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Best bets for Dec. 18

 

Music

Y100 Jingle Ball: The annual pop blowout showcases top acts and hot up-and-comers. This year's lineup features The Weeknd, 5 Seconds of Summer, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Zedd, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony, Tove Lo, Charlie Puth, Hailee Steinfield, R. City, Conrad Sewell and DNCE. 7:30 p.m., BB&T Center, 2555 NW 136th Ave., Sunrise, $51-$251, 954-835-7000, thebbtcenter.com.

Country Christmas: Actress/singer/songwriter Jana Kramer first broke through on the CW's long-running "One Tree Hill" series, but has since returned to her musical career. Her hits include "I Got the Boy," "Love" and "Why Ya Wanna." She'll be joined by Texas singer and multi-instrumentalist Craig Wayne Boyd, the seventh season winner of NBC's "The Voice." 8 p.m., Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, $40.28-$61.48, 954-344-5990, coralspringscenterforthearts.com.

Well-Strung: The all-male string quartet features classical musicians who sing, putting their own spin on the music of Mozart, Vivaldi, Rihanna, Adele and Lady Gaga. The group's members have sung on Broadway and in opera, and have performed off-Broadway and at Carnegie Hall. 7:30 p.m., Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, $35-$75, 954-462-0222, browardcenter.org.

Elf U: The Miami Gay Men's Chorus presents a holiday revue featuring traditional and not-so-traditional holiday carols. The family-friendly concert invites kids on stage to help the chorus make it snow. 7 p.m., North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, $40, 305-861-3616, northbeachbandshell.com.

Wildfire Band: Fiddler Randi Fishenfeld fronts a retooling of her longtime BlueFire Band with some personnel changes for the quintet. The jam band combines rock, country, folk and funk. 7:30 p.m., Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, free, 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org.

Family

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: From page to small screen to big screen to stage, the Dr. Seuss holiday classic charms in any form. Join Cindy Lou and all the folks of Whoville in welcoming back the Grinch and his adorable dog Max in the Broadway musical. 8 p.m., Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, $35-$85, 954-462-0222, browardcenter.org.

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