Weekend preview: The most beautiful woman in Hollywood

Weekend preview: The most beautiful woman in Hollywood

Here is how Art Basel should work: Jill Weisberg, project manager of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, was seated at the Latin Café in Miami during the 2010 Basel with Chaz Barrison of the U.K. mural duo the London Police. Weisberg struck up a conversation with the guy at the next table,...

Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo

Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo

The eclectic boogaloo of the holiday season finds its rhythm this weekend, in events big and small, red and white, wet and dry.

Art Basel 2014: Things you didn't know you wanted to know

Art Basel 2014: Things you didn't know you wanted to know

Anytime you can gather Miley Cyrus, Dwyane Wade, Wayne Coyne, Paris Hilton and the Gold Dust Lounge under one umbrella, notice must be taken. Here are some things to appreciate about Art Basel 2014.

Fleetwood Mac adds Miami concert to tour

Fleetwood Mac adds Miami concert to tour

Buoyed by packed houses and enthusiastic reviews, a reunited Fleetwood Mac has added a second South Florida show to the tour that stops at the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Dec. 19.

Weekend preview: Indie films and indie girls

Weekend preview: Indie films and indie girls

Movies create communities, from the fresh-faced mob bonding over a free screening of Disney’s “Frozen” in Hollywood on Friday, to the only slightly less frisky crowd headed to “Life Partners” in Fort Lauderdale and the audience looking for more complicated entertainment...

Coming to Clematis: The tattoos of Ryan Cabrera

Coming to Clematis: The tattoos of Ryan Cabrera

When singer Ryan Cabrera takes the stage at Thursday night’s holiday-themed edition of Clematis By Night in downtown West Palm Beach, you probably won’t be able to see his Gosling. But he’ll show it to you if you want.

Tortuga Music Festival 2015: Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney

Tortuga Music Festival 2015: Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney

It would be hard to find two acts that better represent the laidback spirit and the outsized ambitions of the Tortuga Music Festival than the headliners announced for the 2015 event on Fort Lauderdale beach: the Zac Brown Band and Kenny Chesney.

Elvis Costello at Broward Center on March 18

Elvis Costello at Broward Center on March 18

Elvis Costello will conclude a new 13-date North American solo tour on March 18 in Fort Lauderdale, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the singer announced on Monday.

Lana Del Rey coming to West Palm Beach

Lana Del Rey coming to West Palm Beach

Platinum-selling singer Lana Del Rey is bringing her Endless Summer Tour to West Palm Beach, but will Courtney Love be joining her?

Weekend preview: Black Friday vinyl and beer

Weekend preview: Black Friday vinyl and beer

For many South Florida music fans, Black Friday means vinyl, which often isn’t black anymore. And this year, the white whale for many a hunter of exclusive new vinyl on this quasi Record Store Day is indeed white, the color of a White Russian, to be precise.

10 last-minute Thanksgiving Eve places to party

10 last-minute Thanksgiving Eve places to party

There’s no party like a Thanksgiving Eve party, one of the more popular nights of the year to go out with family and friends. Here are 10 places to get in the spirit of the season Wednesday night.

Shock Pop Comiccon: Get your geek on

Shock Pop Comiccon: Get your geek on

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with John Waters, Elvira and Danny “Machete” Trejo, board games, arcade games and the Geek Film Fest?

FLIFF closes this weekend with a bang and a woof!

FLIFF closes this weekend with a bang and a woof!

This is closing weekend for the 29th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival which offers some of its best films and parties, award ceremonies and a sprinkling of filmmakers and actors well known or about to be.

Weekend preview: Miami Book Fair turns up the music

Weekend preview: Miami Book Fair turns up the music

This may be the weekend when life in South Florida is at its zenith: Not only do we get to blithely dismiss “the polar who-tex?” but we get to throw a little big-city culture around as the world’s great authors gather at the hearth of the Miami Book Fair (we’d wear tweed this...

Harry Connick Jr.: Two South Florida concerts set

Harry Connick Jr.: Two South Florida concerts set

Fox finally set the season premiere for a new season of “American Idol” this week, but even better news for its fans is that Harry Connick Jr., one of the more cerebral and pleasant hosts in the show’s history, will perform two South Florida concerts shortly after “AI”...

Hoppy holidays: Funky Buddha beer in bottles

Hoppy holidays: Funky Buddha beer in bottles

Six-pack bottles of your favorite beer from the Funky Buddha Brewery have hit store shelves in South Florida. Who says there’s no Santa Claus?

Winterfest and Flo Rida: It's goin' down for real

Winterfest and Flo Rida: It's goin' down for real

If the news that Miami-based rapper Flo Rida will serve as grand marshal of this year’s Winterfest Boat Parade seems at odds with the event’s family-oriented theme, you don’t know Flo.

Does Tortuga rank with world's best festivals?

Does Tortuga rank with world's best festivals?

Is Fort Lauderdale’s Tortuga Music Festival already one of the 300 best festivals in the world? The experts at Fest300 are trying to figure it out, with your help.

9 Mile Music Festival 2015: One love, four Marleys

9 Mile Music Festival 2015: One love, four Marleys

If you are keeping score at home, there will be four performers with the surname Marley among the headliners announced for the annual 9 Mile Music Festival Feb. 14 in Miami.

Bella Thorne to sign new book in Coral Gables

Bella Thorne to sign new book in Coral Gables

If you saw Bella Thorne in her latest movie, the Steve Carrell comedy “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” you may not have recognized her.

Weekend preview: Where the girls are

Weekend preview: Where the girls are

One of the most painful civic embarrassments in Fort Lauderdale’s 103-year history — rivaled only by the wood-shrouded plot on Las Olas where the humble and useful Hyde Park Market gave its life for a developer’s pipe dream — came the day in 2006 that downtown lost its...

Gregg Allman taking solo tour to Hard Rock Live

Gregg Allman taking solo tour to Hard Rock Live

Few scribes have captured the South’s rich and complicated relationship with its own history better than Gregg Allman did in the classic songs of the Allman Brothers. While that band recently completed a farewell tour, Allman has announced a run of solo concerts that will stop Hard Rock Live...

Jackson Browne bringing new songs to Fillmore Miami Beach

Jackson Browne bringing new songs to Fillmore Miami Beach

Jackson Browne is singing proof that you can bring unusual intelligence and literacy to music and still sell a few records. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will share a new set of thoughts, from the album “Standing in the Breach,” at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Feb. 20.

Coastline Festival: Flaming Lips in Pompano Beach

Coastline Festival: Flaming Lips in Pompano Beach

The Coastline Festival is returning to South Florida on Feb. 22 with the same indie-rock-meets-synth-pop vibe, food and craft beer, but in a new venue, the Pompano Beach Amphitheatre. Headliners include the Flaming Lips, Young the Giant, Tove Lo and Airborne Toxic Event.

At FLIFF, Jason Alexander is the anti-Costanza

At FLIFF, Jason Alexander is the anti-Costanza

Former “Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander packed the house at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts for Friday night’s opening of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, proving that, in the words of the philosopher George Costanza, he still has cachet up the yin-yang.

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