Friday, November 12
Eagle Wilton Manors celebrates their 2-year anniversary tonight and tomorrow. Tonight, they feature DJ Daniel Christopher with a $10 cover and tomorrow, Saturday November 13, they feature DJ Ralphi Rosario with a $15 cover. In addition, sign up all weekend long to win a 2 night stay at Solstice and a $300 bar tab.
The Pub presents New England’s live singing Dynamic Drag Duo: Summer Orlando and Barbra Joan Streets performing Totally Awesome 80″s at 6:30pm. If you can’t make it tonight they will be back on Saturday, Nov 13th with the Judy and Barbra Show, and again on Sunday, Nov 14 performing A night on Broadway.
The Lakeworth Playhouse presents “The Importance of Being Earnest” from today through November 28. This modern inclusive spin on Oscar Wilde’s classic tale (reimagined with LGBTQ+ representation) is a witty, sly romp through modern society, filled with one-liners, double entendres, and local flare that packs a mighty comic punch. The Importance of Being Earnest brings Oscar Wilde’s “trivial comedy for serious people” to contemporary times with new laughter, color, and heart. For tickets call 561.586.6410 or visit lakeworthplayhouse.org.
Saturday, November 13
The monthly Art Walk takes place today from 6-9pm on Wilton Drive. Normally the 3rd Saturday of the month, but this month it moves to the 2nd Saturday due to Pride Fort Lauderdale being on the 3rd weekend. For more info, go to: AWWM.org.
Gulfstream Park will kick off the holiday season today at 7 pm with its annual ‘Symphony in Lights’ Holiday Celebration. Emmy award-winning newscaster Calvin Hughes, the Gay Men’s Chorus and Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper will be present to usher in the holidays with the first show of the season. The 10-minute light show is a dazzling display of more than 250,000 lights choreographed to classic holiday tunes and will run at the top of each hour from 6-11 p.m. every night through December 31.
The Manor presents Camouflage, in salute of Veterans Day, starring festival headliner DJ Leo Blanco in the Ballroom. Noche Latina Saturdays celebrates with Erika Norell, DJ Duniel, and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s. Doors open at 10pm with cover only $10 until 1am.
Sunday, November 14
Miami Dade College’s 38th Miami Book Fair will return today through November 21, with both in-person and virtual events, including the popular Street Fair in downtown Miami, Nov. 19 – 21, featuring book vendors, author presentations and entertainment for all ages. For Miami Book Fair information, visit miamibookfair.com, or call 305-237-3528 or email [email protected].
Wednesday, November 17
Starting tonight and every Wednesday thereafter, Lips presents “Bitch Bingo” hosted by Velvet Lenore. They invite you to play bingo, see outrageous drag shows, and win fabulous prizes. To make reservations call 954-567-0987.
New Meat Wednesdays with $250 in cash and prizes returns tonight and every Wednesday thereafter with Daisy Deadpetals at Le Boy. The night will feature the music of DJ/Producer Tpromix.
The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami is pleased to announce My Name is Maryan—a monographic presentation of four decades of paintings, sculptures, drawings. and film by the iconoclastic, ground-breaking Polish-born artist Maryan. The exhibition opens today and will remain on view until March 20. For more information, go to: mocanomi.org.
Business for the Arts of Broward’s (BFA) 3rd Annual ART + STROLL event is returning as an in-person event and will once again transform a block along Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Presented by BBX Capital, the event takes place today from 5 to 8pm in the lobbies of buildings 401, 301 and 201 of E. Las Olas Blvd. Guests will have the opportunity to connect with the visionary group of business leaders at BFA during the event, as well as enjoy juried art exhibit of fine art for sale, local live entertainment performances and more. Tickets are available at $25 (advance) and $35 (at the door) and include a $25 restaurant gift card, Hoffman’s Chocolates, and more. To purchase advance tickets, visit https://bit.ly/3lxWSN0.
South Florida Symphony Orchestra welcomes audiences back to rediscover the thrill of live classical music! The esteemed symphony, recently named Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ first Partner in the Arts for its affiliated $30 million renovated venue, The Parker, launches its 2021-22 season in spectacular style at 7:30 p.m. with Berlioz’ spirited Roman Carnival Overture; Ravel’s vibrant orchestration of Mussorgsky’s musical art gallery, Pictures at an Exhibition; and a 100th birthday celebration in honor of Astor Piazzolla, featuring The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas) performed by violinist Siwoo Kim. Subsequent performances will follow at Temple Israel of Greater Miami on Thursday, November 18, at 7:30 pm and at Tennessee Williams Theatre, Key West, on Saturday, November 20 at 7:30 pm. Tickets for all three venues are on sale, now at southfloridasymphony.org/masterworksi.
