It seems there isn't a day that goes by when you don't hear about a hip hop heavyweight or superstar athlete stopping by Miami's King of Diamonds strip club. This week, New Times takes closer look at the club, its Las Vegas owner, manager Disco Rick, and the ladies who rake in thousands of dollars every night. Read our King of Diamonds story here.
English DJ-producer Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (AKA Orlando Higginbottom) stopped by the Electric Pickle for a live performance. TEED performed a techno-filled, hour-long set at the Pickle's outside patio. Read the review of Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs at the Electric Pickle here.
Saturday, the women who love women gathered at the Surfcomber Hotel for Aqua Girl's Beach House party. The bash was just one of many events happening last week benefiting the Aqua Foundation for Women. The Beach House featured DJs Lisa Pittman amd Tracy Young as well as the Miami Heat Dancers.
On this week's cover, we feature the puppet mastery of Little Havana artist Pablo Cano who creates wondrous marionettes from found materials and objects. Read more on Pablo Cano's puppet burlesque here.
In this week's feature, New Times takes a closer look at the subculture of extreme body modification. With over 122 tattoo parlors in Miami, and 144 more in Broward and Palm Beach, South Florida is hotbed of tattooing culture. But extreme body modifiers still remain part of a true underground...
Saturday, party animals came out for the third annual Brew at the Zoo at Zoo Miami. The event featured a sampling of beers that included everything from the mass produced to the craft variety, as well as a live performance by Alien Ant Farm.
The Tropics' favorite libation, rum, was celebrated at the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival at the Deauville Beach Resort. Brands like Bacardi, Appleton, 10 Cane, Brugal, DonQ, Vizcaya, Rhum, and more were on hand to dole out refreshing cocktails.
For the third year in a row, Sweat Records held its Sweatstock celebration to coincide with Record Store Day. Bands performing included Afrobeta, Deaf Poets, Krisp, PLAINS, Axe and the Oak, Shroud Eater, Pool Party, and more.
According to critic Lee Klein, it seems that when putting together Bianca at the Delano the Las Vegas-based Light Group forgot that Miami is no longer lacking in culinary options. "We now have not only quality high-end establishments that care about locals, but also a stable of affordable...
Miami's LGBT community came out to show their true colors Sunday at the Miami Beach Gay Pride parade on Ocean Drive. Transgender advocate and Dancing With the Stars contestant Chaz Bono was this year's Grand Marshal.