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Charlie Pickett headlines concert at ArtsPark Jan. 29 to benefit Haitian orphans

Hollywood CARES for Haiti  kicks off its 10th Anniversary with “Hollywood Healing Haiti,” an annual benefit concert held at ArtsPark at Young Circle in Downtown Hollywood. This free, family-friendly concert will take place on Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 1:00pm-5:00pm, and all funds raised will directly benefit the Project Papillon Orphanage and Community Youth Center […]

Express The Arts conducted their HIV/AIDS Awareness Pep Rally during lunch on Dec. 16.

McArthur High club brings awareness to social issues through performance arts

McArthur High School students who enjoy sharing their talents are joining Express the Arts, a student-led club that provides an opportunity to develop skills in singing, dancing, poetry, step dance and other artistic forms. McArthur High alumna Sheleessa Constantine created the club in 2014 as a way to bring awareness to key social issues through the […]

Carolers from the community kick-off annual Christmas Near the Beach event

About 100 people recently got together at ArtsPark in Young Circle to participate in a Christmas Caroling event. This was the first year for the caroling activity, which is part of Christmas Near the Beach. Denna McDaniel, who organized the event, was hoping to set a world record for the number of Christmas carolers together. […]

South Broward High School’s Wind Symphony Band to play Carnegie Hall in April 2017

The South Broward High School Wind Symphony Band will travel by train to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall in April 2017. The band will leave early in the morning on April 12 and return April 17. Band members hope to raise $120,000 to pay for the costs of the trip. The train […]

Muzart Arts Center open for business in new Downtown Hollywood location

Muzart – Creative Arts Studios, a Downtown Hollywood institution is once again open in a new location under new management. New owners Bianca Fernandez Lopez and her husband Andres Lopez first became involved with Muzart 2-1/2 years ago when their son Noah, now 5, enrolled in Muzart’s Budding Artists Program. The Hollywood couple, who are […]

Arland, a long-time member, pouring the first official Oktoberfest beer of 2016

From Germany with love: Hollywood’s Oktoberfest set for Oct. 8 & Oct. 22

It’s that time of year again, Hollywood – Oktoberfest, and it’s going to be wunderbar! “We run our Oktoberfests on three separate weekends,” shares Michael Haas, the first Vice President of the German American Society of Greater Hollywood (GASGH). “The next two dates are October 8th, and October 22nd. Doors open at 5 pm and […]

Photo by Carlos Perez

Hollywood Lakes resident has a dance party Tuesday mornings, and everyone’s invited

Growing up with parents in Ice Capades, Hollywood resident and Zumba instructor Deena McDaniel says she’s had a ‘show biz’ background from the very beginning. “My flare for rhythm was obvious by age two as I was learning to ice skate.”  She’s taught dance and fitness choreography dance for 25 years; but, she fought teaching Zumba for […]

Downtown Hollywood’s Muzart to re-open Aug. 1 at old Arts Academy of Hollywood building

Downtown Hollywood’s Muzart has been a haven for creative kids interested in performing and visual arts for over 15 years. Founded in 2001 and operated by Tina Buccellato, Muzart Creative Arts Studios is now under new ownership. Buccellato will be staying on board as a partner in the business. The studio is set to re-open […]

Dragons and Drums Live at Hollywood’s ArtsPark Sat., May 7

What better way to Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month than with Dragons and Drums? Mark your calendar for this Saturday May 7 at ArtsPark, Young Circle, Downtown Hollywood from 8-10 p.m.and be thoroughly entertained by Chinese Lion Dancers, Japanese fire sword dancers and Ronin Taiko drummers! Who started this grand festivity? “Karl Chuck, Program […]

There’s no business, like show business for Hollywood’s Snappy Seniors

If you’re between the ages of 55 and 88, the Snappy Seniors Fun Follies want you! Fun Follies are looking for dancers, singers, musicians, comedians, artists and poets.   Whether you’ve been in show business for years and now returning to your first love, or you’ve always dreamed about being on stage but never made it, now’s the time to […]

Hollywood residents perform in Holocaust Survivor Band 

Most of the people who survived the Holocaust have passed.  A small group of passionate musicians are working hard make sure it is never forgotten by sharing their talents. They have formed the Holocaust Survivor Band and have been playing at local synagogues and retirement homes for just over a year.   Some of the members were alive during the […]