SFGNites: Cuba's First Openly Gay Vocal Musical Ensemble Arrives in Fort Lauderdale

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Mano a Mano, Cuba’s first openly gay classical musical ensemble, will perform on Saturday night with the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida at the Sunshine Cathedral. The group, described as a cross between Take 6 and Pentatonix, is on a historic tour of the U.S. Credit: Submitted photo.

Thursday, 7/21
Nightlife
Head down to the Village Pub, 2283 Wilton Dr. in Wilton Manors for a face-off by The Dynamic Duo, Gerianne and Eric, in the ultimate dueling pianos experience. This talented twosome will perform your favorite Broadway, pop and Disney classics with a few twists thrown in. The show starts at 8 p.m. Later, DJ Marky Mark will be spinning your favorite dance tracks. More information at VillagePubWM.com.

Friday, 7/22
Movies
After nearly 20 years, Eddy and Patsy are back and, this time, they’re on the big screen in “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.” The wackiness picks up after London publicist Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders) and her best friend Patsy Stone (Joanna Lumley) flee to the French Riviera after they accidentally knock supermodel Kate Moss into the Thames River. Check local listings for theaters and show times.

Saturday, 7/23
Music
Experience musical history tonight when Mano a Mano, Cuba’s first openly gay classical music group, joins the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida tonight at 8 p.m. at the Sunshine Cathedral, 1480 SW 9th Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. The special concert, “Fraternidad,” will explore both the diverse cultures and common musical harmonies of Cuba and the United States. Tickets are $25 – 45 at GMCSF.org.

Sunday, 7/24
Theater
If you missed “The Naked Magic Show” last season, you’ll definitely want to reserve your tickets today. Those cheeky Australian magicians are back and they’re making their clothes disappear again at the Broward Center Friday, July 22 – Sunday, July 24. This boisterous R-rated magic show strips away the top hats and capes, leaving only impressive full frontal illusions. Tickets are $45 – 65 at BrowardCenter.org.

Monday, 7/25
Theater
This summer, the South Florida Theater League is presenting staged readings of new plays at theaters across the region. Tonight at 7 p.m., experience “STET,” an absorbing drama by Kim Davies, at Arts Garage, 180 NE 1st St. in Delray Beach. Davies was the playwright behind “Smoke,” the critically-acclaimed thriller that was a huge hit at the unique arts space last season. Tickets are $10 at ArtsGarage.org.

Tuesday, 7/26
Movies
Kirk, Spock, Uhura and the crew of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise return to theaters in “Star Trek Beyond,” the latest sequel after the 2009 series reboot. Our heroes are forced to abandon the ship after a devastating battle and struggle to survive on a hostile alien planet. Director Justin Lin dishes up plenty of action as the iconic franchise celebrates 50 years. Check local listings for theaters and show times.

 


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