A week ago Tuesday was the Monthly Fort Lauderdale Mack Mixer which this month took place at Thasos Greek Taverna and was once again packed. For future Networker or Luncheon dates visit MackPlanet.com. On Friday night a group of community oriented citizens got together at the Ren for a Latin Event against Homophobia…KIDOS! Later that night, Filthy Gorgeous Fridays at Score presented the official Erasure after party, which starred DJs AB and Mac with the Penny Back Boyz and was hosted by the one and only Elaine Lancaster. On Saturday Impulse Group South Florida hosted their most powerful event yet…”I Am,” at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. This is part of their efforts to push boundaries and give their attendees an experience unlike anything they have ever been a part of. Also on Saturday, TropiXXX featured a mini fashion show with sexy models including Titan and Colt model Sam Colt. Afterwards Sam stayed around for interviews. Later that night, as part of the Ramrod’s 20th anniversary weekend, Sam was in the cage looking very sexy! Also that night, Epic Saturdays at the Manor presented a DECS South Beach Fashion Show with some of the hottest models in South Florida. The night also celebrated the birthday of DJ Oren Nizri. On Sunday, the Ramrods 20th anniversary caped off with the main event with $1,500 in cash and prizes in a balloon drop at midnight. In addition, they gave away the much sought after anniversary pins.
Thursday, September 18
Village Pub presents Shardé Ross’ Jumpstart Thursday at 9:45pm celebrating their 1st anniversary with special guests Nancy Ross, Anastasia Ross and Tonna McKenzie. They invite you to come out and celebrate a year of fabulous shows with Sharde.
As excitement continues to build for the 6th Annual Ft. Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (FGLFF) opening on October 10, organizers have announced two hilarious films to be shown at the Classic Gateway Theatre as part of the festival’s GLOW series. The first film “Such Good People” showed 3 weeks ago, but the second film “Cupcakes” will be screened tonight at 8pm. Thanks to HRC, the Community Partner for Tickets are $10 for Members, $12 for Non-Members and $7 for students with a valid ID on day of show.
The Pride Factory is featuring 15% off all Cellblock 13 Fetish Wear, but ONLY if you cut out the coupon in this week’s ad. Coupon expires on September 24th.
Friday, September 19
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) will hold a special 20th Anniversary screening of the award-winning dark comedy crime film, Pulp Fiction at 9:30pm at Cinema Paradiso (503 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale) and at Cinema Paradiso-Hollywood (2008 Hollywood Blvd.) Film tickets are $10.00, in advance at FLIFF.com or $12 at the door the day of the event.
Ramrod presents their monthly Mandance starring DJ Herbie James from 11 pm to 3 am.
Saturday, September 20
Epic Saturdays at the Manor presents, direct from RuPaul’s Drag Race, the one and only Willam performing “Boy Is A Bottom,” “Eulogizer,” “Silicone,” and more. There will also be a Meet and Greet for the 1st 100 guests in line at 11pm. The night will also star DJ Daniel Kristopherre. In the Ivy Lounge and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays presents special guest, the Latina bombshell, Selena Jimenez along with hostess Viva Mirage and DJ Nena. Epic Saturdays is from 11pm to 4 am and features Hot Go-Go Boys and no cover!
Stable in association with the South Florida Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, The House of the Rising Sun present a Summer Car Wash from 2-5pm.
Freestyle artist Fascination will be appearing at We Got The Beats Record Store from 4-6pm to attend a listening party for her new CD “The Fascination Collection” which includes familiar hits like “Why You Wanna Go” and “Don’t You Think It’s Time” as well as new music like her fabulous dance cover of Journey’s “Separate Ways.” Meet & greet Fascination in an intimate setting, get her new CD and autographs.
Julian’s 3rd Annual Reverse Quinceanera takes place from 6-10pm at The Sanctuary Second Presbyterian Church (1400 N. Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, Florida). Tickets are $60 as the VIP Tables are SOLD OUT. Julian’s Reverse Quinceanera is back and BIGGER than last year. Come watch as local celebrity “damas” compete for the pageant title of Miss Reverse Quinceanera 2014 in the categories of philanthropy, presentation, silent auction item popularity, lip-syncing performance and, of course, FABULOUSNESS. For more information call 954-764-5150.
Come join the party at Hunters Nightclub for our monthly social event, “WOOF! Fort Lauderdale” starting at 9pm with resident DJs Doug Jackson and Roke Cabrera. Meet model Miles Windsor from their September ad, photographed by John Edward Fink of “Real Men Real Life”. Free entry.
