Weekend Recommender: October 11-14
October 11, 2012 | by —LIANA LOZADA
photography by joel p. black | Homepage
Don't miss the weekend-long Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest
Thursday, October 11, 6:30-9 p.m.
Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour Shops will kick off the weekend with a meet-and-greet with Italian shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti. The evening event will also celebrate the launch of the store's new 10022-SHOE floor. Ten percent of sales during the event will benefit YoungArts. 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-865-1100
Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest
Friday to Sunday, October 12-14
The fifth annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Festival returns to Heritage Park, boasting performances by Grammy-nominated musician David Benoit, Ira Sullivan, and Brazilian duo Rose Max & Ramatis. Local haunts Acqualina Resort & Spa and Soléon the Ocean will host corresponding events. General admission tickets start at $25 and can be purchased online. 19200 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach
Saturday, October 13, 8 p.m.
Recently seen in Think Like a Man and as host of the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, comedian Kevin Hart hits the AmericanAirlines Arena this Saturday with his record-breaking "Let Me Explain" comedy tour. Tickets begin at $42.50 on Ticketmaster. 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
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