CC by 2.0, photo via PeterTea on Flickrâ€‹Not too long ago, I bought some tickets for an Arsht Center event to give as a gift. Since then, I've remained on the venue's snail-mail list, and this past Sunday, a little postcard caught my eye. In trying to get me to sign up for a membership, it was tout ... More >>
Photo by Matthew Marek/American Red CrossYoung boy sits on the rubble after the devasting earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12.â€‹Following Tuesday's 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, the Haitian Consulate here in Miami has been overwhelmed with phone calls from locals seeking information, advice,and supp ... More >>
You can't buy it anymore, so don't even bother trying. Not only has EMI Records prevented it from being officially released to the public, but a site-specific offering of book and (blank) CD-R sold out before the grouchy label heads could even sic their mouthpieces on the culprits. And while there d ... More >>
KISS plays tonight at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, but I wouldn't attend a KISS concert if it were in my living room. Here's why.1. The MusicKiss has never been known for producing anything but the most simplistic hard rock. On stage, the band struggles to recreate these brain-dead tunes. It' ... More >>
Who knew Ziggy could be so topical?In April, we reported on the Craigslist Killings, in which murderers lured victims to their deaths using the classifieds site. Maybe my tale of barely escaping the jaws of a Craiglist predator won't make national news, but fuck me if it wasn't traumatizing. I almos ... More >>
Blackstars: Ghana's Hiplife Generation (Outhere)
Orishas do hip-hop a lo Cubano
The schools superintendent’s new book is, well, full of baloney
Despite a nonexistent marketing campaign, Cuarón's latest is not to be missed
A fashionable artist in residence trumps eau de condo
Crime victims, smear campaigns, dumbed-down radio, and dim critics
Public-radio lovefest, parks and mounted police, humans as panther bait
Our beloved Heatseekers brave torn jeans and raw nerves on the road to a garage rock battle royal
Starving children don't respond to military firepower
The Modern School of Modern Jazz and More
WLRN grovels; school board makes vote count
At the M3 music conference it was that audacious crossbreed The Grey Album
Tune out the empty rhetoric from both the White House and the antiwar camp; you'll hear a new anthem
The Cuba embargo takes it on the chin
He may be across the ocean, but Czech Pres. Havel's Cuban-exile headaches have already begun
Nick McDonell, son of Terry, has floored the literary world and caught Hollywood's eye. Now he's ready for college.
Under pressure to fill the classical-music void, WLRN-FM braces for the fugue feud
As Miami's Cuban spy trial makes clear, the airwaves are full of intrigue, and all you need is a radio
Could you win a restaurant just by writing an essay?
Jin Jin/Firefly (World Music Network)
Ask a group of North Miami middle schoolers to tell a tale and you'll hear about guns, vodou, theft, and cops.
The Womb has a cow; hit your Genesis-spot
March 18 - 24, 1999
Slap on some polyester and drop to your knees for the Rev. Billy C.