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  • Mary J. Blige bringing vulnerability and strength to Miami Beach

    Mary J. Blige bringing vulnerability and strength to Miami Beach

    Grammy-winning soul singer and hip-hop icon Mary J. Blige will perform Aug. 22 at the Fillmore Miami Beach, showcasing music from her new album, “Strength of a Woman.”

  • Rob Thomas is still dreaming

    Rob Thomas is still dreaming

    The Matchbox Twenty singer discusses balancing his band and solo careers. Matchbox Twenty will share a bill Wednesday night with Counting Crows in West Palm Beach.

  • Salt-N-Pepa perform at Marlins Park | Photos

    Salt-N-Pepa perform at Marlins Park | Photos

    Hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa performed at the Marlins game on Sunday, Aug. 13. The '90s trio also threw the first pitch at the Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies game. Their appearance was part of Pepsi's celebration and revival of its clear cola from the 1990s. The clear drink will be sold in stories for...

  • Upcoming concerts

    Upcoming concerts

    Coldplay, the Weeknd, Lorde, Katy Perry and other top acts are heading to South Florida.

  • Coyote vs. lionfish: Hear all about it at Parker Playhouse

    Coyote vs. lionfish: Hear all about it at Parker Playhouse

    YouTube star Coyote Peterson will bring stories of being bitten by lionfish, gila monsters and bees to Parker Playhouse on Sept. 23

  • Bold visions highlight '12 to See' at ArtServe

    Bold visions highlight '12 to See' at ArtServe

    Earlier this spring, Miami photographer Jennifer Veilleux brought her camera to the Blue Nile river on the northwestern edge of Ethiopia, home to a massive hydroelectric dam project that’s forcing the displacement of 1.5 million Ethiopians. One of those indigenous groups, the Gamuz people, is captured...

  • Van Jones bringing messy truths to Miami Beach (for liberals, too)

    Van Jones bringing messy truths to Miami Beach (for liberals, too)

    It has been nine months since author and CNN commentator Van Jones captured the Election Night sentiments of millions of Americans with the question that remains at the heart of a national conversation: “How do I explain this to my children?” Seated with a diverse panel of veteran political analysts...

  • 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' review: Assassin meets boy scout; corpses ensue

    'The Hitman's Bodyguard' review: Assassin meets boy scout; corpses ensue

    Commercial moviemaking is often a matter of crossing your fingers and worrying about the same thing Gene Kelly did in “Singin’ in the Rain,” when, at the last minute, Monumental Pictures turned “The Dueling Cavalier” into a musical. “You think it’ll get by?” Kelly wondered. Are movie stars enough...

  • 'Good Time' review: The crook (a thief), his life and his brother

    'Good Time' review: The crook (a thief), his life and his brother

    The most legitimately divisive movie of the moment, right alongside (and more urgent than) “Detroit,” the unnerving crime thriller “Good Time” moves like a streak, barely able to keep up with its characters. The reckless, selfish, charismatic man at its core, Constantine “Connie” Nikas, is a small-time...

  • 'Ingrid Goes West' review: Aubrey Plaza embodies true horror story for our digital times

    'Ingrid Goes West' review: Aubrey Plaza embodies true horror story for our digital times

    No film has yet captured both the lure and the psychosis of social media quite like "Ingrid Goes West," a dark comedy — or is it a warning? — about a lonely soul who seeks connection and finds it, unfortunately for everyone in her orbit, on Instagram. This is the real "Emoji Movie," a true horror...

  • 'Patti Cake$' review: Taking the rap in Jersey

    'Patti Cake$' review: Taking the rap in Jersey

    Set in the land of chicken parm, Sinatra and rocky roads to stardom, “Patti Cake$” is a crowd-pleaser in good and less-good ways, developed at the Sundance screenwriting lab and premiering at the Sundance Film Festival last January to a warm reception and a $9.5 million distribution deal from Fox...

  • Free salad at Pei Wei Asian Diner

    Free salad at Pei Wei Asian Diner

    Get a free salad bowl at Pei Wei valued at up to $9 with purchase. Visit the Pei Wei Facebook to get a coupon good for a free small or regular salad bowl when you buy one. Print it show on your smartphone at participating locations. A Spicy Polynesian Poke Bowl has been added to menus. Other choices...

  • Free $10 bonus at Starbucks

    Free $10 bonus at Starbucks

    Double your money at Sturbucks with a free $10 bonus from Visa Checkout. If you don't already have it, download the free Starbucks app and create an account. Then, add $10 to the app using Visa Checkout to get the free $10 bonus. Use the Starbucks app to pay in coffee shops. Visa Checkout eliminates...

  • Supersize your Slurpee during Bring Your Own Cup Days at 7-Eleven

    Supersize your Slurpee during Bring Your Own Cup Days at 7-Eleven

    Supersize that Slurpee! It's HOT as Hades out, so 7-Eleven's got your back, offering a big way to cool off during the chain's popular Bring Your Own Cup Day promotion on Aug. 18-19.  From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., bring in anything that will pass for a cup and fill 'er up with your choice of flavors for...

  • Want free solar eclipse glasses? Sign up for events at the library; safe viewing tips

    Want free solar eclipse glasses? Sign up for events at the library; safe viewing tips

    All of America will be looking up on Aug. 21 when a total solar eclipse covers the sun from sea to shining sea. Safety glasses are a hot commodity and are proving difficult to find as interest in the Great American Eclipse reaches a frenzy pitch. There are some options, and they're free!  Proper...

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