Jonathan Waxman's early resume includes La Varenne culinary school in Paris, Chez Panisse in Berkeley, and his own iconic Jams. That he has just been named "chef-in-residence" with Rosa Mexicano might seem unusual for two reasons. Firstly, "chef-in-residence" sounds like a private cook in some rich ... More >>
A righteous anger has lately been seething from the most unlikely and urbane of American institutions. Inside ivy-shaded law schools from Columbia to Berkeley, students facing six-figure debts and zero job prospects are howling that JDs aren't much more than university approved shams. Blogs ... More >>
Dinner here is simply an elegant, enjoyable experience.
Friendly bets on sporting games by officeholders is a hallowed tradition in which headline-hungry politicians make cheap bids for soft coverage. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom recently got a nice batch of stone crab claws from Miami Mayor Manny Diaz when the Hurricanes lost the Emerald Bowl to Cal ... More >>
In the Nineties, Erick Lyle, then known as Iggy Scam, lived an enviable, punk-ethics-fueled life around South Florida that is near impossible to imagine today. He booked shows at a warehouse venue, the Junkyard, at the bottom of South Beach, and at one point squatted an entire floor of the crumbling ... More >>
Cubans get pissed, an artist gets even, and the supreme prosecutor of the Cuban revolution gets booted from Dadeland.
Just ask former Dead Kennedy howler Jello Biafra, who remains very much alive and ready to call you out on your B.S.
Erstwhile indie rock legend Kreamy 'Lectric Santa rebounds from tragedy and returns to a scene it helped create
Money and ethnicity narrow the race for Miami Beach City Commission to two men
Cliquety Kliqk (Quannum)
He loved filming bears in the wild; the bears had other plans
Meet Ubiquity, one of the best independent labels in America
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A decade after his suicide, the ghost of Kurt Cobain lingers among us
Provoking a cop doesn't exactly improve working conditions for Latin America's poor
The rhymes are strange and the beats are bleak, but Aesop Rock insists that his latest is anything but experimental
MAM shows some amazing visuals from inside Islam
The Listening "ABB Records"
Miranda July pries open the profound tyranny of doubt
Embrace the Nightmare: And while we're at it, let's pray for really,really bad weather
Les Blank doesn't want his MTV
John Adams gleefully ignores the boundaries of composition
A talk with the filmmakers
Metro's new program for the homeless aims beyond the quick fix. But does it give short shrift to pressing needs?
They never were box-office smashes, but ephemeral films -- old industrial training shorts, educational and safety propaganda, and more -- are finding new favor as cultural records
Want to know your neighbors by name? Enjoy communal meals? Good at sharing? Have a lot of money?