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Pinned Miami pinup convention delivers retro vibe to Miami

Pinned Miami pinup convention delivers retro vibe to Miami

When Mike Broder's Pinned Miami festival begins Friday at the Miami Airport Convention Center, it will celebrate sex symbols, retro pinup models, classic cars, rockabilly culture and another glitzy occasion: his own wedding.

"I'm getting hitched rockabilly-style," Broder says of his marriage on Sunday to his longtime fiancée, Sandy Martin. "Instead of 100 people in the audience, I should have about, oh, 15,000. The groomsmen tell me they're going to dress like Elvis."

The creator of the annual Supercon cosplay and anime convention, Broder says the three-day Pinned Miami convention will tempt the older, more-nostalgic enthusiasts of burlesque culture,...

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