Weekend Recommender: May 16-19
May 16, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage
See War Horse at the Broward Center for Performing Arts before it closes its run
Thursday-Sunday, May 16-19
Broadway Across America takes over the Broward Center for the Performing Arts with the final engagements of War Horse, the acclaimed play-turned-Oscar-nominated film. Set in England during World War One, the plot centers on a young boy determined to reconnect with his horse, which has been sold to the cavalry. The play a winner of five Tony Awards, this production features puppetry by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company. Tickets begin at $39.50 and may be purchased online. 201 S.W. 5th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, 954-522-5334
Wendy Williams Book Signing
Saturday, May 18, 7 p.m.
Outspoken talk show host Wendy Williams will be at Books & Books Coral Gables to sign copies of her latest book, Ask Wendy, in which she shares personal stories and advice on marriage, self confidence, and running a business. 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, 305-442-4408
Mad House Happy Hour
Saturday, May 18, 7-9 p.m.
Celebrate World Whisky Day at the SLS hotel's Hyde Beach with a two-for-one happy hour hosted by George Dickel Whiskey and Bulleit Bourbon. Bonus: London-based brand Christys' Hats will be passing out complimentary fedoras while Mike Russ spins. 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305-674-1701
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