This Weekend...9/19-9/21

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SATURDAY RELEASE
Modernage CD Release Party
Local indie rock darlings Modernage celebrate the release of their latest album, Sirhan Sirhan, with a scruffy blowout tonight at the White Room. Because you like your post-punk rock served with political references.
411: 11pm, Sept 20, White Room, 1306 N. Miami Ave (at 13th St), 305-995-5060

SUNDAY CLAMMING
Oceanaire's Sunday Clam Bake
Break out the lobster bibs and head to the Mary Brickell Village seafood brasserie, where a $36 three-course clam bake snags you a one-and-a-half-pound lobster, mussels, clams, corn on the cob, roasted potatoes and dessert. Because there's no food coma like a seafood coma.
411: Sundays in September, 7pm, $36, Oceanaire Seafood Room, 950 S. Miami Ave (at SE. 9th St), 305-372-8862


Friday
Help The 509 Project, Food for the Poor and other charitable organizations HELP HAITI!!
For more information, please go to http://www.the509project.com/

























From Rare Daily Miami






Rare Weekend 9.18.08 Featuring Casa Casuarina Thursday, September 18, 2008
This weekend is gonna need a bailout (from all the partying, of course).

Get a “Rare” view of Casa Casuarina (formerly the Versace mansion) this weekend and throughout September as the hotspot, which has a reputation for being one of the most exclusive attractions in Miami, opens its doors to the public for walking tours and optional breakfast, lunch and cocktails. Call for reservations.Casa Casuarina, 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, (305) 672-6604, casacasuarina.com


Drinking, loud music and all the other shenanigans that aren’t allowed at your local neighborhood Golf course are down right encouraged at this Friday’s The Puma Open, co-hosted by Maxim. Play through themed holes and custom rounds during the day, then enjoy Vegas-style gambling at night with a chance to win prizes including a trip to the Maxim bungalows in the Dominican Republic. Tee off is at 3 p.m.The Diplomat Country Club, 501 Diplomat Parkway, Hallandale Beach, thepumaopen.com



The people at Wolfe’s Wine Shoppe know the importance of pairing great wine with delicious food. Join them this Saturday, when they treat their customers to a traditional Cuban-style pig roast with a wine tasting to celebrate their second store opening in Miami. RSVP is a must.Wolfe’s Wine Shoppe, 8099 South Dixie Highway, (305) 662-8099, wolfeswines.com




Every girl’s crazy for a sharp dressed man, and the master tailors at Brooks Brothers have the skills to make you into just that. That makes this weekend’s “Made to Measure” event the place to be for any man looking for a custom suit that is sure to drive the women wild.Brooks Brothers, 9700 Collins Avenue, Suite 209, Bal Harbour, (305) 865-8686, brooksbrothers.com



Great live Jazz, delicious food and amazing drinks are all part of the nightly routine upstairs at The Van Dyke Café, and this weekend is no different. Sammy Figueroa on Friday, Afrobeta on Saturday, and Alberto Castiglia wraps up the weekend on Sunday, at Miami’s only nightly live Jazz venue.The Van Dyke Café, 846 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, (305) 534-3600, thevandyke.com






Noted Italian house Pratesi is getting ready for Fall 08 with a special Pre-Season Sale. That means their luxurious, crisp linens are nicely reduced.Pratesi at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue, (305) 861-5677, pratesi.com


Daily Candy Weekend Guide:

The weekend packs a punch. Kaboom! Pow! Bam!
Superheroes Exhibit
What: Local artist Ben Abounassif debuts his collection of mixed-media works depicting iconic heroes like Wonder Woman and Superman.
Why: With great power comes great responsibility.
When: Sat., 7-10 p.m.Where: B1 Lifeshop, 6900 Biscayne Blvd., ste. 6 (305-917-3063).

Fall Fashion Show
What: Rumeur Boutique presents the season’s best styles, along with cocktails and apps to benefit the Lodge, a local shelter for domestic violence victims.
Why: It’s a Rumeur mill.When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: Andú, 141 SW 7th St., Brickell (786-871-7005). R.S.V.P. to rumeurrsvp@hotmail.com or call 917-776-2458.

Misha’s Cupcakes Opens
What: The local baker opens a storefront offering lattes, cakes, scones, and her famous cuppies.
Why: It takes the cake.When: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: 1548 S. Dixie Hwy., Coral Gables (786-200-6153).

The Man of Two Havanas
What: Filmmaker Vivien Lesnik Weisman’s documentary explores her incendiary childhood in Miami, after her father, Cuban activist Max Lesnik, fell out with Castro’s regime.
Why: Discuss the Rubik’s Cuba.When: Sat., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach (305-674-1040).

Slow Food Exotic Fruit Brunch
What: Nosh on mangos, mamey shakes, and baked banana French toast at this a.m. feast prepared by chefs from Le Cordon Bleu Miami.
Why: Taste the forbidden fruit.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.
Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables (305-667-1651). R.S.V.P. online at slowfoodmiami.com.






Free wine tasting table schedule (available in store 12-6pm)
Total Wine & More
14750 Biscayne Blvd.North Miami Beach, FL 33181
Phone: 305-354-3270
09/20/2008
Wines of Portugal
Nobilis Vinho Verde
Grao Vasco Dao Tinto
Quinta de Ventozelo Tinto Douro
Quinta do Vale Meo Meandro
Plus additional Wine Manager selections











Pawtini Pawty
Saturday, September 20 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Join NBC6 Co-Anchor Demarco Morgan for a great event to benefit Paws 4 You. The music will be slammin', thanks to DJ Vic Mendez, the dance floor will be hot and the drinks will be "purr-fectly" poured! (If you are under 21, we've got you covered with non-alcoholic drinks!) There will be great food, dancing, music, killer goody bags, and amazing raffle prizes, including trips to Cancun and Key West, kayaking adventures, boutique jewelry and apparel, special stuff for your 4-legged friends. Bring a gang of friends and help support Paws 4 You Rescue, Inc. Tickets are $20 and include a Pawtini (the event's signature drink) for those over 21!
Email to RSVP
MartiniBar at Shops at Sunset Place5701 Sunset Drive, South Miami786-242-7377



Love Lounge
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Don't miss the Love Lounge Saturday night at Anokha. Complimentary drinks for ladies from 10 p.m. to midnight, food and drink specials, including the famous "Bottomless Glass of Wine," and great sounds from DJ DanK.
Anokha 3324 Virginia Street, Coconut Grove786-552-1030

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