Today, Erenesto Perez is the president of for-profit Dade Medical College, but back in the early '90s Perez was known as "Rhett O'Neil," a child raping almost-rock star. Perez has twice been appointed by governors to serve on the Commission on Independent Education, but in both cases failed to dis ... More >>
A pungent odor permeates an empty mosaic-tiled room inside a shuttered motel at 304 N. Krome Ave. in downtown Homestead. Mildew seeps through the walls. "Before I owned this place, it was a haven for crack addicts and prostitutes," says the 43-year-old owner, Ernesto Perez, who bought the place for ... More >>
The Cure pretty much summed up how we all feel about the work week with their 1992 hit "Friday, I'm In Love." "Monday's blue. Tuesday's grey and Wednesday too. Thursday [we] don't care about you. It's Friday, [we're] in love" with the cheap parties, boozy libations, and great music you bring us all ... More >>
In the gritty rap game, honor is everything. And honor usually means a bag full of automatic weapons at an airport. Alright, not every rapper's got a rap sheet. But if you talk the talk, you're expected to do the time. A mean MC with a big mouth is just a poser without a felony charge. And getting ... More >>
And fans will be sated at the Legends of Jazz concert.
Cheap drinks, hip-hop, and hot art. What more could you ask for?
Conjunto Progreso brings back the heyday of classic Cuban son.
Cash Moneys top exec comes to roost in Miami
DVD releases for the week of May 22, 2007
Could this be the next salmon?
Drugs, guns, violence, beauty, style, and the illusory world of Miami Vice
Entre Dios y el Diablo (Between God and the Devil) (Catalina Records)
Upstairs at the Van Dyke Café
Rhett's been rambling around the Anglo rock scene for more than a decade. Now he wants to sing in Spanish
The Everglades, dead fish, and dictators
The Hialeah Music Festival
From four established bands come South Florida's brand new heavies
Miami just can't afford to support one of its finest cultural resources
Three rebels with a clue go for the local-rock home run
When you visit your local record shop, make sure that's not the next Springsteen selling you a CD
There's nothing but love and glory between Saigon Kick and their hometown. Yeah, right.
Do the weather, Criteria Studios, and a few big names mean stardom for South Florida?
Buy the other guy lunch. I'll have a beer.