KICK UP YOUR HEELS
MICHAEL FLATLEY’S “LORD OF THE DANCE”
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an engrossing performance by one of the most enduring tours of all time, which combines a blend of traditional and modern Celtic music with mesmerizing dance steps.
Details: 2 and 8 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $49-$69.
GET YOUR GREEN ON
ST. PATRICK’S DAY STREET PARTY
JohnMartin’s always throws the biggest and baddest Irish celebration, and this year is no exception, with great food, free-flowing Guinness, Baileys and Johnnie Walker, plus live music by Paddy Kelleghan & The Rolling C’s, Deck 52 and U2 by UV, the best U2 tribute band around.Details: 4 p.m. at JohnMartin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-445-3777 or www.johnmartins.com; free.
FREE FOR ALL
BRAZILIAN BIG BAND
The new event series Hollywood ArtsPark Experience kicks off with the Florida debut performance by the thrilling, 19-piece SpokFrevo Orquestra.
Details: 6-10 P.M. at ArtsPark at Young Circle and US 1, Hollywood; 305-672-5202 or www.rhythmfoundation.com.
JUAN LUIS GUERRA
Multiple Grammy-winning Dominican singer-songwriter fuses many Latin styles, including bachata, salsa, meringue and rock.
Details: 8 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $58-$178.
Mourning the end of the South Beach Comedy Festival? Here’s a quick fix: Check out ”Last Comic Standing” and Comedy Central star Al Jackson, who ditched his day job as a 7th-grade teacher to make people laugh on purpose. Opening acts include Forrest Shaw and Oni Perez.
Details: 8 p.m. Monday at Ricochet Bar & Lounge, 3250 NE First Ave., Miami; www.ricochetlounge.com; $8.
SHARING HIS WISDOM
Whenever you have the chance to hear a former president speak, it’s a good thing. In Clinton’s case, it’s a great thing. See one of the most captivating and inspirational speakers in American history discuss “Embracing Our Common Humanity,” which touches upon the challenges of globalization, our increasing interdependence, and the path toward a common future.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $50-$175.
EL SONERO DEL MUNDO
Venezuelan salsa legend and double bass player performs hits including “Lloraras” and “Juanita Morell.”
Details: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $45-$75.
DISNEY ON ICE
PIXAR’S “TOY STORY 3”
All-new show features all your favorite characters from the beloved movie, including cowboy sheriff Woody, space ranger Buzz Lightyear, Jessie the cowgirl and the rest of the toys.
Details: 7 p.m. Thursday, running through March 25, at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $10-$65. Moves to the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise from March 29-April 1.
Your kids might know him from his voice-work in the animated films “The Smurfs” and “Rio,” but you’ll recognize this Mexican-American comedian’s sharp wit and gleeful penchant to provoke.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; 954-797-5531 or www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com; $40-$85.