Thursday, March 5
Miami New Drama Presents A Wonderful World, at the Colony Theatre (1040 Linclon Road) from today through April 5. This is a world-premiere musical about jazz legend and singular American icon Louis Armstrong, featuring songs recorded and made popular by Armstrong, and original book by Aurin Squire, the multi-talented Opalocka-raised playwright and TV writer (This is Us, The Good Fight), and co-author of last season’s hit Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy. A Wonderful World, traces Armstrong’s odyssey, the musical genre he helped define, and the complex history of race in America, from the birth of jazz in Armstrong’s native New Orleans to international stardom and the Civil Rights era. Squire focuses his musical drama through the prism of the women in Armstrong’s life. Tickets run from $39 to $65 at colony.org/a-wonderful-world or by calling the box office at (305) 674-1040
Friday, March 6
My all-time favorite Ventriloquist, Jeff Dunham brings his show Seriously to the BB&T Center at 7pm. For the past twelve years, Jeff and his somewhat-inappropriate-proteges, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple, blockbuster tours. Tickets start at $49 at Thebbtcenter.com.
Saturday, March 7
Starting today, Missy Meyakie LePaige joins the cast as a co-host of Alibi’s Drag Yourself to Brunch at 1pm. The show also stars Shardee Ross (co-host), Rianna Petrone, Kitty Meow and TP Lords alternating weeks, DJ Antonio Edwards, and special guests every week. They also invite you to enter the “Let’s Make a Deal Contest” and win awesome prizes.
The Ramrod presents Pig Dance #140 (first Sat of the month…..can you believe this party has been so successful for 140 months….FANTASTIC), starring DJ Bryan Hukill with no cover and free parking!
The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus presents “Divas Thru The Ages” at 8pm at the All Saints Episcopal Church (333 Tarpon Drive, Fort Lauderdale). The FTLGMC is celebrating female music legends and others from the past 100 years for this show. Attendees will enjoy timeless hits that will live on forever from favorites like Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Gloria Gaynor, Idina Menzel, Bette Midler and the Andrew Sisters. Recognizable songs will include “New York, New York” by Liza Minnelli, “Lady Marmalade” by Patti LaBelle, a medley of “Man That Got Away” and “Over the Rainbow” by Judy Garland plus more! Tickets range from $25 to $40 at TheFTLGMC.org.
The Club Fort Lauderdale presents Reserection: A Second Coming (1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month) at 10pm. This generally sells out, so get there early to avoid the line.
Outlandish Performance Series at the Sunshine Cathedral presents Miss Richfield 1981 in “Below the Belt” at 8pm. Miss Richfield is coming out swinging and she’s ready for a fight in her all new show. Never shying away from a challenge, Miss R will honor the fighting spirit that makes us great! Tickets start at $30 at OutlandishFL.com.
The Eagle Wilton Manors presents an Official Winter Party event: Sweat, starring DJ Alyson Calagna, with an opening set by DJ Rentboy. Tickets are available at Winterparty.com.
Sunday, March 8, 2020
SAGE of South Florida Is Proud to Present: “An Afternoon with Brian McNaught” starting at 2pm at The Pride Center, 2040 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors. Since 1974, Brian has drawn on his personal experiences and his skills as a sexuality educator to help audiences understand what it’s like to grow up gay and to deal with the common, daily challenges faced by LGBTQ people at work, at home, in their churches, and in their neighborhoods around the world. Brian McNaught is considered one of the world’s leading corporate diversity consultants. He is the author of 11 books on LGBT issues, some of which have been used as college texts, and the focus of seven DVDs. He has addressed hundreds of professional and university audiences throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. This is a Free Event & Open to the Public – Light Refreshments Served. For more information go to: Brian-mcnaught.com.
Monday, March 9
Billie Eilish brings her “Where Do We Go” world tour to the American Airlines Arena at 7:30pm. Eilish’s debut studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019), debuted atop the Billboard 200 and became the best-performing album of 2019 in the US. Her accolades include five Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, two Guinness World Records, three MTV Video Music Awards, and one Brit Award. She is the youngest person and second person ever to win the four main Grammy categories, Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year in the same year. AAArena.com.
Tuesday, March 10
Starting tonight, and every Tuesday thereafter, Miss Florida F.I. at Large 2020, Kimberly Venom, will be hostessing, “Dueling Divaz,” at the Pub starting at 10pm. There will be a $100 in cash and prizes.
321, a private club for men will be celebrating their 13th anniversary from 9pm to midnight with a member sponsored open bar. For more information, go to 321slammer.com.
The 2020 Ultimate Miami Drag Queen contestants have been announced, and they are: Elle Taylor (Austin Ferguson), Celia Booze (Nicholas Pineiro), Noel Leon (Eddie Noel Figueroa), Sasha Lords (Jeffrey Nino), Opal LaRouge Lords (Christian Barreneche), Malayah Damore Foxx (Javares Bryce), and Brittish Jay Foxx (Antonyo Cotton).
This is HOT
The event that started it all, the actual Winter Party Beach Event is today, and this is always my favorite event of the weekend. There is just something special about being outside on the beach, and hearing the fabulous music and sharing it with 5000 of your closest friends (at least they are for that party). The beach party is from 2 to 9pm and you can purchase tickets at Winterparty.com.