Ernest Valdes stands on top of the ring's ropes and uses his championship belt as a mirror. He primps into the gold plastic's reflection, making sure his hair -- oil-spill slick with leave-in conditioner -- is perfectly in place. Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" blasts through the speakers of the Port ... More >>
To quote adorable guy-girl indie poppers Matt & Kim: Oooh-oooh-oooh-woo, oooh-woo, oooh-woo ... Just a few minutes ago, the perpetually psyched tag team ("Matt plays keys! Kim plays drums!") announced their 38-date Lightning Tour via Twitter, expressing an overwhelming level of excitement with ... More >>
RayDavies.info"Hey Lee, it's Ray Davies calling again. You busy?"Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, Lee meets a well respected man, Ray Davies. The ups and downs of trying to get backs ... More >>
Strike while the Iron is hot-headedMusic vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, an uncomfortable encounter with Iron Maiden and a mad dash to get their singer to the show on time.Long before the ... More >>
Urbanite Bistro is holding its monthly dinner this Friday at 8:30 p.m. For $40 plus tax and gratuity, you'll enjoy six courses paired with six different beers selected by Chris Montelius, regional manager for Fresh Beer. Dave of South Florida Beer Blog will be co-hosting the dinner.If you're a ... More >>
Ever see someone and have the urge to say, "Hey, that guy really marches to the beat of his own drum?" No? Well, now providing the perfect setup for that charming, if antiquated, little ditty, world class percussionist Sammy Figueroa and Kitchen 305 at the Newport Beachside Resort.Whether len ... More >>
via matthewsabatella.comMatthew SabatellaToday's MP3 of the day relates to the serious meaning behind Memorial Day, and comes courtesy of local troubadour Matthew Sabatella. He's one of the most unique solo performers in town, as he's dedicated his work lately to preserving American folk traditions. ... More >>
I had this epiphany last night, while I was sitting at the Churchill's bar sipping my third Jack and Coke: Every single bar in Miami (and possibly the whole country) has at least one TV set tuned to ESPN at all times. I went outside and saw Penny talking to a police officer. She was drinking a beer ... More >>
Head to Fort Lauderdale Tuesday to see the man in gray.
"People need to know the truth about him. He makes me sick!"
Straight Outta Newport (Record Collection)
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Pelican on the Pier, Newport Beachside Resort
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Last Laugh Entertainment wants your dinero
Saxman Eric Allison and band titan up in tribute to the Big Three
He's played for the President, been decorated by the Dominican Republic,and Michel Camilo can't stop smiling
Chris Smither prefers building songs to building houses
At Blue Note the old music world's en garde for exploring