Drones get a bad wrap. Yes, they can be used as tools of war to kill people and conduct covert surveillance, sure, but they can also be fun! Disney has filed patents for drones it hopes to one day use in its theme parks, but Central Florida is not about to become a Micky Mouse-run police state.
Norman Braman was no match for the forces backing Miami-Dade County commissioners Bruno Barreiro, Audrey Edmonson, Barbara Jordan, and Dennis Moss. The billionaire car dealership mogul's slate of Luis Garcia, Alison Austin, Shirley Gibson and Alice Pena produced an epic fail. All four candidates, wh ... More >>
Robert Brown was about as successful a puppeteer as a puppeteer can be in Tampa Bay. He regularly performed in high schools, at kids' parties, and even for the Tampa Bay Rays.In his free time, though, he liked to log on to the Internet and discuss his fantasies about kidnapping, raping, cooking, and ... More >>
Ahoy, hipsters! Welcome to the second annual Bruise Cruise Festival, "a three-day tropical rock extravaganza" set to sail outta the Port of Miami and straight for Nassau, Bahamas, like some kinda dream ship for cool kids in search of a Spring Break that doesn't suck. The passenger list: You an ... More >>
Image by Travis KotzebueMusic blog Stereogum has posted some teaser tracks from the forthcoming Muppets movie soundtrack and the songs feature two of indie rock's leading ladies: Joanna Newsom and Feist. You'd figure the Muppets would either hit their core demographic with whatever 11-year-old ... More >>
Well before Odd Future's Loiter Squad was picked up by Adult Swim, Kanye West tried tackling the sketch comedy beast on Comedy Central. However, his series never took off. In 2008, West partnered with longtime friend and fellow Chicagoan, Rhymefest, to develop Alligator Boots, a 30-minute puppe ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenTy Segall.See the full Bruise Cruise Kickoff Party slideshow. Bruise Cruise Kickoff Party With Black Lips, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Vivian Girls, Thee Oh Sees, Strange Boys, Surfer Blood, Ty Segall, Turbo Fruits, and Jacuzzi Boys Grand Central Thursday, February 24, 2011 ... More >>
Photo by QuintronQuintron mans the gear.It's tough to pick out the single most thrilling aspect of the whole Quintron & Miss Pussycat project. Is it the fact that this married duo puts on original puppet shows? That Quintron is the kind of musician who concocts his own musical contraptions ... More >>
Onstage, Dino Felipe is all chaos and mayhem. His live show usually starts off with high energy, which sometimes turns into antagonism, which often spirals into self-directed violence. As a performer he can really polarize the crowd. It's unfortunate that the thing most people take away from the ... More >>
Photo by Mickie CentroneSimply Puppets' David Goboff shows how puppetry can bite -- and still be worthwhileNew Times Broward-Palm Beach Calendar Editor Mickie Centrone has the enviable job of knowing about every event that happens within the boundaries of the two counties, and then some. When sh ... More >>
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DVD releases for the week of February 14, 2006
New and ancient, real and perceived, Occidental and Oriental
A to Z Toys
Icy kids' classic heats up
Brazilian puppets billow big
Not that white-faced slow-mo your grandmother knew, this mime is new body puppetry
The Brazilians who were cancelled after 9-11 get a new hearing
A miniretrospective highlights the innovative works that have flowed from one of the world's great filmmaking nations
The Eyes of Tammy Faye teaches us that garish televangelists have feelings, too
Mr. Quintron is here to put a spell on you
Being John Malkovich