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2014 Stories by Kat Bein

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  • Bringing it Back

    published April 17, 2014

    Some people would say vinyl is a dying musical medium, but those people would never be true music fans. Everyone knows real records are the... More >>

  • Get to the Chopper

    published April 10, 2014

    Calling all motorheads! Miami’s oldest bar is about to showcase some old hot rods, and if you’re a vintage collector, appreciator, or... More >>

  • Family Gathering

    published April 10, 2014

    They're here, they're queer, and they're never gonna steer you wrong. Whether you're in the closet, loud and proud, curious, or just plain fun to... More >>

  • Mobb Deep's Prodigy Talks Murder, Prison, and Lasting 20 Years in the Rap Game

    published April 3, 2014

    It's been nearly two decades since Mobb Deep shook the rap world with the seminal album The Infamous. Yet despite feuds,... More >>

  • 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 >>

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