Make Your Yuletide Gay with the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus
By Robby Wagenseil
Whether your reason for the season is Christmas, Hanukkah or something entirely different, The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus (FTLGMC) is here to spread holiday cheer!
On Saturday, December 8, the acclaimed vocal virtuosos will present “Season’s Greetings from FTLGMC: A Holiday Concert” at 8PM at All Saints Episcopal Church (333 Tarpon Drive). Enjoy a festive mix of traditional holiday favorites, contemporary carols and even a special visit from Santa and his handsome hunky reindeer!
Prior to the full holiday concert, the FTLGMC will be making guest appearances throughout the Broward community, offering mellifluous notes of pure joy, hope, peace and equality:
- Monday, November 19: Fundraising night at Bona Italian Restaurant, with 10% of sales to benefit the Chorus (2468 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors)
- Tuesday, November 27: Performance at Christmas on Las Olas (Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale)
- Thursday, November 29: Performance at Wilton Manors Holiday Lighting Ceremony at Jaycee Park (2109 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors)
- Sunday, December 2: Performance at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale as part of the mall’s Holiday Concert Series (2414 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale)
- Tuesday, December 4: Fundraising event at Lips (1421 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale)
General admission tickets for the “Season’s Greetings from FTLGMC: A Holiday Concert” are $25, VIP tickets with priority seating are priced at $40, plus a small service fee and are available online at https://ftlgmc.brownpapertickets.com or by calling (954) 832-0060.
Funding for the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.
For more than 26 years, the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus has strived to build community through quality musical performances. Its civic engagement promotes a world which accepts and values diversity. Led by founding director Dr. Gary Keating, the FTLGMC was the first established gay arts organization in the State of Florida and has gained respect and admiration from both gay and straight audiences. For more information about the FTLGMC, call (954) 832-0060 or visit www.TheFTLGMC.org.