Early November brings exciting events for South Floridians
Stroll for Art. Business for the Arts of Broward and BBX Capital host the second annual ART + STROLL. Taking place over Zoom, participants will view and purchase artwork (such as the Guy Harvey piece pictured above) and enjoy entertainment by Face the Music Foundation and NYSW Jazz Lounge. Plus, ticketholders have a chance to win such prizes as tickets for two on a Spirit Airlines flight, tickets for two on a JetBlue flight and a Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Beach staycation package. Proceeds benefit BFA’s innovative programs and local artists. $25 tickets offer just the Zoom link and $50 tickets include a swag bag with Hoffman’s Chocolates, a bottle of Prosecco and other special treats. Nov. 12; 6-7:30 p.m.
Divas in Concert. The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will join other nonprofit arts organizations around the country to present a two-part virtual concert series, Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway. The concerts feature Tony Award winner Laura Benanti (Nov. 14) and critically acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams on (Dec. 5). The shows will be transmitted live in HD with professional sound mixing from the Shubert Virtual Studios in Manhattan. Audience members can also email questions to be answered during the livestream. Tickets are $30. Click here for info.
Going Old School. The Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department continues its Soulful Sundays concert series with a performance by the Old Skool Gang, founded by former KC and the Sunshine Band Member, Paul Lewis. The high-energy event will have people dancing in their living rooms as the group belts out hit after hit while showcasing their smooth moves. The concert also features a poem by Eccentrich and a dance by Jacelyne Jackson from Serenity Center for the Arts to celebrate the 100th birthday of Pompano Beach actress Esther Rolle. The concert streams on Facebook and the Pompano Beach Arts website. Nov. 8; 7 p.m.
Books and More. The Arsht Center opens it’s 2020-2021 season with its signature Free Gospel Sundays Series (Nov. 15, 5 p.m.) with Pastor Marc Cooper & Friends, Hands at Work for Christ Sign Language Troupe, and Lady of Harp, with WPLG ABC anchor Calvin Hughes as MC. In December, food and book lovers alike will enjoy A Virtual Evening with Ina Garten (Dec. 2), a co-presentation Books & Books and Miami Book Fair. Click here for info.