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THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL
THE WHITNEY HOUSTON SHOW
COMES TO THE BROWARD CENTER
This heartfelt musical journey celebrates the legendary Whitney Houston, through her greatest hits and features South African songstress, Belinda Davids, accompanied by a six-piece live band, backing vocalists, dancers and state-of-the-art sound and lighting, pays tribute to the legendary Whitney Houston in “The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show which is coming to the Au-Rene Theatre of the Broward Center on Friday July 13, 2018, at 8 p.m.
The Greatest Love of All: is a beautifully crafted tribute featuring such hits as “I Will Always Love You,” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” “How Will I Know,” “Didn’t We Almost Have It All,” and “ I’m Every Woman,” among others.
Singer, Belinda Davids, was born in Port Elizabeth, and began performing professionally at the age of 14. She has never had vocal training and is blessed with a four-octave vocal range, which allows her to sing any genre. Belinda's inspirations as a child were Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, Chaka Khan, Michael Jackson and the one artist she honors in every show is Whitney Houston.
As a young woman she had the burning desire to live out her dreams and follow in her idol's footsteps. She took on the club circuit and her performances left many people amazed at how similar she sounded to Houston.
Tickets are $20 to $79.50 with $109.50 tickets for the Flight Deck on the Club Level. Ticketmaster is the only official ticketing service for Broward Center. Purchase online at BrowardCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com: By phone, at the box office at 954-4672-0222, located at 201 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale.
MARVIN DIXON PRESENTS 50 SHADES OF COMEDY
THE ALL WHITE AFFAIR
AT THE CASINO AT DANIA BEACH
The Casino at Dania Beach is proud to present funnyman, Marvin Dixon, on July 14, 2018 at 8 p.m., on stage 954. The talented comic, known for his appearances on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam and BET’s Comic View, will serve as part-performer, part emcee to his liveliest show yet. “Fifty Shades of Comedy, The All White Affair.”
As usual, Dixon will be in great company as he shares the stage with some of the country’s funniest comedians and this time, while celebrating 25 years of working in comedy.
Things are heating up this summer as Marvin Dixon presents his latest show ‘Fifty Shades of Comedy- The All White Affair.” Revel in laughs with the star-studded cast that includes Tommy Hall also known as “The Comic Cop,” seen on BET’s Coming to the Stage and enjoy D. Ellis better known as Mr. Entertainment,” who has performed alongside notable entertainers like Steve Harvey, Katt Williams and Ricky Smiley.
You’ll also get to relish the hilarious Nick Lewis who is known for his countless television and film appearances on Turnt, Pimp and HBO’s Def Comedy Jam. Grab your sharpest white outfit and come celebrate a night of laughter with Marvin’s all star cast on July 14, 2018 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $20 to $25 plus. VIP tables are available for a seating of 4 at $50 per person. For reservations call 844-234 SHOW or 954-920-1511. The Casino at Dania Beach is located at 301 E. Dania Beach Boulevard, in Dania. *Must be 21 years of age to attend.
AMERICA’S ROMANTIC MUSICAL “WEST SIDE STORY” COMING TO SUSAN B. KATZ THEATRE
"West Side Story," a 1961 musical tragedy, is inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet. It is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York City, in the 1950's and explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.
After a brawl erupts, Lieutenant Schrank and Officer Krupke arrive and break it up. The Jets decide to challenge the Sharks to a rumble at an upcoming dance for neighborhood control. Riff decides that his best friend Tony Wyzek, co-founder of the Jets who left the gang, should join them for a rumble.
Riff invites Tony to the dance, but Tony is not interested, however, eventually agrees to come. He tells Riff that he senses something important will happen in his life, which Riff suggests could be related to the dance. Bernardo’s younger sister, Maria, tells her best friend and Bernardo’s girlfriend Anita Palacio, with whom she works at a bridal shop, how excited she is about the dance,as they work on altering Maria’s dress.
She also expresses the fact that she has no interest in Chino, the young Puerto Rican man Bernardo brought to the U.S. for her to marry. At the dance, the gangs and girls refuse to intermingle. Tony arrives and he and Maria fall in love at first sight. Bernardo angrily demands Tony stay away from Maria and sends her home. Riff confronts Bernardo about meeting to arrange the fight.
Tony quietly meets Maria where they reconfirm their love. Meanwhile both gangs agree on a one -on-one fist fight. They agree to meet the following night and the fight begins as planned. Unfortunately a great tragedy occurs.
Many great songs have been written for “West Side Story,” such as ‘I Feel Pretty, Oh So Pretty,” “Somewhere,” “Maria,” “A Boy Like That,” “Tonight,” and much more. To find out how all ends, purchase tickets ranging from $17 to $32 at the Susan B. Katz Theatre of the Performing Arts at the River of Grass Arts Park box office, located at 17195 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines Call at 954-437-4884 or 877-477-8672 for all other information.
HARD ROCK LIVE PRESENTS KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND
AN AMERICAN MUSIC GROUP FROM THE MID TO LATE 70's
KC and The Sunshine Band are an American disco and funk band, founded in 1973 in Hialeah, Florida. Their best-known songs include the hits “That’s the Way I Like It,” “Shake, Shake, Shake Your Booty,” “ I’m Your Boogie Man,” “Keep It Comin’ Love,” “Boogie Shoes,” “Please Don’t Go,” and “Give It Up.” This group scored 6 top ten singles, 5 number one singles and one number two single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The group produced some classic well known hits in the mid-to late 70's.
A revival of interest in disco music in 1991 brought Casey out of retirement. He reformed the band with some new members and two of the original members, percucussionist Fermin Goytisolo, and vocalist Beverly Champion-Foster and began touring once again.
The new band has released a large number of com-pilation albums through Rhino Records, along with some newly recorded material. The album “Oh Yeah!” was released in 1993, after a ten-year gap between new albums. Several KC/Finch songs have been included in the Dance Dance Revolution series of dance video Games. On July 16, 2013, KC and the Sunshine Band were honored with a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.
Tickets are going fast for this event on July 20, 2018 at 8 p.m. Prices range from $45 to $70, p.m. Purchase online from Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-800-745-3000.