INFLUENCER – Randy Rainbow
2019 Emmy Nominee Randy Rainbow (yes, real name) is a comedian, actor, writer, host and Internet sensation best known for his viral comedy videos. His popular series of political spoofs and song parodies have garnered international acclaim and over a hundred million views. He’s been called “the best thing about the 2016 GOP race” by Dan Savage
Fri, October 18; 8pm; Fillmore Miami Beach (1700 Washington Avenue); Tix: Start at $40; fillmoremb.com
BAND – The South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble
Will celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots which helped to propel the Gay Rights Movement into mainstream society. Two newly commissioned pieces will be performed alongside moving works that tell the story of the LGBTQ movement thus far and where we are going next. Miss Coco Peru, drag persona from such films as Trick and To Wong Foo will host this performance.
Sat, October 19, 7pm; Broward Center for the Performing Arts (201 Southwest 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: $35; BrowardCenter.org
COMEDIAN – Jon Lovitz
Jon has been one of the best known comedians for the last twenty years. He got his start acting in High School plays and developing his skills at the University of California, Irvine where he earned a B.A. in Drama. He also studied acting with Tony Barr at the Film Actors Workshop. At the advice of Tony Barr, Jon decided to concentrate solely on comedy.
Thurs, October 17 through Sat, October 19; Miami Improv (3450 NW 83rd Ave Suite 224, Doral); Tix: $30 & $40; Miamiimprov.com
PRIDE – Hialeah Style
The second year of this great event is themed “One Love” and is presented by AHF. In their inaugural year they broke barriers in the Nations 4th most conservative city and came together to celebrate our LGBTQ+ community along with friends, families, chosen family and allies to over 5,000 in attendance. Local and National business, community groups, health organizations sponsors and merchants supported and celebrated as they made this stride for equality for ALL!
SUN SENTINEL – Party in Pink
This an annual community celebration and fundraiser event designed to bring breast cancer awareness to South Florida in an interactive, uplifting way. Party in Pink features a survivor fashion show, live music, a silent auction, enter-to-win prizes and more — all to support the cause and honor those that are fighting, have been touched or have lost their battle to breast cancer.
Thurs, October 17; 6-10pm;The Venue Fort Lauderdale (2345 Wilton Drive, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: $25 to $65.
MOVIE – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play. This adventure, family, fantasy film stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Imelda Staunton, and Michelle Pfeiffer.
Premieres Friday, October 18; 118 minutes in length; Rated PG
ART FAIR – Las Olas’ 32nd Annual
This Fair is ranked as one of the top 100 art festivals in the nation and continues to be one of the most anticipated art events in the area. Meet the creators of the art on display; commission a specific piece; ask questions about techniques; learn the sources of their inspirations; and purchase fine works of art at affordable prices. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll be sure to find it on Las Olas at this always anticipated, juried art fair.
Sat and Sun, Oct 19 & 20; 10am to 5pm; 620 East Las Olas Boulevard; Free
PLAY – Daddy Issues
The critically acclaimed, hilarious Off-Broadway play comes to Ft. Lauderdale! Donald Moscowitz has overbearing parents. They are meshugah, and they disapprove of his lifestyle and choice of career. The only thing that will make them happy is for him to give them a grandchild. To get them off his back, he hires the 10-year-old from downstairs to play his son. His best friends, an overweight girl friend and a female impersonator, fight over who will play the birthmother. What could go wrong?
Fri, October 18 through Sun, November 3; Center for Spiritual Living (4849 N Dixie Hwy, Oakland Park); Tix: $30; Daddyissuestheplay.com
COUNTRY – Zac Brown Band Owl Tour
They are an American country/rock band based in Atlanta, Georgia. The lineup consists of Zachary Alexander “Zac” Brown, Jimmy De Martini, John Driskell Hopkins, Coy Bowles, Chris Fryar, Clay Cook, Matt Mangano, and Daniel de los Reyes. The band has released seven studio albums along with two live albums, one greatest-hits album, and two extended plays. They have also had 16 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs or Country Airplay chart, of which 13 have reached number 1.
Sat, October 19; 7pm; Coral Sky Ampitheater (601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach); Tix:start at $36; Westpalmbeachamphitheatre.com
WILTON MANORS – Art Walk
This event is held the third Saturday of every month, and features original art work, from paintings, to drawings to glasswork to jewelry and everything in between.
Sat, October 19; 5 to 8pm; 1900 to the 2500 blocks of Wilton Drive.