Never much of a fan of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is more peeved than usual at the NGO. Today she blasted UNESCO for preserving the works of Che Guevara in its "Memory of the World Register."
Sitting outdoors at Red Light won't cost you a fortune.Last year, we bestowed our Best Restaurant for Outdoor Dining to Cecconi's Miami Beach for its lovely garden patio with retractable roof. And, of course, we like the food there too, a factor too often overlooked in "Best Outdoor Dining" compi ... More >>
Photo and styling by Jessie GilmartinThe 1921 club (1921 S. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale) decor might remind some of an opium den, but we're just gonna call the spot a den of social stimulants -- a place where so much is happening that blinking is a highly risky behavior. Come Friday, April 3 ... More >>
Depending on how you look at it, one of the beauties of the Super Bowl is that all of America gets to put aside their non-NFL differences, turn the brains off, and indulge in massive amounts of chicken wings and beer for the night. But a Conservative Christian group, The Christian Resistance,&nbs ... More >>
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loves celebrities. He was Oliver Stone's date to the Venice International Film Festival, could probably convince Sean Penn to agree to be held captive and perform a stage rendition of his parts in Simple Jack I Am Sam, and is perhaps the only known person on the p ... More >>
A veteran outfit makes its most ambitious record yet.
As wild admirers of Johnny Cash, Karl Marx, and Pee Wee Herman, the ex-Miami and now Oakland-based outfit Kreamy 'Lectric Santa makes a skuzzy, avant-garde sound that could be called "kinder commune rockabilly." But that might be short-selling a crew that's got as many facets as an LSD-25 trip in ... More >>
Club for Growth, a fiscally conservative group that helped push Sen. Arlen Specter into the Democratic Party with the threat of a primary challenge, sure does not like Gov. Charlie Crist. Now that ol' Arlen is gone from the party, Crist might be the group's number one GOP target. This month, Club f ... More >>
A new show at CiFo looks back at Bush's reign — and the mess he left.
From high-minded to hype-crazed, book fairs have a rich tradition of coaxing out reclusive authors. New Times was fortunate to get a rare audience with the person redefining writing, M.M. Pascal-Paul.
Handmade crafts find their place in contemporary art
Pan American Hospital, an icon in Cuban Miami, is fighting for life as it battles its own employees
Commie columnists, Clapton memories, and Christian bigots
Architecture, painting, and imagination
Postmodern boxing's hype & politics
Two Latin-American artists head south for inspiration
From the issue of December 21, 2000
Cuban rockers shift from Lenin to Lennon
Englishman Rupert Mould takes Cuban music to new frontiers
Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been
Tom Wolfe gets drowned out by the Latin dot-com hype
Andres Orta believes the true enemies of the Cuban people are Jews. And blacks. Nice.
The biggest surprise at Havana's Cubadisco '98: A burgeoning retinue of Americans hoping to cash in