Thursday, Feb 15

Catch the last weekend of Slow Burn Theatre Co “Sister Act” at The Broward center which plays through Sunday. However, if you are available grab your tickets for tonight’s performance as there will be a special cameo at the end of the show with one of Happening Out Television’s anchors.

Starting tonight and going through Sunday, Feb 18 its Florida Rubber Weekend, which will feature a welcome cookout, gear sale, a bar crawl, opening dance party, champagne showroom, MFR 2024 contest and a poolside picnic. To get more details of the events go to

A weekend-long showcase of films exploring the ideas of beauty highlight this year’s Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts 18th Annual African American Film Festival (AAFF) “Inventing Beauty”. Curated by author and film scholar Dr. Terri Francis and moderated by a dynamic group of nationally renowned filmmakers and local community leaders, the event takes place today through February 18 in the Kravis Center’s Marshall E. Rinker Sr.  Playhouse. Tickets can be purchased online through the Kravis Center’s website or by phone at 561.832.7469.

Friday, Feb 16



Miami Design District’s (MDD) Miami Concours, one of the country’s most anticipated motorized events titled “Design Driven: The Intersection of Auto, Art and Fashion” returns today and goes through Sunday, February 18th with red-carpeted streets, each featuring distinct Concours activations. Miami Concours is an exhibition of the world’s most significant post-war automobiles and examples of excellence in modern design and engineering, expertly placed throughout MDD. The event brings together high design, luxury, fashion, and architecture, all through the lens of the automotive industry and within a stunning and architecturally significant neighborhood. VIP tickets are available and can be purchased General admission is also available and is free and open to the public.

The worlds #1 Adult video star Dwarf, King Dwarf (Star of Go Go for the Gold Season 2) will be performing at Leboy tonight and tomorrow night, Saturday, Feb 17. I spoke with King and he said he was really excited to perform at Leboy and meet all his South Florida fans.

Saturday, Feb 17

Art Walk Wilton Manors returns today (3rd Sat of the month) from 6-9pm, and due to Harmony Waves “Rock the Block,” will feature only 3 locations this month: 6th Ave Park, Indelible Art and Tattoo, and Dixie Village. For more information, go to

Hotspots Happening Out gallery with Dennis Dean presents their artist showcase for this month’s “An Exhibit of Love for Black Excellence (Artwork in celebration of the community)” from 6-9pm. The night will feature singer Terrence Julius, G.Man productions, and tons of beautiful art.

Speaking of Harmony Waves “Rock The Block” it happens today and feature American Idols Davod Archuletta. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to:, or see the feature interview with David in this issue!

Noche Latina Saturdays at The Manor Complex presents the Final Appearance of Kimberly Venom and Joseph Thiels as Miss and Mr. Noche Latina 2023. The night will be hosted by Oscar Novva, and star guest DJ, the one and only DJ Daddy. Doors open at 11pm and there is NO COVER for Florida residents until midnight.

Catch the one and only Miss Richfield 1981 in “Bad Advice” at the Sunshine Cathedral Center for the performing Arts at 8pm. To purchase tickets (this will surely sell out so hurry) go to

Out South Florida Newspaper and Magazine (OUTSFL) will present Ruby Royale: A Tribute to Melissa St. John’s 40 Years of Drag Excellence & Community Service. St. John will be joined on stage by drag superstars and former Miss Florida F.I. Pageant winners Tiffany Arieagus, Velvet Lenore and Erika Norell as well as fan favorites Lupita Hollywood and Big Mama. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Melissa St. John LGBTQ+ College Student Scholarship fund established through OUTSFL. Tickets are $55 for preferred seating and $30 for general admission and are available by calling the or by calling their Box Office at 561-586-6410.

Monday, Feb 19

The 20th annual Miss and Mr. Noche Latina Pageant with an “EMERALD CITY” theme takes place at Lips – Fort Lauderdale tonight with doors opening at 8pm, and pageant starting at 9pm sharp. The pageant will star the current Noche Court: Kimberly Venom and Joseph Thiels as well as the current reigning Miss and Mr. Florida Yeisa Jovovich and Bobby Iman as well as the Noche Latina Family. For more information, Sponsorship, or to purchase tickets call 954-478-4587.

