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What’s HOT South Florida! 10/22 – 10/28


On Monday, Latinos Salud invited everyone to come be part of their annual Hispanic Heritage Food Bazaar at their Wilton Manors location.  They honored National Latinos AIDS Awareness Day and Hispanic Heritage, and featured  prizes for Best Table, Best Food, and Best Costume. The Pride Center with the help of Jet Blue and Kaboom built the first Playground on a LGBT Community Center, and the unveiling was on Friday. On Saturday, Hunters presented their monthly Woof Party, which as always, brings out all the hairy men and their admirers. Also, on Saturday, the Manor presented Transgender superstar, and co-star of “I Am Cait,” the one and only Candis Cayne. Candis entertained the packed house as only she can! Also on Saturday, Score presented “Papa Returns to Miami” staring Eliad Cohen in “Papa Wild West Miami. “The night also featured DJ Alain Jackinsky…yee-haw!On Sunday, was the MiFo Closing Night Film “Those People” with Writer Director Joseph Kuhn in attendance.

I was lucky enough to be able to go to Hope and help’s Headdress Ball on Saturday night. I have been hearing about this spectacular fundraiser for many years and it actually exceeded its reputation. What an amazing night of fun, headdresses, and raising money for an incredible  agency. The night starred Mary Murphy of “So You Think You Could Dance Fame (pictured) and was clearly attended by the movers and shakers of the Orlando Community!

Thursday, October 22

The Pride Factory presents a sale from today until October 28th where is you spend $50 you save $5 and if you spend $100 you save $15. The more you spend, the more you save!

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce presents it “Support Our Cultural Arts Members” Networking Reception and Show.  “The Toxic Avenger” at the Actors’ Playhouse Miracle Theater.  Reception at 6:30pm, show at 8pm with the cost of $35. For more information go to ActorsPlayhouse.org with promo code “LGBT” or call 305-444-9293.

Village Pub presents “Nostalgia” at 8:30pm starring Lenora Jaye and Dezhon. Two amazing voices, one incredible show!


Friday, October 23

The Aventura Arts and Cultural Center (3385 NE 188th St., Aventura) is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month, and to commemorate this occasion in style, Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters will be the guest of honor, putting on a wonderful show to mark this milestone at 8 p.m. and a reception held 90 minutes prior. Tickets are $225 per person and can be bought by going to the Aventura Center website at AventuraCenter.org, or by calling the box office at (305) 466-8002. Before the 8 p.m. performance, there will be an Into the Woods-themed reception, featuring a number of different food stations, delicious cocktails and appetizers, overlooking the waterfront. The ticket price includes the reception.


Saturday, October 24

The fifth annual Pride Center Community Day will be held in front of their main offices, located at 2040 N. Dixie Highway in Wilton Manors. This all-ages event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  For more information on The Pride Center, pridecenterflorida.org.

The Pet Project for Pets presents Paws 4 Paws, their 2nd annual Twilight Pet Walkathon at 7pm with registration at 6pm. The theme of the walkathon is Super Heroes and Friends and it starts at Hagen Park. For more information visit PetProjectForPets.org or call 954-568-5678.

The Miami Recognition Dinner is  presented by the National LGBTQ Task Force at the Sparkle Ballroom at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach (4441 Collins Avenue) beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $450 per person and $4,500 for a ten-person table. To purchase your ticket, please go to the Miami Gala’s website at thetaskforcegala.org and click on “Purchase.”

Ricky Martin will be at the American Airlines Arena in Miami at 8 p.m. Tickets are available right now via Tickemaster and are priced starting at $23 per person. To buy your tickets, go to Ricky Martin’s tour page at rickymartinmusic.com/events and locate your desired concert date on the calendar. For more information on Ricky Martin, Rickymartinmusic.com.

Rumors hosts the after party for The Pet Project’s  “Paws 4 Paws” twilight pet parade from 7-9pm. Register your furry friends and walk in support of pets in need. The Pet Project is a non-profit organization that enables individuals to “Keep Their Pets At Home” who would otherwise be forced to surrender their pets to animal shelters due to illness, disability or aging.

Miami Shores Community Church (9823 NE 4th Avenue) presents “Raising Cain” a benefit performance for the music department if Miami Shores Community Church and School in honor of Terry M. Cain. The event will start at 7pm and star Terry’s partner of 15 years, Electra, along with the church choir, the children’s choir and a host of talented friends. This special event will be followed by drinks and snacks. For more information call 305-759-3445 or go to MiamiShoresCommunityChurch.org

Le Boy presents “Arabian Knights” with TP Lords in choreographed shows with the Le boy dancers starting at 10pm.

The Manor Saturdays presents 2 big events. In the Ballroom the present the next incarnation of their popular Zone Party, this one entitles “Instinct” and stars DJ /Producer Paul De Leon and a live performance of his new single by Andrew Christian Pablo Hernandez, along with superstar dancers Arad WinWin, Eddie Eduardo, Juan Gallego, and Michael Chontos. In the Ivy Lounge and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays presents the 11th Anniversary of Female Impersonation of Viva Mirage. The night will also star Erika Norell and other surprise performances as well as sounds by DJ Nena. The Manor Saturdays features spectacular productions, amazing decor and beautiful dancers with doors open at 11pm and features no cover until midnight and only $5 for members after and $7 for non-members.


Sunday, October 25

Scandals Saloon presents their monthly Anastasia’s Gospel Revival, which is a joyful celebration of Southern Gospel Music at 6pm.


Tuesday, October 27

Kim RussoThe Happy Medium” will be in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on at 7:30 p.m. Able to see the world of spirit since the young age of nine, Russo has appeared on A&E’s hit TV shows Paranormal State and Psychic Kids, the Biography Channel’s Celebrity Ghost Stories and as the host of the series The Haunting Of on the LMN channel. For this special, unique event, some audience members will be able to be read by Russo at random and listen to other readings. Buy tickets online at BrowardCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com; by phone at 954-462-0222.



This is HOT

Epic Records and 20th Century Fox announce the release of The Peanuts Movie Original Motion Picture Soundtrack in stores and at all digital retailers October 23.  The film is in theaters everywhere November 6.

Meghan Trainor says, “I was thrilled to be offered the chance to see an early vision of The Peanuts Movie and then be inspired to write a song that captured the film’s spirit, energy, and sense of joy. It was a pleasure to work with director Steve Martino to make sure the song did right by the incredible characters that the team is bringing to the big screen. I can’t wait for everyone to hear the song!”

In addition, the Soundtrack includes Flo Rida’s “That’s What I Like” [feat. Fitz] and newly reimagined recordings of Vince Guaraldi classics by Emmy Award®-winning composer Christophe Beck [Frozen, Pitch Perfect¸ Buffy the Vampire Slayer]. Beck breathes new life into favorites such as “Linus & Lucy, “Skating, “Christmas Time Is Here, and more as well as original score. Trainor also wrote a second original song inspired by the film entitled “Good To Be Alive, which is exclusively available on the Target Edition of the album.

Get ready for the most fun soundtrack of 2015.



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