Tom Finkel

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  • 19 years ago | Longform

    This is a historic moment for Miami." Bob Antoni is not a demonstrative individual, at least not in the physical sense. The earnest but soft-spoken 38-year-old Miami writer, whose dense, intense Divina Trace won the 1992 Commonwealth Award for bes...

  • 19 years ago

    Various Artists America Is Dying Slowly (Red Hot/Eastwest) After releasing seven successful AIDS benefit compilations that focus on genres ranging from dance and jazz to indie rock and country, the Red Hot Organization has put out its first hip-ho...

  • 19 years ago

    R.L. Burnside A Ass Pocket of Whiskey (Matador) Recorded in one afternoon in the Holly Springs, Mississippi, hometown of 69-year-old blues great R.L. Burnside, A Ass Pocket Of Whiskey documents a noisy, spirited session between Burnside, his sidem...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    Maria Genero isn't this town's best-known weathercaster. But when Hollywood came a-knocking, top stormdogs Bryan Norcross and Don Noe were nowhere to be seen; it was the perky WTVJ-TV (Channel 6) weekend fill-in who answered the door. Genero lande...

  • 19 years ago

    Los Lobos Colossal Head (Warner Bros.) All artists show their influences in their work. What separates the sublime from the hapless in this regard is the ability to do it without being crass. And there's certainly nothing crass about Colossal Head...

  • 19 years ago | Longform

    This article was not conceived as a thorough computer-assisted analysis of South Florida wine lists. Thus, while an index of the wine lists compiled appears below, the tables that accompany this story do not single out restaurants by name. Their p...