michael-franti_web.jpgFriday, May 14
Michael Franti and Spearhead:
Listen to the blend of hip-hop, reggae, funk and rock played by Michael Franti and Spearhead at the Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach. Tickets are $37.25 and the show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, please call 305-673-7300.

Shani Talk Show: With its live interactive talk show, situational comedy and the Shani Town Band, the Shani Talk Show must be experienced in person. This session will take place at Bluster, 115 N. 21st Ave. in Hollywood. Tickets are $25 and the show starts at 7 p.m. For more information, please call 845-662-7542.

Saturday, May 15
Haitian Compas Festival:
The 12th annual Haitian Compas Festival concert features Wyclef Jean, Black Dada and Harmonik, at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami, from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. Tickets are $40 in advance, and from $45 at the gate. For more information, please call 305-945-8814.

The Cooking Gents Event: Men with aprons who know how to cook? See them now at Delta Sigma Theta’s Annual Cooking Gents event at Florida International University’s Kovens Conference Center, 3000 NE 151st St. in N. Miami, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $35. For more information, please call 305-919-5000 or visit dstmiami.org.

Shape Bikini Body Tour: Be swimsuit ready after attending fitness classes, games, and seminars at the Shape Bikini Body Tour at Lummus Park, on 10th St. and Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes are $10 each, but all other activities are free. For more information, please call 212-545-4896 or email strenk@shape.com.

Sunday, May 16
All White Affair After Party:
At 10 p.m. the Haitian Compas All White Affair After Party kicks into gear at Café Iguana, 8358 Pines Blvd. in Pembroke Pines, and features music by Nu Look and Kreyol La. Admission is from $30. For more information, please call 954-433-8787.  

Pink Tea Concert: The Church of the Open Door, 6001 NW 8th Ave. in Miami, celebrates its 42nd Annual Pink Tea Concert, featuring jazz artist Alice Day. The concert starts at 4 p.m. and admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, please call 305-759-0373.

Reggae Sundays: One Love Reggae Sundays at Tobacco Road, 626 South Miami Ave. in Miami. Admission is free, from 7 p.m. to midnight. For more information, please call 305-374-1198.

Monday, May 17
Samba at Boteco:
Free samba classes every Monday at Boteco Brazilian Bar, 916 N.E. 79th St. in Miami, from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. For more information, please call 305-757-7735.

Tuesday, May 18 
Community Job Fair:
Community Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of Phoenix's Miami Learning Center, 11410 N.W. 20th St., Suite 100 in Miami. For more information, please call 954-628-1633.

Thursday, May 20
Inaugural International Cricket Match:
The Central Broward Regional Park and Stadium, 3700 NW 11th Pl. in Lauderhill, hosts its Inaugural International Cricket Match on May 20, between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at 4 p.m. International matches will be played from May 20 to 23. Ticket prices range from $17 to $90. For additional times and information, please visit usaca.org or call 954-321-1170.

Friday, May 21
Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce:
Business Empowerment Networking Series installment, Marketing and Brand Development. Harriett Cole, Ebony magazine’s editor-in-chief,  is the keynote speaker. The event takes place at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail in Miami, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Admission is $20 for chamber members, $30 for non-members.  For more information call 305-751-8648 or visit m-dcc.org.

The community calendar is published each Friday.  Please submit your community event to Kaila.Heard@Gmail.com by the preceding Monday at 10 a.m.

Photo: Michael Franti