Thursday, June 15
The GLLN invites everyone to join them for Happy Hour at Rumors from 6-8pm. This event is generously sponsored by our Strategic Alliance Members Edward Jones and Seacoast Bank.
Starting today through Sunday, June 18th My TropiXXX is featuring a Pride Sale, where Ruby members get 40% off and 20% off for nonmembers.
From today until June 20, the Pride Factory features a sale where the more you spend, the more you save. Spend $50 and save $5, or spend $100 and save $15.
Friday, June 16
NBC 6 Cafe’ at Rosie’s Bar & Grill from 9a.m. to 11:30a.m with free coffee and treats and the opportunity to meet the NBC 6 Morning News Team! This is an Official Stonewall Pride Week event appearance by NBC 6 for the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade & Festival.
The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood announces the opening of its summer exhibitions tonight. Charley Friedman: Moist Things – Selected Works 1995-2017 and David Rohn: In Service | Out Of Service. Also showing is Lisa Rockford: Dear 33020. The exhibitions will run through August 20 with the opening reception taking place on tonight from 6 to 9 pm. Admission to the opening reception is $10 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 following the opening reception is $7 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and free for members.
Saturday, June 17
The 18th annual Stonewall Parade and Street Festival will take place today in Wilton Manors from 3p.m. to 11p.m. For more information, go to WiltonManorsStonewall.org or call the hotline at 754-200-2979 ext 610.
Hunters presents, live on stage immediately after the parade, Company B performing their hit songs “Fascinated,” “Full Circle,” and “Perfect Lover,” and more.
Progress Bar in association with Impulse South Florida presents a Pride Bash which will feature Wendy Ho vs. Jackie Beat. The event will also star Amanda Austin, Calypso Monroe, Kat Wilderness and Jasmine Lords and dancers Jose, & Luis and DJs Aulden Brown and Alex Infiniti.
Rumors Stonewall festival is their largest outdoor festival of the year and will feature their kick-off party from 5-7pm with MC Mia Patricyk, and then from 7:30p.m. to 10:30p.m. Nicole Halliwell and Sasha Lords on the outdoor stage and from 9:30p.m. to 10p.m. and then again from 10:30p.m. to 11p.m. they feature a live concert starring X Factors Lillie McCloud and the Voice’s Donna Allen.
Scandals Saloon presents “Queen Style Corn,” on the patio at 8pm. This is a country/comedy show starring all of the Scandals Saloon’s reigning Corn Queens. This is hillbilly hilarious!
Southern Nights Fort Lauderdale presents an all day party starting at 11a.m. and featuring DJ Joshua Atom during the day and DJ/Producer Chris Cox at night along with shows at 8pm, 11p, and 1am by RuPaul’s Drag Races Derrick Barry.
The Manor Complex presents an indoor/outdoor event from 3p.m. to 4a.m. Outside, on their now infamous LED wall stage and DJ Booth catch DJ Sushiman form 3p.m. to 6p.m and DJ JPS from 6p.m. to 11 p.m. Inside the main room catch DJ Kidd Madonny from 10pm to 4am and inside the Ivy Dance Room and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays opens 1 hour early at 10pm with resident DJ Larry Larr spinning to 4a.m. The Room will star Kalah Mendoza (Miss Noche Latina 2015), Angie Ovahness (Miss Noche Latina 2017) and Aries M. Kelly (National Showman 2017). As a Pride present to the entire community the Manor has NO COVER all night!
Monday, June 19
Gather your friends for a great dinner out at Bona Italian Restaurant and meet more community-minded people as Bona gives back to our local communities. A portion of your bill (minus tax and gratuity) will be donated back to support the mission of Stonewall National Museum & Archives. Dinner hours are 4 – 10 pm and all dine-in, take-out orders are included!
Tuesday, June 20
Rumor’s Bar and Grill presents their monthly Drag Bingo for charity from 9pm to close, this month benefitting Stonewall National Museum and Archives.
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As part of LGBTQ Pride month, Logo today announced special programming including “Pride History Project,” and “Trailblazer Honors.”
“Pride History Project” is a series of ten animated vignettes highlighting LGBTQ people throughout history, created by renowned artist and activist Daniel Arzola. Narrated by Laverne Cox and in collaboration with Harvard professor and queer historian Michael Bronski, the project includes stories about the following historical figures:
Plato & Sappho (Ancient Greece)
Hadrian & Antinous (Ancient Rome)
Joan of Arc (Middle Ages)
Richard I, Edward II & James I (British Monarchy)
Leonardo Da Vinci & Michelangelo (Italian Renaissance)
Walt Whitman & Albert Cashier (Civil War)
We’Wha (Native American History)
Frida Kahlo (Mexican History)
Gladys Bentley & James Baldwin (Harlem Renaissance)
Mattachine Society & Daughters of Bilitis (Early Gay Liberation)
Trailblazer Honors,” a one-hour special event that celebrates leaders at the forefront of LGBTQ equality, will premiere Friday, June 23rd at 9PM ET/PT. This year’s honorees include Cyndi Lauper and the creators of “Will & Grace,” Max Mutchnick and David Kohan. More honorees to be announced soon.