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Cheers to the weekend!

Art abounds in Wilton Manors, the new "Queer Love" art exhibition is making its way to the Island City Cultural Center. Plus, did you see that the Jenada bunnies are making their way onto the national news stage!?

Keep scrolling for job openings, things to do, and a tarot reading to get you ready for the weekend.

-- Christiana Lilly, Editor


'Queer Love' Art Exhibition Gives Voice & Visibility to LGBTQ Women

By Nicole Stodard

"Queer Love" featured artists. Photo by David Muir.

“Queer Love,” a new multidisciplinary art exhibit comprised of photography, video installations, paintings, and sculptures created by local LGBTQ artists, celebrates queer relationships and affirms the need for connection and representation. Contributing artists span generations, nationalities, races, and gender and sexual identification, including queer, non-binary, and trans.

 Co-curated by Nik Harris and G Wright, the exhibit intentionally centralizes images and works of queer women, a segment of the LGBTQ population that historically has lacked representation. The exhibit’s theme emerged from Harris’ and Wright’s reflections on their own struggles to come out, obtain acceptance, and find love. 

 “Growing up Black and queer in the Deep South is hard. I know how important it was to see my dreams of love physically manifested. This project is the completion of a promise to my younger self. That if I survived, I would thrive and make this world better for people like me,” Harris said. 

Echoing Harris, Wright shares, “Growing up as a masculine presenting Jamaican, I did not see a reflection of myself. It’s hard to be what you cannot see. Our Queer Love exhibition creates a space for amplifying our work, our imagery, and our stories.”

Read more at OutSFL.


Wreck-age: All-Male Burlesque Show at the Wreck Bar

Like many a red-blooded American boy, I grew up having a crush on the comic book’s king of the seas, Aquaman! I got to relive those fantasies as I sat in the Wreck Bar at the B Ocean Hotel and took in the Aquamen Burlesque show.

‘Illegally-released’ Bunnies Now Bouncing Amok in Wilton Manors Neighborhood

Residents say a breeder illegally released some when she moved away a couple years ago, and nature has taken its course.


Community Briefed On Wilton Manors Hotel Proposal

The lack of a hotel in the city of Wilton Manors has been a point of discussion for years. Now the city is getting a look at what could be.

Weekly Events

TODAY: Dive In Movie Night

Watch "Minion: Rise of Gru" while taking a dip in the pool at the Houston Sworn Pool in Pompano Beach.

SAT: AirOtic

A breath-taking cabaret show that heads to the rafters at Hunters with aerial dancers, acrobats and burlesque performers.  

SUN: Paddleboard Yoga

Try your asanas atop a paddleboard on the Middle River with instructor, Brynlee. 

Job Opportunities

Host -- Wilton Manors

Rosie's is hiring experienced full- and part-time hosts with a passion for customer service and an eye for detail.

Reading Coach -- Wilton Manors

Wilton Manors Elementary School is in need of a reading coach for students for the 2023 to 2024 school year.

Friday's Furry Friend


I’m just over a year old and weigh 72 pounds. Don’t let my size scare you, I’m a well-behaved fellow who showed off all that I know during my recent photo shoot for this cute picture.

It's in the Stars

InTarotGate by Dooney

The weight of outdated thought lies upon the brow of Florida’s governor like a brass crown, deeming him as malicious and autocratic as the reversed King of Pentacles, bringing stagnation and sowing hate in spite of our state’s true multicultural and progressive identity. Though pinned by the swords of his many ideological attacks, our community must use those same sharp ends to uplift one another like the figure in the reversed Ten of Swords–after all, the hint of morning’s sun is in the horizon. Hope lives within our youth and their willingness to drink from the cup of rebellion that the Page of Cups holds as an offering, filled with the fluid waters of openness and acceptance.

Tiktok: @inTarotGate

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