BOY BAND – Backstreet Boys
The 1990s boy band was a hit-making machine, scoring with such singles as “I Want it That Way,” “As Long as You Love Me” and “Larger Than Life.” They are now back in a big way with their new release “DNA,” a Las Vegas residency and this arena tour.
ZAKAR TWINS – Pray the Gay Away
Murray and Peter present: Detroit twins Michael and Zach Zakar telling their autobiographical story of coming out to their potty-mouthed, gay-hating, devout Catholic mother. The off-Broadway production takes a comedic look at the Arab-American siblings’ journey from awkward and closeted teenagers to sexually active men who are out and proud. This is an All-Ages show. (Warning: Adult comedy).
WOODSTOCK – Hippiefest
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival, the show features a trio of classic rock bands. The lineup includes blues rockers Ten Years After, psychedelic rockers Big Brother & the Holding Company and hard rockers Vanilla Fudge.
MAGIC – Reza
Reza has taken the art of illusion to a new level, delivering his rock concert style magic show to audiences across the globe. Don’t expect rabbits out of hats! Reza’s current tour transports concert level lighting & production merged with the most incredible cutting-edge magic in existence today. His passion is creating signature grand-scale illusions such as making motorcycles and helicopters materialize out of thin air!
Sat, August 24; 7:30pm; Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami); Tix: start at $25; ArshtCenter.org
MOVIE – Angel Has Fallen
Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat. This action movie stars Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Piper Perabo, and Jada Pinkett Smith
Premieres August 23; 120 minutes; Rated R
DANCE – Madero Tango
The Argentine tango company features dancers, singers and a live orchestra fusing African, Spanish and Italian rhythms. The troupe’s musical repertoire ranges from traditional Gardel works to the modern pieces of Piazzolla.
Sat, August 24; 8pm; The Fillmore (1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach); Tix: Range from $48 to $124; fillmoremb.com.
COMEDIAN – Florida’s Funniest Finals
They have traveled the state and seen over 200 comedians and narrowed it down to the 10 funniest comics in Florida! Come watch the best of the best and cheer them on as only one can be the next Florida’s funniest comedian.
Wed, August 21; 8pm; Palm Beach Improv (550 S Rosemary Ave #250, West Palm Beach); Tix: $20; Palmbeachimprov.com.
MOVIE – Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles
The origin story behind one of Broadway’s most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, and its creative roots in early 1960s New York, when “tradition” was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race relations and religion were evolving. This documentary stars Michael Bernardi, Sheldon Harnick, Fran Lebowitz, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Premieres August 23; 92 minutes; Rated PG-13
THE ARTS – Flamenco Jazz
Dance, music and rhythms combine as flamenco artist Salvador De Angela and Grammy-nominated Latin jazz pianist Jose Negroni perform together, accompanied by flamenco dancer Maria Mercedes.
Fri, August 23; 8pm; Miami Dade County Auditorium (2901 W. Flagler St.); Tix: $40;
DISCO –Flashback Fridays
This very popular event is back on South Beach, and this time they are throwing it all the way back to the 70’s baby, because Disco makes the world go round. And who doesn’t love a Studio 54 themed dance party? This event will feature a photo booth, neon sign heaven, & the absolute jams by DJ Fantasma Miami.
Fri, August 23; 9pm; The Fillmore (1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach); FREE; fillmoremb.com.
Disco makes the world go round…Fillmore Flashback Fridays is back Friday, August 23rd by very popular demand 😏 This time around, Yea, that’s what we thought 😈 The party starts at 9pm, NO COVER, Drink Specials, 🕺🏼| Get ready to groove and we’ll see you all there! ✨ #FillmoreMB