| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:42 AM
This may be the weekend when life in South Florida is at its zenith: Not only do we get to blithely dismiss “the polar who-tex?” but we get to throw a little big-city culture around as the world’s great authors gather at the hearth of...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:39 AM
One of the most painful civic embarrassments in Fort Lauderdale’s 103-year history — rivaled only by the wood-shrouded plot on Las Olas where the humble and useful Hyde Park Market gave its life for a developer’s pipe dream —...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Dirty Heads: The SoCal band plays a unique acoustic fusion of hip-hop and reggae. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, $29.05, $35.20, cultureroom.net.
Strings & Sax on Fire: The Sax Fire Quartet joins the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, as you are no doubt aware, opens Friday night with a splashy Broward Center affair attended by a famous face, Jason Alexander. This being the 29th annual edition of FLIFF, you know the drill.
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Life on the road was almost a calling for the members of the Devil Makes Three. So much so that lead singer and guitarist Pete Bernhard quotes a character from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" to describe how the band came to be.
"We are all...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:21 PM
It was only about a crowd of forty or so fans who filled the small, intimate venue that is the Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale on Friday night. But while walking in, every fan was greeted with a firm handshake and a smile from each...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Through the chainlink fence that borders the old Purvis Young Museum, where one of the great outsider artist’s murals bakes distressingly in the afternoon sun, the warm fragrance of coffee can be found curling through the air. Comfortingly...
| Sep 13, 2014
Jay Jones' first love was the drums. He was given his first set as a child when his parents tired of his beating on everything to create rhythms.
The relationship didn't last long. While playing drums at church, Jones couldn't keep his eyes off of...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Papadosio: The four-man group, whose sound is a mix of psychedelia, folk and electronica, will perform 8 Friday at the Culture Room (3045 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale) as part of their Imaginal Cells tour. Expect to hear songs from the album "To...
| Aug 9, 2014
Kaoru Ishibashi adopted the stage name Kishi Bashi when he started his solo career and was looking for a fresh start.
"I wanted to kind of present myself as someone who's not just a singer and songwriter, but also more like an entity, or even like...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:19 AM
For Stout Sports Bar and Grille owner Simon Kearney, there’s no time like now to raise money for the fight against breast cancer — or to raise a blazing pink, 28-foot LED cherry blossom tree outside his Oakland Park pub.
Kearney, who has two...