| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Four years and one month ago, Haiti was hit by a massive earthquake," said David Belle, CEO of nonprofit Artists for Peace and Justice, in his opening remarks. "The power of which was equivalent to an atomic bomb."
On Thursday night at the Sunset...
| Feb 22, 2014
My wife of 55 years, Mallie, recently passed away in our home in South Florida after a hard-fought, three-year battle with stage-four lung cancer, although she never smoked, consumed alcoholic beverages, or, for that matter, ate red meat. But excruciating...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When most children celebrate birthdays, they and their families tend to mark the occasion with presents and loved ones, and possibly a party. This is even more true with the birthday is a milestone, like turning 13 and crossing the threshold into the...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Lake Highland 7, Cornerstone Charter 0
Buzz: Mary Baumann went 3-for-4 with a double and 3 runs for Lake Highland. Lauren Qualters went 2-for-3 with a double, a run and 3 RBIs for the Highlanders (3-0).
Foundation Academy 17,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In the story collection "Karate Chop," Dorthe Nors illuminates an ominous world of disconnected people trying to make sense of their dislocation.
Among these micro-transmissions of self-preservation is the standout, "The Wadden Sea," in which a young...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
MADRID - Fernando Meirelles' "Nemesis," Colombian Andres Baiz's "Domestic Animals" and "Nobody is Watching," from Argentina's Julia Solomonoff, feature among ten projects to be pitched at the 31st Miami Festival's mid-March ACE Co-Production Lab....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Cellist Leyla McCalla was playing Bach on a New Orleans street corner when she was approached by Carolina Chocolate Drops manager Tim Duffy, who subsequently asked to represent her. She played with the Carolina Chocolate Drops for two years. McCalla's...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:26 AM
After years of underground toil, local hip hop artist Psalm One (nee Cristalle Bowen) is liberating herself. This week she releases "Hug Life," her first full-length album under her Hologram Kizzie moniker. The young MC is also trying out new, more pop...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:37 PM
OK, the big news out of Piers Morgan's "My Life and Other Celebrities" column for the Daily Mail is that Sean Penn and Charlize Theron really are dating — a detail Penn confirmed to the CNN host at his Haiti fundraiser, held the night before the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:43 PM
South Florida airports are beginning to see flight delays and cancellations due to the bad weather affecting the U.S. northeast and midwest regions.
As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport had 48 flight delays and 76...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky are sharing some marvelous news: The "Thor" star and his wife are having twins!
Pataky, who revealed she was pregnant again in November, is expecting the two bundles of joy in the spring, Hemsworth's rep told People and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Four years ago, the earth shook in Haiti. It lasted less than a minute. By the time the trembling stopped, death had already begun.
Many were killed instantly, by collapsed buildings, oncoming cars, falling pipes, girders, walls. Others died in the...