The Lifestyle List: April 12 – 14
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Throughout the Month
“Crazy for You”
When: Through April 14
Where: The Wick Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton,
What: This Tony-winning musical comedy showcases more than 20 Gershwin songs and captures the over-the-top essence of the 1930s in its choreographed musical numbers. The plot centers around a city boy’s mission to save a failing local theater and a love triangle that forms along the way.
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When: Through April 27
Where: Bailey Contemporary Arts, 41 NE First St., Pompano Beach
What: The exhibit features works of resident artists that have been featured in the past as well as some pieces currently on exhibit. In honor of BaCA’s fifth anniversary, the artists center their artwork around the symbolism behind the number five.
“Impressions: The New Aesthetic “
When: Through April 28
Where: The Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, 900 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale
What: ArtServe and The Bonnet House present an exhibition featuring contemporary and modern art from Floridian creators. The mixed-media exhibit presents an immersive experience through sensory events, projections and performance art.
Friday, April 12
When: April 12, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Boca West Country Club
What: The fifth annual Brain Bowl benefits the Louis & Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center, Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Community Care and Parkinson’s Foundation. This will be the first event in South Florida where all four organizations will unite to raise money and awareness to help combat Alzheimer’s in our community.
When: April 12 – 14
Where: Downtown Delray Beach
What: The Delray Affair is the largest arts and crafts festival in the southeast United States and has received numerous awards for its eclectic mix of fine art, fabulous crafts, and unique products from artists and artisans around the world.
Tortuga Music Festival
When: April 12-14
Where: Fort Lauderdale Beach Park
What: A celebration of some of country music’s greatest hits, this festival is one of the biggest beach parties in South Florida. Hosted in collaboration with nonprofit Rock the Ocean, the lineup includes Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, Kane Brown, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Elle King and Sheryl Crow.
“Romeo and Juliet”
When: April 12 & 13
Where: Countess de Hoernle Theatre, 5100 Jog Road, Boca Raton
What: Boca Ballet Theatre brings to life the classic Shakespeare love story through dance and music by Prokofiev.
“Good Luck with the Sun” and “Botanica Animalia” pictured
When: Opening reception April 12, on display through July 5
Where: Pompano Beach Cultural Center
What: Two new exhibitions featuring artwork by Krista Steinke and Catalina Villegas join the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. Enjoy a free reception on April 12th, where you can view the artwork and meet the artists themselves.
Saturday, April 13
Ride and Remember
When: April 13
Where: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, 170 NW Fifth Ave., Delray Beach
What: The museum presents a Bus Tour that takes guests through the growth and development of Delray Beach. Enjoy interactive stories detailing how the city came to be.
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” pictured
When: April 13 – 14
Where: Broward Center, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale
What: Miami City Ballet presents a reimagined rendition of Shakespeare’s fantasy love story in a ballet by George Balanchine. The classic ballet features a unique oceanic aspect specific to its Florida audience, created by Michele Oka Doner and Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Beach House Pompano’s One Year Anniversary
When: April 13, 7 p.m.
Where: Beach House Pompano
What: The first business of the Pompano Pier Redevelopment project, Beach House Pompano has had a successful first year serving delicious food and tasty drinks to locals and travelers alike. Join the celebration of Beach House’s one year anniversary with a 50s-themed Beach Party including live entertainment, giveaways, a glow in the dark beach ball installation, and drink specials.
Sunday, April 14
Annual Doggie & Kittie Ball
When: April 14, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Boca West Country Club, 20583 Boca West Drive, Boca Raton
What: The “Casino Saloon” themed event features entertainment by Steve Chase Band, Dawn Marie and Alexandra Lewis. Also enjoy dinner and a live auction in support of Tri-County Animal Rescue.
Festival Marketplace Spring Car Show
When: April 14, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Festival Marketplace
What: The car show promises a fun afternoon perusing all types of cars and enjoying music and great food.
Soulful Sundays pictured
When: April 14, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Ali Cultural Arts
What: Enjoy a mix of Soul, R&B, Neo Soul & Blues and Jazz & Funk at this community event featuring food and drink from local vendors.
Spring Garden Festival
When: April 14, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
What: The Spring Garden Festival and 40th Annual Spring Plant Sale feature live music, shops with artisan products and homemade goods, cooking demonstrations, beer in the garden, and local food trucks.