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  • SFGN Nites for the Week of January 1 - 6, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of January 1-7, 2014

    Thursday, 1/2

    Television

    If you’ve been celebrating the holidays all week, then a quiet night at home is certainly well deserved. Tonight, check out CW Seed, the CW television network’s online channel. The network is offering up Husbands, a hilarious comedy about a couple of quirky, gay newlyweds starring Brad Bell and Sean Hemeon. Each 7-10 minute episode offers the stuff of tabloid sensation because our husbands also happen to be celebrities experiencing wedded bliss under the lens of the paparazzi. To view all available episodes, go to CWSeed.com.

    Friday, 1/3

    Dance

    Christmas may seem like a distant mystery—funny, since CVS, Wal-Mart, Target and the like kicked off the commercial blitz as early as September—but you can still experience the magic of the holiday with the Miami City Ballet’s heartwarming performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s timeless music comes to life in this holiday tradition at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale, tonight through Sunday, Jan. 5. Performances Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. Tickets at BrowardCenter.org.

    Saturday, 1/4

    Theater

    Ghosts, Lesbians, lusty widows and lab reports!  No wonder Danny wants to escape down the rabbit hole to Wonderland. At 81, the world Danny has always loved is falling apart. Joe Feinstein’s new play, Last of the Aztecs, gets its South Florida premiere on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan 5 at 5 p.m. at Empire Stage, 1140 N. Flagler Dr. in Fort Lauderdale, and Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. at Lake Worth Playhouse, 713 Lake Ave. in Lake Worth. Tickets are $15 at SmartTix.com or LakeWorthPlayhouse.org.

    Sunday, 1/5

    Dance

    Tap your feet to the beat. Tap: The Show offers nonstop, rhythmic dance wrapped in dazzling costumes and backed by a soaring orchestral score. An extravaganza featuring award-winning dancers and singers, this show offers breathtaking re-creations of Broadway showstoppers, soft shoe, flamenco, Irish step, and more at Lynn University’s Wold Performing Arts Center in Boca Raton. You’ll be dancing in the aisles before it’s over. Experience the magic on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 5 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $25-40 at Give.Lynn.edu/TheatreArts.

    Monday, 1/6

    Sports

    LGBT sports fans will be tuning in tonight to the BCS Championship Game, the biggest game of the college football season, this year pitting Florida State University Seminoles against the Auburn University Tigers. What better place to cheer on your favorite team than South Florida’s most popular gay sports bar, Sidelines, 2031 Wilton Dr. in Wilton Manors? Kick-off is at 8:30 p.m., but be sure to arrive early for a great seat at the bar and the 2-4-1 happy hour specials. For more information, go to Sidelinessports.com.

    Tuesday, 1/7

    Theater

    No story has touched the LGBT community more than L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, the tale of Dorothy Gale, a farm girl from Kansas who is whisked away by a tornado to adventures in the magical land of Oz. This timeless story, retold through the theatrical magic of Andrew Lloyd Webber, returns to the Broward Center tonight through Sunday, Jan. 19. Expect plenty of surprises, including new songs from Webber and lyricist Tim Rice. Tickets start at $34. For show times and tickets, go to BrowardCenter.org.

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of January 7 - 13, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of October 21-27, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of September 16-22, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of September 2-8, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of September 23-29, 2015

  • SFGN's Top LGBT TV in 2016

    If you’re enjoying some time off from work during this holiday season, here are some of SFGN’s favorite LGBT-themed television shows in 2016, all ready for a binge-watching session:

  • Sprint Spokesperson Appears Alongside Husband in New Ad

    Paul Marcarelli

    Paul Marcarelli, the spokesperson for Sprint and ex-spokesperson for Verizon, just starred in a holiday ad alongside his husband Ryan.

  • Stephen Colber Debates Ted Cruz on Late Show

    (CNN) -- GOP presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz locked horns in an interview with "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert in front of a charged audience on Monday night. The conversation was a surprising mix of humor and substance, with the two debating the legacy of Ronald Reagan, the need for compromise in government and gay marriage -- while also finding time to invoke Donald Trump and discuss the rigors of campaigns.

  • Study: More LGBTQ Characters on TV Series, Fewer Women

    (AP) TV series are including more LGBTQ characters and adding gender-nonconforming ones, but there's a need for richer, more complex stories about them, according to the media advocacy group GLAAD.

  • Supreme Court Blocks Alabama Court Order in Adoption Case

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has sided with a lesbian mother who wants to see her adopted children, blocking an Alabama court's order that declared the adoption invalid.

  • Taco Bell Denies Creating 'Leaked' Pro-Gay Ad

    It was reported last week that an unaired Taco Bell ad featuring a same-sex couple went viral after it leaked online earlier this month. But in a new statement to EDGE, Taco Bell officials say they were not behind the inclusive ad, though they pretty impressed.

  • Trans TV Characters Could Influence Viewers

    Fictional television is more impactful than news coverage, new research shows.

  • Watch Out Miss Piggy, One Million Moms Want You Off the Air

    Now they're coming after the Muppets? When will these harpies ever stop?

  • Weight-Loss Resolution? Watch 'In Defense of Food' First

    January is looming, and we all know what that means: A resolution to lose weight and get healthy. Just like the 2015 declaration. And the one before that.