Guide to Miami

Friday, May 2 // Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Colony Theatre, All Week: The 16th annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival kicks off tonight! What began as a modest three-day, 25-film fest is now 10 days long and features more than 65 of the finest LGBT flicks. ($20-$40)

Saturday, May 3 //  Island Sessions with Lance-O

Our place, 3pm: Lance-O (of Kulcha Shok Muzik) is bringing his rootsy reggae classics to The Broken Shaker for a laid back afternoon of solid beats and good vibes. Arrive before 4pm to get your hands on ridiculously delicious (and complimentary) Don Q cocktails. (No Cover)

Sunday, May 4 // Chocolate Shaker Pool Party

Our place, 3pm: Throw on your party trunks and make a beeline to our place for a full-on Sunday funday brought to you by IAmYourVillian. Bask in the sultry Miami sunshine while the Broken Shaker crew serves up your favorite drinks and this week’s killer DJs spin your favorite beats. Good vibes guaranteed! (No Cover)

Monday, May 5 // Cinco de Mayo at The Broken Shaker

Our place, 6pm: The Broken Shaker is turning up their Mexican flair in celebration of what’s sure to be a pretty damn delicious Cinco de Mayo fiesta. Expect tons of tacos and all the Don Julio drinks you can manage (responsibly)! (No Cover)

Tuesday. May 6 // The Head and The Heart

The Fillmore, 8:30pm: Seattle’s The Head and The Heart are Miami-bound to bring their indie-folk vibes to The Fillmore. ($39-$47)

Wednesday, May 7 // Gringo Bingo

Wood Tavern 7pm: This is definitely not your grandma’s bingo. Drinks are ½ off from 5-8pm and prizes include free booze ($25 bar tab), food and tees. A-game required! (No Cover)

Thursday, May 8 // Here and Now: 2014

The LightBox at Goldman Warehouse, 8pm: Miami Light Project presents Here and Now: 2014, a collection of newly commissioned performances from six of Miami’s most innovative voices in contemporary performance. ($10)