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Johnny Diaz

Writer

Johnny Diaz is a features reporter at the Sun Sentinel. Prior to that, he was a media reporter for The Boston Globe's Business section and a features writer. Johnny is the author of five novels: Boston Boys Club, Miami Manhunt, Beantown Cubans and Take the Lead. His fifth book "Looking for Providence," was released May 2014.

Recent Articles

  • Ready, are you, for 'Star Wars'? S. Florida catching the craze

    Ready, are you, for 'Star Wars'? S. Florida catching the craze

    The Force is very strong in South Florida. Movie marathons, themed parties and selfie-taking opportunities with costumed characters are in the works, as fans geek out over the Dec. 18 release of "Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens," the latest installment of the space soap odyssey. Directed...

  • New direction for Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida

    New direction for Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida

    Chorus searches nationwide for new artistic director.

  • Now playing: S. Florida venues pair films with live orchestras

    Now playing: S. Florida venues pair films with live orchestras

    Imagine a live symphony orchestra playing scores while scenes from your favorite movies unfold on the big screen. Orchestra-music-and-movie nights began as an occasional event but now are popping up throughout South Florida venues — from the Kravis Center to Broward College's Bailey Hall to the...

  • Pride Fort Lauderdale festival returns this weekend

    Pride Fort Lauderdale festival returns this weekend

    From a veteran hip-hop queen to deejays to pop stars, there's a little bit of everything at this year's Pride Fort Lauderdale festival, which returns this weekend. The event, which helps raise awareness about South Florida's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning community, is set...

  • Pride Fort Lauderdale festival returns this weekend

    Pride Fort Lauderdale festival returns this weekend

    From a veteran hip-hop queen to deejays to pop stars, there's a little bit of everything at this year's Pride Fort Lauderdale festival, which returns this weekend. The event, which helps raise awareness about South Florida's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning community, is set...

  • Now playing: Cinema and symphonies

    Now playing: Cinema and symphonies

    Imagine a live symphony orchestra playing scores while scenes from your favorite movies unfold on the big screen. Orchestra-music-and-movie nights began as an occasional event but now are popping up throughout South Florida venues — from the Kravis Center to Broward College's Bailey Hall to the...

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