Friday, November 19
Tonight, and tomorrow, Saturday November 20, Hamburger Mary’s Wilton Manors presents RuPaul’s Drag Race superstar Kennedy Davenport performing live!
Compass presents Transgender Day of Remembrance: A night of Resilience from 5-7pm at the center (201 N Dixie Highway, Lake Worth). They will recognize the beautiful souls we have lost to anti-transgender violence. The evening’s observance will include the Compass Transgender Youth Group presenting a permanent addition to the center: an art gallery featuring transgender artists. Light refreshments will be served. For more information about the Night of Remembrance on the 19th, please email Rex Barnes at [email protected].
Saturday, November 20
Pride Fort Lauderdale returns to the beach (1100 Seabreeze Blvd) with the parade from 11am to 1pm and the festival from noon to 9pm. Admission is $5, and this first day stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race: Aquaria, Rose and lady Bunny, as well as Big Freedia, DJ Twisted Dee and Kitty Meow. For more information, or to purchase VIP tickets, go to: Pridefortlauderdale.org.
Sunday, November 21
Pride Fort Lauderdale continues today on the beach (1100 Seabreeze Blvd) from noon to 9pm. Admission is $5, and this second day stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race: Gottmik, Kameron Michaels, as well as Jennifer Holliday, Frankie Grande, and Kitty Meow. For more information, or to purchase VIP tickets, go to: Pridefortlauderdale.org.
History Fort Lauderdale, will celebrate the significant contributions of local Seminole artists during Native American Heritage Month in November with a new exhibit, “A Return to Self: The Art of Healing.” The exhibit highlights new contemporary works by Seminole artists that reflect upon paths to self-expression, an appreciation of daily tasks and a determination to provide the best possible care for self, family, and community during the ongoing global pandemic. The exhibit opens to the public today at 10 am with a VIP tour followed by an artist meet and greet and art talk at 1pm. Residents and visitors are invited to participate in the exhibit’s premiere in-person or online at https://bit.ly/HFLAReturnTofSelf2021. History Fort Lauderdale admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military, and children ages six and under. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.
The Eagle Wilton Manors presents an official Pride Fort Lauderdale event: the Fetish Ball starring DJ Herbie James with a $10 cover.
Bikes for kids
Kindred Pride invites you to join them at Santa’s Bike Force 2022 and learn more about the “Just an Idea…” campaign! Santa’s Bike Force began in 2003 with a small group of Elves who organized a last-minute bike drive on Christmas Eve and delivered 55 bikes to Kids in Distress. Since then, they have donated over 900 bikes to “first time” bike riders. Their mission is to expand this “Just an Idea…” campaign to communities all over the world where deserving children can experience the “freedom and joy” of getting their first bike! To learn more about Santa’s Bike Force or starting a “Just an Idea…” campaign in your community, please contact [email protected]. More details at www.SantasBikeForce.com.
Faena gets its own Song
Global pop artist and songwriter Polina released her international smash “Faena” recently to much acclaim. The track, written by Polina and produced by Organ was inspired by the South Beach Faena Hotel and features sexy vocals, breezy production, and a seductive chorus that you’ll be chilling out to all through the season. Showcasing the many different vibes of Polina, the video was shot at the Faena and captures the magic of the space, and the inspiration for the track perfectly.
This is HOT
Searchlight Pictures’ transcendent biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield tells the incredible true story of an icon. Praised by critics for its captivating performances, the film is available on Digital now and will be on Blu-ray and DVD November 16. The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker (Jessica Chastain). In the 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker (Andrew Garfield) built a burgeoning religious broadcasting network and theme park – until rivals, financial wrongdoing and scandal toppled their empire.
Searchlight Pictures’ The Eyes of Tammy Faye Bonus Features
A Look Inside The Eyes of Tammy Faye – Hear what drew Jessica Chastain, cast mates and filmmakers to The Eyes of Tammy Faye. From prosthetics to singing, uncover Jessica Chastain’s remarkable multi-layered transformation into Tammy Faye Bakker.