With the region still gripped by COVID-19, here's where things stand on Tortuga Music Festival, Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Miami Book Fair, Delray Affair, Winterfest and other signature 2020 events.
Aymée Nuviola, an acclaimed Afro-Cuban singer, songwriter, bandleader and actress, and Rubalcaba, a virtuoso jazz pianist, have long talked about one day recording a tribute to the musical environment that shaped them as young artists. For the Grammy winners, that day is now.
Burt Bacharach, taking to the political stage at age 92, is using song, reminiscences and commentary on current events to rally Florida seniors to vote for Joe Biden. He excoriated President Donald Trump – “I can’t stand this man” – during a Biden campaign event for senior voters as both sides attempt to court Florida's large population of older voters.
Sistrunk Marketplace, a new 40,000-square-foot food hall in downtown Fort Lauderdale, will feature a brewery, distillery, DJ recording academy and retail shopping when it opens to the public Thursday, Aug. 27. The food hall was delayed from its original August 2019 opening due to construction setbacks and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Miami’s New World Symphony has partnered with the Wynwood brewery Veza Sur to present “Beer and Brass,” a brass quintet performance on June 6 that will pair each of four musical works with its own craft beer.