What’s HOT :: South Florida (4/26-5/3)
Thursday, April 26
The Gay and Lesbian Business Exchange, which is part of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce presents their quarterly luncheon taking place at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 roof top (2301 SE 17th Street). The topic of this luncheon is Small Business Lending - financing your business growth moderated by Laura Gambino (business development coordinator of the city of Fort Lauderdale). To purchase tickets go to: FTLChamber.com/GLBX
Starting today and going through May 2nd The Pride Factory will feature their semi-annual Sidewalk Sale, where you can save up to 50%!
The Polo Life, LLC announces the eighth annual Maserati Miami Beach Polo World Cup, the world’s largest and most prestigious Beach Polo competition, taking place today through the 29th between 20th and 22nd Streets on the sands of South Beach, Florida. More than 12,000 people attend the Maserati Miami Beach Polo World Cup over the four days each year and the tournament attracts professional polo players from as far as Russia, Switzerland and Malaysia, as well as the very best from South America. For more information on the tournament and the events or to purchase VIP tickets, visit www.miamipolo.com or call 305-538-3809.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly presents The House Theatre of Chicago’s critically-acclaimed production of Death and Harry Houdini, which was written and directed by The House’s Artistic Director Nathan Allen. Death and Harry Houdini delivers a roller coaster ride through the life of the great magician, Harry Houdini, and his life-long battle against Death. House Company Member and award-winning magician, Dennis Watkins, has joined the cast and is set to perform Houdini’s most renowned and dangerous escape-the dreaded Water Torture Cell-in this dark and tumultuous story guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. Death and Harry Houdini plays in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from today through May 20 as part of the Theater Up Close season. Tickets to Death and Harry Houdini start at $40, and may be purchased through the Adrienne Arsht Center box office by calling (305) 949-6722, or online at ArshtCenter.org
Friday, Aril 27
Bubble Gum Fridays at the Manor presents a Madonna Tribute starring Estephania St Lords, TP Lords and Sasha Lords as well as DJs JPS and Daisy Deadpetals.
Today and tomorrow at 8 pm, the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus will be performing their second concert of their 26th season, "Comedy Tonight"! This fun, "R" rated show includes a mixture of music and skits from top Broadway productions such as "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", "Sordid Lives", "Avenue Q", "Altar Boyz" , "The Producers" and many more arranged by David Maddux! They are presenting this show at the beautiful yet intimate theater of the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale with special guest Director, the founder of the chorus, Mr. Gary Keating! Tickets are $40 Premium Seating and $25 General Admission. To order tickets call 954-832-0060.
Saturday, April 28
Miami Beach Community Health Center’s (11645 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 207) "Making Memories" will assist those interested in creating an AIDS Quilt panel as a way to pay tribute to a life lost to AIDS. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with NAMES Project Foundation South Florida Chapter Quilt representatives to learn how to make panels and get creative guidance (the workshops will be held the fourth Saturday of every month through October 2012) from 1 to 3 pm. FREE admission, but supplies are the responsibility of each participant. For more information, go to: MiamiBeachHealth.org or call 305-538-8835 or 1-800-393-1290.
Noche Latina Saturday’s at the Manor presents the 30th anniversary of Yuri Too Much performing. They will feature lots of special guests as well as a tribute to Yuri. The night will also star DJ Larry Larr spinning some of the hottest Latin sounds South Florida has to offer. 10 pm with no cover!