Thursday, October 3

GLLN is pleased to announce their next CLE Luncheon, which is open to everyone, will be at Timpano’s(450 Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale) from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm. The speaker will be the Honorable Phyllis Williams Kotey and the topic will be “Implicit Bias.” The cost for the luncheon is $30 for Members and $35 for Non-Members.  For more info or to pay for the luncheon go to: GLLN.org. 

Empire Stage Theater (1140 N. Flagler Drive, Ft. Lauderdale) presents the South Florida premiere of “Boys of a Certain Age.” When it premiered at the 2016 Fresh Fruit Festival it won the Audience Favorite Award and it’s sold-out run broke the Festival record! Ira and Larry were Hebrew school classmates who took different paths in life. Ira came out and moved to the city; Larry got married, had a family and came out later in life. Now they’re spending one memorable weekend together on Fire Island with Larry’s son Bryan, Ira’s nephew Christopher and a whole lot of gay history! The show is written by Dan Fingerman, directed by Jeffrey Bruce, and stars Luis Albaer, Gisbert Heuer, Matthew Salas & Michael Vadnal. The preview performance is tonight and it plays through October 27. Tickets are $35 ($20 for tonight’s preview) by calling 954-678-1496 or by going to EmpireStage.com.

Friday, October 4

Latinos Salud presents the 8th annual Hispanic Heritage Food Bazaar at 6pm at Artserve (1350 E. Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale). The event is free (register on Eventbrite) and features: food, drinks, music, art, and guest performances. Want to participate in a booth email: Events@LatinosSalud.org.

This 15th annual Oakland Park Oktoberfest festival (Jaco Pastorius Park – 4000 N. Dixie Highway) starts tonight and goes through Sunday, October 6. This event which gets larger every year is presented by Funky Buddha, and features German music performed by the Alpine Express band and Sepp Diepolder, a master yodeler, zither and accordion player, as well as authentic dance performances by the Edelweiss and Auerhahn Schuhplattlers. In addition, there will be delicious German food, cold beer, exciting field games and activities, such as stein races, beer barrel races, and apple strudel eating contests. Tix are $5 for adults with 12 and under free.

Gloria Trevi brings her Diosa de la Noche Tour USA to the American Airlines Arena for one night only at 8pm. Trevi was often dubbed as the Madonna of Mexico. Tickets start at $20 at Aaarena.com.

Comedian Caroline Rhea will be bringing her one of a kind stand up to the Boca Black Box tonight and tomorrow. Tickets are $35 and $45 at BocaBlackBox.com.

Saturday, October 5

After successfully opening stores in Boca Raton, Pembroke Pines and Weston, CREAM continues its growth, by announcing an exciting arrival to West Palm Beach. Ice cream enthusiasts can take a quick drive to 801 Village Boulevard, Suite 307 to indulge in sweet treats from the local South Florida favorite. The grand opening takes place from NOON to 12 Midnight. Visitors will enjoy FREE handcrafted and warm ice cream sandwiches from opening until 7pm., and all are welcome to the ribbon cutting ceremony, which takes place at 12:30 pm.

The House of Alibi presents “Black: A Leather Playground” starring DJ AJ Reddy.

The Ramrod presents Pig Dance #134 (the first Saturday of the month) starring DJ VLeXXX

The Club Fort Lauderdale presents their bi-monthly (1st and 3rd Saturday of the month) Res-erection, a second coming party starting at 10pm. This party usually sells out, so arrive early! 

Gilberto Santa Rosa, affectionately known as the Gentleman of Salsa, will be in concert at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. His hits include: “Que Alguien Me Diga” and “Por Más Que Intento.” Tickets start at $45 at Browardcenter.org.

The Manor Complex presents a South Beach Pioneer’s Party in the ballroom starring south beach royalty DJ Monty Q, as well as Adora and Kitty Meow. In the Ivy Dance Room and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays stars Sasha Lords with extra special guest Jazmine International. The night will also star DJ Larry Larr and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Doors open at 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, October 6

Flip Flops Dockside Eatery presents their monthly T Dance (first Sunday of every month) hosted by Amanda Austin with DJ Robert Lavalle and this month’s special guests: Kelly Anderson, Agatha Tolia, and Morphine Love. 

The annual Mr. Ramrod contest take place tonight at 10 pm. 

Tuesday, October 8

The Pub presents their annual Turnabout at 8:30pm, with this year’s theme: “The Ladies of the 70’s and 80’s.” Turnabout will benefit the Smart Ride and team Cintora. $150 VIP tables available, which includes a bottle of Ketel One, mixers and an appetizer platter. To reserve a  VIP table call 754-200-5244. 

Wednesday, October 9

The Key West Business Guild presents their October Mixer at The Lareate (3444 N Roosevelt Blvd) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The event will feature a full open bar, hors d’oeuvres poolside, a raffle, and room tours. 

This is HOT

The soundtrack to Amazon Prime Video’s The Transparent Musicale Finale, the movie musical fantasia of Jill Soloway’s game-changing series Transparent, is now available for streaming and digital purchase in conjunction with the finale premiere on Amazon Prime Video. 

The soundtrack features 12 songs sung by the cast, including Judith Light, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass, Alexandra Billings, Kathryn Hahn, Shakina Nayfack, Trace Lysette and more.  The original music is written by Faith Soloway. 

About The Transparent Musicale Finale:

When the Pfeffermans, Transparent’s central family, face a life-changing loss, they begin a journey hilarious and melancholy, brazen and bold. As they face this new transition, they confront grief and come together to celebrate connection, joy, and transformation.

TRACKLIST

  1. Sepulveda Boulevard
  2. Come Through Shelly
  3. Goddamn House
  4. Where Have You Been
  5. Sin In It
  6. Your Boundary is my Trigger
  7. Father’s House
  8. Let Her Be Okay
  9. Where Have You Been Reprise
  10. Your Shoes
  11. Crazy People
  12. Joyocaust