September Shows in SoFlo theaters

September Shows in SoFlo theaters

Local theaters are gearing up for the start of the season in October. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t shows being staged in September.

Ballet company brings Sleeping Beauty's wedding to Broward Center

Ballet company brings Sleeping Beauty's wedding to Broward Center

The ballet “Sleeping Beauty Act III (Aurora’s Wedding)“ has it all.

FASHION PORN: The Heat of Fashion Designer Competition

FASHION PORN: The Heat of Fashion Designer Competition

15 Finalists - having already fought it out via Facebook and a semi-final event last week - will battle on the runway at The Heat of Fashion Designer Competition at The Atlantic Hotel & Spa this Saturday, Sept. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. The grand prize winner will receive: a $1,000 cash...

Free fashion event in Town Center at Boca Raton this Saturday

Free fashion event in Town Center at Boca Raton this Saturday

From the runway to real life, that's what "Lookbook Live" will be all about according to organizers.

Project Runway contestant at "Flair For Fashion" benefit

Project Runway contestant at "Flair For Fashion" benefit

Fashion and porcelain...I know, that doesn't seem to go together.

The Ghost Light Series runs over next three weeks in Lauderdale

The Ghost Light Series runs over next three weeks in Lauderdale

"Fifty Plus - A New Attitude" returns with 6 new short plays

"Fifty Plus - A New Attitude" returns with 6 new short plays

“Fifty Plus — A New Attitude” is a sequel of sorts.

Huge Bridal and Evening Gown Sale Coming to Lauderdale

Huge Bridal and Evening Gown Sale Coming to Lauderdale

“Couture for a Cause” is not just a sale, it’s a super-duper-sale.

Miami Fashion Film Festival returns

Miami Fashion Film Festival returns

One of the big differences between the first Miami Fashion Film Festival in 2013 and the sophomore version is that more South Florida filmmakers are involved.

Review of musical "Pussycat" at Broward Stage Door Theatre

Review of musical "Pussycat" at Broward Stage Door Theatre

It really should not work.

"Rough Patch" gets staged reading at the Plaza Theatre

"Rough Patch" gets staged reading at the Plaza Theatre

For a play that hasn’t been produced yet, “Rough Patch” sure has been on the road a lot.

FASHION PORN: Men's Swimwear Trends for 2015

FASHION PORN: Men's Swimwear Trends for 2015

Boys on the beach will be wearing eye-popping prints-aplenty with their dude's swim duds...including Op-Art, geometric-abstracts and photo-kitsch. That's what we saw at SwimShow, the largest swimwear trade show in the world staged by the Swimwear Association of Florida at the Miami...

Miami dancer Ricky Ubeda wins 'SYTYCD'

Miami dancer Ricky Ubeda wins 'SYTYCD'

They are obsessed with Ricky Ubeda’s feet - and so is the rest of America.

1960s music returns in Broward Stage Door Theatre show

1960s music returns in Broward Stage Door Theatre show

Michael Leeds and Kevin Black fell in love with the music of the 1960s.

Broward Stage Door Theatre pulls off groovy dramedy

Broward Stage Door Theatre pulls off groovy dramedy

As soon as you see the set for “Butterflies are Free,” you just know it must be the 1960s.

"The Comedy of Errors" goes on despite loss of director

"The Comedy of Errors" goes on despite loss of director

It is inescapable: There is tragedy wrapped around the comedy being staged by Boca Raton’s Evening Star Productions.

Burt Reynolds Institute brings cabaret to Lake Park

Burt Reynolds Institute brings cabaret to Lake Park

Radio plays return to Delray Beach's Arts Garage

Radio plays return to Delray Beach's Arts Garage

Starting Thursday night, radio and theater will get a mash-up at Arts Garage.

Fall fashion event at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour

Fall fashion event at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour

Just because the thermometer here in South Florida is in the high 80s (higher if you factor in the humidity) doesn’t mean it’s too soon to start thinking about fall/winter fashion.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gay Nuptials Showcase in Wilton Manors

PHOTO GALLERY: Gay Nuptials Showcase in Wilton Manors

It takes a village to pull off a wedding. In that respect, same-sex marriage ceremonies are no different. So on Sunday, Aug. 17 there was a Gay Nuptials Showcase in the Hagen Park Community Center in Wilton Manors that was organized by Bobby Kyser, owner of floral design and event planning firm...

Sex show celebrates 40th anniversary in Lauderdale

Sex show celebrates 40th anniversary in Lauderdale

“Let My People Come” — yes, that title means exactly what you think it does — is still dropping trou and dropping jaws four decades after its off-Broadway debut in 1974.

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender 10-minute plays in Lauderdale

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender 10-minute plays in Lauderdale

As indicated by the title “Shorts Gone Wild 2,” this is the second summer that the LGBT-themed collection of short plays has returned to

Women who have been through abuse find voice onstage

Women who have been through abuse find voice onstage

Short plays for middle-age audiences comes to Boca

Short plays for middle-age audiences comes to Boca

Oh, to be 50 again.

FASHION PORN: Miami Beach Bruthaz Photo Gallery

FASHION PORN: Miami Beach Bruthaz Photo Gallery

Yeah sure, summer is SoFla is plenty hot. But things got really haute-hot with the 8th annual Miami Beach Bruthaz party recently in SoBe. This year's theme was "Brazilian Carnival." The four-day event for black and Latino LGBT people of color included: a Masquerade Party at the Congress...

