charlie-wilson_web.jpgFriday, June 12

A Night with Charlie Wilson: Charlie Wilson, former lead singer of the GAP Band, comes to the James L. Knight Center, 400 S.E. 2nd Avenue in Miami, to perform croon favorite classic and contemporary R&B songs, including his hit, “There Goes My Baby.” The June 12 performance will also feature R&B crooner Johnny Gill. The show starts at 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $55, $65, and $85. For more information, please call 305-416-5977.

Thursday, June 18

Caribbean American Awards Gala: The Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place in Miramar, is hosting the Caribbean American Heritage Commemorative Awards Gala, honoring
outstanding Caribbean Americans. The reception starts at 7 p.m. The awards ceremony begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $75. For more information, call 754-224-8150.

Year of the Bull: The documentary following championship-winning Miami Northwestern Senior High School football team, dubbed Year of the Bull, is on screen at the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 West Flagler St. in Miami. Learn about the elements that make the world of high school football unique to black communities such as Liberty City. The film is free and starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, log onto or call 305-375-1492.

Friday, June 19

Sheryl Underwood: Comedian Sheryl Underwood is coming to the Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St., #182 in Coconut Grove. On June 19, she’ll be performing at 8:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m.; Saturday, June 20 performances will be at 8:30 p.m., 10:45 p.m. and midnight.  For tickets and additional information, log onto or
call 305-441-8200.

Sunday, June 21

Father's Day Fashion Show: The Miss Miami Carnival Pageant presents a Father’s Day event not to be missed! The day’s festivities begin at 5 p.m. and include a fashion show, dinner and dance at the Grand Ballroom of Sunrise, 7100 West Oakland Park Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $40 in advance. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Selman Lewis scholarship fund. For more
information, please call 786-356-0869.

Caribbean-American Heritage Month Celebration Show:
The Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place in Miramar, presents the Caribbean-American Heritage Month Celebration Show features The Calypso King of the World, The Mighty Sparrow. Also performing are the Reggae sounds of the Rhythm Force Band featuring Kenyatta and Benaiah, Body Nation Dancers, Tassa Drummers and Comedian Chris Daley. The show starts at 4 p.m. and ticket prices range $25-$40. For more information, please call 954-602-4500.

Tuesday, June 23

STOMP: The Musical!: This international percussion sensation proves that in the right hands any object can make beautiful music including matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, hubcaps and even Zippo lighters. Come see what all the noise is about at the Broward Center for Performing Arts, 201 S.W. 5th Avenue in Ft. Lauderdale. Tickets are between $20 and $50. The show runs until Sunday, June 28.  Weekday performances begin at 8 p.m. For tickets and additional show times, please call 954-462-0222.

Thursday, June 25

Caribbean-American Month Awards: Hot 105 honors the contribution of individual South Florida Caribbean Americans in the areas of Business, Community Leadership, Healthcare, Education, Entertainment, and Sports with a Caribbean-American Awards Ceremony. The awards ceremony, which will take place at the Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino, 901 S. Federal Hwy. in Hallandale Beach. The event is free and open to the public. The ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please
call 954-522-9838.

Friday, June 26

Malik S.: Comedian Malik S. comes to South Florida for one performance only at the Palm Beach Improve at City Place, 550 S. Rosemary Avenue Suite 250 in West Palm Beach. The rising comedian has performed on the “New Def Comedy Jam show,’’ “Last Comic Standing’’ and Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham.’’ Tickets are $13 and the show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, log onto or call 561-833-1812. 

Saturday, June 27

Miss Jamaica Florida Pageant: Proving once and for all that there is no beauty quite like a Jamaican beauty, the Miss Jamaica Florida Pageant crowns this year’s queens in the Little Miss, Junior Miss, Teen Miss and Miss categories. The pageant starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children under 12. The show will take place at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts,
2855 Coral Springs Drive in Coral Springs.  For more information, please call 954-600-0334 or visit

Monday, June 29

Beyonce’s “I Am” Tour: Whether you’re a single lady, a coupled gentleman or can only describe your relationship status with the phrase “It’s complicated,’’ everyone should be at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Parkway in Sunrise, at 7:30 p.m. on June 29. Witness the true fierceness of Beyonce up close as she performs classic hits and select new songs from her current album,
I am…Sasha Fierce. Ticket prices range from $18 to $103. For tickets and additional information, please call 1-800-745-3000.

Photo: Charlie Wilson