Thursday, October 18
Hailed by The Washington Post as “a polished, peppy, modern fairy tale,” the southeast regional premiere of Disney’s Freaky Friday opens Slow Burn Theatre’s season in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts from today until Sunday, November 4. Based on the novel by Mary Rodgers and the Disney films, this classic story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours has been given a contemporary spin with a hilarious new book and pop score by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey. Tickets are $47–$60. Buy tickets online at BrowardCenter.org.
Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors (2157 Wilton Drive) presents Nightbirds: Photos of NYC’s Dynamic Club Culture Personalities 1986-1995. The stunning photos of Michael Fazkerley depict portraits of nightlife’s wildest club life setting trends in fashion, style, performance art and music in New York City. The VIP Stonewall Society preview reception will be at 5pm, at 7 p.m. is the public opening, which is free to attend, with a suggested donation of $5, and at 7:30 pm they feature an exhibition talk with photographer Michael Fazakerley. Refreshments provided courtesy of Barefoot Wine & Bubbly.
Friday, October 19
Coral Springs Center (2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs) presents World of Dance Live at 8 pm. This show will feature the best dancers from across all genres incorporating both local and national talent as well as top talent from NBC’s World of Dance. World of Dance Live consists of engaging and interactive 90-minute dance showcases that include the hottest stars and dance icons from Youtube and television, a signature WOD host, talent meet-and-greets and autograph sessions. At press time confirmed to be on the tour is: Michael Dameski, Charity & Andres, and BDash & Konkrete, plus many more! Tickets start at $39.22
The Ramrod presents their monthly Mandance event starring DJ Herbie James.
Saturday, October 20
The Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) will host An Evening in the South Pacific Gala presented by PNC Bank. Guests will enjoy a formal South Pacific themed evening complete with dining and dancing at the Museum located at 401 SW Second Street in Fort Lauderdale. For more information about this year’s event including tickets, sponsorship opportunities and donations please contact Hillary Wallace at 954.713.0918 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgie’s Alibi/Monkey Bar presents their monthly Beast: Fetish and Gear Party starring DJ Mike James.
The Pride Center at Equality Park presents their 9th annual Boomer/Senior Health Expo from 10am to 2 pm with free admission, free coffee and goodies and free lunch. The expo provides lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults with a unique, comprehensive overview of community healthcare resources. Exhibits will reflect health, finance, insurance, travel, entertainment, retirement and a number of helpful community organizations. For more information, go to: PrideCenterFlorida.org.
The Club Fort Lauderdale features their bi-monthly (1st and 3rd Saturday of the month) Res-Erection Naked Blackout event at 10p.m. This is always a sold-out event, so get there early! Also, today, Sunday and Monday (Labor Day Weekend) they feature a poolside luncheon at 1 pm.
The Manor WORLD presents “Brazil” with DJ/Producer Lucas Franco (Rio De Janeiro) in the ballroom. The night will feature circuit productions, star dancers and a massive stage design. Inside the Ivy Dance Room and Patio, Noche Latina Saturday’s will be giving away 10 tickets to Brazilian Fest in Pompano (Sun, Oct 21) and features special guests Kalah Mendoza (Miss Florida F.I. 2017) and Taina Norell along with guest DJ Larry Larr and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Saturdays at the Manor is from 11pm to 4 am and feature NO COVER before midnight (FL Res) and only $7 for members after midnight and $10 for non-members (18-20 – $12 all night).
Sunday, October 21
7 pm (Sunday)
Comedy favorite Lewis Black returns with his The Joke’s On US Tour. Student tickets available at the box office window with a student ID or over the phone with a valid college email address. Tickets start at $52.47; Student Tickets: $23.32
Note: Front row orchestra seats available at www.fanasylum.com.
Congregation Etz Chaim (2038 N Dixie Hwy, Wilton Manors) in association with Stonewall National Museum & Archives and the Jewish Federation of Broward County presents I Shot My Love (part of the Gay Jewish Film Series) from 4-6pm. Seventy years after his grandfather escapes from Nazi Germany to Palestine, Israeli documentary director Tomer Heymann returns to the country of his ancestors to present his film “Paper Dolls” at the Berlin International Film Festival, and there meets a man who will change his life. This 48-hour love affair develops into a significant relationship between Tomer and Andreas Merk, a German dancer. When Andreas decides to move to Tel-Aviv, he not only has to cope with a new partner, but to manage the complex realities of life in Israel and his personal connection to it as a German citizen. Tickets are $10 at stonewall-museum.org. Refreshments provided courtesy of Barefoot Wine & Bubbly. Snacks provided.
The Ramrod presents their monthly E.D.C. (Enforced Dress Code) on the patio from 9pm to 12 am hosted by the new Mr. Ramrod Elimination Onyx.
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