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November 11, 2011

$11 tickets to 'Cirque Dreams Holidaze' at Broward Center on Friday

Score $11 show tickets to "Cirque Dreams Holidaze" performances on Dec. 27 through Jan. 1 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets normally cost $40.

From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, 11-11-11, get up to eight balcony-section tickets for $11 each on all performances except 8 p.m. shows on Dec. 30 and 31.

The holiday spectacle, features more than 30 international artists dressed as "gingerbread men flipping mid air, toy soldiers marching on thin wires, snowmen daringly balancing, icemen powerfully sculpting, penguins spinning, puppets dancing and reindeer soaring high above a landscape of holiday wonderment" set to an original musical score, according to show's description on the Broward Center website.

Click here for the deal. Use promo code ELEVEN at checkout or visit the Broward Center box office. The offer may not be combined with any other discount and is not retroactive.

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November 1, 2011

FedEx gives away 30,000 free $25 AMEX gift cards starting at 1 p.m. on Facebook


FedEx is giving away $25 Shop Small American Express gift cards to 30,000 fans on beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.1. The shipping company also is giving away 10,000 additional cards to existing customers.

The promotion leads up to the second-annual American Express Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26 in which Amercan Express cardholders get special offers and a $25 statement credit when they register (starting Tuesday) for the promotion and make purchases from a participating small business on that date.

The Nov. 26 date is no accident. Smack in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it aims to take advantage of the heaviest shopping weekend of the year. Besides FedEX, other heavy-hitting sponsors include Facebook, Google and Twitter.

Small business owners who wish (or are) participating in the Nov. 26 promotion can get free signs, e-marketing and $100 in Facebook ads from American Express.

Click here for the Fed-Ex deal. Register beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Click here to register your American Express card to get your $25 statement credit on Nov. 26.

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About the authors
Doreen Christensen has never paid full price for anything. If there is a way to save on something, she will find it and share how you can save, too. Doreen is a senior reporter covering consumer news, health, beauty and features for the online and print editions of the Sun Sentinel. A 32-year veteran of the newspaper, she previously was a senior copy editor on the universal copy desk. Doreen spends her time off hunting bargains, clipping coupons, gardening and traveling.

Justine Griffin covers retail and marine business for the Sun Sentinel. She is a Tampa Bay native who graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010. After spending a year covering crime in St. Augustine, Fla., she moved to Fort Lauderdale and made the switch to business journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s riding horses and spending time with her whippet puppy, Josie.

Marcia Heroux Pounds is the Sun Sentinel's workplace columnist when she's not shopping for shoes. She also writes about small business, which allows her to visit many of South Florida's unique shops and boutiques.

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