| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Should unexpected pleasures be so unexpected around here anymore? A visit to South Florida by Steve Martin, banjoist? Mike Tyson at the Arsht Center? A family-style scavenger hunt in Wilton Manors? New Kids on the Block … anywhere? Nothing should...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Liam Scarlett brings the buzz.
Ballet’s hottest choreographer makes dance headlines everywhere he goes with everything he does (when he recently gave up performing to focus on his artist in residence for The Royal Ballet it was breathlessly...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Here's what's on our mind this weekend: Low-budget movies, cheap drinks, free music, Ben Taylor, Mike Piazza and two leading curators of the cultural drift: Augusten Burroughs and KRS-One.
SWEDE ME, BABY
Organizers of the second annual South Florida...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Is it any coincidence that two South Florida athletes showing off a unique appreciation for the arts both used to make their living in baseball’s most cerebral position?
Former Marlin Charles Johnson laughs at the suggestion that catchers are...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:12 AM
OK, wiseguy, we know what you’re thinking: “Mike Piazza performing with Miami City Ballet? Well, so much for the rumors that he’s gay!” Har-dee-har-har.
But while you’re laughing about it, know that Piazza is laughing, too....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Here's the challenge: Teach Miami City Ballet's classical dancers how to tap-dance like a Broadway hoofer.
Here's the solution: Bring in Palm Beach's Philip Neal.
The former principal dancer at the New York City Ballet is not only Miami City Ballet&...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:25 PM
The rumors running rampant (OK, two friends from different parts of Broward County) that Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival is sold out are not true. In fact, organizers are expecting “heavy walk-up” at the festival on Saturday...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A little more than a decade ago, horrific terrorist attacks left residents of New York City numb, looking for a reason to start healing, a way to move forward, a reminder of life the way it was. For a brief moment, Mike Piazza provided it.
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Mike Piazza, who looked so good in pinstripes during his half-hour as a member of the then-Florida Marlins, will put on similarly fashionable stripes when he takes the stage May 3 in Miami City Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The imposing task of succeeding founder/artistic director Edward Villella at Miami City Ballet will go to Lourdes Lopez, the company announced Tuesday. Lopez, a former New York City Ballet principal dancer who was with that company from 1974 to 1996, is...
| Jan 1, 2012
It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:35 AM
So much of fashion is timing.
Take the upcoming fundraiser "Project Pointe" during the October 19th opening night of the Miami City Ballet at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami. At the silent auction - starting at 6:30 p....