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Mardi Gras

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  • Tournament benefits Scheck Hillel School

    Tournament benefits Scheck Hillel School
    A charity poker tournament is set for 6:45 p.m. April 1 to benefit Scheck Hillel Community School, a private Jewish school near Aventura.  The 10th annual Hillel Poker Tournament offers early registration online. Registration includes a 6 p.m. dinner...
  • Three masters will light up Constellation

    Three masters will light up Constellation
    This weekend one of the most intensely anticipated events of the jazz season will unfold in one of the most important rooms in the city. It's a rare occasion indeed when trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, multi-instrumentalist Douglas Ewart and drummer Mike...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Party A Mardi Gras party will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. Wear a costume and enjoy the group...
  • Apricot Lane in Hampton hosts 50 percent off sale storewide

    Apricot Lane in Hampton hosts 50 percent off sale storewide
    Apricot Lane, a women's fashion and accessories boutique in Hampton, is offering 50 percent off its entire store during a special sale on Saturday.  The sale will take place for one hour only -- between 5 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 1. To take...
  • Oscars 2014 Governors Ball fare: Oysters, truffles and potato chips

    Oscars 2014 Governors Ball fare: Oysters, truffles and potato chips
    Academy Awards telecast host Ellen DeGeneres ordered pizza for a crowd of hungry celebrities during Sunday night's show, but the stars ended up eating more than a slice of Big Mama's and Papa's pizza. Wolfgang Puck and his culinary team cooked a lavish...
  • Camaraderie, goofy moves fire up New Orleans dance troupe

    Camaraderie, goofy moves fire up New Orleans dance troupe
    Dante Hale is a large man. High school fullback, pro-wrestling hopeful, nightclub bouncer large, all of which he's been. Now, on a cool Saturday night, Hale fidgets in a mall parking lot in this town southwest of his home in New Orleans. All 6 feet...
  • Mardi Gras: 5 things you need to know to 'Let the good times roll'

    For those of you who think Mardi Gras is just about free pancakes and colorful beads, think again. Mardi Gras, which literally means Fat Tuesday, is deeply embedded in the Christian ethos, with a rich tradition of carefree, excessive pleasure and acting...
  • Fake chef fools local news, gets anchors to make gravy smoothies

    Fake chef fools local news, gets anchors to make gravy smoothies
    A man pretending to be a chef specializing in Thanksgiving leftovers made his way on to morning news programs in the Midwest. He knocked over tables, made anchors eat mashed potato ice cream cones and even got one woman to drink a pink, pumpkin pie...
  • For Mardi Gras, maker of brioughnut unleashes beignetto

    ConfeXion Cupcakes+Cake in Old Town Pasadena, creator of the brioche-meets-doughnut brioughnut, introduces its beignetto -- a cross between a New Orleans-style beignet and the Italian yeast-risen doughnut bombolino -- just in time for Mardi Gras. The...
  • Seminole Hard Rock promotions for March

    Seminole Hard Rock promotions for March
    Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino promotions for March, sent by their staff and lightly edited by me:   Win $100 in Free Play Every 2 Minutes: Mondays, March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Win $100 in free play every 2 minutes. One player...
  • Company says no more GMO ingredients in Smart Balance spreads

    Smart Balance says it will change the ingredients in its butter-like spreads to make sure they include no genetically modified organisms. “I’ve been in the food industry for 35 years. I have never seen a consumer issue come on this fast,&...