Unusual objects and contagious beats are known to take over audiences during the now legendary Broadway STOMP performances. Miami will get a taste of these explosive shows from now through December 9 at the Adrienne Arsht Center. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org/tickets/calendar/view.aspx?id=11177Ultra Violet’s Laser Tower
As part of the UR1 Music & Art Festival’s visual offerings, Isabelle Collin Dufresne, also known as Andy Warhol’s superstar Ultra Violet, brings a super-powered laser installation to light up the night. Through December 9. Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., 305-358-7550; bayfrontparkmiami.orgArt Video Nights Brings Cinema to the New World Center
Art Video Nights will bring a variety of innovative and edgy films to life on the New World Center's SoundScape WALLCAST. David Gryn has bundled the film selections into themes, which will be projected at various times until Sunday, December 9. This event is free and open to the public. 500 17th St., Miami Beach; miamibeach.artbasel.com/go/id/lefArt Basel at the Miami Beach Convention Center
Art Basel Miami Beach officially invades the Miami Beach Convention Center, drawing collectors and art aficionados from around the globe. 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach; miamibeach.artbasel.comThe Contemporary Artwork of Andy Warhol
The exhibit with showcase an array of Andy Warhol’s greatest masterpieces, curated to depict the diverse and fascinating notable women throughout history and mythology. FENDI Casa Luxury Living Showroom, 90 NE 39th St., 305-438-1660, fendi.comAlexandra Grant and Clover Canyon for Scoop NYC Launch
Celebrate the street-chic new collaboration between artist Alexandra Grant and Los Angeles fashion brand Clover Canyon for Scoop NYC at Scoop Shore Club. You can RSVP to the event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and you can get a preview of the collection here. In perfect harmony with Art Basel Miami Beach, Scoop NYC will donate 10 percent of the night's sales to LA><Art, the non-profit LA art space that helped Scoop bring the collection to life. (5-7 p.m.) 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; scoopnyc.comPalm Beach Food & Wine Festival
Head north for five days of feasting during the Palm Beach Food & Fine Festival. Eats by Daniel Boulud, Elizabeth Falkner, and Jeff McInnis are all on the itinerary. pbfoodwinefest.com'The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess' Debuts
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess takes the stage at the Adrienne Arsht Center for one night only, fusing classic symphony and video game theatrics for a truly unique cultural outing. Tickets are currently on sale and may be purchased online. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org/tickets/calendar/view.aspx?id=12092BleauLive Performance Helps Raise Money for Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund
Dionne Warwick lands at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach to help raise money for the United Way's Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund. This will be first time a BleauLive performance benefits a charitable cause. Hotel reservation and ticket packages can be purchased online or via phone. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 1-800-548-8886; fontainebleau.com/web/promotions/bleau_liveHoliday Boat Parade and Tree Lighting
Approximately 100 boats will take part in the 15th annual boat parade. Don’t forget to stay for the grand finale, which will feature a fireworks show short from barges located in Biscayne Bay. Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd.;bayfrontparkmiami.com Enchanted Forest
Miami’s favorite den of twinkly lights and carnival rides is open for your Christmas pleasure. Through January 6. Santa’s Enchanted Forest, 7900 SW 40th St;www.santasenchantedforest.com Meet and Greet with Petra Nemcova
Petra Nemcova stops by Macy's Dadeland to spread awareness about her Happy Hearts Fund and fragrance partnership with Clinique (2 – 3:30 p.m.). The model and tsunami survivor will sign autographs and pose for photos with guests. 7303 S.W. 88th St., Miami; happyheartsfund.orgEpic Viewing of 'Edward Scissorhands'
SoundScape Park at the New World Center presents the Tim Burton classic, Edward Scissorhands, on the massive WALLCast screen. This screening is free and open to the public. 500 17th St., Miami Beach; newworldcenter.com/whatsonthewall.aspxMy Bestfriend’s Closet Holiday Soiree
Go out with the girls to network while shopping to find pieces for the season. My Bestfriend’s Closet, 68 Miracle Mile, 305-443-4840;shopmybestfriendscloset.com The Standard Hosts an Acupuncture Session
Head to The Standard for the Winter Solstice Group acupuncture session with Lori Bell. The $30, hour-long course also provides access to the spa's hammam baths and shower rooms. 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach, 305-673-1717; standardhotels.com/spa-miami-beachCarrie Underwood Makes A Stop On "The Blown Away" Tour
Stunning country star Carrie Underwood brings her powerful vocals to the BB&T Center for "The Blown Away" tour's South Florida stop. Hunter Hayes will open the Saturday night show, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. 1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise; ticketmaster.com/event/0D0048B16F2E194B?brand=&tm_link=tm_music_g6&hot_ticket_brand=musicGladys Knight Performs
"The Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight takes her soothing vocals to the Hard Rock Live for the first night of back-to-back shows. Tickets begin at $44. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. 5747 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 954-797-5531; hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com/events-detailed.php?mode=full&event_id=389Life in Color
Witness the spectacular show that fuses high-energy music, art, dance, and paint into one mind blowing combination. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1907 Convention Center Dr., 305-673-7311;lifeincolor.com The Last of 'The Nutcracker: A New Magical Play'
Today is the last day to catch The House Threatre of Chicago's The Nutcracker: A New Magical Play at the Adrienne Arsht Center. With a quirky cast and a heartwarming story, the play delights both young and old. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org/performPool Party at The Perry South Beach
Experience VIP cabanas, and a 110-foot swimming pool with underwater music as Ferosh Records and DJ Tracy Young take Genesis X to the rooftop pool of South Beach’s best. The Perry South Beach, 2377 Collins Ave., 305-604-1000;tracyyoung.wantickets.com Pitbull's New Year's Eve Musical Fiesta
International superstar Pitbull is bringing it home for New Year's Eve. He'll perform inside the American Airlines Arena and promises to bring out a few of his famous friends. Catch it on the arena floor or inside the recently opened, ultra-luxe Hyde Lounge. Tickets begin at $52 plus taxes and fees (9 p.m.).601 Biscayne Blvd.; ticketmaster.com/event/0D004933902F3F68?artistid=985347&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid='Mary Poppins' Debuts
The Adrienne Arsht Center’s “Broadway in Miami Series” continues as Mary Poppins opens inside the Ziff Ballet Opera House. Through January 6. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-949-6722; artshcenter.org/tickets/calendar/view.aspx?id=11095
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