Thursday, July 25
Global superstar Jennifer Lopez closes out her first tour in more than six years with “It’s My Party” at the American Airlines Arena tonight, Friday and Saturday. With multiple No. 1 hits to choose from, expect a party mix of Lopez’s new and classic dance floor-friendly anthems. The concert will feature special guests from “World of Dance.” Tickets, which start at $52, can be purchased at AAArena.com.
Comedian Tommy Davidson takes the stage at the Miami Improv tonight through Saturday, July 27. Tommy’s exceptional range – stand-up comedy and acting to versatile music ability – have earned him a reputation as an extraordinary performer. Best known as one of the original stars of the hit television show In Living Color, Tommy’s visibility increased rapidly and he became widely known for his innovative talent. Tickets start at $22 at MiamiImprov.com.
Latinos Salud presents the Couples Challenge at Hunters (2232 Wilton Drive) from 6-9pm. Join their new gay version of The Newlywed Game, where couples can earn prizes. The event will feature 70’s themed dance music and more!
Friday, July 26
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA…770 NE 125th Street) is thrilled to present Tom McCormick as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series at 8pm. McCormick is a gifted multi-instrumentalist in addition to being an accomplished composer and arranger. He blends the sounds of Latin, Brazilian and funk-infused music with smooth jazz for a performance full of energy. This event is free and open to the public.
Carly Rae Jepsen will be in concert at the Fillmore on Miami Beach at 8pm. The incredibly prolific Canadian pop star, singer and songwriter is known for her many catchy hits, including “Call Me Maybe,” “I Really Like You” and “Good Time.” She is touring in support of her recent “Dedicated” release. Tickets go from $37 to $128, and can be purchased at: fillmoremb.com.
Pridelines invites the community to check out “The Network,” which is an opportunity to foster philanthropy and build relationships among young professionals through volunteerism and social events that strengthen and empower South Florida’s LGBTQ community. Join them for their next event at 6:30pm at their Pridelines Community Center (6360 NE 4th Ct). Learn more about The Network, how to get involved and get a firsthand look at their programs and services. They’ll be offering Center tours throughout the night and talking about Pridelines and their work. Wine and cheese will be served. Invite your friends! To RSVP please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday. July 27
The Pet Project (Pets and People Together Forever) presents their 4th annual Bowl-a-thon at 10am (Registration 9-9:45am) at Manor Lanes (1517 NE 26th Street, Wilton Manors). To Bowl you have to come up with at least a $50 entry fee, but the more you raise the better. Individuals and teams of 5 are welcome. There will also be door prizes, 50/50 raffle ad a grand prize. The after party will be at Smart Pants Bar. To register or for more information, call 239-900-9890.
The Ramrod presents special guest DJ Vlexxx from 10pm to 3am.
American Idol Judge and world renowned Lionel Richie will be bringing his “Hello Tour” to the Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood at 8pm. Richie’s style of ballads with the Commodores and in his solo career launched him as one of the most successful balladeers of the 1980s. Tickets, which start at $102, can be purchased at: Seminolehardrockhollywood.com.
Noche Latina Saturdays inside the Ivy Dance Lounge and Patio at The Manor Complex features the official Victory Party for Bryan Martinez winning Mister Gay Universe 2019. The night will star Bryan along with his mom, the one and only Lana Novva Lanudde (Miss Noche Latina At Large 2019) along with DJ Larry Larr and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Saturdays at the Manor are from 11pm to 4am, and feature NO COVER before midnight (FL Res) and only $7 for members after and $10 for non-members (18-20 – $12 all night).
Sunday, July 28
The City of Hallandale Beach, Commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub and The Village at Gulfstream Park present the premier 2019 Plant-Based Festival at 11am. Enjoy a day of food, drink and fashion that empowers people to live happy and fulfilled lives and make positive contributions to our community. The event is free, but for more information go to: Thevillageatgulfstreampark.com.
Millennial sensation, Shawn Mendes, brings his tour to the American Airlines Arena at 7:30pm. The Canadian singer and songwriter became a social media sensation when he posted song covers on Vine in 2013. His earnest-sounding hits include “Stitches” and “Treat You Better.” Opening is Alessia Cara. Tickets start at $103 at Aaarena.com.
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By the time you read this, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood will have begun booking room reservations for its two new hotel towers. Currently undergoing a $1.5 billion expansion, the integrated resort will open Oct. 24. Upon opening, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood will be home to a total of 1,271 luxury guestrooms and suites including 638 rooms in the first-ever Guitar Hotel and 168 rooms in the seven-story Oasis Tower at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood that will overlook the resort’s new pool lagoon. Also, available for reservations is the existing Hard Rock Tower featuring 465 newly renovated guestrooms.
Room rates will vary based on availability and seasonality. For latest rates, packages and reservations, guests can contact Customer Care at (866) 502-7529 or visit hardrockholly.com.
Florida residents and AAA Members have access to discount rates up to 20 percent off. Active military and veterans can receive discount rates up to 25 percent off. Seminole Wild Card members may qualify for exclusive rates, specials and complimentary nights, among other rewards and benefits at all Seminole Gaming properties. For availability or to sign up, visit seminolewildcard.com. Restrictions and resort fees may apply.
Among the resort’s new high-end amenities will be a lush, “Bora Bora” style lagoon with private overwater cabanas; a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa; a 13.5 acre water experience for swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding and more; 19 dining outlets, and 20 bars and lounges; an expansive gaming floor of 3,100 slot machines, 193 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade.
The highly anticipated Hard Rock Live entertainment venue with a 7,000-person capacity, will showcase A-list entertainers, comedy acts, Broadway performances, sporting events and live broadcast productions. Designed by Sceno Plus, Hard Rock Live will open on Friday, Oct. 25 with headliner Adam Levine and Maroon 5.
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is centrally located with easy access to South Florida’s major airports and ports – just minutes away from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Port Everglades, and under an hour to Miami International Airport (MIA) and Port of Miami.