STUCK IN A RUT(LEDGE): There's nothing more fulfilling than when a talented, budding artist is a Miami native. LeNard Rutledge, a regular at VanDyke Café, the Ritz Carlton SoBe, and Emeril's Restaurant, will be performing his funky music at the Museum of Contemporary Art"). The Miami New Times-named "Best Jazz Artist" will be playing outdoors for free as part of the "Reach of Realism Exhibition." 8 P.M.
(((SHAKE))) ALL THE WAY: Did you actually think Christmas was going to stop The Vagabond from doing what it does best? Think again! (((SHAKE))) your moneymaker to the bass-fueled beat courtesy of Aholsniffsglue and Jose El Rey. Every week is a sorpresa, and Christmas is no different. 10 P.M.
CHRISTMAS EVE CAFÉ: We understand the perils and pressures of cooking on such an important day (and why do you always get stuck with the big dinner?). Take a load off and head on over to Café Sambal. Enjoy the beautiful view of Biscayne Bay while feasting on a delectable three-course holiday menu. 6 P.M.