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South Florida weekend events for Jan. 25-27

Throughout the Month


The Art of Banksy

  • When: Through Feb. 28
  • Where: Magic City Studios, 6301 NE Fourth Ave., Miami
  • What: The exhibit features work by the anonymous artist who has fascinated the public and the art world with his distinctive style and political messages.
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Gratitude and Joy

  • When: Through Jan. 26
  • Where: Bailey Contemporary Arts, 41 NE First St., Pompano Beach
  • What: Photographers such as Jenna Regal, Candy Childrey, John Cote and others display their work in this juried exhibit exploring images that reflect on memories of joy and thankfulness.
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What else is happening? Hover over the photos below to see what’s happening in South Florida this weekend.

Friday, January 25

Disney’s DCappella

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach
  • What: Seven vocalists put uniquely harmonious spins on classic Disney tunes.
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Smokey Robinson

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Hard Rock Event Center
  • What: The iconic Motown singer and producer wrote multiple hits with The Miracles while penning classic Motown songs such as “My Guy,” “Get Ready” and “Ain’t That Peculiar.”
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Chocolate Festival (pictured)

  • When: Jan. 25-27
  • Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
  • What: The delectable event celebrates its 13th edition with chocolate-making lectures and demonstrations from local chefs. Of course, there are plenty of samples to go around.
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Saturday, January 26

KISS Country Chili CookOff

  • When: Jan. 26
  • Where: C.B. Smith Park, 900 N. Flamingo Road, Pembroke Pines
  • What: For more than 30 years, the event has brought some of country music’s biggest stars to South Florida. This year, include Brooks & Dunn headline performances by Tyler Rich, Runaway June and Rodney Atkins.
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Mardi Gras Ball

  • When: 7-11 p.m.
  • Where: Arts Garage, 94 NE Second Ave., Delray Beach
  • What: Dress in your best mascarade attire at the fundraiser that features an open bar, silent and live auctions, dinner and live entertainment by Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers.
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  • When: 7:30-10 p.m.
  • Where: Cypress Bay High School, 18600 Vista Park Blvd., Weston
  • What: The city of Weston and the Weston Music Society host the Symphony of the Americas as it presents this “visual concerto,”
    featuring popular classics performed with visuals by multimedia artist Nicholas Bardonnay.
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Miami City Ballet: “Dances at the Gathering” (pictured on main page)

  • When: Jan. 26-27
  • Where: Broward Center
  • What: Celebrating the simplicity and athleticism of dance and dancers, the company performs choreographer Jerome Robbins’ work, set to piano music by Chopin. The second half of the program sees Robbins and Twyla Tharp collaborate on high-energy choreography set to the music of Brahms and Handel.
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Fine Arts Festival (pictured)

  • When: Jan. 26-27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Where: Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest
  • What: The 16th annual event invites attendees to take in a juried art show surrounded by lush foliage, featuring the work of international and local artists, including photography, sculpture, painting, etc. The event also features food, live music and activities.
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Sunday, January 27

Saturday Brunch at Beach House Pompano (pictured)

  • Where: 270 North Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach
  • When: Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • What: Beach House Pompano recently expanded Sunday brunch to Saturday. Plus, the restaurant introduced new “beach bites,” including Short Rib Roll, Smoked Trout Dip, Tuna Burger and Jumbo Lump Crab Cake (pictured).
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Deerfield Beach Festival of the Arts

  • When: Jan. 26-27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Where: Deerfield Beach Parking Lot, 149 SE 21st Ave.
  • What: Enjoy live music, food and refreshment vendors, a kids’ zone and student art exhibit while enjoying the main attraction of work from more than 100 juried artists.
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“Romeo and Juliet”

  • When: Jan. 25-27
  • Where: Mizner Park Amphitheater
  • What: Shakespeare Miami performs for the third time at the venue, bringing the tragic love story to life with costumes and stage combat.
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Celebrate the Arts Day

  • When: 1-5 p.m.
  • Where: Weston Town Center, 1675 Market Street
  • What: The sixth annual event celebrates the arts with hands-on participation through a graffiti wall and open-air art studio. Local schools perform while guests of all ages explore musical instruments and booths on art, children’s book authors and more. Children enjoy caricature artists and face painting.
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