Weekend Recommender: June 13-16
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Afrika Bambaataa will man the deks at Rec Room on Friday night
Afrika Bambaataa at Rec Room
Friday, June 14, 11 p.m.
Hip-hop and funk legend Afrika Bambaataa takes over the Rec Room at The Gale Hotel. The Bronx-based DJ is considered the "Godfather" of break-beat deejaying, making Friday night's set one that is not to be missed. 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
"22 Grams: Set Me Free" Opening
Saturday, June 15, 6- 9 p.m.
Imagesound Americas unveils artist Kubiat Nnamdie's first solo exhibition, "22 Grams: Set Me Free." Nnamdie's multimedia show centers around the theory that when a human dies, the psychedelic compound DMT is released in the brain, causing the body to weigh 22 grams or fewer. The term also symbolizes the human spirit's release after physical death. 20 N.W. 25th St. Suite #203, Miami
Redland Summer Fruit Festival
Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Peruse and sample a colorful, exotic array of agriculture at this weekend's Summer Fruit Festival at Homestead's Fruit & Spice Park. Admission is $8. 24801 S.W. 187th Ave., Homestead, 305-247-5727
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