Lee Fields and The Expressions With Ketchy ShubyPresented by Sweat Records and M.O. The Stage MiamiSaturday, December 1 Better Than: Ray starring Jamie Foxx; Watching re-runs of Soul Train on YouTube; and Barack Obama singing Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at the Apollo Theater ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking
madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech,
gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke
says Mitt Romney and Karl Rove are a couple of uncool tools.Karl Rove's super PAC, American
Crossroads, has issued a 46-seco ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
Our president is a real cool dude. Whatever you think of his policies, the guy can make a joke. And he's got great taste in music.
At the White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama addressed the secret second-term agenda that's got the Republicans so terrified. He said, "My first term, I s ... More >>
The art of sensual seduction via song ain't nothin' like it used to be.
Back in the day, all it took was a few lines from Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" to not only get the panties droppin', but also have them flying through the air like graduation caps.
Contemporary R&B is a strange beast, ... More >>
The whole process of elections (from PTA to POTUS) is savage, cut-throat, and -- when we're lucky -- incredibly stupid.
They will shake the hands of thousands of strangers. They will gorge themselves on local cuisine. They will kiss the stinkiest baby. If votes depended on it, a politician would ... More >>
When Barack Obama busted into a few bars from Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at an Apollo Theatre performance, he reminded the entirety of the United States of why we elected him back in 2008: He's a total rock star!
If you're skeptical, just look at the numbers. MTV reports that sales of "Let's ... More >>
The real reason for kissing at midnight on New Years Eve?
Whether you're single, married, divorced, or your outlook on monogamy is much like Tiger Woods', everyone is trying to get some. And if anyone is going to help you get laid, it's Robin Thicke.
So if you are looking to keep it sexy this ... More >>
Yes, those are tiny pregnant ladies in Barry White's hands.When we set out to put this list together we thought, "Great, we're going to have a wide variety of songs!" That dream was shattered when we quickly realized white people don't know shit about bone jams.
If the number of Wayans children ... More >>
Eight years. That's how long Maxwell spent between LPs. And that's about eight times the general shelf life of the average pop star. But as we make clear in this week's feature, Maxwell is not, and has never been, your average pop-star. In fact, he's come off as something enduring and timeless from ... More >>
Chef Andrea Curto-RandazzoNow here's a gal who really knows her way around a kitchen: Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo of Talula. She co-owns and co-cooks with husband Frank Randazzo and has been since June 2003, dishing up eclectic eats inspired by Italy, Asia and the Southwest. They labeled their sty ... More >>
via myspace.com/thelegendaryjcsFew frontmen are as wildly energetic as The Legendary JC's Eugene Snowden. Backed by a badass eight-piece, he confidently recreates the soul revue sensations of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Snowden brings his own explosive quirks to the indelible personas created by ... More >>
Saturday December 13, 2008
The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theatre
Better Than: Just about any show you've ever been to. Really.
I've gotta apologize to David Byrne, because every time his acrobatic sidekick Lily Baldwin took the stage during last night's dynamite Fillmore G ... More >>