Thursday, December 13
The Miami Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce presents “Holigay” their 9th annual Celebration and Toy Drive at the LGBT Visitors Center (1130 Washington Avenue) from 6-9pm. Admission is an unwrapped Toy or $20 as a contribution to the Miami Beach Police Department’s Children’s Holiday Relief fund. The night will feature food, beverages, music and a Santa appearance.
Friday, December 14
The Pub presents Menergy Leather from 9:30pm to 12am. This is a night of erotica with Spanish adult movie stars Stephen Raw and Manuel Salco.
Saturday, December 15
Georgie’s Alibi/Monkey Bar presents their monthly Beast Party (3rd Sat of the month) starring DJ/Producer Alex Ramos. Valet parking now available.
The Club Fort Lauderdale features their bi-monthly (1st and 3rd Saturday of the month) Res-Erection Naked Blackout event at 10p.m. This is always a sold-out event, so get there early!
The Pet Project for Pets presents their Christmas Dinner Party and Benefit Show at the Pub starring Electra. Doors open at 6pm for cocktail hour and a complete dinner with all the trimmings starts at 7pm. The show time is 8pm with dancing following the show with DJ Cliff Roberts. $40 per person with a cash bar. For tickets and table reservations call 239-900-9890.
Celebrate 20 years of the Miami Gay Men’s Chorus with holiday favorites featured in years past. In the spirit of giving, they have made their tickets ‘Name Your Own Price’ this year. Kids are free and adult tickets are a minimum of $25 per person. But if you’d like to add a little more to help the chorus continue its mission of inspiring and changing lives through the power of music, it would be greatly appreciated! Your additional contribution will also support them in generating matching dollars for grant opportunities, supporting other 501(c)(3) nonprofits through community partnerships, performing locally at no charge for our under-served communities in Miami and so much more. The concert happens to night at 8pm at the Coral Gables Congregational Church (3010 De Soto Blvd) and then again tomorrow at 4pm at the Miami Shores Community Church (9823 NE 4th Avenue). For more information, go to: mgmchorus.org.
The Ramrod presents DJ VleXXX on the dance floor from 10pm to 3am.
Noche Latina Saturdays, inside The Ivy Dance Room and Patio, at the Manor Complex celebrates the birthday of Lana Novva Lannude. The night also stars guest DJ Ricardo Torres and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Saturdays at the Manor are from 11pm to 4 am and feature NO COVER before midnight (FL Res) and only $7 for members after midnight and $10 for non-members (18-20 – $12 all night).
Sunday, December 16
The Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida highly anticipated holiday concert returns to the Hard Rock Event Center at 7pm. The concert will feature an evening of festive and celebratory music from the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida accompanied by Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe-nominated artist Matthew Morrison. For tickets which start at $40, go to Ticketmaster.com.
Rumors presents Santa Sip and Strut at noon. Get dressed up in your favorite holiday gear and strut your Holiday stuff down Wilton Drive stopping at every chimney along the way. Donate an unwrapped toy to Rumors on the day of the event and receive raffle tickets which will be in effect at different locations for prizes along the drive.
Vegas comedy star Jerry Halliday presents The World’s gayest puppet with a hand stuck up it at The Pub at 9pm. There is no strings attached and no holds barred during this outrageous comedy show.
Adams Interiors (3900 N. Federal Highway) is presenting a benefit for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation. From now through December 31, for every $1,000 spent, if you donate $50 they will take $100 off your sale.
Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors, located at 2157 Wilton Drive, is currently exhibiting items describing the history of “Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS,” including a framed program of the first fundraiser, “A modest Vaudeville,” which was produced and performed by the touring company of “42nd Street,” in San Francisco (1985). The exhibit includes framed letters from the “42nd Street” company to Actors’ Equity Association (1988); Actors’ Equity’s response; a notice in the BC/EFA’s program from, then president of Actors’ Equity, Ms. Colleen Dewhurst and a letter of appreciation from Tom Viola, Executive Director of “Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.” (In 2018 BC/EFA provided $231,000 in grants to 23 agencies in Florida, including three in Wilton Manors: Latinos Salud; Pet Project for Pets, and Poverello Center.) Archival items are on loan from SAGE of South Florida Board Member, Michael Vita, and are on display until January 20, 2019. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based HIV/AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. They fund the social service work of The Actors Fund and award grants to AIDS service organizations nationwide. Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring shows are holding their annual holiday season fundraising in theaters now, a collective effort by the theatre community – those onstage, backstage and in the audience – in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. For information: https://broadwaycares.org/ – https://www.facebook.com/BCEFA/.
This is HOT
Since we have an interview with Bublé in this week’s issue, I thought it appropriate to make his new CD ❤ (pronounced Love), the “This is Hot” of the week.
The Canadian singer-songwriter returned to the studio with a new perspective on life and a renewed commitment to honoring the music he has always loved.
love Track Listing:
- When I Fall In Love
- I Only Have Eyes For You
- Love You Anymore
- La Vie En Rose (featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant)
- My Funny Valentine
- Such A Night
- Forever Now
- Help Me Make It Through The Night (featuring Loren Allred)
- When You’re Smiling
- Where Or When