Cher (Entertainer)

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    July 30, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Female DJs

    Some men like to get on social media and complain about how easy it is to succeed as a female DJ. It's as if having tits means you must have special powers, although the implication is actually that women don't have to be good to land gigs. Wow, fellas, listen to yourselves once in a while. We he ... More >>

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    July 17, 2014
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    June 23, 2014

    Bey Z and the Five Greatest Pop Power Couples Ever

    In our modern times, real love is hard to find. How many minutes have you wasted sifting through Tinder and OKC matches only to realize that everyone within a 30-mile radius is unattractive and has terrible taste? Will you ever meet someone you wouldn't be ashamed to be seen with in the day light? ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    21. Barton G's Flair for Whimsy

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a uni ... More >>

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    May 15, 2014
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    March 31, 2014

    Deep Dish - Ice Palace Film Studios, Miami

    Deep Dish With Carl Craig, Hot Since 82, and Andhim Ice Palace Film Studios, Miami Saturday, March 29, 2014 Deep Dish is officially back. And the Grammy-winning house duo's Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week reunion at Ice Palace Film Studios proved to be nothing but sheer perfection. ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Wynwood's Five Best Bars

    Everyone loves Wynwood, it's not even a secret. Whether you're looking to brush up on your culture, enjoy a few brews, gather with locals, hit the shops, whatever. It's the home of a rad art scene, but it's getting a party rep too. Some of the arty folks and business types aren't too keen on the ho ... More >>

  • Film

    October 17, 2013

    Diablo Cody Hearts God, Hates Directing

    Why the screenwriter's first self-made film might be her last.

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    June 27, 2013
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    February 14, 2013
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    February 11, 2013

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    When was the last time you got down on your knees and kissed Miami? What, never? Well, get down and start kissing, because this town loves you. Do you understand how lucky you are to be here? Supreme talent comes through this place every day. It's just not natural for a music-lover to have to pick ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    Mugshots Friday: Wipe That Off Your Face

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Connie Mack's Wife, Mary Bono Mack, May Have Lost Her Election Last Night Too

    It appears that Connie Mack IV won't even get to return to D.C. as a member of the House spouse's club. His wife, Mary Bono Mack, served in a House district representing Palm Springs, California, and after coming up short in the early vote tally, local media is now painting her Democratic challenger ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    Nicki Minaj vs. Mariah Carey and the Female Weezy's Five Best Bitch Feuds

    American Idol has only just begun filming its 11th season. But in the grand tradition of Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell, two of the recent additions to the judges' table are already at each other's throats. Pop stars turned Idol officials, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, really fucking hate each other. ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Happy B-Day, Billy Joel! Leave Miami! Singer Selling Miami Beach Mansion for $14.75 Million

    Billy Joel says "some folks like to get away" from New York and "hop a flight to Miami Beach or to Hollywood." He, on the other hand, prefers a Greyhound bus ride on the "Hudson River line," which may explain why Joel's dumping his Miami Beach mansion located on luxurious La Gorce Island. Today, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Five Male Pop Star Offspring We Wanna See Play in the Lingerie Football League

    Paris Jackson is down with the Lingerie Football League. But what about her bros? As her father's manslaughter trial continues to wallow in spectacle, celebrity, and drug abuse, the 13-year-old Princess of Pop (that is, Michael Jackson's daughter), Paris Jackson, has announced a new partnership wit ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Serendipity 3 Plans To Open In South Beach

    Serendipity 3 plans to bring its over-the-top treats to SoBe.​Iconic Manhattan ice cream restaurant and celebrity hotspot Serendipity 3 plans to open in South Beach, bringing Frrrozen Hot Chocolate and sundaes priced like mortgage payments to the rich and beautiful of South Florida.Serendipity 3 h ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Lizarran's Pinchos Are Tabletop Toast Art

    ​Who can forget Cher as the flamboyant Mrs. Flax in the '90s classic Mermaids. Her favorite dinner is finger food followed by marshmallow kebabs. She says, "Anything more represents too much of a commitment." Mrs. Flax, it seems, was a bit ahead of her time. From Asian tapas at Little Lotus, meze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Six Greatest Weirdo Pop Queens of All Time

    Last.fmRolling Stone created a Queen of Pop Index, ranking the top 16 female pop recording artists of the last two years by examining, according to them, "album and digital song sales, Hot 100 rankings, radio airplay, YouTube views, social media, concert grosses, industry awards, and ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Six Formerly Ridiculous Celebrities Who Went On to Public Office

    ​We know the inner struggle you're having. Whenever you picture yourself voting Luther Campbell for Miami-Dade Mayor, there's a little persistent soundtrack playing in your head that causes hesitation: Oh, me so horny... So we put together this list to convince you that some totally ridiculous ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 21, 2010

    Tracy Young Talks Real Housewives of Atlanta, Ex-Girlfriends, and Her Genesis VIII Party

