Starting last Tuesday and going through Saturday was the 25th annual Southern Comfort Conference at the Bonaventure Resort & Spa. This is one of the largest gatherings of the Transgender community in the world. One of the guest speakers was Jazz Jennings who was also celebrating her birthday! On Wednesday, Celebrate Orgullo presented their VIP Party at The Betsy South Beach. On Thursday, Hiro Sake Celebrated World Sake Day in Southern Florida at various locations: Whole Foods, S3, The Broken Shaker Miami, The Drunken Dragon Miami, Progress Bar, Doraku Mary Brickell Village, and Tee Jays Wilton Manors as well as various places around Florida, Georgia, and The Caribbean. On Friday evening and Saturday all day, the city of Oakland Park presented their annual Oktoberfest, which features live German music, Dachshund Dash, Tucher Biergarten, Authentic Bavarian Food, rides, and tons of fun! On Saturday, was the 5th annual Celebrate Orgullo festival and 2 of my friends were very involved: DJ AJ Reddy was spinning and Marco Perez was the MC. Saturday Night the Manor held the Pink Party in honor of Cancer Awareness month and raised $700 from donations at the door. A check was immediately written that night to the American Cancer Society. Also on Saturday night, Ramrod held their monthly Pig Dance and Hilton Wolman’s Salvation took over Score with the theme Steam Room. On Sunday, Flip Flops Dockside Eatery presented their monthly Tea Dance with hostess Amanda Austin and DJ Silvio, with this month’s special guests Carmen Adore, Athena Dion and Rebecca Glasscock. As is the case every month, Flip Flops was packed!
Thursday October 8
Starting today and going through the 12, the Pride Factory features their Columbus Weekend Sale with huge savings storewide including fashions as low as $10.
As part of Village Pubs 3rd anniversary they present Amy and Freddy at 9:30pm.
Friday, October 9
Starting tonight and going through October 18 is the 7th annual Mifo Fort Lauderdale Film Festival. For more information go to Mifofilm.com.
Filthy Gorgeous Fridays at Score presents Janet Jacksons “Unbreakable” CD release Party. Win copies of this hot new CD, while supplies last. Filthy Gorgeous Fridays features the sounds of DJ Mac and is hosted by the Penny Back Boyz and is open from 10pm to 5am.
Saturday, October 10
Rumors hosts the “Pride Fort Lauderdale” after party at 10 pm. Special performances by Scarllet Santana and Shadina.
The Manor Saturdays introduces Kingdom starring official re-mixer of Beyonce, Rhianna and Sia, DJ Hector Fonseca in the Ballroom. In the Ivy Lounge and patio, Noche Latina Saturdays
The Ramrod presents the 6th annual Kink Dance (their kinkiest party of the year) with special DJ John Bata starting at 11pm.
Celebrate your Pride and join the Hunters Tribe for a night of Sexy Tribal Beats by Dj Alex Ramos, starting at 9 pm; never a cover.
Bigger Saturdays at Score presents Colombia’s notorious Gay Club, El Mozo, invading South Beach. The night will star Colombian superstar DJ Pablo Lopez and feature special guest model Topher Dimaggio.
Scandals Saloon presents the 100+ Abandoned Dogs of Everglades Florida Rescue Benefit at 7pm.
Sunday, October 11
The Ramrod presents the annual Mr. Ramrod Contest at 10pm (anyone who wants to enter can sign up behind the main bar any time).
Monday, October 12
Village Pub presents the one and only Lady Bunny in Delicious, Divine, and Dirty at 9:30pm and as always there is no cover!
Twist presents their annual Turnabout, a night of exquisite shows by the Twist staff starring TP Lords and Josefina La Globos with a special return engagement with the one and only Mario. The night will be hosted by Sean Brady and feature the sounds of my friend DJ Alex Infiniti.
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