DIVA – Bernadette Peters
Returns to Dreyfoos Hall in West Palm Beach to dazzle the audience with favorites from the Great White Way and her own award winning albums. The petite powerhouse, who will be accompanied by an orchestra, appears in Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle, which won a 2016 Golden Globe, and the CBS All-Access series, The Good Fight.
Sun, April 14; 8pm; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach); Tix: Starting at $25; Kravis.org.
DANCE – Shen Yun
The culture of ancient China was divinely inspired. Shen Yun’s works reflect this rich spiritual heritage and invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the breathtaking art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun pushes the boundaries of the performing arts to make this possible, with a unique blend of colorful costuming, high-tech backdrops, and live orchestra.
Tues, April 16, 2 and 7:30pm; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 OkeechobeeBoulevard, West Palm Beach) Tix: start at $80; Kravis.org
Thurs, April 18 through Sun, April 21; Broward Center for the Performing Arts (201 Southwest 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: $80-$200; BrowardCenter.org.
COMEDIAN – Kevin Nealon
Sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit and likeable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and created some of the show’s most memorable characters, including ‘The Subliminal Man’ and ‘Hans and Franz.’ He has also received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series, Weeds.
Fri and Sat April 12 and 13; Palm Beach Improv (550 S Rosemary Ave, # 250, West Palm Beach); Tix: $27; Palmbeachimprov.com.
MOVIES – Sauvage
Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here – longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding. This drama stars Félix Maritaud, Eric Bernard, Nicolas Dibla, and Philippe Ohrel
Premieres Friday, April 12
Dubbed one of the biggest Latin musical events on the planet, this is a kaleidoscope of the very best of Latin artists, singers, songwriters, record producers and DJs. This is specifically for fans of Reggaeton, a musical genre, which is essentially hip hop, Puerto Rican style. This year will feature: Alex Sensation, Anuel, Carlos Vives, Nacho, Jowell y Randy, Farruko, Jacob Forever, Srta Dayana, Manuel Turizo, Lunay, CNCO, Arcangel and Gente De Zona.
Sat, April 13; 8pm; American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami); Tix: $65 to $549; Aaarena.com.
FOODIES – Pompano Beach Fine Food & Wine Celebration
A Tasting With a View…Oceanside that is! The Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce’s 10th Annual event features at tastings from over 25 local restaurants, fine wines and liquors from Pompano Discount Liquors, Craft Beers, and Coffee’s & Desserts. There are chances to win great prizes at raffles and auctions, live entertainment by “Jimmy Stowe & The Stowaways” poolside!
ACTOR – Robert Klein
For more than forty years, Robert Klein has entertained audiences, and he continues to have an acclaimed career in comedy, on Broadway, on television, and in film. Most recently, he guest stars as actress Debra Messing’s (Grace) father on Will and Grace.
Fri and Sat April 12 and 13; 8pm; Boca Black Box (8221 Glades Road #10, Boca Raton); Tix: $65, $80 (VIP); Bocablackbox.com.
ARTISTRY – 5th Annual Art & Soul
This event is just one of several ways Business for the Arts of Broward fosters cultural vitality, creative success and economic development, while supporting local artists. Art pieces of 12″ x 12″, 20” x 20” or 30” x 30 from local artists will be for sale. The artwork is priced from $200 to $500.
Thurs, April 11; 6 to 9pm; CIRC Hotel (1780 Polk Street in Hollywood); Tix: $50 in advance; $60 at the door; Bfabroward.org.
MUSICIAN – Sergio Mendes
One of the first Latin crossover artists, Mendes was an early proponent of his native Brazil’s bossa nova style. The keyboardist scored hits with soothing, Latin-tinged pop throughout the ‘60s, offering a mixture of soul, jazz, bossa nova, pop and world beat music. Mendes launched his career as the bandleader of the original Brasil ’66 with such smooth-as-silk hits include “Mas Que Nada,” “Fool on the Hill,” “Never Gonna Let You Go,” “The Girl from Ipanema” and “The Look of Love.” He is joined by the Rodriguez Brothers for the “From Brazil With Love” program.
Fri, April 12; 8pm; Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami); Tix: $45 to $125; ArshtCenter.org.
TELEVISION – Game of Thrones
The final season of HBO’s epic will see those left in Westeros facing off against The Night King and his army of the dead to see who will take the Iron Throne once and for all.Premieres Sun, April 14th, 9pm