SFGN Nites for the Week of March 25 - 31, 2015

Maestra Sebrina Maria Alfonso leads the South Florida Symphony in masterworks by Faure, Brahms and Beethoven this weekend in Fort Lauderdale and Delray Beach. Credit: Steven Shires Photography

Thursday, 3/26

Cabaret

The world-renowned entertainer (and a dead ringer for former Rat Pack star Sammy Davis Jr.), Dezhon Fields comes to Village Pub, 2283 Wilton Drive, with his one-man show, “Decades.” He’ll take the audience on a journey through time while performing musical hits from the ‘50s and ‘60s to today. The show starts at 9 p.m. and there’s no cover. Valet parking is $5 and includes a ticket for a complimentary drink. For more information, go to VillagePubWM.com.

Friday, 3/27

Dance

Miami City Ballet offers the world premiere of “Heatscape” by talented young choreographer Justin Peck this weekend at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. The program, entitled, “Points of Departure,” also includes George Balanchine’s “Raymonda Variations” and Jerome Robbins’ masterpiece, “The Concert.” The program will be repeated at the Arsht Center in Miami, April 10 – 12, and the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale, April 17 – 19. For tickets, go to MiamiCityBallet.org.

Saturday, 3/28

Festivals

Today is a great day to get outside and here are two options: Head to Pompano for the Mess ‘o Blues, Beer and BBQ at the Amp, the Pompano Beach Amphitheater, from 12 noon to 7 p.m. For more information, go to PompanoBeachArts.org. If you have a green thumb, check out the Plantation Woman’s Club Garden Expo, today and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Blvd. Admission and parking are free. For more information, go to GFWCPlantationWomansClub.org.

Sunday, 3/29

Concert

The 2014-15 Cleveland Orchestra Miami season closes at the Arsht Center with Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” an iconic cantata about love, lust, the pleasures of drinking, and the heightened moods evoked by springtime, conducted by artistic director Giancarlo Guerrero. If you do not recognize the title, you still know this music through countless quotations in sports commercials and films. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Knight Concert Hall. Tickets start at $36 at ArshtCenter.org.

Monday, 3/30

Concert

It’s a fantastic weekend for good music! The South Florida Symphony, under the baton of Maestra Sebrina Maria Alfonso, presents “Fate of a Hero,” featuring the music of Faure and Beethoven’s famed Symphony No. 5. Incredible pianist Svetlana Smolina performs the First Piano Concerto of Johannes Brahms. Enjoy the music on Sunday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Broward Center or tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $25 at SouthFloridaSymphony.org.

Tuesday, 3/31

Film

Every once in a while you just feel like staying in and watching a good movie. Here’s an interesting pick, “The Dickumentary” from Breaking Glass Pictures coming out on DVD and video on demand today.” The Dickumentary” reveals everything you've always wanted to know about the penis, but were too afraid to ask from its biological evolution to the ways various cultures have worshipped and circumcised them. The documentary is available on cable, iTunes, Amazon, Playstation and Xbox.


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