Lainie Kazan sings at RRazz Room

Lainie Kazan sings at RRazz Room

Lainie Kazan is certainly optimizing her time here in South Florida.

FASHION PORN: Miami Heat Black Tie (Video & Photos)

FASHION PORN: Miami Heat Black Tie (Video & Photos)

The white hot Miami Heat has gone Black Tie.

South Florida theater awards announce nominations

South Florida theater awards announce nominations

The nominations for the 39th annual Carbonell Awards for excellence in South Florida theater were announced today.

Donald Trump and Miss Universe contestants hit links in Miami

Donald Trump and Miss Universe contestants hit links in Miami

It's Donald Trump's world right now. Not only is his reality show "Celebrity Apprentice" enticing TV viewers, but his 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant is making headlines around the world. Last week the intrepid entrepreneur unveiled the Red Tiger golf course at the Trump National Doral Miami....

Kenneth Cole works with sandal artisans from Haiti

Kenneth Cole works with sandal artisans from Haiti

On the 5th anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, designer and activist Kenneth Cole has announced the launch of a limited-edition sandal collaboration with...

Runway shows, designer events return to downtown Delray

Runway shows, designer events return to downtown Delray

Delray Beach is stepping up its style game.

Ballroom big in Boca and Miami theaters

Ballroom big in Boca and Miami theaters

There is always room for more ballroom.

Maltz Jupiter Theatre stages "The Wiz"

Maltz Jupiter Theatre stages "The Wiz"

The yellow brick road leads to Jupiter, Florida.

FASHION PORN: Broward College's GradSHOEation

FASHION PORN: Broward College's GradSHOEation

Footwear fashion gave the ol' cap-and-gown a little panache at Broward College's 82 commencement ceremony Dec. 18 at BB&T Center in Sunrise. The pre-event party started with the May 2013 ceremony after school administrators noticed students were sporting outlandish shoes to stand out...

Gay marriage examined in Boca dramedy

Gay marriage examined in Boca dramedy

The topic could not be more timely.

FASHION PORN: Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade launches sneaker

FASHION PORN: Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade launches sneaker

NBA baller Dwyane Wade - an admitted fashionphile glam guy - has launched his new performance sneaker, the WOW 3.0. The third installment in the line of kicks is from a partnership between the Miami Heat hoopster and Li-Ning, a retired Olympic gymnast from China who has become a juggernaut...

PHOTO GALLERY: Natural Hair Expo in Miami

PHOTO GALLERY: Natural Hair Expo in Miami

Fort Lauderdale sisters and salon owners Simone and Yanique Hylton are staging the 2014 Royal Coils Natural Hair & Beauty Expo Sunday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hyatt regency in downtown Miami (400 S.E. 2nd Ave.). Tickets are $15 in advance at $25 at the door (V.I.P. tickets...

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Motown the Musical' tickets

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Motown the Musical' tickets

Tickets for the hot Broadway road tour of "Motown the Motown" go on sale Friday, Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. The hit show - which comes Feb. 24-March 8 to Fort Lauderdale's Broward Center for the Performing Arts - chronicles the rise of superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Diana...

Lauderdale's Galleria mall hosts men's fashion show and shopping event

Lauderdale's Galleria mall hosts men's fashion show and shopping event

Dudes will "werq" it at The Galleria's 8th Annual Men of Style Shopping Night presnted by Signature Grand....which is a long-winded way of saying there is a...

The Genesis of Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon"

The Genesis of Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon"

“The Book of Mormon” is a bona fide stage phenomenon, combining the irreverent in-your-face comedy of Trey Parker and Matt Stone (“South Park,” “Orgazmo,” “Cannibal! The Musical,” “Team America:...

