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Mardi Gras

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  • 'Skin Wars' tests Orlando body-painting artist

    'Skin Wars' tests Orlando body-painting artist
    “Skin Wars,” billed as TV’s first body-painting contest, has a style similar to “Face Off,” a contest for special-effects makeup artists. But that knowledge didn’t help Shannon Holt of Orlando. “I don’t...
  • LeAnn Rimes finds a reason

    LeAnn Rimes finds a reason
    LeAnn Rimes sees one big benefit from living through the past five tumultuous years: It has given her plenty to write about. Rimes, who will perform Saturday, July 19, in Hallandale Beach, says her recent life experiences informed her latest album,...
  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • Residents question whether city, not Leesburg Partnership, should put on events

    Residents question whether city, not Leesburg Partnership, should put on events
    In Leesburg, a small group of folks with questions and criticisms about the Leesburg Partnership are using social media to draw attention to their concerns and get some answers — and it's working. The city has set up a meeting later this month for...
  • Comfort food fight!

    Comfort food fight!
    Forget that Saturday's returning Boca Burger Battle will have 20 restaurants vying for meaty supremacy, and forget that steel-stomached eaters will compete to chow down the most frankfurters during Sunday's Hot Dog Fest. The real struggle this weekend...
  • Win a car at Mardi Gras Casino

    Win a car at Mardi Gras Casino
    Fiat giveaway: The June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino climaxes at 10 p.m. Tuesday with the prize of a Fiat 500L in the casino's Ticket To Ride promotion. Slot players who earn 20 points between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday will receive an extra entry....
  • Fiat winner at Mardi Gras

    Fiat winner at Mardi Gras
    The climax of the June promotion at Mardi Gras Casino came Tuesday night, with the awarding of the Fiat 500L in their "Ticket to Ride" promotion. Slot players could pile up points all months to earn entries. And here is the photo of the winner,...
  • Caesars Entertainment to shut Showboat Atlantic City casino

    Caesars Entertainment to shut Showboat Atlantic City casino
    Debt-strapped casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said it will shut its Showboat Atlantic City casino in August due to falling revenue and high property tax in Atlantic City. Revenue from Atlantic City has declined by more than $3 billion since...
  • CASINOS

    CASINOS
    Mardi Gras party: Because there are so many July Fourth options, Mardi Gras Casino is holding its patriotic celebration on Tuesday. Among the planned events is a national anthem-singing contest. One of the 15 finalists will win $1,000 and sing the...
  • Patriotic? Play slots

    Patriotic? Play slots
    Seminole Classic Casino (4150 N. State Road 7, 954-961-3220, SeminoleClassicCasino.com) has a patriotic promotion: free slot play. Players began earning entries on Tuesday. Every 20 minutes from noon to midnight Friday, one person will win $1,000 in...
  • The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low

    The Blues Festival was all about feeling, from high to low
    The Chicago Gospel Music Festival still is two weekends away, but someone forgot to tell a few performers at this past weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival. “Amazing Grace,” rather than “Sweet Home Chicago” or some other blues...