I love saving on fun things to do and live entertainment.
Pocket up to half off hot South Florida shows and stage productions with Goldstar.
The online ticket service is offering 40 percent off tickets to see Barry Manilow do the Copacabana in Sunrise at BB&T Center on Jan. 17.
Now, you can go ahead and pay Ticketmaster full-price admission of $69.99 to $99.99 and a hefty service fee or you can sign up with an email address at Goldstar.com and pay $34.50 to $59.99, plus a $5.50 service fee, to see the venerable singer-songwriter.
It's free to sign up and you'll get emails with offers.
Find similar deals on "The Wizard of Oz," Andrew Lloyd Webber's retelling of the classic story, coming to the Broward Center Tuesday through Jan. 15. Goldstar tickets are $27-$36.
Other shows on the roster: "Raging Jews of Comedy" playing in Boca Raton on Feb. 1. The show features standup Jewish comics Dan Naturman, Bruce Smirnoff, Tommy Savitt and Sunda Croonquist.
Slam-dunk a $71 ticket to the Harlem Globetrotters in Miami on March 2 for just $39, or take a guided walking tour of Little Havana, which includes tastings of Cuban food, for $31.
The service is available at 4,000 venues in cites across America, including big productions in New York, Boston and Washington, D.C.
Preview upcoming South Florida events at Goldstar.com/miami.
Free Redbox trial
I love seeing movies for free, too.
Try Redbox Instant by Verizon streaming video service for a month for free and get four DVD credits to use at red kiosks in stores.
The trial is for new members. Some of the blockbusters you can stream or rent for free: "The Hunger Games," and "World War Z." The $8 monthly service is similar to Netflix and streams movies via Wi-Fi on computers, smartphones and tablets. Sign up with a credit card and cancel before the trial is over.
Go to SunSentinel.com/Redbox for the deal.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun