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(Photo: Barbara Corbellini Duarte)

1. No slice for you

What's a pizza festival without much pizza? This pizza festival, reports Mike MayoBarbara Corbellini Duarte and Talia J. Medina were there, too, with Duarte describing the festival as "a disaster." The photos are fun, at least.

Recommended listening: "Way We Won't" by Grandaddy


2. Turtles all the way down

In this video, Talia J. Medina considers five years of Tortuga Music Festival, which will return Friday through Sunday to Fort Lauderdale beach. Country star Kenny Chesney is yet again a headliner, and Ben Crandell this week will post recent interviews with Chesney and Maren Morris to's Tortuga page.

Recommended listening: "Bummin' Cigarettes" by Maren Morris


(Photo: Rancheritos de Boca)

3. Travel on, rider

Dining critic Claire Perez met some friendly people when she visited the East Boca location of Rancheritos de Boca, a Colombian restaurant. The food, on the other hand, was too much.

Recommended listening: "Soy Yo" by Bomba Estereo


(Photo: Samantha Mighdoll)

4. Get smart

Want to feel a touch smarter (or, if you had a weekend like mine, less dumb)? Go see Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" at Palm Beach Dramaworks. Reviewer Christine Dolen writes: "Intrepid theatergoers will encounter Fermat’s Last Theorem, the second law of thermodynamics, chaos theory, the romantic misbehavior of Lord Byron, computer algorithms and classicism versus romanticism in landscape architecture." Never mind. You go. Even though Dolen assures that " 'Arcadia' is not a frustratingly difficult theaterical experience," I'm not feeling all that intrepid right now. Maybe next week.

Recommended listening: "Time After Time (Annelise)" by R.E.M.

(Photo: Jim Rassol)

5. How to disappear completely

Remember how boring Radiohead was when the band opened a tour at AmericanAirlines Arena in 2012? Thom Yorke and his bandmates apparently do, because as Ben Crandell writes in his review of the band's latest tour-opening concert at the AAA: "Any lingering doubt about Radiohead’s vitality was quickly extinguished at Thursday night’s eclectic and energetic concert." Full stop.

Recommended listening: "Bodysnatchers" by Radiohead

— compiled by editor Jake Cline,,

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