The year was 1935. The Great Depression was tailing off, Miami hosted the inaugural Orange Bowl, and Little Havana's Ball & Chain opened its doors. For the next two decades, the club became among the Magic City's most popular venues, a place where legends Billie Holiday and Chet Baker crooned the ni ... More >>
It's no secret that New Orleans exists in its own time and space. It's a city that leases burial vaults to the dead for a year and a day (after that a corpse in a NOLA cemetery is pushed to the back to make room for another, fresher body) and follows Napoleonic Code in its legal system. It's also a ... More >>
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After a house fire and near-homelessness, Chicago DJ/producer Jason Tyler came to Miami and found a new beat
He's Miami's own Blind Lemon Jefferson, a musician extraordinaire
Steve Martin's adaptation of a 1910 German satire mostly just punches up the bodily-function jokes
If Babylon isn't ready to embrace Buju Banton yet, give it time
Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself
At the Jazz Film Festival, images can sing
One cop would rather resign than compromise his integrity
For more than 100 years, Ebenezer United Methodist Church has survived as a spiritual beacon and social landmark
Raul Midon comes back swingin'
The melodica may be a plastic flute, but it's not just kid stuff
Mr. Quintron is here to put a spell on you
How Tito Puente transformed the timbales and his fans
The Fiesta de Miami
April 29 - May 5, 1999
Wayne Cochran was one of America's most energetic and exciting entertainers. But the fast life ruined him. Then he swiped a Bible.
Journey into the last, real neighborhood bar on the Beach. It's nothing like Cheers.
The Texas Tenor train keeps a-rollin', next stop Illinois
Saxman Eric Allison and band titan up in tribute to the Big Three
Ramsey Lewis still mines the pop world for hidden jazz grooves
A distinguished panel of judges surveys Miami's indoor pleasure palaces and raises a profound question: Who needs nature?
Richie Gerber showcases health food and jazz jams
Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis refuses to slide on his brothers' reps
For those who can't tell the difference between Wilson Phillips and Wilson Pickett, it's time to go to school with Professor Clay
You can't keep a Goodman down, not even with allegations of tyranny and racism.