Weekend Recommender: March 7-10
March 07, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage
Miami International Film Festival will screen Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story this Friday
Sony Open Tournament Kick Off
Thursday, March 7, 5-8 p.m.
Bombay Sapphire Gin teams with db Bistro Moderne to host a happy hour kick off in anticipation of the Sony Open Tennis Tournament. Guests will enjoy specially priced cocktails and bar bites while also learning the art of mixology via Bombay Sapphire’s “Cocktail Experience.” From 6:30 p.m. on, the event will also feature a raffle for tournament tickets every 30 minutes. 255 Biscayne Blvd. Way, 305-421-8800; dbbistro.com
Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story
Friday, March 8, 7:15 p.m.
The Miami International Film Festival presents a poignant and funny documentary on the life of artist Tomi Ungerer at Regal South Beach Cinemas. The film uses a mix of interviews, archival footage, and animation to portray the iconic illustrator, children's book author, and erotic art enthusiast. A discussion with director Brad Bernstein will follow the screening. General admission tickets are $12. 1110 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach; miami.festivalgenius.com
Brothers Beckett Opening Night
Friday, March 8, 7:30 p.m.
The Alliance Theatre Lab's ode to family, friendship, and growing up opens at the Adrienne Arsht Center for a run through March 24. A dark comedy, Brothers Beckett follows brothers and roommates Kevin and Brad. When Brad finds out that Kevin is planning to propose to his girlfriend, he hatches plan to keep the question from being popped. Tickets are $35. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-949-6722; arshtcenter.org
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