Best Of 2017

Best Art Gallery (non-museum)


  • Runner Up: Art Pool Gallery
  • Runner Up: Morean Arts Center
Best Art Party


  • Runner Up: Nude Nite
  • Runner Up: SHINE Mural Festival
Best Book by a Local Author


  • Runner Up: Oh, Florida! (Craig Pittman)
  • Runner Up: Red Hunter (Lisa Unger)
Best Burlesque Act


  • Runner Up: Suicide Girls @ State Theater
  • Runner Up: VaudeVillains
Best Club DJ


  • Runner Up: DJ Sandman
  • Runner Up: DJ L Mo
Best Concert in the Last 12 Months


  • Runner Up: 97x Next Big Thing
  • Runner Up: Iron Maiden at Amalie Arena
Best Country Bar


  • Runner Up: The Round Up
  • Runner Up: One Night Stand
Best Dance Club


  • Runner Up: Blur
  • Runner Up: The Ritz
Best Drag Performer


  • Runner Up: Alexis Mateo
  • Runner Up: Traila Parks
Best Film Festival


  • Runner Up: Sunscreen Film Fest
  • Runner Up: Sarasota Film Festival