Looking for something fun to do in South Florida?
Thursday, 11/17 - Television
As part of its Transgender Awareness Week programming, MTV premieres a new documentary, “Transformation,” tonight at 10 p.m. The film follows Madin Lopez, a young, gender non-conforming hair stylist and the organization ProjectQ, which provides hair styling and mentoring to help youth combat bullying, develop life skills and embrace their inner beauty and identity. Check local listings for channels.
Friday, 11/18 - Film
The monthly film series at the World AIDS Museum, 1201 NE 26th St. in Wilton Manors, continues tonight at 7 p.m. with “The Velocity of Gary.” After bisexual ex-adult film star Gary is diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, his girlfriend Carmen and boyfriend Gary must push aside their jealousies to take care of the man they both love. Free, but a $5 donation is suggested. More information at WorldAIDSMuseum.org.
Saturday, 11/19 - Music
The Original Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus, under the direction of artistic director Dr. Gary Keating, opens the holiday season early with “My Favorite Things,” tonight at 8 p.m. at All Saint’s Episcopal Church, 333 Tarpon Drive in Fort Lauderdale. The guys of the chorus will sing some of “their” favorite songs, including Christmas and seasonal classics. Tickets are $25 and $40 at TheFortLauderdaleGayMensChorus.org.
Sunday, 11/20 - Dance
Former Miami City Ballet stars Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra premiere their new dance company, Dimensions Dance Theatre, today at 5 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium’s Mid-Stage Theatre, 2901 W. Flagler Drive in Miami. The program will showcase diverse choreography infused with live music, including Cuban rhythms and culture. Tickets are $35 at MiamiDadeCountyAuditorium.org.
Monday, 11/21 - Music
Organist Chelsea Chen, artist-in-residence at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, opens the Kravis Center’s Young Artists Series in West Palm Beach with a recital tonight at 7:30 p.m. on the center’s brand new Marshall & Ogletree Opus 11 digital organ. The Juilliard graduate has been internationally acclaimed for her technical dexterity, “lyrical grandeur” and “rare musicality.” Tickets are $30 at Kravis.org.
Tuesday, 11/22 - Television
If you haven’t binged the entire season already, we suggest “The Crown,” Netflix’s biopic series about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II. It’s not quite “Downton Abbey,” but friends across the pond tell us its incredibly accurate in its portrayal of both the monarchy and the relationship between Lilybet (Claire Foy) and consort (Matt Smith). And, there are five more seasons to come! Watch at Netflix.com.