Thursday, June 27
The WMBA presents their monthly luncheon at Symmetry Fitness (412 E. Oakland Park Blvd). From 11:30am to 12 pm will be networking, with the healthy buffet luncheon from 12-1pm. Admission is $15 for WMBA members and $20 for future members. Please RSVR at wiltonmanorsbusinessassociation.com.
End Pride month at the world famous Wreck Bar (1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale) for “A Night With Aquamen Underwater Burlesque Show” hosted by the Pride Center at Equality Park. Enjoy one of their signature PRIDE cocktails where $1 of each purchase will be donated to support program and services to the LGBTQ+ community. Doors open at 6:30pm with the show at 9pm. Reservations required at 954-245-3836.
Today is National HIV Testing Day and Midland Medical at 1421 E. Oakland Park Blvd Suite 103 is offering a free finger stick rapid test from 4-8pm. In addition there will be snacks and coffee by Storks and either a $10 gift card to Zona Fresca or a free drink at Hunters just for testing. Other places to get tested free are: Walgreens (2104 W. Oakland Park Blvd) from 10am to 7pm; The Club Fort Lauderdale (110 NW 5th Ave) from 5pm to 10pm; and 321 (321 W. Sunrise Blvd) from 9pm to 12 midnight.
The Miami Improv (3450 Northwest 83rd Avenue #224, Doral) presents comedians Natasha Leggero & Moshe Kasher starting today and going through Saturday. On the heels of their 2018 three-part comedy special for Netflix, “The Honeymoon Stand-Up Special,” husband/wife duo Moshe Kasher & Natasha Leggero are bringing their hilarious one man/one woman show to South Florida, and this audience interactive show will include advice on love and Marriage. Tickets are only $25.
Friday, June 28
The Ramrod features special guest DJ Vlexxx tonight from 10pm to 3am.
Queenz, the drag Experience hosted and conceived by Nicole Halliwell is making it 3rd appearance at the Kelsey Theater (700 Park Ave, Lake Park). IN addition to Nicole the show, which has sold out the first 2 times, features: eight of South Florida’s queens taking the stage to showcase lip-sync performances, wild acrobatics and extravagant costumes. Those queens are: Sasha Lords, Calypso Monroe, Athena Dion, Rianna Petrone, Mhi’ya LePaige, Kat Wilderness, Angie Ovahness and DangHo YuSickening. To purchase tickets, go to: Thekelseytheater.com.
Saturday, June 29
The Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (5550 NW 40th St) presents superstar country singer Martina McBride. Martina is a singer, songwriter and record producer and is known for her sweet soprano voice and pop-inflected sound. McBride made her debut in 1992 with the neo-traditionalist single “The Time Has Come.” Since then, the Grammy-nominated artist has sold more than 18 million albums. She bridges the country music and adult contemporary charts with such singles as “This One’s for the Girls,” “In My Daughter’s Eyes” and “My Baby Loves Me.”
Tickets range from $40 to $60 at: Seminolecoconutcreekcasino.com.
Wilton Theater Factory presents the iconic hit Vampire Lesbians of Sodom starting today and going through Sunday, July 21. One of the longest running plays in Off-Broadway history, Charles Busch’s outrageous comedy tells the saga of two fatally seductive vampiresses whose rivalry as bloodsuckers and actresses endures over two thousand years with stops along the way in 1920’s silent movie Hollywood and contemporary Las Vegas! Paired with the groovy psychedelic romp Coma/Sleeping Beauty, this show is a must-see! Tickets are $25 at wtftheater.org.
Sunday, June 30
The Pub presents Lady Fancy’s Gospel Jubilee, which is a church of a different kind and features good old fashioned Southern Gospel music at 7 pm.
Ecuador has voted in favor of marriage equality in a landmark ruling on June 12. Confirming the hopes of local activists, the country’s Constitutional Court ruled to legalize same-sex marriage in the country. Today’s ruling centered on whether the Inter-American Court Ruling of January 2018, which recognized same-sex marriage, compels Ecuador to legalize same-sex marriage. Judges voted by five to four in favor.
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Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe award-winning artist and producer, Mark Ronson, released his highly anticipated fifth studio album, Late Night Feelings, last week via RCA Records.
Mark recently released a new track, “Find U Again” featuring Grammy nominated multi-platinum singer/songwriter, Camila Cabello. This is the fourth track off his highly anticipated fifth studio album, The song was produced by Mark Ronson and Kevin Parker of Tame Impala and co-written by Mark, Kevin, Camila and Ilsey Juber.
“Find U Again” follows the release of “Don’t Leave Me Lonely” featuring YEBBA, and the title track, “Late Night Feelings” which debuted to rave reviews, with Consequence of Sound calling it a “scorching contender for this year’s “Song of the Summer” and The Fader adding that “The song grabs ahold of the duo’s primal moonlit urges and spins ’em into disco oblivion.” The premiere single from the album was 2018’s global smash “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” feat. Miley Cyrus, the platinum certified track.
Late Night Feelings features collaborations with a diverse range of artists including Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus, YEBBA, Lykke Li, Angel Olson, King Princess, The Last Artful, Dodgr, Diana Gordon, and Ilsey. Mark has described this album as a collection of “sad bangers,” and the new track, like much of the album, is emotionally complex and personal.
The new album comes after a landmark year for Ronson, winning an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award for his work with Lady Gaga on “Shallow” from A Star Is Born.
For more information on Mark, go to: MarkRonson.co.uk.