Amid the numerous Black History Month events occurring throughout the tri-county area, here are a few to check out.

The Artists Showcase of the Palm Beaches and Friends of Lake Park Library present the opening reception of Modern Art Trends by Artists of color…Cross cultural perspectives bringing our community together; on Thursday, Feb. 4th, 5:30 – 8 p.m.

The event is a free prelude to the exhibit, which will be on display through Feb. 29 at Lake Park Library; 529 Park Avenue, Lake Park, FL.


Tuesdays just got a little more rhythm, thanks to Blue Jeans Blues, 3320 NE 33rd Street in Ft. Lauderdale. Check out local favorite, the Valerie Tyson Band, a nine piece ensemble that specializes in playing today’s top 40 popular music, jazz, classic rock, R&B, and reggae. The band performs from 8pm until 12am on Tuesdays throughout February.

Motown the Musical is one of those “must see” shows that is a part of the Kravis on Broadway Series, Feb. 9 – 14. Produced by Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more. Tickets are on sale now at the Kravis Center’s official website, at the Kravis Center Box Office or by calling 561-832-7469.