Kat Bein is a freelance writer for Miami New Times and has been described as the publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She holds a bachelor of science in journalism from the University of Florida and an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture. With a career emphasis on dance music, she is also a regular contributor to Billboard, Vice’s Thump, and Insomniac.com.
14 days ago | Lists
The days of Madonna sightings and Versace parties are gone, but the nightclub scene of South Beach rages on. The players change and institutions come and go. Velvet ropes line the street, then vanish, only to return under new blinking signs. The m...
2 months ago | Lists
Memorial Day is the time we honor Americans who have lost their lives in battle. It's also one of the few three-day weekends we regular folks get, so soak up the sun and the beer and have a good time. It's not dishonorable. These are the moments ...
3 months ago | Reviews
Plenty of men have stood on a stage under contorting neon lights and boasted about how great, talented, rich, and sexually desirable they are. But no one has done it with such graceful humility as the Weeknd. His performance at the BB&T Center in ...
4 months ago | Ultra Music Festival
Thanks to Ultra Music Festival, the rest of the world gets to thaw out in the Magic City while jerking their bodies to the latest EDM hits. It's becoming a spring equinox celebration of sorts — just with a lot of more neon and very little clothing...
4 months ago | Miami Music Week
You don't have to be a model heiress or a startup millionaire to have a great time at Miami Music Week. Sure, having a table at LIV is fun, but it's incredibly overpriced. There's plenty of good music and good times to be had with just a few dolla...