SFGN Nites for the Week of November 19-25, 2014

The zombies are coming! “Evil Dead – The Musical” makes a stop at Fort Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse this weekend. Credit: Peter Coombs

Thursday, 11/20

Theater

It’s been weeks since Halloween, but zombies are on the loose in Fort Lauderdale!

“Evil Dead - The Musical,” based on the cult film franchise, comes to the Parker Playhouse, tonight through Saturday. In addition to some dismembered limbs, demons telling bad jokes, and catchy tunes (“Look Who’s Evil Now” and “All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons”), there’s also a designated “splatter zone.” Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 7 and 10 p.m. Tickets start at $36.50 at ParkerPlayhouse.org.

Friday, 11/21

Museums

Tonight is Museum Friday. On the third Friday of each month, explore two of Wilton Manors’ world-class museums, the Stonewall National Museum and Archives Wilton Manors Gallery, 2157 Wilton Dr., and the World AIDS Museum, 1201 NE 26th St. in Wilton Station. Check out the permanent and traveling exhibits or meet up with friends for a night of LGBT history and culture. Both museums offer free admission and free Hopper shuttle bus service will run from 7 – 11 p.m. For more information, go to Stonewall-Museum.org and WorldAIDSMuseum.org.

Saturday, 11/22

Comedy

You gotta love this guy! Terry Fator, the first winner of “America’s Got Talent” will be appearing tonight at 8 p.m. with all his “friends” at the Hard Rock Live in the Seminole Paradise at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. The skilled ventriloquist captured the nation’s hearts and has since been a huge hit in Las Vegas and venues across the country. Afterwards, try your luck at the slots or check out the many world class restaurants at the Seminole Paradise. Tickets start at $39 at HardRockLiveHollywoodFL.com.

Sunday, 11/23

Music

It was fate: A born-and-bred Big Apple actor meets a Paris-born writer at a jazz jam in Manhattan. Soon, The Hot Sardines are taking their contagious joy to audiences. Bandleader Evan “Bibs” Palazzo and lead singer “Miz Elizabeth” Bougerol combine with an ensemble of musicians and a tap dancer to play “hot jazz” with glamour, grit and passion – as it was during the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s. See them live tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $30 at Kravis.org.

Monday, 11/24

Film

Years before Mae, Marilyn and Madonna, Sophie Tucker was the first superstar, “the last of the Red Hot Mamas,” who ruled the worlds of vaudeville, radio, Broadway, Hollywood and television. “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker,” a new documentary about the bawdy and brassy legend, is making its world premiere in South Florida before going into wider release in New York and Los Angeles. Check local listings for show times in Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Tamarac, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Lake Worth and Palm Beach Gardens. For more information, go to MenemshaFilms.com.

Tuesday, 11/25

Lifestyles

November is Transgender Awareness Month and the Pride Center, 2040 N. Dixie Highway in Wilton Manors, is wrapping its observances with a Trans and Alternative Lifestyles Panel Discussion tonight at 7 p.m. in the Main Hall of the Schubert Building on the center’s campus. Members of the local transgender community will discuss the many issues facing trans youth and adults in the informative moderated program. This important discussion is part of The Community Collaborative Transgender Educational Series and is open to the public. For more information, go to PrideCenterFlorida.org.


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