This past Labor Day weekend was filled with lots of events around south Florida. As a matter of fact, if someone wanted to go all of them I don’t think they would’ve been able to sleep! The weekend started Friday night with the much anticipated grand opening of CoCo bar in south Miami. Ray and his team did it right and gave south Miami a new fabulous place to party as was seen from the packed house all night! It seems like every club was packed on Saturday night but the highlight was Discotekka’s Blackout Lockdown party, which packed the kids in till the wee hours of the morning. Wendy, Joe, Danny, Vegas and Milancita once again turned it out! Sunday afternoon sidelines featured their summer cook-off finals and after some incredible dishes the judges choose John Woodward as this year’s…
Last Week in Review
This past Labor Day weekend was filled with lots of events around south Florida. As a matter of fact, if someone wanted to go all of them I don’t think they would’ve been able to sleep!
The weekend started Friday night with the much anticipated grand opening of CoCo bar in south Miami. Ray and his team did it right and gave south Miami a new fabulous place to party as was seen from the packed house all night!
It seems like every club was packed on Saturday night but the highlight was Discotekka’s Blackout Lockdown party, which packed the kids in till the wee hours of the morning. Wendy, Joe, Danny, Vegas and Milancita once again turned it out!
Sunday afternoon Sidelines featured their summer cook-off finals and after some incredible dishes the judges choose John Woodward as this year’s grand prize winner! Immediately afterwards we headed over to alibi for the return of Cashetta. This was a onetime only special show and the boys turned out to show Cashetta how much we love her and her zany magic and comedy.
Sunday was once again busy everywhere, but the 3 biggest parties were Gary Santis’ annual Black Fort Lauderdale party at The Manor, Hilton Wolman and Score Productions Urge party at Cameo and the O’zone reunion party starring Mariloly at CoCo bar. Congratulations to all the establishments for making South Florida such a fun place to call home!
LGBT Events in South Florida
Thursday, September 8
Latin night at Johnny’s Miami in association with Capitol Latin and Granda Entertainment present an Alejandra Guzman DVD viewing party celebrating her 20 years in the business with free CD singles and posters and a raffle for an autographed DVD and framed poster.
The Pride Factory presents a Swiss Navy sale from today until September 14th. On all Swiss Navy supplements buy one and get the second at 50% off and they are also featuring 15% off on all Swiss Navy Lube.
Starting today its free pool Thursday’s at The Stable. They invite everyone to put their game face on as they now feature pool table, dart boards and video games…and more to come!
Friday, September 9
CoCo Bar premieres their Latin Fridays with DJ George Fererro and hostess Teresita. Doors open at 9pm with no cover before midnight.
Living Room Fridays, in association with Milancita, invites everyone to meet Drew Ginsburg from the new hot Bravo show Most Eligible Dallas.
Club Sugar is celebrating Kennedy Davenport’s birthday. The night will star Kennedy and TP Lords along with resident DJ Jarell on the main floor and DJ Cyklone in the spice lounge.
Saturday, September 10
Bigger Saturdays at Score is featuring New York City DJ/Producer Eddie Martinez with an opening set by Alex Infiniti.
Noche Latina Saturdays in the Ivy Lounge and Patio at The Manor presents their annual celebration in honor of Brazilian Independence. The night will star DJ Larry Larr, Brazilian Olga Dantelly and Brazilian performances all night long! In the main room they will feature the world debut of the new single “It’s Hot” from super diva Macavati performing live and DJ Oren Nizri.
Discotekka presents a theme party entitled We Love House Music hosted by Vegas Dion with house vocals by TP Lords and Poizon Ivy.
The Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre presents “Song Man Dance Man,” a one-man show about one-man shows created and performed by Jon Peterson, emcee from Broadway’s revival of “Cabaret” and Drama Desk Nominee for the title role in the off-Broadway production “George M. Cohan Tonight!” “Song Man Dance Man” is a joyous celebration of seven consummate artists who captured the eyes, ears and hearts of their audiences. They are Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Sammy Davis, Jr., Bobby Darin, Anthony Newley and George M. Cohan. “I wanted to remind people of just how good it can be; of how magical the world of show business was in those golden days because of these performers,” says Peterson about why he was motivated to create the one-man show. “Song Man Dance Man” Performances: Saturdays at 2 pm and 8 pm on September 10, 17 and 24. Tickets are $38 for the matinee and $42 for the evening performance and are available at the Box Office at Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre at the Byron Carlyle, 500 71st Street, Miami Beach, by calling 305-397-8977 or purchase online at StageDoorFL.org
Sunday, September 11
Ramrod will be celebrating their 17th anniversary with a balloon drop with $1,000 in cash and prizes and the annual complimentary anniversary pin, while they last so get there early!
Mona’s is hosting their first Pet Adoption day with Babcock Pet Rescue from noon to 5 pm.
Tony Lima presents Bear Nations monthly T-Dance at The Manor from 7 pm starring DJ Bill James with no cover!
Tuesday, September 13
Planeta Macho at Score celebrates Mexican Independence Day with DJ George Ferrero and hosted by the queen of comedy Mariloly with a special performance by Erika Norell. They also feature Hunks at Score on the 2nd level.
Phillip Collins will have a book signing and discussion of his Angel News Network publication, Coming Home To Lemuria, An Ascension Adventure Story, at 7pm at Stonewall National Museum & Archives (1300 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale). In his book, Coming Home to Lemuria, Collins introduces us to a fantastic reality beyond cyber space. His inspiring account of a sacred journey to Mount Shasta in Northern California reveals the presence of an advanced, ancient civilization living inside our planet and also depicts important rituals performed on the surface that will change our world for the better, forever. This event is FREE and open to the public. For further information please call 954-763-8565 or visit StonewallNationalMuseum.org
Veteran event director and producer Paolo Pincente has been named executive producer of the Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade & Festival for 2012, announced Babak Movahedi, president of the Pride Board of Directors. In his new role, Pincente will help plan and oversee all elements of next year’s Miami Beach Gay Pride event as well as related activities leading up to Pride. Now in its fourth year, Miami Beach Gay Pride will take place Sunday, April 15, 2012, along Miami Beach’s famed Ocean Drive. In addition to his responsibilities for Pride, Pincente currently works and produces events for top-tier venues and well-known brands including, Space Nightclub, Miami, as general manager; Mova Lounge, Miami Beach, as operations and marketing consultant; Svedka Vodka, throughout Florida, as event producer; Source Events, Miami, as event manager; and the Surfcomber Hotel, Miami Beach, as event producer. His previous experience in the hospitality industry has also included Crobar Nightclubs in New York City, Chicago and Miami Beach; Mia Biscayne, Miami; Exit 66 Nightclub, Ft. Lauderdale; and Cameo Nightclub in Miami Beach, where he has served in diverse operations, management, marketing, training and event-related capacities. The mission of Miami Beach Gay Pride is to bring together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, their friends, allies, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBT community by producing free, safe, quality mass-appeal events that are open to all, including the Parade, Festival and allied Miami Beach Pride sanctioned events. MiamiBeachGayPride.com
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