SFGNites: Week Of Nov. 8 – 'Go On A Gender-Bender'

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Week of Nov. 8,2018

Looking for something fun to do in South Florida?


Thursday, 11/8


Slow Burn Theatre Co. presents “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” featuring Carbonell Award-winners Dominique Scott and Mallory K. Newbro, tonight through Nov. 25 in the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale. John Cameron Mitchell’s cult classic won the 2014 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical Revival and has been called “the best rock musical ever!” by Rolling Stone magazine. Tickets start at $50 at BrowardCenter.org. Photo: Patrick Fitzwater.

Thursday, 11/8


The Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 S.W. 2nd St. in Fort Lauderdale, launches its adults-only Discovery After Dark series with “The Science of Beer,” tonight at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy tastings from Biscayne Bay Brewery while learning how to achieve a winning beer pong trajectory and how smell influences taste through hands-on demonstrations and experiences. Tickets are $25 at MODS.org/Programs/Discovery-After-Dark/.

Friday, 11/9


Penny Arcade, the New York-based performance artist, poet and writer known for her magnetic stage presence, take-no-prisoners attitude and witty one-liners brings her new show, “Longing Lasts Longer,” to the Miami-Dade College Live Arts Lab at the downtown Wolfsonian campus, 300 N.E. 2nd Ave. in Miami, for three shows, Thursday, Friday and Saturday­ at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 at MDCLiveArts.org.

Saturday, 11/10


Artistic director Patrick Dupré Quigley leads South Florida’s Grammy-nominated professional chorus Seraphic Fire in “Chant for Men’s Voices,” expressive Medieval chants by Prince Carlo Gesualdo. Thursday in Miami Beach, Friday and Sunday in Coral Gables and Saturday in Fort Lauderdale. An informative pre-concert lecture will be offered one hour before each concert. Tickets are $50 at SeraphicFire.org.

Sunday, 11/11

SAGE of South Florida hosts a free Veterans Day celebration, in collaboration with American Veterans for Equal Rights and featuring Michael Vita, Cary Alexander, Captain Lee Lawson and pianist Hal Roland, today at 2 p.m. at the Pride Center at Equality Park, 2040 N. Dixie Hwy. in Wilton Manors. The program will feature songs from the war years, 1861 to present. For more information, call 954-634-7219.

Monday, 11/12


Young “rock star” concert organist Cameron Carpenter takes the stage with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra tonight at 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. The program includes Francis Poulenc’s stunning Organ Concerto in g minor, Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Richard Wagner’s Overture and Venusberg Music from “Tannhäuser.” Tickets start at $35 at Kravis.org.

Tuesday, 11/13


We weren’t sure how to classify this one: For the first time ever, Cirque du Soleil in Cinema transports its internationally-acclaimed, steampunk-themed show “KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities” to the big screen nationwide. Tonight at 7 p.m., head to your local theater and immerse yourself in a spectacular cinematic experience with stunning, close-up camera angles. For theaters and tickets, go to FathomEvents.com.