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  • Short Order: Interview
    In Michael Pollan's most recent book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, the author discusses how the four elements -- fire, water, air, and earth -- transform plants and animals...
  • Cultist: Around Town
    If there's one thing Miami needs more of (besides coffee shops and parking spots), it's do-goodery. There are lots of organizations working to make things better in the Magic City, but most...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The first week of the 31st Miami International Film Festival kicks off Friday at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center (174 E. Flagler St., Miami). The opulent venue will host the North...
  • Cultist: Fashion
    Fashion lovers seeking quality design education can now get the knowledge they're looking for without colossal fees thanks to Miami Dade College's Fashion Institute, a program under the...
  • Short Order: Chef on the Small Screen
    It's all so hush, hush and top secret that we can't share the name, but a new Food Network show about food trucks is filming in Miami tomorrow and next week -- and they're looking for people...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    In NoViolet Bulawayo's debut novel We Need New Names -- a finalist for this year's Man Booker Prize -- teenager Darling moves from Zimbabwe to Michigan, where she is struck by a rather large...
  • Cultist: Culture
    Miami entrepreneur and Feverish Pops co-owner Felecia Hatcher has seen the power that equipping young girls with computer-programming skills can have. It was last year in Atlanta, about...
  • Short Order: Weekend Guide
    This weekend is a multimedia extravaganza of entertainment, with something for just about everyone. Do you miss Carrie Bradshaw and the Sex and the City girls? Why not make a date to have...
  • Short Order: Books from Cooks
    The 30th Miami Book Fair International has been going on all week, but the fair really gets heated up today, Friday, November 22, when the fair turns a large part of downtown Miami around...
  • Culture: Books
    How many books could you read in 30 years? Five hundred? Three thousand? Could you break into the six figures? No matter your estimate, Miami Book Fair International likely has you beat. In...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    Drugs -- the illegal kind -- really get a bad rap. They ruin lives, we're told. Devastate communities. Drive people mad. In some cases that's true. What we're not told, however, is that...
  • Cultist: Books
    Daniel Alarcón had been driving for days along one of the most dangerous routes in the world -- a serpentine service road recently carved into the dense Peruvian countryside -- when he...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    "I really feel like I did some of my best work while at the Miami Herald," Evelyn McDonnell admits. The writer spent eight years there as the pop music critic. But she was familiar with...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    Like most poets, Jonathan Galassi is also the president of one of the world's most renowned publishing houses and is the foremost translator of Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet Eugenio...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    The first appearance of El Comandante, the ersatz Fidel Castro in Cristina García's King of Cuba, finds the enfeebled dictator confined to lead his revolution from his bed. "The tyrant...
  • Cultist: Weekend Guide
    Meow listen up, everybody. You may think you're enjoying your last stress-free moments before the holidays. You may think you're doing the responsible thing, resting up before Art Basel...
  • Cultist: Books
    Dan Brown can see the future. Check it out: Back before he was the bagillionaire writer of The Da Vinci Code, luring legions of fans to events like the Miami Book Fair International, which...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Don’t worry if you’re illiterate and someone is reading this to you right now. Though Miami Book Fair International is optimized for people who can read, there will be more than...
  • Riptide 2.0: News
    Think literary events are for snobs? Such an assessment would make you an awful person, although this year's Miami International Book Fair did just get decidedly more dickish. Former vice...
  • Cultist: Books
    The books are back, y'all. The Miami Book Fair International kicks off its 30th anniversary edition this Sunday, bringing the literary arts' biggest names to Miami Dade College's Wolfson...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    There are few movies that both men and women can agree upon, and fewer still that both sexes will proudly boast they have seen. But even romance-averse action buffs must admit The Notebook...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Salman Rushdie’s life story would make for a cracking read even if he, a man knighted for his services to literature, hadn’t been the one to pen it. This is a life that has...
  • Cultist: Around Town
    When it comes to parking and pedestrians, downtown Miami is a veritable nightmare. But does it have to be that way? Despite our collective cynicism that we'll ever be anything but hopelessly...
  • Cultist: Around Town
    If yesterday's epic storms left you feeling waterlogged and lazy, we feel ya. Rain is a the best excuse ever to play couch potato, day drink, and get your fill of football. But a brand new...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The Ife-Ile Afro Cuban Dance Company is truly a unique Miami institution. Though its origins are rooted in the island nation south of us, Afro-Cuban dance and music have become an integral...
  • Cultist: Around Town
    Philanthrofest 2013 was an awesome assortment of pro-social community based organizations, tech startups, grassroots efforts, entrepreneurs of all kinds, true musical variety, and a great...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In a city as rife with rudeness, excess, and immorality as Miami, we could all use a little more do-goodery in our lives. So Philanthrofest is a welcome respite from our lives of sin. This...
