The Lifestyle List


Throughout the Month

Miami Spice and more fun through the month of September


Lifestyle’s Pick: Bokamper’s 10th Anniversary

  • Info: bokampers.com
  • When: Sept. 26-Oct. 5
  • Where: All Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill locations
  • What: To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Bokamper’s, all locations offer food and drink specials as well as a bonus card offer. Best known for their wings, the anniversary specials launch with 10-cent wings (maximum 10 wings) and 10-cent Bo’s Brew Pale Ale from 5-7 p.m. Guests can enjoy wings tossed in more than 10 signature sauces or rubs. The full details are as follows:
    • Wednesday, Sept. 26: All day: $10 Ultimate Cheese Burger + 16 oz. Bo’s Brew Pale Ale; 5-7 p.m.: 10-cent wings (maximum 10 wings) and 10-cent Bo’s Brew Pale Ale
    • Thursday, Sept. 27: $10 Sizzling Chicken Fajitas & Margarita (does not include Bo’s Big Rita)
    • Friday, Sept. 28: $10 Wings (10) + 16 oz. Bo’s Brew Pale Ale
    • Saturday, Sept. 29: $10 Half Rack Ribs + 16 oz. Bo’s Brew Pale Ale
    • Sunday, Sept. 30: $10 buckets of Budweiser/Bud Light bottles


Miami Spice

  • The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau presents the 17th Miami Spice, showcasing Greater Miami’s diverse culinary scene. Fine dining restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe Miami Spice menus at reduced prices ($23 per person for lunch and brunch / $39 per person for dinner). Prices include an appetizer, entrée and dessert; tax, tip, libations and service charges are additional.
  • This weekend, try STK South Beach where you can select one dish from each course with optional wine paring for just an additional $17. Highlights include Buratta (heirloom tomatoes, chive oil, balsamic pearls, sea beans), Almond Herb Crusted Branzino (lemon butter, sea beans) and Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie (caramel sauce, hot fudge, tahitian vanilla ice cream).
  • When: Through Sept. 30
  • Info: 305.602.9663; iLoveMiamiSpice.com


Crave GFL Restaurant Month

  • When: Sept. 1-Sept. 30
  • Where: Throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Enjoy three-course gourmet dinner menus for either $35 or $45 throughout the month.
  • This weekend, try Terra Mare with ingredients sourced from local fishermen, butchers and farmers. Menu highlights include the Smoked Trout with tomato, cucumber, horseradish cream; Spiced Duck Breast with curried lentils and ras el hanout; Shishito Peppers with bonito and black truffle ponzu (pictured above); and Passionfruit Liquid Gold Tart with lychee-perilla sorbet and torched meringue.
  • Info: sunny.org


“Mary, Mary”

  • When: Sept. 14-30
  • Where: The Vanguard, 1501 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Thinking Cap Theatre presents a play exploring the two Marys in Mary Shelley’s life: her mother Mary Wollstonecraft, who died giving birth to her, and her stepmother.
  • Info: vanguardarts.org


Florida Biennial

  • When: Sept. 14-Oct. 21
  • Where: Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood
  • What: The exhibit features work from Florida artists and explores issues of ecology and multicultural identities, presenting a vision for Florida’s cultural climate and its place in a global economy.
  • Info: artandculturecenter.org



Friday, September 28

Start with music


Lucia Micarelli

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Broward Center
  • What: The Juilliard alumna has worked with classical and pop greats such as Chris Botti, Josh Groban, Barbra Streisand and Itzhak Perlman and is known for her role in HBO’s “Treme.”
  • Info: browardcenter.org


Friday Night Sound Waves

  • The free live music series on Fort Lauderdale Beach continues with SOSOS, playing catchy and high-energy songs of the past and present.
  • Where: The Hub at Las Olas & A1A
  • When: 6-9 p.m.
  • Info: fridaynightsoundwaves.com



Saturday, September 29

Pick and choose from dance, classical music, comedy and art.


Lynn Philharmonia

  • When: Sept. 29 & 30
  • Where: Wold Performing Arts Center, 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton
  • What: The philharmonia opens its 26th season with works by Mozart, Wagner and Tchaikovsky.
  • Info: lynn.edu


Fall Harvest Festival

  • When: 4-8 p.m.
  • Where: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Road, Davie
  • What: The free event features a petting farm, inflatable rides, hayrides, live entertainment and storytelling.
  • Info: davie-fl.gov


Louie Anderson

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Broward Center
  • What: The Emmy winner, one of the country’s most recognizable comedians, delivers honest stand-up.
  • Info: browardcenter.org



Urban Bush Women

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Bailey Hall
  • What: The dance company is known for bold works that challenge status-quo positions on history, women, body types and society, exploring these issues through the cultures of African-Americans and the African diaspora.
  • Info: baileyhall.org


“Boys Don’t Cry”

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Lauderhill Performing Arts Center, 3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill
  • What: The play by Colossia Butts follows the story of Sam Johnson, whose dark secret and impending second divorce come to a head.
  • Info: lpacfl.com


Troye Sivan

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Bayfront Park Amphitheater, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
  • What: Once named one of 25 most influential teens of 2014 by Time, the South African-Australian 23-year-old has found success in movies, garnered millions of subscribers on YouTube, and charted with songs such as “My My My!” “Youth” and “Bloom.”
  • Info: bayfrontparkmiami.com


“Hard Bodies: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture”

  • When: Sept. 29-March 31
  • Where: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach
  • What: The exhibit, organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Art, is the first comprehensive one of contemporary Japanese lacquer sculpture—object covered with a polymer made from the sap of the lacquer tree.
  • Info: morikami.org


Rock the Dock

  • When: 3-10 p.m.
  • Where: Shooters Fort Lauderdale
  • What: The restaurant presents the best of the 80s at its concert series with performances from Pee Wee Lewis & The Hues and The Pixels.
  • Info: Click here for more.



Sunday, September 30

Get ready for Monday


Actions for Change Food and Music Festival Fundraiser

  • When: 5-10 p.m.
  • Where: Pine Trails Park, Parkland
  • What: Shine MSD and Change The Ref are uniting to continue to make their voices heard. In a Sept. 30 event, they partner with equality company The Female Quotient to host fundraising event Actions For Change Food And Music Festival. Actress Alyssa Milano kicks off the event, which features performances from several artists, food from more than 30 chefs and art from Manuel Oliver, father of Parkland victim Joaquin Oliver. Read more here.
  • Admission: $45 (Donor under 18); $150 (Adult Donor Admission); $295 (Super Donor)
  • Info: For information sponsorship opportunities, call 888.488.1116. For tickets, visit actionsforchange.com


Sizzling Cabaret with James Perkowski

  • When: 2 p.m.
  • Where: Sunrise Civic Center Theatre
  • What: Local tenor gives audiences a taste of some of the most popular tunes from musicals such as “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Phantom of the Opera” and “The Sound of Music.”
  • Info: sunrisefl.gov


Piano Concertos by Chopin

  • When: 3 p.m.
  • Where: Bailey Hall
  • What: Soloists join the Delray String Quartet to perform classical favorites.
  • Info: baileyhall.org


Andy Grammer

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: The multi-platinum pop artist is known for his feel-good Top 10 singles, including “Fine By Me,” “Keep Your Head Up,” “Fresh Eyes” and others.
  • Info: jointherevolution.net

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