Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 8 places to get your pink on

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 8 places to get your pink on

The Fontainebleau Miami Beach resort gets Breast Cancer Awareness Month going as only it can, with a splashy Tuesday night Bleau Goes Pink bash to turn the striking facade of the iconic hotel pink.  

 Valentine's Day smackdown: Tony Bennett vs. Andrea Bocelli

Valentine's Day smackdown: Tony Bennett vs. Andrea Bocelli

Quick, guys, let’s plan ahead for a change. You have to nail your Valentine’s Day date night: But is she more Tony Bennett or Andrea Bocelli?

When Randy Jackson reigned: Echoes of Zebra in Coconut Creek

When Randy Jackson reigned: Echoes of Zebra in Coconut Creek

Randy Jackson, singer and guitarist for the band Zebra, will perform a free show at Nectar in the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek at 8 p.m. Friday. Which may mean nothing to you, or it may elicit a flashback of the many Long Island Iced Teas spilled during “Stairway,” “Kashmir”...

Weekend preview: Where to take your mug for great coffee

Weekend preview: Where to take your mug for great coffee

Through the chainlink fence that borders the old Purvis Young Museum, where one of the great outsider artist’s murals bakes distressingly in the afternoon sun, the warm fragrance of coffee can be found curling through the air. Comfortingly familiar but exotic for this nondescript jumble of...

Comic Jay Mohr, seriously, on the NFL, Jameis and Giancarlo Stanton

Comic Jay Mohr, seriously, on the NFL, Jameis and Giancarlo Stanton

Jay Mohr has had the career most guys dream about: Actor, comedian, author and host of the nationally syndicated “Jay Mohr Sports” radio talk show, he’s also married to onetime prime-time TV beauty Nikki Cox (“Unhappily Ever After,” “Las Vegas”). But it...

Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum

Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum

British painter Terry Haggerty is used to having his art looked at and parsed by a diverse audience — his massive mural at AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys, in the week ahead will be viewed by as many people as will see the Van Gogh at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art...

Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach

Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach

The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will bring six critically lauded documentaries, and their filmmakers, to Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach in a monthly series beginning Saturday, and as much as its host, veteran South Florida cineaste Caroline Breder-Watts, is eager to...

FLIFF 2014: It's Jason Alexander, by George!

FLIFF 2014: It's Jason Alexander, by George!

The 29th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival will open on Nov. 7 with a zany musical comedy, “Lucky Stiff,” and an appearance by its star, former “Seinfeld” foil Jason Alexander.

Phish for New Year's Eve: Four nights in Miami

Phish for New Year's Eve: Four nights in Miami

The recurring New Year’s Eve banquet of Phish will return to South Florida with a four-night stand Dec. 31-Jan. 3 at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena.

Sunshine Music Fest 2015: Aimee Mann to Los Lobos

Sunshine Music Fest 2015: Aimee Mann to Los Lobos

Early-bird tickets will go on sale 10 a.m. Tuesday for the 2015 Sunshine Music & Blues Festival, which will offer an especially strong and eclectic  lineup for its third annual edition Jan. 18 at Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton.

Weekend preview: The Night Owl goes electric

Weekend preview: The Night Owl goes electric

An organic, rebellious, off-the-grid scruffiness has always been one of the main attractions (along with the free beer) of the annual arty gathering known as Night Owl Market in Flagler Village. So when this year’s invitation indicated the event’s allegiance with the city of Fort...

Will Tom Petty, Steve Winwood make the magic happen at Cruzan?

Will Tom Petty, Steve Winwood make the magic happen at Cruzan?

Not to get our hopes up too high, but Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have been experimenting with a few sublime covers on the tour that arrives at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach on Saturday, including a classic-rock pairing with opening act Steve Winwood that could bring the house down.

Rapper G-Eazy taking fall tour to Revolution Live

Rapper G-Eazy taking fall tour to Revolution Live

The news that stylish white-boy rapper G-Eazy was on USA Today’s list of hottest college acts for fall 2014 had to make you say, “Whatever happened to Asher Roth, anyway?”  

Peace Day: Symbols of peace and love, then and now

Peace Day: Symbols of peace and love, then and now

Photographer, graphic artist and writer Paul Kagan is well known for the psychedelic  imagery that appeared on concert posters and handbills of the 1960s and '70s, alerting pre-Twitter music fans to upcoming shows by such acts as Taj Mahal, Tim Buckley and Country Joe and the Fish. The...

Weekend preview: Tunnel of love, and bragging rights

Weekend preview: Tunnel of love, and bragging rights

Fort Lauderdale resident John Heiser is 48 years old, 6-foot-1, and may weigh as much as 364 pounds in his race-day outfit for a highly competitive 5K Saturday morning in downtown Fort Lauderdale. But Heiser guarantees victory.

John Mellencamp returning to Broward Center

John Mellencamp returning to Broward Center

John Mellencamp will return to the scene of his last South Florida performance, one of 2011’s best live shows, when he performs at Fort Lauderdale’s Broward Center for the Performing Arts on March 17.

Ariana Grande coming to Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena

Ariana Grande coming to Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena

Ariana Grande, the former Boca Raton resident who has managed to conquer the pop charts with her squeaky-clean image intact, will take the next step in her rapid rise to stardom with a 25-city arena tour that stops at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena on March 28.

Meghan Trainor to drop 'That Bass' (no treble) at Fontainebleau

Meghan Trainor to drop 'That Bass' (no treble) at Fontainebleau

If Meghan Trainor’s inescapable summer-radio confessional “All About That Bass” makes you twitch uncontrollably, imagine hearing it performed live. 

Lily Allen: The less-bitchy bitch is back

Lily Allen: The less-bitchy bitch is back

In the media blitz that greeted pop provocateur Lily Allen’s first album in five years, “Sheezus,” Time magazine called her an “important cultural critic,” an observation that makes Allen a little fidgety.

Where the boys were: Iconic Beastie Boys photography

Where the boys were: Iconic Beastie Boys photography

Sunny Bak has a mountain of negatives from photo shoots she did over the years with her friends, the Beastie Boys, from concert scenes to moody studio portraits and outtakes from an iconic pose of the trio on the site of the old New York World’s Fair that appeared as the gatefold of their 1987...

Weekend preview: The Lovers Key, unlikely soul mates

Weekend preview: The Lovers Key, unlikely soul mates

Shortly after they met in 2011, Christopher Moll mentioned to his new songwriting partner, Maco Monthervil, that he dreamed about someday recording their new song “Who’s the One You Love?” in French.

Marco Argiro: A punk hero comes home to share the love

Marco Argiro: A punk hero comes home to share the love

It’s been nearly 15 years since Marco Argiro last stood in front of the Outrights, the teen band that was among those dominating the punk scene in South Florida in the late 1990s.

Ultra Music Festival 2015: 18 and older only

Ultra Music Festival 2015: 18 and older only

An 18-and-older age requirement for Ultra Music Festival will go into effect with the 2015 edition of the Miami event, according to a Tuesday announcement that will be cause for rejoice among the majority of attendees.

Ticket alert: Maroon 5 at BB&T Center Feb. 24

Ticket alert: Maroon 5 at BB&T Center Feb. 24

Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning rockers Maroon 5, led by pop-culture ubiquity Adam Levine, will bring the world tour supporting  their cleverly titled fifth album, “V,” to the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Feb. 24.

Dwyane Wade-Gabrielle Union wedding: What not to bring

Dwyane Wade-Gabrielle Union wedding: What not to bring

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union created one of the great hashtags for their South Florida wedding on Saturday: #TheWadeUnion. But no one can use it at the wedding.

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