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Johnny Diaz

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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 six novels: Boston Boys Club, Miami Manhunt, Beantown Cubans, Take the Lead and Looking for Providence. His latest novel, Six Neckties, was published in May 2017.

Recent Articles

  • Remember 'Pac-Man'? Museum exhibit has fun with classic video games

    Remember 'Pac-Man'? Museum exhibit has fun with classic video games

    Video games have scored their way into one South Florida art museum. Atari, PlayStation and other home systems are the main players of "The Art of Video Games" exhibit at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University in Miami. The free exhibit, on view through April 17,...

  • 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...

  • Get a birds-eye view of South Florida from its lighthouses

    Get a birds-eye view of South Florida from its lighthouses

    Like towering beacons that dot the coast, South Florida's lighthouses beckon tourists and locals to come inside. Besides being architectural jewels, these giants tell stories, having guided mariners for more than 100 years into safe harbor. These structures also stand out for their picturesque...

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