Harry Belafonte

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Is Eden Roc Turning Into Nobu Hotel?

    The Eden Roc Miami Beach is one of the most iconic hotels in South Florida, if not the world. Designed by famed architect Morris Lapidus, the cruise ship-shaped hotel has been an ocean side jewel for over 50 years. In her heyday in the glamorous '50s and '60s, the Eden Roc was the favorite playgro ... More >>

  • Film

    March 7, 2013
  • News

    November 17, 2011
  • Calendar

    November 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Ten Musicians Better Than Wyclef Jean to Lead Haiti

    adanbouzoua via flickrStrumming his way to the presidency?​His heart seems to be in the right place, but Wyclef Jean's political aptitude is tone deaf.  Don't get us wrong, welcoming President Jean to office would be pretty cool, but he might not exactly know how to help a nation that lost 22 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Backyard Bash Welcomes FAT Village Residents to the Neighborhood

    Photo by Mickie CentroneSimply Puppets' David Goboff shows how puppetry can bite -- and still be worthwhile​New Times Broward-Palm Beach Calendar Editor Mickie Centrone has the enviable job of knowing about every event that happens within the boundaries of the two counties, and then some. When sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2009

    Q&A with MJ of Awesome New Republic

    Awesome New Republic​Michael John Hancock, better known as MJ, from Miami's soul-punk group Awesome New Republic, talked about the band's new release coming in October, settling in Miami, and band breakups. Awesome New Republic will perform Tuesday, September 8 at Roxy's in West Palm Beach a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Last Night: Animal Collective at Culture Room

    photo by Ian WitlenView New Times' full slideshow of the show here. Animal CollectiveWith Black DiceTuesday, June 9, 2009Culture Room, Ft. LauderdaleBetter Than: Eating Terry Riley's leftover mushrooms and listening to a Diplo mashup of the Beach Boys.The Review:"Harry Belafonte! Harry Belafonte!" T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Groove Thangs 25th Anniversary at Alligator Alley

    Before Pat Stacey, better known as Down Pat, moved to North Carolina and then New York, his band the Groove Thangs were a South Florida staple for lovers of blues, soul, calypso fusion funk. They toured relentlessly in the late '80s and early '90s, were signed and then dropped from a label, and went ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Talking With Chuck D About Obama

    There are few rap songs as important to modern culture as Public Enemy's "Fight the Power," a rallying cry against political indifference. Well, it's been 20 years since PE's frontman Chuck D helped scare the hell out of white America, and a black man now sits in the Oval Office thanks in large part ... More >>

  • Music

    October 2, 2008
  • Music

    October 4, 2001

    Always a New Day-O

    Calypso keeps adapting to the times

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    1984 and Counting

    Media attempts to find a face for terrorism -- and to fashion a response -- evoke George Orwell

  • Culture

    August 23, 2001

    End of the Road

    Thirty years later, Harry Belafonte finds closure in a once-lost project

  • Dining

    July 13, 2000

    Calypso Ribs

    Islands Bar-B-Que

  • Calendar

    June 10, 1999
  • News

    April 29, 1999
  • Music

    April 1, 1999
  • Music

    November 19, 1998
  • News

    November 5, 1998

    The Catalyst

    Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda

  • News

    April 9, 1998

    !Viva Los Zafiros!

    Miami businessman Hugo Cancio's musical saga of Cuba's greatest vocal group has taken the island by storm and is now headed here

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Calypso Carnival

    Brash and bawdy, playful and provocative, an exotic art form gets a local showcase the Miami Calypso Show

  • Music

    March 13, 1997
  • Film

    August 15, 1996
  • Music

    July 4, 1996
  • Film

    November 30, 1995
  • News

    June 8, 1994

    Art in Cuba

    Just when an artist can't find a tube of paint or a strip of canvas, the international art world has come knocking on Havana's door -- with money in hand

  • Music

    January 20, 1993
  • Music

    January 8, 1992

    Rara to Go

    You can take Koleksyon Kazak out of Haiti, but...