Nina Simone

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Live Broadcast to the AMAs, Put Haters to Shame in Miami

    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis With Big K.R.I.T. and Talib Kweli American Airlines Arena, Miami Sunday, November 24, 2013 Better Than: We could have ever expected. A great man once said, "If you want to be an active participant in hip-hop culture, you have to get off the couch, go to a show, and experien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    19. Matthew Sherman of Jugofresh

    Matthew Sherman sells booze-free shots. At his organic, raw, and cold-pressed juice bar called Jugofresh, Sherman proffers the teeny drinks with organic Bulgarian rose water, deer antler extract, and echinacea. The South Beach shop also makes delightful smoothies and great-tasting cleanses. Tasty j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Top 10 Civil Rights Anthems for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Martin Luther King Jr. loved South Florida. He visited the region many times throughout his career. He was a contemporary of some of Miami's most upstanding citizens, like Father Theodore Gibson of Overtown, as well as some of our most venerable party starters, like WMBM disc jockey Milton "Butterba ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Thea Pizzeria: Hospital Area's Cafe for Lunch

    At Thea Pizzeria and Café, rays of sunlight filter through a floor-to-ceiling glass wall. They warm the petite 38-seat café and illuminate scattered pizzas sprinkled with emerald leaves of baby arugula. Across from the window, a 30-square-foot, 210,000-piece glass mosaic mural made in Italy by lux ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Fernando Perdomo on Solo Debut, Home Is Wherever You Are: "It's a Mantra"

    For a musician who once seemed to be everywhere at once, Fernando Perdomo seems unusually humble, if not by choice, then certainly by necessity. And the launch party for his debut solo album, Home is Wherever You Are actually finds him opening for Omine, one of the many acts signed to his Forward ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Nina Simone: A Fantasy Jazz Jam Septet for National Jazz Day

    It is no secret that jazz music is a national treasure. And locally, jazz served as the soundtrack to South Florida and its sunny lifestyle way before megaclubs and laptop DJs took over. But we're not here to bitch about overpriced nightlife spots or knob-twiddlers. It's simply time to celebrate o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Gaby Moreno, Parks and Recreation Theme Song Composer, Playing Bardot October 11

    ​Guatemalan blues. No, that's not right. Bilingual bossa nova. Eh, it sounds fun. But it doesn't quite capture it all. OK, We think we've got it. We'll call it music. Better yet, damn good music. After all, a word that accurately describes Gaby Moreno's eclectic blend of '20s and '30s blues, Bra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Six Greatest Weirdo Pop Queens of All Time

    Last.fmRolling Stone created a Queen of Pop Index, ranking the top 16 female pop recording artists of the last two years by examining, according to them, "album and digital song sales, Hot 100 rankings, radio airplay, YouTube views, social media, concert grosses, industry awards, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Bob Sinclar Talks French Touch, Reggae, and Good Vibes

    Dance Messiah Bob Sinclar: he even looks like Jesus​Last week we previewed the upcoming February 11 performance by French superstar DJ-producer Bob Sinclar at SET.And if you thought we were kidding about this guy being the Jesus of dance music, just wait until you get a load of this interview, whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    John Legend and the Roots Team Up for Wake Up!

    ​ John Legend and The Roots are each talented in their own right, and they've teamed up for a collaborative album called Wake Up! to be released next Tuesday. The album is a funky 70's soul throwback, and takes direction from legends like Marvin Gaye and Nina Simone. Special guest collaborators i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 18, 2010
  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    Tori! Tori! Tori!

    The divine Ms. Amos is back and bringing her sinful attractions to the Fillmore Miami Beach.

  • Music

    June 25, 2009

    Cat Shell: One Cool Cat

    Fresh-faced Boca chanteuse expands her reach.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Top Ten Songs about Rain!

    The Purple One made a downpour sound goodFor us Floridians, a few consecutive days of rain can feel rather depressing. We're the Sunshine State, damn it, and demand clear, blue skies 365 days a year! To help get you through the gray gloom that lurks outside your window here's a highly subjective lis ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2009

    Live at Ultra Music Festival

    Must-see acts on the two-day fest's lineup.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    WMC Preview: Santigold

    Santigold isn't pop. She isn't electro. And she sure as hell isn't hip-hop or R&B, despite what some narrow-minded critics have implied. It's a position she continues to defend, though just listening to her music should allow her to rest her case. Rather her music is a blend of underground sound ... More >>

  • Music

    July 31, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    Free Vinyl Giveaway: Verve Remixed Vol. 4

    The folks at the Verve Music Group are trying to make sure that the great jazz vocalists of yesteryear are never forgotten. So for the last six years, they've been creating a stellar remix series where they select some of the world's most respected DJ's and crate diggers, give them access to old mas ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2008

    All Is Fair in Love

    Two of R&B’s hottest stars align at The Fillmore.

  • Calendar

    April 5, 2007

    Show Me Your Soul

    The Butterfly commemorates lost legends

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Christina Aguilera feat. Termanology

    "Back in the Day" Remix (Sony)

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Animal Collective

    Michelle Forman drew inspiration and courage from simian sidekicks

  • Music

    January 12, 2006
  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Various Artists

    FabricLive 23: Death in Vegas (Fabric)

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Various Artists

    Verve Remixed 3 Verve

  • Music

    February 3, 2005

    Antony and the Johnsons

    I Am a Bird Now Secretly Canadian

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    Mocean Worker

    Enter the Mowo! (Hyena)

  • Film

    May 15, 2003

    Terror Firmer

    In The Dancer Upstairs, Javier Bardem is the quiet amid the violence

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2003
  • News

    March 20, 2003

    Goodbye to All That

    A new wave of Latin cinema says so long to the Left

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    Dollar Bill and a Dream

    Who says Liberty City can't be a live-music mecca?

  • Music

    July 18, 2002

    Various Artists

    Verve Remixed "Verve"

  • Music

    May 16, 2002


    Weekend Jazz Saturday with Tracy Fields

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Shining Son

    Rufus Wainwright is on the verge of greatness-- and he knows it

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Dianne Reeves

    The Calling
    Blue Note Records

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Nina Simone, Goddam!

    A sober look at the legend's return

  • Calendar

    June 22, 2000
  • Music

    June 13, 1996
  • Music

    March 2, 1995

    In Their Own Time

    How deep is your love for the Bee Gees?