Things to do for January 21, 2010

The Weekender

Dada Parties, Oxtail for Haiti and a Thong Show

The weekend is sending relief.

$7 Cocktails and Tapas at Proof

$7 Cocktails and Tapas at Proof

Tonight's your chance to get to know Proof, the new restaurant inhabiting the old Table 8 space on Ocean. They'll be serving Shanghai Slings (gin, crushed kumquats, lemon juice) and small plates like mussels in kaffir lime broth for $7 apiece. Bonus: complimentary shots during the last seven minutes of the hour, every hour. They had you at kumquats.

Cocktails and Art at the Catalina

Cocktails and Art at the Catalina

The MOCA's Dada-inspired gala isn't until next month, but you'll be able to hobnob with artists, gallerinas and collectors tonight at this kickoff to the main event. They'll have complimentary vodka cocktails and free palm readings by mystics in the hotel's bamboo pool garden. We see many martinis in your future...

Jan 21, 8-10pm, no cost, The Catalina, 1756 Collins Ave, RSVP to 305-893-6211, ext 36

A Thong Extravaganza at Set

A Thong Extravaganza at Set

Usually, panties fly from the audience to the stage, but tomorrow night the process will be reversed. The lingerie company Hanky Panky—makers of the most comfortable thong on the planet (allegedly)—will be previewing their spring 2010 collection on the runway, while models dressed as cigarette girls will be tossing panties to the crowd. Stock up...

Jan 22, 11pm-2am, no cost, Set, 320 Lincoln Road, 305-531-2800

Free Core Fusion Class at Epic

Free Core Fusion Class at Epic

In honor of their impending mega-spa, Exhale is giving you a taste of their fitness instruction with a complimentary class outside on the Epic Miami lawn. Expect a live DJ to help keep the beat through those leg lifts, plus gratis iced coffee and coconut water for afterward. Coconut water is the new Gatorade.

Jan 23, 10:30-11:30am, no cost, 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, 305-423-3900, RSVP here

Oxtail Stew for Haiti

Oxtail Stew for Haiti

Kris Wessel's funky riverfront saloon is donating 25% of all proceeds from special menu items to Haiti relief. Which means you can feast on Caribbean-influenced fare like Fish Creole, Haitian-Style Oxtail, Scotch Bonnet Snapper and Guava-Lime Glazed Swordfish, all while doing some good for our earthquake-stricken neighbors.

Available now, Red Light, 7700 Biscayne Blvd, 305-757-7773

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