Swingin' New Years Eve

Sometimes you want to enter the future while paying tribute to yesteryear. It seems a bunch of parties make this their thang, but at Retro Lounge, formerly 5 Points Lounge and Monterrey Club, has kept their Rockabilly aesthetic steady, day in and day out. They'll be welcoming 2014 with a Rat Pack tribute by Tony Martelli, more sounds by the Retro Lounge Swing Band, and DJ Ronn's bringing videos from the past. Naturally, there will be burlesque - "Bump and Grind Classic Vegas" style - tattooed ladies, and Frank Sinatra lookalikes. Times Square and a balloon drop will connote the arrival of January First. Remember, the key here is: It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing.
Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-3 a.m., 2013
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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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