SFGNites For the Week of June 20, 2018

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Saturday, 6/23 - Dance: If you missed the incredible production last fall of Manuel de Falla’s “El Amor Brujo” by Siudy Flamenco and the South Florida Symphony, you get a second chance tonight at 8 p.m. at the Arsht Center in Miami. Siudy Garrido and Maestra Sebrina María Alfonso join forces with Spanish guitarist José Luis de la Paz once again to present this incredible story of love and passion on the Iberian peninsula. Tickets and more information at ArshtCenter.org.

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Thursday, 6/21

Art

The Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave. in West Palm Beach, celebrates Pride month tonight from 5 – 9 p.m. with a special edition of its popular “Art After Dark” series. The festivities will include a pop-up exhibition of works by queer artists, screenings of LGBTQ-themed short films, craft projects and a DJ. The event is held in partnership with the Compass LGBT Community Center and is free. More information at Norton.org.

 

Thursday, 6/21

Theater

Producer Ronnie Larsen presents the world premiere of Michael Mizerany’s comic drama “The Big D,” through July 15 at the Foundry at the Abyss Theater, 2308 N. Dixie Hwy. in Wilton Manors. After meeting in a bar, two men begin a whirlwind romance full of passion, laughter and lust, until a devastating secret comes to light and challenges the very foundation of their relationship. Tickets start at $35 at RonnieLarsen.com.

 

Friday, 6/22

Concert

The Miami Gay Men’s Chorus conclude their season with “Gender Blenders: The Express Yourself Edition,” tonight at Miami Shores Presbyterian Church and Saturday, June 23 at Coral Gables Congregational Church, beginning at 8 p.m. Enjoy iconic songs made famous by Boy George, Annie Lennox, Prince, Queen, Marlene Dietrich and more in this celebration of love in all its forms. Reserve your tickets at MGMChorus.org.

 

Friday, 6/22

Theater

The “It Gets Better” project concludes a one-week residency for local LGBTQ youth with Slow Burn Theatre Co. tonight at 7 p.m. at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale. The program, inspired by Dan Savage and featuring a team of guest artists from across the country, combats bullying and promotes understanding through creative music, hilarious skits and spoken word performances. Tickets are $9 at BrowardCenter.org.

 

Saturday, 6/23

Concert

The Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida celebrate the “Bold Voices” that have made a difference in our society. The entertaining program will include inspirational anthems, Broadway favorites and African-American spirituals and gospel songs. Cabaret star LeNora Jaye and the Unity on the Bay gospel choir will also perform tonight at 8 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, 707 N.E. 8th St. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $36.50 at GMCSF.org.

 

Sunday, 6/24

Nightlife

While we were sad to see Scandals close, we’re happy to hear Lady Fancy is bringing her Gospel Jubilee to the Pub, 2283 Wilton Dr. in Wilton Manors, on Sunday nights beginning at 7 p.m. Lady Fancy and her cast will exorcise evil spirits (only if you wish) while spreading the gospel of great drag in this new weekly event. While you’re there, order your Sunday dinner from the grill. More information at ThePubWM.com.