FASHION PORN: Wine, Women & Shoes

FASHION PORN: Wine, Women & Shoes

It was haute heels meets haute couture at the first annual "Wine, Women & Shoes" event held in Dania Beach's Gallery of Amazing Things recently raised more than $80,000 for United Way of Broward County. As they arrived, guests were greeted by "Sole Men" - local male volunteers with the...

Local stages expand, from cabaret in Manalapan to performance art in Pompano

Local stages expand, from cabaret in Manalapan to performance art in Pompano

There’s plenty of newness locally when it comes to theater and the performing arts.

Theater review of "Dividing the Estate" in West Palm Beach

Theater review of "Dividing the Estate" in West Palm Beach

“Dividing the Estate” starts with a nice, slow burn and gets steadily funny as it goes along.

Theater review of "Over the River and Through the Woods"

Theater review of "Over the River and Through the Woods"

Miami Benetton launches spring collection at South Beach party

Miami Benetton launches spring collection at South Beach party

Benetton South Beach is doing an open-to-the-public launch for the 2014 spring collection.

Miami nightclub stages "Cocktales: Confessions of a Nymphomaniac"

Miami nightclub stages "Cocktales: Confessions of a Nymphomaniac"

With that provocative title, you’d be forgiven for thinking this comedy-with-a-feminist-edge was something else. No, this isn’t about a bartender with boundary issues. And no, this isn’t the stage version of Tom Cruise’s 1988 movie “Cocktail.”

FASHION PORN: Gucci Goes Artisan in Miami

FASHION PORN: Gucci Goes Artisan in Miami

Luxe label Gucci recently had a private cocktail party in the Merrick Park boutique in Coral Gables to benefit Relay For Life of Pinecrest and to show off the Italian fashion house's Florentine leather goods craftsmanship. The Gucci artisans focused on making signature hand-crafted...

Devilish comedy based on C.S. Lewis novel comes to Lauderdale's Parker Playhouse

Devilish comedy based on C.S. Lewis novel comes to Lauderdale's Parker Playhouse

The devil is putting on a show at Parker Playhouse.

Boca sisters hold toilet paper wedding gown contest

Boca sisters hold toilet paper wedding gown contest

If the marriage doesn’t work, just flush it….the wedding gown that is.

Theater review of "Steel Magnolias" in Boca Raton

Theater review of "Steel Magnolias" in Boca Raton

“Steel Magnolias” at Boca Raton’s Wick Theatre has enough sass and heartache to be called a winner.

Imaginary friend brings adult content to play-time in "Mr. Marmalade"

Imaginary friend brings adult content to play-time in "Mr. Marmalade"

“Mr. Marmalade” is a sick, twisted, little puppy of a play.

PHOTO GALLERY: Diana Ross headlines charity concert in Boca

PHOTO GALLERY: Diana Ross headlines charity concert in Boca

Diana Ross did not disappoint.

Theater review of "The God of Isaac" at Stage Door Theatre

Theater review of "The God of Isaac" at Stage Door Theatre

You sit there, enjoying the heck out of a breezy production of “The God of Isaac,” but wondering when the pot will boil.

Two local ballet companies team up for "Giselle"

Two local ballet companies team up for "Giselle"

Island City Stage wins big at local theater awards

Island City Stage wins big at local theater awards

Monday night the Carbonell Awards were given out at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and it was a good night for Broward's Island City Stage.

Broadway-obsessed alcoholic becomes an unlikely pimp in new comedy

Broadway-obsessed alcoholic becomes an unlikely pimp in new comedy

You’d think the thrills in “Have I Got a Girl for You” would come from the prurient nature of a comedy set its setting in a Boca Raton escort agency.

PHOTO GALLERY: APAI's "Unity through Diversity"

PHOTO GALLERY: APAI's "Unity through Diversity"

The Pembroke Pines-based Association of Performing Arts of India (APAI) staged a program of Western and Eastern music and dance at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts recently. The program featured 58 artists including: the South Florida Youth Symphony; the Suzuki Music Academy;...

FASHION PORN: Zac Posen fashion show for SHUZZ

FASHION PORN: Zac Posen fashion show for SHUZZ

It was a runway show on the airport runway when fashion superstar Zac Posen showed his fall 2014 collection recently at a fundraiser for The SHUZZ Fund at Signature Flight Support in Boca Raton. SHUZZ puts shoes on the feet of children around the world. "The SHUZZ Fund is really a...

Casting call put out for lucky season 13 of "Project Runway"

Casting call put out for lucky season 13 of "Project Runway"

If you’re a designer or even a designer-wannabe, then you might want to audition for Lifetime TV’s “Project Runway.”

Rock opera "American Idiot" nails the music but misses the heart

Rock opera "American Idiot" nails the music but misses the heart

The Green Day musical “American Idiot” has more of a sensibility than an actual plot.

ABBA and Tim Rice musical "Chess" staged by Slow Burn Theatre

ABBA and Tim Rice musical "Chess" staged by Slow Burn Theatre

Comedy follows local playwright's journey from New York actor to Boca pimp

Comedy follows local playwright's journey from New York actor to Boca pimp

Local fashion designers unite for United Way of Broward County

Local fashion designers unite for United Way of Broward County

Wine.

