Whenever Dirty Harry isn't blasting the brains outta unlucky punks or snarling at empty smartass socialist chairs, he's keeping it cool with a copy of "Ornithology." That's right ... Clint Eastwood is a jazz junkie. He has produced and directed Bird, a biopic about bebop pioneer and heroin casualty ... More >>
Tampa's strip club industry may be revving up for the Republican National Convention, but for those Republican dudes who aren't exactly into the idea of seeing Sarah Palin's porno double spread eagle, don't worry, because GOProud, a gay Republican group, is hosting Homocon 2012.And of course, as eve ... More >>
By the time you read this, your favorite Miami Marlin has probably been sent packing. For the third time in franchise history, a fire sale is raging. The face of the franchise, Hanley Ramirez, is now a Dodger; the last Marlin to throw a no-no, Anibal Sanchez, and the best infielder, Omar Infante, ar ... More >>
Jacob katelRising to the occasionTyrannical Syrian despot Bashar al-Assad's goons would likely shoot, beat, or torture his countrymen for a similar action, but Miami's pro-freedom Syrian-Americans are proud to flex their democratic right to assemble and protest.Sunday afternoon saw a pan-Arabia ... More >>
Odd Future? Snow Patrol? Now Rusko? Holy shit, the Fillmore's like Miami's United Nations of live music. Moments ago, Crossfade's inbox was slapped with a show announcement: Dubstep disc jockey and record producer Rusko is headed to South Beach in May! Following the commercial and critical su ... More >>
via .:[ Melissa ]:.'s Flickr (CC)The world's population reaches seven billion today, according to the United Nations. That has led to a lot of hand wringing about how we feed future populations around the world.But what we really need to worry about is right here.In both Miami-Dade and the rest o ... More >>
Roger Goun via Wikimedia CommonsFormer New Mexico Gov. and UN ambassador Bill Richardson is in Havana on secret biz.Well, it took 13 months, but we were right: a top-level US diplomat is visiting Cuba.And although former New Mexico governor and UN Ambassador Bill Richardson is no Hillary Clinton, ... More >>
Photo by Laine DossMaasai Boy, taken in Amboselli, KenyaWe interrupt our coverage of $100 dinners, fancy wine tastings and being generally blessed to remind you (and ourselves) of just how lucky we are to live in Miami (and the United States). While we're living the "good life" (and pretty much ... More >>
Dear America,We address you as ambassadors of sorts from the culturally sovereign nation of Miami-Dade. It's recently come to our attention that the "Miami Heat," a professional sporting concern that represents our city in your National Basketball Association, has advanced to a series which will ... More >>
Miami New Times editor Chuck Strouse has won the Sigma Delta Chi award for the nation's best columns in a nondaily publication.Strouse, a codger who writes so seldom that many people don't even know he can hold a pen, topped all entries for five of his columns, including three about Louis Maxwell, a ... More >>
We are still in the news-hole hell of July, which means it's cucumber season. Which means the Daily Beast keeps pumping out city ranking lists and we keep covering them. This latest lineup by listmeister Richard Florida isn't surprisingl: Miami/Fort Lauderdale has more immigrants than any other m ... More >>
Photo by Lee KleinSeared Yellowtail with salsa verde and caramelized chestnutsArea 31, which has quickly established itself as one of Miami's best seafood restaurants, will be hosting a Fish Wine dinner on Thursday, February 25 during the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Execu ... More >>
In the early- to mid-aughts there was a huge deluge of post-Strokes revivalists that flooded and clogged the scene. Sometime around 2006, it all hit critical mass, Casablancas and Co. went on indefinite hiatus, and the thing began to die. Meanwhile, a new trend -- electro-tinged, indie pop mash-ups ... More >>
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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 >>
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The Daily Show's Lewis Black grabs our mike
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Miami's non-Muslim mullahs are ready to forgive Castro's accused 2000 assassins
If you disagree with what they do, why defend their right to do it?
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No money. No filmmaking experience. No hope for commercial success. Minor details didn't stop Joe Cardona and Alex Anton from exploring their Cuban heritage.