Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Misérables" on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21.
The City of Fort Lauderdale will continue its water chlorination until Sept. 15. This impacts the water service of residents in Wilton Manors and Oakland Park. Fire hydrant flushing will be taking place in conjunction with the water chlorination to ensure that the chlorine is distributed throughout the water system. For more information, call 954-390-2190.
It’s a week where the ladies let their hair down.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Back to School Supply Drive. Its upcoming mixer is on Tuesday, August 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is presented by Reyka Vodka. The location is B Ocean at 1140 Seabreeze Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.
It’s the kind of charitable event that raises eyebrows and lowers underwear. It’s for a good cause, too.
The beaches and nightclubs of Fort Lauderdale will be filled with bears and cubs as part of the 3rd annual BeachBear Weekend. This year’s event will be no exception.
The 9th annual Bartenders’ Boxers & Briefs Underwear Auction will be held at Bill’s on Monday, July 28th at 8 p.m. The event puts the fun in fundraiser and the money raised is for a good cause. The proceeds go to Tuesday’s Angels.
New Beginnings TLC hosted a networking and fundraising dinner event on Saturday, Oct. 10 to celebrate its new status as a 501(c)3 non profit.
Delray Beach FL: The cast and crew of Entr’Acte Theatrix will be ‘passing the hat’ at the Thursday, June 26th performance of Avenue Q. As an homage to the gay community, and in honor of Pride Month, the company will be raising funds for Compass (the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Palm Beach County) and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Thousands of people will gather at South Beach Park on Fort Lauderdale Beach to raise awareness and money in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Florida on Sunday, March 30.
She’s a tennis legend, cancer survivor, and an outspoken advocate for LGBT rights. On Friday, October 10, Martina Navratilova is among the special guests attending the LPAC ‘Cocktails & Conversation’ fundraiser in Miami.
The 2014 Celebration of Friends takes place in just a few weeks. Attendees can expect big changes, as the gathering will happen in Orlando, rather than South Florida. Event organizer Thomas Pence is excited about holding the event in Central Florida.
Miley Cyrus shook a long, rock goddess ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the arrivals carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, promising multiple costume changes as host.
A Broward judge Friday ordered a Cooper City baseball coach, accused of molesting boys on his team, held without bond.
It’s been 30 years since the HIV virus that causes AIDS was identified and nearly two decades since a generation of gay men was decimated by the disease. Today, the virus is commonly treated by a once-a-day drug regimens and most patients can expect to lead normal lives.
Bowl a strike, get lei’d, win a raffle prize, and help provide food and medicine to a person living with chronic illness.
On Thursday Nov. 5, Flash Fire Pizza will be hosting a kickoff fundraiser for Poverello’s Annual Holiday Food Drive. When customers make a purchase at Flash Fire Pizza, at any time that day, 20 percent of each purchase will go directly to Poverello to help provide food to our clients this holiday season.
Pride Fort Lauderdale presented $15,000 in community grants to 15 South Florida organizations, funded from proceeds of the 2018 festival held on Fort Lauderdale Beach at an awards reception in June.
It takes a team to fight cancer. Nowhere is that better demonstrated than Roosters Bar in West Palm Beach. For the third year in a row, Team Roosters is slated to be the top fundraiser for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in West Palm Beach.