Black Fort Lauderdale and the St. Petersburg White Party

Black & White: Two Fun Events in Florida for Labor Day Weekend Labor Day Weekend traditionally means two colors in the Florida gay community: black and white. In South Florida, black is the color of the weekend, as Gary Santis hosts his 17th annual Black Fort Lauderdale party at The Manor. In Central Florida, the […]


Kelly Clarkson Brings Her “Piece By Piece” Tour to Tampa and West Palm Beach

It doesn’t feel like it’s been that long, but it was 13 years ago that a cocktail waitress and movie theater usher from Texas named Kelly Clarkson auditioned for a show called American Idol. She, and the show, were immediate hits with the American public, and she would go on to win the show’s first […]


“Mommie Queerest” Returns to South Florida at the Empire Stage

Special Limited Engagement at Empire Stage, September 10-October 4 Hotspots Exclusive Interview by Mike Halterman Joan Crawford. Oscar winner. Clean freak. Child Protective Services’ worst nightmare. By now you know the story of Christina Crawford’s tell-all about her tumultuous relationship with her famous mother. First the book, then the 1981 movie that became an instant […]


Siempre Flamenco’s 10th Annual Festival de Cante Flamenco Miami

September 4-6 Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Siempre Flamenco’s Festival de Cante Flamenco returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center for a mesmerizing and passionate production featuring Spain’s brightest stars. This festival, a celebration of cante, brings South Florida audiences a unique opportunity to enjoy an art form that is seldom heard outside of […]


Discover Gay Florida – Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors

Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors, two cities in Broward County, have welcomed the LGBT community for decades. Whether people want to take a well-deserved vacation or they want to establish permanent roots in either city, people find that this part of South Florida is warm and inviting. Not as fast-paced as South Beach, but not […]