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2011 Stories by Amanda McCorquodale

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  • Sleep When You're Dead

    published October 27, 2011

    In a city where revelers regularly debauch until 5 a.m., Sleepless Night is more than just an excuse to stay up all night. No, in this... More >>

  • Pesimo, Jade, and Entes: Attack of the Bird People

    published Nov 09, 2011

    ​Art Basel Miami Beach is the time of year our city's street art is replenished with new work. That Hanged Banker mural by Above next to I-95 replaced this graffing pin-up girls piece. We're excited... More >>

  • Love Don’t Pay No Bills

    published October 20, 2011

    Fritz Lang’s 1927 Metropolis depicts a futuristic city of employees and an elite group of managers that controls and exploits... More >>

  • Amaze Us

    published October 20, 2011

    Monday, the Miami Beach Cinematheque will open its Cin-e-maze, a walk-through installation in which classic scenes from German... More >>

  • Miami New Times Seeks Writers for Night&Day and Cultist

    published Nov 03, 2011

    ​Miami New Times has immediate openings for writers for the Night&Day calendar section and online culture blog, Cultist. For N&D, ideal candidates should be able to pen an event preview that... More >>

  • But a Dream

    published October 20, 2011

    Last year, the cool kids at Super Market Creative threw the Gatsby Gone Goth bash, encouraging ’20s attire at their annual Halloween event.... More >>

  • Dammit, Janet!

    published October 20, 2011

    No Halloween weekend would be complete without a couple choruses of “Dammit, Janet” from The Rocky Horror Picture Show.... More >>

  • David Sedaris Drops Scatological Satire at the Fillmore

    published Nov 02, 2011

    ​David Sedaris talks dirty. That's the major difference between his New Yorker and This American Life stories and his live events like last night's at the Fillmore Miami Beach. Diminutively perched ... More >>

  • No Slumber

    published October 20, 2011

    South Florida’s most haunted house is undoubtedly the Deering Estate at Cutler. The League of Paranormal Investigators’ aura cameras,... More >>

  • Christian Dior Opens Miami Pop-Up Shop with German Artist Anselm Reyle for Art Basel

    published Oct 25, 2011

    ​What do you do when your head designer turns out to be blatantly anti-Semitic? Well, first you fire him. Then you hope for a reputation makeover. Christian Dior is collaborating with a German artis... More >>

  • Old Man and His Sea

    published October 13, 2011

    Ernest Hemingway went through four wives in three decades. But there’s one lady who stayed with him for almost 30 years — Pilar, his... More >>

  • HBO Picks Up <i>Swamplandia</i>, Karen Russell's Novel Based in Everglades

    HBO Picks Up Swamplandia, Karen Russell's Novel Based in Everglades

    published Oct 24, 2011

    ​When we interviewed Karen Russell about her debut novel Swamplandia!, we characterized her fiction as swamp gothic - equal parts adventure and macabre. But when Hollywood types got a hold of this s... More >>

  • Spooked by Satire

    published October 6, 2011

    Our doctor recently advised us that if we didn’t get more fresh air, we’d eventually turn into a gray polyester office chair. True... More >>

  • Magic City's First Trailer Rivals Mad Men's Mid-Century Flare

    published Oct 21, 2011

    ​So the Miami-set and filmed Charlie's Angels got the boot, but at least we still have Magic City. According to the trailer for the first episode (posted after the jump), the Starz drama begins on N... More >>

  • Joseph Adler Brings Gutsy Plays to GableStage

    published Oct 21, 2011

    In honor of our People Issue, which will hit newsstands and computer screens November 24, Cultist presents "Miami Backstage," where we feature some of the city's behind-the-scenes culture makers. Have... More >>

  • Commission Position

    published October 6, 2011

    Despite its mysterious-sounding name, the Sphinx Commissioning Consortium is not a secret society conspiring toward a new world order. It’s a... More >>

  • Love Object

    published October 6, 2011

    Erika Eiffel is so named because in 2007 she married the Eiffel Tower. She’s an object-sexual, a person with a pronounced emotional and often... More >>

  • Vodou, Do You?

    published September 29, 2011

    The spotlight will again be on Haiti when University of Miami history professor Kate Ramsey talks about her book The Spirits and the... More >>

  • Seven Documentaries to Piss You Off Enough to Go to Occupy Miami

    published Oct 13, 2011

    ​Dangling down here like the neglected foreskin of America, we're expecting Saturday's Occupy Miami protest to spiral out of control. Mark our words: There will be food trucks. There will be reggaet... More >>

  • Rock of Angst

    published September 29, 2011

    What’s it take to get art banned in Germany? Abortion, homosexuality, rape, child abuse, and suicide — at least in 1891, when Frank... More >>

  • Ten Best Things to Do This Weekend

    published Oct 07, 2011

    ​How bad is the economy? It's so bad, little people (we Googled, it's the politically correct term for dwarves) are willing to get thrown through the air by drunk people -- as long as they get paid.... More >>

  • Killed It In France

    published September 22, 2011

    Call us shallow, but our desire for Miami City Ballet only really flared up after news that the troupe was garnering standing ovations in Paris.... More >>

  • Friends and Lovers

    published September 15, 2011

    Nan Goldin’s photos are a film in stills. They capture downtown New York bohemians and outcast drag queens embracing, sleeping, kissing, and... More >>

  • Stranger Than Fiction

    published September 22, 2011

    We’re big fans of the Moth, a storytelling series with the tag line “True Stories Told Live.” Everyday folks — as well as... More >>

  • After the Aftermath

    published September 1, 2011

    On Sunday, the museum will screen Images of the World and the Inscription of War, a 1989 movie by European filmmaker Harun Farocki.... More >>

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