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For Rahsaan Alexander (AKA DJ Fly Guy), the shuttering of venues during quarantine last year dealt a major blow to his profession. In reply, he challenged himself to get a camera and document Miami during an unprecedented year during which everything shifted. You can see a collection of his photographs in the display”Into Miami, With Love: Pandemic Life & Protest” at Historic Ward Rooming House, introduced by Hampton Art Lovers. The setup is part of a multimedia show that commemorates the first anniversary of their first lives lost to the pandemic. Admission is free with RSVP via eventbrite.com. Suzannah FrisciaHigh-energy producer G-Rex will headline Treehouse on Thursday, showcasing his Detroit-incubated brand of trap meets dubstep. The performer has kept busy this year, releasing new songs in collaboration with Project Pat from Three 6 Mafia and wrap up a trip with Excision. Joining him in the Miami Beach nightclub is DJ Stellar, together with Paper Mushrooms, Slyger, along with SPVO as musical support. 6 p.m. Thursday, in Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 786-318-1908; treehousemiami.com. Tickets cost $30 via eventbrite.com and $50 at the door; complimentary entry before 7 pm together with RSVP. Olivia McAuley

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Bonnie X Clyde: Watch Friday
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Back in 2018 between June and September, artist and curator Victor A. Diaz undertook a pilgrimage along El Camino de Santiago, which ends in northern Spain, to operate on his very own spiritual and personal growth. Walking 2,600 kilometers, ” he encountered and gathered lots of relics, he reimagined into the installations for his exhibit”Sacred Measures,” which opens Friday in Galeria del Sol. Inspirations for your exhibition include classic fragments, a Bible scene dating back to 1546, many homages to the Virgin Mary, along with also an altar to the Virgen del Carmen. Noon to 8 pm Friday through Monday, Galeria del Sol, in 1628 Michigan Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-7076; curated.art/sacred-steps. Admission is free. Suzannah FrisciaKnown for hosting some of the trendiest pool and boat parties on the town, Wicked Paradise heads to Daer Nightclub and Dayclub in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for a distanced outdoor soiree featuring some of house music’s biggest names. Gene Farris and Offaiah headline a lineup that also includes Eran Hersh, Jako, and Ann Atman. Prepare yourself to sip beverages by the pool and as you dancing on your skimpiest swimwear. Tickets cost $30 to $45 via fevo.com. Suzannah FrisciaVigilante duo Daniel Litman and Paige Lopynski, better called Bonnie X Clyde, met in high school in Virginia but they did not begin working on getting an EDM powerhouse till they were far apart while attending faculty — Litman in the University of Miami and Lopynski in Virginia Tech. Following collegethey joined up in Miami, in which they worked on their craft before decamping to Los Angeles in 2017. On Fridayyou can have a look at the result of their hard work when the duo hits the decks in Brickell’s La V Nightclub. 8 pm Friday, in La V Nightclub, 1250 S. Miami Ave., Miami;786-384-5754;facebook.com/lavnightclub. Tickets cost $20 for girls and $40 for guys viaeventbrite.com. Jose D. Duran