Sandra Bernhard brings show to Jazziz in Boca's Mizner Park

Sandra Bernhard brings show to Jazziz in Boca's Mizner Park

It’s Sandra Bernhard’s world.

"Cafe Conundrum" brings variety show to Sunrise

"Cafe Conundrum" brings variety show to Sunrise

When Kevin Johnson created his Fort Lauderdale troupe six years ago, he thought the name Conundrum Stages was perfect.

FASHION PORN: "Million Dollar Listing Miami" money shot

FASHION PORN: "Million Dollar Listing Miami" money shot

Have you been watching "Million Dollar Listing Miami," the new real-estate reality series on Bravo? If so, then you already know that one of the show's stars, Chris Leavitt, is a big fan of spa-ing...especially at Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa. And especially sans swim trunks. To check out...

Boca Ballet Theatre stages "Swan Lake"

Boca Ballet Theatre stages "Swan Lake"

On the 'Runway'

On the 'Runway'

Two South Florida designers compete on 'Project Runway.'

Trends from the Miami Swim Shows

Trends from the Miami Swim Shows

Here are the trends from Miami Swim Week:

5 Murders staged in Fort Lauderdale theater

5 Murders staged in Fort Lauderdale theater

Roughly every 10 minutes or so, a homicide will be committed.

Videos of Miami Swimwear Fashion Shows

Videos of Miami Swimwear Fashion Shows

What's it like at the runway shows by swimwear fashion designers in Miami?

Fashion designer competition on Fort Lauderdale beach

Fashion designer competition on Fort Lauderdale beach

OK, you didn't know about the casting for "Project Runway" (even though I told you about it right here).

Rose Cabat porcelain "feelies" at WMODA

Rose Cabat porcelain "feelies" at WMODA

In case you don't know, Rose Cabat is the oldest practicing ceramic artist in the United States (she turned 100 on June 27).

"Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy" comes to Broward Center

"Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy" comes to Broward Center

It’s a jungle in there.

Miami awash with "H2Ombre" at Arsht Center

Miami awash with "H2Ombre" at Arsht Center

You may want to bring a rain poncho.

8 Miami Swim Week fashion events open to the public

8 Miami Swim Week fashion events open to the public

No personal invitation = no getting past the velvet ropes.

FASHION PORN: Miami Beach Bruthaz

FASHION PORN: Miami Beach Bruthaz

Miami Beach Bruthaz - an event for men who dig men - returns for the 8th time with a full schedule of parties, receptions and fashion-related events for Black hawt-bawdies and Hispanic hunks July 17-20, including an underwear and swimwear fashion show (Male Basics, Joe Snyder, Tastee Treasures)....

Musical revues staged at Plaza Theatre in Manalapan

Musical revues staged at Plaza Theatre in Manalapan

Shakespeare by the Sea stages "Much Ado About Nothing"

Shakespeare by the Sea stages "Much Ado About Nothing"

Rarely has “Much Ado About Nothing” been about more.

Casting call for "The Bachelor" at Seminole Casino

Casting call for "The Bachelor" at Seminole Casino

ABC-TV's reality series "The Bachelor" - um, let's make that "unscripted" television show - will have a casting call for single women Saturday, July 12 at ...

FASHION PORN: White Hot Party at Atlantic Hotel & Spa

FASHION PORN: White Hot Party at Atlantic Hotel & Spa

The 10th anniversary of The Atlantic Hotel & Spa was a "White Hot Party" celebrated on the 5th floor Oceanfront Pool Terrace. You may not remember, but when the haute-spot opened its doors on June 4, 2004, it was the first new hotel in the Fort Lauderdale beach area in 20 years.

Aventura Mall hosts World Cup showcase

Aventura Mall hosts World Cup showcase

World Cup fever has been caught by Aventura Mall.

Lafayette 148 NY trunk show at Lisa Todd Boca boutique

Lafayette 148 NY trunk show at Lisa Todd Boca boutique

Boca Raton's Lisa Todd boutique will host a trunk show of the designer collection Lafayette 148 New York July 7 - 11.

Summer entertainment for kids

Summer entertainment for kids

Summertime in South Florida usually means that the performing-arts community has shifted into standby mode. But for kids, there are a number of opportunities to learn and/or be entertained.

Shakespeare, Balanchine, Robbins and Peck to get the MCB treatment

Shakespeare, Balanchine, Robbins and Peck to get the MCB treatment

You can’t accuse Miami City Ballet of being stuck in a rut.

Arts Garage brings Johnny Cash songbook to Delray Beach

Arts Garage brings Johnny Cash songbook to Delray Beach

“Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Musical” is intermittently really good and really brilliant.

Westfield Broward mall hosts Caribbean Style Week

Westfield Broward mall hosts Caribbean Style Week

Caribbean fashion and culture is being celebrated at Westfield Broward mall in Plantation Monday, June 23 through Sunday, June 29.

"Spank! Harder" comes to Parker Playhouse

"Spank! Harder" comes to Parker Playhouse

The “mommy porn” publishing phenomenon “Fifty Shades of Grey” had two follow-ups.

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