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Best events this week: AC/DC and For the Love Music Festival (updated)

7 fun SoFla things this week: @acdc @thebbtcenter, @MiamiFilmFest @colonytheatremb, @Cirque @AAArena

Update: AC/DC announced Monday that it is rescheduling its March 11 concert at the BB&T Center along with the nine other dates remaining on the rock band's U.S. tour. Doctors warned lead singer Brian Johnson to "stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss," a Live Nation press release stated. Rescheduled dates have not been announced, but tickets for the BB&T concert will be honored at the later show, which may feature a guest vocalist in place of Johnson. Ticket refunds are also available at point of purchase.

Monday

It's 10 Miami artists, profiled by 10 Miami filmmakers, in the cheekily named short-film project "I've Never Not Been From Miami," screening Monday night at Olympia Theater (174 E. Flagler St., Miami) as part of Miami International Film Festival. A Knight Arts Challenge-funded roundup of shorts that debuted last year on WPBT2's "Art Loft," the documentaries sing praise for Miami scenemakers, such as AholSniffsGlue (as filmed by Jacob Katel, aka Swampdog) the graffiti star whose trademark droopy eyes peer at northbound I-95 drivers from Wynwood's walls. Other profiled artists include cartoonist Brian Butler, known for concert drawings at Churchill's Pub (shot by Tina Francisco); Farley Aguilar, whose bleak paintings blend abstraction and social realism (Kareem Tabsch); and dance choreographer Rosie Herrera, founder of Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre (Jonathan David Kane). After the 7 p.m. screening, an 8:30 p.m.-midnight afterparty will include a DJ, schmoozing and Stella Artois. $20-$30. 305-237-3456 or MiamiFilmFestival.com.

 

Tuesday

At 17 videos and 200-plus photos, the Norton Museum of Art's show "Still/Moving: Photographs and Video Art From the DeWoody Collection" is an ambitious medley of 20th century modern art. This is nothing compared to the 10,000 pieces in the actual collection of DeWoody, a part-time West Palm Beach art collector and friend of the museum. Rare finds are all over the show, including Ed Ruscha's 1966 art book "Every Building on the Sunset Strip," a portrait of Audrey Hepburn, and black-and-white photos of Marilyn Monroe. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday at 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Closes May 15. $5-$12. 561-832-5196 or Norton.org.

Wednesday

Laila Lalami's recent novel "The Moor's Account" is quintessential Florida history, set 500 years ago, when conquistadors claimed the state's Gulf Coast for the Spanish crown. Told from the perspective of one Moroccan slave, Estebanico, the book follows 600 crewmembers sailing through fog, darkness and doubt, as their numbers start to dwindle thanks to heat, mosquitoes, disease and Native Americans. Lalami will discuss her book (released in paperback in October) 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center (201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) as part of the ongoing Festival of the Arts Boca. $25-$40. 866-571-2787 or FestivalBoca.com.

Thursday

We try not to associate the annual ClueLess on Las Olas, in which local sleuths prowl Las Olas Boulevard for clues to a "murder," with the obvious board game populated by Colonel Mustard and Miss Scarlett. But forget that: It's basically Clue: Fort Lauderdale edition. The fundraiser benefiting Broward Partners in Education this year brings the theme "Lotto Demise" (someone knocked off the Florida Powerball winner?) from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The crime-solving will kick off at the Stranahan House (335 SE Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale), and some 500 gumshoes will track down culprits by raiding several Las Olas shops for clues. We'll, ahem, check Gran Forno, and you go on without us. $35 per participant. 954-288-7201 or BrowardPartners.com.

Friday

The BB&T Center (1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise) might need to check next month's electric bill after Friday's high-voltage AC/DC concert, supporting the band's 17th album, "Rock or Bust." Noteworthy on this tour (which concludes April 2 at Madison Square Garden) is the absence of founding rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young, who's currently suffering from dementia. The band's 8 p.m. performance will follow an electric year for the group, who played last year's Grammy Awards and headlined Coachella. $70.75-$125.25 via Ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000 or TheBBTCenter.com.

Saturday

On Saturday, a communion of food trucks, art vendors and 30 bands on four stages will congregate in Fort Lauderdale's FAT Village. Why? That's the power of For the Love Music Festival, returning noon-11 p.m. Saturday with headliner Further Seems Forever ("How To Start a Fire"), the late-'90s and early '00s indie-rockers reuniting for the first time since 2012. Originally fronted by Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba, the reconstituted lineup now has singer Jason Gleason, bassist Chad Neptune, drummer Steve Kleisath, guitarist Derick Cordoba and touring guitarist Josh Diaz. They'll join a fit-to-burst bill that includes Kids, MeWithoutYou, Civilian, Jacob Jeffries, the Goddamn Hustle, Raggy Monster and Phil Barnes, all playing inside C&I and on three side stages erected at Next Door, Studio A and the Garden. $35, $125 for VIP seating, parking and open bar, via FortheLoveFestival.com and ForTheLoveFestival.EventBrite.com.

Sunday

We're surprised Blue Man Group is not involved with this. Cirque du Soleil's new "Toruk: The First Flight," a prequel inspired by and set thousands of years before the events of James Cameron's 2009 blockbuster "Avatar," involves the same race of cobalt-blue humanoids from the film. Except now the Na'vi dance, swing and dive acrobatically to choreographed numbers on a stage that re-creates the fictional planet Pandora. 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $48-$134. 786-777-1000 or AAArena.com

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