"The Timekeepers" gets revival in Boca theater

"The Timekeepers" gets revival in Boca theater

Dan Clancy didn’t really know what his play “The Timekeepers” – in a Boca Raton revival Dec. 3-21 – was about until years after he wrote it.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Marrero Collection

PHOTO GALLERY: The Marrero Collection

Fort Lauderdale-based fashion illustrator Carlos Marrero has launched a collection of handbags ($79) and scarves ($24) evoking his favorite style era: the 1940s and 1950s with Dior's "New Look." "This line represents my lifelong pursuit of seeing my illustrations in products," says...

Silky smooth fashion fundraiser in Boca Raton

Silky smooth fashion fundraiser in Boca Raton

S.I.L.K. roads lead to Boca Raton.

100 years of fashion photography at Norton Museum

100 years of fashion photography at Norton Museum

The Norton Museum of Art is glam-slamming it with a new exhibit titled "Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Conde Nast."

FASHION PORN: Messika Jewelry launch in Miami Beach

FASHION PORN: Messika Jewelry launch in Miami Beach

Baubles, bangles and bright shiny things were the talk of the lunch launch of Messika Jewelry in Miami Beach's Villa Azur recently. The Parisian company made its U.S. debut with founder Valerie Messika on hand to show off her decadent diamonds to SoFlo socialites.

FASHION PORN: Paradise at Palm Beach's Pucci and Intermix stores

FASHION PORN: Paradise at Palm Beach's Pucci and Intermix stores

Here are two phrases you don't hear used together much: "Generation Next" and "Palm Beach." But that combo is exactly what happened with the Paradise Fund kickoff party recently with a fashion event staged at both Pucci and Intermix boutiques on Palm Beach's Worth Avenue. Young fashion-...

Transgender celebrity impersonators blow in from Chicago

Transgender celebrity impersonators blow in from Chicago

If timing is everything in showbiz, then the producers of "The Kit Kat Lounge's Divas Live!" have got it down.

FASHION PORN: Britto silent auction for The Prince's Trust

FASHION PORN: Britto silent auction for The Prince's Trust

Romero's gone royal. Miami-based pop artist Romero Britto hosted a fundraiser recently at his Lincoln Road gallery with The Prince's Trust, a youth charity founded by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales. "As an artist I feel compelled to share my hope and happiness with the world...

Three days of catwalk capers at West Palm Beach fashion week

Three days of catwalk capers at West Palm Beach fashion week

Fusion Fashion and Art Week returns to West Palm Beach for the third time.

Miami Beach hosts a cappella festival (PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY)

Miami Beach hosts a cappella festival (PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY)

SoBe is ready to get its "Glee" on. The a cappella sound has found a SoFlo home this weekend at The Betsy South Beach hotel.

FASHION PORN: Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

FASHION PORN: Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show

It's official: Miami Beach hosted the "Longest Fashion Show," according to the good peeps at Guinness World Records. This all happened at "Cotton's 24 Hour Runway Show" that kicked off Friday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. and showed more than 4,000 pieces from more than 75 brands worn by 60 models. The...

Aventura Bloomingdale's hosts designer Rebecca Taylor

Aventura Bloomingdale's hosts designer Rebecca Taylor

Fashion designer Rebecca Taylor

FASHION PORN: Tommy and Dee Hilfiger at Saks/Bal Harbour

FASHION PORN: Tommy and Dee Hilfiger at Saks/Bal Harbour

Fashion and lifestyle guru Tommy Hilfiger and his better half Dee Ocleppo were at Saks Fifth Avenue in Miami's Bal Harbour Shops recently for the launch of Dee's line of luxury handbags. Saks donated a portion of the evening's proceeds to Autism Speaks.

Davie playwright brings 'Comedicopia' to FAT Village

Davie playwright brings 'Comedicopia' to FAT Village

Billed as theater for audiences with attention deficit disorder, "Comedicopia" is a collection of eight short plays by Davie playwright Fred Kaplan, a musician and former entertainment...

