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2014 Stories by Alex Rendon

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  • Comic Book Seductress

    published June 12, 2014

    Comic book fans are in for a rare treat this weekend when Tate's Comics brings in up-and-coming graphic comic book artist Vanesa Del Rey for an... More >>

  • Pride in the Night Winds

    published June 5, 2014

    This Saturday night, South Florida's premier gay and lesbian wind ensemble invites audiences to revel in the moonlight with its production A... More >>

  • Homegrown MMA

    published May 29, 2014

    Begun in 2010 by 1976 Olympic Boxing Gold Medalist Howard Davis Jr. and his wife, Karla Guadamuz-Davis, Fight Time Promotions has become the... More >>

  • Alter Your Perception

    published May 29, 2014

    Altered Fest, a celebration of squiggly beats and animated high jinks, returns for its second year in Fort Lauderdale. And although this nascent... More >>

  • Soca is the Cure

    published May 22, 2014

    Instead of heading down to South Beach this Memorial Day weekend and dealing with all the hip-hop brouhaha, why not keep it local and let soca be... More >>

  • Even Princesses Grow Up

    published May 15, 2014

    Childhood Disney memories become very grown-up realities this Saturday at the “Cupcake Burlesque Presents: Diznee Undressed” event.... More >>

  • Like a Bossa

    published May 8, 2014

    Boa noite -- that's Portuguese for "good night" -- which is exactly the kind of time attendees will have at Saturday's female vocal choir... More >>

  • Recycle The Laughs

    published May 8, 2014

    Reducing your carbon footprint doesn't have to be boring. Matter of fact, it can be laugh-out-loud funny and provide entertainment for the whole... More >>

  • Coffee with Puppets

    published May 1, 2014

    During the last monthly FAT Village Arts Walk, you may have walked by the quaint art studio/multi-use venue known as the World and Eye Arts Center... More >>

  • Farewell Pirouettes

    published May 1, 2014

    The Arts Ballet Theater of Florida has brought us a season full of stunning piqué turns, relevé spins, and brisé jumps. Under... More >>

  • Pho Sure, It's a Variety Dance Show Party

    published April 17, 2014

    Take the charisma of popular old-school variety shows such as The Carol Burnett Show with the pizzazz of America's Got Talent and add an Asian... More >>

  • Vinyl Love

    published April 17, 2014

    Record collectors, you day has come. Yes, it's that time of year again: Record Store Day, when 700 independently owned U.S. record stores and... More >>

  • The Queen of Tease

    published April 10, 2014

    The Vaudevillian performance art of burlesque has seen a resurgence in the past decade or so. Scantily clad, come-hither ladies donning nipple... More >>

  • The Artist as Lecturer

    published April 10, 2014

    Artist Zachary Fabri is one of those local success stories we know. Born, raised, and educated in South Florida (he's a Miami native with a BFA... More >>

  • It Really Is a Comedy

    published April 3, 2014

    A play dealing with issues of faith, commitment, and neo-Nazis doesn't sound like much of a comedy, but audiences have been raving about the... More >>

  • Punk Rock Lives

    published March 20, 2014

    It should not come as a surprise that Green Day's seminal 2004 rock opera American Idiot translated magnificently to the stage. The... More >>

  • Memphis Romp

    published March 6, 2014

    Memphis' sizzling, romping, roaring '50s underground dance clubs come to life this week at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts'... More >>

  • Gay, Proud, and Hilarious

    published February 27, 2014

    Expect a huge night of gay pride and rollicking laughs this weekend at the Parker Playhouse as nonprofit organization Pride South Florida brings... More >>

  • The Music Grips 
Like Sunscreen

    published February 20, 2014

    Begat by folksy American improvisation troubadours Grateful Dead, who subsequently passed the torch to the jazzier Phish and... More >>

  • Baked But Not Necessarily Stoned

    published February 13, 2014

    With his role in 1998 stoner cult classic Half Baked and a permanently droopy, glazed look in his eye, New York-born standup comic Jim... More >>

  • Equestrian Love

    published February 6, 2014

    Rumor has it that notable children's writer Michael Morpurgo thought producers were crazy attempting to make a stage adaptation of his... More >>

  • Woodstock Lives

    published January 16, 2014

    Summer may still be many months away, but the Summer of Love is right around the corner. Dust off those bell-bottoms and prepare for the glorious... More >>

  • Not that Rush

    published January 9, 2014

    No relation to '70s prog-rock pioneers Rush, heralded singer/songwriter Tom Rush is an equally world-renowned musician in his own right.... More >>

  • Ring in this New Year With A Dancing Lion

    published January 9, 2014

    UPDATE: Due to the recent flooding, Oshogatsu had to be... More >>

  • Globetrotting Rhythms

    published January 2, 2014

    From R&B to deep funk to Latin and drum 'n' bass, not one rhythm is left untouched -- or unthumped, for that matter -- when Andrew Atkinson... More >>

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