The Lifestyle List: May 3-5

Enjoy fun events happening all over South Florida this weekend, from plays and plants to paintings and performances.

Throughout the Month

“Falling Water, Soaring Kites”

When: May 4 – August 11

Where: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

What: The exhibit highlights waterfalls and kites, two aspects of Japanese culture depicted in a variety of prints, paintings and more.



“Double Exposure” featured image

When: Through June 14

Where: Historic Ali Cultural Arts in Pompano Beach

What: A. J. Brown paints a portrait of his double life as a visual artist and vocalist in this new art exhibit on display through June.



“Always… Patsy Cline”

When: Through May 19

Where: The Wick Theatre

What: Enjoy a performance documenting country artist Patsy Cline’s life and friendship with housewife Louise Seger. The play is centered around the events leading to Cline’s death and Seger’s life after it.



Friday, May 3

A Group Exhibition: “Arboreal” pictured

When: May 3 – June 28; opening reception May 3, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach

What: Arboreal is an exhibition inspired by trees and human interaction with nature. Enjoy a viewing of this new exhibit as well as a free opening reception this Friday evening.



Beauty and the Beast Junior

When: May 3 & 4

Where: Pompano Beach Cultural Center

What: Cornerstone Theatre Company produces the junior version of “Beauty and the Beast” this weekend for three shows and a special Mrs. Potts Tea Party event hosted before the matinee performance including light refreshments and a meet-and-greet with characters from the show.



Saturday, May 4

Harbor Lights Gala

When: May 4, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: The Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale

What: The seventh annual “An Evening in Paris”-themed event features dinner, silent auction and dancing in support of Children’s Harbor.


Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

When: May 4, 8 p.m.

Where: Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

What: They present “An Acoustic Evening: 40th Anniversary Tour,” featuring their hits in an up close and personal performance that sees them discuss the stories behind hits such as “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” and “We Belong.”



Broward County Plant Affair

When: May 4 & 5

Where: Plantation Heritage Park

What: The Plantation Historical Society sells orchids, herbs, native plants and garden art.



Fort Lauderdale Air Show pictured

When: May 4-5

Where: Fort Lauderdale Beach

What: The annual favorite celebrates the Air Force with military jet flyovers and formation flight teams, including headliners the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.


Sunday, May 5

Macy Gray

When: May 5, 7 p.m.

Where: Parker Playhouse

What: The R&B and soul singer has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, finding massive worldwide success with her 1999 debut “On How Life Is,” leading to awards and an acting career.



Evanescence pictured

When: May 5, 7 p.m.

Where: Hard Rock Event Center in Hollywood

What: Promoting critically acclaimed new album “Synthesis,” the rock group puts on a show with a live orchestra, performing hits and favorites.



Cinco De Mayo

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