Friday, January 23, 2009

Daily Candy weekend recommendations

The Weekend Guide
What to Do This Weekend
get tied up!

Laugh in.

Tied in Knots
What: Part of the South Beach Comedy Festival, the play (by a writer of the always funny How I Met Your Mother) follows a happy couple and their hapless single pals.
Why: Your momma.
When: Thurs., 9 p.m.
Where: Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Rd., South Beach (305-674-1040). Tickets online at Map It

Chocolate Sundays
What: Embrace your inner collegiate at Purdy Lounge with a drunken spelling bee that punishes mistakes with Jäger shots.
Why: It’s fun. F-U-N. Fun.
When: Sun., 9 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 1811 Purdy Ave., South Beach (305-531-4622). Map It

Medical Marijuana Benefit Concert
What: Artists and activists get together for spoken word, dance, and loads of music — from folk to hip-hop — in support of The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
Why: It’s a melting pot.
When: Sat., 4 p.m.-3 a.m.
Where: Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Brickell (305-374-1198). Map It

DVF Grand Opening
What: The wrap dress creator unveils her new shop and her spring collection; a portion of the proceeds benefit Women of Tomorrow.
Why: What goes around comes around — and ties prettily.
When: Thurs., 7-9 p.m.
Where: 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour (305-865-1850). R.S.V.P. to or 305-534-0081 ext. 14. Map It

International Chocolate Festival
What: The weekend-long cocoa carnival offers lectures, cooking demos, a tour of the rain forest, and, most importantly, tastings.
Why: You’ve got the golden ticket.
When: Sat. & Sun., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables (305-667-1651). Map It

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