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Fort Lauderdale Gay Events December 8, 2011

Comedienne Wanda Sykes will be appearing in the Alexander W. Dreyfoos Concert Hall at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, December 11 at 8 p.m. Whether you know her from her stand-up work, or her roles on TV sitcoms “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “The New Adventures of Old Christine” or her appearances in films such as Monster-in-Law starring opposite Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda, you know her most of all for her unique blend of stinging humor and outspoken honesty on topics ranging from politics, gay marriage, healthcare, racial profiling, the pressure of being a woman and the perks of getting older. Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase at the Kravis Center box office, 701 Okeechobee Boulevard in downtown West Palm Beach; or go online to; or by phone at 561-832-7469 or 800-572-8471.

Tickets are on sale for the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus traditional holiday concert. “The Gift Goes On” will once again help lift your holiday spirits with traditional holiday favorites as well as some fun new songs that are sure to delight. One performance only, December 18 at 8 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Fort Lauderdale, UCC, 2501 NE 30 Street in Fort Lauderdale. General admission: $25; premium general admission: $40. Tickets are on sale now at 954-832-0060.

“cirque dreams holidaze”
At the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, December 1 through January 1. The New York Daily News said that “Cirque Dream Holidaze” is “so full of energy, it could end our dependence on oil.” “Stuffed with so much holiday cheer and audacious act, Scrooge would exit with a big ‘ol smile on his face,” said the Erie Times News.

For more information and tickets, visit or call 954-626-7814.

win new year’s eve celebration
Women in Network (WIN) will be holding their third annual New Year’s Eve celebration on Saturday, December 31 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Hugh’s Catering, 4351 NE 12 Terrace in Oakland Park. The evening features a full dinner buffet, open bar, private parking and dancing all night long. Members $100, non-members $120. Reservations are non-refundable but are transferable. For the full menu and to order tickets, visit:

2006 Tony Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. January 11 through 29 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets, please call 954-626-7814.