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Best bets for Nov. 19

 

Music

Motion City Soundtrack: The little indie alterna-rock band is dedicated to keeping power pop-punk alive in a big way with such tunes as "Everything is Alright." Also appearing are the Wonder Years. 6 p.m., Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale, $22.50, $25, 954-449-1025, jointherevolution.net.

Crazy Fingers: Jerry Garcia may be gone, but his legacy lives on. This local Grateful Dead tribute band keeps the jam band's music alive. 8 p.m., Funky Biscuit, 303 SE Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton, $5, $7, 561-395-2929, funkybiscuit.com.

Andrew Salgado: The up-and-coming singer/songwriter from Nashville performs original music with personal lyrics and a modern country sound. West Palm Beach vocalist Shay Marie opens. The concert is part of the weekly outdoor Clematis by Night series. 6 p.m., West Palm Beach Waterfront Promenade & City Commons, 101 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, free, 561-822-2222, wpb.org/clematis-by-night/concerts.

Family

Ballet for Young People: Miami City Ballet presents an interactive, behind-the-scenes look at the art of ballet with performance excerpts from MCB's repertoire. Program excerpts include Marius Petipa's famed fairy-tale ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" as well as George Balanchine's high-spirited "Stars and Stripes," with all-American costumes, sets and the patriotic marches of John Philip Sousa. 10:30 a.m., Broward College Bailey Hall, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, $4, 954-201-6884, baileyhall.org.

Godspell: The student STA Players present the exuberant musical based on the gospel of Matthew. The score boasts such catchy tunes as "Day by Day" and "Turn Back, O Man." It's no wonder, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, who also composed the Broadway mega-hits "Wicked" and "Pippin," and won Oscars for the animated feature films "Pocahontas" and "The Prince of Egypt." 7 p.m., Bienes Center for the Arts at St. Thomas Aquinas, 2801 SW 12th St., Fort Lauderdale, $5-$12, 954-513-2272, bienescenterforthearts-sta.org.

Theater

The Frogs: An early musical from composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim and his frequent collaborator, writer Burt Shevelove. The comedy is loosely based on Aristophanes' original, but is updated to a debate between William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw. The cast of 15 will be accompanied by the Bobby Rodriguez Orchestra. 7 p.m., Studio 1, 800 NW 57th Place, Fort Lauderdale, free, 954-771-7117, eveningstarproductions.org.

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