Entries by Robyn Vegas

Short Plays Make a Big Statement in Broward County

Shorts Gone Wild features South Florida based playwrights,  directors, and  actors exploring the social, personal and political issues at the heart of the South Florida LGBT and progressive communities. Shorts Gone Wild is a collaboration with City Theatre and Broward based theatre company, Island City Stage.  In it’s second season, the short plays bring comedic and provocative theater to Empire Stage August […]


Cirque de la Symphonie: A Power House Combination

When two world class organizations partner up, the result is nothing short of phenomenal.  Combining Symphony of the America’s orchestra with Cirque de la Symphonie performers promises to be an amazing one of a kind show! The productions will take place for local youth as part of an educational outreach program.   The Symphony of the Americas is known for thrilling audiences with […]


Sunny Bak is a Los Angeles based photographer. She shot the gatefold image of the Beastie Boys on the Licensed to Ill album, and the infamous Lesbian cover for Newsweek in June 1993, which still ranks among their top ten selling issues. Sunny Bak was born in Manhattan to Chinese-Indonesian and Korean parents. A young […]

Music to Our Ears: Jazz Education Improves Reading & Math Skills

Pythagorus said “Music is math made audible.” That theory is being put into action by Gold Coast Jazz Society’s JazzSLAM (Jazz Supports Language Arts and Math) program.   Music education is proven to help to improve reading and math skills. “We take live jazz directly to 4th and 5th graders in local elementary schools and link […]

Disadvantaged Youth Use Art to Build Awareness

H.A.N.D.Y., Helping Abused Neglected & Disadvantaged Youth has posted a project called Sculpting Lives on www.power2give.org/broward to impact local young people.   The participants, disadvantaged youth, will use art to build community awareness to the “aging out” population. The term refers to young men and women who leave foster care, not because they were reunited with their families or adopted, but […]