"The Book of Mormon," "Flashdance" and "Pippin" coming to West Palm Beach next season

"The Book of Mormon," "Flashdance" and "Pippin" coming to West Palm Beach next season

Smash hits that won an avalanche of Tony Awards make up the Kravis on Broadway 2014-2015 season.

Fashion designer Zac Posen shows for SHUZZ

Fashion designer Zac Posen shows for SHUZZ

Zac Posen...wait, make that THE Zac Posen...will show his fall 2014 collection at Signature Flight Support in Boca Raton Saturday, March 22.

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Free fashion shows.

Heather Tom dresses retro for "Vanities" in Lauderdale

Make no mistake, daytime drama diva and five-time Emmy winner Heather Tom is the star of “Vanities.”

Fashion director of Escada visits Palm Beach store

Escada in Palm Beach is hosting a meet-and-greet with the luxury fashion label's fashion director Daniel Wingate Friday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (call 561-835-9700 for more info).

Yliana Yepez brings her handbags to Bloomies in SoFlo

The handbag designer Yliana Yepez will be at Bloomingdales in Boca Raton from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 20.

"American Idiot" creators' ode to Billie Joe

More than anything, the creative team behind the Broadway musical “American Idiot” wanted to take care of Green Day’s baby.

"Unity Through Diversity" offers a big look at India's music and dancing

Arts Garage's "Fighting Over Beverley" doesn't pull its punches

There are shoves, jabs and punches in “Fighting Over Beverley,” now at the Theatre at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach.

"Change of Life" musical with parody songs enjoys long international run

“Menopause the Musical” is no hot flash.

Spend an evening with famous figures from Florida's history

History morphs into theater with “Dreamers & Schemers: An Evening with Great Floridians,” set for 6 p.m. March 18 at the Broward County Library Main Branch in Fort Lauderdale.

Miami Beach's Bass Museum mounts "Vanitas: Fashion and Art" exhibit

A mash-up of haute couture and avant-garde art is going on at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach.

Free Kate Upton fashion show in South Beach

Uber-hot model Kate Upton will host an Express fashion show Thursday, March 13 in South Beach. Miami Heat star Chris Bosh is scheduled to make an appearance according to the fashion retailer.

"Noel Coward Festival Palm Beach" debuts at Kravis Center

Considering he’s been dead for 41 years, Noel Coward is very popular.

FASHION PORN: American Red Cross Designers' Show House

Wall to wall "oohs" and "ahhs" filled the American Red Cross Designers" Show House in West Palm Beach during the recent preview party. Local and national interior designers staged an extreme makeover of the 1920s-era estate "Villa Delle Palme" owned by Bob and Anne Kanjian for the 38th annual...

Miami colors reflected in new shoe line from fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker touches down in Aventura last Saturday on a launch tour introducing her shoe line carried exclusively by Nordstrom.

Miami Broadway season: "The Book of Mormon," "Newsies" and "I Love Lucy"

The next “Broadway in Miami” season has hot hit show “The Book of Mormon” and the South Florida premiere of “Disney’s Newsies.”

FASHION PORN: Sarah Jessica Parker coming to Nordstrom/Aventura

Fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker will kick-off the launch of her SJP Collection of shoes and handbags (exclusively sold at Nordstrom) at a meet-and-greet in Aventura Mall Saturday, March 8. Word has it that for those who line up early, the actress will sign purchases as long...

Miami glamazon brings Moroccan fashion to SoFlo

Morocco is coming to Miami.

"Sister Act" blesses Kravis Center in West Palm Beach

You know what’s cuter than a disco-singing nun?

"Rags" musical tells story of Jewish immigrants

“Rags” yields riches at the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan.

Boca's Women's Theatre Project stages play about Molly Ivins

FASHION PORN: Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills

The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills gave some seriously fabulous fashion help to the 65th annual charity luncheon for the Children's Opportunity Group held recently at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six in Fort Lauderdale. The fashion showcase was styled by Jodi Belden, a former...

"The Full Monty" boys bump and grind into Boca

“The Full Monty” - twerking through March 23 at the Wick Theatre in Boca Raton - is a zipperful of fun.

Bruce Vilanch and Judy Gold bring double-bill act to Lauderdale

Comedians Judy Gold and Bruce Vilanch are the perfect couple.

Pop sounds detract from gritty story in "Memphis"

“Memphis” is the kind of Broadway musical you’ll like.

Broadway legend Chita Rivera shares stage memories in concert

Chita Rivera wants you to know she doesn’t think about dancing and acting all the time.

Bon Jovi's David Bryan and Joe DiPietro form Broadway partnership

Bon Jovi's David Bryan and Joe DiPietro form Broadway partnership

It took two Jersey boys to come up with the musical “Memphis.”

Macy's hosts bra clinics in Pembroke Pines and Plantation

Macy's hosts bra clinics in Pembroke Pines and Plantation

Macy’s

PHOTO GALLERY: Donald Trump looking for models

PHOTO GALLERY: Donald Trump looking for models

Trump Models needs you. The agency is hosting a model call at the World Golf Championships - Cadillac Championship tournament at the Trump National Doral in Miami on March 7. All interested females ages 15 to 25 with a minimum height of 5' 8" should send portrait and full body photos...

