War isn't funny. Neither are Planet Earth's environmental woes. But this Veteran's Day weekend on November 9 and 10, the Friends of Nature Music Festival (AKA FONFEST) will descend upon Virginia Key Beach Park in the hope of making Miami laugh and dance and be merry. That's right -- these Friends ... More >>
Since nothing says late-night treats like fresh, popcorn and homemade baked goods, O Cinema is the perfect spot to screen this weekend's showing of "Sleepwalk with Me" ($10.50), by indie comic Mike Birbiglia, co-produced by This American Life's Ira Glass. The independent cinema's traditional-meets- ... More >>
Hannibal Buress has a big year ahead of him. His one-hour stand-up special is scheduled to premiere on Comedy Central this spring. He is also developing his own sitcom for FOX, which will feature Jonah Hill as executive producer. And he's kicking it all off with a headliner at the Miami Improv ne ... More >>
Miami-born filmmaker Barry Jenkins has been featured on PBS for his 2008 film Medicine for Melancholy, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival, screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and at Miami's own Borscht Film Festival. Although the film is based in San Francisco, Jenkins grew up ... More >>
Hecker's next project is reported to be a Leonardo DiCaprio vehicle about the guy who invented Atari, so this may be your last chance to hear him speak in a relaxed venue.
In May, we posited that southern hip-hop and Fox News share much in common. Possessing both an anti-intellectual streak and a populist one, they’re beloved by red-staters and hated on by the coastal elites, be they liberals, hipsters, Ghostface or Nas. The piece concluded: If you're still not con ... More >>