A month ago Chicken Kitchen owner Christian de Berdouare stirred controversy by applying to demolish the North Bay Road home where he lives and where the Beatles were once famously photographed. Last Thursday he made bigger real estate news: For nearly $10 million, he bought the coral-pink waterfron ... More >>
As its name would indicate, Germany's Love Parade was established as a yearly demonstration for love, peace, and solidarity between all peoples preceding the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989. It was also a hell of an electronic dance music festival, with the world's most famous DJs performing atop ... More >>
Last week, the U.S. narrowly avoided a terror attack from a Nigerian man flying from Holland and acting on orders from Yemen-based terrorists. Thanks, Fidel. Now you've ruined flying, too.For counterterrorism experts, there was only one logical response: ironclad new security rul ... More >>
If you thought all Miami hip-hop stood for was balling out, popping pills, selling crack, hitting licks, fucking hoes, and killin fools then you were wrong.The local rap game has rallied behind the cause of TPS (temporary protected status) for Haitians in the United States. TPS is granted to ... More >>
viaGive us your poor, your tired, but apparently not your HIV We don't have to familiarize any locals with the wet foot, dry foot policy, aka The Cuban Adjustment Act. Any Cuban who makes it to American soil is allowed to seek residency. Well, not any Cuban migrant. Not if that Cuban is HIV . & ... More >>
Cuban-born songstress CuCu Diamantes shines on a new album.
CuCu Diamantes' solo debut CUCULAND is at once a breath of fresh air and a nostalgic whiff of a more glamorous time. It shimmers with the glitz and glamour of an era when catching a show meant dinner jackets and hair tonic, evening gowns and diamonds. But it also bares its teeth and bite ... More >>
Swingin' iguanas, a prince from Sudan, and tawdry tales at SoBe's top dive.
Aaron Jackson went from homeless to hero. Now, with the help of Rainn Wilson, he's trying to cure a country.
Nonfiction continues its ascent onscreen.
Spend the holidays happily tied up.
1. Mortgage Interest Rates Frozen – President Bush reached an agreement with lenders that allows them to freeze the interest rates on mortgages made in the last few years. This will prevent monthly payments for those who are up to date on their mortgages from increasing for the next five years. ... More >>
Miami's head cop gets sued over FTAA. Plus: The Bicycle Avenger wins the day.
Between the power chords and one-love vibration, State Radio’s performance last night at the Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale in support of their latest album, The Barn Sessions, was electrifying. After browsing the band’s website, I wondered whether Urmston, who pens lyrics about conscientious o ... More >>
Save Darfur and Sip Jack Daniels
New Orleans artists take to the road for a rebound
Hotel Rwanda finds hope amid the horrors of tribal genocide
Two recent installation projects succeed where others have failed
Genocide in Sudan Waxploitation
Three decades after its conception, David Fanshawe still finds African Sanctus very much in demand
The boy-to-man adventure of The Four Feathers returns for a new generation
Both are in South Florida and both attracted terrorists, but they could not be more different
Where can terrorists find safe harbor? If you're of the Cuban exile variety, right here.
A terrorism survivor and expert digs into the bin Laden dilemma
Documenting devastation near and far-of the body, the mind, and the soul
A Spokane politician wants to make Castro pay -- literally
The Cuban embargo is supposed to be getting tougher on travelers, but it's just getting weirder
Music, movies, TV -- everybody's following the bouncing ball