For tickets ($60 online or $75 at the door) visit www.artsatstjohns.com or call 305-613-2325.
— Overtown Music Project hosts its second annual Big Band/Hip Hop Mash Up at LIV at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach on Saturday, Jan. 26, 7 – 10 p.m. The event, which will feature the 18-piece Melton Musapha Orchestra and DJ Maseo, celebrates the connection between Overtown and the Fontainebleau, where Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie and Etta James once performed. Several musicians who played in Overtown’s numerous venues during its heyday (now ranging in age from their 60s to their 90s) will participate. Proceeds will fund annual events and programs in Overtown. Overtown Music Project was founded in 2009 by North Miami Beach resident Amy Rosenberg. Tickets ($60 each) are available at www.overtownmusicproject.org.
— Thea Goldman has expanded the hours of her Thea Pizzeria & Café to include dinner on Friday nights. Located at 1951 NW 7th Ave. (corner of Northwest 20th Street in the University of Miami Life Science Technology Park), the eatery is open weekdays 8 am to 4:30 pm, with free valet parking. New on the menu: fresh pastas, grilled lamb chops/steak and wine pairings, plus private dinner parties. For details, call 305-777-8777 or visit www.theapipzzeria.com.
— Gallery Diet, 174 NW 23rd St. in Wynwood, will host The Umpire, a solo exhibit by Daniel Milewski through Feb. 16. It’s the artist’s second solo exhibit at the gallery owned by his wife, Nina Johnson-Milewski. The works (photographer, collage and sculptures created in 2012) explore themes of myth and social structure. In addition to being an artist, Daniel owns Lester’s, a Wynwood café that offers coffee, wine and cultural events. Gallery Diet is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Second Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call 305-571-2288 or visit www.gallerydiet.com.