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What’s Hot South Florida: July 26 – Aug 1

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WAR is a world-renowned American funk band best known for the hit songs “Spill the Wine,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends?,” “Low Rider,” and many more!

Thursday, July 26

The MDGLCC presents “Digital Media Strategies for Brand Growth EXPOsure Networking Luncheon” from 11:30am – 1:30pm at Hialeah Park Casino & Racing (2200 East 4th Avenue, Hialeah). The luncheon will feature a presentation and panel discussion by esteem professionals in the fields of Marketing, Events, Entertainment, Print, Radio, & Entrepreneurship. Don’t miss out the opportunity to hear their advice and best practices to make the most of your Digital Media strategy and efforts. Registration, Networking & Expo are from 11:30am – 12pm; Panel Discussion & Lunch 12pm – 1:30pm; Networking & Expo open once again from 1:30pm – 2pm. Lunch is $35 for members and $45 for future members and there are 20 expo spaces available for chamber members, which is $75 including Lunch.

Starting today and going through Sunday (July 29), My Tropixxx presents their monthly “Ruby Member Sale,” where Ruby Members get 40% off. For more info call them at 954-522-5988.

Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors (2157 Wilton Drive) presents the film Paragraph 175 at 6 pm. Weimar, Germany was a homosexual Eden in the 1920s: gay and lesbian nightclubs and magazines flourished, the first homosexual rights movement was born…and then the Nazis came to power. Free to attend, with a $5 suggested donation. Refreshments provided courtesy of Barefoot Wine & Bubbly

Friday, July 27

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is pleased to welcome Latin Grammy Award-winning artist Dr. Ed Calle for a special performance as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series at 8pm. Calle originates from Venezuela and is best known for playing the saxophone, however he is also a talented composer, orchestrator, producer, scholar, and professor at Miami Dade College. Admission is free, but for more info go to: .

Code Blue, the defending GSWS National Masters Champions, invites everyone to the Pub as they present a benefit for them to go back to the World Series to defend their national title. The theme is “Back to the 50’s” and starts at 8pm with a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and VIP tables for sale.

The Seminole Theatre Players, a cast of local South Florida singers and dancers, will present the show Annie from today until Aug. 5. Annie features equal measures of pluck and positivity, as little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. Performances run Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Saturday matinees at 2m, and Sunday matinees at 3pm. To purchase tickets or find out more information, visit or visit the box office (18 North Ave, Homestead, Fla.), open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 6pm.

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Saturday, July 28

ResQMe and Pet Supermarket present “Adoption Day,” for homeless dogs from 12-3pm at 1809 S University Drive, Davie. For more information call 305-970-5970 or go to: Resqmeahomelessdogmission.org.

Georgie’s Alibi/Monkey Bar present special guest DJ Shane Stiel in the main room from 9pm to 3am with no cover.

Adrienne Arsht Center presents WAR at 8pm. WAR is a world-renowned American funk band best known for the hit songs “Spill the Wine,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends?,” “Low Rider,” and many more! WAR’s lively mix of funk, rock, Latin, reggae, jazz and R&B and message of brotherhood and harmony made them one of the greatest bands of all time. The evolution of WAR began in 1969…and WAR has been evolving ever since. Tickets are $39, $49, $59, and $79, and for more info visit: .

The Manor World, with production by Alexey Roude and Jossean Rivera present “ZONE” starring DJ Anne Louise (resident DJ in Brazil) in the #Missionaryofhappiness international tour. The night will feature circuit production, live acts, star dancers and a custom stage design. In the Ivy Dance Room and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays presents a tribute to Iris Chaconne starring Lana Novva Lanudde, Taina Norell, DJ Larry Larr and sexy Latin Go-Go papi’s. That night they will also be having the farewell party for Jomar King, right before he moves to Orlando. Saturdays at the Manor Complex features NO COVER before midnight.

Sunday, July 29

The Pub presents Lady Fancy’s Gospel Jubilee (after the huge success of last month’s premiere), which is a church of a different kind and features good old fashioned Southern Gospel music at 7 pm.

Monday, July 30

Georgie’s Alibi/Monkey Bar present “Nine Lives”, where Michael Walters celebrates 9 years of Dame Edna’s Broadway Cabaret from 8-10:30 in the Monkey Bar lounge.

Wednesday, August 1

Adrienne Arsht Center presents from today until August 19 at the Carnival Studio Theater. This one-woman tour-de-force performance brings more than 20 Latina women to glorious life on stage by weaving together tales of love, marriage, immigration, and identity through eclectic stories and whimsical song! Tickets are $50, and $55, and for more info go to: Arshtcenter.org.

This is HOT

Stick It! champions the versatility of the humble sticky note with forty projects divided into three categories: Wall Art, Origami, and Decorations. Ideas range from a colorful lampshade to a functional wall calendar; from origami flowers and boxes to a graphic table runner.

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There is a project to suit everyone, and patterns to utilize throughout the year (Valentine’s Day and birthday cards, daisy chains and Christmas holly to name a few . . . ). With easy instructions and step-by-step illustrations, anyone can indulge their creativity, no matter your ability.

Author, Bridget Dove is a creative crafter. She does a wide range of work for books, magazines, and newspapers, from propping sets to writing and illustrating. Stick It! is $12.99 and available at gibbs-smith.com.

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