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  • MUSIC

    MUSIC
    Winger: The band best known for squishy hits "Seventeen" and "Headed for a Heartache," their rep as hair-metal posers vividly illustrated by the Winger T-shirt worn by dorky "Beavis and Butt-head" foil Stewart on the animated MTV hit, may get the last...
  • Drive-By Truckers: Hell no, they weren't happy

     Drive-By Truckers: Hell no, they weren't happy
    In a Drive-By Truckers song, a bad thing will happen to a good person as often as a good person will do a bad thing. A tornado pulls a man through a window. A fed-up farmer murders a banker and buries him in a sinkhole. A groom elopes with the maid of...
  • Weekend preview: Pink beer and other bodaciousness

    Weekend preview: Pink beer and other bodaciousness
    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...
  • Weekend preview: Beauty more than skin deep at Model Beach Volleyball

    Weekend preview: Beauty more than skin deep at Model Beach Volleyball
    Former Miami Heat star Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t miss many slam dunks. Nana Meriwether is a slam dunk, and Shaq missed it. Meriwether, who will travel from her home in New York to take part in the fifth annual Wild Fox Model Beach...
  • Weekend preview: Zombies, squeezeboxes and Snickers pudding cups... Yikes!

    Weekend preview: Zombies, squeezeboxes and Snickers pudding cups... Yikes!
    Brandon Kittendorf got his first experience in the haunting business at a corporate Halloween party in an abandoned Fort Lauderdale funeral home. He knows spooky. And the west Miramar native says the new location of his Festival of Souls haunted...
  • Weekend preview: We're funky, hot, soulful and thirsty

    Weekend preview: We're funky, hot, soulful and thirsty
    This is exactly how it’s supposed to work: the Funky Buddha Brewery opens along the FEC tracks in Oakland Park in June, its made-right-in-the-other-room craft beers and food-truck friends attracting the bearded and the pierced, the musical and the...
  • Mayer Hawthorne: Return of the soul reviver

    Mayer Hawthorne: Return of the soul reviver
    The first time Mayer Hawthorne came through South Florida for a show at the Culture Room nearly three years ago, he was a promising oddity: The soul singer, hip-hop DJ and producer born Andrew Mayer Cohen in Ann Arbor, Mich., dressed with nerdy...
  • Live music this week: Fans marching

    Live music this week: Fans marching
    When three representatives of very different genres have shows on the same day, it's a good day for music in South Florida. Today, Lil Wayne brings the America's Most Wanted Tour to the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, with rappers T.I., Tyga and...
  • A long, strange trip

    A long, strange trip
    When he answers the phone on a Tuesday morning, Psychedelic Furs co-founder Tim Butler says he is busy doing an activity that befits a rock great. "I'm just kicking back, doing some gardening in the lovely state of Kentucky. Really rock 'n' roll, right?...
  • Top events on Friday: From Chris Tucker to Dr. Jekyll

    Top events on Friday: From Chris Tucker to Dr. Jekyll
    Comedy Chris Tucker: The comedian's supporting role in "Silver Linings Playbook," in which he portrays the mental-patient friend of Bradley Cooper, marked a warm and charming turn for an actor best recognized as a brash and rowdy sidekick in several...
  • IRATION revives reggae

    IRATION revives reggae
    IRATION, a reggae band from Hawaii, put out its first full length album, “No Time for Rest,” in 2007. On July 2, the band released its third album, “Automatic.” “Automatic” sounds like the soundtrack to a day spent...