Melissa Manchester

Grammy-winning singer Melissa Manchester performs at t Nova Southeastern University on Saturday. (David Livingston / Getty Images / Courtesy / November 12, 2005)

Melissa Manchester: The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter has released 20 albums, the most recent of which was "You Gotta Love the Life" a blend of covers from Cole Porter to Rodgers and Hammerstein. She may choose one of those elegant songbook classics during her Saturday performance at Nova Southeastern University's annual Celebration of Excellence fundraiser, this year honoring philanthropists Winifred and Joseph Amaturo. The 6:30 p.m. concert unfolds in front of the university’s Alvin Sherman Library (3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie). $150. Nova.edu/celebrationofexcellence. - Phillip Valys

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