In a new lawsuit, Miami Latin pop star Katherine Alexander has accused former manager Jesus Salas of rape and sodomy. She also claims he stole nearly all the money made during her brief music career, attempted to suffocate her with a bag, and even threatened to kill her family. Responding to the a ... More >>
While Miami's history with rock and roll, pure rock and roll at that, has fluctuated wildly since Hispanic immigration began in the '60s, it has still managed to thrive in the 305. As in all instances of assimilation, many first generation Latinos rebelled against their parents and adopted the sound ... More >>
Power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan's restaurant, Larios on the Beach, reopens to the public today. Last night members of the press were invited to a grand re-opening party to take a look at the new digs. "Tonight brings back memories from when we first opened Larios on the Beach 22 years ago," ... More >>
Felicidades to Marc Anthony. Last night, the Nuyorican superstar stocked up on Billboard Latins, winning ten crystal statuettes, including Artist of the Year and Hot Latin Song, Digital Song, and Latin Airplay Song of the Year for his salsa scorcher "Vivir Mi Vida," Other notable premios recipient ... More >>
The battle of the mindless pop star drones is real and gory, and the bloody fields of war are found on constantly refreshing Twitter feeds. Lady Gaga and her little monsters have just been unseated as the most obnoxious and numerous fans on the planet. Justin Bieber and his army of Beliebers have s ... More >>
Three hours. Three long hours of fake tears, fake tits, and fake singing. It's the nonsense that we sit through so that you don't have to. Admit it, you didn't watch last night's Billboard Latin Music Awards on Telemundo, that's why you're reading this recap. Instead, you spent the evening watchin ... More >>
You might miss the entrance to the Miami Club Rum distillery (2320 N Miami Avenue, Miami), housed alongside the locked galleries and thrift shops that line North Miami Avenue in Wynwood. The nondescript building is rather small when compared to most rum distilleries in the Caribbean, which come equi ... More >>
The threat of 50-degree weather this weekend has Miami in a freezing frenzy. Folks are worried Target's going to run out of space heaters and flannel jammy pants. Winn-Dixie's low on hot chocolate, Home Depot's out of fire wood, and PetSmart doggie parkas are on back order. The end is undeniabl ... More >>
photo by Jarrett Campbell via Wikimedia CommonsClint Dempsey and the national team are headed to Sun Life.Dear Miami: You're the capital of Latin American culture, a city so soccer-crazy that trying to find a free field for pick-up footy is tougher than sneaking an inflatable banana into a nightc ... More >>
We were part of the raucous record crowd of 70,080 that was in attendance at last night's Herbalife World Football Challenge soccer match between FC Barcelona and Chivas Guadalajara at Sun Life Stadium. And holy assballs was the place one gargantuan soccer party complete with trumpets, fireworks, ... More >>
Tonight I'm...WINNING!The 22nd annual Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference rolls into town next week -- and with it, a multitude of stars, celebs and industry types who will descend upon Miami Beach to partake of parties, panels and poolside cocktails at the Eden Rock Renaissance. But the ... More >>
Sarah Packiam at the sandbar piano.Support Public Radio! We were filming live at 91.3FM for Ed Bell's show, and caught a great musician.Sarah Packiam is a singer songwriter who grew up touring bars and clubs around the world.Her mom is Irish, and her dad is a traveling Indian musician. She won a ... More >>
Michael E. Miller"I'm a safe driver!" Emilio Izquierdo has permits out the wazoo, but not the one he needs to work in Miami-Dade.Fascists. Communists. Cartels. For Emilio Izquierdo, there is no linguistic limit to the depravity of Miami-Dade's limousine industry and the public officials who are s ... More >>
Bringing the world to South Beach and beyond.
On any given Thursday evening at the Palms Hotel on South Beach, you'll find an intimate confab of hipsters swaying to a decidedly worldly beat. The party's called Sip and Spa, and, as the name implies, it's as heavy on the cocktails as it is on the massage. Actually, there may be even more imbibing ... More >>
In what we will hence forth refer to as the final nail in Miami's rock venue coffin, Colombian nightclub chain Kukaramakara opens its first U.S. outpost in Miami in Studio A's former digs. Our hopes of someone coming to the venue's rescue and keeping it as the city's only mid-size live venue have be ... More >>
This last weekend marked the finals of the Eurovision song contest’s 2008 edition…. What, haven’t heard of it? If not, you’ve missed out on years of amazing spectacle, full of slinky costumes, little-heard languages, and some of the most painful strains of Euro dance pop we’ll never hear w ... More >>
The boss pays you. time to pay him back.
Miguel Bosé is no run-of-the-mill Latin heartthrob.
Lilian Garcia steps out of the ring with ¡Quiero Vivir!
Local hip-hopper Jediah has a debut album ready to drop, a penchant for feuds, major-league hype and a lot of tattoos
A decade after he helped introduce America to rock en español, Elsten "Fulano" Torres hits it big
Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore do not make sweet, sweet music
What's the secret behind Spanish quintet La Oreja de Van Gogh's stateside success? Not surprisingly, they aren't telling
DJ Le Spam ruminates on his love of records, his career, and Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes
This is Miami's musical moment!
Miami's Latin pop and indie worlds collide
When a little girl named Nicole takes on Cristian Castro, all bets are off
There's a place for everyone in Piccadilly Garden
Caraluna "Warner Music Latina"
Give this Border Girl a comb and she'll conquer the world
A brand-new label takes a chance on a little orphan has-been -- and wins
The local International Hispanic Theatre Festival is one of the biggest and best of its kind -- when will South Florida discover it?
The emperor's clothes are wearing thin, as both his top songwriter and the Latin Grammys leave the Estefan court
There Goes the Neighborhood
Miami Mayor Joe Carollo wants to remain in public life, but there's one problem: His private life
The Latin Grammys got the headlines, but brave and bruised theater director Alberto Sarraín got the honors
Maria don't mind living in limbo
Is prime time really ready for Latin music?
November 5 - 11, 1998