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What’s Hot South Florida: Apr. 29 – May 13

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Thursday, April 29

Starting today and going through May 5, The Pride Factory presents one of their famous sales where the more you spend, the more you save. Spend $50 and save $5 or spend $100 and save $15.

Friday, April 30

The Lake Worth Playhouse presents “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grille” from today through May 16. The time is 1959, in a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. More than a dozen musical numbers — including “What a Moonlight Can Do,” “Crazy He Calls Me,” “Easy Living,” Strange Fruit,” “Taint Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do,” and “God Bless the Child” — are interlaced with salty, often humorous, reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music. For more information visit: Lakeworthplayhouse.org.

Universal Pictures announced that to celebrate the arrival of F9, the newest chapter in the Fast and Furious Saga, in theaters June 25, the studio and its theater partners across the U.S. will launch a free nationwide screening series of all eight previous Fast films, beginning today. The eight-week program will invite fans to watch all eight previous Fast films in participating theaters, free of charge, with one film screening each Friday. The films will be screened in chronological order, beginning with 2001’s The Fast and the Furious today and culminating with 2017’s The Fate of the Furious on June 18. Visit https://link.edgepilot.com/s/4fb113b1/K33Y4bxQc0O09X75E_CJxg?u=http://www.fastfridayscreenings.com/ for further information on how to receive tickets.

The Mitchells Vs. The Machines will arrive on Netflix on today. From the humans who brought you Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse and The Lego Movie, the film stars Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Olivia Colman and many more. This is an original animated comedy about an everyday family’s struggle to relate while technology rises up around the world! When Katie Mitchell (voiced by Abbi Jacobson), a creative outsider, is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her plans to meet “her people” at college are upended when her nature-loving dad Rick (voiced by Danny McBride) determines the whole family should drive Katie to school together and bond as a family one last time.

Saturday, May 1

The Ramrod, which now features two outdoor patios, presents Pig Dance (first Saturday of every month) from 10pm to 3am with this month starring DJ Doug Jackson.

The Pub has a full evening of fun starting with their Kentucky Derby Watch Party from 5 to 7pm, which will feature a Silly Hat contest with $150 to the winner and $100 to the 1st runner up. Then from 8-10pm Josh (Auntie Maim) hosts Queer Stand Up Comedy where you will laugh your ass off. At 10pm to 11:30pm, they present Alexis Couture in Decades (70’s, 80’s and 90’s) where she will perform, and also host an interactive “Name That Tune” to win free drinks.

Sunday May 2nd 

The Pub presents Sunday brunch with the food of Chef Howie and the musical prowess of the one and only Jennifer McClain from 2pm to 4pm.

Wednesday, May 5

Calling all Golden Girls fans, Maude maniacs, and those who love tough broads with soft hearts, Bea Arthur is back! Jason B Schmidt, the world’s premiere (and only) Bea Arthur impersonator, channels the famed Tony and Emmy-Winning star in his deadpan tribute, “Beatrice Arthur: Astral Dame.” In the show, Bea is prompted by her celestial stage manager Jimmy Durante to make her way down from the astral plane to the Empire Stage (1140 N Flagler Dr.) for a strictly limited engagement of her Astral Dame Tour in early May 2021. Expect Bea’s most favorite showtunes, showbiz stories and a few surprises only Ms. Arthur could deliver.

Friday, May 7th

The Pub presents Delighted Tobehere, a hysterical, live singing, drag queen (American Idol and Feinstein’s 54 NYC) at 8pm. If you cant make it tonight she will also be performing Saturday, May 8 at 9pm and Sunday May 9th at 8pm.

Jason Statham stars in Wrath Of Man, a film by Guy Ritchie in theaters today. A mysterious and wild-eyed new cash truck security guard (Jason Statham) surprises his coworkers during a heist in which he unexpectedly unleashes precision skills. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman’s ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score.

Saturday, May 8

When the 2021 Fort Lauderdale Air Show takes flight over Fort Lauderdale Beach Today and tomorrow May 9, it will feature a trio of the most extreme and unique aerial performers in the world. The Red Bull Air Force is a team of accomplished and experienced aviation experts who specialize in highly coordinated aerial jumps and aerobatic demonstrations in the Red Bull Bo-105 Helicopter and Edge 540. Assembled from the most skilled skydivers, BASE jumpers, wingsuit fliers and paraglider pilots on the planet, the Red Bull Air Force has collected gold medals in nearly every discipline with numerous world records to their credit and combine for over 150,000 skydives, 10,000 BASE jumps and a maximum free-flying speed of 340 mph. The Fort Lauderdale Air Show will once again take place under a series of “Stay Safe and Separate Initiatives” to ensure the safety of guests and spectators at this year’s event. For more information, please visit: fortlauderdaleairshow.com/.

The Ramrod presents Underground Invasion from 10pm to 3am starring DJ Bryan Hukill.

Sunday, May 9

Dionne Warwick will play her first shows of the livestream era this spring, courtesy of livestreaming platform Mandolin. With her recent coronation as the Queen of Twitter, Dionne Warwick transcends generations – and now, with Mandolin, she’s taking her digital chops even further with her second show scheduled for May 9th. For tickets go to: Boxoffice.mandolin.com/pages/dionnewarwick.

Tuesday, May 12

Business for the Arts Broward’s (BFA) ongoing Arts Mean Business Speaker Series (AMB) continues virtually with a presentation and live Q&A with well-known spoken word artist, author, director and educator Darius V. Daughtry  from 6 to 7 pm. Sponsored by Community Foundation of Broward’s James and Cathy Donnelly Family Fund, and The Castle Group. The Zoom event is free and open to the public. Participants who wish to attend must email their RSVP to rvegas@bfabroward.org by Tuesday, May 11 to receive the invitation link.

For more information, visit www.bfabroward.org or contact Robyn Vegas at 954-940-5344.

Wednesday, May 13

Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum to Host Sunset Sipping Through Napa, a premier wine-tasting at farmer’s table from 6 to 8 pm. This is the Museum’s first public event in over a year, and it is in partnership with Republic National Distributing Company & Pacific Southern Wine Company. To ensure COVID-19 protocols are followed, tickets will only be sold in tables of six. The cost to attend is $125 per person, although no individual tickets will be sold. 100 percent of the event’s proceeds will benefit the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum. Space is limited, so please reserve your table ASAP by visiting sunsetsipping.eventbrite.com, or by emailing  office@bocahistory.org.

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