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Early superstar Sophie Tucker to be topic Thursday at LGBT Visitor Center in Miami Beach

Early 20th century superstar Sophie Tucker visits Hialeah Race Track in 1934.
Early 20th century superstar Sophie Tucker visits Hialeah Race Track in 1934. SVOC Associates LLC Copyright 2014

Entertainer Sophie Tucker, one of the biggest stars of the early 20th century, will be celebrated Thursday evening at the LGBT Visitor Center in Miami Beach.

Tucker is the subject of a new book, I Am Sophie Tucker, and film documentary, The Outrageous Sophie Tucker, both by Susan and Lloyd Ecker. The film opens Nov. 7 at theaters throughout South Florida.

The Eckers will be at the LGBT Visitor Center, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, to talk about Tucker.

From the visitor center:

Meet and chat with the Outrageous SophieTucker filmmakers!

Complimentary Cocktails!

Fabulous Sophie Tucker Cd's, Calendars, and books for lucky winners! Even a chance to win tickets to the films prescreening at Tower Theater!

$20 Entry Benefiting the LGBT Visitor Center

RSVP lori@gogaymiami.com

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