Allure magazine's Spring 2014 beauty trends previewed at Boca Saks

Allure magazine's Spring 2014 beauty trends previewed at Boca Saks

Beauty is coming to Boca in a big way.

BIJOUX! art jewelry sale returns to West Palm Beach's Norton Museum of Art

BIJOUX! art jewelry sale returns to West Palm Beach's Norton Museum of Art

It is jewelry and it is art.

Paul Simon jukebox musical still crazy after all these years

Paul Simon jukebox musical still crazy after all these years

“The Sounds of Simon,” at Delray Square Performing Arts in Delray Beach, has all the components of a successful show.

Aventura Macy's hosts Black History Month fashion event

Aventura Macy's hosts Black History Month fashion event

Ten decades of African American style is being saluted by Macy's Aventura Fashion Store starting at 2 p.m. on...

Miami fashion and culture show spotlights African culture

Miami fashion and culture show spotlights African culture

Ankara Miami 2014 is more than a fashion show. It's a cultural show.

Comedy about the '80s gay porn industry staged in Fort Lauderdale

Comedy about the '80s gay porn industry staged in Fort Lauderdale

Gratuitous nudity?

FASHION PORN: Jeweler to the stars Marco Bicego at Weston Jewelers

FASHION PORN: Jeweler to the stars Marco Bicego at Weston Jewelers

Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Kylie Minogue and Hillary Clinton all wear Marco Bicego baubles, bangles and bright shiny things. Now that's a wide variety of clientele. You can meet Bicego Friday, Feb. 21 from noon to 3 p.m. at Weston Jewelers, 1728 Main Street in Weston. For more information,...

Boca's Lisa Todd hosts "Spank! The 50 Shades Parody" fashion event

Boca's Lisa Todd hosts "Spank! The 50 Shades Parody" fashion event

Fashion is about to get its freak on.

Leona Mitchell performs at Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

Leona Mitchell performs at Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

Opera star Leona Mitchell hasn’t slowed down.

"Smash" star appears in Lauderdale as part of WinterStage

"Smash" star appears in Lauderdale as part of WinterStage

Broadway belter and “Smash” star Megan Hilty is coming to Fort Lauderdale&...

Miami HGTV celeb David Bromstad designs for Naturalizer

Miami HGTV celeb David Bromstad designs for Naturalizer

Bal Harbour’s interior designer extraordinaire David Bromstad conquered cable as a star on HGTV, so he’s a shoe-in for designing footwear.

Peter Nygard introduces slimming pants at Dillard's stores

Peter Nygard introduces slimming pants at Dillard's stores

Judging by the number of Quebec license plates on cars at Fort Lauderdale beach, we have a lot of Canadians visiting during high season.

Boca jewelry boutique hosts Bellarri event

Boca jewelry boutique hosts Bellarri event

You think it's an accident that Cristino Fine Jewelry in Boca Raton's Mizner Park is having a Bellarri trunk show on Valentine's Day?

Boca Raton play satirizes assimilation through Jewish family

Boca Raton play satirizes assimilation through Jewish family

“The Last Schwartz” is the best kind of mix.

"Les Miz" and "The Wiz" announced for Maltz Jupiter Theatre season

"Les Miz" and "The Wiz" announced for Maltz Jupiter Theatre season

For something a little different, theater fans here might try something there.

Staged reading of "Wallenberg" musical at Boca's Lynn University

Staged reading of "Wallenberg" musical at Boca's Lynn University

One of the greatest heroes of the 20th Century – Raoul Wallenberg, who rescued over 100,000 lives in Nazi-occupied Hungary during World War II – has his bravery and ingenuity spotlighted in “...

Coming to Florida: Ball of Cotton fashion trunk shows

Coming to Florida: Ball of Cotton fashion trunk shows

Evelyn & Arthur boutiques in SoFlo will host Ball of Cotton fashion trunk shows Wednesday through Friday.

10 local dance events you shouldn't miss

10 local dance events you shouldn't miss

SEAN’S DANCE FACTORY PRESENTS “BIG BANG XVII”

An evening with the Jewish James Bond

An evening with the Jewish James Bond

“Wiesenthal,” at Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs, is a good play, but it’s also sad and maddening.

"Motown," "Anything Goes" and "Pippin" bound for Lauderdale

"Motown," "Anything Goes" and "Pippin" bound for Lauderdale

It’s all about hits: hit records, hit songs and hit shows.

Renee Taylor show about dieting is funny despite staging

Renee Taylor show about dieting is funny despite staging

If you stop and think about it too long, nothing about “My Life on a Diet,” through Feb. 9 at Manalapan’s Plaza Theatre, should work.

Slow Burn Theatre's "Parade" spotlights ugly anti-Semitism event in the South

Slow Burn Theatre's "Parade" spotlights ugly anti-Semitism event in the South

Slow Burn Theatre Company’s “Parade” is one of those beautiful shows about an ugly event in this country’s history.

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