Weekend Recommender: June 21-24
A historic Heat game, flamenco fusion at Adrienne Arsht, a soulful music festival, and more.
June 21, 2012
Between Worlds delivers a heart-pounding flamenco fusion performance this weekend
The NBA Finals
Thursday, June 21, 9 PM
The Miami Heat are just one win away from taking the NBA Championship. Your sole duty on Thursday is to watch our hometown team make history.
Friday, June 22, 7 PM.
The Wolfsonian-FIU and cultural organization PechaKucha Night will present an evening of reflective conversation. Dubbed "Positive Interventions," the night's panel will touch on the museum's "Intervention: 25 Years of AIDS Awareness Posters 1985-2010" exhibition, while exploring the current state of activism, medical advancements, and political challenges. $10, or free for museum members. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-531-1001; wolfsonian.org
Saturday and Sunday, June 23–24
Choreographer Siudy Garrido's timeless love story, Between Worlds, is set in post-apocalyptic world and fuses flamenco, urban dance, and percussionist rhythms. The storyline? A cast of 25 performers split into two tribes viciously battle for our planet's limited water supply. Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org
Overtown Rhythm and Arts Festival
Saturday, June 23, 11 AM–8 PM
After a successful 2011 debut, the Overtown Rhythm and Arts Festival returns with performances by R&B star Freddie Jackson, gospel singer Jonathan Butler, and local jazz diva Nicole Henry. Admission is free, with food and additional entertainment available for purchase on site. N.W. 3rd Ave., Between 9th and 11th St.; overtownfestival.com