5 Things To See and Do This Week
November 04, 2013 | by liana lozada | Pursuits
Crave is one of the local restaurants participating in Burgerliscious.
1. DO: Sample Miami's Best Burgers at Burgerliscious
Thursday, Nov. 7, 6-10 p.m.
The third annual Burgerliscious festival takes over Ponce Circle Park as local restaurants compete for the "Best in Bun" title. General admission tickets are $60 and include six sliders and two beers; VIP tickets are $125 and include unlimited burger bites and beer pours, as well as early admission, VIP tent access, and a souvenir bag. 2810 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables
Over and Under by Frances Trombly.
2. SEE: Opening Reception for Frances Trombly's Over And Under
Thursday, Nov. 7, 7-10 p.m.
Presented by Locust Projects, Miami-based artist Frances Trombly debuts a roughly hewn, floor-to-ceiling woven canvas. The artist's largest work to date, the imperfect nature (pulls, tears, asymmetry) of the piece denotes Trombly's intimate, hands-on approach to its creation. Over And Under will be on view through Dec. 21, with a separate reception during Art Basel in Miami Beach. 3852 N Miami Ave., Miami, 305-576-8570
The Miami Beach Botanical Garden.
3. DO: Garden Yoga at Miami Beach Botanical Garden
Every Wednesday, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
A full day's itinerary awaits at Miami Beach's Botanical Garden. Take in an hour-long hatha yoga class and then soak up some nature with a walk through the garden. A $10 donation is suggested for non-members who wish to take the yoga class. 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, 305-673-7256
Dancers perform in the Balé Folclórico da Bahia. (photo: Vinicius Lima)
4. SEE: Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Friday, Nov. 8, 8:30 p.m.
Brazil's sole professional folk dance group hits the Adrienne Arsht Center for one night only. The 38-member troupe celebrates Brazil's African roots by performing a bevy of cultural genres, including capoeira and samba. Tickets begin at $35. 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-949-6722
A portrait of Sigourney Weaver in Alien by RYCA.
5. SEE: "Refresh" Exhibit Opening Reception
Saturday, Nov. 9, 5-8 p.m.
Robert Fontaine Gallery unveils London-based artist RYCA's newest works in “Refresh.” RYCA has re-imagined famous Warhol images by replacing certain visual monikers with classic movie references. The exhibit will remain on through Nov. 23. 2349 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, 305-397-8630
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