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  • White to Black and Back Again

    published December 30, 2010

    In Raisin in the Sun, the first Broadway show by a black playwright, an African-American family moves into a bourgeois white neighborhood... More >>

  • A Conversation You Want to Hear

    published December 23, 2010

    It’s the ultimate intellectual showdown. Freud’s Last Session, a new play at Palm Beach Dramaworks, pits the Christian... More >>

  • Holiday Humor

    published December 23, 2010

    Marvin Dixon is a standup comedian with promising entrepreneurial ideas. “I’m gonna have a club for just wheelchair people.... More >>

  • “STARE: The Pleasures of the Intensely Familiar and the Strangely Unexpected”

    published December 16, 2010

    It’s a deficiency of the English language that there’s no single word for “morbid curiosity,” the compulsion that makes humans... More >>

  • A Standup Guy

    published December 16, 2010

    Tony Tripoli is a gay comic and former cruise-ship singer with a Valley Girl inflection incongruous with his bulging musculature. He’s... More >>

  • “Made in Hollywood: Photographs From the John Kobal Foundation”

    published December 9, 2010

    The Golden Age of Hollywood produced actual demigods. The silver screen imbued the stars with impossible glamour. But the studio system was no... More >>

  • Shedding Light on the Heart of Darkness

    published December 9, 2010

    The Congo has improved little since Joseph Conrad portrayed colonial barbarism there in the Heart of Darkness at the turn of the last century.... More >>

  • A Conservative Wet Nurse

    published December 9, 2010

    The family model featured in Goldie, Max and Milk, a new comedy at Florida Stage, would make Dan Quayle choke on his own vomit. Max... More >>

  • The Cinephiles’ Hangout

    published December 2, 2010

    A new kind of cinema is opening in Broward — a plush movie house for indie and foreign films. Living Room Theaters serves not popcorn, Coke,... More >>

  • Trombly’s Trompe-L’oeil

    published November 25, 2010

    At first glance, the works of Miami artist Frances Trombly represent a new low in conceptual art. A bunch of scrunched-up Publix receipts? A ... More >>

  • Suck on That Cigar

    published November 18, 2010

    Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. And sometimes it’s an exploding cigar, of the harmless kind with which Ernest Hemingway pranked a Turkish... More >>

  • The Art of Self-Storage

    published November 18, 2010

    The United States has 2 billion square feet of self-storage space, and the self-storage industry makes more money than Hollywood. Self-storage... More >>

  • On display: “Tom Wesselmann Draws”

    published November 18, 2010

    European Renaissance painters, at least on canvas, liked their naked women coy and sumptuous. If those artists were transported in time to the Tom... More >>

  • Gays Give Back to a Godmother

    published November 11, 2010

    Miss Vicky Keller has given much of her life to the local gay community. The straight mother of three — and surrogate mother to many gay... More >>

  • Steal Art

    published November 11, 2010

    There’s a strange fundraiser sponsored by the Lighthouse Center for the Arts in Tequesta. Every guest goes home with a piece of art. But ... More >>

  • When Birthday Parties Go Bad

    published November 4, 2010

    The Boys in the Band is the catty gay version of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The 1968 off-Broadway play (which ran... More >>

  • Trick or Tiki

    published October 28, 2010

    If you aim to dress up like Gene Vincent for Halloween, head over to the Kreepy Tiki Tattoos and Rockabilly Lounge to stock up on wingtip shoes,... More >>

  • Fright Night on Las Olas

    published October 21, 2010

    Halloween isn’t only for young people, but it’s a little odd to show up at someone’s door as an adult, unaccompanied by any kids,... More >>

  • Starry Night

    published October 21, 2010

    Friday is the opening of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF), the region’s ultimate cinephilic event. At 7 p.m., Nice Guy... More >>

  • Oodles of Pop Art and Picasso

    published October 7, 2010

    Pop art originated in Britain as a parody of America’s plastic and monstrously extravagant consumer culture. In the early ’60s,... More >>

  • Twenty Can't-Miss Art Events

    published September 30, 2010

    "Monsters Under My Bed: Childhood Fears Group Art Mega-Show" October 2 — November 13 at the Bear and Bird Boutique + Gallery,... More >>

  • Sondheim at the Caldwell

    published September 30, 2010

    Through its 23-year run on Broadway from 1907 to 1931, the Ziegfeld Follies — part revue and part vaudeville variety show —... More >>

  • Two Guys, a Girl, and an AIDS Test

    published September 23, 2010

    The Rising Action Theatre has moved to a new venue, the Sunshine Cathedral, but left its essential character as a gay hothouse unchanged.... More >>

  • Another Film Festival for South Florida

    published September 16, 2010

    The L-Dub Film Festival is a noble little experiment in its inaugural year, put on for the benefit of local filmmakers. Under the... More >>

  • Drink and Be Merry

    published September 16, 2010

    We at the New Times love a nice drink — or 40. That’s why we’re setting up more than 40 winetasting stations, with pairings... More >>

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