Thursday, March 7
The Pub invites you to join Michael Ross and Cliff Roberts for the newest game show on the drive: “Name The Song” every Thursday starting tonight at 8:30pm. Organize a team or go solo.
All Hotspots readers are invited to the private grand opening party of Miami’s wildest swingers club for men: Backdoor Miami inside Miami Velvet (3901 NW 77th Avenue, Miami) from 10pm to 4am. All first timers, get a free membership. For more info go to: BackDoorMiami.com.
Friday, March 8
Twist would like everyone to notice that popular South Beach bartender, Charlie, is now serving behind their bars. You can catch him tonight and tomorrow night along with the sounds of DJ Mika.
Saturday, March 9
The annual Equality Florida Miami Celebration presented by PNC Bank is from 6-8pm at the Nobu Eden Roc Miami Beach (4525 Collins Avenue). Tickets are $125 in advance and $150 at the door nd can be purchased at: EQFL.org/miamicelebration or by calling 352-283-0271.
The Outlandish Performance Series presents Miss Richfield 1981 in “Gender Fluids” at the Sunshine Cathedral at 8pm. Back for her fourth consecutive year, Miss R s determined to find non-binary answers to our increasingly complex world! With all new music, videos and costumes, this hilarious show celebrates all the genders – both old and new! For tickets, go to OutlandishFL.com.
Club Fort Lauderdale features their monthly CumUnion party from 3 to 7pm.
Georgie’s Alibi/Monkey Bar presents a birthday bash for international DJ/Producer Alex Ramos.
The Eighteenth Annual Miami Beach Garden Tour returns today from 10am– 3pm. Visit six private gardens, each with a distinctive character, ranging from the classic to the uber modern. This self-guided tour begins and ends at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden for check-in, ticket purchase and tour map pick up. Don’t want to drive or bike? Take advantage of the shuttle service departing from the Botanical Garden hourly from 10am-1pm for an additional $20. General Admission tickets are $30 for Garden members and $35 for not yet members, and can be purchased at mbgarden.org.
Barbie is turning 60, and to celebrate this very special occasion, Matty’s Wilton Park and Art Gallery 21 in Wilton Manors, are hosting a huge 60th birthday party! For more information see the feature in this magazine!
The Ramrod presents their monthly (2nd Sat of the month) Underground Invasion, where it’s all about the music. This month’s DJ is Tomas Arias.
The Manor Complex presents “Spring Fling” in the Ballroom starring DJ extraordinaire Monty Q. In the Ivy Dance Room and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays celebrates “Mardi Gras” starring Kalah Mendoza and Zaira Houston, along with DJ Ricardo Torres and sexy Latin Go-Go papi’s. Doors open at 11pm to 4am, 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, March 10
Pier Sixty Six Hotel and Marina will host the GMCSF’s (Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida) highly anticipated Mardi Gras themed Gala Brunch. The brunch will take place in the gorgeous Crystal Ballroom, and it will include open bar and a sumptuous plated brunch. Attended each year by nearly 500 of South Florida’s most enthusiastic and illustrious community leaders, this event is not to be missed! Tickets are $90, and can be purchased at:.gaymenschorusofsouthflorida.org/brunch.
The Pub presents the monthly Lady Fancy Variety Show at 7pm. This month she is paying tribute to Bette Midler, and Lady Fancy will be joined by Nancy Ross, Candy Cox and RaeJean Cox.
Monday, March 11
The annual Miss Miami Beach Pride, takes place at the Faena Theater (3201 Collins Ave). The night will honor Elishaly D’witshes, Miss Miami Beach Pride 2018. The Stela Rosa Red Carpet is from 7:30-8:30pm with the pageant starting promptly at 9pm. The night will be hosted by Tiffany T Fantasia and Athena Dion, feature the sounds of DJ Sushiman, as well as Kitty Meow at the door, and feature special guest performers. To purchase tickets go to Missmiamibeachpride.brownpapertickets.com.
My good friends Latrice Royale and her hubby Christopher Hamblin present their annual Mr. and Miss Pride South Florida 2019 Pageant on Monday, March 18 at the beautiful Aventura Arts and Cultural Center. The night will honor Rolly Villaverde and Dee Ranged (Mr. and Miss Pride South Florida 2018) and feature hostesses Nikki Adams and Sasha Sommers and performances by Wendy Williams, Tayanna Love, Raul Vegas, Porsha Chambers, Missy Meyakie Lepaige, Elishaly D’Witshes, Jeffrey Kelly, Delores T. Van Cartier, Judas Elliot and very special guest, the one and only Tommie Ross. Categories include: Presentation (show your pride), Talent, Swimwear, Formal Wear and Q&A (top 5 only). For more information go to: PridesouthFL.com.
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The Emmy Award-winning Queer Eye returns ready to transform the stylistically challenged into hip and happening savants at the hands of the Fab Five. This season, these fearless ambassadors of taste are headed to Kansas City to bring their infectious brand of self-love, confidence and encouragement to a whole new roster of heroes.
The series returned to Netflix in 2018 going global and introducing audiences around the world to a modern aesthetic, diverse perspectives and a brand new Fab Five: Antoni Porowski (Food & Wine), Bobby Berk (Interior Design), Jonathan Van Ness (Grooming), Karamo Brown (Culture) and Tan France (Fashion).
Queer Eye Season 3 launches globally on Netflix March 15, 2019.