Friday, November 26
World AIDS Museum and Educational Center (WAM) and Galleria Fort Lauderdale are collaborating to honor World AIDS Day with two public events designed to raise awareness and voices in unison for global health! From today through December 10, the public is invited to view a portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt which portrays powerful stories of activism, love, healing, hope and remembrance to connect the story of HIV/AIDS to the important issues impacting our nation, today. Then, on December 1, supporters can enjoy an official kickoff ceremony in honor of World AIDS Day. For more information, call 954-390-0550.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze electrifies the holiday season with a reimagined live family holiday spectacular from today through November 28 at The Kravis Center. Featuring unforgettable performances, this critically acclaimed extravaganza is both a Broadway musical and new Cirque adventure wrapped into the ultimate holiday gift for the entire family. Tickets are now available for purchase either online at Kravis.org or by phone at 561.832.7469.
The 27th Annual Hurricane Showdown will take place today through Sunday November 28th with games played on all 3 days. To see the line up or for more information, go to: Sfaaasoftball.com.
Sunday, November 28
Urge Miami Thanksgiving Festival presents the iconic “Beach Party” from 2-9pm on the sands of South Beach starring DJs Joe Gauthreaux and Phil Romano. For more information on the beach party or any of the weekend events or to purchase tickets, go to: UrgeMiamifestival.com.
Tuesday, November 30
Some of your favorite local drag queens are coming together at 8pm for “Thanks to Drag” at The Manor to raise funds for community centered organizations. This event is sponsored by The Manor, Hunter’s Nightclub, and AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Community beneficiaries of the evening include SunServe, Renand Foundation, and Chainless Change. Special guests include title holders like Velvet Lenore (Miss Florida F.I. At Large), Starlett Skye (America’s First Bearded Queen), Joe Posa (Joan Rivers Impersonator), Wilton Manors commissioner Chris Caputo, as well as local cabaret icons like Jennifer McClain and Antonio Edwards! The event is hosted by SunServe Development Director Terry Dyer and local artist Miss Bouvèé (Eric Swanson). Tickets for the event range from $25 to $100 and are available at Sunserve.org/drag.
Thursday, December 2
Art Basel, the Miami Beach edition starts today through Dec 4 and ranks as the premier art show of the Americas offering a premier platform for renowned artists and galleries. The Miami version provides an opportunity to see cutting-edge art from more than 250 galleries spanning the world and attend red-hot parties ranging from pop-up clubs to VIP soirees. For more info go to Artbasel.com/miami-beach/the-show.
The Wilton Manors Business Association has announced its 2021 Business Leadership Award recipients which include, for the first time, a “Business of the Year” winner. The honorees are Claudia Castillo, artist and owner of Claudia Castillo Art Studio; Adrienne Foland, Realtor; and Julian Cavazos, CEO and founder of the non-profit, Julian’s Fountain of Youth. The first Business of the Year honoree is Drynk Bar & Lounge, located at 2255 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. The Leadership Luncheon Awards ceremony takes place today at Hunter’s Nightclub starting at 11:45. The event will also unveil the 2022 edition of the Wilton Manors City Guide & Business Directory which commemorates the City of Wilton Manors’ 75th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary in 2022.
The Pub presents their annual Holiday Wreath Auction at 8pm hosted by Electra. Local businesses and individuals donate one-of-a-kind holiday wreaths that you can bid on and 100% of the money raised goes to “Kids In Distress.” If you or your business would like to donate, contact them at: email@example.com or call 754-200-5244.
Lips presents Holiday Spectacular with Tiffany T Fantasia and the Dragettes every Thursday in December starting tonight. To book a reservation call 954-567-0987.
