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Best bets for Dec. 12

 

Music

No Snow Ball: WRMF's annual winter music festival features "American Idol" glam-rocker Adam Lambert as a co-headliner, along with Third Eye Blind. Some of the alt pop-rockers releases are "Out of the Vein," "Semi-Charmed Life" and "Ursa Major." Also appearing are Chemradery, Snack Pack & the Value Meal Killahs, Meresha and the "Dirty Voice" winner. 6 p.m., Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, $25-$100, 561-393-7984, myboca.us.

Marcus Roberts Trio: The native Floridian is an award-winning jazz pianist who broke through at age 21 when he joined Wynton Marsalis' band. After losing his sight at a young age, Roberts developed a unique improvisation style. The prolific recording artist now has his own label. 8 p.m., NSU Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, $40, 954-462-0222, nova.edu/miniaci/events.

Bulletproof Stockings: The quartet is an alterna-rock all-girl band comprised of Chasidic Jewish women from Brooklyn. They are touring in support of their debut CD, "Homeland Call Stomp," featuring the single "Mind Clear." They play live for all-female audiences. 8 p.m., Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, $15, 954-564-1074, cultureroom.net.

A Peter White Christmas: The smooth jazz guitarist is known for his lively and lyrical lines. The affable Englishman worked with Al Stewart for 20 years, producing and performing on such albums as "Year of the Cat" and "Time Passages." White once again takes a holiday tour with his frequent collaborators on stage and in the recording studio, saxophonist Mindi Abdair and trumpeter Rick Braun. 8 p.m., Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale, $33-$53, 954-462-0222, parkerplayhouse.com.

Family

Living Nativity: The outdoor event includes narration and a choir, as well as live camels, donkeys, goats and sheep. The mix of digital and live-action characters includes Mary, Joseph, Jesus, prophets, angels and Wise Men. 6:30 p.m., Miami Shores Presbyterian Church, 602 NE 96th St., Miami Shores, free, 305-754-9541, miamishorespresbyterianchurch.com.

Comedy

Jeff Ross: The "Roastmaster General" is best known as producer and host of Comedy Central's comedy roasts. Ross is also the author of "I Only Roast the Ones I Love: Busting Balls without Burning Bridges." The New Jersey native appeared on the big screen in "The Wedding Ringer" with Kevin Hart and Josh Gad. 7 and 9:45 p.m., Fort Lauderdale Improv, 5700 Seminole Way, Hollywood, $25, 954-981-5653, ftl.improv.com.

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