The wound of losing a first love heals at its own pace, not when you say so. And sometimes, the pain leads to depression, which may lead to worse. But it could also lead to the kind of music that makes a career. The best example, of course, has been Drake. In this case, though, we're talking about ... More >>
Most of the club rats getting down to electro and booty bass these days are too young to remember the scene's old-school pioneers like Egyptian Lover, AKA Greg Broussard. After all, most of us were still learning how to crawl (or hadn't even been born yet) when Broussard was already mastering the ... More >>
Egyptian Lover is "bringing back the old school." So just "be ready to dance." As a foundational figure in Uncle Jamm's Army during the '80s, the Electro Pharaoh (born Greg Broussard) helped erect the pyramids of L.A. hip-hop. And three decades later, he's still engineering "all-new electro/old-sch ... More >>
Beer has been an obsession of mankind since the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians made brew 7,000 years ago. We've evolved techniques since then, but the basic fundamentals remain the same. After all, in the most primitive of terms, beer is simply the byproduct of fermenting grains. Although equ ... More >>
Chef David Bracha makes his way to a freestanding wine cooler located in the dining room of his Design District eatery, Oak Tavern. Nearby, cooks and waiters prepare for the Friday dinner rush. Burners are topped with pans of sautéed mushrooms. Pots are filled to the brim with slow-cooked sauces. I ... More >>
Also read Florida Pastor Terry Jones' Latest Stunt Tied To Attacks in Egypt and Libya, and Terry Jones Unapologetic After Libya ViolenceThe Middle Eastern violence sparked by an anti-Islam video spread, in part, by Koran-burning Gainesville pastor Terry Jones continued today in Egypt and spread to Y ... More >>
Frank Cairo is used to being on camera. He currently works for TV Azteca, but has had hosting stints on Univision, Telemundo and Mega TV. Though, his latest on-camera work shows him stealing two lawn chairs and a rug from his neighbors apartment in Doral. Cairo, whose real name is Ivan Valdés, was ... More >>
If there's anything we've learned from the Men in Black movies, it's that aliens are everywhere. They could be on the bus, in the break room, or even singing to us on MTV. Those movies always include fun little pop culture cameos and MIB III director Barry Sonnenfeld recently announced the upcoming ... More >>
In 2012, the world is such a postmodern, postcolonial jungle that in order to make sense of anything you've got to be thinking globally. Global economies, global trends, global crises. And global music. The collapse of cultural segregation -- thank the Internet -- has created some curious crossb ... More >>
Jacob katelRising to the occasionTyrannical Syrian despot Bashar al-Assad's goons would likely shoot, beat, or torture his countrymen for a similar action, but Miami's pro-freedom Syrian-Americans are proud to flex their democratic right to assemble and protest.Sunday afternoon saw a pan-Arabia ... More >>
Seun Kuti and Egypt '80 Presented by Rhythm Foundation Friday, July 29, 2011 Manuel Artime Theater, Miami On Friday night, Seun Kuti and Egypt '80 opened up a portal into a high, spiritual, Afro-dimension where time slowed to a near standstill as booties shook with ever-increasing rapidity. Thou ... More >>
BuzznBee.comFlorida beekeeper David RukinThe use of bee pollen as a nutritional supplement is far from new. The ancient Greeks and Egyptians were popping the tiny, mustard-colored granules well before pop culture breathed health food stores and smoothie shops to life. But what is it about bee pol ... More >>
North Africa and the Middle East are not the only places feeling the intoxication of mass rebellion. Why here in good ole Miami-Dade County, voters have been turning out in droves for early voting in the recall elections of Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez and County Commissioner Natacha Seijas. A ... More >>
Photo by Ily GoyanesDJ Alyson Calagna.See the 25-photo Winter Party Beach Party slideshow.Winter Party Beach PartyWith DJ Charlmix and DJ Alyson CalagnaLummus Park, South BeachSunday, March 6, 2011Better Than: A #4 combo meal from Chick-Fil-A.The Winter Party Beach Party on 12th Street in South Beac ... More >>
As expected, the Cuban government has been doing a bang-up job keeping protests from flaring into major demonstrations on the first anniversary Wednesday of the death of hunger striker Orlando Zapata Tamayo. The anniversary coincides with major upheavals in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya. But the ... More >>
wikimedia commonsThe emblem of the Muslim Brotherhood, which one Florida historian claims was founded on Nazi ideologyJohn Loftus knows him some Nazis.The former Department of Justice prosecutor and St. Petersburg native has made a career out of revealing what he says is the US government's deepe ... More >>
Look out Paula Deen and Rachel Ray, Anthony Bourdain has it out for you. In his latest foodie diatribe, Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook, he attacks celeb chefs, saying there are about as many real chefs on the Food Network as there are music videos on M ... More >>
America has a new enemy. And his name is Koman Coulibaly. He's like Lex Luthor, because he's bald and because he could be responsible for America's downfall in the World Cup. But mostly, because he's bald. By now the whole world knows had badly team USA got hosed on Friday when Maurice Edu's goal ... More >>
We can only imagine the wacky stuff people try to get through customs at Miami International Airport, but a 3,000-year-old sarcophagus certainly stands out. The fancy ancient Egyptian coffin belonged to a fellow named Imesy sometime around 1,000 B.C. but was stolen from Egypt in 18 ... More >>
Chef Allen is a good Jew, the type of dude who throws a gourmet Seder for 15 years and invites everybody to try his kitchen's New World takes on, this year, Sephardic and Ashkenazi classics. I recently spoke to Chef Allen by phone. He spoke about matzah, bitter herbs, and whether Jesus ate Mahi. Her ... More >>
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Among all the music that resonates through the nighttime streets of Miami, little of it gets dubbed as “the sound of South Beach.” No we’re not talking about the vocal skills of the homeless people muttering to themselves, but rather the synthesized psychedelic noise candy that pumps through n ... More >>
Who will claim the throne of the pancake purveyors?