1. In sports, the Final Four in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament goes down tomorrow with San Diego State vs. Florida Atlantic on one side of the bracket, Miami vs. UConn on the other. Then the championship game is Monday.
The Masters golf tournament is next weekend. The NBA and NHL playoffs both start in the middle of the month. And the NFL Draft is at the end of the month.
2. For movies, the Michael Jordan / Nike movie “Air” hits theaters next Wednesday. “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” also opens that day. Guy Ritchie’s “The Covenant” is out April 21st. And “Big George Foreman” comes out April 28th.
3. On TV, two shows based on classic movies hit Paramount+ this month: “Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies” on April 6th and “Fatal Attraction” on April 30th.
Season 5 of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” hits Amazon Prime on April 14th. Season 2 of “Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head” returns to Comedy Central and Paramount+ on April 20th. And the CMT Music Awards are this Sunday.
4. And finally, the holidays: The big one is Easter, which is on the 9th this year. That’s a week from Sunday. Passover also begins next week on the 5th. National Beer Day is April 7th . . . National Pet Day is the 11th . . . Earth Day is the 22nd . . . and Arbor Day is April 28th.