If NPRís pledge drive hit a slump last night itís because the stationís dedicated listeners were at the Arsht Center, laughing uncontrollably. David Sedaris did a reading for the pleasantly filled auditorium; the subject matter ranged from shopping for bulk condoms at Costco with his straight brother-in-law, to human shit. Afterwards, hundreds lined up to have books autographed and pass a few generous moments with the author. New Times grabbed some dedicated fans and asked them to throw David a quick shout out, or tell the subject of their favorite Sedaris story. Hereís what we found.
Amazon women and the men who love them gathered at the Tuscany Italian Bistro at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida. The event featured popular Amazons like Mile High Mikayla, Amazon Amanda, Rock Rose and Bunny Glamazon. Click here to read our October 2, 2008 feature on the little...
Wynwood's newest gallery, Our House West of Wynwood, opened this weekend with an exhibit titled Wreckless Abandon by New York artist Rostarr. The space is a collaboration between local collector Al Moran and New Yorker Aaron "A-ron" Bondaroff. Click here to read our article on O.H.W.O.W.
Yelle stopped by the Polish American Club in Miami to bring its signature electro-pop sound. Switzerland via New York electro producer Kap10Kurt and Los Angeles indie-rock band Funeral Party opened the show.
Sunday night, Jay-Z and Wyclef Jean performed at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. The concert was a rally held by Barack Obama's Campaign For Change to get young voters to register to vote before the October 6 deadline.
So with Kimbo Slice going down in 12 seconds and fighting Seth Petruzelli instead of Ken Shamrock, Saturday night's event at the BankAtlantic Center was a bit of a dud. Still there was plenty of other fights to be seen, even if they didn't involve Miami's Kimbo. Click here to view part 1.
So with Kimbo Slice going down in 12 seconds and fighting Seth Petruzelli instead of Ken Shamrock, Saturday night's event at the BankAtlantic Center was a bit of a dud. Still there was plenty of other fights to be seen, even if they didn't involve Miami's Kimbo. Click here to view part 2.
Marinela Cifteli's Kurru Kurru label held its runway show at The Setai for Fashion Week Miami Beach. The Spanish designer takes her inspiration from her surroundings which happens to be the island of Ibiza.