Hope you enjoyed your Saturday, readers. Looks like we're going to have 6 more weeks of Winter which means, based on the way things have been going, temps in the low 80's for South Florida. Here's your evening Sift.
A- Two big legal stories in South Florida received different media exposure, as Southern District of Florida Blog points out.
B- Wow. Some great art at Studio 18 in Pembroke Pines last night, as Arterpillar shows us.
C- You might say that South Florida Classical Review enjoyed last night's performance by the Cleveland Orchestra at the Arsht Center.
Restrained timpani rolls evoked subtle storm clouds that unleashed with full force in a fleet March to the Scaffold, the bassoon line over plucked strings incisive and transparent. The orchestra’s firepower burst forth in the Witches’ Sabbath, the edgy string tones conjuring up demonic visions. The distinctive sound of the Cleveland’s chimes (which date back to the George Szell era), are devoid of metallic harshness and here sounded the death knell with ominous power. For sheer precise articulation, the brass commanded attention, the voluminous tone of the tubas voicing the Dies irae, at the climax of this virtuosic rendering of Berlioz’s symphonic dream.D- Phin Phanatic gives us an update on former Miami Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt.
Wannstedt who has been canned from more coaching jobs than chicken in a Campbell’s soup factory landed on his feet this week when he was hired to be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers special teams coach. Yes, I said “special teams” coach.E- So if you're like me, you're probably wondering how a candy store could ever survive on the tony and pricey Lincoln Road. The Chowfather has the answer in today's post about the store.
The owner, Dylan Lauren is the daughter of the legendary fashion designer, Ralph Lauren.