SFGNites For the Week of Feb. 22, 2017

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Sunday, 2/26 - Film: The Stonewall National Museum & Archives presents a special screening of the documentary, “The Panzi Invasion: From Protest to Party…Celebrating 40 years of the Invasion of the Pines,” tonight at 5 p.m. at the Classic Gateway Theatre, 1820 E. Sunrise Blvd. Trans filmmaker Parker Sargent and Thom “Panzi” Hansen will be on hand to answer questions following the film. Tickets are $15 at Stonewall-Museum.org. Credit: PinesHistory.org.

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Thursday 2/23 - Theater

In a magical kingdom fathoms below, meet Ariel, “The Little Mermaid” who longs to be part of the fascinating world on dry land. Joining her in this musical stage adaptation of the Disney animated classic are Sebastian, Ariel’s crabby sidekick; Ursula, the evil sea witch; Triton, King of the Sea; and the handsome and human Prince Eric. Through March 5 at the Broward Center. Tickets start at $35 at BrowardCenter.org.

 

Friday, 2/24 - Festival

Meet Art Smith, celebrity chef to Oprah, Lady Gaga and President Obama, at Sip, Savor and Sway, the official Pride Fort Lauderdale kick-off party tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the B Ocean hotel, 1140 Seabreeze Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy complimentary cocktails, light bites by local restaurants, a silent auction and music by DJ Adora. Tickets are $40 in advance at PrideFortLauderdale.org and $60 at the door (if available).

 

Saturday, 2/25 - Comedy

It’s been more than 35 years since Miss Richfield 1981 made that first infamous runway walk, but she’s still got “it.” See Miss R. tonight at 8 p.m. at the Sunshine Cathedral, 1480 SW 9th Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, in her new show, “2020 Vision.”  She’ll be singing and sharing videos to soothe any post-inaugural apocalyptic qualms you may be experiencing. How does she do it? More information at OutlandishFL.com.

 

Sunday, 2/26 - Concert

The Miami Gay Men’s Chorus, under the direction of Anthony Cabrera, performs “All I Care About is Love,” a cabaret of romance and passion, tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 DeSoto Blvd. in Coral Gables. This special program includes a wide variety of love songs, so if you missed Valentine’s Day, here’s a chance to make it up! Tickets are $20 each or $35 for couples at MGMChorus.org.

 

Monday, 2/27 - Television

The four-night miniseries, “When We Rise,” debuts tonight on ABC. Written by Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black (“Milk”), the series features Mary-Louise Parker, Guy Pearce and Rachel Griffiths and presents a 50-year history of the gay rights movement from early activism in San Francisco and the assassination of Harvey Milk through the AIDS epidemic and marriage equality. Check local listings for channels and show times.

 

Tuesday, 2/28 - Dance

Bold and soulful, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, founded in 1958 and currently under the direction of Miami native Robert Battle, returns to South Florida with a dynamic mix of new moves and Ailey’s signature masterpiece, “Revelations.” See the phenomenal company, Feb. 24 – 26 at the Arsht Center in Miami, and tonight at 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Tickets at ArshtCenter.org and Kravis.org.