami-exclusive premiere.

$10 each, 7pm (Pt 1) and 9:30pm (Pt 2), Jan 23-29, Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way (at Drexel), 305-673-4567

De La Soul at the Florida Room
ANNIVERSARY

De La Soul at the Florida Room

Hard to believe the Lenny Kravitz-designed speakeasy in the bowels of the Delano has already weathered a full year of Miami shenanigans. Reminisce by the Lucite piano with a De La Soul concert preceded by local indie darlings Brendan O'Hara and the Big Bounce.

No cost but RSVP required, 10pm, Jan 23, Florida Room, 1685 Collins Ave (between 16th and 17th), 305-672-2000, RSVP here

Saturday
Lewis Black at the Fillmore
HA

Lewis Black at the Fillmore

Avoid this unrelenting cold front by ducking into the cozy Fillmore for some comedic tirades courtesy of angry ranter and Daily Show pundit Lewis Black. He'll no doubt make you feel all warm and fuzzy.

$37.50 and up, 8pm, Jan 24, The Fillmore, 1700 Washington Ave (at 17th), 305-673-7300

Monday
Chinese New Year at Miss Yip's
DRAGON DANCE

Chinese New Year at Miss Yip's

A second round of New Year's can't hurt, especially when dim sum is involved. Say goodbye to the year of the rat and ring in the year of the ox with a pre-fixe dinner and a live dragon show.

$28, 7pm, Jan 26, Miss Yip's, 1161 Meridian Ave (at Lincoln Lane), 305-534-5488

Tuesday
Pre-Super Bowl Party at Kitchen 305
TAILGATING

Pre-Super Bowl Party at Kitchen 305

It's going to take more than NFL cheerleaders to get you to this pre-Super Bowl dinner party featuring a Bruce Springsteen tribute band. Okay, no it won't. But the chance of hearing a new interpretation of "Hungry Heart" doesn't hurt either.

No cost, 8:30pm, Jan 27, Kitchen 305 at the Newport Beachside, 16701 Collins Ave (at 167th), 305-749-2110

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