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fortitude-schedule-of-events-0 Fortitude Weekend, the new GLBT event taking place President’s Day Weekend (Feb. 17 to 21), will have something to please everyone! With performers like Alec Mapa, Ari Gold, Brian Kent, Deborah Cox, D.J. Escape, D.J. Roland Belmares and Taylor Dayne, it will definitely be unforgettable. The event is produced by The L Foundation, Inc., a non-profit corporation organized to raise awareness and funds for charitable organizations that promote and protect human rights, including the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning community, as well as various charitable organizations. Ticket sales go to amfAR – The Foundation for AIDS Research, The Pride Center at Equality Park and Fort Lauderdale-Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

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fortitude-schedule-of-events-2Fortitude Weekend, the new GLBT event taking place President’s Day Weekend (Feb. 17 to 21), will have something to please everyone! With performers like Alec Mapa, Ari Gold, Brian Kent, Deborah Cox, D.J. Escape, D.J. Roland Belmares and Taylor Dayne, it will definitely be unforgettable. The event is produced by The L Foundation, Inc., a non-profit corporation organized to raise awareness and funds for charitable organizations that promote and protect human rights, including the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning community, as well as various charitable organizations. Ticket sales go to amfAR – The Foundation for AIDS Research, The Pride Center at Equality Park and Fort Lauderdale-Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

Below is the schedule of events. For tickets or more information, visit FORTITUDEweekend.com

THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011

  • FORTUNE & FAME

Join us at Cinema Paradiso for the Florida premiere of an Audience Award and multiple winning Best Film “Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride” with cocktail reception afterwards
503 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
7:00 pm
$10 General Admission

$25 VIP (includes preferred seating and free sponsored drinks)

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FRIDAY, FEB. 18, 2011Fortitude-Forthcoming

  • FORTHCOMING – VIP Sunset Cocktail Party

Join us at the fabulous new B Ocean Fort Lauderdale for a penthouse sunset soiree, cocktail party with hors d’oeuvres, incredible views of the ocean and sunset, and our celebrity performers!999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
5-9pm
$75 VIP Admission

  • FORTRESS – Women’s Afterparty at New Moon

2440 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
10pm – 2am
FREE EVENTFortitude-Mandance

  • FORTtitude MANDANCE at Ramrod

1508 NE 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Men, men and more men! Get your sexy on with DJ Herbie James for the first official men’s dance of the weekend.
10pm – 3am
FREE EVENT

SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 2011

  • Fortitude-FortissimoFORTISSIMO – Make A Loud Splash!

Men’s Pool Party at Exit 66
219 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
DJ DeMarko! is best known for his day-time sound, whether it is rocking Fire Island or the beach at Asbury Park. Put on that new bathing suit, grab a cocktail (or two) and make a loud splash!
11am – 4:30pm 

$20 General Admission

VIP $50 (includes free sponsored drinks)

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  • FORTLAUGHS

Join us at the Parker Playhouse for a night of laughs with Alec Mapa (Ugly Betty), Julie Goldman (Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show), Judy Gold (Emmy Award winning actress and comedian), and Joe Posa as Joan Rivers.
707 NE 8th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
7:30 – 10pm Performance

Tickets from $40

$60 Preferred (includes Preferred seating)

VIP $85 (includes VIP seating)

 

  • Fortitude-ForteFORTE – Men’s Afterparty Dance at Exit 66

219 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
DJ Escape 10pm – 4am

$20 General Admission
$75 VIP (includes exclusive VIP area and free sponsored drinks)
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  • FORTNIGHT – Women’s Dance Night at New Moon

2440 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
FREE EVENT

SUNDAY, FEB. 20, 2011

  • FORTISSIMA – Women’s Pool Party at Exit 66

219 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
11am – 4:30pm
$10 General Admission

VIP (includes free sponsored drinks)

  • Fortitude-FortrocksFORTROCKS

Join us for an incredible One-Night Only concert featuring Taylor Dayne, Martha Wash and special guests to be announced.
War Memorial Auditorium
800 NE 8th St. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
6:30 – 9pm 

Tickets from $35
$60 Preferred (includes preferred seating)
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$125 VIP (includes VIP seating and free sponsored drinks)

  • Fortitude-Forte2FORTE² – What is your Strength?

Men’s Closing Dance Party at The Manor
2345 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
DJs Chus & Ceballos
10pm – 4am
$20 General Admission

$75 VIP (includes exclusive VIP area and free sponsored drinks)

  • FORTRESS² – Women’s Afterparty at New Moon

2440 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
9pm – 2am
FREE EVENT

MONDAY, FEB. 21, 2011

  • Fortitude-FortifyFORTIFY

Mojo, 4140 N. Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Ask for the special FORTITUDE Bloody Mary! $25 Brunch includes one Bloody Mary (gratuity not included) Complimentary valet parking  

10:30am featuring performer Mary Jane Cunningham

12 noon featuring live entertainer Debra Hampton

1:30pm featuring DJ Randy Bettis

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