Homotopia 2011 will take place at various venues across Liverpool from 1st-30th November. This year’s festival theme is ‘Cruising For Art’ which will showcase an array of the queer, the bold, the unexpected and the daring. This city has a rich and vibrant history, which makes it a hotspot for quirky and controversial artistic statements. A celebration of 21st century LGBT/Q life in all its extravagant, confusing and dynamic diversity, Homotopia presents an eclectic program including some new commissions, festival firsts & World Premieres. Over 30 events from visual art, theatre, film, debate, dance, literature and live art will set Liverpool alight; come join the fun!
One of the year’s hottest weekend of events happens in Puerto Vallarta at Vallarta fever 5. This spicy circuit party kicks off with a grand Opening Party on Wednesday the 23rd at Club Mañana, Puerto Vallarta's hottest gay dance club with DJ Brian plus hot and sexy go-gos from Club Tease. Then celebrate Thanksgiving night at the Sunset Welcome Party and Club Manana’s 6th and final anniversary by dancing the night away. The festivities continue in this hot LGBT destination with a White Party on Friday and various themed parties on Saturday. Closing the weekend off will be the Adios Vallarta celebration that will leave you begging for more- and already packing for next year’s trip to Puerto Vallarta!
Miami Beach may very well be the world capital of gay circuit parties, and the grand dame of all these events is Miami White Party Week. This week-long fundraiser of truly sensational, high-voltage parties takes place from Wednesday, November 23 to Monday, November 28 in South Beach. If you’ve never been to a gay circuit party, or haven’t yet attended this one, it’s well worth adding this to your travel calendar - ardent revelers would never miss the White Party. Every day during White Party Week, you’ll have the chance to attend at least one party - some are pool parties held during the day at various hotels and beach locales, while others are dance events hosted by some of the world’s top DJs and held at restaurants and clubs throughout South Beach. Additionally, numerous gay bars as well as gay-popular restaurants, hotels and gay resorts, and shops will be making GLBT visitors feel extra welcome throughout the week. This is definitely one weekend of events you won’t want to miss!
Yes, that’s right: Ricky Martin is coming to town! This hot icon will be performing at Bleau Live on Saturday, November 26. Pop sensation and soon to be Broadway’s leading man will rock Fontainebleau Miami Beach Thanksgiving weekend to celebrate this festive holiday in style. If you are an especially big Ricky fan, there are VIP packages that include a Meet & Greet- now might be your chance to be in the presence of greatness! Dance off all of those Thanksgiving-meal desserts at this hot event and let the holiday live on.
World of Chocolate is the AIDS Foundation of Chicago’s annual holiday fundraising event held in commemoration of World AIDS Day. At this festive event, you can sample scrumptious chocolate creations from more than 30 of Chicago’s finest restaurants, caterers, and chocolateirs. Chocolate vendors creating the delicacies will also compete for top honors in several categories as judged by local celebrities. Other components of the evening include entertainment, a raffle, an open bar, and a light buffet. Let your Thanksgiving festivities continue on into the week by indulging in this chocoholic’s heaven! Don’t forget to pace yourself!