Nicole Moudaber is a veritable cultural force, a fearless revolutionary.
She was organizing the very first electronic dance music parties that the Lebanese capital of Beirut saw in the years following its horrific civil war. It was a dangerous time for anyone, let alone a woman pushing a Western m ... More >>
See LA Weekly's complete Coachella coverage -- plus the top moments from Friday, April 20 and four highlights from Saturday, April 21, including Black Lips' Biggie Smalls "hologram."
By the third day of Coachella's second weekend -- the sixth and final day of this year's festival -- folks had more ... More >>
On Monday evening, the season eight premiere of No Reservations took Anthony Bourdain to Mozambique.The next morning, I blogged that the episode was a departure from most of Bourdain's usually snarky world view. A few hours later, Bourdain Tweeted the following:
The good news is you're off this week and your old friends are in town. The bad news is the post-Christmas and pre-New Year's Eve days are costly; between making Mom tear up with your thoughtful gifting and planning for NYE debauchery, you're broke.We know you'd love to spend the day out with you ... More >>
Since you obviously have good taste, you must be looking forward to Disney's soon-to-be-classic The Muppets coming out this Thanksgiving.
You won't have to wait till November, though, to conjure up memories of these furry little guys. Pitchfork reported that on August 23, Weezer, Andrew Bi ... More >>
It's time to start planning your road trip to Lollapalooza land 'cause King Perry Farrell just released his 125-name guestlist for this August's three-day Grant Park extravaganza. And if you don't wanna be left at the gate, crying and clawing the dirt like a pauper, you better buy a full-weekend ... 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 explains how the criminal justice system destroys young black men in Miami-Dade County.A couple of major news organizatio ... More >>
photo by Katherine TuttleAnimal Tropical's Jose Castello plays along to 'The Skeptic's Operetta.'Cinema Sounds No. 6The Tower Theater, MiamiSaturday, April 3, 2010 Better Than: A regular night at the moviesThe review: Walking down the street in a bustling Little Havana neighborhood on Saturd ... More >>
Jeffrey DelannoyMusic is a Weapon has been making some noise for a couple of years. This coming Saturday they will be rocking the Vagabond alongside local Spanish-language punks G2 and Dutch DJ's Saskia Rocks and Geza Weisz for the big-top party Cirque Excentrique; featuring "Party Monster" ... 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. Up this week, Luke assesses the latest criminal charges against his pal Michelle Spence-Jones and what he would do to fix Overtown and Liber ... More >>
So, one fashion week in town just ended, but another will begin this Thursday when Miami International Fashion Week kicks off. Yeah, it's confusing, but this one has a $1.5 million dress. Uh, does that mean the recession is over?Beirut-based designer Jad Ghandour and Danesha Luxury will present t ... More >>
Steven Ford, alias Bruno Pronsato, is one of those rare but increasingly ubiquitous contemporary techno producers with a background in some disparate instrumentalist music genre (see Adultnapper, who started out as a hardcore punk rocker, or No Regular Play, whose Greg Paulus hails from indie fol ... More >>
No Regular Play is the Brooklyn-based production duo of Nick DeBruyn and Greg Paulus (originally of indie darlings Beirut). Part of a new American generation of EDM producers rooted in more instrumentalist-based music forms, their experimental genre-bending take on house and techno defies all exp ... More >>
photo by Nick Lucchesi, Riverfront TimesThe Flaming Lips. Who else?This past weekend, Nick Lucchesi, a correspondent from New Times' St. Louis sister paper, the Riverfront Times, headed to the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago. In a nutshell, here's what he found:*David Yow of the Jesus Lizard has still ... More >>