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2014 Stories by Abel Folgar

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  • A Gathering of Frights

    published December 11, 2014

    It used to be that buying a toy for a kid for the holidays was an easy if not slightly annoying venture. That was the holiday shopping of... More >>

  • Seasoned Cinema

    published December 4, 2014

    There will be some things that will never die, thankfully. We will not enter the medium debate here (read: vinyl versus CD, etc.), but we will say... More >>

  • Brunch on Substance

    published December 4, 2014

    Girls’ Club’s latest exhibit, “The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona.,” is “an examination of the uses of narrative... More >>

  • Feminine Feminist Femme Fatale

    published November 27, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale native Kelcie McQuaid has been busy with her art. She had her first solo show this past February at the former Bubble (now Jump... More >>

  • Coming Out in America

    published November 13, 2014

    No matter how much one would like to turn a romantic eye on one’s teenaged years, the bottom line — or rather, the hard truth of the... More >>

  • Ultra-Thon

    published November 6, 2014

    The 2014 Michelob Ultra Half-Marathon is the inaugural race for the Florida Storm Marathon Series. With five events in total running through next... More >>

  • The Art of Music

    published November 6, 2014

    The Florida Grand Opera’s (FGO) ambitious season is ready to kick off this month, and as part of its Young Artists development programs and... More >>

  • Blinded with Science!

    published October 30, 2014

    Surely the best part of Halloween is the socially acceptable sanctioning of defrauding your neighbors of candies and other treats with the... More >>

  • Treats and Beats

    published October 30, 2014

    No one knows for sure which is the scarier proposition: Boca Raton on Halloween or Lil Jon in Boca Raton during Halloween, making the attendants... More >>

  • A Day to Remember

    published October 30, 2014

    It's safe to say that with exponential growth over the past few years, huge community involvement, and enthusiastic attendance, Fort Lauderdale... More >>

  • A Festival for Landlubbers

    published October 23, 2014

    Ghosts, vampires, sci-fi monsters, and whatever cartoon is the flavor du jour are all fun and acceptable Halloween costumes, but they fall a... More >>

  • An Autumnal Arts Tradition

    published October 23, 2014

    The annual Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Craft Festival is now in its 16th year, proving the enduring appeal of this event in this sun-loving community.... More >>

  • Laugh For Kids, Not At Them

    published October 16, 2014

    By taking to heart Franklin Roosevelt's quote of educating the youth for the future, the GBDC Entrepreneurship Institute has worked with about 40... More >>

  • All Aboard the SS Cardboard

    published October 16, 2014

    You know those Red Bull Flugtag events with cool-looking, potentially aquatic and/or aerial contraptions that are launched with much fanfare and... More >>

  • Virtual Dating Goes Full Reality

    published October 9, 2014

    The popular app Tinder utilizes a user's Facebook page to create a quick and easy-to-sum-up profile that then is available to other users within a... More >>

  • Move Your Bacon

    published October 9, 2014

    This time of year in South Florida might as well be called "5K Season" or "Run/Walk Season." But just when you thought all those charity... More >>

  • Let There Be Offerings

    published October 2, 2014

    Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, as it is known here, is a festive and fun time for families to reconnect with their roots and... More >>

  • Visit the Villagers

    published September 25, 2014

    FAT (Flagler Arts and Technology) Village continues its ever-evolving conversation within Fort Lauderdale’s cultural importance. The... More >>

  • How to Draw

    published September 18, 2014

    Finally. Some art-related thing for the rest of us, the art-challenged masses. Remember when art was fun and not the equivalent of a stuffy... More >>

  • Laugh it Off

    published September 18, 2014

    Oh boy, the NFL certainly keeps getting itself into more and more trouble these days with bullying scandals and domestic disputes. Sure, that kind... More >>

  • Mind Games

    published September 11, 2014

    For the 2013/14 season, the Girls' Club secured the curatorial services of artist/sibling duo the TM Sisters. The mission was to look into the... More >>

  • Laughing at Satan

    published September 4, 2014

    To call Anthony Jeselnik the "satanic prince of standup," as the A.V. Club's Nathan Rabin so casually put it, is pretty on point. However,... More >>

  • Soccerific

    published August 28, 2014

    You know what nobody wants to hear? Your newfound love for footie, the football, fútbol, the king sport, the most beautiful yadda yadda... More >>

  • Adopt a Furbaby

    published August 21, 2014

    Before you get all gung-ho about the fourth-annual Animal Adoption Fair at Fort Lauderdale's War Memorial Auditorium, you should fully think this... More >>

  • Hot-Dipped Fun

    published August 21, 2014

    For the third time in as many years, the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce's Boca Festival Days, the Alliance Association Bank, and Boca... More >>

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