2018 WAVE Awards Spotlight: Iberian Rooster

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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TAMPA BAY’S FAVORITE LGBTQ-FRIENDLY STRAIGHT BAR/CLUB

Russell Andrade introduced the Portugese fusion restaurant and speakeasy Iberian Rooster to St. Petersburg in November 2016 with a clear purpose.

“Everyone was afraid of what was going to happen,” Ana Corsi-Travali, the location’s catering director says. “Is my loved one going to be deported? Is my loved one going to be banned from a bathroom? Is my best friend going to get their marriage revoked because something might get overturned?”

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Tampa Bay Overheard: Down UndHER

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The social gathering group Tampa Bay Lesbians, in conjunction with Project No Labels, has announced a new happy hour at Subcentral in the Iberian Rooster geared toward empowering women.

UndHERground is every Wednesday with a three-month series of talent contests,” the group’s press release reads. “Join us in a below ground speakeasy style setting while spoken word artists speak their truths, burlesque performers twirl their pasties, singers and drag kings compete for prizes while local celebrity judges choose the winners and take part in spotlight performances – all in the name of celebrating and empowering women!”

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