Why hello there, Friday!
We've been waiting for you all week. And now that you're finally here, we're throwing a two-day bash especially for you, one that consists of music, concerts, and booze.
The best part? It won't cost us more than 10 bucks.
In your honor, Friday, here are the ten best musi ... More >>
No one wrote "Kurt Smells Like Teen Spirit" on the wall.
Still, the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts reeked, ever-so-slightly and not-so-literally, of sweaty punk armpits, greasy faded flannel, and the sweet stink of grunge.
Last night, KURT, "a multi-discipline exhibit ... More >>
Most art is silent. Even during Basel week.
That's why we here at Crossfade -- an admittedly hopeless gaggle of noise junkies -- just can't get through the week without offsetting our 12-hour days at the art fairs with 12-hour nights at Miami's hipster bars, rock dives, and downtown concert hall ... More >>
The Chez Deep drag showcase at Villa 221 last night demonstrated that shaven eyebrows are actually a good fashion move.
The small back room -- where ambiguously gendered performers threw themselves on the floor, climbed speakers, spit out fake blood, and smooched those in the front row -- was pack ... More >>
Sure, we like to pretend the week of Art Basel Miami Beach (AKA Miami Art Week) is all about the glorified flea market happening either side of the causeway. But you just want to party. You can't afford to pay $10,000 for a bike covered in Saran Wrap and called "Untitled." But you can afford the cov ... More >>
See also Maynard James Keenan's suggested wine pairings for a meal of human face -- plus "Puscifer Gets Weird at the Gusman on June 12."
When Maynard James Keenan isn't making music, wine, or recommendations to the epicurean cannibals of Miami, he's likely to be watching Adult Swim.
The Tool and A ... More >>
Legend has it that Ponce de León discovered Florida while searching for "the Fountain of Youth." Historians know, however, this is just a poor translation of "good tunes and a $6 PBR & Jameson combo."
In any case, ever since April 2, 1513, Miami has been a hothouse for new musical strains and ... More >>
See also Maynard James Keenan's suggested wine pairings for a meal of human face.
Metal's leading weirdo luminary, Maynard James Keenan is coming to the Gusman Center on June 12. He won't be with Tool or A Perfect Circle. He'll be with Puscifer, his supremely strange music and comedy show.
So what ... More >>
The Miami International Film Festival returned this past Friday,
March 2 and continues through next weekend. For 10 days, Miami is treated to
some of today's brightest stars in the world of film. In an industry that
revolves around the dollar, art trumps box office sales for a brief moment. All
t ... More >>
Regardless of your approach, the sad truth is it's impossible to catch every piece of art worth experiencing during Basel week. With 250 exhibitors at the Miami Beach Convention Center, not to mention hundreds of others operating at the more than a dozen satellite fairs, this year's tenth edition ... More >>
Was the rape-revenge flick The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo too hard-core for sunny Miami?For the fifth time in a decade, Miami International Film Festival is in the market for a new festival director after choosing not to renew Tiziana Finzi's contract. A festival insider from Italy with a reputa ... More >>