CELINE DION – Courage World Tour
She has won five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Record of the Year. Billboard named her the “Queen of Adult Contemporary” for having the most number ones on the radio format for a female artist. She is the second best-selling female artist in the US during the Nielsen SoundScan era. She remains the best-selling Canadian artist and one of the best-selling artists of all time with record sales of 200 million copies worldwide.
Fri, and Sat, January 17 & 18; 7:30pm; American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami); Tix: start at $86; Aaarena.com
COMEDIAN – Trevor Noah
The Emmy-winning “The Daily Show” host and celebrated comedian is known around the world for his insightful and authentic take on politics and current events. Noah has written, produced, and starred in 8 comedy specials, most recently including “Son of Patricia” on Netflix. He is bringing his “Loud & Clear Tour” to South Florida for one night only!
Sat, January 18; 8pm; Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood; Tix: $45 to $115.
The mystical artistry of a European circus combines with the flirtatious camp of cabaret to create an evening of sheer magic. Critics say the show is: “Captivating,” “Artistry in motion,” “Simply breathtaking.” Featuring seductive choreography and incredible acrobatics that test the limits of the human body
Sat, January 18; 2 & 8pm; Aventura Arts & Cultural Center (3385 NE 188th Street,
Aventura); Tix: $45 & $49; Aventuracenter.org.
NUDE – Magicians
Seen in London’s West End, in more than 200 cities all around the world and by over 50 million people on major TV networks, The Naked Magicians is the world’s funniest and naughtiest magic show. The show features magic, mirth and mayhem as these two hot and hilarious Aussie magicians take magic to a whole new level. Contains mature content. For ages 18+ only.
Mon and Tues, January 13 & 14; 6:30 & 9pm; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm): Tix: start at $43; Kravis.org.
MOVIES – Bad Boys for Life
The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life. This action, comedy, crime, thriller stars Will Smith, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Joe Pantoliano, and Martin Lawrence.
Premieres Friday, January 17; 123 min; N/R
COMEDIAN – Judy Gold
Best known for her role as the star of her two critically acclaimed, long-running Off Broadway hit shows: The Judy Show – My Life As A Sitcom (New York Times Critics’ Pick) and 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother (GLADD Award, Drama Desk Nom.), she is also known for her acclaimed stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO
Fri, January 17; 8pm; Aventura Arts & Cultural Center (3385 NE 188th Street,
Aventura); Tix: $36 & $43; Aventuracenter.org. & Saturday, January 18; 7pm; Boca Black Box (8221 Glades Road #10, Boca Raton); Tix: $35 & $45; BocaBlackBox.com
ORCHESTRA – South Florida Symphony
Masterworks II – Bruckner: Symphony No. 6; Borenstein: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 60 featuring Irmina Trynkos, violin; Nardi: Upon An Ocean (World Premiere). There will also be a Pre-show lecture in the Amaturo Theater at 7pm.
Thu, January 16; 7:30pm; Amaturo Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts (201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: $40-$90; BrowardCenter.org.
MEAT LOAF – Presents The Neverland Express & Caleb Johnson
The Neverland Express includes world-class alumni spanning the history of the Meat Loaf legacy. In addition to a #1 album and touring with some of the biggest names in rock, Caleb Johnson is the winner of American Idol season 13. He delivers his own unique stamp to such classics as “Bat Out Of Hell,” “Paradise By The Dashboard Light,” and “I Would Do Anything For Love” while staying true to the essence of Meat Loaf’s delivery.
Sun, January 12, 7:30pm; Amaturo Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts (201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: $45-$70; BrowardCenter.org.
SINGER – Matisyahu
Brings his acclaimed acoustic show for two rare intimate performances. Fans will enjoy stripped back versions of his deep catalog and songs from his latest release Undercurrent. Accompanied by Live at Stubb’s guitarist Aaron Dugan and Miami-native Adam Weinberg, he highlights his voice and beat boxing with inventive guitar arrangements, lyrical intensity, and musical improvisation.
Sat and Sun, January 18 & 19; 7:30pm; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm): Tix: start at $59; Kravis.org.
COMEDIAN – Rob Schneider
A household name and a bona-fide comedy star, Rob is well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, and has become one of the most popular touring acts in comedy. Schneider created and stars in the Netflix docu-series ‘Real Rob’, which focuses on the day-to-day hijinks of Rob’s life. The series marks the first time any actor has ever written, produced, starred in, directed and financed an entire season of a television show.
Fri-Sun, January 17-19; Miami Improv (3450 NW 83 Avenue, Suite 224, Doral); Tix: $30 &$40; Miamiimprov.com.