TO DO LIST: Broadway star at Colony; jazz vocalist at Arts Garage


1. LISTEN UP

Culture & Cocktails featuring “Sing Sing Sing: A Conversation with Two Extraordinary Vocalists,”

The Colony Hotel

Broadway star Avery Sommers and recording artist, author and Legends 100.3FM “Morning Lounge” co-host Jill Switzer will be interviewed by the entertainment director at The Colony Hotel, Rob Russell.

The event is 5 to 7 p.m. Monday. 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach. Advance registration $65, at door $75, Cultural Council members free. Information: 561-472-3330; www.PalmBeachCulture.com

2. LISTEN UP LANDLUBBERS

Learn to Kayak,

MacArthur Beach State Park

This land-based course will provide beginners with the skills necessary for getting out on the water and doing some exploring and bird-watching.

The course is noon to 1 p.m. Sunday. 10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive, North Palm Beach. Free with park admission. Reservations recommended. Information: 561-624-6952; www.macarthurbeach.org

3. SANS TROUSERS

Pants Down Circus “Rock,”

The Lyric Theatre

Part circus act, part rock concert, Pants Down Circus “Rock” is inspired by the greatest rock groups, including Aerosmith, AC/DC, Joan Jett, Queen and more. Prepare to see some of the world’s finest circus artistry, from clown performances to daredevil flying stunts.

The show is 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $35. 59 SW Flagler Ave., Stuart. Information: 772-286-7827; www.LyricTheatre.com

4. TICKLE THE IVORIES

Pianist Yoko Sata Kothari,

Gardens Presbyterian Church

This classical piano concert is titled “Unsecret Admirers” and will feature the music of J.S. Bach.

The performance is 3 p.m. Sunday. 4677 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Adults $15, students $5. Information: 561-625-5970; 561-840-0409; www.gardenspresbyterian.org; www.yokoskothari.com

5. LISTEN UP

Nancy Kelly,

Arts Garage

This award-winning jazz vocalist will bring her trademark swing/bop style, fresh powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence to South Florida.

The show is 8 p.m. Friday. 94 NE First St., Delray Beach. Tickets start at $30. Information: http://artsgarage.org



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