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

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of October 8-14, 2014

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of September 30 - October 6, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of September 9-15, 2015

  • SFGNites: Cuba's First Openly Gay Vocal Musical Ensemble Arrives in Fort Lauderdale

    Thursday, 7/21
    Nightlife
    Head down to the Village Pub, 2283 Wilton Dr. in Wilton Manors for a face-off by The Dynamic Duo, Gerianne and Eric, in the ultimate dueling pianos experience. This talented twosome will perform your favorite Broadway, pop and Disney classics with a few twists thrown in. The show starts at 8 p.m. Later, DJ Marky Mark will be spinning your favorite dance tracks. More information at VillagePubWM.com.

    Friday, 7/22
    Movies
    After nearly 20 years, Eddy and Patsy are back and, this time, they’re on the big screen in “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.” The wackiness picks up after London publicist Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders) and her best friend Patsy Stone (Joanna Lumley) flee to the French Riviera after they accidentally knock supermodel Kate Moss into the Thames River. Check local listings for theaters and show times.

    Saturday, 7/23
    Music
    Experience musical history tonight when Mano a Mano, Cuba’s first openly gay classical music group, joins the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida tonight at 8 p.m. at the Sunshine Cathedral, 1480 SW 9th Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. The special concert, “Fraternidad,” will explore both the diverse cultures and common musical harmonies of Cuba and the United States. Tickets are $25 – 45 at GMCSF.org.

    Sunday, 7/24
    Theater
    If you missed “The Naked Magic Show” last season, you’ll definitely want to reserve your tickets today. Those cheeky Australian magicians are back and they’re making their clothes disappear again at the Broward Center Friday, July 22 – Sunday, July 24. This boisterous R-rated magic show strips away the top hats and capes, leaving only impressive full frontal illusions. Tickets are $45 – 65 at BrowardCenter.org.

    Monday, 7/25
    Theater
    This summer, the South Florida Theater League is presenting staged readings of new plays at theaters across the region. Tonight at 7 p.m., experience “STET,” an absorbing drama by Kim Davies, at Arts Garage, 180 NE 1st St. in Delray Beach. Davies was the playwright behind “Smoke,” the critically-acclaimed thriller that was a huge hit at the unique arts space last season. Tickets are $10 at ArtsGarage.org.

    Tuesday, 7/26
    Movies
    Kirk, Spock, Uhura and the crew of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise return to theaters in “Star Trek Beyond,” the latest sequel after the 2009 series reboot. Our heroes are forced to abandon the ship after a devastating battle and struggle to survive on a hostile alien planet. Director Justin Lin dishes up plenty of action as the iconic franchise celebrates 50 years. Check local listings for theaters and show times.

     

  • Singer Beth Ditto Legally Marries Partner 1.5 Years After Ceremony

    Gossip lead singer Beth Ditto and her partner Kristin Ogata announced on New Year's Eve that they legally tied the knot in Oregon recently - a year-and-a-half after the couple held a commitment ceremony in Hawaii, the British newspaper the Independent reports.

  • Six Gay and Trans Christian Musicians

    Last year, SFGN covered five openly gay and allied Christian musicians — Ray Boltz, Marsha Stevens and Vicky Beeching to name a few — and fortunately, there are more artists to add to the mix. These six musicians have pushed past pressures to stay closeted and are proud to be who they are.

  • South Florida Symphony Orchestra Moves to Wilton Manors

    The South Florida Symphony Orchestra is trading in its Downtown Fort Lauderdale office for new digs on Wilton Drive.

  • Symphony Presents Imaginative Premieres, Guest Performers

    What do you get when “Mozart Meets Hemingway and Siudy Flamenco?”

  • Taylor Swift Pulls Music From Spotify

    Spotify stopped streaming Taylor Swift's music at her request Monday, setting up a business struggle between the leading purveyor of a new music distribution system and the industry's most popular artist.

  • Trial Over Baby Video: Universal Music & Mommy Face Off

    A federal appeals court cleared the way for a trial in a copyright lawsuit over a YouTube video showing a baby dancing to the Prince song, "Let's Go Crazy."

  • Utah City Councilman Votes Against Booking Gay Country Singer

    (AP) A South Ogden city councilman has voted against an agreement to have an openly gay country musician perform, saying he didn't want the performer to make a political speech.

  • White Noise’s Carlo Infante is Back With New Album ‘Out Of The Ashes’

    Carlo Infante, the out gay bass player of the band White Noise, is describing their newly released “Out Of The Ashes,” an album of songs the band performed “back in the day.”