Friday, Jan. 25
Sweet Honey in the Rock: Their a capella harmonies grace the Miramar Cultural Center, ArtsPark, 2400 Civic Center Pl., Miramar, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets $35 – $45, purchased at miramarculturalcenter.org or call 954-602-4500.
René Marie in Concert: The award-winning singer who incorporates jazz, soul, blues and gospel presents her Experiment In Truth show at 8:30 p.m., also Saturday at 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., and Sunday at 3:30 p.m., at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Call 786-573-5300 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, Jan. 26
Overtown Music Project Annual Fundraiser: Enjoy an 18-piece big band with hip-hop, funk and soul at 7 p.m. at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach. The event celebrates the connection between Overtown and the Fontainebleau, a hotel where Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie and Etta James once performed. Several musicians who played in Overtown’s numerous venues during its heyday, now in their 60s through 90s, will be showcased. Visit eventbrite.com/event/5147700912.
Dress for Success Event with Shireen Sandoval and Trina Robinson: Join the TV personalities as they host a special pre-show reception that will officially give way to a spectacular performance by the internationally-renowned, Grammy Award-winning, a cappella singing group Sweet Honey In The Rock. VIP tickets are $65, which includes a ticket to the show. A percentage of the ticket sales will benefit DFS Miami. Visit smdcac.org or call 786-573-5300.
Native Plant Workshop: The Miami-Dade Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteers are hosting a free workshop from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the North Dade Regional Library, 2455 N.W. 183rd St., Miami Gardens. Visit miami-dade.ifas.ufl.edu
ZORA! Festival: Celebrate the life and work of 20th century writer, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston during the 24th annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities through Feb. 3 in Historic Eatonville and throughout Orange County. Visit zorafestival.org or call 407-647-3307.
Let’s Focus: A Round Table Open Discussion: The Small Entrepreneurs Exposed Network (SEE) invites you to come share deep thoughts and ideas to help everyone progress in their endeavors, 5 p.m. at the Andover Building, 20451 N.W. Second Ave., Suite 118, Miami Gardens. Admission $4. Call 305-244-5758.
Sweet Honey In The Rock: The a cappella group will perform at 8 p.m. at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Tickets $10 – $35 with a select number of $5 Cultureshockmiami.com tickets available for ages 13-22. Free parking available. Visit smdcac.org or call 786-573-5300.
Sunday, Jan. 27
Community Conversations: The Black Archives will hold its fourth in the series, 2 p.m. at the historic Ward Cultural Tourist Gallery, 249 N.W. Ninth Street. David Robinson II, noted legal scholar, attorney, and one of the first black graduates of the Duke University Law School, will be the featured conversant. The event will also recognize those who have contributed to The Black Archives “Take Your Seat” campaign. Free and open to the public. Call 305-636-2390.
Saturday, Jan. 31
ChildNet Networking Mixer: ChildNet’s Circle of Supporters is hosting an after-hours networking mixer, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Blue Martini Lounge at the Galleria Mall, 2432 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Admission to the “friend-raiser” is $25 and will benefit children in the foster care system. Contact Elizabeth Wynter at 954-414-6000 ext. 8036 or email email@example.com
Friday, Feb. 1
Bak Annual Dance Concert: Bak Middle School dance majors will perform ballet, modern, jazz and tap works created for them by the Bak dance faculty at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Bak Mainstage Theatre. Tickets $10 for adults and $5 for students at seatyourself.biz. Contact 561-882-3846 or Martha.firstname.lastname@example.org
Live! The Realest MC: Miami Dade College’s MDC Live Arts presents renowned choreographer and dancer Kyle Abraham and his extraordinary company, Abraham.In.Motion in their South Florida premier, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd. Miami Beach. Tickets $25 for the general public and $10 for MDC students who show valid identification. Call 305-237-3010 or visit mdclivearts.org
No Bullies Allowed: This delightful performance comes to the Broward Center for Performing Arts in the Amaturo Theater, 201 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Incorporating anti-bullying lessons and solution-oriented messages into famous fairy tales, the story takes place at Enchanted Elementary where the Big Bad Wolf bullies the Three Pigs, Little Red, Jack, Cinderella and Ugly Duckling. Tickets $6 for individual seats, $5.50 for groups of 10 or more and $3 lap seats available for infants 12 months and under. Visit browardcenter.org
Saturday, Feb. 2
Educational Re-Engagement Fair: The Broward County Schools host an ongoing effort to help individuals who left high school before earning a diploma achieve this goal from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McFatter Technical Center, 6500 Nova Drive in Davie. With the theme, “It’s Not Too Late To Graduate,” the program aims to assist individuals in meeting the requirements needed to receive their diplomas. Call 754-321-2461.
Sunday, Feb. 3
Sunday Jazz Brunch: One of Fort Lauderdale’s most popular community events welcomes music fans, picnic partiers and Sunday strollers to the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District. from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch offers free music from Riverside Dixieland Band on the Peck Courtyard stage at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Christina Sichta on the Esplanade Stage and Pieces of Work in the Connie Hoffman Gazebo. Visit browardcenter.org
Monday, Feb. 3
Old School Funk Party: With War and The Family Stone, 8 p.m. in the Dreyfoos Hall of the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets $25, at kravis.org or call 561-832-7469, 800-572-8471 or visit kravis.org
Coffee Talk: With Palm Beach County Commissioner and Vice Mayor Priscilla Taylor and special guests, 8 a.m. every Sunday morning on 960 AM, and 95.9 and 106.9 FM. For more information call 561-355-2207.