The 16th Annual Miss and Mr. Noche Latina Pageant

Thursday, January 10

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) and the Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Association (GALLA) present its monthly networking program tailored for attorneys, judges and legal professionals and those who wants to market to them from 6-8pm at Atton Brickell Miami (1500 SW 1st Avenue, Miami). Join them for complimentary food bites and happy hour priced beverages. Free drawing of great prizes. This event is free and open to the general public. Pre and post luncheon, the Chamber will host its popular Marketplace Expo event in the foyer outside the ballroom. Close to 20 participating chamber member businesses will be on hand to create an exceptional networking environment.    

Friday, January 11

The Pub presents Menergy/leather and kink at 9:30pm, with this week featuring Dalton Hawg and Alejandro Skyman, and a 50/50 raffle for AIDS walk team Bear Bones.

Saturday, January 12

ArtsUnited, the local visual, literary and performing arts organization, celebrates its 20th anniversary with its annual month-long festival, ArtExplosion, Jan. 3 – 26. The festivities officially kick off tonight at 7 p.m. at ArtServe, (1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale), with an evening of art, fashion, music and entertainment at the ArtExplosion gala opening reception and Fashion Reaction runway show. Tickets are $15, including the reception, Fashion Reaction show and awards ceremony. A $25 VIP package includes a special reception at 6 p.m. with champagne toast and reserved seats for the Fashion Reaction show and awards ceremony. Tickets are available at

My Friend Jimmy Cohen is having the Grand Opening of his New Day Spa: Jimmy Cohen’s Day Spa (3045 N Federal Highway, Suite #42) at 6pm. The event will feature food, wine, and product giveaway. Also, bring business cards as there are 2 gift basket raffles each worth over $1,000!

The Ramrod presents their monthly Underground Invasion (2nd Sat of every month) where its all about the music. This month’s guest DJ is Bryan Hukill.

Club Fort Lauderdale features their monthly CumUnion party from 3 to 7pm.

The City of Aventura presents Mike Super: Magic & Illusion at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center at 2 and 7 p.m. Mike is the only magician in history to win a live magic competition on primetime U.S. network television, Super was a finalist on America’s Got Talent, winner of NBC’s Phenomenon Live on Stage and was voted America’s Favorite Mystifier. Tickets are $35–$40 with $25 student tickets available at, by phone at 954.462.0222.

Noche Latina Saturdays in the Ivy Dance Room and Patio at the Manor Complex presents the final appearance of Estephania St Lords and Erik Lords as Miss and Mr. Noche Latina 2018.  The night will also star guest DJ Cubano Miik and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Saturdays at the Manor are from 11pm to 4 am and feature NO COVER before midnight (FL Res) and only $7 for members after midnight and $10 for non-members (18-20 – $12 all night).

Sunday, January 13

The Pub presents Lady Fancy as Reba in concert at 7pm with the country queens Nancy Ross, Veranda Lanal, and Mitzi Ross.

Monday, January 14

The 16th Annual Miss and Mr. Noche Latina Pageant (Official Preliminaries to the Florida F.I. And M.E. Pageantry Systems) takes place today at Lips – Fort Lauderdale. The night will star Estephania St Lords & Erik Garcia Lords (Miss & Mr. Noche Latina 2018) as well as Kylee K Hunter, Noel Leon, and Carlos RB (Miss, Miss At Large and Mr. Florida 2018/19), as well as Noche Latina formers. Celebrating Anniversaries this year are: Jose Manuel Vega – 15 years, Francina A Holliday – 10 years, and Rolly Villaverde & Taina Norell – 5 years. Categories for Competition are: Evening Gown/Wear, Swimsuit, Talent and Q&A. Entry Fee for Contestants is: $100 from Jan 7-13 and $125 day of. Doors open at 8pm and the pageant starts promptly at 9pm with general admission $20 (includes a seat) and VIP seats $30 (best seats in the place)! For more information, to order tickets, or to sponsor pageant call 954-478-4587.

Tuesday, January 15

Johnsons is now open on Tuesdays for Industry Night where there is no cover and specials for customers that work in the industry. $5 cover after 8pm for everyone else.

The GFLGLCC (Gretaer Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce) presents their January Mixer at Costa Hollywood Resort (777 N. Ocean Drive) from 5:30-7:30pm. Admission is complimentary for GFLGLCC members and $10 for future members and includes one complimentary Reyka Vodka drink, complimentary Hors D’oeuvres, and happy hour specials. To RSVP email:

Wednesday, January 16

ArtPalmBeach aims to provide a fresh new approach to traditional booth-style art fairs and takes place at the Palm Beach County Conv. Center (650 Okeechobee Boulevard West

Palm Beach) from today through Jan 20. This 22nd edition aims to connect exhibitors and collectors in dynamic new ways, introducing them to the broad spectrum of contemporary and modern art forms. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy new pavilions, engaging lecture series, film screenings, and compelling art performances.

This is HOT!

Since it won a few EMMY’s  including: Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series) I had been hearing a lot of buzz about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and finally a couple weeks ago I got Prime and binged Season 1. The following weekend I binged Season 2, and now I miss it so much! However, what I can do is recommend you all to watch it. If you are Jewish, or grew up in New York I promise you will love it! In addition to a great writing and storyline, the casting for this show is OUTSTANDING!!

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is an American period comedy-drama series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, The series stars Rachel Brosnahan as the eponymous Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a housewife in 1958 New York City who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy.

It was renewed for a third season!