Pride Skate Nights Moves to Thursdays Starting May 4.

Thursday, April 27

Business for the Arts of Broward’s (BFA) 5th Annual ART + STROLL, presented by BBX Capital, takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the lobbies of buildings 200, 201 and 301 E. Las Olas Blvd. in downtown Fort Lauderdale. It’s a FREE family-friendly event, but a limited number of upgraded tickets to attend the Sip & Stroll culinary food and drink experience are on sale for $50 per person. They can be purchased online at ART + STROLL is a juried art exhibit with live artist demonstrations, sidewalk chalk art, and live entertainment from Art Prevails Project, Broward College Big Band, Florida Children’s Theatre, La Vie, Indigo Event’s Jazzy Rose and Cammie Liz. Art will be available for purchase.

Friday, April 28

White Elephant Group (WEG), a South Florida-based collective of emerging artists and filmmakers, is thrilled to announce its first-ever WEG WEEKEND from today through April 30 at Mad Arts, 485 S. Federal Highway in Dania Beach. This three-day cinematic extravaganza will showcase the unique voices of South Florida filmmakers, with screenings of award-winning shorts and features from the region, as well as select works from The WEG Short Film Lab, made in partnership with White Elephant Group’s nonprofit, After School Film Institute (ASFI). Tickets are priced from $15-$25 for day passes, $45 for weekend passes, with discounted student rates available for $40 with a valid student ID. Tickets and the full program lineup are live at For more information about White Elephant Group, visit

Saturday, April 29

Eagle Wilton Manors presents “Sledgehammer” starring DJ Tdon.

The Manor Complex has 2 big events tonight. In the Ballroom they feature their annual birthday tribute to Grammy winning and Pioneer DJ/Producer Peter Rauhofer with back 2 back music by DJ Abel’s and Jackinsky and performances by TP Lords. Noche Latina Saturdays presents “A Royal Affair as they pay tribute to The Miss Florida F.I. Pageantry System and feature all 4 court members: Juliana Rivera (Miss Florida), Tayanna Love (Miss Florida at Large), Rolly Villaverde (Mr. Florida M.E.), and Tasha Long (Miss Florida Supreme). The night will also star resident DJ Duniel and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Come early as admission is only $5 for Fl res until midnight.

Sunday, April 30

Today is the 7th Annual Pride Center Rainbow 5K. Stroll, jog, or run your way across the finish line with your closest friends and family! Participants will run throughout the beautiful 3.1 miles 5K course through the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Holiday Park (1150 G. Harold Martin Dr, Fort Lauderdale). The Rainbow Run is part of The Pride Center’s health initiative programming. More than 500 participants are expected. The starting line will be at the main entrance of Holiday Park and runners will warm up at 7am and take off at 7:30am. Registration admission is $45 for adults. The first 300 participants will receive a Pride Center Rainbow 5K Run t-shirt, a draw-string bag, and a medal! Proceeds of this event support the vital services and programs of The Pride Center at Equality Park.

Art Frenzie Gallery in partnership with Drag On The Drive Hemp & Specialty Gifts will feature Doggie Drag on the Drive from 3 to 7pm. The event will feature a special fashion show showcasing Robyn Buchwald’s custom designs, along with International and local artists including pet portraits by artist Sheila and Photographer Dara. Contests with prizes for: Best Smooches, Best Costume, and Best Wag. Pet accessories and yummy CBD treats are available, designed especially for your fur babies. Enjoy music, art, hemp products, specialty gifts and much more. Art Frenzie is an award-winning gallery and custom framer on Wilton Drive for 28 years. Drag On The Drive Hemp & Specialty Gifts is new to the Drive opening November of 2022. Both are committed to supporting the community and all proceeds benefit the Pet Project

Wednesday, May 3

Alibi/Monkey Bar presents Balada, Made in Rio with DJ Gus K and Weberth at the bar. As always, the night has no cover.

Thursday, May 4

Pride Skate at Xtreme Action Park is moving from the first Wednesday of the month to the first Thursday of the month starting today. Pride skate is presented by Hotspots Magazine and Happening Out TV from 7-10pm and is a fundraiser for Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade and Street festival. The event features DJ T-Pro mix, divas Velvet Lenore and Rianna Petrone, skating, and a full liquor bar.  For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to: The event also includes a Limbo Contest at 8:30pm where the winner will get a hundred-dollar worth of prizes.

Saturday, May 6

Eagle Wilton Manors presents their monthly Full Moon Party starring DJ Seth Breezy.

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage month, and the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) will celebrate the rich culture, traditions, history, and music in collaboration with Polynesian Proud Productions today at its 12th Annual Asian-Pacific American Heritage Celebration.  The month of May was chosen for AAPI Heritage Month because it commemorates the immigration of the first Japanese people to the United States on May 7, 1843. This event is included with admission to the Museum. Tickets can be purchased online at or by visiting the Museum box office upon arrival.

