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Cote d'Ivoire

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Michael Mina 74 Is Open: We Get a First Bite (Photos)

    What do you get when you cross a celebrity-chef-driven restaurant with a Miami-style nightlife joint? The answer: Michael Mina 74 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Located in the space once home to Arkadia below LIV, Michael Mina 74 opened quietly two weeks ago. Short Order was recently invited ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Tiken Jah: "All Reggae Is a Cry for Equality, Whether From Jamaica, America, or Africa"

    A non-Rastafarian reggae musician who grew up a practicing Muslim, Tiken Jah Fakoly is a native of Africa's Ivory Coast who draws most of his material and inspiration from his home continent. His concern for the well being of his people has gotten him in trouble and even exiled for a time from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    Miami Reggae Festival 2013's Set Times

    Even good times and irie vibes require some prep. So for next week's Miami Reggae Festival at Coconut Grove's Peacock Park, you just can't forget to pack these three things. 1. Two non-perishable food items, which (before 3 p.m.) can be traded for free admission to the fest. 2. One windproof butan ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    Best Coast Ranks Other Coasts, Survives Slayer Riot, Can't Punch Out Glenn Danzig

    See also "Best Coast's Guide to Local Eats Across America." When Bobb Bruno and Bethany Cosentino bring their band Best Coast to Grand Central on Tuesday night, it's entirely possible that Downtown Miami will break out into a riot. And if it does happen, count on Bobb to keep a level head; he's go ... More >>

  • Film

    April 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Tabou Combo's Yvan "Kapi" Andre Talks Voudou, Kompa, and The Rolling Stones

    Tabou Combo's Yvan "Kapi" Andre.​Tabou Combo has one of the most revered funk breakdowns in all of musicland. And between the voudou beats, big soul horns, salsa turns, merengue runs, and rockin' drums, this band is the most eclectic kompa crew in the world. The group started in 1968 under the na ... More >>

  • News

    March 31, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Green Party Trounced in Colombia; Can We Blame the World Cup?

    Colombians turned out to the polls yesterday -- well, a few of them did at least -- to choose a new president.photo by Tim ElfrinkAll the Mockus graffiti in Colombia couldn't bring home a win for Green Party candidate Antanas Mockus.​Despite all the early promise shown by Green Party surprise Anta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Where to Party for Brazil World Cup in Miami

    Jacob KatelWhere we at?​Miami is full of Brazilians, and Brazilians love to party. Especially when they win futebol matches. Yesterday Brazil squeezed by North Korea 2-1 in its first game of World Cup 2010. We hit up a few local spots while the game was on to find somewhere good to watch the next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    World Cup 2010: Brazil vs. North Korea, Joga Bonito!

    ​Newton's universal law of gravity tells us that all motion is comprehensible and predictable, that it guides planets and asteroids and keeps billions of stars in orbit within the Milky Way. But the Brazilian national team, along with its magical style of play, apparently thinks Newton's universal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Hershey Highway Leads To Child Labor

    ​This past Tuesday was declared I Love Reese's Day by Hershey's -- the makers of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (which reminds me: more news forthcoming soon on Short Order's I Love Short Order Day). The groups Global Exchange, Green America Today, Oasis USA, and The International Labor Rights Forum d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Did Efraim Diveroli's Crony Ship Missiles to Hezbollah?

    Courtesy of Miami-Dade CorrectionsEfraim DiveroliIn early 2007, after winning a $300 million U.S. Army contract to equip Afghanistan with munitions, Miami Beach arms dealer Efraim Diveroli, age 21, went scavenging in Albania. There he subcontracted Ylli Pinari, head of that Balkan country's state-ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Silicon Beach: Tech Keeps Scammers Out of Your Heart and Wallet

    Photo via Don Hankins' Flickr​The iDate 2010 conference descended on Miami Beach last month with trade professionals talking shop about the business of running dating sites. One of the topics that intrigued Silicon Beach was protection against scammers. How do you know if the person behind that pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Rare, Exotic Foods Maybe, Sorta, Kinda, Not Really Headed to South Florida

    If you haven't checked out New Times' own handy restaurant guide, you really should - it's an excellent resource for sorting restaurants by location, price range, features, critics' choice, and, of course, cuisine. Plus, most entries in our database contain capsule reviews for those that like a quic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2008
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    October 17, 2007

    The Afromotive Tonight at City Limits

    If there's one thing Asheville, North Carolina, is good at exporting, it's sure-fire music talent — especially of the Afro-hippie variety. That town's got more dub, Afrobeat, and West African percussion acts fronted by Anglos than you can imagine. Interestingly, most of them are pretty good, but o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 12, 2007

    All Hail Nana

    A king from Ghana visits Jungle Island

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Are You Still Here?

    Polo may be a no-go, but Bjrk likes to pogo

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2005
  • Music

    February 3, 2005

    Seguenon Kon

    Afro Beat self-released

  • Calendar

    May 31, 2001

    Wassa Up

    Wassa Company

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    Thug Angel

    Wyclef goes to church in North Miami

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Sonic Truth

    Experimental composer Lukas Ligeti came to town with a mission: Create a new Miami sound

  • News

    October 29, 1998

    Going Under

    As the world's most-coveted sport fish swim toward extinction, Miami researchers strive to save them

  • News

    July 24, 1997

    Diplomatic Impunity

    Wouldn't you love to rub shoulders with a man who has been knighted by the Queen of England, honored by the Pope, and appointed our local Liberian ambassador? Of course you would!

  • Music

    July 3, 1997
  • Film

    February 15, 1996
  • Film

    May 6, 1992
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