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Mardi Gras

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  • Ford Expedition at Isle

    Ford Expedition at Isle
    Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will wrap up its February promotion Sunday with the giveaway of a Ford Expedition. Five guests will win $250 in free play every hour from 5 to 8 p.m. Then,...
  • Les bons temps for a Baltimore native

    Les bons temps for a Baltimore native
    What is nearly as remarkable as Jenny Campbell's costumes — the glittering swirls of ribbon and whirling snow globe headdresses — is the path that led to her second career as a costume maker. The Baltimore native taught herself to make...
  • Casino bets on tribute bands

    Casino bets on tribute bands
    By the time Fabulons drummer Richie Benjamin strikes the first downbeat, the dance floor at Mardi Gras Casino is full. And it stays packed throughout the night. While the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has the 5,300-seat Hard Rock Live, and even...
  • Universal Studios: Robin Thicke's Mardi Gras concert canceled

    Universal Studios: Robin Thicke's Mardi Gras concert canceled
    Singer Robin Thicke has canceled his Saturday performance at Universal Studios theme park, but he has agreed to come on a later date, Universal officials said Friday night. Thicke, best known for last year's hit "Blurred Lines," also canceled his Friday...
  • Mardi Gras spirit, Chicago style

    Mardi Gras spirit, Chicago style
    Mardi Gras will arrive a little early this year for Chicago listeners, thanks to a most unusual and promising concert this weekend by Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. While revelers in New Orleans will celebrate the traditional Fat Tuesday on...
  • Music and food on tap for Fat Tuesday

    Music and food on tap for Fat Tuesday
    Don your purple, gold and green and head out for Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras in French. Plainfield It may be Mardi Gras every day at Moe Joe's Cajun and Caribbean Cuisine in downtown Plainfield, but Fat Tuesday really takes the cake. King cake, that...
  • Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond

    Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond
    These are lively days – and nights – for saxophonist-clarinetist Victor Goines, who last weekend presented the world premiere of an original orchestral suite at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York and this weekend offers new music over three...
  • Put 'make a check-it list' on your bucket list

     
    Wednesday's print column The term "bucket list" gained currency six years ago with the release of a movie by that name. Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson starred as terminally ill men out to check items off an aspirational list of......
  • New Orleans' mayor faces tough reelection race despite city's strides

    New Orleans' mayor faces tough reelection race despite city's strides
    NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu strode into a battered city park in the troubled Central City neighborhood one recent Saturday, stopping to clap a boy on the shoulder and watch him twirl a basketball. Wearing jeans, sneakers and a New Orleans...
  • Mardi Gras starts club for patrons 100-plus

    Mardi Gras starts club for patrons 100-plus
    You know, not every casino cares about its very elderly guests. They usually don't drop much coin and they don't feed into the marketing storyline of a venue being a hopping, happening place. Then there's Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach. Sunday,...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 1: First Saturday Jam,...