Hey, what’s up everyone! For those of you who know me, HI! For those of you who don’t know me, let me introduce myself. I’m Scott Spar, Hotspots Magazine’s Central Florida Advertising and Marketing Director. I’m going to be heading up the What’s Hot Central Florida column from now on. I’m going to be informing you on the what’s, when’s and where to be’s of Central Florida. If you have anything that you might want to have mentioned in my column…
Hey, what’s up everyone! For those of you who know me, HI! For those of you who don’t know me, let me introduce myself. I’m Scott Spar, Hotspots Magazine’s Central Florida Advertising and Marketing Director. I’m going to be heading up the What’s Hot Central Florida column from now on. I’m going to be informing you on the what’s, when’s and where to be’s of Central Florida. If you have anything that you might want to have mentioned in my column, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll do my best to get it in there. So, there you have it and here it is..my first attempt at What’s Hot Central Florida…hope you like it!
Thursday, May 6th
JJ’s Café and Bar (1601 E. 7th Ave.) presents the premiere of Drag and Dinner Thursdays in Ybor City. This week join Arica Love, CoCo Montrese and other special guests at JJ’s Café and Bar for some great dinner and a drag show. Show times are at 8:00 pm and 9:30 pm. For information and reservations call 813-247-4125.
Ybor Social Club presents Gay College Night. Come out and enjoy this night of energy with no cover all night long. There will be an amateur drag contest where the winner might get a chance to have a guest spot in the show at Steam Fridays at the Honey Pot. They offer a pool table downstairs in the Eagle along with a beer pong table. Music videos all night by VJ Charles.
Hamburger Mary’s Tampa features Team Trivia. Come out and work out that brain for some great prizes while dining on the wonderful food that only Mary’s can provide. The fun starts at 8:00 pm and the infamous Billy will be your host with the most.
Georgie’s Alibi St Pete invites you to their legendary tea party from 9 pm to 2 am with performances by Natasha Richards.
Friday May 7th
Club Nautico in St Pete and Alexis Mateo present “The New Faces of Drag” in The Crown Theatre. Come out to see some new drag and some hot go-go boys with no cover in the main room.
Flamingo Resort (FlaminogFLA.com) presents Erotica weekend! This erotic weekend starts tonight, Friday May 7th and goes through Sunday, May 9th. Friday night features world class disk jockeys. DJ Baby Anne will be spinning poolside from 9 pm to 11pm, followed by DJ Micro in the BLu Room from 11 pm to 1 am. Saturday will feature a pool party followed by a night of Erotica, featuring a femme cabaret show, male adult film stars, body painters, fire performers and adult merchandise vendors. Sunday will feature T-Dance followed by a performance by Anthony DeFina at 11 pm. Anthony is our cover model this week and is the opening act for Lady Gaga and Kesha. For more about Anthony see the feature in this week’s magazine. He will give a sneak peek show Saturday. All events are free and they are featuring weekend room specials.
Saturday, May 8th
Equality Florida presents the 2010 Tampa Gala. Come out to enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres all while listening to Executive Director Nadine Smith give her State of the State Address. Tickets are $100 and 100% of the proceeds will benefit Equality Florida’s important work. If you would like to attend, please RSVP at EQFL.org or call 813-870-3735. This event will be held at the Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa.
Parliament House (ParliamentHouse.com) in Orlando presents Black Light Night, Under The Big Top! This event will be filled with twists and turns and surprises around every corner in the true style of The Parliament House. Come one, come all to the greatest show in Orlando and enjoy belly dancers, psychics, body painters, magicians and more. Why not make a weekend out of it and take advantage of the Parliament House Spring Room Special, stay 2 nights and get one free. The Parliament House is located at 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Orland FL. 407-425-7571.
Sunday, May 9th
The Ybor Resort and Spa presents their 2nd annual Sunday T-Dance from 3 pm to 8 pm. Enjoy free food and 3 shows featuring a revolving cast along with your hostess, Arica Love. There will be a booty shaking contest to the sounds of DJ Wizzy Juan. Annual members get free entry with the purchase of a locker or a room. For more information call 813-242-0900.
Come enjoy videos and live cabaret from the stage and the big screen as Hamburger Mary’s presents Musical Mondays. Curtains rise at 8 pm and remember, “There’s no business like show business like no business I know.”
Tuesday, May 11th
Revolution Nightclub in Orlando presents Taken Back Tuesdays, a night to unwind and escape from the loud thumping of area dance venues with no cover all night long. DJ Irene Pardo spinning the best in Old School, 80’s, Indie, Funk and Rock. Hosted by the beautiful Danielle Hunter and special guests. They also feature a strip contest with cash prizes.
Wednesday, May 12th
Starting at 7 pm The Orlando Social Club sister organization to the Tampa Bay Social Club, is hosting its first Mixing Business with Pleasure networking event. This will be held at Pulse Orlando (1912 S. Orange Ave). Come make some new friends and some new business contacts all in the great new atmosphere of the totally redesigned Pulse Nightclub.