24 Hour Runway Show returns to South Beach for third year

24 Hour Runway Show returns to South Beach for third year

It's a staggering thought to wrap your head around: a catwalk caper that starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and doesn't end until 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Mmmmm....You smell like Boca

Mmmmm....You smell like Boca

Can you smell Boca Raton?

Red Shield ReDesign Bash benefits Fort Lauderdale homeless shelter

Red Shield ReDesign Bash benefits Fort Lauderdale homeless shelter

If South Florida is about anything, it's about the makeover.

Meet the models for Delray Beach's fashion week

Meet the models for Delray Beach's fashion week

Delray's Fabulous Fashion Week isn't until January, but the glam gets going this week with a Model Introduction Event, Thursday, Nov. 6.

When it comes to Vivien Leigh, she gives a damn

When it comes to Vivien Leigh, she gives a damn

You think you know Vivien Leigh.

Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach runway shows return

Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach runway shows return

The runways take off again with Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach.

Playwrights get brief in 'BOXer Shorts'

Playwrights get brief in 'BOXer Shorts'

"BOXer Shorts," a showcase of original 10-minute plays that use stackable boxes for sets, returns to the Delray Beach Playhouse for a fourth installment Saturday and Sunday.

Wizards of 'Poz' at Island City Stage

Wizards of 'Poz' at Island City Stage

"Poz" is the kind of comedy that shines.

Before midnight: 'Cinderella' is right on time at the Arsht Center

Before midnight: 'Cinderella' is right on time at the Arsht Center

Refreshed, remixed, re-imagined and with a touch of revolution added, "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" floats into Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts for a...

Review of Outre Theatre Company's 'Back of the Throat'

Review of Outre Theatre Company's 'Back of the Throat'

Is he a terrorist? Are you?

The girl can't help it: 'Carrie: The Musical' gets weird in Boca

The girl can't help it: 'Carrie: The Musical' gets weird in Boca

“Carrie: The Musical” is just as unwieldy, weird and wonderful as you’d imagine a show with such a contradictory title would be.

Theater just in time for Halloween

Theater just in time for Halloween

Local theaters are scaring up some spooky stage shows just in time for Halloween.

Coral Springs theater stages "The Last Romance"

Coral Springs theater stages "The Last Romance"

In almost every sense, “The Last Romance” doesn’t travel very far.

Broadway hit 'Cinderella' coming to Miami and West Palm Beach

Broadway hit 'Cinderella' coming to Miami and West Palm Beach

It’s all about the makeover when it comes to “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.”

Lake Worth Playhouse brings standup comedians to stage

Lake Worth Playhouse brings standup comedians to stage

You know what they say: Drama is easy. Comedy is hard.

Manalapan's Plaza Theatre closes

Manalapan's Plaza Theatre closes

Citing $50,000 in bills after a slow summer, owners announced in an email Friday that the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan has closed.

"The Broadway Boys" opens Live at Lynn Theatre Series

"The Broadway Boys" opens Live at Lynn Theatre Series

Sure, they’re show tunes. But they’ve been remixed.

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a grownup 'Our Town'

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a grownup 'Our Town'

The last time you saw Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” it was a high school production, right?

PICTURE GALLERY: Local dance shows in October

PICTURE GALLERY: Local dance shows in October

If dance is your thing, from ballet to tango, then this month is like manna from heaven. October sees a whole slew of dance performances throughout South Florida. Here is a roundup of the best events.

Fort Lauderdale Fall Home Design and Remodeling Show returns to Broward

Fort Lauderdale Fall Home Design and Remodeling Show returns to Broward

Is there a traditional room in your home that isn’t really working for your lifestyle?

FASHION PORN: Target's Miami Style Competition

FASHION PORN: Target's Miami Style Competition

Target got real. The retailer recently had an in-store style competition in Miami set in a reality show format. Miami tastemakers went up against each other in a series of style challenges, working against the clock to create winning looks using Target's fall collection of apparel and accessories....

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