    DJ Tracy Young.​All you pop culture junkies might recognize DJ Tracy Young from The Real Housewives of Atlanta where she recently made a cameo alongside ex-girlfriend Kim Zolciak. But if that's the only reason you know her, you're crazy. Since 1991, Ms. Young has racked up a total of 40 Billboard ... More >>

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    November 25, 2010
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    November 14, 2010

    George W. Bush At The Miami Book Fair: The Live Blog

    ​Dubya is in Miami! To be more exact, he's downtown at the Miami Book Fair International, shilling his new memoir, Flapjacks: My Favorite Breakfast Treat. No, that's not right. Decision Points! It's all about the Decider's finest moments of deciding, apparently.Riptide is here, too, to bring you t ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Restaurants That Should Have Never Gone Away, Part 2

    You can't move the soul of a restaurant.​When you're favorite restaurant closes down. you miss intangibles. You can usually find comparable food, but the aura of an iconic restaurant cannot be easily duplicated. Part 2 of our list makes has as much affect on our heart as our belly. Pacific ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010
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    June 30, 2010

    Sharam, of Deep Dish, Plays SET on Friday

    ​Washington, D.C.'s Grammy Award-winning production duo Deep Dish enjoyed unparalleled international success during their late-'90s and early-'00s heyday. Much of the pair's universal appeal could be attributed to the healthy stylistic balance between Ali "Dubfire" Shirazinia's edgier experim ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    Castro Death Meter: Yes! Experts Estimate Fidel Is Now 83 Percent Dead

    The newly released 7-month-old photo.​Over the past year, Riptide has established itself as the global leader in Fidel Castro death- measurement technology. Give us a newly released propaganda photo of El Super Supremo, and our lab-coated head scientist, who looks like Jeff Goldblum, ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010
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    May 6, 2010

    Mickey Rourke and Iggy Pop Make Top Ten Worst Celeb Faces List

    painting by CP1Iggy Pop's face put to good use​Iggy Pop's face is literally the reason every time you go into Miami's cherished you're greeted by the cool breeze of air conditioning, so it can't be that bad, right? Not according to a new poll, which ranked Pop has having the worst c ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010
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    June 25, 2009
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    April 7, 2009

    Even at 62, Cher Can Still Appearantly Out-Dance You

    The lady we have to thank/blame for the rash of Auto-Tune-aided vocals* in pop music made a surprise appearance at LIV last night, according to Page Six. Even after a few facial overhauls and countless drag queens impersonating her at any given moment, Cher remains instantly recognizable and, says ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    The Glamorous Life

    Who will win at this year’s Shelley Novak Awards?

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    December 6, 2008

    Last Night: Panda Bear and No Age at Karu & Y

    Art Damage with Panda Bear and No Age Friday, December 5Karu & Y, Downtown Miami Better Than: Everything happening that night on the planet Earth if you happen to take Pitchfork or College radio charts as the gospel. The Review: The rumors of a No Age/Panda Bear double bill during Basel begin ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    Black Friday Alternatives

    Riptide does not understand this Black Friday nonsense, not one bit. We saw on the teevee news that people were camping out. What is this? Are the deals really all that much better? Personally we think the best way to spend black Friday is recovering from a hangover, but we have some other suggestio ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008

    Putting the G in Bingo

    Shelley Novak’s weekly bash at Halo sounds like fun.

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    February 21, 2008

    Name Game

    Strip mall magnate gets his own street in Sunny Isles Beach.

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    November 22, 2007

    It Takes Two

    This Pair of Nuts has double the charm.

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    November 4, 2007

    Last Night: J. Lo and Marc Anthony at American Airlines Arena

    Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez American Airlines Arena Nov. 2, 2007 Better Than: Sonny and Cher The Mennifer, or shall we say, J.Ant show is so overwhelmingly over the top, you can't help but marvel at the star power in all of its pyrotechnics. Friday night at the American Airlines Arena, just ... More >>

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    August 15, 2007

    Last Night: Macy Gray at Hard Rock Live

    Macy Gray Hard Rock Live, Hollywood August 14, 2007 Better Than: A Sideshow Give Macy Gray her due. The woman's not just a one hit wonder even though it's her song "I Try" that brought most of the crowd out to the Hard Rock to see her. Part chanteuse, part Las Vegas entertainer, Gray kick ... More >>

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    April 6, 2006
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    October 6, 2005

    Glorious and Notorious

    Casablanca had Rick's, Vegas had the Stardust, Miami's cocaine jazz age had the decadent Mutiny Hotel

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    September 23, 2004
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    February 26, 2004
  • Dining

    July 10, 2003

    Pao Packs Punch

    Pao's Chinese is fine feasting

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    August 15, 2002

    Delhi Fare

    Decent food, good prices, but slow slow slow service

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