prodigal-web.jpgSaturday, Aug. 28

Prodigal Son Birthday and Billboard Charting Celebration: South Florida’s very own Christian rapper Prodigal Son has hit the Billboard Charts with his latest release Kingdom Swagga-Nomics. On top of that, he has an upcoming birthday. Now he wants you to come out and help him celebrate. Join the fun at Club Holy-Wood, 1401 South Military Trail #J, West Palm Beach. Admission is $7 and doors open at 8 p.m. Performers slated to appear include Prodigal Son, The Company, A.T.I.C, K. Robinson and Vell P. For more information, call 954-678-8498.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

The Male/Female Thing: The African American Performing Arts Community Theatre will present this comedy/drama that centers on the power struggles that men and women experience in their search for love and lust that lead to both hurt and hope. It is directed by Teddy Harrell  Jr. and performances will run Sept. 1 to 26 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., in Miami’s Liberty City. Performances will be at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays with matinees at 3 p.m. Sundays. Ticket prices range from $5 to $25, depending on the show date and time. For more information, call 305-456-0287, email or log on to

Thursday, Sept. 2

Career and Resources Job Fair Expo: The Broward County Community Action Agency, Broward College and Work Force One will host a community job fair from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Broward College’s North Campus Auditorium, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Building 60, in Coconut Creek. The event is free and open to the public and will include workshops on topics such as networking and resume-critiquing. Job seekers are encouraged to dress to impress and take along several copies of their resumes. For more information, call Melvin Parrish, 954-761-2678, or e-mail

Discover Women Networking Series: You are invited to join the fun at the Women’s International Film Festival’s Networking Event. Enjoy free make-up, a movie, cocktails, raffle prizes and more. Networking lasts from 6-8 p.m. with the movie screening immediately following. The venue is The News Lounge, at 5580 NE Fourth Court. The suggested donation is $20. For more information, log on to

Friday, Sept. 3

Christian Lifestyle Anniversary Celebration: God Is is celebrating its second anniversary with “Party, Praise, Fellowship and Fun.” Hollywood’s Legend’s Café will come alive with all Christian music from various genres, exotic virgin drinks, a full dinner menu and live entertainment. Radio station 99 Jamz’s Maestro will host the festivities. VIP tables are available. Tickets are $15 if purchased by Friday, Aug. 27, and $20 at the door. For more information, call 954-303-2463.

Sunday, Sept. 5

Best of the South Comedy Tour: Get ready to laugh until you cry with 10 of comedy’s best acts. The line-up includes Malik S, Benji Brown, Lil Duval, Larry Dogg, Tyler Craig, Doo Doo Brown, Henry Welch, JJ, Marvin Dixon and Rayzor. The show is being presented by New World Entertainment in association with Abebe Lewis Marketing and Branding Group. It will take place  at Miami’s James L. Knight Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $29-$45. For more information, call 786-267-7016 or e-mail

Monday, Sept. 6

Annual Labor Day Picnic: It will be all play and no work this Labor Day for the North Broward Democratic Club. At 1 p.m., the political group will hold its ninth annual Labor Day Picnic at Pompano Beach Community Park, South Pavilion, 2001 NE 10th St. Bring a dish to share, your own drinks and a chair. For more information, call Sarah, 954-815-8838, or e-mail

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