Join film buffs at the Stonewall National Museum & Archives, 1300 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, at 7 p.m. for movie night. In honor of Black History Month, the museum will screen “Black Is….Black Ain’t,” a 1994 feature-length documentary by Marlon Riggs. The documentary uses the filmmaker’s own grandmother’s gumbo as a metaphor for the rich diversity of Black identities across the country. Riggs, who died of AIDS in 1994 at the age of 37, also make an appearance. Free, for information, go to Stonewall-Museum.org.
Enjoy a supersized order of fun as Emmy Award-winner Bruce Vilanch teams up with Off-Broadway queen Judy Gold for a sidesplitting evening of comedy tonight, “Big & Tall with Bruce Vilanch & Judy Gold” at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St. in Fort Lauderdale. Vilanch is one of the most sought-after jokesmiths in the entertainment industry while Judy Gold is best known for her one-woman hit shows and four comedy specials. And, they both return to South Florida with plenty of funny stuff to tell. Tickets are $31.50 – $76.50 at ParkerPlayhouse.org.
Sssssh! Don’t tell anyone. Tonight is the opening of the Secret Art Show 2014, 7 – 10 p.m. at Broward Art Guild, 3280 NE 32nd St. in Fort Lauderdale. Some of the county’s most popular and talented artists have donated works for this annual fundraiser. Purchase a $50 tax-deductible “lottery” ticket and the tickets will be drawn at random throughout the evening, designating the order donors may select the pieces they will take home with them. It’s a fun way to support local artists. For more information, go to BrowardArtGuild.org.
Primal Forces, a new theatrical offshoot of the Boca Raton Theatre Guild, is coming to Fort Lauderdale with the Florida premiere of David Mamet’s play, “The Anarchist.” Set in a prison, Mamet’s play explores the relationship between a reformed political activist and her warden. Jacqueline Laggy and Patti Gardner star in gritty roles originated on Broadway by Patti LuPone and Debra Winger. Thursday – Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m through March 23 at Andrews Living Arts, 23 NW 5th St. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets $25 at BRTG.org.
Our friends up north just can’t seem to get any respite from the bitter winter, but we can show our solidarity for the victims of the latest polar vortex as we bask in the South Florida sunshine. Head to the local cineplex for Disney’s latest animated hit film, “Frozen.” Anti-gay traditional family activists have been blasting the film for its “obvious” lesbian agenda, so it’s only right to show our support and buy a ticket. Plus, we hear the music is pretty good, too. Check local listings for theaters and show times.
Believe it or not, there are still tickets available to see singer Justin Timberlake tonight at the BB&T Arena in Sunrise and tomorrow night in Miami at the American Airlines Arena. The former Mouseketeer is all grown up and continues to wow fans with his talent, whether he’s singing on stage or making a television appearance. His recent guest stint on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” is breaking YouTube records, but there’s no substitute for the real thing. Tickets are $49.50 – $175 at Ticketmaster.com.