Friday, April 26
I would like to take this opportunity to invite the entire community to the Grand Opening of Hotspots in our new home (3500 NE 12th Avenue in Downtown Oakland Park). The event will coincide with Oakland Parks 3rd annual “Dancing in the Street” block party. Come take a look at our new offices, as our doors will be open during this free live music festival featuring some of South Florida’s most popular musical performers on multiple stages throughout the City’s Downtown Culinary Arts District. A food court in the 3500 block will offer a variety of refreshments for sale. Last year over 5000 people were in attendance! This fab event is from 6-10pm on 12th avenue between 32 and 36th streets.
The Pub presents Electra in “Bathhouse to Broadway” at 9:30pm. She’s back and a better Bette than ever. Don’t miss this opportunity to see one of America’s classic female impersonators.
The Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood presents the one and only Whoopi Goldberg. Whoopi has not only won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, but she has starred in many movies and is the host of the very popular TV show “The View.” In this show she is returning to her stand-up roots with a show aimed at adults and featuring mature content. Tickets start at $45 at Seminolehardrockhollywood.com.
Saturday, April 27
The Pet Project presents “Hoops 4 Hounds,” which will take place at Matty’s (2100 Wilton Dr) from 3 to 6pm. They invite everyone to help our furry friends in this shooting fundraiser…It’s a slam duck. For more information go to Petprojectfl.org.
With various locations on the map, including stores in Boca Raton, Pembroke Pines and Weston, CREAM will now add Doral to its locator map. The new location will host a grand opening from 12 noon to 12 midnight. The festivities will include FREE Handcrafted & Warm Ice Cream Sandwiches from Opening until 7pm and a ribbon cutting ceremony including Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez and Doral Council, Bravo TV’s Richie Skye, renowned artist Carlos A. Navarro, and Revolution 93.5 radio personality Natalia Radziuk. The store is located at: 9715 NW 41 Street, Doral, Florida 33178.
The Manor Complex presents, Brooke Lynn Hytes the break out star from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11, live and in person. The first 100 people online at 11pm will get a free meet and greet with photo opportunity after Brooke’s show. That night, Noche Latina Saturdays takes over the Windsor Room for one night only, with performances by Taina Norell and Angie Ovahness, along with DJ Larry Larr 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, April 28
The 31st annual AIDS Walk Miami takes place today at Soundscape Park with registration at 8am and the walk starting at 9am. The celebrity MC will be US Congresswoman Donna Shalala. AIDS Walk is a benefit for Care Resource and its Food For Life Network Food Bank. For more information please go to: Aidswalkmiami.org.
The Pub presents Lady Fancy’s Gospel Jubilee, which is a church of a different kind and features good old fashioned Southern Gospel music at 7 pm.
Thursday, May 2
The Pride Center presents “Wrestling With Pride” from 7-10pm at The Manor Complex. Admission is $20 pre-sale, and $25 at the door ($50 VIP). All proceeds go to benefit the Pride Center.
The GLLN invites presents their next CLE Luncheon where they will be announcing the amounts raised at the Gala and presenting checks to Latinos Salud and The Pet Project. The lunch, which is open to everyone, takes place at Timpano Chophouse (450 Las Olas Boulevard) from 11:45 am to 1:15pm. The speaker will be Jessica L. Geller, Esq. and her topic will be “Assisted Reproductive Technology in Florida.” The cost is $30 for Members and $35 for Non-Members. For more info go to: GLLN.org.
This is HOT
The Rolling Stones release brand-new Best Of compilation album, Honk. Featuring the biggest hits and classic cuts from every Rolling Stones studio album from 1971 to 2016’s Blue & Lonesome, Honk is available now in various formats and streaming services via Polydor/Interscope.
Honk’s Deluxe Edition – available on 3CD, 4LP and digital – collects 36 essential Stones’ tracks – including eight Top 10 singles, “Brown Sugar,” “Tumbling Dice,” “Angie,” “It’s Only Rock’n’Roll (But I Like It),” “Fool To Cry,” “Miss You,” “Emotional Rescue” and “Start Me Up.” Bringing the band’s story up to date, Honk also includes hit single “Doom & Gloom” – recorded in 2012, “Just Your Fool,” “Ride ‘Em On Down” and “Hate To See You Go” from the band’s 2016’s GRAMMY Award-winning, No 1 album, Blue & Lonesome. Honk is also available as a 1CD and 2LP edition featuring 20 Stones’ hits.
The Deluxe Edition includes a bonus disc of 10 live tracks recorded at stadiums around the world during the band’s more recent sold-out tours. These include “Dead Flowers,” with Americana star Brad Paisley, and “Bitch” with Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl, both during the 50 And Counting tour as well as an electrifying version of “Wild Horses,” featuring Florence Welch, from the band’s show in London in May 2018 during last year’s leg of the No Filter tour.
Honk is available as a special fan Deluxe Edition Color 4LP exclusively at RollingStones.com. The limited edition heavy-weight colored vinyl set (purple, red, orange, yellow) is housed in a special slip case and includes a 12’’ x 12’’ artwork insert.