A week ago Wednesday the Alibi presented “A Holiday Hoopla” which was a benefit for Kids in Distress and featured a silent auction for beautiful gifts and Wreaths as well as many performances. In the end over $3000 was raised. Thursday night began the weekend long Grand Opening of the newest Hotspot on Wilton Drive called The Drive. Early Friday night Pandora events featured comedy legend Suzanne Westenhoefer live in concert at the CSL in Wilton Manors. The night featured a special attendee in tennis Legend Martina Navratilova On Friday night Goes Bear Miami moved to its new home at Therapy nightclub and lots of bears and their admirers came out to support. Also on Friday night Sidelines had a Brittney Spears CD release Party giving away a trip to Las Vegas for 3 days and tickets to Brittney’s show, and the Manor featured a live performance by Cazwell. Saturday started with Impulse featuring a holiday party at the Pier 66 pool, which was packed. Congrats to the entire group and AHF for putting on such a successful event. Later that night Rumors featured the South Florida Gay Flag Football league in drag (turnabout) as a benefit for NVEEE. On Sunday Lips celebrated the 40th birthday of their Gospel Brunch Hostess, Nicolette. This event was also a benefit for Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center. A big Happy Birthday to Nicolette from myself and the entire Hotspots family!
Thursday, Dec 12
Creative Male (222 NE 25th Street, Miami, # 106) will be presenting their annual Holiday Party on from 7 to 10 pm featuring cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres, and boys modeling sexy gift ideas. Creative Male sells the latest T-Shirts, swimwear, jewelry, sexy underwear, lubes and adult toys from such famous brands as Pistol Pete, Andrew Christian, Pump, Whittall & Shon, Timoteo and Ginch Gonch. For more information call them at 305-573-3080.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce invites you to one of their biggest networker of the year. “The 4th Annual Holigay Celebration & Toy Drive” will take place at the LGBT Visitor Center (1130 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach) from 6pm – 9pm. with the support of Grey Goose Vodka, Centerplate, Block Pizza Deli, and DJ Vertigo. Everyone is welcomed. Admission is an unwrapped toy benefitting the Miami-Beach Police Department’s Toy Drive. It will be a fun evening of networking gathering as a community contributies to a great cause, takes pictures with Santa, enjoys the music, food and drinks. RSVP at GoGayMiami.com or 305-397-8914.
Join a fun group of guys for a monthly freestyle male Life Drawing Event, the second Thursday each month, the next one is tonight from 6pm – 9pm. All levels welcome – explore your creativity – bring your art supplies. Drawing / painting / charcoal / pencil / watercolor. Sessions will be held in a private studio at Leather Werks in Ft. Lauderdale, with guest artists from the community attending. $25 fee with advance reservation, $35 walk-in subject to available space. Internationally published Ira C. Smith is scheduled to be our guest artist. To secure a reservation please send your name and phone number to MensArtEvent@aol.com You will receive a confirmation email to present at the studio. Please put the word EVENT in the subject line to weed out spam.
Join the Bears of South Florida for an evening of celebration from 7:30 pm in Building B, of the Pride Center. In the spirit of the holidays, the BOSFL will award over $10,000 in donations to several local organizations. Details and RSVP on our website at: bosfl.org.
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County compliments its aquatic-themed art exhibition, “The Deep and the Shallow: Photographers Exploring a Watery World” with a “Splash of Art” from 6 – 9 p.m. at its Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. headquarters at 601 Lake Avenue in Lake Worth. The silent auction features 33 masterful works of art in various media by 29 Palm Beach County-based artists. Admission to the “Splash of Art” event is $40 for members/$50 for non-members.
The Pride Factory is featuring 20% off on all regular priced underwear and swimwear and Fashion until December 19.
Friday, December 13
Bubble Gum Fridays at The Manor in association with WildchildWorld.com present “Blood on the Dance Floor,” a Friday the 13th theme party. The night stars DJs JPS and Miik and features no cover before midnight for 21 and up and $7 thereafter. 18-20 is $12 all night.
Eros presents “Woof Miami” with music by DJ Roke Cabrera. The night will also feature a food drive for the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
Saturday, December 14
The Pet Project presents Santa and Santa’s Paws, a Pet Holiday Festival sponsored and hosted by 4X Nutrition Center (1624 North Federal Highway). The event will feature a silent auction, pet vendors, pet adoptions, a dog wash and pictures with Santa and Santa paws (who will both arrive by sled). For more info go to PetProjectForPets.org.
Discotekka presents the CD release party for cast member Serena ChaCha’s new single on Saturday, Dec 14th. The night will star house divas Serena, Poizon, Sasha, Gina, Maite and Lola Lotus as well as house DJs Tony and Carlos G.
Epic Saturdays at The Manor presents in the ballroom, Replay, this year’s best music in review with DJ Sushiman and a performance by Erika Norell and cast. In the Ivy Lounge and Patio, Noche Latina Saturdays will be celebrating the birthday of its Maestro, DJ Larry Larr along with hostess Viva Mirage, hot Latin go-go papis and special guest Natasha Danielle Hearts.
Monday, December 16th
Tropics Restaurant and Piano Bar presents a very merry Christmas benefit for Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS featuring the cast of Book of Mormon Broadway tour. Doors open at 5:30 pm with show time at 7:30pm. General admission is $35 with VIP admission $95 (includes premium seating and a signed piece of merchandise). To purchase tickets go to MormonXmas.eventbrite.com or to Tropics in person.
Wednesday, December 18
We here at Hotspots Media Group present the 6th annual Holiday Celebration which is a 100% benefit for Broward House. This year the celebration is back at the Museum Of Discovery and Science from 7 to 10 pm, but we moved to the second floor to give all participants a brand new experience. This will be a wonderful evening which includes an interactive experience with museum curators, virtual rides that are not to be missed an open bar, passed Hors D’oeuvres, and a fabulous silent auction. To purchase tickets go to HotspotsCelebration.com
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Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears is one of the most successful and celebrated entertainers in pop history. In a little more than a decade, Spears has sold nearly 100 million records worldwide, making her the fourth best-selling female artist ever in America. Born in Mississippi and raised in Louisiana, Spears became a household name as a teenager when she released her first single “…Baby One More Time,” an international hit that broke sales records selling over 27 million copies worldwide and is currently 14x Platinum in the U.S. Her musical career boasts worldwide and countless awards and accolades, including the 2011 MTV Video Vanguard Award and Billboard’s Best-Selling Female Artist of the Decade (1998-2008). So far, Spears has earned a total of five No.1 debut albums and 24 Top 40 songs in her career. Spears has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards and won for Best Dance Recording in 2005.
Her new album, “Britney Jean,” hit the streets this week. To purchase “Brittney Jean,” go to: itunes.apple.com/us/album/britney-jean-deluxe-version/id736211015. The first 4 people that email me at: Scott@hotspotsmedia.com that can tell me the city Britney was born in will win a deluxe copy of the CD.