Thursday, June 21

The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) presents its Spotlight Mega-Mixer Networker from 6-9pm at Shelborne South Beach. Enjoy delicious food provided by the host hotel. Cocktails courtesy of Bacardi, featuring Grey Goose Vodka, and live entertainment by The Cabaret. Mingle and network with over 150 Chamber members, guests and the community at large. Leverage of the “Business Cards Bulletin Board” and members of the “Membership Committee” will be present to answer inquiries and make introductions/connections. Free drawing for great prizes courtesy of Mina’s Meditarraneo, 11th Street Diner, Devon Seafood & Steak, Actor’s Playhouse, STK, Estiatorio Milos, among others. Members $10 (register online) and $20 at the door. Others $20 (register online) and $25 at the door.

Friday, June 22

The Smart Ride, who has been helping those living with AIDS/HIV throughout Florida, celebrates its 15th anniversary with a fundraiser entitled the Non-Gala Gala at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The event will feature live music, living art, cocktails and artistic culinary fare, and tickets start at $100 at ccpompano.org.

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Saturday, June 23

Georgie’s Alibi/Monkey Bar presents their monthly party: “Beast: Vol 18” starring DJ Alex Ramos.

Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida Presents “Bold Voices: A Celebration of Human Spirit” at the Parker Playhouse at 8 pm. Throughout the years, music has galvanized oppressed communities and given them the strength to come together and fight for their rights.  The Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida will join hands with special guest artists, Unity on the Bay Gospel Choir, and celebrate the wonderful music which has given voice to human rights movements throughout our history. Tickets start at $36.50 at Parkerplayhouse.com.

The Hollywood Medium, Tyler Henry, brings his “5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From The Departed” show to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood at 8 pm.  Do you want to see the Medium that has many superstars in awe, well he is here for only one night with tickets starting at $40 at seminolehardrockhollywood.com.

Noche Latina Saturdays inside the Ivy Dance Room and Patio at The Manor Complex presents, RuPaul Drag Races Lineysha Sparx live! She will also do a meet and greet and photo opp after her performance. The night will also star Miss Noche Latina 2018, Estephania St Lords, DJ Larry Larr and sexy Latin Go-Go Papi’s! Saturdays at the Manor are from 11 pm to 4 am and there is no cover before midnight (FL Res) and only $7 after midnight for members and $10 for non-members (18-20 $12 all night long).  

Sunday, June 24

The Pub presents the premiere of Lady Fancy’s Gospel Jubilee (after its move from Scandals), which is a church of a different kind and features good old fashioned Southern Gospel music at 7 pm.

Wednesday, June 27

Twist, the iconic bar that defines gay South Beach will be celebrating their 25th anniversary tonight and invites the entire community to come out and celebrate with them! They will feature shows by TP Lords, Josefina La Globos, special guests and DJ Sushiman spinning all night long. They will also be featuring an open bar and Hors D’oeuvres from 9-11pm.

Hot Stuff

Some of the most beloved companions of Atlantic Hotel & Spa guests are their furry four-legged friends: dogs. To cater to these playful pooches, the hotel is launching its “Very Important Dog” program.

To kick off, the hotel will host a launch event on June 22 from 5–7 p.m. in its main lobby area. Dogs and their parents can enjoy special treats and a cocktail (for parents), plus a presentation by barkBISTRO and Petbiotics, featuring probiotic-powered pet shampoos and cleaners. All guests who attend the event who dine at Coastal that evening will receive a complimentary glass of house wine or a draft beer with a purchase of an entrée, as well as complimentary valet. In addition, locals will receive a 20% discount off their check until September 2018 by presenting a valid Florida ID.

Through the “Very Important Dog” program, guests’ dogs (there are no dog weight restrictions), when staying with “parents” in the suite, will enjoy a stay full of bow WOW! For a onetime non-refundable fee of $150 per stay, per dog, the program will offer “Luxury for Your Four-Legged Friend” with the following perks:

For more information or reservations please visit atlantichotelfl.com or call (954) 567-8020.

This is HOT

Pride month is in full swing and that means more of a reason to buy rainbow gear! 

Wherever you plan to lay out this season, Lacoste offers the perfect beach towels to show your pride all Summer long. 

BE BOLD – For a classic and bold option, look no further than the “Cocostripe” towel

GO CLASSIC – This towel almost perfectly resembles a rainbow pride flag and we love it

LOWKEY, BUT FAB – For those that love pastels, you can still show your pride with a muted rainbow color-palette

Available at Macy’s – $42.