Los Angeles - There’s still time to get tickets to L.A.’s hottest Halloween party, Fred & Jason’s Halloweenie X. This star-studded event in DTLA’s Majestic Hall, celebrating its tenth year, features open bars, photo booths, and top DJs like Dave Aude. Halloweenie also raises money for the Gay Men’s Chorus Los Angeles, Alive Music Project and It Gets Better. Tricks and treats! For more information, visit halloweeniela.com.
Las Vegas - Nightlife on the Strip is about to shine even more. The Hakkasan Group has announced a new nightclub venue, JEWEL, to be opened at the Aria Resort & Casino in spring 2016. The club will occupy over 24,000 square feet of multi-level space, accommodating up to 1,925 guests. Features of the new club include five unique, secluded suites each with its own entry; as well as dual-sided LED video screens and special effects lighting with 360-degree movement for a state-of-the-art experience. For more information, visit JewelNightclub.com.
Miami - A new, first-of-its-kind, year-round, yacht-like cruise line dedicated exclusively to the LGBT community and its family, friends and allies - Anteros Cruises - announced it will start sailing in April 2017. The intimate 400-passenger ship will tour the Mediterranean during summer and fall months, with Caribbean ports of call in the winter. For additional information, visit AnterosCruises.com.
Palm Springs, Calif. - This year marks the city’s 29th annual Pride celebration and will feature 120 performances held at seven, free-admission venues. Highlights from the roster of talent include 10,000 Maniacs (above left), Frankmusik, American Idol finalist David Hernandez, Erika Jayne (above right), DJ Casey Alva and LA synth band DWNTWN. Palm Springs Pride runs November 6 - 8. For more information, visit PSPride.org.