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  • JetBlue adding Las Vegas and Cartagena routes from Lauderdale

    JetBlue Airways plans to add new once-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Cartagena, Colombia, and to Las Vegas, Nevada starting Oct. 29, the New York based carrier announced Wednesday. These two new routes follow on the heels of the...
  • Timeline: Evolution Of The Slave Trade

    1619: 20 black indentured servants arrive at Jamestown, Va. 1620: Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Mass. 1640-1680: Beginning of large-scale African slave labor in the British Caribbean for sugar production. 1650: Connecticut becomes second American...
  • Review: 'An Untamed State' by Roxane Gay

    Review: 'An Untamed State' by Roxane Gay
    "There are three Haitis — the country Americans know and the country Haitians know and the country I thought I knew," says Mireille, the narrator of Roxane Gay's grueling but worthwhile first novel "An Untamed State." Kidnapped and held for ransom...
  • Memorial held for Chicago missionary killed in Haiti

    Memorial held for Chicago missionary killed in Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A missionary from Chicago who was stabbed to death in Haiti was a generous man who dedicated his life to the impoverished country after a devastating 2010 earthquake, churchgoers and friends recalled at a memorial service....
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Faire: L'amour'

    Centering on a Parisian rapper who has to deal with sudden deafness and a woman who's on temporary leave from prison to see her son, "Faire: L'amour" (abbreviated as "FLA") buries a poignant, confrontational exploration of loneliness and self-absorption...
  • Sean Penn, Robin Wright's Daughter Making Acting Debut in Horror Film

    Dylan Penn will make her acting debut as the lead in the indie horror film "Condemned," with shooting starting in April in New York. Eli Morgan Gesner is directing from his own script. Caliber Media partners Dallas Sonnier and Jack Heller arranged...
  • DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music

    DJ Michael Brun put medical career on hold for music
    The struggle of the artist is a story we've heard many times before. After all, not everyone can be successful. The world of the musically gifted is limited, and rightfully so - it is reserved solely for true talent.      Meet Michael Brun, a 21-...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Let's get flashy with film fest names

    Let's get flashy with film fest names
    A few days ago I mentioned the Peace on Earth Film Festival to someone whose eyes glazed over so fast I might as well have said I was planning to stare at the wall for the next hour. Who doesn't like peace? Honestly, now. And yet there's something...
  • 10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti

    10 years later: Sun Sentinel photographer Michael Laughlin shot in Haiti
    When photographer Michael Laughlin was shot and wounded 10 years ago today while on assignment for the Sun Sentinel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he could not have imagined the impact those gunshots would have. Hit three times – in the shoulder, the...
  • Giovanni Hidalgo en el Miami International Jazz Fest

     Giovanni Hidalgo en el Miami International Jazz Fest
    FORT LAUDERDALE --- Creativamente métrico, el percusionista puertorriqueño Giovanni Hidalgo es un claro paradigma de la simbiosis perfecta entre la música fina y la locura hecha percusión. Es energético, incansable, impulsivo en el cuero, pero al...