"Luv u." That's a special message from Broward County native, former Nickelodeon star, and breakout pop diva Ariana Grande. After two consecutive number-one albums, Yours Truly and My Everything, as well as three Top Ten singles, "Problem," "Break Free," and "Bang Bang" ... The girl is all grown u ... More >>
Today Miami Beckham United unveiled plans for what a soccer stadium sitting on land currently occupied by a boat slip next to American Airlines Arena would look like. With backing from both County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and City Mayor Tomas Regalado, the site has become the frontrunner for a new socce ... More >>
Drake's Would You Like A Tour? With Future, Miguel, and others American Airlines Arena, Miami Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Better Than: Any other damn rapper/singer/sexy motherfucker out there right now. Drake the type of dude to write so many chart-topping hits that you start to forget, then jump o ... More >>
Miami and Kaskade have kind of a special thing going. On last year's Freaks of Nature tour, Miami's sold-out event at Bayfront Amphitheater was the game-changer. We set the tone for the rest of the experience, and in the artist's mind, it was a new peak for his musical career. Now, he's got to co ... More >>
Feeling pumped up this morning? Well you should be! You live in a city where the music never ends. And by living in such a musical hot spot, that means that there are always plenty of shows to crash almost every night. Here are the five best concerts going down in Miami this week, from pop to trap ... More >>
Miami New Times staff went to American Airlines Arena last night on a mission: to show the world the passion, energy, and demonic Birdman costumes that Miami Heat fans were bringing to Game 7. Heat Nation didn't let us down. See also: Miami Heat Fans Celebrate 2013 NBA Championship (Photos)
Madonna is a dirty, old lady. And though she wasn't always old, the Queen of Pop has been a hot and proud taboo-smashing slut from birth. Even before becoming famous, Ms. Madonna Louise Ciccone was making thought-provoking egg porn. She's also burned through an insanely long line of famous and u ... More >>
Taylor Swift's new album Red has been flying off the shelves before it even hit them. In fact, Billboard has basically guaranteed that it'll come out on top of the charts with an estimated 1.1 million units sold by week's end. So all y'all are probably walking around humming her latest single, d ... More >>
Madonna really ripped the tits off Turkey last week. She also showed 'em. During "Human Nature," the 53-year-old pop star teased the crowd with flirty eyes and exhibitionism, publicly tweaking her nipple on stage and intentionally exposing her right breast for about two seconds. While it may hav ... More >>
Maná American Airlines Arena Friday, May 11, 2012 Better Than: The Beatles and Beethoven? Well, anyway, Maná put itself in the same league, dispensing with an opening act and instead having the pre-show DJ break into a set of mellow Latin alternative tracks that got the crowd cheering during an ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanSee the full 28-photo Taylor Swift at the American Airlines Arena slideshow. Taylor Swift With Needtobreathe American Airlines Arena Sunday, October 13, 2011 Better Than: Anything we expected. Like, a lot better. Let's note that this review is being written by a former p ... More >>
David AlvarezWe just thought you'd like to look at these Heat dancers.You're invited to Eat With the Heat tomorrow, August 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., as part of a monthly lunchtime roundup that was just announced. This is the first of a series of monthly roundups that will be hosted by the ... More >>
We bet Billy Graham wishes he had thought of it back in the day -- leveraging his radio-preaching, television-evangelizing persona into an even more lucrative superstar empire by adding a dance number to his sermons. In 2011, though, we've got Marcos Witt belting out solos praising Jesus and ... More >>
The last year has been pretty goddamn huge for Ricky Martin. He released his autobiography in both English and Spanish (titled Me and Yo, respectively) in November of 2010, giving the world a very candid look at the notoriously private superstar's life for the first time. Then, just a few short ... More >>
via Steveberkeformayor.comIf you've been withholding your support for Miami Beach Mayor Matti Herrera Bower for all these years because you suspect she doesn't shoot nearly enough tequila and wavers in her commitment to fight aliens, don't worry: There's now a candidate for you.Steve Berke, a sta ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanWrap it up--just like the Heat.These recipes are from Levy's Restaurants, the Chicago-based company that handles all the food you'll eat next week at the American Airlines Arena, when the Miami Heat plays its home opener. If you're too lazy to make these simple recipes at home, l ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanConcession master, Chef Eric ChopinYesterday, our very own Christina Staalstrom shared a sneak peek at the new eats available at the American Airlines Arena, so today we thought we'd introduce you to Chef Eric Chopin, the man behind the meals.Chef Chopin was born in Brittany, ... More >>
Don't mess with Mermelada.A late night with Venezuelan big band Mermelada Bunch feels like a fast-forward trip through the musical looking glass. The uninitiated should expect a wild mish-mash session scattered all across the Latin pop-rock spectrum. One minute, you're being bombarded by electron ... More >>
We're going to make this quick: if you fancy yourself a Little Monster, the floodgates open at 10 a.m. today for Lady GaGa tickets. The Monster Ball Tour is coming to South Florida next year on April 12 at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise and April 13 at American Airlines Arena in Miami.Getting tha ... More >>
Photo by Gina DiazErykah Badu, Mistress of the Universe at Miami's American Airlines ArenaErykah BaduWith Bilal and Robert GlasperAmerican Airlines Arena, MiamiThursday, April 8, 2010Erykah Badu's video for her latest single, "Window Seat," features the neo-soul singer sprinting through downtown ... More >>
Last week Crossfade announced that Green Day is playing somewhere in Miami on August 4. That somewhere is officially the American Airlines Arena. The ticket sale dates are still up in the air, so we'll trickle the information on to loyal Crossfade readers as it becomes available. For now, waste some ... More >>
This coming Sunday, March 22nd, Taste Bakery And Cafe will open a second South Beach venue at 900 Jefferson Avenue, one block from Lincoln Road. Expect the same menu of breakfast pastries, salads and sandwiches as the Alton Road location, but with the addition of gelato and sushi. Just wondering: Do ... More >>
Some Moroccan guy was one of 2744 people who ran the ING marathon Sunday, He got lost, but still won in 2:16:40.. Almost 10.000 people ran the half marathon. Some, like me, really slow. I did the course in a a pathetic 2 hours and six minutes.My favorite moments were spent in the line outside the ba ... More >>
Americas Best Dance Crew can move!
Bryan Falla Wisin Y Yandel Saturday, June 28, 2008 American Airlines Arena Better Than: Watching your mom and dad grind inappropriately to “Noche de Sexo” at last year’s New Year’s party. By 8:45 p.m., the arena had filled up almost entirely and the crowd was antsy. With every cadence, ev ... More >>
The new-look Heat has been entertaining. But it still sucks.
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Have a little faith tonight at the AAA
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On a busy VMA weekend, Miami raised the art of celebrity worship to new heights
Forget those fake WWF wimps, these wrestlers really go mano a mano