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  • Sing It or Wing It

    published April 3, 2014

    You know what drag queens love? All right, glitter, but even more than that, they love a good karaoke night. Shelly Novak is South Beach’s... More >>

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    Miami's Ten Best Electronic Music Acts

    published March 27, 2014

    The 305 helped invent modern dance music. In the late 1970s, Henry Stone's TK Records, headquartered in Hialeah, pumped out disco hit... More >>

  • Jesse Perez's Pastelito Party

    published March 20, 2014

    For true 305ers, Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week can seem like tourist hour. Oh, so you wanna come to South Beach, watch a... More >>

  • Hard Miami 2014's Rump Shaker

    published March 20, 2014

    When you hear "family reunion," you might imagine a barbecue in a park attended by dozens of screaming children and an uncle who drinks too... More >>

  • Revolution Rock

    published March 20, 2014

    The Caribbean has given the world many cultural wonders — bright and colorful patterns, frenzied dance moves, jerk seasoning — but... More >>

  • Get Fancy for the Foundation

    published March 13, 2014

    The swank of Art Basel is long gone. Celebs and tycoons took arty prizes and deflated wallets back to their natural habitats. For a short while... More >>

  • Motown Maestro

    published March 13, 2014

    When it comes to old-school soul and R&B, no brand lives on in the minds of music fans more than Motown Records. And of its vast catalogue of... More >>

  • Man of the Bounce

    published March 13, 2014

    At this point, whether you’re a hip-hop head or a casual music listener, you’ve probably heard of Kendrick Lamar. His Good Kid,... More >>

  • Gone But Not Forgotten

    published March 13, 2014

    More than 50 years ago, a girl from Frankfurt, Germany, penned a diary shortly before her family was rounded up and murdered by Nazi soldiers.... More >>

  • Ain't No Thang But A...

    published March 6, 2014

    In the culinary world, one creation sticks in the minds and on the fingers of foodies and casual snackers like none other. Be it sporting event,... More >>

  • You Know You Want Me

    published March 6, 2014

    The time of celebration is upon us. Carnaval Miami has ushered in a break from the routine, and that means Little Havana is about to turn up like... More >>

  • Get a Golden Barbie, You Bitch

    published March 6, 2014

    How do you know you’re a legend? When your own event is old enough to drink. Yes, Miami’s queen queer is back with the 21st-annual... More >>

  • Quite Fashionable Dahling

    published March 6, 2014

    Some people think clothes are clothes, but others recognize fashion for what it truly is — wearable art. The Bass Museum of Art (2100... More >>

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    MasterMinds 2014

    published February 27, 2014

    A stage visionary redefines the way South Florida sees theater. A thrift-shop connoisseur turns his love of collecting into an art career. A... More >>

  • Swamp Songs Stompin' Through

    published February 27, 2014

    Do you hear the frogs croaking and the guitars strumming? That’s the sound of the second-annual Swamp Stomp music festival gearing up... More >>

  • Withing Hour

    published February 27, 2014

    Winter Music Conference is right around the corner, but local nightlife lovers are in for a treat right now. Brazilian disco-heads the... More >>

  • It's Fun to Have Fun, But You Have to Know How

    published February 27, 2014

    One man has done more to inspire kids to read books than arguably any other man in history. One man has imagined more silly contraptions and... More >>

  • Electronic Symphony Orchestra

    published February 20, 2014

    The New World Symphony is cool and all, but what’s so hip about it? The wild kids these days just want to shake their bodies to pulsing... More >>

  • MVP of the MPC

    published February 13, 2014

    Modern dance music is plagued with hacks. Some of the biggest DJs in the world play to crowds of tens of thousands and bring home even more in... More >>

  • Lose Yourself in Your Madness

    published February 13, 2014

    “Joni Mitchell said singing, crying, and laughing all come up out of the same need, so I think that’s what art is for,” Erykah... More >>

  • Songs in the Key of Cole

    published February 6, 2014

    It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Do you know where you’ll take your sweetheart? If you’re still scrambling for the perfect... More >>

  • Taste of the Town

    published February 6, 2014

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is right around the corner, but aren’t you hungry now? Miami has so many great tastes to offer without... More >>

  • Winter Has Never Been Hotter

    published February 6, 2014

    Friends of Dorothy, stop clicking your heels. Miami Beach is your home sweet home all week long, because Winter Party is back. If you... More >>

  • Art on the Macro and Micro Scale

    published February 6, 2014

    This Friday, the Coral Gables Museum (285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables) is proud to unveil two new exhibits: one that takes a close look at our own... More >>

  • Cabaret Culture

    published January 30, 2014

    Some people say life is a cabaret, but who knows what those wild ruffians are talking about? Our lives are way more mundane, and most employers... More >>

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