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Throughout the Month

Fun throughout the month of October


ArtHeart Exhibit

  • When: Through Oct. 27
  • Where: Historic Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,
    Pompano Beach
  • What: ArtHeart Artist Group and Ali Cultural Arts collaborate in this exhibit of new and established artists such as Daniel Garcia, Jacalyn Gmoch and Nathalie Hernandez (work pictured right).
  • Info: aliarts.org


Seed Plant-based Restaurant Week

  • When: Through Oct. 15
  • Where: Restaurants throughout Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward, including Manna Life Food in Downtown Miami; Planta in Miami Beach; Love Life Café and Plant in Wynwood; Holi Vegan in North Miami Beach; Green Bar and Kitchen in Fort Lauderdale.
  • What: Seed Food & Wine Week hosts the inaugural restaurant week, offering an appetizer, entree and dessert or a prix-fixe meals. $18 lunch and $26 dinner at fast casual concepts and $22 lunch and $36 dinner at fine dining restaurants.
  • Info: seedfoodandwine.com/restaurant-week


Florida Biennial

  • When: Through 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, October 12

Have a laugh and sing a song.


Photo by Jonathan Stewart

Mary Chapin Carpenter

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Broward Center
  • What: The country star performs the hits that have sold more than 14 million records and earned her a place in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
  • Info: browardcenter.org


“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”

  • When: Oct. 12-Nov. 4
  • Where: Lauderhill Performing Arts Center, 3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill
  • What: The musical version of the 1988 film follows con artists who make a bet to take $50,000 from an heiress.
  • Info: lpacfl.com


Photo by Amanda Searle

Eddie Izzard

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
  • What: The comedian—known for his wit, style and roles in film and television—tells the story of his rise to fame.
  • Info: arshtcenter.org


Broward Education Foundation 2018 Hall of Fame Awards Breakfast

  • When: Oct. 12, 7:30 a.m.
  • Where: First Baptist Church, Global Grille, 301 E. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: The foundation honors seven community members and Broward County Public Schools alumni who have championed for education and pay tribute to Majorty Stoneman Douglas High School.
  • Info: browardedfoundation.org


Friday Night Sound Waves




Saturday, October 13

Don’t let anyone tell you there’s nothing to do this Saturday.



  • When: 6 p.m.
  • Where: Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Road, Miami
  • What: Drink to your heart’s content as you sample from more than 500 local craft beers at the largest beer festival in South Florida with live music, games and more.
  • Info: grovetoberfest.com


Photo by Chris Cann

The Choir of Man

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Made up of nine men, the singing group combines harmony, live percussion and high-energy dance moves to bring a new spin to pop music, pub tunes, Broadway melodies and classic rock songs.
  • Info: parkerplayhouse.com


CultureFest 305

  • When: 2-8 p.m.
  • Where: HistoryMiami Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami
  • What: The museum offers a free day to celebrate Miami’s sights and sounds with dancing, food, art and music. Enjoy crafts, performances, demonstrations, artists and more.
  • Info: historymiami.org


United Way of Broward County Mayors’ Gala

  • When: 6 p.m.
  • Where: Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: United Way honors the county’s movers and shakers and benefits its community efforts, specifically youth literacy. The event includes cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and entertainment.
  • Info: UnitedWayBroward.org/mayorsgala2018


Beach Sounds

  • When: Oct. 13; Nov. 17; Dec. 15
  • Where: Deerfield Beach, 149 SE 21st Ave.
  • What: The free concert series invites listeners to bring their chairs and blankets for a night of music on the beach with Sekond Nature, High Tolerance and The Railway Kings.
  • Info: deerfield-beach.com


Kevin Hart

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
  • What: The comedian and actor embraces the many sides of his personality and career to split sides.
  • Info: aaarena.com


Jim Jefferies

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Hard Rock Event Center, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood
  • What: The provocative standup comic known for his Comedy Central show makes a local stop in this “Night Talker” tour.
  • Info: seminolehardrockhollywood.com



Sunday, October 14

Indulge during National Dessert Day.


Save the Boobies: Bras Across The Balcony

  • When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Where: The Balcony, 1309 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Every Sunday this month, The Balcony will host its Revitalize Sunday Rooftop Brunch Party: Save the Boobies ? Bras Across The Balcony to raise funds for the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of University of Miami Health System. During the events, $1 from every drink purchased during this event to be donated and additional donations. Pink feather boas are available for a $5 donation and breast cancer fighters and survivors receive a complimentary glass of rose.
  • Info: RSVP to reserve your table by calling The Balcony at (754) 200-6344; facebook.com/events/547187255724065; TheBalconyonLasOlas.com


National Dessert Day: The Balcony and Bokamper’s Sports Bar


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

  • When: 6:30 a.m. Check in/8:30 a.m. Walk
  • Where: FAU Campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, Florida
  • What: The annual non-competitive walk organized by a committee of volunteers and the American Cancer Society raises money to further research and support numerous programs and services for breast cancer patients.
  • Info: makingstrideswalk.org/bocadelrayboyntonfl


Photo by Gio Alma


  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: AmericanAirlines Arena
  • What: The more than 10 million YouTube views for his 2018 single “Di Qué Sientes Tú” are proof that the singer is still delighting fans with the romance that has sold millions of albums.
  • Info: aaarena.com



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