The Miami area hasn't held a presidential nominating convention since both the Democratic and Republican parties held their conventions in the Miami Beach convention center back in 1972. Despite Florida's transition into one of the most crucial swing states over the past two decades neither have ret ... More >>
The 100-year celebration of Igor Stravinsky's trailblazing symphony, The Rite Of Spring doesn't exactly bring to mind ice cream. That is unless your name is Jeni Britton Bauer. For the award-winning cookbook author and owner of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, the anniversary inspired a new Absinthe flav ... More >>
According to the Internet, a ten year anniversary is to be celebrated with diamonds. Because "a marriage that lasts ten years is as durable and beautiful as a diamond."Now, "durable" and "beautiful" may not be the first words one associates with Frank "Rat Bastard" Falestra's annual International N ... More >>
Following the birth of his daughter, Blue Ivy, rumors that Jay-Z was stripping the word "bitch" from his vernacular began surfacing earlier this year. However, "the story that he wont use the word bitches anymore since having the baby is B.S.," TMZ founder Harvey Levin tweeted in January. "He neve ... More >>
Whether serving as the multimillionaire cofounder of Def Jam Records, shouting down injustice at Occupy Wall Street, or stumping for the President of the Unites States of America, Russell Simmons -- the rap legend, media mogul, and dedicated vegan -- never stops reppin' the people. That's why we he ... More >>
Bloomberg Businessweek recently decided to count down the top 50 best cities in America, and Miami doesn't even make their list.They even based their rankings on attributes like leisure activities (including bars, restaurants, and sports teams), and clean air. So, you'd think we'd at least make it o ... More >>
Two years ago, Teepee mastermind Erix S. Laurent was poised for a breakthrough. He took his critically acclaimed 2009 LP, Morals, on a national tour while aslo being heralded back home as a true Miami original. Laurent had been renowned for his intense solo performances. He'd sing, play guitar, con ... More >>
LeBron James may be on the brink of winning Miami an NBA Championship. Man that'll feel almost as good as that time the Miami Hurricanes beat Ohio State in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl to take home the BCS Championship. Oh wait...James is seriously testing our Miami sports fan heart strings by choosing t ... More >>
Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie Prince Billy.Two musical masterminds, armed with pseudonyms, Will Oldham (AKA Bonnie Prince Billy) and Emmitt Kelly (AKA The Cairo Gang), will bravely head south, past the Florida state line to mercifully provide us with quality shows in our time of desperate musical need. ... More >>
Photo by Mike NunnGet yr noise with Clang Quartet.Hey noiseniks, it's almost time again to put your auditory system through those 72 hours of awesome sonic abuse commonly known as the International Noise Conference. As always, Rat Bastard and Laundry Room Squelchers will be helming the whole th ... More >>
The homegrown So Raw Festival celebrates a scrappy new Miami rock scene.
A day-by-day breakdown of the best shows.
Miami's musical past is mined and polished by an archival label
Dolphins squeaking, nurses freaking, readers shrieking
Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005
ArtBasel: Where Did It Come From? What Does It Want?
For dance fans, postconference South Beach can be a depressing place to be -- but don't give up hope yet
Letters from the Issue of January 24, 2002
Island to island, culture to culture, history to history -- a dance to keep the faith alive
Interested in Miami's new minor-league hockey team? Prepare to shell out big bucks.
Oil of Olay gives Isabel Cabell younger-looking skin -- and a thousand smackers
From Merlin to Charles Dickens, the spirits of the late and the great are all present at the party in magician-channeler Lawrence Furman's head
Christopher Alvy steps up to the rock and roll plate