  • Music: Columns
    Some 30 years after "Video Killed the Radio Star," the Internet is destroying the CD business, systematically bombing away at the brick-and-mortar retailers that still carry compact discs....
  • Crossfade: Interviews
    Some 30 years after "Video Killed the Radio Star," the Internet is destroying the CD business, systematically bombing away at the brick-and-mortar retailers that still carry compact discs....
  • Cultist: Around Town
    It's easy to fall into a culture of consumerism, particularly in Miami. After all, we're a city that screams excess, from cars to coke to Kardashians. But that's not all there is to the...
  • Cultist: Around Town
    If you've made it to work today, we salute you. The gods played a cruel joke on mankind this year, allowing St. Patrick's Day to fall on a Sunday. Not to mention pairing it with Ultra...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Rachel Swarns is one of the smartest reporters to ever work in Miami... or as a foreign correspondent anywhere. About two decades ago, she arrived here to write at the Miami Herald, where...
  • Cultist: Weekend Guide
    In the weeks leading up to Art Basel, Miami turns in its stilettos, and trades them in for cute flats, a pencil skirt and an easy up-do. We go from South Beach Hot to Wynwood Chic -- and we...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    If you still need evidence to convince your peers that comics are awesome and are more than just mindless ink on paper, look no further than Comics and Social Change: with Marjorie Liu, Dan...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    For the intellectuals with a sense of humor, be sure to check out author and South Florida darling Dave Barry and The Onion writers Seth Reiss and Will Tracy as they show off their...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Graphic novel enthusiasts looking to witness the shattering of the industry's glass ceiling in person should not miss the conversation between author Aline Crumb and scholar Hillary Chute,...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Looking to absolutely school your friends on Words with Friends? Envious of Scrabble competitors' loquaciousness? Word wizards should sprint/canter/dash/dart/scamper/whisk themselves to Is...
  • Culture: Books
    Asked why he decided to turn his lens on Miami, New Journalism pioneer and white-suit aficionado Tom Wolfe said it all came down to that steamy Magic City libido. "New York is the city of...
  • Short Order: Books from Cooks
    Long before he was a competitor in the Food Network's culinary hazing extravaganza The Next Iron Chef, Seamus Mullen, chef and owner of Tertulia in New York City, was one of countless young...
  • Short Order: Books from Cooks
    Faced with a longing for her native Japan but few of the ingredients found there, culinary consultant and cookbook author Hiroko Shimbo set out to find ways to meld Japanese and American...
  • Short Order: Best of Miami
    It's your month, hungry literati. Tom Wolfe kicked off Miami Book Fair International last night, and many great authors are in town. Some of them will speak about food during the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Contrary to popular belief, Miami is an incredibly literary city. We have University of Wynwood bringing poets to town year-round. We have Books & Books, an indie bookstore with near-daily...
  • Cultist: Around Town
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  • Cultist: Books
    Every fall, as eagerly as we await 75 degree temperatures and a break in our AC bills, Miami's bibliophiles anticipate the literary amusement park known as the Miami Book Fair...
  • Short Order: Gastronomic Gatherings
    If you've ever felt the need to alter your birth date, well join the club. Chef Julia Child hated to have her real birthday fall on August 15 so she decided to celebrate it a month...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Ife-Ile is a unique and fantastic Miami institution in dance. Almost by a thread, this dance company and its summer festival weave together intriguing performances using extremely limited...
  • Cultist: Dance
    Forget Zumba. There's nothing like the energy, passion and rhythm of Afro-Cuban dance to get a good workout.But there's a lot more to the practice than breaking a sweat. There's profound...
  • Cultist: Art
    Wynwood and the Design District have Second Saturdays. Coconut Grove has its monthly art walks. Little Haiti has its "Big Nights." Most of Miami's major neighborhoods can boast at least one...
  • Cultist: Around Town
    Ah, the lazy days of summer. So close, yet so far away. This coming month sees Mother's Day, the end of school for many younglings, and the eternal temptation of the beach. To be stuck...
  • Cultist: Film and TV
    Having trouble getting off the couch? Have your limbs become so large that you are now deeply ensconced into your furniture and cannot move unless it is to switch the TV on to another fast...
  • Short Order: Chef Interviews
    After a successful opening week at his new restaurant the Dutch, chef Andrew Carmellini stepped out of the kitchen for a bit and headed to the Miami Book Fair Saturday to talk about his...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Andy Borowitz's new book, The 50 Funniest American Writers (Library of America), is a collection of hilarious pieces ranging from O. Henty's "The Ransom of Red Chief" to Davis Sedaris'...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    ​Nicole Krauss will break your heart. You'll be reading one of her novels and suddenly the pages will be damp. Confused, you'll check the page number -- 12 -- and swear to yourself...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    ​Adam Mansbach's children's-book-not-for-children Go the Fuck to Sleep reads like The Very Hungry Caterpillar according to Lenny Bruce. A taste: "The owls fly forth from the...
