CARNIVAL DESTINY – FUN FOR ALL, ALL FOR FUN
4-day Spring LGBT Family Cruise Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011 departing Fort Lauderdale 9 a.m. Your first stop on this cruise is right in downtown Key West on Duval Street then off to Cozumel, Mexico. Rates: $364 to $499/double occupancy. Cruise rates are capacity controlled in U.S. dollars, per guest and based on double occupancy. Government taxes/fees are included. Rates are available on select sailings only. Some restrictions (including stateroom category availability) apply. Rates are subject to change without prior notice. Ships’ Registry: The Bahamas and Panama. Carnival reserves the right to re-instate the fuel supplement for all guests at up to $9 per person per day if the NYMEX oil price exceeds $70 per barrel.
Prestige Travel Agent: Pamela Boston #12658, phone: 615-403-5818. e-mail: email@example.com.
MEN OF RUFF RIDERS LAUNCH PARTY
Rosie’s Bar & Grill presents “Men of Ruff Riders,” new works by
photographer Dennis Dean. Check out the latest in the Ruff Riders brand collection and meet their hot models! Friday, April 15th, 6 to 9 p.m., during Island City Artwalk.
Dennis Dean Galleries (2440-B Wilton Drive, 2nd Floor, Wilton Manors) is across from Rosie’s Bar & Grill, entrance upstairs behind New Moon Bar.
BEAR CODES PRESENTS SPLASH!
Saturday, April 30, from 2 to 8 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale at the Royal Palms Resort, 2901 Terramar Street. Monthly pool parties for bears, cubs, chubs, chasers and friends. Join them at the new Royal Palms Resort and Spa for the Official Opening Party of Splash with live deejays and more. The Royal Palms Boutique Hotel offers luxurious rooms, a full bar, a café serving great food and a full service spa
and gym. And a clothing-optional heated pool, so come in your swimsuits or your birthday suit! As appreciation for your continued support of Bear Codes, they are extending to those that RSVP for the opening party event only, no cover charge (normal cover is $7). You must RSVP on Facebook to receive the free entry and you can only RSVP yourself. There will be an RSVP list at the door. Help spread the word and invite your friends on the invite link on the event page and give them a chance to RSVP and get the newest hottest pool party grand opening for free. Splash will be held monthly.
MISS RICHFIELD 1981 IS HEADING TO MIAMI
Miss Richfield 1981 is coming to Miami for the very first time to officially kickoff Miami Beach Pride with a performance at the Colony Theater on April 15 at 8 p.m. A portion of the tickets and proceeds from a raffle will benefit Miami Beach Pride and GLAAD. Tickets are available at the Colony Theater Box Office or www.missrichfield.com.
MIAMI BEACH PRIDE
On Saturday, April 16, Miami Beach will be more fabulous than ever! Miami Beach City Mayor Matti Bower, your friends, family and allies celebrate the 3rd annual Miami Beach Gay Pride parade and festival.
Urge with deejays Abel and Paulo, Alex Infiniti and J. Felix. On Saturday April 16th, 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., Score Productions and Hilton Wolman proudly present Urge: The official Saturday night party for Miami Beach Pride. This event will take place at Miami’s sumptuous Ice Palace Studios West (71 NW 14 Street, Miami) – formerly known as Karu & Y. Tickets are available at www.showclix.com/event/urgemiami or www.UrgeMiami.com.
Palace Bar presents the annual pride nation t-dance with music by their own D.J. Charlie Rojas (a.k.a. D.J. Charl Mix). Get ready for the best t-dance ever. Miami Beach Gay Pride CD to be released during the dance. Confirm your attendance as soon as possible. Capacity is limited. Presented by Pride Nation, Sunday, Apr. 17, 2011 in Miami from 3 to 6 p.m. Palace Bar and Grill, 1200 Ocean Drive (12th St), Miami Beach, FL 33139.
NOH8 CAMPAIGN OPEN PHOTO SHOOT IN MIAMI
On Sunday, April 17th (3 to 6 p.m.) the NOH8 Campaign will set up our studio at Trio on The Bay (1601 79st Causeway, Miami), opening up the opportunity to join the campaign to all the NOH8 supporters in the South Florida area. In addition to the photo shoot, there will be booths set up at the Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade and Festival. For information visit www.noh8campaign.com.
Mayhem with Tracy Young and Peter Rauhofer, Miami Beach Gay Pride Weekend, Sunday, Apr. 17 from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Cameo, 1445 Washington Ave. on South Beach. The official Sunday night sanctioned event for Miami Beach Gay Pride Weekend presented by Ferosh Records. For tickets, www.wantickets.com, general admission $40.
