Thursday, April 27
Broward House, invites everyone to one of its most fun and community engaging events….Dining Out For Life Broward County. You just need to go out for a spectacular meal…that’s it! This year, some of Broward County’s best restaurants will donate at a portion of their proceeds to Broward House. All you have to do is dine at one of the participating restaurants and you will be helping those affected by HIV and AIDS in our community. To find out up to date info on which restaurants are participating go to BrowardHouse.org. The official after party will take place at Hunters Nightclub.
Stonewall Movie Series at the Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery (2157 Wilton Drive), presents Do I Sound Gay? Is there such a thing as a “gay voice”? Why do some people “sound gay” but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment? Do I Sound Gay? explores these questions in revealing and entertaining interviews with LGBT cultural icons Margaret Cho, Tim Gunn, Don Lemon, Dan Savage, David Sedaris and George Takei. While confronting his own anxiety over sounding gay, journalist David Thorpe explores the cultural history of the gay voice in film and television. Free to attend. Suggested donation $5 with Light refreshments provided courtesy of Barefoot Wine & Bubbly.
The Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA) is inviting all of South Florida’s leading design professionals, students and design enthusiasts to a special one-day SpringMarket Design Business Symposium from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The complimentary event will feature keynote presentations and panel discussions featuring distinguished publishing and design experts, along with a series of Open House events at various DCOTA showrooms. For more information, please visit www.DCOTA.com
Death and Harry Houdini is co-presented with The House Theatre of Chicago at the Adrienne Arsht Center at the Carnival Studio Theater – Ziff Ballet Opera House through May 21. A ringmaster leads us through the events of Harry Houdini’s life. Audiences travel from the untimely passing of his father, through his first tent shows with his younger brother Theo, meeting his wife Bess, and beginning a journey towards fame on the Vaudeville circuit. All the while, Harry feels Death close on his heels and he won’t rest until he’s conquered him once and for all. Harry will walk on broken glass, swallow razor blades and risk his life in the Water Torture Cell, but will he pull off an escape from Death? Marvel with us as Houdini battles Death once more. Tickets: $50 at ArshtCenter.org
Friday, April 28
The grand opening of Meditate, Meditation Studio and Art Gallery, located at 1881 NE 26th Street, Suite 90, Wilton Manors, takes place from 6-9 p.m. They have created a place that combines the peace and serenity of a meditation studio and the artistic vibrancy of an art gallery. M Gallery is the showplace for the art of Michael Rocheford. Mike brings his uniquely spiritual perspective into his work. He creates art you can connect with. Each piece has depth, color, and textures that lead the viewer on a journey of discovery and reflection. Cocktails and appetizers will be served. For more information, please visit our websites at meditateyou.me or mgallery.us. To RSVP please call (954) 641-8315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is pleased to announce the opening of two group exhibitions. Outside In is a collaboration with the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency featuring 24 artists from the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project. Plush is a 10-person textile exhibit that includes fiber artists working in traditional and non-traditional techniques. The exhibitions will run from April 29 through June 4, with the opening reception taking place today from 6 – 9 pm. Admission to the opening reception is $10 for adults and free for members. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm; Saturday – Sunday 12 – 4 pm; closed on Mondays. Admission to the Center is $7 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and free for Members.
Saturday, April 29
The Ramrod presents DJ Daddy-O spinning from 10pm to 3am.
Score presents “Resist” with Abel Aguilera and Eddie Elias. Advance tickets available at Residentadvisor.net
Sunday, April 30
Scott Hauser invites you to “Swim” a pool party at the Raleigh Hotel from 3-8pm featuring the sounds of DJ YSL. RSVP to ScottHauser4@aol.com. Cabanas are available by contacting PoolandBeach@RaleighHotel.com
J. Marks (both locations) is featuring some incredible mid-day specials from 2-5pm starting at only $9.99. They include: 8oz Aged Prime Rib, Oriental Chicken Salad, Orange Chicken, Blackened Chicken Pasta, Crab Cake, Crispy Walnut Shrimp, Half Rack of Ribs, Fish & Chips, Homemade Chicken Tenders. For more information go to JMarksRestaurant.com
The Cabana’s Spa once again has amazing specials during the month of May. But five 90 minute massages for only $360 (reg $625) and/or get a 60 minute massage plus a mini facial for only $89 (reg $135).
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Gmuender Publishing presents Hermoso. For many years, Ernest Montgomery has photographed men of the Dominican Republic. His first photo book, Dominicanos, is a best-seller. Now he had produced a second volume of his most erotic works: Hermoso. The title of the book alludes to what awaits inside: the most beautiful men of the Dominican Republic, photographed by an outstanding artist.
This soft cover book is 128 pages (10 1/4 x 13 1/2″) and is only $69.99. F