Today is World Book and Copyright Day. It was first organized and celebrated by UNESCO in 1995. The date April 23 was selected to coincide with a Spanish festival honoring legendary author Miguel de Cervantes and also the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Today, more than 100 countrie ... More >>
In October, a new law will make Florida the 31st state to outlaw bestiality. Yep, we will be tragically separated from the furry and hoofed objects of our lust, for no reason other than a pesky species divide. It's like a modern day Romeo and Juliet tale, if Shakespeare had had the guts to us ... More >>
via myspace.com/assholeparadeAssholeparade in action.If Shakespeare got it right and brevity is indeed the soul of wit, then Assholeparade's Student Ghetto Violence is some Poor Richard's Almanack-level shit. Issued back in 2000, Student is the closest thing the Gainesville five-piece has to a ... More >>
Erica Marshall of muddyboots.orgCrappy '90s songs on cassette!It took the internet a full ten years to even begin looking back fondly upon the collective sonic experiences of the blissful Clintonian days. But '90s musical nostalgia swung into full gear in 2010 thanks to the Hole tour, Tavi t ... More >>
Expecting oysters, foie gras, and caviar to carry you to Valentine's Day ecstasy is like waiting for Santa to come down the chimney on Christmas Eve. Worse: If you're not used to eating these rich, luxe comestibles, you may find them working their way through your gastrointestinal tract faster than ... More >>
Actors Playhouse reaches for an unusual source of inspiration.
See, outdoor fun can also be highbrow!
Romeo, Juliet, and Melvin Van Peebles pop into the Carnival Center
Jacqueline Carini Oscar Corral has written reams on Fidel Castro, Miami’s exiles, and the many controversies that roil South Florida’s most powerful immigrant community. A handsome 32-year-old Miami Herald reporter who married eight years ago and bought a half million dollar home in posh ... More >>
Beautiful Bytes (Basswerk Records/Caroline)
Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice is a problem in search of a solution
McKeever's new play probes the meaning of one man's phenomenal good fortune
A play that should sizzle instead fizzles
Night crawling in the underland
This sci-fi musical is a trip to nowhere
In South Florida theater, what's old is the next new thing
Women, women, read all about them!
Macbeth meets the classic-rock block in Scotland, PA.
A theater critic's farewell
Miami artists share their wry hopes, sly hopes, and high hopes for the coming year
But the Cornerstone Theater Company will play anywhere else, as it attempts to make dramatic changes in Tinytown, U.S.A.