There's a verse in the Babylonian Talmud that goes something like this: When friends take leave of each other, it's best that they teach each other something, so that when they see each other next time, they remember what they've learned, and when they remember what they've learned, they will think ... More >>
Terry Jones is going to have to put off that tour of the pyramids. The firebrand, Koran-burning, riot-inciting minister of hate in Gainesville has been sentenced to death in Egypt over his role in promoting a film tied to deadly protests around the Islamic world this summer.Jones, predictably, used ... More >>
Schmoozing with art snobs requires serious sustenance. After all, how will you remain fluent in artspeak, keep track of notable names to drop, and make it from Wynwood to the Beach and back without an adequate caloric intake? Luckily, the fairs are all on board with keeping you well-fed, so this ye ... More >>
Last summer, millions of Cubans were deliriously ready to blow their meager earnings on badly knit Che dolls on Etsy, flood Facebook with Fidel-praising status updates and, yeah, just download mucho, mucho porn. High-speed Internet, they were told, was finally coming to the masses via a 1,000-mile l ... More >>
How many more ruthless, brutal dictators are going to kick the authoritarian bucket this year before Calle Oche finally gets to hold that damn parade? Fidel Castro's rolodex of entrenched, old-timey leaders is getting dangerously thin.Muammar Gaddafi: whacked. Ali Saleh: deposed. Zine Ben Ali: to ... More >>
DJ Mehdi died tragically and accidentally at the age of 34 on September 13. There are mixed reports on what occurred. Though it hasn't been confirmed, Resident Advisor reported that he fell from a mezzanine with others. Three people have been hospitalized. And according to LA Late News, Fre ... More >>
Some 130 dissidents were arrested in Cuba, while several hundred demonstrators hit the streets of Miami to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the death of hunger striker Orlando Zapata Tamayo. The arrests on the communist island included the reported harassment and roughing up of a doz ... More >>
As expected, the Cuban government has been doing a bang-up job keeping protests from flaring into major demonstrations on the first anniversary Wednesday of the death of hunger striker Orlando Zapata Tamayo. The anniversary coincides with major upheavals in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya. But the ... More >>
With a name like Dice Corleone on his birth certificate, you know Loco Dice has to be pure gangsta. Which makes it kind of fitting that the international techno sensation was originally a hip-hopper. Born in Tunisia and raised in Germany, Dice started out as rapper, playing support slots for th ... More >>
Courtesy of KRELwearKarelle Levy is the woman behind the KRELwear Knits, a line of eclectic clothing based on what Levy calls "toobular" design. She sells both made to order and custom designs, which are sometimes created right on the spot at her Krel-2-Go events. According to the KRELwear websit ... More >>
The Techno Loft at Space has consistently delivered the goods since launching earlier this year, showcasing some of the top techno talent from around the globe with a special emphasis on the Berlin sound. Saturday, December 19 continues the trend with a stellar double booking featuring Berlin techno ... More >>
He brings something new to the old virgin's Sticky & Sweet Tour.
In a bad year for the big boys, one neighborhood joint is jumping
South Florida's Juan "Iron Twin" Urango will defend his title this Saturday in Las Vegas. HBO will broadcast the bout at 6:45 pm. The cable network, and a number of news sources, are billing him as a straw man opponent for Ricky "The Hitman" Hatton, a limey with a 41-0-0 record. An eliminator betwee ... More >>
Big names? Big Deal. An alternative take on the Book Fair.
Food talks, good food shouts, and great food whispers
America's most international city was scandalously lubed
The kind you play with your feet
Elia makes "Mediterranean" cuisine make sense
Los Van Van makes a grab for dot.com dough
Sonny Rollins is fiery as ever
Miami is going to miss you. Your vision for the city. Your political savvy. Your cosmopolitan sophistication. Your utter gall.
The church is Russian. The priest is from Boston. The founders were midgets. And the congregation is slim to none.
What could be more exciting and fulfilling than the life of a consul? Well, lots of things, actually.