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  • 10 years ago | Concerts

    Sick of new-school rockers whose grasp of music history begins with the 1977 release of the Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks and ends with Gang of Four's 1981 album Solid Gold? If so, we suggest you check out pop blues group Spiritmachine. The...

  • 12 years ago | Longform

    Miami is known for its combustible mix of people from all points on the sociopolitical spectrum. At Home Depot the wealthy former somocista bumps into the Sandinista commander who appropriated his Managua mansion. The retired Medellín cocai...

  • 12 years ago | Longform

    Andean Region On the great-grandfather clock of time, 500 years is about a second. And in that second, European mestizos have managed to plunder this region of nearly all its mineral wealth, subjugate the Indian populations, and force on them West...

  • 12 years ago | Longform

    The arrival of the FTAA ministerial meetings brings not only a rush of official representatives, but a rush of activists, radicals, and protesters from all corners of the country as well as all around the hemisphere. Buses, vans, and charter plane...

  • 13 years ago

    Laura Quinlan will not stray from her mission. "I am trying to get Miami more on the music scene of the touring summer concert series," she proclaims as she opens another series of performances under the stars at the 73rd Street Bandshell. "The Ba...

  • 14 years ago

    Patrons flip through songbooks on a typical Saturday night at the Main Street Café in Homestead, eager to sing along with house band the Pathfinders. Packed with couples and friends sitting around small square tables, the large, airy room i...

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