Take 6: Watch Saturday
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Does the frame or base make artwork art? Figure out when Perez Art Museum Miami takes its own collection beyond the traditional gallery setting for”Fresh Air | Fresh Art,” a brand new installation of 19 works sprinkled throughout Maurice A. Ferre Park (AKA Museum Park). No need to be concerned about the intense Florida weather damaging any inventions that are priceless. The pieces exhibited are replicas of works by Jose Bedia, Wangechi Mutu, Beatriz Milhazes, Sandra Ramos and others that are a part of this museum’s permanent collection. Each day Saturday, through June 16, in Maurice A. Ferre Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami;305-375-3000;pamm.org. Admission is free. Jose D. DuranThe Puerto Rican reggae band Cultura Profetica takes the point in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park to get a live outdoor concert on Saturday. What began as a cover band in 1996 became a group that published six albums of original music — the latest being 2019’s Sobrevolando. The band explores Latin identity, enjoy, and ecological problems and experiments with genres such as tango, salsa, and jazz. Suzannah FrisciaClosing out Pinecrest Gardens’ JazzAid Live show, ten-time Grammy Award-winning a cappella group Take 6 will perform live in the Banyan Bowl on Saturday. The awarded a cappella band in history, Take 6 has performed with Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Ella Fitzgerald, and Ray Charles since its formation in Oakwood College in Alabama in 1980. You can experience the group’s signature infusion of R&B, jazzsoul in your house when you tune in to the livestream, further afield by the understanding that a percentage of the ticket sales gains World Central Kitchen. 8 pm Saturday, via pinecrestgardens.org. Suzannah FrisciaVillain Theater aims to showcase queer actors at its House of Yas show on Saturday. Expect hilarious storytelling by actors Lee Cohen, Kidane Kelati, Poppy J Snacks, Daniel Martinez, Victoria Haig, along with Auntie Maim. Tonight With Tarek and Five Queers alum Al D hosts and welcomes headliner Priscilla Blanco to the point. 10 p.m. Saturday, in the Villain Theatre, 5865 NE Second Ave., Miami; 786-391-2241; villaintheater.com. Tickets cost $15 to $20 via eventbrite.com. Olivia McAuleyYou overlooked Chilean-born German producer and DJ Ricardo Villalobos in Space Park on Friday? You will have another opportunity to catch the dance-music powerhouse at Club Space on Sunday night, even along with collaborator along with The Other Side tag head Maher Daniel. These days the minimum pioneer’s sets are lots fuller, together with beats that seem to mix his German upbringing along with his Latin heritage. In other words, expect to dancing your ass off. Olivia McAuleyEvery second Sunday of this month, the performer, instructor, and inventive director Arsimmer McCoy brings her talents to the Room at MUCE for an evening of spoken-word poetry, live songs, and even humor. The evening commences with an hourlong workshop by Poetry for the People, wherein participants have been encouraged to deliver a journal and share a few of their very own stories. The event close out with a featured set by McCoy and exclusive guests. 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, in Miami Urban Contemporary Experience, 246 NW 54th St., Miami; 786-287-7008; muce305.org. Tickets cost $5 to get your workshop and $20 for the live show via eventbrite.com. Suzannah Friscia

Miami Jewish Film Festival: Watch Wednesday
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Lagniappe’s nightly jazz occasions are a perfect excuse to unwind in the restaurant sprawling New Orleans-style backyard, catch some jazz by the venue’s key pub, and set it all with a menu of tasty wines and sandwiches. Vocalist and DownBeat Student Music Awards-winner Melinda Rose will grace the musical lineup on Monday evening. She will perform music from several genres, from jazz to neo-soul, including her very own original work. Admission is free. Olivia McAuleyWynwood brewpub Boxelder baby-steps its own way to the sphere of pure wines on Tuesday with Wine for Beer Lovers. The night will display six natty wines — created with nominal sulfites and fermentation additives — curated by Boxelder and winemakers Alchemy of the Spirit, especially for those who usually enjoy a pint. The wines will be paired with light bites from nanobrewery and restaurant pop-up Offsite. 7 pm Tuesday, in Boxelder Craft Beer Market, 2817 NW Second Ave., Miami; 305-942-7769; bxldr.com. Tickets cost $65 via eventbrite.com. Olivia McAuleyKicking off Wednesday, the Miami Jewish Film Festival will show 145 films with a hybrid of virtual and live programmed events. The opening-night screening of Honeymood, a heartfelt romantic comedy from American author and director Talya Lavie, in the North Beach Bandshell, can be sold out. But tons of digital screenings are on tap through April 29. Choice picks include the coming-of-age play Summer of’85, the Charlie Megira documentary Tomorrow’s Gone, also Catherine Corsini’s An Divine Love. Best of allyou can watch for free. Throughout April 29; miamijewishfilmfestival.org. Admission is free. Olivia McAuley

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