Friday, January 22
Bishop T.D. Jakes: Bishop T.D. Jakes will be at the Bank United Center, 1245 Dauer Dr. in Coral Gables, for what is being billed as a “Night of Victory.” Ticket prices range from $28 to $78, and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call 305-284-868.
Hotel Rwanda Human Rights Panel: The University of Miami School of Law's Student Organization for Human Rights will host a panel discussion featuring Paul Rusesabagina, whose human rights heroism saved over 1,200 lives during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. His life story was featured in the Hollywood movie Hotel Rwanda. The panel will take place at the University of Miami’s Gusman Concert Hall, 1311 Miller Drive in Coral Gables . The panel is open to the public and starts at 7 p.m. For more information, please call 305-495-1571.
Saturday, January 30
Sistas of the Soil Evening of Elegance: Sistas of the Soil, a networking coalition for professional Caribbean women, unveils the first edition of its magazine, Sistas in Bloom, at the group’s first dinner and dance. The “Evening of Elegance” will feature live music by reggae artists Dobby Dobson and Bradley Brown and Band at the Crown Plaza Hotel, 1601 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach. Tickets are $60. The event starts at 7 p.m. For more information, please call 561-502-1104.
Wednesday, February 3
Yoga: Ready to start a fitness program, but worried you’re not in good enough shape? Consider taking a class at the Wellness Center of Broward General Medical Center, 1600 S. Andrews Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. This class focuses on gentle stretching and traditional yoga postures for stiff bodies. Through repeated participation in this mostly beginners program, members improve coordination, balance and strength. They are also able to release physical, mental and emotional stress to enjoy new vitality. Individual classes are $10. They are offered Monday and Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more information, please call 954-355-4386.
Thursday, February 4
Ne-Yo Live: Multi-talented performer Ne-yo is coming to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade College, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. Ne-Yo comes with an exciting repertoire of hits, including "Miss Independent," "Because of You," "So Sick" and "Closer"! It’s going to be a packed house, so get your tickets as soon as possible. The show starts at 8 p.m. Ticket prices start at $35. For more information, please call 305-949-6722.
Friday, February 5
Nas in concert with Goodie Mob: Nas is scheduled to perform with Goodie Mob, featuring Cee-Lo, Big Gipp, T-Mo and Khujo, who will join Nas on stage. Ticket prices range from $34 to $84. The show starts at 8 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. For more information, please call 305-949-6722.
Saturday, February 6
Black Eyed Peas: The E.N.D World Tour: In support of their multi-platinum #1 album, The E.N.D—featuring the chart record-breaking consecutive #1 singles “Boom Boom Pow” and “I Gotta Feeling,” the Black Eyed Peas will replicate the party vibe of a hot dance club. The concert starts at 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. Ticket prices start at $46.50. For more information, please call 786- 777-1250.
Photo: Bishop T.D. Jakes