THE KINSEY SICKS: ELECTILE DYSFUNCTION
The hilarious dragapella divas return to Greater Fort Lauderdale to poke fun at the 2012 election cycle, with such hits as “Vote for Me (I’m Not From Kenya),” and “Sell the Poor.” Saturday, August 25, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Amaturo Theater.
Tickets are $35, and are available at browardcenter.org.
GATEWAY THEATRE CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL
Enjoy the classics of cinema the way they were meant to be seen: In a theatre! From Friday, August 31 through Thursday, September 7, at Fort Lauderdale’s Classic Gateway Theatre (1820 E Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale—which opened in 1951, and hosted the 1960 world premiere of “Where the Boys Are,” a film that helped put Fort Lauderdale on the cultural map for generations). The festival will also include screenings of classic newsreels.
The scheduled films include:
“ANNIE HALL” Woody Allen at his best. Co-starring Diane Keaton.
“CASABLANCA” It doesn’t get better than this. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
“CHINATOWN” One of the greatest screenplays of all time. Directed by Roman Polanski. Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston.
“CITIZEN KANE” One of the five greatest movies ever. Directed by and starring Orson Welles. A portion of ticket sales benefits the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund.
For more information, visit thegatewaytheatre.com.
At the Fillmore Miami Beach, on Sept. 30. Her last album, “Extraordinary Machine” (2005) was named one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Best Albums of the Decade. Her latest LP, “The Idler Wheel is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More than Ropes Will Ever Do,” debuted on June 19. A reviewer in “American Songwriter” wrote, “‘The Idler Wheel’ isn’t always pretty, but it pulses with life, brutal and true.” Tickets are $34.50 to $65.50, and are available at LiveNation. com, Ticketmaster outlets and at the Fillmore box office. More information, visit fillmoremb.com.
NATHAN SAWAYA: THE ART OF THE BRICK
Through August 19 at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood (1650 Harrison Street). The works of internationally renowned LEGO artist, Nathan Sawaya, returns to the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. In the 2012 exhibition of “The Art of The Brick,” New York-based Sawaya presents a variety of both large- and smallscale works.
For Sawaya’s show, the Center is bringing back the popular LEGO interactive room, where children of all ages can create their own masterpieces. Also in conjunction with the “The Art of The Brick,” the Center is presenting again the Florida BRICK Creation Challenge. Florida residents ages 6 and older can use their own LEGO pieces to create and compete in this exciting, statewide contest and exhibition. Pieces will be displayed in the Center’s gallery and each participating group of entrants will be awarded prizes according to the contest’s categories. Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults; $6 for students, seniors, and children ages 4 to 17; free to Center members and children under 4.
The 20th Annual Womenfest will be held in Key West from September 4 through 9. Parties, dancing, film festival and outings for women. For more information: womenfest.com.
BROWARD BARES IT!
The immensely successful show returns to the Paradise Live at the Seminole Hard Rock on Friday, August 17. In a departure from last year’s engagement, this year’s show will definitely “TILT” the hot and steamy meter. Superstar comedian Lois Bromfield will perform her hit SNL Skit, “Sorority Girls From Hell” (“Irma, Irma, Irma—stupid, ugly Irma!”) live on stage. This year’s Celebrity Co-Emcee is Power 96 superstar radio personality Nicki Ramirez. Ticket prices are $35 for general admission, $75 for the regular VIP area (currently 80% sold out), and $1,200 for the UBERVIP Party Sections for 14 people, (which includes a lot of amenities).
For more information and tickets, visit BrowardBaresIt.com.