SFGNites For the Week of May 24, 2017

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The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center, 1201 NE 26th St. Ste. 111 in Wilton Manors, presents a special screening tonight at 7 p.m. of “Every Little Step,” a documentary about iconic choreographer Michael Bennett and the revealing experience of hopeful dancers auditioning for his hit Broadway musical, “A Chorus Line.” Admission is free, but a $5 donation is requested. More information at WorldAIDSMuseum.org. Credit: Sony Pictures Classics

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Thursday, 5/25

Television

We love Andy Cohen and tonight the “Watch What Happens Live” host debuts his new television game show, “Love Connection,” on Fox. This reboot of the classic ‘80s dating show features real couples who dish about their first dates before a studio audience. Unlike its predecessor, this version also features same-sex couples. What could go wrong? Tune in to find out. Check local listings for channels and show times.

 

Friday, 5/26

Concert

The Miami Gay Men’s Chorus celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Village People with an entertaining concert, “It Takes a Village, People,” tonight as part of the World Out Games sports and cultural festival. The program will also be repeated on Friday, June 23 at Miami Shores Community Church and June 24 at Coral Gables Congregational Church in Coral Gables. For more information, go to OutGames.org and MGMChorus.org.

 

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Friday, 5/26

Film

The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center, 1201 NE 26th St. Ste. 111 in Wilton Manors, presents a special screening tonight at 7 p.m. of “Every Little Step,” a documentary about iconic choreographer Michael Bennett and the revealing experience of hopeful dancers auditioning for his hit Broadway musical, “A Chorus Line.” Admission is free, but a $5 donation is requested. More information at WorldAIDSMuseum.org.

Credit: Sony Pictures Classics

 

Saturday, 5/27

Festival

The World Out Games, a 10-day sports and cultural festival, officially kick off tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave. The opening ceremonies will feature performances by Kristine W., Tito Puente, Jr., David Hernandez and Envee. Omar Sharif, Jr. is the emcee for the star-studded evening also featuring hundreds of athletes from around the world. Tickets start at $35 at OutGames.org.

 

Sunday, 5/28

Arts

Poets from around the world will gather at the Betsey Hotel, 1433 Collins Ave. in Miami Beach, for the fourth Favorite Poem Project. Fifteen readers will share a favorite poem and lead discussion in this literary program affiliated with the World Out Games cultural festival. Poets will travel from as far away as Australia and Nigeria to share their favorites. The event is free, but registration is recommended at OutGames.org.

 

Monday, 5/29

Dance

Dance Now! Miami presents “Out” tonight at 8 p.m. at the Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. The program includes Miami native Edward Stierle’s landmark 1988 work, “Lacrymosa,” a commentary on the AIDS epidemic of the time. Life imitated art as Stierle also tragically succumbed to the disease at the age of 23. The South Beach Chamber Orchestra will also be featured. Tickets are $40 at OutGames.org.

 

Tuesday, 5/30

Sports

The World Out Games in Miami are in full swing today with competition in badminton, basketball, bodybuilding and beach volleyball today at venues across the city. This afternoon, head to Marlins Park for Home Run for the Arts. Take in a special guided tour of the state-of-the-art facility at 4:15 p.m. before watching the fish take on the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10 p.m. Tickets and preferred seating start at $50 at MLB.com.