TO DO LIST: Lorna Luft, Japanese art deco, Patti Labelle


1. SPEND THE NIGHT

“An Evening with Lorna Luft,”

Crest Theatre at Old School Square

The daughter of Judy Garland and half sister of Liza Minnelli, Luft’s show will feature music from The Great American Songbook, Broadway classics, productions in which she has starred, plus a few special songs from her heritage.

The shows are 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Tickets start at $57. Information: http://oldschoolsquare.org

2. HEAR THIS

Patti Labelle,

The Broward Center, Au-Rene Theater

With her sassy wit and a fiery live performance this songstress is beloved by fans. The legendary two-time Grammy winner has spent 50 years perfecting her craft and topped the charts with songs including “If Only You Knew,” “The Right Kinda Lover” and “When You Talk About Love.”

The performance is 8 p.m. Tuesday. 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $60. Information: www.browardcenter.org

3. IVORIES TICKLED

Sheng-Yuan Kuan Piano Recital,

Lynne University, Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center/Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

The university’s resident staff pianist will present a solo recital of romantic and sensational works from the piano literature.

The performance is 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton. $20. Information: www.lynn.edu

4. SEE IT

Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945,

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

The first exhibition held outside of Tokyo dedicated to Japanese Art Deco, this show includes 200 works and provides dramatic examples of the spectacular craftsmanship and sophisticated design long associated with Japan.

The exhibit is on display through May 21. 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Free with admission. Information: http://morikami.org

5. BLOW IT

Sir James Galway: The Living Legend of the Flute,

The Society of the Four Arts

Globally renowned as the supreme interpreter of the classical flute repertoire, this consummate performer has an appeal that transcends all musical boundaries. Jacket and tie required for gentlemen.

The performance is 8 p.m. Wednesday. 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Tickets start at $40. Information: www.fourarts.org/event/sir-james-galway



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