National magazine journalism may be coughing and gagging its last breaths, but public radio is giving print reporters hope. In an email to supporters late last night, WLRN-Miami Herald News Director Dan Grech announced the station is reopening its Americas Desk. Even better: The desk will be helmed ... More >>
With the Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) right around the corner, our collective mouths are officially watering for Lee Brian Schrager's inaugural Culinary Cinema, where we'll get to indulge in three flicks hand-picked for foodie film buffs.
And to make sure the audience is happy and well ... More >>
Gilby Clarke is a badass rock 'n' roller.
In 1991, he got hired to play rhythm guitar in Guns N' Roses during the group's Use Your Illusion tour. He was with GNR for three years, back when Axl and crew were the greatest band on Earth. Then Gilby played with Slash's Snakepit, the MC5, Heart, Nancy S ... More >>
Electro is so dead.
When Madonna jumped on the EDM train and started yelling about her friend Molly, it was bad enough. But now, famous-for-being-rich-and-skanky Paris Hilton is poised to hop on that bleeping-blooping choo-choo and wreck it in front of thousands of Brasileño dance music fans.
The ... More >>
You may, at this moment, be envisioning a SushiSamba marching band with shiny instruments stomping down Biscayne Boulevard -- banging drums, twirling batons, waving Brazilian flags, with maybe some scantily clad Rio-type dancers on moving platforms. Put this image out of your head.By "March" we m ... More >>
Beware, beat freaks!
The raving masterminds behind Ultra Music Festival have already colonized and conquered Downtown Miami in the name of electronic dance music, annually deploying an entire army of furry-booted troops and uhntz-uhntz-ing explosives experts to terrorize Biscayne Boulevard cond ... More >>
They say that music is the universal language. And it's a damned good thing. Because otherwise, you might miss out on Brazilian rapper Marcelo D2. Unless, of course, you happen to speak Portuguese.
In any case, it'd be a shame if you missed the opportunity to be exposed to this hip-hopper's ste ... More >>
When someone says Venezuela, you probably don't immediately think hip-hop. After all, the South American nation has long been knows for its salsa. Oh, and a strange, insane little dictatorial ferret who's more than just a little bit acquainted with Castro's backside.But don't tell Cuarto Poder th ... More >>
Photo by Caroline BittencourtIt doesn't take a connoisseur to know that Brazilian music offers some of the most soothing and sensual sounds you're ever likely to find. And we're not just talking "The Girl from Ipanema" here.
From rhythmic samba to bossa nova, which has influenced some of our ow ... More >>
We're not sure what the editors of Vogue would think, but the Global Language Monitor has an interesting ranking of the world's top fashion hot spots. The Austin, Texas-based company used its Predictive Quantities Index to make the list, a measure that, according to GLM's website ... More >>
Fred Everything (born Frédéric Blais in Quebec) got his moniker back in the rave days, when he was known as DJ Everything, because he'd spin everything from house and techno to drum 'n' bass. With a prolific career dating back to 1993, when he first opened for Sasha at Montreal's club Metropolis, ... More >>
Go ahead and take it up on that. We both know you're easy. And besides, it's not like you're strangers. Whether you've stopped in for brunch, dinner and drinks, or just to catch a bit of live jazz, you've undoubtedly patronized the Van Dyke at some point during your travels or meanderings down Linco ... More >>