Last weekend was the annual GayDays weekend and once again it was a weekend filled with fun from the GayDays Expo, to their pool parties and VIP events to Typhoon Lagoon and fabulous performances at the Parliament House. I had a fabulous time, but damn I am exhausted. Just look at the pics!
Thursday, June 7
Mayor Gary Resnick and the City of Wilton Manors invite you to the Second Annual City of Wilton Manors Small Business Roundtable Breakfast from 8:30 am to 10:am at Hagen Park Community Center (2020 Wilton Drive). Economic Development updates by: Mayor Gary Resnick and Community Development Director- Heidi Shafran. Come share your ideas and suggestions for Wilton Manors! Wilton Manors business groups, a small business lender and the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward Alliance Small Business Assistance Program will be on-site with information. Light breakfast will be served. Please RSVP to Gina Ray at (954) 390-2120 or [email protected] if you plan to attend.
Drag Wars Thursdays at Club Sugar will be celebrating the first club jam from Kat Graham with free giveaways. Drag Wars is hosted by TP Lords and there is a weekly $100 prize!
From today until June 13 the Pride Factory presents “Create Your Own Sale” where you get $5 off every $50 you spend and $15 off every $100 you spend (before taxes).
Friday, June 8
Filthy Gorgeous Fridays at Score presents “Label Whore Party” with a special performance by TP Lords. The night is hosted by the Penny Back Boyz and music and videos by DJ Willy G.
Archidezigns, a new architectural firm and art gallery will hold their Grand Opening today at 7pm. Located at 2214 N. Dixie Highway, Archidezigns will bring an extension of the Art and Entertainment district to Dixie Highway with the inclusion of gallery space to showcase local artists.
The Miami Gay Men’s Chorus presents their summer concert: Who’s Your Diva? Norma, Joan, Judy, Elizabeth, Liza, Lady Barbra, Bette, Bernadette… need they more? MGMC brings to the stage the music and essence of the women we have loved, worshipped and adored and feature Miami’s very own Diva, Maryel Epps. MGMC, under the artistic direction of Anthony Cabrera will proudly return to their performance home at the beautifully renovated Art-Deco Colony Theatre at 1040 Lincoln Road. Who’s Your Diva plays tonight and tomorrow at 8 pm and Sunday at 3 pm and tickets are $35 for premium, $30 for regular and $25 for balcony. You can purchase tickets online at MiamiGayChorus.org, or at the Colony Theatre Box Office.
Saturday, June 9
Bigger Saturdays at Score in association with the Lords Hotel present School’s Out Weekend with free admission with college ID until 1 am. DJ AJ Reddy will be spinning the warm up set for main DJ Alex Infiniti.
The Manor presents the Disney Recovery Party with DJ Terrence Lalley in the main room. In the Latin Room and Patio they will be celebrating the birthday of Rolando Garcia (one of the Noche Latina Florida promoters and Vice President of the Noche Latina Pageantry System). The night will star DJ Larry Larr spinning your Latin favorites and hosted by Viva Mirage with special guest AJ Kline. 10 pm – NO COVER!
Discotekka revives the fear and excitement of the Hunger Games featuring local sound master DJ Charlie Rojas with an amazing performance by TP Lords as Effie Trinket and the opportunity for patrons to participate in a trivia game of the Hunger Games and win cash prizes. Who will be the next victim? Until then…May the odds be ever in your favor.
Sunday, June 10
The Royal Palms monthly T Dance is today from 4 to 8 pm and for those of you who have gone you know its gets packed. This month they feature DJs Chuck Knowles and Jason Gonzalez for your musical pleasures.
The Alibi Corporation is pleased to be bringing back Leslie Jordan for 2 shows. The first show is the Clean Show and is at Alibi tonight at 9 pm with a meet and greet before the show. The second show is at Bills on Monday and is the Long and Dirty Show at 10pm. For this extended show there will be a $15 cover which is extremely inexpensive for a Leslie Jordan show and well worth every penny!
Drag Wars returns to Smarty Pants every Sunday night starting tonight at 7pm.
Tuesday, June 12
Every Tuesday starting tonight (preview was last week and it was fantastic) The Palace presents Dinning With The Stars which is an evening of song and dance as their queens pay tribute to and impersonate the biggest divas of all time. Dinner packages start at $19.95 and include a glass of wine. My suggestion is you make reservation by calling 305-531-7234.
Wednesday, June 13
“Happy Together,” a parade of ’60s hits tour starring The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, The Grass Roots, The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz, The Buckinghams and Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, returns to bring more peace, love and happiness to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at 8 p.m. Tickets which are $64, $54, $44 and $34* are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets and online at TicketMaster.com or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time.
The Dugout is coming to Miami very soon as Miami finally gets its own Gay Sports Bar! First the stadium, now the sports bar….LOL!
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