Hotspots! November 17, 2016

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November 17th

Give Miami Day is the biggest annual giving event in the Southeast United States. This year it will again ignite Greater Miami for 24 hours today. They made histor y on Give Miami Day 2015, raising $7.1 million for more than 600 local nonprofits from more than 17,000 donors spanning the city, nation and globe. Give Miami Day allows all individuals in our community to make a philanthropic impact by collectively supporting our local nonprofit o r g a n i z a t i o n s . Tw e n t y four hours of giving begins at 12:00 a.m. November 17 and ends at 12:00 a.m. on November 18. Throughout the day, individuals may view online profiles of more than 600 nonprofit organizations serving MiamiDade County and make a charitable gift and the Miami Foundation and partners will maximize the community's generosity by making a bonus gift for ever y donation between $25 and $10,000

received on November 17 through Death by Design: A Comedy, with Murder! Starts tonight and plays through December 4th (Opening night is Nov 18) at the Lake Worth Playhouse. What happens when you mix the brilliant wit of Noel Coward with the intricate plotting of Agatha Christie? Set during a weekend in an English country manor in 1932, Death by Design is a delightful and mysterious "mash-up" of two of the greatest English writers of all time. Edward Bennett, a playwright, and his wife Sorel

Bennett, an actress, flee London and head to Cookham after a disastrous opening night. But various guests arrive unexpectedly - a conservative politician, a fiery socialist, a nearsighted ingenue, a zany modern dancer - each with a long-held secret. When one of the guests is murdered, it's left to Bridgit, the feisty Irish maid with a macabre interest in homicide, to solve the crime. Tickets are $23-$38, and can be purchased online at or by calling 561-586-6410


November 18th

Compass presents an Open Mic in honor of National Tr a n s g e n d e r D a y o f Re m e m b r a n c e a t 6 p m . Commemorate those that have lost their lives for staying true to themselves, and raise awareness to end anti-transgender hatred and prejudice. This event is hosted by Velvet LeNore, Miss Palm Beach Pride and is open to the public. A $5 suggested donation is asked, but not required. To attend, perform or for more info call 561-533-9699.

Today starts the 13th annual “Smart Ride” from Miami to Key West where 100% of the money raised is returned to AIDs Service Organizations. It is not too late to donate, by going to: The


November 19th

The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus under the direction of Dr. Gary Keating

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