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Celebrate the Beauty of Spring at The District!

Published on Feb 27, 2019 by Riverwalk Arts Entertainment District

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March not only marks the official start of spring; it is also a glorious month to enjoy the beauty and events of Riverwalk A&E Fort Lauderdale! There are so many things to do in Fort Lauderdale this month, including a nature-focused photography exhibition at History Fort Lauderdale, “A Bronx Tale” film screening with Chazz Palminteri himself at Parker Playhouse, an intriguing lecture about Georgia O’Keeffe at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and so much more. South Florida locals and visitors alike are welcome to immerse themselves in The District’s many events in March. Following is a sample of what’s blooming this month:

Florida’s wildlife, landscapes, cultures and waterways are showcased in “Paradise from Land to Sea”: Photography of JohnBob Carlos, on view at History Fort Lauderdale Sunday, March 3–Wednesday, May 22 (noon–4 p.m. weekdays and 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. weekends). Carlos is a renowned Florida photographer and environmental activist. Free with museum admission. Admission is always free for members, military and children aged 6 and under.

The stunning art affair “Impressions: the New Aesthetic” on Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is perfect for new and experienced collectors alike. This opening reception showcases interactive sensory experiences with art installations, video projections, live painters, musicians, performance art, and delightful edibles and elixirs. The exhibition runs through Sunday, April 28, 2019. The price for the opening reception is $60–$100 per ticket.

On Sunday, March 17 at 5 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, “A Bronx Tale” film screening with Chazz Palmister will feature the actor, director, producer and writer ― who will share stories about his life growing up in the Bronx and his career as a film and stage actor. All of this will follow a screening his autobiographical film, “A Bronx Tale.” $35.50 per person.

During her Thursday, March 28, 3:30 p.m. lecture titled “Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity” at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Dr. Barbara Buhler-Lynes ― the museum’s “Sunny Kaufman” senior curator, and preeminent scholar on the life and work of Georgia O’Keeffe ― will discuss O’Keeffe’s request of her artist sisters to abandon their burgeoning careers, and more. Free for museum members; $10 for non-members.

What a way to make a living! “9 to 5 The Musical,” presented by Slow Burn Theater Co., will take the stage at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts from Thursday, March 28–Sunday, April 14, matinee and evening performances. Pushed to the boiling point, three female coworkers devise a plan to get even with their horrible boss. $47–$60 per ticket.

In March, The District is not only teeming with sun-kissed, beautiful surroundings (as always), but also invigorating events! #DoTheDistrict this month ― check out March’s calendar of events to discover what vibrant activities you would like to explore.

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The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. For additional cultural events happening throughout Broward County please visit ArtsCalendar.com Copyright 2019 ® Riverwalk a&e. All Rights Reserved.