Winter Jam Paradise 2003, featuring rappers LL Cool J, Fat Joe and Trick Daddy, goes down at the American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Starts at 7:30 p.m. and tix run from $25-$50.

Hit up Churchill’s, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, for massive beer drinking (we say this each time, but it’s true) and a rampant show with Late For Life, DeepDownLow, The Dyslexics, Fung Shooey and many others. Opens at 8 p.m. Cover varies. 305-757-1807.

Revolver at Soho Lounge, 175-193 NE 36th St., Miami, hosts a live performance by Nothing Rhymes With Orange and you could try to win a Supergrass Puma Track jacket. Log on to or call 305-576-1988.

Check out The Lyres, a garage rock band based in Boston and fronted by Jeff “Monoman” Conolly at Respectable Street, 518 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. The Unrequited Loves and the Heatseekers open. $6. 561-832-9999.

Saturday, March 1
Hot new flavors at this alternative spot, Slak Lounge, 2826 N. Miami Ave. Boogie down with Realcooltime as DJs spin ’60s soul, R&B, garage and punk. 305-438-0810.

To the flashy club-hoppers riding in glossy Beamers: Spin has turned into SPI, 320 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. George Acosta (trance) and DBJ (hip hop) spin the goods. 305-532-2800.

Miami Bass with DJ LeSpam at Piccadilly Garden, 35 NE 40th St., Miami, for the Poplife party. $2 Buds from 11 p.m.-1 a.m. 305-573-8221.

Sunday, March 2
Chocolate Sunday/Movie night at Purdy Lounge, 1811 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach. Sip on a vodka gimlet and watch a flick. 305-531-4622.

Monday, March 3
Lysistrata, a comedic farce about ancient Greek women trying to end their husband’s war, plays at the UC Patio at 4 p.m. Peace, not war with Iraq.