Single All The Way – Desperate to avoid his family’s judgment about his perpetual single status, Peter (Michael Urie) convinces his best friend Nick (Philemon Chambers) to join him for the holidays and pretend that they’re now in a relationship. But when Peter’s mother (Kathy Najimy) sets him up on a blind date with her handsome trainer James (Luke Macfarlane)— the plan goes awry. “Single All The Way” also stars Jennifer Coolidge, Barry Bostwick, and Jennifer Robertson.For more information go to: netflix.com/SingleAllTheWay
Friday December 3
Palm Beach Dramaworks begins its season of renewal today at 8pm with the world premiere of Michael McKeever’s The People Downstairs, a commissioned play that tells the story of the courageous souls who hid Anne Frank and seven others during the Holocaust. Performances continue through December 19, with specially priced previews on December 1 and 2 (7:30pm). Producing Artistic Director William Hayes directs. For ticket information contact the box office at (561) 514-4042, or visit Palmbeachdramaworks.org.
Saturday, December 4
The Eagle presents “Dark Circuit” (tech house and circuit music) from 9pm to 3am starring DJ Dan DeLeon, dancers and guest adult male stars with a $15 cover.
“Through the Looking Glass Into a WMODA Wonderland” takes place today from 10pm to 4am. They are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol’s famous fantasy fiction with a series of exhibitions and events featuring ceramics and glass inspired by the topsy turvy world experienced by Alice in Wonderland. You’ll be blown away by all the magical activities taking place Through the Looking Glass and even more wonderful, admission is FREE to WMODA all day.
The City of Aventura presents Michael Londra’s Celtic Yuletide today at 8pm at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center. The Irish singer and Emmy nominee who is best known as the voice of Riverdance on Broadway, brings “Christmas from Ireland” to South Florida. Told in song, dance and the festive stories of his youth, the show includes heartwarming Irish carols like “Winter, Fire and Snow” and Gaelic versions of Christmas songs audiences love such as “Oiche Ciuin” (“Silent Night”) and his own popular carol “Beyond the Star.” Classical Irish musicians join Londra onstage as well as dancers from Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. Tickets are $45-$49 at Aventuracenter.org.
The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center is presenting its fifth annual Art, Blues & Soul Festival during Art Basel Miami Beach today at 3pm. The Festival, headlined this year by Grammy Award winning R&B and soul singer-songwriter Chrisette Michele, is an annual event that celebrates the arts, sounds, and flavors of Black Miami and will be held on the Center’s grounds at 6161 NW 22nd Avenue, at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Moonlight Way. General admission is $35, reserved seating is $55, and VIP tickets are $85. For more information about the festival, contact Isis Roberts at (305) 638-6771 or visit Ahcacmiami.org/event/art-blues-soul-festival.
Sunday, December 5
The Alibi/Monkey Bar presents Diva’s Live, a celebrity illusions concert hosted by Crystal Famouz as Mariah Carey, and starring Calypso Monroe Lords as Ariana Grande, Sasha Lords as Selena, Melissa Plastic Hilton as Fantasia, London Adour as Dolly Parton, Malayah Damore as Mary J. Blige, and Joanna James as Celine Dion. Showtime is 8pm and as always, no cover at the Alibi.
Monday, December 6
The Wilton Manors Business Association, and the Muse presents “Holiday Spectacular In The Park” from 6-9pm at Richardson Park Manor House. The event will be hosted by Jonathan Hawkins, and star Fort Lauderdale’s Gay Men’s Chorus, The Boys Brian and Steven, Joe Posa as Joan Rivers, Jennifer McClain, Terry Dyer and much more. General admission and VIP tickets are on sale at WMBA.biz.
Wednesday, December 8
Hotspots will be celebrating its 36th anniversary and Happening Out TV will be celebrating its 3rd anniversary together along with a Holiday Celebration at The Sunshine Studios (1480 SW 9th Ave, Fort Lauderdale) from 7-10pm. The night will feature open bar, food, silent auction tables, Entertainment, Joe Posa on the Red Carpet and Kitty Meow. There will also be a silent auction to benefit Latinos Salud and Sunshine Cathedral. To purchase tickets which are $50 go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hotspots-magazines-36th-anniversary-celebration-tickets-208116741777
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