Even if Wendy Davis loses her bid to be governor of Texas, she can be proud that her political career inspired a great song. Just as the Beatles wrote "Come Together" in honor of Timothy Leary's campaign to be governor of California, the members of the Bright Light Social Hour wrote a song in the ... More >>
There was a time, not long ago, when boys in khaki swarmed Coral Gables. They sauntered down avenues while gossiping about the latest venture capitalist to move to New York. Ageless women, hair blow-dried and legs strangled by skin-tight white pants, muttered words like "supposebly." There were gold ... More >>
According to recent reports, Venezuela has been supplying Iran with F-16s in an ominous arms trade that should make the rest of the world very queasy. And a federal indictment filed yesterday makes us wonder if any of those F-16 parts came from our back yard.
Remember when Madrid-born, Miami-raised pop star Enrique Iglesias broke onto the American music scene in the early 2000s? He had those sensitively angled brows, tastefully pumped-up muscles, and beautiful skin tanned to perfection by the South Florida sun. And that mole ... Oh, the mole! He was ... More >>
Courtesy of Rebel BingoB-I-N-G ... Oh."It's bingo, sort of, but not like you've seen it before. We made up our own rules, because we don't know how to play ACTUAL bingo. This is Rebel Bingo. It's not nice and it's not fair. Do not bring your grandma." That's the way the cryptic press release for ... More >>
Guy Gerber is that rare breed of electronic dance music producer who's always done his own thing. And "Stoppage Time," his 2004 breakthrough hit on John Digweed's Bedrock label, was a slice of epic big-room techno that became a global club anthem and continues to sell by the truckload.Today, Gerb ... More >>
Fillmore Miami BeachSaturday, January 29, 2011Better than: Having your temporomandibular joint examined. Oscar-winning musician and former otolaryngologist Jorge Drexler may as well have been performing in a small, candle-lit taberna for all the warm little jokes and idiosyncratic anecdotes he ... More >>
all photos - Jacob KatelChurros in the kitchen at El Pimiento in Miami Lakes.El Pimiento in Miami Lakes is an owner-operated Spanish tapas restaurant. Mylo Gonzalez is the dude in charge, but don't call him chef -- he prefers culinary director. Mylo says, "I never went to culinary school. I'm not ... More >>
Highlights come from all over the Southern Hemisphere.
Why the outrage? MAM's Wifredo Lam show is art at its finest.
Buikas Afro-flamenco sound bridges worlds
Highs and lows among fellowship contenders at the Frost
Javier Lumbreras, bon vivant, art collector, and defendant, struts his stuff at the Bass
Goal! follows an immigrant's pursuit of a European fantasy
Two exhibits dabble with distant notions of art
Siete Rayo, a simply sophisticated example of Afro-Cuban fusion
Tales of displacement when there's no place like home
A gay "bear" learns to parent his nephew in a delightful Spanish drama
Starving children don't respond to military firepower
For a devastating Twentieth Century of turmoil, for one
A new wave of Latin cinema says so long to the Left
Miami is growing up, but sometimes its baby teeth jut up and bite back
This year's festival has lots to offer from lots of Latin countries, though generally on the light side
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!
Just ask WQBA's feisty Ninoska Perez, whose crank calls to Cuban officials have infuriated Fidel's minions. Miami's exiles love it!