How does a good piece of poetry get made? And more to the point, where do wordsmiths find their rhythm? Lord Byron would make his way to a cave in Portovenere, Italy, to meditate and write some of the greatest romantic poetry ever composed. William Burroughs was never more at ease than in a quiet, d ... More >>
The fest's best are the films to watch in the year ahead.
Most bibliophiles know about the lurid tales of William S. Burroughs. He shot and killed his second wife by accident while drunk, became openly gay, had an affinity for guns, a serious opiate addiction the last 50 years of his life -- and for all of you Floridians, he spent a small time living in ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic ... More >>
Robert Wilson's cutting-edge portraits bring something new to the frame.
The Margulies Collection is more recreational than rarefied
DVD releases for the week of November 9, 2006
Bardo Hotel Soundtrack (Crammed Discs)
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
A telltale trip through beer-soaked small talk
Unlike John Nash, Spider sees little triumph over schizophrenia
Beside Biscayne Bay, these rhymers floss their souls
There's nothing romantic about Robert Ashley's approach to opera
Marginalia wears well on Sonic Youth
Treader Oddities (Thirsty Ear)
Japanese composer/remix artist Nobukazu Takemura
Twenty-three adds it up and envisions the evolution
Under the direction of rocker Bill Orcutt, the Alliance for Media Arts keeps the faith for Miami's cinema aficionados