SUPER BOWL 2020

I heard there was some sports activity going on around the Jennifer Lopez and Shakira concert and I found out that the Kansas City Chiefs will take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV. (54) 

Sunday, February 2; Hard Rock Stadium (347 Don Shula Dr, Miami Gardens) home of the Miami Dolphins; Kickoff is set for 6:30 pm; showing on FOX.

DANCE – AILEY II; The Next Generation of Dance
Critically acclaimed for their stirring performances, Ailey II’s brilliant young dancers have captivated audiences for over four decades. Led by artistic director Troy Powell, the company brings Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by outstanding emerging choreographers to cities across the world. With powerful performances rooted in a steadfast creative vision, Ailey II brings a fresh dimension to the Ailey spirit.

Sat, February 8; 8pm; Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami); Tix: start at $30; ArshtCenter.org

COMEDIAN – Damon Wayan

Known throughout the world for no-holds-barred comedic genius, he wrapped five seasons of the series, My Wife and Kids in 2005, which he co-created and executive produced. He is most fondly remembered for his three seasons as writer and co-star on the Emmy Award winning series In Living Color. There, he created sketch characters like “Homey the Clown,” “Handiman,” and outrageously gay film critic Blaine from Men on Film. His writing for the series earned him two personal Emmy nominations.

Thurs, February 6 through Sun, the 9; Palm Beach Improv (550 S Rosemary Ave #250, West Palm Beach); Tix $40 and $50; Palmbeachimprov.com.

ICONS – Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Valli rose to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Season, which to date have more than 175 million worldwide in sales. Guest can expect to hear Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons perform countless hit singles, including “Sherry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night),” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Grease.”  

Fri and Sat, February 7 & 8; 8pm; Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood); Tix: $40, $60, $65 and $90; Seminolehardrockhollywood.com.

FLORIDA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL – Return for 28th Year

This festival features seven weekends of themed events, live entertainment, food & fun for all. Undisputed King of the Renaissance, Henry VIII, is back and Kicks it off. Patrons Encouraged to Be their Favorite Knight, Wizard, Viking and more during specialty themed weekends

Sat, February 8 through Sunday, March 22; Quiet Waters Park (401 S Powerline Rd, Deerfield Beach); Tix: $12 to $28; Ren-Fest.com. 

COUNTRY – Kris Kristofferson

He ranks among the most versatile of American talents. He’s been a Golden Gloves boxer, a Rhodes Scholar, a college football player, an acclaimed actor, a military officer, a helicopter pilot, a three time Grammy Award-winner, and is in the Country Music Hall of Fame. His has written:  “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” “Sunday Morning Coming Down,” and “For the Good Times,” all chart-topping hits, and all helped redefine country songwriting. Don’t miss the chance to see this icon perform live!

Tues, February 4; 8pm; Parker Playhouse (707 NE 8th St, Fort Lauderdale); Tix are $37.50 – $72.50; Parkerplayhouse.com

WEDDING – Diego & Drew Say I Do!

What’s more fantabulous than a gay wedding!?! Diego Torres and Andrew Boudreaux III invite you to join them on their special day as they head down the aisle with pride, during a wedding celebration you’ll never forget. Two eccentric, yet lovable families, an uptight wedding planner, an ex-boy band crooner, and a diva in drag create the perfect storm of hilarity in this critically acclaimed, over-the-top, interactive matrimonial experience that is equal parts Fun, Fierce, and Fabulous!

Thurs Feb 6 Through Sun, Feb 16; The Broward Center for the Performing Arts (201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale); $65 with Meal is included in your ticket purchase; BrowardCenter.org

PUPPETS – Mummenschanz

This Swiss theater troupe has been dazzling audiences worldwide with their highly imaginative visual theater for the past 45 years, including a three-year run on Broadway. Their work blends puppetry, humor, circus, masks and movement to create a visually stunning spectacle that sparks the imagination and entertains all ages. This new show pairs inventive new sketches with their most famous classic pieces.

Fri, February 7; 8pm; Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami); Tix: start at $29; ArshtCenter.org

COMEDIAN – Kevin Nealon 

He sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit and likeable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series, Weeds, where he portrayed a stoned accountant and business advisor. 

Fri and Sat February 7&8; Miami Improv (3450 NW 83 Avenue, Suite 224, Doral); Tix: $27; Miamiimprov.com

ENVIRONMENT – 2nd Annual Plant-Based Festival

Get your taste buds ready! With more vendors and more flavor than before, this event will showcase the latest in food, drink and plant-based goods. The festival will feature a main stage for presenters, music, giveaways from merchants, 60+ plant-based vendors, and contests for the kids. Attendees should come ready for fun and ready to eat by bringing their own reusable water bottle, cup or cutlery to cut down on waste. 

Sun, February 2; 11:30am to 4pm; Gulfstream Park & Casino (901 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach); Free