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What's HOT South Florida :: May 19 - 26

by Scott Holland
Thursday May 19, 2016

Thursday, May 19

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Connect Social Event, is a party with a purpose, and takes place from, 7 to 9 pm in the Manchester Room, at Georgie's Alibi/Monkey Bar. This is a great place to meet and connect with others in the community engaged in the LGBT fight for Equal Rights in Florida and across the country.

Rossetti Fine Art Gallery (2176 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors) cordially invites everyone to attend "Illuminations," works on aluminum by Karoy from 7 to 10pm. Meet the Hungarian artist and be dazzled by the luminous and holographic imagery, of these one of a kind works on metal, that focus on capturing light. For more information go to rossettifineart.com or call 954-616-8653


Friday, May 20

Ruth Shack is honoring the Miami Gay Men's Chorus and our LGBTQ community by opening both performances of "I Am Harvey Milk" by Andrew Lippa - today and May 22nd. It's a concert musical that weaves the stories of Harvey Milk's heroic life. "Ruth Shack has even more charisma than Bernie Sanders. She started the national LGBTQ rights conversation 40 years ago, right here in Miami," said Tom Wyvill, the MGMC performer who's portraying Harvey Milk. For more information go to: MiamiGayMensChorus.org, and get 25% off with promo code: "HOTSPOTS."

The movie "L'Attesa" will be released today at the Bill Cosford Cinema. Stunningly shot and deeply resonant, "L'Attesa" heralds the arrival of a talented new voice. With Sicily as his backdrop, Piero Messina (assistant director on Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty") navigates a range of emotions in telling the strange, irresistible story of the relationship between two women from different generations. Academy Award®-winner Juliette Binoche stars as Anna, who is meeting her son Giuseppe's French girlfriend, Jeanne (Lou de Laâge), in the lead up to Easter festivities. Young and enchanting, Jeanne arrived with excitement before Giuseppe, whose continued delays and lack of presence cast a dark, mysterious shadow over the household. Why is Giuseppe not here, and when will he appear? As Anna and Jeanne wait, they grow closer than either imagined they would, despite the secrets they're harboring from one another. "L'Attesa" is not rated, has a run time of 110 minutes and is in Italian and French.

The world's most famous and best-loved tribal rock musical, "Hair," will run for three previews and 20 performances, opening tonight at the Rinker Playhouse at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, ending its engagement on Sunday, June 5. General admission tickets for "Hair" are available for purchase now: Tickets start at $45 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the Kravis Center box office (701 Okeechobee Blvd.); by phone at (561) 832-7469; or online through the Kravis Center's official website at kravis.org. For more information on the Kravis Center's production of Hair, visit kravis.org/hair.


Saturday, May 21

The Miami/Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, in association with Wells Fargo, present their annual Gala, this year entitled "Amethyst." This yearly wonderful event takes place at the Hilton Miami Downtown and will present 4 awards: The AT&T Business of the Year Award to Hotspots Media Group (yes, that's us, and we are incredibly honored), The University of Miami Health Systems Business Person of the Year Award to Damian Pardo, the Regions Non-Profit of the Year Award to Jackson Health System and the Morgan Stanley Bob Balsam Civic Achievement Award to Raquel Matas. For more information or to purchase tickets go to GayBizGala.com.

Hunters presents Woof, their monthly party (the 3rd Saturday of the month) featuring the sounds of Barry Huffine and Roke Cabrera from 9pm to 3 am with no cover.

The Manor Saturdays presents "Moulin Rouge" with special guest DJ, direct from Israel, Guy Scheiman in the Ballroom, along with beautiful daners, choreographed productions and novelty acts. In the Ivy Lounge and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays presents Music by resident DJ Larry Larr, and hot Latin Go-Go Papi's provided by Marco Perez. Saturdays at the Manor is from 11pm to 4 am and feature No Cover until midnight and only $5 after midnight for member and $7 for non-members.


Sunday, May 22

Scandals Saloon presents special guest DJ for their Patio T, the one and only, New York Iconic legend DJ Howard Merritt at 4pm.


Monday, May 23

Country Queens at 8pm at Scandals Saloon presents hostess Nancy as Patsy Cline and features Leila and Cassone.


Thursday, May 26

D&B Tile Distributors of Pompano Beach invites everyone to come by between 5:30-7:30 pm and they will show you how bigger is better and how technology will blow your mind in the tile industry. The event will feature guest speakers Luca Zaggati from Atlas Concorde and Jamie Blomquist, President of Expressive Designs Inc. In addition, they will have vendors and professionals in the tile industry for you to casually discuss your new construction and remodel projects. They will also feature complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres.


Hot Stuff

GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, today announced its partnership with Burt's Bees for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month in June. Burt's Bees released a new Limited Edition Rainbow Pride Lip Balm Pack and pledged a donation of $10,000 in support of GLSEN's work. Available now, the Limited Edition Pack features rainbow graphics on the exterior and includes a rainbow of six flavors of Burt's Bees lip balm - Pomegranate, Mango, Beeswax, Eucalyptus, Vanilla Bean and Acai Berry - each infused with natural ingredients like beeswax, rich oils and nourishing butters to hydrate lips. The Limited Edition Pack is available at a limited number of Target stores, www.Target.com and www.burtsbees.com.

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