| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Here's the challenge: Teach Miami City Ballet's classical dancers how to tap-dance like a Broadway hoofer.
Here's the solution: Bring in Palm Beach's Philip Neal.
The former principal dancer at the New York City Ballet is not only Miami City Ballet&...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:44 AM
While South Florida may not be considered a jazz mecca, our region remains an attractive tour stop for many of the jazz world's top practitioners. Following a month that brought brilliant jazz pianists Fred Hersch, Eddie Palmieri and Chick Corea to the...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:49 AM
I was wrong.
Having seen a turgid and sluggish production of "The Addams Family" on tour at Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center in 2011, I didn't have high hopes for the musical that's now at Fort Lauderdale's Broward Center.
I even smugly suggested to my...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Tift Merritt is the restless sort. You can read it in her lyrics, yearning, deep-rooted narratives about moving around and moving on, often alone. You can hear it in her music, which rests comfortably within many genres without settling for any. And you...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Taking cartoon panels from the page to the stage was a tricky thing for "The Addams Family."
For the musical-comedy coming to Broward Center April 9 through 21, it wasn't the whole bizarro-macabre thing that was the challenge for the show’s book...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:41 AM
The surprising virtue of Florida Grand Opera's 11th retelling of Verdi's "La Traviata" is that for all the performers singing high E's at the top of their lungs, for all their falling to their knees in sorrow or illness, and for all their oversize...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Dan Bassett, artistic director of the South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble, conducts the first rehearsal of the Youth Pride Band of South Florida. Photo: South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble, courtesy The Youth Pride Band of South Florida will make its debut...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:26 PM
You know the old saying, "Even a stopped clock is right twice a day." Not in Hollywood. The city's $86,000 electronic clocks on the water tower at I-95 and Sheridan Street are completely kaput again, the latest in a never-ending......
| Apr 18, 2012
FECHA: 20 de abril
LUGAR: James L. Knight Center
400 SE 2nd. Ave., Miami.
HORA: 8 p.m.
FECHA: 9 de mayo
LUGAR: Kravis Center
701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach
HORA: 8 p.m.
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:33 PM
If Broadway buzz is your thing, then you're going to love the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season. In a major coup for South Florida, the inaugural tour of"War Horse" is included among them.
The spate of musicals...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:27 AM
In a way, Roxanne Lamendola has been preparing to write the book for the musical "Unraveling" her whole life.
The show spotlights South Florida-based rock band China Doll — Lamendola's mother, aunt and uncle — and will get a reading 7:30 p.m....