The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus presents their 4th “Fall Follies” concert at 8 pm at the beautiful Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, One East Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale. This one night only, cabaret-style show will be showcasing individual talents of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus and other guest performers and will dazzle you with every number! Special numbers performed by the entire chorus under the direction of Dr. Gary Keating! All tickets are only $25 general admission! For more information, go to theftlgmc.org or call 954.832.0060.
Rumors presents “Hair of the Dog” Pet Fair from 4-7 pm. There will be Pet Vendor and Pet Rescue showcases, raffles every half hour and a silent auction. All proceeds to benefit “Pet Project for Pets“. Additionally, there will be a “Back to school pet costume contest” with 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes and an “Owner/Pet lookalike” contest with 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes. MC: G Girl Productions.
Village Pub presents the SFGFFL Flag Football after party at 4 pm.
Sunday, September 21
The Boardwalk presents their annual Employee Turnabout featuring all your favorite bartenders, managers, owners, employees and entertainers dressed up with show time being 7 pm to midnight. This event will also feature live and silent auctions and be the first Fund Raiser benefitting the Miss Florida Pageant Female Impersonator Foundation.
Ramrod presents their monthly EDC (Enforced Dress Code) night on the patio from 9pm to 12 am.
Monday, September 22
Rumors annual Turnabout and Silent Auction to benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation takes place at 9:30pm. The staff will trade in their work shoes and bar blades for high heels and new lip shades to brave the stage in drag to raise money for this worthwhile cause.
Tuesday, September 23
Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Ccommerce: Quarterly Networking Luncheon, sponsored by MetLife, on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, 601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL., 33304, from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Enjoy a 3-course luncheon prepared by the renowned chef at Beauty & The Feast, located at the Atlantic Hotel and Spa. Bring a friend. GFLGLCC Members: $35.00 – Future Members: $40.00. Price includes a 3-course lunch, beverage, tax and gratuity – parking is complimentary! RSVP Requested to: Keith@GFLGLCC.org
Smarty Pants Turns 11
Starting on Friday September 19 and going through Sunday, Smarty Pants will be celebrating their 11th anniversary. On Friday they feature Kick off dinner at 5ish followed by Karaoke with Don Casteel. On Saturday they feature breakfast with Shawnie Bob and Billy from 8 am to 1 pm and then Karaoke with Don Casteel at 9pm to 1 am. On Sunday from noon to 4 pm is the 11 th annual Classic Car show with the Flamingo Auto Group which will also feature a BBQ. At 2ish catch the anniversary show featuring Nikki Adams. Then from 4 to 8 pm they feature Karaoke with Don Casteel and at 8:30pm it’s Bingo with John W. Congrats to Mark and Fritz Ann for 11 years of success.
Roosters turns 30
The Iconic H.G. Roosters in West Palm Beach turns 30 and will be celebrating from Monday September 22 through Sunday September 28. On Monday, they feature Bingo with a $500 cash jackpot in addition to huge bar tabs. On Tuesday they feature a $200 cash prize Pool Tournament from 9 pm to 1 am. On Wed, Thurs and Fri they feature amazing drink specials with DJ Gil on Thursday and DJ Luke on Friday. Also on Friday is a Champagne Toast at midnight with Daziee Deluxx. On Saturday, they will feature a show to remember with the queen of Palm Beach Melissa St. John and special guests Daziee Deluxx and Valerie Dior as well as DJ Gil. On Sunday (the final day of celebration) they will feature a $1,000 Bar Tab giveaway. Free tickets at the door and drawings start at 10pm. Congrats to AJ and the entire management and staff for 30 fabulous years!
Broward House invites you to “Shop For A Cause.” On Thursday, September 25th Whole Foods Market at 2000 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, will donate 5% of their total proceeds for the day to Broward House. So Shop, shop, shop as the more you shop the more Broward House makes!
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Drawn from the author’s own life, Burning Blue explores the concepts of love, friendship and honor in the U.S. Navy when a routine accident investigation turns into a modern-day Witch Hunt. Following two fatal mishaps involving F-18 jets aboard an aircraft carrier a government agent is placed aboard the ship to determine what may be at the root of these accidents. His mission abruptly changes course when a young sailor reports seeing one of the fleets’ top-ranking fighter pilots in a gay club. The suspected aviator and three of his squadron mates and their spouses become the subjects of a deadly investigation entangling them in a web of jealousy and deceit changing their lives forever. The movie is 96 minutes long, is not rated and stars Starring: Cotter Smith, William Lee Scott, Rob Mayes, Michael Sirow, Morgan Spector, Trent Ford, Tammy Blanchard, Michael Cumpsty. The DVD becomes available for purchase on September 19th from WolfeVideo.com for only $21.95