What's HOT South Florida :: March 16 - 22
Thursday, March 16
My good friend, celebrity impersonator Joe Posa, stars in "The Bitch Is Back," a tribute to the late and great Joan Rivers. The show also stars former comedy writer, and Joan's very close friend, Tony Tripoli. Plays at the Empire Theater from March 16- April 9 and tickets are $20-$35 and can be purchased at EmpireStage.com
Poverello presents "Celebrity Lip Sync Battle" at Hunters with performances by: Darren Thompson (Dick's Service Station), Tony Lima (SAVE), Aaron Adams (Hunters), Marcus Morris (Pride Factory), Kitty Meow, Mikey Verdugo (Bodytek, Rock Rogowski & Antonio Biaggi (Hush Spa), Tiffany Fantasia, Chris Caputo (Agile Elements), Nick Moretti, David & Aaron Currie, Lanz Adams (LeatherWerks) and hosted by Nicole Halliwell. Admission is $15 at the door and funds raised from this event will go to "Hunger Fighter" team for the Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival.
Slow Burn Theater, the company that brought you the fabulous rendition of "Titanic," presents "Big River, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts from today until April 2. Tickets range from $47 - $60. Broward Center.org
Friday, March 17
Men of the Walk presents a St Patrick's Day Celebration "Kiss Me I'm Irish" at the Boardwalk. The night will feature erotic shows and VIP Rooms. Also don't forget Chef Chris' homemade Corned Beef and Cabbage special for only $12.95.
The Outlandish Comedy series presents its final chapter of the season as they feature Miss CoCo Peru in "A Gentle Reminder: Coco's Guide to a Somewhat Happy Life" at the Sunshine Cathedral at 8pm. Purchase tickets online at OutlandishFL.com
Saturday, March 18
Noche Latina Saturdays, inside the Ivy Lounge and Patio at the Manor complex, presents "A Royale Affair" featuring the final performances of Jose Vega as All American Gent 2016 and Elishaly D'Witshes as Miss Pride South Florida 2016. They will also star resident DJ Larry Larr, and sexy Latin Go-Go papi's. Hours are 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. with NO COVER before midnight (FL Res) and only $7 after midnight with Manor Card and $10 without.
The Ramrod presents Mr. Florida Rubber 2017 contest at 9pm and then at 11pm they will feature the Victory celebration for the winner with DJ Richie Rich at the turntables.
Georgie's Alibi/Monkey Bar presents Beast Mode: Fetish & Gear Party, Volume 3 starring DJ Alex Ramos and as always, never a cover.
The Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida will be holding auditions at the Sunshine Cathedral at 10am. Please make sure to register online at GMCSF.org. For more information please contact them at 954-763-2266 or at email@example.com
A special reception celebrating the launch of 'Androgynous,' the new art exhibit featuring the work of Carlos Aleman, will take place at Art Frenzie Gallery (2151 Wilton Dr.) from 6pm to 10pm. Artwork will depict subjects that have both male and female characteristics. The works are influenced by the current popularity of Androgyny in the modeling world. The paintings/drawings depict people that consider themselves as gender fluid, non-binary and gender neutral. Admission is free. For more information call (954) 560-3684
Sunday, March 19
AIDS Healthcare Foundation presents the annual Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival on at South Beach Park in Fort Laud for food trucks, and an amazing concert from DNCE! Tickets are only $25! FloridaAIDSWalk.org
"The Carol Burnett Show" was one of my all-time favorite shows ever. You couldn't help but laugh with Carol and her cast who could always put a smile on my face. Carol Burnett herself will be at the Broward Center at 4 pm for "An Afternoon of Laughter and Reflection," and tickets are $49.50-$179.50 at BrowardCenter.org
The Ramrod features their monthly EDC (Enforced Dress Code) event on the patio from 9pm to midnight hosted by Mr. Florida Rubber 2017.
Monday, March 20
Another one of my very good friends, Latrice Royale, presents her annual Mister and Miss Pride South Florida Pageant, at the Aventura Center for the Performing Arts at 8pm. Contestants who are interested please contact Christopher Guy at (954)507-2089. Admission is from $10-$30, and can be purchased at Aventuracenter.org
Tuesday, March 21
The Tony Award-winning "Something Rotten!" comes to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts from today through April 2. This hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. Tickets are as low as $35 and can be purchased at BrowardCenter.org
Wednesday, March 22
Wolf Cuff presents the 7th annual benefit for Grateful Paws (a not for profit 501(c)(3) no kill rescue organization) at Georgie's Alibi/Monkey Bar starting at 6pm. The night will feature a VIP Cocktail reception from 6 to 8 pm (this is $20) and then the main event which is free and features a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and a show at 9pm featuring the alibi performers and many special guests.
West Palm Beach's curator, Rolando Chang Barrero, to showcase the work of Sue Latta during a special pre-Pridefest 2017 exhibition at The Box Gallery (811 Belvedere Road) in the heart of the West Palm Beach Cultural Corridor. The Sue Latta Exhibition opens with a reception on at 7 pm, allowing patrons to not only view her exceptional artwork, but to recognize the multi-dimensional world of Sue Latta. Sue Latta has been able to navigate distinctions between, woman, activist, advocate, artist, and as of recent, becoming a historical figure alongside her wife, Traci Ehlers, and three other couples in the annals of American history.
This is HOT
In Director Andrew Steggall's debut film, "Departure," Beatrice (Juliette Stevenson, Mona Lisa Smile) and her teenage son Elliot (Alex Lawther, "The Imitation Game") are preparing for the sale of their vacation home in the south of France. Elliot struggles with his dawning sexuality and an increasing alienation from his mother. Beatrice in turn is upset over the sale of the house and her crumbling marriage.
When an enigmatic local teenager, Clément, enters their lives, both mother and son are compelled to confront their desires and, finally, each other.
Departure is 109 mins in length, not rated, and is available form WolfeVideo.com, and is on sale for only $19.95.