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So many events in South Florida and season hasn’t even begun. I wish you all a fabulous Labor Day weekend and please remember, to be safe, say safe and party safe!

whsf bannerLast Wednesday was the grand re-opening of Sidelines who closed 2 weeks ago for renovations. I was so excited about what the new Sidelines was going to look like I was on line with almost 100 people waiting for them to open at 7pm. Congrats to owners Laurie and Jennifer and the entire sidelines staff (which by the way has some new sexy faces)  on a fabulous job!  Later on that night I went to Village Pub for what I call a 70’s party in honor of American Bandstand and Soul Train.  This was a very fun Wednesday night! Thursday the MDGLCC featured their Spotlight Mega-Mixer Networker at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. The best part was that it was free to members, so I urge you all to join so you can take advantage of all their fabulous events either for free or for a reduced price. In addition, you will be supporting a great organization! Saturday started with the Pet Projects Doggie Pool Party at Hidden Treasures Thrift Store. Doggies swimming, how fun is that! whsf 1Saturday night started with the Teal Party which was a benefit for the Rainbow Business Coalition’s Co-Chair, Greg hardy, as he is battling colon cancer. Thanks to all who came out who helped to raise thousands (exact number wasn’t available at press time). Afterwards, it wasn’t lions, it wasn’t tigers, but rather bears, cubs, otters and their admirers at the Bear Invasion Party at Boom starring DJ Sean Mac of Atlanta. Later that night Discotekka honored their resident after hours DJ, Carlos G, with a Luau party in honor of his birthday! So many events in South Florida and season hasn’t even begun. I wish you all a fabulous Labor Day weekend and please remember, to be safe, say safe and party safe!

Thursday, August 29

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce presents its 2nd installment of the “Building a New Foundation” Networking Series Luncheons with an engaging presentation by Bill Warren of “Benefits Design Resources, Inc.” Be part of the discussion to understand how the PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) will affect or benefit you as a self-employed individual, an employee or as a business owner.  This event takes place at The Betsy Hotel (1440 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach) from 11:30pm – 1:30pm. Space is limited and admission is $30 for members and $40 for non-members and includes a seated style lunch. RSVP at GayBizMiami.com, or by calling 305-673-4440.

whsf popfeverthurPOP Fever at Score presents “Get Into It” with a special performance by RuPaul’s Drag Race season 5 star Lineysha Sparx. Fun beats by resident DJ Daisy D, and hosted by Chyna Girl and Danny Ferro. No cover.

Friday, August 30

Filthy Gorgeous Fridays at Score presents Smooth Criminal, a tribute to the “King of Pop” Michael Jackson. Music & Videos by International DJ Willy Gee. The night hosted by The Pennyback Boys with a special “King Of Pop” performance.

Starting tonight and going through the Boardwalk present Adult Video icon Zeb Atlas live with 2 whsf fridayboardwalkshows nightly.

Saturday, August 31

Discotekka, the club that brought gay south Florida back to downtown Miami, will be celebrating their 6th anniversary entitled Black Wear. The night will feature DJs Carlos G, Renn, D-Stu, Just Oliver and Sushi and feature performances by their cast (Gina, TP, Poizon, Sasha, and Cherry).

Boom presents a celebration of the night and what you wear to bed as it’s a pajama party Studio 54 style.

Bigger Saturdays at Score presents “Gang Bang” party a sexy 1920’s gangster theme featuring Israel star DJ/Producer Erez Ben Ishay.

Epic Saturdays at The Manor presents Stripper Ball in the Ballroom starring DJ David Knapp. Noche Latina Saturdays in the Ivy Lounge and Patio presents, the weekly hot Latin party, Papi with this week’s theme being Bordello. The night will star DJ Larry Larr with Latin Papi dancers and performances by Noel Leon and Selena Jimenez. 10:30pm to 4am with no cover.

