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A week ago Tuesday was the 1 year anniversary of Genre Latino’s “Café Con Leche” at the Crème Lounge at Score Nightclub. The night featured clips, outtakes, well wishes and was attended by lots of the movers and shakers in the South Florida gay world. Congrats to The entire Genre team on giving South Florida a new and exciting video project geared toward the Latino Community. To check out the videos go to GenreLatino.com. This pas weekend I headed up the Rainbow Triangle to Tampa for the 2nd annual Tampa’s Pride on 7th. While in the bay area I went to Fresh Mouth, HoneyPot, Pride, Hamburger Mary’s, Bradley’s, Liquid Lounge, G Bar, The Flamingo Resort, Georgie’s Alibi and Rise. Had a fabulous weekend, just look at the pics!

Last Week in Review

 

lgbt-events-south-florida-1 A week ago Tuesday was the 1 year anniversary of Genre Latino’s “Café Con Leche” at the Crème Lounge at Score Nightclub. The night featured clips, outtakes, well wishes and was attended by lots of the movers and shakers in the South Florida gay world. Congrats to The entire Genre team on giving South Florida a new and exciting video project geared toward the Latino Community. To check out the videos go to GenreLatino.com

This past weekend I headed up the Rainbow Triangle to Tampa for the 2nd annual Tampa’s Pride on 7th. While in the bay area I went to Fresh Mouth, HoneyPot, Pride, Hamburger Mary’s Tampa, Bradley’s, Liquid Lounge, G. Bar, The Flamingo Resort, Georgie’s Alibi St Pete and Rise. Had a fabulous weekend, just look at the pics.

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LGBT Events in South Florida

 

Thursday, May 5

Beefcakes, next to the Boardwalk, presents $1 Taco’s in honor of Cinco De Mayo.

Score, Bar 721 and Tacontentoo combine together to present a Cinco De Mayo party on N.O.L.R (North of Lincoln Road) with carnival street performers, mariachi shows and special performers.

Bill’s presents a Cinco De Mayo party starring Porsche at 9 pm on the main stage with special guests. They will also have a Karaoke after show with Two Guys on a Mic.

lgbt-events-south-florida-8Friday, May 6

Filthy Gorgeous Fridays at Score celebrates the release of Island Def Jam Records artist Jennifer Lopez new album “Love.” The night will feature performances by Poizon Ivy and is hosted by The Penny Back Boyz.

lgbt-events-south-florida-9Bubble Gum Fridays at The Manor presents the Vampire’s Ball with a $500 in cash and prizes sexiest vampire contest with MC Kitty Meow. The night stars DJ JPS, and is hosted by Oliver Douglas and VIP host Anjo.

Saturday, May 7

AIDS Healthcare Foundation presents the grand opening of their 2nd Out of the Closet Thrift Store in Fort Lauderdale at 1785 East Sunrise Blvd. For more information go to OutOfTheCloset.org

The Manor presents the Kylie Minogue after concert party with Kylie’s DJ Ed Bailey spinning live and performances by Erika Norell. In the Latin Lounge and Patio they will be celebrating Cinco De Mayo and all that is Mexican with DJ Larry Larr and performances by Jury Too Much celebrating her birthday and Charise. No Cover!

lgbt-events-south-florida-10Score presents their wildest party of the year as Hilton Wolman’s Salvation celebrates Hilton’s birthday with Divas Unleashed starring DJ Abel direct from opening for Kylie Minogue with performances by Power Infiniti and the diva’s of South Beach.

Discotekka presents a Taurus Event celebrating the birthdays of owner Joe Marcella and General Manager Alyson Thomas.

Hot Stuff

IGLTA and the RBC present Celebrate Fort Lauderdale 2011 on Friday May 13th at Hagen Park from 6pm on featuring a consumer expo and performances by Kristine W, Tony Cruz and Charlotte McKinnon (live concert starts at 9:30pm).

lgbt-events-south-florida-11Dennis Dean Galleries presents the artist reception from 7 to 10 pm of “The Art of Capturing Alluring Images” featuring photography by Gio.

The Barker Pet Resort features a coupon in their ad this week for 1 week free doggie day care for first time customers. The Coupon expires on 5/30/11 so clip it out and treat your dog to luxury accommodations! For more information go to BarkerPetResort.com

lgbt-events-south-florida-12Rainbow Riot, a new online magazine for teens with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) parents, has launched at RainbowRiot.org to serve the 9 million young people with LGBT parents in the United States. Rainbow Riot features interviews with youth who have LGBT parents, artwork and video created by youth, and fiction written by professional authors.

Sidelines Sports Bar is pleased to announce that it will offer valet parking services for its customers and visitors coming to enjoy the entertainment area of Wilton Manors immediately. Customers can park their cars safely and securely in the private parking lot to the south of Sidelines for the entire evening or as long as they wish. The valet parking fee is $5, is open to the public, and will be available seven days a week from 4 pm. For some time, the owners of Sidelines, Laurie Whittaker and Marty Kildea, have heard the complaints from their customers about the difficulties of finding nearby parking along Wilton Drive. They decided to organize and pool the resources of nearby businesses to employ a valet parking company. Shawn & Nick’s Gelato Station, J. Ryan Realty, The Outlet and Sidelines Sports Bar have teamed up to welcome patrons to their end of the drive. “Now, customers won’t have to keep watching the time to know when to feed the parking meters and will be able to relax and enjoy their time at Sidelines”, commented Laurie Whittaker.

Condolences

I would like to wish the family members friends and his life partner Norm Jeanis condolences on the loss of Ralf Carstensen. Norma and Ralf owned the Gold Coast, Club 7, Ambiance and New York Club. The Memorial will be at Norms house on Sunday May 8th from 4 to 9p m. If you are interested in showing your respects e-mail Norm at NJeanis@bellsouth.net for the address and information.

This is HOT

RaroVideo U.S. will release Oscar Wilde’s decadent classic with a cult gay following The Secret of Dorian Gray on DVD May 17. Never before released on DVD in the U.S., this is a seventies classic Italian film restored to its original splendor. In London, a wealthy, god-like, young man, Dorian Gray, loves Sybil, an aspiring actress; thanks to her, he’s momentarily less self-centered. He’s also sitting, scantily clad, for a portrait painted by his ascot-wearing friend, Basil.

lgbt-events-south-florida-15When it’s done, Dorian complains he’ll grow old while it stays unchanged- the classic plight of the vain. On the same night, as if he has sold his soul to the devil, exchanging vanity for morality, he ends it with Sybil, and then accepts the seductive offer of a party’s hostess to sleep with her. The next day, the painting looks slightly older. In horror and fascination, Dorian hides it away and continues a life of degradation. Over time, as the portrait becomes hideous, he’s unchanged by his ever-increasing libidinal life; finally, he and Basil face the painting. The exceptionally groovy score by Giuseppe De Luca enhances the seventies milieu. The Secret of Dorian Gray is 93 minutes long and can be found in most movie retailers for $19.98

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