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  • 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...
  • Top events to do Friday: From comedy to kawaii

    Top events to do Friday: From comedy to kawaii
    Comedy Gilbert Gottfried: The acerbic comic, the voice of Iago from "Aladdin" as well as the Aflac duck, has been known to mouth off on controversial issues on his Twitter feed, @RealGilbert. He came under fire two years ago when he joked about the...
  • At B.E. Easy festival, good vibes combat bad habits

    At B.E. Easy festival, good vibes combat bad habits
    When Ivan Neville and his band Dumpstaphunk headline the B.E. Easy Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, they will come bearing some funky syncopation, socially conscious messages and a stage ritual that may be apt for the occasion. "We bring a song...
  • 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...
  • Live music this week: After Tortuga

    Live music this week: After Tortuga
    The beaches will be swarmed with dancing and drinking merrymakers today, because the Tortuga Music Festival ends in Fort Lauderdale and Adam Lambert performs at the Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade. Lambert's performance is free for parade-watchers who stay...
  • Weekend Preview: Sun, surf, sand, soccer, sangria and Saigon Kick

    Weekend Preview: Sun, surf, sand, soccer, sangria and Saigon Kick
    The future site of the Flagler Garden,  destined to be a hub for all manner of earnest conviviality and creativity in downtown Fort Lauderdale, will have its first event on Sunday with Grow Downtown. The afternoon of live music from the Bonfires...
  • Weekend Preview: Get your party on, get your swede in

    Weekend Preview: Get your party on, get your swede in
    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...
  • Oh, joy: Welsh rockers the Joy Formidable at Culture Room

    Oh, joy: Welsh rockers the Joy Formidable at Culture Room
    The alt-rock band the Joy Formidable is as literate and witty as one would expect of a band from the town of Mold in North Wales, with a discography that includes a Christmas single titled “My Beerdrunk Soul Is Sadder Than a Hundred Dead Christmas...
  • To do Friday: Kelly Richey, 'Spring Nights at the Arsht' and reggae quartet the Supervillains

    To do Friday: Kelly Richey, 'Spring Nights at the Arsht' and reggae quartet the Supervillains
    Music Kelly Richey: When the Cincinnati blues-rock guitarist comes to the Bamboo Room on Friday, she will bring a riff-laden set of new material from her latest album, "Sweet Spirit," released in March. The 10-track release is a tight, muscular album...
  • Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Martin are two wild and crazy musicians

    Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Martin are two wild and crazy musicians
    Yngwie Malmsteen's "Molto Arpeggiosa (Arpeggios From Hell)," from the 2000 album "War To End All Wars," resembles a tune from a sinister 1990s video game. The Swedish-born, Miami-based guitarist strikes frets like piano keys while strumming and picking...