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    March 13, 2014

    Yo La Tengo's Ira Kaplan Talks Indie Rock and Buckminster Fuller

    Buckminster Fuller was a man of fascinating ideas. The second president of Mensa was an inventor, author, and most famously an architect who popularized the use of geodesic domes. Fuller thought geodesic domes could solve the world's housing problem with its incredible durability compared to their l ... More >>

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    July 31, 2013

    Metric's Emily Haines on Working With Lou Reed: "It's Been a Really Creative Friendship"

    One of the standout tracks on Metric's latest entry into their 15-year oeuvre, Synthetica, features vocals by a figure who helped lay the foundation of modern alternative rock, Lou Reed. On "The Wanderlust," a song that arrives close to album's end, the breathy alto of vocalist Emily Haines gives ... More >>

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    September 11, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Sydney

    Tony is drinking with some friends as they discuss Sydney, Australia. Everyone has a boat, the weather is perfect, and people drink in broad daylight. Personally, it sounds like Miami with kangaroos.It's not all fun and games, as Tony finds out while flying in a private plane to visit a sheep farm. ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson Talks Prog Rock, Flute Magic, and Thick as a Brick

    In the heady early '70s, it was common for new fans to mistakenly believe that Jethro Tull, the band, was named after the flautist who balanced precipitously on one leg. But the real Jethro Tull was an 18th-century English agricultural engineer and inventor while the wild-eyed, flute-wielding prog ... More >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Terry Riley On Why There's Still No Miami Art Museum

    ​Six years ago, county voters gave the Miami Art Museum $100 million to build a new home at Bicentennial Park. There were no specifics on the ballot, or time-lines, but in the flush times of the early aughts it was another one of those 'Sounds good and why not' votes.The new museum would be a cult ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    Sand Sculpture Competition on Key Biscayne

    Ten teams of college kids (and reps from one high school and two architectural firms) gathered Sunday on Key Biscayne.  From noon to 3:30 about 150 people dug and sculpted some incredible stuff at Crandon Park. It was the tenth time the Miami chapter of the American Institute of Architects has ... More >>

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