Friday, March 15
Emmy award-winning comedian, author and host of “The Daily Show” Trevor Noah brings his “Loud & Clear Tour 2019” to Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., with two shows at 7:30 and 10:30 pm. Tickets are $35, $60, and $90 at seminolehardrockhollywood.com.
The Ramrod presents special guest, the current SECC Bootblack Boypup Max.
Saturday, March 16
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood presents, direct form America’s Got Talent the Champions, the magic of Jon Dorenbos. Showtime is 8pm with tickets $60 and $80 at seminolehardrockhollywood.com.
The Boynton Beach Art District (410 West Industrial Ave.)3rd Saturday of the month Art Walk will take place from 6-10 pm. The event which is recognized as the longest running art walk packs a punch with outstanding artists, musicians, open studios, live music, food trucks and an assortment of arts and crafts vendors. For over 7 years the Boynton Beach Art District outdoor event has been the place for locals, hipsters, artists, musicians, and tourists to gather under the stars and celebrate the arts.
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale presents BC Bazaar from 2-5pm. For this occasion, the hotel will be transforming its signature restaurant, Burlock Coast, into a vibrant marketplace for all to shop different local and regional vendors. From the popular Lilly Pulitzer brand to beautiful pottery pieces created by local artist Domingo Olavarria, guests and locals can enjoy an afternoon of shopping with the beach just steps away. Venezuelan artist, Claudia Echeverría (CLoD), will also be in attendance to do live demonstrations of her well-known whimsical abstract paintings, which will be available for purchase.
The Manor Complex in association with Hilton Wolman presents the 20th anniversary of the official “Atlantis Salvation Sail-Away Event.” In the Ballroom they feature the sounds of DJ Kidd Madonny with set design by 3DX. In the Ivy Dance Room and patio, Noche Latina Saturdays presents Taina Norell, Lana Novva Lanudde and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Doors open 1 hour early at 10pm with admission only $10 before 11pm. Tickets can also be bought for $10 in advance at: Showclix.com/event/atlantis19.
Sunday, March 17
Rumors presents “Lucky Sunday,” where they will be celebrating St Patty’s Day with many specials including $15 Corned Beef and Cabbage.
The Ramrod presents their monthly EDC (Enforced Dress Code) on the patio from 9pm to 12am hosted by 2019 Mr. Florida Rubber, James “O Town” Kinkster.
Monday, March 18
My good friends Latrice Royale and her hubby Christopher Hamblin present their annual Mr. and Miss Pride South Florida 2019 Pageant 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.
The Pride Center at Equality Park presents “Dining With Pride” from 11am to 8pm at Las Orquideas (5640 N. Federal Highway – Latin American Restaurant). Mention “Dining with Pride” when ordering and 25% of the proceeds will go to support the Pride Centers 2019 Florida AIDS walk Team. The donation will be matched dollar for dollar by AHF.
Tuesday, March 19
Scandals presents the open auditions at 8pm for their new contest entitled “Voice of Scandals.” Bring a 1 minute acapella vocal audition. 12 contestants will be selected for this 10 week contest with weekly eliminations. Voice of Scandals is hosted by Alex and Jesica and the audience will determine the winner, who will receive $1,000 in cash and 3 bookings in their summer music series.
The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce) presents their March Mixer at Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel (1617 SE 17th Street) from 5:30-7pm. Admission is complimentary for GFLGLCC members and only $10 for future members. The event includes one complimentary Reyka vodka drink and complimentary Hors D’oeuvres. For more information and/or to RSVP email: Raymond@gflglcc.org.
Wednesday, March 20
Murray & Peter present Haters Roast: The Shady Tour, at 8pm at the Parker Playhouse. This is an outrageous evening of unapologetic comedy starring the drag queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH1: Willam, Latrice Royale, Ben DeLa Crème, Thorgy Thor, Lady Bunny, Mimi Imfurst, and hosted by Darienne Lake. They’re all sisters when they walk on stage, but that’s when everything changes as the queens read each other for filth – all in good fun.
The inaugural Greater Fort Lauderdale Food & Wine Festival, which will feature culinary creations and libations from local restaurants, craft spirit brands, wineries and breweries will take place from today through Sunday, March 24, in Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale. The festival will benefit Feeding South Florida and showcase Broward County’s renowned and emerging chefs and restaurateurs and highlight the culinary renaissance that is currently sweeping through Broward County. Notable restaurant partners for the Grand Tasting on March 23, include Casa D’Angelo, Café Maxx, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Lobster Bar Sea Grille, Olivia Restaurant and Bar and The Capital Grille. For a full list of partners and participants, please visit GFLFoodWine.com.
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Who says green beer is the only celebratory drink on St. Patrick’s Day? Barefoot, which has deep roots in being an ally to the LGBTQ community, is offering some festively green cocktail recipes for those who would like to cheers to St. Patty’s Day with an alternative to the same old beer. To boot, these recipes only call for five ingredients or less so you can spend less time prepping and more time celebrating with friends and family!
Luck O’ the Irish Apple Sipper
- 3 ounces Barefoot Moscato Spumante Bubbly
- 1 ounce Irish Whiskey
- 1 ounce Apple Juice
- Apple Slice Garnish
- Combine Irish Whiskey and apple juice in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into champagne flute. Top with Moscato Spumante. Garnish with apple slice.
- 2 ounces Barefoot Moscato
- 1/2 ounce Irish Whiskey
- 1-1/2 ounce Orange Juice
- 1-1/2 ounce Ginger Beer
- 1/8 Fresh Lime
- Place ice in a tall glass.
- Add wine, whiskey, and orange juice
- Top with ginger beer
- Squeeze fresh lime into drink and drop the shell into the glass
Pinch Me Prosecco
- 3 ounces Barefoot Bubbly Prosecco – chilled
- ¾ ounce lime juice
- ¾ ounce simple syrup
- Lime wheel
- Combine lime juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice
- Shake to chill
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with Barefoot Bubbly Prosecco
- Garnish with lime wheel