What's HOT South Florida :: 07/14 - 7/23
Thursday, July 17
Starting today and going all weekend is the annual Miami Beach Bruthaz. For more information about specific events check out the feature in this magazine or go to MiamiBeachBruthz.com.
Starting today and going through July 23, the Pride Factory presents their semi-annual storewide Clearance Sale with huge savings throughout the store.
Stonewall Author Series at Wilton Manors Gallery, 2157 Wilton Drive presents a Reading &Book Signing as David Leddick shares his new book "I'm Not for Everyone Neither Are You" at 7 pm. With his smart, savvy, and hilarious new book, David Leddick asserts himself the role of our favorite gay life coach with his dynamic brand of flair, humorand expertise. With a straight-to-the-bloodstream collection of axioms written over the course of eight decades as a dancer, advertising superstar, performer, playwright and author, David Leddick has designs to help you discover your signal inner style and express it in all of your personal and professional relationships.
Village Pubs Jumpstart Thursday's with ShardÈ Ross presents Latin Explosion with special guests Jose Vega, Amanda West and Selena Jimenez. Showtime is 9:45pm.
Friday, July 18
Twist will be featuring Superstar DJ's Rafael Barreto and Joao direct from Brazil!
The Ramrod presents their monthly Mandance with resident DJ Herbie James.
Saturday, July 19
Hunters presents their monthly Fundraiser (3rd Saturday of the month) for the Pet Project, Yappy Hour from 3 to 7 pm. They invite you to bring your donation and your four legged friend for a dog wash, silent auction and raffles.
Rumors is hosting "Kinky Christmas In July" from 10pm to 2am. The master of ceremony for the event is Mr. Florida Rubber (Chad Singer). This is a fund raiser to help send Chad to Chicago for the Mr. International Rubber competition; Oct. 31 - Nov 2, 2014. Mr. Florida Rubber serves to support and promote the community by raising awareness about rubber and the fetish community at large.
Discotekka in association with Milancita and Danny Villar present a Pajama Party and their weekly Underwear Contest with a $100 cash winner. The night stars DJs Sushi and Carlos G with hosts Poizon, Sasha and La Chupi.
WOOF! Fort Lauderdale at Hunters Nightclub starts at 9pm to 3 am. Join them for International DJ/Producer Roke Cabrera with no cover charge. More information at WoofEvents.com.
A graffiti splattered Fiat, body art, local bands and food trucks aren't usually on display at art galleries but that's what you'll find and more at ArtServe's (1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale) ninth annual RedEYE REboot exhibit and multi-media event where local artists, students, ArtServe members and the public at large celebrate their passion for art, no matter the form. The one-night only multi-media event (6-10 pm) is a benefit for ArtServe.
ReBOOT RedEYE tickets are $8 in advance and $12 at the door. A limited number of VIP tickets which include special parking and access to the VIP Lounge Area, where signature cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served, are available for $40 in advance and $60 at the door. Tickets are available online at or www.ArtsCalendar.com or call (954) 462-8190.
Epic Saturdays at the Manor goes Super Epic again with 2 events in one night. In the Ballroom catch Lolos Summer fashion show with some of the sexy guys in South Florida modeling along with DJ Oren Nizri and a performance by Erika Norell. In the Ivy Lounge and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays celebrates the Independence of Colombia with special guest Colombian Willow Bierce Austin along with hostess Viva Mirage and DJ Nena. 11pm to 4 am with no cover!
The Boardwalk will be going Tribal to celebrate the birthday of DJ Ryan Maragh featuring special guest performances by Jennifer Grant, Kitty Meow, Erika Norell and more.
Sunday, July 20
Discotekka in association with Aloricorico VIP, Milancita, Pure Haus and VIP Magazine present the 1 year anniversary of La Puta Nota after hour's party with doors opening at 4 am. The night will feature DJ Carlos G and live percussion by Angel Emilio.
Tuesday, July 22
Village Pub presents Miss Conception LIVE at 9:45pm. This is Miss Gay Toronto Entertainer of the Year making her South FL debut. Miss Conception is a singer/comedian/impersonator and has been seen in Provincetown and Puerto Vallarta.
Cinema Paradiso (503 SE 6th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL) presents, a special one night only screening of OntheBoards.tv's "The Shipment" by Young Jean Lee's Theater Company. Screenings at 6 pm & 8 pm (90 minutes runtime). Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at fliff.com/Films_and_Events. In this film, playwright and director Lee and a talented cast of 5 African-American performers create an unsettling terrain of well-trodden stereotypes that dare audiences to laugh as they consider their own preconceptions about race and culture. One of the leading and most provocative voices in American contemporary theater, Lee pushes herself to new artistic heights as she confronts her fear about creating an ethnic identity play through the lens of a black identity politics show.
Wednesday, July 23
The Stable's Comedy Campo Bingo presents a special Hard Candy Christmas in July show starting at 8:30pm.
On July 4th, Hobo's Grill opened at Rumors. Chefs Howie and Bob have put together a new menu which includes many of your old favorites along with Black Angus burgers, Seafood selections and much more. New daily specials and catering too.
Hunters presents their Rewards Launch Party on July 30 from 4-9pm. Here is how it works: 1) register for your rewards card on that day and your first drink is free. 2) Earn Hunter points each time you swipe your rewards card and 3) enjoy monthly open bar party for card holders who reached the required points.
This is HOT
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