Beat the Heat and head inside Miami's world class museums for Miami Museum Month. Backed by The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, participants can enjoy buy-one, get-one free museum admissions, and access to a bevy of local museums with purchase of a membership to one. miamimuseummonth.com/Downtown Miami First Friday Art Walk
The May edition of Downtown Miami's "First Friday" art walk takes place tonight. Hit the trolley or Metro Mover and check out participating venues like the MDC Museum of Art + Design, The Artisan Lounge, and McCormick Place. expoships.com/firstfridays/David Stark and 'The Art of the Party'
Designer David Stark signs copies of his latest book, The Art of the Party, during his personal appearance at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (2 p.m.). The acclaimed event producer's work has helped brands like Target, Women's Wear Daily, and the MOCA itself host memorably stylish soires. 770 N.E. 125th St., North Miami, 305-893-6211; mocanomi.orgBarbie Dreamhouse Experience
With a little help from EMS Entertainment, Barbie’s notorious home finally becomes life-size with glitter galore, endless closet space, and all the pink décor you can imagine. With tickets starting at $14.95, this is 10,000-square-feet you won’t want to miss seeing. (10 a.m.—9 p.m.) Sawgrass Mills Mall, 12801 W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise; barbiedreamhouse.com'Memphis' at Adrienne Arsht Center
The underground clubs of Memphis, Tennessee come alive when the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis lands at the Adrienne Arsht Center. Inspired by true events, the story follows a white radio DJ who breaks color barriers by playing black music in the segregated south. Memphis took home to the Tony for "Best Musical," "Best Book of a Musical," and "Best Original Score." 1300 Biscayne Blvd.,305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org/perform/Lounge Brazil
The sounds of Samba and Bossa Nova take center stage for Lounge Brazil at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts (8 p.m.). The intimate and exotic affair will feature renown flute player Nestor Torres alongside a full band and 40 vocalists. Tickets are $30 and $35. 201 S.W. 5th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, 954-522-5334; browardcenter.orgBlue Man Group
Blue Man Group, the iconic multimedia live performance trio, hits the Adrienne Arsht Center as part of the Broadway in Miami series. The five-day engagement will flaunt new content as well as classic fan favorites. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org/perform/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital celebrates another year with another unforgettable gala. JW Marriott Marquis, 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, 305-265-1371;socialmiami.com Meat Market Steakhouse's Summer Series
Lincoln Road's popular Meat Market steakhouse is rolling out a summer dinner, cocktail, and wine series starting tonight (7:30 p.m.) The first seating will feature five courses curated by chef and co-owner Sean Brasel which will be paired with cocktails by Miami mixologist Ezra Pattek. Reserved seating is $75 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity; a portion of the dinner's proceeds will be donated to The One Fund Boston, Inc., which assists families affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. 915 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, 305-532-0088; meatmarketmiami.comThe Flat's Very Happy Hour(s)
Slide into SoFi's The Flat for their new Very Happy Hour(s) featuring weekly rotations of signature cocktail, craft beer, and wine specials for as little as $5 (8-10 p.m.). The sip-worthy series takes place every week from Wednesday to Sunday. 500 South Pointe Dr., 305-531-3528; theflatmiami.comNicky's Week Fundraiser
If you're in South Miami or Pembroke Pines and looking for a bite stop by RA Sushi and participate in their annual Nicky's Week fundraiser. Through June 1, 100% of the proceeds from items on Nicky's menu will benefit the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. rasushi.comFun. at BleauLive Concert Series
Grammy-award winning band Fun. joins the Fontainebleau's annual BleauLive concert series. Hotel packages begin at $499 per night and include two general admission passes, an open bar, and a deluxe guestroom. 4441 Collins Ave.; fontainebleau.com/web/promotions/funAngelique Kidjo at Arsht
African songstress Angelique Kidjo brings her powerful voice and captivating rhythms to the Adrienne Arsht Center (8:30 p.m.). Kidjo will perform a mix new songs and favorites from her first live album, Spirit Rising. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org/Jowee Omicil at MOCA
Jazz at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami) returns welcoming Jowee Omicil as its opening artist. This free event takes place the last Friday of every month (rain or shine) at 8 p.m. 770 N.E. 125th St., North Miami, 305-893-6211; mocanomi.orgLegendary Jazz Performers Unite for a One-Time Performance
International jazz sensation and pianist Keiko Matsui will perform a one-time only concert at Miami’s New World Centerwith special guest Al Di Meola. This never-before-seen concert event will feature both artists’ original work as well as Keiko’s band and a performance of several songs together. New World Center, 500 17 St. Miami Beach; newworldcenter.comMiami Beach Cinematheque Screens 'Post Tenebras Lux'
Catch part of the Miami Beach Cinematheque's "Best of Cannes" series with Post Tenebras Lux (9 p.m.) This psychologically driven family portrait took home an award for "Best Director" (Carlos Reygadas) and has engaged audiences across the country with its mysteriously memorizing visuals. 1130 Washington Ave.; mbcinema.com/