  • News: Columns
    The caller to the Miami Herald newsroom had a blockbuster tip: Ernest Hemingway was holed up in a North Miami saloon. "You should go talk to him," the man told a young reporter. William...
  • Culture: Books
    For a few days, Miami takes off its dunce cap, trades its oversize reflector shades for a pair of sturdy bifocals, and flees the thumping club beats for a quiet stall at the library. It's...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    ​It would be easier to begrudge Téa Obreht's extraordinary success at such a young age if her writing weren't so damn good. Her debut, The Tiger's Wife -- published last year...
  • Short Order: Books from Cooks
    New Yorkers know her as the chef/owner of Prune and a prolific writer whose work has appeared in nearly every major food magazine, the New Yorker and The New York Times. Now Hamilton will...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    Adam Mansbach's children's-book-not-for-children Go the Fuck to Sleep reads like The Very Hungry Caterpillar according to Lenny Bruce. A taste: "The owls fly forth from the treetops....
  • Short Order: Books from Cooks
    Though Dr. Jessica Harris is well known as a tenured professor and the author of more than 10 cookbooks, including A Kwanzaa Keepsake and The Africa Cookbook, for her latest creation, High...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief; the great debate as to which 50 American writers are the absolute funniest of all time has finally ended. Andy Borowitz's new book, The 50...
  • Short Order: Celebites
    The Miami Book Fair International is once again taking over the streets of downtown Miami. Every fall, voracious readers look forward to perusing both new and antique books in the hope of...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    "Comics are words and pictures," opined the late Harvey Pekar, comic book writer, critic and cult-personality. "You can make anything with words and pictures." For over three decades -- as...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Colson Whitehead, best known for his 2009 novel Sag Harbor, recently released a novel about zombies, Zone One. The book challenges literary conventions and may very well represent a change...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    If you see bumper-to-bumper traffic on Tamiami Trail heading to the Everglades, it's because author Karen Russell has made our mucky, inhabitable frontier seem like a thrilling carnival...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    On the second page of Birds of Paradise, Diana Abu-Jaber evokes local carpet salesman Don Bailey as that "thirty-foot naked man reclining, selling God-knows-what." The novel, which is...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The 27th edition of the nation’s largest literary hoedown, Miami Book Fair International, will draw hundreds of authors and thousands of bibliophiles to the streets of downtown. With...
  • Cultist: Giveaways
    At the end of Michael Moore's remarkable documentary Roger & Me, the filmmaker corners former General Motors CEO Roger Smith and asks him if he'd visit a family who'd been evicted from...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    The inimitable Miami Book Fair is just around the corner. For those who say that Miami is a cultural wasteland, we say, "phooey!" For an intellectual vortex, we sure get lucky hosting the...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    Colson Whitehead, best known for his 2009 novel Sag Harbor, recently released a novel about zombies, Zone One. The book challenges literary conventions and may very well represent a...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Most love stories follow a familiar narrative. Boy meets girl, boy loves girl, then boys wins or loses girl. Samuel Beckett however, was known for turning common situations on their...
  • Cultist: Performing Arts
    Most love stories follow a familiar narrative. Boy meets girl, boy loves girl, then boys wins or loses girl. Samuel Beckett however, was known for turning common situations on their...
  • Short Order: Food Industry
    It seems everywhere you turn a new restaurant is popping up trying to get a foothold in a very competitive industry. Miami Dade College hopes to support this enthusiastic entrepreneurial...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    Anybody who's ever tried to write anything beyond a grocery list (sometimes even that can be a challenge) can relate to the difficulties in filling the blank page. It is a daunting...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    Over the past twenty five years Susan Cheever has written brazenly honest biographies and memoirs, ranging in subjects from her own struggles with alcoholism, sex addiction, and...
  • News
    Put down that book. Pick yourself up and head to Miami Dade College's downtown campus. Hundreds of America's top authors — including a former president, the grandmother of punk rock,...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    Edwidge Danticat moved from Haiti to the United States when she was 12 and draws on that immigrant experience, filled with history, suffering, and love to portray the complex  realities...
  • Cultist: Miami Book Fair International
    Since we last talked about the Miami International Book Fair, there have been a few sad cancellations: Sir Michael Caine, Venus Williams, and Charles Burns. But there have also been some...
  • Short Order: Coming Attractions
    South Florida is a throwaway place. You can see it in the litter on the roadside, the low-rent construction that will be gone in a decade, and the bustling fast-food joints that use more...

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