Sunday, September 1

whsf sundGary Santis presents the 15th annual Black Fort Lauderdale Party, entitled Erotic Carnival, and taking place at The Manor. This party only happens once a year and is Fort Lauderdale’s largest gay fetish party and you are invited to rock your sexy wear or fetish attire. The event will star DJ Manny Lehman with live erotic Cirque acts, adult film stars and diva Kitty Meow. Admission is $15 before midnight and $20 thereafter. For VIP Room reservation call 954-557-4279.

Mova Brickell presents the First Wet Pool party series (rain or shine) with the sounds of DJ Scotty Thomson. Admission is free before 3 pm and only $10 thereafter. For VIP bottle service packages contact Enrique at Enrique@MovaLounge.com.

Off the Hookah Fort Lauderdale presents the return of Voodoo Sundays with special guest bartenders, Lance, Ray and Rodney and of course features the now famous Life’s A Drag hosted by Daisy Deadpetals and Alex Passakos.

Score brings back Karaoke Night with over 10,000 titles and no cover.

After a 4 month absence, catch the one and only Auntie Mame in her second performance back at the world famous Boardwalk.

Urge Labor Day 2K13 at Axis(1439 Washington Avenue Miami Beach) features Grammy Awardwhsf urge-sun Nominee DJ/Producers Chris Cox and Miami’s favorite DJ Abel returns to headline Urge, which is produced by Score Productions and Hilton Wolman and features hot dancers on stage. Get your tickets now at UrgeMiami.com.

Scandals Saloon proudly presents Evolution starting at 4pm with  Battle of the DJ’s rocking music from the 70’s thru today’s top dance hits. There will be a designated dance area on the patio; disco balls; new lighting and much more.

Wednesday, September 4

The first annual New York Grilled Cheese Cheese-A-Rama, a fundraising event to benefit the Smart Ride takes place from 7:30-9:30. The event will be hosted by Daisy Deadpetals and Nicole Halliwell and feature big raffles and prizes.

This is HOT!

The highly anticipated and groundbreaking Madonna MDNA World Tour concert film will be released September 10th on DVD, Blu-ray and as a digital album on Live Nation and Interscope Records. Pre-order the DVD and Blu-ray now!

The two hour nonstop performance includes songs from Madonna’s MDNA album such as  “Girl Gone Wild” and “Gang Bang,” as well as fan favorites  including exhilarating versions of “Hung Up,” “Express Yourself,” “Vogue,” “Open Your Heart,” “Like A Prayer” and “Celebration.”

The MDNA Tour extravaganza was the most successful single tour of 2012 and was launched in conjunction with Madonna’s MDNA album which debuted in the #1 spot  in 35 countries.  Presented by Live Nation Global Touring, the MDNA World Tour included 88 sold out shows in 29 countries. Madonna and her ten member band lead by musical director Kevin Antunes and troupe of 27 dancers performed a wild two hour spectacle which included state of the art visuals and sound, hundreds of costume changes that fascinated, enthralled and entertained over 2.2 million fans.  “I left my heart on that stage every night,” commented Madonna who personally spent six months editing the footage to perfection for the DVD release in order for fans to have a total in concert experience in their own homes.

“My show is a journey…the journey of a soul from darkness to light. It is part cinematic musical theatre, part spectacle and sometimes intimate performance art. I know people can relate to it. It’s very important to me as an artist that my show not be taken out of context. It must be watched with an open heart from beginning to end. I am sure if it is viewed this way, the viewer will walk away feeling inspired, invigorated and will want to make the world a better place. And this of course is my intention,” commented Madonna in a tour manifesto she released to her fans around the globe.

Rave reviews included The Dallas Morning News:  “The Material Girl proceeds to take us through a song cycle that examined sex, liberation, sin, empowerment, love, addiction, rebellion and finally redemption. She did it all in classic Madonna Style – controversial and eye-popping.”

The MDNA World Tour DVD was directed by Danny B. Tull and Stephane Sennour and was produced by Madonna.