Gulfstream Park Village will host a Meet & Greet event with South Florida celebrity interior design expert and television personality Martin Amado from 1-3pm. The event, hosted at Crate & Barrel, will provide guests with inspiration, ideas, and tips from Martin, as well as an opportunity to browse furniture, accessories, and housewares in a relaxed setting. The first 250 guests will receive a ticket to enter to win at $500 gift certificate to Crate & Barrel where the winner will be chosen by Martin himself, so be sure to get there early. The event is free and open to the public. For more information and to enter the giveaway, please visit

Noche Latina Saturdays inside the Manor Complex celebrates Cinco De Mayo (on Seis de Mayo) with Erika Norell as Selena and Crystal Ross Lepaige. The night will also star resident DJ Duniel and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Come early as admission is only $5 for Fl res until midnight.

Sunday, May 7

The Sunshine Cathedral Center for the Performing Arts presents “Tan to Ten” where they invite you to see history in the making as Tan Mom, Patricia Krentcil, reveals the results of her extreme makeover with Dr. Miami and a team of experts. Doors open at 6pm and show starting at 7pm. General admission is $20 with VIP seat and meet and greet $50.

Monday, May 8

Hotspots/Happening Out presents Hot Topics Town Hall Series: What is Safety? This is a follow up to the “Race in Wilton Manors” town hall and will be a panel discussion with Wilton Manors Police, City Officials, and Community member. Taking place at Island City Stage (2304 N. Dixie Highway) at 7pm but come early at 6:30 for food and drinks. For mor e information, go to

Tuesday, May 9

World AIDS Museum and Educational Center is relaunching its Community Dialogue Series with a dynamic and thought-provoking live chat and panel discussion entitled “Meet the Queens: Up Close & Personal.” The free special event, in collaboration with Holy Cross Health, will take place today from 7 to 9 pm at the Our Fund Foundation Auditorium at ArtServe (1350 E Sunrise Blvd Suite 111, Fort Lauderdale). The open forum will feature a diverse group of esteemed entertainers, including Velvet Lenore, Tiffany Arieagus, Shasta McNastie, TP Lords, and Daisy Deadpetals, who will share their unique perspectives on a range of topics, including love, success, politics, and the impact of HIV within the drag community. The forum will be moderated by Fay What. To RSVP for this free event, visit For more information about World AIDS Museum and Educational Center‘s Community Dialogue Series, call (954) 390-0550 or visit

Wednesday, May 10

The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) is pleased to announce two exciting exhibitions opening today and showing through October 1. “Lonnie Holley: If You Really Knew” invites visitors to experience the work of prolific artist Lonnie Holley in his first major exhibition in the South. The second showcases the work of 12 intergenerational South Florida artists selected to show their work in the “South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC)” exhibition. The 12 artists were selected through the SFCC 2021-2022 Visual and Media Artists Program, which awards a grant and the opportunity to take part in an exhibition at a visual arts institution in one of the five counties (Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach).

This is HOT

NOW That’s What I Call Music!, the world’s bestselling multiple-artist album series, will be dropping a new release, NOW That’s What I Call Proudon May 5. Proud will be released on CD and digitally, as well as on vinyl, exclusively at Target. To purchase go to:

NOW Proud features 16 fan-favorite anthems from pop icons Sam SmithFLETCHERGeorge MichaelLil Nas XElton JohnKim PetrasAdam LambertQueen, and many more! NOW That’s What I Call Proud releases ahead of Pride month and follows on the heels of NOW’s successful launch of NOW That’s What I Call Pride in 2022.

NOW That’s What I Call Music! debuted in the U.S. in 1998, following 15 years of multi-platinum international triumph. The series has sold more than 250 million albums worldwide, topping 105 million in the U.S. alone. 68 previous releases in NOW‘s numeric U.S. series have reached Billboard’s Top 10, and 19 volumes have reached Number One.

NOW That’s What I Call Music! is a joint venture from Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment.


  1. Outside – George Michael
  2. Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
  3. I’m Still Standing – Elton John
  4. That’s What I Want – Lil Nas X
  5. Whadaya Want From Me – Adam Lambert
  6. Stay With Me – Sam Smith
  7. Heart to Break – Kim Petras
  8. Becky’s So Hot – FLETCHER
  9. Let’s Have a Kiki – Scissor Sisters
  10. Closer – Tegan and Sara
  11. My My My! – Troye Sivan
  12. Girls Like Girls – Hayley Kiyoko
  13. Honey – Kehlani
  14. Come to My Window – Melissa Etheridge
  15. Closer to Fine – Indigo Girls
  16. Constant Craving – k.d. lang