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Mardi Gras

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  • The Great Chicago Fire Festival lights up the riverfront Oct. 4

    The Great Chicago Fire Festival lights up the riverfront Oct. 4
    It's been 143 years since the roaring flames of the Great Chicago Fire tore through the city, and now the historic event is serving as the symbolic kindling for an unprecedented civic celebration. The Great Chicago Fire Festival will light up the...
  • 2 Mustangs and a Honda are giveaways

    2 Mustangs and a Honda are giveaways
    If winning transportation is your goal, you'll have three opportunities to reach it this week. Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) will give away a Honda Ridgeline Saturday. Casino patrons have...
  • COMEDY

    COMEDY
    Comedy challenge: Vanessa Hollingshead, a New Yorker who has appeared on "Comedy Central Presents," will headline this weekend's Comedy Challenge at Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach). The casino is in the midst of six weeks of...
  • Mardi Gras giveaways, casino football promotions

    Mardi Gras giveaways, casino football promotions
    Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com) has been pushing Tuesdays as big giveaway days, and this month is no exception. The casino has a $2,500 cash drawing at 3 and 7 p.m., and a $10,000 cash...
  • TICKET BOX: Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center, John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center among 50 new shows

    TICKET BOX: Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center, John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center among 50 new shows
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Flogging Molly at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Ariana Grande and Stevie Wonder at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and John Mellencamp at Kimmel Center are among more than 50...
  • Avant-pop group's member, Comedy Central star to play Musikfest Cafe

    Avant-pop group's member, Comedy Central star to play Musikfest Cafe
    Half of an experimental rock back that in the 1990s were favorites of both critics and cartoon characters Beavis + Butt-Head will play Musikfest  Café at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, it was announced Wednesday. A comedian who has been featured on...
  • Eek! The return of the scare zones at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

    Eek! The return of the scare zones at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights
    Scare zones will be back on the streets of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights tonight after a two-year absence. Event planners had strayed from the dedicated, elaborately themed outdoor spaces populated by costumed "scare actors." "You can just...
  • Beauty awaits the adventurous at Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

    Beauty awaits the adventurous at Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
    Lying on the ground in Coyote Gulch, the night sky framed by openings in a natural arch and a curved canyon wall, I peer at the cosmos as through a Mardi Gras mask. My legs and shoulders ache near the end of a 70-mile backpacking hike in the Grand...
  • Trombone Shorty is hot - and he's here

    Trombone Shorty is hot - and he's here
     Back in June, when I interviewed sax man Dave Koz in advance of the Hampton Jazz Festival, he mentioned that he had done some recording with Trombone Shorty. When I acknowledged that I was unfamiliar with Mr. Shorty's work, Koz was aghast.  He told...
  • Dining scene: From Ahi Tuna burgers to kimchi quesadillas

    Dining scene: From Ahi Tuna burgers to kimchi quesadillas
    Temple Street Eatery 416 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-123-4567, TempleStreetEatery.com After two decades of Christina Wan's Mandarin House serving Broward County, Wan has debuted this fast-casual dumpling and noodle bar in the Fresh Market...
  • Happy $20K birthday for Mardi Gras player

    Happy $20K birthday for Mardi Gras player
     Donald Schaefer, whose birthday is Saturday, got an early start on celebrating. He hit a $20,000 jackpot Friday at Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach.  Schaefer didn't disclose his age, and his birthday cake celebration apparently will be later.