moca-logo_web.jpgFriday, January 29
Jazz at MOCA:
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents its monthly outdoor concert, Jazz at MOCA. January’s concert features talented Brazilian Jazz vocalist Rose Max. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. at the museum, 770 NE 125th St. in North Miami. For more information, please call 305-893-6211.
Saturday, January 30
Haitian TPS Information Session:
The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a Haitian TPS (temporary protected status) information session at North Side Elementary School, 120 N.E. 11th St. in Fort Lauderdale from 9:30 a.m. to noon. This session will take place in Creole. Topics will range from filing procedures to eligibility, fee waivers and advance parole. For more information, please call 754-322-7450.

Economic Empowerment Workshop: State Rep. Perry Thurston Jr. will host an Economic Empowerment Workshop at Strayer University, 2307 West Broward Blvd., Suite 100 in Fort Lauderdale. Small business owners can learn how to gain access to various services and funds that are available through local and state agencies. The workshop is free, and runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, please call 954-762-3746. 

Tuesday, February 2
B.B. King and Buddy Guy:
Blues legend B.B. King comes to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, One Seminole Way near Hollywood. Ticket prices range from $45 to $90. The show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, please call 954-797-5531.

Thursday, February 4
West African Craft Workshop:
The North Dade Regional Library, 2455 N.W. 183rd St. in Miami Gardens, will host a West African Craft Workshop at 4:30 p.m. Join artist Brenda Jordan as she explores the traditional crafts of West Africa.  Learn the symbolism of an ancient African language in this interactive and educational workshop. The workshop is free, but space is limited, so please RSVP. For more information or to RSVP, please call 305-625-6424.

Friday, February 5
Language of Inclusion Day:
Best-selling author Dr. Eduardo Bonilla Silva, a professor of sociology at Duke University, is the featured guest speaker at Broward College’s Language of Inclusion Day. Bonilla Silva wrote Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States, and other books. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Broward College A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 S.W. Davie Rd. in Davie. For more information, please call 954-201-7695.

Sunday, February 21
The Canton Spirituals:
Free Gospel Sundays returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. February’s concert features Grammy-nominated and Stellar Award-winning pioneers of traditional gospel music, The Canton Spirituals. The Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church Choir and the Free Gospel Sunday's Mass Choir will join this prolific gospel group. As usual, the concert is free and starts at 4 p.m., but get to the venue early to make sure you find a seat! For more information, please call 305-949-6722.

The Pointer Sisters: The group that topped the charts with “He’s So Shy,’’ “Jump (for my Love),” “Automatic” and other hits comes to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. The Pointer Sisters’ performance starts at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $55. For more information, log onto or call 954-462-0222.