Tuesday, Feb 20

Ujima Men’s Collective, Our Fund Foundation, and Community Foundation of Broward join together to present Community Conversation 2024, Social Justice: Are black gay men just Prey? From 6:30-9pm at L.A. Lee YMCA/Mizell Community Center (1409 NW Sistrunk Blvd. in the black Box Theatre. For more information call 954-533-9139 or email

The GFLGLCC (Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce) presents their February Mixer at Kimpton Shorebreak Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort from 5:30 to 7pm. The event includes two complimentary welcome drink, cash bar with happy hour prices on select drinks, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and a complimentary voucher for future use. Admission is free for members with early registration or $5 within 24 hours of the event; future members $10 with early registration and $15 within 24 hours of the event. For more info, contact Keith at

Wednesday, Feb 21

Since opening, Arlo Wynwood has taken pride in celebrating diversity, style, and creativity. Now in celebration of Black History Month, the lifestyle-driven boutique hotel is launching impactful partnerships with talented local artists that demonstrate why the hotel continues to serve as the cultural hub for the local community. They are featuring a custom-designed hotel suite completely revamped and personalized by Reyna Noriega AND a captivating museum-like gallery exhibit by Kandy G Lopez– both Afro-Caribbean local artists who are dominating the creative space in the local community. The exhibition opening and the suite’s unveiling is today from 6-9pm. The evening will feature an artist talk where both artists share the inspiration behind their creations and a music performance by multi-genre violinist Muzelle.

Thursday, Feb 22 (National Margarita Day)

Hunters Nightclub in association with Crown Anchor Provincetown present “Freedom: The George Michael Experience” conceived and starring Todd Alsup at 7pm. Tickets are available at

The South Florida Mustangs, the nation’s first gay square dance club, will be holding an open house today at 8pm at Richardson Mansion (1937 Wilton Drive). The open house will be an opportunity for the community to meet them and partake in an intro to square dancing. They want to stress that they are not the stereo-typical square dancers. They put their own gay twist on everything about it. They say, if you can shake hands, you can square dance, and it’s a healthy exercise to do with old friends or to make new ones. Casual attire and no partner needed. The parking fee is waived with a placard they will provide. For more information, go to:

Friday, Feb 23

Arts United presents the second concert in the “Celebrating Diversity Series” with “R&B meets Pop, then Opera” during Black History Month at 8 pm at the Sunshine Cathedral for the Performing Arts, 1480 SW 9th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. R&B Meets Pop then Opera will feature a select group of local artists performing on the same stage, each in their favorite genre. This ensemble includes R&B/pop recording artist Jon Davis, pop singer and spoken word artist Alexandria Thomas, classical pianist Sam Fray and Haitian-born opera singer Jean Valliant. Tickets for “R&B Meets Pop then Opera” can be purchased at

Saturday, Feb 24

The Stonewall National Museum, Archives and Library presents their annual Gala entitled “Standing on the Shoulders of Heroes” tonight starting at 6pm at The Venue Fort Lauderdale. The Gala will honor Diana Nyad, Stars of “The Stroll,” and Stacy Ritter. For tickets or more info, go to:

Sunday, Feb. 25

Join the South Beach Wine and Food Festival (presented by Capital One) where Absolut vodka presents “DRAG BRUNCH” from 12-3pm at the Miami Beach Bandshell hosted by husbands Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. Mistress of ceremonies will once again be R Houses Athen Dion and the brunch will feature performance by RuPaul Drag Races: Alaska 5000, Cynthia Lee Fontaine and Willam. Tickets are on sale at

The community is invited to dust off their boots and put on their best cowboy hat for a rootin’ tootin’ good time at the Fourth Annual Fur the Love Pet Fest at The LOOP (Las Olas Oceanside Park) from 11am–3pm. Coinciding with National Love Your Pet Day, Fur the Love Pet Fest is a celebration of Fort Lauderdale’s furry companions and a day of four-legged fun. For more information or to participate as a sponsor or vendor, please visit

Tuesday, Feb 27

The Donald M. Ephraim Sun & Stars International Film Festival, presented by MorseLife, is excited to announce the feature film lineup for the 2024 Festival. Tickets are now on salefor the entire festival which starts today and goes through March 11. The film festival will entertain, enthrall, involve and delight movie aficionados at two prestigious theaters in Palm Beach County, Rinker Playhouse at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and Paragon Theaters at Delray Marketplace. For the full list of participating theaters and scheduled movies, and to purchase individual tickets and memberships, please visit

Front Runners & Walkers Fort Lauderdale (FRWFL)

They are offering a FREE nine-week training program for new or aspiring runners at 6:30pm at Holiday Park. The program started on Wed Feb 14, but you can join anytime. They will help you prepare to complete a 5K race. Individuals who maintain regular participation in the program will receive a free registration for their goal race in late April. The training will be offered three times each week during their club’s regular meetup times/locations. Membership in FRWFL is not required. For more information, go to