The latest and upcoming arts and entertainment happenings and events from around South Florida
The Casino @ Dania Beach recently announced upcoming performances in October. Queen tribute band Absolute Queen performs Oct. 3; Valerie Tyson Band performs funk and R&B tribute “Through the Decades of Soul” on Oct. 17; and H20 performs a tribute to “The Music of Hall & Oates” on Oct. 31. Tickets range from $7 and $30. Seating is limited to 226. casinodaniabeach.com
Through mid-November, Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum hosts the online lecture series “Boca History 101.” Curator Susan Gillis presents on topics such as Addison Mizner and the 1920s and Boca Raton During World War II. The cost is free for members and $25 for nonmembers. To sign up, please contact Assistant Curator Patricia Fiorillo, at [email protected] bocahistory.org (Featured image above: Boca residents enjoy a picnic at the Hillsboro Lighthouse ca. 1915)
Historic Stranahan House hosts a Virtual History Happy Hour Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m. The topic, “Lost Restaurants of Fort Lauderdale,” led by historian and author Todd Bothel, who discusses past restaurants such as Pioneer House Restaurant. Register by clicking here. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
On Sept. 23, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami hosts “Conversations at MOCA:? HAVANA, HAITI Iris Photo Collective,” which celebrates a love of photography, story, truth, and love for Cuba and Haiti. Photojournalist Carl Juste, Edwidge Dandicat, CW Griffin and Fabiola Santiago discuss the Havana, Haiti project which links writers and photographers and their appreciation for Havana, Haiti and Miami. RSVP here.
Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts hosts two virtual presentations: John Lewis: Good Trouble (Sept. 21, 7 p.m.) and Truman and Israel: The Inspiring Behind-the-Scenes Story of Statehood in 1948 (Sept. 24, 2 p.m.). kravis.org
Pompano Beach Arts continues to host weekly virtual programming, including Soul Sundays, a weekly concert series. Other events include artist talks, poetry workshops, art classes, children’s programming and more. pompanobeacharts.org/virtual-events
Nova Southeastern University’s Lifelong Learning Institute hosts a variety of live, interactive lectures on Zoom. The organization hosts a fall kickoff Oct. 5-8. Daily lectures are held from 10-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m. Lecture topics include “Trump, Putin, and U.S. Presidential Elections,” “Finding Your Voice Through Music/Music and the Brain” and “From Honey Ryder to Strawberry Fields: The Women of James Bond Films.” nova.edu/lifelonglearning; [email protected]