LADY GAGA IN TAMPA
Lady Gaga and special guests, Scissor Sisters, will be coming to the St. Pete Times Forum on Saturday, April 16th,from 7 to 11 p.m. Lady Gaga has captivated audiences around the globe with her stunning international smash, “The Monster Ball” tour, presented by Virgin Mobile. In 2010, the tour took her throughout Europe and North American, where she received rave reviews everywhere she stopped. With the majority of North American dates already sold out, Lady Gaga has announced she will be extending her North American 2011 tour, now including a stop at Tampa’s St. Pete Times Forum.
WET LUBE WRESTLING
Tampa Bay RULEs, Sunday Apr 17, 1 to 5 p.m., Chelsea Nightclub, 1502 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa. This month’s event is sponsored by WET. So cum get piggy, wear your rubber, jock or hottest leather, but get ready to get some WET wrestlin’ on. Bar opens to the general public from 3 p.m. on. Building leathermen/ fetishmen brotherhood and gathering just for fun without egos and attitudes. Get together to socialize, have a cigar or two, experience a demo, bootblacking services and maybe learn about the brotherhood of community bonding. It’s a good ole fashioned leather/fetish tea dance with a new twist. Always open to suggestions and ideas to promote, build and excite OUR community! firstname.lastname@example.org
DIVERSITY SLAM SPRING FLING
Friday, Apr 22, 9 p.m. to 12 midnight,
L Train, 900 Central Ave., Saint Petersburg. Open mic night spoken word, acoustic jams.
PINK POOL PARTY
Saturday, April 23 from 1 to 7 pm at the Flamingo Resort, 4601 34 Street in St. Petersburg. Fun in the sun! The Flamingo Resort, Florida’s largest gay resort presents their 2nd annual Pink Party with Billboard Magazine reporting deejay, Bruce Devery (of Detroit and Tampa). Bring your sunscreen and your pink bikinis.
Thursday, Apr 28, from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Ritz Ybor, 1507 East 7th Avenue in Tampa. $24 advance tickets, all ages.
First Thursday of each month from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Dunedin Bowling Lanes, 405 Patricia Avenue in Dunedin. For more information, call (727) 736-1282.
THE MONSTER BALL
Lady Gaga at the Amway Center, Friday Apr. 15,, 7 to 11:30 p.m., 400 W Church St in Orlando.
ORLANDO WHITE PARTY
Saturday Apr. 16, 201,1 from 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Parliament House, 410 N Orange Blossom Trail in downtown Orlando. Time to start planning for one of Orlando’s biggest parties of the year. Featuring Juju Bee, Alexis Mateo, Shangela and Yara Sofia. D.J. Brianna Lee spinning the hits for “Elevate”. White attire encouraged. Rooms are going fast. Book now at www.parliamenthouse.com.
babes in bonnets fundraiser
at parliament house Monday, Apr 18, 7 to 9:30 p.m., Parliament House, 410 N Orange Blossom Trail in downtown Orlando. This is a citywide event benefiting the Orlando Youth Alliance (OYA), a local charity that provides free of charge, peer-to-peer support groups, education and a positive environment for Orlando’s LGBT youth. Hosted by: Darcel Stevens & Michael Wanzie.
MISS HEART OF ORLANDO PAGEANT
This is a preliminary to Miss Heart of Florida. Monday, Apr. 18, from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight at Mr. Sister’s, 5310 East Colonial Dr. in Orlando.
NINA VS. RAJA
RuPaul’s Drag Race girls at the Parliament House (410 N Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando), Saturday May 7, 2011, in Orlando from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. 1st runner up of season one, Nina Flowers and top 5 (as it stands right now), Raja of season three will be joining the award winning Footlight Players: Darcel Stevens, V, Armani, Sassy Devine and the Men of the Footlight Theater. Three rooms of music – featuring D.J. Brianna Lee of Gayinternetradiolive.com in the disco, Pop 40 mix in the video bar and hip-hop/pop in the piano bar.
BACK DOOR BUMBY
Revolution Nightclub (375 S. Bumby Ave (408) in Downtown Orlando) along with GRINDR and MyFlexRadio presents “Back Door Bumby: Enter Through the Back” every 3rd Thursday of the month. This is Orlando’s premier college night as you’ve never seen it before. No cover when you show your GRINDR or MyFlexRadio App. No cover ‘til 11pm for those 21+ (18+ welcome) and no cover ‘til 12 midnight with college or theme park ID. Free drinks 11 to 11:30 p.m. Drinks specials throughout the night. Performances by Shantell D’Marco and Macaviti. D.J. Joanie on the decks in the disco area and V.J. J.B. Burgos in the Hydrate Video Bar.