If you’ve been on a gay cruise, then you already know about Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen. Amy is a bawdy broad who belts it out of the room, while Freddy tinkles the ivories. The Chicago-based musical duo are celebrating 20 years together and bringing their sassy anniversary show to The Cabaret South Beach, 233 12th St. in Miami Beach, for two performances, tonight and Friday, June 12 at 8 p.m. There is a two-drink minimum. Tickets are $20 at TheCabaretSouthBeach.com.
ArtsUnited, the region’s LGBT visual arts cooperative, hosts the opening reception for its annual Pride month exhibition, “United & Proud,” tonight at 8 p.m. at the Pride Center Art Gallery, 2040 N. Dixie Highway in Wilton Manors. The juried exhibition, open through June 26, features all types of mediums from pen and ink and pastels to mixed media and sculpture, representing the diversity of styles within the LGBT art community. Admission is free. For information, go to ArtsUnitedFlorida.com.
For more than 20 years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Comedy Central’s “Politically Incorrect,” and, for the last 12 years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 34 Emmy nominations. Don’t miss an opportunity to see the brilliant comedian and commentator live tonight at 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $35 at Kravis.org.
“Feed Me, Seymour!” Yes, Audrey II, the terrifying extraterrestrial plant with a taste for human blood and a desire to conquer the planet is back. Slow Burn Theatre Co. presents the musical comedy, “Little Shop of Horrors,” as its final production at West Boca Raton High School, 12500 W. Glades Road, before making the move to the Broward Center next fall. Join the fun Thursday – Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. through June 28. Tickets are $25 – 40 at SlowBurnTheatre.com.
Okay, you can admit it, you like cheesy science fiction and suspense flicks. Well, this weekend, one of the most anticipated blockbusters hit the cinemaplex, “Jurassic World.” Like so many sequels, we’re really not anticipating anything new—dinosaurs cloned from ancient DNA terrorize unsuspecting visitors at a theme park—but this film does feature hunky Chris Pratt. That’s reason enough to brave the crowds over the weekend. Check local listings for theaters and show times.
Get an early start on the weekend Pride celebrations in Wilton Manors tonight. At Georgie’s Alibi/Monkey Bar in the Shoppes of Wilton Manors, soulful songstress Lenora Jaye entertains at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. in the Manchester Room. Or, gather with other LGBT sports fans tonight at 9 p.m. at Sidelines Sports Bar, 2031-A Wilton Drive for Game 3 of the NBA championships between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. For info, go to AlibiWiltonManors.com and SideLinesSports.com