Prancercise at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

Prancercise lady (and Coral Springs resident) Joanna Rohrback will lead a demo and Pracercise contest on Tuesday night at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. (Joanna Rohrback/Courtesy / June 18, 2013)

Fads

Prancercise: While you may have laughed when a link to Joanna Rohrback's Prancercise video showed up in your inbox, its Coral Springs inventor is getting the last laugh. Rohrback's fitness program has participants prancing like horses, and she'll offer a free demonstration 6-9 p.m. today at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St. Audience members will compete to be named the best Prancerciser and to win $17,000 in cash and free play. Rohrback's video has been viewed more than 6.6 million times on YouTube, and she has appeared on NBC, CNN and Fox. John Tanasychuk

Dining

Broward Center Preferred Restaurant Partners program: Hang on to your ticket stub next time you take in a play or a concert at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The center has partnered with 10 restaurants to offer discounts to patrons who show them their stubs. Discounts vary, but they currently include 20 percent off at 15th Street Fisheries, Dubliner Irish Pub and Chima Brazilian Steakhouse. At the Chimney House, ticket holders get a free glass of sangria with the purchase of an entree. Participating restaurants can be found at BrowardCenter.org. For current offers, contact the Broward Center's call center at 954-462-0222. John Tanasychuk


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Books

Carl Hiaasen: In a recent essay on Florida crime fiction in the New Yorker, Adam Gopnik wrote, "[Carl] Hiaasen shares [John D.] MacDonald's forensic taste for autopsying the ruin of a once beautiful place — he wants to find out exactly who has 'made South Florida what it is today: Newark with palm trees.' " That's high praise, and Hiaasen certainly warrants it. The Miami Herald's resident M.E. will present his latest work of fiction, the Keys-set "Bad Monkey," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Temple Judea, 5500 Grenada Blvd., in Coral Gables. Free tickets are available at Eventbrite.com or at the Coral Gables Books and Books. — Jake Cline